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March 30, 2020 Updates from Superintendent Cunningham

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Superintendent Cunningham Update March 30, 2020

Mountain View Counseling Services

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Mountain View Elementary Counseling Department - Home

*New* Coronavirus Resources Click here for coronavirus resources and how to contact your school counselor during school closure

{Presione aquí para recursos del Coronavirus y para información sobre como contactar a los consejeros escolares durante el cierre de las escuelas.

http://mvecounselor.weebly.com/

March 31 - April 2, 2020 Superintendent Updates

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March 31 - April 2, 2020 Updates from the Superintendent

Updates for March 24 - March 25, 2020

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Updates for School Closure March 24 and 25

State of Utah School Closure

SALT LAKE CITY (March 23, 2020) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert, State Superintendent Syd Dickson, and Acting Commissioner of Technical Education Jared Haines announced today that Utah’s K-12 public schools will extend their dismissal through Friday, May 1st, 2020. These entities will continue to evaluate the situation to make a determination about the remaining school year. The following link includes the complete document.

State of Utah School Closure

Comcast Internet Essentials

Internet Essentials from Comcast brings you affordable, high-speed Internet. We want to make it easier for low-income households to get connected so they can more easily work from home, access educational resources, and stay in contact with friends and family. You may be eligible for 2 months of free Internet Essentials service. Available for new Internet Essentials customers only. Apply by April 30, 2020. Contact at InternetEssentials.com or 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376).

Comcast Internet and Essentials

Information About the School Closure

Dear Mountain View parent and/or guardian,

This information was also put through the phone messaging system. Please review the following important information for this weeks School Closure. It is very lengthy but full of important information.

 1) Grab-and go breakfast and lunches will be available daily at Glendale Middle school starting Tuesday, March 17. Breakfast from 8:30 to 9:30 AM; and lunch from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. It will be set up as a drive-thru service (enter the North parking lot between both Schools); please remain in your cars and follow the direction of the School employees. There is a walk up option, but Students are NOT allowed to eat on Campus. Students must take all grab and go meals home to eat. Grab-and go meals are available to anyone 0 to 18 years of age. No meals will be sold for adults.

2) Packets will be available on Wednesday at breakfast and lunch times. Packets will need to follow the same drive-thru pick up procedure; as the grab-and go Meals. Grades K-3 will have both online learning and packets. Grades 4 and 5 are online only. Students who work with interventionists (Mr. Magleby, Ms. Hilton, Ms. Ware), Resource (Ms. Jones, Ms. Bickerton), or ELP (Ms. Sten) will also have packets available for them.

3) Computers will be given out during the day Wednesday starting at 9 am, and follow the same drive-thru service as the grab and go meals.

4)  Bags of food for families will be available at all our Community Learning Centers Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; starting on Wednesday, March 18 until Friday, March 27th. This too is set up as a drive-thru service

Please refer to the Mountain View Elementary School website and Facebook page, as we will continuously update our Students, Families and Community.

Thank you,

Juani Fernandez

Administrative Secretary

Mountain View Elementary

1380 Navajo St

Salt Lake City , UT. 84104

Ph. 801-974-8315

Fax. 801-974-8332

Today's Updates About the School Closure

Here are today’s updates: 

DEVICE CHECK-OUT FOR STUDENTS 

·       Schools will distribute devices (computers or iPads) to students who do not have a computer in their home on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9am-2pm.  

·     You will need to pull up in front of the cafeteria doors and a volunteer will come to your car.  Please do not try to enter the building.

·       Devices will be checked out at the student's school. If a family has students who attend multiple schools, they will need to pick up a device at each school.  

·       Elementary schools will check out one (1) device for every two (2) students. Middle schools and high schools will check out one (1) device per student.  

o   Newman, Mary W. Jackson, and Glendale students will all receive their student iPads. 

·       For employees who will be helping with check-out, please remember the importance of maintaining distance. Groups need to be limited to no more than 10 people. Tabling stations must be set up at least 6 feet away from each other. Where possible, a drive-thru/grab and go method or staggering families can be deployed. 

BUILDING CLOSURE 

·       As a reminder, all buildings will be CLOSED next week for cleaning. Please leave your offices and classrooms ready. Take what you need with you this week.  Schools and buildings will be cleaned over spring break. 

