Cougar Connection 11/13/22

Make up Picture Day!

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This week at Mann!!! Make up Picture Day!!!!



  • Monday: Admin Meeting from 9:00-11:00
  • Monday: Vision Screening for 8th Graders (During PE)
  • Tuesday: Vision Screening for 8th Graders (During PE)
  • Tuesday: Make Up Picture Day
  • Tuesday: SGT meeting at 3:30
  • Tuesday: ICAN team meeting, PD room from 2:24-3:15
  • Wednesday: Office Meeting (Conference room) from 9:00-9:30
  • Wednesday: COVID test in the Auditorium from 12:00-2:45
  • Wednesday: Thanksgiving Staff Potluck in the Library
  • Wednesday: PLC/PD from 2:30-3:30
  • Wednesday: Wellness Committee from 3:30-4:00 in room 209
  • Thursday: ILT retreat
  • Thursday: Parents Meeting "Parent Portal Workshop" in the Library from 10:00-11:00
  • Thursday: HRS meeting from 1:00-3:00
  • Thursday: SSC meeting, Zoom, from 3:30-4:30
  • Friday: End of Grading Period
  • Friday: Ally Action Plan from 8:30-9:45

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Attendance Challenge!!!

1 Reminder

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PARENTS MEETING AT MANN!

You are invited to the Parent Portal Workshop this Thursday NOVEMBER 17 from 10:00-11:00 am in the Library!!! Please come and learn how to create your account and navigate in the Parent Portal. This is an important tool to check your student progress, attendance, etc.

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New Club at Mann!!! Teens Make Health Happen

NEW!!!!CLUB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Join the new Club every Friday from 3:30-4:30 in room 100-304. Advisors: Ms. Bernabe-Monypeny and Mr. Pitre.

First Meeting will be Friday November 18.

Students will be participating in team building activities, wellness workshops and activities, fitness, mental resilience, leadership development plans. The club will also discuss challenges for teens and brainstorm solutions.

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FROM ASB!!!!!Thank you GRAMS!!!

Thank you grams

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FROM THE COMMUNITY LAW PROJECT!!

Greetings Community:

I am reaching out to inform you that our students, under the supervision of an attorney, will be presenting on a variety of legal topics in different locations in San Diego County next week. These presentations will serve to inform and empower community members to advocate for their rights and seek legal help when needed. All presentations are free and open to the public. Our students have worked very hard to prepare for these presentations and we want a big turn out!


Topic: Consumer Issues

Date, Time, and Location: Monday, November 14th at 8:00 a.m. at Rosa Parks Elementary School in City Heights

Topics to be discussed: The importance of maintaining good credit, how to protect yourself from identity theft and predatory lending, among other important topics.

Languages: Presentation with Spanish and Vietnamese interpretation

More Info: Free and open to the public

Topic: Tenant Rights

Date, Time, and Location: Tuesday, November 15th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Chicano Federation in City Heights

Topics to be discussed: Learn more about your rights as a tenant and how to get ahead of evictions or rent increases.

Languages: Presentation will be done in English. Spanish interpretation will be provided.

More Info: Free and open to the public

Topic: Tenant Rights

Date, Time, and Location: Wednesday, November 16th at 6:00 p.m. at the Chula Vista Public Library

Topics to be discussed: Learn more about your rights as a tenant and how to protect yourself against rent increases and evictions.

Languages: Presentation will be done in English. Spanish interpretation will be provided.

More Info: Free and open to the public


Topic: Family Law

Date, Time, and Location: Thursday, November 17th at 5:00 p.m. at Libby Elementary School in Oceanside

Topics to be discussed: Information on how to navigate the family law system and learn more about child custody and child support.

Languages: Presentation will be done in Spanish. English interpretation will be provided.

More Info: Free and open to the public

Topic: Expungements

Date, Time, and Location: Friday, November 18th at 1:00 p.m. at St. Luke’s Church in North Park

Topics to be discussed: Come learn about what an expungement does and does not do, how it might affect you and the types of reliefs that are available.

Languages: Presentation will be done in English.

More Info: Free and open to the public


Lizeth Cervantes

Community Education & Outreach Coordinator



Community Law Project
California Western School of Law

619-780-7498

LCervantes@cwsl.edu

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HEY COUGARS!!!!


