LCES Updates 6/15/20: Summer Reading Challenge, School Supply Orders & more!

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"Commander Sloan" gathered the "troops" and gave them their orders (directions & guidance) before the coordinated item retrieval and curbside pick up.Together, this unit successfully distributed approximately 700 bags of student materials over two scheduled days. We also collected hundreds of library books and many patrol belts and other items. Well done troops! At ease!


LCES' Summer Reading Challenge

School is out, summer is here, and it's time to relax, read, & have a ton o' fun!

Below are links to the pdf version of the LCES Summer Reading Challenge flyer and videos, all in one convenient place!

Click below to see the flyer (pdf).

 LCES 2020 Summer Reading Challenge (002).pdf 

There are 2 video links…one is the unlisted YouTube and the other is in “view pure” (no ads!)

https://youtu.be/JhctKHaPpT0

http://www.viewpure.com/JhctKHaPpT0?start=0&end=0

This information has also been shared and posted in the PTA Facebook group. You don’t have to be a PTA member to join the Facebook group and it’s free!

Thank you for participating in our summer reading challenge!

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Mrs. Dunbar & all LCES teachers and staff


School Supply Orders

The PTA is offering parents the convenient services of pre-packaged supply kits.This service by The Write Stuff ensures your child/children have the school supplies they need next year without having to run to five different stores to find them. This year, our sales will benefit the Lees Corner PTA.

Each kit contains exactly what is on your child’s supply list.

Supplies can be ordered using the link below

https://www.write-stuff.com/storefront/school/leescorner

Due to the uncertainty caused by the COVID situation, all school supplies will be sent directly to the child's home address and a shipping fee will apply. Orders can be placed now until July 15th.

If you have questions please contact Elaine Chen at elaine.y.chen@gmail.com


FCPS Offers Free Online Summer Arts Enrichment Program

Fairfax County Public Schools will offer a FREE online arts enrichment program for current K-12 students over for five weeks from July 6- August 7. A variety of classes will be offered in art, music, theater, and dance. 

  • Elementary classes include K-6 Art, Stitchery and Weaving, Claymation and Recycled Art, K-6 Music, Drumming, Contemporary Vocals, Sixth Grade Band, Sixth Grade Strings, K-6 Theater, and K-6 Dance.
  • Secondary classes include Cartooning, Cell Phone Photography and Animation, Digital Art, Exploratory Drawing and Painting, Guitar, Jazz Band, Creative Strings, Show Choir, Musical Theater, Acting, Theatre Games and Improv, Technical Theater Design and Production, Creative Writing, Yoga for the Artist, Summer Dance Exploration, Summer Dance Intensive, and Fitness for the Performing Artist.

Students may participate in as many classes as they wish, continuing to take their favorite art classes or trying something new. Registration is not required.

Every class is taught by a licensed FCPS teacher in a fun and supportive environment. The site is already online with class descriptions posted. Most classes will require a few supplies or an instrument; this information will be included in the class description. Each week a new activity with a demonstration video and directions will be posted online. Families are encouraged to come back each week to see what is new. Email fasummerlearning@fcps.edu for more information.


Parent Input Form 2020-2021

Lees Corner is a happy, healthy place to learn and grow!

We invite parents to share information regarding your child’s/children's needs and the type of learning and growing environment that works best for your child. 

Click HERE to open the document in Word. 

Click on the link below for the pdf version of the form.

Parent Input Form LCES 2020-2021_P.pdf

Save the copy to your device and email the completed form to both mrmiller@fcps.edu and latapper@fcps.edu

Please complete one form per child.Confirmation of receipt emails will be sent this week to parents who have already submitted their form. We want to hear from ALL parents. 

It's not too late to submit your forms! The deadline has been extended to Friday, June 19, 2020. 

¿Necessita ayuda?

Habla con Yanneth McCoy, Parent Liaison: ymccoy@fcps.edu

Ella habla español.


Yearbook Update--ICYMI

The GREAT news is that we will have a wonderful yearbook that truly captures what learning and growing in the 2019-2020 school year was like at Lees Corner and during Distance Learning!

We had hoped the yearbooks would be ready for distribution during curbside pickup, but the printing and delivery has been delayed due to COVID-19. We will share more information with you when we have it. 

Now we have ANOTHER great thing to look forward to!


Literacy Tips and Tricks: K-2 & 3-6

Need some extra support for encouraging literacy at home during distance learning? Remember, readers are leaders!

Please see this newsletter, created especially for K-2 parents.

Please see this newsletter, created for 3-6 parents.

Don't forget-- a little bit goes a long way in creating a love of reading!


Helpful Contacts

Please feel free to reach out if we can be of assistance.

VaRonica Sloan, Principal:  vdsloan@fcps.edu

Laura Tapper, Assistant Principal:  latapper@fcps.edu

Matt Miller, Administrative Assistant:  mrmiller@fcps.edu

Betty Nolan, Student Information Assistant:  blnolan@fcps.edu

Meg Curry, Office Assistant     mlcurry@fcps.edu

Kim Proppe, Office Assistant:  kjproppe@fcps.edu

Linda Nicklyn, Office Assistant: llnicklyn@fcps.edu

Yanneth McCoy, Parent Liaison: ymccoy@fcps.edu

Olivia Yellen, Social Worker: omyellen@fcps.edu

Jenny Spears, School Counselor: jaspears@fcps.edu

Debbie Bradner, School Counselor: dgbradner1@fcps.edu


Stay Connected to LCES

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Join the Lees Corner PTA on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. PTA membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 


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