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Parents:Please look for important links on this announcement page

There are links below that can help your students with remote learning.

Common Sense Cyberbullying Lessons

Parents,

Please use this resource to talk with your children about cyberbullying.

https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/curriculum?topic=cyberbullying-digital-drama--hate-speech

Here is another link if you want to do nearpod lessons on cyberbullying topics.

 http://jaclayton.weebly.com/cyber-bullying-lessons.html

How to access myapps.microsoft.com

Click on this document link to find out how to access myapps.microsoft.com

myappsinfo

If you are using a chromebook or if adobe flash is blocked when trying to use ST Math; click on the puzzle piece that says allow adobe flash player and then allow the local storage.

Counseling Lessons Website

Please see all the resources available to you on Mr.Wolfe’s website.:  https://highlandparkschoolcounseling.weebly.com

Art with Mrs.G

Mrs. G has a great website you can go to for art lessons.

  http://createwithmrsg.weebly.com

Music with Mrs.Garff

Go to Mrs.Garff’s weebly to do music!

https://makingmusicwithmrsgarff.weebly.com/

ELP Remote Learning Documents

Click on this link for some Remote Learning Documents for ELP.

https://highlandpark.slcschools.org/academics/programs-options/extended-learning-program-elp

Go to the "Junior Great Books Foundation" website for activities.

https://www.greatbooks.org/junior-great-books-k-5/

ELP Assignment for March 30-April 3

Assignment

Library Lessons

Click on this link to do library lessons.: http://jaclayton.weebly.com/library-for-school-closure.html

Clink on this link for some nearpod lessons on cyberbullying.: http://jaclayton.weebly.com/cyber-bullying-lessons.html

*Try www. getepic.com   There are many books available on this site. It is 30 days for free.

Virtual Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 10:00-10:30 am and 1:30-2:00pm  Friday 10:00-11:00 am

janice.clayton@slcschools.org

Try Using SORA

Here is a link if you want to try using SORA where you can get free ebooks and audiobooks.

SORA

The login is Username: slcsd\first name initial, last name initial,student number

                    Password: The same password they use at school to log onto a computer.

Lexia Core 5

Lexia Core 5

Click on the link above to access Lexia Core 5. Don’t know your child’s teacher’s email? Look under Our School on this website to find it.

Using ST Math at Home

Click on this link to find out about using ST Math at home.

ST Math at Home

Screen Free Activities

Screen Free Activities

Resources for learning at home

Books to borrow-

http://slcschools.lib.overdrive.com/

 

Students need their school email + password to use the SLCSD Overdrive account.

 

Younger students will not have access to email accounts so you can also access Overdrive & more through your public library accounts here-

https://resources.slcpl.org/digitallibrary

 

https://www.slcolibrary.org/

 

You just need your Salt Lake City or County Library card # and PIN.

 

More free ebooks-

https://www.fbmarketplace.org/catalogsearch/result/?form_key=kIdCGR2fpIRLixr5&q=ebooks

 

 

Read aloud links

Storytime from space-

https://storytimefromspace.com/

 

Picture books read by actors-

https://www.storylineonline.net/

 

More-

https://librivox.org/search

 

 

Author/illustrator learning resources-

https://www.katemessner.com/read-wonder-and-learn-favorite-authors-illustrators-share-resources-for-learning-anywhere-spring-2020/

 

Authors answer kids' questions-

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCowhHSUaWp3KJDcuI0nR0vw?view_as=subscriber

 

Comcast is offering FREE internet to low-income families for the next two months: https://www.internetessentials.com/

 

Here is a Google Doc of companies offering FREE educational resources (NewsELA, Kahoot, BrainPop, EPIC, etc.) 

 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NUKLZN7hGSu1Hzm70kfzBKs-lsSELaEMggS60Bi2O2I/htmlview?usp=sharing&sle=true&pru=AAABcPWJbNM*gLy19T3-up_neuCJ1mFOvg&fbclid=IwAR3qk2W0eRsmhQPkHobWm6UGn2qeKbe8ZxMgxJ_1fmOq2Suf0p0DiniKW5k

 

 

Here is a link to authors and publishers who are making video recordings of book readings copyright free for the next bit as well as some excellent resources from favorite authors:

https://www.katemessner.com/read-wonder-and-learn-favorite-authors-illustrators-share-resources-for-learning-anywhere-spring-2020/?fbclid=IwAR1Q1SiSoyYhv32HWZ1yoWl-4HEjdHOPBx1n5pAEguUeORiMh55L0-98LnM

Canvas at Home

Click on this link to use canvas at home.

Canvas

Amazing April Days

1

April Fool’s Day

Share your favorite joke.  Make us laugh.

2

International Children’s Book Day

What is your favorite children’s book?  Post the title or a picture of the book.

