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HAVE YOU MOVED INTO OUR NEIGHBORHOOD?

SLCSD School Boundary Map:

http://apps.schoolsitelocator.com/?districtcode=18008

 

School Choice (Open/Late Enrollment):

https://apex.slcschools.org/apex/f?p=1900:1:0:::::&tz=-6:00

 

For Registration Information contact the school secretary

 Brenda Sherwood @ 801-481-4833

 or email: Brenda.Sherwood@slcschools.org

Office Hours M-F 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

Online registration link:

https://apex.slcschools.org/apex/f?p=1999:1:0:::::&tz=-6:00

(You will need to contact office for NEW STUDENT PIN)

Documents Required for Registration:

1) 2 Proofs of Address (mortgage or rental agreement, bills etc.)

2) Birth Certificate    

3) Current Immunization Record

 

Reflections 2020 Video

K-12 Title IX Training

Please click on this link to see K-12 Title IX Training:   K-12 Title IX Training

Happy Thanksgiving

Superintendent Search Community Survey

What qualities do you want to see in our new Superintendent? Now's your chance to tell us here.

Reflections 2020

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Remote Learning Parent Survey

Dear parents and families,

On Wednesday, we emailed a survey to every parent for whom we have an email address. We need your feedback about your family’s remote learning experience during the first weeks of school. Please check your email and make sure you fill out the survey. Thanks!

#SLCSD #uted

 

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Our New Social Worker Says Hello!

 

 

Hello Students and Parents,

My name is Miss Heidi and I'm the School Social Worker. I work with students who are having big emotions and need a little extra help to feel happy again. Everyone feels sad, worried, scared or angry at times and that's ok! You are not alone, and I'm here to help students understand and work through their emotions in healthy ways. I also work with the family of the student to help identify any issues that may be affecting the student's life. When we work together, students are able to thrive and be happy and successful at home and school. If you are experiencing depression, anxiety, bullying, loss, or any traumatic event, I am here to help. Just let your school counselor know. Services are confidential and private, and typically last 8 to 12 weeks. When I'm not working with students, I love playing with my dog Zoey and taking her up to the mountains. I also like movies, concerts, and traveling. I look forward to getting to know you too!  

-Heidi Kulicke, CSW

Heidi

Salt Lake Education Foundation Resource List

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Student Family Technical Support Information

Click on this link to know how to log your student into a laptop or an iPad.

https://www.slcschools.org/schools/remote-learning-resources/studentfamily-technical-support-information/

Connecting to the Wifi and logging in

Click on this link to know how to connect to Wifi on a district laptop.

Connecting to Wifi

Welcome Back Parent Letter

Dear Highland Park Parents,

On behalf of the staff at Highland Park, we are happy to welcome you to the 2020-2021 school year! We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. We recognize this partnership is more crucial than ever with the addition of remote learning. We also understand the burden remote learning places on our families, and we will do all we can to work as a team to support our students to be successful in school. We know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education. As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our very best to carry out our responsibilities. We ask that you guide and support your child’s learning by ensuring that he/she:

· Logs into Canvas daily to review schedules and receive assignments for the day/week

· Participates in daily instructional Zoom sessions

· Reads daily to develop a love for reading and to improve literacy skills

· Informs you and the teacher if he/she needs additional support in any area or subject

· Knows that you expect him/her to engage in learning remotely as if in the classroom

Class Assignments

We are finishing up class rosters and will be sending an email to your child through your email account which will identify their classroom teacher by the end of this week. Please read it to your child as this is also a welcome letter to them from their principals. Please also be aware we will not be making changes to class placements.

