Secondary Newsletter

Have a Great Summer!

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Information for Next Year

Parents/Guardians,

Please continue to check your email throughout the summer regarding important updates for next school year. We look forward to sharing news regarding uniform requirements, registration week, etc. with you as it becomes available.


Thank you for your tremendous support during the 2020-2021 school year. We hope you have a terrific summer and we look forward to seeing your students in the Fall.


-The Secondary Admin Team

Summer Learning Support

Summer Support is Here!

Summer is a great time for students to continue building their academic skills. Please see the LSE Digital Learning Resource for 6-12th Graders. Please note: Chromebooks will remain with students who are returning to Lotus throughout the summer and will be open for use.


Summer School Information

Click here to get more information regarding LSE summer school which starts on June 2nd, 2021 at 8 a.m. The LSE Secondary 2021 Summer School document will include room numbers, safety protocols, etc.

Important Chromebook Safety/Supervision Reminder

Please monitor your students web traffic as you will be their primary supervisor. If you have any questions or concerns, you can email our Dean of Student Culture, Mr. Watson at awatson@lotusschool.org.

May is Asian Pacific American and Jewish American Heritage Month

In our classrooms and our community we are being intentional to celebrate the amazing contributions to our world. Here are great resources to learn more:


Asian/PacificHeritage.org


JewishHeritageMonth.gov

Summer Resources for Students from the City of Aurora

The City of Aurora has created a resource hub to help every young person succeed. Access information regarding quality parks, recreation, libraries, natural areas, and open space by clicking here.

Returning to Lotus next year?

Dear Parents,


Please reserve your student(s)' seats by letting us know that your student(s) will be returning for the 2021-2022 school year by filling out this Intent to Return form.


** Please be informed that Lotus will return to full-time in-person learning for the 2021-2022 school year.


** This form should be submitted only once per student. If you have multiple students in grades 6 through 12, please submit this form repeatedly for each one of them.

Adult English Classes will be starting in Summer 2021

We are now accepting registrations for Adult English classes that will be held this summer. If you or a family member would like more information, please fill out this form.


If you have any additional questions please contact Heather Chol at (303) 360-0052 Extension 237 or hchol@lotusschool.org or Karmen Kimm at 720-870-5246 or kkimm@lotusschool.org.

FREE Summer program for 9th - 11th Graders

The Aquetza Academic Summer Program is looking for 52 Colorado high school students who have strong ties to Chicana/o and Latina/o communities. To be eligible, students must be in 9th 10th, or 11th grade during the 2020-21 school year and show potential or interest in leadership, creative expression and a deep concern for the social/educational issues prevalent in their home communities.


Click here for more information.

Family Liaison Corner

Do you need help with basic needs? Check out these resources. If you need help or a referral, please let me know at kkimm@lotusschool.org.

Utilities: call 1-866-432-8435

Water: Aurora Water Cares: 1-833-559-2837

Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance

Internet: Free Internet Options

Food: https://www.arapahoegov.com/1278/Food-Banks

Medical: https://health.aurorak12.org/

Colorado EBT Cards: 1-888-328-2656

👩‍⚕️ Notes from the Nurse 👩‍⚕️

Pfizer Vaccine is NOW available for 12 year and older!

Coloradans ages 12 and older can register to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Children's Hospital Colorado. Click on this link to register your student for the vaccine.

May is Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month

Improve Indoor Air Quality to Set Up a Healthier Home Environment

Having good indoor air quality is an important part of having a healthy living space. People spend more than 90% of their time indoors, and your indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. Free Asthma-Friendly Home Checklist

Free COVID testing

Students and family members who need access to FREE COVID testing should register here: It is recommended that if you have symptoms that you get tested to include your child.

https://www.covidcheckcolorado.org

NOW ENROLLING

Do you know someone who might want to attend Lotus? Applicants can complete their application by clicking the NOW ENROLLING button.

Lotus School for Excellence

LOTUS School for Excellence

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Lotus first opened its doors in August 2006 with a total of 147 students in grades 6 and 7. Each year after that, its enrollment increased gradually to finally reach over 900 students, with grades spanning from Kindergarten to 12th. In such a diverse and disadvantaged community, for over a decade, Lotus has managed to instill interest in students in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Today it is one of the most successful schools in Aurora.


Leadership Team

Executive Director - Brett Williams bwilliams@lotusschool.org

Principal - Yavuz Durmus ydurmus@lotusschool.org

Assistant Principal - Jennifer Warren jwarren@lotusschool.org

Dean of Student Culture - Anthony Watson awatson@lotusschool.org