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LCTA PTA eROAR, February 4th, 2022

Congrats to Ms. Reed and thanks to all who submitted nominations! The Virginia Department of Transportation received over 170 nominations for more than 50 crossing guards across the state. Ms. Cora Reed was one of six winners of the Most Outstanding Crossing Guard Award for 2021! Ms. Reed has been at her crossing guard post for nearly 50 years serving, protecting, educating countless students throughout all kinds of weather conditions at the famous Gibbon St intersection. This recognition at the state level is well deserved. National Crossing Guard Appreciation Day is Wednesday February 9th. Students will be sent home with thank you cards to fill out and return on Wednesday. The PTA will have an appreciation drop off box for Ms. Reed Wednesday morning at the Gibbon St intersection. Looking forward to making Feb 9th a special day for Ms. Reed!


2021-22 Yearbooks! We're happy to announce our 2021-22 yearbooks for all our superhero students, teachers and staff! This yearbook highlights and honors this unique year with our students who have worked to keep each other and our entire community safe and healthy and honor the rockstar year they are having! Order your yearbook now for $20 early bird price! The price will increase to $30 on February 14th, 2022. You may purchase your yearbook by clicking on the following link: You may also purchase your yearbook by following these steps:

  1. Visit

  2. Select "Buy Student's Yearbook"

  3. Find My School / Group Store

  4. Type Lyles Crouch Traditional Academy

  5. Select "Our Collections"

  6. Select "Buy Your Yearbook" under "Yearbook"

Questions? Email us at

It's time to send in your Love Lines! A love line is a personal message to your child, a teacher or an important staff member at LCTA. It is a special message of thanks, congratulations or appreciation! Send in your love line by February 14th! We encourage and prefer Love Lines for the yearbook to be ordered online at If that is not possible, submit a check (made out to LCTA PTA) or cash at the front office along with your child's name and grade. Photos must be submitted online by emailing it to Love Line Sizes and Prices: _____ FULL PAGE: $225 _____ 1/2 PAGE: $150 (3 PHOTOS MAX) _____ 1/4 PAGE: $60 (1 PHOTO) _____ 1/8 PAGE: $30 (1 PHOTO) 300 DPI MINIMUM IMAGE RESOLUTION


PTA General Membership Meeting: Wednesday, February 9 @ 7PM. Meet the LCTA School Board Representative & ACPS Superintendent! Please join the PTA meeting this coming Wednesday and meet our school board representatives Michelle Rief and Jacinta Greene. ACPS Superintendent, Dr. Hutchings, will also join this LCTA heritage month awareness conversation. In recognition of Black History Month there will be a panel on equity in ACPS.

2022-23 PTA Nomination Committee - We are looking for volunteers to be part of the nominating committee for the 2022-23 school year. The role of the nominating committee is to put together a slate of nominees for next year's elected officers. If you'd like to be a part of the nomination committee please email Margaret McKinnon

Monthly Uniform Locker Save The Date for the next Uniform Locker on February 22nd, 8 am - 9 am, and 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm The Uniform Locker has gently used uniforms for no charge (this is not an exchange: a donation of clothing is not required to make a selection). The Uniform Locker is located to the left of the main entrance to the school; its entry door faces the parking lot. If you have clothing to donate, donations are welcome at any time and can be dropped off at the front office. They can also be dropped off during the time uniform lockers are held. We kindly ask that you please launder the items you bring in to donate before dropping them off. Thank you very much!

Masks Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) will continue to abide by the health and safety guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Alexandria Health Department (AHD) and continue to require all individuals to wear masks that cover the nose and mouth in ACPS schools, facilities and buses. ACPS 2021-2022 Health and Safety Guidance

Upcoming: February 4th - Early Dismissal - Parent-Teacher Conferences February 9th - National Crossing Guard Appreciation Day February 9th - General Membership Meeting February 15th - 100th Day of School February 22nd, 8 am - 9 am, 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm - Uniform Locker

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