TLC Charter Chatter
News, Information, and Updates for Primary, Discovery, and Millennium Charter Schools
A Message from our CEO, Carolyn Woods
Parents, students, family, and staff,
I, along with all of you, was so disheartened to hear about the tragedy at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas this week. To see the faces of those innocent children whose lives were taken in such a horrific way breaks my heart. I grieve for the families of those precious children, for the families of the teachers who were lost, and for the entire community who I know is in deep mourning. It was an unspeakable act of violence.
At times like these, it gives us cause to come together as a school and reexamine our own safety protocols. We have a safety committee that meets regularly and who have already planned to implement new safety procedures on campus, such as requiring all students and staff to wear their ID badge at all times, requiring visitors to wear a clearly visible, unique badge, and to have all volunteers go through a more detailed application process, but even with all of the measures we have in place, we can do more.
Although we have a closed campus, meaning all gates remain closed at all times during school hours, the doors to the front office are unlocked and open- we can and will make them more secure. We are going to install a system that will allow the front office to buzz visitors in, adding a level of security that we have not previously had.
We take campus safety very seriously and do all we can to ensure a safe environment for our students.
Thank you for all of your support this year. Have a happy Memorial Day!
Next Year’s School Calendar – 2022-23
This month’s lunch Calendar:
Parents…It’s your turn to have a night out! Come join us for a fun night of dancing at Adult Prom! Click on the link below for a registration form. Forms with payment can be dropped off in the front office. Space is limited, so get your ticket before it sells out. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1y1_tfq897zBm_qg777lSXCKOD0rN5FD9/view?usp=drivesdk
Primary Charter School
PCS Spring Concert
Tuesday, June 7th
Mark your calendars for the Primary Charter Spring Concert on Tuesday, June 7th. The schedule of performances is as follows:
12:30 P.M. – TK Concert at Grant Line site
2:00 P.M. – Kinder Concert in TLC Gym
6:30 P.M. – Phase 1 Concert in TLC Gym
7:00 P.M. – Phase 2 Concert in TLC Gym
Please plan to bring your student and attend this concert if you can. Performances like this motivate higher achievement in music, promote healthy confidence, and provide our students with a great opportunity to apply the musical skills they are learning.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Mr. Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org
There are many important dates coming up in June! Mark your calendars for the following:
-Friday, June 3: Early Release
-Tuesday, June 7: Spring Concert
-Monday, June 6 through Friday, June 17: Smarter Balanced Statewide Assessments for all 3rd and 4th graders
-Wednesday, June 22: 4th grade breakfast at 9:00 (students only, but we will send a livestream link soon!)
-Thursday, June 23: The return of PCS WATER DAY! (more info to come)
-Thursday, June 23: 4th grade dance, 4:00-5:00
-Friday, June 24: Last day of school! Early release at 11:00
CHAMPIONS: BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE
Champions are enrolling NOW for next school year! Please be sure to sign up soon, as they fill up every year.
Discovery Charter School 5th-8th:
Click here for DCS Charter Chatter!
Click here for the PDF version
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!
The American Speech-Language Hearing Association has a wide array of resources available we would like to share with you.
Feel free to look through these resources and as always, reach out to a Tracy Learning Center speech therapist for further information or support!
Speech-Language Pathology Services in School
Communicating With Baby: Tips and Milestones From Birth to Age 5
Be Tech Wise with Baby- Spanish
Be Tech Wise with Toddler- Spanish
If you have any questions about this topic, or would like to learn more please contact Ren Singh at email@example.com Director of Special Education.
Millennium High School
The Varsity Volleyball Position has been filled!!! Our new Varsity Volleyball Coach is Marilou Treltas. She is excited to be joining the Millennium Coaching Staff! There is a meeting for all girls who are interested in joining the volleyball program on June 7th at 2pm. She is also going to coach our Boys Varsity Volleyball Team next Spring. We are very excited to have her on board!
Currently hiring for the following coaching positions:
FALL 2022 Openings (July-Oct/Nov):
*Head Coaches- JV, Frosh Girls Volleyball:
WINTER 2022/23 Openings (Oct-Feb/Mar):
*Head Coach- JV Boys Basketball
Did you know that Millennium High is offering ON CAMPUS Sports Physicals on Monday, June 6th in the TLC/MHS Gym? There is a permission form and it does cost $20 – Dr. Andy Su and his staff will be administering these sports physicals for us. ALL Millennium Athletes must have a valid sports physical each year to participate in sports – the sports physicals on June 6th will allow athletes to compete in all three seasons of Sport in the 2022-2023 school year!
Incoming Freshman who have registered need to be at the Gym at 1 pm
10th graders arrive at 2 pm
11th graders arrive at 3 pm
The $20 fee is paying Dr. Su for his time and effort, and is similar to the co-pay you would pay your family doctor or Kaiser.