Be sure you show up to school to take advantage of the upcoming Field Days!
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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE GARDEN CLUB FUNDRAISER!!!

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Get internet at home free or low cost!!!

Internet Connectivity ( WiFi or Hotspot )

  1. How do I get internet access at home?
    Various internet service providers offer free or low cost internet connectivity options for households. Assistance for any family internet related issue is available by contacting the Internet Access Line, at (619) 260-2460, press option 1. For more information, view the Family Technology Support Flyer, found here.


  1. How do I apply for Cox's Connect2Compete special home internet programs?
    Applications can only be submitted online. Please visit www.cox.com/c2c. Scroll down the page and click the "Start" button to Check Eligibility and begin the application process.


  1. Can I just call Cox directly to apply for Connect2Compete home internet services?
    No. Please submit the application online through the Connect2Compete site, click here. For assistance with submitting the application, please contact the Internet Access Line, at (619) 260-2460, press option 1.


  1. How do I request a Mobile Hotspot?
    Please contact the Family Support Line at (619) 260-2460, press option 1.


  1. How do I connect my Chromebook to WiFi at home?
    Power on the Chromebook. At the bottom right of the screen, click on the time clock, then click on the wireless network icon (upside-down cone shaped icon) and select your home WiFi from the list. Enter the password if prompted, and then click “Connect”.


  1. How do I connect my Chromebook to the Hotpsot?
    Please follow the steps outlined in the Connect Chromebook to Hotspot resource document.


  1. I can't connect to the internet, what do I do?
    Solutions differ depending on the type of network connection:
  • For home WiFi - Make sure your WiFi is on. Restart the Chromebook. If still unable to connect after restart, contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
  • For Hotspot - Contact Internet Access Line, at (619) 260-2460, press option 1.

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FROM Mano a Mano foundation!!!!Parents opportunities

Información para los padres
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From the Counseling Office!!!!

Monday
Period 1 is Intellectual Athlete Boys Session students meet in Counseling Office.
Urban Life UCAN after school tutoring from 3:30 to 5:30 in Room 410B.

Tuesday & Thursday
SDSU Pathway Tutors after school tutoring from 3:30 to 5:00pm in 410B

Wednesday
Brother Charles Leadership Lunch Group in Room A1 during 7th/8th grade lunch.
Detour Fancy Girls Group is in Room A1 from 2:30 to 3:30
Boys to Men Boys Group is in 410B from 2:30 to 3:30

Thursday
Period 1 is Intellectual Athlete Girls Session students meet in Counseling Office.

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NEW POKEMON CLUB AT MANN!

Join the new Club!!

There is a new Pokemon Club starting this Thursday during 6th grade lunch. If you are a 6th grader who enjoys all things Pokemon, head on over to Mrs. Maldonado in room 408 starting this Thursday.

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ORDER YOUR PICTURES TODAY!!!!

YOUR PICTURES ARE READY, AND IF YOU HAVE MISSED THE FIRST PICTURE DAY THE MAKE UP PICTURE DAY WILL BE THIS TUESDAY NOVEMBER 15!!!!
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CESAR CHAVEZ CLUB AT MANN

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REAL LIFE YOUTH GROUP CLUB!!!

Real Life youth group club meets every Thursday after School in Room A1 near auditorium. Games, Bible study, singing, messages and Pizza.
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FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE!!!

From Mr. Lewis in the Counseling Office!!!!
College: Make It Happen (Webinar) on Monday, November 7th at 6pm to 7:30pm.

Presentation for ALL middle school students and families to familiarize them with options after high school.

Topics Covered: The parent role, college preparatory courses, high school graduation requirements, college entrance preparation, admissions requirements at various California colleges and universities, financial aid and scholarship planning. Q&A.

Please register at:
https://ucsd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_knUm0PQBSyOFzbyC4-TQSw

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COVID-19 update

Contact the office if you need more information

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PARENT NOTIFICATION OF ELPAC, CAASPP, AND PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST

Information

These documents will be sent to parents through Digital Document Delivery and are available in English, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

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Distribution of P-EBT cards to school age children

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