Teachers and support team members across the district are seeing a growing number of kids and families who lack a stable food source and/or housing. To help the kids and families the district opened a Family Resource Center at Monticello Middle School. The resource center gives parents a place to get help and connect with food, housing, mental health or other services. It doesn’t matter which school a child attends – the family resource center is open to help them. The resource center was put together through donations and did not require district funds.
The Daily News wrote a front page story about the resource center that published March 2. This is another example of the district putting extra effort towards helping our kids be successful.
The Family Resource Center is open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 11 am and from 1 pm to 3 pm.
Applications are now being accepted for the district’s annual Highly Capable Program identification process. To have a student evaluated for this program, parents/guardians give permission by completing the High Capable Permission Form and returning it to the student’s school. Permission forms are due Friday, March 15, 2019.
Cognitive Ability Testing (CogAT) will commence March-April 2019. The selection team will review student data April-May 2019. Testing results will be mailed in May 2019.
Dear Parents and Families,
Due to winter weather bus routes 2, 6, 10, 13, 18, 20, 53 and 15 for elementary will be on PM snow routes today. February 22, 2019
Planning for vacation and family celebrations is important. While final details of the next year’s school calendar are not yet finished, several important key dates are set. To help you with planning below are important dates for the 2019-2020 school year. These dates have been finalized and approved by the School Board. (Please note the calendar for Broadway Learning Center is different and parents should check with Broadway for 2019-2020 calendar dates.)
|First day of school||August 28, 2019|
|Winter holiday||December 23, 2019 – January 3, 2020|
|Spring Break||April 6-10, 2020|
|High school graduation||June 6, 2020|
|Last day of school||June 11, 2020|
A more detailed 2019-2020 school calendar will be sent to parents and families in the Spring. If you have questions please contact your local school.
Longview Public Schools plans to put a capital bond measure to voters later this year. Capital bonds raise funds for school districts to upgrade facilities and build new schools.
To provide citizens information about the bond measure three community input sessions will be held. At the meeting you will get information on the facility upgrades and changes the district’s Facilities Advisory Committee has recommended.
Thursday, January 24 at 6 pm, district administrative offices next to RA Long High School – 2715 Lilac Street.
Wednesday, January 30 at 5 pm, Mark Morris High School.
Tuesday, February 5 at 5 pm, Mint Valley Elementary School.
We hope to see you at one of the community input sessions.
- Elementary schools – two hours earlier than regular release time
- Cascade – 11:45am release
- Monticello – 11:50am release
- Mt. Solo – 11:55am release
- High schools – 11:50am release
Students return back to school on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Students will be released one hour early on that day.
Broadway Learning Center has no school on Friday, Dec. 21. School resumes for Broadway students on Thursday, January 3, 2019.