LAUSD grab and Go Food Centers

The following schools are designated Grab and Go Food Centers will be open from 7:00 am to 11:00 am. Each child (up to 18 years old) can take home two nutritious meals. Children do not have to be present. (Next week’s new time: 8:00 am to 11:00 am).

  • Chatsworth Charter High School
    10027 Lurline Ave., Chatsworth 91311
  • Columbus Middle School
    22250 Elkwood St., Canoga Park 91304
  • Sutter Middle School
    7330 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka 91306

Free Internet Access

Below are two companies offering free internet access. Please ask questions such as

  • What is considered free, the service? the modem? the route? the installation?
  • How long is this free? What should I do before the end of the free period?
    • Comcast: New customers will receive 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month. 
    • Free Chromebook and Low-Cost Internet: The non-profit human-I-T helps connect families and community-based organizations with internet connectivity and affordable computing devices. Learn more at hitconnect.org/ or send a text message to (562) 372-6925.
    • Free or Low-Cost Internet Through Verizon: to be announced
    • Xfinity WiFi hotspots: Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.
  • Need help with mental health support?
    • call (213) 241-3840 | email: mentalhealth@lausd.net
    • available from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Need help?: email Mr. Reyes. [ reyes at mrreyes.org …..] Please write your name, teacher’s name or room number. I will then email you the access codes if you need one. Although I will try to respond as soon as I can, please give me 24 hours. I will have an emergency eye surgery on Monday, March 15 so expect delays after the eye surgery.
  • Zoom (Videoconference with your Teacher): Go to this site to install the software or ask Mr. Reyes for help. We’ll send you a link so you can video chat.
  • The following are sites for English language Arts, math, Science, and Social Studies
    • Freckle: helps K-12 teachers differentiate instruction to reach every student at their own level across Math, ELA, Social Studies and Science.
    • Funbrain: Created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8, Funbrain.com has been the leader in free educational games for kids since 1997. Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy
    • Khan Academy:  offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.
    • LAUSD Digital Library 1:
    • LAUSD Digital Library 2: You need your single sign on using the LAUSD email address issue to you by your teacher.
    • Learn Zillion:
    • Moby Max: (email Mr. Reyes for access code)
    • PBS Kids: free access
    • Schoology: Use your Single Sign On (SSO) to access Schoology.
    • Studyladder: educational resources across a wide range of subjects.
  • English language Arts / Reading
    • Clever: Access Accelerated Reader (AR) and Benchmark Reading using your Single Sign-On (SSO).
    • NewsELA: is a database of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use. Indexed by broad theme (e.g. War and Peace, Arts, Science, Health, Law, Money), stories are both student-friendly and can be accessed in different formats by reading level. Use Newsela to differentiate nonfiction reading.
    • Reading IQ: (email Mr. Reyes for access code)
    • Scholastic: Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers.
    • Squiggle Park: a learning game for students that is so much fun they chose to play. This engagement means kids practice their reading skills independently and while being challenged ultimately making the skills they need to be strong readers automatic.
    • Storyline Online: award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
  • Math:
    • Prodigy: is a free, adaptive math game that integrates common-core math (grades 1-7) into a fantasy style game that students love playing. 
    • Zearn: a math platform aligned to the Common Core state Standards
  • Science:
    • FOSS Science: FOSS (Full Option Science System) is a research-based science curriculum for grades K-8 developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley.
    • Mystery Doug: free access
    • National Geographic:
  • Social Studies:
    • History for Kids: free online history network. We hope you enjoy and have fun exploring our history. The website is packed with articles, worksheets and even a quiz on each section.
  • Typing | PE | Arts

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