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Current and Upcoming LCTA PTA Happenings

Playground

We have unveiled the Supernova or “donut hole” as the children affectionately call it! Shortly, the perimeter fencing surrounding the Super Dome will be removed. Work is complete and there are some last details being attended to. This completes the PTA efforts to see the removal of the broken/dangerous equipment and its’ replacement with two new pieces of equipment. Next up!-the complete redesign of our outdoor space. This is an effort which will take multi-years and talented parental resources to help see this through. If you have younger children in the school and would like to be a part of this initiative, please contact Kim: ryankimryan@gmail.com.


Walk-a-Thon! – 2 weeks out and 35K to go!!!!

We need your support. Dr. Zissios tasked us with this tall endeavor, no continuous fundraising during the year, one big push-one big event. A goal to raise 45k! We need to do this together. Please sponsor your child and circulate the fundraising link amongst families and friends.

Sign up to volunteer.


Calling all Military Families!

Join the school in celebration of Veterans Day with our special assembly in the MPR on November 9th-9:00am.

Coffee and donuts will be provided by the PTA at drop off for our military families.

Use this opportunity to learn about the Military families committee forming with the support of the PTA. Meet other military families, share resources and advocate for your needs together at our school and in your community.


Picture Day - October 22nd

Make sure to complete the paperwork for picture day sent home in your child’s backpack.

Send your child to school in their clean uniform and with a comb/brush.

Thank you those parents who signed up to volunteer to help.


Member Directory

We’re hard at work on the PTA Member Directory! We will distribute it by the end of the month.


Character Counts Opportunity - November 3rd

Volunteer to honor our arriving Veterans at DCA on the 1st Flight at 9:00 AM. For those interested, meet our LCTA parent volunteer Annette Maldonado at 8:15 AM by the Chick-fil-A in Terminal C before security.

For more instructions about volunteering: 

https://honorflightdca.com/volunteering/greeting/greeting-how/ .

To sign up and receive a pass here:  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdpMdoUSe_uWH20fRHupHig3gIXakrz2u_VN9MLX6VJ51LZQg/viewform

For any questions or to confirm your participation please contact Annette Maldonado, annettemld@icloud.com.


Character Counts - Candy Drive November 1-2

Bring your unwanted Candy to School for collection and donation.


School Board Candidates - Elections November 6th

Are you concerned with issues of over-crowding, the achievement gap, equity in our ACPS schools?

Do you want to make sure to protect our Core Knowledge curriculum at LCTA, increase our funding and keep our class sizes from outgrowing our building capacity. Educate yourself before Election Day! Meet some of our zoned prospective school board candidates at our school on October 22nd at 8:00 am in the Library OR attend the forum for all candidates hosted by PTAC at Minnie Howard on October 24 at 7:00PM

Don’t ignore this opportunity to make a difference in the future of ACPS!


Upcoming:

October 22nd - 8:00am, Library-Meet our prospective district school board members

October 22nd - Picture Day

October 24th – 7:00pm, Minnie Howard PTAC hosted School Board Candidate Forum

October 28th – 4:30-6:30pm, Check out the “Trunk or Treat” festival being hosted by our school neighbor, Demaine Funeral Home

October 31st - 8:00am-2:00pm - Walk-a-thon!.... “take a walk on the wild side”!

November 1-2 - Candy Drive, Bring in your unwanted candy for donation

November 6th – Election Day/Teacher work day

November 9th – 9:00am, MPR LCTA, Veterans Day Assembly

November 14th – 8:00am, Library, PTA Executive Board Meeting OPEN to ALL members

November 14th – Teacher Appreciation Breakfast (hosted by 3rd Grade Parents)

November 15th/16th – Teacher Conferences

November 16th – 9:00am, MPR Walk-a-thon prize assembly

November  21/22/23 - Break

November 28th – 6:00-8:00pm, LCTA MPR,  Math Night  (Note: This is the new date!)


Non PTA sponsored events

Trunk Or Treat, October 28th, 4:30-6:30pm, Demaine Funeral Home are doing a trunk or treat event in their parking lot with a bounce house, face painting, popcorn and cotton candy. All free!

If any “Halloween crazy” parents are interested in decorating their cars for the event, Demaine will provide the candy to distribute out of your trunk!

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Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy 
530 South Saint Asaph Street 
Alexandria, Virginia 22314