FOOD FOR FAMILIES & HYGIENE KITS FOR STUDENTS 

·       In partnership with the Salt Lake Education Foundation, the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office, and the Utah Food Bank, bags of food for families and hygiene kits for students will be available at all of our Community Learning Centers starting on Wednesday, March 18, on the following schedule:  

o   Wednesday, March 18, 8am-12pm  

o   Friday, March 20, 8am-12pm  

o   Monday, March 23, 8am-12pm  

o   Wednesday, March 25, 8am-12pm  

o   Friday, March 27, 8am-12pm  

·       The addresses for the Community Learning Centers are:  

o   Rose Park CLC: 1105 W. 1000 N., Salt Lake City, Utah 84116  

o   Liberty CLC: 1078 S. 300 E., Salt Lake City, Utah 84111  

o   Glendale CLC: 1388 S. 1340 W. Navajo Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84104 

Talking to kids about the Coroavirus (COVID-19)

This afternoon, Governor Gary Herbert and our State Superintendent of Instruction, Dr. Sydnee Dickson, held a press conference announcing a two-week school dismissal for ALL SCHOOLS in Utah, starting Monday, March 16 in order to proactively respond to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. This means we will be transitioning to a remote learning plan for students starting next week

The following link will take you to documents on how to talk to your child about The Coronavirus (COVID -19).  Please watch the district and school websites for updates.

Talking to kids about the Coronvirus

Comcast is offering FREE internet to low-income families for the next two months: https://www.internetessentials.com/
 

Educational and Reading Links You Can Access During the School Closure

If you need things to read,  checkout the following links. We can do hard things at Mountain View Elementary and we are readers.

Here is a Google Doc of companies offering FREE educational resources (NewsELA, Kahoot, BrainPop, EPIC, etc.) 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NUKLZN7hGSu1Hzm70kfzBKs-lsSELaEMggS60Bi2O2I/htmlview?usp=sharing&sle=true&pru=AAABcPWJbNM*gLy19T3-up_neuCJ1mFOvg&fbclid=IwAR3qk2W0eRsmhQPkHobWm6UGn2qeKbe8ZxMgxJ_1fmOq2Suf0p0DiniKW5k

Here is a link to authors and publishers who are making video recordings of book readings copyright free for the next bit as well as some excellent resources from favorite authors:

https://www.katemessner.com/read-wonder-and-learn-favorite-authors-illustrators-share-resources-for-learning-anywhere-spring-2020/?fbclid=IwAR1Q1SiSoyYhv32HWZ1yoWl-4HEjdHOPBx1n5pAEguUeORiMh55L0-98LnM

Books to borrow-

https://soraapp.com/welcome

http://slcschools.lib.overdrive.com/

https://soraapp.com/library/saltlakeut

Students need their school  login + password to use the SLCSD SORA Overdrive account.

Younger students will not have access to email accounts so you can also access Overdrive & more through your public library accounts here-

https://resources.slcpl.org/digitallibrary

https://www.slcolibrary.org/

You just need your Salt Lake City or County Library card # and PIN.

More free ebooks-

https://www.fbmarketplace.org/catalogsearch/result/?form_key=kIdCGR2fpIRLixr5&q=ebooks

Read aloud links

Storytime from space-

https://storytimefromspace.com/

Picture books read by actors-

https://www.storylineonline.net/

More-

https://librivox.org/search

Author/illustrator learning resources-

https://www.katemessner.com/read-wonder-and-learn-favorite-authors-illustrators-share-resources-for-learning-anywhere-spring-2020/

Authors answer kids' questions-

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCowhHSUaWp3KJDcuI0nR0vw?view_as=subscriber

Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 Registration

Registration for the 2020-2021 school year begins Friday, April 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Registration will continue during our regular office hours, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. beginning April 27, and is ongoing every Tuesday through Thursday until classes are full. Patrons register at the Early Childhood Office, located at the Glendale/Mountain View Community Learning Center, 1388 South Navajo StreetEarly Learning entrance.

 Pre-K3 Early Childhood classes are designed for children who turn three-years-old by September 1, 2020.  We offer this program at Liberty, Parkview, and Washington.  There are two sessions available: 

  •  Session 1 meets for 2 ½ hours on Monday and Tuesday mornings.
  •  Session 2 meets for 2 ½ hours on Wednesday and Thursday mornings.​​

Pre-K4 Early Childhood classes are designed for children who turn four-years-old by September 1, 2020.  Half-day sessions are held Monday through Thursday for three hours with morning and afternoon sessions

 Edison, Mary W. Jackson a.m. only,

Liberty p.m. only. Mountain View, Newman, Parkview p.m. only, Washington, and Whittier Elementary schools

Full day sessions are held Monday through Thursday for seven hours

  •    Backman, Bennion, Escalante, Franklin, Liberty, Meadowlark, Mountain View, North Star, and Riley.

