Little Cypress Elementary

LCE: A Great Place to Be!

OCTOBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

Welcome to Little Cypress Elementary!

Can you believe that it's already October? There are many events happening this month so mark your calendars!


If you have any questions, please check out our website or Facebook page where we update information each day. Our school number is 409-886-2838.

COME BE A SUBSTITUTE AT LCE!

Ten Reasons to be a Substitute Teacher at LCE:
  1. You get to create your own schedule.
  2. You can substitute for the grades you want.
  3. If you're wanting to be an educator, this will give you experience.
  4. You get to see your kid at school.
  5. You're helping out your community!
  6. Your work day flies by!
  7. You will get to see the smiles of hundreds of kids each day.
  8. You're making a difference!
  9. It's a fun, upbeat work environment!
  10. You're a piece of our puzzle.


Click here to download the substitute teacher packet. If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Reynolds, LCE Assistant Principal, and she will help you with the process.

409-886-2838

OCTOBER EVENTS

Pennies for Perrin

Pennies for Perrin is happening! We're raising money for Perrin Early Learning Center in Louisiana. Their school was damaged by Hurricane Ida. We all know too well the effects of hurricanes and how much donations help! Donations will be accepted through October 8th. Send in your change!

Hearing, Dental, and Vision Screenings

Nurse Misty Coleman will conduct hearing and vision screenings beginning October 4. Students who have the signed permission form for the Texas Department of State Health Services dental evaluation will also receive that evaluation this month.

Fire Prevention Week

LCE will “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” the week of October 4–8. We will work to educate everyone about the different sounds the smoke and carbon monoxide alarms make. Knowing what to do when an alarm sounds will keep you and your family safe. When an alarm makes noises – a beeping sound or a chirping sound – you must take action. More information, including family safety tip sheets, can be found at Fire Prevention Week (FPW) (nfpa.org).

Your student might also love some of the great activities found at Sparky.org.

Early Release - Friday, October 8

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National School Lunch Week

October 11-15 - This year’s National School Lunch Week theme, “WILD About School Lunch!” celebrates the everyday creativity of school cafeteria teams as they serve up delicious menu items that are, quite simply, beyond your wildest dreams! #NSLW21 #SchoolLunch


All students are eligible for FREE breakfast and lunch this year.


Click here for the October lunch menu.

National Bring Your Teddy Bear to School Day

On Wednesday, October 13, students will be able to bring their teddy bear to school! Mrs. Zepeda, our counselor, will be doing a lesson with kids about this.

Red Ribbon Week - October 25-29

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FOOTBALL GAME INFORMATION

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Car Line Procedures

  • LCE students should be dropped off between 6:50 - 7:10 a.m. The tardy bells rings at 7:15 a.m. and instruction begins at 7:20 a.m.
  • Only 2nd and 3rd grade students can be dropped off at the front of the school in the mornings. Everyone else will need to be dropped off in the back.
  • Parents with both LCI and LCE students may drop their LCE student off in the LCI car line between 6:50 - 7:10 a.m. After 7:10, all LCE students are to be dropped off at the LCE campus.
  • Once the back doors are closed, you will need to drive to the front of the school, park, and escort your child into the building.
  • For safety reasons, please have your child ready to exit the vehicle on the passenger side.
  • TURN RIGHT when exiting Meeks during drop off and pick up hours.
  • For the safety of your child and others, please do not use your cell phone while in the car drop off and pick up lines.
  • Please pull into the grassy area to buckle your child in.
  • Students cannot be checked out through the front office after 2:30 p.m. as we are in our final transition for the day. We will ask you to join the pick up line at that point.
  • SCHOOL ISSUED CAR RIDER TAG MUST BE VISIBLE IN ORDER TO PICK UP YOUR CHILD. THIS IS A SAFETY MEASURE.

REMINDER

For safety reasons, please do not pass other cars on the left lane on Meeks Drive.

Bus Rider Information

  • Students must ride the bus to their assigned drop off location (home address/licensed day care).
  • All bus transportation changes must go through the Transportation Department 409-670-4601. Changes must take place before 1:30 p.m.
  • Without a note, the child will follow their established routine.
  • In an emergency, a phone call will be accepted but will require the student's last four digits of their social security number.
  • An adult must be present at the bus stop for all PK, Kindergarten, and 1st grade students to be dropped off.

Attendance

Should you have to remove your child during the school day, please sign him/her out at the front office. School personnel will call for your child to meet you.


Please remember to send any doctor's notes upon the student's return to school. When absent, the student must have a signed parent note or doctor's excuse upon their return to school.

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Little Cypress Elementary Contacts

5723 Meeks

Orange, Texas 77632

409-886-2838


Amber Hawk, Principal

ahawk@lcmcisd.org


Sommer Reynolds, Assistant Principal

soreynolds@lcmcisd.org


Corrie Zepeda, Counselor

czepeda@lcmcisd.org


Misty Coleman, Nurse

mcoleman@lcmcisd.org


Sarah St. John, Campus Curriculum Coordinator

sstjohn@lcmcisd.org


Tessa Humble, Campus Special Programs Coordinator

thumble@lcmcisd.org


Lisa Fisher, Secretary

lfisher@lcmcisd.org


Dee Dee Windham, Librarian

dwindham@lcmcisd.org