Lawrence Labrador Lowdown

October 21, 2022

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No School on November 1, 2022

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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

  • Danica J.
  • Mugdha M.
  • Rivan P.

Kindergarten

  • Diego A.V.
  • Braxton B.
  • Max C.
  • Taku F.
  • Sierra F.
  • Aria R.
First Grade
  • Esai P.
  • Jaylee T.
  • Jessi W.
Second Grade
  • Taylor G.
  • Conner K.
  • Raysha M.
  • Alex R.
  • Jo S.

Third Grade

  • Drishti G.
  • Brennan J.
  • William Q.
  • Jude M.
  • Clementine S.
  • Krishav V.
Fourth Grade
  • Carter A.
  • Isabella C.
  • Julio E.
  • Bailey H.
  • Eva M.
  • Jasper R.
Fifth Grade
  • Nina B.
  • Sky C.
  • Ashley G.
  • Olivia H.
  • Mia R.
  • Rafaella R.A.
  • Liam S.
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Student Lighthouse Team for Students in Grades 3-5

Labrador Families,


As you know, we are committed to empowering your child and helping every student find their voice so they can become leaders. In an effort to take student empowerment to an even higher level, we are seeking interested students for our 2022-23 Student Lighthouse Team! Our goal is to have student representatives from the 3rd-5th grade level with the intention to offer the primary grades and opportunity later in the school year. We would like to have a team in place by the beginning of Trimester 2.


The Student Lighthouse Team is a group of students in our school who synergize to have a positive impact on students, staff, families, and communities. SLT often sponsors family learning events and initiatives, school beautification efforts, emotional environment campaigns, and community service projects. They also expand student leadership roles, create student input systems, plan for schoolwide and community events, and maintain our school wide scoreboards.


Successful SLT Members;


  • Are dependable, reliable, and respectful

  • Complete classwork and homework assignments on time

  • Possess a strong work ethic

  • Independent self starter

  • Demonstrate exemplary conduct and citizenship in and out of school

  • Have excellent attendance (are on time with limited absences and early check outs)

  • Demonstrate good judgment and decision making skills

  • May be comfortable with public speaking

  • Have the willingness to teach and or demonstrate the 7 Habits to other students

  • Will be able to attend SLT meetings after school


If your child possesses the successful habits listed above and are interested in this leadership role, please have them apply for the position. Applications will be available on October 24th and will be posted in the MPR on the Leadership Jobs Application Board.

PTO Meeting

Our next PTO Meeting of the school year will be on Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30 pm in the Science Room. This month we will have guests from the LVJUSD Bond Office present about the district’s Facilities Master Plan and how it relates to Measure G.


Right at School will be providing on-site child care to potty-trained children for interested families. If you are interested in placing your child in their care during the PTO Meeting, please fill out this interest form: https://tinyurl.com/LawrencePTOMtgChildcare by Monday 10/24 at noon.


For those unable to attend in person, our Zoom link will be tinyurl.com/LawrencePTOMeeting and the passcode is “LoveRLabs”.


Please note. For the safety of all involved, before entering Zoom please change your name on Zoom. List your first name, last name, and student’s teacher name (e.g. Jack Skellington, Mrs. Plattner.) If these are not listed when logging in, you will not be allowed to enter Zoom. Thank you for your understanding as we do our best to keep our Labrador families safe.

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Believe Kids Fundraiser

Today (Friday 10/21) starts our Believe Kids Fundraiser with Shop Fund. This fundraiser was established well before the successes of both Fun Run and Wine Country Nights. Everyone has worked really hard to raise funds for our Labradors, and what a fabulous job you have done! Please do not feel obligated to participate, we don’t want to put any undue stress on our families! If you would like to participate, there are a lot of great items available, perfect for the forthcoming holiday season! Having seen the joy and excitement on the students’ faces on Monday, the PTO has decided that the money raised during this fundraiser will go directly toward MORE ASSEMBLIES! Benefitting the whole school, TK-5, we will work toward finding assembly opportunities that are not only educational but also fun! We thank you for your consideration and look forward to some awesome assembly programming in the near future. :)

If you would like to participate, paper brochures will go home with students today, or you can register your family and sign up for online sales at ShopFund.com.

PTO Google Calendar

Would you like to add all of the important Lawrence events to your own calendar? Subscribe to our Lawrence PTO Google Calendar! Click this link to get started: https://tinyurl.com/LawrencePTOCalendar

2022-23 Funding Ideas

Our Labrador families have done an amazing job raising funds this school year! The Lawrence PTO wants to be sure your hard-earned dollars benefit as many students as possible in meaningful ways. We would love to hear your suggestions and ideas on how best to utilize some of the funds raised throughout the year. Please let us know what types of projects you would like to see funded here by filling out this form.
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Monster Feedings Extended

Our awesome volunteers will now be trading PAW awards for bags of Halloween Candy DAILY, starting tomorrow Friday 10/21 through Thursday 10/27. Find our monsters near the office or at the gate near the science room! Your donations will go right back to the students at our Trunk or Treat event Friday 10/28.

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Trunk or Treat

For the whole scoop, with all the details, click here. Here’s the TL; DR

Trunks:
Please reach out to your classroom coordinators! We still need volunteers to help with set-up, candy distribution and clean-up. We are also looking to borrow generators for lights and blow ups if you have them!

Carnival Games:

If you have any carnival/lawn games in your personal collection that you are willing to loan the PTO or if you would like to make a Halloween theme carnival game, please email the Family Events Committee at LawrencePTOevents@gmail.com by midnight October 21.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Please register by filling out this form by October 21.


Food Trucks:

My Taco Guy and Kona Ice will be there – and both will be donating an amazing 20% BACK TO LAWRENCE! Dinner and a donation – woo hoo!


Haunted House & Candy Apples:
The 5th Graders will be hosting their Haunted House during Trunk or Treat from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Buy haunted House Tickets or Candy Apples through this link by midnight October 21.

Candy:
Trade your Halloween Candy for PAW awards every day next week! Monsters will be at the front of the school, near the office, Monday - Thursday!

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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.


  • No weapons or replica weapons

  • No blood or gore

  • No skates or roller blades

  • Costume masks may be worn during parades only.

  • In keeping with our District’s student dress code policy (BP 5332), no costumes shall include: clothing, accessories, and jewelry shall be free of writing, pictures, symbols or any other insignia which are crude, vulgar, profane, obscene, libelous, slanderous, or sexually suggestive. Clothing, accessories, or jewelry that degrade any cultural, religious, or ethnic values, that advocate racial, ethnic, or religious prejudice or discrimination, or that promote sex, the use of tobacco, drugs, or alcohol, or any unlawful acts are prohibited.”

Measure G Information

www.livermoreschools.org/bond: This provides a link to the welcome page which has been dedicated to facts and information about the upcoming bond measure. It provides access to FAQs as well.


www.livermoreschools.org/FMP: This page includes the full FMP.


www.livermoreschools.org/bondprojectsphase2: This provides visuals and descriptions of projects that have been identified as Phase 2 priorities should additional funding become available. It also provides a link to the full FMP and informs the community that they can view it in person at our Civic Center Library or District Office.

Upcoming Events

October 24- ELAC Meeting 3:15-4:15 Room 4

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