Welcome to Cook Elementary!

Hazel Goes Cook logoHazel Goes Cook School is one of 46 schools in the Chula Vista Elementary School District. The school was built in 1955 and underwent extensive renovation in 1999. The campus includes five classroom wings, a library, a multipurpose room, a computer lab, and a portable that houses the YMCA.

Front of Cook Elementary School

Our School Namesake

Portrait of Hazel Goes CookHazel Goes Cook (1884 - 1978) was born on December 14, 1884. Hazel attended and graduated from the prestigious Smith College in Massachusetts- a private women's school. She was a leader in the citrus business in Chula Vista, CA. In 1922, Hazel was elected to serve on the Chula Vista Elementary School District Board and served for 50 years. The district had only one school and 250 students. During her years of service on the board, the district grew to 26 schools with 17,000 students. Hazel supported music, libraries, special education, and gifted programs as well as basic education. She was instrumental in starting the hot lunch program and even landscaped several new schools.

Facebook: Cook Crusaders

Blog Page: cookcrusaders.wordpress.com

School email address: cookschool@cvesd.org

PTA email address:
cookelementaryschoolpta@gmail.com

Around THE DISTRICT

Tony Thurmond Speaks to the Press
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State Superintendent Celebrates CVESD Students’ Return to School
Posted on 07/21/2021
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond welcomed back students and staff to in-person instruction at Enrique S. Camarena Elementary S
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Child wearing mask
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The CDPH Announced on July 12, 2021 New Mask Guidance for Schools
Posted on 07/20/2021
As of this writing, masks are still required when indoors in K-12 schools, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
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Solar panel installation at Rogers Elementary
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Construction at all 49 locations will be conducted in six groups
Posted on 07/19/2021
The Chula Vista Elementary School District, in partnership with ENGIE, recently began construction at an initial group of schools that will receive ne
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Oversight Committee
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Applications Now Being Accepted for Members for the Chula Vista Elementary School District Independent Citizens Oversight Committee
Posted on 06/03/2021
The Chula Vista Elementary School District (District) is seeking applications to fill two (2) vacancies within the Chula Vista Elementary School Distr
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State Superintendent  Tony Thurmond Speaks to the Press
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State Superintendent Visits Casillas, Castle Park schools to Highlight In-Person Safety Measures and Social-Emotional Supports
Posted on 05/13/2021
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond visited Castle Park and Joseph Casillas elementary schools on Thursday, calling attention to
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Eastlake Elementary Principal Eric Banatao, Ed.D.
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AAPI Heritage Month: Principal Reflects on Family's Sacrifices
Posted on 05/12/2021
Principal Eric Banatao, Ed.D., recalls his family's sacrifices in uprooting from the Philippines.
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School nurse
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School Nurses Answer the Call
Posted on 05/07/2021
When a vaccination “Superstation” opened at the Chula Vista Center mall, school nurses from the Chula Vista Elementary School District answered the ca
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
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CVESD Honors Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Posted on 05/03/2021
Throughout May, a multimedia campaign will give voice to various segments of our learning community about Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage
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Operation Immunity
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'Operation Immunity' Hosted at CVESD Campus
Posted on 04/30/2021
Operation Immunity, a mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit, may be coming to a campus near you.
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