James A. Foshay Learning Center

A California Distinguished School

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Assembly Bill 500 Required Posting: LAUSD Employee Code of Conduct

Assembly Bill 500 was recently approved by Governor Brown and adds language to Education Code Section 44050, which requires districts to do the following:

Beginning July 1, 2018, school districts must provide a written copy of the section on employee interactions with pupils in its employee code of conduct to parents/guardians of each enrolled pupil at the beginning of each school year; and
By January 1, 2018, post the code via a link on school websites. The Los Angeles Unified School District fulfills the requirements of this bill by:
• Annually distributing the Parent Student Handbook, which includes information on employees’ interactions with pupils under the Code of Conduct with Students; and
• Posting this Code of Conduct with Students link as notice on each school’s website. Please click on the link below for the Code of Conduct in English, Spanish, and other home languages.

For more information regarding Code of Conduct with Students, contact the Educational Equity Compliance Office at (213) 241-7682 or your Local District Administrator of Operations.
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Air Force Academy:

There will be an information session for students interested in the Air Force Academy, on September 24, 2016 from 1:00 to 4:00pm. You can register and save your seat at: http://bit.do/USAFAFORUMLA2016 (Scott, 9/22)
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Seniors Register for the ACT:

The deadline to register for the October ACT Test is September 16th for the October 22nd test date. The ACT is accepted by all colleges and serves the same purpose as the SAT. Fee waivers are available in the High School Counseling Office. (Lopez, 9/16)
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Turn in Your Free/Reduced Lunch Applications:

Students please fill out your Free or Reduced Lunch Applications online at: myschoolapps.com
Just by turning in your completed form, we can generate money for our school’s Title I Program, which is used to supplement our instruction. Many supplies that are ordered by teachers for their classrooms are purchased by the
Title I program, as well as funding for additional school staff and field trips. (Lopez, 9/30)
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Harvard University Visit

HS Students, please see Dr. Scott if you are interested in meeting the Harvard University Representative in the HS Office on January 16, 2018 at 11:00am. (Scott, 1/17)
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Visit Rensselaer College:

Rensselaer invites academically talented seniors, who are underrepresented minorities or young women, to apply for the STAR (Science, Technology, Arts at Rensselaer) Program from Thursday, October 27th, to Saturday, October 29, 2016. Weekend activities will include, an interactive leadership activity, academic experience, undergraduate research overview, tour of laboratories, and much more. Travel assistance (airfare, housing and meals) is available for students for whom the trip to Rensselaer would present a financial hardship. Requests for assistance must be on the STAR Program application.
Website: http://admissions.rpi.edu/STAR/
(Lopez, 9/23)
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