Sunday Messenger: Aug.31 – Sept. 4, 2020

Hello Juarez-Lincoln Families, 

Welcome back everyone! School begins tomorrow on August 31 at 8:15am through Distance Learning.  We are all very excited to connect with our students tomorrow.  

In the coming weeks, and possibly months, education will take on the form of Distance Learning.  Our Certificated and Classified staff have worked hard to create the conditions for an excellent and meaningful Distance Learning experience. Students and teachers will connect every day and students will engage in learning and develop literacies in the language arts, math, music, art, science, and physical education.  We will strive to also ensure our students develop social and emotional wellness, as well as their inner potential.

As always, the first week of school will be important. During the first week. teachers will explain their schedules, routines, and give an overview of what Distance Learning will look like.  Families will also work to get their children connected. We will work as partners to ensure the best learning experience. Please support in ensuring your child has a set place to log in every morning at 8:15am.

Pay close attention to the day and time your grade level teachers will distribute learning materials.  During distributions, we will also send home important paperwork, such as the 2020-2021 Parent Handbook.  

Remember to visit and sign up for the school blog to keep yourself updated at all times- www.JuarezLincolnSchool.com.

Meal Distributions: (CHANGE)

Please note that there will be a change in meal distributions. Starting Monday, August 31, 2020, the Meal distribution will be for students enrolled only in CVESD.  Meals will be distributed one-day per week on Thursdays from 12:00 p.m to 2:00 p.m. Child Nutrition will provide 5 days worth of meals (breakfast and lunch).

Distance Learning

School begins August 31 through Distance Learning.  School will begin at 8:15am for all students in grades K-6.

Your child’s teacher will connect with your child daily.  We are focused on engaging our students in math, reading, writing, as well as social emotional learning, music, science, physical education and art.  

During the first week, instruction time will be 2 hours, and beginning Tuesday, September 8, they will be as follows.

According to AB77, the school day shall include instructional minutes as follows:

  • 180 instructional minutes (3 hours) in preschool/TK/kindergarten
  • 230 instructional minutes (3 hours 50 minutes) in grades 1 to 3
  • 240 instructional minutes (4 hours) in grades 4 to 6

Phase II – IV Device Distribution

This week, we will distribute loaner devices to families that submitted a device request in phases II – IV. You will receive an email on August 31 with a date and instructions on how to pick up the device this week. We will distribute devices on Tuesday-Friday, between 10am-12pm. 

All devices requested in phase I that were not been picked have been re-assigned. All Phase I will need to be re-submitted. 

Phase V Device Distribution

If your child needs a loaner device to connect with the teacher, and you did not get a chance to complete the previous survey for Phase I or II, please click the link below by 3pm Thursday, September 3, to request a device. You will be placed on a waitlist. Supplies are limited are working on securing a device for all students who need one. 

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

https://bit.ly/34L7Q9F

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

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