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    Enjoy a few pictures taken from our STEAM EXPO, including inquiries, classroom art and science projects, inventions, food, and entertainment. Thanks to our wonderful PTA, staff and volunteers for making this evening possible with a HUGE shoutout to Mrs. Camarena for all of her efforts.


18 days ago

Hueneme Elementary School       

Home of the Mighty Thunderbolts

June 2018

It is June!  What a great year we have had! 

Our testing season is nearly done!  Our teachers have done a wonderful job of administering and our students have done their very best taking the state tests for this year.  We thank everyone for your assistance as we learn more and better ways to support our students academically.  How very blessed we are to have such a tremendous PTA, teaching and support staff.  Thanks to them we had an incredible Family Art Night and STEAM EXPO! We had the Science, Engineering, and Innovation Fair in the STEAM lab.  We had STEAM projects and our ART Exhibits in the cafeteria.  We had Legacy Tile painting and Science stations on the patio.  We had a Mad Scientist demonstration on the outdoor stage.  In addition to that, we had Pizza Man Dan pizza and Mr. Softee ice cream available.  What a priceless experience!  I cannot begin to thank everyone enough for making this a true Thunderbolt community event!  My deepest, most heartfelt thanks!

Being a person of faith, I believe that sometimes doors are opened and sometimes they are closed.  Sometimes, things to which you cling so dearly are pryed from your hands to leave them open for other opportunities to which you are being called.  Sometimes, one must accept that they are not the one to lead the charge across the river to the Promised land.  I am at the crossroads of these three paths.  I have been here for four and a half magnificent years.  I have enjoyed every minute of being the principal of this fantastic school.  However, as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end.  At the end of this school year, I will be pursuing other educational adventures that will take me to places beyond Hueneme Elementary School.  It has been my pleasure, my privilege, and my deepest honor to work with the students, staff, and families here.  I am very proud of all of the marvelous things we have accomplished together and wish you all the very best in your future endeavors.  I would like to thank our hard working, tireless teaching staff for all of their excellent efforts.  I would like to thank our assistant principal, counselor, and support staff and volunteers for all of their hard work to make this a marvelous place to learn and work.  In addition, thank you to Ms. Tabitha Hottendorf and our awesome ASES staff for all of their hard work in the after school program.  Amazing effort on everyone's part! 

As we head into summer break, the best gift we can give to each other is our time.  Read together, play games together, travel together, if you are able.  I wish you a relaxing summer of fun and family togetherness.
To those who will be going off to junior high school, we wish you well in your new adventure.  
To those who may move away, we wish for you safe travels and good luck in your new location.
To those of you who will be returning to Hueneme Elementary in the fall, we look forward to seeing you in August when we will once again find ways to show our Thunderbolt PRIDE!
I leave our school in the capable hands of Ms. Monica Sides who will work diligently to take Hueneme Elementary to the next level of educational excellence.   

Please check out our entire website throughout the summer for important information about next!  If you have suggestions for how we can make this an even better school, please let us know.  Better yet, get involved in our parent programs!  "Many hands make light work!" 

With something to think about and a WHOLE LOT of Thunderbolt PRIDE, 'Happy Trails to you until we meet again!'

Go Thunderbolts! 

Dr. Martha S. Romero
Principal, 2014 - 2018

                                         INSPIRE - EMPOWER - THRIVE 


 Treat EVERYONE with dignity and respect!




Port Hueneme, CA
TITLE IX Athletics
Hueneme Elementary School District did not offer competitive athletics as that term is defined by Education Code Section 221.9 (e) in the 2016-2017 school year.
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  • ASES
    Enjoy pictures of our ASES program.

    Mr. Soto teaches Guitar

    Pokemon Day!

    Track Meet

    Community Garden
  • Mr. Soto teaches our ASES students how to play the guitar. We are so fortunate to have Mr. Soto with us!
Congratulations to our Counselor, Ms. Lucero, and Health Clerk, Mr. Cortez! They are this years' Mason's Award winners. They were recognized for their outstanding service to public education. Our staff and students at Hueneme are incredibly proud of them and appreciate all that they do.
Ms. Maria - HEA's WHO Award Recipient
Ms. Maria - HEA's WHO Award Recipient
Congratulations to our very own Ms. Maria! She won the coveted WHO Award which means she is being recognized for all of her hard work helping to make the Hueneme School District a wonderful learning environment for students and staff alike. We thank her for her dedication to education. Ms. Maria is on the left with her sister, Ms. Jones, on her right.
  • Our Fall Carnival
    Our Fall Carnival
    Thank you to all staff, parents, and community members for making our Fall Carnival/Movie Night a success.

