Check out the latest La Grande Pride Newsletter!! https://5il.co/1mahb
Oregon parents and caregivers, WHAT ARE YOU CHILD CARE NEEDS? The Early Learning Division is asking for feedback on your family’s experience searching for and using child care. Take the survey and help make a difference! Your input will help the state understand family needs and increase support for child care providers. All parents and caregivers who complete the survey will receive a $20 Amazon gift card! Visit https://redcap.link/ChildcareSurvey2022-P to complete the 15-minute survey. Survey closes January 31, 2023. Questions? Contact Denise Ford with ODI at (916) 205-6851.
Winter is here! Dress Warmly! Winter weather is here, don’t forget to send your child with appropriate clothing for the cold weather. Remember to check your school's lost and found for missing items.
National Special Education Day is December 2nd. This day commemorates the signing of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) into law in 1975 and celebrates the students, teachers and administration striving to make special education possible for students. Learn more: https://nationaltoday.com/special-education-day/
Mid-Columbia Bus Company has new leadership and is seeking the opinion of the parents to improve their service that is provided to your child every day. Your feedback is critical to the new team as this will help them with their long-term efforts to improve our service. Please fill out the attached survey to help them improve their service. It will take less than 5 minutes. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeLooeHVl3n35Xre71J_IPNPNqFRYa0SJjx_k8b8lbkYijBXQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0 Thank you in advance for your valuable insights. Your input will be used to ensure that we continue to meet your needs as your child’s school transportation provider. We appreciate your trust in us and look forward to serving you in the future.
Happy Thanksgiving! The La Grande School District will be closed from Monday, November 21, 2022, to Friday, November 25, 2022. Have a wonderful time. See you back on Monday, November 28, 2022.
La Grande School District will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022, in honor of Veterans Day.
Routines and Character Education with Michael Sedler, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Virtual Link: meet.google.com/xkf-pqks-dyp This event is open to all staff, parents, guardians, community partners, and organizations to support children ages 5-18 (Grades K-12).
Conscious Discipline for Families! Free class beginning, Thursday, January 12, 2023 through March 2, 2023. All classes are virtual through Zoom. To register for this FREE class call 541-910-0661 or 541-786-5535
Remember to set your clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 6, 2022!
Wrestling for K-8th grade is now open!
October 16-22 is Safe Schools Week A great time to remind students, parents and staff about SafeOregon, the statewide Oregon tip line. Here is the link: https://www.safeoregon.com/
October 10-14 – National School Lunch Week This week focuses on the importance of child nutrition programs in schools. Learn more at: https://www.oregon.gov/ode/students-and-family/childnutrition/SNP/Pages/Oregon-School-Lunch-Week.aspx
Composure and Positive Reinforcement training by Michael Sedler on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 from 3:30-4:30 PM. Virtual (Google Meet) Link: meet.google.com/stk-ubkg-wtx This event is open to all staff, parents, guardians, community partners, and organizations to support children ages 5-18 (Grades K-12).
Check out the Island City Egg Drop article: https://www.lagrandesd.org/article/863629
October is National Bullying Prevention Month! For more information: https://tinyurl.com/2vyb7ptm
We need your input! Please take a few monments to complete our Strategic Plan Update Survey. For a message from Superintendent Mendoza, please click: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0?ui=2&ik=1eb586a13c&attid=0.1&permmsgid=msg-f:1745041858862631669&th=1837a25333b1caf5&view=att&disp=safe&realattid=f_l8ium0t70 Please click the link below for our survey: https://forms.gle/m9Ecb1hE4kb2YF2q7
We need your input! Please take a few monments to complete our Strategic Plan Update Survey. Please click the link below: https://forms.gle/m9Ecb1hE4kb2YF2q7
With the current power outage affecting Island City Elementary, phones are down but school is operating as close to normal as possible. Dismissal will be at 2:35 PM, as normal. Families picking up students are asked to park and pick up students from the west Soccer Field at the normally scheduled time. Please avoid the bus area as we want to ensure everyone's safety. OTEC indicates this issue should be resolved by Thursday morning. Thank you for your patience!
Welcome to new 2nd Grade Teacher, Kelly Bryant! Kelly will be teaching at Island City Elementary this year.