Lion's Den

Lakeview Family Newsletter ~ October 8

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No School Friday, October 15

Safety Information

At Lakeview, the only thing more important than learning is safety. School safety is an important topic that we work on in a variety of ways. We practice for fire and severe weather. This week, we had two types of safety drills - one where students continued learning and another where students went to a corner of the room away from the locked classroom door.

In a normal year with visitors, we have the Raptor visitor management system in which visitors must present a photo ID which is scanned. And, of course, we keep exterior doors locked so that the only entry point for visitors is the front door.


We encourage students to tell a trusted adult whenever there is a concern. However, there is another option when students feel they either may not have a trusted person, may wish to offer a more anonymous report, or just need another immediate way to report. That is the Speak Up, Speak Out tipline. Here is a letter that explains the Speak Up, Speak Out program. The link to report is on the Lakeview website as well as on every student Chromebook. All teachers talked with students about the Speak Up, Speak Out program this week.

Masks

Please be sure your child has several masks in his/her backpack every day. We find many students coming to school without a mask at all. Sometimes masks get thrown away at lunch time or lost at recess. We count on families to supply masks. Please put masks in a place in your home where they will be remembered just before leaving for school. Thank you!

Last Chance - Sign Up for Conferences

We really value the chance to talk with you about your child's progress. We want to hear your thoughts so far. As a parent, I loved conferences because it reassured me that "This teacher has a plan in place for my child!" Please be sure you have signed up for a conference. Our teachers will start contacting those who have not signed up, so please help us by signing up this weekend if you have not already. Conferences are:

Wed, October 13 from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 14 from 4:00-8:00 p.m.


You can choose if you would like to have your conference in-person at Lakeview - or - if you would prefer a virtual conference.

Click here for the Sign-up Genius.

IMPORTANT: Please be sure to look for the correct teacher on the tabs across the top of the Sign-up Genius when you open it. The first tab that opens is for 4K conferences. Scroll across to find older students.

Construction & Parking Reminder

Dear Familes: As we adapt to the construction around our building please do not stop at the teacher parking lot driveway to drop off or pick up students. Stopped vehicles in the intersection and driveway make it difficult for traveling teachers to access the lot and is creating backups at the four way stop.

This Week's Golden Lions!

There were 37 Golden Lions awarded to students this week. I thought you might be interested to see the descriptions for each of those Golden Lions. Our students demonstrate GREAT character at Lakeview!


• Cooper was willing to leave his group to work with a student that had nobody to partner with on a science challenge.

• Anthony sits on the rug and listens to the lesson.

• In Math, Alterriah persevered during our activity. She worked hard to find a strategy to help her figure out the number of squares in a larger array without counting by ones. She independently used her skip counting chart and was successful! What a great mathematician!

• Amina was being bothered by another student and Amina chose to come to an adult to ask for help.

• Quinn regularly participates in our mini-lessons by offering his ideas and thoughts to help move our conversations forward. I appreciate his insightful ideas and his willingness to share them with others. Thanks, Quinn!

• Hannah was such an engaged listener in class! She listened to an 8 minute choral piece of music with her eyes watching, ears listening, and body still!

• Cameron was such an engaged listener in class! He listened to an 8 minute choral piece of music with her eyes watching, ears listening, and body still!

• Skarlette was such an engaged listener in class! She listened to an 8 minute choral piece of music with her eyes watching, ears listening, and body still!

• Violet was such an engaged listener in class! She listened to an 8 minute choral piece of music with her eyes watching, ears listening, and body still!

• Cece was such an engaged listener in class! She listened to an 8 minute choral piece of music with her eyes watching, ears listening, and body still!

• Dylan was such an engaged listener in class! He listened to an 8 minute choral piece of music with her eyes watching, ears listening, and body still!

• Atikin was such an engaged listener in class! He listened to an 8 minute choral piece of music with her eyes watching, ears listening, and body still!

• Joey was such an engaged listener in class! He listened to an 8 minute choral piece of music with her eyes watching, ears listening, and body still!

