Wangenheim Middle Newsletter
Volume 3: Issue XVI; June 2, 2023 (updated 6/7/23)
DATES TO REMEMBER:
- June 3, ATHLEAD Flag Football Semifinals, 3:30pm at Patrick Henry High School
- June 6, Yearbook Distribution, 8th Grade, during lunch at Finance Office
- June 6, Orchestra and Choir Concert, 6:00pm
- June 7, Yearbook Distribution, 6th and 7th Grades, during lunch at Finance Office
- June 7, Band Concert, 6:00pm
- June 8, Talent Show, 3:10pm
- June 14, Last Day of Attendance, minimum day
- June 20 to July 21, Level Up Summer Experience, 8:00am - 1:00pm at Challenger
- August 17, 6th Grade and New Student Orientation
- August 21, First Day of the 2023-24 School Year
LCFF Form due June 14
Special Summer Office hours
Open eBooks, free online book access
SORA, available through Clever
Summer Reading Checkout from the Wangenheim library
- Completion ceremony information
- MMHS Marauder Football Camp
Clothing Closet now open
Community Resource Map
Click on the graphic above for a detailed PDF on how to complete the LCFF form.
SPECIAL SUMMER OFFICE HOURS
PLEASE RETURN ALL TEXTBOOKS AND LIBRARY BOOKS
As we close out the 2022-23 school year, please go to Destiny Discover to find out what is owed and what remains on your record. Unless you are leaving the District, please keep your device for summer learning.
- Take the link to Wangenheim’s Destiny Discover (https://search.follettsoftware.com/metasearch/ui/37669)
- Log in with your UserName(District ID) and Password.
- To check what is on your record, choose MyStuff tab. Here you will be able to see all current checkouts and fines
- Please contact Mrs. Minezaki (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions
8th GRADE NEWS
Look for updated information regarding our Promotion activities.
Students login through CLEVER, find the Reading Plus icon, and start reading. Because Reading Plus allows students to choose from both fiction and/or nonfiction passages based on their interest and places students in passages at their own reading levels, the program strengthens comprehension and vocabulary skills of all levels of readers. All students are familiar with Reading Plus, and it is a great way to maintain and build skills throughout the summer.
Reading Support Program for Families | Reading Plus
Reading Plus is now Part of the DreamBox Family! Reading Plus helps students develop the skills they need to be confident, capable readers. Families can support their students' reading development while at home with available online and print resources created specifically for parents and caregivers.
Open eBooksLooking for resources to encourage reading for fun over summer break? Open eBooks contains a rotating catalog of thousands of popular, award-winning eBook titles that students and families can access for FREE!
Open eBooks can be used for reading at home or on-the-go through a free app (available on Apple or Android devices) or the web browser version on their computer, Chromebook, or other device with an internet connection. Get started by emailing Mrs. Minezaki (email@example.com) to get the code. Please let me know if you want access to Elementary, Middle School, or All Ages content.
INCOMING 6th GRADERS
SURVEY REGARDING LEARNING DURING COVID
It's a brief survey regarding how distance learning affected parents and their stress levels during COVID. It really should only take 5 minutes or less.
1. I am at least 18 years old.
2. My child/student is a part of San Diego Unified School District or Poway Unified School District.
3. My child is currently Distance Learning, or has been a part of Distance Learning.
4. My child was between ages 5-10 during Distance Learning.
Parental Involvement and Distance Learning
1. I am at least 18 years old. 2. My child/student is a part of San Diego Unified School District or Poway Unified School District3. My child is currently Distance Learning, or has been a part of Distance Learning. 4. My child was between ages 5-10 during Distance Learning.
Level Up Summer Academic Program is offered to current students for enrichment purposes. The program will not be offered at Wangenheim Middle this summer.
Challenger Middle from 8:00am – 1:00pm
- Program begins Tuesday, June20, 2023 and ends Friday, July 21, 2023
- There will be NO School on Monday July 3rd and Tuesday July 4th
- Academic Program will be one (5) week session (5) five hours per day
*Students who are eligible for Extended School Year (ESY) through their individualized IEP will be enrolled through your child’s IEP Case Manager. Do NOT fill out this form.. If you have specific questions regarding your child’s eligibility for ESY, please work with your child’s IEP Case Manager.
Applications are now available. Print the form below or see your counselor for more information and to sign up.
2023 Middle School SS Eng App Final
PLEASE PRINT SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT APPLICATION FOR ENROLLMENT 2023 Level Up Summer Academic Program MIDDLE SCHOOL Level Up Summer Academic Program is offered to current students for enrichment purposes. Program begins Tuesday, June20, 2023 and ends Friday, July 21...
2023 Middle School SS Spanish
EN LETRA DE MOLDE POR FAVOR DISTRITO ESCOLAR UNIFICADO DE SAN DIEGO SOLICITUD DE INSCRIPCIÓN Programa Académico Level Up del Verano de 2023 ESCUELAS INTERMEDIAS El Programa Académico Level Up de Verano se ofrece a alumnos actuales con propósitos de enriquecimiento. El program...
2023 Middle School SS SOMALI
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2023-24 PrimeTime Program
San Diego Unified School District's (SDUSD) Extended Learning Opportunities Department administers the PrimeTime Extended Day Program offered at elementary, and middle school sites serving student in Universal Transitional Kindergarten (UTK) through eighth. PrimeTime is free to all participating families and operates before and/or after school programs every regular school day.
