Lawrence Labrador Lowdown

October 7, 2022

Leading Labradors

In an effort to recognize students for demonstrating PBIS, Leader in Me, and Choose Love principles, staff members have the opportunity to share out examples from their class. For additional details click on this link to view our PBIS matrix. Click Here to learn more about this week's Leading Labs.

Transitional Kindergarten

  • Niro E.
  • Lyla S.
  • Wyatt S.


  • Logan C.
  • Owen C.
  • Yash J.
  • Azmia S.
First Grade

  • Rushika G.
  • Winter H.
  • Ariana W.
Second Grade
  • Chanel M.
  • Rakshana M.
  • Peyton R.
  • Adelaide S.
  • Atharv S.
  • Ishaan T.

Third Grade

  • Sahasra A.
  • Zoe B.
  • Drishti G.
  • Thanvi K.
  • Lorenzo M.
  • Tony M.
  • Ryan R.
  • Hunter W.
Fourth Grade
  • Benson C.
  • Leonardo C.
  • Lilah G.
  • Elon K.
  • Cali P.
  • Meylina W.
Fifth Grade

  • Chris A.
  • Emme C.
  • Abigail G.
  • Ali G.
  • Rishik J.
  • Anthony M.
  • Charlotte R.

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Habit of the Week: 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.

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Fun Run Winners

Congratulations to our Top 10 for Fun Run 2022. Last week these students got to bring a friend to the Makerspace for a special party! Thank you to these amazing labradors and their families for all of your hard work and efforts in raising funds for our school!

Lily Grace Mauney
Aubrey Hamel
Cruz Padilla
Esai Padilla
Talon Hochprenger
Jackson Miller
Noah Narayan
Karina Just
Victoria Just
Addison Starkovich

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Wine Country Nights Auction

We are very excited to present Lawrence’s Wine Country Nights auction online again this year! Even if you can’t join us for our in-person event, we invite you to take a peak and bid on any of the super fun items up for auction! The auction link here will go live on Monday, October 10th, at 8 AM. Bidding ends on Friday evening at 7:30 PM during the Wine Country Nights festivities.
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Running Club

On your mark, get set, and GO! Running Club is here! Please sign your child(ren) up at the link below prior to the next Running Club Friday. We are also looking for parent volunteers and 4th/5th grade Student Leader volunteers. We look forward to seeing all our Labradors each Friday!

Student Participation:

Parent Volunteers:

Students Leader Volunteers:

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Art Walk Livermore 2022

ARTWALK LIVERMORE 2022. Join us at ArtWalk – the Tri Valley’s premiere one day art festival.

Saturday Oct 8, 11am-5pm

Over 200 artists display their works on sidewalks and plazas, in parks and galleries, surrounded by boutique shops, wine tasting rooms and restaurants in historic downtown Livermore. Art works range from contemporary to classical, abstract to realism, pottery to mixed media, handmade bags, ceramic garden art and jewelry, with subject matter from floral to figurative and much more. Art is the main focus of the day at ArtWalk: meet the artists and buy one-of-a-kind, original hand made treasures.

Look for ArtWalk artists at the Bankhead, the Bankhead Plaza, McLeod Street, Stockman’s Park and the newly renovated Livermorium Park.

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Trunk or Treat- Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Lawrence families, we invite you to showcase your fabulous Halloween-themed pumpkins at Trunk-or-Treat on Oct. 28th, from 5-7:30 PM. Pumpkins must be brought to their designated area at 4:45 PM that day, completed decorated. Whether they're carved, painted, or both, all pumpkins are welcome! (For the safety of all, please no candles/open flames will be allowed in pumpkins, ONLY LED lights.) One winner will be chosen per grade level. Kindly R.S.V.P. by Oct. 21st. You can register up to four students at a time, only 1 pumpkin per student, please.

