This has been a most unusual week with the fires, poor air quality, and school closure. I want to let you know that throughout this entire event our teachers, staff, and volunteers worked together to ensure that our students and staff were protected. We were in a modified “shelter-in- place” plan. The only time students left their classroom was to use the restroom or to attend a specialist class. Doors remained closed and all air units were turned off. Food from the cafeteria was delivered to their classrooms. Prior to your child(rens) return to school on Monday, our custodial staff will be working on-site Friday, Saturday and Sunday following District clean-up procedures to ensure that all school interiors, restrooms, air units, floors, roofs, outdoor facilities and equipment, etc., have been cleaned and checked to make the environment safe.
I want to commend so many people for making Lanai as great as always: Our morning drop-off volunteers for being outside and running drop-off through thick and thin; Marcos and Coach who ran around checking every room for vent openings, air systems and monitoring the site; our entire office staff who ran the control center—taking and delivering classroom food orders, attendance, covering and re-arranging schedules, providing and updating information about changing plans and events, and responding to the enormous amount of parent inquiries; our cafeteria who made sure each student got his/her snack and lunch; our TAs who covered other classes in need of support; our teachers who stayed with your child(ren) the entire day, their first concern, keeping all children protected; our parent volunteers who continued the programs and events on campus without interruption; and finally to all our families who entrust your child(ren) to us each day and know that we will do everything possible to make sure he/she is safe, happy, and learning.
Lanai's corporate sponsors support the mission of our school by providing valuable funding for our programs. The families and administration at Lanai know that the effective and successful education of the community’s children is dependent on sustained financial support from community business sponsors and school families.If you interested in becoming a sponsor please contact Brooke Slavik Jung or Neha Calis