SIERRA VISTA FAMILY NEWSLETTER

TOGETHER WE SUCCEED (Week of April 27, 2020-May 1, 2020)

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4th Quarter Progress Reports Grades Will Post Today, 4/28/20 after 3pm!

Please be sure to check your student's IC account after 3 pm today, Tuesday, 4/28/20! Students' 4th quarter progress report grades will be visible and will have posted.


We encourage you to contact your student's teacher via email if you have any questions or concerns about your student's current grade in their class. Teachers want to ensure that your student is succeeding in their class! Students with any missing work, late assignments, and/or low grades can work with their teachers to develop a plan to improve their grades.


We only have 5 weeks of school left! Thanks so much for encouraging your student to do their very best to ensure they are passing all of their classes!

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Summer School 2020 will be held virtually and via distance learning!

Summer School will be held July 1, 2020, through July 29, 2020! There are many courses for students to take to support their math and literacy skills! There are some great enrichment courses available for students!


Please click on the following link to access the summer school forms and information! https://www.hartdistrict.org/apps/pages/summer-school

(The link is available on our SV website under ACADEMICS/SUMMER SCHOOL)


Incoming 7th and 8th grade Junior High Schools may enroll in any courses available at Placerita or Sierra Vista!


Students heading off to HS should click on the link for INCOMING 9TH GRADERS!

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Congratulations to Mrs. Mary Sirchia who was selected by SV staff as the SV 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year! We appreciate all the support, dedication, TLC, innovation, creativity, and passion that Mrs. Sirchia brings to our school commuity. Not only is she an amazing teacher; she is also an amazing leader at SV! Congratulations Mrs. Sirchia!

Stay Safer At Home Sierra Vista Students and Families!

Thanks for supporting your students with distance learning! We understand the tremendous challenges this places on all of you and appreciate all you are doing to help your SV student!


Don't forget, students should be connecting with each of their six teachers twice a week via Google Classroom, Virtual Classes, and/or assignments. Students can email teachers with any assignments or questions they may have. Teachers are tracking to ensure that every student completes work/check in with them every week. Please be sure that students stay connected.


Please see the attached district-wide schedule to ensure they are meeting with their teachers.


https://4.files.edl.io/2ecd/03/14/20/003628-9aa40297-621d-4b52-8d6e-18019bd43892.pdf



Our district is following guidance from the Los Angeles County Office of Education.

They are currently recommending that school campuses be closed through the end of the 2019/2020 school year. Distance learning will continue for our SV students through June 4, 2020.


Thanks for all you do! We miss you!

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We Want to Ensure our Plainsmen are SUCCEEDING!!!

Thanks for accepting our phone calls and emails! To help add an additional layer of support for students, families, and our teachers the counselors and administration will be reaching out! Teachers are providing us with information regarding student progress with assignments and we will be reaching out to those students' families that we notice might need some support.


Monday and Tuesdays, if your student is missing anything you will more than likely hear from the following designees:


Spurs--Mrs. Roth

Rangers--Mrs. Saunders

Trailblazers--Mrs. Knolls


Gold Rush--Mrs. Icaenda

Majestic Mountainers--Dr. Hoffman

Pioneers--Mr. Hinze


***Spanish speaking households will hear from Mrs. Ayala


Counselors will continue to reach out to their students by alpha Wednesday through Friday and are always available for any support that you need!




If your child has an IEP, please reach out to their case manager as well for extra support!!

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Need Additional Help With Your Homework??? It's FREE!

The Los Angeles County Library as online homework helps in English and Spanish every day from 12noon to 10pm.


If you have a library card, click here to access the link for online free help: https://lacountylibrary.org/homework/


If you don't have a library card, it's okay! Everyone can get a free library card. Apply here for the library card and then you will be able to access the free homework help!


Apply for a free library card: https://colapl.wufoo.com/forms/ztns1cw0q78qml/


*****You can even download free movies, books, and games with your library card too!

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Census 2020--We All Matter!

Please remember to complete your family's 2020 Census so that we are all counted and that our city continues to get adequate resources, infrastructures, and facilities. Please visit the following link for more information:


https://2020census.gov/

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RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES IN THE SCV

If you or others you know are in need of greater assistance, the Santa Clarita Valley has many organizations that are here to help in this time of uncertainty. Here are just a few we wanted to pass onto our community.



Family Food Resources

SCV Food Pantry

Dedicated to providing food on a short-term basis to local residents in need.

24133 Railroad Avenue

Newhall, CA 91321



College of the Canyons BaNC

Formerly called Food for Thought Pantry

26455 Rockwell Canyon Road

Valencia, CA 91355



Counseling Services

Child and Family Center

21545 Centre Pointe Parkway

Santa Clarita, CA 91350

661-255-6847

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HAS YOUR 8TH GRADER REGISTERED FOR CLASSES AT CANYON HIGH SCHOOL YET?

If your student has not yet registered for their 9th-grade classes, please visit the Canyon High School website and email your student's high school counselor for support and to answer any questions you may have! We want to be sure that all our students are ready for high school in the fall!


Canyon High School Counseling Link: https://www.canyonhighcowboys.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=50996&type=d&pREC_ID=66916

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Plans for retrieving personal items in lockers, classrooms, return of books, and picking up yearbooks are all in the works. At this time, we have no date scheduled based on social distancing requirements.

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ASB has been busy processing refunds! Please look for checks that will be mailed home in the next few weeks! We appreciate your patience!

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Celebrating our 8th-Grade Students!

We want to celebrate the success of our 8th-grade students! While we won't be hosting a traditional 8th-grade awards night, we are working on putting together a memorable virtual showcase to honor their accomplishments. We will be sharing this later in May!
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Sierra Vista's Campus is CLOSED and LOCKED! Please continue to communicate with your students that the campus is off limits. We kindly ask that no one comes on campus for any reason. This includes using the basketball courts and fields. If your student enjoys skateboarding, please ask them NOT to climb over/under fences and come on campus to skateboard. It is unsafe for our students to be here unattendend and we don't want to see anyone getting hurt.

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SV's COUNSELORS AND ADMINISTRATION ARE AVAILABLE FOR SUPPORT DURING THIS TIME!

STAY CONNECTED WITH US--We are Regularly Updating our Social Media and Website!

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Are you participating in the fun this week? If so, post your photos to our social media! You can email them to Mrs. Terranova or an administrator too!

Watch our Social Media for Fun Spirited Theme Days and Messages from ASB!

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LUNCH RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE IN THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY!

IF YOU NEED SUPPORT WITH LUNCH, PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED DOCUMENT THAT LISTS THE LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE VALLEY THAT CAN ASSIST YOUR STUDENT. EVERY STUDENT UNDER THE AGE OF 18 IS GUARANTEED A FREE MEAL! PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK TO SEE LOCATIONS IN NEAR SIERRA VISTA!


https://www.hartdistrict.org/apps/pages/breakfast-lunch-program

Please stay home to keep you, your family, and our community safe and healthy SV! If we all work together, we will SUCCEED!

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