Sunday Messenger- Week of Oct. 26 – 30, 2020

Hello Juarez-Lincoln Families,

Distance Learning

School continues this week through Distance Learning.  

We are now moving into quarter 2.  Please note that regular Instructional time will resume beginning Monday, October 26.  

As always, all our staff will continue to strive to create the conditions for an excellent and meaningful Distance Learning experience. Students and teachers will continue connecting every day and students will develop literacies in the language arts, math, music, art, science, physical education.  

Please support in ensuring your child has a set place to learn and connect with his or her teacher every morning at 8:15am.

Weekly Events:

Monday:

Music- 9:30a: White, 10:30a: Kirisimasi, 11:00a: Jacobsen 11:30a: French 

10a- 12p: Device Support & Distribution  

3p: School Site Council Meeting

Tuesday:

Music- 8:30a: Rosselli, 9:00a: Johnston, 9:45a: Stone 10:30a: Herrera

Music- 11:00a: Putian, 11:45a: Gil 

10a- 12p: Device Support & Distribution  

3pm: Grade 3: Math Test Drop Off

Wednesday: 

Music- 8:30a: Elmore, 9:00a: Lozano, 9:45a: Venegas 10:30a: Robles

Music- 11:00a:  Oliver, 11:45a: Layton 

10a- 12p: Device Support & Distribution  

Thursday:

Music- 8:30a: Reeves, 9:00a: Koopman, 9:45a: Calderon

Music- 10:30a: Rogers, 11:00a: Lerma, 11:45a: Guerrero

10a- 12p: Device Support & Distribution  

Friday:

9:45a: Music- Bullington 

10a- 12p: Device Support & Distribution  

Devices for Distance Learning:

Device requests have decreased, and we currently have loaner devices immediately available if your child needs a device to access the Distance Learning program. 

Until further notice, requests are now available for pick up immediately.  Just complete the link below and pick up your child’s device between 10am-12pm on Monday -Friday. 

Request Linkhttps://bit.ly/37HyPnZ

Click HERE for more information on requesting a device for your child or for more information on technology support. 

Thank you and have a great week!

Robert Pollack, Principal

Sunday Messenger: Week of Oct. 19-23, 2020

Hello Juarez-Lincoln Families,

Distance Learning

School continues this week through Distance Learning.  All our staff will continue to strive to create the conditions for an excellent and meaningful Distance Learning experience. Students and teachers will continue connecting every day and students will develop literacies in the language arts, math, music, art, science, physical education.  

Please support in ensuring your child has a set place to learn and connect with his or her teacher every morning at 8:15am.

Devices for Distance Learning:

Click HERE for more information on requesting a device for your child or for more information on technology support. 

***All Phase 11 requests are ready for pick up this week between 10am-12pm. 

Teacher Parent Conferences:

Teacher Parent Conferences continue this week. Parent-teacher conferences are a great opportunity to connect with your child’s teacher and ask questions regarding your child’s strengths and areas of growth in reading, writing, and math. We look forward to connecting with every family!

During conferences, students will only receive live instruction between 8:15am-10:15am. 

Robert Pollack, Principal

ELAC & Coffee with the Principal, October 16, 2020

Hello Juarez-Lincoln Families,


Prepare yourself a delicious coffee and please join us on Friday, Oct. 16, at 8:30am for our monthly ELAC & Coffee with the Principal Meeting. 


All families are invited and welcome!


Link:https://SDSU.zoom.us/j/81601654215
Meeting ID: 816 0165 4215


Below you will find the agenda for the meeting and the minutes from the previous meeting.


Thank you,
Robert Pollack, Principal

Sunday Messenger: Week of Oct. 12 – 16, 2020

Hello Juarez-Lincoln Families, 

Reopening Schools: 

Last week, our district shared the following message regarding reopening schools: 

Although our goal of a phased return to in-person instruction was proposed for October 26, 2020, our District will take extra precautions and postpone the reopening because COVID-19 transmission rates in our boundaries are still too high. We want to give you notice now of our decision. We remain committed to a safe return when the data in our boundary area supports resuming at least a hybrid form of in-person instruction. In the meantime, we will continue working with our bargaining groups and stakeholders to ensure a safe reopening at a future date. 

