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9075 Willis Avenue

Panorama City, CA 91402

off. 818.920.2932

fax. 818.893.5718

email: primary4776@gmail.com

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

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

2020

8/18: School Starts

9/4: Admissions Day

9/7: Labor Day

9/28: Unassigned Day

11/11: Veteran's Day

11/23-25: Unassigned Days

11/26-27: Thanksgiving Break

 

2021

12/21/20-1/8/21: Winter Break

1/18: M.L.King Jr. Day

2/15: President's Day

3/26: Cesar E. Chavez Day

3/29-4/2: Spring Break

5/31: Memorial Day

6/10: Last Day of School

 

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

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.

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! 

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!

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.

 

 

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Today: 9/29/20

Principal's Welcome- Zoom Webinar for ALL STUDENTS

On Tuesday, August 18th, Principal Free held a welcome webinar to explain to students about their learning expectations. Please click on the links below for the recordings:

 

English Recording

 

Spanish Recording

Master Plan Program Options

Please click on the links below for more information about the district Master Plan Instructional Program Options.

 

Master Plan Program Options Brochure (English & Spanish)

 

Master Plan Program Options Video (English & Spanish)

Important Forms

CLASS DOJO - COMMUNICATION with PARENTS

Parents, please register for Class Dojo. Your child's teacher will communicate with you through the app with important reminders, and notices about homework and school work.

 

CLASS DOJO INSTRUCTIONS in ENGLISH


CLASS DOJO INSTRUCCIONES en ESPANOL

ENROLLMENT for 2020-21

Please visit this link for enrollment in ENGLISH for 2020-21.

 

Students in ETK-1st grade who were enrolled at PASS in the 19-20 school year do not have to enroll again. Students in the State Pre-School program must use the link above for enrollment.

 

Visite este sitio para inscribirse en ESPAÑOL para 2020-21.

Los estudiantes en ETK-1er grado que se inscribieron en PASS en el año escolar 19-20 no tienen que inscribirse nuevamente.  Los estudiantes en el programa estatal de preescolar deben usar el sitio anterior para inscribirse.

Parent Portal

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

 

• How to Create a Parent Portal account: English Video


• 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

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

Grab and Go Food Centers

Parents,

You may pick up 2 free meals per day in the morning using your child's meal card that was mailed to you. If you have more than one child, you need a card for each child. For a full list of locations, please click here.  Please drive carefully as they are using a drive-thru style system.

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!

Need Educational Websites for Your Child?

UPCOMING EVENTS / MEETINGS

10/2 - Superhero Dress Day

10/28 - ELAC 1:30

10/29 - SSC 1:30

10/29 - SLC 2:10

 

Parents, please click here for updated support and resources, including information on financial assistance with food, technology support, and social emotional support.

 

Please click here for upcoming Virtual Parent Workshops

SCHEDULES

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

 

Click here for English & Spanish guidelines for Zoom Rooms

 

HANDWASHING VIDEO

 

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

iPad PROBLEMS?

District Hotline for tech support 213-443-1300. Available Monday - Saturday  6am - 6pm.

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

Email:

alma.miranda@lausd.net

Hours:

9am-12pm

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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AUGUST & SEPTEMBER PILLAR: RESPECT

SCHOLARS AWARDS

 

 

CHARACTER PILLAR

 

 

Click here for past award winners

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!