THE Leadership Academy School News

June 27, 2021

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Have a Wonderful Summer!

Wishing you a wonderful summer break full of fun and adventures! I am extremely proud of all of our students, staff and families for persevering through a very challenging year. We look forward to a fantastic 2021-2022 school year!

This is the last School News of the year.

Please review for information about returning to school next year.


Mrs. Morton

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Back to School Supply Lists and Welcome Letters

Our teachers have been working hard! We want to provide as much information as possible to our families as we plan for the start of the year. Please click on the links below to access grade level specific information.

TK/Kindergarten Welcome Letter, Supply List and Sample Schedule

1st Grade Welcome Letter

1st Grade Supply List

2nd Grade Welcome Letter and Supply List

3rd Grade Welcome Letter and Supply List

4th Grade Welcome Letter and Supply List

5th Grade Welcome Letter and Supply List

SPED Welcome Letter

SDC Supply List

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Back to School Night

Back to School Night is a chance to meet your child's teacher and learn about classroom curriculum and routines. It is for parents/guardians only. Child care will be provided.

Kindergarten ONLY: Monday, August 16 6PM-7PM

1st Grade - 5th Grade: Thursday, August 26 6PM-7PM

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First Day of School is Wednesday, August 18

Mark Your Calendar!

July 26 - Data Confirmation process begins.

August 17 - Welcome Back!

The school will be open from 4-6 PM.

We will have an ice cream social! You may come to get your teacher assignment, purchase spirit wear and yearbooks, FREE backpacks with school supplies (first come first serve basis). Meet with your friends (pending COVID safety guidelines being lifted). We will have devices available if you need assistance completing your data confirmation.

August 18 - First Day of School

August 26 - Back to School Night 6PM-7PM

September 9 - Fall Picture Day

Free Meals All Summer

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Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten Enrollment OPEN NOW

TK & Kindergarten Parents:

Starting the week of March 1, 2021, parents may begin to register TK & Kindergarten students at their elementary school of residence. Please view the flyers for details in regards to qualifying birth dates. If you have any questions please contact our school office at (760) 631-6242



1. Fill out the Pre-Registration Here

2. Due to the limited number of people allowed inside our schools' office call before Emailing or taking additional documents to complete registration.

It is required that you complete registration at your assigned school. Click Here for the school locator.

Registration for 2021-2022 - Final Step: Data Confirmation

Thank you for completing the intent to return survey for the next school year, 2021-2022. If you indicated your student would be returning, space has been reserved for them and we are placing them in classes.

Data Confirmation:

The final step will be to confirm student data, emergency contacts, health information, and review forms through your PARENT PORTAL account. A printout will NOT be required.

Starting July 26th, please log on to your PARENT PORTAL account to complete the data confirmation step.



If your student is NEW to our district here is a step-by-step video on how to set up a parent Portal Account.



Register for Child Care

Are you interested in our Before and/or After school program?

Summer Child Care

Application for the ASES Grant.

ASES Application 2021-22

FREE Program

Register for our AMPM pay program (starting June 28)

For more information, check our web site.

VUSD AM-PM Webpage

If you have questions, please contact Denise Atteberry at 760 643 2677

You can also email her at

Summer Ideas/ Resources

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading: Earn a free book through the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program for kids in

Grades 1-6.

Journal Printout Eng. Diario de Lectura de Verano

San Diego Children's Museum ( Escondido)

Summer Bucket List

Create Your Own Bucket List

More information to come!

Help Your Child Succeed In School by Reading and Writing at Home

Make reading and writing a part of your everyday activities.

There are a lot of different ways to integrate reading and writing skills into your day-to-day life!

Click Flyer HERE

Virtual Library Sources:

Unite for Literacy

International Children’s Digital Library

Story Place

Magic Blox

Storyline Online

Latest community Update from Dr. Doyle

Amazon purchases make money for THE Leadership Academy

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support

THE Leadership Academy every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection, and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to THE Leadership Academy.

To shop at AmazonSmile:

1. Go to

2. On your first visit to, you need to select Temple Heights Elementary (we are in the process of updating our name to THE Leadership Academy") to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping.

3. You can use your existing account on AmazonSmile.

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