Principal Dunn Update - November 13, 2022
Posted on 11/13/2022

CCE Community,

Thank you for taking the time to read the Updates and Reminders below. We are have an exciting week in December, so please reserve the following date(s) below.


  • César Chávez Elementary 5th & 6th Grade Family Writing Night
    • WHEN: Tuesday, December 6, 6:00 p.m., MPR
    • WHO: Aida Salazar
    • WHAT: Flyer here
    • WHY: UC Davis School of Education partnership with CCE
  • Andrés Chávez Assembly for CCE K-6 Students and Families
    • WHEN: Wednesday, December 7, 10:45-11:45 a.m., MPR
    • WHO: Andrés is the grandson of César Chávez and affiliated with the César Chávez Foundation
    • WHAT: CCE Families will have an opportunity to attend a 1-hour presentation
    • WHY: To learn more about how the foundation inspires and transforms communities through social enterprises that address essential human, cultural and community needs.


Cesar Chavez foundation


Kindergarten Fiesta del Otoño

Kindergarten Fiesta del Otoño

It was a beautiful Fall Fiesta day last Wednesday in the Kindergarten playground with seasonal activities for all the CCE Kindergarten students and families to enjoy. Thank you to our amazing Kindergarten teachers and volunteers for making it a very special day for our Kinder students who will cherish this memory in their educational journey at CCE.


CCE Running Club – 3 Week Break

No running club on the following days:

  • Thur., November 10
  • Thur., November 17
  • Thur., November 24

Running Club will return on these dates: December 1, 8, and 15, 2022

The CCE Running Club will not meet for the Winter Season and will return in the Spring of 2023 for sessions in March, April, and May. Participants will receive emails before sessions begin in the Spring.

Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair this Week!

All proceeds benefit the CCE Library!

The easiest way for students to shop is by using a Scholastic e-wallet. This is a safe and cashless way for students to purchase items. We HIGHLY encourage parents/guardians to set up an e-wallet:

If you prefer for your student to pay using cash, please send the money to school in a bag or other secure way labeled with their name and classroom number. Adults may pay with credit cards. You can also shop online at

Youth truth survey

Only 6 More Days to Submit the Youth Truth Family Survey !

Please consider taking this survey here which takes approximately 15 minutes to complete in one sitting. It is available in eight languages and can be accessed on phones with browsers, laptops, desktops and Chromebooks. Only 76 out of 303 (25%) households have completed the survey so your participation is appreciated!


CCE Climate Committee Meeting, November 15, 2:45 – 4:00 p.m., Room 35

Join Sra. Lara, Sra. Ortiz, Principal Dunn and Parent Chair Judy Wong-Chen in our counselor’s room to learn more about our Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum and Youth Truth Survey.

SIPAT General Meeting, Tuesday, November 15, 7:00-8:15 p.m. Zoom

If you missed the Climate Committee in-person meeting earlier in the day, you are invited to SIPAT’s General virtual meeting in the evening. Learn more about our school’s academic performance, Lobos Activos Enrichment Program, and Running Club.

School Site Council Meeting, Wednesday, November 16, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Rm 22

If you missed the SIPAT meeting, stop by the library after school on Wednesday, November 16 to learn more about the Comprehensive School Safety Plan, CCE’s academic performance data, and the many goals we are developing now and for next school year.

Important Dates & Events

Mon., Nov. 14 – Fri., Nov. 18 – Parent-Teacher Conferences, 1st-6th grade Dismissal 1:30 p.m.

Tues. Nov. 15 – CCE Climate Committee, 2:45 p.m., Room 35
• SIPAT General Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Zoom

Wednesday, November 16 – School Site Council Meeting, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Rm 22, Library

Friday, November 18 – Principal Coffee, 8:30 a.m., MPR

Mon., Nov. 21 – Fri., Nov. 25 – NO SCHOOL, Thanksgiving Week Break

Tuesday, December 6 – 5th & 6th Grade Family Writing Night, 6:00 p.m., MPR

Wednesday, December 7 – Andrés Chávez Assembly, 10:45-11:45 a.m., MPR