How to Resolve Conflict

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A while back we had a wonderful assembly about conflict management for our students put on by Kaiser Permanente called "It's Stop Time!"  The Kaiser Permanente performance group also came and talked with our parents about stress.  It was called "One Minute!"  The same message was delivered to our parents as it was to our students.  Some of our upper graders even attended with our parents, which was wonderful!   Our families learned that when they find themselves in a difficult situation that they should STOPBREATHE (for One Minute!) and CHOOSE!  As we are considering our choices, we should THINK before we speak or act! As we THINK, we ask ourselves:

Is it True or Trustworthy?

Is it Helpful?

Is it Inspiring or Important?

Is it Necessary?

Is it Kind?

If our CHOICE is not any of these, we should not say it or do it!

Hueneme Office Staff
Principal: Dr. Martha S. Romero
Assistant Principal: Ms. Monica Sides
Counselor: Ms. Lucero Benitez
Office Manager: Mrs. Maribel Palomares
Office Clerk: Ms. Vivian Gonzales
Health Clerk: Mr. Tommy Cortez
Nurse: Mrs. Arlene Modell
Hueneme's AR Progress
Illness and Attendance
Illness and Attendance
Illness proves to be a great challenge for attendance during the late fall and winter months. Our school nurse, Nurse Arlene, asked us to please remind everyone, especially our students, to cough or sneeze into your elbow or a tissue. Especially
important is washing your hands or using hand sanitizer after coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose. In addition, she recommends that we drink plenty of water and choose nutritious foods rather than junk food and candy to help keep our bodies
healthy during cold and flu season. Finally, citrus fruits help provide us with needed vitamin C during this time of year.
Our district attendance goal is 97%! But we know we can do better than that! Let's aim higher! We can do it!
Research shows that student attendance has a major impact on how well a child does in school.
Each week that a class reaches perfect attendance (including NO TARDIES!), our classes receive one letter in the word ATTENDANCE. When the class has
completely spelled the word ATTENDANCE, the class receives a prize. Please see the website for more details. Our students and teachers worked very hard to have perfect attendance each day. Tardies continue to be a great challenge. As we tell the
students, "Don't be late; be here BEFORE 8:00!" The exterior gates are close at 7:55 a.m. Any students arriving after 7:55 a.m. will need to enter through the office. As long as they are in their classroom before 8:00 a.m. the students are on time. We understand that it is often very difficult to get your children up and to school every day,
especially during the cooler winter months, and we definitely cannot have excellent attendance at our school without you. We appreciate your assistance in helping our children to be responsible and learn the good habit of punctuality and promptness. The GREAT news is the Saturday Attendance Academy does work! Please see the Saturday Attendance Academy block for more information!!!
Military Kids Club
Military Kids Club
Meets every Thursday and Friday
Lunch Time
Grades 2-5
Please return a permission slip
to your child's teacher.

FOCUS Groups returned in the month of January with lots of wonderful lunchtime activities. If you are a military family with a child in our school, please make sure they are signed up for all of the different opportunities for support that we have our Hueneme Elementary! We will also have our FOCUS resiliency trainer working with students during Saturday attendance Academy. Look for fliers and permission slips are in the office.

Title IX Regulations

about 1 month ago

Hueneme Elementary School District

Every school district that receives federal funding is required to designate and/or adequately train at least one employee to coordinate the recipient’s Title IX responsibilities.  Title IX regulations also require the name and contact information of each Title IX Coordinator be made public by the educational institution. The Hueneme Elementary School District affirms its commitment to equality of opportunity for all individuals. This commitment requires that no discrimination shall occur regarding admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, any program and activity on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, religion, or marital status.

Complaints alleging noncompliance with Title IX can be filed by utilizing the Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP) as identified in California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 4600 et. seq. and Hueneme Elementary School District Policy BP 1312.3 and should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator:

Raven Aipa
205 N. Ventura Rd.
Port Hueneme, CA 93041
Phone: 805-488-3588, ext. 9261