Welcome back Huskies and we hope you had a wonderful and restful winter break. School begins again on Tuesday, January 17th after the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday. Remember 6th-8th grade begins at 7:50 a.m. and K-5th grade begins at 8:00 a.m.
Congratulations to Mrs. Patti Dodge on being recognized as the October Certificated Employee of the Month for the entire Santa Ana Unified School District. We are proud to have Mrs. Dodge as a member of our staff and thank her for all of her contributions to the students and staff at Esqueda!
Mr. Turf and Mrs. Davis will be taking a group of students to run in the Renegade Santa Run on December 10th in Tustin. The students will be running with other SAUSD students in a 5K competition. The running club is sponsored by the Kevin Armstrong, MD Memorial Sports Foundation which you can find out more information at www.armstrongmdfoundation.org.
Congratulations to the Esqueda Speech and Debate Team on their awesome job at the SAUSD tournament on December 3rd at Santa Ana HS. Alex Acatitla, Jesus DeLeon, Elizabeth Agama, Maria Gonzalez, and Sophia Diaz all advanced to the Semi-Finals. Christopher Garcia and Aidan Gonzalez placed first in the Duo Interpretations category beating out 31 other entries. Esqueda's team also won the Small School Sweepstakes Award! Congratulations to Mr. Pegan and the entire team!
If you missed the Chromebook meeting, parents of students in grades 4-8 - please come and meet with Mrs. Alvarez in the office. She can assist you with signing up. The last day to sign up for insurance is December 17th. Insurance Link: https://www.worthavegroup.com/gpo/esquedaelm
We will be holding our annual LCAP Meeting for all members of the Esqueda community on December 6th. There will be two meetings - one at 8:15 in the morning and the other one at 6:00 at night. Please come and give input to be a part of the school plan. Food and childcare will be provided for both meetings.
Greetings Fellow Huskies and Friends,