Wolfpack Weekly - Parent Newsletter

January 18, 2022

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LGAM Scholars Support Lemon Grove Community Clean-Up Day!

Sending a big THANKS to our 7th graders, Lily MacIntosh & Halene LeBaron, who dedicated their free time this weekend to cleaning up our community.


We are extremely proud to see our young scholars exemplify the importance of civic engagement as well as engaging in collaborative efforts to keep our community clean.


Keep up the great work LGAM!

Nation celebrates civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

NO SCHOOL - MLK Holiday

Monday, Jan. 17th, 8am

7866 Lincoln Street

Lemon Grove, CA

Friendly Reminder: There is NO SCHOOL Monday, January 17th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. School will resume on Tuesday, January 18th.

2021 - 2022 School Calendar Link: https://4.files.edl.io/a44e/08/27/21/184513-f47b5030-c342-4489-854d-dd4ce937a278.pdf

LGSD Updated COVID-19 Guidance & Procedures

Dear Families,


Please find announcements and updated guidance on our COVID-19 procedures here. This guidance is effective as of 1/10/22. If you have any questions, please reach out to your school's front office, or you may email communications@lemongrovesd.net.


Thank you,


Lemon Grove School District

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Queridas familias,


Encuentre anuncios y orientación actualizada sobre nuestros procedimientos de COVID-19 aquí. (Desplácese hacia abajo para ver la versión en español). Esta guía es efectiva a partir de 10/01/22. Si tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese con la oficina principal de su escuela o envíe un correo electrónico a communications@lemongrovesd.net.


Sinceramente,


Distrito Escolar de Lemon Grove

COVID TESTING REGISTRATION - CLICK HERE

EVERY MONDAY (9am - 1pm) at LGAM by the MAIN OFFICE

Updated Testing Information - Testing for Students Only

Due to the recent surge of positive cases within our community, we highly encourage all parents to register their student(s) for weekly testing by clicking on the link above.


At this time testing is available for STUDENTS ONLY. We will continue to keep you updated as new information is shared.


As this new variant makes its way through our world, please help us keep students and staff safe by following strict COVID-19 safety protocol:


-stay home if you are not feeling well

-wear masks at all times (indoor and out)

-wash hands and/or sanitize often

-get tested weekly (optional)


Thank you so much for your patience and flexibility during this time. Please do not hesitate to contact our health clerk , Ms. Morton, if you have any questions at (619) 619-825-5723 or via email at jmorton@lemongrovesd.net.

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Revoking Consent Form for COVID-19 Testing

If you no longer would like your child tested weekly, please complete the form to REVOKE CONSENT to test. Other helpful information regarding COVID-19 testing, is all located on the COVID-19 Testing FAQ document. This document can also be found on the LGSD website under the COVID-19 Safety Plan button.

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After School Study Hall Available - APPLY NOW

Does your child need extra support with improving their grades? After School Study Hall is now open to all students!


It is every day after school for an hour (Please see the attached photo for the times for each day). It is located in Room 8. This is a quiet place for students to complete assignments and receive support from our wonderful staff members, Ms. Carlos and Ms. Nunez.


Please use the contact information below to take advantage of this FREE resource for all LGAM students!


If you would like to sign your student up for specific days or would like more information please contact me at agarcia@lemongrovesd.net.

Having Trouble Accessing Infinite Campus?

I HAVE A PORTAL, BUT I CAN'T LOG IN.

  • If you already have an Infinite Campus Portal account and have set up a security email, you can get automated help by clicking one of the following on the
    Infinite Campus Parent Portal Login page:
    • Forgot your Password?
    • Forgot your Username?
  • If you still have trouble, contact us at 619-825-5600 x3000 or email us at helpdesk@lemongrovesd.net


ARE THERE MOBILE APPS?

  • Yes, there are free apps for both Android and Apple iOS
  • You must set up your Campus Portal account BEFORE you can use the Mobile App
  • Search the App Store for the "Campus Parent" or "Campus Student" app and download.
  • District Name = Lemon Grove School District
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NEED TO CONTACT A TEACHER? - CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE FOR STAFF DIRECTORY

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LGAM Art Club - Art on Fire - January 2022 Issue

We are excited to share Art Club's January issue that highlights the creative talents of our LGAM students centered around the theme "Winter Wonderland".


