State testing continues for the next two weeks. Juniors will take their math tests on May 19 - 21 and 26-28 in their Social Science classes. Please remind your students to get rest the night before their test and to eat a good breakfast.
This year teachers have been focusing on the new California State Standards. Instructional strategies include more inquiry, evidence based writing, critical thinking and collaboration. I am extremely proud of the hard work and dedication they have put into adjusting, changing, and creating new lessons to prepare our students for college and careers.
Here is a link to a blog regarding "struggling learners." The idea is that all students should struggle when they learn. Please, take a look at it.
The IT Academy is at La Quinta! If
you have interests in Video gaming, Networks, Software development, or
Computer systems support, then the Information and Communications Academy may
be for you! For details, see Mr. Snell in room 502 before or after school, or
pick up a flyer and application in the counseling office.
Athletic Physicals will be held in
the mini-gym today at 3p. The cost is $25, cash only. All needed paperwork
will be available at the physicals. Anyone planning to try-out for a sport
MUST have current physicals on file with Coach Armstrong prior to trying out.
Attention Seniors: Please check
your DSUSD e-mail account (myds.us) for an important textbook and library
book notice from the library. This e-mail contains a list of textbooks and
library books that you must return by Thursday, May 28, in order to be
cleared for all senior activities, to receive your cap and gown, and to
participate in graduation. Don't be late seniors!
SENIORS......Do not forget to
complete your final transcript request forms. They are on my office door
(#116- Registrar's Office) if I am not available. If you do not complete one,
then a transcript will not be sent to the college you will be attending.
If you are taking IB photo next
year, please stop by room 703 to get the summer assignment. There will be a
lunch meeting explaining the summer assignment on Friday, May 29th in room
Shopping for graduation presents?
Father's Day? Your summer assignments? Your fun beach reading? Shop at Barnes
& Noble between now and June 7th, and a portion of your purchase comes
back to the LQHS English Department! Just mention LQHS when you make your
purchases! Thank you for your support and keep reading!
Dear Freshmen Students: If you are
taking World History Honors next year you MUST complete the summer
assignment. It is due the first day of class. Pick up the document in room
516 or 501.
La Quinta HS choir is looking for students
who are interested in taking a zero period class to accommodate students who
may not have room during the day to take the class. See your counselor for
The student list for
next year’s PSA classes is now posted on the window of room 168. If you
applied stop by and make sure you have been accepted.
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