Parents pay monthly tuition and may qualify for a reduced rate, which is determined by a sliding scale when parents present their 2018 tax information.

For more information please call our office or visit our website:

https://www.slcschools.org/departments/teaching-and-learning/early-childhood/

PreK3 and PreK4 Registration 2020 - 2021

Late Start Update

Attached to this email you will find the latest update from the Board of Education regarding Late Start. It is available in English and Spanish. 

We have posted this update, in English and Spanish, on the district website. Links are listed below. More languages will be added as the translations are finished. The update is also posted on the district Facebook page. There are separate posts for English and Spanish. You can share those posts as well.

English website link - https://www.slcschools.org/news/2019-20/a-letter-about-late-start-from-the-board-of-education/

Spanish website link - https://www.slcschools.org/news/2019-20/una-carta-sobre-el-inicio-tarde-del-consejo-de-educacin/

Late Start Update

SEP Online Scheduler

SEP Online Scheduler

https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ut/slc/

Mountain View Elementary

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES

February 12, 3:00-7:00 PM & February 13 12:45-7:00 PM

Starting Wednesday, January 15, 2020 and running until midnight Monday, February 10, 2020 parents will have the opportunity to access their teachers’ calendars and schedule a convenient conference time.

Remember, the appointments are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. To make an appointment go to the school websitehttp://mountainview.slcschools.org and click on the link there.

If you don’t have internet access, you may access the internet via the computers at your local library or here at the school. If you have any questions, please call the school office at 801-974-8315

PASSWORD: MVES


Mountain View Elementary

CONFERENCIAS DE PADRES Y MAESTROS

12 de febrero, 3:00-7: 00 PM y 13 de febrero, 12:45-7: 00 PM

A partir del miércoles 15 de enero de 2018 y hasta la medianoche del lunes, 10 de febrero de 2020, los padres tendrán la oportunidad de acceder a los calendarios de sus maestros y programar un horario conveniente para la conferencia.

Recuerde, las citas están disponibles por orden de llegada. Para hacer una cita, vaya a la página web de la escuelahttp://mountainview.slcschools.org y haga clic en el enlace.

Si no tiene acceso a Internet, puede acceder a Internet a través de las computadoras en su biblioteca local o aquí en la escuela. Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor llame a la oficina de la escuela al 801-974-8315

CONTRASEÑA: MVES

Click the link below for step by step instructions.

SEP Online Scheduler Instructions/Instrucciones

SLCSD Extended Learning Program (ELP) Winter 2020 Newsletter

ELP Winter Newsletter 2020

Families and Friends of ELP,

Happy New Year!

The ELP Winter 2020 Newsletter is published and attached to this email in English and Spanish.

You can access the newsletter, previous newsletters, and other documents about the Extended Learning Program on the ELP website.

Please feel free to share the newsletter with others.

ELP application windows:

Students currently in grades 1-7: Application window is closed.

Students currently in grades Preschool-Kindergarten: Apply online December 9, 2019 to January 24, 2020.

ELP assessment windows:

Students currently in grades 1-7: Assessment window is closed.

Students currently in grades Preschool-Kindergarten: March

Thank you!


Familias y Amigos de ELP,

Las Noticias del invierno 2020 de ELP está publicada y adjunta a este Email en inglés y español.

Usted puede acceder las noticias actuales y anteriores además de otros documentos acerca del Programa de Aprendizaje Avanzado en la  página de ELP

Por favor comparta estas noticias con los interesados.

Temporada de Solicitud para ELP:

Estudiantes actualmente en los grados 1 a 7: Ya se ha termindo la temporada de solicitud.

Estudiantes actualmente en el prekínder y kinder: Presente una solicitud en línea desde el 9 de diciembre, 2019 hasta el 24 de enero, 2020.

Temporada de Evaluaciones para ELP:

Estudiantes actualmente en los grados 1 a 7: Ya se ha termindo la temporada de evaluación.

Estudiantes actualmente en el prekínder y kinder: marzo​

Gracias

Late Start Listening Tour

Dear SLCSD families, 

As you may know, our Board of Education is considering implementing later start times for our SLCSD high schools.  

