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Lakeview Family Newsletter - November 2nd

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No School Tuesday and a Half-day on Friday

This week has some different student schedules. Please take note, because we feel bad when families show up in the morning on a non-school day or when students do not get picked up on time for dismissal on a half day. If multiple family members are involved in drop off or pick up, please make sure everyone in the family is aware of this week's schedule. Of course, don't forget to set your clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 4th.


Tuesday, November 6 - No school for students

Election Day & Staff Professional Development Day

See below for information regarding the School District's November 6th referendum


Friday, November 9 - Half-day for students

Dismissal at 11:45 a.m.


Here is a link to the full district calendar for this school year as well as the 4K calendar. Be sure to look ahead and mark your calendar for future non-school days.

Information on the Upcoming Referendum

VOTE November 6!

Investing in our Future: Safe, Strong, Successful


Find answers to frequently asked questions, including the estimated tax impact, at www.SoMilwReferendum.org.

Upcoming Events

November 5 - Math homework help evening at Blakewood. See this flyer for information.


November 6 - No School for students - this is a Tuesday, so it's a little different. Voting will take place in schools and our teachers will have a professional development day on November 6.

November 6 is also Lakeview Day at MOD Pizza (see below)


November 7 - Picture make-up day


November 8 - PTO meeting in the Lakeview library from 7-8 p.m.


November 9 - Half day for students. Dismissal at 11:45 a.m.

On this day, our students will have an all-school assembly from 11:00-11:30 a.m.

There is no school lunch provided on half days.


November 12 - Math drop-in day at Lakeview. Come learn math with your student - check out this link for times and information. You may not realize that South Milwaukee has some of the finest math teachers in the state, led by our excellent math coaches, Beth Schefelker and Joe Giera. Your students are receiving top-notch instruction in math from the moment they enroll in our system. Come check it out!


November 15 - mark your calendars for Lakeview Movie Evening. This is a Thursday dinner-time event. More information will follow, and students will vote on the movie in November. Thank you to our PTO for sponsoring this event!

Hungry on Election Day? Support Lakeview!

Tuesday, November 6th is Lakeview Day at MOD Pizza in Oak Creek. Please use this flyer when you order and MOD Pizza will donate 20% to the Lakeview PTO. You can order in-person or by phone and use this flyer.

Digital Citizenship Month

In October, we observed Digital Citizenship Week in the School District of South Milwaukee. At school, we continue to teach students about online safety, privacy, and appropriate use of resources all year. It is important that families continue to monitor screen time and use of social media by children. Please read this letter to close out Digital Citizenship month.

Early Childhood Screenings

Every year, the school district of South Milwaukee hosts opportunities for children between the ages of 3-5 who are not enrolled to be assessed for developmental issues. The screenings help to identify possible delays that may warrant further evaluation. If interested, you need to schedule an appointment ahead of time. Please see this flyer for more information and the phone number for appointments.

Trivia Night at Whitnall High School

Each year, the Partners for the Advancement of Gifted Education (PAGE) association hosts several events for Gifted & Talented students. This trivia night has been well attended in the past, but you need to RSVP. Download the flyer below.

Nutcracker Ballet - a sensory friendly performance

If you have a child that would benefit from a sensory friendly performance of a classic show, the Milwaukee Ballet's Nutcracker is offering a performance on December 19th at 6 p.m. This would be especially appropriate for students with autism or sensory-processing needs. This magical story is made accessible - see this link for details and tickets.