LEAD Innovation Studio
Vol. 4, Issue 15 - December 4, 2020
NOTE FROM THE PRINCIPAL
We have had members of our counseling team, administration, and support staff reaching out to Online and In-Person students offering support. Please know that if your student needs specific academic supports, or additional check-ins to support with accountability, we are here to help. Please reach out with requests.
We have just 4 weeks and 2 days remaining in the semester (including 1 week of distance learning next week). The vast majority of our classes are term classes and will conclude with the end of the semester on January 15th. Now is the time to make a plan for completing all courses with the grade students are aspiring to. Please engage in conversations with your students about their goals and their progress.
I just want to say how grateful I am for the opportunity to work with our LEAD community. This has been a hard school year - we are glad your student is a LEADer and want to connect and support in any way we can.
LEAD Staff Appreciation
PARENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE - VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES
If you have any topics/ information you would like covered, please complete this form: Parent advisory quarter 2 topics/ questions
Here is a link to the meeting:
Ryan Stanley is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: LEAD Parent Advisory Quarter 2
Time: Dec 7, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 981 4178 1796
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PSAT score will be available on December 7th, 2020. To access scores, students will need to log into their college board accounts. In addition, an email with an access code should be emailed to students by college board. If your student needs to set up a college board account please use this link below:
Attention all Juniors and Seniors! Are you interested in pursuing a future in the military or armed forces? If so, you will need to take the ASVAB test. LEAD is offering this test December 16th at 8:00 a.m. To sign up to take this test, please email Mrs. Offield by December 10th. December 16th is a Wednesday so you will need to arrange you own transportation. If transportation is an issue, please see either Ms. Shanks or Ms. Colvin and they will help you get to school to test.
Please email: OffieldA@parkhill.k12.mo.us
MAKE-UP PICTURE DAY
Reed Portrait Group will be at LEAD on December 14 and 15 (10:40 - 12:00) for picture retakes. (Note this is an update due to distance learning.)
Acceptable reasons for a retake:
- You purchased a picture packet but are not satisfied with the outcome.
- You missed the previous picture days at LEAD.
PARK HILL SOUTH - TRACK AND FIELD
Are you interested in competing in track and field at Park Hill South? If so, please complete the survey on infinite campus by December 5th to let Coach Leibrand -girl's coach (email@example.com), and Coach Roth -boys coach (firstname.lastname@example.org) know you are interested. If you have any questions, please contact either of them.
LEAD’s next club dates are December 15 and 17. Remember students can sign up for bus transportation for a ride home the day of their club meeting!
- Homework Helper Club: Students who need a quiet place to work can attend. (email email@example.com)
- Black Student Union Club: Students interested please email Ms. Rhea (firstname.lastname@example.org).
December 15 and 17
Jan 12 and 14
Feb 9 and 11
March 9 and 11
April 13 and 15
May11 and 13
LEAD A+ TUTORING AVAILABLE!!
10th, 11th and 12th grade LEAD A+ students can now sign up to tutor their peers, either face to face or virtually, and get A+ hours for their time and effort! If your student would like to tutor, they need to fill out the A+ Tutors Application which can be found under the Resources tab in their Schoology LEAD A+ group.
If you feel that your child could benefit from meeting with a tutor, they can sign up for one in Summit. Please have your student follow these directions to access the request form:
- Open Summit and in the left blue field, select the 20-21 LEAD Homeroom course
- Scroll down to the LEAD Info and Useful Documents
- Select LEAD Community
- Scroll down to Resources and select the LEAD Tutoring request
Our goal is to have a tutor assigned to the request in one work week.
PH ONLINE SUPPORT
Park Hill Online Support is a resource for parents/guardians and students as they navigate the online learning experience. Call center staff are trained in navigating online educational software such as Seesaw, Schoology, Edgenuity, and Infinite Campus. They can also help with online assessments and finding resources. Have a question or a problem and you’re not sure whom can answer it or who can help? Call Park Hill Online Support at 816-359-4404 or email us at email@example.com.
Here is a link to PH Parent University with additional resources and information.
To view current missing assignments for the term, instructions are in the photo below.
If you'd like to acknowledge your student's birthday, sporting events at the home high school - pictures in action or in uniform, future plans (college, trade school, etc.) send us a picture so that we can celebrate with you.
JOSTENS - CLASS RINGS & GRADUATION INFORMATION
- January 21 & 22 - Sophomore class ring premier (socially distanced class meeting). Order/information packets distributed
- January 25 & 26 (lunch periods) - Class ring orders
- February 2 & 4 - Additional ring orders
- March 12 (lunch periods) - Grad announcement delivery
- March 17 - Additional grad announcement delivery
- April 8 & 9 (lunch periods) - Class ring delivery
- April 15 (lunch periods) - Cap/gown delivery
- April 21 - Additional cap/gown delivery
SENIORS A+ DEADLINES!!
Here is a list of important "To-Do" items for Seniors who are planning on receiving an A+ scholarship. Depending on first or second semester graduation, these items should be done no later than December (fall graduate) or late April (spring graduate). For any of the items that need to be submitted, please submit them directly to your home high school's A+ coordinator and NOT Ms. Villalobos at LEAD. Ellen Reys at PHHS: firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Owens at PHS: email@example.com
ASAP: Parents will need to help with this step and use last year's tax return. Students need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms due . All FAFSA information is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
December or April: A+ Attendance appeals & documentation due (if necessary)
December or April: ALL Mentoring and Tutoring hours (50) due
December or April: Final Senior Reflection due (will be sent to your school e-mail)
December or April: Complete Final Transcript Request through Naviance (transcript & A+ funds will be delayed if not completed)