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                                                                                                                                       aka CASSAS Core Academy: Supporting Student Achievement Success

The next Success Saturday School will be on JUNE 2 2018

SUCCESS  SCHOOL SIGN-UP FORM: SIGN UPS CLOSED!

In ADDITION  to TUTORING and school work,the following enrichment activites are planned:

June 2: Fieldtrip to Zero Wate Fair in Encinitas: 9:15-1:15.  Additional permission slip required.

 We are one week away from the Zero Waste Fair on Saturday, June 2nd! This event is brought to you by I Love A Clean San Diego in partnership with the City of Encinitas. Below are event details, directions, and reminders. 

What: Zero Waste Fair - a celebration in sustainability and all things zero waste!

Where:  441 Quail Gardens Rd. Encinitas, Ca 92024

When: Saturday June 2nd from 10:00am – 1:00pm

What to Bring

·         A hat and sunscreen, as the event is mainly outdoors

·         A reusable water bottle - a water refill station will be available.

·         (Optional) Unwanted, gently loved items for the Swap ‘n Shop. Items that have been brought to past workshops include: clothes, books, CD’s, puzzles, nail polish, stereo wires, pet supplies, picture frames, kitchen ware, Halloween costumes, etc.

·         (Optional) A cup for the blender bike smoothies. ILACSD stainless steel cups will also be sold at a discounted rate.

·         (Optional) Used markers, highlighters, and pens to be recycled through the TerraCycle program. This is the perfect opportunity to clean out your junk drawer!

What to Expect

·         Activities include:

o   Blender bike

o   Beeswax wraps

o   Lip balm

o   Birdfeeders

o   Collaged postcards

o   Farm tours

·         Expert panel is from 11-12pm.  Learn about zero waste from the viewpoint of the individual, the waste hauler, and the city!

·         All adult attendees receive one raffle ticket for a chance to win zero waste raffle packages. Raffle tickets will be pulled at 12:00 p.m.

·         Educational booths on a variety of topics, from composting to recycling to a local artist who uses marine debris as her medium!

 

 June 2:  Make Candy Leis with Ms. Byrd 

 June 2: Sewing with Ms. Hooker

 

 Dear Parent/Guardian and UC Student,

In an effort to help prepare students obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the ongoing demands of the 21st Century, University City High School staff will conduct Core Academy:  Supporting Student Achievement Success (CASSAS), a Saturday session for students to receive additional support in their core classes (Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science) but not limited to sewing class, physical education, arts, music, theatre, online learning, robotics, technology, etc. to help support specific student needs.  Additionally CASSAS is an opportunity for students to clear attendance hours.

We are pleased to invite your child to participate in our upcoming CASSAS Saturday session.  Please see date, place and time below.  This session is being taught/led by University City Staff.  It will be held:

                       WHEN               Saturday,    /   /2018
                        WHERE:          University City HS Media Center
                        TIME:               8am to 12pm
                        PHONE:           858-457-3040 ext 246

“A breakfast meal is available for students attending CASSAS.   If your child is approved to receive Free or Reduced Price Meals, the breakfast is available at no cost. If your child pays for meals, please make sure they have money in their cafeteria account to cover the cost of the breakfast of $1.00.”

Computers will be available for school work however no phones or other electronic devices will be allowed. Students may be asked to leave if they are un-able to follow these expectations set by CASSAS staff.

For your child to participate in CASSAS, please complete and return the portion below and return it to Gail Hall ex 246 or attendance office ex 280 by the Friday before or by email to ghall@sandi.net.    Additionally your student may sign up in ROOM 428 or the attendance office.  You may also call the attendance office to reserve a seat.  A student is only guaranteed entrance if they have signed up by Friday before.  If space is available (36 students per teacher) they may be allowed to stay.

In order for students to participate in ASB dances and graduation, all un-cleared absences and tardies must be cleared.  CASSAS is an opportunity to clear one school day or six hours.  We know that with your support we can empower our students to graduate with the skills, motivation, curiosity and resilience to succeed in their choice of college and career in order to lead and participate in the society of tomorrow.  We thank you for your commitment to excellence and we look forward to working with your child during CASSAS.

Sincerely,

Gail Hall

Dean of Attendance and Accountability

 

 

 

ATTENDANCE PERMISSION SLIP

Yes, I like for my child to participate in CASSA on   /  /2018  Date

Student Name:        _______________________________________________________________________                      

Parent Signature:     _______________________________________________________________________

 

 

Emergency Contact:  ___________________________  Phone Number/Cell:__________________________

Students who chose to attend Success School are required to bring academic materials for quiet study and should expect to remain on task for the majority of the time.  Electronics, including phones, will NOT be allowed.

PARENTS AND/OR GUARDIANS MUST BE AWARE THAT THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS TO RECOVER ABSENCES.  IF THE STUDENTS IS UNABLE TO FOLLOW EXPECTED BEHAVIOR, THEY WILL BE EXCUSED FROM SUCCESS SCHOOL AND ASKED TO LEAVE.

 

Students attending Success School must arrive to the Media Center for admission at 7:55 AMLate arrivals will not be admittedRelease time is at 12:00 noon.

For questions about Saturday School, contact Ms. Gail Hall ghall@sandi.net or 858-450-3040 ext 246 or ATTENDANCE at ex 280