Meet, Greet, and Assess (August 25th-September 4th)

You will be receiving an email with a sign-up Genius link to sign up for a time to come in between August 25th and September 4th to meet your child’s teacher, learn how to access Canvas, and receive a bag of supplies and technology devices. Your child will also receive the Acadience reading assessment while in attendance. We are scheduling one-hour appointments with each student and their parent. We can only have up to 6 people in the room at one time. We will adhere to social distancing and face covering guidelines. If you are unable to physically come in, put a note in the Sign-up Genius that you would prefer a Zoom appointment. We will have some Highland Park shirts available for sale on these days. Your child will receive an Otter Pop from the principals as they depart from the building.

First Week of School

School will begin officially on September 8th. Official start and end times of instruction will be communicated soon. All students are expected to log in at the start of each day. Attendance will be taken daily. All classes will begin with a morning classroom meeting. This is a great time for them to see their peers and connect as a class. On each Wednesday, you will receive your child’s schedule for the following week. Please reach out to the teacher and administration if you are not receiving the schedule.

Communication

Highland Park administrators will send out a weekly Friday Flash with important events, classroom highlights, and other updates along with a monthly newsletter. Please watch for this communication. There are times when we need to text out information quickly, so please ensure your information is correct in Power School and opt in for the district messages. Directions to opt in are on the district website. Please know you can always email your child’s teacher or a member of the administration at any time. Your child’s teacher will also be collecting your communication preference at your appointment time. Communication will be key to navigating these uncharted waters. Please be proactive and reach out if you have a concern or need assistance.

School Spirit

We are encouraging our students to wear their Highland Park shirts or school colors on Fridays to support ONE HP which stands for “Open to All; Not Alone; and Encourage Others”.

New Teachers to HP

We would like to introduce our new teachers to Highland Park. We have Michelle Cook joining our 2nd grade team, Kasee Zaugg joining our 4th grade team, and Kassie Torres joining our 5th grade team.

PTA

Please consider joining our school PTA and take advantage of opportunities to volunteer as our students can greatly benefit from your involvement and contributions to the school’s programs and its operations. The PTA website is http://highlandparkpta.com/

 

The wonderful Highland Park staff and the admin team feel privileged to be a part of this school family. We thank you for your support and look forward to meeting you.

 

Sincerely,

Debora Cluff Shannon Higgins

Highland Park Principal Assistant Principal

801-481-4833 Ext. 108 801-481-4833 Ext. 107

Registration 2020-2021

2020-2021 REGISTRATION UPDATE

CURRENT ROADRUNNERS:

Highland Park families who have completed the Pre-Registration process will receive an email on JULY 15th with a link to complete registration. Please make sure to watch for this and compete the process.

Registration is required each year.

For those who did not pre-register, you will need to wait until July 15th when online registration is open.

NEW STUDENTS:

New Student Registration is UNAVAILABLE until August. Please watch for updates. Please note that you must live within our boundaries in order to register. All addresses will be verified. To check your address and school boundary: http://apps.schoolsitelocator.com/?districtcode=18008

You can apply for late enrollment if you live outside our boundary through the SLC School District website: https://www.slcschools.org/departments/educational-equity-and-student-su...

The front office staff is on summer break until August. Emails sent to office staff won’t be answered until August. Our principal, Mrs. Cluff is checking phone messages and replying as needed. She can also be reached at: Debora.cluff@slcschools.org

 

HAVE A FUN SUMMER AND STAFF SAFE!

After School Registration 2020-2021

Click here to register for the After School Program.

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Restart Information 2020-2021

If you want the latest restart information click on this link.: Restart 2020-2021

Battle of the Books 2020-2021 Read this summer and get a prize in the Fall

Battle of the Books 2020-2021 3rd-6th Grade
The list is here! All of the books are on Sora. Fill out the form below after you have read one of the books. This year the class with the most forms turned in will win a trophy that will be displayed! Prizes will be awarded to four students that read the most books and turn in a form for them by August 14th.

