We are proud to share our instructional program with parents on Thursday, October 2nd. This is a parent-only evening dedicated to providing parents with an overview of classroom procedures and routines as well as expectations for the school year. These meetings take place in the classrooms. The MPR will be open with displays of Malcom’s history celebrating 20 years and the RST’s will be in the MPR to meet you!
5:30-6:30 PM Preschool
6:30-7:10 PM Grades K – 2
7:20-8:00 PM Grades 3-5
All students are on a Special Minimum Day Schedule on this day.
Students in Grades 1-5 attend school from 7:45am – 11:50am
All Kindergarten students attend 7:45 – 11:20am
Need childcare for Back to School Night? The Y will be open from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on Thursday, October 2nd. Families will be charged $10 per child. Sign up today with Miss Pam. You can e-mail her at email@example.com. Limited spots available.
Mrs. Elisa Slee – 2nd Grade
This is Mrs. Slee’s 13th year in CUSD. She attended UC San Diego, Revelle College, majoring in Biology and Cognitive Psychology. The next year she earned her master’s degree in Special Education, Learning Disabilities and her regular and special education credentials from the University of San Diego. Mrs. Slee started her career teaching in Solana Beach, CA. She then taught in NY, NH, OR, and MN. She taught at Malcom from 2001-2009 and at Kinoshita from 2009-2012. For the last two and one half years, Mrs. Slee worked as a Teacher on Special Assignment, modeling science lessons, helping schools start science labs and gardens, and training teachers. Mrs. Slee’s children, Kevin (24) and Gillian (20) both graduated from Malcom. She and her husband Earl love traveling, walking, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. She is delighted to be back at Malcom and looking forward to a fabulous year with her second grade scholars.
Mrs. Wendy Thomas – 3rd Grade
This is my 26th year teaching. My first year was at Cook Elementary in the Garden Grove School District. My last 24 years were at Marian Bergeson Elementary in the Capistrano Unified School District teaching 2nd through 5th grades. I grew up in El Monte, California, went to Bishop Amat High School in La Puente. Later, I moved to Irvine, attended UCI for college and my teaching credential. I live in Laguna Niguel with my husband Michael and 2 daughters, Gwen and Kim. I love reading, running, and spending time with family and pets. J