Welcome to 2020-2021 School Year!



          Top Left to right: Yesica-Data Clerk, Sonia-Receptionist, Elizabeth-Secretary

          Lower Left to right: Ms. Burdick-Assistant Principal and Ms. Barajas-Principal



Google Classroom Teacher CODES 2020-2021

Grade Teacher Google Classroom Codes   Grade Teacher Google Classroom Codes
Ms. Castillo s5yv57h   3rd-4th Ms. Sullivan lfj7bta
Sra. Maldonado 4e62jp6   5th-6th Mr. Casares
Sra. Cornejo 3mc7vho   K-3rd Ms. Rodriguez ked5liv
Ms. Marin vwvenwg   Math Interv Ms. Mora xkeajav
Ms. Marquez bioqojme   Reading Interv Ms. Faudoa ebelejh
Ms. Diaz jeqvkjm   ART Ms. Soto w6uvb4v 
Sra. Manzano t5zmnui   MUSIC Mr. Rodriguez e35tgw3
Sra. Talamantes yx6sdcz   PE K-2nd Coach Guerrero wfe7gk2
Ms. Meza zq2p3tj   PE 3rd-6th Coach Dial 4n3wopf
Ms. Ibarra caed2rf   Counselor K-2 Ms. Ceballos hvooszu
Ms. Guynes pm2bydv   Counselor 3rd-4th Ms. Ceballos srjeneh
Ms. Perez 2fua6no  

Counselor 5th-6th

Ms. Ceballos


Sra. Miramontes qnqp26q        
Sra. Munoz t545eep        
Ms. Betancourt k4qj2j5        
Ms. Herrera poqe2td        
Ms. Briones y2aqarx        
Ms. Briones y2aqarx  


Mr. Guzman au2fcim  

Charger is lost/stolen

/or damaged:$40

Sra. Cordero geq7plv  

Cracked screen:


Ms. Cordero geq7plv  

Broken Screen: 


Sra. Brown xtj4fsc  



Ms. Brown p3fhwfw        
Ms. Curlee 7vrlsub        
Ms. Ruiz oam6a5u        
Sra. Reyes pveehgt        
Ms. Ramos gmmauxm        



Students will attend school online as if they were on campus. Please help them by creating a routine with a bed time and a waking up time.⏰

🌞BREAKFAST 7:30-8:00


🥙 LUNCH 30 minutes
(Time depends on grade level)

10:40-11:10 Kinder

10:55-11:25 First

11:10-11:40 Second

11:25-11:55 Third

11:40-12:10 Fourth

11:55-12:25 Fifth

12:10-12:40 Sixth

(Grade level teachers will post schedules in google classrooms)

Parents will designate a specific place at the home with NO DISTRACTIONS OR INTERRUPTIONS.

Art/Music/Library/Computer/PE Schedule (Use the Google Classroom Codes posted below to access each classroom):  SPECIALS_PE Master Schedule REMOTE_HYBRID xlsx 2.pdf 



ATTENDANCE WILL BE TAKEN DAILY and entered in the system. The system is connected to the STATE, for this reason parents must ensure to call the school to report any ABSENCE.

Call if your child is absent to class 575-824-6500

All students are expected to log in to class EVERY DAY as if they were physically going into to the school.





All work assigned to students will be GRADED.📝

💻Students will receive the work online.

⌨️Students will return the work online.

✂️Grades earned by the work students complete, will be entered into the system.

Progress reports/Report cards will be mailed.📚

Students are responsible to complete assignments. 📖

🔴Can the parent take a picture of the work done by the student and text it or email it to the teacher? YES



 As a friendly reminder our schools are CLOSED to the public.

📞If you have questions please call 8:00 am-4:00 pm

Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday    575-824-6500      

Wednesdays 575-322-5049 or 575-448-1411

Email: sbarajas@gisd.k12.nm.us


The district has purchased a new communication tool called RemindWe will temporarily continue using ClassDOJO.  Parents you will receive an invitation to Remind via your telephone.  If you have changed your phone number please contact the school immediately to update your contact information 575-824-6500.

Remind App

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Upcoming Events

  • Board Meeting

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  • Labor Day

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  • Board Meeting

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Community Resources/Recursos para la comunidad

NM Health Department Coronavirus Hotline: 855-606-3453
Línea de ayuda para el coronavirus; 855-606-3453

• Here to Hear You. News about COVID-19 may create anxiety and other mental health concerns
for people. The New Mexico Crisis and Access Line is here to support individuals and
communities during this time.
Counselors are available to here you 24/7 at 855-662-7474
La información acerca del COVID-19 puede crear ansiedad u otros problemas mentales
relacionados. La línea de crisis de Nuevo México está aquí para brindar apoyo en estos tiempos.
Los consejeros están disponibles las 24 horas del día al 855-6622-7474

• New Mexico Crisis and Access Line CALL 1-855-NMCRISIS (662-7474) 1-855-227-5485

KIDTALK Warmline TEXT 636-3636; CALL 1-575-636-3636; EMAIL kidtalk@lapinon.org KidTalk
offers someone to talk to and provides a safe place to reach out where someone will listen and
offer non-judgmental, unconditional support. Volunteers are on call and waiting to help.
KidTalk le ofrece alguien con quien hablar y provee un espacio seguro donde alguien le escuchará
y ofrecerá apoyo incondicional sin juzgar. Los voluntarios están siempre dispuestos a ayudar.

