Durham Week at a Glance for At Home Learning, 5/18
Greetings Dragon Nation,
I hope this communication finds you all safe and healthy. We are quickly approaching the final weeks of school. I wanted to share some important information as we get close to summer.
We, unfortunately, have some students that have not completed assignments. It is imperative for you to reach out to your child’s teacher and check Skyward for grade updates. This nine weeks we only have about 10 grades total for a class. Teachers are working with students who have not completed work and will continue to do so but we cannot grade what we don’t have. If you are having technology issues it is important to reach out to us by phone or email in order for us to be able to help you. Please submit all assignments by 11:59 pm tonight Sunday, May 17th in order to get your grades updated.
Counselors have started contacting students and parents about upcoming Summer School. Summer School will be online and scholarships are available. Counselors will provide you with the application.
A Year to Remember: There are only about 15 yearbooks left. You need to get them while they last. Please go to: yearbookforever.com
Don’t forget to buy your 2019-2020 yearbook today at yearbookforever.com! They are $25. On May 20th, the price will increase to $27. We may not have made all the memories we planned to make this school but we can still enjoy and remember the memories we did make this school year. In order to maintain safety for all involved, we are only allowing online sales to purchase a yearbook, no other forms of payment will be accepted. Make sure you order one today to relive all the great things that happened in the Dragon Nation this year!
Yearbook Pick Up Schedule:
Monday, May 18th from noon to 1 pm –
8th grade ONLY
Tuesday, May 19th from 9 am to noon and 4pm to 7 pm
8th grade Drive by Celebration:
Monday, May 18th
12:00 noon to 12:30pm - 8th grade only.
Come drive through the parking lot with signs and celebration. Our teachers and staff want to wish our 8th grade class well as they continue on their future endeavors. We hope to see all of our 8th graders and their parents in the Drive By Celebration. After the Drive By Celebration, you may pick up your yearbook, if you have purchased one.
MAY 21 LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
The last day of school for students is May 21. Teachers will soon be communicating with students about the last week of school, the opportunity to finalize any assignments, and plans to close out the school year.
NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT
Are you enrolling a new student in LISD for the 2020-21 school year? Since campuses are closed, all enrollment processes will be done virtually, including document collection. This includes new incoming kindergarten and Pre-K students. Learn more on the enrollment webpage.
ÚLTIMO DÍA DE CLASES
El último día de clases para los estudiantes es el 21 de mayo. Los maestros pronto se comunicarán con los estudiantes sobre la última semana de clases, la oportunidad de finalizar cualquier tarea y los planes paracerrar el año escolar.
NUEVA INSCRIPCIÓN DE ESTUDIANTES
¿Está inscribiendo un nuevo estudiante en LISD para el año escolar 2020-21? Debido a que las escuelas están cerradas, todos los procesos de inscripción se realizarán virtualmente, incluyendo la entrega de documentos. Esto incluye a los nuevos estudiantes de Prekinder y Kínder. Obtenga más información en la página web de inscripción.