The Wildcat Way – April 19-23, 2021 (Week #30)

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We had a fantastic first week of hybrid learning last week! 51% (302 students) preschool through 6th-grade students are participating in our in-person, hybrid learning. Thank you to our staff, parents, and students for making the week such a success! Our Wildcats did an incredible job following our new procedures and protocols. We appreciate all our parents helping ensure a smooth transition to hybrid learning. Everyone has done a great job following our drop-off and pick-up procedures. Thank you for remembering to stay in your cars and pull forward as the cars ahead move. The lines have moved quickly each day! We are able to complete the ingress and egress. procedures in less than ten minutes.

Hybrid parents: Please make sure your child eats BEFORE coming to school. They will not be eating at school. Also, please send a labeled water bottle with your child.

The (second) first week back for Loma Verde Elementary Hybrid Wildcats was a fun adventure! Take a peek into the week! Video Link: https://safeshare.tv/x/5sar3Y0Wv3A

Our WIldcats will participate in VAPA instruction this week! Our VAPA schedules have changed due to our transition to hybrid instruction. Students will participate in VAPA at times that do not conflict with in-person instruction. For example, if your child attends in-person classes in the PM cohort, they will participate in VAPA during the morning. Our teachers will let you know the new VAPA schedule that is on your child’s Teams calendar. Please reach out to your classroom teacher with VAPA related questions.

Our Upcoming Events – Student Law Association: Ontario Tech University

Monday, 4/19-23 Loma Verde VAPA Classes (new schedules)

Tuesday, 4/20 3:00 Loma Verde SSC Meeting LV SSC_Agenda_4-20-21

Wednesday, 4/21 8:00-12:30, 1:00-3:30 COVID Testing on Loma Verde Campus for Staff & Students

Thursday, 4/22, 12:30-2:00 Loma Verde Weekly Food Distribution

Friday, 4/23 – Distance Learning for All Loma Verde Students

Tuesday, 4/27 3:00 SSC Special Meeting LV SSC Special Mtg_Agenda_4-27-21

Tuesday, 4/27, 6:00 PM – CVESD DAC/DELAC

Thursday, 4/29 6:00 PM – CVESD BLAC Meeting

Friday, 4/30 Loma Verde Spirit Day – Wear PURPLE to support our military families

5/24-28 Loma Verde Staff Appreciation Week

COVID-19 Testing on Campus

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Last week you should have received (through email and/or text message) information on how to register for your child to get tested for COVID-19 at our school site. If you have misplaced the email or link, another was sent to you on Friday, April 16th around 11:00 AM. You will not need to make an appointment for testing at our school sites. Our schools will provide on-demand testing, which means that we are accepting “walk-ins”—no appointments are necessary. Here is important information on the CVESD COVID-19 Testing Program:

• Testing will occur at Loma Verde Elementary School campus on the following days: April 21, May 5, 19, and June 2.

• On these days, testing will occur from 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, with no testing from 12:30-1:00 PM due to staff lunch times.

• If your student is experiencing symptoms, we highly recommend getting a PCR test at a free County facility or with a medical provider, and not reporting to the school for the antigen test. Unfortunately, the antigen tests used by CVESD cannot be used for return to work or school, per the County’s Decisions Symptom Tree. The antigen testing program is for surveillance purposes, in order to quickly determine if individuals are positive and remove such individuals and their close contacts from campus as soon as possible. Contact our school health office for more information or discuss your child’s symptoms.

• At this time, we can only test staff and CVESD students. No family members are able test at this time.

• You do not need to be with your child in order for your child to test under our program; however, if your child walks up to the testing location, we will not be able to test them unless you have signed the on-line consent form at the link you are provided. We highly recommend that you accompany your child to the testing location.

• Links that are sent to you are personalized for your specific student and shouldn’t be shared with others.

• If you have trouble registering/providing consent for your child through the link, please call the district office at (619) 425-9600 and speak to Sherry Stone at ext. 1327 or Theresa Fletcher at ext. 1027 or visit the testing staff on-site at our school and they will be able to help register and test your child during your visit.

• Because we are not taking appointments, we know there will be long lines before and after school. Please take this into account when planning the time have your child tested. Please be patient with the testing team and listen carefully to their instructions.

Thank you for supporting our efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus on our campus.

Returning to school if you reported your child absent due to be sick:

Please note, that we must follow the covid-19-decision-tree before your child can come back onto campus. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the school nurse at 619-420-3940.

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School Speech Contestants Advance to District Competition

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Thank you to those WIldcats who submitted a speech for the speech contest! We are so proud of you all! Your thoughts, ideas, and bravery are to be admired! Your leadership is amazing. Here are the grade level winners that will represent our school at the district:

4th Grade – Kayleen Silva

5th Grade – Camila Quinteros

6th Grade – Cianna Selena-Anderson

2021-2022 Kindergarten, TK, Preschool & New Student Registration

Kindergarten and NEW student registration began on March 15 for the 2021-2022 school year with a NEW online system. There will be no paper packets for this year’s registration. Those currently registered DO NOT have to reregister. You will just complete proof of residency when the time comes. CLICK HERE for further information.  To view the district website for registration information, CLICK HERE

Computer Devices & WIFI to Loan Families

We recommend each student have their own laptop with a camera and microphone for Distance Learning.  Some tablets have compatibility issues with the Microsoft Teams platform and online learning programs.

If your child needs a device or wifi hotspot, please complete and submit this form below, so we can plan and prepare the devices for distribution.  If you do not need a device or hotspot, please do not fill out this form. Please fill out a form for each child who needs a device.  Do not fill out for a child who previously received a device.  We will notify you when you device and/or WIFI hotspot are ready.

Click Here to Complete the Computer Request Survey

Click Here to Complete the WIFI Hotspot Request Survey

Contact us at lomaverdeschool@cvesd.org or 619-420-3940.

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