ARCADE MIDDLE SCHOOL - WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 25, 2022
1st Quarter Ends on Friday, October 14th
Keep in mind that the 1st Quarter will be ending soon! Be sure to turn in all of your assignments!
Students who attend school regularly have been shown to achieve at higher levels than students who do not have regular attendance!
Arcade Student Government Students
Thank you for all of the fun activities that you have planned for your fellow Spartans!!!
1st Quarter Ends on Friday, October 14th
PLAN AHEAD FOR IMPORTANT DATES!
MAKEUP PICTURE DAY is Thursday, October 6th
Go to http://www.campuscolorstudios.com/
Select Order School Pictures
Select ARCADE FALL 2022-2023
Select your package
Questions? Call (916)749-1026 and select Option 1 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ALL students will be photographed and receive an ID Card at no charge.
Are you or someone you know looking for a Bilingual Instructional Assistant job? Arcade has positions available!
Arcade is looking for a Farsi/Dari-Speaking (Persian-Speaking) BIA
An AMAZING job opportunity is available at Arcade Middle School! We are in need of a Farsi/Dari-speaking (Persian) Bilingual Instructional Assistant (BIA).
Benefits for San Juan employees:
There is currently a hiring bonus for new candidates to the district. The pay range for BIAs is $15.00 - $18.72 an hour, medical benefits are paid 100% for employees and 75% for dependents, and there are CalPERS retirement benefits.
Attached below is the job description for these positions.
If you have any questions or are interested in one of the positions, please email Lindsey McManigal, Principal of Arcade at mailto:email@example.com
The Underground Clothing Connection! FREE Clothing Exchange Store
ARCADE PARENT REPRESENTATIVE NEEDED FOR PBIS
Arcade is implementing a Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) program this year! The goal of PBIS is to recognize students when they demonstrate the "Spartan Strong" behaviors of being kind, safe, and responsible. Students are acknowledged by staff with tickets, which they can redeem for prizes or submit for the weekly raffle.
The PBIS Team meets every other Wednesday from 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. Community members are always welcome to attend our meetings, but we are currently looking for a designated Parent Representative and Student Representative to join the team. During these meetings we discuss current behavior trends, brainstorm possible solutions, and work to improve the supports and incentives we offer to students.
Please email Mr. Gallagher at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining the PBIS team as a Parent Representative or a Student Representative.
Join the Arcade Safety Team
This year our Safety Team will be focusing on safety improvements and preparations for the new build. Since construction will start in the next few months, many new procedures will be needed around the school. Joining this team will give you an active voice in how we can better protect our students and the school community. While all community members are welcome to drop in to any Safety Team meeting, we are looking for a designated Parent Representative and Student Representative who are members of the team.
Safety Team meets once a month in the mornings before school to discuss our current safety plan and make any safety related changes or updates. The meetings will be held in Room 1 on the last Wednesday of each month from 7:15 - 7:45 A.M., starting on August 31st.
Please email Mr. Tateishi at email@example.com if you are interested in joining the team as a Parent Representative or a Student Representative.
BREAKFAST SERVICE BEGINS EACH MORNING AT 7:40 AM
Middle School Lunch and Breakfast Menus
Breakfast and Lunch Remain Free to All Students
Students must simply enter their Student ID numbers in order to get a free school breakfast or lunch.
Students are assigned 1st or 2nd Lunch based on their 4th period teacher. Students who have 1st Lunch go to lunch before attending their 4th period class, while students who have 2nd Lunch go to lunch after their 4th period class. The lunch assignments by teacher are available by clicking on the red button below.
For example, if a student has Mr. Androlowicz for 4th period, they will have 1st Lunch, and they will go to lunch before attending Mr. Androlowicz's class. If a student has Mr. Alvarez for 4th period, they are assigned 2nd Lunch, and they will go to lunch after attending Mr. Alvarez's class.
Covid Testing Available for Students at Arcade
Face coverings are still required in the Covid testing area.
Please make sure you pre-register your student before coming to test: www.sanjuan.edu/preregister
Please call to make an arrangement to have your student tested.
This testing is for San Juan Unified School District students and staff only.
FREE Online Resources for Students
San Juan Unified students now have access to the California State Library’s online research databases, and their student identification cards can be used as an “E-Card” to access online materials from the Sacramento Public Library.
A translated flier with more information on accessing the state library’s research portals can be downloaded here. Resources include Britannica School-Student, Proquest Databases, and TeachingBooks.net.
A flier with more information on the Sacramento Public Library’s E-Card and online resources can be downloaded here. This flier also includes information on how to opt out of the E-Card program, which offers ebooks and other digital content.
ONLINE RESEARCH DATABASES - Accessible in the SJUSD Portal
● Just click on the “library tile in Portal and then on the tile of the database you want to access.
● Or check with your school library/media center to see if the databases have been added to Destiny.
● Tiles in the Student section of Portal are listed in alphabetical order.
● For Proquest, the tile is a folder. When you click on it, you will go to a page with a tile for each product available from Proquest Accessing the databases outside of SJUSD:
● Start in Portal or Destiny, as you normally would. Then follow the instructions below for the database you wish to use.
● Please note that the access codes listed below must be typed exactly as written.
Britannica School-Student and Escolar
Start in Portal and click on the tile for the Britannica or Escolar
● District access name: sanjuan
● District access code: sjusd!
Start in Portal and click on the tile for the Proquest product you want.
● District access name: sjusd1
● District access code: SJUSD12!
Do NOT start in Portal if you are not at a district site. Instead, go to: TeachingBooks.net/home Enter
● District access name: sanjuan
● District access code: teachingbooksK12
Video overview: http://bit.ly/TBNET
CALENDAR ITEMS - Looking Ahead
- September 29 - Office closed at 1:45 P.M. for staff training.
- October 3 - No School
- October 6 - Make-Up Picture Day
- October 14 - End of 1st Quarter
- October 20 - PTO Meeting, in person, 6:30 P.M.
- October 26 - ELAC Meeting, in person, 6:00 P.M.
- October 28 - Dance, 6:30 - 8:30 P.M.
ARCADE MIDDLE SCHOOL OFFICE
- Monday - Friday from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
- Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing
- Attendance Phone Number: 916-971-7300 ext. 1