GREAT NEWS ANNOUNCED BY GOVERNOR NEWSOM! Free online tutoring available to all students in California. Students can access free online tutoring starting now available 24/7. This is a pilot program led by the State Library which includes our Merced County Public Library. The HelpNow program offers assistance in Math, Language Arts and other core K-12 subjects in English, Spanish, and other languages by laptop, tablet, or phone. Tutoring is live, real-time homework assistance from tutors familiar with state curriculum and standards. Any student can use the service including adult learners for assistance in writing, citizenship resources and other tools. Below are instructions on how your child can access this service. 1. Brainfuse HelpNow Home Page Select: Merced County Library 2. Under the "Expert Help" column, select " Live Tutoring " as pictured below... 3. Live Help . Select your grade and subject and then click on the "Get Live Help" button. 4. Begin your tutoring session. For more information about the online tutoring service, please see the Governor's announcement.
LUSD Child Nutrition, through the Child & Adult Care food Program, will be providing one meal per day during the week of Spring Break. These meals will be available for pick up on Friday, April 15, 2022, from 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. Meals must be requested ahead of time via the Google Form survey below. You'll need to fill out one survey per student and children must be currently enrolled in an LUSD school in order to receive meals. Meals will be available for pick up on Friday, April 15, 2022 , at the school site you select in the survey. Deadline to request meals is Tuesday, April 12, 2022! Request meals here: LUSD Spring Break Meal Request Form
Livingston Union School District is now taking appointments for TK & Kinder registration for the 2022-23 school year. Please see the attached flyer for TK and Kindergarten eligibility. For more information, please contact the school of your area of residence. TK & K ENG.pdf TK & K SPAN.pdf
For families who picked up a COVID-19 home testing kit for their child(ren), the following links provide instructions on how to administer the test. iHealth COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test -- Video Instructions Video Instructions - ENGLISH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBt_H4Gc-rU Video Instructions - SPANISH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gazlCb3HAQI Written Instructions: ENGLISH | SPANISH It is recommended that the your child be tested at home on Sunday, January 9th in order to confirm a negative result prior to your child returning to school on Monday. If your child has a positive result, please DO NOT send your child to school and notify the school office on Monday for further guidance. Thank you for your support in helping us reduce the spread and keep our schools safe.
REMINDER.... For families who are interested in picking up a COVID-19 home testing kit for their child, the kits will be available for drive-thru pickup tomorrow. Students must be currently enrolled in Livingston USD to receive a test kit. Your child's enrollment will be verified at the time of pickup. When: Friday, January 7, 2022 Time: 10:00 - 2:00 PM Where: District Office, 922 B Street in Livingston (Drive-Thru) (Must enter from the west side of B Street - See Map Below) [Friday, Jan 7 at 1:40 PM] COVID-19 home testing kit for children enrolled in LUSD is available for drive-thru pickup until 2:00 pm today.
Dear Parents/Guardians and LUSD Staff, We hope you are enjoying the winter break. Livingston Union School District is looking forward to welcoming students and staff back to school on January 10, 2022. The health and well-being of our staff and students continues to be a leading priority in 2022. As such, the district will continue to implement the safety measures and procedures to minimize the spread of the virus. Face coverings are required for parents, staff, and students on school campus Daily cleaning and disinfecting of school buildings Upgraded air filters in all classrooms and school buildings Free COVID-19 testing is available for students and staff at all sites as needed and scheduled on a weekly basis Hand sanitizing stations have been installed in classrooms, buses, and throughout each campus Limited number of adults/visitors on school campuses Hired additional health services staff Home Testing Kits Available for Pick-up Although testing your child is not mandatory in order to return to school, it is highly recommended that you do so in order to assist us in continuing to provide a healthy and safe environment for our students and staff. LUSD will be offering one free COVID-19 at-home testing kit for enrolled LUSD students. These tests will be available for pick up at the District Office parking lot on 922 “B” Street from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Friday, January 07, 2022. Tests should be administered at home on Sunday, January 09, 2022 in order to confirm negative COVID-19 results prior to returning to any of our campuses. Finally, as we return in 2022, please continue to adhere to all COVID-19 protocols: if your child tests positive for COVID-19, experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or if they have been in close contact with someone who is positive for COVID-19, please keep your child home and call the school office on Monday for further guidance. We look forward to seeing our students next week! Sincerely, Andrés Zamora, Superintendent
Dear LUSD Friends and Families, As we prepare for the winter recess, I would like to invite and encourage all of our families' to participate in the Winter Fun with Literacy Reading Program. As part of a district and state literacy initiative, the California Department of Education (CDE) has partnered with Renaissance Learning to ensure that every California student can access thousands of reading resources from December 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022. The myON digital library and news articles in multiple languages can be accessed for FREE by all pre-K to grade twelve students in California. All books downloaded during the two months are able to be retained and accessed afterwards. The links below provide the access code to unlock these free resources for students and families:
Family Access Code-English
Family Access Code-Spanish
If your child needs access to a device, please contact your child’s school. Have a safe and happy recess...and READ! READ! READ! Sincerely, Andrés Zamora, Superintendent "Reaching for Excellence in Education"