The Lin Howe Voice

Week of February 22-February 26th

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Parent FAQ's about reopening

Please click on the following link for a list of FAQ's about reopening.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hay-FRBYnghe6kHJPS52U-N67DcaYBnDdHNbTmJTqKE/edit?usp=sharing


I will have grade level zoom meetings to go over reopening once dates have been determined for returning students.

Reopening Listen and Learn for Elementary Families RSVP Links

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Booster Club Meeting February 23rd @ 7pm

Please mark your calendars for February 23rd @ 7pm for the next Booster meeting. I'll send zoom link the day of the meeting.


RSVP to eroalstad@gmail.com

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CCUSD Community Arts Night-Friday February 26th @ 7pm!

The next CCUSD Community Arts Night will feature Los Angeles Dance Company Viver Brasil: https://www.viverbrasil.com/


Dance with Viver Brasil! Celebrate joyful community!

Shelby Williams Gonzalez will teach a Bloco Afro dance mix, developed as a means of resisting social injustices and celebrating African heritage.


https://vimeo.com/513896281


Friday February 26th @ 7pm!

45 minute dance class followed by a 10 minute Q and A with the teaching artist.


Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5cBhgwfkQLe36qf8SwekbQ

PTA Elections

A message from the PTA:


Interested in taking on a role in next year's PTA?

Our annual PTA Board elections are coming up!


Open board positions for the 2021-2022 school year:


Elected Positions

President

Recording Secretary

Treasurer

VP of Communications

VP of Membership


All positions carry a two-year term commitment.

Board Elections will be held at our April PTA meeting. If you're interested

in learning more about these positions, or would like to nominate yourself for

a position, please contact Katie McNayr at katiemcnayr@gmail.com.

Thank you!

Black History Month Biographies Google Slideshow

February is Black History Month and Social Justice Standard- Justice 11

Garden Video #17

  1. Garden Video 17: Edible Flowers

    https://youtu.be/tKizMMmzz_U

Environmental Sustainability Committee

Excited to share our Environmental Sustainability Committee (ESC) events: please take note of the dates!


1) Support CCHS BCR CLUB CHIPOTLE FUNDRAISER: Monday, February 22 from 4pm and 8pm @ 4114 Sepulveda Blvd Suite G, Culver City. The Culver City High School BCR Club is having a fundraiser at the Chipotle on Sepulveda Blvd. 33% of your purchase will support the club!!!!!!!! Simply order between 4-8pm and give the code: 8YVJN8Y or show the attached photo at checkout to support our club ! Use promo (2) photos for in-person or online ordering.


2) EARTH FEST WEEK KICK-OFF MEETING: Thursday February 25th from 4.15pm-5pm via zoom. Join us to share activity ideas for Earth Fest Week 2021 (April 19-23) and work together to set up wonderful week of events in all our schools. Perfect for Green Ambassadors program!

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94795396286


3) Monthly ESC MEETING: Thursday February 25th from 5pm-6.30pm via zoom. Join us to share our green initiatives district-wide and meet our special guest speakers: Charlie Kistler and Louis Yuen will present their start-up company on environmental education, Infinity Eight Productions. IEP recently published its first e-book, the comic collection Noella Environmental Education Science Comics Volume 1. The stories have roots in real world science; each comic is tied directly to a peer reviewed university research article. Charlie and Louis are excited to discuss their vision and opportunities with the CCUSD ESC. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94795396286


4) Free GARDENING KIT DISTRIBUTION (pot, seeds and soil): Thursday March 4th, 11.30-1.15pm during Grab N Go in ALL SCHOOLS. Students/families will take home a pot and watch it grow. Give-away of 200 pots total. =>>> Looking for VOLUNTEERS for each school to help pass these out. Please write to me separately if you can volunteer on this day.


5) DISTRICT-WIDE GARDENING WORKSHOP: Thursday March 4th via zoom.

4pm-4.30pm => K-5th graders + + district families

4.30pm-5:30pm => 6th-12th graders + district families

Join us to get inspired and learn some gardening tips and nutrition. Experts from our CCUSD community and Culver City will share their green tips and expertise. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93292838804


6) MEETING MINUTES: Thank you to those who attended our 2 sub-committee meetings:

Green Ambassadors' Sub-Committee Meeting: Thursday February 11. https://docs.google.com/document/d/11Lwd3eBFGMfuqqiQOv36WO9EQvY90ZuVu8xLcyagTKc/edit?usp=sharing

Gardening Sub-Committee Meeting: Thursday February 11

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1P0QPGO6iYq6BH5TP1LYFqH-PAXjq1ik4vLkUd2ZotzY/edit?usp=sharing


Thanks to all!


Sandrine Cassidy

Sustainability Coordinator-CCUSD

(310) 384-5682

sustainability@ccusd.org

www.ccusd.org/sustainability

Counselor Corner- "How to Transform Your Child’s Negative Talk" Big Life Journal's first 5-day interactive masterclass for parents

Sign-up to receive a special invitation to Big Life Journal's first 5-day interactive masterclass for parents, February 22nd - 26th in our private Facebook group.

You will hear directly from the experts, discover the reasons your child has negative self-talk, and learn specific strategies that work.


Sign-up Here: https://tinyurl.com/parenting-self-talk

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Upcoming School Holidays

Monday, March 22-April 5th- Spring Break

Monday, May 31, Memorial Day

Friday, June 11, Last Day of School

Lin Howe Community "Shout Outs"

Thank you for the "Shout Outs" we received last week. The staff members greatly appreciated the kind words.


If you didn't have a chance please visit the link below.


Would you like to give a "Shout Out" to someone in our Lin Howe Community, teachers, staff, students, other members of our Lin Howe community?

Click Here- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqX2s4uFB6ubGH8OpRd6NGQqT9N8kSzlhucYb-Vp622Fmppg/viewform


"Shout Outs" will be shared privately with the individual(s).