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SSC

School Site Council

The SSC is the decision-making council for all programs funded through the Consolidated Application (ConAp). The SSC is responsible for   the development of the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA), in consultation with the English Learner Advisory Committee, other relevant stakeholders and, where applicable,       the School Advisory Committee. The SSC is also responsible for meeting all school level federal parental involvement mandates including the development of the Title I parent involvement policy and budget (E046) and the Title I parent-school compact.                                                

Upcoming SSC Meeting Dates:

  • December 12th
  • January 17th
  • February 7th
  • March 7th
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  • All Meetings are at 2:45 pm in Room 10

PTA

Parent Teacher Association

The PTA is a school-based organization with a mission to make the school a better place for children to learn. Parents of students work together with faculty to volunteer in classes,     raise money for school supplies, and generally support the school's efforts.  Membership fees    are $10 and can be paid to any PTA board member. Please join our PTA!

 

 

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help us fundraise!

Whether funding library books, field trips, or educational programs, each fundraiser helps      our students and our school. Please consider supporting our school by participating in one        of the following fundraisers:

 

Jamba Juice: Every Tuesday afternoon for $3

Popcorn Sales: September 27, 2018

Book Fairs: October & April

Fall Festival: October 26, 2018

PJ Day Fun: November 16, 2018

Gift Basket Drawing: December 13, 2018

Penny Wars: January 14, 2019

Friendship Dance: February 15, 2019

Spring Festival: March 8, 2019

Hoop for Hearts: April 4, 2019

 

 

ELAC

English Language Learner Advisory Committee

The ELAC provides written recommendations        to the SSC regarding programs and services for English Learner (EL) students and the use of EIA-LEP funding to support their academic needs.    The ELAC reviews student and parent    involvement data prior to submitting its written recommendations to the SSC. The ELAC also advises on the development of the Single Plan     for Student Achievement and the budget        related to programs/services for ELs and assists    in the review of the school’s language census.     The committee meets at least six times per    school year.                                                       

Upcoming ELAC Meeting Dates:

  • December 10th
  • January 14th
  • February 4th
  • March 4th
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  • All Meetings are at 8:15 am in Room 10

Parent Center

Parent Representative

Our Parent Rep is a member of our parent community. Our rep this year is Esmeralda Fernandez and her main responsibilities are          to facilitate our volunteer program, parent education workshops, and connect parents        with all stakeholders at the school site via Coffee      with the Principal, psychologist, nurse, etc.          Ms. Fernandez also communicates all events to  parents via posters, calendars, flyers, or Class  Dojo. 

 

 

Family

5 important facts About Family involvement

Parent Involvement is another key to student success. 

1. Parent involvement boosts student achievement.

2. Parent involvement is actually a better predictor of academic success than standardized tests.

3. Parent involvement is defined as "any variety    of activities that allows parents to participate in  the educational process at home or in the school. 

4. Parent involvement declines as students age. 

5. Teachers and schools can overcome barriers     to parent involvement by reaching out and building trusting relationships. 

PAT

Parent Action Team 

The PAT is a group of wonderful parents coming together facilitated by our Parent Representative of the school.  The PAT group supports our SPSA (School Plan for Student Achievement).  The main roles include, but are not limited to: Social Emotional Support, Attendance, and Culture and Climate. Parents in PAT also support us in getting our volunteer program in full function. They support us with school activities and fundraising. In the past, the funds raised have gone toward quality field trips and much needed school supplies, such as books in our library.                                                    

Upcoming PAT Meeting Dates:

  • January 9th
  • February 6th
  • March 6th
  • April 3rd
  • May 1st
  • All Meetings are at 8:15 am in Room 10

LSLC

Local School Leadership Council

Our LSLC is composed of elected parents and teachers. Per UTLA Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article XXVII, the LSLC has the decision making authority for 50% of the staff professional development, the student-discipline plan, schedules of school activities, and the IMA for program code 3027.  This council is led by our UTLA chair, Mrs. Quiñones, and our Principal, Mrs. Melgar. 

 

 

 

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coffee with the principal

 Enjoy a cup of coffee and have a chat with Principal Melgar about current events at our school. Have some good ideas? Bring it!

 

     Upcoming Meeting Dates: 

  • December 11th
  • January 15th
  • February 12th
  • March 12th
  • April 9th
  • May 14th

All meetings are at 8:15 am in the room 10

 

There are 3 norms we strongly adhere to: 

1. Everyone's time is valuable.

2. When identifying problems, offer strategies and solutions. 

3. How you say it is as important as what you say.