Weekly Wildcat

Parent Edition May 17, 2019

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Medicine Pick Up Notice

The end of the school year is quickly approaching! Please remember to pick up your child’s medication in the health office by the last day of school. Medications cannot be released to a student and must be picked up by a parent or guardian.

The health office will be available for medication pick-up

during school hours.

All medication left at school will be disposed of as of May 24, 2019 at 11:30am.

No medications will be stored in the school over the summer (this includes inhalers and Epi-pens) so please plan to pick up your child’s medication.

A Message from Our School Counselor, Mr. Vander Meer, Regarding Summer School Opportunities

Good afternoon,

Below is some information regarding Credit Retrieval and summer school. Some Credit Retrieval Courses allow for students to test out of portions of the material that students demonstrate mastery in when they take a pre-test, but all the options will also allow students to complete the entire course as well.

2019 MS/HS Summer School

Somerset Academy Losee K-12 is offering Summer School Online Credit Retrieval. It is through an online company BYU Suite. Somerset Losee used this company during the last summer with much success. There will be a teacher in the classroom at all times to assist and monitor progress.

Although this is a self-paced online course, attendance is still required so that they can benefit from the teacher’s assistance. The student will be in attendance until they complete the course. Absences are not allowed. One absence will withdraw a student from the course and refunds will not be given.

Session I: June 10-June 28

Session II: July 8-July 26

Summer school will only be on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:00am-12:00pm.

Subjects offered are:

Math: Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II

English: English 9, English 10, English 11,

Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy Physiology

Social Studies: World History, US History,

Middle School Classes Offered:

Math 6-8

ELA 6-8

Science 6-8

The cost is $100.00 per 1/2 credit (one semester). Payment may be made one of two ways:

1. Cash/Check made at the front office.

2. Pay Online

Lastly, the deadline to sign up and pay is Wednesday, June 5th.

Please visit their website at: somersetlosee.org>Academics>Credit Retrieval

For more information contact Jessica Pinjuv, Assistant Principal Somerset Academy Losee K-12:



Some additional options for include:

CCSD Summer Programs:

(Somerset students are “out of district” you must register at walk in registration)


Keystone Online Learning:


BYU independent study online courses:


Nevada Learning Academy is through CCSD:


If you have any questions about a program, please contact the credit retrieval provider, as these are not Somerset Lone Mountain programs.

You are welcome to contact David Vander Meer, our MS Counselor, if you have any questions about your child’s academic progress.

Thank you,

Somerset Lone Mountain Administrative Team

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SchoolWay is Retiring

We want to inform you that this is the final year we will be using the SchoolWay communications app. We will be sending out updates until June 30th. Please download the Educational Networks app that we will be using in place of SchoolWay starting July 1st.

Attendance Letter to Our Families

Good Neighbor Reminder

Please adhere to our Good Neighbor Commitment by not allowing your student(s) to remain unattended in the church parking lot. Students are trampling on their landscaping, climbing the trees, and leaving debris throughout the parking lot making their church look untidy. The church has been gracious to allow us to use their lot, let’s not have that privileged revoked. Furthermore, please keep your student(s) safe by not leaving them unattended.

Please enter the carline to drop off your child in the designated unloading zone. Most all of you are following the procedure and the line is moving along swiftly, thank you! However, vehicles have been stopping along Rainbow and dropping off on the side of the road. This causes a safety hazard. For the safety of you and your child, we ask that you join us in following the proper traffic procedures.

Last Day of School May 24

All students will be dismissed at 11:30am

Free Dress Day for grades 1st-8th (please adhere to the student standard attire policy).

All KinderCats must be in their Sunday best!

Student Privacy

Please refrain from picture taking and recording of our students while on campus. We are a closed campus and must respect student privacy. Parents dropping off and picking up students must remain outside of the walking gate. We ask that you do not enter or pass the entrance of the walking gate to assure student safety. We thank you in advance for respecting and following our requests.

Lost and Found

Items not claimed by 11:30am on May 24th will be donated.

Summer Kidchen Camp

Monday, June 17th, 10am to Friday, June 21st, 2pm

4491 North Rainbow Boulevard

Las Vegas, NV

Summer Camp for 18/19 K-8 Students

Monday, June 24th, 12am

4491 North Rainbow Boulevard

Las Vegas, NV

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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End of Year Award Ceremony Schedule

Monday, May 206/7th Grade: 8am – 10am

Tuesday, May 213rd Grade: 8:45am – 10am

4th Grade: 12:30 – 2pm

Wednesday, May 221st Grade: 8:45 – 10am

2nd Grade: 12:30 -2pm

Thursday, May 235th Grade Promotion: 8:00 – 10am

Thursday, May 23 - 8th Grade Promotion: Be on the lookout for an invite!

Times:Students arrive at 5pm

Parents enter at 5:30pm to take pictures

Ceremony begins 6pm-7:30pm

Celebration: 7:30-8:30pm

May 24Kinder Graduation: 8:45 - 10:45am.


At a recent Somerset Academy Board meeting held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the Board approved the No Opt Out Policy. Embedded in this section is a link to the letter from the Executive Director, Mr. John Barlow. Somerset Academy No Opt Out Policy



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