• Hannah was showing respect by being on the carpet ready for instruction and not talking to anyone around her. She was setting a great example to her classmates. Keep up the great work Hannah!

• Joey did an excellent job getting out his snap word cards and studying them without being reminded. Thank you for using your time wisely and for doing it without being reminded. I appreciate you!

• Carter did an excellent job getting out his snap word cards and studying them without being reminded. Thank you for using your time wisely and for doing it without being reminded. I appreciate you!

• James did an excellent job getting out his snap word cards and studying them without being reminded. Thank you for using your time wisely and for doing it without being reminded. I appreciate you!

• Liam learned the STOP SIGN strategy to help him retell the important events in a story. I caught him using this new strategy independently! Using your strategies will make you a stronger reader. Keep up the good work, Liam!

• Valerie has been so helpful with extra cleanup in the classroom. Our class was so engaged in our Math the other day that we only had 3 minutes to clean up before the bell and Valerie not only picked up her things but other people's and then organized some classroom supplies. Thank you so much Valerie for pitching in.

• Johnny and his partner were so engaged in their Math the other day. The two were so focused in their Math discussion talking about more efficient strategies they could use for multiplication. Keep it up. You are really growing in your understanding and strategies.

• Asher and his partner were so engaged in their Math the other day. The two were so focused in their Math discussion talking about more efficient strategies they could use for multiplication. Keep it up. You are really growing in your understanding and strategies.

• Caitlin displays complete engagement during lessons. Her eyes are always on the speaker, she gives nonverbal feedback, and participates by raising her hand or following instructions. Keep up the awesome above the line "Be Engaged Attitude"!

• Izrael is a pleasure to be around. He is a class leader when it comes to being engaged in his work. He tries very hard to stay focused and always gives his best! Keep up the hard work, Izzy!

• RESPECT! Kobe continually demonstrates respect in the classroom. He is kind to his classmates and teachers. Thanks for doing your best every day!

• Josey's classmates chose Josey as one of the students who demonstrate respect in the classroom. I agree! Congratulations and keep up the good work!

• Ava's classmates chose Ava as one of the students who demonstrate respect in the classroom. I agree! Congratulations and keep up the good work!

• When Kendyll noticed another student in our classroom was upset, she showed concern by coming to tell me something was wrong. Thanks, Kendyll, for showing empathy for a friend. You have a big heart.Thanks so much for letting another student use your computer during class to finish an assignment!

• Caleb gets started right away on his assignments and works really hard!

• Brooke gets started right away on her assignments and works really hard!

• Kaeden gets started right away on his independent reading and stays engaged the whole time.

• Ben gets started right away on his independent reading and stays engaged the whole time.

• Eliana gets started right away on her independent reading and stays engaged the whole time.

• Dora gets started right away on her independent reading and stays engaged the whole time.

• Maddie works hard during Phonics time and wrote snap word answers.

• Mia notices when her table friends need help with materials. She quietly and quickly helps them.

• John was an amazing helper in the classroom today! He helped several children to complete a math worksheet that they didn't quite understand. He helped them understand what to do, which allowed them to complete the work. At recess, he helped a student go find a missing mask on the playground and return to the line quickly! Thanks for being a helper John!!

Picture Retakes

Picture retakes will be on Wednesday, October 13. If your child did not get pictures taken on September 8, he/she will have a picture taken on October 13. If you do not like your pictures and want to retake the pictures, you just need to have your child bring back the old pictures on October 13. The contact information for our photographers may be found at this link (call or email them).

Flyers from the SM Rec Department

ROAR Awards

Do you appreciate a staff member at Lakeview? Of course you do! Show them you care by submitting their name for a ROAR Award (the grown-up version of our Golden Lions for students). Here is the link to submit - you can submit as many as you want, every week! The staff member will get a certificate and his/her name will be entered in a monthly drawing for a gift card to the place of their choice. Our staff really appreciates the nice notes. ROAR Awards are sponsored by the Lakeview PTO.