Lakeshore's Family & Community Link

September 2022

A Message from the Principal

Hello Lakeshore Families!


It has been so wonderful getting back to school!!! This has been such an incredible start to the school year with so many smiling faces!!!


Please take some time to read through our Newsletter with the most up to date information. We will be sending a newsletter out monthly to families, but in addition we will send general updates as needed.


If you ever have any questions, please always feel free to email or call at james.palermo@greececsd.org (585) 966-3900


We are excited to continue getting the school year underway and look forward to seeing all of you throughout the year!!!


Mr. Palermo

Principal


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New Bell Times

School is in session from 8:35am-3:00pm

Dismissal and Arrival

Drop off in the morning is 8:20-8:40am.

Pick up in the afternoon is 2:57-3:15pm.


For late drop offs you will need to sign your child in. From 8:40-9:00am your child can be signed in at the cafeteria door near the parent drop off loop. After 9:00 students should be signed in at the main office.


If you plan to pick up your child unexpectedly, please ensure you call the office at 966-3991 by 2:00.

PTA Updates

Your Lakeshore PTA is ready for a great year! Join us at our first meeting of the year on September 22 at 7pm, virtually via this link:

Video call link


We will be doing a fundraiser from 9/26-10/12 where we will be selling all kinds of great items - from wrapping paper to snacks and much more! Packets will be sent home the week prior. We hope you can help make this a successful fundraiser - with your support we can do even more amazing things for our students this year!


And if you haven't already - please join the Lakeshore PTA Here


We look forward to seeing you at our meeting on the 22nd!

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Free and Reduced Lunch

The Greece Central School District Office of Food Services strongly supports your efforts at home to provide our students with a nutritious and well-balanced diet every day. We offer nutritional breakfasts and lunches in all of our seventeen school cafeterias.


The Office of Food Service strongly encourages families to submit new applications before the opening of the new school year! This is a federally regulated program. Please understand that the Office of Food Service does not have any flexibility with this expiration date.


If you have not completed the form, please do so at your earliest convenience.

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"Community Schools is a strategy that organizes the resources and voices of schools and communities around student success." - Abe Fernandez

New Community Schools Team

Community Schools at Lakeshore welcome Aislinn Sexton and Katie Cooper.



Aislinn is excited to join Lakeshore for the 22-23 school year. She has experience working with youth of all ages. She is looking forward to working on building resources for the students and families of the community. Please feel free to reach out to her with any questions at aislinn.sexton@greececsd.org or 585-270-1804


We welcome Katy Cooper to our team as the Parent Engagement and Support Coordinator at Lakeshore and English Village Elementary. She is a lifelong Greece resident and alumni of Lakeshore, English Village and Arcadia. Katy's 2 boys attend English Village where she is the PTA President. She looks forward to working with the families, students and Staff. Please contact her at katy.cooper@greececsd.org or 585-484-7848

Foodlink Backpack Program

This school year Lakeshore is excited to continue our Foodlink BackPack Program.


This program provides bags of nutritious food that students can discreetly take home and easily prepare.

If your family is in need of additional food and would like to take part in this

program, please complete the form below and return it to your child’s school by Friday

September 16th.

If you have any questions, please call our Community Schools Site Specialist, Aislinn

Sexton, at (585) 270- 1804 or email her at aislinn.sexton@greececsd.org. A special thank you to Our Mother of Sorrows Church for sponsoring this program.


Foodlink Application

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At Lakeshore, we honor, respect, and celebrate people of different backgrounds and cultures. Each month, Mr. Palermo and Ms. Gilbert will read a Book of the Month to your children in their classroom.


This month, to kick off the school year, they will read, Our Diversity Makes Us Stronger, by Elizabeth Cole.

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Lakeshore is a Leader in Me School. Our mission is to begin to instill leadership qualities within your child. You are your child’s first and best teacher. You can help your child discover the leader within and prepare for a great life of contribution to the world. The absolute best way to reinforce the importance of the 7 Habits and to make sure your child lives them is to model them in your own behavior.


Habit 1: Be Proactive

I am a responsible person. I take initiative. I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods. I do not blame others for my wrong actions. I do the right thing without being asked, even when no one is looking.


Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind

I plan ahead and set goals. I do things that have meaning and make a difference. I am an important part of my classroom and contribute to my school’s mission and vision. I look for ways to be a good citizen.


Habit 3: Put First Things First

I spend my time on things that are most important. This means I say no to things I know I should not do. I set priorities, make a schedule, and follow my plan. I am disciplined and organized.


Habit 4: Think Win-Win

I balance courage for getting what I want with consideration for what others want. When conflicts arise, I look for a win-win solution.


Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

I listen to other people’s ideas and feelings. I try to see things from their viewpoint (paradigm). I listen to others without interrupting. I listen with my ears, my eyes, and my heart. I am confident in voicing my ideas.


Habit 6: Synergize

I value other people’s strengths and learn from them. I get along well with others, even people who are different than me. I work well in groups. I seek out other people’s ideas because I know that by teaming with others, we can create better solutions than what any one of us could alone. I look for Third Alternatives.


Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

I eat right, exercise, and get enough sleep (body). I learn in lots of ways and lots of places, not just at school (brain). I spend time with family and friends (heart). I take time to find meaningful ways to help people (soul). I balance all four parts of myself.

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9/19/22 ~ Fall Girls on the Run Practice Begins

9/19/22 -9/23/22 ~ Community Schools Coordinators Appreciation Week

9/26/22 ~ PTA Fall Fundraiser Starts

9/30/22 ~ September Superhero of the Month Award Assembly

10/7/22 ~ Superintendent's Conference Day-No School for Students

10/10/22 ~Columbus/Indigenous People Day (No School)

10/10/22 - 10/14/22 ~ National School Lunch Week

10/12/22 ~ PTA Fall Fundraiser Ends

10/13/22 ~ Open House

10/17/22 - 10/21/22 ~ School Board Recognition Week

10/18/22 ~ LS School Picture Day

10/27/22 ~ October Superhero of the Month Award Assembly

10/23/22 - 10/31/22 ~ Red Ribbon Spirit Week

10/28/22 ~ Parent Teacher Conferences (No School for Students)

10/31/22 ~ Parent Teacher Conferences ½ day for Students/ Halloween