Hollygrove Weekly Update | 9.26.20
September 28 - Non School Day (Yom Kippur)
September 29 - Co Principals' Office hours | 11-12 pm; ZOOM
September 29 - Finance Committee Meeting | 7 - 9 pm
September 30- Morning Sing | 9:15 am; Zoom Link
September 30 - Hollygrove Breakfast/Lunch Service at Hollygrove | 11 - 1 pm
October 1- ELAC MEETING | 3:00 pm;
October 2- Friday Morning Parent Coffee | 10-11 am | ZOOM
October 6 - LCS Board Meeting | 6:30 pm
October 19-23 - Parent Teacher Conference Week | Information Coming soon!
November 4 - NO SCHOOL (Staff Development Day)
November 11 - NO SCHOOL (Veteran's Day)
November 23-27 - NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving Break)
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FROM YOUR SCHOOL LEADERS
Reminder that Monday (9/28) is a non-school day at Larchmont Charter School. School will resume on Tuesday, September 29th!
Dear Hollygrove Families:
As we wrap up another week of distance learning, it's hard to believe that we have just completed our 5th week of school. We are impressed again with how well our young students are managing online classes and taking personal responsibility for their own learning. Though this situation remains challenging for all, we are certain that our community will come out of this period with a whole host of new skills that will transfer well to our traditional brick and mortar setting.
We held our first Diversity & Inclusion Council meeting on Thursday afternoon. Thank you to all parent volunteers who participated in our inaugural meeting. As a group, we started with introductions followed by a traditional Council share session. Though typically what happens in Council stays in Council, we do want to share some of the broad themes that emerged from our brief time together. We heard Hollygrove parent and teacher specific stories/shares regarding feelings of inclusion and exclusion, belonging, and confronting the realization of "otherness" from either personal experience or through the eyes of our children. As we took just one hour of time to share and listen to one another, both the intersectionality and uniqueness of our community so clearly emerged. Though in the early stages of development, we are excited to launch and grow Hollygrove's Diversity & Inclusion committee. We will continue to update the community regarding this new group and our corresponding goals.
Finally, our Annual Giving Drive continues on and it's our one and only fundraiser this year. It’s time for Larchmont to go All In! We are looking for 100% participation at Hollygrove and we can achieve this goal by every family giving meaningfully, however big or small. Please join us in making your contribution this weekend. LARCHMONT ANNUAL GIVING DRIVE
Please be sure to read below for more important school updates. Have a wonderful three day weekend, and we will see you back at school on Tuesday, Sept. 29.
Alissa & Eva
ELAC MEETING REMINDER
Please join us on Thursday, October 1st at 3:00 PM for our next Hollygrove English Language Advisory Council Meeting.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83515098891
Meeting ID: 835 1509 8891
HOLLYGROVE ATTENDANCE REMINDERS
Teachers will be taking attendance every day in their live Zoom classes. On Wednesdays, the completed independent work will indicate that your child is present asynchronously and your child will be marked present accordingly. If your child is going to be absent (both synchronously and asynchronously) for any reason, please email your teacher and firstname.lastname@example.org.
To receive credit for attending asynchronously (not live/zoom) students/parents must both:
Log into Seesaw or view the teacher's assignments via their websites to access and complete assignments AND
Complete the Distance Learning Attendance Certification Form.
Please notify your teacher & email email@example.com when you know your student cannot attend synchronously or asynchronously.
Questions about attendance? Email our office manager, Solace, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOLLYGROVE FRIDAY PARENT COFFEE
Please join the Co-Principals this coming Friday, October 2nd, 10:00 to 11:00 AM for a NEW TO HOLLYGROVE PARENT Coffee. All parents are welcome, but we really encourage our new families to join our returning families for some virtual community building. So, grab a cup of coffee and join us on zoom for for some learning and adult connection.
Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81250608645
Meeting ID: 812 5060 8645
Note: You an always find the link in the LCS online calendar.
HOLLYGROVE BREAKFAST & LUNCH PICK UP
New: Now Also Providing Free Breakfasts at Our Lunch Drive Through!
Starting next week, September 30, we are excited to be able to provide all of our LCS students with free breakfasts as well as lunches through December 18, 2020! We welcome all of our LCS families to come pick up breakfasts and lunches for their students on Wednesdays, 11am-1pm at the Hollygrove campus whether they pre-ordered or not. Please remember to bring a piece of paper with your child or children's first and last name and grade level written in large clear letters. This will be shown to our staff through your car window. Please remain in your vehicle and wear a face covering at all times while on campus. Thanks and see you on Wednesday!