Jan 24 * 2nd Trimester Progress Report grades available on Parent Portal Jan 25 * PTSA meeting Jan 28 * IPSF Winter Bowl Feb 3 * Open Enrollment Requests due
Transition Years Open Enrollment
EIghth grade families should have received an email from Tim Hornig, Coordinator of Student Services, detailing the process for Open Enrollment requests. Please click here to view information regarding enrollment on the IUSD website. By entering your address in the school locator map, you will be able to view the high school your student is scheduled to attend. The window to make Open Enrollment requests is from January 8th – February 3rd.
Tutorial at South Lake is a terrific opportunity for students to review an important concept in class, make up an assessment, finish a big assignment, or receive extra enrichment in a subject. Students are responsible to plan early in the week which classes they will be attending for tutorial based on their needs. Click here to view the Tutorial Priority Calendar for 2016-17. Take advantage of this time!
While technology is a part of everyone's lives - children and adults, there are strategies that parents can utilize to set parameters for their students' usage of technology, especially when it has become a concern in the family. Below are a couple of resources that our Irvine Family Resource Center recommends on this topic:
* Family Digital Technology Agreement: Grades 6-8 (from the book Screen-Smart Parenting by Dr. Jodi Gold)
* The book iRules by Jane Burley Hoffman as well as her website resources
Eighth grade science and elective courses participated in this year's Hour of Code, using such resources as Code.org, Scratch, Linkbots, and by learning programming languages such as HTML and C Sharp. The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week and aims to introduce students to computer science and computer programming. To view activies that occurred around the district (including South Lake!), click on the Hour of Code logo to the left.