The Weekly Update
La Mesa Junior High --March 10 2023
Greetings Lobo Families!
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We are One Hart, with our goal to make Every Student...Opportunity Ready!
Please take a look below for information on upcoming events and community resources available to students and families.
This coming week is the last week of the 3rd quarter and we hope your student will take every advantage to finish the quarter strong by seeking out teachers for Tutorial and/or signing up for our Open Library Nights!
There are so many great opportunities for students and parents listed in this update. I hope you take the time to read through all of the exciting things happening at La Mesa!
These 3 options are listed below to stay connected here at La Mesa:
LA MESA LIVE: Subscribe Here
La Mesa Instagram Profile: lamesajhs
La Mesa ASB Profile: @lmjhasb
We hope you have a great weekend!
Kullen Welch - Principal
3/11 - SCV Teacher Recruitment Fair
3/13 - Open Library Night
3/14 - PAC Meeting
3/15 - Early Release
3/16 - 8th Grade Black & Gold Visit to GV
3/16 - Open Library Night
3/17 - Deadline for 8th Graders to purchase Grad Ticket
3/17 - End of 3rd Quarter
3/20 - 3/24 - La Mesa Book Fair
3/20 - Hart Games
3/23 - Open House / Minimum Day
3/24 - Minimum Day
SCV Teacher Recruitment Fair
If you or someone you know is interested in being a teacher in the SCV please see the attached flier with information on the SCV Teacher Recruitment Fair-March 11, 2023.
Saturday, Mar 11, 2023, 09:00 AM
Rancho Pico Junior High School, Valencia Boulevard, Stevenson Ranch, CA, USA
Parent Meeting (PAC)
March 14, 6pm
Please join us for our monthly PAC meeting this coming Tuesday night at 6pm in our LIBRARY.
We will meet in our Library with guest presentations on Golden Valley's CTE program and all that has to offer your students. We will also hear from Dave Lebarron on some upcoming curriculum changes to some of our core classes.
We hope any and all can make it!
Mark your Calendar - OPEN HOUSE, MARCH 23
Open House is coming on March 23
* Food will be provided (Hot Dog, chips, drink)
* Kona Ice will be available for purchase
Golden Valley will be having a special meeting for all of our current 8th grade families in our MPR.
Incoming 6th Grade students and families are invited to a special introductory meeting to help start the process of transitioning to Junior High at La Mesa!
Open House Festivities Begin in the Quad with Classroom Visits.
La Mesa Book Fair
The book fair is only a week away. You can check out book selections early by visiting our fair homepage and scrolling down to explore the digital flyer. Students will bring home a paper copy this week as well.
To support your team teachers in building classroom libraries, visit our team wish lists and make a donation to your child's English teacher's eWallet. Any funds deposited into teacher eWallets this week will be available for teachers to use next week to shop for their classroom.
Thank you in advance for supporting literacy at La Mesa!
Annual Hart Games are Back!
On March 20th, 2023, the William S. Hart Union High School District will be participating in our 11th annual All-District Special Education Track and Field Meet – we are back after missing 3 years to Covid!
We need your help!!We would like to provide each of 400 students and 200 staff members with a tee-shirt and have our participants receive 3 ribbons each. This requires that we fundraise and are counting on the community’s generosity. Please see the flyer below if you'd like to support!
Click HERE for an infographic with education on the importance of sleep for teens and tips on sleep hygiene.
Many Families One Community Rescheduled
8th Grade Grad Night at Universal
DEADLINE TO PURCHASE TICKETS IS MAY 17 (payment plans available)
Friday, May 19, 2023
3:00pm - 12:30am
Ticket sales begin on Monday, January 23, 2023.
A parent/ guardian will need to complete a permission slip BEFORE students can buy a ticket.
Our permission slips can be completed digitally
CLICK HERE to complete the Field Trip Permission Slip
Please see the attachment below for full details!
Attention All Football Players
Please click HERE for more information about the FREE football camp with Trent Irwin, wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals and former Hart High Graduate.
Healthy Choices Curriculum
Healthy Choices Curriculum is a specialized State Mandated Curriculum that is taught through your student's Science and Physical Education classes. I hope you were able to come to our Zoom Sessions where we explained and showed the curriculum.
If you would like to see the curriculum in person, you are welcome to come to the La Mesa Campus to go through the curriculum and verify what will be taught to your student. If you would like to see the video clips used for the lessons, you may see those by clicking HERE
If you would like to opt out of any part of the curriculum, you may do so by going HERE and completed the opt out form for La Mesa.
Santa Clarita Resources
La Mesa Counseling
Vision - The comprehensive counseling department at La Mesa proactively supports ALL students to learn with vigor, lead with vision, and live with value. ALL students will be opportunity ready through data-driven guidance and development in their academics, career and college goals, and social-emotional wellness.
Mission - The mission of the La Mesa counseling department is to engage in a flexible learning community that positively impacts the lives of ALL students in a nurturing environment. To do this we collaborate with our stakeholders to provide support and advocate for ALL students in achieving their academic and personal goals. Working in coordination with our families, teachers, administrators, support staff and community members, we strive to cultivate equity and inclusivity for ALL students in their behavioral and mindset development.
Do you need food or winter clothes? Come and visit our HOWL Den where you will find pasta, pasta sauce, canned fruits and vegetables, beans of all kinds, rice, cereals, winter jackets, sweaters, and many others. These resources are FREE to our families. Please use the link below to make an appointment.
¿Necesitas comida o ropa de invierno? Ven y visita nuestro Howl Den donde encontrarás pastas, salsa para pasta, frutas y verduras enlatadas, frijoles de todo tipo, arroz, cereales, chaquetas de invierno, suéteres y muchos otros. Estos recursos son gratuitos para nuestras familias. Utilice el siguiente enlace para hacer una cita.
Stay Informed of School Policies...
The William S. Hart Union High School District prohibits unlawful discrimination against and/or harassment of any student, employee or job applicant on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, ancestry, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, political affiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively at any District site and/or activity. The William S. Hart Union High School District also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. All inquiries regarding discrimination, civil rights, 504 complaints, Title II, and/or Title IX should be directed to Mark Crawford, Director of Human Resources, William S. Hart Union High School District, 21380 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91350, or by phone (661) 259-0033, or by email: UCP@hartdistrict.org.
El Distrito Escolar William S. Hart Union High prohíbe la discriminación ilegal y/o el acoso de cualquier estudiante, empleado o solicitante de empleo sobre las bases de la raza real o percibida, color, etnia, origen nacional, estado migratorio, ascendencia, religión, edad, estado civil, embarazo, estado parental, discapacidad física o mental, condición médica, estado militar o de veterano, afiliación política, sexo, género, identidad de género, expresión de género, información genética, orientación sexual, o cualquier otra base prohibida por las leyes estatales y federales de no discriminación, respectivamente, en cualquier sitio y/o actividad del Distrito. El Distrito Escolar William S. Hart Union High también proporciona igualdad de acceso a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. Todas las preguntas relacionadas con la discriminación, los derechos civiles, las quejas 504, el Título II y/o el Título IX deben dirigirse a Mark Crawford, Director de Recursos Humanos, William S. Hart Union High School District, 21380 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91350, o por teléfono (661) 259-0033, o por correo electrónico: UCP@hartdistrict.org.