Calendar for 2012-13 School Year

The proposed calendar for the 2012-13 school year is available at the link below.

Proposed calendar 2012-13

The key changes to the calendar include:

CPS Tele-Town Hall Meeting February 16 at 6:10 pm

Join a tele-town hall meeting (teleconference call) with CPS CEO Jean-Paul Brizzard on Thursday, Feb. 16, 6:10 p.m. to talk about the Full School Day. The tele-town halls are designed to help CPS parents and guardians, understand the various initiatives that are taking place in the schools and provide parents with the opportunity to ask questions of members of the CPS staff and the CEO.

Mr. Feeley, recipient of CPS Tech Innovator Award


Congratulations to our 2011-2012 Ones toWatch Winner!
These individuals have demonstrated strong leadership in the areas of technology and technology integration. They help out peers, promote collaboration and are called upon by others for advice, assistance, and/or mentorship.







Letter from Dr. Vallez regarding longer school day

Please read the letter from Dr. Vallez on the steps the school is taking to implement the longer school day next year. If you have any feedback, please send a letter to Dr. Vallez in your child's yellow folder.


Letter from Dr. Vallez

3rd Grade Inca Day postponed to Friday, February 24th

Dear Parents:

Because of scheduling issues, the third grade team has decided to change the date of INCA DAY to Friday, Feburary 24th. We will send more information as the date approaches. Please mark your calendars.

Thank you,

Third Grade Team

Letter from CPS CEO regarding Full School Day Guidelines

Read the letter from Jean Claude Brizzard, CPS CEO regarding the extension of the school day to 7.5 hours next year.


Letter from CPS CEO

LSC Election - Wednesday, April 18, 2012


Office of Local School Council Relations

 Dear Parent/Guardian:

Luna Negra invites IAMS to ...



Did you miss the Fall Discussion Forum?

On September 8th, Dr. Vallez presided over the first of a quarterly event at which the principal offers information about school developments andtakes questions from the audience. This meeting was chock full of important news about recent test scores, school improvement plans and new community-building initiatives for the 2011-2012 academic year. The Power Point presented that evening (available here) offers a more complete picture of the topics discussed.