Principal's Posting: Week of February 18, 2014


Team Lanai Meeting – Wednesday Feb 19 @8:30am in the Family Center

4th Grade Families – Shakespeare Demonstration Friday, Feb 21st @1:30pm -Friday, February 21st Parents and families of 4th graders are invited to the Dakarmen Auditorium at 1:30pm to observe a Shakespeare demonstration.

Coffee with the Principal – Monday, February 24 @8:20am in the Parent Center – Please join us!

Persian New Year – Planning Meeting Weds., February 26 @8:30am We have lots of exciting new ideas for Persian New Year. Please join us Weds, 2/26 @8:20am. Can’t make the meeting but still want to help? Please contact Eve Hill,

OLSAT 8 Info for Parents of 2nd Graders – Feb.27 @1:40pm - Dakarmen Girls Auditorium Mrs. Ayola will provide information and answer questions about the March 5 OLSAT test for 2nd graders. An OLSAT Practice test is now available for download online at 1) Click: Enrichment 2) Click: Online Learning 3) Click: OLSAT Practice Test

Literacy Fair – Friday, February 28th Storytelling, games, and more! Volunteers needed for this amazing all-school event.
Please contact Miki Chase at

Box Tops Collection – due Feb. 20th - Prizes for collections with the most Box Tops! Details online.

Y.E.S. Spring Afterschool Enrichment @Lanai - Enrollment Forms online

Community Events


Sharing the Hope Sharing the Hope, LAUSD’s charitable giving campaign, continues until March 5th. Please check your child’s backpack for your donation envelope.

Learn how the New School Funding Formula will impact schools – Feb 20th @ Taft H.S. On February 20th, from 6pm to 8pm at Taft Charter High School, School Board member Steve Zimmer will host a meeting to inform parents, teachers and staff about the new Local Control Funding Formula. This formula will replace the previous K-12 funding system. Please attend this meeting to find out more about the Local Control Funding Formula, impacts to school, and how to get involved. We hope to see you at Taft High school February 20th

2014 Summer Camp Expo – February 22, Portola Middle School Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00am—1:00pm. See what area camps have to offer this summer! Location: Multipurpose Room, Portola Middle School - 18720 Linnet St., Tarzana, CA (Corner of Linnet Street and Yolanda Avenue.) Free Admission / Open to the Public

Compost Workshop - February 22, Network for a Healthy California Students, Parents, and Community members are invited to participate in our garden classes to learn the basic techniques for growing vegetables and edible plants. Compost Workshop, Saturday, 2/22/14, 9am-4pm. 17120 Vanowen Street, Lake Balboa, CA 91406 (behind Mulholland Middle School).