John Muir High School
Early College Magnet
Virtual Back to School Night
August 26, 2020
VIRTUAL BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT
Hello Mustang Parents/Guardians,
Welcome to John Muir High School Early College Magnet's first Virtual Back to School Night! In this newsletter, you will find links to pre-recorded Back to School Night presentations from your student's teachers, administrators, counselors, and other staff members.
We invite you to take this time to learn about the exciting learning experiences taking place in our classes this year. This can all be accomplished from the comfort and safety of your home! We believe this is a great opportunity for you to get to know your student’s teachers and receive an overview of the requirements and expectations of their courses.
The Virtual Back to School Night schedule is as follows:
6:00-6:15 Virtual address by Dr. Gray (including a raffle)!
6:15 - Visit pre-recorded online links for your student's teachers as well as other staff members.
Please use this information to login to back to school night:
- Click on this link https://pusd.webex.com/pusd/k2/j.php?MTID=td800304e3d9611624e8fb7acad18e8a3
- Enter your name and email address.
- Enter the session password: tfKJ5HCJE65
- Click "Join Now".
- Select “Call Using Computer” so that you will be able to hear the presentation
- Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
To join the session by phone only
Access code: 133 664 3638
After Dr. Gray's presentation, please use this teacher directory to access your student’s pre-recorded Back-to-School Night presentations. Please note that some of the teacher's presentations require a password which has been provided. ENJOY!
Dr. Lawton Gray - Welcome
Mr. Ricardo Robles - Welcome
Mr. Bharatchandra Parekh - Math 1 and Math 3 Recording Password pC3U9yPT
Mr. Mario Hernandez - Math 1 & 2
Mr. Ryan Flores - AP Calculus/PreCalculus
Ms. Carmen Toscano - Math 1 & 2 Recording Password: cEkT9uNy
Mr. Scott Simon - Math 1, 2, & 3
Mr. Alexander Kim - Math 1 & 2
Mr. Danny Huerta - Math
Ms. Ana Demarco - Math 1 & 2
Ms. Deshaunda Reed - Math Topics/Math 2
Dr. Manuel Rustin - US History/American Gov’t/Urban Culture
Ms. Chloe KielMercado - World History/U.S. History/Economics
Mr. Joseph Auch - World History/American Gov’t/US History
Mr. Shaun Thomas - World History/American Gov't/US History
Ms. Donna Tucker - English 1 & 3/Journalism/AP English Language
Mr. Charles Vines - ERWC/AP English Lit/English 3
Mr. Matthew Lencioni - English 1 & 2/Puente
Ms. Janus Stechel - English 2 & 3/ERWC/Adv. Reading & Writing
Mr. Alfredo Resendiz - English 1 and Academic Lang. Dev Recording Password - DeSiH4mW
Ms. Totam Dao - English 1 & 2/Puente/Journalism and Yearbook
Ms. Margaret Gillham - English 1 & 2/ERWC/Puente
Mr. Burnis Simon - English
Mr. Damian Willis - English
Mr. John Smallenburg - Chemistry/AP Environmental Science
Mr. Daniel Harris - Chemistry and Physics
Ms. Alexandra Gonzalez - Environmental Science and AP Biology
Ms. Susana Oliu - Chemistry/Environmental Science/Earth Science
Ms. Patricia Damaze - Biology
Mr. Taylor Van Hoorebeke - Physics
Ms. Johanna Moore - Spanish 1 and 3
Ms. Lysandra Arfaoui - Spanish 1 and 2
Ms. Beverly Rodriguez - Engineering
Mr. Ryan Flores - Digital Electronics
Ms. Sandra Ross - Customer Service/Graphic Design/Principles of Finance
Mr. Andrew Silk - Film & Video/Graphic Design/Portfolio Dev
Mr. Steve Solis - Film and Video Production and TV Production
Ms. Cynthia Lake - Ceramics and Studio Art
Ms. Karen Klages - Music Tech/Adv. Band
Ms. Cassandra Franklin - Choir/Music Appreciation/Stage Tech
Ms. Donnetha Wallace - Culinary Arts
Ms. Dana Moore - Physical Education Recording Password kMEGn5zr
Mr. Roberto Galvan - Physical Education Recording Password: FsBtdqC3
Dr. Peniamin Aroyan - Welcome
Dr. Nancy Heusser-Gonzalez - Welcome
Mr. Micah Williams-Brodi - Welcome - Recording Password: mX6cJTg5
Alejandra Diaz, Counselor - Welcome
Gretchen Pinto, Coordinator - Early College Magnet
Micol Issa - Welcome
Kimberly Knudson - Welcome
College Access Plan - Introduction
We hope you enjoy this opportunity to get to know our teachers and staff.
Dr. Gray, Principal
Other Important Announcements
John Muir High School Technical Help Desk
With the start of the new year and working with new technology, we have experienced some technical difficulties. If you are still experiencing problems with logging into Canvas or Cisco Webex, we apologize for the frustration! We are doing everything on our end to resolve these issues. If you have not power washed your chrome book or followed the step by step instructions posted below, please do so. If these steps do not work, please complete the form by clicking on the link below. Also, please visit Ms. Issa's personal meeting room at https://pusd.webex.com/meet/issa.micol throughout the school day and someone will assist you.
Also, students please email your teachers and let them know that you have been having technical difficulties. Be sure to CC the attendance clerk Ms. Roshawn Dobbins at email@example.com. Again, we do apologize for the inconvenience.
Steps for Troubleshooting:
1. Power Washing:
2. Step by Step Troubleshooting:
3. UnBlock Cookies (watch this video):
4. Clear cache and cookies (browser)https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
5. Help Form: Please complete if the above steps did not work:
6. Visit us in Ms. Issa's personal meeting room https://pusd.webex.com/meet/issa.micol for assistance.
7. Call the Help Desk if your chrome book is broken/damaged
One of these steps should fix the problem that you are having.
TUTORIAL FOR SIGNING ON TO VIRTUAL MEETINGS THROUGH CANVAS
College Access Plan (CAP) Announcements
Administration:Dr. Lawton Gray - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Ricardo Robles - email@example.com
Dr. Ben Aroyan - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Nancy Heusser - email@example.com
Ms. Alejandra Diaz - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Micah Williams-Brodi email@example.com
Micol Issa - firstname.lastname@example.org
Early College Magnet Coordinator:
Gretchen Pinto - email@example.com
Kim Knudson - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dana Moore - email@example.com
Sonia Villa - firstname.lastname@example.org