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Lakeview Family Newsletter - April 12

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Forward Exams

Our 3rd grade students will finish Forward exams on Monday, and our 5th grade students will test on April 15, 17, and 18. Please be sure your students are here on time, all day, every day unless truly sick. If you are leaving early for a Spring Break vacation and your 5th grade student will be absent part of the upcoming week, please email or call your teacher right away so we can be sure to complete all portions of the test.

Please be sure your child has a working pair of headphones at school for the test. You can also help by making sure your child gets plenty of sleep, a good breakfast on testing days, and some recreation outside each evening. Results of the Forward exam are not released until the following September.

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 15

5th grade Forward testing begins


Thursday, April 18

Lakeview Spirit Day - wear Lakeview attire or Rockets gear!

If you don't have either, wear our school colors (Blue & White)

4th grade field trip to Schlitz Audubon


April 19 through April 28

Spring Break - no school


Monday, April 29

School resumes at 8:30 a.m.


Tuesday, April 30

Lakeview Spelling Bee 9-11 a.m.


Thursday, May 2

Color Run kickoff assembly 3:15 p.m.


Friday, May 3

Arbor Day assembly 1:30-2:00 p.m.

Thank you, PTO!

Our Spring Luau Dance was a success, thanks to the work of our Lakeview PTO! Even if the weather was cold outside, our gym was a tropical paradise. It was truly a community-building event!
Spring PTO Dance

PTO Nominations are Open

We value family leadership and the connection between school and home. We need your help! This year, our PTO drafted bylaws and is in the process of establishing itself as a formal 501(c)(3) organization. Part of that process means a nomination period leading to an annual election of officers. Nominations for PTO officers are now open, and the election will be at the May 16 PTO meeting. Executive board officers include the president, secretary, and treasurer. If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else for one of these positions, you may send the nomination to the PTO's email address, which is:

Lakeviewsmpto@gmail.com

Summer School Registration

South Milwaukee hosts a large and varied Summer School program each year. All Summer School sessions are held at the high school. Registration sheets were sent home to every student a few weeks ago, and the deadline for registration is Friday, May 3rd. If you need another registration form, click this link and find the page for your particular student(s).

4K Registration for 2019-2020 is open

Do you have a younger student who will be in 4K next year? Do you have a neighbor, friend, or family member that will be in 4K next year? Registration for South Milwaukee's 4K program is now open for the 2019-2020 school year. Here is a link to the flyer with information - feel free to share this link. The most important thing to do is register soon by completing the online information and then bringing the required documents to the school office.