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First Day of School Schedule 8/30/16

7:50am:  Campus opens with supervision - Early Bird Kinder - 5th

8:03am:  Line up on class number

8:05am:  Back to School Assembly on blacktop

8:15m. or so:  Pictures on blacktop

8:20am:  Teachers take students to class - thank you to parents for saying goodbye on blacktop!

8:30am:  Back to School Parent Coffee in the Cavern

9:25am:  Late Owl Kinder arrive

11:25am:  Early Bird Kinder dismiss

12:50pm:  Late Owl Kinder dismiss

2:35pm:  Dismissal grades 1-5

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Dr. Bryant’s 2015-2016 Principal’s Message

Welcome to the 2015-2016 School Year Coyote Nation!

At CHE, our goal is to provide an educational experience for your child that is challenging, engaging, supportive, & enjoyable. Keeping an eye on ...more

School Hours

Kindergarten Early Birds:

Kindergarten Late Owls:

Grades 1st-5th:

Thursday Early Release Grades 1st-5th: 1:35pm 

School Contact Info

Calavera Hills Elementary
4100 Tamarack Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92010

760.331.6370 (Attendance)
760.729.3040 (Fax)

Principal: Dr. Amy Bryant


Jr. Lego Robotics




A big thank you to Mrs. Stough and Mr. Householder for leading our Jr. Lego Robotics team this year!

Registration - New & Returning - Visit the CUSD Website -

visit http://www.carlsbadusd.k12.ca.us/


Click on Parents


Click on online registration


Follow the instructions

Join CHE PTA Today

PTA is a vital part of CHE. We fund physical education (PE), Meet the Masters art program, the Father Daughter dance and so much more. Our job is to help make your child's education and elementary school experience awesome! Please sign up and join CHE PTA today.

Our New Superintendent, Dr. Churchill's, Recommendations for Back to School Parent Resources

Here are some quick links to useful information for parents on the district website:

K-12 CUSD Student/Parent Handbook - English & Spanish

All the rules, expectations, & information about CUSD policies in one handbook. Click on the link below. Available in English & Spanish...http://www.carlsbadusd.k12.ca.us/parents

CHE Vision for Student Success

At CHE we believe that...

A passion for learning and readiness for college and career are realized by aligning student learning experiences to:

*highly trained teachers;

*a world-class, problem, activity, and project-based integrated curriculum;

*an engaged community of learners, supporters, and partners;

*and an innovative, creative, and safe educational environment.

Our Current Kinders Explain PLTW for New Kinder Families...Must SEE!

What is Project Lead the Way at CHE?

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is a national program of STEM curriculum, technology, and professional development for grades K-12 for the sole purpose of preparing students to enter the STEM fields ...more


ATTENTION: The Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) and Calavera Hills Elementary School (CHES) do not assume any responsibility or liability for the content that may be present within external ...more

Drop Off & Pick Up Routines the Same for 16-17

Drop off & pick up routines will be the same for the 16-17 school year. Campus opens at 7:50am when supervision begins. After school pick up in the front of the school is designed to be efficient & ...more

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Coyote Calendar

Access Achieve

Use Clever to access all our technology programs, including Achieve3000 and RazKids.  Use your DISTRICT Google email address (it must end with @carlsbadusd.net) and password to login.  Make sure no other users are logged into Google before accessing Clever.

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Destiny Library Catalog

CHMS Needs You!

CHMS.gifCHMS PTSA is currently seeking parents interested in serving on the Executive Board for the 2016-17 school year. Job sharing is an option! Click here for a list of positions.

"Chat with Dr. Bryant" every week!

Dr. Bryant believes that CHE's success is a group effort . It takes all of us to make CHE great. In fact, the "Chat with Dr. Bryant" was an idea that came from parent input. Please feel comfortable to ...more

Current Events

June 30th - School Office Closes 

August 16th - School Office Opens

August 22nd - CHE REGISTRATION DAY! Residency verification for all returning students

August 29th - Meet & Greet Teacher with Class Lists Posted 2:30pm

August 30th - First day of school - Early Bird Kinder and grades 1-5 8:05am and Late Owl Kinder 9:30am

September 4th - No school - Labor Day

September 8th - Picture Day

September 9th - Back to School Night 4:30-6:30pm 

October 1st - Coyote Dad's Pancake Breakfast

October 20-28th- K-5 Parent/Teacher Conferences