Our Staff

Elena Villagomez

Ms. Villagómez was born and raised here in the South Bay. She received a BA in Liberal Studies with a Minor is Spanish in 1995. In 2005, she received her MA in Education with a Preliminary Administrative Credential from SJSU. She is passionate about learning and hopes to keep inspiring the students to be curious, explore, and practice the Scholarly Traits. She also followed her passion of exercise and got certified with ACE as a Personal Trainer in 2014. She makes time to enjoy trips to local museums, zoos, libraries, and local events with her daughter Sophia Rose.

 

1st Grade Curriculum

California Common Core Standards are taught and assessed in the following subject areas:

 

English

  • Journeys, a balanced literacy program for language arts, spelling, and grammar.
  • RazzKids and Lexia (individualized)-App

 

Writing

  • Step Up to Writing program to guide in writing narrative, opinion, and informational genres
  • Read, Write, and Type program for keyboarding skills

 

Math

  • Envision Math series
  • ST Math (individualized)-App
  • hands on learning and exploring math concepts

 

Religion

  • Daily faith formation
  • Character education, faith building, and community service
  • Gospel Thursday to preview the upcoming Sunday’s Gospel message

Science

  • Mystery Science, hands on exploration and NGSS based

 

Social Studies

  • TB

 

Technology

  • Integrated throughout the curriculum during our Blended Learning stations.

 

Fine Arts

  • Art
  • Music

 

Physical Education

  • 2x per week
Email: evillagomez@sjmv.org