Lakeview Lecture

September 2022 Edition

From the Principal...

Welcome to the 2022-23 School Year!

Although summer was amazing, the Lakeview staff is excited to be returning to the swing of things! There are some important dates and notifications listed below to keep you in tune with the latest information. Additionally, the Lakeview office is open the next few weeks up to the start to the school year, so if you have questions, feel free to call or stop in.

Mr. Bretl

(262) 472-8401

Lakeview Calendar Items

August 17- Registration Day @ Lakeview 9am-1pm, 3-6pm

August 31- Open House @ Lakeview (PTA cookout) 5-7pm

September 5- Labor Day

September 6- First day of school

September 13- Picture Day

District School Year Calendar

Lakeview Registration Day

Wednesday, August 17 Lakeview Elementary will be open to assist with online registration from 9am to 1pm and 3pm to 6pm. Registration will be held in the Lakeview Library. We will NOT be taking student photos. Student Picture Day is scheduled for September 13.

This is an optional event for families who need assistance with registration. If you are unable to attend the scheduled dates/times and would like assistance with registration/fee payment, please contact the main office 262-472-8400 to schedule a time to come in.

Instructions to register your child are below. If you need your login information, please contact the main office.

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Lakeview Open House!

Date/time: Wednesday August 31st 5-6:30pm

Location: Lakeview School

Please make sure to take the opportunity to visit Lakeview Elementary School on Wednesday evening to meet the teachers, drop off school supplies, and enjoy the cookout on the playground before you head home. Teachers will be in their classrooms until 6:30 and can be found out at the cookout until 7:00.

Lakeview School Supply Lists

Follow the link below to find the school supply lists for this school year!

New Faces to Lakeview!

Lakeview Elementary School welcomes a few new faces for the 2022-23 school year!

1st Grade Teacher- Stephanie Patrick

2nd Grade Teacher- Megan Hanson

3rd Grade Teacher- Sarah Goff

Special Education Teacher gr K-1- Alice Jordan

Special Education Teacher gr 4-5- Kathy Gordon

Health Aide- Anchaly Swenson

School Counselor- Kayla Crane

Picture Day

All Lakeview students will be getting their school photos taken on September 13. The scheduled picture retake day is October 18.

Lifetouch Order Link

School Day Information!

Lakeview Elementary School hours for students are 8:00am-2:55pm. The office is open from 7:30-3:30.

Student Arrival

Doors will open at 7:50 for students to enter the building.

Parent/Guardian Drop off:

  • Drop off for all students will take place in the front loop (one way) drive and students will enter through the front door of the school.
  • Staff will come out at 7:50 to begin the drop off process. Students should wait in the car until a staff member comes to get them and safely leads them into the school.
  • Students who choose to eat school-provided breakfast, will first stop at the cafeteria for the "grab and go" style breakfast. Breakfasts will then be taken to their classroom where students will be given time to eat before the school day begins.
  • There will be flexibility with the drop off timeline the first few weeks. After that, students arriving after 8:00 will need to check in at the office prior to going to class.
  • Any parent/guardian drop off or pick up changes should be made by contacting the main office.

Bus Drop off:

  • Students being dropped off by the bus will enter through the back doors by the playground.
  • Students who choose to eat school-provided breakfast, will first stop at the cafeteria for the "grab and go" style breakfast. Breakfasts will then be taken to their classroom where students will be given time to eat before the school day begins.

Student Dismissal

School day ends at 2:55pm.

Parent/Guardian Pickup:

  • Students being picked up by parent/guardian will be exiting the front door of the school.
  • Parent/guardians arriving before the end of the school day should wait in their vehicles in the pickup line.
  • At 2:50, a staff member will come out and radio into the school the names of students with parents that are waiting.
  • Students will be dismissed and escorted to the parent/guardian vehicles.

Bus Pick Up:

  • Students riding the bus will be escorted to the back doors at 2:55.
  • Busses will depart Lakeview at 3:00.
  • Daily changes in bus transportation should be made by contacting the main office.
  • Any bus route transportation changes should be made by contacting Nelson's bus service.

Important numbers:

Nelson's bus service: (262) 473-4955

Attendance Hotline: (262) 472-8400

Lunch and Snack


  • School lunch is no longer covered by federal funding.
  • Student lunch/recesses times will be between 11:00-11:40.
  • Students will be eating lunch in the cafeteria.
  • Each morning, teachers will be taking a lunch count.
  • Lunch Menu can be found on the district website.


  • All classrooms will have a morning snack.
  • Students should supply their own snacks from home.
  • No community/classroom snacks will be shared.

Snack Milk

  • Snack milk is optional for K-5 students ($32 per semester)
  • 4K will still receive milk as part of the 4K program (no additional fee)
  • Students are encouraged to bring their own water bottle from home.
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J-hawk Swim Lessons

Follow the link below to view opportunities to sign your child up for fall swim lessons with the J-hawks.

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Parent Resources:

Mr. Bretl, Principal (262) 472-8401

Mrs. DePorter, Secretary (262) 472-8400

Mrs. Swenson, Health Aide (262) 472-8490

Mrs. Argueta, EL Teacher (262) 472-8439

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Lakeview Elementary School

W8363 R & W Townline Rd.

Whitewater, WI 53190