The Wildcat Way – March 16-20, 2020

school closedSchool is closed this week, March 16-20. Spring break is March 23-April 3 and currently, schools are scheduled to re-open on April 6, a minimum day.

 

free-meals-for-kidsMarch 16-20, we will be providing FREE brown bag breakfast and lunch to children ages 1-18 from 8:00-8:30 and 11:00-12:00 in front of the school. Children must be present to receive meals. Meals are to-go only.  Due to school closures, there will be no eating areas open on campus.

The school and the school office are closed to the public this week, but we are HERE working, so please feel free to contact us with any questions.  Please call the office between 8:00 and 3:30 on school days at 619-420-3940 if you have questions or contact the Principal, Bree Watson, with questions: bree.watson@cvesd.org.

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Teachers will be working from home, and many will be phone conferencing with you during your previously dedicated time. If your child’s teacher did not send home a report card already, they will email you a copy of your child’s report card by March 20th.  If you have any questions regarding report cards or conferences, please contact your child’s teacher.

While at home, we encourage children to READ, READ, READ. A great way to practice writing is to keep a journal and to write letters to family and friends.

Students have access to their various computer programs.  Here are some ideas for keeping kids happy and busy during this time.  Also, students have at-home access to the computer programs they use at school. For Achieve3000 (2nd-6th), Smarty Ants (1st and some 2nd & 3rd), and Imagine Learning English and Imagine Learning Espanol, go to the CVESD students page. If using a tablet, many of the programs have a free app you can download.

CVESD has posted some helpful information about the district’s response and about staying safe during the pandemic on the district website.

Updates about school closures will be sent out via the CVESD messaging system, so please ensure we have your correct phone number and email on file. Let us know if there are any family members or care providers you would like added to our distribution list.  Text YES to 67587 to receive all CVESD and Loma Verde info via text message.

Stay safe, healthy, and calm. We will see you all on April 6th!

 

LCAP ThoughtExchange 2020

Screen Shot 2019-03-17 at 3.32.10 PMThoughtExchange started on February 18.  Loma Verde Elementary and CVESD are seeking your input regarding our Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) goals. We will be using the online tool Thoughtexchange to gather your input, February 18-March 20. You can read about the current LCAP here. When you complete Thoughtexchange, email bree.watson@cvesd.org a screenshot of the completion screen, with your children’s names, and each of your students will receive a special prize! Please put Thoughtexchange in the subject line.  You can also show your picture to our secretary in the office to get your prize.

English  https://my.thoughtexchange.com/?lang=en#p993085497

Spanish  https://my.thoughtexchange.com/?lang=es#p993085497

 

Home Access Center

Parents can now access their student score reports for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), English Learner Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) and California Spanish Assessment (CSA). Go to http://www.cvesd.org, Parents tab, My Child’s School, Home Access Center or click Register.

 

BUY A YEARBOOK at the best price!

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Yearbooks are currently on sale for a special price and for a limited time only! $15 for softcover, $20 for hardcover.  Packages are also at a lower price- for a limited time only- prices will raise after April 2nd and only if there are yearbooks left to sell. Purchase here https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/ yearbook code: 13682720

If you’d like to pay using cash or check, please go to the front office for an order form and leave the form and payment in the office when we return from our break.

 

HAVE PHOTOS FOR THE YEARBOOK?

Image result for yearbook pictures clipartIf you have photos the yearbook club can use, please share them by emailing them to maria.mickelsen@cvesd.org OR follow the steps below:

Step 1: Create a FREE account on Shutterfly.com

Step 2: Request access to upload at Loma Verde’s share site website: https://lomaverde2020.shutterfly.com/

Step 3: Once you receive an email notifying you that you have been granted access, start uploading on the Share Site WEBSITE OR through the Shutterfly Share Site phone app which looks like this:b1dd9496-faa5-43de-b520-bc7bd57e190f

*Use the account information from step 1 when logging into the app or share site

 

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