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Calabash Charter Academy

Los Angeles Unified School District

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    ADMINISTRATION

    Principal - Esther Gillis


    Assist Principal, EIS - Karen Mullin
    School Admin Assist - Kim Zenner
    Office Technician - China Hart 

    7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Phone:        (818) 224-4430 
    Fax:             (818) 225-9385
    Address:    23055 Eugene St.
                        Woodland Hills, CA 91364

    CA DASHBOARD

    CODE OF CONDUCT

    COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT and PARENT HELP DESK 

      

    COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
    (213) 725-5637 OR
    EMAIL CE@LAUSD.NET
    • Contact CE for any questions regarding Covid-19 testing and vaccination status.  All external vaccination documents must be approved by CE.
    PARENT HELPDESK 
    (213) 443-1300

    The helpdesk is open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for any questions about Los Angeles Unified and the COVID-19 pandemic.

    DISCIPLINE FOUNDATION POLICY

    Integrated safe school plan (ISSP)

                   

    LAUSD CALENDAR FOR 2022-2023

                                                            

    LAUSD CALENDAR FOR 2022-2023

     

    FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL 

    Monday,August 15, 2022

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    NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT FORMS

         

    NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

    PARENT & STUDENT HANDBOOK 

    PARENT PORTAL 

    RESIDENT SCHOOL FINDER & ADDRESS VERIFICATION

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    STATE ACCOUNTABILITY

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    LINK TO TAFT COS WEBSITE

    TITLE IX MANAGERS

    TITLE IX COMPLAINT MANAGERS

     
    Carlos Donis - cad4780@lausd.net
    Susan von Buelow - sav9046@lausd.net

    “Contact the Office of Communications and Media Relations at communications@lausd.net or call 213-241-6766 to request access to or notify LAUSD about on-line information or functionality that is currently inaccessible. To file a formal grievance with the Los Angeles Unified School District, under Section 504 and Title IX."

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    SCHOOL EVENTS CALENDAR

    PRINCIPAL GILLIS' WELCOME LETTER TO PARENTS FOR 2022-2023 

    FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2022 @ 8:00AM

    • First Day of School is August 15, 2022 @ 8:00am

      • Bring School Supplies-First Day of School for Grades 1-5
      • K Supplies - Bring to Orientation (SEE SUPPLIES LIST)
      • COFFEE, TEA & TEARS FOR NEW PARENTS @ 8:00AM

    SCHOOL SAFETY - CLOSED CAMPUS

    • FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL ONLY: 

    • TK/K Students and Parents will go to the auditorium - TK/K PARENTS MAY NOT FOLLOW STUDENTS TO THE CLASSROOMS

    • Coffee, Tea & Tears hosted by PTO @ 8:00AM

    • Grades 1-5 STUDENTS AND PARENTS - ENTER AT THE MAIN OFFICE GATE  - line up at checkerboard by room number with their children on the 1st day of school only. 

    • NO PARENTS/VISITORS MAY ENTER THE CLASSROOMS AND MUST EXIT THE CAMPUS WHEN THE BELL RINGS.

    REGULAR MORNING & AFTERNOON PROCEDURES - Only Student Allowed on Campus - Parents must drop off/pick up students at the assigned gates:

     

    • ENTERING CAMPUS: 
      • TK/K - K GATE - Sit at assigned lunch tables 
      • Grades 1-5 - FRONT OFFICE GATE/Checkerboard Area
    • DISMISSAL:
      • TK/K Students - K GATE - One Class at a Time
      • Grades 1-3 - THROUGH AUDITORIUM 
        • Grades 1 & 2 - Line up behind parking lot barrier
        • Grade 3 - Auditorium Steps
      • Grades 4 & 5 - Exit at YMCA GATE (to right of main office)
    • BEYOND THE BELL (BTB) - Afterschool Youth Services (not daycare)
      • GRADES 2nd-5th ONLY - PERMISSION FORMS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE
      • BTB - parents will go to FRONT GATE BY OFFICE to request students from BTB until 6pm.  BTB is a privilege - not a right.
      • Students may lose BTB privileges if they do not follow our SCHOOL RULES:  We are Safe, We are Respectful, We are Responsible.

