Laburnum Community Connection

Family Edition - March 14, 2021

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Greetings Laburnum Families,


It was great having our students back in the building for a full week. Students have done a great job following our safety protocols and being engaged in their classrooms. We are very proud of our Laburnum Lions.


We also want to give a special CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Burgess-White who has been selected as our Laburnum Teacher of the Year!! She is a phenomenal teacher who goes above and beyond to meet the needs of her students.


Keep reading for important information.


#TogetherWeRISE

LAMP Night & Other LAMP Information

We are excited to present our LAMP Night event on March 24th. This event is hosted by our library, art, music, and P.E. teachers. Each teacher will host a session that is sure to be fun and engaging.


Our art portion will require students to have a few materials to complete the materials. All of our in person students will take their supplies home with them on March 23rd. Our virtual students will be able to pick up supplies on the dates below between the hours of 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM or 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM.


  • March 18
  • March 19
  • March 22
  • March 23


See the flyer below for details.


Message from Ms. Holmes, Art Teacher:

Ms. Holmes has created a way for students to submit their artwork to her for feedback. Students can use the link below to submit their beautiful and creative artwork. Simply take a picture and upload the image using the form below.


Laburnum Elementary Art Submission Form

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Scholastic Book Fair

Our Book Fair has started!! Visit our Book Fair Homepage NOW to get started!


Dates: Friday, March 12, 2021- Thursday, March 25, 2021!


All purchases benefit our school and connect kids with new books, favorite characters, complete series, and more:

  • Over 6,000 items, including new releases, best sellers, and value packs

  • All orders ship direct to home

  • FREE shipping on book-only orders over $25*

  • All purchases support our school and earn 25% in rewards


Happy reading and thank you for supporting our school!


*Free standard shipping is available on book-only orders of $25 or more, after all discounts are applied. Free standard shipping (books) must be selected during checkout. Orders containing products other than books are not eligible for this shipping promotion.

Return to Learn Reminders

Please see below for the schedule for the remainder of the year.

  • Monday: 8:00 – 1:00
  • Tuesday: 8:00 – 1:00
  • Wednesday: Virtual for all students 8:00 – 10:00/ Wellness Wednesday activities
  • Thursday: 8:00 – 1:00
  • Friday: 8:00 – 1:00


Your child may be pulled for small groups after the end of the school day. If this is the case, your child's teacher will communicate this to you in advance.


Remember to send your student to school with a charged device (Chromebook or iPad), charger, and headphones.


Attendance Information:

If your child is sick, do not send your child to school. Please contact Ms. Jones, our attendance secretary, immediately. She can be reached via email at asjones2@henrico.k12.va.us or phone (804) 228-2720.


If you have a planned absence, such as a vacation, prior approval from the principal is required for it to be considered excused. Email Mrs. Boone at ntboone@henrico.k12.va.us.


In person students cannot move between in-person and virtual unless quarantined by School Health Services due to COVID related situations. If you, your child, or anyone in your home has been exposed, tested, or contracted COVID. do not send your child to school and contact us immediately.


Instructional Packet Pick Up:

We will resume distribution of instructional packets to support students. Bins will be placed outside by grade level. Locate your child's grade level bin and select one package per LES student. If you arrive between 9 and 4 and the bin is empty, ring the bell and someone will make additional copies. See the dates below.


  • 3/17

  • 4/1

  • 4/14

  • 4/28

  • 5/12

  • 5/26


Meal Distribution Update:

Beginning this week, HCPS curbside meal service will move to Wednesdays only and distribute meals in bulk (7-9 AM and 11:30 AM- 1:30 PM). Laburnum is a meal distribution site. Click the link below to see additional sited.

https://henricoschools.us/free-school-meals/

Important Dates

March 19 - PTA Fundraiser at Stevie B's - see flyer below

March 23 - Principal Chat & PTA General Meeting

March 24 - LAMP Night

April 2 - Half Day

April 5 - 9 - Spring Break

Message from the School Counselor

Request for Counseling

If you would like your child to see a school counselor, please let us know by filling out the Individual Counseling Referral Form or by contacting us directly. The form is also linked on our school counseling webpage for easy access!

We also created a new counseling interest form specifically for students to use when they want to meet with us! It is linked on our Laburnum Elementary School Counseling Schoology course for students to access when they need it.


PTA Message

Join the PTA on March 23 at 5:30 for our next PTA General Meeting and Principal Chat.

Join by Video :meet.google.com/qow-oaod-pdq

OR

Join by Phone:

Phone Numbers

(‪US‬)‪+1 208-843-1353‬

PIN: ‪274 316 867#‬


Don't forget to join our wonderful PTA! The cost is only $5.00 per person. Use the membership link today or stop by the school.

PTA Membership Link


Visit the PTA MemberHub to purchase Laburnum t-shirts, gift cards, and other items. It's a great and easy way to support the PTA. See link below.


Laburnum PTA MemberHUB


If the above link doesn't work copy and paste the link below in the browser.

https://laburnumpta.memberhub.co/users/sign_in?to=%2Fsso%3Fservice%3Dcommerce%26to%3D%2Fstore

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Follow Us on Social Media

Follow us on social media at the below accounts. Just click like or follow. We will also share information via those accounts.


Twitter: @LaburnumES

Instagram: Laburnum_Elementary

Facebook: @LaburnumLions

Reminders

Library Books

We will have a bin located at the front of the building to return any library books you may have. You can return books Monday - Friday.

Laburnum Elementary School

Mission: The mission of Laburnum Elementary School is to invest in each child’s academic, social, and personal development by providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for all students and their families.