Monday Message for June 10, 2019

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 10th; RegOnline open for re-enrollment (updating info for returning learners)

Tuesday, June 11th: iSUPPORT Meeting, 9 a.m. in Synergy 

Wednesday, June 12th: ELAC Meeting, 10 a.m. in the Village

Wednesday, June 12th: Innovation Studios Middle School (6th-8th) Information Meeting, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12th: 8th Grade Celebration, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 13th: 5th Grade Celebration Breakfast, 9:30 a.m.

Thursday, June 13th: Board Meeting, 6 p.m.

Friday, June 14th: Kinder Celebration, 9 a.m.

Friday, June 14th: Last Day of School!

SPIRIT WEEK!

Marvel Monday (dress like your favorite Marvel character)

Twinning Tuesday (Match with your favorite person or people)

Wild Hair Wednesday (Crazy hair day)

Throwback Thursday (Dress from your favorite era — 60s, 70s, 80s, etc.)

Farewell Friday (Wear a shirt for your friends to sign as we say hello to summer break)

Summer Hours

Summer office hours are posted below. We value your time and want to help you as best as possible. Therefore, should you need to make contact outside of these hours, the best way to do so is to send an email to Christy Monroe at christy.monroe@ileadlancaster.org or Wendi Miranda at wendi.miranda@ileadlancaster.org. We will respond to you as quickly as possible!

Please note: The phone system sometimes routes your calls and messages to various phones. Our IT department is working to resolve this.

Thank you, and enjoy your summer!

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Final ELAC Meeting

Please join us for the final ELAC meeting for this year. It will be held in the Village at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12th.

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Innovation Studios Info Night

Parents of incoming 6th-8th grade learners are invited to an information night about the Innovation Studios Middle School Program. This class comprises learners from all three grade levels. It is a Hybrid program containing both direct taught and online classes. Join us to learn more about the unique program that aims to prepare our middle school learners for high school!

Calling All Parents and Guardians

Monday, June 10th, will begin the re-enrollment process for the 2019/20 school year. We need you to do the following, please:

  • Log into the RegOnline Parent Portal (forgot user/password? Email us!)
  • Ensure all information is current/accurate (address, phone, emergency contacts)
  • Re-sign all required documents (e-sign)
  • Add new learners (New siblings —if applicable — a spot was offered and you accepted)

There will be one more to-do after July 1st. It will be the Household Data Collection & Signature, then the paper NSLP form completion. Office staff will reach out to parents when it is available.

Note: We ask that you please complete this information even if your family exceeds the threshold for free or reduced meals. It is used to qualify our school for grant funding which positively impacts EVERY learner. This information is kept confidential.

If you need assistance at any time, please email us!

We will be happy to help you!

wendi.miranda@ileadlancaster.org or christy.monroe@ileadlancaster.org

Nurse’s Update

It’s time to Be Proactive and plan ahead for enrollment requirements for the 2019/20 school year. Nurse Noemi has provided the following information for incoming 1st and 7th graders. Please read thoroughly and direct any questions to Noemi via phone at (661) 722-4287 or by email at noemi.blanco@ileadlancaster.org.

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Thank You, Kona Ice!

We would like to give a GREAT BIG THANK YOU to our Kona Ice friends for the generous support of our Book in Hand program! Check out the donations for this year!

June Lunch Menu

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THANK YOU, iLEAD Exploration Lancaster Families!

All your hard work and dedication has really paid off with another great school year! It has been a true pleasure working alongside your family during this homeschool journey and to see your learners grow and meet their goals!

Enjoy your much-deserved summer break and take time to “sharpen the saw!”

Important Reminders:

  • There are no Blended Classes or Studio Classes during this last week of school.
  • Final Learning Period (LP) 10 meetings are this week. See you there!
  • Attendance is due the last day of school on Friday, June 14th.
  • TESTING: This is the last week to finish-up State Testing & MAP testing. Contact your Educational Facilitator to schedule a time this week.
  • Your learner’s Report of Progress will be emailed to you by Friday, June 14th.

