Monday message 04.01.2019

Dear Families,
We are in Quarter 4 and rounding into Spring Break! We hope each of you takes time to rest, connect, and enjoy. Brain breaks are so vital! We also want to encourage you to take some time to disconnect from technology, rest your eyes, and go explore outside the virtual world.

Last month, we had the honor of attending the California Charter Schools Association Annual Conference. We feel validated that our program is on the cutting edge of teaching and learning and serving our families, and we picked up some new tips and tricks, as well. Some of our team is traveling to partner with Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center in Colorado this month. This ongoing learning and collaboration with our partners allows us to continue to grow, be inspired, and serve you!

This is the time of the year where we look at the final push for success and growth in online courses. We want each learner to end on a high note and feel that they met their personal achievement goals this school year. Families can help support by using PowerSchool to check learner progress, encouraging positive study habits at home, and encouraging their learners to reach out to their academic coach, course facilitator, or live chat tutor for help and support.

Simultaneously, we are also eagerly planning our fall programming. We are excited to be launching our 3rd grade offerings, Advanced Placement Courses, and Career and Technical Education courses and pathways. Stay tuned for more information about each of these exciting things!

With gratitude,
The iLEAD Online team

Upcoming Events

(Please see the school calendar for more information and pacing guide for more information)

  • October: MAP Testing. See Coaches Corner for MAP Testing. If you have not tested, please reach out to your coach. Map Testing is vital for developing the Individualized Learning Plan goals.
  • October 11th: Upper School Science Lab at Lancaster (Please register or check Lab schedules here)
  • October 14th/October 18th: End of Quarter 1. All Quarter-Long classes due.
  • October 18th: Upper School Science Lab at iLEAD Exploration OC (Please register or check Lab schedules here)
  • October 24th: Hello Future – field study for young women in grades 6-12 (Register here)
  • October 29th: Wildlife Learning Center Field Study (Register Here)

Coach’s Corner

Thank you, families, for your continued time and effort in meeting with us each learning period. We really enjoy our time connecting with you and making sure that we are all working as a team toward the same goals. Spring is a busy time as we prepare to wrap up the school year and look … Continue reading “Coach’s Corner”

Empowering Teens Workshop

iLEAD Online has partnered with Evolve Life Center for Learning in their Empowering Teens Workshop, with teen and parenting expert Alex Urbina, May 18th and 19th at SCVi in Santa Clarita Valley. Full-time learners ages 13-17 may register for free with their Academic Coach. This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with other teens and … Continue reading “Empowering Teens Workshop”

Introducing iLEAD UnBoxed! A 3rd Grade Experience

Rooted in Common Core standards and best practices of learning, iLEAD Unboxed! is shipped to your home and includes all hands-on supplies & activities, complete access to the online course materials, and ongoing support from a credentialed iLEAD Online instructor. Click HERE to receive updates and information.

Things to Do: Storyboarding for Teens

Professional instructors from the Muckenthaler Cultural Center will be leading a workshop for teens on the basics of storyboarding. When: Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Central Library, 500 West Broadway, Anaheim, CA Cost: Free Interested teens can register online here.

Things to Do: A Theater Event for All Ages

When: Saturdays, April through June, 5:30 p.m. Where: 3435 W. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505 Cost: $2.50 per ticket The LA Connection Comedy Theatre hosts a family-friendly event every Saturday, April through June.   Teens who have been in training take the stage and use suggestions from the audience to create the improv experience. Tickets are … Continue reading “Things to Do: A Theater Event for All Ages”

Things to Do: Teen Night at the Pacific Asia Museum

Teens will be able to roam around the museum and participate in activities planned by the USC PAM Teen Ambassadors (including music, art, and food). This activity is free of charge and open to students in grades 6-12 with a school ID. When: Friday, May 17, 6-8 p.m. Where: USC Pacific Asia Museum, 46 North … Continue reading “Things to Do: Teen Night at the Pacific Asia Museum”

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