Topeka's Online Parent Resource Center

Check out our New Section - IN CASE YOU MISSED IT! and Please read our Weekly Parent Center Announcements in the Files section.

This page was last updated on 10-23-2020

Welcome to Topeka's Online Parent Resource Center

Topeka is committed to partnering with parents and families to support every child.  We invite you to join in the effort to create innovative, creative thinkers, to build intellectual curiosity, academic excellence and good citizenship among our students  When schools and families work together to support learning, students become more motiviated to succeed in school and life.  We encourage parents to get Engaged! and Stay Informed :)

WE LOOK FORWARD TO MOVING INTO OUR NEW PARENT CENTER LOCATED IN ROOM 7. 

For now, the Online Parent Resource Center is here for you.  We hope to develop and foster community engagement, provide referrals to community based services, and give you resources to parent workshops, handouts and community events.  We encourage you to explore the educational system to become better advocates for your children and we will do our best to provide support to help our students and families achieve success.

Make an Impact! Any active parent participation, will make each day a positive experience for our students at Topeka.

Parents please check back regularly for parent resources in and around our community.

For Parent Portal Questions:  Please click on the Parent Portal Tab Above.  Thank you

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Creating A Positive Culture CLUB

Every Tuesday and Thursday

Click the time below to access the ZOOM MEETING

Tuesday 2:30-3:30 . Thursday 7:45-8:45

Contact:  Tricia Gillikin

She is our Local District Northwest Canoga Park/Chatsworth Community of Schools, Systems of Support Advisers (SOS). Her focus is to provide all stakeholders with continuous support to build a positive culture.

 

Tricia Gillikin, Systems of Support Adviser (SOS)

Helping students, families, and educators to create and foster a positive culture

Email: plg4613@lausd.net

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STAYING IN TOUCH WITH BOARD DISTRICT #3

Email - Scott.Schmerelson@lausd.net

Phone - (213) 241-8333

Facebook – @ ScottAtLAUSD (English) &  @ScottenEspanol (Spanish)

Twitter - @ScottAtLAUSD

Instagram - @scott_at_lausd

Newsletter Sign-Up: http://bit.ly/2EZ5DwI

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

9/29 Re-Opening Schools Safely Webinar Registration – http://bit.ly/3lRGB2P

 

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:

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“TECH TIPS” for Families: Please click the links below to watch the webinar.

English – http://bit.ly/3jhGc7O

Spanish – http://bit.ly/34fzTh5

Local District Northwest Coffee with the Superintendent

In case you missed it and would like access to the links and resources:  Here is the link to the pdf (or go to bit.ly/ldnw-cwts-links).

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PARENT CENTER TIP:  Tip #2

Please view the tip in the Parent Center Announcements PDF 10.8.  or click the link here:  https://www.topekadrive.com/sites/default/files/pages/files/2020/Parent%20Center%20Announcement%2010.8.20.pdf

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E-CHOICES UPDATE:  

2021-2022 Choices Application Deadline - EXTENDED to 11/20/2020

The Choices application deadline for all Choices programs, including Affiliated Charters, has been extended to November 20, 2020. 

Parents/guardians can apply to Choices programs and edit an application for an extra week.

 

 10/1 - 11/13

LAUSD Choices Window Now Open: 10/1 - 11/13

Are you exploring new opportunities for your child? Choices includes six educational programs with exciting learning experiences for your child. Let us help you find the program that best suits your child’s interests and needs.

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LD Northwest Virtual Town Hall

Archive of Past Town Hall Meetings:  https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/16727

 

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LDNW Parent Schoology Group: 

Hello Parents,

Our Local District Northwest has created a Parent Schoology Group just for you.  

The group is a wonderful resource for parents.  Information is available with a click of a mouse -- Parent Portal, Student Activation, Reset LAUSD Email Accounts, Family-Student Handbook, Upcoming Events and so much more! 

