Lil' Bobcat Parent Newsletter

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

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October 12, 2018,

Hello Lakeview Families!

Hello Lakeview Families!

The change in weather definitely signifies that we have moved into the next part of our school year. The curriculum is ramping up and our students are rising to the occasion! I can't tell you how much we all enjoy watching their "light bulb" moments.


**As a reminder please be sure to label jackets and coats. Our lost and found is already filling up.


Have a great weekend!

Bobcat Technology Update

Wise Guys Week

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Red Ribbon Week!

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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Watch D.O.G.S Information

Link to sign up to be a Watch DOG:

http://signup.com/go/RPoAUAY

Remind 101 info for dads: Text gh769d to 81010

Reading Volunteers Needed!

Book Joy Club

Please complete the form in the link if you are interesting in volunteering to work with Kindergarten and 1st grade students on reading strategies. All training and materials will be provided.


Book Joy Club Volunteers

New Program - Lakeview Littles

Parents,

This year we will begin the “Lakeview Littles” program in the library. The Littles program is for any four- or five-year-old child that will be attending kindergarten at Lakeview Elementary during the 2019-2020 school year. The program is meant to provide incoming kindergarteners with an opportunity to be a part of the school prior to entrance. Your child will engage in storytime in the library and get to visit a different specials class to participate in a lesson. Your child will also be able to check-out a book from the library. The Littles program will take place on the last Friday of each month, beginning in October, from 7:50 am to 9:00 am. Parents must be able to attend with their child. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Conklin at heather.conklin@nisdtx.org.

October 26 January 25 March 29
November 30 February 22 May 24
December 14


If you would like to participate in the “Lakeview Littles” program, please fill out and submit this google form.

Thank you,

Heather Conklin
Library Media Specialist
Lakeview Elementary School

Trunk or Treat

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NISD College and Career Fair

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Mrs. Lowe's Newsletter

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From lakeview PTA

Calling all Superheroes! Our PTA will host the Bobcat Dash Pep Rally on Friday, October 19th for our Lakeview students. This will kick off the 6th Annual Bobcat Dash, our largest PTA fundraiser, held between October 19th and November 9th that benefits the Lakeview PTA programs & events as well as Lakeview Elementary. There are several ways you can participate: 1.) Raise monetary donations for Lakeview PTA by asking family and friends for their support. Donations are accepted online here or checks made payable to Lakeview PTA can be sent into your child’s classroom. 2.) Participate in our Online Silent Auction - Details coming soon! 3.) Join us at our Kendra Scott Gives Back to Lakeview Night on November 8th between 6-8 p.m. where a portion of sales will benefit the Bobcat Dash fundraising efforts. Click here for flyer.

Be sure to Save the Date for Friday, November 9th, to come out and support your child as they take on the Bobcat Dash Superhero Challenge Course during their specials period. We would love parent volunteers to support us on Dash Day - Click here for volunteer opportunities.

Let your child unleash their creativity with our Reflections Art Program. The theme this year is "Heroes Around Me." > Click here for the art entry submission form due on November 5th.

On Wednesday, October 24th, the PTA will host Spooky Skate at Skatetown in Grapevine from 6-8 p.m. Admission is $5.00 which includes skate rentals. Be sure to wear your best costumes! Prizes will be awarded for scariest and most creative! Click here for flyer

Lakeview PTA Quick Links:

> Join the PTA click here

> For upcoming PTA events click here

> Volunteer Opportunities click here

Stay Connected to the Lakeview PTA:

> LakeviewPTA.org (Create an account to view entire site)

> Lakeview PTA Trophy Club, TX Facebook Page

> PTA Remind 101: Text @tclakeview to 81010 or click here

Learner Quality - Problem Solving

Principal Book of the Month

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Save the Date!

10/19 - Bobcat DASH Kick Off 8:00

10/22 - 10/26 - Red Ribbon Week

10/24 - Spooky Skate

10/25 - BNHS Trunk or Treat

10/29 - NISD College and Career Fair

10/31 - Character Parade and Sing Along 8:00

11/2 - End of the 2nd Grading Period

11/8 - Report Card Day

11/9 - Bobcat DASH - During Specials

11/8 - Kendra Scott PTA Fundraiser 6:00 Southlake

11/12 - Veteran's Day Assembly 8:00

11/12 - 11/16 - Generation Texas Week

11/19 - 11/23 - Thanksgiving Break

12/8 - Reindeer Romp - LINK to Register

Spooky Skate

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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.

Traffic Patterns for Arrival and Dismissal

Our traffic patterns have not changed - they are the same for arrival and dismissal as they have been in previous years. Please refer to the pictures below for directions.

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Arrival Update: The Back Door is Locked at 7:40. If you are arriving after that time, please bring your student to the front entrance. Thank you!

Arrival and Dismissal

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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