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Current and Upcoming LCTA PTA Happenings

Thank you to the families who came out in support of the Garden Clean-up this past Saturday.

A big thank you to Matias Palavecino and Molly Groom for leading the efforts; cleaning up LCTA gardens, mulching the beds and butterfly gardens at LCTA and helping pot plants to be distributed to local nursing homes

Legacy T-Shirts are here!

T-shirts designed by our firth grade students are available for sale. Look for the PTA table selling shirts outside school on Tuesday mornings 7:30am (drop off) and Thursday afternoons at 2:30pm (pick-up). $15 a shirt-cash, charge or check. Last year’s inventory is also for sale at $5.

2019-2020 School Supplies

LCTA, your PTA and Sprout School Supplies are partnering to provide parents a convenient way to purchase school supplies for next year!  Yes, you can buy next year's school supplies right now.  Visit and use code LCTA001.   This is a win-win-win opportunity.  Win for the parents - no going to multiple stores to find supplies. Win for teachers - kids have the requested supplies. Win for the students - the PTA earns 10% of each kit to help supplement our school where district funding falls short.

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6-10th

Don’t forget…..its’ time to celebrate the wonderful teachers at Lyles-Crouch. This includes the Encore teachers, Tutors and classroom teachers. Below is a suggested schedule of events, please encourage your child to participate on one of the days or all of them as a way of showing their appreciation.

Monday – Bring your teacher a snack, Tuesday – Bring your teacher a dessert , Wednesday – PTA provides lunch , Thursday – Bring your teacher flowers, Friday – Bring your teacher a card

Bike to school day, May 8th

National Bike to school day is May 8th! Encourage your children to cycle to school that day...join them if you like! Bike to school day is a great way to promote the broader message of safety and active transportation to school.

International Night!, May 14th 6-8pm Cafeteria and MPR

It is almost here. This is a night that you want to miss your scheduled sports activities for! Travel the united nations of Lyles-Crouch!

Children will be participating in folk circle dancing, professional dancers will be performing on stage along with a colorful display of countries represented by our own LCTA families!

Food Trucks will be available on the grounds on the night for families to purchase International fare

Kovi Asian Street Food

Dogs on the curb

Our Country List spans 6 continents

Europe: Albania, Belgium, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Sweden, U.K., Russia

Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Liberia, Morocco

North America: USA, Canada, Mexico, Panama

South America: Brazil, Columbia, Peru, Argentina

Asia: Afghanistan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Lebanon, Russia

Australasia: Australia, New Zealand

Family Picnic, May 17th, Playground 5:30pm onwards

Bring a blanket.....Bring a picnic. Celebrate end of year with your community on the playground. Sponsored by the PTA

Roaring in the community, June 1, 10am FDR Ceremonial Loop for the annual One Small Step walk for Prader-Willi Research! 

Please join "the Mighty Declan" and his family on Saturday, June 1st at 10 am at the FDR Ceremonial Loop for the annual One Small Step walk for Prader-Willi Research!  LCTA first grader Declan Shelton has the genetic condition Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), and every year since his birth his family has helped organize and support the DC edition of the One Small Step effort, which raises critical funds needed for life-changing research so that one day, Declan and all those with PWS may lead FULL and independent lives.  Please read more about Declan's story at   Walk day details are posted at   Please reach out to Declan's mom, Allison Shelton, with any questions (703-867-7620,  You do not need to donate to join the walk -- you can just show up!  Declan and his family would be absolutely thrilled to have LCTA friends at the walk!!


May 2nd, 7:45-8:30am-Uniform Locker

May 5th, 3:30pm, LCTA Playground, casual playdate for special education committee members/supporters and their families

May 6-10th, Teacher Appreciation Week

May 8th  - Bike to school day

May 14th,  6-8pm, MPR and Cafeteria, International Night

May 17th,  5:30-8:00pm, Playground LCTA, End of year picnic

May 21st, 8:00am, Firehook Bakery, Special Education Committee Meeting

May 24th, 9:00am, MPR, Memorial Day Concert

June 1st, 10:00am FDR Ceremonial Loop, One Small Step walk for Prader-Willi Research

June 1st, 7:00pm, LCTA family host homes, Progressive Dinner

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