Updates from Dr. Lawson: February 27th, 2022

Posted February 13th, 2021 via the weekly parent newsletter - updates on important March dates, Wednesday career series, covid reminders, and counseling.

 

Parent Message 2-27-22


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Dear Falcon Families,


Congratulations to our girls’ Basketball Team for winning the Division 1 CIF championship! Also a congratulations to our boys’ Basketball Team who finished runner up in the Division 3 CIF Championship. Both teams will move onto the state championship this week. Today, both teams will find out who they play for their first game so keep an eye on our athletic website (see link above) for the news. I want to remind you that tomorrow is a late start minimum day, so school will begin at 10:55am with the campus opening at 10am for students. In today’s update, I’ve included some important March dates to put on your calendar, the link to sign up for summer school, information about the Wednesday College Series and more. Here are the latest updates as of 2-27-22.


* Please forward this message to your child’s email account so they have all the latest info.


Minimum Day Reminder

Tomorrow, February 28th will be a late start minimum day. School will begin at 10:55am and will end at 3:33pm. The gates to the school will open at 10am for students.


Important March Dates

Monday, March 21st will be a late start minimum day. School will begin at 10:55am and will end at 3:33pm. The gates to the school will open at 10am for students. School will be closed for Spring Break March 28th – April 1st.


Progress Report Grading Period 3 Ends on March 4th

Next Friday, March 4th is the end of the Progress Report 3 (P3) grading period. Teachers will post grades the following week to be available via PowerSchool on Friday, March 11th. These grades are a formative progress report and do not represent a final summative semester grade. The final summative grading period for semester 2 closes on June 14th.


2022 Level Up SD Summer Academic Program - Reminder

On Tuesday, February 1st, a message was sent out from the central office regarding the 2022 Level Up SD Summer Academic Program. Scripps Ranch High will be one of the host sites for this summer experience. The registration period is Feb 1st to Feb 28th. Last day is tomorrow, Feb 28th to sign up. See this this Link: Summer Experience to enroll.


Vaccine Requirement for Summer School

On 2/22/22, the SDUSD School Board approved the vaccine mandate for summer school. Students (16 years or older) who are participating in 2022 Summer Programs, either in-person learning or enrichment programs, will be required to follow the Link: Vaccine Mandate Timeline.


Remind Students to Bring Laptops to School

On March 2nd, students will take the CORE Social Emotional Learning Survey during Advisory. This survey helps us to assess areas of school culture/climate, students’ growth mindset, self-management, self-efficacy, and social awareness. Please remind your child to bring their laptops to school so they can take the survey. There are only 6 “loaner” Chromebooks on campus so it is important for students to bring their laptops.


Wednesday Career Series

The Wednesday Career Series scheduled for March 2nd from 1:05-1:35pm in the Library will feature Careers in Law, presented by Annie Fraser, Deputy Attorney General and Jennifer Lutz, Shareholder - Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin PC. All students are welcome to attend. Please visit the Scripps Ranch High School Foundation's College Corner for more information: https://srhsfoundation.org/college-corner


SDUSD 2022-23 Calendar

Although SDUSD was talking about changing the 2022-23 calendar to make the first day of school begin in mid-August, that did not go through. Next year, school will begin on August 29th. See this Link: Academic Calendar for next school year.


Safety Reminders

See this Link: Safety Guideline Highlights 2021-22. No new updates this week.


Counseling Updates

Summer School form due tomorrow (2/28/22)

If your student has earned a D or F in any class while in high school and needs to remediate the class, please submit the request form by February 28th. Students can see their final grades on their Transcript in the Student Portal to confirm if any courses need to be remediated. Counselors will select the courses for summer school after the student is registered. Click here to register your student for summer school.

SDCCD Promise Scholarship (Free College Tuition)

The sessions are for 9th-12th grade students in San Diego Unified that would like to learn more about San Diego Promise. The San Diego Promise Program provides class of 2022 eligible graduates who plan to attend San Diego City, Mesa, or Miramar college with up to two years of free tuition and academic support towards completing their academic and career goals! Click here to see dates and times offered, and to register for a session.

Articulation

Starting Monday, February 14th, counselors will be meeting one-on-one with students in their English classes to review their course requests, answer questions and make changes if needed. If your student has not submitted a card yet or has additional forms or applications they still need to submit, they can give them to their counselor during their meeting. Current 9th graders are meeting 2/14 -2/17, current 10th graders are meeting 2/22 - 2/25, current 11th graders 2/28 – 3/4.

Counselor Availability during Articulation

We appreciate your understanding that it may take longer to return messages and we will not be able to schedule additional meetings over the next month, due to working outside our offices with all students.

That’s all for today. Thanks and I hope you enjoy the rest of your Sunday.


Sincerely,


Matt Lawson, Ed.D

Principal

Scripps Ranch High School


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