• NM Peer to Peer Warmline TEXT 1-855-466-7100 between 6pm-11pm or CALL 855-466-7100 if
you or someone you know is experiencing any painful emotion, a mental health or substance use
concern or just looking to talk to someone about recovery and resiliency.
Si usted o alguien más está pasando por un momento difícil, un problema de salud mental o
abuso de drogas o solamente desea hablar con alguien acerca de la resiliencia y la recuperación.

YourLifeYourVoice.org is a website full of resources for teens facing a number of tough situations.
CALL 1-800-448-3000 or TEXT VOICE to 20121, 24/7.
Este es un sitio con muchos recursos para ayudar a los adolescentes que están viviendo
momentos difíciles. Llame al 1800-448-3000 o envíe un texto al 20121.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline CALL 1-800-237-TALK (8255) is a suicide crisis prevention resource
with phone and e-counselors available 24/7.
Línea de prevención del suicidio. Llame al 1-800-237-8255, esta es una línea con recursos de
prevención con consejeros disponibles las 24 horas del día.

La Casa Domestic Violence Hotline CALL 1-800-376-2272; To reach the shelter, call 575-526-9513
Crisis Shelter provides an immediate sanctuary if you are forced to leave your home because you
fear for your life.
La Casa; violencia doméstica. Llame al refugio al 575-526-9513. El refugio provee un lugar seguro
inmediato si se encuentra usted en una situación de tener que dejar su hogar si teme por su

Ms ceballos, School Counselor

Call: 575-448-1411


8:00 am - 4:00 pm  


 COVID 19 Questions: 

         Nurse 575-618-7857

         Enfermera 575-618-7709



Principal:  Sonia Barajas


Assistant Principal: Karesa Burdick



Desert Trail Elementary, 310 E. Lisa Drive, Chaparral, NM 88081
Phone: 575-824-6500 | Fax: 575-824-3390

NMSSA State Assessments-Examenes estatales

  • Please make sure your son/daughter is in school on time and every day ready to shine!

  • Schedule your appointments after 2:50 pm during the testing window to allow your child the opportunity to show everything he/she has learned

  • Make sure your child gets a good night sleep and is in school on time to eat breakfast Kinder-2nd 7:30-8:00  am 3rd-6th 8:00 -8:20


  • Por favor asegurese de que su hijo/a llegue a tiempo a la escuela todos los dias listo para demostrar todas sus destrezas, 

  • Programe citas despues de las 2:50 pm durante la ventana de pruebas dandole la oportunidad a su hijo de demostrar todos sus talentos academicos

  • Asegure que su hijo tenga un buen descanso por la noche y llegue a tiempo para el desayuno escolar

    Kinder-2nd 7:30-8:00 am 3rd-6th 8:00-8:20

Recognization & Honor's Program/Programa de reconocimiento y de honor

The new recognition and honors program at Desert Trail Elementary School is designed to recognize the achievement of those students who demonstrated that they excel in all aspects of being a good student.  This includes academics, citizenship and attendance

Students who have unexcused absences; excessive tardies (three or more each grading period); discipline referrals to the principal; or unacceptable classroom conduct, as determined by and documented by the teacher, will NOT be eligible for recognition.

Each student must meet the following criteria:

HONOR ROLL: K-6th All students who receive all 'A' or all 'B' or a combination of both (NO 'C'), Satisfactory in all areas and NO unexcused absences and 3 or less tardies. 

Honors Banquet at the end of the year will include students that have remained in the honor list for all grading periods with no unexcused absences and less than 3 tardies every 9 weeks.

PERFECT ATTENDANCE K-6th No absences (full day or half day-attendance is taken at 10:00am and 12:30 pm) and 3 or less tardies.


El programa de reconocimiento y de honor de la escuela primaria Desert Trail esta diseñado para reconocer los logros de los estudiantes que han demostrado en todos los aspectos de ser buen alumno.  Esto incluye académicamente, ser buen ciudadano y también asistencia

Los estudiantes con faltas excesivas, llegadas tardes excesivas (tres o mas en cada nueve semanas); visitas a la dirección por disciplina;  o conducta inaceptable en el salón determinada y documentada por la/el maestro, NO son elegibles para ser reconocidos. 

Cada estudiante debe cumplir con lo siguiente:

LISTA DE HONOR: K-6th TODOS los estudiantes que recibieron puras 'A' o puras 'B' o una combinacion de A/B (NO 'C'), satisfactorio en todas la sareas y NINGUNA ausencia injustificada y 3 o menos llegadas tardes. 

El Banquete de honor al final del año escolar incluira a estudiantes que han estado en la lista de honor todas las 4 nueve semanas con ninguna falta injustificada y menos de 3 llegadas tardes en cada 9 semanas.

ASISTENCIA PERFECTA: K-6th No faltas (dia completo o medio dia-asistencia se toma a las 10:00am y 12:30pm) y tres o menos llegadas tarde.