Loma Ridge Report

A Weekly Newsletter From Mrs. Berumen

Friday Flag Deck - Begins February 7th

Our long awaited Roadrunner Friday Flag Deck will begin TOMORROW! Each Friday morning our DASH Squad and staff will gather our school community behind the activity center and in front of our DASH mural for flag deck from 8:20 until 8:30. This gathering will serve as a time to say the Pledge of Allegiance, to sing our school song and to make special announcements and acknowledgements. We are excited to have you join us whenever you can to be a part of this special school routine. Please stand behind the grass areas in order for the students and teachers to sit directly in front of the stage in the half circle shaped white paved area (see image below.) Thank you for your cooperation!
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P.E. Preparedness

Please be sure that you send your child to school prepared with sneakers/athletic shoes and clothing conducive to game play on his/her PE days. All students have their largest time block of PE on Thursdays. If you are unsure about the other classroom PE schedules, please reach out to your child's classroom teacher. Thanks so much for your support!


If you haven't already done so, please take a few minutes to complete our IUSD Annual Survey. This is the fifth year that every school in Irvine Unified will administer a climate survey. By making this an annual district-wide effort, we can begin to understand our most compelling needs and measure our growth over time.

Obtaining stakeholder feedback regarding school climate and school-community relationship is critical for guiding our continuous improvement efforts. It also allows IUSD to dedicate resources through our Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) to ensure that we serve our students, support our staff, and remain connected to our communities. To learn more about the LCAP and the importance of the Annual Survey, please watch this three-minute informative video. Thank you in advance for taking the time to complete the IUSD Annual Survey! We know that this is a busy time of year and we appreciate you dedicating your time to provide us candid and constructive feedback. The survey will be open until February 7, 2020. All responses to this survey are anonymous and will be kept strictly confidential.

Re-registration for 2020-2021: Let us know if your roadrunner will be returning

It's already time to begin planning for next year. It is incredibly helpful for us to know how many children we will have enrolled for next year since we begin the staffing process in the spring. Please take a moment to fill out our re-registration form for each child you have enrolled by clicking here. We greatly appreciate your support!

IUSD School Choice window is open

IUSD School Choice applications can now be found on our website at lomaridge.iusd.org.

The School Choice application offers you an opportunity to identify if you would like your child to attend a school other than the assigned neighborhood school. The deadline for submitting a request is February 28, 2020. If you have any questions about the process, please call our office at 949-404-1400.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are currently attending Loma Ridge on school choice, you will need to apply again for next year.

Yogurtland Available After School on Wednesdays

As a reminder, Yogurtland yogurt cups will be sold immediately after school in the front courtyard for $4 per cup and 30% of sales goes to Loma Ridge PTA.
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Earn & Learn at The Market Place

Please support our efforts to compete with area schools in the Earn & Learn program through The Market Place. Please see the flier for details.
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Shop and Earn for Loma Ridge

Are you an Amazon shopper like me? If so, please click here to register your account to benefit our school!

We continue to encourage you to shop-n-earn for our PTA with Community for Cause. Download the app on your smartphone, select Loma Ridge Elementary for your cause, and scan your receipts. We will start earning money each time you shop. There's over 1,000 CFC merchants including: Peppino's, Juice It Up, and SportClips just to name a few. Thank you for your support!
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