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CONTACT

9075 Willis Avenue

Panorama City, CA 91402

off. 818.920.2932

fax. 818.893.5718

email: primary4776@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/PrimaryAcademy/

Principal Free's Contact Info

Google Voice #

(818) 457-6694

 

Mon.-Thurs.

4:00 - 5:00pm

Fridays

8:30 - 9:30 am

 

Email

dfree@lausd.net

WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE!

Please check back often to see updates. Click on the calendar to see events coming up. Translations for this website are available--simply click on the word "Translation" at the bottom of this page.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Due to the health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, all LAUSD schools will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic school year.  We hope to know more information about the Fall 2020 school year by the summer.

 

Please continue to use our website as a resource for weekly lessons, tech support, and social-emotional support. We will be updating our website weekly.

Important School Holidays

2019

8/20: School Starts

8/30: Admissions Day

9/2: Labor Day

9/30: Unassigned Day

10/9: Unassigned Day

11/11: Veteran's Day

11/25-27: Unassigned Days

11/28-29: Thanksgiving Break

 

2020

12/23/19-1/10/20: Winter Break

1/20: M.L.King Jr. Day

2/17: President's Day

4/3: Cesar E. Chavez Day

4/6-4/10: Spring Break

5/25: Memorial Day

6/12: Last Day of School

 

Click on the calendar to view other important school events and meetings.

Enrollment Information

2019-20 Enrollment information can be found here.

 

Haga clic aquí para obtener información de inscripción en español.

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YMCA P.L.A.Y. AT PASS!

We are very lucky to have YMCA's P.L.A.Y. (Physical Learning Activities for Youth) program with us at Primary Academy.  Every Monday morning, all K-2nd students will receive guided physical education instruction for one hour.  Parents, please make sure your child wears comfortable clothes and tennis shoes on Mondays.  If there any health concerns, please notify your child's teacher.  The PLAY program is funded with Student Body money.

BREAKFAST IN CLASSROOM

LAUSD's "Breakfast in the Classroom" program has improved attendance, increased academic performance, and increased student focus.  Please help us support your children by making sure your child gets to school on time.  Please take note of these guidelines:

  1. School will open at 7:30. Breakfast will not be served in the cafeteria at this time!
  2. Breakfast will be served IN THE CLASSROOM from 7:50 - 8:10am every day, for every student.
  3. Students will only have 15 minutes to eat their breakfast.
  4. If your child is late to school, there will be no second chance breakfast at recess time!
  5. We cannot save or hold a breakfast for your child if you are running late.  
  6. You may send a snack with your child for recess.

Follow Us!

We'll be uploading picture albums from awards and events here monthly!

https://www.facebook.com/PrimaryAcademy/

Fall Festival

Our annual FALL FESTIVAL was a big success! Thank you to all the families who donated snacks and drinks, and thank you volunteers who helped with decorations and games! Check out pictures on our Facebook page!

Literacy Night

Thank you to all the families who joined us for Literacy Night. Teachers presented educational games and technology-related applications connected to literacy. Check out pictures on our Facebook page!

Kindness Week

During the 2020 KINDNESS WEEK, students, parents, and staff showcased different ways to express kindness. We had a themed dress day all week, like "Crazy for Kindness" (Crazy Hair Day) and "Powered by Kindness" (Superhero Day).  Students wrote Kindness notes that gave compliments to others.  Students even took inventory on how many kind acts they could do in a week!

 

A KINDNESS MATTERS video was also made featuring our wonderfully kind students. Click here for the video! 

Today: 5/24/20

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL MEETING 5/20

All parents in schools in the Monroe Cabinet are invited to a TOWN HALL MEETING on MAY 20 at 3pm.

Please click here for full flyer and Zoom information.

 

OPEN ENROLLMENT for 2020-21

Please go to this link here for LAUSD's complete guide to Open Enrollment procedures.

 

Open Enrollment is for students who do not live in our zone of school attendance.

 

Apply for Open Enrollment in English & Spanish

 

Parents who need assistance with online application may call the hotline at 213-443-1300

May 4 - May 22

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

8:00am-10:00am

2:00pm-4:00pm

Weekly Lesson Plans

Please click on the grade level below for the WEEKLY DISTANT LEARNING LESSON PLANS.

 

STATE PRE-SCHOOL (Rm.5)

 

ETK (Rm.6)

 

TK (Rm.4)

 

Kindergarten (Rm. 1, 2, 3, 12)

 

1st Grade (Rm. 7, 13, 15)

 

2nd Grade (Rm. 8, 10, 11)

SUMMER SCHOOL

Please click on this district link to find out more about Summer School.

 

June 24 - July 22

Times will vary

The Community Led Summer Program will be for intervention to help students get their grades up.

The Integrated Themed Units of Study Program will be for enrichment.

 

Registration is open to all students, but some programs may have limited space.