2023-24 PRIMETIME ESPAñOL
El Departamento de Oportunidades de Aprendizaje Extendido (ELO) del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego (SDUSD) administra el Programa PrimeTime de Día Prolongado para los estudiantes de primaria e intermedia. PrimeTime es gratis para todas las familias participantes y opera antes y/o después de los programas escolares todos los días regulares de clase.
2023-24 PrimeTime Tagalog
Pinangangasiwaan ng Departamento ng Pinahabang Mga Oportunidad sa Pag-aaral ( Extended Learning Opportunities Department ) ng Pinag-isang mga Paaralan ng Distrito ng San Diego ang Pinahabang Araw na Programa ng PrimeTime (PrimeTime) na inaalok sa mga site ng elementarya, at gitnang paaralan na naglilingkod sa estudyante sa Universal Transitional Kindergarten (UTK) hanggang ikawalong baitang.
2023-24 PrimeTime Program Vietnamese
Chương trình PrimeTime niên khóa 2023-24 Văn Phòng Cơ hội Học tập Mở rộng (Extended Learning Opportunities Department) của Học khu Thống nhất San Diego (SDUSD) điều hành chương trình PrimeTime Ngày Học Dài (PrimeTime) được cung cấp tại các trường tiểu học và trung học đệ nhất cấp/cơ sở phục vụ học sinh từ Mẫu giáo Chuyển tiếp Phổ thông (UTK) đến lớp tám.
WANGENHEIM CLOTHES CLOSET
The Wangenheim Clothes Closet is now open. We have a limited selection of tops, bottoms, shoes, and other items available for those in need. There are also some school supplies and hygiene products. Please contact their counselor or Heather Weld (firstname.lastname@example.org) to make an appointment for you or your student to check out what is available.
If you have gently used clothing items or other items to donate (socks, soap, lotion, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand sanitizer, face soap, lip balm...), please contact Ms. Weld to make drop off arrangements.
Mrs. Slezak: Flexible Seating for 6th Graders
Help me give my students flexible seating. So many kids struggle with ADHD and they need movement options! It's hard to fidget in our hard plastic chairs!
Mrs. Wilson: Comfy Classroom Environment For SPED Students
Help me give my students some flexible sitting in the classroom and I need another bookshelf because I still have more books I am getting and need more shelves to put them.
San Diego Public Library Happenings
Parents Guide to Understanding Gaming, Social Media, and Technology Addiction
Social media and gaming are a large part of our daily existence but affects children and young adults in distinctive ways. This session explores the impacts of social media and gaming on mental and physical well-being; cognitive and socioemotional development; creativity and critical thinking; resilience; technology addiction; among others.
Deadline for signing up is June 17.
PRONTO: Students 18 and Under Ride Transit for Free
The Youth Opportunity Pass is a program which allows anyone 18 and under to ride regional transit including buses, trolleys, and trains free of charge. As part of the SANDAG Transit Equity Pilot to make transportation more accessible, the Youth Opportunity Pass is designed to connect young people to more opportunities throughout San Diego.
To be eligible for the Youth Opportunity Pass, riders 18 and under must have a Youth PRONTO app account, or a PRONTO Youth card, which can be used for all MTS buses and trolleys as well as COASTER and SPRINTER trains. Children 5 and under ride free at all times, and don’t need a card or proof of eligibility. To find out more, see the SANDAG website.
East Coast Trip 2024
East Coast trip for 7th grade students for next year. On this trip we take participants to Boston, NYC, and Washington DC. We travel by plane and by luxury bus. We stay in very nice hotels and eat at fantastic restaurants. We see and do everything we can possibly fit into this week. There is one teacher chaperone for every 10-12 students and nighttime security guards hired for each floor of the hotels where there are students. This is an all inclusive trip, so once you pay for it, you don't need money for anything else except souvenirs. This is a trip of a lifetime- don't miss out!
The map shows where you might find:
- Mental Health (including ATOD services)
- Community Centers & Tutoring
- DV Resources
- Crisis Resources & Legal Assistance
- Pregnant, Parenting & Foster Resources
- Food and Clothing Resources
- Homeless/Transitional Living/Low Income
- Medical Clinics/Health Centers
- Military Families
Food Resources & More
211 San Diego * call 2-1-1 or (858) 300-1211 * https://211sandiego.org/ * 24/7 phone service. Find current information on all food distribution sites in San Diego County. CalFresh * 866-262-9881* https://www.getcalfresh.org/ CalFresh (formerly known as food stamps and nationally known as SN...
Find the Help You Need, When and Where You Need It
Food Distributions In partnership with more than 600 local charities, schools, faith communities, meal sites, and food pantries, Feeding San Diego distributes more than 35 million meals a year to people facing hunger. View All Together Tour Feeding San Diego hosts large-scale drive-through free food distributions in various regions across San Diego County.
Emergency Clothing Request - Sharia's Closet
Are You in Need of Clothing or Essential Hygiene Items? Sharia's Closet is a community clothes closet providing free, emergency clothing to individuals and families who are experiencing financial hardship or crisis. To obtain our services you must: Complete an Emergency Clothing Request Form (ECRF). Use the Tip sheet provided to complete the ECRF.
The State of California is proud to announce the launch of the California Kids Investment and Development Savings Program (CalKIDS). CalKIDS gives children in California a jump start on saving for college or career training. To be eligible for CalKIDS, participants must be: Born in California on or after July 1, 2022; or An eligible low-income public school student in grades 1-12* in California.
Active Duty Military Discount Tickets | SeaWorld San Diego
We hold the men and women of our armed forces and their families in the highest regard, and are honored to host you at our parks as our guests. Through our Waves of Honor program, military personnel and up to three direct dependents may enjoy one complimentary admission to SeaWorld® San Diego.