Weekly Newsletter

Important updates and news 2/8/2021

Week Five - A Week

Dear Families, Students, Staff and Teachers,

This week is A Week, on Wednesday, students will go to Advisory, periods 1, 2 and 3.

Below are important dates and announcements. Please reach out to us if you need assistance.


Esther Dabagyan



Important Announcements for Families & Students

  • The 5 week grading window closes this Friday, make sure you've started Spring semester with pride! Report carts will be mailed home next week.
  • Headsets are here! Pick up a free pair for your child next week at Grab and Go! See Flyer below for more information.
  • Did you miss the LAUSD Parent Engagement conference? Don't worry, all videos are available on the STEM website! Check them out to learn about A-G Requirements, Stress Management, preparing for college and more! Let LAUSD know what you think about the videos here: http://bit.ly/ldwt1pecevaljan2021 and explore the LD West Parent and Community Engagement website: http://bit.ly/ldwestpace
  • Do you need a new Laptop or Hotspot? Drive-through tech pick-up is available every Wednesday by appointment. For details, contact Aikiro!
  • Covid-19 Testing is available to all students and their families! Make an appointment today!
  • Looking for more parents workshops or resources? Check out our website!

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Enrichment & Award Opportunities

2/8 STEM Weekly Newsletter 2021

News for Teachers

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Announcements & Reminders for Teachers & Staff

  • Remind your students that it's A Week & they can pick up their headsets at the grab and go food distribution according to grade level!
  • Tell LAUSD which Digital Tools work best for you and they can purchase it for 2021-2022! Survey is open 2/1 to 2/20
  • Please take the time to fill out the first column in this Instructional Rounds Teacher List with Best Practices, so teachers can best choose whom to observe
  • Do you need to mail items to students? IF they not bulky and can fit in a standard envelope, you can drop them off at Pico Rivera or Beaudry. More info here.
  • New and awesome Teacher Laptops have arrived! Pick yours up starting next week - make an appointment with Aikiro!
  • Here are some thematic activities/slides for the week!
  • Submit grade change forms to Dr. Kavner by 2/15! That's when I's will revert to Fails.
  • This week, PD will be on Monday and Friday, 9 AM. Please meet Wednesday morning if you need additional time for collaboration.
  • Math and ELA departments must administer 1 IAB by 3/25
  • If you are Covid positive and you tested outside of LAUSD, please upload your test results here and lick on "Submit External Covid-19 Test Result" after signing in.
  • The Superintendent has extended the "Safer at Home" order until further notice. As such, the STEM office staff is continuing to work from home.

Grading Window Closes Friday - See below for important policies regarding fails

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Happy Birthday to February Babies!

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Andrew Bluestone