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Monterey Heights Announcements

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Kinder Promotion Pictures March 23rd!
6th grade will be on April 13th! 

 Trimester Awards

Each Month at Monterey Heights, students have demonstrated Positive Actions and Shown good citizenship, academic success, and outstanding or improved behavior are recognized with our “Student of the Trimester” award ceremony.If your student will be receiving an award, You will receive a letter with more information.   Award Ceremony will be held in the auditorium on Friday March 23rd 2018  The ceremonies are as follows:

Preschool, TK,  Kinder and 1st grade ceremony begins at 8:45am
Mrs. Streeter, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades ceremony begins at 9:35am

Mr. Wilson, 5th and 6th grades ceremony begins at 10:25am

 movie night We invite you to a Movie night at Monterey Heights. 
We will be in the Auditorium ,so space is limited. 
Bring your blankets, and comfy clothes. 
PTA will have Pizza, Popcorn, juice and water for sale. 

District Information

Student Transfers
The 2018-2019 Student Transfer Application Period is February 1 to March 23, 2018
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LGSD Governing Board Meeting  Governing Board Meeting 2/13/18
Meetings begin with a closed session at 5:30 p.m.followed by the regular board meeting at 6:00 p.m.
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Outdoor School
Sixth-grade students of the Lemon Grove School District have the opportunity to attend 6th Grade Camp this fall.  The Outdoor Education Program run by the San Diego County Office of Education has worked with the school district to provide a five-day/four-night experience for our Lemon Grove students.
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 Apply Online All students must reapply for free/reduced meal benefits each school year.  Only complete one application per family.  Applications may be completed online at
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Principal's Message 


As principal of Monterey Heights Elementary, I proudly welcome you to our nest and the 2017-18 school year! Together, we will create a year of excellence for our children while focusing on the whole child.  

There are many ways you can get involved at school. Check out our awesome PTA. They do so much to support our school, students, and staff.  Your participation in the PTA fundraisers is a critical part in making these events possible. We also have other committees and ways of getting involved.  If interested in volunteering, contact our amazing parent volunteer coordinator to provide you with volunteer information. She can be reached by calling the school or via email at

You will find your child’s teacher is your best resource and I encourage you to build a positive partnership with them. I look forward to becoming partners with you and making this a positive, exciting, and successful year for our students. I am honored to be your Principal at Monterey Heights Elementary.  Here’s to an AMAZING school year!!  

Feel free to contact me at (619) 825-5633 or


Ms. Donna Willson  
Principal, Monterey Heights Elementary School 


Monterey Heights Mission Statement 

Our mission at Monterey Heights is to prepare students for life through experiential learning that addresses the needs of the whole child. We strive to provide educational excellence for all students in a safe and secure environment that promotes academic and social growth, along with a healthier lifestyle, to inspire our students to reach their goals through academics, leadership, and character building. This will prepare our students to be caring and independent citizens to recognize their worth and potential while learning to help, serve, and develop a cross-cultural understanding. We welcome parents and the community as an integral part of the learning process. 

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Parent Resources 

2017-18 Student Calendar

Parent Workshops
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