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Launch Virtual Academy - October 19th, 2021

This is WEEK #3 of our Second Quarter (Q2)!

Each student should have about 33% progress in each class. Please keep the pace of your classes set by your teachers. Remember that your goal is to complete your assigned classes by the end of the quarter.


On this issue of the newsletter you will find interesting information about


  • Scheduling online appointments with your teachers and counselor by clicking on their Calendly Links.
  • Student School ID.
  • Cereal with my school Principal.
  • Presentations for Seniors related to attending college.
  • Microsoft is partnering with Launch Academy to offer IoT Online and In-Person STEAM workshops for 12th and 11th students.
  • Lunch with Launch Principal.

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Make One-On-One Appointments with Teachers and Counselors

To facilitate the scheduling of an online meeting with you, Launch Academy teachers and counselors are implementing the use of Calendly.


Let's meet to work together!

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Do You Need A Computer (Device)?

Did you not receive a school issued computer (device)? I have one for you!

  • Please email courtney.quinn@sweetwaterschools.org to confirm a device and set up an appointment for pick up.
  • Devices will be given out at 670 L Street Suite F Chula Vista, Ca 91911.

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STUDENT Picture Day and School ID Cards

Date & Time:

Monday, October 25th (9am -3pm)


Location:

SUHSD Professional Development Center

680 C L Street, Chula Vista, CA 91911

Bring your best SMILE :)

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Dear Launch Academy Students,

Join Dr. Ulloa and Ms. Quinn in a morning conversation about your experience at Launch Academy.


When: During breakfast (8:30am) on Monday, October 25, 2021


Register HERE

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STEAM Workshops for Launch Academy 12th & 11th Students

IoT - Internet of Things | What is IoT? | IoT Explained in 6 Minutes | How IoT Works | Simplilearn
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Launch Academy is partnering with Microsoft to bring to you a series of STEAM workshops that will introduce you to the world of the "Internet of Things" also known as "IoT".


Here is the PLAN:

1.- All Launch Academy Seniors and Juniors will be invited to attend an ONLINE Introduction Session on Friday, October 29.


2.-After the Online Session - All interested Seniors & Juniors will complete an application process to attend a series of workshops.


3.- Accepted students need to commit to attend all workshops on the indicated sessions. Each workshop content builds onto each other.


Location of In-Person IoT Workshops:

1355 2nd Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91911

*Around Castle Park Middle School

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We Need Your Participation

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Join a Committee

  • School Site Council
  • District Parent Advisory Committee
  • District English Language Advisory Committee

Access Applications HERE

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Launch Academy Systems

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Launch Counseling Services

Do you have questions about your schedule? Do you need information about graduation requirements? Would you like to know what classes will benefit you the most based on your personal interests and aspirations? Do you need to talk to someone?


Feel free to reach out to our amazing Counseling Team - click HERE

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Upcoming Senior Events

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UCSD Virtual Admissions Presentation

Tuesday, Oct. 26th, 3-4pm

This is an online event.

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CALSOAP Presentation on Financial Aid

Thursday, Oct. 28th, 4pm

This is an online event.

Link will be mailed out
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Launch Virtual Academy 4 year College Application Workshop

Friday, Oct. 29th, 2-4pm

680 L Street

Chula Vista, CA

We will be available to answer and questions you may have about your 4 year college/university application. ( UCSD, SDSU etc...)


Please RSVP here


*We will host one for community colleges at a later date

Southwestern College Presentation on Concurrent Enrollment and Financial Aid (OnLine)

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The SWC presentation will take place on:

Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Time: 2:00-3:00 PM Financial Aid info. / 3:00-4:00 pm SWC Application Workshop

Location: https://swccd-edu.zoom.us/j/95540477440

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Tech Support

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What Are We Working On?

  • Identifying/Hiring more teachers.
  • Identifying/Hiring tutors.
  • Scheduling IEP and 504 Meetings with students, parents, teachers, and administration.
  • Organizing Parent & Student Groups (SSC, ELAC, DELAC, and DEPAC)
  • WASC Accreditation.
  • College Board Accreditation.
  • Trainings for students, teachers, and parents regarding Launch Academy platforms.
  • Athletic Eligibility.

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Meet with our school principal to have a Lunch time conversation about our school. The first 20-25 minutes will be informative and recorded followed by 20-25 minutes of questions and answers.


Please register to attend this TEAMs event by clicking HERE. After registration you will receive a link to join the TEAMs session.

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THANK YOU!

We want to thank you for entrusting your education with us. We want to make Launch Academy a place where students can be successful based on choice, flexibility, and personalized learning.

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Contact Us

Principal

Dr. J. Leo Ulloa

Jesus.Ulloa-Higuera@sweetwaterschools.org


Assistant Principal

Ms. Courtney Quinn

Courtney.Quinn@sweetwaterschools.org


You can find all Launch Staff contact Info HERE