These presentations cover significant Black figures in American history including civil rights activists, politicians, abolitionists, authors, entrepreneurs, educators, entertainers, athletes and scientists.
The LCUSD COVID Compliance Team has prepared a dashboard to support timely and transparent information related to known COVID-19 cases connected to our school campuses while maintaining privacy and confidentiality. The dashboard will be updated when cases are confirmed. You can find this new dashboard in the top right of the district website (www.lcusd.net) under COVID-19, then choose dashboard. You can also click this article.
In order to minimize the challenges of meal service during a pandemic, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the La Canada Unified School District may provide meals at no cost to all children in the community through June 30, 2021.
LCUSD partnered again with Panorama Ed to deliver back to school surveys. Traditionally these were given in January with topics related to school culture, climate, safety, and classroom and school experiences. In response to the unique learning environment, the survey team made adjustments to check in with staff and students to ensure timely resource allocation as we get ready for the second half of the school year. Read more here.
On Monday, December 14th, LCUSD Superintendent Sinnette held the first meeting related to the diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative. You can view the meeting slides here and as work progresses, updates will be shared on the DEI section of the website.
It's Tech Tuesday and I have some news for you this month. Here is the overview of the topics in the newsletter: 1. 5 Ways to Show Teachers You Care; 2. Reminder about Paper.co and getting help before finals; 3. GoGuardian and how to support students as a kind Big Brother; 4. Tech Tool Spot: Anyone can be a graphic designer with Adobe Spark; 5. Would You Rather Game: #digcit edition; 6. Update on Spectrum LCF upgrade project