Lake City Elementary Newsletter
Week of February 10, 2020
The Georgia Parent Survey contains 24 questions and can be completed in about 5-10
minutes. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone, or tablet. For parents who do not have access to the Internet, school administrators should consider scheduling dates and times to allow parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey at school. All parents should be encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous, self-reported, and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of
Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. The Georgia Parent Survey link is posted above, just click "Parent Survey" or enter https://gshs.gadoe.org/parents.
If you DO NOT want your child screened, please complete the Opt Out Form and return it to school. If you would like your child screened, you do not need to complete the form.
Celebrating Our Teacher of the Year!
Celebrating Our School Counselor!
Mathletes at the Math Fest!...Our next Tournament is April 18, 2020 @ Mundy's Mill HS!
86 students that competed on 2/1/2020 will move to the next round of competition. We'll compete again on Saturday, April 18, 2020 @ Mundy's Mill High School!
What a FANTASTIC turnout for our first time competing!
THANK YOU parents for allowing your child to participate in this fun math event!
Test-taking Skills Night & Celebrating National School Choice Week!
Info & Updates!
- House Meetings-Friday, February 14, 2020 Students may wear house color shirts this Friday for our House Meetings.
- Students may exchange Valentine Cards and candy this Friday. We will not have class parties, so please check with your child's teacher for additional information.
- Our Winter Break will be February 17-18, 2020, so there will be no school on these dates. Students will return on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
- February 19, 2020-Vision to Learn Screenings will take place
Dates to Remember
2.13.2020 1st Gr. Field Trip to Fernbank
2.14.2020 House Meetings (students may wear house color shirt (black, red or white)
2.14.2020 Valentine Exchange (candy only, parties are reserved for the end of the year)
2.17-2.18.2020 NO SCHOOL/WINTER BREAK
2.20.2020 Kindergarten Field Trip to the Children's Museum
THINKING MAPS...a framework to organize ideas to assist with writing
Table of Thinking Maps
How to Use the Tree Map
The main idea is written at the very top. Topic headings are listed on the first limb of each "branch". Supporting details are listed below each branch. Students can then write a sentence or combine thoughts using supporting details.
Sample Tree Map
Help your child write at home by organizing thoughts into categories, then combining ideas (or "limbs/branches" from the "tree" to create sentences).