Lion Pride Updates

2/26/21 Volume 2 (26)

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Celebrating February- Black History Month

“Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in your world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.” -Dr. Mae Jemison

Dr. Mae Jemison was born in Alabama but raised in Chicago. At an early age, Jemison was always interested in space and science. She wanted to travel in space and thought that she would be able to. Some people started to question her interests and passion, but she kept on pursuing her dream. At the age of 16, she was accepted to Stanford University. Jemison graduated with two bachelor's degrees in chemical engineering and African-American studies. She became a medical doctor and joined the Peace Corps to help provide health services in Africa. Throughout her career, she still had her childhood dreams in the back of her mind. Dr. Mae Jemison contacted NASA and applied for their astronaut program. In 1992, she had a fantastic opportunity to travel through outer space on the Space Shuttle Endeavor. Jemison was the first African-American female astronaut. Today, she focuses on inspiring children to pursue their dreams and study science.

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Read Across America Week

Next week, we will celebrate Read Across America for a whole week. The spirit wear are depicted in the images below.

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss- Mar 2

Spend quality time reading to your child~

SSC Meeting #3- Mar 1st @ 2:30

School Site Council is a great opportunity for parents to get involved in the school and provide feedback that may inform school in the decision making process. We welcome parent participation. Below are the meeting agenda and minutes for the past meeting as well as the upcoming meeting.

Meeting Minutes from Meeting #2 to be approved at Meeting #3

Meeting #3 Agenda

Zoom link is in the email.

After School STEM Program for 3rd - 5th Graders

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Send a Pawsitivity note to a Teacher or Staff

Take a minute to thank a teacher or staff:

Pawsitivity ROARs in You Award

Important Dates (Every Week: College Wear Wednesday and Spirit wear Friday)

3/1 ~ 3/5 Read Across America Week

3/1- SSC @ 2:30

3/5- Minimum Day (School ends at 9:45 AM and 12:45 PM, for the respective cohorts)

3/10, 4/7, 4/28, 5/19, 6/9- Band/Strings In-Person Office Hours from 1 - 2 PM in front of MPR

3/29 ~ 4/2- Spring Break

Click here for School Calendar./

Student Parent Tutorials

Student/Parent Tutorials - There are various tutorials on Google apps.

Notice that there is a second tab on the bottom for other tabs, such as Flipgrid and Canvas.

Mental Health Services

PYLUSD Mental Health Services

Outreach Concern hotline (low cost counseling): 800-4-Concern

CareSolice (search engine for finding counseling): 888-515-0595