News and Notes

May 13, 2016


Our Awesome Educator of the Week is:

Dawn Rehling

The future is ours because of what you do!

You get the Lucky Longhorn Spot too!

The Future Is Ours...

Remember to tweet and hashtag :)


Don't forget to follow @lakesidecoppell

Thanks for all you do!

Keep up the hard work!

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Trainings & Curriculum Updates

In an effort to keep you fully informed I'm including a link to the Curriculum Courier (admin newsletter). This link will give you access to current and past issues of the newsletter. The Courier will provide you with pertinent information for your grade and content area. Although some weeks are more informative than others you should try to review it regularly.

District meetings:

5/18-19 Annelise to T-PESS Training

5/24 Gema to Principal's Meeting

5/26 Jan to all day Counselor's Meeting

KN2K (Knows & Need to Knows)

From Brad (and a reiteration from our recent conversation):

The topic of transgender children and youth and restroom use in public schools is getting some attention from what is going on in Ft. Worth ISD. As a reminder from our LGBT training earlier this year, in regards to restroom use we are using the clinic as a gender neutral restroom. In addition to the unisex restrooms in Kinder, some 1st grade classrooms and some classrooms designed for learners with special needs. I also know of some campuses that have discussed the use of faculty restrooms too. Obviously we are a public school system that will educate whoever walks through our doors, but I recognize this topic is a sensitive one that people feel strongly about on both sides of the issue. We are continually reviewing this process as well as others issues related to this topic.

Fun Run is tonight....

Thanks in advance to those of you that will be here to support the event!


PTO will once again be asking kids to donate their leftover or unused school supplies. Please do not "donate" classroom supplies. Last year we found some teacher supplies in the boxes - those can not be donated.


"Old News"

(Repeat info below)


Summer Courses

The UbD summer course is in Eduphoria- feel free to sign up when you are ready! This link should take you directly to the Aug. 9&10th registration. 12 hours of FLEX

If you are ready to sign up for the GT/UbD Training on August 11th. That link can be found here. 6 hour GT Update, 6 hours of FLEX to trade out for June, 2017.



5/16 Staff Meeting: On the Agenda - Class List Creation

5/18 Third grade bowling trip


  • Dressing tents will be available...please use them
  • Talent Show will be in the afternoon


  • 5/23 for 5th
  • 5/24 for Kdg, 1st, 4th
  • 5/25 for 2nd & 3rd

5/25 Yearbook Signing during specials

5/27 Sneak Preview Day (planned by K with Jan) plus Safety Patrol to Main Event

5/31 STAAR results due from the state (?) - THEME REVEAL and a little surprise


6/1 5th grade Graduation and Celebration plus Kinder Bubble Day

  • Alternate schedule is forthcoming (?)

6/2 Last Day

  • Early Release Day for Kids
  • 5th grade walk at 12:30
  • Summer Checkout will include a workroom requirement (team and individual)
  • It's a full day for us unless you have received a specific early out pass


  • You need to have a total of 24 hours for all the flex and pd this year
  • Lakeside's office will be closed today

6/6 CISD Night at the Ballpark

6/6-10 Lakeside's Office Hours will be 7:30-3:30

6/9 Last Day for Annelise

6/10 Last day for Jan and Skye plus the office will close for the summer

6/14-16 Gema to Principal's Institute

6/16 Last day for Barbara

6/21 STAAR retake (#3) for Math

6/22 STAAR retake (#3) for Reading plus STAAR writing scores will be mailed

6/23 Last day for Gema

6/27-29 TEPSA Board Meeting for Gema


7/1 OPEN ENROLLMENT STARTS (until Aug.19th)

7/20 Gema and Barbara report back

7/25-27: Instructional Coaching Training @ EAST

  • Gema, Annelise, Maureen, and Skye
7/27-28: Principal's Academy for Gema and Annelise


8/1: Lakeside's Office Reopens (office hours 7:30-3:30)

8/2: Chamber Breakfast for Gema and New Hires @ North

8/2 - 5: New Hire Induction Week (this will be split between New Tech, North and East depending on the session)

8/8 Jan and Skye Report Back

8/9 & 8/10 UbD Training

8/11 UbD GT Update (and June 2017 Trade Out)

8/15 Official first day back for most of you

Aug. 15 - 19: Inservice Week (from Laurie O'Neill)

8/15: Campus Day - (More than likely we will have TTESS training today)

8/16: Elementary: Campus Day; Secondary: District Day

8/17: Elementary: District Day; Secondary: Campus Day

8/18: TBD (I know elementary has Meet the Teacher that night so that has been taken into consideration and as soon as the plan for Aug. 18 is known -- I'll send)

8/19: Morning --Convocation @ CHS Arena / Afternoon -- TBD


Happy Birthday


16) Katie Reyes

19) Robyn Anderson

21) Molly Salmon


3) Megan Kelley

5) Kirby Leonard

18) Skye Bryant

27) Kelly Fischetti


4) Ana Vizcaya

10) Debbie Etheridge

15) Sara Beth Tuffnell

19) Rachelle Hendricks

26) Jennifer Hendricks

29) Margaret Little

Denim Days...

Wednesdays will be College Days for staff and students

Thursdays with this years Stampede shirt

Fridays with a Lakeside or CISD Tee