NACP Parents In the Know

News From Our Principal, Dr. Guerrero

WEEK 18 - January 15, 2021

NO CLASS MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2021

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in Observance of the Holiday Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Message from the Principal

Dear NACP Students and Families,


I want to give all of you a warm welcome. I hope your winter break was peaceful and that you had plenty of time to enjoy time with loved ones. From the classrooms I got visit this week, I could tell that students were more than enthusiastic to be back to class. Read below to find out what I observed when I visited classrooms.


I observed students working collaboratively to solve word problems in math. Students were able to explain their thinking, they discussed the different ways they could solve the problem and were able to collectively resolve the equations after having these conversations. If that wasn't enough, students were tasked with selecting who would be the head of their group and lead the rest in solving the word problem. It took them only a couple of seconds to decide and then got right to work!


I also observed a student working one on one with his teacher, the teacher provided guidance as the student worked on solving math problems.


In one second grade classroom students were working on formulating opinions and knowing the difference between having an opinion and stating a fact. Another classroom was reviewing their theatrical performance video they presented to parents and their peers before winter break. If you have not watched it, you really have to our second graders were phenomenal!


The last classroom I visited, students were working in small groups with their teacher. The topic they were discussing for their ELD lesson was the importance of having rules and laws. Students discussed the topic with their teacher, wrote their response to the question independently, and were going to verbally share their responses with their peers at a later time.


Needless to say our kids and teachers are doing a wonderful job. Students are engaged in learning and continue to work despite me being present. Proving that learning can be achieved at high levels despite the circumstances. Like always, I was so impressed with our students and teachers! Keep up the good work!


Thank you NACP Teachers and Parents for all you do for our kids!


Sincerely Yours,

-Dr. Guerrero

JANUARY PARENT MEETINGS

ELAC

Thursday, Jan. 21st, 3pm

This is an online event.

All parents are welcome to attend. See you soon.

SSC Meeting

Friday, Jan. 22nd, 3pm

This is an online event.

All parents are welcome to attend. See you soon.

Success Celebration- Update

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Awards will be sent out via US Postal Mail by the end of next week. Thank you for you patience and continued support. Go DOLPHINS!

WORKSHOPS WITH MS.MARQUEZ AND TESTIMONIALS

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Workshops:

I would like to remind you that Ms. Marquez and her team will offer workshops in communication skills to help participants wishing to give their testimonies. We are working on setting dates for these workshops this month and possibly in February as well. Ms. Vanessa will share the flyers with you via Remind. We look forward to having you participate.


Testimony:

If you have a child currently enrolled at NACP and would like to share your video/written testimony please fill out the attached form by clicking on the button.

  • Ms. Marquez will start contacting parents who have already expressed interest in giving their testimony

I Want to Give My Testimony - Quiero dar mi testimonio

English Only Program- Programa solo en inglés

FREE MEALS FOR CHILDREN IN OUR COMMUNITY

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SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY, CO-WORKERS, ETC.

We will continue to provide meals for children during Winter Break


Mondays December 21 and 28, 2020; January 4, 2021

9:00am to 12:00pm

1:00pm to 2:30 pm



Families will pick up 5 Breakfast Meals and 5 Lunch Meals for each child in their household during each of these distribution dates.


Please stop by our school to pick up meals for your children, even if they do not attend NACP!


Share this information with your family, friends and acquaintances even if they their children do not attend NACP. These services are for all children in the community, up to 18 years old.

NEED HELP WITH YOUR CHROMEBOOK?

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Beehively Is Here to Help With Technology

helphelp@techabee.com

PH: (925)494-2101


Please call Techabee first between 8:00am and 5:00pm M-F. They will be able to answer all your questions about technology support and troubleshooting your child's device or feel free to email them...

Do you need to stop by? Make an appointment

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We love visitors, but due to COVID-19 restrictions our office is currently closed.


If you are having issues with your Chromebook please call Beehively first (number above). If our IT personnel is unable to help you resolve the issue and you need to exchange the Chromebook, please email the office to make an appointment. Appointments will only be available on Mondays (except for holidays). Please note that we can only have a limited number of people in our office.


Please email us at nacpoffice@nacpdolphins.org to make an appointment.


Please note that if you come to the office without an appointment there will be no office personnel at the school site- we are working from home per a directive from our Board of Directors . We thank you in advance for your patience and support.


Thanks for helping us keep you safe! We thank you for keeping us safe too!

School-Home Communication

NACP communicates with families using the following:


  • Phone Messenger- "Phone Blasts"
  • Remind Application (Please sign up with your child's classroom teacher or for the school's through the Parent Center)
  • School Website: https://www.newacademycanoga.com
  • Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Email
  • Phone
  • In person (if needed)


Please make sure we have your most up to date contact information including your address, phone numbers, and email addresses.

N.E.W. Academy Canoga Park

COVID-19 General Office Hours: Mondays by Appointment


By email or By Appointment Only


Please Email us to Make an Appointment to See an Administrator


All Social Distancing Measures Must Be Followed