April E Blast

Dear All,

Spring is here!  We only have a little over seven weeks of school left to complete.  Please check lost and found, all unclaimed items will be donated after Spring Break. 

  • Please note that the ROAR assembly has been rescheduled from Thursday to Friday this week.

State Testing begins next week for 3rd through 8th-grade students. Please make sure your students have a nutritious breakfast before coming to school and bring healthy snacks. For more information, see attached letter: 2018 Statewide Assessments Letter & Form

  • English Language Arts (April 3 & 4)
  • Mathematics (April 5 & 6)
  • Science (April 10 & 11)

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Summer Mowing & Weed Whacking.  We are putting together a team for summer lawn care. We will need to mow and weed whack the property three times over the summer. 
  • We have a volunteer electrical project.  Please contact anne.stanley@legacyk8.org or (303) 646-2636.
  • Flower Sale for Mother’s Day on May 10th & 11th. We need volunteers to help run the store. Please e-mail mollie.holm@legacyk8.org.
  • We are looking for volunteers to help with our kindergarten graduation on Friday, May 18 at 5:30 pm and Monday, May 21st for Eighth Grade Graduation at 6:00 pm.
Service Dogs Only
  • Please be advised that Legacy Academy does not allow dogs in the building unless they are certified service dogs. Thank you for your consideration.
Friday, March 30th
  • All School Dress of Choice
  • Elementary ROAR Assembly  8:15 am-rescheduled from Thursday
  • Fifth-grade field trip to Ameritowne
  • Sixth-grade and Seventh-grade field trip to International Town
  • Eighth-grade field trip to the Space Foundation
Sunday, April 1st
  • Easter! Wishing you all a wonderful Easter with your families!
Friday, April 6th
  • Nerf Night/ Concessions 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in Legacy Academy gymnasium! This is an excellent time for families to play together.  Parents are encouraged to play! Ages 7 and up (6 yr olds may play if a parent is in the gym with them at all times, but all parents should stay for the event). The cost is $10.00 per person. Students may not bring their blasters to school during school hours.  Bring your own blaster to the event.  Do not bring darts or discs.  Protective eyewear is provided.  Parents will be required to sign a waiver prior to this event, no exceptions will be made.  The waiver will be available at the office during school hours or at the event. If any questions, please e-mail LABOD@legacyk8.org.
Tuesday, April 10th
  • PTCO General Meeting at 5:30 pm (Free Childcare Provided). 
  • LA Governing Board Meeting at 6:30 pm
Friday, April 13th
  • Mom/Son Special Event 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the cafeteria/gymnasium
Saturday, April 14th
  • STARS Banquet at Elizabeth High School.  Congratulation to all the nominated students!
Thursday, April 26th
  • Elementary ROAR Assembly  8:15 am in the gymnasium
Friday, April 27th
  • All School Dress of Choice
  • Legacy Academy Board Election 7:00 am to 7:00pm. Please come to Legacy and vote!
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Legacy Board Elections

Hello to all Parents and Staff of Legacy Academy. The time is fast approaching when you will be called upon to elect directors to the Legacy Academy Board.  Two available seats starting in the summer of 2018 (newly elected members need to be present at the 12th business meeting – terms officially begin on July 1st).

We are asking anyone interested in running for the board to submit a one-page biography. In that biography, we would like you to address the following questions:

• Family Background – please give a brief description of your family background, occupation, and interests.

• Education Philosophy – please describe your educational philosophy and how you see it fulfilling the vision of Legacy Academy.

• Mission Statement Interpretation – please describe your interpretation of Legacy Academy’s Mission Statement and how you envision a board member’s responsibility for implementing it.

  • Commitment to Legacy Academy – please describe your understanding and commitment to Legacy Academy.
  • All submissions are due by the end of today,  Monday, March 26, 2018, and submitted to Jessicca Marks at jessicca.marks@legacyk8.org.

