Sunday Minute – November 22, 2020

Sunday Minute – November 22, 2020

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


NO SCHOOL THIS WEEK- Thanksgiving Break


Return to School Plan & Coffee with the Principal Thursday, 12/3

Thank you to those families who were able to attend the Cabinet of Schools Town Hall meeting with us last week.  There we heard our Local District team discuss the plans for a safe return to campus.  Please mark your calendars for Thursday, December 3 rd. .  On that day, we will have Coffee with the Principal at 8:15am.  There we will review the information shared at the Town Hall along with some school specific information. 

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 642 371 4918

Passcode: Together


PARENTS-Return to School Program Selection Form

On Friday, November 20, you should have received a phone message from the District informing you of the Return to Campus - Program Selection Form and regarding a physical copy of the Family Guide being mailed to your home. Please review the Return to Campus Family Guide using the link in the email version of this message. here . This family guide gives you more information on the models of instruction once we return to school.  


An online Survey and Program Selection Form is now available digitally. This selection form is intended to gather information about your choice for instructional models for your child(ren) when students are able to physically return to campus – the options you select will be binding until we hear otherwise, and will inform programming at our school.


We ask that all families complete this program selection form for each child by Sunday, December 6. Note that the first page, of the form, will ask for survey-like information, please complete the required fields, click submit at the bottom, and then you will get another page to select your program.  Please have your child (dren)’s student ID #.


Parent Center Tip #4: Building Empathy with Stories

Finally, our Parent Center Tip #4 is all about building empathy with stories.  Empathic kids can put themselves in someone else’s shoes.  It also allows them to develop other caring character strengths, such as compassion and gratitude.  During this Thanksgiving season, let’s spend time helping our Topeka Tigers develop both gratitude for their many blessings and empathy for those around them. 


Explore some great books that promote empathy using the link in the email version of this message.



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



Covid Testing in Preparation for our Eventual Return

In preparation for the eventual return to school, please make a COVID testing appointment for your child at



For Your Information:

  • 1-213-241-3840  LAUSD Hotline to help manage fear, anxiety, and other challenges related to COVID- 19.  Open 6am-6pm weekdays
  • 1-213-443-1300 COVID-19 Hotline for families
  • 1-213-241-2700 COVID-19 Hotline for employees


Look Ahead- Mark Your Calendar

11/23-11/27 Thanksgiving Break—NO SCHOOL

11/30-12/4   Parent Conference Week 2

12/1               PTA Association Meeting @ 6:30PM

12/3               Coffee with the Principal 8:15am

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 642 371 4918

Passcode: Together

12/7               Monday Morning Tiger Community Assembly

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12/14             Monday Morning Tiger Community Assembly

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12/15             PTA DINE OUT- THE STAND – In Northridge

               Stand December 15 Dine Out.pdf



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