In order to make an informed decision, the Board of Education has spent time learning about the pros and cons of late start, digging into research on the subject, and listening to informal community input. This year, the Board hired a firm, Y2Analytics, to gather community feedback in a more formal manner. Y2Analytics reported their findings at our last Board meeting earlier this month. 

As part of the discussion, four different start time options were shared with the Board, Options A, B, C, and D, which you can find on our district website. At their next meeting, Board members will discuss these options and their impact on our students.  

In the month of January, Board members will also embark on a listening tour throughout the district. Because a change to high school start times will impact starting/ending times for almost all other schools in the district, we invite all SLCSD community members and stakeholders to join us at one of four listening sessions to share your thoughts on late start with our Board. Meetings will be held on: 

  • Monday, January 13, 2020, at 6 p.m. at Bryant Middle School 
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 6 p.m. at Northwest Middle School 
  • Friday, January 17, 2020, at 6 p.m. at Hillside Middle School 
  • Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 10 a.m. at the Glendale Public Library 

Spanish translation will be provided at all four meetings. If you need translation services in any other language, we would be happy to accommodate. Translation requests require at least 48 hours’ notice and can be requested by calling Lisa Alleman at 801-578-8351. 

We hope you’ll join us at one or more of our listening sessions. If you are unable to attend any of the meetings, you can sign up to share your thoughts during the public comment portion of any Board meeting (sign up in person or by calling 801-578-8351) or reach out to your individual Board member. Contact information for all Board members can be found on our website. 

Thank you for your input as our Board members weigh this important decision. I wish you a happy holiday season. 

Sincerely, 

Dr. Lexi Cunningham 
Superintendent 
Salt Lake City School District

For more information click on the link  https://www.slcschools.org/news/2019-20/late-start-listening-tour/

What is my child doing with their smartphone?

 

We hope you can join us for a seminar with Ben Horsley to learn how to help our students be safe when using social media. The event will be held at the Glendale Middle School Auditorium, beginning at 6 p.m.

See flyer for details.

Internet and Smartphone Safety Presentation for Parents and Teachers

Padres y Educadores,

Esperamos que pueden acompañarnos en un seminario con Ben Horsley para aprender de cómo ayudar a nuestros estudiantes a quedarse seguros mientras usan los medios sociales. El evento se lleva a cabo en el auditorio de la Escuela Intermedia Glendale desde las 6:00 p.m. 

Vea el volante para más detalles.

Halloween Safety Tips

Let’s keep our students safe this Halloween season.  Here are a few tips and tricks for safety.  Remember to dress warm, watch for cars and go with an adult.  Have Fun! 

Click on the link.

Halloween Safety Tips

2020-2021 Extended Learning Program Information (ELP)

                                   2020-2021 Extended Learning Program Application Information

2020-2021 Magnet Extended Learning Program Information

Información del programa de aprendizaje avanzado Magnet 2020-2021

Online Application Information!

For student(s) entering grades 2 through 8 in the 2020-2021 school year, online applications are open from September 23, 2019 at 12 noon – November 1 at 5 p.m. 

  • Assessments are scheduled and administered at your child’s school in November 2019. 
  • School staff coordinate an assessment date and time directly with parents/guardians of applicants. 
  • Out-of-district students assess at the district office.
  • Eligibility results are mailed via U.S. Post to the address submitted on the online application in January 2020. 

New this Year!  SLCSD is pleased to administer the district-wide universal assessment screener in February 2020 for all current SLCSD Pre-School (Pre-K-4) and Kindergarten classes. The purpose of this screener is to identify students for potential Magnet ELP assessment, with possible eligibility and placement. 

If you have a child entering Kindergarten in the 2020-2021 school year, online applications are open from December 9, 2019 at 12 noon – January 24 at 5 p.m.

  • Assessments are administered at the SLCSD district offices in March 2020. 
  • Eligibility results are mailed via U.S. Post in April 2020 to the address submitted on the online application. 

Please contact the ELP department at 801-578-8573 for any further questions.

2019 Back To School Carnival: August 23rd

2019 Back to School Carnival

2019 -2020 School Registration

Back to School Registration August 7 – 8

August 7th – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

August 8th – 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The following documents are required for all new students:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Updated Immunization card
  • Proof of address
  • Parent ID

Required document for returning students:

  • Proof of address

If you have any questions contact Juani Fernandez at 801-974-8315 or Juani.Fernandez@slcschools.org

 

Maker Space in the Library

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