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ANNOUNCEMENTS

YEARBOOKS

Yearbooks are on sale through March 22, 2019. There are TWO options this year, Hardcover book for $25.00 and Softcover book for $20.00.  Order yours today!  Extra books will be limited!

 

EPAC CONCERT

The Ellis Performing Arts Center will present “Tony Lee and Friends” and “Part Time Fools” in concert on Thursday, February 7.  “Jazz Band” will be playing in the lobby at 5:45 with “Part Time Fools” opening at 6:30.  LMS students will entertain during set changes and the evening will conclude with “Tony Lee and Friends”.

This concert is FREE for everyone to attend.  We hope to see you all there.

KRISPY KREME

DOUGHNUT SALE

We will have a Krispy Kreme Doughnut sale February 11-22.  We will offer glazed doughnuts, vouchers, regular and decaffeinated coffee.  All orders and money will be due Feb 22. Pick-up will be Feb 28 at the Community Center at 6:30 am.  This was a wonderful fundraiser in the fall and we appreciate your help again! 

CLASS PICTURES

Class pictures will be taken on Tuesday February 12.  The 8x10 portrait will be available for purchase for $12 each.

PTO MEETING

We will have a PTO meeting on February 19 at 6:00.  This will be an evening where your children will teach you lessons in the classroom.  This evening is always fun and enjoyable.  Don’t miss it.

DISMISSAL NOTICES

If you are signing your student out early from school, it must be done by 1:45 unless you have been called by the school nurse.

When picking up your child, please make sure your car tag is visible until the children are in your vehicle.  If you do not have a car tag, plan to pick your child up in the office at 2:45.

DR SEUSS WEEK

We are excited about celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday the first week in March.  We have lots of fun activities planned in the classrooms and some dress up days for the students too.

Monday: Free to Read day: wear red, white and blue celebrating the right to read

Tuesday: Crazy socks: Wear your favorite pair of crazy socks or make socks that look crazy celebrating the book Fox in Socks

Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday: Dress wacky and or wear your hair wacky celebrating the book Hooray for Hair

Thursday: Yikes Stripes: Wear clothes with stripes celebrating The Cat in the Hat and Beyond Zebra

Friday: School Pride Day: wear green and yellow celebrating Green Eggs and Ham

FLU SEASON

The Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.  If students are sick with flu-like illness, CDC recommends that you stay home for at least 24 hours after the fever is gone (fever should be gone without the use of a fever-reducing medication).  Symptoms consist of fever, headache, fatigue, cough, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose & muscle aches.  Flu viruses spread from person to person through coughing and sneezing. Always remember and encourage kids to: cover their mouth and nose when coughing/sneezing, wash hands with soap & water or an alcohol based hand sanitizer, and remind them not to touch their eyes, nose or mouth, for this causes the spread of germs.  Please join us in preventing the spread of the flu virus in our schools.   Please contact the school nurse with any questions or concerns (843) 752-5295.

HEALTHY CHILDREN LEARN BETTER

 

                                                                                        SCHOOL DELAYS & CANCELATIONS

Please remember that if school is delayed or closed, you will receive a call from the school district and a SchoolWay notification.  The local television stations are also notified. To receive the most current information, please make sure you have a working phone number on file with the school.  SchoolWay is also a notification service that you have to sign up for on your mobile phone.  As a point of information, we do NOT serve breakfast to students when we are on a two-hour delay. Please make sure your child eats breakfast at home whenever this occurs.

                                                                                        FLU SEASON

The Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.  If students are sick with flu-like illness, CDC recommends that you stay home for at least 24 hours after the fever is gone (fever should be gone without the use of a fever-reducing medication).  Symptoms consist of fever, headache, fatigue, cough, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose & muscle aches.  Flu viruses spread from person to person through coughing and sneezing.   Always remember and encourage kids to: cover their mouth and nose when coughing/sneezing, wash hands with soap & water or an alcohol based hand sanitizer, and remind them not to touch their eyes, nose or mouth, for this causes the spread of germs.  Please join us in preventing the spread of the flu virus in our schools.   Please contact the school nurse with any questions or concerns (843) 752-5295.

HEALTHY CHILDREN LEARN BETTER

                                                                                   BOX TOPS & CAN TABS

We collect Box Tops for Education and our school receives money that is used to purchase classroom supplies.  The class that collects the most labels wins an ice cream party.  We also collect can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House in Columba. Please send your box tops and can tabs to school!  We appreciate all that you do! 

                                                                                        LOST AND FOUND

It’s that time of year again and lost coats and jackets are accumulating in the office.  If your child is missing a coat or jacket, please stop by the school and check out what has been turned into the office.  Also, please write your child’s name in his or her jacket; it can then be returned to the owner easily if it is lost.

                                                                               ISTATION AT HOME

Included with your newsletter this month is information about how to access Istation at home.  This program will help them with their reading progress and tie directly to what they are doing at school.

Do you know where your child is reading? Are they on grade level?

Grade   October Level    January Level

1st          D             F

2nd        J              K

3rd         N             N

4th         P             Q

                                                                                        TRANSPORTATION

If your student rides a bus to and from school, it is important that an adult be visible to the driver at the bus stop in the morning and afternoon.  We do not accept transportation changes over the phone for any reason.  If your child has to change their transportation, we must have a written note.

Parents, please display your car tags in the front windshield of your car so we can easily see who you are picking up until your child is in the car.

                                                                                        ATTENDANCE POLICY

Consistent school attendance is important to your child’s academic, social and emotional development.  Please see that only illness prevents your child from attending school. Any student who misses school must present a written note signed by a parent or physician.  After 3 consecutive unlawful absences or a total of 5 unlawful absences, intervention plans will be developed with the parent to improve student attendance.  

                                                                                        EARLY SIGN-OUT

If your child has a doctor’s appointment or some other need for which he/she must be checked-out early, please do so by 2:00 p.m. Be aware that doctor’s appointments are excused early dismissals ONLY with a doctor’s note. All other early dismissals are unexcused; 3 unexcused early dismissals equal 1 unexcused absence according to District policy.

                                                                                        LUNCH CHARGES

Last school year’s lunch status is applicable until September 12. If you have not completed a form for this school year by September 12, your child’s status will revert to full pay and you will be responsible for all charges. Students are allowed to owe $5.00 to the cafeteria. According to District policy, students whose balance due exceeds $10.00, must bring a lunch box until the amount due has been paid. As a reminder, full pay is $2.60 daily/$13.00 weekly and reduced pay is .40 daily/$2.00 weekly. Please contact the office if you need a form or have questions (843-752-5295).

Coming up …

Feb 11-22:  Krispy Kreme Doughnut sale

Feb 12:  Class Pictures

Feb 19:  PTO meeting 6:00 PM

Feb 24: Montessori Education Week

Feb 25:  Reading for Education Booklets sent home

Feb 26: Progress Reports

Mar 4:  Dr. Seuss Week