If you were unable to view the Superintendent’s, October 5, Virtual Town Hall meeting, you can access the recording by clicking here.

Click HERE for answers to some frequently asked questions about reopening schools.

Distance Learning

School continues this week through Distance Learning.  All our staff will continue to strive to create the conditions for an excellent and meaningful Distance Learning experience. Students and teachers will continue connecting every day and students will develop literacies in the language arts, math, music, art, science, physical education.  

Please support in ensuring your child has a set place to learn and connect with his or her teacher every morning at 8:15am.

Devices for Distance Learning:

Click HERE for more information on requesting a device for your child or for more information on technology support. 

Here is some important information about the week:

Teacher Parent Conferences begin this week on Thursday, Oct. 15 through next week. Parent-teacher conferences are a great opportunity to connect with your child’s teacher and ask questions regarding your child’s strengths and areas of growth in reading, writing, and math. We look forward to connecting with every family!

Monday:

Music- 9:30a: White, 10:30a: Kirisimasi, 11:00a: Jacobsen 11:30a: French 

10a- 12p: Device Support & Hot Spot Distribution  

Tuesday:

Music- 8:30a: Rosselli, 9:00a: Johnston, 9:45a: Stone 10:30a: Herrera

Music- 11:00a: Putian, 11:45a: Gil 

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution  

12p: DAC/DELAC

Wednesday: 

Music- 8:30a: Elmore, 9:00a: Lozano, 9:45a: Venegas 10:30a: Robles

Music- 11:00a:  Oliver, 11:45a: Layton

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution 

6p: CVESD Board Meeting

Thursday:

*Parent Conferences Begin, School Day 8:15am-10:15am

Music- 8:30a: Reeves, 9:00a: Koopman, 9:45a: Calderon

Music cancelled due minimum day- 10:30a: Rogers, 11:00a: Lerma, 11:45a: Guerrero 

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution 

Friday:

*Parent Conferences, School Day 8:15am-10:15am

8:30a: ELAC/ Coffee with the Principal:

  • Prepare yourself a cup of coffee and join us for our monthly ELAC & Coffee with the principal meeting. At this meeting I will share important information related to learning at Juarez-Lincoln. 
  • Join Zoom Meeting Link: https://SDSU.zoom.us/j/81601654215
  • Meeting ID: 816 0165 4215

9:45a: Music- Bullington 

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution 

Robert Pollack, Principal

Sunday Messenger: October 5-9, 2020

Hello Juarez-Lincoln Families, 

Reopening Schools: 

Our Superintendent, Dr. Escobedo, sent out a Newsletter (click HERE) to families on Friday with information on the Phased Expansion to In-Person Instruction Proposed for Oct. 26. I encourage all families to read this VERY important message to learn more about the possibility of students returning to school as early as October 26.

Click HERE for answers to some frequently asked questions about reopening schools.

Join us for District’s Virtual Town Hall on Monday, 10/5!

Our Superintendent will share important updates regarding reopening schools in our district at the Townhall Meeting on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 6pm.  Hear plans for a proposed phased reopening of schools. Dr. Escobedo will be joined by medical professionals with knowledge of the health and care environment in our region. Click HERE to join on Monday at 6pm. 

Distance Learning

School continues this week through Distance Learning.  All our staff will continue to strive to create the conditions for an excellent and meaningful Distance Learning experience. Students and teachers will continue connecting every day and students will develop literacies in the language arts, math, music, art, science, physical education.  

Please support in ensuring your child has a set place to learn and connect with his or her teacher every morning at 8:15am.

