April Smoke Signal

The Smoke Signal

April 2019

“It Takes the Whole Tribe to Thrive”

Important Dates for the LCES Talent Show:

Tuesday, April 16 —Talent show auditions 3:15 – 5:00 (lunch room)

Thursday, April 18 —Talent show auditions 3:15 – 5:00 (lunch room)

Thursday, April 25—Talent show practice 3:15 – 4:30 (lunch room)

Thursday, May 2—Talent show practice 3:15 – 4:30 (lunch room)

Tuesday, May 7—Full Dress Rehearsal 1st Half on Outdoor Stage (if possible) 3:00-5:00

Thursday, May 9 — Full Dress Rehearsal 2nd Half on Outdoor Stage (if possible) 3:00-5:00

Friday, May 10 — Talent Show/Spring Fling 4:30-8:00

*Please send a note each day that your student is staying after school for Talent Show auditions or rehearsals.

Important:

After May 3rd, LCES cannot accept checks for payments with the exception of lunchroom charges. This includes payments for lost books.

Information for next year:

If you have a concern in regards to your child’s placement for the 2019-2020 school year, then you will need to fill out a classroom information sheet. This sheet can be picked up in the front office. All classroom concern forms are due by the end of the school year.

Important Dates:

April 1- 5: Spring Break

April 12: First Grade Field Trip

April 22: SGT meeting @ 5:00

April 26: 4th nine weeks midterm

April 26: Kindergarten field trip

April 29: Progress Reports go home

April 29- May 3: LCES celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

May 2: Welcome to Kindergarten Night for rising kindergarten students

May 3: Lunchroom Staff Appreciation Day

May 6- 15: Georgia Milestones for grades 3-5

May 8: School Nurse Appreciation Day

May 16: Volunteer Breakfast

May 16: Fourth Grade Field Trip

May 17: Kindergarten Fun Day

May 17: Field Day

May 24: Third Grade Field Trip

May 24: End of the year parties

May 27: Memorial Day- No school

May 28: Honors Day for Grades K-4

May 29: Honors Day for Grade 5

May 29: Last Day of School- Early Release @ 11:30

* If you are interested in being a parent representative for our School Governance Team, please email Mrs. Gerrells at stacie.gerrells@lumpkinschools.com.

A Day of Giving Success

Many Thanks to the supporters of A Day of Giving! We are so honored and grateful to all of the Day of Giving participants for giving the gift of reading to Lumpkin County Elementary School students.  We have over $1000 in new books for our students!  Donations were provided by:

Sirena George

Gwen Brock

Dori Brumblelow 

Margaret Bennett

Stacie Gerrells

Dara Gastley

Ronna Anderson

Joni McElwaney

Julie Windham

Mandy Puckett

Tammy Martin

Tracie Reed

Tonia Conner

Sheba Waters

Jennifer Moss

Diana Johnson

Kerri Whitmire

Angela Davis

Maggie Sisk

Kim Seabolt

Alison Alhadeff

Jenna Marshall

Nina Fields

Nicole Guy

Miriam Warchol

Michelle Gilreath

Jammie Caine

Sandra Perez

Candace Sosebee

Selina Williamson

Ashley Boegner

Amy Green

The Quattlebaums

Jennifer Anderson

Robin Jamison

Tracy McKinney

Sherry Waldrap

Sara Fain

Important Dates

April 1- 5: Spring Break

April 12: First Grade Field Trip

April 22: SGT meeting @ 5:00

April 26: 4th nine weeks midterm

April 26: Kindergarten field trip

April 29: Progress Reports go home

April 29- May 3: LCES celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

May 2: Welcome to Kindergarten Night for rising kindergarten students

May 3: Lunchroom Staff Appreciation Day

May 6- 15: Georgia Milestones for grades 3-5

May 8: School Nurse Appreciation Day

May 16: Volunteer Breakfast

May 16: Fourth Grade Field Trip

May 17: Kindergarten Fun Day

May 17: Field Day

May 24: Third Grade Field Trip

May 24: End of the year parties

May 27: Memorial Day- No school

May 28: Honors Day for Grades K-4

May 29: Honors Day for Grade 5

May 29: Last Day of School- Early Release @ 11:30

Student Drop Off Procedures

After Labor Day, parents will no longer be allowed to walk students to class at any of the Lumpkin County Schools. You are free to walk your child to the front doors or drop them off in the parent drop off lane. School staff will be inside to ensure that children get to the correct location. Again, all of these changes are occurring to keep students and employees as safe as possible.

Students arriving after 8:00 will need to be escorted in the building by an adult. The adult will need to check the student in at the front office.

PFO Meeting Dates 2018-19

2018- 2019 PFO Meetings

Meetings will begin at 5:45 p.m.

(All dates are subject to change)

Thursday, October 25th, 2018- First Grade performs “The Wizard of Oz”

Thursday, Nov. 15th, 2018- Second Grade performs “Go Fish”

Thursday, Dec. 13th, 2018- Third Grade performs “Elfis”

Thursday, Feb. 7th, 2019- Kindergarten performs “QU Wedding”

Thursday, March 14th, 2019- Fourth Grade performs “Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution”

Registration Rally 2018

The Lumpkin County School System now has the enrollment process available online for all new students. Parents may go to https://campus.lumpkinschools.com/campus/OLRLogin/lumpkin to complete the enrollment process. Click on the Enroll Today tab on the right side of the screen for a list of documents that are required for registration. Documents must be uploaded to the online system or brought to the Lumpkin County Board of Education to finalize the enrollment process. Assistance will be available at the Lumpkin County Board of Education during the New Student Registration Rally on July 19 and July 23-25.

A message from our Principal Stacie Gerrells

Welcome to Lumpkin County Elementary School!

I am so excited to be the principal of Lumpkin County Elementary School this year. My goal is for your child to be challenged each day while enjoying learning.

Lumpkin County Elementary is a great school with excellent teachers and students. If I can ever be of assistance, please email or call me.

I know that by working together, we can make this year a wonderful experience for your child.

Stacie Gerrells