East Elementary News

September 22, 2020

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Upcoming Events

Sept. 21 - Oct. 5 - Charleston Wrap Fundraiser

Sept. 22 - Happy Birthday, Amy Estrada! (1st Grade Teacher)

Sept. 23 - Fall Picture Day!

Sept. 25 - House Color Dress-Up Day!

Free meals for all LCISD students

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently issued flexibilities enabling Lubbock-Cooper ISD to provide free school meals for all students through the fall semester.

Beginning Monday, September 14, reimbursable school meals will be available to all Lubbock-Cooper ISD students at no cost. A reimbursable school meal includes at least one serving of fruits or vegetables and at least two servings of meat, grain, and/or dairy. (A standard school meal is considered reimbursable.) This opportunity will expire on Thursday, December 31.


Students will still be charged for additional servings and a la carte food items. If you wish to apply money to your child's account to allow them to purchase additional servings or a la carte food items, please visit https://www.lunchmoneynow.com/lmnlcp/splash.php.


VIRTUAL LEARNERS:

Lubbock-Cooper North Elementary (3202 108th Street) will serve as a community feeding site for the remainder of the fall semester. Any individual 18 years of age or younger (and/or enrolled in a K-12 school) is eligible to pick up meals from North Elementary 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Title 1 Parent Meeting

The Elementary and Secondary School Act, Title I Part A, requires that each Title I school holds an annual meeting for parents and families. Lubbock-Cooper East Elementary, in partial fulfillment of federal guidelines, is also required to hold a public meeting to discuss current state accountability, campus STAAR performance ratings, and school performance objectives related to the Targeted Support identification.


A meeting addressing the aforementioned items will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on September 28, 2020 via Google Meet using the following link: https://meet.google.com/asx-hxhi-xsi. A recording of the meeting will be made available on the campus website.


Topics to be discussed in this meeting include:

  • Informing you of the school’s participation in Title I, Part A

  • Explaining the requirements of Title I, Part A

  • Explaining your rights and opportunities as parents and families to be involved in your child’s learning and achievement

  • STAAR performance and Campus Performance Objectives

East Elementary House Shirts

You can purchase a House shirt for your child using the attached order form. Remember, your child remains in their assigned House for their entire journey at East Elementary, so order a size up so that you can use this shirt again next year!
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Pirate of the Year - Mrs. Windle!

Our very own Mrs. Jennifer Windle (East Elementary kindergarten teacher) has been nominated for LCISD's Pirate of the Year award!



The nominations are in, and it is time to decide the 2020 Pirate of the Year! Visit the link below to make your selection:
https://forms.gle/DkvsfeU61RboyWEUA


You may vote as many times as you would like, and you are free to share the link to this form with friends and family who may also wish to vote. Votes are anonymous. Voting closes on Wednesday, September 23.


Click on the link above to cast your vote for Mrs. Windle!

Fall Fundraiser with Charleston Wrap

Our most important fundraising campaign of the year starts today and your help is essential!


We're asking you to reach out to your friends and family and encourage them to shop for products in our fundraising catalog or online. The proceeds of every purchase will make a BIG difference in our fundraising efforts this year. There s a lot of great stuff in this year s catalog; with over 1,500 great products you can be confident that everyone you know will find something they like.

Our fundraising sales only last two short weeks! So follow these quick, easy steps today and let's get our momentum going!

1) Register your participant online by going to charlestonwrapstore.com and enter our Organization ID 15339
2) Invite friends and family to shop and support! Send emails, share on social media, and text the fundraising link to your friends & family to quickly spread the word!
3) Look out for the Charleston Wrap fundraising information coming home today!

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Fall Photos

Remember, our fall photos will be taken by Fresco Portraits tomorrow, Sept. 23. This is a prepay program; please send payment with your child tomorrow if you have not already paid online.


You can pay ahead of time by visiting:

https://frescoportraits.orderschoolpix.com/30018/


All students will have their picture taken for our yearbook!

fall photos for virtual learners

Attention Virtual Learners!


Make sure you are in the yearbook by following the quick and easy steps for a safe and contactless school portrait on your time, and in the comfort of The Fresco Portrait

Studios.


STEP ONE:

All virtual students must book an appointment at the following link: https://calendly.com/getshot/yearbookportraits Portraits must be taken in September to be included in the yearbook.


STEP TWO:

Arrive at 3212 Woodrow Road (located on the north side of Woodrow, between Indiana and University). Please be sure to bring a form of payment with you to your session. All images must be purchased during the session in order to not incur a late fee. Purchase is not required to be photographed in the fall or to be in the yearbook.


STEP THREE:

Pick up your images after November 1 between the following times:

Tuesday: 9-5 pm

Wednesday: 9-3 pm

Thursday: 9-5 pm

Friday: 9-noon

Saturday: by appointment only


QUESTIONS?

Don’t hesitate to call the staff of Fresco Portraits. We are here to help with all of your needs! 806 863.3304

Mrs. Baird's Teachers on the Rise

The Mrs Baird’s Teachers On The Rise program is returning to the Lubbock and South Plains area for our ninth school year. We are excited to honor more of our great teachers this year because we know great things happen in our classrooms every single day.


As we saw last spring, even though students may not be on campus, great teaching still takes place from a distance. With the start of the 2020-2021 school year looking a little different as well, the creativity and compassion from our teachers will truly show, and we want to hear about it.


Students and families to log onto www.MrsBTeacher.com or simply google Teachers On The Rise. Once you are at the nomination site, enter in a little information about yourself and then tell us why your teacher deserves special recognition. Perhaps your teacher makes you feel welcome and included from a distance. Or your teacher goes above-and-beyond to make sure no student is left behind on learning. These are stories we want to hear about. Tip: We know teachers are nice, funny, and great, but we want to know why they are nice, funny and great. Please be as detailed as possible on your nomination.


We will continue to honor three teachers every month this school year—one from elementary, one from middle school/junior high, and one teacher from high school. The teachers will receive a great prize packet from our sponsors including a $100 United Supermarkets gift card, a lunch for two to the Texas Tech Club, and an assortment full of Mrs. Baird’s goodies! The student or family who nominates a winning teacher also receives a $50 American Express gift card.

But we want to take it up a notch for September. In order to get the nominations coming in, everyone who nominates a teacher will be entered into a drawing for an additional $50 American Express gift card for the student AND Free Mrs. Baird’s Bread For A YEAR for the family. United Supermarkets is also including a great gift basket. What a great way to start the year!

We know the start of school will look a little different this year, so please encourage students and families to tell us the great things teachers are doing to make learning fun, effective, and memorable. They deserve the recognition, so tell us about them today at www.MrsBTeacher.com and remember, those who submit a nomination by September 30, 2020, could win Free Mrs. Baird’s Bread For A Year!

LCP Homecoming Week - Sept. 28 - Oct. 2

Monday, September 28 - 50s/All American Day

Tuesday, September 29 - 70s/Tie Dye Day

Wednesday, September 30 - 80s/Neon Day

Thursday, October 1 - 90s/00s/Denim Day

Friday, October 2 - Red & Black Day

2019-2020 Yearbooks Available

We still have a few copies of the 2019-2020 school yearbook available for sale in the front office!


You can purchase your copy for $15.

Box Tops for Education

Don't forget to collect Box Tops for Education for East! The process has become even easier with the Box Tops App! Shop as you normally would and simply scan your store receipts to find participating products.


Register now on our website https://lubbock-cooper-east-pto.square.site/ (scroll to the bottom) and download the app today!

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