540 G Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Phone: 619-422-8374
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School Information


School Support Staff

For a complete list of Vista Square staff, please refer to the STAFF page.

Position

Name

Email
Principal Marissa Allanmarissa.allan@cvesd.org
​Associate PrincipalAlicia Flores
alicia.flores@cvesd.org
School Secretary Mayda Lizarragaana.lizarraga@cvesd.org
Attendance
School Health Clerk
Angelica Gutierrez
Silvia Gil
norma.gutierrez@cvesd.org
silvia.gil@cvesd.org 
​Nurse​Shannon Mills 
shannon.mills@cvesd.org
Psychologist Karen Veinbergs  (M-Th)
​karen.veinbergs@cvesd.org
Library & Media Center Blanca Martinez
Ricardo Lizarraga
blanca.martinez@cvesd.org
ricardo.lizarraga1@cvesd.org
Cafeteria Maria Herreramaria.herrera@cvesd.org
​LEP Instructional Assistant Sayetzy Vejar
sayetzy.vejar@cvesd.org
​Resource Teacher​Cindy Estrada​cindy.estrada@cvesd.org

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Daily Schedule

School Hours

School begins at 8:00 a.m. daily.  

Students should not arrive on campus earlier than 7:45 am unless they are participating in the breakfast program. 

Breakfast is served 7:15-7:45. Doors to the cafeteria will close at 7:45. 
 

Grade

Starting Time  --  Ending Time

Friday & Modified Days

​Preschool AM
​7:45 - 10:45 AM
​Preschool PM

Transitional Kinder AM
7:45 - 11:05 AM  
7:45 - 11:05 AM  
​Transitional Kinder PM
​11:15 - 2:35 PM
​7:45 - 11:05 AM 
Kinder - 6th Grade 8:00 - 2:25 PM
8:00 - 1:10 PM

 

Lunch Times

Grade

Monday - Thursday

Extreme Heat/Rainy Day

​Kindergarten​10:45-11:30
​11:00-11:30
1st Grade 11:00 - 11:45 11:15-11:45
2nd Grade 11:15 - 12:00 11:30-12:00
3rd Grade 11:30 - 12:15 11:45 - 12:15
4th Grade 11:45-12:30 12:00-12:30
5th Grade 12:00-12:45 12:15-12:45
6th Grade 12:15-1:00 12:30-1:00

 

Recess

Grade

Recess Time

​Kindergarten​​9:15 - 9:30 a.m. & 12:45 - 1:00 
1st and  2nd Grade 9:35 - 9:55 am
3rd and 4th Grade 10:00 - 10:20 am
5th and 6th Grade 10:25 - 10:45 am

 

School Calendar

 Note: The full calendar is available in printable form here.

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School Rules

Vista Square functions under three overarching rules:

  • Be Safe
  • Be Responsible
  • Be Respectful

 

Emergency Release Plan

School safety is our number one priority. In case of a school emergency or natural disaster, such as an earthquake, you need to be aware of our school’s plan for releasing your child. Instructions for reunification with your child will be communicated to you by the school or District. Please do not take it upon yourself to come to the school based upon media reports, which may be erroneous. 

Our concern is for the safe and orderly dismissal of our students. If as many as 400 to 500 parents arrive at our school at approximately the same time to pick up students, your cooperation and patience are essential to our plan. 

Parking will be very limited, so be prepared to park away from the school and under the direction of first responders. DO NOT DOUBLE PARK as it may interfere with getting emergency vehicles into our school site. 

For the safety of your child, before allowing you to take him/her home, we must document to whom each child is released. When you arrive at school, you will be directed to our “Request Gate/Check in area.” A runner will be sent to the student supervision area, and escort your child to the “Release Gate,” where you can reunite with your child. In extreme circumstances, a student reunification area may be set up off-campus, and generally in collaboration with emergency responders. 

You will be required to sign for the release of your child. This is extremely important as it is our only means of ensuring that all students are accounted for at all times. Be prepared to present a picture identification card if requested. Please do not just take your child from the center without signing for their release. We recognize that you may be worried and want to be reunited with your child as quickly as possible. However, this system has been established to ensure your child’s safety. 

It is imperative that you keep all information on your child’s Emergency Card up-to-date. Your child will only be released to those listed on the card. These procedures should be shared with everyone you list on the Emergency Card so they are familiar with our procedures. 

Thank you for your cooperation.​

 

 


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