This Week at Legacy

Monday, March 25

  • Board Letter of Intent for the board elections due to jessicca.marks@legacyk8.org
  • Everyone returns from Spring Break!
  • Fifth-grade field trip to Young AmeriTowne.
  • Sixth & Seventh-grade field trip to International Towne.
  • Eighth-grade field trip to The Cave of the Winds.

Wednesday, March 27

  • Middle School Career Day 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The middle school team has invited a handful of professionals to come and talk to the students about their career for example education, a typical workday, skills required, challenges and pros and cons of one’s career.
  • Beginning and Continuing Band Concert 6:30 pm
  • Dominoes Pizza Fundraiser- Treat your family to dinner on Wednesday, March 27th from 2:00-8:00 pm and support Legacy Academy 8th– graders going on the DC, NYC, Pennsylvania trip (20% of the proceeds raised support the kids)!  Be sure to mention you’re with Legacy Academy when you order & get your pizza. Dominos in Elizabeth, 796 E. Kiowa Avenue, (303) 785- 7575Thanks for your support!

Friday, March 29

  • All School Dress of Choice.
  • Stampede to Read Assembly 2:30 – 3:00 pm gymnasium.
  • 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.

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Pizza Fundraiser for Legacy Academy-NEW DATE

Treat your family to dinner on Wednesday, March 27th from 2:00-8:00 pm and support Legacy Academy 8th– graders going on the DC, NYC, Pennsylvania trip (20% of the proceeds raised support the kids)!  Be sure to mention you’re with Legacy Academy when you order & get your pizza. Please give them this flyer or show the flyer on your cell phone.

March 27th, 2019 (2:00 – 8:00pm) Dominos in Elizabeth, 796 E. Kiowa Avenue (303) 785- 7575

Thanks for your support!

April E-blast 2019

Dear All,

Spring is almost here! We will be at the end of the year before you know it! What a pleasure to have so many awesome children and families as a part of the community. Thank you for choosing Legacy Academy!

Report Card Update

We will no longer be printing report cards. Infinite Campus Parent Portal allows parents to see information related to their student(s) such as household information, attendance, grades, assignments, and behavior. In order for parents to log in, they must have a username and password. To receive your username, email the password you want to use that is at least ten characters long to Emily Klein at emily.klein@legacyk8.org.  The parent portal link is on the Legacy homepage.

Important Dates to Remember:

  • Kindergarten Graduation May 17, 2019, 5:30 pm.
  • Eighth Grade Graduation May 20, 2019, 6:00 pm.

Character Trait for April: Perseverance

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • 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. Please e-mail Anne at anne.stanley@legacyk8.org if you can help!
  • Re-spread playground chips – Bring a rake and work gloves. This does not have to be completed during school hours.
  • Do you have a corner lot or a highly visible location where you would be willing to advertise our school with a yard sign? We are looking for people who will place a sign in their yard for a three month period, you will receive three hours of volunteer time. Please e-mail information at info@legacyk8.org or call the office if you can help! Thank you.
  • Adopt a Month! Help clean-up the property! You can make this volunteer opportunity a family affair! Bring the whole family, some trash bags and gloves and help clean-up the Legacy Academy property. Each hour that each family member cleans counts towards your hours. This does not have to be completed during school hours, e-mail anne.stanley@legacyk8.org.
  • We are looking for volunteers to help with our graduations on Friday, May 17th, Kindergarten Graduation at 5:30 pm, and Monday, May 20th, Eighth Grade Graduation at 6:00 pm. Please e-mail information at info@legacyk8.org or call the office if you can help!

Friday, March 15

  • No School / Teacher Inservice.
Monday, March 18th through March 22nd Spring Break! Wishing everyone a great break with safe travel!

Monday, March 25

  • Board Letter of Intent for the board elections due to jessicca.marks@legacyk8.org
  • Everyone returns from Spring Break!
  • Fifth-grade field trip to Young AmeriTowne.
  • Sixth & Seventh-grade field trip to International Towne.
  • Eighth-grade field trip to The Cave of the Winds.

Wednesday, March 27

  • Middle School Career Day 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The middle school team has invited a handful of professionals to come and talk to the students about their career for example education, a typical workday, skills required, challenges and pros and cons of one’s career.
  • 2:30 Middle School Q3 Honor Roll Dessert Bar

Friday, March 29

  • All School Dress of Choice.
  • Stampede to Read Assembly 2:30 – 3:00 pm gymnasium.
  • 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.

Monday, April 1

  • ROAR Assembly 8:15 am in the cafeteria. What is this all about? It is a monthly ROAR assembly for grades Kindergarten through fourth grade, it is usually the first Monday of every month. Parents can attend but it is usually standing room only. Legacy Academy is focusing on building character school-wide, the students are asked to R.O.A.R. This means students are asked to be Respectful, On Task, Appropriate and Responsible. Students who show R.O.A.R behaviors are awarded a R.O.A.R Award. Then 12 R.O.A.R awards are drawn every month and those students will have ice cream with the administration team. We believe character counts at Legacy Academy!
  • Silver Spoon Award 2:30 pm in the cafeteria. Students who have won awards through the ROAR program will have a treat with the administration team.

