Department

Description of Services

Contact Name

Contact Email or Weblink

Contact Phone

858-586-7001

Admin Assistant

  • Master calendar
  • Facility rentals
  • General concerns

Tania Verdugo

tverdugo@sandi.net

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Attendance

  • Report an absence
  • Independent study contracts (must apply 5 days before start of absence)
  • Address and Contact Changes

Maria Pimentel-Yap

mpimentel-yap@sandi.net

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Cafeteria

  • Application for free/reduced-price lunch
  • Food item restrictions
  • Lunch account Inquiries

Sam Esparza

chalcafe@sandi.net

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Case Manager (Special Education)

  • IEP meetings
  • Changes to placement or services

https://www.sandiegounified.org/schools/challenger/teachers-department

Counseling

  • Class schedules
  • Program placements (electives and advanced classes)
  • Peer mediations
  • Social emotional support
  • 504 plans
  • Supplemental academic support

Stephanie Hosking (last names A-Mc)

An Vo

(last names Me-Z)

Sally Tom

(8th Grade)

shosking@sandi.net

avo@sandi.net

stom@sandi.net

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Financial

  • Purchases (PE clothes, yearbooks, etc.)
  • Donations

Julie Vitale

jvitale@sandi.net

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Health Office

  • Medications, medical records, and health issues
  • Immunizations
  • Excuse notes for P.E.

Joy Boton

(Mon-Thurs)

Health Tech (Fri)

jboton@sandi.net

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Library

  • Textbooks
  • Library books
  • Lost / damaged books

Vicki Gandy

vgandy@sandi.net

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Prime Time (Before/After School Program)

  • Primetime registration
  • Primetime attendance verification

Monica Macias

challenger@harmoniumsd.org

619-743-7261

Principal

  • School-wide student achievement
  • SSC, SGT
  • Events and school-wide communications
  • Facilities and construction
  • Departments: ¬†English, Math, certificated Special Education

Kate Dominique

kdominique@sandi.net

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PTO

  • Membership and fundraising
  • Student store

Jenn Weady, President

challengermiddleschoolpto@gmail.com 

Registrar/Records

  • Enrollment (Neighborhood, Choice)
  • Student records

Tamra Winchell

twinchell@sandi.net

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Site Technician

  • Parent portal
  • Transcripts

Danielle Kirkendall

dkirkenhall@sandi.net

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Teachers

  • Homework assignments
  • Grades
  • Updates on academic progress and behavior

Classroom Teacher

https://www.sandiegounified.org/schools/challenger/ablana-myrna

Vice Principal

  • School safety and student behavior
  • Testing (SBAC, CAA, CAST, NAEP, ELPAC, etc.)
  • Departments: ¬†Electives, History, Science, Paraeducators

Donny Tenorio

dtenorio@sandi.net

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