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Staff and students with Red Ribbon week trophy

Los Coyotes brings the Red Ribbon trophy back home! Way to go Los Coyotes!

New Principal Dr. Wong

A big Los Coyotes welcome to Principal Dr. Vicki Wong. We are so glad to have you at Centralia!

Team picture of students who competed in the National Jump Rope Competition

The Los Coyotes Child Care jump rope team, Jumping Coyotes, received 7 Gold Medals, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze at the National Jump Rope Competition at Disney World Florida this past week. One student also set a National age division record of 80 double unders in 30 seconds. We are so proud of our Jumping Coyotes!

Students who participated in the Cyberpatriots program with Cypress College

At Los Coyotes, our 6th graders are involved with the CyberPatriots program in partnership with Cypress College. In the inaugural year for 6th grade students to participate in this national program, our dedicated teams have trained and competed over the past 8 months.

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Los Coyotes AOT

Technology in the classroom helps the teacher to instantly

Technology in the classroom helps the teacher to instantly "know what the students know."

Students in Ms. Kim's 4th grade class use problem solving and game skills to gain a deeper understanding of place value.

Students in Ms. Kim's 4th grade class use problem solving and game skills to gain a deeper understanding of place value. 

It was a full house for the first PTSO meeting of the new school year

It was a full house for the first PTSO meeting of the new school year

Flexible seating allows these fifth grade students the opportunity to configure their work space to suit their task and learning style. Our newly modernized classrooms are amazing!

Flexible seating allows these fifth grade students the opportunity to configure their work space to suit their task and learning style. Our newly modernized classrooms are amazing!

Flexible seating allows these fifth grade students the opportunity to configure their work space to suit their task and learning style. Our newly modernized classrooms are amazing!

Flexible seating allows these fifth grade students the opportunity to configure their work space to suit their task and learning style. Our newly modernized classrooms are amazing!

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A happy staff celebrates LC's Gold Ribbon award.


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Introduction to Special Education

This two-hour workshop is designed for parents and family members of students who are eligible for special education or for anyone who is interested in learning more about special education and the IEP process.
Public Hearing

Notice of Public Hearing on 10/16/2019

A Public Hearing has been scheduled to seek public comment regarding the Initial proposals for Centralia Elementary School District and Centralia Education Association (CEA)
Weekly Announcements

Weekly Announcements 5/19/19

5.19.19 Hello Los Coyotes Families. Below please find this week’s important announcements. The following is a message for our military service families: the Centralia School District is interested in identifying students with a parent or guardian who is on ACTIVE DUTY in the Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) or is on FULL-TIME National Guard duty. If this pertains to you, please complete the form for each of your children that attend CESD. This form can be found on our district’s homepage under News and Announcements. Our last day of school is approaching quickly! Our final day of school is this Thursday, May 23. All students with the exception of 6th grade will be dismissed at 12:30pm. Once again, all students will be dismissed at 12:30pm. Sixth grade students may leave upon the completion of our Promotion Ceremony. Thanks and have a wonderful week.
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Weekly Announcements 5/12/19

Hello Los Coyotes Families, Below please find this week’s important announcements. Our next and final PTSO meeting for the 2018-2019 school year is this Tuesday, May 14 @ 7:00pm in our Multi-Purpose Room. We hope to see you there. The following is a message for our military service families: the Centralia School District is interested in identifying students with a parent or guardian who is on ACTIVE DUTY in the Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) or is on FULL-TIME National Guard duty. If this pertains to you, please complete the form for each of your children that attend CESD. This form can be found on our district’s homepage under News and Announcements. Our last day of school is approaching quickly! Our final day of school is Thursday, May 23. All students with the exception of 6th grade will be dismissed at 12:30pm. Once again, all students will be dismissed at 12:30pm. Sixth grade students may leave upon the completion of our Promotion Ceremony. Thanks and have a wonderful week.
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Weekly Announcements 5/5/19

Hello Los Coyotes Families, Below please find this week’s important announcements. Please be reminded that that our CAASPP testing window continues this Tuesday, May 7. Fifth grade students will be testing in Science. Please be sure your child is well rested and arrives to school on time, especially during this testing window. The Centralia Elementary School District annually notifies its students, employees, parents or guardians of our process for Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP). Please visit our website to review our updated notice. A hard copy also came home with your child this week. We are very proud to announce that PTSO has invited everyone to please join us this Thursday, May 9th @ 1:30pm in our Multi-Purpose Room as we celebrate the 34 years of Mrs. Kim LaTorre’s extraordinary teaching career. She will begin her retirement at the end of this school year. Our next PTSO meeting is Tuesday, May 14 @ 7:00pm in our Multi-Purpose Room. We hope to see you there. Thanks, and have a wonderful week.
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4/28/19 Weekly Announcements

