LCS WILDCAT CLIPS
February 5, 2020
REMINDERS - No School
Lake Country School 2020 National Geographic Bee
The final round of the Lake Country School 2020 National Geographic Bee was held on Wednesday, January 29. This PTO sponsored contest is designed to spark student interest in geography and increase awareness about resources available through the National Geographic Society. Over 250 students participated in grade level competitions until two grade level winners were selected. The grade level winners were as follows:
Grade 4 - Evan Brammeier, Arden Cummins-Brown
Grade 5 - Olen Albrecht, Lizzie Rebstock
Grade 6 - Nitin Ayyappan, Logan Welter
Grade 7 - Jason Brammeier, Hudson Maniscalco
Grade 8 - Erik Steitzer, Andrew Schmit
Jason Brammeier won the final round. In accordance with the National Geographic Society, Jason completed the state level qualifying test and is awaiting results to see if he will advance to the State National Geographic Bee. Second place went to Logan Welter, and the third place winner was Nitin Ayyappan. Congratulations to all Lake Country School students who participated in the National Geographic Bee.
SPREAD THE LOVE
Lake Country School is partnering with Hartland School District for our annual food drive, Spread the Love. All proceeds benefit the Hartland Food Pantry. The food pantry tends to be very low on stock after the holidays and are in need of donations. We are accepting non-perishable foods. Please check the date to ensure items are not expired.
Wednesday, Jan 29-Friday, Jan.31: Bring in donated items to the CLASSROOM and put items in the team's box that you think will win the Super Bowl(Chiefs or 49ers)
Monday, Feb.3-Friday, Feb.14th: Bring donated items to the front of the school and place the items in the bins.
Monday, February 10:
Toiletry Producs (Hair Products, Soap, Deodorant, Toothpaste, etc)
Tuesday, February 11:
Breakfast Day (Cereal, Granola Bars, Muffin and Pancake Mix, Syrup, Peanut Butter)
Wednesday, February 12:
Baby Products (Diapers, Wipes, and Food)
Thursday, February 13:
Paper Products (Toliet Paper, Paper Towels, Tissue Paper)
Friday, February 14:
Kid Friendly Food (Macaroni and Cheese, Noodles, Spaghetti Sauce, Canned Fruit)
*Of course any item will be accepted on these days!
Cupcakes will be sold for $1 at home basketball games on Feb. 5, 6, 10 and 20th.
Lake Country School Education Foundation is offering Scholarships! (These are not needs based awards)
Music Scholarships: These scholarships are available to students in 6th through 8th grade. Scholarships are to be used toward the tuition for band camp, vocal camp, strings camp or another pre-approved summer music enrichment experience. Student eligibility requirements are outlined in the application. Beginning this year, a student may be awarded up to two (2) music scholarships for the duration of his/her time at LCS. Applications are available in the office. Applications are due March 16th. Contact Susan Rovin, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mrs. Van Dyke email@example.com with questions.
For application CLICK HERE.
Academic Scholarships: These scholarships are available to students in 3rd through 8th grades. Scholarships are to be used toward the tuition of an academic camp/course or another pre-approved summer academic enrichment experience. Student eligibility requirements are outlined in the application. Beginning this year, a student may be awarded up to two (2) music scholarships for the duration of his/her time at LCS. Application forms are available in the school office. Applications are due March 13th. Contact Susan Rovin firstname.lastname@example.org or Debby Schneider, email@example.com with questions.
For application CLICK HERE.
JUMP ROPE FOR HEART
SPRING BOOK FAIR
The Spring Scholastic Book Fair will be held March 5 – 13th. The book fair is a wonderful and engaging opportunity for all ages to come to the library, explore and purchase books in every ready level at a discounted price from Scholastic books.
We need of volunteers to help with the fair. Volunteering is a fun & easy way to be involved to help support the school. All volunteers also receive a discount off all purchases.
