Weekly Update 10/4/21

Hello Mission Bay Families!


Here are some important announcements for the week of 10/4.  We have many important announcements, please read the entire communication.


  • COVID testing at MB -  Free COVID testing is available for all MB students on Thursdays.

Fill out the Consent Form and Release of Information Form found on the district website under "COVID-19 Testing". After those forms are filled out and returned to school, you must make an appointment online with UCSD each week for your student to be tested. You may make the appointment here. We recommend that students get tested weekly for the health and safety of everyone on campus. 

Students who make an appointment for testing should show their appointment verification to their teacher to get a pass, then report to the Counseling Conference room at the end of the Main Office hallway for testing at their appointed time.

  • Please complete LCFF - Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) form.  This is important for funding the school programs. Parents can visit the PowerSchool Parent Portal to access the electronic LCFF Form.  The form is only available in Parent accounts. You can not access the form using your child’s id and password.  Log in using your browser (not the app) and click on LCFF Data Collection icon on the left side of the screen.  Follow the on-screen instructions.  If you do not have a Parent Portal account, please contact agriffin@sandi.net


  • Picture day will take place on Monday, October 4th in the Auditorium foyer.  Students who need pictures and IDs will receive passes on 10/4.  Students who want to re-take a picture should report to the Auditorium foyer from 8:15 - 8:45, during lunch, or after school till 4:00.


  • Senior portraits will take place October 4- 8. This year, Senior Photos are being offered on campus during the school day. Students can go to the Senior section on the Mission Bay website to see the day and time of their session.  Your student will receive a pass with specific instructions for their 15 minute session from their teacher.  


Prestige will provide a tux or dress drape for Senior Portraits. If you would like to choose an alternate option, you can wear a SOLID BLACK top that is *professional or *formal/semi-formal. 


  • Our first School Site Council meeting will be held on Thursday, October 7th in person in Room 111 and via zoom at 7:30.  Please note that this is the correct date and time.  The meeting is open to the public.  We are sorry for any confusion and miscommunication regarding the date and time.  The agenda will be posted on our website 72 hours in advance of the meeting.


Zoom link: https://sandiegounified.zoom.us/j/88460242344]


Thank you to Michelle Platero and Amanda Marzion for joining as Parent members of the SSC!


  • The Mission Bay Cluster meeting will be held via zoom on Thursday, October 7th at 6:00 pm.  Topics include the start of school, COVID policies and procedures, the MBHS Principal, District Superintendent search, and reports from the MBHS Cluster Principals.  The zoom code is: 882 1997 5510


  • It is time to establish our Site Governance Team/SGT also known as the Buc Leadership Team/BLT.   If you would like to be part of the team please respond to tborg@sandi.net by Wednesday October 6th. The meetings are open to all stakeholders regardless of membership status.  The first meeting will be October 21st at 7:30 am. Please see below for more information. 


The purpose of the Site Governance Team (SGT) is to ensure that students, teachers, parents, and administration work together to make recommendations on important issues involving the student body. These include issues related to the use of physical facilities, technology, staff development, school dress code, discipline, fundraising and parent communication. The SGT also may make recommendations to the School Site Council (SSC) on budgetary matters related to ensuring academic achievement.



  • The English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) will be having an informational meeting on October 20th from 5:00pm-6:00pm via zoom. The code will be sent closer to the date of the meeting.  The topics for the meeting are:

  *  What is ELAC

  *  Legal Responsibilities

  *  Nomination and Elections


  • Federal Survey Cards are going home on 10/6. The information collected is used for our schools to receive Federal Aid to offset lost property taxes for federally owned properties. We are aiming for 100% participation and we ask that families complete a form for each student and return with your student ASAP.


  • The first progress reporting period ends on Friday, October 8th.  Grades will be posted on October 15th.


  • Per district guidance, parent access to the campus is limited at this time.  Please do not come to campus unless pre-arranged with administration.  


  • For other MB news, see our Weekly Bulletin: 

October 4th - Mission Bay Senior High

Take care,

Erin Leszynski, Interim Principal


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