Devices for Distance Learning:

Click HERE for more information on requesting a device for your child or for more information on technology support. 

Here is some important information about the week:

Monday:

10a- 12p: Hot Spot & Phase 8 Device Distribution

6p: Dr. Escobedo Town Hall- Reopening Schools- click HERE!

Tuesday:

8:15a-10:15a: VAPA Grade 4

10:30a-12:20p: VAPA Grade 1

10a- 12p: Hot Spot & Phase 9 Device Distribution 

Wednesday: 

8:15a-10:15a: VAPA Grade 5

10:30a-12:20p: VAPA Grade 2

10a- 12p: Hot Spot & Phase 9 Device Distribution

Thursday:

8:15a-10:15a: VAPA Grade 6

10:30a-12:20p: VAPA Grade 3

10a- 12p: Hot Spot & Phase 9 Device Distribution

12p-2p: PTA JL Shirt Sale (front of school)

3-4p: Gr. 3 Materials Distribution

Friday:

9:15a-11:30a: VAPA Grade K

10a- 12p: Hot Spot & Phase 9 Device Distribution

3:30p-5:30p: SD Youth Symphony Instrument Tune-Up

Thank you!

Robert Pollack, Principal

Join us for District’s Virtual Town Hall on Monday, 10/5!

The Chula Vista Elementary School District will hold a Virtual Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, October 5. Join us to hear more about plans for a proposed phased reopening of schools to in-person instruction. The time and date of the meeting were moved up in response to parent and staff feedback, and to accommodate the inclusion of two medical professionals with extensive experience and knowledge of the health and care environment, especially in regard to our local community. Superintendent Francisco Escobedo, Ed.D., will be joined by Jeannette Aldous, M.D., and Shaila Serpas, M.D., in this informational and educational presentation.

Dr. Aldous is the Clinical Director of Infectious Disease at San Ysidro Health.  She was awarded the “Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion” award for the Individual category, which honors an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the prevention of disease or injury, and/or the promotion of health, in the San Diego County community. 

Dr. Aldous has more than 10 years of experience in public health and gives a valuable community provider perspective as an expert in infectious diseases.. She has an impressive resume that includes local, state, and international public health experience, especially in infectious disease treatment and prevention.

Dr. Serpas has a passion for obstetrics and adolescent health, working to continually enhance residency curriculum as associate director of Scripps Family Medicine Residency Program. She was instrumental in establishing and maintaining three school-based adolescent clinics as core residency teaching sites. Since 1994, she has provided care in federally-qualified health centers. Dr. Serpas completed her Master of Public Health through the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health.

Dr. Serpas partners with Scripps residents to implement community-based research projects, school-based programs, and advocacy activities. Her clinical interests include reducing health disparities in the areas of childhood obesity, lactation, and migrant health and improving access to healthy environments.

To access the meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, please click on the link below:

https://bit.ly/33zyiSZ

Sunday Messenger: Week of Sept. 28 – Oct. 2, 2020

Hello Juarez-Lincoln Families, 

Phased Expansion to In-Person Instruction Proposed for Oct. 26:

Our Superintendent, Dr. Escobedo, sent out a Newsletter (click HERE) to families on Friday with information on the Phased Expansion to In-Person Instruction Proposed for Oct. 26. I encourage all families to read this VERY important message to learn more about the possibility of students returning to school as early as October 26.

ALL families will receive an email by Tuesday, September 29, with a questionnaire. ALL families will be required to complete this form in order to select whether you would like your child to remain in Distance Learning or in-person learning at Juarez-Lincoln.  Once we begin safely reopening for in-person learning, we will do so in phases beginning with the Preschool through grade 2. Once we have more information on our community’s choice, we will begin to plan next steps.  

Click HERE for answers to some frequently asked questions about reopening schools.

Distance Learning

School continues this week through Distance Learning.  All our staff will continue to strive to create the conditions for an excellent and meaningful Distance Learning experience. Students and teachers will continue connecting every day and students will develop literacies in the language arts, math, music, art, science, physical education.  

