Loma Ridge Report

A Weekly Newsletter From Mrs. Berumen

Upcoming Minimum & Student-free Days

This is a friendly reminder that October 7th through the 10th will be MINIMUM DAYS with dismissal for all students in grades one through four at 1:25 pm. Friday, October 11th there will be no school for students.Teachers will be hosting parent-teacher conferences next week. Additionally, Monday, October 14th is a district wide professional learning day for staff and there will be no school for students.

Don't forget to Join PTA & Make a Pledge!

We value our PTA and all of their efforts on behalf of our students and families. If you've not done so already, please take a moment to visit our PTA website and join PTA by clicking here. Our goal is to have 100% of our Loma Ridge families and staff as members of our PTA!


Please also consider donating to our Pledge Drive. The funds raised will ensure that our PTA is able to provide assemblies for our students, classroom grants, community building events and so much more! As a new school, we are starting from scratch and our ability to provide these experiences and resources is dependent upon the funds raised.

Speak Up, We Care!

Speak Up, We Care! Did you know that IUSD provides mental health and wellness supports to all students and families?


The Speak Up, We Care initiative connects students and families to IUSD mental health and wellness resources. This year’s themed newsletters - - Link Up, Be Kind, and Be Well - - will provide tips on how you can build your child’s resilience.


Please click on the Speak Up, We Care link (www.iusd.org/WeCare) for:

1. IUSD mental health and wellness resources

2. The “Link Up” Elementary School Newsletter to find tips on how to build connections with your child


Check out the “Parent/Guardian Challenge” and feel free to post about how you connected with your child (#speakupwecare).

Reflections: It's All About the Arts

The theme for the 2019-2020 Reflections Art Program is “Look Within”. This program has been bringing the arts to life for more than 10 million students since 1969. California State PTA and its members, families and kids are on the forefront of this amazing program, which increases community awareness of the importance of arts in education.

Please visit our website for additional information, entry forms and rules.

https://lomaridgepta.org/reflections/

Please join us! Our second Loma Ridge dine-out on OCTOBER 17TH!

Our PTA is coordinating monthly dine-out experiences as both a fundraising and community building event. We are excited to join our students and their families for food and fun at these events! Our second dine-out is coming up OCTOBER 17th at Souplantation in Foothill Ranch. Souplantation will donate 20% of the proceeds to our school. If you can't make it for dinner, please consider dining out for lunch or placing a take-out order. Please see the flier with the details. We hope to see you there!
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Lunchtime Lab- Volunteers Needed!

We have an active lunchtime STEAM lab running Tuesday through Friday from 12:05-12:55 pm. We'd love to have parent volunteers join in the fun and provide extra support. If you're interested, please contact Mrs. Anderson, our Media Technician/Librarian, at francheskaanderson@iusd.org. Thank you!

Be a part of Trunk or Treat at Loma Ridge

Our fabulous PTA is planning a fun community event and it is just one month away! We are excited to have our first Trunk or Treat at Loma Ridge and we encourage you to participate! Please see the flier with more details and participant guidelines. If you are interested in providing your trunk for our students to trunk or treat, please click here. Thank you in advance for your participation!
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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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