How to join LDNW Parent Schoology Group 

 

Step 1:  Go to lms.lausd.net 

Step 2:  Click on ”Parents” and Log in

Step 3:  Click on ”Groups” 

Step 4:  On right-hand side of page, click on “My Groups” 

Step 5:  Under “Manage Groups,” click on “Join Group” 

Step 6:  Use access code: 5RP7-PH44-Z6VR9 

New School Year Banner

LAUSD ANNOUNCEMENTS and RESOURCES:

Board Meeting Agendas

Board Meeting Agendas

Latino Heritage Month

Latino Heritage Month

Public Feedback Survey on the District Learning Continuity Plan

Public Feedback Survey on the District Learning Continuity Plan

Graphic announcing Los Angeles Unified's Teachers of the Year

Teachers of the Year 2020-21

Log onto Schoology

Log onto Schoology

Connect to the Parent Portal

Connect to the Parent Portal

Free Meals at Grab & Go Food Centers

Los Angeles Unified will continue to provide nutritious meals to students and community members who need them while students are learning in virtual classrooms. Our Grab & Go Food Centers are staffed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Two meals are provided per person. Los Angeles Unified students and their parents should bring their meal barcode card (available at their school) or barcode (sent by mail) to get scanned for meal pickups. Each student has a separate bar code. Adults do not need a barcode to pick up meals. Visit our Grab & Go page to find the local food center near you or to get more information. >> Read More

Free Meals at Grab & Go Food Centers

Complete Your Census 2020 Questionnaire

Complete Your Census 2020 Questionnaire

Student and Family Wellness Hotline

Student & family wellness:
(213) 241-3840
The helpdesk is open 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Please call for support with mental health, immunizations, health insurance, food & housing, enrollment, and more.

Student and Family Wellness Hotline

 

More Resources for Parents:  

Find tips and resources for distance learning for parents/caregivers and teachers.  Powered by CommonSenseMedia.Org

https://wideopenschool.org/families-and-teachers/for-families/

We have collaborated to provide resources that you can use at home throughout the year.
Parent Concerns

Parent Videos

https://www.commonsense.org

 

COVID-19 Testing and Tracing Program Announced

COVID-19 Testing and Tracing Program Announced

Los Angeles Unified Launches COVID-19 Testing and Tracing Program At Schools To Include Research on Impact and Effect of Reopening | El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles lanza el programa de rastreo de contactos y pruebas de COVID-19 en las escuelas que incluye investigaciones sobre el impacto y los efectos de la reapertura​

  • Family and Student Handbook

    Family and Student HandbookThe new Family and Student Handbook helps navigate the challenges involved in online learning.

    The handbook includes sample instructional schedules, information on how to access technology and log into classes online, steps for how to have a successful first week of school, free resources for extended learning, and much more.

    >> Download the Family and Student Handbook

     

  • Child Care

    The State of California has established a website to help Californians working in essential sectors during the coronavirus response to find safe, reliable, and accessible child care options. Visit MyChildCare.ca.gov for more information.

Parent Portal Resources

Family and Student Handbook

Back to School Plan

Free Meals at Grab & Go Food Centers

YouTube: World of Learning

YouTube: Help for Families

How to Reset a Student's Email Password

Frequently Asked Questions

 

CSUN Covid-19 Resources - click here CSUN COVID-19 RESOURCES

  1. Food
  2. Food Banks (SFV and Santa Clarity Valley
  3. Medical/Healthcare
  4. Court Resources
  5. Victim Services
  6. Mental Health

Resource Directory - click here Resource Directory

  1. Self-Care
  2. Educational Support
  3. Food
  4. Mental Health
  5. General Information

Food Bank - click here Food Bank - North Hills

 

Red Cross Ready:  FREE  Virtual Emergency Preparedness Classes

English:  Tuesdays and Thursdays

Spanish:  Wednesdays

Register at redcross.org/la-virtual

 

 

 

 

 

 


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