Principal's Posting: Week of April 2, 2014

Lanai Events


McDonald’s Fundraiser – Thank You What a turnout and great time we had at McDonald’s last week! Thank you to to Carrie Adelman, Michelle Weisman and McDonald’s own Steve Ho for organizing such a successful fundraising event.

Laps 4 Lanai Annual Fundraiser: Pledge drive through April 11th
The Laps 4 Lanai fundraiser helps promote health and teamwork for the entire student body. On the days of the event (May 22nd & 23rd), students will run laps on the upper yard. Each grade runs only one day. It is a special day with music, incentives and good healthy fun! Students receive incentives both for completing their laps and for fundraising. The pledge drive is on now, through April 11. Please see online “News” for details.

Autism Awareness Day is April 2 All students and staff are encouraged to wear blue in acknowledgement of Autism Awareness Day.

Recycled Art Contest – Art Drop Off: 4/24 by 8:15a.m. -- Museum Open, 4/25, 8:00a.m.-3:30p.m. All students are invited to enter Lanai’s Recycled Art Contest and have their art displayed in Lanai’s Earth Day Museum. Students will have the opportunity to tour the Museum Friday 4/25 and vote for their favorite art. Parents are welcome! Please see online “News” for details and submission form!

Wednesday, April 9 - Character Day – wear RED for CARING – Lanai’s lively Character Counts program continues April 9 with “Caring.” Everyone is encouraged to wear RED.

Wednesday April 9 -Team Lanai Meeting – special time – 1:30pm Show you “Care” for Lanai and join us at our next Team Lanai meeting! We’ll meet at 1:30pm in the Parent Center.

Children’s Day - Multicultural Event Planning – Thursday, April 10 @ 8:30am in the Parent Center, room 3 Lanai will join many Asian cultures in celebrating Children’s Day on May 5. Be part of the planning committee for this fun, all school event! Can’t make the meeting but want to help? Please contact Eve Hill at

Purchase Power – Make money for Lanai with your everyday shopping! Go to:

Team Lanai Cares (TLC) – March & April Donations TLC is collecting items in the large brown bins in front of the school to donate to people on Skid Row. Each grade has adopted a bin and is pushing to see how many times they can get filled up by the end of April. Clean out your clutter and help TLC help others! (See flyer in online BPN.)

Spring Break: S.E.E.D.S will offer child care!
Please see online “News” for details & enrollment form.

Spirit Wear – “Gently Used” Sale – coming soon Start collecting the spirit wear that your child has outgrown. We will be having a gently used spirit wear sale in May. A box will be in front of the school the week of Apr 21 for you to deposit your items.

Community News


Theater – MORE DETAILS in the “NEWS,” at UCLA: “Iranian Cultural Show,” with special performance by (Lanai mom) Shahrzad Sepanlou 4/3 & 4/4 Stage Right productions presents“Willie Wonka” 4/5 & 4/6 @Encino Community Center Act-1 children’s theater presents, “BroadwayBound,” 4/4, 4/5 & 4/6 Portola Middle School presents: “Fiddler on the Roof” 4/10, 4/11, 4/12

National Sibling Day Apr 10 is National Sibling day. It's a day for siblings to honor, recognize and celebrate each other.