Weekly Newsletter

Important updates and news 9/13/2021

Week Five (Fall Semester)

Dear Families, Students, Staff and Teachers,

The grading window for the 5 week progress report card closes on Thursday, 9/16/2021. I hope all students are working hard to make sure their grades reflect the learning they have accomplished the first month of school!

Important news, announcements and opportunities are below.


Esther Dabagyan



Important Announcements for Families & Students

  • Back to School Night is 9/15/2021at 5:30 PM and Virtual! Check out more info HERE.
  • All students age 12 and above must be vaccinated by January. Please call 213-202-7590 to make an appointment.
  • Monday, 9/13/2021, school will end at 2:30 PM and it will be an "A" Day.
  • There is no school on Thursday, 9/16/2021, due to the Yom Kippur Holiday.
  • If you have been in isolation or quarantine due to a positive test or as a close contact, please stay home, check this website for directions and message your teachers.
  • STEM Academy's weekly Covid-19 test is Wednesdays on campus. If you are absent, get tested on your own at one of these locations.
  • All students and staff must show a Daily Pass QR Code to access campus each day! Learn how to get a Daily Pass by clicking here. (dailypass.lausd.net)
  • Enter campus through the gate on Wilton Street at 7:30 AM and prepared to show your Daily Pass QR code!
  • Everyone must wear a mask and keep it on when on campus! Masks can only be removed when eating or drinking. Eating must take place outdoors only!
  • Check out our bell schedule HERE
  • If you are planning to be on campus, you must get a Daily Pass! Click HERE for directions.
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News for Teachers

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Announcements & Reminders for Teachers & Staff

  • Please enter grades by Thursday, 9/16/2021, 5PM. If you need help with the Schoology Mastery Grading conversion and MiSIS Passback process, please reach out to Ms. D'Amico or Ms. Hall.
  • Make sure you have created accurate seating charts that have last names/initials!
  • Help us with contact tracing by uploading you seating charts HERE (LAUSD account login required).
  • Upload your vaccination record to dailypass.net by October 10th! It is now mandatory for all LAUSD employees and LAUSD contractors/partners.
  • Complete your Covid-19 Safe and Healthy Workplace training on MyPLN
  • Week 5 Thematic Activities for Wellbeing! K-Pop Theme Click HERE; Neon Theme Click HERE
  • ALWAYS check in at the STEM office first thing in the morning with your Daily Pass! Review the Daily Pass guide by clicking here.
  • Take a look at our Reopening Guide for important information and pin it! I will update it as new information is available.
  • If Schoology is ever down, use Black Board Connect (BBC) to communicate with your students (if you don't have Remind 101). The BBC guide is below.
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