Sunday Minute – October 13, 2019

Sunday Minute – October 13, 2019

Good evening. This is Mrs. Stevens, with this week’s Sunday Minute.


Based on the most current information provided to us, all L.A. Unified schools will be open Monday and operating on regular schedules. All after-school programs will be in session. Outside activities will be limited throughout the week as needed. 


Tiger Trot DJ Party

Thank you to Mrs. Grooms and her team of volunteers for, in the kids words, ‘throwing the best party ever!’  Talia from room 21 was the winner of the Nintendo Switch and Jalal from room 31 was the winner of 4 Disneyland Tickets. Thanks again everyone, for investing in our students.


PTA Association meeting 10/15 @ 6:30PM in Auditorium

Parents, please join us this Tuesday evening for our PTA Association meeting at 6:30PM, in the auditorium.  Childcare and food for the children will be provided. 


Parent Workshop- 10/16 @ 8:05AM in Library

Want to know more about the School Choices application process, applying for Middle Schools, please join us Wednesday, October 16th, at 8:05AM, in the library, for our parent workshop. 


Great Shake-Out Earthquake Practice 10/17

The Great California Shakeout is an annual opportunity for our communities to practice how to be safer in the event of an earthquake.  Our school will practice on Thursday, October 17th.  All staff, students, and volunteers on campus will be required to fully participate during the drill. Feel free to prepare your child with sunscreen and send a hat as the students will be assembled on the yard, at emergency circle. Parents, please note, the school will be locked down and no students will be admitted or released during the drill. 


Thank you!

Thank you to Miss Sue and Mrs. Castagnola for your generous donations to our Character Counts treasure box!  Your partnership is appreciated!!


After School Computer Lab for Homework & Class projects M-W- & Thr grades 2-5 only

Starting Monday, October 14th, the computer lab will be open after school, as an extension of homework club.  Students in grades 2 through 5 will be able to complete computer based homework assignments, projects, and specific curricular extensions such as IXL, Prodigy, Accelerated Reader.  No video games such as Minecraft or Fortnite will be permitted.  The lab will be opened on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:30-3:30PM. 


SWPBIS- Cyber Safety-Social Media Monitoring

Parents, it’s been brought to my attention that some of our 5th graders have access to and have been active on apps like Tik Tok.  Please be reminded that the legal age for social media apps, like that, is 13.  Because cyber activity, especially behavior crossing the lines of bullying, is something that can involve law enforcement, I want to encourage parents, especially 5th grade parents to please monitor your child’s device time. 



That’s it for this week’s news from school.  Have a tigerrific evening.



10/21             5th Grade Boo Grams Begin

10/23             Beginning of Red Ribbon Week

10/23             Board Member Scott Schmerelson’s Open House-Local District Northwest


10/24             Kinder Tour @ 8:15am

10/24             Governance Council Meeting @ 2:45PM in room 28

10/25             PTA Fall Festival 5:30pm-8:00pm

10/31             5th Grade Boo Grams End

10/31             Emergency Drill Practice (Fire Drill)

11/4               Canned Good Drive Begins

11/5               GC Committee Meetings @ 1:40PM in select classrooms

11/6               PTA Executive Board meeting @ 8:30AM

11/7               School- Kinder Tour @ 8:15

11/8               Make-up Picture Day

11/11             NO SCHOOL- Veteran’s Day

11/14             Coffee with the Principal @ 8:15am

11/14             Governance Council Meeting @ 2:45PM in room 28

11/18             Student Success Award Assemblies

11/18-11/22 Parent Conference Week

11/18             Minimum Day- 12:33PM Dismissal

11/19             PTA Association meeting @ 8:05AM

11/20             Minimum Day- 12:33PM Dismissal

11/21             Minimum Day- 12:33PM Dismissal

11/22             Minimum Day- 12:33PM Dismissal




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