May 18, 2020 Weekly News

Principal's News

Budget Planning Process-Board Study Session May 21 at 7:00 p.m.Study Sess

The COVID-19 crisis is negatively impacting the SCSD budget, requiring reductions in staffing and programming next year. You are invited to attend the next school board meeting on Thursday, May 21, 7:00 pm to learn more about the Governor’s May Budget, hear about possible reductions in SCSD, and provide input to the school board.

 
Stay safe and healthy until we are together again,
 
Kristen Ugrin, Principal

TLM PTA News

ONLINE SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR IS HERE!

Though we can't have our annual TL Mariposa book fair at our library, we are hosting an online Scholastic Book Fair all summer long starting now!  From now through Sept 4th, you can click HERE to shop and support our school library while discovering favorite characters, series, and collections all summer long.

 

Orders are delivered right to your doorstep and you can take advantage of FREE shipping on book-only purchases over $25.  Be sure to stock up for a summer of reading!

 

HONORARY SERVICE AWARDS - SEEKING NOMINATIONS!

Every year we recognize those who have provided exceptional commitment to our community.  Though we are no longer physically on the TLM campuses, The TLM PTA would still like to recognize those parents, TL and Mariposa Staff, and teachers who have gone above and beyond in service to our students and community.

 

If you know of someone who is deserving of this award, please provide the name of nominees along with a brief statement as to why this person deserves to be honored. Recipients of the Award will be recognized in our June Weekly News. Please submit your nominations to Carrie Fromm at meffandf@pacbell.net by Wednesday, May 27, 2020.  Thank you in advance for your participation!

 

ATTENTION 8th GRADE FAMILIES - CARLMONT INFORMATION

For the most up to date information, click HERE for the Carlmont Corner.  Click HERE for a message from the Carlmont Academic Foundation.  

 

San Carlos Education Foundation SCEFSCEF

California public school funding is taking a hit as a result of COVID-19. Please read about the most recent budget update here - http://www.scefkids.org/news/. These cuts make SCEF’s role imperative to maintain the well-rounded, whole child education we expect in San Carlos. If you have the capacity to donate now, we ask for your help to raise the final $350,000 needed to fulfill our grant to the District and help fund educator positions and programs for next school year.

PLEASE go online NOW to make a donation - https://www.scefkids.org/donate/.

San Carlos Youth Center Zoom on Tuesday/Thursday

Looking for a way to connect your child with their friends? Come join the San Carlos Youth Center staff for some after school fun during our drop-in program via Zoom on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:30 pm - 4:10 pm. Much like drop-in, the Youth Center staff will be running various games and activities all designated to connect your child with their peers! Zoom login information has been sent to all 2019-2020 Youth Center members' parents via email.

If you have any questions or activity suggestions, please contact Caitlyn Matoso at cmatoso@cityofsancarlos.org.

San Carlos Youth Center Zoom

Looking for a way to connect your child with their friends? Come join the San Carlos Youth Center staff for some after school fun during our drop-in program via Zoom on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:30 pm - 4:10 pm. Much like drop-in, the Youth Center staff will be running various games and activities all designated to connect your child with their peers! Zoom login information has been sent to all 2019-2020 Youth Center members' parents via email.

If you have any questions or activity suggestions, please contact Caitlyn Matoso at cmatoso@cityofsancarlos.org.

Virtual Parent Education Series

The Parent Education Series is a leading provider of high-quality education for parents, students, educators, and community members. The organization has reached over 70,000 attendees on critical issues-mental health, substance use, social media, and more-that impact the health, safety, and well-being of children and teens.

Check out the Parent Education Series video library of parent education workshops and presentations - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt-IoSXVF_U2_R0zDaefG3Q

Learn more on the Sequoia High School Website - https://www.seq.org/STUDENTS--PARENTS/Parent-Resources/Parent-Education-Series/index.html

Census 2020

Completing the 2020 Census has never been easier! If you misplaced your 12-digit Census ID or don’t know how to start the process, you still have time. Visit the County of San Mateo - Government's Census page for more information - https://cmo.smcgov.org/census-2020-san-mateo-county