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LCTA eRoar, November 20, 2019

Class Photos

Last few days to order your class photos!  Accepting orders for class photos through November 22.  $5 for a 5x7.  Order Form


Membership Directory

Membership Directory is complete.  Paper copies will be sent home today.  

Online Directory


Blessings in a Backpack 

Blessings in a Backpack is running low on milk boxes, canned chicken breast meat, canned veggies and plastic bags!  Please save any durable plastic bags in good condition from Target, Balducci’s, etc. for us.  Many other grocery store bags are too flimsy and rip super easily.  While Blessings in a Backpack hosts two large food drives each year, we accept donations of food, grocery store gift cards and checks (made payable to LCTA PTA) all school year long.  Collection bin in front lobby!  Thank you!


International Night Volunteer opportunity - November 20th, 8:00am 

International Night’s upcoming planning team -November 20th, 8:00am will meet in the front office conference room. This meeting is for volunteers interested in joining the planning team for International Night.  This group will help coordinate all details of the planning for the event; logistics, marketing/media, food and beverage, educational content, music and dance performances etc. 

Please expect a date to for that meeting to be announced soon.  Please RSVP with interest to Jane at Boglionefamily@yahoo.com

Interested in signing up to be one of our participating countries on the night-Sign up here.  We are looking forward to growing our list of 40 countries over 5 continents.  It is a 2 hour commitment on the night (May 5th) where you have the opportunity to display your country of origin or a country of your choosing…more details on sign-up.  Please note a separate meeting date will be announced for families who are planning to host a country/display on the night.  That will be an informational meeting sharing details on what is involved in participating in the event/hosting a country.


Bus Driver Appreciation Day - Tuesday November 26

Help us participate in a very special gesture to show thanks to our transportation staff on Tuesday, November 26 to begin the Thanksgiving break.  Our bus drivers are literally the first ACPS staff to greet our students in the morning and the last ACPS staff to wish them a great rest of the day in the afternoon or evening.  Join us with extending notes and/or treats of thanks to our bus drivers, bus trainers, bus monitors and bus mechanics.  


LCTA PTA presents Pizza and Movie Night - Friday, December 6, 6pm

Join us for Pizza and a Movie! “The Aristocats” will be showing, in preparation for our Spring performance!   $5/child entry fee.  Doors will open at 6:00pm and the movie will begin at 6:30pm, this is not a drop-off party.  Bring blankets, pillows to get cozy in the MPR.


ATTENTION! ATTENTION!! The Box Top program is changing. 

Now there are 2 ways to participate. See https://www.boxtops4education.com/ for all the details.

OPTION 1:Download the ALL NEW Box Tops app (find it on the Apple App Store or Google Play). Shop as you normally would, scan your store receipts and the app will automatically credit LCTA! Super easy!

OPTION 2:You can still clip and send Box Tops in!  The physical Box Top clips will be phased out, but we can still send them in as long as they are not expired.

LCTA receives checks twice a year!  Last year we earned almost $500. How much more can we earn this year using the new option?  


Upcoming:

November 25-26 - LION PARTY!  dress down days

November 27-29 - Thanksgiving Holiday

December 3 - Picture Make-up Day

December 4 - Uniform Locker open, before and after school

December 6 - Holiday Lunch (families invited to join grades for specially prepared Holiday Lunch)

December 6, 6pm - Movie Night

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