Loma Ridge Report

A Weekly Newsletter From Mrs. Berumen

Thank You!

Our staff is so grateful for the efforts by PTA and all parents to make Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week such a wonderful experience. We all felt appreciated and valued thanks to your efforts. The treats, food, notes of gratitude and gifts were so thoughtful! We feel privileged to serve the AMAZING Loma Ridge community. Thank you, roadrunners!

Mark Your Calendars

As we make our way toward the end of the school year, please be sure you've marked your calendars with the following calendar adjustments.

May 28th - Minimum Day (grades 1-5 dismissal at 1:25 pm)

May 31st - Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL

June 4th - Last Day of School - Minimum Day (grades 1-5 dismissal at 1:25 pm)

IVA Intel


IVA is excited to continue into the 2021-2022 school year as the 29th elementary school in IUSD. We will have IUSD credentialed teachers teaching the same IUSD adopted curriculum that is taught at a traditional site. Click on the link to learn more.

PTA Membership for 2021-2022 - Please fill out this form if you are interested in being a founding member of IVA's PTA.


Tardies - We would like to press upon our families the importance of students arriving to class on time in IVA. A student that arrives late to class may feel anxious or embarrassed (think of it as arriving late to an important meeting). When a student arrives late, the teacher needs to stop what is happening in class to get the student caught up, which causes delays in instruction for all of the class.

IVA Hours - Although one of the benefits of IVA is asynchronous learning, please make sure that your child is available between 8:30 am-2:45 pm daily. Your child is responsible for attending Zooms and working on independent work during these hours, the same way they would be expected to be on campus at a site between those hours.

Important Attendance Reminder

The Correct Way to Log into Zoom

IPSF Summer fun!

Parent Pep Talk Videos & Resources

Upcoming Dates

  • Calendar
  • 5/3 - COVID-19 Testing @ Northwood High
  • 5/11 - PTA Meeting (more info to come)
  • 5/28 - Memorial Day - Minimum Day
  • 5/31 - Memorial Day - No School
  • 6/4 - Last Day of School - Minimum Day

Roadrunner Staff Spotlight

Hello Roadrunners! My name is Hayley Thomas and I am the Science Specialist here at Loma Ridge. I grew up in Palos Verdes and then headed to Orange for college at Chapman University. I have my Bachelor's degree in Biology and Masters in Teaching. I feel so fortunate to be able to spread my love of science and to give students the opportunity to do hands-on experiments! We always have a blast in science lab! In my free time, I love to try new recipes, eat Chick-fil-a, do Pilates, and lounge at the beach. I am very thankful to have joined the Loma Ridge family this year, and I am looking forward to a relaxing summer ahead!

After School & Summer Fun Begins With IPSF!

This summer, IPSF will be offering both in-person and online classes beginning in June for grades K-12. With hundreds of classes to choose from, your student is guaranteed to have a blast no matter where their interest lies. Registration is open and classes are filling up quickly. Learn more: https://ipsf.net/what-we-do/summer/

Scholarships are available for all IPSF programs to families demonstrating financial need. For more information and to apply, please visit ipsf.net/acescholarship.

Amazon Smile & Ralph's Community Program

Please support our school by signing up for Amazon Smile and the Ralphs Community Program. Both companies generously support schools by giving when you shop with them. Signing up is quick and easy via the following links. Thanks for your support!

Amazon Smile

Ralph's Community Program

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Box Tops for Education

Box Tops for Education gives families an easy way to earn cash for their school, with products they already buy. Now you can scan your store receipt with the Box Tops mobile app to identify participating products and instantly add cash to your school's earnings. Please see the flier for more details. Thanks for supporting our school!
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