Lil' Bobcat Parent Newsletter

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

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January 11, 2019

Hello Lakeview Families!

It was so great to welcome back all of our Lil' Bobcats. We also added 10 new students to our campus and we couldn't be more excited! As hard as it is to believe, we are half way through the year. Thank you for all of your continued support. 2019 is going to be AMAZING!

Coding with Kids

Coding with Kids is excited to be coming to Lakeview Elementary in the Winter/Spring with our coding and programming classes! Our “Little Coders Robotics” class for grades K-2 is an opportunity for young children to develop their computational thinking skills, build their first programs, and have fun with new friends! Our “Game Development” class for grades 3-5 kids to computer programming through the fun and excitement of building video games. Working in Scratch, a drag-and-drop programming tool, students will create everything from animations to multi-level games. They will learn the core concepts of programming a game, such as loops, conditionals, and variables.

Classes begin the week of January 23rd and will meet once a week from 3:05-4:05pm for 12 weeks. Class information, schedules and registration are available at www.codingwithkids.com.

Yearbooks Are On Sale

Order your 2018-2019 "Only One Lakeview" Yearbook today!!!
https://www.yearbookordercenter.com
School Order Number: 10824

*5th GRADE PARENTS...5th Grade Tribute ads will be purchased at the same time you purchase your student's yearbook.*

Bobcat Technology Update

Watch D.O.G.S Information

Link to sign up to be a Watch DOG:

http://signup.com/go/RPoAUAY

Remind 101 info for dads: Text gh769d to 81010

From lakeview PTA

Lakeview PTA Weekly Update


Yearbooks on Sale: Order your 2018-2019 “Only One Lakeview” Yearbook today! Deadline 1/18/19

www.yearbookordercenter.com

School Order Number: 10824

*5th GRADE PARENTS* Tribute ads will be purchased at the same time you purchase your student’s yearbook. Starting thinking about pictures to include!


Save the Dates:

Father/Daughter Luau Dance - Friday, February 8th, 2019, 7-9 p.m.

Grade Level Valentine Parties - Thursday, February 14th

5th Grade Field Trip - Thursday, February 14th

Mom/Son Date Night - Friday, March 1st

Science Night - Thursday, April 11th

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 - Reflection

Principal Book of the Month

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Save the Date!

1/21 - Student Staff Holiday

2/7 - UIL

2/8 - Father/Daughter Luau Dance 7:00 - 9:00pm

2/14 - Valentines Day Parties

2/14 - 5th Grade Field Trip

2/15 - End of the Grading Period and Early Release 11:40

2/18 - Student Holiday/Teacher Professional Development

2/21 - Report Cards

2/27 - Spring Pictures

3/1 - Mom/Son Date night

4/11 - Science Night

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.

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.

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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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