Monday Message for January 29, 2018

Winter Production a Huge Success

Thank you to everyone who came out to support our 2018 Winter Production! It was a huge success with so many amazing performances. Even with the last-minute venue change all of you came out to support your fabulous learners. We hope you enjoyed the show and we can’t wait to begin working on our Spring Exprestival. Save the date for Saturday, June 9, in our backyard. 

Mark Your Calendar

(Please see the school calendar for more information) 
  • February: Coming soon: 3-5 dance
  • Feb. 1 – Home School Vendor Night
  • Feb. 7 – Open Mic Night Showcase auditions. Show is on March 16
  • Feb. 17 – Learner Led Conferences
  • Feb. 19 – Presidents Day, no school

 

Feb. 1: Home School Vendor Night

iLEAD Home Study will be hosting a Vendor Open House on Thursday, Feb. 1 from 4 to 6 p.m.

In the Village at iLEAD Lancaster
254 East Avenue K-4
Lancaster, CA 93535

Meet our many vendors and see what resources and activities they have to offer your learners through the iLEAD Home Study program. All are welcome – Bring a friend!

 

It’s Time to DreamUp to Space!

Download Flier Here

Breaking News! Breakfast & Lunch Update…

Nutrition is important! iLEAD encourages healthy eating so learners feel their best with stamina and focus during their school day. With that in mind we are informing parents/guardians that breakfast and lunch will be served to those children who are hungry. We’ve discovered that many children do not bring snack, do not bring a healthy sustainable snack, eat their lunch (from home) for snack, or have simply lost their lunch and then are hungry at lunch and ask for a meal. There are also many learners who decide they want school lunch instead of what they brought. For all of these reasons our lunch team has been directed to serve the meal. Menus are posted on the information board by the front doors and are available to take home at your request. They will also be attached to the Monday Message. 
 
Meals will be charged to learners’ accounts and billed to parents. Pre-payments are encouraged and will be applied to their accounts. We accept cash, check, and cards at the desk. 
 
Full Price:

Breakfast $1.60

Lunch $2.75
 
Reduced:
Breakfast $.30
Lunch $.40
 
If you DO NOT want your child to receive a meal please inform the office staff immediately @ 661-722-4287 or email Brandy, our lunch coordinator, at brandy.leopard@ileadlancaster.org and we will note their accounts.
If you have done so previously then there is no need to do it again. This change will not apply to your learner(s). Please talk with your learner(s) about your decision as well. 

Attention Parents: Learner Information and Registration

1) Parent Square – Download the app to your smart phone for free and get instant alerts
Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/parentsquare/id908126679?mt=8
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.parentsquare.psapp&hl=en

2) Monday Message – Sign up and read the weekly message for upcoming events and opportunities.

3) iSupport – Get involved and help make change! Join iLead’s version of PTA. We need you! Learn More

4) Website – Check out the iLEAD website for a calendar of important dates.

If you have not filled out your learner’s registration in person or in Pathways, please contact 661-722-4287 immediately.

Monday Message

Did you know that there may be multiple pages of the Monday Message you are missing every week by not scrolling to the bottom? Now also available: PDF’s of the Monday Message in the front office by noon on Monday. We are working on a Spanish version — please let us know if this is something you would like to earn volunteer hours for.

Please let us know how we can help you stay informed. Email Kristan with your ideas.

Attention Parents: Your Input Is Needed for State LCAP Survey

The State of California has changed the way education is funded. California now requires school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools to develop a Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).

The LCAP requires us to gather input from students, teachers, parents, community members and public agencies to determine the goals, actions, and budget priorities for schools. As part of the LCAP, survey information is used as a success indicator. This survey is designed to give parents a voice in improving iLEAD Schools and finding ways to increase academic excellence and support for all students.

If you have not done so already, please take a few moments to give your input to this important process:

Please Click Here to Complete Survey

Traffic is a BEAST! This is how we slay…

Hello parents! We encourage the use of VALET for all drop-off and pickup for safety reasons. K-4 is a busy commerce street and we value the safety of our learners! Remember, if you are not using valet, all children should be walked to the front door by their parent/guardian. Learners without a chaperone will warrant a call home.

  • No learners will be released without a valet card and proper ID.
  • Please always enter our lots via driving eastbound on K-4, DO NOT turn left into our driveways and always pull as far to the right (curb) as you can get when using the valet line. PLEASE PULL TO THE CURB WHEN WAITING FOR VALET TO BEGIN. STAGGERING PICKUP PREVENTS A BACKUP DOWN AVENUE K-4. Blocking traffic is illegal Please DO NOT park in our neighbors’ lots — your vehicle will be towed.
  • Be very mindful when choosing where to park when visiting our campus for any reason. If you need to drop off your learner and valet is over, please park and walk your learner in. Learners without a parent cannot be properly checked in late.
  • Please do not double park or pull up and let your learner out in front of the school, ever. It is very dangerous.
  • Please remember that our neighbors are very supportive of our site — despite the impact we have on their daily operations — and that all of our neighbors love iLEAD. Let’s show them the same support by parking in iLEAD parking lots ONLY as well as not blocking driveways and always yielding to our neighbors when using valet.

If you need clarification as to where to park please ask ANY iLEAD employee. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT TURNING LEFT INTO THE VALET ENTRANCE AND OUT OF THE EXIT IS A HAZARD TO BOTH YOUR VEHICLE AND OUR LEARNERS. IT IS ALSO A TRAFFIC PATTERN DISRUPTION. 

Thank you for your cooperation in keeping our learners and your vehicles safe!

We’re Looking for Your Reviews

Do you LOVE your school? Have you had a fun experience with a staff member? Has someone left a positive impression on you or your learner? Visit this link to leave us a great review so more people know how your family fits within our iLEAD community.

Share Info on Difference Makers!

Do you have a learner who is shining in their community? Email mm.avregion@ileadschools.org with their school name and what they are doing to make a difference.We want to share with our school community the difference makers on our campus!

About Those Heelys…

We’ve seen an influx of Heelys on campus. Learners are zipping along the halls and on the play spaces. While we LOVE fun and seeing our learners enjoying themselves, we have to ask that they don’t use the wheels while at school. Please understand this is a safety concern for learners and staff. We want to prevent accidents and keep everyone safe. Heelys brand shoes can be worn, — just please remove the wheels for school.

General safety guidelines also include no skateboards or bicycles being ridden on campus; they must be carried and walked.

Thank you for your understanding and support!