Be sure to sign in at your child’s classroom. All who do not attend tonight will be asked to attend a make-up meeting. Want to help with parties or activities? Let your child’s teacher know. Please don’t try to conference with the teacher tonight. Tonight the teacher needs to meet ALL the parents. You may schedule a conference for later in the week, if you’d like. Welcome to Open House
Thank you for your input last year! We received a 4.14 average (on a 5-pt scale) in parent satisfaction and a 4.51 from the students! Thank you! Welcome, Mr. Clark We have hired Alfred Clark to teach our “immersion” Spanish program, Kindergarten through 12 th grade. Thank you, Mr. Johnson and Mr. Smith! These two are responsible for roughly $17,000-worth of upgrades to the grounds/playground this summer. Thanks!!! Accreditation Review September 23 and 24.
What’s new? Changes this school year… The traffic flow is one way twice a day: 7:45 – 8:15 and 2:30 – 3:30 Secondary classes start at 8:00 a.m. Elementary classes begin at 8:15a.m. Both end at 3:00 p.m.. I Elementary electives occur from 8:15 – 8:55. Secondary electives are 2:00 – 3:00. We offer intramural opportunities at LAAS. Secondary: Khan Academy is part of lessons now; fitness log is only due for those not meeting health fitness zone goals; fine arts grades have some new standards.
FYI PE When classes are having PE in the parking lot, there will be cones blocking any traffic from entering. Extended Care 7:00 – 7:45 and 3:30 – 5:30. Birthdays Need addresses for invitations? Put names and stamps on the sealed invitations and we will be happy to address and mail them. For all Oklahoma schools, the school year is 175 days, including ours. (175 student days + 5 teacher days) Lost and Found Both buildings have lost and found areas. Please check them often.
Be in the Know Communication from school: Monday Folder www.lawtonacademy.com Teacher email addresses teacher’sfirstname.teacher’s firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Friday Babysitting 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. The first Friday of most months. For LAAS students and their siblings 5 th grade and under. Family Potlucks 6:00 p.m. The last Tuesday of most months. Jump Rope Club 3:00 – 4:30 Tuesdays in the pavilion Beginners 3:00 – 3:30; Intermediate 3:30 – 4:30 Chess Club 3:00 – 4:30 Wednesdays in Mrs. Smith’s room. Beginners 3:00 – 3:30; Intermediate and Advanced 3:30 – 4:30.. Intramural Sports 3:30 – 4:30 Thursdays in pavilion 1 st Quarter: tennis; 2 nd : volleyball; 3 rd : basketball; 4 th : track & field. LAAS Walks to Milan! Extras! Opportunities for you and your child(ren) Presidential Youth Fitness
School Handbooks online The elementary and secondary handbooks are located online on the home page. Please go through the handbook with your child(ren). Go through the handbook with your kids, please. Before you go… Don’t forget to sign in. Your teacher has sign-up sheets for clubs and volunteer opportunities in the classroom.
Parents new to our secondary program: make sure you get a packet with your passwords for online grades and instructions for Canvas, etc. Thank you for coming tonight! Let’s have a great year! There are several articles we’d like to share with you. They explain our philosophies well. Take a copy with you, please.