Please support in ensuring your child has a set place to learn and connect with his or her teacher every morning at 8:15am.

Here is some important information about the week:

Monday:

9:30a: Music- White, 10:30a: Music-Kirisimasi, 11:00a: Music- Jacobsen 11:30a: Music-French 

10a- 12p: Device Support & Hot Spot Distribution  

1p-1:45p: Grade 4 Music Recorder Distribution

3p: SSC Meeting

Tuesday:

8:30a: Music- Rosselli, 9:00a: Music-Johnston, 9:45a: Music- Stone 10:30a: Music- Herrera, 11:00a: Music- Putian, 11:45a: Music-Gil 

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution (Phase VIII) 

Wednesday: 

8:30a: Music- Elmore, 9:00a: Music- Lozano, 9:45a: Music- Venegas 10:30a: Music- Robles, 11:00a: Music- Oliver, 11:45a: Music- Layton 

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution (Phase VIII) 

Thursday:

8:30a: Music- Reeves, 9:00a: Music- Koopman, 9:45a: Music- Calderon 10:30a: Music- Rogers, 11:00a: Music- Lerma, 11:45a: Music- Guerrero 

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution (Phase VIII) 

Friday:

9:4aa: Music- Bullington 

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution (Phase VIII) 

1:15p: Staff Meeting 

Robert Pollack, Principal

Superintendent’s Message

Phased Expansion to In-Person Instruction Proposed for Oct. 26

Dear Parents/Guardians:

As we continue teaching and learning in this most unusual of years, I want to take a moment to thank our staff members and community partners who recently opened most of our schools to “cohorts,” or small groups of students, through the Distance Learning Support Program (DLSP). Participants include special education students, English learners, and children of essential workers. The program is operated in partnership with the YMCA of San Diego County. Already, more than 1,100 students are participating in DLSP at 41 of our 46 schools. In a traditional school year, this program might otherwise be considered a before- or after-school program. Now, during this pandemic year, DLSP operates during the school day to provide care and support with distance learning for our students who most need the program.

With the success experienced with DLSP, the Chula Vista Elementary School District is proposing an expansion to live in-person instruction when supported by local data. Ideally, we would start offering in-person instruction at the beginning of the second quarter of our academic year, which is Monday, October 26. We propose a phased expansion, starting with students in Preschool through Grade 2, as well as Special Day Class students (Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe special education students). I have heard from many of you about the enormous challenge, frustrations even, of balancing work and life without the safety and security provided by our local schools. Given the extensive protocols and requirements necessary for in-person instruction to take place, there is little doubt that schools are one of the safest places for students. In fact, several public school districts in San Diego County have already opened their campuses to at least small groups of students, including special education students, English learners, and others who need additional help or receive specialized instruction. More school districts will be opening in the weeks ahead in our region and across the country.

Because COVID-19 transmission rates have been higher in certain of our local zip codes than the rest of San Diego County, our District is taking a measured and cautious approach toward a return to on-site classes. With our proposed expansion to in-person instruction, students would attend school four days a week (M-Th), possibly on a modified day schedule. Our goal is 16 students per cohort for most classes, but no more than 18, in Transitional Kindergarten-Grade 2 in order to maintain social distancing. Preschool students would remain at no more than 14 students in a classroom with no more than two adults present. Students would have Fridays reserved for distance learning from home. More details can be found here. The proposed reopening will be the focus of our next District Town Hall virtual meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 8. Please save the date and join us!

It is important to understand that parents can choose to keep their students in the current distance learning instructional model—even when/if schools are reopened for in-person instruction. A commitment form will be sent to all District parents by school principals to determine which parents want their child/children to return to in-person instruction or remain in distance learning.

