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LCTA PTA eROAR, October 5th 2022

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Upcoming Dates: September 15 - October 15 - National Hispanic Heritage Month Wednesday, October 5 - No School / Yom Kippur Monday, October 10 - No School / Indigenous People's Day Wednesday, October 12 - General Membership Meeting Wednesday, October 12 - Walk, Bike & Roll to School Day Thursday, October 13 - Uniform Locker Monday, October 24 - No School / Diwali Tuesday, October 25 - No School / Teacher Work Day Friday, October 28 - Reflections Deadline Monday, October 31 - Walk-a-Thon


General Membership Meeting Wednesday, October 12th 7 pm Join the General Membership meeting on October 12th with Taneika Taylor Tukan, ACPS School Engagement + Community Outreach Manager as guest speaker. Ms. Tukan will provide an introduction to all LCTA families and staff on the ParentSquare platform. This is a virtual webinar. Topic: LCTA PTA Board Meeting Time: Oct 10, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Please click the link below to join the webinar: Webinar ID: 974 1989 9857 Passcode: 812922


October 12th 2022! ACPS celebrates Walk, Bike & Roll to School. Join us October 12th to celebrate the benefits of walking and biking to school. Remember the thrill of riding a bike for the first time or walking (or rolling) to school. The feeling of joy and independence, sense of adventure and accomplishment! There are many other health, community and environmental benefits to walking, biking or rolling to school. Mark your calendars and plan to Bike, Roll or Walk to school on October 12th and promote biking and walking to school safely in ACPS schools.


Spirit Wear Store Open! Looking for LCTA Spirit Wear? Load up on hoodies, polos, and shirts with our school logo! Store closes October 9th! Apparel will be distributed at the Walk-A-Thon Monday October 31st.


Uniform Locker Thursday, October 13th 7:45 am - 8:30 am 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. * Friendly reminder that LCTA is a uniform school and all students must adhere to the uniform policy.


REFLECTIONS PROGRAM 2022-23 Applications Open! Theme: SHOW YOUR VOICE! DEADLINE: OCTOBER 28TH, 2022 Applications are now open for the Reflections competition. This competition provides opportunities for recognition and access to the arts which boost student confidence and success in the arts and in life. Students of all grades and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the 2022-2023 theme: “Show Your Voice!" HOW TO APPLY: Check for application details and rules and guidelines. Entry form can be by PDF or by using the fillable form link. For more details, contact: REFLECTIONS WORKSHOPS

  • October 10th Dance Choreography Lab - Free PTAC partnered with Local Motion Project! Dance Lab workshop at 2377 S. Dove Street There are two sessions based on age/experience. 2:00-3:00pm (Grades K-2) 5:30-6:30pm (Grades 3-5) Create a STAND OUT dance for this year’s Reflections contest! In this FUN, FREE workshop, dancers will learn how to bring meaning to their choreography that captures this year’s theme: “Show Your Voice…” Participants will gain tips on how to elevate their dance through different choreographic structures, musicality and dynamic movement. Space is limited and you must register to participate. For more details or questions, please email Sara @ Local Motion Project.

  • October 12th | 5pm - 6pm PTAC Visual Arts Workshop - Free Hosted at Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School 1701 N Beauregard St, Alexandria, VA 22311 Alexandria PTA will have art making stations and volunteers to help students submit to their local school PTA Reflections Art Competition. FTD PTA will also host an ice cream social before their PTA meeting at 6pm.


Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser NOW OPEN! THIS IS OUR LARGEST FUNDRAISER OF THE SCHOOL YEAR. OUR GOAL FOR THIS EVENT IS $45,000. When: Monday, October 31st, 2022 What: Each child will participate in the Walk-A-Thon (to the best of their ability) during their class designated Encore period. Each grade will have 45 minutes to complete as many laps as possible. It will take a few minutes to get everyone going and to get everyone back to class, so they will not be running/walking the entire 45 minutes…but they will have plenty of time to get in some good laps! This year, the Walk-A-Thon is being held on the Core Knowledge Book Character Dress-up Day. So that means the students will be running or walking in costume, if they choose to dress up. Please keep this in mind! Donating to the Participants Please consider donating towards our once a year fall fundraiser. We take cash, check, PayPal, Square, and Venmo. Feel free to circulate the above link to friends and family. To donate by Venmo (our preferred online payment method since there are no fees), please donate to @LCTAFundraisingEvents (phone number ending in 9252) or ​Each donor will receive a "thank you" email when a donation is made to a participant. At the conclusion of the fundraiser, parents/guardians will be notified with a list of all the donations made in the name of their child/ren. If you would like to see a list of donors who sponsored your child before the conclusion of the fundraiser, please email.


Sign up for PTA It's been a busy last few weeks for the Lyles-Crouch Parent Teacher Association (PTA)! From welcome back decorations, staff appreciation events, balloons, signs, flyers, Sprout school supplies, and Uniform Locker we want this to be the best possible experience for our kids. If you haven't done so, please show your support by signing up for the PTA. Only $10 per parent/guardian for the entire school year

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