Character Trait of the Month for May:

Being strong enough to do what you know is right • Knowing the difference between right and wrong and choosing to do the right thing, even when it is difficult.

Happy Birthday!
June 04 Veronica Ramirez
June 06 Jena Ferrera
June 10 Monica Iñiguez
June 11 Anmarie Jones
June 12 Ashley Nabavi

Monday Morning Assembly Flag Salute-Ms. Prudencio
Esther Leon (Principal)

This Week

Monday, June 05
On Campus: De La Torre (am), Belgefer (pm), Broome, Perryman

All Day Perfect Attendance Awards for grades 1-4 following Student of the Month times

Tuesday, June 06
On Campus: Richmond, De La Torre (pm), Ricaflanca, Boskenbaum, Coast to Coast Soccer

All Day Grades K & 1 drop off items to room 22
8:15 Parent Workshop: Summer Activities for Children
8:20 Power Readers: Grades K & 1
8:55 Power Readers: Grades 2 & 3
9:30 Power Readers: Grades 4 & 5
11:00-1:00 ESL Classes for Parents
2:40 Meeting if borrowing technology over the summer

Wednesday, June 07
On Campus: De La Torre (am), Broome, J. Chavez

All Day Grade 2 & 3 drop off items to room 22
8:30 BMX Show

Thursday, June 08
On Campus: Baxter, De La Torre (pm), Richmond, Ricaflanca, Broome, J. Chavez, Coast to Coast Soccer

All Day Grades 4 & 5 drop off items to room 22
2:40 Goodbye Celebration for Mr. Baxter

Friday, June 09
On Campus: De La Torre (am), Richmond, Ricaflanca

All Day Minimum Day
8:30 5th Grade Culmination

Farewell! Best wishes and good health in your future endeavors! You will always be part of the Noble family!
Monica Iñiguez, TSP Coordinator
Ashley Nabavi, RSP Teacher
Jena Ferrera, SDC Teacher
Maureen Mickool, SDC Teacher
Josie DeCecchis, 3rd Grade Teacher
Sepi Elahian, 3rd Grade Teacher
Oscar Vallejo, Occupational Therapist
Steven Baxter, Theater Teacher
Terry Perryman, Vocal Teacher
Rick Martinez, Micro Computer Support Assistant
Celeste Lopez, Teacher Assistant
Dil Singh, Teacher Assistant

The Last Day of School
Thank you to each and every one of you for what you’ve done this school year to make it a successful one for the students. For some of our students we were the structure they needed. For others we were the genuine warmth and smiles they needed. As I reflect on my third year at Noble, I am grateful to work with a staff that continuously pours their heart and soul into not only providing on target instruction but also enriching students’ lives by participating in all our programs and events. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Best wishes for a relaxing and rejuvenating summer surrounded by those you love and those who love you.

Professional Development

*Arts Integration*–
LAUSD’s Arts Education Branch offers free four-day workshops throughout the year. Each day teachers will learn foundational skills in a different art form. An advanced level Arts Integration class in all four art forms that takes the work to a deeper level will be offered. Teachers can receive one salary point for attending all four days, and two points if homework is completed. Teachers may also receive training rate pay instead of salary points. The foundational Arts Integration class is a prerequisite. The next course will be offered: June 27-30, 2017. Contact/Registration: Judy Garrett, Specialist,, (213) 241-2078.

*NGSS 2-Day Summer Institutes:
“Introduction to NGSS/Using Existing FOSS Units to Transition to NGSS”*
LAUSD is offering two-day summer institutes that are designed to introduce K-5 teachers to the three dimensions of NGSS. Participants will learn how to use the materials from existing FOSS units to begin implementing the Next Generation Science Standards for the 2017-2018 school year. Teachers may choose from one of the following options:
Grade K-2 Teachers – Wednesday, June 14, 2017 and Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Grade 3-5 Teachers – Thursday, June 15, 2017 and Friday, June 16, 2017 from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Grade K-2 Teachers – Friday, June 23, 2017 and Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Grade 3-5 Teachers – Monday, June 26, 2017 and Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location: Each of these two-day institutes will be held at Harrison Elementary School, 3529 City Terrace Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90063
Compensation: For each day (6 hours) of attendance, the Division of Instruction will compensate teachers with 6 hours of district-sponsored $25/hr. training rate.
Registration: Registration is required and limited. Please register at

Online Professional Development Module:
Reimagining ELA-ELD: Ensuring Equity for Targeted Student Populations* – An online professional development module to support teachers in implementing the new ELA/ELD instructional materials is available to accompany the face-to-face PD on the new ELA/ELD material. Topics include: ELA Standards, ELD Standards, ELA/ELD Framework Circles of Implementation, Comprehensive ELD, Constructive Conversations and Foundational Skills.
Location: MyPLN
Duration: 4 hours.
Compensation: $25/hour for completion of the module (no partial payment for partial completion)
Details: Click here for module instructions

*Teacher Leader Network (TLN)* –
The TLN is a community of like-minded teachers committed to develop comfort and proficiency in their 21st century instructional design practices and share their learning with others. The TLN offers two pathways for participants to select from: Professional Learning for 21st Century Instruction and Integrating Computer Science Education. Here is the flyer.

Physical Education Certification
1st-5th grade teachers will now be certifying physical education minutes online. Please certify for the month of May by clicking here.