If you any questions, feel free to contact me – your new Athletic Director, Drew Reyes at firstname.lastname@example.org
MHS Football Conditioning is happening on a daily basis at 5pm – it’s not too late to join! Contact me at email@example.com for more information – also – if you are a current Discovery 8th grader who is coming to Millennium you CANNOT join until after you’re done with 8th grade. BUT as soon as you are done, you can come to conditioning with Coach Woods, Coach Cheadle and Coach Espinosa! We are counting on a large number of incoming freshmen to build our team for the future – and the future is definitely NOW! Get your sports physical done, and register on https://www.athleticclearance.com/
In other sports news, Girls and Boys Basketball are having some summer open gyms – Contact your coaches and check remind for more details – if you email me – firstname.lastname@example.org – I can tell you how to connect with Coach Joe Reyes, our girls Varsity Basketball Coach, and Coach KV, our Varsity Girls Associate Head Coach.
Did you know that we will have a brand new Cross Country Coach? Coach Mike Copass has taken the whistle and clipboard from Coach Sheree Parker, who will be busy watching her son Jadyn playing football at UCLA this fall. Coach Copass is ready to lead our extremely successful Cross Country program this fall. Interested in getting in the best shape of your life? Want to make friends and learn from the smartest man in the city of Tracy? Email Coach Copass at email@example.com for more information.
Mark your calendars…coming soon to a Tracy Learning Campus near you…we’ll be celebrating:
FAST TRACK 2022 – Monday, May 23rd to Friday, June 24th
FAST TRACK is a MANDATORY program for all high school students which gives them the opportunity to take ten credits of a course to remediate or accelerate, and/or to take a college course. During FAST TRACK, students take a full year (two semesters) of a course for 4.25 hours a day (including a fifteen-minute break) for five weeks beginning Monday, May 23rd to Friday, June 24th. The day begins at 8:30AM and ends at 12:45PM.
ATTENDANCE: Attendance during FAST TRACK is different from the school year in that students are only allowed to miss 8 hours of time during the entire FAST TRACK. Tardies count as one hour and a day is four hours. Any combination above 8 hours results in a need to withdraw and an F grade for the affected semester. There are no excused absences during FAST TRACK. This is necessary in order to meet the state requirement for issuing credit for a year’s worth of a course. Students may not miss more than two days (8 total hours). Four tardies are the equivalent of one day of school, therefore; two days absent and one tardy will result in a failing grade.
Letters have been mailed home including additional details as well as your child’s FAST TRACK class.
Spring 2022 College Early Start $100 Scholarship Request Form Open!
Students who earned a B (not a B-) or higher in their Spring 2022 Delta College class(es) may now submit their $100 scholarship request form. They must include proof of the grade(s) earned from their MyDelta account.
The form is due on Friday, June 17th by 11:59 pm. NO exceptions! This is three weeks from today…get it done!
Students will have the option for their check to be mailed home, or to pick it up in person on a designated day during the week of June 20 (last week of Fast Track). Please indicate on the form what you prefer.
Link to Form: https://forms.gle/3K7QEtdw5UBFTZwf9
Summer 2022 Delta College Classes Starting!
SOME summer Delta College classes begin the week of May 30! Students enrolled in a Delta College class this summer should check their MyDelta account, click Manage Classes, and then View My Classes to see the start date for their class. Students MUST log in to their Okta and Canvas account on Day One of their class to remain enrolled, otherwise, they may be dropped.
Workshop for College Early Start / Dual Enrollment Students: HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL ONLINE STUDENT
Presentation by Delta College’s Dual Enrollment Program Team
Join the DEP team for a presentation filled with advice and strategies for doing well in online Delta College classes. Learn more about Delta’s online learning platform, responsibilities and expectations for students, good habits for engagement, and much more!
When: Wednesday, June 1st @ 1 pm
On Zoom or In-Person on Millennium High School Campus
(Zoom Link and Classroom Location to be emailed)
RSVP Required, Due Monday, May 30 at 11:59 pm: https://forms.gle/9pkYXy6jNFyLGNFD9
LUNCH: Ordering lunch is slightly different this year. All students should have a lunch account to pay for lunches. To register, go to https://www.mymealtime.com/ and create an account. You must choose/type in your specific school (Millennium High School) and you will need your student school I.D. number. If you have any difficulties creating an account online, money can still be added to your account by either cash, check, or debit card. You can drop off payment in the lunch dropbox that is located in the main office. We are still in the process of adding new students to our mealtime system and hope to have it completed next week.
Lunch is ordered the day before it is delivered to class. All students should order their lunch during 4th period/HUB time. The Google Classroom code is SEUNSOU. Applications for Free & Reduced meals must be completed and turned in every year. You can apply on the school’s website.