La Mesa Update
May 12, 2020
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Let's keep the momentum going as we finish out the last few weeks of the school year. There is still time to get assignments in and earn credit for the 4th quarter. Let's finish strong!
Textbook Return, PE Locker Contents Pickup, Instrument Return, and Yearbook Distribution
Please plan to come to school using the following schedule according to your child's PE teacher:
Mrs. Cota's Classes Tuesday, May 26 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Ms. James' Classes Tuesday, May 26th 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mr. Dunwwoody's Classes Wednesday, May 27th 7:30 am -11:30 am
Mr. Suarez's Classes, Wednesday, May 27th 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mr. Noboa's Classes Thursday, May 28th 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Mrs. Burleson's Classes Thursday, May 28th 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Make up Day (All classes) Friday May 29th 7:30 am - 11:30 am (expect longer waits)
If you have two or more kids in different classes, please just pick whichever one works best.
Please see the video below to see which textbooks and library books you owe. Please bring student ID cards. Please do not panic if you can't find it. It is helpful if you have it, but we can work around it if you don't.)
Summer School 2020
Credit recovery classes include JH English and math
- Nutrition and Exercise
- Technology Fundamentals
- Marine Sciences
- Exploratory Art
- Creative Writing
- Video Production
- Beginning Guitar
- Science Project
EBT Resource For Students
Students who receive free or reduced lunch qualify for a new Pandemic EBT card. This card will be mailed to families the student will receive up to $365 for each child. If you don't receive the card by May 22, 2020 then there will be an application on the DSS website https://www.cdss.ca.gov/home/pandemic-ebt where parents can request a new card. Students will receive a card each month going forward. This website won't be available until after May 22nd.
Free Lunch 12-1pm Monday - Friday
Free Meal Program Details:
- Grab and go meals are FREE to students ages 18 and younger who come to a meal site
- Food served is healthy and follows USDA nutrition guidelines
- No application or proof of income needed. You can just bring your child to meal site in your community
- Grab and go meals are for students ages 18 and younger.
- Children must be present and must claim the meals.
La Mesa, Rancho Pico and Rio Norte are Hart District sites providing the meals. The elementary districts are also providing meals which students 18 years of age or younger can also access.
A Complete List of Locations:
Castaic USD: Live Oak, Northlake
Newhall SD: Newhall, Peachland, Wiley Canyon, McGrath
Saugus USD: Cedarcreek, Rio Vista
Sulphur Springs USD: Mitchell, Canyon Springs
Wm S Hart: La Mesa, Rio Norte, Rancho Pico
The data collected from the Census has a direct impact on the number of seats our state will have in the House of Representatives and how much federal funding we will receive for the next ten years for schools, health facilities, roads, and other important infrastructure needs.
As of April 9, 2020 Los Angeles County only reported 42.9% responses. The California Self-Response rate was 47.2%.
Here is a link that shows some of the questions you will be asked: https://2020census.gov/en/about-questions.html
Here is the link to access the census online: https://my2020census.gov/
Connecting with La Mesa Staff
1. Classroom Teacher
3. Assistant Principal
Teacher emails can be found HERE
Griffins, Wolverines and 8th Grade Broncos:
Mr. Atkins firstname.lastname@example.org
661-270-6878 Text or Voice
Matadors and Wildcats
Mrs. Mancini email@example.com
661- 299-7917 Text or Voice
Tritons, Falcons, and 7th Grade Broncos
Mrs. Malkowsi firstname.lastname@example.org
661- 237-5787 Text or Voice
Cougars and Panthers
Mr. Paterson email@example.com
661-270-6435 Text or Voice
Ms. Davis - 7th Grade Students
661-347-6679 Text or Voice
Mr. Pena - 8th Grade Students
661-347-8005 Text or Voice
661-567-0477 Text or Voice
Zoom with the Principal
June 4 - Last Day of School