In this week’s Bulletin, you will find information on:
Parent Council News and Activities
School News and Activities:
Parent Council News and Activities Details:
Tombola is back!
The beloved Tombola game is back at Springfest this year. To make the game a success we need the support of LKS families to donate loot bags as prizes for the game. Loot bags will be collected daily from your child’s classrooms beginning on Monday, May 13. Please see attached flyer for more information.
Note: Please no chocolate, unwrapped candies or used toys in the loot bags. ONLY NUT SAFE PRODUCTS (hard candies only).
Vacancies – Pizza Lunch Coordinator & Staff Appreciation Luncheon
Please contact Kerry Collings firstname.lastname@example.org regarding the following opportunities.
Pizza Lunch. Help coordinate one of the most popular activities at LKS! There is an opportunity to takeover the coordination of monthly pizza lunch for the 2019-2020 school year. Perfect for a team of 2-3 parents, requires 4-5 hours per month. Templates and training by current volunteers will be provided for all responsibilities, including:
Each year Parent Council shows our appreciation for our outstanding teachers and by hosting an annual staff appreciation luncheon. This year’s event is scheduled for Monday, June 10 at 11:30am. All the food is prepared and provided by LKS families. Requires approximately 5 hours for planning and day-of work. Responsibilities include: decide on theme, determine food quantity required, create Sign-Up Genius, prepare info for the Bulletin to recruit volunteers for food prep and set-up/teardown, oversee set-up/teardown on day of event.
Save the Date! Springfest 2019 – Saturday, June 1 @ 11am
Join Parent Council and the entire LKS community for a day of fun! An annual tradition not to be missed, Springfest is an opportunity to celebrate the school year, enjoy great BBQ, catch up with friends and raise funds for important in-class programming such as literacy, the arts, math, science and technology. Get involved as a volunteer or sponsor, and help make this event a success! Stay tuned for more information as the event approaches.
Springfest Help Needed Organizing Silent Auction and Food/Refreshments
Silent Auction. Join auction coordinator, Allison Needham, to organize class baskets, community donations, bid sheets, auction set-up and payment process. Ideal for 2-3 parents, requires approximately 6 hours pre-event (shared) and 2-3 hours on day of event. Contact Allison.Needham@rogers.com
Food Committee. It’s time for a shift change on the Springfest Food Committee! Work alongside food committee veterans, Leslie Thomas and her team, to learn the ropes at this year’s Springfest and take the reigns for next year. Ideally suited for a team of 5-6 parents, including 1-2 overall leads and 1 lead per food station (BBQ, coffee, lemonade/refreshments, pizza). Contact Leslie Thomas email@example.com
Training by current volunteers and templates will be provided for all responsibilities, including:
Sponsor Recruiting – Plan, communicate with and secure sponsors
Food Floor Plans – Rain and shine Setup
Marketing/Food Sponsor promotion – Identify sponsor levels for promoting, create/refresh signage for Springfest day
Budget – Determine/track costs and negotiate food sponsors/pricing. Set ticket or food cost structure
Food Logistics – Arrange delivery and storage of food prior to the day. (Leveraging school and external sources)
Non-Food Supply – Plan and gather all non-food supplies needed for food stations
Volunteer Coordination – Plan and manage volunteer requirements for pre-event, event day, post event.
Collaborate with Parent Council, Springfest leaders and other committee leads
Springfest Sponsorship Opportunities
Parent Council is pleased to once again offer sponsorship opportunities at a variety of levels. In 2019, Parent Council hopes to raise $20,000 to support exciting in-class enrichments including Artist in the Classroom, Scientist in the Classroom, Forest of Reading, author visits, IXL math and RAZkids reading programs. Benefits of sponsorship include event signage, pre-event promotion, and social media exposure. To secure your sponsorship opportunity, contact Amanda Brown firstname.lastname@example.org.
School News and Activities Details:
XFUSION – April 29 to May 2 – ALL LKS STUDENTS WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN THIS AMAZING LEARNING OPPORTUNITY THROUGHOUT THE WEEK!
X Fusion aims to develop student’s self-regulation skills in order for them to discover their own self-realization. To achieve this students partake in sessions designed to increase and decrease their energy levels and model methods/tools/tactics which allow them to regulate by themselves.
Each class will have 3 sessions throughout the week and there is a PARENT NIGHT scheduled for Thursday, May 2nd. A permission form will be coming home for parents to sign and return. Please see the attached flyer. Payment for this fantastic experience can be made at www.schoolcashonline.com.
X-Fusion Family Event – Thursday, May 2, 2019
Welcome to X Fusion! An interactive experience where students learn self-regulation tools and strategies in order to discover the power of their own self-realization! X Fusion uses high intensity energy flows along with yoga inspired moves to experience different energy levels and affirms the learnings with the “Feel, Choose, Fuse!” mantra! You and your family are invited to come and enjoy the X Fusion experience as well as learn some important self-regulation tools and tactics!
There are 2 separate sessions. Session 1 is 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Session 2 is 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. This is a family event and we encourage you to attend so your child can show you all the wonderful things that have been learned.
Please login to your www.schoolcashonline.com account and choose 1 session and indicate how many family members will be attending. If you have more than one child at LKS, you only need to register one child with the total number of family members attending. No need to do it for each child. There is a maximum of 300 participants for each session. There is no cost for this Family event.