Hello, Eagles, This is Mrs. Keipp with the first of two announcements. The first is about academics and meetings. The second is about arts and athletics at The Rock. Academics: As AP and IB DP testing wrap up, please be advised that students’ absences will be cleared for test takers. Also, there is a $15 fee for students who registered and did not take their exams. Please remember to continue checking Schoology for class and school updates. May 24 is a minimum day with a 12:30pm dismissal to prepare for upcoming finals. School is closed on Monday May 27 for Memorial Day. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service for the United States. Meetings next week: Monday: Parent Informational Meeting regarding integration for students in Special Education, 8am in the library. Tuesday: LSLC, 4pm in the Student Cafeteria, to review our Community Schools plan Wednesday: SSC, 3:30pm in the Faculty Cafeteria to review our SPSA plan Thursday: SWPBIC, 7:15am in the Title 1 office to review our school safety data May is Mental Health Awareness Month. On Tuesday, May 28, our faculty meeting will include a presentation about Suicide Bereavement Services from a director at Didi Hirsch, one of our community partners. Explore resources from Mental Health America about balance and humor.http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/4mind4body-work-life-balance and http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/4mind4body-humor One joke I like is. Q Why did the principal wear sunglasses? A Because the teachers and students were so bright! Hello, Eagles, This is Mrs. Keipp with the second of two announcements. Athletics: Join us on Thursday, May 23, from 9:30am-noon for our Unified Softball Tournament. Our team is one of six LAUSD schools competing at Yosemite Park! Stop by El Camino College tonight for Track and Field Finals beginning at 5pm! Arts: Thank you to our yearbook class and sponsor Ms. Youngblood-Jarman for our 2018-19 Totem Yearbook. The yearbooks have arrived in the student store! If you preordered, make sure to pick yours up from the student store with your student ID ASAP. Last year, we sold out!! If you haven't purchased one, bring $99 to the student store ASAP - so you don't miss out! Our Eagle Rock Junior/Senior Dance Company presents a dance showcase on Thursday, May 23, 7pm, at Eagle Rock Elementary School’s auditorium. Tickets are $5 pre-sale and $7 at the door. Our Spring Musical, “School of Rock” opens next week, Thursday-Saturday. Come see our talented on-stage performers and behind-the-scenes stage crew in action! Tickets are $10 pre-sale and $12 at the door:http://erhs.la/sites/default/files/global/school_of_rock_poster_final.jpg Congratulations to Jasmin R. & Bea G. for their Congressional Arts recognition tomorrow! View the artwork submitted and vote for the People’s Choice award here at Congressman Jimmy Gomez’ Facebook page. Congratulations to our Anti Bullying Club and Mr. Oliveros for receiving an award from the Human Relations Commission for their leadership with the Be a Friend project. We invite you to participate (adults are also welcome) by viewing the story and creating something special for Jaimiaya Below is a link to Jaimiaya’s story: http://www.seethewish.com/beafriend-jaimiaya.html Please submit online or to me by May 29. Finally, congratulations to the Class of 2019, sponsor Ms. Villegas, Booster parents Ms. Cuevas and Ms. Torres for tomorrow’s prom at Universal Studios! More information is available on Schoology. Have a great weekend!