LPS Elementary Weekly Newsletter

September 23, 2022

State Fair Tickets Coming Home Thursday 9/21!

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See you at the Pole

Wednesday, Sep. 27th, 7am

Flag Pole

Order Chick Fil A and Brandon's Kitchen

Brandon's Kitchen ordering is now open for October! Please visit myschoolbucks.com to order. Be sure to select the correct student when ordering, changes cannot be made. Brandon's Kitchen will be offered on Mondays this year and is available on the following dates in October: 10/02, 10/16, 10/23, and 10/30. Ordering will close on September 27th.

Chick-fil-a ordering is now open for October! Please visit myschoolbucks.com to order. Be sure to select the correct student when ordering, changes cannot be made. Chick-fil-a will be offered on Thursdays this year and is available on the following dates in October: 10/05, 10/12, 10/10/19, and 10/26. Ordering will close on September 27th.

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Fundraising for TeamConnor

Each year, we partner with TeamConnor to raise money to support children in our area suffering with cancer. All of the money raised goes directly to TeamConnor; none of it is for LPS. Giving is all done online so you don't have to send any money to school.

The giving window will be Thursday September 21st - Monday October 1st, see below how to donate to Team Connor:

Good afternoon Leadership Prep staff and teachers,

We are thrilled to welcome back your amazing school, Leadership Prep for the 2023 campaign for Coins for Kids with Cancer program to benefit TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. We are so honored to have such a deep relationship with such a wonderful school, students, staff, and families who have generously participated with this important program to fund pediatric cancer research. September is an important month for us as it is childhood cancer awareness month and so it is timely that your amazing school is participating in this awesome fundraising event.

The fundraising goal for your grade is $500 - $1,000. This is a goal and if you all surpass it, that is AMAZING! Your team name is Help Us Make a Big Change 2023. All giving is online this year on one platform. We ensure this seamless, simple, turnkey, donor friendly approach for the staff, teachers, students and families of Leadership Prep.

Donation for the 2023 campaign is NOW OPEN! Please click this LINK to make your online donation today for childhood cancer. In the IN HONOR box please list LPS and the grade level. If you have multiple students please list LPS and the grade levels. For example, LPS grade 7 and grade 3 or LPS - 11th and 2nd.

This is a wonderful opportunity for our staff, teachers, students and families to give in a BIG way for childhood cancer. September is childhood cancer and we are honored to play a meaningful role in the impact that TeamConnor has within this space in our community with our local children's hospitals, Children's and Cook Children's.

We look forward to a successful campaign as we fund pediatric cancer research. To date, the TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation has funded almost $6M for pediatric cancer research. We know that through research a cure will come and it is our hope that no child or family has to go through the childhood cancer journey.

Please let us know if you have any questions and or need any additional information. We are here for you! Help us beat childhood cancer!

Pink/Green Out Day Thursday September 28

Then to show our support for Team Conner and Cancer Awareness, on Thursday September 28th, we have a Pink and/or Green Out day. (Pink is a traditional color for breast cancer support and green is the color for TeamConnor). Students will get to wear as much pink and/or green as possible that day to school. They can wear socks, shoes, pants, shirts, glasses, wigs, etc. The only rule for elementary is no hair coloring or face paint (this rule applies to any special dress day; we save those privileges for the older kids so they have something to look forward to.)

Gifted and Talented Referral Now Open

The GT referral window for 1st-12th grade students opens today. Parents, teachers or students themselves can complete this referral form. I will accept submissions until 3pm on Thursday, September 28th. Phase 1 qualifications for students who are referred, will be checked to see if phase 2 testing is recommended.

  • Phase 2 GT testing will take place the week of October 16th during the regular school day.
  • Kindergarten GT testing and referrals will take place in January and February. Please do not complete this form for kindergarten students.
  • If you have questions please contact Lori Callaway (lcallaway@lpsfrisco.com)
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School Supply Fees Due October 6

School supply fees have been uploaded into myschoolbucks.com. These will need to be paid no later than October 6th.

If your child doesn't have an invoice attached please contact Alicia Scott at ascott@lpsfrisco.com

Fall Individual and Class Pictures

Fall individual and class pictures will be Thursday October 5.
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Fall Break October 6-10

Save the Date for Carnival

Friday, Nov. 3rd, 3-6pm

8100 Teel Parkway

Frisco, TX

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Sign up for Cricket at LPS!

Details and registration at https://tinyurl.com/LearnEnjoyCricket. Please contact Coach Parag @ 469.269.0321 with any questions. Thank you!
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Looking for quality Friday activities this school year?

Check out FRIDAY SCHOOL | Arts, Music and More... at the Frisco School of Music and Performing Arts!


Preston Road at Main Street

Half Day/Full Day options

Fridays through May 2024

Morning: Students rotate to three classes: Art (professional art studio), Movement (dance studio), Stage Acting (real stage!).

Afternoon: Piano/Guitar/Ukulele.

Teachers are specialists in their teaching area.

Fun, active learning and enriching activities.

Call today for more info! Ask for Ms. Allyson.


"I want info about Friday School, may I speak with Ms. Allyson!"

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