Thursday, March 5th 8:00AM – 3:30PM
Friday March 6th 8:00AM – 3:30PM
Monday March 9th 8:00AM – 3:30PM
Tuesday March 10th 8:00AM – 7:00PM ** OPEN LATE**
Wednesday March 11th 8:00AM – 3:30PM
Thursday March 12th 8:00AM – 3:30PM
Friday March 13th 8:00AM – 12:00PM
NEW Payment & Shopping options
· eWallets can be set up and managed starting Feb 19th via link below
· If you are unable to attend the fair, try our new online shopping with free shipping on book-only orders > $25
· To set up eWallet or shop online, please visit the LCS Book Fair Webpage at:
Please note: all book sales now charge sales tax.
MONDAY FEBRUARY 24 6:00 p.m.
IN LCS LIBRARY
Please join us as we make plans for the rest of the school year.
Please consider getting involved or joining the LCSEF Board.
For information, contact LouisaSelf@gmail.com (262)490-0788
4K -7th Grade Parent-Teacher Conference Sign-Up
Friday, February 14th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, unless you receive notification from the teacher or if otherwise stated below.
Note: No school for students Friday, Feb. 14th and Monday, Feb. 17th
Parent/Teacher Conference sign-up is done online through Skyward Family Access. Conferences are optional, but are available by parent or teacher request. You may start signing up on Monday, January 27th. Please see below for step by step instructions.
Online Scheduling: please follow these directions at your earliest convenience to schedule conferences.
- Login into Skyward Family Access – The Skyward Link can be found on the Lake Country School website.
- Using the tabbed headings on the left hand side of the screen, click on Teacher Conferences.
- Your student(s) will have a tab to the right of their name entitled All Conferences. Click on that tab.
- Next click Select a Time.
- Now you can view the open time slots the teacher has available. You may want to go back and view the open time slots for any of your other children to coordinate times. When you are ready to choose a time slot, click Select and then Save.
- You will receive a Teacher Conference Sign-up Confirmation email shortly after registering.
- If you need to change your time, you will now be able to click Unschedule inside the Teacher Conferences tab. Save and begin again. You can also include a note to your child’s teacher by clicking the Notes option on the right.
Please call Lisa Acton in the school office if you have questions.
4K: Times available are from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
5th thru 7th Grade: These are group conferences so when signing up use the grade level conference option instead of your homeroom teacher. Skyward only shows one of the homeroom teachers (not necessarily yours) attached to this option but all teachers will be meeting with you. You will be contacted by a teacher if a conference is being requested.
8th Grade: In lieu of conferences on February 14, eighth grade students will be presenting research-based projects to parents, fellow Lake Country School students, and community at a later date TBD. As we get closer to the presentation dates, you will receive an email with a flexible schedule and multiple presentation choices. Options will also be available if you are not able to attend. As always, feel free to contact teachers if you feel a conference is necessary.
NOTE: If a teacher is not listed that you would like to meet with, please email that teacher directly to see if they can set up a meeting with you at a different time.
Report cards will be available in Skyward Family Access Thursday, Jan. 23rd
NOTE: This is not being held at Lake Country School. Please click on the link for location information
We would like to invite you to attend an important upcoming event Marijuana: Depression, Anxiety and Mental Health on March 5th, 2020. Featured speaker Terri Alm, Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with Gals Institute, will discuss the impacts of marijuana use on many aspects of mental health, including anxiety and depression. The discussion will include: an overview of the history and impact of the legalization of cannabis, the differences between CBD and THC from a mental health standpoint, the latest research findings on cannabis and the treatment of anxiety and other mental health disorders, and a look at up to date research related to recreational cannabis use in people with anxiety and other mental health disorders.
The event will include a daytime presentation from 11:30-12:30 pm and an evening presentation from 6:30-7:30 pm. Registration is free but required at https://Mjanddepression.eventbrite.com.
For questions about the event, please contact Ashleigh at 262-354-8344 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Bulletin Board
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Girls Cheer Winter Clinic for Grades 1-8
Dance Team (Hawkettes) Auditions for 2020-21 For incoming Freshmen
Lake Country Players
Winter Theater Academy - More Information & Registration HERE
OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE HERE
LIFT Field Hockey
Parents United February events
Lake Country Youth Baseball & Softball
Arrowhead High School Athletics
Hartland Chamber of Commerce
Prairie Springs Environmental Education Center - Winter Wonderland Weekends and Community Connections Programs CLICK HERE.