Lil' Bobcat Parent Newsletter

Lakeview Elementary - We Know Every Child by Name & by Need

February 2, 2018

Hello Lakeview Families!

Welcome to February! We had a great week with many celebrations including our students who competed in UIL, our campus Spelling Bee champion represented Lakeview proudly, and we participated in World Read Aloud Day. Unfortunately the flu bug continues to affect our campus. Our teachers are ensuring students wash their hands frequently and our custodial crew is diligently cleaning after hours. Hopefully, flu season will be behind us soon! We always want our students at school, but please continue not to send them back until they have been fever free, with out medication, for 24 hours.


Have a great weekend!

Think Kind!

Trophy Club February Kindness Campaign

Website: http://thinkkindness.org/trophyclub/


#TC4Kindness

National Kindness Week 2018 (Feb. 12-16)

Lakeview Assembly (Feb. 12 @ 2:00pm)

Parent Presentation at Byron Nelson HS (PAC) Feb. 12 @ 6:30pm

“Fun Run 4 Kindness” on Sat., Feb. 17 @ 8am (BNHS)

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Apollo Support & Rescue

Lakeview students (Grades PreK, 1-5) will be collecting donations for the Apollo Animal Shelter in Justin, TX. Here is the website for the facility. We are collecting items until 2/9.

http://apollosupportandrescue.org/ We are asking for these items:


Items Needed:
Dog Food
Dog Treats
Paper towels
Bleach/Odoban
Laundry detergent (powder)
Mop (twist kind)
Sponges
Air Freshener
Clorox wipes
Hand sanitizer

Father/Daughter Dance February 9th

Register now for Sweetheart Dance on LakeviewPTA.com!

February Learner Quality - Determination

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Principal Book of the Month

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Save the Date!


2/9 - Father Daughter Night

2/12 - Kindness Assembly - Afternoon Assembly Schedule

2/16 - Early Release 11:40

2/16 - End of the 4th Grading Period

2/17 - Trophy Club Run for Kindness 8:00 @BNHS

2/19 - Teacher Professional Development - No School for Students

2/22 and 2/23 - Jump Rope for Heart

3/12 - 3/16 - Spring Break

Compulsory Attendance

We understand students miss school for various reasons. However, please understand that if your child has missed more than 8 school days (excused or unexcused) you will receive a letter from Lakeview regarding attendance. As the state requires students to be in attendance 90% of the year, Lakeview will continue to follow state guidelines regarding this issue. If you have any questions we are happy to talk you through the process.


Absence notes are due no more than 3 days after the date of the absent. After 3 days, the absence will be marked as unexcused.

PTA Membership Toolkit

A huge thank you to our Lakeview PTA for all they do to support Lakeview! Remember anyone can join PTA...grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends.


Lakeview students and staff benefit from the most AMAZING PTA. The support of our PTA provides to our Lakeview learning community with the tools and resources to help each child be successful. Thank you in advance to all of our PTA members and especially our PTA president and board members!


Join PTA Today!

Arrival and Dismissal

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Ride Changes

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Parents please be sure to send an email to LakeviewElem@nisdtx.org and your child's teacher by 1:00pm to communicate ride changes. We will not release students to ride changes without confirmation from parents regarding ride changes.

Birthday Treats

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We love celebrating birthdays with our students! When planning on bringing in birthday treats, only pre-packaged store bought products are allowed. To ensure there is time to distribute birthday treats to classrooms, please have them in the office no later than 2:00. We are unable to hold ice cream or popsicles so please do not send treats that will melt. Also, if a treat does not have a label of ingredients it will not be shared with the class. Due to allergies we must know the ingredients for ALL treats. Due to sensitivity no balloons are allowed in the building.

Facebook and Social Media

Social media is a great way to keep up with and in contact with friends and family. When you are posting regarding Lakeview, please keep a few things in mind:

1. Think before you post, your words have power.

2.Do not post pictures or information of children who are not yours. Privacy is important so do not post pictures or information about other students without parent permission.

3. If you have a question regarding events or information regarding Lakeview, your best bet is to always email your child's teacher or call the front office.

4. If you are unhappy with a situation or would like to share a concern, please always email your child's teacher or contact our front office.

5. Finally, stay positive. No one benefits when community members disagree on line.

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Lakeview's Vision, Beliefs, and Mission

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