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End of Year Messages and Events

End of Year Messages:


Spirit Week in May: Mark your calendars for spirit week May 6-10.  Monday-Rainbow day. Tuesday-Tropical beach day.  Wednesday- Weird/Mismatch day. Thursday-Favorite character/celebrity day. Friday- Duct tape day.

5th grade Rally at Altadena: Our 5th grade team will walk over to Altadena on May 7th 8:45-11:15 a.m. for 6th grade orientation. Students will learn about the school, take a tour, and have lunch in the cafeteria. Lunch at Altadena is $3.00 and students may use their lunch account.  The Snack Shack will also be open.  To purchase items from the snack shack students must have money on their account or cash. Please visit our website to view lunch options for the day.

Library Books: All library books are due May 10.  Please take some time to look for lost library books.

Medications: All medications must be picked up from the health office before the end of the school year by a parent/guardian.  No medications will be sent home with students. If medications are not picked up by the last day of school, they will be disposed of before the Health Assistant leaves for the summer.  

Food Services: Students who withdraw from Kyrene can request a refund for remaining school lunch account balances. The Kyrene School District must be notified of this request within 30 days of the withdrawal date.  Please call 480-541-1660 for assistance.  If you set up auto pay with, charges will continue through the summer unless you turn off this feature prior to the end of the school year. 

Yearbooks: Yearbook distribution will occur the last week of school.  Any extra yearbooks will be sold by the PTO at parent drop-off/pick-up.

High School Graduate Walk of Fame: Cerritos Alumni from any of the local high schools are invited to come to Cerritos in their cap and gown for a special graduate Walk of Fame. Tuesday, May 21 at 9:45 a.m.

5th Grade Party: A team of volunteers are starting to plan the 5th grade end year celebrations for Wednesday, May 22nd.  More info will be sent home closer to the date.

Classroom Parties:
End of Year parties will be held on Wednesday, May 22. Please refer to communications from your child’s classroom teacher regarding party times.  

Annual Kick Ball Game:  The Cerritos annual kick ball game (5th grade vs. Teachers) will be Thursday, May 23 at 8:00 a.m. The whole school watches this game.  Please make sure your child wears sunscreen and brings a waterbottle to school.

5th grade traditional Walk of Fame:
The walk of fame will take place on Thursday, May 23 at 12:35 p.m.  5th grade parents are welcome to photograph and greet their children outside the main hallway doors as they exit the building.