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Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! I am Ms. McLeish and I teach Language Arts 3, and Language Arts 1-Honors. I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree in English from California State University of Fullerton and one year after I earned my teaching credential in English from the same university. I also earned two additional teaching credentials: one in Art and one in Introductory Social Science. I love learning and I hope to help students grow in their joy of learning, too! It is my goal for students to achieve great success in each of my classes. I look forward to a wonderful school year! 
 

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LA 3 Reminder: DUE April 12th, 2019

Please remember that the last day to submit any late work from third quarter is this Friday, the 12th of April. After the 12th of April, late work from third quarter will no longer be accepted. Thank you!

Reminder: Please Check Google Classroom

Please remember to check Google Classroom for any upcoming major assignments, due dates, classwork, homework, and/ or class notes. Thanks! 

LA 3 (Periods 2,3,5): June 11th Reminder

Please remember, this Monday, the 11th of June, is the last day to submit any late work for this grading period (May 21st-June 11th). After this Monday, late work will no longer be accepted for this grading period. Thank you!

LA 3 Reminder: Midsummer Night's Dream Essay is DUE on June 1st (100 points possible)

The Midsummer Night's Dream Essay (worth 100 points) is DUE BEFORE 5PM on Google Classroom on Friday, the first of June. Please make sure to submit the essay on-time, if it is submitted late, the essay will be marked 50% off automatically due to the syllabus policy for LA 3. Thank you! 

LA 3 Reminder: Friday, the 18th of May DUE DATE

Please remember, this Friday, the 18th, is the last day to submit any late work for this grading period (April 9th-May 18th). After this Friday, late work will no longer be accepted for this grading period. Thank you!

LA 1-Honors Reminder: Unit 13 Roots Test this Monday, 5/7!

Please review all 8 days of your Daily Practice warm-ups and notes located on Google Classroom. Thanks!

LA 3 Acts I-II Quiz on Wednesday, 5/9

Please remember to study the Dramatic Elements (notes found on Google Classroom) in addition to major themes, characters, plot located in Acts I-II of A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

LA 3 Reminder: The last day to submit any late/missing work from 3/5-3/30 is Friday, the 30th of March.

Please make sure to ask Ms. McLeish prior to this deadline about any missing assignments, quizzes, or tests prior to the 30th. After the 30th of March, no late work will be accepted from the grading period of 3/5-3/30. Third quarter ends on the the 13th of April (one week after Spring Break). 

LA 3 Reminder: The last day to submit any late/missing work from the Gatsby Unit is this Friday, the 2nd of March before 3PM.

Please make sure to ask Ms. McLeish prior to this deadline about any missing assignments. After the 2nd of March, no late work will be accepted from the Gatsby Unit leading up to Friday. This also marks the end of the progress report grading period. 

LA 3 Reminder: The last day to submit any late/missing work is this Friday, the 19th of January before 3PM.

Please review Aeries or check with Ms. McLeish asap to review any work that needs to be submitted before Friday. 

LA 1 Honors Reminder: Review for Unit 6 Greek/Latin Roots Test

Reminder: Unit 6 Greek/Latin Roots Test will be on Friday, the 8th of December.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: BP 0410; 1312.3; 4111.1; 5145.3; 5145.7; 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11
 
Compliance Officer for Complaints. Employee complaint: Rick Lopez, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources (714) 985-8408. Title IX Sexual Harassment and any other discrimination complaints: Cary Johnson, Director, Educational Services (714) 985-8656. Americans with Disabilities Act complaints: Richard McAlindin, Executive Director, Instructional Support (714) 985-8727. Bullying, intimidation complaints: Rick Riegel, Administrator, Student Services (714) 985-8671
 
Procedure for Complaints. Uniform Complaint Policy Form 1312.3 (English), 1312.3 (Spanish). Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures Form 1312.4 (English) and 1312.4 (Spanish)
 
El Distrito Escolar Unificado Placentia-Yorba Linda, prohíbe la discriminación, acoso, intimidación, hostigamiento en todas las actividades, programas y empleo del distrito en base a género real o percibido, identificación de género, expresión de género, raza, etnia, color, religión ascendencia, nacionalidad, origen nacional, identificación de grupo étnico, estado de inmigración, sexo, orientación sexual, estatus marital o parental, embarazo, edad discapacidad física o mental o en base a la asociación de la persona con una persona o grupo, con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. Referencia: BP 0410; 1312.3; 4111.1; 5145.3; 5145.7; 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11.
 
Quejas de empleados: Rick Lopez, Asistente de Superintendente, Recursos Humanos (714) 985-8408. Titulo IX Acoso Sexual y cualquier otra queja de discriminación: Cary Johnson, Director, Servicios Educativos (714) 985-8656. Americanos con Discapacidades Acta de quejas: Richard McAlindin, Director Ejecutivo, Apoyo Educativo (714) 985-8727. Quejas de acoso, intimidación: Rick Riegel, Administrador, Servicios Estudiantiles (714) 985-8671

Employee/Student Non-Fraternization Policy: BP 4101