Monday message 08.31.2020

Empower Generations

Hello, Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families!
It has been wonderful seeing so many familiar faces and so many new faces on ZOOM this week. The whole staff has enjoyed reconnecting and getting to know our new learners.
We kicked off the week with some team-building and getting to know each other games and activities. 
Next week we will continue setting a foundation of comfortability and understanding of Google Classroom, Zoom, schedules and projects. 
We know distance learning is new and different for not only our families but also our staff. Please reach out to any one of us if you need support or have questions. 
If anyone is in need of school supplies, we have some available on campus. Also, Ms. Danielle still has computer devices available. 
Have a great week!
Malaka Donovan
School Director
Upcoming Events


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October 12-16: Mid-Fall Break – No School

Palmdale Family Resource Center

Joe Walker Middle School Food Distribution

Joe Walker Middle School (5632 W. Ave L8, Lancaster) is hosting a free food drive-through giveaway Tuesday, September 1, from 9 AM to noon. See below for details.  


English and Imagery

This semester Ms. Jennifer will be helping learners build their skills in English, reading, and comprehension, as well as their knowledge of history and social justice issues through graphic novels and videos. All the readings will have a focus on Read more…


Vision Boards Work!

Life is about creating yourself. Visualization is a powerful mind exercise that anyone can do. Learners in Ms. Tanya’s workshops are working on creating digital vision boards. The purpose of a vision board is to bring one’s personal growth, health, Read more…


Morning Mindful: Chill Out

Something stressing you out? Need to relax a bit? Stop by and join Mr. Isaac during Mindful Breakfast and listen to some relaxing music (Lo-Fi, Chill Step, Study Jams) while you start your day with some healthy breakfast. Please check Read more…


What Is Advisory?

Advisory is a place that allows you to have a group of people you can share and grow with. It’s much more than just advice. You’ll be able to learn great skills. If you are in Mr. Isaac’s advisory, make Read more…

Empower Generations MAP Testing

MAP Testing

We will be doing virtual MAP assessments this fall. We had a very successful trial run of administering MAP during remote learning last spring, and will use a similar approach this fall, incorporating what we learned works best for this Read more…

Empower Generations Campus

Empower Generations / Innovation Studios Culture: Project-Based Learning

Spend even just a few moments inquiring about Empower Generations / Innovation Studios’ approach to education, and one of the first things you’ll hear about is project-based learning, or PBL. It’s at the core of our approach to school and Read more…

Empower Generations

Have You Filled Out the Multipurpose Family Income Form?

If you’ve already filled out the form, thank you so much! If you haven’t had a chance yet, please read on to learn how EVERYONE’s participation will benefit our school. Thanks so much for your time! The start of school Read more…

Distance Learning

COVID-19 Communications

Note: We will regularly update this page regarding our response to the coronavirus pandemic, including modified operations and reopening plans. iLEAD Family Resource Helpline We want to thank you for all you do for your children. Our lives have been Read more…

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Free Breakfast and Lunch

Drive up to the front gate Monday-Friday, 8:00-9:00 AM, to receive your FREE grab-and-go breakfast and lunch. Mask is required. Parents and guardians picking up meals for their child will be required to provide their attending learner’s name. Our address Read more…

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