August 2016 E-Blast

Dear Parents,

Our 2016-2017 school year is just about to begin, again summer break has flown by.  We are sad to say goodbye to our summer break but very excited to see our families again!

Just a friendly reminder on the uniform changes for the 2016/2017 school year.  NO plaid to include jumpers, skirts or skorts, no green or yellow polo shirts and no yellow peter pan blouses.  We have added heather gray as a polo shirt option and light blue boys dress shirts and girls peter pan blouses. The source code for French Toast is QS5JCKC (www.frenchtoast.com).  This is a great way to look at our uniforms.  Remember you are not obligated to purchase uniforms anywhere specifically, as long as they look the same.  Elizabeth Walmart also carries our uniforms but could have some in inventory that is not our approved items.

Please mark your calendars: 

  • Monday, September 12, 2016 Patriot Day Observation 8:00am in the gymnasium.  Please invite all your friends and family who serve our country in the armed services, also firemen and women, nurses, doctors, police officers, teachers etc. to our celebration!  All children involved in a community service oriented club may wear their uniforms including Girl and Boy Scouts, AWANA, ROTC etc. on this day.   We are in need of brunch items. Donation costs and time count towards volunteer hours!  Please e-mail Ms. Anne if you can help atanne.stanley@legacyk8.org.
  • See You at The Pole Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 7:00am.  This is a student-led prayer time around the flag pole
  • Picture Day We will start out taking school picture earlier this year, they are scheduled for Friday, August 19, 2016.  This is a scheduled “Dress of Choice”.

Please note we will send an e-mail out shortly with new carpool and technology instructions.

If you have a student entering sixth grade they will now have the opportunity to play sports.  All students participating in sports are required to have a current physical examination.

We have some immediate volunteer opportunities that can be done at any time and your children can be with you. Volunteer hours include your time, gas, and equipment use.

  • Weed whacking around playgrounds
  • Re-spread playground chips – Bring a rake and work gloves.
  • Someone to bring a wheel barrel and walk the property picking up large rocks and relocating them to a specified spot
  • If you are able to do plumbing/electrical project for volunteer time, we need your help.
  • The book fair is just around the corner  Sales will start on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, from 3pm-4pm.  Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 3pm-8pmFriday, September 23, 2016 from 8am-12pm.  This event takes many helping hands.  Please contact Joann McQuigg if you can help at joann.mcquigg@legacyk8.org

If you can help, please call Ms. Anne ASAP at (303) 646-2636.  Remember to record your hours at helpcounter.net using your email.

Lunchroom News: To apply for Free & Reduced lunch, please click on this link http://www.elizabeth.k12.co.us/FoodServices.aspx. You will need your child’s student id which is available on infinite campus or you may call the office at (303) 646-2636. School lunch menus can be viewed on our website. Menu August Legacy 2016-2017.pdf.  All checks for lunch can be sent with your student and made out to Elizabeth Food Service.  If you have more than one student, please write each student’s name and teacher in the memo and how you would like the money allocated. We are asking if you send cash that you would send it in an envelope with your child’s first/last name and grade on it. Please remember, if you are running late and your student will arrive after 8:15, you need to call the office to order a hot lunch.  Students will still be able to purchase ice cream on Fridays, but need one dollar in cash.

Tuesday,  August 9

  • LA Governing Board Meeting at 6:30pm Stem/Library room

Friday, August 12 ~ Sixth grade Orientation in session 12:00pm – 3:15pm.   Please have your student eat before coming and bring a snack and water bottle. All sixth-grade parents please plan on parking and walking your students to the gymnasium and staying for a 45-minute orientation. Teachers want you to know what to expect for the 2016-17 school year as well as the Outdoor Adventure Trip.  Please stop by the office to turn in documentation of the required Tdap booster immunization and to get a carpool sign for your car.

Back to School Night for All School from 3:20pm to 6:30pm

  • All Kindergarten Parents  There is a 30-minute orientation in your student’s classroom at 4:00pm. Teachers want you to know what to expect for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Elementary students find out teacher assignments (at a table in the front lobby), visit their classroom and deliver supplies.  If you ordered a supply kit, it will already be in the student’s classroom.
  • Middle school students – Please do not bring supplies to Back-to-School Night, because we will not have locker assignments until the first day of school. Middle school supply kits will be handed out their first day.
  • Medical/Birth Certificates /Immunizations/Physical – Please drop off any of the following if you have not already provided them. If your student takes medications at school, please have medication in the proper container with the pharmacy label.  You will also need to have the proper form signed by you and your Dr.  If you are new to the school and have a student who will require medication during the school day, please stop by to discuss and pick up the proper forms.
  • Parent Portal Password/Registration Fees – Mrs. Knowles (Office Manager) will be set up in the front lobby to assist in this process.   If you are not attending Back-to-School night, please e-mail Kathy Knowles atkathy.knowles@legacyk8.org. Please include an 8 character password that you have picked (must include one capital, one character and or number) Please allow two weeks for a response.
  • Carpool Number – Each family needs a Carpool number and sign. If you do not have a carpool number or need a new one, please stop at the front lobby table.
  • Hotdog dinner for $2.00 per person.  Sponsored by PTCO located in the cafeteria.
  • Partial uniform sell. PTCO will be in the cafeteria to sell hoodies, sweatshirts, as well as middle school physical education uniforms, sweatpants, and sweatshirts.

Monday, August 15

  • School for Middle School Students Only (6th through 8th grade)  No School for Elementary Student (Kindergarten through Fifth grade)

Tuesday, August 16

  • School for Middle School Students Only (6th through 8th grade)  No School for Elementary Student (Kindergarten through Fifth grade)

Wednesday, August 17

  • First Day of School Kindergarten through Eighth Grade.
  • PTCO Tears and Cheers 8:15am in the cafeteria.  Come cry or celebrate over your child (rens) entry or return to school.  Refreshments served, Kleenex provided!

Friday, August 19 ~ All School Dress of Choice.  All School Picture Day!

Friday, August 26 ~ All School Dress of Choice

Friday, September 2 ~ No School! Labor Day!

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