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Cathryn Garcia

Hello wonderful parents and students,

I am so pleased to welcome you to our classroom! Here is a little bit about me: I've been blessed to grow up in the Etiwanda school district and have attended schools of our very own as a student. I have also had the opportunity to work as part of the Etiwanda school district for the last ten years.  During this time I have worked in various settings as an instructional aide, substitute teacher, and general education teacher and have had the  chance to teach at every grade level (TK-8th) in all 13 of our school sites. I have also had seven years of experience working as a behavior therapist for children with Autism and other developmental disabilities. This year will be my fifth year teaching at Caryn!

  I'm married to an amazing husband who has encouraged me to follow my dream to pursue a teaching career.  We both love traveling to new places and trying new foods! It isn´t uncommon for us to drive several hours on a weekend just to try a new restaurant we have heard about! Together we have an amazing three year old son (Maddox) and a wonderful one year old son (Ryland). Maddox and Ryland are the most joyful brother duo and I am so blessed to be their mommy!

    I love teaching and am looking forward to getting to know my new students and their families. Second graders are like little sponges soaking up knowledge. It's always fun to see how much they learn and grow throughout the year.

    I am so excited to teach second grade again this year! Prior to teaching kindergarten the last few years I taught second grade and absolutely loved it!  Here at Caryn we have a wonderful staff, awesome students, and very supportive parents.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me. I want to help in any way I can. You can email me at, send a message to me on the Remind App, or schedule an appointment with the office. 

    I look forward to a great year with you and your child. :) 


Please check back often for more events and announcements!

Important Dates:
August 9th- First Day of in person instruction in room 10 (North East side of campus)!
August 18th- VIRTUAL Back to School Night 6-630 p.m.

Please feel free to contact me in any of the following ways and I will respond as quickly as possible:

* send a note with your child in their homework folder (please do not send in Wednesday folder)

* call the office and leave a message (909) 941-9551

Supply List

2 boxes 16-24 Crayola Crayons

1 small pencil box (~9"x5")

1 container baby wipes (alcohol-free)

8 glue sticks

1 pair Fiskar scissors

2 (70-100) sheet spiral notebooks (wide-ruled)

4 Pink Pearl erasers

3 red pens (no markers)

3 highlighters (green, yellow, pink) -these will be used for Step Up to Writing and must be these specific colors.

3 boxes of tissues

4 EXPO FINE POINT dry erase markers (black only)found at CM, Office Max, etc

2 boxes of Ticonderoga pencils

1 pair headphones

Homework Assignments

Accelerated Reader (AR)

Access to Wonders Grade

Student Textbooks

Click on the links below to access student textbooks and resources for math and language arts. (Note: social studies and science textbooks are no longer available online.)

Access ThinkCentral to reprint homework pages and play Mega Math Games. To sign in, use AR User Name & Password (Note: PASSWORD IS CASE SENSITIVE). Click on 'My Library'

ConnectEd website gives you access to this week's stories, spelling, phonics, grammar, and vocab games/activities.

Helpful Links