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Arroyo Seco Jr. High School -- September 18, 2020

Principal's Message

Hello Seco Families,

First quarter progress report grades are now posted in Infinite Campus. The first quarter ends on October 16.

Arroyo Seco's first virtual Parent Advisory Council (PAC) meeting of the year is this coming Monday at 4 pm. The PAC board will provide their reports and we will be discussing Student Supports. Here is a link to the Zoom meeting:

Meeting ID: 842 7487 0985

Passcode: 466234

We look forward to seeing many of you there!

Please take a look at the information below regarding the upcoming parent workshop on Facilitated IEP's and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Have a great weekend.

Classified Employee of the Year 2020-2021

Arroyo Seco is proud to announce our 2020-2021 Classified Employee of the Year .... Sandra Gannon! Ms. Gannon is our amazing Bilingual Instructional Assistant. "She is warm and encouraging with students while having high expectations for their success. She takes the time to get know each student’s strengths and needs in order to provide effective supports."

Thank you for all that you do and Congratulations Sandra!

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Arroyo Seco Teacher of the Year 2020-2021

This past week, the Governing Board recognized all of the district schools' Teachers of the Year. Representing Arroyo Seco is Ms. Lisa Simmons, our incredible English and ELD Teacher! She is "a great teacher and a great person. Lisa always has the patience and knowledge necessary." Thank you for all that you do and Congratulations!
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Free Grab and Go Meals for Youth 18 Years and Younger

Free grab and go meals are available for all students, 18 years and younger, across our community.

• Meals will be offered Monday through Friday from 12 to 2, except Holidays. Meals will be distributed by drive thru from Seco's parking lot and will be available from all Hart district comprehensive school sites, as well as our elementary schools.

• One bagged/boxed breakfast and lunch per child (18 years and younger) will be provided

• Food served is healthy and follows USDA nutrition guidelines;

• No application or proof of income needed. You can just bring your child to meal site in your community.

Honor Society

Attention 8th grade parents: It is time to sign up for the fall honors society program. Membership in the Arroyo Seco Chapter is open to all students who meet the membership criteria. In order to qualify, you must have earned a 3.5 grade point average for the 3rd quarter of your 7th grade year. You can check your student's GPA by logging into Infinite Campus. Service hours will not be required this semester due to COVID and the lack of opportunities to volunteer. Please read the information letter and fill out the application located on Arroyo Seco's website:

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National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day will be officially held on September 22, 2020. Started in 2012 as a non-partisan national holiday, National Voter Registration Day is designed to create an annual moment when the entire nation focuses on registering Americans to exercise their most basic right – the right to vote. Americans can register at hundreds of events across the nation and online at Supporters can also follow National Voter Registration Day activities through social media on September 22 by searching #NationalVoterRegistrationDay and #VoteReady.

For more information on National Voter Registration Day, please click here. To register electronically (your registration must be submitted online by October 19, 2020), please click here. You may obtain a paper voter registration application at any local county elections office, library, Department of Motor Vehicles office, or U.S. post office. It is important that your voter registration application be filled out completely and be postmarked or hand-delivered to your county elections office at least 15 days before the election. To verify your voter registration status, please click here.

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Arroyo Seco Jr. High School

Dr. Andy Keyne, Principal