Elementary Weekly Newsletter
May 3, 2021 - May 7, 2021
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Please click on this link to read the most recent letter regarding quarter 4 learning.
Lotus School for Excellence 2021-2022 Calendar
APRIL CMAS TESTING
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR APRIL TESTING DATES
CMAS Make-ups: 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grades
- Monday, May 3, 2021, and Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 9 AM.
- Please show up at 8:45 AM
- Bring your chromebook
- Bring a snack
We ask that you please help encourage your student(s) to get a good night’s rest, eat a healthy breakfast, be on time, and do their best on each test! Below you will find a calendar showing more details. If you have any further questions, feel free to call the main office.
On the day of testing, students should arrive at school at 8:00 am. Students should make sure they bring their own charged Chromebook and their water. Students need to wear their masks at all times while on school property. See below to see when students should be picked up.
If you are not feeling well, do not come to the test. (Please refer to the school website for our safety protocols for the testing sessions.) There will be no uniform policies enforced for the test sessions.
Opt-Out of Testing Option
If you would prefer that your student be excused from this in-person testing, please complete this online form.
Click on the link below for more valuable information.
Virtual Book Fair
When: May 10th to May 23rd
How to Shop: There will be over 6,000 items to shop in a virtual setting from preschool to 12th grade. Books will also include over 200 of Scholastic’s top-selling books. Click on the homepage link above for more information.
On May 10th, shopping will go live, and books and other items will be available for purchase. All orders ship to your home, and book-only orders $25+ ship free. All purchases will benefit the school.
Shopping will close at 11:59 pm on the night of May 23rd.
If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Johnston at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intent to Return
** Please be informed that Lotus will return to full-time in-person learning for the 2021-2022 school year.
** This form should be submitted only once per student. If you have multiple students in grades K through 5, please submit this form repeatedly for each one of them.
FINAL Elementary Attendance Contest!
End of Year CONTEST: The raffle Contest will run from April 27th - May 21st. Students will have their name placed in the raffle for certain guidelines. Please see the attached Flyer. Drawing for prizes will take place on Monday, May 24, 2021.
IS YOUR STUDENT GOING TO BE ABSENT: Remember to call 303-360-0052 x 200 or go to the Lotus website to report a student absence.
Summer Session: June 1-July 25, 2021
Registration: It begins now and ends May 28th, 2021.
Classes: Two 90 minute sessions per week for 8 weeks (16 classes in total)
Register here: link
- Ms. Chol 303.360.0052 Ext 237
- Ms. Kimm 720.870.5246
Do you know someone who might want to attend Lotus? Applicants can complete their application by clicking the NOW ENROLLING button. Lotus has full day Kindergarten.
The Lotus library is now open for book requests for all grades (K-5). Please use the link below to look through the lists of books that are available. For easier access use your student's school Gmail account.
Your books can be picked up every Thursday between 3:00-4:00 PM. When picking up your books please do the following:
1) If you are picking up your PBIS purchases, please go around the school to the elementary gym first before picking up your library books.
2) If you are coming only to pick up your books, please use the drive by the auditorium at the front of the school.
If you have any questions, need help filling out the Google Form, please let me know at email@example.com.
We Want to Hear From You!
We are calling on all parents and students to complete the survey regarding counseling needs. This will help us to continue to provide great counseling support.
FAMILY LIAISON CORNER:
Do you need help with basic needs? Check out these resources. If you need more information or help with a referral, please reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Utilities: call 1-866-432-8435
Water: Aurora Water Cares: 1-833-559-2837
Colorado EBT Cards: 1-888-328-2656
May is Healthy Vision Month
- Let's get moving! Physical activity can help lower your risk of health conditions — like diabetes and high blood pressure — that can lead to eye health and vision problems. And as the weather warms up, try outdoor activities you can do while social distancing! Get more #HealthyVisionMonth tips from @NationalEyeInstitute: https://www.nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/keep-your-eyes-healthy
FREE COVID TESTING
Students and families who would like access to FREE COVID testing should register here: Any person with symptoms should get tested including your children.
Students and families can also visit the counseling website for more resources and activities!