Lil' Bobcat Parent Newsletter

Lakeview Elementary - We Know Every Child by Name & by Need

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September 7, 2018

Hello Lakeview Families!

Hello Lakeview Families!

Thank you for a fantastic week 2! Have a great weekend!

Destination Imagination

Sign ups are open for Destination Imagination! Click on the link to sign up! Forms are due by September 21st.

Link Here

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CareDox Information

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Traffic Patterns for Arrival and Dismissal

Our traffic patterns have not changed - they are the same for arrival and dismissal as they have been in previous years. Please refer to the pictures below for directions.

Patience Please

The beginning of the year can be a stressful transition for students and parents alike. Please know we will do our best to make things run smoothly, but having patience and being flexible will go a long way to help the process. You can expect longer car lines and some traffic confusion to start the year, however, these always improve once we fall into our routines.
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Label Jackets, Backpacks, and Lunch Boxes

Please be sure to label your student's jackets, sweatshirts, backpacks, and lunch boxes. While our local charities appreciate our yearly donations, I know you would like to keep a hold of your student's items.

Mrs. Lowe's Newsletter

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Coding With Kids

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ipianolab Keyboard Club

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From lakeview PTA

Lakeview PTA Weekly Update

The Lakeview PTA invites you to partner with us to support this year's school theme of "Making the World a Better Place.” There is no better way to make Lakeview a better place than by having YOU on our team! One of the best things about PTA is that you can be involved as little or as much as you desire. By simply joining as a PTA member, you are supporting Lakeview, your student, your teachers and your PTA...you do not have to volunteer to make a positive impact. Find out more about our great organization by attending our first PTA Meeting & New Family Welcome Reception on Tuesday, September 11th at 6:30 p.m. You will have the opportunity to meet other Lakeview parents and our amazing Principal, Dr. Seltzer, in addition to learning all about the Lakeview PTA programs and events. Light refreshments will be served and childcare is provided. A lucky attendee will receive a prize basket just for joining us! > Click here for details on PTA Membership

Lakeview PTA Quick Links:

> For upcoming PTA events click here

> Volunteer Opportunities click here

Stay Connected to the Lakeview PTA:

> LakeviewPTA.org (Create an account to view entire site)

> Lakeview PTA Trophy Club, TX Facebook Page

> PTA Remind 101: Text @tclakeview to 81010 or click here

Learner Quality - Questioning

Principal Book of the Month

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Save the Date!

9/11 - PTA General Meeting 6:30

9/20 - School Picture Day

9/25 - Curriculum Night 6:00 - 7:00

9/26 - BNHS Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally

9/28 - End of the First Grading Period

10/1 - 10/5 - Parent Conference Week

Compulsory Attendance

We understand students miss school for various reasons. However, please understand that if your child has missed more than 8 school days (excused or unexcused) you will receive a letter from Lakeview regarding attendance. As the state requires students to be in attendance 90% of the year, Lakeview will continue to follow state guidelines regarding this issue. If you have any questions we are happy to talk you through the process.


Absence notes are due no more than 3 days after the date of the absent. After 3 days, the absence will be marked as unexcused.

Arrival Update: The Back Door is Locked at 7:40. If you are arriving after that time, please bring your student to the front entrance. Thank you!

Arrival and Dismissal

Ride Changes

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Parents please be sure to send an email to LakeviewElem@nisdtx.org and your child's teacher by 1:00pm to communicate ride changes. We will not release students to ride changes without confirmation from parents regarding ride changes.

Birthday Treats

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We love celebrating birthdays with our students! When planning on bringing in birthday treats, only pre-packaged store bought products are allowed. To ensure there is time to distribute birthday treats to classrooms, please have them in the office no later than 2:00. We are unable to hold ice cream or popsicles so please do not send treats that will melt. Also, if a treat does not have a label of ingredients it will not be shared with the class. Due to allergies we must know the ingredients for ALL treats. Due to sensitivity no balloons are allowed in the building.

Facebook and Social Media

Social media is a great way to keep up with and in contact with friends and family. When you are posting regarding Lakeview, please keep a few things in mind:

1. Think before you post, your words have power.

2.Do not post pictures or information of children who are not yours. Privacy is important so do not post pictures or information about other students without parent permission.

3. If you have a question regarding events or information regarding Lakeview, your best bet is to always email your child's teacher or call the front office.

4. If you are unhappy with a situation or would like to share a concern, please always email your child's teacher or contact our front office.

5. Finally, stay positive. No one benefits when community members disagree on line.

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Lakeview's Vision, Beliefs, and Mission

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