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Family updates- Oct. 30th, 2022

FAMILY UPDATES - OCTOBER 30TH, 2022

 

 

Greetings, Lynn Road Families!  I hope that everyone had a great weekend.  This week is the last week of the 1st quarter.  Please review progress with your child and your child’s teacher.

 

Below are a few updates for the coming week.  We look forward to a great week of learning and growing.



Teacher Workday:

Friday, November 4th is a Teacher Workday.  There will be no school for students on this day.  Please make sure that you plan accordingly.  If you have not already done so, view the WCPSS Calendar for future Teacher Workdays.

 

Next Week (Nov 7th - 11th)

Next week is a pretty interesting week for school.  Please make sure that you plan appropriately.  Below are a few moments in which we will not have students in the building.

  • Tuesday, November 8th - Teacher Workday & Election Day (Make sure that you vote)

  • Thursday, November 10th - Early Release (Dismissal is 1p)

  • Friday, November 11th - Veterans’ Day (No School)

 

Picture Day

Fall Picture Day is scheduled for November.  Please see below for specific Picture Dates for this school year.

  • Fall Picture Day - Thursday, November 17th

  • Fall Picture Makeup Day - Tuesday, December 20th

  • Spring Pictures & Classroom Pictures - Friday, March 3rd

 

Fall Campus Cleanup

Fall Campus Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, November 19th.  We will be working to beautify our campus from 9a - 12p.  It would be great to have as many hands as possible for either all or part of that time.  More details, and a sign up link, will be shared soon.

 

Tardiness

School starts at 8:30a.  Plan on having your child in the building by 8:25a to give them time to get to class.  We currently send out excessive absence letters, but we will start sending out letters for excessive tardies as well.  Letters are kept on file and tracked by our school social worker.  Additionally, please note that attendance is one of the things looked at when making student retention decisions.

 

Fun Run

Thanks to everyone that was able to support our PTA fundraiser this school year.  We exceeded our goal and raised a total of $19,080!  The classes that raised the most are:

  • PK - Ms. Johnson

  • K - Ms. Lenster

  • 1st - Ms. Gaskill

  • 2nd - Ms. Monazah

  • 3rd - Ms. Watkins

  • 4th - Ms. Watts

  • 5th - Ms. Privott

 

Spirit Week

This week is Spirit Week.  Please join us as we display our school spirit each day.  The schedule for this week is:

  • Monday (10/31):  Book Character Day or Fall Colors - Dress like your favorite book character and bring a copy of the book to share! Or, wear your favorite fall colors!

  • Tuesday (11/1):  Team Tuesday - Wear a jersey, logo, or the colors of your favorite team!

  • Wednesday (11/2):  Wacky, Tacky Wednesday - Mismatch, crazy hair, bright colors; show us your wackiest and tackiest!

  • Thursday (11/3):  Lynn Road Spirit Day - Wear your favorite Lynn Road Lions shirt or the school colors (blue & yellow)!  If you need to order a shirt, please visit this link.  If you order by Tuesday, November 1st, our PTA will make sure to have the shirt delivered to your child’s class by Wednesday, November 2nd.  Shirts are $15.  Youth sizes are limited; adult sizes are also available.

  • Friday (11/4):  Teacher Workday - No school for students!



Previous Weeks’ Updates (Link to Family Updates):



Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2023 - 2024 school year is open.  If you need to register a kindergarten student for next school year, or know someone that does, please go to this link to receive more information regarding the enrollment process and to register your child.

 

PTA Registration

If you have not already registered for the PTA, please do so.  Membership for the 2022-2023 school year is $10 for an individual and $15 for a family (any 2 adults).  Use THIS LINK to complete your registration.

 

School Safety

The safety of our students and staff is of the utmost importance.  As such, please note that all visitors will be required to state their name and purpose for visiting Lynn Road before being admitted into the building.  This will occur using our intercom system.  Additionally, all visitors will be required to show ID, sign in, and wear a visitor’s pass.

 

WakeTogether Tutoring Program

Lynn Road will have the support of WakeTogether tutors this school year.  The focus of this tutoring program will be to strengthen literacy by increasing reading fluency and reading confidence. The program is looking for additional tutors.  If you are interested in applying to volunteer as a tutor for this program, please visit the WakeTogether Website.