Summer Fun in June

Our experienced facilitators have put together some free or discounted activities for the month of June in your area that you may want to check out during our summer break. Please take a look at the links below for more information:

Orange County

All Summer: Adventure Playground at University Park

All Summer: The OC Zoo at Irvine Park

All Summer: Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

All Summer: HB Concert Band Summer Series Concerts 2019

All Summer: Magnolia Bird Farms

All Summer: Volcom Skate Park

Starting 6/1 (M-F): Centennial Farm in Costa Mesa

Starting 6/21: Concert in the Park at Crown Valley Community Park

Los Angeles

All Summer: UCLA Fowler Museum

All Summer: Long Beach Concerts in the Park

First Tuesday of every month: Kidspace Museum Free Family Night in LA

6/9: The Wallis Dance Sunday

Starting 6/9: Valley Cultural Foundation in Woodland Hills

Every Thursday: Thursdays@Newhall Series in Santa Clarita

Starting 6/18: Long Beach Moonlight Movies on the Beach

6/10 – 6/27: Santa Clarita Library Reading Club

6/22: Great American Camp Out Day in Santa Clarita

Inland Empire

6/12: Riverside Summer Concert

6/15: Inland Empire’s Summerfest

Starting 6/17: Starlight Cinemas in Corona

Starting 6/19: Chino Hills Concerts in the Park

Starting 6/20: Apple Valley’s Sunset Concerts

6/29: Rancho Cucamonga’s 4th Annual Veggie Connection

Please note that these summer events are not sponsored or part of the iLEAD Exploration program.

Summer Fun in July

Here are some more ideas for the month of July. Please check out these opportunities to help you fill your summer calendars.

Orange County

All Summer: Bowers Museum in Santa Ana

All Summer: Pioneer Road Park in Tustin

All Summer: Tucker Wildlife in Fullerton

Every Wednesday starting 7/1: Nights at the Anaheim Nature Center

7/9: Costa Mesa Concerts in the Park

7/30: Chargers Training Camp

Los Angeles

All Summer: Arcadia Junior Golf Camps

All Summer: Hart Museum in LA

All Summer: LACMA Membership in LA

All Summer: Long Beach Concerts in the Park

7/8: Aviation Career Education Camp ACE Academy

Inland Empire

7/5: Temecula’s Art Off the Walls

7/13: Rancho Cucamonga’s VG Kidz

7/13: Movie Night at Orchard Park

7/15: Temecula Trivia and Pizza Night

7/20: Jurupa BMX/Skate Summer Jam

Please note that these summer events are not sponsored or part of the iLEAD Exploration program.

Exploration – Home School: Lancaster Park Day

LAST iLEAD Exploration Lancaster Park Day of the 18-19 School Year!

Join us for iLEAD Exploration Lancaster Park Day, Tuesday, June 11, from 11 a.m. to noon at George Lane Park,
5520 W Ave L8 in Quartz Hill.

This is an opportunity for parents to connect with other homeschool parents in a informal, relaxing setting while learners build friendships through play and interaction!

Feel free to bring your favorite outdoor sports equipment (soccer ball, football, etc…) for some fun “learner-led” games!
RSVP with your EF.

Exploration – Home School: Family Facebook Page

We have created a NEW Facebook community page that we can use as a POSITIVE and HELPFUL communication source! This is a closed and secure group and will have regular posts of new updates and happenings in the homeschool world. You can also reach out to other parents for fun curriculum ideas, community activities, and whatever else is related to making your learners’ learning experience as fantastic as possible! We want you to stay current with the latest information while building community. Just another great resource to add to your “teacher toolbox!”

If you are interested, use your Facebook account and just type in “iLEAD Lancaster Exploration Families” in the search bar to request to join, and an iLEAD staff member will approve you. It’s that easy!