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Dr. Juvenal E. Abrego-Meneses is the proud Principal of Cardinal Elementary School. 

Phone: 804.780.5082

Email: jabrego@rvaschools.net

Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts in Bilingual Education, National University of Panama

Graduate Certificate in Secondary Education.

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education.

Graduate Certificate in TESOL

Master of Arts in English Education, Longwood University

Education Specialist Degree in School Leadership, Virginia Tech

Doctor of Education in School leadership, College of William & Mary

Dear Cardinal Community/ Querida Comunidad Cardinal,

We are excited to welcome our students to the 2023-2024 School Year.  We are directing our focus to fostering a Love for Reading. Our scholars will be afforded many opportunities to immerse themselves in the wonders of learning that we find in books. Estamos muy emocionados de darle la bienvenida a nuestros estudiantes al año escolar 2023-2024. Vamos a enfocarnos en acoger al Amor por la Lectura. Nuestros estudiantes tendrán la oportunidad de sumergirse en las maravillas del aprendizaje que nos ofrecen los libros.

Our Theme this year is: “Cardinal Elementary Where Learning is a FIESTA.” This theme guides our efforts to move students to the next level of achievement with the following goal in mind: All Cardinal Elementary students, faculty and staff will: Nuestro lema este año es: “Escuela Primaria Cardinal, en donde Aprender es una FIESTA.” Este lema nos guiará en nuestros esfuerzos por mover a nuestros estudiantes a otro nivel académica, con la siguiente meta en mente:

Foster an attitude of success.                               Festejar la actitud de éxito

Inspire others to learn.                                          Inspirar a otros a aprender.

Engage actively in the learning process.               Estar activo mientras aprendemos

Set their minds to win.                                          Ser gente de mentalidad positiva.

Try their very best.                                                Tratar de ser lo mejor que Podemos.

Always act with kindness.                                     Actuar con amabilidad todo el tiempo.

It is our pleasure to serve the Cardinal Elementary School Community, and we look forward to a wonderful school year when we work together to help our students stay on the path to a brighter future. Es un placer servirle a la comunidad de la Escuela Primaria Cardinal y estamos muy contentos de emprender un nuevo año escolar en el cual trabajaremos juntos para ayudar a nuestros estudiantes a seguir en el camino a un future más brillante.

Yours truly/ Sinceramente,

Dr. Juvenal Abrego-Meneses

Cardinal Elementary Principal