March 14, 2022 LWE Newsletter
Dear Lake Windward Families,
The last two weeks have been exciting at LWE! Two weeks ago was Reading Celebration Week and our students enjoyed dressing up according to our daily themes and participating in our book fair. Even with supply chain issues, Lake Windward students and staff purchased $17,089.90 worth of book fair items! A portion of those sales will come back to our school media center and will be used to purchase new resources for students and staff! Thank you so much for supporting our school book fair! It was amazingly successful!
Last week we celebrated Exceptional Children's Week! Students and staff from our special needs program classes took over our daily announcements. We got to highlight the abilities and exceptionalities of ALL LWE children! We learned about adaptive technologies that some of our students use to communicate and got to participate in some Para-Olympic activities in our PE classes. Books were read, videos watched and lesson plans taught to help our general education students better understand what it might be like to have a disability and help them to have a more inclusive outlook on life. Our week's celebration also included an ECW Talent Show. We were so grateful to get to continue this LWE tradition this year and have a live show! Our students and staff in the show worked so hard to create a program that was fun, creative and engaging to watch. I am already looking forward to next year's program!
In conclusion, I know you will want to join me in congratulating our assistant principal, formerly Ms. Heather Farrar, on her recent marriage. She is now Mrs. Heather Rucker! We wish her many years of love and happiness! She promises to be patient with us as we get used to her new name. :)
Thank you for your continued support of our school!
Have a great week!
Learning, Growing (and having fun) at LWE!
Important Dates To Note
March 16- Spring Picture Day/Class Pictures
March 21- Early Release Day (dismissal is at 12:20 pm)
March 31- Spirit Night at El Porton
April 4- 8- Spring Break- No school for staff & students
April 14- LWE Kindergarten Roundup @ 8:00 AM (see flyer below)
Spring Georgia Milestones Testing Dates
ELA Parts 1-3: May 4-6
Science: May 10 (5th grade only)
Math Parts 1&2: May 11-12
School Governance Council
A Note From Our School Social Worker
Warm up with some hot soup!
If you need a warm meal, please reach out to our School Social Worker, Kaitlyn Jimenez. Soup will be available weekly.
Students Recognized for Character Trait of the Month
Each month as a school we focus on a different character trait. Teachers nominate students who exhibit the character trait we are focusing on. Students will be recognized and will receive a certificate to take home. Below are the names of students who were nominated and recognized for the character trait of Kindness during the month of February:
LOST & FOUND ITEMS!
Calling All Available Parents!
Spring Carnival- April 22- Please email Desiree Foy-Fisher if you are able to help with this event: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teacher Appreciation Week- April 25-29- PTO is planning some nice things for LWE staff this week to show appreciation for all they do. If you are interested in helping with Teacher Appreciation Week, please email Mary Kaye Pepperman: email@example.com