January 9, 2018

PHOTO OF THE WEEK:

Parachute

Welcome to 2018! Pictured above, Profe Ismael and his first grade P.E. students kicked off the year to an energetic start! Applications for incoming kindergarten students (including siblings of LILA students and students of staff) are due FRIDAY, January 12! Applications for older students are due at this time as well. The kindergarten lottery takes place Monday, January 15.

 

NEW NEWS:

  • Community Member School Board Vote: Please check your email (inbox and spam folders) for an invitation to vote in the Special Election. Voting closes January 17, and 20% of eligible voters (LILA parents, guardians, and staff) must participate for a valid election to take place. Thanks for your help in a smooth election!
  • Grandparents Day Fundraiser: Shortly before winter break, many grandparents attended one of two breakfasts and tours at Lower Campus. Their generous donations will help meet the matching donor challenge and finish up the outdoor improvement project. Thank you to all the grandparents who participated in this annual event!
  • Spring Gala: The LILA Foundation is looking for volunteers to help plan the spring gala. If you are interested, please let them know! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

PAST BUT PERTINENT:

  • End of Year Update: In case you missed it, here is the link to the end of year campus updates from directors Cam and Shannon!
  • 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.
  • Archery Club: There are limited openings for spring session of archery club! Please contact lilaarcheryclub@live.com for more information.
  • Y's Start & Leaders Club: 2nd semester sessions are now in session at the YMCA! These two clubs complement many of the IB global citizen traits embodied at LILA. Find more information on their webpage. 

DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR:

  • 1/15 NO SCHOOL, MLK Jr, Day; Kindergarten Lottery
  • 1/18 - Upper School Parent Night, HW campus, 6-7pm for Grades 6-8, 7:15-8:15pm for Grades 9-10
  • 1/22 - Upper School Day 2 Dance & Theater Performance, 7pm @HW
  • 1/23 - Upper School Day 1 Dance & Theater Performance, 7pm @HW
  • 1/29 NO SCHOOL, Teacher Professional Development Day
  • 2/8 - Save the Date! "Vuela con LILA" Spanish Family Night! 5-8pm, for ALL families!
  • 2/19 - NO SCHOOL, Teacher Professional Development Day

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