Loveland Leader

November 2019

Mission

The mission of Loveland elementary school, in partnership with our actively involved community, is to promote excellence and instill a desire for learning by challenging each individual within a safe, supportive environment.


Loveland's Expectations

Be Safe

Be Respectful

Be Responsible

Dear Loveland Families

The Loveland community sets a wonderful example in partnering with the school to accomplish your student’s academic and social goals. We had nearly 100% parental attendance for the 1st quarter conferences. It is our commitment to be an equal partner in ensuring your student’s success.


If you have questions or concerns about your child, please contact us.


Ms. Hornung

Calendar Reminders

Nov. 4 4th, 5th & 6th Gr. Musical Practice/WMS 9:15 am

Nov. 4 4th, 5th & 6th Gr. Musical/WMS 7 pm

Nov. 4 Jungle Book 3:30-5:30

Nov. 5 4th Gr. Kindness Retreat/Swanson 9 am-3 pm

Nov. 5 CC Kdg. Parent Mixer 7 pm

Nov. 6 Jungle Book 3:30-5:30 pm

Nov. 7 Student Council Mtg./Library 8 am

Nov. 7 Jungle Book 3:30-5:30 pm

Nov. 11 Jungle Book 3:30-5:30 pm

Nov. 13 Jungle Book 3:30-5:30 pm

Nov. 14 Jungle Book 3:30-5:30 pm

Nov. 18 Jungle Book 3:30-6 pm

Nov. 18 District Band Concert/WMS 7 pm

Nov. 19 Jungle Book 3:30-6 pm

Nov. 19 Kdg.-3rd Gr. STEAM Night/WMS 6-7 pm

Nov. 20 Jungle Book 3:30-6 pm

Nov. 21 Student Council Mtg. /Library 8 am

Nov. 21 Jungle Book 3:30-6 pm

Nov. 22 Jungle Book Performance/Gym 7 pm

Nov. 23 Jungle Book Performance/Gym 5 pm

Nov. 23 Jungle Book Performance/Gym 7:30 pm

Nov. 27-29 Thanksgiving Break - No School


Dec. 2 CC Mtg. 7 pm

Dec. 4 Geography Bee/Gym 1 pm

Dec. 5 Student Co. Mtg./Library 8 am

Dec. 6 1st Gr. Field Trip/Durham Museum 9:30 am-1 pm

Dec. 12 Student Co. Mtg./Library 8 am

Dec. 12 Band Strings Concert/Gym 2:40 pm

Dec. 17 6th Gr. Strings Concert/WHS 7 pm

Dec. 19 5th Gr. Strings Concert/WHS 7 pm

Dec. 20 Winter Parties 2:15 pm

Dec. 23-Jan 3 Winter Break - No School

Loveland Fall Clean Up

Student Council sponsored a fall clean up for the school grounds. Thanks to all the students and parents who participated.

Snow Days

Nebraska winters can get pretty tough at times. When snow accumulates and the bitter wind blows, Westside Community Schools share with parents a concern of the safety for their children. Here are a few guidelines that should help us in working together to assure the safety of students, no matter how bad the weather.


  • If bad weather occurs you will receive a phone/text message from the District either the night before or that morning.
  • We will also ask the local radio and television stations to make an announcement.
  • You may also call the Information Line, 402-390-2299 for information about closings.
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Music Concert Information

Our 4th, 5th and 6th grade students will be performing 70's rock music on November 4th at Westside Middle School, 7 pm.

Loveland Community Club Kindergarten Parent Mixer

Members of the Loveland Community Club invite you to a special social gathering and parent mixer for parents and guardians of Kindergarten students. It's our chance to welcome you to our community and give you the opportunity to meet other kindergarten families. Join us for a very casual evening of conversation, food and fun.


Tuesday, November 5, 2019

7-9 PM

8707 Woolworth Ave

Kindly RSVP to ag_2613@hotmail.com by November 1, 2019

Thank You!

Loveland teachers would like to thank Sarah Newman and her committee for providing the wonderful snack sacks, and two delicious dinners during parent/teacher conferences. The goodies and meals provided wonderful energy to carry us through our long conference days.


The Loveland staff would like to thank the many parents who planned and organized the Halloween Parties. Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed the Halloween party.

Unified Fall Festival

Thursday, Nov. 14th, 5:30-6:30pm

8201 Pacific Street

Omaha, NE

What Are Unified Activities?

The Special Olympics Unified Schools Program is a fast­ growing initiative that brings students with and without intellectual disabilities together. This year we are excited to bring a Unified Fall Festival opportunity to our schools.


Westside Community Schools is excited to offer our next Unified Activity this year, a Unified Fall Festival.

Where: Loveland Elementary, 8201 Pacific St, Omaha, NE 68114

When: Nov 14th, 2019 - 5:30-6:30

What: An opportunity for fun and friendship aimed at partnering peers with and without an intellectual disability. There will be activities, games, and crafts for kids to enjoy. Craft projects will benefit the residents at Ambassador Health of Omaha.


RSVP Needed for Participation

If you and your child(ren) are interested in participating, please complete the RSVP Form. This helps us plan for how many to expect at the event. https://tinyurl.com/WCSUAR1920

Lunch Reminders

Please remember lunch accounts need to maintain a positive balance. When sending money, be sure to include your child’s name on the envelope or check. You can also deposit money into your child’s account online by using MySchoolBucks.

HyVee's Cash For Students Program




The CASH FOR STUDENTS PROGRAM is a fundraising program that gives the school $1 for every $200 spent at all Omaha and Council Bluffs Hy-Vee stores, gas stations, and pharmacies. Please collect all of your receipts and family member’s receipts dated September 1, 2019-December 31, 2019 and turn them in to the box by the office or to your teacher throughout this time period. Additionally, the Hy-Vee on 90th and Center also has a Loveland box located by customer service that you can drop your receipts! Thanks for all of your help with this amazing fundraising opportunity! This is an easy way for us to make money for the school to help with your child's field trips, classroom activities, etc. If you have any questions please contact Kelly Collins, kac.omaha@gmail.com.

Note From the Nurse

Fall is upon us now and so is the cold, flu and allergy season! There are many children needing

medication during the day, so this is a good time to give a quick reminder to everyone about the school district medication policy. If you need us to give students medication at school, we must have the following items in place:

  • A physician’s order with the time and dose of medicine to be given.
  • A signed parent permission form permitting the school to administer medication.
  • All medications MUST be in original containers. (Do not send pills or even cough drops in baggies or other containers.)
  • Prescription medication must come in the pharmacy bottle. Pharmacies will supply you with an extra bottle for school upon request. Note: the Pharmacy label does not serve as doctor orders.

School Arrival

Our school day begins at 8:40 am. Students may enter the building at 8:30 am. We ask that students not arrive before 8:30, unless:

  • Participating in a school activity
  • Serving on Safety Patrol
  • Working with a teacher
  • Attending Club 66 Before & After Care program
  • Eating breakfast

Teachers are involved in team meetings, staff meetings and individual planning from 8:00-8:30 am. Thanks for your continued cooperation.

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