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Emerson Community Charter

Los Angeles Unified School District

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    daily pass links

    Click here to get your DAILY PASS BARCODE.


    covid-19 testing

    All LAUSD students have access to COVID-19 testing. You may make an appointment at any time, as often as you like. A baseline COVID-19 test is required for in person instruction.


    More information when you click the link above.

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    Homework help from l.a. City libraries

    Yep, you read that right!  L.A. City Libraries are stepping up with amazing opportunities for students, including tutoring.  Students must have a virtual library card...for more information:

    L.A. Public Library website:


    Yep, you read it right, students can go online (link above) to check out library books and our new librarian, Mrs. Scatolini, will have them ready for pick up in the main office at Emerson.  Easy-peasy!  So, what are you waiting for?  Read, read, read!

    For information or help, email Mrs. Scatolini at

    Emerson Library Destiny Catalogue direct link:

    Click below to see how to access student LAUSD Destiny Account through Schoology:

    Emerson Speech and Debate Program

    For news and updates click here!

    welcome to the 2021-22 school year

    AUGUST 28th parent/student meeting

    Please excuse the silence at the beginning of the meeting. The sound is corrected at 1:30 so please fast forward to that point.

    COVID baseling testing dates

    The following dates are for unvaccinated students to receive a baseline COVID test AT EMERSON for all students. If your student is fully vaccinated, upload results to the Daily Pass system.

    6th and 7th grade - Thursday, August 5th, 8am - 2pm

    8th grade - Thursday, August 12th, 8am - 2pm 

    parent checklist for the new sxhool year

    Parents, carefully review the list below and complete before the first day of school:

    Fine arts at emerson...

    Pandemic, what pandemic?  Take a few moments to watch some of the great creativity still happening here at Emerson!  Thanks to Mrs. Wilson and Ms. Shanley for their tremendous efforts to keep the arts alive during this crazy time!  Students, you're wonderful and we're so proud of the great work you're doing!  You are all doing Emerson proud!

    Remember to  shop using amazon smile! Click the link below right!

    Remember to order through Amazon Smile and ensure PACE (Partnership in Academics and Community for Emerson) is checked.  Emerson will receive a small percentage of your order that will go to activities for Emerson students.  It's fulfilling to see the amount my purchases have made for Emerson!

    You can use the link below on the right side when ordering to ensure you are at the correct link.  

    Emerson students thank you for your support!  Shop 'til you Drop...

    school experience survey

    The School Experience Survey is an annual survey administered in the fall to all LAUSD schools. Survey results provide schools with important feedback from teachers, staff, students and parents. Your voice matters. Please click the button below to complete the parent or staff survey.

    Sign up for Parent PORTAL

    PARENT PORTAL is essential for your management of student records and your access to SCHOOLOGY, the online learning management system that that will house student assignments and grades. You will also find the parent volunteer form that must be completed so you can participate in activities and trips as a chaperone. Follow the instructional video or view the written instructions to the left. Required pins and student identification numbers will be mailed to parents not signed up already and available during grade level orientations. LINK TO PARENT PORTAL

    Lunch Application

    Don't forget to complete you application for the free or reduced lunch. Even if you don't qualify you must complete this form. Applicants who know they won't qualify can complete the form in minutes. Your completed application is crucial to Emerson's formula for Federal funding whether you qualify or not.


    Family and Student Handbook (A Guide to Support Learning at Home)




    publicity release form

    The Publicity Release form allows your student to participate in online activities and projects that are sometimes open to the public.


    parent involvement

    Partnership for Academics and Community at Emerson or PACE is the Emerson parent organization. PACE is committed to the enhancement of the Emerson experience for ALL students. To learn more and support their efforts visit their website.


    school site council

    If you are interested in becoming a parent member of the Emerson School Site Council and the Charter Board submit a nomination request to the principal, Dimone Watson by email, describing in one paragraph how you will support Emerson as a member. Your nomination will be circulated on the election form and made public on the website. Elections will take place during parent conference night in September. To learn more about SSC/Charter Board membership click HERE.


    Good attendance matters to Emerson!


    We are thrilled to once again offer our CAMP EMERSON when incoming students come to the Emerson campus and meet teachers, hear about middle school and best of all, meet new friends! 

    Due to the pandemic, Emerson is offering Camp Emerson on two days: 1 day for incoming 6th graders, 1 day for incoming 7th graders.  Even though you're officially 7th graders, you spent all year online so we want you to come to Emerson in preparation for 7th grade!

    Tuesday, August 10th - 6th grade

    Wednesday, August 11th - 7th grade


    Both days will be from 9 a.m. to 2 and will go as follows:  

     8 - 9 - registration and purchase Emerson uniform shirts and gear.

    9 - 10 - parent orientation with Mr. Watson in the auditorium 

    9-2 - student workshops around campus

    Lunch is provided thanks to PACE.


    7th grade Tdap VACcINe REQUIRE-MENT

    email your shot records to ms. bell

    The State of California requires that all 7th grade students show proof of the TDAP vaccination before schools are allowed to enroll them. Email your proof of vaccination to:

    Last Day to submit is January 29, 2021!

    Summative Assessment Information for Parents and Students

    In anticipation of upcoming state CAASPP testing in April, please encourage your students to visit the California Department of Education website for released test questions.  Please visit the following websites for released test questions and begin practicing for the upcoming SBAC.  

    Student Summative Assessment Practice Website

    Parent Summative Assessment Information Website

    Emerson Community Charter Help Line

    Hi, Students!

    Are you in need of support from school personnel? Did you lose a cell phone and can't find it? Did you find a cell phone and would like to return it?  Do you know of any bullying happening at school?  

    If so, feel free to email

    Thank you for your help and support! 

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