LHS Weekly Update #5

August 28, 2020

First Full Week Complete!

As we wrap up the first full week of school we have many successes to celebrate. Students are connecting with their classes in so many positive ways. If you haven't already, you should start to see grades entered in Powerschool. With a quarter-based system it's very important for students to engage each day. The midquarter point is September 16th with the quarter ending on October 16th. Reminder that blended learning students will receive semester credit for their four quarter classes. In addition to the live time on Google Meets or Zoom, students should be spending around one hour per class per day (AP students may have additional work beyond that). This includes Wednesdays. Wednesdays are intended to work independently on assignments and to connect with teachers during office hours for support.


If you have specific questions about your classes, email your teachers directly.


If having connectivity issues or struggling with using Google Classroom, call the front office 456-7794, or email our librarian, Joy Boyce for assistance. joy.boyce@k12northstar.org


If you are in need of books, supplies, Chromebooks, or any other school items, there is no need to pre-schedule a time. Stop by the front office between 8am and 3pm any week day.


Finally, you can always refer to our Lathrop Website for information and tech troubleshooting tips and tricks.

Morning Meetings

Morning Meetings will include daily announcements and are a great way for students to connect with school. These meetings go live on YouTube each day at 9:15am. Starting next week we will be emailing out our bulletin to families each day (and will include the morning meeting link). Students will continue to receive a link to the morning meeting through their school email daily.


If you missed any, you can always find them on our website: Weekly Updates and Morning Meetings

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Growth Mindset

There is no doubt about it. Learning remotely is hard. Each class/each day is not always going to go the way you want it to. That's to be expected. The important thing is that you keep trying, keep getting back up to do it again. Seek help. No one is expected to be a master at learning this way. We are all in this together.


If you are having a rough time, give yourself permission to do so. And then try again. All of us at Lathrop are rooting for you and here to support you. If you feel you aren't getting the support you need, reach out again - to your teacher, a counselor, an administrator, and/or any staff member at Lathrop.

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Meal Pick-up Available weekdays 9am-1pm outside Hering Entrance

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Information on Breakfast and Lunch Options

Click here for information as well as an application for free and reduced lunch.

Are you eligible for additional benefits to buy food? Click the flier below on Pandemic-EBT for information.

Innovations Academy has Openings

Are you looking for a different way to do school? Innovations Academy is a school within a school at Lathrop and we have openings.


Details of the program and application can be found here: Innovations Academy


Contact Asst. Principal Linda Kang with any questions. linda.kang@k12northstar.org

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Keeping Staff and Students Healthy

School during a pandemic has many challenges. We'll continue to give you updates and resources each week as we receive information.


CDC Tips on how to select, wear, and clean your mask


FNSBSD Risk Level Decision Matrix

Fairbanks is currently in the yellow zone.


FNSBSD Safety Protocols FAQ

Local Immunization Services

Call ahead to check supply availability.

Local Clinics:

Tanana Valley Clinic-#459-3520. All immunizations-must have Well Child Check, by appointment. If up to date with Well Child Check can do a walk in immunization appointment.

Interior Community Health Center: #455-4567. 0-18 year olds by appointment-established clients only.

Fairbanks Clinic Pediatrics: #452-1761. 0-18 year olds by appointment until 9/18/20. Established clients only as clinic will be closing permanently.

Chena Health: #456-8191. All immunizations-must have Well Child Check, by appointment and after establishing yourself as their client.

Midnight Sun Family Medicine: #455-7123. Established membership clients only.

Local Pharmacies:

Walgreens- 457-9301

Age 7 yrs.>, Flu, Tdap, TD, DT, MCV, Hep A, Hep B, HPV, Japenese Encephalitis, Rabies, PCV, Varicella, Shingles, MMR, Polio, Typhoid

Walmart 451-9906

Age 6 yrs >, Tdap, Hep A, Hep B, HPV, MCV, TD, MMR, Flu, Shingles, PCV- Not travel, no Polio, no Varicella

Fred Meyer West- 474-1433

Age 7 yrs>, Tdap, HPV, MCV, Flu, Hep A and B, Varicella, MMR, and IPV.

Fred Meyer East – 459-2433

Ages 7 yrs >, Tdap, HPV, MCV, Flu, Hep A and B, Varicella, MMR, IPV.

Costco-205-3607

Age 2yrs>, pharmacist stated she would send anyone under age 7 yrs to their PCP for regular childhood IZ.

Safeway East 374-4160, west 374-4060, NP- 490-2760

Age 5 yrs> All IZ, some may need to be ordered (2 day turn around)

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