December 13, 2017



Bravo to the many students who showcased both vocal and instrumental pieces at the Orchestra, Band, and Choir concerts! Check out the LILA Facebook page for more photos and other recent LILA happenings.



  •  Alumni Newsletter: The LILA Alumni Newsletter is here! Spotlights include an update from alum Anna Scherman and building engineer Mick Haugen, original founder of the MopHeads (if you remember the MopHeads, you'll enjoy the video link). If you know a past LILA student, parent, ambassador, or staff member, please encourage them to visit the Lila Foundation page & sign up for the newsletter directly. We'd love to hear from them too!
  • Coffee Pick-Up: Mmmm, coffee orders are ready for pickup in the Lower School front office! Drop by between 2:30-6pm on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Thanks for brewing a cup for LILA!


  • Special Election School Board: The LILA School Board seeks interested applicants for the open Community Member position. The Community Member must not have a child attending LILA or work for the school. Applications will kindly be accepted through December 19 at 4pm, with voting to follow in January. Read more and apply here, and please share this opportunity with individuals who could be interested! Note, this position runs through June 30, 2018.
  • Give Kids a Smile: Volunteer clinics statewide will provide free charitable dentist visits for children of low-income families on February 2-3. Appointments can be scheduled starting January 1. Visit the website or view the information flyer here.
  • YMCA Teen Thrive: The next session of Y's Start (Grades 5-7) and Leader's Club (Grades 8-12) will begin in early January. Click here to see group descriptions of these leadership driven clubs!
  • Kindergarten Lottery: Please help us spread the word! Incoming kindergarten families must have their applications turned in by January 12 to be eligible for the January 15 lottery!


  • 12/19 - Applications due for Community Board Member Candidates
  • 12/22-1/5 - NO SCHOOL, Winter Break
  • 1/8 - Classes Resume
  • 1/15 NO SCHOOL, MLK Jr, Day; Kindergarten Lottery
  • 1/29 NO SCHOOL, Teacher Work Day


Stay up to date on LILA news in the following ways: Follow us on Facebook, update your contact info via Infinite Campus, and check out our website at Classroom and advisory teachers also send updates often! We value good communication, and we hope to partner with you and your students in their learning this year! Have a great week!