Month "LEE" Scoop

January 2022

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Dear Families,

We want to wish you all a happy new year and best wishes for a safe and healthy 2022! We hope you are relaxed, recharged and ready to start a new semester. We are excited to see everyone Tuesday, January 4. Our excellent teachers are preparing challenging lessons. Our office staff is enrolling new students and ordering needed materials. Our hardworking custodians spent the holiday break cleaning our campus. Our cafeteria staff is ordering tasty food for breakfasts and lunches. Lee PTO is preparing for exciting events and programs. We are a famiLEE that works together and cares about the education and growth of our students.


Each year brings positive change. This includes a couple of additions to our staff. In music, we welcome Mrs. Anderson and in 5th grade science, we welcome Mrs. Miller. Both of these new staff members bring a vast knowledge for their subject and a passion for kids. We welcome you both the famiLEE.


Thank you all who are working so hard to make sure we have a successful second semester. It is our honor and privilege to serve as your principals at Lee. Stop by and say hello! Here is a look at what is happening to kick off the 2022 school year. As always, feel free to contact the school if you have any questions.


In service,

Mrs. Poteet & Mrs. Anderton

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Lee Elementary Yearbook

The 2021-2022 Lee yearbook is on sale now! You can purchase the yearbook online by clicking the the link below or scanning the QR code.


21-22 Lee Yearbook Ordering Link

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Parent Lunches

Parents and guardians are invited to campus once a month to eat lunch with their child(ren) outside. Lunch times are listed below. You may bring food for your child or they can get a tray from the cafeteria. Please arrive early so that you have plenty of time to get settled in before your child's lunch time. See details below for updated procedures. We are looking forward to seeing you!


Click here for the RSVP Link


In the case of bad weather, the lunch will not be rescheduled and will resume the next month.

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Watch D.O.G.S.

Thank you to the many male role models who have generously volunteered to be in the Watch D.O.G.S. program. We appreciate you all! Our staff and students enjoy getting to know and spend time with you all. If you would like to volunteer as a Watch D.O.G. at Lee contact Lee PTO at

LeeelementaryPTO@yahoo.com

Counselor's Corner

Each month, we will focus on a specific character trait. Mrs. Hogan provides daily announcements and guidance lessons regarding that trait to help the students put it in action. The trait for the month of January is SELF-CONTROL. The parent newsletter is also attached.
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Student Grades & Attendance in Skyward

Parents, would you like to check your child's grade and attendance using your phone? Well, follow the directions in the flyer attached below to learn how.
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Click here for information on becoming a substitute

CMISD is providing virtual training for anyone interested in becoming a substitute. Click the link above for more information.

Save the Date

January 2022


School Board Appreciation Month

Jan. 3: Student Holiday

Jan. 4: First Day of Second Semester

Jan. 7: Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Jan. 10-21: Middle of the Year Amplify Testing

Jan. 7: Parent Lunches

Jan. 11: Mega Lung to Visit Lee

Jan. 15: VEX IQ Tournament

Jan. 17: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: School Holiday

Jan. 19: UIL Writing & Spelling Competition

Jan. 21: UIL Competition @ Lee

Jan. 27: 4th & 5th Grades: Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Jan. 27: College Day: Wear your College/Trade T-shirts


February 2022


Feb. 4: Parent Lunches

Feb. 7: Student Holiday

Feb. 7-11: School Counselor Appreciation Week

Feb. 14: Valentine Parties

Feb. 16: Kona Ice

Feb. 22: School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

Feb. 24: College Day: Wear your College/Trade T-shirts

Reminders

  • School starts at 8:00 A.M. and ends at 3:30 P.M.
  • Tardy bell rings @ 8:00 A.M.


Children not in the building by the 8:00 A.M. bell are considered tardy. Please refer to our student handbook regarding our tardy policy. If your child is tardy, please do not drop your child off. For their safety, your child should be signed in at the office.


  • If your child is absent, please send a note to the office by 3:30 P.M. on the day that they return.
  • Please bring tennis shoes everyday for P.E.

Frances & Jeannette Lee Elementary

In partnership with families and the community, Frances and Jeannette Lee Elementary provides a challenging curriculum that connects students’ lives and their future in a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment. We teach students to problem solve independently, while learning to collaborate as a team to become effective communicators. We impress on our students the importance of integrity, grit, leadership, compassion, kindness and being responsible citizens.