Loyola Village Elementary Fine and Performing Arts Magnet School
8821 Villanova Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Phone: (310) 670-0480 | Fax: (310) 216-9529

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Principal's Message

May 25, 2020
 
Greetings Loyola Families,   This is Dr. Smith with your weekly updates.
 
Just a reminder Monday May 25th is the Memorial Holiday and  the school will be closed, as well as the online classes.
 
Just a reminder if you are considering participating in the various Summer Enrichment programs we are offering as a District, please be sure to sign up. Fifth grade families, there is a Summer 5th to 6th grade Junior High Transitional program for your children.  I’m excited to say we are partnering with the Los Angeles Chargers Football team with one of the Summer Enrichment programs.  Sign up at  https://achieve.lausd.net/summer2020
 
 
This week would have been our  Appreciation Teas: Parent Volunteer Appreciation, Bus Driver Appreciation, and Classified Staff Appreciation.
Feel free to prepare Thank you notes with your child for their Bus Driver, or their Yard Supervisor, or Teacher Assistant, or Intervention Tutors, or the Office Staff, and don’t forget our Cafeteria Staff.  If you screen shot or take a picture of the thank you card, I will email it to the appropriate staff member. Email me at Krishna.Smith@lausd.net
 

Coming soon:
 

5th Grade families, the Graduation will be on Thursday June 04th  at 9am. Details will be shared with the viewing information  in the coming week.
 
 
Kindergarten families, your graduation ceremony will take place on Friday June 05th at 10am. Details will be shared with the viewing information in the coming week as well.
 

We have three weeks left of school, let’s be sure to finish out strong. We are taking this time to review skills taught throughout the school year and prepare for the upcoming year.

Take some time during the summer to have your child review the skills to avoid your child forgetting skills taught during this school year.  Also read, read, read all summer. 20 minutes a day reading grade level appropriate text increases the students overall vocabulary and fluency.
 
 
This week during our Chat/Check In with Dr. Smith on Wednesday I will continue presenting the following topic “ Becoming a Digital Citizen” I will be sharing resources that I have found helpful as an educator and parent in supporting our children to become responsible digital citizens. I hope you will join me.  My weekly check in/Chat is held every Wednesday from 12pm – 1pm.  Meeting ID – 996- 380-454  Password : 306798

 
Feel free to  email me if you have any questions or come and meet with me on Wednesday from 12pm – 1pm Meeting ID - 996-380-454      Password - 306798
 
Finally Los Angeles Unified Launches Mental Health Hotline To Help Students and Families
Call 213-241-3840 for a consultation, support & referrals
 
I hope you will join me!  Have a wonderful, positive and productive week!
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Parents, please note that students can access our web based curriculum from home using a digital device! Take advantage of the list of sites below to maintain your student’s learning and progress during breaks and weekends! 
 
ELA Subscriptions:
 
Wonders Reading Program (Our Language Arts Curriculum)
Google search for “studysync lausd ” and bookmark it on a tablet or computer.
 
Email Address: _______________________________@mymail.lausd.net  Password: love5014
 
Amplify Reading - www.lausd.reading.amplify.com
Adaptive language, decoding and comprehension practice based on DIBELS data. 
 
Email Address: _______________________________@mymail.lausd.net  Password: love5014
 
IXL (ELA and Math) ixl.com/signin/loyolavillage
 
Username: ___________________________________    Password: _____________________
 
Spelling City -   www.spellingcity.com
 
Username: ___________________________________    Password: _____________________
 
Math Subscriptions:
 
Xtra Math - xtramath.org (Supports students’ math fact fluency)
 
Username: ___________________________________    4 Digit PIN: _____________________
 
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Grades 3-5 SBA Practice
You can access Smarter Balanced practice tests online where you and your child can preview and practice the types of questions they will see on the State Test.  To access the practice tests, go to www.Smarterbalanced.org → Click Assessments Tab → View Practice and Training Tests and Sample Questions.