Potential Strike Information Dear Germain families,I want to share an important school update. The union representing District support staff such as custodians, aides, bus drivers and cafeteria workers – SEIU Local 99 – has announced a three-day strike beginning Tuesday, March 21 to Thursday, March 23. The union representing our teachers and other instructional and mental health staff – United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) – has advised their members to support their SEIU colleagues, which means teachers may not be available to provide classroom instruction. If the strike moves forward as our labor partners have indicated, Germain will most likely be closed to students from March 21 to March 23. Below is information and resources for families should the strike occur and our school is closed to students.We are preparing materials to ensure student learning continues. Your child will receive a device and a packet which will include activities. Students may complete either the paper packet or activities in Schoology at lms.lausd.net. We will also be hosting virtual office hours on:March 21 9:00 - 2:00 842 3581 5821March 22 9:00 - 2:00 842 3581 5821March 23 9:00 - 2:00 842 3581 5821During virtual office hours, families can receive help with accessing Schoology, completing work independently and technical support with their devices. You may also call our main office for device or password issues, or if you need to pick up a packet. The school office will be open from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week.See the link below for additional resources and materials.