HUSD Vision

Our Vision

Students will be prepared, challenged, and motivated in a  21st Century environment that develops the physical, intellectual, and emotional SUCCESS of all learners.

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Evelyn Rueda

Office Manager


Wendy Takata

Attendance Clerk


We are proud to announce the SBO Officers for 2013-2014:

          Alexis Márquez
   Claire Liang
         Kimberly Cienega

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School Begins...

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2014-2015 Common Core Implementation

The Common Core State Standards will require new, more rigorous academic expectations as far as curriculum and assessments.  Students will be required to:

  • Solve problems with more time, using a variety of tools
  • Demonstrate mastery of complex test items using a variety of answering techniques
  • Cite evidence, substantiate answers, and defend conclusions
  • Demonstrate technology, writing, and critical thinking skills

The CTB/McGraw Hill blog recommends the following  7 things students can do NOW to get ready for the Common Core State Standards:

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CCSS Video

What are the Common Core State Standards?

Educational standards describe what students should know and be able to do in each subject in each grade. In California, the State Board of Education decides on the standards for all students, from kindergarten through high school. The California Department of Education helps schools make sure that all students are meeting the standards.

Since 2010, 45 states have adopted the same standards for English and math. These standards are called the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Having the same standards helps all students get a good education, even if they change schools or move to a different state. Teachers, parents, and education experts designed the CCSS to prepare students for success in college and the workplace.

Student Handbook


ELD - ALD 8:00-8:45 8:00-8:45
Recess 9:40-9:50 9:40-9:50
Recess 1:30-1:40  
Dismissal 2:30 12:10
KINDERGARTEN 8:00-12:10 8:00-12:10

Congratulations to the following students for scoring 600 points on one of the California Standards Tests last year:

Shanil Kumar                          Ashley Munoz

Joyce Guintu                           Crystal Zepeda

Ashley Digdigan                     Aronrei De Guzman

Alejandro Chacon                  Jason Stephenson

Jeremiah Valdez                    Ronie Abarientos

Krystal Vanguardia              Talisa Granados

Claire Liang                           Justin Hui

Teri Manzo                            Julianne Macairan


Parents Make the Difference!


Inside Bay Area News Publication- February 7, 2014

Palma Ceia Elementary School students of the month were treated to an assembly Wednesday featuring entertainers Lori Moitié and RJ Johnson.  The couple, who go by the professional name Lori & RJ, sang upbeat tunes for the 215 students, said Gloria Prada, principal at the Hayward school.  "The songs were all inspirational, telling the students to work hard and never give up on their dreams," she said.

To attend the assembly, the students had to have perfect attendance, excellent behavior, turn in all of their homework on time, perform one hour of community service and achieve excellence in at least one subject, Prada said.

"The district has a Made in Hayward campaign. I want to let the students know that what is required is not just being in Hayward. You have to work hard like they're doing. Being proud of going to a Hayward school means they have to succeed academically," she said.

First Day of School 2014-15: August 21st


Mission Statement

The Palma Ceia community is dedicated to teaching, encouraging, guiding, and motivating all students.  The Community works toward fulfilling student’s academic, social, and creative potential. This is accomplished in a standards-based, educational environment that is safe and healthy.


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Tentative Calendar 2014-2015

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Our English Language Arts and Mathematics program has added a layer of rigor through the implementation of Standards Plus Lessons and Assessments for grade 3, 4, 5, and 6.  We are getting ready to break CSTs records this Spring.

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