The Weekly Update
La Mesa Junior High --December 2, 2022
Greetings Lobo Families!
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We are One Hart, with our goal to make Every Student...Opportunity Ready!
We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving break and that your student is ready for a final push to end the semester. There are many opportunities for your student to seek out help as 1st semester grades are coming to an end.
Opportunities for Student Help
* Tutorial Time every Tuesday and Thursday
A great opportunity during the school day! Your student just needs to sign up for the Teacher they
* This past week, we launched Open Library Nights where out library is open from 3:15-4:45pm. During this time, there are teachers available to help students should they need, but most importantly, this is great place for your student to complete homework, makeup work, or just have a quiet place to work...but also FREE Tutoring from teachers here at La Mesa! We will be able to offer 2 more of these this semester: Monday, December 5 and Monday, December 12.
Listed in this Weekly Update you will see that there is a lot of exciting things happening at La Mesa and in our valley. We hope you enjoy and are able to take advantage of any opportunity.
These 3 options are listed below to stay connected here at La Mesa:
LA MESA LIVE: Subscribe Here
La Mesa Instagram Profile: lamesajhs
La Mesa ASB Profile: @lmjhasb
We hope you have a great weekend!
Kullen Welch - Principal
Minimum Days Coming Up
8th Grade Hearing Screening
Hello La Mesa Families,
Please note that Thursday, December 8, 2022 will be our annual Hearing Screening event for all 8th-graders.
All 8th-grade students will be summoned during the day to complete the brief hearing screening exam.
Please ensure your child brings his/ her prescription hearing aids if they have them to school.
Also, please note that Thursday, December 8, 2022 will also be a Minimum Day with dismissal at 12:45 PM.
Have a wonderful day.
Last day of the Semester
Dismissal at 12:45pm
ASB is also opening up applications for the Spring semester. If you are interested in joining ASB, make sure you fill out the application on the ASB Google classroom. The class code is: 3clqek
Next Week Activities
Tuesday - This or That - Students can come to the Quad at lunch to play a fun new game!
Tuesday and Wednesday - Candy Cane Grams - ASB is selling candy cane grams from next Tuesday- Wednesday. They will be sold for $1 at lunch in the quad. You can write messages to your friends and they come with a candy cane.
Thursday - Anything But a Backpack - Some examples can be a cooler, a bucket, or a suit case etc. please make sure that whatever you bring can’t be bigger than your desk and make sure it follows school rules.
COC Winter Career Camps
College of the Canyons
Winter Institute 2023
Register now through Dec 29, 2022
Hands-on career exploration camps for Junior High School students entering 6th, 7th and 8th grade in the fall of 2022.
The COC Winter Institute features fun, exciting, and engaging sessions
that include hands-on activities and interactive presentations.
All Institute instructors are COC professors, student teachers or industry professionals that have tailored their curriculum with younger students in mind.
Help your student find their career passion!
January 3-6, 2023 · Tue-Wed-Thu-Fri · 9:00 AM – 3:00PM· $99-$249
Canyon Country Campus
La Mesa Counseling
Vision - The comprehensive counseling department at La Mesa proactively supports ALL students to learn with vigor, lead with vision, and live with value. ALL students will be opportunity ready through data-driven guidance and development in their academics, career and college goals, and social-emotional wellness.
Mission - The mission of the La Mesa counseling department is to engage in a flexible learning community that positively impacts the lives of ALL students in a nurturing environment. To do this we collaborate with our stakeholders to provide support and advocate for ALL students in achieving their academic and personal goals. Working in coordination with our families, teachers, administrators, support staff and community members, we strive to cultivate equity and inclusivity for ALL students in their behavioral and mindset development.
Do you need food or winter clothes? Come and visit our HOWL Den where you will find pasta, pasta sauce, canned fruits and vegetables, beans of all kinds, rice, cereals, winter jackets, sweaters, and many others. These resources are FREE to our families. Please use the link below to make an appointment.
¿Necesitas comida o ropa de invierno? Ven y visita nuestro Howl Den donde encontrarás pastas, salsa para pasta, frutas y verduras enlatadas, frijoles de todo tipo, arroz, cereales, chaquetas de invierno, suéteres y muchos otros. Estos recursos son gratuitos para nuestras familias. Utilice el siguiente enlace para hacer una cita.
Stay Informed of School Policies...
The William S. Hart Union High School District prohibits unlawful discrimination against and/or harassment of any student, employee or job applicant on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, ancestry, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, political affiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively at any District site and/or activity. The William S. Hart Union High School District also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. All inquiries regarding discrimination, civil rights, 504 complaints, Title II, and/or Title IX should be directed to Mark Crawford, Director of Human Resources, William S. Hart Union High School District, 21380 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91350, or by phone (661) 259-0033, or by email: UCP@hartdistrict.org.
El Distrito Escolar William S. Hart Union High prohíbe la discriminación ilegal y/o el acoso de cualquier estudiante, empleado o solicitante de empleo sobre las bases de la raza real o percibida, color, etnia, origen nacional, estado migratorio, ascendencia, religión, edad, estado civil, embarazo, estado parental, discapacidad física o mental, condición médica, estado militar o de veterano, afiliación política, sexo, género, identidad de género, expresión de género, información genética, orientación sexual, o cualquier otra base prohibida por las leyes estatales y federales de no discriminación, respectivamente, en cualquier sitio y/o actividad del Distrito. El Distrito Escolar William S. Hart Union High también proporciona igualdad de acceso a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. Todas las preguntas relacionadas con la discriminación, los derechos civiles, las quejas 504, el Título II y/o el Título IX deben dirigirse a Mark Crawford, Director de Recursos Humanos, William S. Hart Union High School District, 21380 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91350, o por teléfono (661) 259-0033, o por correo electrónico: UCP@hartdistrict.org.