Battle of the Books form linkBattle of the Books

Click on this link for a list of the books.:   Book list link

Click on this link if you are going to Middle school.:  Middle school books link

 

Prevent Child Abuse Utah

Highland Park Parents and Guardians,

 

We would like to invite you all to take this online training course recommended by the state of Utah. It is provided by Prevent Child Abuse Utah and it is something that all of our staff at Highland Park are taking so we can all help keep our students safe.

 

The course is titled “Preventing Child Sexual Abuse” and is free to everyone. Just go to the site below and register as a parent.

 

Here is the course description “This FREE online course teaches parents how to protect their children from sexual abuse, how to recognize signs that abuse is occurring and prevent it, how to receive abuse disclosures and who disclosures or concerns should be reported to. It only takes 30 minutes to protect the children in your life.”

 

Sign up and take the course at anytime here: https://pcau.enspark.com/

 

If you have any questions or concerns please let me know via email at Timothy.Wolfe@slcschools.org

 

Thanks,

TJ

 

School Messenger Preferences

Do you know if you are getting all of our nofications via email or phone? Not getting them at all? Are you getting both and only want them via email or only want them via phone? View and manage your school messenger preferences in PowerSchool. Click HERE for a pdf of STEP-BY-STEP instructions

If you need assistance with setting up a Parent Portal please email: 

 

Brenda.Sherwood@slcschools or Andrea.Hagan@slcschools.org

Incoming Kindergartners!

INCOMING KINDERGARTENERS FOR 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

(MUST TURN 5 BY SEPT. 1ST)

MAKE SURE TO VISIT THE OFFICE TO GET YOUR STUDENT ON OUR LIST

SO WE CAN INFORM YOU WHEN IT IS TIME TO REGISTER

(DATE TO BE DETERMINED WHEN WE HEAR BACK FROM THE DISTRICT)

KEEP IN MIND YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING:

1)BIRTH CERTIFICATE 2)PROOF OF ADDRESS 3)CURRENT IMMUNIZATIONS

OR YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO REGISTER

(NOW’S THE TIME TO GATHER UP THESE REQUIRED ITEMS)

Online Free and Reduced Meal Benefit Application

Click on this link to apply for Free and Reduced Meal Benefits:

Application

Join Highland Park PTA

Highland Park PTA Wesite    If the link does not work here is the website address: http://highlandparkpta.com

Please click on the link above to learn how you can get involved in our fabulous PTA.  It is because of the efforts of our PTA board and our wonderful parents that Highland Park is able to offer many of the opportunities our students get to participate in at school.  Please take the time to look at the website and see how you can participate.

 

Highland Park's Parent Handbook

Please click on this link to look at Highland Park’s Parent Handbook: Highland Park’s Parent Handbook 

New Camera and Doorbell Systems

   Salt Lake City School district is implementing a new system for entering Elementary and Middle Schools. You can read about it on the facebook link here:

https://www.facebook.com/slcschools/posts/10157092278795769.

Demonstration Video

PAY FOR SCHOOL MEALS ONLINE

MyPaymentsPlus is a state-of-the-art online service that provides you the convenience and information you need to manage your student’s meal account. This system speeds up serving lines in the cafeteria, eliminates the need to send checks to school or worry about lost or forgotten lunch money, and ensures that your child will receive a nutritious meal.

At no cost, MyPaymentsPlus allows you to check your student’s account balance online, view what your student has been eating in the cafeteria, and automatically receive email notifications when the account reaches a low balance. You can pay online into your student’s meal account using a check, credit card, or debit card. You can also use the Autopay feature to automatically replenish your student’s account when it reaches a low balance.

To sign up, simply visit: www.MyPaymentsPlus.com and then click on “Register a Free Account.” You will need your student’s ID number to complete registration. If you don’t know your child’s student ID, please contact your school to obtain this information.  

To aid in managing your student’s account on-the-go, MyPaymentsPlus also has a free mobile app available for iPhone, iPad and Android phones. For questions pertaining to managing your account or navigating through the MyPaymentsPlus website, please email SLC@Horizonsoftware.com.

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