Hello Los Coyotes Families, Below please find this week’s important announcements. Please be reminded that that our CAASPP testing window continues this Tuesday, April 30 for grades three through six. Students will be taking online tests in Math this week. Please be sure your child is well rested and arrives to school on time, especially during this testing window. You can find much more information about the testing, and a link to practice tests at CAASPP.org. This week is also Screen Free Week. Please see the information that came home with your child and work diligently to reduce the amount of time spent in front of a screen. Family Fun Night is this Thursday, May 2 from 5:00-8:00pm. Please see the flyer that came home with your child; copies are also available in the school office. It should be a very fun-filled evening! This Friday is Spirit Day! It’s Hawaiian Day! Get ready for summer by wearing your best Hawaiian shirt, surf shorts, sun hat, and tropical lei to school on Friday. The Centralia Elementary School District annually notifies its students, employees, parents or guardians of our process for Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP). Please visit our website to review our updated notice. A hard copy will also be coming home with your child soon. Thanks and have a wonderful week.
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Sunday Night Message 4/21/19

Hello Los Coyotes Families, Below please find this week’s important announcements. Please be reminded that that our CAASPP testing window begins this Tuesday, April 23 for grades three through six. Students will be taking online tests in both English Language Arts & Math, and for our 5th graders, Science. Please be sure your child is well rested and arrives to school on time, especially during this testing window. You can find much more information about the testing, and a link to practice tests at CAASPP.org. Please join us for a CyberSafety Awareness Parent Presentation here in our Innovation Lab in Room 5 this Wednesday, April 24 beginning at 6:00pm. Please see the flyer that came home with your child. We kindly ask that you RSVP to this event by tomorrow. We hope to see you there. This week is also Screen Free Week. Please see the information coming home with your child tomorrow. Please mark your calendars now for our Family Fun Night which will be Thursday, May 2. Please see the flyer that came home with your child; copies are also available in the school office. Thanks and have a wonderful week.
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Sunday Night Message 4/14/19

Hello Los Coyotes Families, Below please find this week’s important announcements. The “Giving Children Hope” Food Drive continues this week, and concludes Monday, April 29. Please see the flyer on our website under “PTSO” for more details about the items we’re collecting. Thank you for your generosity! Please join us for a CyberSafety Awareness Parent Presentation here in our Innovation Lab in Room 5 on Wednesday, April 24 beginning at 6:00pm. Please see the flyer that came home with your child, which can also be found on our website. We kindly ask that you RSVP to this event by April 22. We hope to see you there. Thanks and have a wonderful evening.
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Weekly Announcements 3/31/19

3/31/19 Hello Los Coyotes Families, Below please find this week’s important announcements. I am very happy to say that tomorrow morning, our sixth graders will be leaving for science camp. Since many of the sixth grade parents will want to stay and see their child off to camp and will also be unloading luggage, please use extra patience and caution in our parking lots. It would be an excellent idea to walk to school if possible! Again, they will be leaving tomorrow morning. Please remember that PTSO Board Nomination forms are due this Wednesday, April 3rd. A green flyer went home with your child last week and more can be picked-up in the office. If you would like to nominate someone for an office, it is very important that we receive your nomination in writing by this Wednesday. Also this Wednesday is McTeacher Night from 4:00-7:00pm at the McDonalds on the corner of Moody and Orangethorpe. Please come out and see our teachers and staff taking orders and serving you dinner! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to our PTSO. And finally, our next Coffee Chat with the Principal is this Friday, April 5 beginning at 8:15am in our Teachers’ Lounge. We will be discussing important topics for our school. I hope you can join us. Thanks and have a wonderful week.
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Weekly Announcements 3.24.29

Hello Los Coyotes Families, Below please find this week’s important announcements. Our next School Site Council meeting is this Monday, March 25 @ 2:45pm in our Teachers’ Lounge. This meeting is open to the public. The Spring Book Fair is coming to Los Coyotes this week, Tuesday through Friday with an evening event on Thursday, and a Donuts with Dads event Friday morning before school. Please see the information that came home with your child. Open House, our yearly celebration of all things Los Coyotes, is THIS Thursday, March 28. The Book Fair will be open from 5:00-7:30, and Classroom Visitations are from 6:00-7:00pm. Please plan to join us. And finally, please mark your calendars now for McTeacher Night on Wednesday, April 3. More details soon. Thanks and have a wonderful week.
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