Principal e-Note

Lindbergh Early Childhood Education

November 18, 2022

Reminder that ECE is Closed November 23, 24, 25.

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Outdoor Play during Colder Weather

Outdoor play time during the cold weather season may cause concerns of whether it is too cold to go out and if the students should stay in for recess.

Lindbergh Early Childhood Education uses the guidelines recommended by St. Louis Children’s Hospital Resource Center to determine whether outdoor play is appropriate for the current weather conditions.

Most health sources strongly recommend that children go outside daily, except during extremely cold weather, as this helps prevent upper respiratory infections. Viruses and bacteria picked up in classrooms cause such infections, not cold weather itself.

Recommended guidelines from St. Louis Children's Hospital:

  1. Below 15 degrees (wind-chill included) – Children will remain indoors.
  2. Between 15 and 32 degrees- outdoor play will be limited to 15 minutes.
  3. Above 32 degrees- there will be no restrictions on time.
  4. Active precipitation will be a factor as well.

Be sure to dress your student appropriately, and provide appropriate outerwear, to fit the weather conditions. Some notes to consider are:

  • Loose fitting layers along with winter coat keep students warmer.
  • Mittens/gloves and a hat are a must on chilly days.
  • Fifty percent of body heat is lost from the exposed head.
  • The weather could be warm in the morning but drastically change by noon to very cold temperatures on any given day, so it is better to have many layers than not enough.

Please call the Health Room with any questions or concerns at:

  • ECE Center: 729-2400 x8332
  • ECE West: 729-2400 x4936

Third Parent Access Cards are Now Available

If your family has need of a third parent access card, and you have not requested one, you may do so now. The process will be the same as what we have followed for the first cards. The link is the same link that we used before also. If you need the link it is at the button below, just click on it.

November is Coat Drive Month at ECE

Thank you for supporting our annual coat drive. We use the coat drive for many curricular purposes, including counting, graphing, perspectives of others, service to others and many other areas. In addition, it helps to keep our community warm during the coldest months. Thank you for your donations of coats, hats, gloves and scarves of all sizes! They can be new, or clean gently used, items.

How to Email Your Student’s Teacher

Communicating with your student’s teacher is easy to do, even if you don’t have their email address. This summer, Lindbergh Schools has removed teacher email addresses from the public-facing district website in response to security recommendations our district Technology Department received from the Department of Homeland Security, to help prevent malicious phishing attempts. However, teacher contact information is still available in the SIS Portal and Canvas, by following these directions:

SIS Portal (Grades PK-12)

  1. Log in to the SIS Portal

  2. Click “Send Email” in the left-hand menu

  3. Select which teacher(s) you want to message by checking the box next to their name

  4. Click “Ok”

  5. On the next page, fill out the subject line and text of your message

  6. Click “Send”

Help the PTO while you are Shopping!

Amazon Smiles

Please take a moment to choose LECE PTO as your Amazon Charity. Your everyday purchases will support the LECE PTO!

Link to Amazon Charity Designation:

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Senior Citizens are Invited to Celebrate the Holidays!

Lindbergh Schools will host a holiday Senior Associates event at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Lindbergh High School Auditorium (5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63126). Enjoy entertainment from featured performers, The Mads show choir. Senior Associates is a free community program open to all senior citizens in the Lindbergh School District. RSVP to Spencer Michelson or ‭(314) 729-2400 ext. 4607‬.

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Nominate a Special Lindbergh Teacher for #TeacherProud Tuesday

Calling all students, parents, and community members: Lindbergh Schools wants your nominations for #TeacherProud Tuesday! Tell us about a teacher who works in our schools who has made a difference in your life, and they might be selected to be featured on social media as part of #TeacherProud Tuesday, a statewide social media initiative that is designed to recognize outstanding teachers and promote public education. On the second Tuesday of each month, Missouri school districts will recognize a #TeacherProud Tuesday honoree for going above and beyond, and making a difference in the lives of students.