Red Ribbon Week
This week is Red Ribbon Week! We will be celebrating a DRUG FREE, healthy lifestyle.
Monday- "Red Out"- Wear red
Tuesday- "Team Up Against Drugs"- Wear your favorite team shirt
Wednesday- "Shade Out Drugs"- Wear sunglasses
Thursday- "Peace Out to Drugs"- Tie Dye Day
Friday- "Our School Chooses to be Drug Free"- Wear LFES shirt
On Friday, parents are invited to join students at the track for a parade. Come watch us stomp out drugs.
The Leopard Letter
Check out the NEW PTA quarterly newsletter entitled The Leopard Letter. This newsletter is designed to help parents and families stay connected with upcoming events at our school.
FALL BOOK FAIR
LFE's Fall Book Fair is coming October 31-November 4. The Book Fair will be open Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and Friday, 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. We will also have a Family Night at the Book Fair on Tuesday, November 1, from 4:00-7:00pm. Thanks in advance for helping our PTA raise money for the library.
CogAT/IOWA 2nd Grade Testing
Second Grade Testing - The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) will be administered to students in Grade 2 on October 24, 25, and 26. The CogAT is a nationally standardized aptitude test which provides an estimate of the likelihood of a student’s success in certain academic areas. The CogAT is an untimed test, but should take approximately 40 minutes per day to administer.
The Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) is a nationally standardized test which measures students’ performance in reading and mathematics. The ITBS will be administered to students in Grade 2 on October 27 and 28. The ITBS is an untimed test, but should take approximately one hour per day.
Lake Forest Elementary PARENTS are welcomed and encouraged to check out books from our school media center for your child to read at home. Parents may check out up to 5 books at a time. Our media center staff would be more than happy to help you find appropriate books for your child to read at home. Please understand, however, that all patrons are responsible and must pay for lost or damaged books. Parents will need to sign in at the front office to receive a visitor's badge. We hope to see you in the media center soon!
Learn English Online for Free! Aprende Inglés online, gratis !
There is a new program available to parents who would like to learn English and become more involved in their child's academic success. The program is free to parents and it is on a first come first serve basis. Rosetta Stone Community Solution for K-12 is a program available to the parents of our English Language Learners. This program will provide the parents of our ELL with an opportunity to learn and develop their English Language skills. It will also enable parents to increase their engagement in their child's school and contribute to improving their child's educational achievement. The online lessons for Rosetta Stone Community Solution for K-12 allow parents to use this program at home, work, mobile device, or anywhere they have access to the internet.
If you would like to have access to this program, please contact your child's ESOL teacher. The ESOL teacher will be able to provide you with a code to access the program and share general log-in instructions. Click here for more information.