 

NEW! MATH MANIPULATIVES

NEED MATH TOOLS AT HOME?  CHECK OUT THESE AWESOME VIRTUAL MATH MANIPULATIVE WEBSITES:

 

NUMBER FRAMES

NUMBER RACKS (REKENREKS)

BASE 10 BLOCKS

NUMBER LINE

DICE

PATTERNS & SHAPES

FRACTIONS

iPad PROBLEMS?

WEEKLY ZOOM MEETINGS for PARENTS to assist with iPad technical problems.

Use the Zoom app or go to zoom.us

 

MONDAYS 2:30 - 3:30

Meeting ID: 940-1874-7308

 

TUESDAYS 2:30 - 3:30

Meeting ID: 976-2172-8110

 

Please contact your child's teacher for the password.

 

You may also call the district ITD (Instructional Technology Division) at (213) 241-5200.

 

 

ComputerWise Kids WEEKLY ONLINE CLASSES!

Parents, Please see the schedule below for FREE online classes with our ComputerWise Kids teacher, Miss Laura Mariscal.  She has been teaching in our classrooms since January and the students in TK-2nd grade are familiar with her.  Download the Zoom software (zoom.us) for free and your child can participate through their iPad, Android, Kindle, laptop, desktop, or phone. Ask your child's teacher for zoom meeting passwords.

 

 

Time

Monday

Tuesday

10:00 – 11:00 A.M.

Grade K

Rooms: 1, 2, 3, 4, 12

Meeting ID: 506-979-611

Grade 2

Rooms: 8, 10, 11 

Meeting ID: 807-195-047

11:30 – 12:30 P.M.

Grade 1

Rooms: 7, 13, 15

Meeting ID: 845-001-583

 

Lesson Planning / Tech Assistance 

1:30 – 2:30 P.M.

 

Lesson Planning / Tech Assistance 

 

Lesson Planning / Tech Assistance 

 

Zoom Session Classroom Guidelines & Rules:

 

1. Be on time & ensure your technology works correctly.

 

2. Parents should be present during the session.

 

3. Students need a computer, chromebook, or tablet (iPad). You need 2 tabs, therefore we recommend using a computer or chromebook.

 

4. Do not log in with a phone.

 

5. Students will be allowed to use the microphone & video feature for the first & last 10 minutes of the session to say hello and goodbyes.

 

6. Students will be ONLY allowed to chat with their teacher host.

 

To log in go to https://zoom.us/join. Add the session ID # & password

         
         
         
         

Grab and Go Food Centers

Parents,

You may pick up 2 free meals per day from 7am-11am at one of the nearby locations below. For a full list of schools, please visit www.lausd.net.  Please drive carefully as they are using a drive-thru style system.


Byrd Middle School

Fulton College Preparatory School

Kennedy High School

Maclay Middle School

Mulholland Middle School

Panorama Senior High School

Porter Middle School

San Fernando Senior High School

Sepulveda Middle School
Van Nuys Senior High School

 

Parent Portal

• Log in to Parent Portal: parentportalapp.lausd.net/parentaccess/


• Access Grades and Assignments from Parent Portal: bit.ly/PLSGandA


• Linking Parent Portal to Schoology:
   English: bit.ly/PPtoSGYlink
   Spanish: bit.ly/PPtoSGYlinkSP


• Login to the Mobile App
   English: bit.ly/PLSMobileAppE
   Spanish: bit.ly/PLSMobileAppS


• Using Parent Portal to Message Teachers and Access Grades: bit.ly/PLSAccessGrades

SSC & ELAC Elections

Thank you to all the parents who participated in our elections for membership to SSC & ELAC.  SSC (School Site Council) and ELAC (English Learner Advisory Committee) are two important parent groups that help make decisions for our school.  All parents are encouraged to attend, even if you are not a member.

This year's meetings will be held on Thursdays. Hope to see you there!

October 24

December 5

January 30

February 20 (*NEW DATE)

March 26- cancelled

April 30- Virtual Zoom meeting- more info to come.

 

ELAC @ 8:15

SSC @ 2:30

IMPORTANT SAFETY REMINDERS

Parents:  Please follow these safety rules:

- No double-parking on Willis Avenue

- No parking in the coned valet-zone along Nordhoff in the mornings.  

- Use all crosswalks, and be aware of moving vehicles.  

- Staff parking lot is for school staff only

- Our Campus Aides in vests will monitor the areas.  

Digital Citizenship

Common Sense Media is a great resource for parents and teachers!  There are reviews of books, movies, games, apps, and tips for parents that let you know what is age-appropriate for your child.  There is a summer reading list on the website too!

PASS is Honored with GOLD RIBBON SCHOOL AWARD

California State Schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson awarded Primary Academy for Success with the Gold Ribbon Award for Excellence! Out of 6,000 eligible California elementary schools, 44 LAUSD schools were bestowed the Gold Ribbon.  Primary Academy is very proud of all the students, teachers, staff, and parents who helped us achieve this accomplishment.  To read more, click this link here.

 

 

Northwest STEAMFEST!


On March 4th at Cleveland High School, Primary Academy was one of 100 schools showcasing all the wonderful things happening all over the NorthWest district! Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math education was displayed from elementary, middle, and high schools.  Former and current PASS students were there enjoying the various crafts, activities, entertainment, and food that SteamFest offered.  Primary Academy submitted a video of our wonderful classes. Check back soon to view the video here!

