The TIGER Times

Together We Will Learn, Excel, and Succeed

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A Message from Mrs. Fockler, Principal

August 28, 2020


Dear Lewistown Families,


Together, we are making educational history today! A new and unprecedented journey awaits us! While we know school will look different, the possibilities for our students are endless! We may have little bumps in the road as we get started, but we are committed that all students will be successful in their educational journey! We will learn, excel, succeed and challenge ourselves in this new virtual environment.


The staff at Lewistown Elementary School has been preparing tirelessly to ensure that your child has the tools they need to begin a successful year. While virtual, we will continue to focus on our mission of building relationships with students. While reimagining every aspect of our school environment is challenging work, we're ready for it!


Together in heart and mind,


Mrs. Fockler,

Principal

Kindergarten Staggered Start

Monday, August 31st - First Day of Virtual Learning in FCPS

  • K - Staggered Start Group #1


Tuesday, September 1st

  • K - Staggered Start Group #2


Wednesday, September 2nd

  • K - Staggered Start Group #3


Thursday, September 3rd and Friday, September 4th

  • K - ALL Students


*Kindergarten families were emailed this information.

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Lewistown Tech Support- Monday- Friday

We're here for you! In order to ensure a successful start to the school year we are offering a variety of technology support.


Lewistown Learning Lab Hours


If you or your child need to connect with a member of our Learning Lab team this week for assistance with Schoology, assignments or learning tasks, the Lab will be open between the hours of:

Monday- Friday: 8:15 - 8:45 and 2:00 - 3:45 daily.

Wednesday: 8:15 - 11:00, 2:30 - 3:45


Join: Meet.google.com

Code: LEWES-Lab


Need In Person Troubleshooting?


We will also be offering open air technology troubleshooting in front of our building. If your experiencing problems and would like in-person support call our front office at 240- 236- 3750 to set up an appointment. Please call ahead so we have staff available.


Mr. Kraeuter, our User Support Specialist, is also available for assist at Jeremy.Kraeuter@fcps.org.

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Learning Kit Pick-Up Was a Success!

FCPS Food & Nutrition Services Providing “to-go” Meals

Read more about how to qualify for free or reduced meals!

FARM Applications

All students will receive a paper application in their Home Learning Kits that are to be picked up at the school Thursday August 27. If you are unable to complete the application online www.fcps.org/meals, please complete the paper application and return it to the school. You can return it in person, fax it to (240)236-3751 or scan and email the application to kimberly.little@fcps.org.


Starting Monday August 31st, meals will be provided from 11am-1pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays using the following schedule. Meals will be provided based on a student’s eligibility.


FCPS Food and Nutrition Services will provide "to-go" breakfast and lunch at 26 schools under the National School Breakfast Program (NSBP) and the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Meals will be provided based on a student's eligibility. This means that students who qualify for free meals will get their meals for free. Students who qualify for reduced price meals will get their meals at the reduced price. Students who do not qualify for free or reduced-price meals will pay full price for their meals. (All information can be found at www.fcpsnutrition.com.)

LES VISION STATEMENT

The Lewistown Elementary School Learning Community will strive to promote academic success in order to reach our full potential and strengthen our future. Everyone’s unique qualities will be celebrated and valued, and together we will Learn, Excel, and Succeed!

Lewistown Elementary School

Mrs. Belinda Fockler- Principal

Ms. Meghan MacKay- Special Education Coordinator

Mrs. Kimberly Little- Secretary

Mrs. Stacy Bokinsky- School Counselor