Falcons Forward

Parent Newsletter-Fremont Elementary, Long Beach, CA Vol. 34

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Upcoming Breaks & Schedule Changes

District Minimum Day (Open House) - May 18

Memorial Day - Monday, May 31 - NO SCHOOL

Kid's Club -Fall 2021

Parents having questions regarding Kid's Club registration for the Fall of 2021,

Please Call Supervisor: Sam Morrison: 562-856-2751

or e-mail her at SMorrison@lbschools.com

Modified Office Hours

To assist with the arrival and dismissal of students, office staff will be assisting with our screening protocols and will not be able to answer phones at those times. Please be aware of the following modified hours at both sites.

Fremont Elementary - Elizabeth Dilts

Office Hours - 8:30 am - 11:00 am / 11:30 am -2:00 pm /3:00 -4:00 pm

Phone: 562-439-6873

Fremont @ Kettering - Asia Lunsford

Office Hours - 8:30 am - 11:00 am / 11:30 am -2:00 pm /2:30 -4:00 pm

Phone: 562-430-6054 ext 322

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Summer Learning Opportunity

This year each elementary site will be offering a summer enrichment program (Kinder to Grade 4) depending on the level of student interest. Grade 5 students will attend their Middle School's SEAL program. The name of the program is S.E.A.L. and stands for Student, Enrichment & Accelerated Learning. This program will run for four weeks (June 28 -July 23), Monday-Friday from 8:00-11:30 am. If interested please be on the look out for registration in the coming weeks.

School of Choice - Grade 5 to Grade 6

School of Choice selections will be posted later this week in Parentvue. If you seek to appeal the choice, here are some important points to know:

  • Appeals will be considered and thoroughly reviewed for the following reasons:

    • Family wants student to return to middle school of residence (not guaranteed - determined by space availability)

    • Student will have a sibling attending the middle school/K8 of choice during the 2021-2022 school year (sibling priority is determined by space availability)

    • The appeal window is April 22, 2021 through May 3, 2021 (5pm)

      • Appeals may be submitted via a Google form embedded in the online MS Choice Application accessed through ParentVUE.

      • Appeal Google form can be located via ParentVUE:
        School of Choice → 5th Grade Parents Click To Open SOC Application → List of School of Choice Activities: View Middle School Assignment→ Appeal Google Forms (Return to school of residence OR Siblings are separated)

      • Appeal outcome notifications available May 13th or sooner via School Messenger/ParentVUE

Parent University

This Thursday, April 22 @ 4:00 pm, Parent University will be hosting class titled Transforming Stress and Anxiety. If interested please click the link below to join this informative webinar for parents.


Bus Time Reminders

Thank you for your adherence to our opening and dismissal schedules. Things are running very smooth due to everyone's cooperation.

Reminder, the bus load times for Kettering are noted below and students that are early are unsupervised until 10:45 am. We notice some students are arriving very early for the PM bus to Kettering and are waiting patiently for 15-20 minutes before the buses arrive.

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Kinder Enrollment

Kinder enrollment for the 2021-22 school year is open. If you have a child who will start kindergarten next year or have a neighbor with a child who will start kindergarten next year, please call: 563 439-6873 to enroll today.
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SBAC Assessments (Revised 4/19/21)

Coming soon, students in grade 3-5 will be participating in the annual Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) Assessments. REVISED from 4-12 Newsletter

Grade 3 - SBAC Math, Lexia Rapid Reader in lieu of SBAC ELA

Grade 4 - SBAC Math, Lexia Rapid Reader in lieu of SBAC ELA

Grade 5 - SBAC Math, Lexia Rapid Reader in lieu of SBAC ELA, SBAC Science (Not Required)

Zoomies will be provided the in person opportunity to take SBAC Math assessment in-person.

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