LCS Wildcat Clips

February 24, 2021

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SPRING BOOK FAIR

The Scholastic Book Fair is back ONLINE this Spring!

March 8th – March 19th

While the Fair will be exclusively held online this year, we still plan on making it a fun and joyous experience for our kids. Our customized Lake Country School homepage features:

Ø A fully Virtual Fair so you and your kids can experience the magic of the school shopping experience. Browse over 200 titles by grade, meet popular authors, and discover the comfort and joy of our Fair.

Ø Free shipping direct to your home is available on BOOK ONLY orders of $25 or more, after all discounts are applied. Orders containing products other than books are not eligible for this shipping promotion.

Ø eWallet will be available for teachers only. This will allow parents to show appreciation to our amazing teachers by donating funds directly to the teacher’s eWallet which can be used for classroom books. More details to come closer to event dates.

Ø The book fair is a great fundraising opportunity for the school. Every dollar you spend will benefit our school directly (25% back in rewards!)

Save these dates and view our school’s Fair site:

Fair Dates: March 8th – March 19th

Virtual Store: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/lakecountryschool1

(link will not be available until March 8th)

Questions - Contact Tara Kozik at tlkozik@gmail.com or Elizabeth Majszak at eakissner@gmail.com

MARCH LUNCH MENU

CLICK HERE to view the March hot lunch menu.

PTO KRINGLE SALE - DEADLINE FRIDAY!!

It’s Kringle Time! Information was sent home with students. Start gathering orders from family and friends for the LCS PTO Annual Racine Kringle Sale. These kringles freeze really well and would be great for Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or any random day you need a treat


12 Flavors. $10 each. TIME IS RUNNING OUT! Orders due 3pm Friday, February 26th.


Annual Kringle Fundraiser


***Please submit ONE (1) total order per LCS family through the included link***

DON'T FORGET PTO'S OTHER ONGOING FUNDRAISERS! THESE AND OTHERS CAN BE FOUND ON THE PTO PAGE ON OUR SCHOOL WEBSITE.

SHOP WITH SCRIP

This initiative allows our school to raise money year-round by earning 2%-20% rebates on Gifts Cards purchased by Lake Country School families. MORE INFO

AMAZON SMILE

Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support LCS every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, convenient shopping experience, and vast selection as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to LCS! Share this information with family and friends to help grow the donation to LCS! Start at: https://smile.amazon.com. Then select: “Lake Country Parent Teacher Organization.

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OPEN ENROLLMENT

OPEN ENROLLMENT SEATS FOR 2021-2022

4K- 2, 5K- 6, 1st- 2, 2nd- 2, 3rd- 2, 4th- 3, 5th- 5, 6th- 6, 7th- 6, 8th- 6, Special Education- 0


The regular open enrollment application period for the 2021-22 school year began on February 1, 2021, and ends at 4:00 pm on April 30, 2021. The best way to apply is online through the WI DPI Open Enrollment page. A link to the online application is available on the WI DPI website. Please visit our website for links and information. www.MyLakeCountrySchool.org > My School > Enrollment Center > Open Enrollment

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MATH ACCELERATION

Friday, March 5, is the deadline for a parent/guardian, teacher or other school district professional to request acceleration (grade skipping) in math by notifying Mrs. Schneider, the gifted and talented coordinator, in writing. Current kindergarten through sixth grade students, who are highly capable AND high performing students, are eligible to apply. Previously placed students do not need to reapply. Included with this written notification should be a rationale for why this is appropriate for the child. Once notification is received, a rigorous review process begins that incorporates data from student performance, standardized test results and teacher observation. Lake Country School’s math acceleration committee will review the data before the end of this school year for 2021-2022 math class placement. Parents who have questions regarding this process should contact their child’s math/classroom teacher(s) or Mrs. Schneider.

SPREAD THE LOVE 2021

Lake Country School collected a total of 1,055 items sold 81 bracelets and raised $1,126 for the Food Pantry!!!!! 6th grade alone collected 373 items! Thank you for all of your support!!!!! Local families will be feeling the love from LCS:)

ROBOTICS

The robotics team S.P.E.C.T.E.R. would like the following to be included in the next Wildcat clips edition.


First Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Team S.P.E.C.T.E.R. will be competing in a qualifier event on February 27th to attempt to make it to the state level competition in April. To see a short video of their robot in action please visit the team website at: www.specter16634.com a video link is at the bottom of the home page.


Also on the team website is a section labeled: Home STEM Activities with numerous links and information for fun, science, math, and engineering projects for PreK-12th grade to do at home.


Please feel free to reach out to the team via email at: specter16634@gmail.com to find out more about the FIRST robotics program and any other robotics questions. Robotics is open to boys and girls in 4K to 12th grade.

THANK YOU HEART HEROS!

Congratulations to our 5K-6th Grade Students and Families on a FANTASTIC 2021 Kids Heart Challenge Campaign!


With your efforts, Lake Country School was able to secure our BEST YEAR EVER in fundraising for the American Heart Association to help fight heart disease.


Our final total for money raised was $10,000! That's almost $2,000 more than our previous high mark! Great Job Wildcats!


In addition, the following students were the winners of our "Pie in the Face" incentive:


Nolan Maniscalco - 4th Grade

Highest Overall Fundraiser - Gets to Pie Mr. Lichte


Peyton Goetz - 4th Grade

Highest in Grades 4th-5th - Gets to Pie Mr. Blawat


Nellie Howland - 2nd Grade

Highest in Grades 5K - 3rd - Gets to Pie Mr. Green


Casey Bender - 6th Grade

Highest in 6th grade - Gets to Pie Ms. Strong


Our "Pie Ceremony" will take place the week before Spring Break.


Congratulations to all of our Heart Heros!

YEARBOOK ORDERS

Remember you are still able to order a yearbook through Skyward Family Access if you did not already at during registration. The cut off for ordering is March 31st. We do have some pending orders online. If you added a yearbook to your order at registration but did not pay at that time don’t forget to go back in and do so. The number we submit for printing will be based off of paid orders. We do not get many extras so it is important to get your order in by the deadline.

To place an order:

Go to Fee Management, Add A Fee and select yearbook. You can then go ahead and pay online using RevTrak or send payment to the school office. Checks can be made out to Lake Country School for $12.50 per yearbook. You can also use this method to see if you have already ordered one. The books will be handed out at the end of the year.

ATTENTION VIRTUAL LEARNERS

We still have a few students who did not make either picture day. If you did not get your photo taken here and would like to be included with your homeroom picture, you are welcome to submit a photo from home and we will make sure Empire includes you in the yearbook. Photos can be sent to Lisa Acton, actonl@mylakecountryschool.org.

NEW SCHOOL CHECK-IN SYSTEM (Driver's License will be needed)

Although we are still limiting the visitors in our building, we wanted to make you aware that we have begun using the new check-in system called Raptor. The Raptor system will require you to scan your driver’s license when checking into school. Every visitor is instantly screened against the registered sex offender databases in all 50 states. The Raptor system checks visitors against custom databases set by each district, which may contain custody alerts and/or banned visitors. The system will also be used for volunteer/chaperone background checks. Many of the local districts use this system and 32,000 schools nationwide use this system to protect their students and staff.

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COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Community groups shall indemnify and forever save harmless the Lake Country School District Board Of Education and its officers, agents and employees from any and all claims whatsoever kind, nature or description arising out of the use of any school facilities and communications. Lake Country School does not endorse these organizations.



HEALING HEARTS of Waukesha County Grief Support Groups Programs

Honoring Your Grieving Heart

Family Grief Support Group

Feeling Loss From A Loss?

AHS Winter Volleyball Camp

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Mad Science of Milwaukee in person and virtual afterschool programs

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Parents United 2020-21 Events

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Merton Athletics

www.mertonathletics.org

AHS Summer Sports Camps

https://www.arrowheadschools.org/activities/sports/camps/

WATG Logo Design Contest - deadline April 1st, 2021

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