Connect Ed Messages: Spring 2021

January 24:

 

Monday Synchronous Instruction Please remember that this week, there will be mandatory live instruction scheduled Monday for odd period classes—1,3,5,7. Make sure to attend.     

School Experience Survey—Period H  Our student participation rate on the school experience survey is only 58%.  Students, if you do not have the link to the survey that was emailed to you by the District last semester, your period H teacher can provide you with it. The deadline has been extended to February 5.

SSC Meeting There will be a School Site Council meeting this Tuesday at 3 PM. It is open to all interested stakeholders. Here is the Zoom link: https://lausd.zoom.us/j/6022857411?pwd=TjFDYVBzNFdvL3pQS3lWRjYzanZlZz09

Seniors Our LA Valley College rep will be available every Tuesday at 3 PM. Zoom ID is 98329504456. Get help with your admissions and financial aid applications. Additionally, there are so many scholarship opportunities available. Don’t miss out. Check the Schoology Updates posted by Ms. Drell.

Last Day to Request a Class Change Friday, January 29 is the last day for students to request spring schedule changes from their counselors.  

AP Exam Payment The deadline to submit online payments for the AP exam is January 31. Instructions are available on the school website.

COVID-19 Testing LAUSD continues to offer COVID-19 tests to all students and their households. If you have not yet been tested, please schedule an appointment at https://achieve.lausd.net/covidtestingappt.      

Coffee with the Superintendent Join LDNW Superintendent Joseph Nacorda for Coffee with the Superintendent on February 9 at 9 AM:  bit.ly/CoffeeWithTheSup

College Night 9th and 10th grade students—mark your calendars for College Night on February 18 at 6PM via Zoom. More details to follow.

For up-to-date information, please check out our website at www.clevelandhs.org, Like us on Facebook at Grover Cleveland Charter High School, or follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

 

January 17:

No School on Monday There will be no school tomorrow in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday. Classes resume Tuesday with odd periods. Looking ahead, starting Monday, January 25, students are expected to attend live, synchronous instruction.                 

School Experience Survey—Period H Our student participation rate on the school experience survey is only 39%.  Students, if you do not have the link to the survey that was emailed to you by the District last semester, your period 1 teacher can provide you with it. Parents, we also ask that you please submit your responses as well. We are at 38% submittal rate for parents. The link is available on our school website. The deadline has been extended to February 5. Parent/Guardian link: link: https://www.clevelandhs.org/apps/news/article/1327111 

Presidential Inauguration Although we will not ask that teachers live-stream the historic inauguration this Wednesday, we have reminded those who plan to do so to use their best professional judgment, to remain mindful, and to avoid partisanship. If your child’s teacher is planning to show the ceremony and you do not wish to have your child watch it, you may request an alternative assignment from the instructor. 

Textbook Distribution Students who need textbooks for new second semester classes should call our main line, 818-885-2300, to set up appointments with our clerical staff in advance. Our clerical staff will notify Mr. Ford. Students or parents must come with a face mask and student ID, if available (middle school LAUSD ID will work). Appointments are available as follows: 

  • Week of January 18: Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Week of January 25: Monday, 12 PM to 3:30 PM; Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 PM to 3:30 PM

Last Day to Request a Class Change Friday, January 29 is the last day for students to request spring semester schedule changes from their counselors.

AP Exam Payments The deadline to submit online payments for the AP exam is January 31. Instructions are available on the school website.

PSAT will not be administered this year. There will be an alternative method to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship program. Please contact the College Counselor for details.

COVID-19 Testing LAUSD continues to offer COVID-19 tests to all employees and students. If you have not yet been tested, please schedule an appointment at https://achieve.lausd.net/covidtestingappt.      

For up-to-date information, please check out our website at www.clevelandhs.org, Like us on Facebook at Grover Cleveland Charter High School, or follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

 
January 10:
 
Welcome back, Cavaliers. We look forward to seeing you again in the Virtual Land for the start of spring semester.

Monday, January 11 is a Pupil-Free Day for students. There will be no classes. The first day of spring semester instruction begins on Tuesday, January 12 with odd period classes, 1, 3, 5, and 7. You will find your classes on Schoology.  

If you have questions, you may use our Virtual Help Desk that will be available this Monday from 10 AM to 12 PM and this Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 10 AM. Counselors will also have special Zoom hours this week to assist with spring program questions, in addition to their regular office hours. Information is available on the school website under Spring Semester 2021 Info: https://www.clevelandhs.org/apps/news/article/1364333.

There will be a PTSA meeting this Wednesday at 6 PM. The Zoom information is on the website under the Parents tab: https://www.clevelandhs.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=229066&type=d&pREC_ID=716775.

Seniors, don’t forget to check Schoology updates for information posted by our College Counselor regarding the Cash for College event this Tuesday as well as many scholarship opportunities. Ms. Drell will also host a FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application workshop on Saturday, January 23.

The spring semester bell schedule is slightly different.  Looking ahead, starting Monday, January 25, there will be mandatory, live synchronous instruction on Mondays for ALL students.  Again, on all Mondays starting January 25 (excluding holidays), we will have live instruction. Teachers will also hold office hours Monday through Friday this semester during distance learning.

For up-to-date information, please check out our website at www.clevelandhs.org, Like us on Facebook at Grover Cleveland Charter High School, or follow us on Instagram and Twitter.