Ideas for Next Week's Staff Appreciation Week

We hope that this email finds you and your family healthy. Just a reminder that next week is national Staff Appreciation Week. This year is obviously different from years past. To make gift giving and organizing easier next week the teachers will be receiving a gift card from the PTO each day. If your family would also like to do something extra, here are some easy ideas for you: Parents can post a message or photo for their teacher on Ortega's Facebook page Students can send a postcard to their teacher addressed to Ortega Students can send an email or encouraging note to their teacher And don’t forget staff members like office personnel, librarians, art teachers, science teachers, custodial

THIS Thursday: Spring Photos & Yearbooks 3-5pm

Spring Photos have arrived! Photo proofs and Pre-paid packages will be available for drive-thru pickup this Thursday 4/23, 3-5pm in the Ortega Parking lot. You may also pre-pay for your yearbook at this time. Yearbook cost is $45. If ordering, please have your prewritten check payable to Ortega PTO. Please be sure to adhere to social distancing guidelines by driving thru. No need to park. Questions about yearbook? Email:

Ortega is Hiring! Part-Time Art Teacher

Ms. Denise is going back to school next year to get her teaching credential, and Ortega's PTO is looking for a a new teacher who enjoys kids, art, and exploration. Teaching experience is not necessary. Ortega's art room is organized into centers allowing for teaching a TAB Curriculum. Students and teachers have become comfortable with this platform, but are open to other teaching methods with which you have had success. Please share job description! To be considered, please email resume and 2 references to by May 29th!

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