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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!

Parents:Please look for important links on this announcement page

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

The Show Must Go Online!

Check out this fabulous musical created by some of our 2020 sixth graders with the help of wonderful teachers here at Highland Park and Beat by Beat Press!

PTA Virtual Scholastic Book Fair All Summer Long!

PTA Virtual Scholastic Book Fair All Summer Long!

Orders will be mailed straight to your house. Click on the link below.
https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/highlandparkelementarysch17

Battle Books You Can Get From the Book Fair

1st/2nd Grade
Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt by Ben Clanton
Pete the Cat's Train Trip by James Dean (It is part of a boxed set.)

3rd-6th Grade:
Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord

Middle School:
Words on Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Spin by Lamar Giles
StepSister by Jennifer Donnelly
​Live in Infamy by Caroline Tung Richmond

1st/2nd Grade Summer Battle of the Books

1st/2nd grade battle of the bookFill out this form each time you read one of these books on Sora. Reading them with someone and listening to them counts! You have until August 14th to read as many of the books as you can. The two students that turn in the most forms by this date will get a prize! Mrs.Clayton will mail it to you if she has to.

Battle Book Form Link

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

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

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/

5th/6th Grade Orchestra

Ms. Hill's General Music

ELP Assignments are on Canvas

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

ELP assignments are on Canvas.

 

  1. slcschools.instructure.com
  2. student e-mail & passoword (district)
  3. accept invitation

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

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

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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