Please click on the link below to view!


Art on Fire Link: https://lgamartclub.weebly.com/art-on-fire/archives/01-2022

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High School Registration Information

Greetings 8th grade Families,

High School Registration and Enrollment Information is now live on our school site!

In order to access this information please visit www.lgam.lemongrovesd.net and navigate to the buttons shown in the picture above.

Here you will be able to find the applications for the Grossmont Union High School District, Mount Miguel, Steele Canyon, High Tech High, O'Farrell, and E3.
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Helix High School Enrollment Information

Attention 8th grade families!!!!

LOTTERY APPLICATIONS FOR 2022-23 NOW BEING ACCEPTED!

Visit the ENROLLMENT & LOTTERY INFO PAGE for information about how you can enter your student(s) in the 2022-23 Helix Lottery.

http://www.helixcharter.net/about-hchs/entrance-lottery-info
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Mount Miguel Parent Night for 8th Grade Families

Looking for a high school for next year? Please attend the event below.

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Event: Mount Miguel Parent Night
When: Tuesday, January 25th (In-person)
Time: 6pm

Mount Miguel High School is offering a Parent Night for incoming 9th graders on Tuesday, January 25th at 6pm in the Multicultural Center. They will be speaking about the different programs they offer as well as the registration process.

Childcare and food will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there! Click on the links below for more information.

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Please register for this event online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfenrP9bnE6cq9ayW7FEXv3jlVPIksAjYaIR4eclMf7TLaJTw/viewform

Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PNfqPeYEWRGqiCLCOcjevUyzpwPH8L6T/view?usp=sharing

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Dear LGSD Families,


Check out the January 2022 LG Family Connections in it you will find details about:


1. The Positive Parenting Program (registration needed, gift cards and certificates awarded, starts next week, limited space!).

2. Black and Pan-African Student Excellence (on Jan 13)

3. 2022-23 Calendar Feedback Survey (should we have a break in October?)

4. SD Nights Schedule (a chance to win a $50 gift card!)

5. SD Nights Wellness Wednesday

6. Family Support Questionnaire


and more!


Click here to view:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iBCbxFO8KxYQtiacrLWc2fFH9muLZEOVwLQHtQkynpQ/edit?usp=sharing


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Estimadas familias de LGSD,


Eche un vistazo a Conexiones familiares de LG de enero de 2022 en el que encontrará detalles sobre:


1. El Programa de Crianza Positiva (es necesario registrarse, se otorgan tarjetas de regalo y certificados, comienza la próxima semana, ¡espacio limitado!).

2. Excelencia estudiantil afroamericana y Panafricana (el 13 de enero)

3. Encuesta de comentarios sobre el calendario 2022-23 (¿deberíamos tener vacaciones en octubre?)

4. Programa SD Nights (¡una oportunidad de ganar una tarjeta de regalo de $50!)

5. SD Nights Miercoles de bienestar

6. Cuestionario de apoyo familiar


¡y más!


Click here to view:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iBCbxFO8KxYQtiacrLWc2fFH9muLZEOVwLQHtQkynpQ/edit?usp=sharing

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Rental Assistance for Families - APPLY NOW!

APPLY HERE: https://covidassistance.sdhc.org/


Landlords can start an application on behalf of their tenant.


For help with your application, or if you do not have access to a computer or the internet, call (619) 535-6921


These community-based organizations also are available to help:

• Casa Familiar https://www.casafamiliar.org/ (619) 333-6824

• Chicano Federation https://www.chicanofederation.org/ (619) 285-5600

• ElderHelp of San Diego https://www.elderhelpofsandiego.org/ (858) 380-5341

• Logan Heights Community Development Corporation https://www.loganheightscdc.org/ (619) 858-0563

• San Diego Refugee Communities Coalition https://ucsdcommunityhealth.org/work/refugee-health-unit/sandiego-refugee-communities-coalition/ (619) 793-9019

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