LHS Weekly Update #12

October 16, 2020

Transitioning into Quarter 2

There will be NO scheduled classes this Monday, October 19th as we transition to quarter 2.

All students should be able to see their quarter 2 classes in Powerschool on Monday (or you can see them now if you use the Powerschool app). Click this form to request a schedule change. Deadline for student-initiated schedule change requests is Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Virtual classes via Zoom and/or Google Meets will begin Tuesday, October 20th. Teachers will email students on Monday with the codes to access classes. Wednesday, Oct. 21 some teachers will hold optional classes. Teachers will let students know on this.

Quarter 1 Grades and finals makeups

Quarter 1 grades will be finalized in Powerschool by the end of the day on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Students have 10 school days to make up a missed final exam. They should communicate with their teacher on a day and time for the make up exam. Grade changes will then be submitted by the teacher.

Book Exchange

Only students in certain classes will need to stop by Lathrop to return or receive a book.

Classes affected:

Anatomy & Physiology

AP Economics



US Government & Civics

Some English classes - teachers will notify you if books are needed for your English class

To schedule a time on Monday to pick up a book, use this link:


**A reminder that anyone entering the school must wear a facial mask (unless 2 or younger).

Students will be entering the school through the Front Office doors (by the big purple LHS letters) and check in with the front desk.

***If you are just returning books or other items there is no need to make an appointment. Books can be placed on cart outside our main office door.

Parent Teacher Conferences

This year parent teacher conferences will be done via phone and/or Zoom. Parents will be able to sign up for times to conference with teachers starting on October 21 through our Power PTC system. Click on the graphic below with details and directions on how to sign up for conferences.

If you have any questions, call our office - 456-7794 - for assistance.

The week of conferences (Oct. 26-30) scheduled classes will continue as normal Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday, Oct. 28 there will be optional classes. Information coming from teachers on that. Thursday and Friday there will be no scheduled classes but students can expect some independent work to be assigned in Google Classroom.

On conference days, at your scheduled time, you will call the teacher or access the Zoom link if teacher provided one.

Class of 2021

Order your Caps & Gowns

Lathrop Seniors - it's time to start ordering items for graduation! Caps and gowns, announcements, etc...

Order through Herff Jones!

Be part of the LHS Yearbook Staff

This year is the 81st Edition of the Lathrop Cache yearbook and the oldest continuous high school yearbook in Alaska.

Be a part of a great team to build the memories that will last a lifetime. Without your help the yearbook is in danger of not being produced!

Must have good writing skills, attention to detail, and the commitment to see the project to completion. Must be dedicated and hardworking.

Contact brian.schneider@k12northstar.org for more information.

Sports/Activity Update

On October 13th ASAA announced that there will be no state championships for any remaining fall sports. LHS fall sports finishing their season are volleyball, rifle, football, and swim/dive. These sports will only have regional championships and will follow the guidelines already put in place which includes no spectators for indoor events.

Start to all winter sports will be postponed until, most likely, January. Specific start dates will be determined at a later time. Activities impacted include wrestling, basketball, basketball cheer, hockey, and cross country ski.

The press release can be found here: https://asaa.org/

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