Monica Iñiguez (ELD/TSP Coordinator)

BMX Show
The BMX show is this Wednesday, June 7th at 8:30 a.m. Last Friday, we placed rosters of the students that earned attending (highlighted names). Please wait for the intercom announcement to send selected students to the main yard.

5th Culmination
As we prepare for this event, please be aware that TAs will not be reporting to their morning assignment in kindergarten. Thanks for your flexibility.

5th Grade Reclassification
5th graders that recently reclassified will be recognized on Monday at 1:15 p.m. in the auditorium. Parents were invited. Classes with recognized students are invited to attend the assembly. Thanks for all your diligence with administering DIBLES and inputting 3rd reporting period grades.

Good Bye, farewell and so long
As you might already know, next Monday, June 12th is my last day at Noble. I will be the new Targeted Student Programs/Categorical Advisor at Andasol Elementary School in Northridge. I have enjoyed my 13 years here and appreciated the support and help you have provided to me during my time here as a teacher and coordinator.

I want you all to know that even though I am excited about the new endeavor, I am sad to leave you all, who have supported me all the time when I needed your support, through the good and sad times. I had a wonderful experience working at Noble. I have learned many new things, which I am sure, will help me in my next school. I hope that my new school also provides me with great friends and colleagues like you. The time that I have spent at Noble is one of the best times of my life, which I am sure I will cherish throughout my life.

Best wishes to all of you. Thanks for everything.

Tuesday Banked Time Professional Development/Staff Meeting
The agenda for Tuesday meetings is posted in the Coordinator’s Corner. For this week’s agenda(s) click here.

Carolina Martin (Intervention Coord.)

Attention 17-18 TK-3rd grade teachers
This week we will begin distributing a Scholastic leveled library for your 17-18 grade level assignment. Please store them in a safe place as you will use them next school year. Any questions see Mr. De La Torre or myself.

3rd Grade Multiplication Facts Masters
3rd grade students who are Multiplication Facts Masters will be invited to a pizza party on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The party will be held during third grade lunch at the lunch tables in front of the cafeteria. On Tuesday, June 6, I will be distributing pizza tickets. The students must bring this ticket the day of the pizza party in order to receive their reward. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask.

Benchmark Advance Preview
If you are eager and can’t wait to preview Benchmark Advance instructional materials, you no longer have to wait. To access the online materials go to:
Log in: ldnortheast_edu
Password: LAUSD

Scholastic Leveled Library
I want to thank you all for taking a special interest in utilizing our Scholastic Leveled library. Please feel free to continue checking out the books. Also, as the school year comes to an end, make sure to return the books you have checked out by Friday, May 26, 2017. As you return them, make sure to check-in the material in the binder. If you have any questions, feel free to ask Mrs. Nabavi or myself.

Power Readers
The next Power reader assembly will take place on Tuesday, June 7, 2017 in the auditorium. Only send the students who are power readers. I will place a memo and a list of students that will attend the Power Reader assembly. The times for the assemblies are as follows:

Kinder-First 8:20 am
Second-Third 9:30 am
Fourth-Fifth 8:55 am

Go Team Noble!

Carolina Martin

Rick Martinez (Computer Support / MCSA)

This Week’s Technology Announcements

Summer Technology Sign-Out
Please bring all your devices to Tuesday’s meeting so that we may log out what will be borrowed for the summer.

Thank you!
I want to express my most deep thanks to Noble Avenue Elementary for opening up their home to me. I have really enjoyed working with everyone. I hope everyone enjoys the summer! “Asta pronto!”

Teacher Macbook Pro Apple Warranty

Please note that the teacher laptop warranties will be expiring 05/20/2018 of the coming year. If you think your computer may need to be repaired in away way (broken screen,keyboard broken, computer screen turning off while its on, etc…) please report it to computer support assistant before the warranty expires. After the warranty expires the school will not be able to count on help form Apple, specially on any broken or defective parts.

MCSA Requests

Should you need support with any of your technology feel free to email me at OR please leave me a written note in my box (in the main office).

Noble Technology Care

Thank you to all teachers for reminding your students to:

1. Push in all chairs
2. Push in all keyboards/mouse
3. Shut down or close all applications on our desktops.
4. Put away headphones (inside the closet)
5. Check that none of our technology is missing or broken.
6. Connect their ipads inside the carts for overnight charging.

***Thank you again to all teachers and students for their hard work taking care of noble’s technology!!!***

Raz-Kids Links

Raz-Kids How to Add a New Student –

Raz-Kids Website –

Raz-Kids Adding New Students Video Tutorial –

Raz-Kids Teacher Corner –

Raz-Kids Video Tutorials –

Chromebook/Good Docs Helpful Videos

How to log in for the first time on your Chromebook:

How to Use Good Docs:

Other Helpful Links

How to add a screen shot to an email

LAUSD Web Certificate

How to teach one Hour of Code

Clearning Cookies (Dibels) – Image Link:

Clearning Cookies from Mac Laptop (Dibels) Safari – Video:

Clearning Cookies from Mac Laptop (Dibels) on FIREFOX – Video:

Student SSO (Single Sing On) Email / How to Setup:

LAUSD Cyber Security:

LAUSD Website to reset your Employee Single Sign On (SSO):

LAUSD Web Certificates:

LAUSD Employee Technology Discounts:

LAUSD Learning Zone: is a video tutorial provider to learn software and much more. Free through LA county Library Website:

If you’d like to see any other links here, please let me know!

Best Regards,