With the safety of students and staff foremost in our decision-making, our District will continue to work with local public health officials and the County Office of Education to ensure a reopening that is consistent with federal, state and local guidelines. We also continue to dialogue with our labor groups about how to return safely because of our increasing concern for students’ social-emotional well-being, physical safety, and widening academic inequities.

I appreciate your flexibility and understanding as we adjust to ever-changing conditions.

Sincerely,

Francisco Escobedo, Ed.D.
Superintendent

CLICK BELOW for more information on Frequently Asked Questions.


					

Welcome to the Neighborhood!

As ‘Welcome to the Neighborhood!’ gifts go, Burlington Stores created a great first impression, in partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org. Burlington officials recently surprised Juarez-Lincoln Elementary staff members with a $5,000 donation towards school supplies through AdoptAClassroom.org.

A new Burlington store opened at 760 Dennery Road, just minutes from the school. Store officials announced the donation to the school via a video conferencing call. The donation will provide new supplies for each teacher’s classroom.

We are thankful for the support we received from Burlington and AdoptAClassroom.org.

Burlington is committed to supporting education through its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org. Each time Burlington opens a new store, Burlington celebrates by adopting and funding a local elementary school in the market.

Sunday Messenger: Week of Sept. 21-25, 2020

Hello Juarez-Lincoln Families, 

School continues this week through Distance Learning.  All our staff will continue to strive to create the conditions for an excellent and meaningful Distance Learning experience. Students and teachers will continue connecting every day and students will develop literacies in the language arts, math, music, art, science, and physical education.  We will also strive to also ensure our students develop social and emotional wellness, as well as their inner potential.

Please support in ensuring your child has a set place to learn and connect with his or her teacher every morning at 8:15am.

Here is some important information about the week:

Monday:

10a- 12p: Device Distribution (Phase VI)

Tuesday:

8:15a-10:15a: VAPA Grade 4

10:30a-12:20p: VAPA Grade 1

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution (Phase VII)

Wednesday: 

8:15a-10:15a: VAPA Grade 5

10:30a-12:20p: VAPA Grade 2

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution (Phase VII)

Thursday:

8:15a-10:15a: VAPA Grade 6

10:30a-12:20p: VAPA Grade 3

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution (Phase VII)

Friday:

9:15a-11:30a: VAPA Grade K

10a- 12p: Device & Hot Spot Distribution (Phase VII)

2020-2021 Device Distributions:

This week, our goal is to distribute loaner devices to families that submitted a device request in phase VII beginning Tuesday.  If you requested a device in Phase VII, you will receive an email once your device is ready for pick up. 

We will distribute devices this week on Monday-Friday, between 10am-12pm.  If you requested a device in Phase VI, Monday will be the final to for pick up. 

Please complete the CVESD Release Form PRIOR to picking up the device.  

CVESD Device Release Form: https://bit.ly/3hnpF1b

Any Phase VI devices not picked up by September 21, will be re-assigned to students on the waitlist.

Phase VII Device Distribution

If your child needs a loaner device to connect with the teacher, please click the link below by 3pm Thursday, September 24, to request a device. You will be placed on a waitlist. We are working on securing a device for all students who need one. 

Phase VIII Device Request Link: (closes September 24 at 3:00pm)

Link: https://bit.ly/33GxqdN

Are you having trouble with your ThinkPad device?

If you borrowed a Lenovo ThinkPad device from our school and you are having issues with sound and camera, bring it by Juarez-Lincoln and we will adjust the settings to ensure the device is functioning properly.

We will have staff at Juarez-Lincoln this week in front of the school to provide tech support between 10:00am-12:00pm.

Parent Tech Helpline:

Our District has also established a Parent Helpline to provide technical support with Microsoft Office 365 and Teams, as well as assistance for District-adopted online programs (i.e. Achieve 3000). Office hours are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The parent helpline number is 619-409-6638.

We look forward to a wonderful and safe school year. If you have any questions, please call us at 619-690-9222.

Robert Pollack, Principal