Edmonds eLearning Academy
Family and Student Newsletter
November 11 - Veterans Day (No School)
November 12 - Teacher Work Day (No School)
November 17 - Picture Day
November 24-26 - Thanksgiving Break (No School)
Picture Day - November 17
Board Room at the Edmonds District Office
20420 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood, WA 98036
Wednesday, November 17
2:00 - 6:00 by appointment ONLY
*Student ID will be printed for you when you get your picture taken at no additional cost*
Our goal at Edmonds eLearning Academy is to partner with families to ensure that students are meeting their attendance requirements. One of the most powerful ways to prepare a student for success in life is through regular school attendance.
How do we take attendance at EeLA?
Attendance is monitored through weekly contact. Our weeks start on Sunday and end Saturday at midnight. To be marked present, students are required to make two-way academic contact with at least one teacher, one time per week. Academic progress in classes is not the same as weekly contact, and parent/guardian contact does not count towards weekly contact.
Examples of weekly contact include but are not limited to:
A student discussing feedback with their teacher to improve a writing assignment or a student meeting with their teacher in a Zoom session to gain a greater understanding of mathematical concepts.
A student messaging their teachers through Edgenuity to discuss their goals for the week in their EeLA class(es).
A student/teacher phone call to check in about progress, goals, or any questions the student has.
If a student has valid justification for missing weekly contact, as defined by the Edmonds School Board, a guardian must contact the attendance office within two school days, and provide valid justification and documentation to excuse the missed contact. The attendance office phone number is 425-431-3908. Alternatively, guardians can complete the Absence Excuse Form.
Attendance is a mandatory requirement and must be fulfilled as part of your student’s enrollment at EeLA. Consequences for missed weekly contact without valid justification are as follows:
One week of missed contact - Student and guardian are notified of an unexcused absence by email address on file.
Two consecutive or three cumulative weeks - A mandatory student and parent conference will be scheduled by email. The student’s needs will be evaluated and a written improvement plan will be established.
Four cumulative missed contacts: A letter will be mailed home informing parents/guardians that the student is at-risk of a truancy referral.
Five consecutive or six cumulative weeks - EeLA is required to refer the student and parent for truancy as stated in WAC 392-550-040.
Students, click this button to add the Academic Support Calendar to your personal Google calendar!
Wednesday Morning Yoga
Need hours for your fitness log? Feeling stressed? Looking for a way to increase your flexibility?
Come to Wednesday morning yoga from 9-10! We will complete a 45-60 minute yoga class together via Zoom. You can then record your minutes in your fitness log if necessary! Or you can just enjoy the benefits of feeling better after doing yoga!
Know Your Rights! Wednesdays at 11
Join our weekly zoom hosted by Mark Haeckel and Chuck Gonwa where we cover information, topics, and current events related to our rights as American citizens. We are currently investigating the Bill of Rights, and its impact on current issues going on in our country. We meet every week on Wednesdays at 11. You can find Zoom the link on the EeLa Google Calendar. We hope to see you there!
MATH HELP WORKS! Daily from 9-11, 2-4
Hey there, Owls! Did you know that students who review with their teacher pass their next assessment 98.43% of the time? The drop-in sessions for Math Help really work! Come on down any morning 9 - 11 or afternoon 2 - 4 and get your math done. Students have great success just by using that time to do their assignments in a breakout room...plus you can get help in real-time just by clicking a button. See you in Math Help!
Owls on Skis
Hey Owls, time to ski! Stevens Pass will be opening its chairs in the next few weeks. Why not take a lesson or hit the slopes schussing? Whether you're a ripper or a shredder, strap on a brain bucket and try to avoid the death cookies as you search for gnar powder. Get pumped up by taking in Warren Miller's 72nd iteration of his iconic ski film series, Winter Starts Now. It is showing at several local theaters over the next several weeks. See you après-ski!
Clothes for Kids
Hello and Happy Fall!
Clothes For Kids is still open and serving students by appointment. Any child who attends school in Snohomish County or the Northshore School District (Head Start/ECEAP through 12th grade) and requests help qualifies for Clothes For Kids. Each student can shop at Clothes For Kids twice per school year – once in the fall semester (Aug.-Dec.) and once in the spring semester (Jan.-May). Our sizes start at 3T and go up to 2XL adult.
Students will need to schedule an appointment online at https://clothesforkids.org/book-an-appointment/ and arrive at Clothes For Kids at the designated appointment time. If a family has more than one student shopper, separate appointments should be scheduled for each child with only one student from the family shopping in a 30-minute time slot. For example, if the family has three student shoppers, they should schedule three appointments in a row (9:30 a.m., 10 a.m., and 10:30 a.m.).
If families are unable to shop in person, we can choose clothing for the students and have it available for pick up at the Clothes For Kids shop within one week. Anyone can pick the clothes up on behalf of the student. To order clothing for pick-up, please complete this Google form for each student: https://loom.ly/psFuWhE
Here are some important dates to remember this school year:
· Trick-or-Treat at Clothes For Kids: Sunday, October 31, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
· Open for school shopping on these Saturdays: Nov. 13th, Jan. 22rd, Feb. 26th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
· First Day for Second Wardrobe Shopping: January 3, 2021
· Prom Dress Shop at Clothes For Kids: Saturday, March 19, 2021, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
· Last day of school shopping this school year: May 27, 2022
Please do not hesitate to contact Lisa K. George if you have any questions about Clothes For Kids or the services we provide.
Meet Cole Blevins - our Student Tech Support
Phone - 425-431-1150
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org