Lanai Weekly: Nov 10, 2014

Principal’s Message:

Dear Parents,

Parent-Teacher Conferences begin on Friday, November 14th.  This is an opportunity to discuss the progress of your student and review their report card with his/her teacher.  Conferences continue through the week of November 17-20, and we will be on a shortened day schedule.  See the schedule below for early dismissal times.

Mr. Hansen

THIS WEEK 11/10-11/14

Report Cards distributed at Parent Conferences

Monday, November 10

Mr. Hansen & Ms. Taylor go to Washington DC! National Blue Ribbon Ceremony

Lanai Laps Awards, morning assembly

Talent Show Informational Meeting,  2:45 p.m., Parent Center

Do you like to sing, dance, act, juggle, do magic or have another talent?  Come to the informational meeting for all the details on the talent show that will take place on February 7th. Plan ahead as try outs for the show are scheduled for Dec 11th or 12th.  Kids and Parents welcome! Click here for flyer.

Tuesday, November 11

NO SCHOOL - Veteran’s Day

Wednesday, November 12

PTA 1st Character Assembly, TRUSTWORTHINESS DAY.  Wear BLUE to show you are a True BLUE Friend.  Join us for the morning assembly on the upper yard at 8:15 a.m. to launch our Character Counts program.  The day will continue for the students with grade level assemblies in the Dakarmen Girls Auditorium throughout the day.

Thursday, November 13

E-waste collection drive, 8:30-12:00. Parents, would you like to get rid of any unused, broken or obsolete electronics? Computers, TV's/flat screens (any size), stereos,small appliances, or anything with a plug? (Sorry no large fridges). Drop off your electronics anytime AFTER morning drop off until noon. Just Stop-Drop & Go! A percentage of the proceeds (based on weight) goes to Lanai Road.

Friday, November 14  

Spirit Wear Fridays, try to get the spirit stick for your class!

Parent-Teacher Conferences begin. Early Dismissal, 1:39 p.m.

FOLLOWING WEEK 11/17-11/21

Nov. 17-20 Parent Teacher Conferences - Early dismissal all week, 1:39 M-Th, 12:59 on Friday

Nov. 17 Blue Ribbon Award Ceremony 8:15-9:00 a.m. reception, 9:00 a.m. program on the yard. Parking will be available across the street at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center.  Click here for flyer.

Nov. 18 Make-up Picture Day.  Class pictures will also be taken for rooms #2, #12, #4

Nov. 19  7p.m. TEAM Lanai Meeting, PTA & FOLB, Auditorium - only night meeting of the year

(Children are welcome)

Nov. 21 12:00 p.m. Kinder Thanksgiving Celebration, arrive early due to increased traffic

Nov. 21 Student Council Spirit Day - theme TBA

Nov. 21 Minimum Day, Dismissal at 12:59 p.m.



Dec. 1  Coffee with the Principal, 8:20 a.m., Parent Center

Dec. 5-12 Book Fair

Dec. 5  Principals Awards and Lunch with the Principal

Dec. 12 Teacher and Staff Luncheon, 12:00 p.m.

Dec. 17 PTA Character Assembly

Dec. 18 Holiday Concerts, 8:45-10:15 a.m., 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Dec. 19 Holiday Concert, 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Dec. 19 Last day of School before winter break, Early dismissal, 12:59 p.m.

Dec. 19 Lanai Leader Articles and Ads deadline

Dec. 22-Jan 9 - Winter Break

Jan. 12 - School Resumes


SEEDS -  will offer after school care during Thanksgiving Break.  Monday, Nov 24th-Wednesday, Nov 26th from 8:00-4:00.  $30.00 for SEEDS kids, $35.00 for Non-SEEDS kids per day.  Grades TK-5.  Activities include: science, arts & crafts, sports, and games. Snacks provided.  Students must bring lunch.  Please see website or front office for flyer and enrollment form. Contact or call 818-963-1646 for questions or to sign up. Click here for flyer

SEEDS Winter Enrichment Classes. Classes begin the week of 12/01. Full 8 week session. Classes include: guitar, skateboarding, cooking, lego robotics, basketball, pottery, baseball, science, tennis and sewing.  Additional information and enrollment can be found  Call Y.E.S. with questions regarding costs and times.  818-963-1646. Click here for flyer

TK & K Parents - Help the kids and Coach PJ during PE on Fridays 8:30-9:30 a.m..We need 10 parents volunteers to help the kids in different PE stations every Friday (coach PJ will explain what you need to do). Please email your available dates for Nov - Jan (note TG break and winterbreak dates) in order to make a schedule. Email Sharon at to sign up!

Editors: PTA Room Parent & Volunteer Coordinator & Family Center Director