     

    lausd updated covid-19 protocols - no daily pass qr code needed

    rapid antigen tests available in main office

    • FREE RAPID ANTIGEN TESTS FOR ALL STUDENTS - OPTIONAL BUT HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
    • Please test within 48 hours of FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL - MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2022
    • PARENTS MAY PICK UP FREE RAPID ANTIGEN TESTS IN THE MAIN OFFICE STARTING ON AUGUST 8-12, 2022 FROM 7:30AM-4:00PM.
    • DAILY PASS QR CODES ARE NO LONGER NEEDED TO ENTER THE CAMPUS
    • NO MORE WEEKLY COVID-19 TESTS ON CAMPUS
    • PLEASE UPLOAD POSITIVE COVID TESTS ONTO DAILYPASS.LAUSD.NET WITH NAME/D.O.B./DATE OF TEST
    • TEST KIT INSTRUCTIONS

    SUPPLIES LIST for 2022-2023

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    SUPPLIES LIST FOR 2022-2023 

     
    TK/K - BRING SUPPLIES TO ORIENTATION- August 12, 2022 @ 1pm
    GRADES 1-5 - BRING SUPPLIES ON 1st DAY
    • 1st day of school - August 15, 2022
    • Write your child's name on each bag 
    *Suggested supplies list per student
     

    SAFETY VALET DROP OFF grades 1-5 only - begins 2ND DAY OF SCHOOL


    • SAFETY VALET DROP OFF - GR 1-5 ONLY
    • ONLY STUDENTS WHO CAN INDEPENDENTLY WALK TO THEIR ASSIGNED GATES MAY USE THE SAFETY VALET 
    • FROM 7:40AM-8:00AM 
    • Front of school on Eugene Street - OLD K/YMCA GATE
    • Parent volunteers will open passenger car door
    • Students must exit and go directly to assigned gate
    • *Please make sure to say your goodbyes ahead of time and have students ready to exit with all of their belongings
    • Siblings may go together to the younger sibling's gate to enter/exit
    • TK/K PARENTS MAY NOT USE SAFETY VALET - Parents must walk children to the K Gate
    • Parent volunteers needed - emaiI calabashptopresident@gmail.com
    • This is a parent volunteer program - please be kind and courteous to our parents volunteers!

    free devices & internet for students IF NEEDED FOR HOME USE - OPTIONAL 

    THIS IS OPTIONAL FOR FAMILIES WHO NEED A LAPTOP AND/OR INTERNET FOR THEIR CHILD AT HOME 

    • If a family has internet at home, and a device that their child can use for any assigned homework as needed, they do not need to place a device request. 
    • Devices can be requested throughout the year if the need arises. 
    • Devices will be given out at LDNW offices and other sites - not at the school. 
    • Contact the ITD HELP DESK at (213) 241-5200 for support.

    ATTENDANCE

    BELL SCHEDULE

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    CHARACTER COUNTS

    EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

    GATE PRESENTATION

             
    GATE Parent Presentation

    LOTTERY APPLICATIONS FOR 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR BEGINS ON 10/3-11/8

                   
                   

    NO FAST FOODS POLICY

    • NO FAST FOOD POLICY
    • Parents may not drop off any fast foods at school
    • Bring lunch from home or cafeteria food only

    school tours for parents only

    • SCHOOL TOURS FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS
      • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2022 @ 10:30AM - parents only
      • THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2023 @ 10:30AM - parents only
      • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2023 - OPEN HOUSE @ 6:00PM - All families are invited to come to our OPEN HOUSE
      • Call the main office to RSVP at (818) 224-4430
      • No children allowed on tours - parents only

    tk eligibility for 2022-2023

    • Children who turn 5 between September 2 - February 2 are eligible for Transitional Kindergarten (TK)
    • 2 year program

    VIRTUAL TOUR OF CALABASH

    VOLUNTEERS 

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    VIRTUAL AND ONLINE VOLUNTEERING INFO 

    GUIDE TO VOLUNTEERING - SPRING 2021

     
    Yearly Volunteer Applications - New and Continuing 
    1)  Volunteer application 
    2) TB Clearance form -Valid for 4 years
    3) Commitment Form 
    4) Cleared through Megan's Law Database
    5) Single Event Volunteer Application
    6) YEARLY TRAINING REQUIRED
    • August 23 @ 8:15am - Parent Center
    • August 25 @ 1:00pm  via Zoom - REGISTER HERE

    LAUSD STRATEGIC PLAN

     calabash family night      august 26th @ 6pm