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Principal's Message

July 25, 2023

Hello Mariposa Families!

I am so excited about our new school year! As a staff we are all excited to begin some new traditions here at Mariposa that will bring our community together and engage our students in the coming year. We are also looking forward to more family events with our PFO (Parent Faculty Organization)! Look for more information about our PFO at our Back to School Night event and how you can be a part of our Mariposa Community!

First day of school is August 10th!

School times for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday:

· 7:45 a.m. - 2:10 p.m. - 1st through 5th Grade

· 7:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Kindergarten

· Thursday will be our early-out days every week: 7:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. - 1st through 5th Grade. Kindergarten hours stay the same.

Back to School Night! Tuesday-August 15th!

· School Dismisses at 11:55 a.m. this day.

· Kindergarten through 2nd Grade in classrooms – 5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

· All Kindergarten through 5th Grade Families in Cafeteria – 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

· 3rd Grade to 5th Grade in classrooms – 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Donuts with the Principal! Aug. 9th - 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in our Community Room (Rm. 7)

Come grab a donut and some coffee and let’s talk about our upcoming school year. This is a time to share your ideas, concerns, and ask questions. Also, check out our new Community Room!

The school office opens Monday, August 1, 2023 (Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) and staff's first day back is Tuesday, August 8, 2023.

Back to School Packets will be available Monday, Aug. 7th – Aug. 9th from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with information about your child’s teacher for the 2023-2024 school year.

Mariposa Shoe Closet will also be open at our Back to School Packet pick up dates and times in our Multipurpose Room. Your child will need to be with you to get a free pair of shoes. We want to thank Soles for Young Souls who work with the Citrus Height Community for donations to our shoe closet.

If you have any questions, please call the school office at 916-971-5212. The Mariposa Elementary School staff is looking forward to working with you and your child this school year!


Kristin Finney - M.Ed. - Mariposa Avenue Elementary Principal

Kristin Finney

Faculty Information

Mariposa Avenue
Principal K/6

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School Phone
(916) 979-8086