Mrs. Kondikoff's Friday Focus

Lopatcong Elementary School

Friday, December 11, 2015

Holiday Breakfast

Thank you for making beautiful decorations for the Holiday breakfast at the middle school this past week. The breakfast was a huge success! The decorations really brightened up the room and the video from the elementary school allowed the people attending to hear, directly from the students, about all of the positive things we have happening here at Lopatcong Elementary School! Thank you again!

Kindergarten Fashion Show

Great job to our kindergarten teachers and their students on a successful letter fashion show! What an authentic activity, linked to the curriculum and standards, and an opportunity for parents to come to the school.

December 23 Activities


  • On December 23rd, we will have an assembly at 8:30am. Kindergarten and preschool will leave if the assembly is not over by 9:00 for their parties.
  • All the students have been learning the songs that the first and second grade students will sing at the winter concert. We will sing the songs with the motions they have been learning.
  • Please be prepared with your skit for the assembly. As discussed at the staff meeting, we will be doing The Twelve Days of Lopatcong Elementary School. Please see the staff meeting agenda for your "day". Then, have fun coming up with a quick skit for your day. There will be signs for where each group should stand. Please be prepared for wither one member, several members, or your whole group to speak when it is your turn. On the last day we will all wish the students a Happy Holiday! Please remember to include your aides in your skit.

Winter/Holiday Pajama Day

On December 23rd, staff and students may wear pajamas. Students may also wear their Santa hats, reindeer ears, etc.

PTA Holiday Parties

AM Preschool and Kindergarten Parties will be 9:00am-10:00am.

Grades 1-4 & PM Preschool and Kindergarten Parties will be 11:00am-12:00pm.


When we ordered laminating film over the summer, we ordered what we estimated we would need for the whole year. There is very little laminating film left for the rest of the school year. Please consider this and laminate only what is absolutely necessary. When the laminating film runs out, we will not be ordering more.

Team Meetings

Please continue data digs in your grade level team meetings. Please complete and turn in the grade level data dig form for math. Then, please complete your individual class data dig form for math.

Upcoming Events

12/14-1st Grade Concert Practice @ 8:05am-8:50am (APR)

12/15-2nd Grade Concert Practice @ 8:05am-8:50am (APR)

12/16-1st Grade Concert Practice @ 8:05am-8:50am (APR)

12/16-1st & 2nd Grade Winter Concert @ 7:00pm (MS MPR)

12/18-$3 Jeans Day for Staff Room Water Cooler

12/23-12:00 Dismissal

12/23-Wear Holiday Pajamas to School

12/23-PTA Winter Parties

12/23-Winter Assembly @ 8:30am (Gym)

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