Register here:

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Trunk or Treat- Candy Collection

The PTO Events team will be collecting bags of candy for our Trunk or Treat event starting Monday 10/10 through Wednesday 10/26. Our hungry monsters will be at the front gate and at the gate near science every Monday and Wednesday before school. Feed the monsters a bag of candy and get paw awards in return for feeding our monster friends! (If you are available to help with candy/collection and paw distribution, please email
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5th Grade Outdoor Camp: Candy Apple & Haunted House Ticket Sales

'Tis the season for yummy apple treats! Purchase Carmel Apples and Haunted House tickets to support the 5th grade Science Camp Trip. All profits go towards the 5th graders. You can pre-order your apples and haunted house tickets through our Cheddar Up link or with cash and form in the office. Apples and tickets will be ready for pick up on Oct. 28th before school or at Trunk-o-Treat. Thank you for your support! Enjoy your Treat!
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Support Livermore High Class of 2024

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LVJUSD Halloween Costume Guidelines

Lawrence Halloween Parade will take place at 8:45 a.m. on the back lawn/blacktop area on October 31, 2022. Please make sure to follow the LVJUSD Halloween Costume Guidelines.

  • Masks may be worn during the parade only
  • Masks must be school friendly
  • No weapons or replica weapons
  • No blood or gore
  • Outfits must meet dress code guidelines

Unity Day

Unity Day - Unity Day focuses on treating others with kindness, inclusion, and acceptance and is recognized this year on October 19. Students and staff are encouraged to show their support by wearing ORANGE! LVJUSD is working with the City of Livermore, Livermore Public Library, LARPD, and LPD to celebrate unity throughout the week (Oct 17-21)

Mental Health Protective

Mental Health Protective Factors- Be sure to check out LVJUSD’s Mental Health Website for information on protective factors that support the well-being of children and youth. In the drop-down menu you’ll find information on positive thinking, social connectedness, sleep and more.

Mental Health Protective Factors

Volunteer Information

Volunteers will now need to complete the Online Raptor Volunteer Application, requiring digital documentation to be uploaded. The application only takes a few minutes to complete once you have gathered all of the digital documentation needed. Here is a quick overview from the website:

  • All volunteers working in a supervised classroom must complete the Online Raptor Volunteer Application, upload a clear TB test on file, and have a government-issued ID scanned via the Raptor system in the office prior to volunteering.

  • If you wish to drive for field trips or volunteer for LEAP, you are considered an extended clearance volunteer and Livescan fingerprinting is required. In addition to completing Livescan Fingerprinting, you will need to complete the Online Raptor Volunteer Application, upload a digital copy of a clear TB test, and have a government-issued ID scanned via the Raptor system in the office prior to volunteering.

  • Chaperones willing to transport students in a personal vehicle will need to complete the Online Raptor Volunteer Application, upload digital copies of a clear TB test, your California Driver’s License, the Private Vehicle Transportation form, and your auto insurance declaration page.(Minimum insurance requirements include: $100,00/300,000; Property Damage $50,000; Medical $5,000.)

  • INFORMATION REGARDING FINGERPRINTING!: Extended Volunteer Clearance requires LiveScan fingerprinting that allows for a DOJ/FBI background check through a one-time processing fee of approximately $75. Starting Monday, September 19, if you would like to receive a District-paid voucher to cover the cost of the LiveScan fingerprinting and background check, please visit our District Office during regular business hours, Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at 685 East Jack London Boulevard prior to completing your fingerprinting/background check. Fingerprint results can take up to 2 months to clear from the DOJ/FBI.

  • Click here to download the Livescan form and the Private Vehicle Transportation form.

  • Please click here to review the LVJUSD Visitor and Volunteer protocols.

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Upcoming Events

October 10-21- Early Release for Parent Conferences (1:10 TK/K and 1:30 Grades 1-5)

October 14- Fri-Yay Spirit Day- Wear Lawrence gear or Blue and Silver

October 14- Wine Country Nights 6:30 p.m. at 3 Steves Winery

October 19- Special Spirit Day: Unity Day-Wear Orange

October 21- Fri-Yay Spirit Day- Wear Lawrence gear or Blue and Silver

October 26- PTO Meeting at 6:30 p.m.

October 27- Picture Make-Up Day

October 28- Trunk or Treat

October 31- Halloween School Parade @ 8:45 a.m.

November 1- No School for Students

November 2- Special Spirit Day: Crazy Socks/Mix Match Day

November 11-No School Veterans Day Holiday

November 18- End of Trimester 1

November 21-25-No School Thanksgiving Break

November 30- PTO Meeting at 6:30 p.m.

December 2-Coffee with the Principal (8:30 a.m.)

December 7- Special Spirit Day: Pajama Day

December 17- Cereal with Santa (10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)

December 21- PTO Meeting (6:30 p.m.)

December 23-January 8- No School- Winter Break