The first day of school is August 27, 2020. LMSV will begin the school year in online learning. 

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PTSA 2019-2020 Board

  • President, Toni Arzillo
  • VP Membership, Mireya Gill
  • VP Ways and Means, TuShauna Jones
  • VP Volunteer Coordinator, Vanessa Spencer
  • VP Programs, Lisa Tolnay-Walden
  • Parliamentarian, Linda Hernandez
  • Treasurer, Sonya Siquira
  • Secretary, Teri Andre
  • Auditor, Tracy Stewart
  • Historian, All Student Members
  • Hospitality Chair, Shane Steinfeld

2019-2020 Room Parent Liaisons:

  • Chair Person: Natasha Collura
  • 4th Grade: Shayna Roberts
  • 5th Grade: Stefani McMahon
  • 6th Grade: Syliva Tuckman
  • 7th Grade: Chrystal Thomas & Natasha Collura
  • 8th Grade: Kim Hunnefeld

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for more volunteers throughout the year. If you are interested in helping or joining us please email

Everyone is welcome to attend our monthly board meetings held the 2nd Wednesday of every month in the the staff room from 4pm-5pm.

Why You'll Love La Mesa Arts Academy

  • Underlying principle in all instruction will be an emphasis on character and leadership
  • Offer our students a rigorous and meaningful academic program infused with the arts, featuring a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, standards-based arts curriculum that promotes character, community involvement and leadership skills
  • A specialist teaches every child in core academic, elective and physical education classes
  • Students receive foundational coursework in the arts that serves as a prerequisite for future conservatory studies
  • Proud partners with many community organizations including Arms Wide Open Productions and San Diego Youth Services
  • Open to students throughout the LMSV attendance area as well as those from outlying communities in greater San Diego County
  • An enrollment packet must be completed for students wishing to attend

Enroll Today!

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District Spotlight


Students at Casa de Oro Elementary attend, connect and belong. It’s not too late to enroll in our preschool and TK-grade 8 schools in LMSV. Visit today!


Sadie the Wonder Dog Inspires Learning at La Mesa Dale Elementary

Students at La Mesa Dale connect with Sadie the Wonder Dog. Enrollment is now open in all of our schools for the 2020-2021 school year. It’s not too late to enroll! Visit


Trust Blended Learning

LMSV is proud to offer Trust Blended Learning, an innovative school program that combines part time independent study using an online curriculum with part time face to face instruction using project based learning in La Mesa.