Principal's Posting: Week of February 24, 2014

Lanai Events


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! Students are encouraged to dress up as their favorite literary character. Volunteers needed for this amazing all-school event. Please contact Miki Chase at

New Friends of Lanai Booster (FOLB) Survey – Let Your Voice Be Heard – Deadline is March 7 This is your chance to weigh in on FOLB-funded programs and services at our school. What do you think is working? What might you change? FOLB uses this input from Lanai parents, teachers and staff to provide direction about what programs and services to budget for next year. Thank You!

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

TLC Stuffed Animal Drive Totals The number of stuffed animals that we donated to LA Family housing was 450. Last year we got 350 total, so it was a giant leap! Thank you to everyone who contributed!

Box Top Collection: for Results and Prize Recipients, please seen online “News” at

Girl Scout Cookies – on Sale at Lanai – Select Dates – details in online “News”

Coming Soon


Optional Parent-Teacher Conferences, March 3rd-March 7th Lanai will have shortened days (1:39 dismissal) and optional parent-teacher conferences 3/3-3/7.

4th Grade Catalina Trip - Parent Info Meeting – March 10 at 1:40pm in Parent Center, room 3

Character Day – Fairness -- wear ORANGE March 12

ELAC Meeting – March 13 @8:20am

SSC Meeting – March 14 @1:30pm

Ritz & Glitz: Pick-a-Ticket Sales -- March 6-14 Ritz & Glitz Annual Auction & Gala -- March 15. Hope to see you there!

Save the date – Lanai’s Open House is scheduled for May 20th, from 5:30-7pm.

Community Events


Superintendant John Deasy at Portola Middle School on March 3rd for “Teacher/Parent Night” John Deasy will be answering questions at Portola Middle School 3/3. Details online in Lanai “News.”

Sharing the Hope LAUSD charitable giving campaign continues until 3/5. Donation envelopes sent home with students.