Tuesday, April 9

  • PTCO General Meeting at 5:30 pm (Free Childcare Provided).
  • LA Governing Board Meeting at 6:30 pm.

Friday, April 12

  • Middle School Dress of Choice.
  • Third-grade field trip to The Pace Center.

Friday, April 19

  • No School/Teacher Inservice.

Wednesday, April 24

  • Kindergarten through Third-grade Spelling Bee 8:15 am in the gymnasium.

Friday, April 26

  • Legacy Board of Directors Election 7am-7pm
  • All School Dress of Choice.
  • An eighth-grade trip to Elizabeth High School. This is for students planning on attending EHS in the year 2019 – 2020.
  • 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.

This Week at Legacy

Tuesday, March 12

  • PTCO General Meeting at 5:30 pm (Free Childcare Provided). CANCELED
  • LA Governing Board Meeting at 6:30 pm.
  • To raise money for the DC trip, 8th grade will be selling breakfast burritos for $2 each at the departure end of the morning carpool line on Tuesday, March 12, and Wednesday,
    March 13. If you do not see us in your line, swing around to the other side of the school.

Wednesday, March 13

  • Middle School Dessert Bar (third Quarter) 2:30 pm in the cafeteria. This has been rescheduled to March 27th.
  • Eighth-grade Elizabeth Domino’s fundraiser 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm All orders placed by Legacy Academy student body will contribute twenty percent of the proceeds towards the eighth-grade trip to New York, Philadelphia and D.C. Orders can be placed online at Domino’s.com. Please make sure you are ordering from the Elizabeth location or call in your order at (303) 785-7575. Also, make sure when you place and pick up your order that you make them aware you are with Legacy Academy! Your support is greatly appreciated!
  • To raise money for the DC trip, 8th grade will be selling breakfast burritos for $2 each at the departure end of the morning carpool line on Tuesday, March 12, and Wednesday,
    March 13. If you do not see us in your line, swing around to the other side of the school.

Thursday, March 14

  • Crazy Hair Day $2.00. Students can wear crazy hair and dress of choice.
  • Beginning and Continuing Band Concert at 6:30 pm in the gymnasium.

Friday, March 15

  • No School / Teacher Inservice.

Monday, March 18th through March 22nd Spring Break! Wishing everyone a great break with safe travel!

Election Rules

Candidates: The deadline for candidate applications is Monday, March 25, 2019. Each candidate must submit a one-page campaign statement, which will run in the Legacy Ledger on April 8th.

Campaigning: Candidates may not campaign inside the school building. However, the candidates are strongly encouraged to campaign appropriately outside of the school building. Absolutely NO negative campaigning will be permitted.

Time and location: The election for two board members will be held on Friday, April 26th at Legacy from 7am to 7pm and Creekside Community Church from 8am to 3pm. Voting ballots will not be accepted after 7pm on April 26, 2019.

Voter eligibility: Eligible voters shall include parents or guardians of all children currently attending Legacy Academy (no more than two votes per household); teachers currently employed at the school and paid employees of Legacy. Each person may vote only once.

Voting procedures: Voting from 7am to 7pm at Legacy will commence as follows:

• The voter will sign official voting roster confirming their eligibility to vote.

• The voter will present Voting Official with valid I.D.

• The voter will follow instructions on the ballot, vote as he/she determines, and place the ballot into the collection box.

• If a person is unable to vote at the school on April 26th, absentee ballots will be available at the Legacy office April 23– April 25th. These ballots must be returned to the school office no later than 7 pm on April 26th to be counted.

Pre-voting and proxy voting will not be permitted.

Counting of votes: At 7pm, all eligible votes will be counted. The two candidates with the most votes will be determined. The candidate with the most votes will fill the longest term. In the case of a tie, a run-off election will be held at a later date to be determined and will comply with the election procedures listed above.
If the election scheduled on April 26th has to be canceled for any reason, it will be held on the following Friday.

The results of the election should be known the night of April 26th (unless there is a need for a run-off or a cancellation). A report will be made available to the candidates and current board members after the counting of the votes are concluded. An announcement to the entire school population concerning the results of the election will be made on the following morning.

Thank you very much,
Legacy Academy Election Committee

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 25, 2019, and should be submitted to Jessicca Marks at jessicca.marks@legacyk8.org.

This Week at Legacy

Monday, March 4

  • Silver Spoon Award 2:30 pm in the cafeteria.

Tuesday, March 5

  • ROAR Assembly 8:15 am in the cafeteria. (rescheduled from Monday)

Thursday, March 7

  • Second-grade field trip to Wildlife Experience.

Friday, March 8

  • Middle School Dress of Choice.
  • Heart Challenge Day! Kindergarten through Fifth grade will participate in jump rope activities to raise funds for the Heart Challenge (formerly called Jump Rope for Heart) All fundraising forms are due today! If possible have your child(ren) wear a red uniform shirt and make sure they have their tennis shoes on or with them.
  • Mother/Son Event 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm More information to come soon.

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 25, 2019, and should be submitted to Jessicca Marks at jessicca.marks@legacyk8.org.