Laburnum Community Connection

Family Edition - November 15, 2020

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Greetings Laburnum Families,


Thank you to everyone who submitted responses through PowerSchool or other methods to the HCPS Student Intent Survey. This information will allow us to continue to provide quality instruction to both virtual and in person learners. The survey is now closed and no changes can be made.


If you selected in person instruction for your student(s), Pre-K - 2 students will return on November 30th. Third through fifth grade students will return on November 7th. If you did not complete the survey, your child will remain a virtual learner.


If your child has been assigned a new teacher, we will be communicating that information to you and your child's new teacher will follow up with a phone call.


As always, if you have any questions do not hesitate to call the school.


#TogetherWeRISE.

Attendance

Please remember to call the school and speak with one of our secretaries to report your child's absence. Calling or messaging your child's teacher will not permit us to excuse the absence. The number to the front office is (804) 228-2720.

First Nine Weeks Awards Assemblies

Awards Assembly

Schedule

November 20: 5th Grade-1:15-1:55; 3rd Grade-2:00-2:40; K-2:45-3:30

November 23: 4th Grade-1:15-1:55; 2nd Grade-2:00-2:40; 1st Grade-2:45-3:30


Your child's teacher will provide you with the link.

SFEC Meeting & Author Visit - Kwame Alexander

Please join us on this Thursday, November 19 at 9:30 for our second SFEC Meeting and our special guest speaker, Kwame Alexander.


See the flyer below for more information.

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PTA Message

Come out and support the PTA!! When you support the PTA you are supporting our school!

What: MOD Pizza Laburnum PTA Spirit Day

When: Saturday November 28, 2020, 10:30 am to 10pm

Where:7001 Mechanicsville Turnpike


Click on link below to view the flyer below for more information.



Don't forget to join our wonderful PTA! The cost is only $5.00 per family. Use the membership link today or stop by the school.

PTA Membership Link

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No Hassle Fund Raising for Laburnum

Kroger Community Rewards:

The Laburnum PTA part of the Kroger Community Rewards Program. Help us raise funds for our school and children by linking your Kroger rewards card to the Laburnum PTA. Go to https://www.kroger.com/i/community/community-rewards to link your rewards card to the Laburnum Elementary PTA.


Amazon Smile:

If you shop on Amazon, you can also support the Laburnum PTA if you use Amazon Smile. AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop at AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose from over one million organizations to support.

Follow Us on Social Media

Follow us on social media at the below accounts. You can also use your camera to scan the QR code associated with each social media account. Just click like or follow. We will also share information via those accounts.


Twitter: @LaburnumES

Instagram: Laburnum_Elementary

Facebook: @LaburnumLions

Important Dates

  • November 19 - 9:30 AM - SFEC Meeting & Title I Event: Author - Kwame Alexander
  • November 16 - 20 - Conferences
  • November 25-27 - School Closed - Thanksgiving Holiday

Reminders

21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC)

Extended Day is coming to Laburnum! This program serves 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students; creating and building upon innovative and academically enriching activities that not only engages students, but extends their knowledge in new ways and increase academic achievement ranging from math and science to literacy, technology and the arts. Get Homework Help, improve in Math and Literacy, and engage in fun enrichment classes that are based on student interests. Join the Laburnum Lion’s Den! Sign up today!

Contact Mr. Giles at: ragiles@henrico.k12.va.us or 804-393-8144


Resources for Families to Support Virtual Learning

Library Books

We will have a bin located at the front of the building to return any library books you may have. You can return books Monday - Friday.

Title I SOL Notice

On December 10, 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) was signed into law. In October, 2017 part of Section 1112(e)(2) of ESSA states that parents of students in Title I schools have a right to request state or division policies regarding student participation in any assessments mandated by ESSA, including any policy, procedure, or parental right to opt students out of such assessments was updated. If you have questions about this topic, you can contact the Henrico Public Schools Testing Specialist, Catherine Durvin at (804) 652-3595 or chdurvin@henrico.k12.va.us.

Laburnum Elementary School

Mission: The mission of Laburnum Elementary School is to invest in each child’s academic, social, and personal development by providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for all students and their families.