Lanai Weekly: May 23, 2016

Principal’s Message

Greetings Parents,

Our students have been working hard all year and are ready to show off their incredible work at Open House.  We look forward to seeing everyone a little bit earlier on Tuesday evening for dinner and Spirit Wear sales from 5:00-6:00 p.m.  Our teachers have diligently prepared their rooms and they will be open for viewing from 6:00-7:00.  Also, please join me for Coffee with the Principal on Monday at 8:20 a.m. in the Parent Center. 

Mr. Hansen


MONDAY, May 23

First Grade Dance Demonstrations, see schedule below

Coffee with the Principal, 8:30, Parent Center


Open House, 5:00-6:00 - Food & Spirit Wear Sales, 6:00-7:00 - Classrooms open, see below


4th Grade Field Trip


Kindergarten Theater Demonstrations, see schedule below

FRIDAY, May 27

Student Council Spirit Day - HAWAIIAN DAY! (No Swimsuits or Sandals)

Assemblies - “Sword in the Stone”


May 31 - Volunteer Tea, 11:30-1:30

May 30 - NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day

June 2 - Spring Concerts

June 2 - Incoming Kindergarten Play date, 3:30-5:00

June 3 - Principal Awards, Lunch with the Principal

June 3 - 5th Grade Parent-Child Dance

June 6 - Morning Laps Awards

June 7 - 5th Grade Culmination

June 8 - Minimum Day, 12:59 Dismissal

June 9 - TK Summer Celebration/Culmination, in classroom, 8:30

June 9 -  Minimum Day, 12:59 Dismissal

June 10 -Kindergarten Summer Celebration, 8:45, auditorium

June 10 - 5th Grade Bash, 11:00, 5th Grade Goodbye Walk, 12:30

June 10 - Last Day of School, Minimum Day, 12:59 Dismissal


OPEN HOUSE IS THIS TUESDAY, MAY 24! -5:00-6:00: Food and HUGE Spirit Wear Sale!  Pizza, Salad, Drinks and Bake Sale.  Cash Only. 6:00-7:00: Classroom Visits  - Let your child show off their classroom to you!  Any questions?  Email Deidre Kotch at

IS YOUR CHILD CHANGING SCHOOLS NEXT YEAR?  Please make sure you have notified the office ( if your child will not be attending Lanai next year.  The office will make sure your child's records are transferred to the appropriate school.

5TH GRADE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT VIDEO - If you missed the screening at school and wanted to watch the 5th Grade growth and development video, a link is provided below.

THE SPOOKTACULAR T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST IS ON! It's time to submit designs for The Spooktacular Halloween Carnival tshirt! Forms are going home this week so submit your best design and turn it into the office by June 6.

FIRST GRADE DANCE DEMO - Monday May 23, Dakarmen girls auditorium. Class schedules:

9:00-9:20   Miss  Penuela

10:10-10:30  Mrs. Altman

11:40-12:00  Ms. Verdin

1:30-1:50 - Ms. Rodriguez

KINDER THEATER DEMO - Thursday May 26, Dakarmen Girls Auditorium, Class schedules:

Mrs. Royal - 8:45-9:10

Mrs. Mayberry - 9:40-10:00

Mrs. Manolos - 11:25:11:45

Mrs. Hughes - 1:20-1:40


AUG 16 - First Day of School

SEP 02 - Admissions Day - No School

SEP 05 - Labor Day - No School

OCT 03 - Unassigned Day - No School (Rosh Hashanah)

OCT 12 - Unassigned Day - No School (Yom Kippur)

NOV 11 - Veteran’s Day - No School

NOV 21-25 - Thanksgiving Holiday - No School

DEC 19-JAN 6 - Winter Recess

JAN 09 - School Resumes

JAN 16 - MLK Day - No School

FEB 20 - President’s Day - No School

MAR 31 - Cesar Chavez Birthday - No School

APR 10-APR 14 - Spring Recess

MAY 29 - Memorial Day

JUN 09 - Last Day of School, 2017!

SEEDS AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT IS OPEN FOR SUMMER! - Seeds Summer Camp and Summer Bridge enrollment is now available online now.  See the Lanai website for all the details!

Summer Bridge runs from June 14th-July 8th.

Click on the Summer Bridge tab to see our line up of teachers.

YES Enrichment classes include: Summer Basketball Camp, Summer Art with Mrs. Murray, Theater Camp with Mr. Winnick, Theater Training with Mr. Winnick and TGA Tennis at Lanai.  

Summertime Daycare - SEEDS will be open at Lanai from June 13th-July 8th.  The campus will be open daily from 8:00-5:30.  The cost is $40.00 a day and you can register online.  

LOST AND FOUND - It’s filling up again!  Please stop by and check for jackets, water bottles and lunch boxes.  It’s faster than another trip to Target for a new one!

Have you moved? LAUSD policy states you have 30 days to notify the office or forfeit your right to a continuing enrollment permit. Please bring your new address information to the office if you have moved.