This week at Legacy

Tuesday, March 27th
  • Stampede to Read Assembly 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm gymnasium
Thursday, March 29th 
  • Kindergarten through Third-grade Spelling B in the gymnasium 8:30 am
  • Silver Spoon Award 2:00 pm in the Cafeteria
  • Dessert Bar (for the third quarter) 2:30 pm in the cafeteria
Friday, March 30th
  • All School Dress of Choice
  • Fifth-grade field trip to Young AmeriTowne
  • Sixth & Seventh-grade field trip to International Towne
  • Eighth-grade field trip to The Space Foundation.

2018 K-3 Spelling Bee

The following students won their classroom spell-off competitions and will advance to the K-3 spelling bee scheduled for Thursday, March 29, at 8:30am in the Legacy gym.

2018 K-3 Bee Participants

Kindergarten

Mrs. Jensen

  • Emerson Gompert
  • Kayli Oswald

Mrs. Murch

  • Ellie Arnold-Nohr
  • Bode Higgins

1st Grade

Mrs. Fortelka

  • Sebastian Gibson
  • Taylor Helms

Ms. Jeanjaquet

  • Eric Hendrickson
  • Gwendolyn Mambu

2nd Grade

Mrs. Dome

  • Haven Jorgenson
  • Lili Maupin

Mrs. Solomon

  • Lucy Montoya
  • Alexa Sanders

3rd Grade 

Mrs. Skinner

  • Bodie Jordan
  • Jaxson Sanders

Mrs. Young

  • Kaylee Derrera
  • Rowan Sander

Board Elections Coming Soon!

Hello to all Parents and Staff of Legacy Academy. The time is fast approaching when you will be called upon to elect directors to the Legacy Academy Board. There are two open seats this year. Each seat is for a three-year term.

We are asking anyone interested in running for the board to submit a one-page biography. In that biography, we would like you to address the following questions:

• Family Background – please give a brief description of your family background, occupation, and interests.

• Education Philosophy – please describe your educational philosophy and how you see it fulfilling the vision of Legacy Academy.

• Mission Statement Interpretation – please describe your interpretation of Legacy Academy’s Mission Statement and how you envision a board member’s responsibility for implementing it.

  • Commitment to Legacy Academy – please describe your understanding and commitment to Legacy Academy.
  • All submissions are due by Monday, March 26, 2018, and should be submitted to Jessicca Marks at jessicca.marks@legacyk8.org.

This Week at Legacy

Tuesday, March 13th   
  • PTCO General Meeting at 5:30 pm (Free Childcare Provided).
  • LA Governing Board Meeting at 6:30 pm
Thursday, March 15th
  • All School Dress of Choice.
  • Spring Photo’s for all students, these photos are taken and then a proof is sent home to see if you are interested in purchasing. Props (for example a football/teddybear) are allowed!
Friday, March 16th-No School / Teacher Inservice

Spring Break March 19th-March 23rd

Carpool Reminder

Dear Parents,

We wanted to remind you that everyone needs to have their carpool sign in their car to pick up your students.  If you don’t, you will have to park and come into the office with your driver’s license. If you need more of number signs please call the office or email info@legacyk8.org so we can make them more.  This is for the safety of your child and in case the usual carpool ladies, who know them, are not doing carpool.

This Week at Legacy

Monday, March 5th 
  • Eighth-grade Parent Night at Elizabeth High School 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Friday,  March 9th
  • Middle School Dress of Choice.
  • All School Dress in Red for Jump for Heart/No Fee
  • Jump for Heart kindergarten through fifth grade, please make sure students have shoes and clothing that are easy to jump in.
  • Nerf Night/ Concessions  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in Legacy Academy gymnasium!  This is an excellent time for families to play together.  Parents are encouraged to play! Ages 7 and up (6 yr olds may play if a parent is in the gym with them at all times, but all parents should stay for the event). The cost is $10.00 per person. Students may not bring their blasters to school during school hours. Bring your own blaster to the event.   Do not bring darts or discs.  Protective eyewear is provided.  Parents will be required to sign a waiver prior to this event, no exceptions will be made.  The waiver will be available at the office during school hours or at the event. If any questions, please e-mail LABOD@legacyk8.org.