UPCOMING EVENTS / MEETINGS

5/20: VIRTUAL TOWN HALL MEETING

 

Please click here for upcoming Virtual Parent Workshops

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHEN on ZOOM...

Parents, please remind your child of the following when they are on a Zoom meeting:

 

-Be on time

-Find a quiet spot

-Stay in one spot

-Don't eat

-Know how and when to use Mute

-Wait your turn

-Use appropriate language

 

HANDWASHING VIDEO

 

Watch this video for the best way to keep your hands clean!

LAUSD Resources for School Closure during COVID-19

 

ENGLISH - FAMILY RESOURCE GUIDE

 

ESPANOL- GUIA de RECURSOS para FAMILIAS

 

Parents,

During this time Primary Academy will be cleaned and disinfected.  Please do your best to stay healthy and remind your children to wash their hands, cover their coughs & sneezes, and avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth.  For more information, please see the attached forms:

 

Parent Information-English and Spanish

 

Student Preparation

 

You may also call the hotline 213-443-1300 Monday-Friday 6am-5pm or visit www.lausd.net

COMMUNITY REP CONTACT INFO

Community Representative

Alma Miranda

Monday-Friday

8:00am - 2:30 pm

 

Google Voice #:

818-714-1438

 

Email:

alma.miranda@lausd.net

NEED SUPPORT with YOUR FEELINGS?

LAUSD has a phone hotline (213) 241-3840 from 6am-6pm on weekdays, staffed by counselors and mental health professionals to provide support in both English and Spanish.  Teachers can also call and get advice on how to connect their students to services.

 

Questions can also be sent to mentalhealth@lausd.net

 

LAUSD tiene una línea telefónica directa (213) 241-3840 de 6 a.m. a 6 p.m. de lunes a viernes, atendida por asesores y profesionales de salud mental para brindar apoyo en inglés y español. Los maestros también pueden llamar y obtener consejos sobre cómo conectar a sus estudiantes con los servicios.


Las preguntas también se pueden enviar a
mentalhealth@lausd.net

COMMUNITY HOTLINES

St. Vincent de Paul Assistance Hotline: 888-552-7872

-          Families/individuals can call this number for financial help. Assistance is not always guaranteed, but they do their best to connect them with someone who can help.

 

Hearts to Serve: 855-423-6780

-          Families/individuals can call this number to help them find access to food primarily. Food delivery is available to the elderly and immunocompromised.

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DECEMBER & JANUARY PILLAR: FAIRNESS

SCHOLARS AWARDS

Ashley Carino

Khiara Mata

Liam Molina

Jorge Sandoval

Aileen Diaz

California Roman

Angel Enriquez

Faith Cervantes

Dolores Flores

Jasmine Reyes

Sophia Talledo

Ises Bonilla

Melanie Murillo

Cristiano Silva

Eden Sanchez

Isaias Lazaro

Nathaly Jovel

Litzy Amaya

Dalia Guardado

Axel Flores

Abimael Gonzalez

Jayden Sandoval

Natalia Lucero

Shafaat Rahman

Stephanie Maldonado

Juliette Escobedo

Alex Avila

Ardlah Kwagala

Angel Bernabe

Henry Melendez

Amy Lopez

Kaylen Anguiano

Isamar Amarillas

Sofia Garcia

Litzy Martinez

Maripaz Briseno

Jaimy Palacios

Kaylee Henriquez

Cristian Gonzalez

Katerin Escalante

 

CHARACTER PILLAR

Zafirah Felipe

Jonathan Aldana

Roselyn Becerril

Joeleen Anaya

Jessica Gonzalez

Daniel Valdizon

Eden Sanchez

Keoni Yasuda

Edward Villagomez

Anthony Solano

Kaylee Marroquin

Esmeralda Martinez

Dominick Juarez

Kenia Hernandez

Andrew Flores

Jaydin Garcia

Bryan Becerril

Samuel Valencia

Ruben Huerta

Carlos Bello

 

Click here for past award winners

BELL SCHEDULE

7:50- School Starts

9:15-9:30 1st Recess

9:35-9:50 2nd Recess

9:55-10:15 3rd Recess

11:30-12:10 1st Lunch

12:15-12:55 2nd Lunch

2:13- Dismissal (All Tuesdays @ 1:13)

LOST & FOUND

Parents, please make sure to LABEL and write your child's name on the tags. Many jackets and sweaters get left on the playground. Any clothing left at the end of the school year will be donated to the Salvation Army.

POSITIVE BEHAVIOR

Please take time to read through our School Wide Positive Behavior Support plan.  A copy was sent home and will be sent home again at the start of every school year.  We adhere to the 6 Pillars of Character in the classroom and throughout the campus, and acknowledge students who exemplify those pillars at our monthly assemblies.  

Parents, please encourage your children to follow the pillars of character and be model students.  Being positive with your children will help them be successful throughout their lives!