News & Announcements

We're starting the 2020-2021 school year VIRTUALLY!

Be sure to visit school this week from 9am-1pm to pick up an electronic device, textbooks and other school supplies! Then, login at 8:30am on Monday, August 24th for the first day of school!

For MORE information, click "Read full story".

Update: March 21, 2020

ABC Unified has extended school closure until Tuesday, May 5th. Although this is very disheartening, please know that we have launched our Online Learning at Home platform. I am proud to say that every single one of our teachers has a google classroom to support learning! Please click on Parents>Welcome to OLAH for more information.

Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, changes to the Grab & Go Meal schedule will begin. The following school sites will continue with this service until May 4th: Furgeson ES, Hawaiian ES, Melbourne ES, Niemes ES, Haskell MS, Artesia HS, Cerritos HS, Gahr HS, Whitney HS and our District Office Central Kitchen. Any child in the community 18 years old or under may pick up a meal at any of these locations. Grab & Go meals will be served curbside from 11:00am-12:30pm.

We are still excited to announce that we will continue with device distribution from 10am-12pm on Monday, March 23rd in the multi purpose room.

Attached to this message is the letter from our Superintendent and meal distribution information.

Please continue to stay safe and healthy! We look forward to seeing you online!

CELEBRATE YOUR TEACHER!

Hey Dolphins! Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4th - May 8th!
Snap a picture, write a message or film a short video to let us know why your teacher is THE BEST! Tag your message on social media using the hashtag #welovealohateachers

If you don't have social media, email your message to Mrs. Pouncey at danielle.saldavia@myabcusd.org

ALL of the messages will be put together in a video and shared with Aloha Teachers!

Welcome to OLAH!

Our Online Learning At Home (OLAH) program has started! A new website has been created to support ABC's Online Learning at Home program that begins for all students on March 19. Visit the website at olah.abcusd.us

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Update: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Hi Aloha Families! Here's what you need to know:

1. Meals are being served on Wednesday and Thursday from 11am-12pm in the MPR.
2. Electronic devices and hot spots are available on loan. These items can be picked up in the MPR on Wednesday and Thursday from 10am-12pm.
3. Band Instruments that were left behind are available for pickup on Wednesday from 11am-12pm.
4. Our ONLINE LEARNING AT HOME program will officially begin on Thursday!

Please stay safe and healthy!

Update as of March 16, 2020

The ABC Unified School District will communicate to our parents and community during this unprecedented time of school closures.

Message from Supt. Dr. Mary Sieu:
Please see the link below to a special message from Superintendent Dr. Mary Sieu:
http://bit.ly/33qoNU5

Meal Service Update:
Beginning March 17, 2020, Nutrition Services Department will package meal bags that have both breakfast and lunch meals in a bag to distribute at designated locations throughout the District. This program is available to anyone in the community who is 18 years of age or under, and all Adult Transition students are eligible participants. The student must be present to pick up a meal bag. All meals are free, even if the students are on paid status. Names or codes are not needed to receive a meal bag. Meal pick-up time will be from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.

The following 16 sites will serve meals:
• Aloha Elementary School
• Burbank Elementary School
• Furgeson Elementary School
• Hawaiian Elementary School
• Juárez Elementary School
• Kennedy Elementary School
• Melbourne Elementary School
• Niemes Elementary School
• Palms Elementary School
• Willow Elementary School
• Fedde Middle School
• Haskell Middle School
• Ross Middle School
• Artesia High School
• Gahr High School
• District Office Central Kitchen (12255 Cuesta Drive, Cerritos)

Meals will not be served for the next two Fridays, since all schools will be closed. Students will pick up a meal bag with that has four meals included on Thursdays (Thursday lunch, Friday breakfast, Friday lunch, and Monday breakfast).

Temporary Internet Services and Computer Devices for Home

The School District has determined that approximately 5% of ABC students do not have Internet service or a computer device at home. ABC's Online Learning at Home program requires that each student have access to basic Internet, and a computer device, laptop, Chromebook, or iPad.

School Update! 3/15/2020

Good evening Aloha families! This is Mrs. Pouncey, Principal of Aloha Health Medical Academy. I hope this message finds you safe and healthy during these uncertain times. As you are aware, our campus is closed beginning March 16th through March 27th. However, we are still here to support you by telephone! Call us at (562) 229-7825 during our normal office hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm.

On Monday, March 16th, we will be offering a grab and go breakfast from 8am to 8:30am for all ABC students and a grab and go lunch from 11:30am to 12:00pm for all ABC students. Meals will continue to be served to ABC students during the next two weeks; more details will be coming soon!

Please be sure to stay in contact with us by calling the front office, checking your email and voice messages, visiting our school website and staying in contact with your classroom teacher. We look forward to working with you during the next two weeks!

As always, thank you for your continued support. Please stay safe and healthy!
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