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PANDEMIC-EBT

Click here to read an important message regarding the P-EBT Benefits.

Uptown Campus Community

The proposed 2021-2022 Budget has been posted on the Board of Trustees’ page of the ISL website. The Budget is scheduled for final approval during the business meeting portion of the Board Retreat on June 26 at 9:00 AM. Members of the community who are in attendance will have an opportunity to comment on the Budget prior to the vote. Community members may also submit written comments prior to the meeting by emailing them to Susan Chapman, Chief of Staff, at schapman@isl-edu.org.

Our ISL Campus Community page provides families with links to your Campus TidBits (Weekly Newsletter), special Uptown Campus Announcements, and Campus Activities. On this page, you can stay connected to your Uptown Campus updates from your Family Liaison and Campus Principal.

Please click here for our campus procedures.


 

Important School Dates:

 

NEW!!! For the 2021-22 At a Glance School Calendar , click here. 

To view the school wide calendar on the ISL website, click here.

 

August 2021

6th    3rd grade Meet and Greet at 10 am, uniform swap, yearbook pick up

6th    4th-5th grade Meet and Greet at 2 pm, uniform swap, yearbook pick up

9th    6th grade Meet and Greet at 10 am, uniform swap, yearbook pick up

9th    7th grade Meet and Greet at 2 pm, uniform swap, yearbook pick up

10th   8th grade Meet and Greet at 10 am, uniform swap, yearbook pick up

18th   Back to School Fun Night at Laser Tag

25th   Board of Trustees monthly meeting


Information from Your Campus Principal:

2021-22 Information Coming Soon!


Important Announcements from the Head of School:

To review all messages from the Head of School, log on to the Head of School Corner.

About five years ago, International School of Louisiana (ISL) started a partnership with RootsConnectEd while preparing for the 2017-18 school year. Our goal was to educate our faculty and staff so that our schools and organizations could continue creating an intentionally integrated and inclusive school community.

Click here for more information on Family Workshops. 


TIDBITS- Campus Newsletter:

During the school year, you will receive a weekly newsletter from your campus. It will include the latest announcements and other reminders.

To Subscribe to The Uptown Weekly TidBits Newsletter Click here (COMING UP SOON) 

To view past issues of your Campus TidBits, please click on the links below: (COMING UP AUGUST 2021)

 


Food Services:

Click here for more information on how to apply for Pandemic EBT Summer Benefits.

All students will receive free meals again next school year.   

Special diet requests for the 2021-22 School year must be supported by a signed diet prescription form by a licensed medical authority.  Menu substitutions will be made for students with a documented medical needs. Parents are encouraged to have it filled out before school starts.

Any questions or concerns, please reach out to:

Melissa Boudreaux (Director of Food Services) 

(504) 444-2696

 mboudreaux@isl-edu.org


Message from Information Technology:

FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.

About the Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount for up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

Families are encouraged to check eligibility with local providers before filling out the online application through GetEmergencyBroadband.org. This is a national application, so families can expect a quicker response time with local providers.

TO APPLY FOR BENEFITS THROUGH COX COMMUNICATIONS, CLICK HERE

TO APPLY FOR BENEFITS THROUGH AT&T, CLICK HERE

TO LEARN MORE AND CHECK ELIGIBILITY, CLICK HERE

Tech Support Issues

If you have issues with an ISL-issued Chromebook or your student’s ISL Email account, please email techsupportstudent@isl-edu.org. Include the following information when you email us:

  • Student name
  • Student campus
  • Student grade
  • Description of the issue you are experiencing
  • For issues with the Chromebook, include the asset tag number found on the red sticker on the bottom of the device
  • List of the troubleshooting steps taken (i.e. resetting  internet, rebooting the device, etc.)

For account information for iReady or other resources used within your student’s class (links to Google Meets, information on curriculum resources, etc.) please reach out to your student’s teacher directly.

NOTE: We auto-close tickets if we do not receive a response within 24 hours.


COVID-19:

Please visit the ISL COVID-19 page to view school-wide policies, plans, and FAQ documents for the 2020/2021 school year.


ISL Enrichment:

One of our unique features is the array of enrichment classes that we offer to the student body.  Click on the links below for the latest enrichment lessons:

 


ISL Family Engagement:

More information coming soon


ISL Support Services: 

More information coming soon


ISL Photo Policy:

Click here for the ISL Photo Policy


Contact us:

To contact a teacher, CLICK HERE

If you have any questions, feel free to contact your Family Liaison: Martha C. Pena – mpena@isl-edu.org