3

Find a Rainbow Day

Post a picture of you wearing all the colors of a rainbow!

4

Play Outside Day

Take a picture of you playing outside.

5

Deep Dish Pizza Day

What is your favorite type of pizza?

6

Student Athlete Day

We want to see pictures of our current athletes and our future athletes.

7

World Health Organization Day

Let’s send out thanks to doctors and nurses in our community.

8

Draw a Bird Day

Post your best bird drawing.

9

Winston Churchill Day

Research Winston Churchill and post a fun fact or quote.

10

Farm Animal Day

What’s your favorite farm animal?  Post a picture and tell us why.

11

Submarine Day

Share something that you’ve learned about submarines.

12

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

Post a selfie of you eating a sandwich (doesn’t have to be grilled cheese).

13

Make Lunch Count Day

We want to see what you’re having for lunch.

14

Pecan Day

Post a picture of you acting “nutty.”

15

Banana Day

Wear something yellow today.

16

High Five Day

Let’s post our best “air high fives.”

17

Haiku Poetry Day

Find a fun haiku and post it for us all to read.

18

World Circus Day

If you could join a circus, what would you do?

19

Bicycle Day

Take a picture of your bike or the bike you wish you had.

20

Dictionary Day

Learn a new word today and share it with us.

21

Library Day

Give a shout out to your favorite Librarian and share why they are so special.

22

Earth Day

Help in the yard today and post a picture of what you did.

23

Movie Theater Day

What is your favorite movie?

24

Pigs in a Blanket Day

Post a picture of a pig or pigs in a blanket.

25

Dance Day

We want to see you dancing.

26

Pretzel Day

What is your favorite way to eat pretzels.

27

Babe Ruth Day

Share something you know about Babe Ruth.

28

Superhero Day

Let’s give a shout out to all our superheroes.

29

World Wish Day

Post your wish.

30

Bugs Bunny Day

What is your favorite Bugs Bunny cartoon?

School Musical Tryouts Grades 4-6

Click on the link below to find out how to try out for our school musical!

School Musical

Here is the link for the website:

Musical Website

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

Battle of the Books First and Second Grade

First and Second Grade will be having their own separate grade level Battle of the Books. If you want to get started reading the books here are the lists.:

First Grade:

Chester-Melanie Watt

Frog and Toad Together-Arnold Lobel

Go,go,go! kids on the move-Steven R. Swinburne 

 Ling &Ting:not exactly the same-Grace Lin 

 Meet the Meerkat-Darrin P. Lunde

Owl at home-Arnold Lobel,

Pig-Boy:a trickster tale from Hawaii-Gerald Mc Dermott

Seven blind mice- Ed Young

Super Fly Guy-Ted Arnold

The Cow That Went Oink- Bernard Most

 

Second Grade:

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa-Erica Silverman

Fox and his friends-Edward Marshall 

 Houndsley and Catina plink and plunk-James Howe

Tara and Tiree, fearless friends:a true story-Andrew Clements

 We don’t eat our classmates!-Ryan T. Higgins 

 Marvin Redpost:class president-Louis Sachar

Saving water and energy-Phillip Steele 

 Let’s look at monarch butterflies-Laura Hamilton Waxman 

Pets at the White House-Marge Kenned 

Bad Kitty Camp Daze-Nick Bruel

 

Battle of the Books 2019-2020 3rd thru 6th grade

Get a Jump Start on this next school year’s Battle of the Books for 3rd thru 6th grade! Click on the highlighted words below to fill out the form.

Battle of the Books

 

Here is a list of this year’s books!

You must read five of these books to qualify for the school battle. Here is a list of the books.:

Aru Shah and the End of Time Chokshi,Roshani

    Cardboard Kingdom  Sell,Chad 

   Dactyl Hill Squad Older,Daniel Jose

   Front Desk Yang,Kelly 

  Game Changers:The Story of Venus and Serena Williams Cline-Ransom Lesa

   Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus Bowling,Dusti 

  Knights vs. Dinosaurs 

  The Mad Wolf's Daughter Magras,Diane  

Miscalculations of Lightning Girl McAnulty,Stacy  

The Night Diary Hiranandani,Veera  

Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere Rosenstock,Barb  

Rebound  Kwame,Alexander  

Saving Winslow Creech,Sharon  

Shadow Weaver Connolly,MarcyKate  

Small Spaces Arden,Katherine 

 Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go To School Falatko,Julie  

 Watchdog McIntosh,Will 

  When Angels Sing:the Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana Mahin  Michael James

  Wishtree Applegate, Katherine

 You Go First Kelly,Erin Entrada

Principal's Message

Take a look at a new section that has been added to our website called Principal’s Message. It is located under the Our School tab.

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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