Panther Weekly Newsletter

Hope in Action; Belief in Action; Success in Action!

Week of November 11th, 2019

What's Going on at LOK!

Principals Weekly Video Bulletin (11/10/19)
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Thanksgiving Luncheons

Enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving lunch with your child(ren)!

$5 for every family member

Friday, 11/15 - Pre-K, K, 2nd, & 4th grades

Monday, 11/18- 1st, 3rd, & 5th grades

See lunch schedule on flyer sent home. Pay in advance or on day of lunch.

Trip to Washington, DC

Continental Colony and Kimberly are teaming up for a fantastic field trip opportunity for your child in grades 3-5 to go to Washington, DC. If you are interested in hearing about the details of this 4 day, 3 night trip, please come out at 5pm on Thursday, November 14th to Continental Colony to have any questions answered.

Apps to Encourage Reading at Home!

Read to the Final Four

Attention 3rd grade parents!

NCAA is looking for 3rd graders to use their reading skills to earn tickets for them and parents to attend the NCAA Fan Fest where they will be honored at a special ceremony.

The contest starts Tuesday, November 5th. Make sure your 3rd graders are reading great books through MyOn through MyBackpack! See the link below for more information.

Race2Read 2.0

Race2Read is off! Read at home with your child, go to the Race2Read app through myBackpack or as an app on your Smart phone. Earn badges as they go.

LOK schoolwide goal is 461,363 minutes! Let's go Panthers!

Minutes can also be logged in at the Beanstack app available in the App Store or Google Play. You can also login community minutes as well.

Save the Date! Scholastic Book Fair

The countdown begins!

The Fall Scholastic Book Fair begins Friday, November 15th - Thursday, November 21st. Students who purchase books will have their name entered in a drawing to win free books! The book fair will be opened during the Thanksgiving luncheons for you to drop by as well. Our fair accepts cash, checks (made payable to LOK) & credit/debit cards.

Worried about sending your child with money? Don't worry, you can also set up an eWallet for your child where you deposit money for your child online. Visit our school's fair link at to set it up.

Girls on the Run 5K

Sunday, Nov. 17th, 8am

755 Hank Aaron Drive Southeast

Atlanta, GA

Family and friends!

Let's support our Girls on the Run by registering for the race! Starting at Georgia St. Stadium (formerly Turner Field), walk or run with the thousands of girls from all over. Our team has worked hard and you can show your support by clicking the link below.

Girls on the Run is so much fun!
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Room Parents Needed!

Looking for Room Parents for 2019-20 school year!

Some duties include:

  • organize class parties
  • organize Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Recruit & coordinate and assist volunteers for class and school events

If you are interested, please contact your child's teacher!

Class Dojo

Have you connected with your child's teacher through Class Dojo? It is a free app available on all devices. Check on your child's behavior, send messages directly to your child's teacher. Keep up with what's going on in your child's class with Class Dojo!

You can also see schoolwide posts about events happening in our LOK Community!