Wolfpack Weekly - Parent Newsletter

January 24, 2022

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Congratulations to our December Students of the Month!

Here at LGAM, it is important that we acknowledge and celebrate our students who have modeled the leadership expectations within the Wolfpack Way throughout the month. Students are nominated by their teachers and our admin team.

We were very excited to host a Movie and Popcorn Party where students had an opportunity receive their award and engage in a little bit of fun with their peers.

Great job, Wolfpack and we look forward to nominating new Students of the Month during January! Stay tuned...

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Mount Miguel Parent Night for 8th Grade Families


Looking for a high school for next year? Please attend the event below This Tuesday!

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Event: Mount Miguel Parent Night
When: Tuesday, January 25th (In-person)
Time: 6pm

Mount Miguel High School is offering a Parent Night for incoming 9th graders on Tuesday, January 25th at 6pm in the Multicultural Center. They will be speaking about the different programs they offer as well as the registration process.

Childcare and food will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there! Click on the links below for more information.

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Please register for this event online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfenrP9bnE6cq9ayW7FEXv3jlVPIksAjYaIR4eclMf7TLaJTw/viewform

Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PNfqPeYEWRGqiCLCOcjevUyzpwPH8L6T/view?usp=sharing

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Q2 Report Cards Sent Home Last Week - Parent Signature Required

Q2 Report Cards will be passed out to every student in Advisory class Friday morning (January 21st).

Please note that these ARE OFFICIAL GRADES and WILL BE factored into your student's overall GPA. This GPA will count towards 8th grade promotion eligibility and end of the year activities for both 7th and 8th graders.

Students are expected to have a parent or guardian sign the Report Card and return it to their Advisory teacher by next Thursday, 1/27. Their teacher will give them a duplicate copy to keep for your records once the first copy is returned.

If you have concerns regarding grades and would like to reach out to a specific teacher, please click on the link below for our staff directory.

Staff Directory Link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FkiQ-YcoIIakBjFZJ_f0_4XslvYWAppXF836OauCnow/edit?usp=sharing

Having Trouble Accessing Infinite Campus?

I HAVE A PORTAL, BUT I CAN'T LOG IN.

  • If you already have an Infinite Campus Portal account and have set up a security email, you can get automated help by clicking one of the following on the
    Infinite Campus Parent Portal Login page:
    • Forgot your Password?
    • Forgot your Username?
  • If you still have trouble, contact us at 619-825-5600 x3000 or email us at helpdesk@lemongrovesd.net


ARE THERE MOBILE APPS?

  • Yes, there are free apps for both Android and Apple iOS
  • You must set up your Campus Portal account BEFORE you can use the Mobile App
  • Search the App Store for the "Campus Parent" or "Campus Student" app and download.
  • District Name = Lemon Grove School District
COVID TESTING REGISTRATION - CLICK HERE

EVERY MONDAY (9am - 1pm) at LGAM by the MAIN OFFICE

Updated Testing Information - Testing for Students Only

Due to the recent surge of positive cases within our community, we highly encourage all parents to register their student(s) for weekly testing by clicking on the link above.


At this time testing is available for STUDENTS ONLY. We will continue to keep you updated as new information is shared.


As this new variant makes its way through our world, please help us keep students and staff safe by following strict COVID-19 safety protocol:


-stay home if you are not feeling well

-wear masks at all times (indoor and out) unless you are eating and/or drinking

-wash hands and/or sanitize often

-get tested weekly (optional)


Thank you so much for your patience and flexibility during this time. Please do not hesitate to contact our health clerk , Ms. Morton, if you have any questions at (619) 619-825-5723 or via email at jmorton@lemongrovesd.net.

Revoking Consent Form for COVID-19 Testing

If you no longer would like your child tested weekly, please complete the form to REVOKE CONSENT to test. Other helpful information regarding COVID-19 testing, is all located on the COVID-19 Testing FAQ document. This document can also be found on the LGSD website under the COVID-19 Safety Plan button.

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FREE COVID Tests for ALL LGSD Families

Hello LGSD Families:

This information is shared with you on behalf of our Board of Education. Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.

Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.

Link to order free COVID tests: https://special.usps.com/testkits

Please take advantage of this FREE resource to ensure you and your family remain safe during this time.


Dear Families,

The County Department of Public Health has just published guidance for K-12 that students who are exposed to COVID-19 at school may remain at school if they are asymptomatic (do NOT have any symptoms), and if they agree to be tested on Day 3, 4 or 5. As long as they remain asymptomatic and test negative, they are able to continue to participate in the school setting.

If your child is exposed to a positive case at school, you will receive a notification of that exposure, and instructions on when to have your child tested.

Exceptions:
If there is a positive COVID-19 case in the home of your child, then the same guidance for quarantine and testing is in place as before.

Please be sure your child stays at home, and contact your school office regarding questions for their return date.

This guidance is for K-12 only; if your child is in the PreK program, then this update does NOT apply.

Lemon Grove School District is putting this guidance into effect as of this weekend, 1/15/22. However, if your child was sent home as a close contact on 1/14/22 and they remain asymptomatic, and they get tested this weekend, they may come to school on Tuesday, 1/18/22.

Please note that updates occur frequently with COVID-19 guidelines, and this may be a temporary guidance during this peak of infection rates. We will of course keep our families updated.

If you have any questions, please contact your child's school, or you may reach out to communications@lemongrovesd.net.

Thank you for all of your continued support and collaboration to keep our community safe during this time.

Thank you,

Lemon Grove School District

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After School Study Hall Available - APPLY NOW

Does your child need extra support with improving their grades? After School Study Hall is now open to all students!


It is every day after school for an hour (Please see the attached photo for the times for each day). It is located in Room 8. This is a quiet place for students to complete assignments and receive support from our wonderful staff members, Ms. Carlos and Ms. Nunez.


Please use the contact information below to take advantage of this FREE resource for all LGAM students!


If you would like to sign your student up for specific days or would like more information please contact me at agarcia@lemongrovesd.net.
NEED TO CONTACT A TEACHER? - CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE FOR STAFF DIRECTORY

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Helix High School Enrollment Information

Attention 8th grade families!!!!

LOTTERY APPLICATIONS FOR 2022-23 NOW BEING ACCEPTED!

Visit the ENROLLMENT & LOTTERY INFO PAGE for information about how you can enter your student(s) in the 2022-23 Helix Lottery.

http://www.helixcharter.net/about-hchs/entrance-lottery-info
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High School Registration Information

Greetings 8th grade Families,

High School Registration and Enrollment Information is now live on our school site!

In order to access this information please visit www.lgam.lemongrovesd.net and navigate to the buttons shown in the picture above.

Here you will be able to find the applications for the Grossmont Union High School District, Mount Miguel, Steele Canyon, High Tech High, O'Farrell, and E3.
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Lemon Grove Academy Middle

We, the community of students, staff, and family members commit ourselves to provide quality education in a safe and caring environment. We participate in relevant and innovative learning experiences that nourish our curiosity and develop our maximum potential. As a community of learners, dedicated to each person’s success, we strive to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.