Virtual Back to School Night
Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021
Reader's Theater Performance
Friday, March 6, 2020
On Friday of Read Across America Week (aka "Pajama Day" of Dr. Seuss Week), first graders performed "Why Do Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears" for their fellow classmates.
Donning their handmade masks, students recited their lines to a rapt audience.
An educator's take on Reader's Theater:
Many popular fictional stories are put into script form. Reader's Theater is a reading strategy for newly fluent decoders and fluent readers. It is an opportunity to apply reading skills in a purposeful way. Reader's Theater helps to improve reading fluency (prosody and intonation) and reading comprehension (making meaning) through multiple readings.
The teacher selects a script and introduces it to a small group of students. The teacher allows students to browse the script and select a character. As the small group reads and rereads the script, students may select a different character. After a week or so, students may decide to perform the script for an audience (the whole class). If students choose to perform the play, they have the option to improvise, memorize the lines, and make simple props or costumes.
In addition to improving reading skills, Reader's Theater helps students gain confidence and build cooperative learning skills.
Coffee with the Principal
Monday, Dec. 9, 2019
At today's Coffee with the Principal, Mr. Salva shared information on the new student-created tile work that will be installed in the school's breezeway soon.
Join Mr. Salva for his monthly round-up of school happenings. This is also a great opportunity to ask any questions that you have. Meetings take place at 8:00 a.m. in the Parent Center (Room 3).
+ Sunday, August 18, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Whether it's back to school or your child's first year at Cheremoya, come and meet new friends and catch up with old friends at Cheremoya Avenue Elementary's welcome picnic for new and returning families. The picnic will be held in Bronson Park at the top of Canyon Drive. Hope to see you there!
Music to My Ears
Students in grades 3-6 are currently receiving weekly music classes on Wednesdays as part of the Creative Art Network program. Students take part in recorder, percussion, and signing lessons during these sessions. Other units include dance, visual arts, and theater.
Coffee with the Principal:
A Return to Campus
Friday, March 19, 2021
Don't miss Coffee with the Principal at 9:15 a.m. This is an opportunity to participate in a conversation with Mrs. Lincoln-Moore and to learn the latest school news.
Details on the school website here.
After School Enrichment for Winter/Spring 2020
Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
Don’t drive across town... your child can do extra curricular enrichment right at Cheremoya!
Classes start in January and take place between dismissal and 3:45 pm. These high quality classes are taught by record-proven professionals in the field.
Choices include STEM classes on Mondays, Spanish on Tuesdays, Sports on Wednesdays, Yoga on Thursdays, and Art Studio on Fridays.
Back to School Night
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019
Tuesday afternoon was filled with fun, games and food. We hope everyone enjoyed the Back to School festival before their classroom visits!
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Cheremoya 2019 Summer Reading List
Long summer days are filled with fun and pilgrimages to the playground, but there is one “summer slide” we want our kids to avoid: statistics show that each summer students lose some of the academic ground they covered during the school year. One of the best ways to counteract this so-called “summer slide” is reading.
Here, you will find Cheremoya’s suggested summer reading with 28 book suggestions for students of all ages. Whether your child is reading alone, you read to them, or both, reading should be part of every student’s summer fun.
This past school year, all students participated in an author visit event supported by the Cheremoya Foundation’s Advanced Literacy Program. The kinder through second graders got to meet author Mac Barnett and illustrator Jon Klassen in March and received a signed copy of their book Circle. The third through sixth graders met Pseudonymous Bosch, author of The Unbelievable Oliver and the Four Jokers and received a signed copy of it.
Every Cheremoya student received a copy of the book Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly, thanks to the Hollywood Unified Neighborhood Council and our book fairy godmothers, the Punk Rock Marthas. So, your child should already have two books from our reading list.
Additionally, each Cheremoya student received a library card from the Los Angeles Public Library (a “student success card”) at the end of the school year.
Have a wonderful, book-filled summer!
+ Download Cheremoya's 2019 Summer Reading List
Script to Stage
Every school year
Our 5th graders learn how to write original stories and see them brought to life, thanks to Young Story Tellers.
Monday, May 18–June 4, 2020
Calling all Cheremoya students to participate in Cheremoya’s Virtual Art Show!
Send student art directly to the Cheremoya Foundation or your child’s teacher.
Each Friday, Mr Salva will pick his top three pieces of art to be awarded gold, silver and bronze.
Winning art work will be featured on our Facebook and Instagram accounts and on the Student Gallery page of this website.
We can't wait to see the incredible creativity of the Cheremoya student community!
A California Distinguished School
Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
California has recognized Cheremoya Avenue Elementary as a school with an outstanding education program and exemplary elementary school practices in 2020.
A Return to Campus
Monday, March 15, 2021
Message from Mrs. Lincoln-Moore:
With the continued decline of COVID-19 in the Los Angeles area, we are preparing to reopen our school in April. A Return to Campus Family Guide is now available, with detailed information to help you decide whether your child will return to school for the remainder of the semester or continue with online instruction.
Please download the guide from Cheremoya’s website on any mobile or digital device, and read it carefully.
Join us at our town hall meeting on Monday, March 15, 2021, at 8:45 am to review these plans. Please register here.
March & May 2019
In May, our third through sixth graders had an interactive assembly with New York Times bestselling author Psuedonymous Bosch. Each student was given a signed copy of his newest book, The Unbelievable Oliver and the Four Jokers, for their home libraries. Special thanks to HUNC for purchasing the books.
Author visits and signed books are partially funded by the CF advanced literacy program.
March – May 2019
An after school coding class led by a 9 Dots Get Coding teacher began for all interested 5th graders. This project-based class is supported by CF.
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