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2021 Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month. A month to acknowledge achievements, celebrate strengths and inspire future generations.

LGSD Governing Board Meeting

March 9, 2021 Please click on "Read full story" to be directed to the live streaming board meeting as it takes place. Open session begins at 6:00pm. The meeting Agenda will post end of the day Friday, March 5, 2021. Public comment instructions will be listed in the agenda for those interested in participating.

Tiger Tales Vol. 24

This week's Tiger Tales celebrates the special week we had here at LGAE with our Peacemaker Assembly and Tiger Council meeting! Read on to also learn about the family circle and parenting workshops happening next month!

Tiger Tales Vol. 23

This week's Tiger Tales🐯 comes with an invitation to our Peacemaker Assembly!

Tiger Tales Vol. 22

This week's Tiger Tales filled with information about upcoming events including our picture day and school logo wear pre-sale

Tiger Tales Vol. 21

Kindness Rocks and so do school pictures! Read on to see what's happening at LGAE!

Tiger Tales Vol. 20

This week has been FILLED WITH KINDNESS! 🥳 Read more to see what's coming next here at LGAE!

Principal's Message

Welcome Back Letter 20-21


Dear Lemon Grove Academy Elementary Families, 

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year, Tigers! My name is Courtney Ochi and I am honored and humbled to be the new Principal of Lemon Grove Academy Elementary. I’d like to take this opportunity to share a little bit about myself. I am originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, but San Diego is now the place I call home. While I originally moved here to study Spanish and Communication Studies at the University of San Diego, it was a semester as a teacher’s assistant in a bilingual 2nd grade classroom that solidified my love for education and working with students. Since then, I have taught grades TK-5 before transitioning into various roles in school leadership and administration. My personal belief about education is that all students deserve a high quality education that leads to an opportunity filled future. I believe in getting to know each student to learn what makes them uniquely brilliant and to understand what individualized support they may need. I believe in the importance of having positive and transformative school experiences and strong, trusting and collaborative relationships between students and teachers, teachers and families and school and community. 
 
As we begin a new school year together...