During enrollment, parents gave permission for their students to appear in various media for interviews, photographs, or news stories. If you would like rescind that permission, we’ll tell you how to opt-out of having your child appear in future media events.
Proposed federal tax regulations may forbid a federal tax deduction for any donations made which also qualify for state tax credits, if the credit is more than 15% of the total donated. Recent changes in federal tax laws, have increased the standard deduction allowed when filing taxes for 2018, which will also reduce the number of taxpayers who will itemize their deductions. The new standard deduction amounts for taxpayers are:
Does your child have a cell phone? The odds are the answer is “Yes.” Statistics show that 56 percent of children 8-12 have a cell phone. It’s difficult to think of a product or technology, designed for adults, that was so quickly and ubiquitously co-opted by kids. Of course, Mom and Dad have to buy the phones and pay the bills, but cell phones have become a necessity in many kids’ lives.
Parents are invited to join their student for a pancake breakfast, courtesy of La Paloma Lakeside, on August 22, 7:30-8:15 a.m. Because it starts early, parents and students can wear pajamas if they wish. Students who participate can stay in their PJs all day, as long as they promise not to fall asleep in class.
Thanks to Yvonne Walker, Alorica’s Operations Manager in Tucson, Lakeside is the proud recipient of 45 new backpacks filled with school supplies. Yvonne’s team at Alorica had a contest to see who could donate the most supplies, and she and her team were happy and excited to be able to help so many kids at the start of a new school year.