Longleaf School of the Arts
Celebrating 10 Years of Excellence
Mr. Frost and Mrs. Best Joined Forces and are Leading the Competition!
Just in case you didn't know, the teacher with the most canned foods donated will have to dye their hair whatever color our National Honor Society (NHS) students decide! Please continue to send in items! Thank you to all of our families who have participated thus far! NHS has collected 367 items!
To whom will Mr. Mercado get to pass the hair dying torch? It is up to YOU!
Senior Breakfast Information
We are excited to host our seniors on Monday for a wonderful Senior Breakfast buffet to kick off 4th Quarter!
Doors will open to the Gallery for seniors at 7:45 AM. You must arrive no later than 8:00 AM to get your breakfast and be ready for an important presentation. This is for senior students only.
Photo Requests for Prom!
SGA wants to incorporate memories from throughout this year into the decorations for this year's prom! We would like collaboration from juniors and seniors to make sure we are able to capture this year's best moments!
*NEW* Absences Documentation
Here is a new quick and easy way to notify the school of absences! Thank you Mrs. Benjamin for creating the form below! Instead of emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, please submit your information using the Google form. It is also available in the "Quick Links" section of our school website!
Another LSA Visual Arts Student Shines
Great Job Teddie Collins!
Teddie Collins shares her personal artwork and thoughts at NC Museum of Art.
Previous Newsletter Information
Into the Woods - Tickets on Sale NOW!
We are very excited to announce that tickets for the LSA Theatre/Longleaf Repertory Ensemble's (LRE's) Spring Musical, "Into the Woods", are now available to purchase via the LRE website https://longleaftheatre.weebly.com/ or by following this link: https://longleaftheatre.seatyourself.biz
TICKETS ARE GOING FAST!
A special thank you to LSA student Rachel Arrington for the custom artwork designed for the show!
Prom Outside Guest Forms - Due May 5th
It's Prom Time!
Hello LSA Juniors and Seniors! You all are invited to prom 2023! The theme this year is The Golden Age Of Hollywood, so come dressed in your best red carpet attire! The event will be hosted on Saturday, May 27th, at A Step To Gold Ballroom. Doors will open for guests starting at 6:00 PM, and the event will end at 10:00 PM. Since this is a school event, students are expected to dress appropriately. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. However, full meals will NOT be served, so please prepare accordingly. In order to attend, you must have purchased a ticket in advance. A single ticket will cost $50, while two tickets with the couples discount will be $90 total ($45 each). Also, LSA Juniors and Seniors are allowed to bring one date/plus one as long as they are between the ages of 16-20. We hope you all can attend and have a great time!
Tickets are available for purchase! https://2023-prom-ticket-sales.cheddarup.com
National Honor Society Food Drive
Please support our March food drive! Non-perishable items are being collected to help support Inter Faith Food Shuttle.
Thank you for helping to overfill our boxes!
Exclusive Opportunity for LSA Students!
So Far..We have 60 Students Planning to Attend!
All rising 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students are being invited to attend a FREE summer retreat sponsored by Chowan University! As a college preparatory high school, we seek exclusive opportunities for our students that will help them make a smooth transition from high school to college. The students will stay on campus for the week and attend classes in groups with Chowan University professors in order to receive the full campus life experience! All meals are included. LSA administrators and staff members will be present during the week. ONLY LSA students will be on campus during the retreat! LSA will host a virtual meeting with Chowan University's professors for all interested families in April. Until then, we would like to gauge interest as well as begin the planning process. Please complete the Google Form if you would like to RSVP: https://forms.gle/Qjt2HWNAk83eDGYd7
PTSA Board Nominations
PTSA board nominations are being accepted now.
If you or someone you know is interested, please fill out this form.
PTSA member meeting - May 2023
Thank you Mrs. McLaughlin for volunteering your time and commitment to carpool!
Will you be the next LSA Carpool Coordinator?
Thank you to all of the families who have donated items or funds to our Annual Fund Fundraiser!
It's never too late to give! The Cheddar Up link will remain live until the end of the year!
This year, we were able to meet approximately 65% of our goal, including the Amazon purchases! Thank you for being a part of our journey towards EXCELLENCE!
Head Of School
Longleaf School of the Arts
3/27 - Senior Breakfast
3/27 - LSA Board Meeting
3/29 - Report Cards
3/31 - "C" Day
4/3 through 4/7 - Spring Break
4/3 through 4/7 - National Assistant Principals/Asst. Heads of Schools Week (due to Spring Break - Celebration: 4/10 through 4/14)
4/26 - National Administrative Professionals Day
4/28 - Teacher Workday
5/1 through 5/5 - Teacher Appreciation Week
5/1 through 5/12 - AP Exams
5/27 - Prom
LSA Substitute Teachers
Longleaf School of the Arts is looking for qualified people to team up with our faculty to substitute teach our students. Applicants should have a high school diploma or higher and be interested in teaching high school students. The daily rate is $100.00 per full day. Substitutes may be scheduled in advance or contacted the morning of the assignment.
Please complete the Longleaf School of the Arts background check for our records at https://www.criminalbios.com/
You will need to click on the first "Start Your Background Check" yellow tab. Once there, you will be asked to create an account. https://www.criminalbios.com/dashboard/register
Please use the following Employer Code: Longleaf
You also need to complete the substitute application using the following link: https://forms.gle/KMxfDFLot476T8597
COVID Testing Registration
This year, the testing will be individual PCR tests, not pooled testing. This is great for identifying who is positive without requiring retesting for each indivdual in a positive pool.
Testing started in October on Thursdays. Please sign up for testing using the link below.
A Double Win for LSA! Raleigh's Best Charter School AND Best High School!
We would like to thank everyone who is a part of our school community, the News and Observer, and the great city of Raleigh, NC, for this magnificent honor of being named the BEST Charter School and BEST High School! Through all of our ups and downs, we stand together as a strong school community that will continue to thrive and work together to deliver an unmatched educational experience for our students! Special thank yous go to our Board of Directors, Teachers, Staff, and Outstanding LSA Families! Students this is all for YOU! Congratulations LSA Community! Your are truly the absolute BEST!