THE WORD ON 3RD


SCHOOL UPDATES - WEEK OF 11/13/22:

HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE;

RAPID ANTIGEN TESTS;

SCHOOL EXPERIENCE SURVEY;

EARLY RELEASE THIS WEEK FOR PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES



 

HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE BENEFITING THE KOREATOWN YOUTH COMMUNITY CENTER

Please support one of our school's Girl Scout troops (Troop 02662) with their Holiday Toy Drive by donating new, unwrapped toys for kids aged 0-10 years old. The donation box is located at the main entrance and will be there until Friday 11/18. The toys will then be delivered to the KYCC for distribution at their annual Holiday Carnival. This is a great way to spread kindness to others in the community!


RAPID ANTIGEN TESTS DISTRIBUTION

In preparation for returning from Thanksgiving Break, your child will be bringing a box of rapid antigent tests. In this box, there are two rapid tests, which are one for Thanksgiving and Winter Break.


It is recommended, but not required, for students to test within 48 hours of entering campus after Thanksgiving break. Please note we are distributing rapid antigen tests to all students and staff on or before Friday, November 18, 2022. These tests have varying expiration dates, however, they are authorized for use beyond their expiration date by the California Department of Public Health, see letter in English and Spanish.


The rapid tests should be taken at home 24-48 hours before students and staff return to school on Monday, November 28, 2022.

The rapid tests should be taken at home 24-48 hours before students and staff return to school on Monday, November 28, 2022.


Individuals who test NEGATIVE:

  • Do not upload to Daily Pass

  • Attend school on Monday, November 28, 2022

Individuals who test POSITIVE:

  • DO NOT attend school/work

  • Isolate immediately

  • Contact a doctor to make a plan for care, and

  • On a separate paper, write down the following information and take a picture:

  1. Full legal name,

  2. Date of birth,

  3. Test date,

  4. Last date on site (if applicable), and

  5. “POSITIVE”

For assistance with uploading test results, please contact the Family Help Desk at 213-443-1300, Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.


SCHOOL EXPERIENCE SURVEY

Help! Parents, we need your help in completing your parent school experience surveys at https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/8397 by the end of November.


11월 말까지 학부모 학교 만족도 설문조사에 참여해 주세요. https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/8397


PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCE WEEK

This week is parent teacher conference week. 11/14, 16, 17, and 18 are minimum days (12:35 pm dismissal), and 11/15 is a Banked Tuesday (1:30 pm dismissal).


SAVE THE DATE FOR CASINO & COCKTAILS FEBRUARY 10, 2023

Save the date for "Casino & Cocktails" on Friday, February 10th at Carondelet House. The annual parents night out event helps raise funds for all of the amazing Friends of Third sponsored programs that our kids know and love including PE, Tech Lab and Music. We're looking for volunteers to join the planning committee! If interested please email Jenn Rojas at jcornwall17@gmail.com.


CHECK OUT OUR SCHOOL ON INSTAGRAM!

Hey Third Street Parents/Guardians! Check out our new & improved Friends of Third Instagram feed. You’ll get a glimpse into your student’s everyday life at school, learn about school events and class activities, and get timely announcements. Follow us @friendsofthird and connect with our wonderful online school community.


YEARBOOK

Parents/Caregivers, please help us capture memories by submitting photos of your students, class activities, and school events here.

Pre-order your yearbook at a reduced price ($25 / yearbook), place an ad honoring your student or local business, and donate a yearbook here. School code is 228294. ** Please make sure your student’s classroom information is accurate for easier distribution **

Feel free to contact 3rdstyearbook@gmail.com with any questions. Deadline to order is Friday, April 14, 2023. All proceeds benefit Friends of Third.


ADDITIONAL FUNDRAISING REMINDERS

In case the opportunity presents itself to you and your family, please bookmark our Friends of Third fundraising page for easy reference.


Don't forget you can help our school earn BIG BUCKS by signing up for Ralph's Rewards and selecting Friends of Third (org # YQ077)!


Please take a moment and download the BOX TOPS app and select Third Street Elementary as your school. Then, whenever you buy a product with the BoxTops symbol on it, simply open the app, scan your receipt and BOOM you are ready to earn $$$ our school!


UPCOMING EVENTS

11/14-18 Parent Teacher Conferences

11/17 Make-up Picture Day

11/21-25 Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL

12/2 School Spirit Day - Silly Sock Theme


ONGOING

Volunteers Wanted - sign up to help in our classrooms or as a Copy Cat