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WEEKLY UPDATE FROM LARCHMONT CHARTER SCHOOL AT FAIRFAX
Note from the School Leader
Mersedeh Emrani

Dear Larchmont Fairfax Families:

Welcome Back!  We hope everyone had a wonderful Spring Break full of fun and relaxation.  We have a jam packed trimester ahead of us - - please take note of the following events (including some new ones scheduled during spring break!) and mark your calendars not to miss them.

Chess Tournament - April 23, 24
LCS Selma Vocal Workshop performs at School Sing- TBD (newly added)
Spring Concert - April 27  6:30 - 8 pm
LCS Carnival - April 30  10 am - 4 pm
Art Show/Projects' Night - May 5   6 - 7:30 pm
Asian American Heritage Lunch - May 12  12-3 pm
Jump Rope Day - Date TBD

Music Center on Tour Performance at FFX - June 3  8:40 am (newly scheduled)
LCS Gala - June 3 (evening time TBD)
End of Year Breakfast -  June 10  9- 10 am
End of Year Picnic - June 17  4-7pm (Pan Pacific Park)

 

Looking forward to lots of fun together!
 - Mersedeh

 Facilites Update
Mersedeh Emrani
Over Spring Break, the Larchmont facilities team helped with some very exciting facility improvements on campus.
 
>  We have a brand new (long awaited) intercom/buzzer system for our back carpool gate.  Parents using the back gate for pick up during after school time will now be able to use the buzzer as opposed to calling our after school staff.  The video monitoring system offers us more security, of course, but this will also allow our after school staff to focus only on students as opposed to having to walk over to the gate multiple times per day for pick ups.

>  We also have a new shade for our carpool benches!  As some of you may remember, the old one blew away due to heavy winds.  We explored many options, but all of them would have been susceptible to the winds the Fairfax campus is often exposed to.  We're hopeful our new sunshades will have solved the problem, and that the kids will enjoy the shade!
Save the Date...
 


  • Tues, Apr 12: LCS Board Meeting ; LFP Campus 6:30 pm
  • Mon, Apr 18: Parent Education Session - Student Support System ; FFX  5-6 pm
  • Mon, Apr 18 - Fri, Apr 29: CAASPP STATE TESTING - 3RD GRADE ONLY
  • Sat, Apr 23 - Sun, 24: FFX/SEL Chess Tournament ; FFX time TBD
  • Mon, Apr. 25: FFX Site Council ; FFX  3:30 pm
  • Tues, Apr 26: LCS Finance Committee Meeting ; FFX 7 pm
  • Wed, Apr 27: FFX SPRING CONCERT ; FFX  6:30 -8 pm
  • Sat Apr 30: LCS Carnival ; FFX  10 am - 4 pm

  • Tues, May 3: LCS Board Meeting ; FFX Campus 6:30 pm
  • Thur, May 5: Art Show/Projects' Night ; FFX  6 - 7 pm
  • Sat, May 12: Asian American Heritage Lunch; FFX  12- 3pm
  • Mon, May 23: FFX Site Council; 3:30 pm
  • Tues May 24: LCS Finance Committee Meeting ; FFX 7 pm
  • Mon, May 30: Memorial Day - No School

  • Fri, June 3: Music Center on Tour Performance; FFX  8:40 am (during School Sing)
  • Fri, June 3: LCS Gala; Wilshire Country Club (time TBD)
  • Fri, June 10: FFX End of year Breakfast; FFX 9-10 am
  • Tues June 14:  LCS Board Meeting ; LFP Campus 6:30 pm
  • Fri, June 17: End of Year Picnic ; Pan Pacific Park  4-7 pm


EVERY THURSDAY: EARLY RELEASE
EVERY FRIDAY: SCHOOL SING
Spring Enrichment Dates
Spring after school enrichment classes will run from APRIL 18th TO JUNE 10th.

Please stay tuned for complete class details and registration information in the coming days.

LCS Party Book


Remember to check out the 2016 LCS Party Book website.  Sign up for any number of exciting, delicious, adventurous and/or educational parties and events to raise money for our school.

100% of the proceeds go to LCS but you get all the fun!  From an adults-only wine-tasting and poker tournament to family ice-skating to kids-only hip-hop and learning to ride a bike, there's something for everyone! Open to folks outside the LCS community as well, so please tell your friends and extended family and share the link!  

Www.larchmont.onlinepartybook.com!  


CAASPP Test (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) -
3rd grade and up ONLY
The testing schedule for 3rd grade students taking the CAASPP has now been finalized.

Third graders will be taking the state mandated assessment from April 18 - April 29th.

Please ensure that your child arrives on time every day during that testing window because assessments will be given in the morning. 

If possible, please do not schedule appointments during school hours for the duration of the testing window.  We appreciate all of your support in helping our students feel more confident and well prepared to tackle the assessments.

Car Line Reminders for Pick-Up
To better enable us to walk students out to their cars as quickly as possible, and because there are different staff members assisting with carpool each day who do not recognize all of the cars, please help us by remembering to place your carpool placard in a clearly visible spot in your front windshield.  

If you've misplaced your placard, please email Cindy at cindy.torroba@larchmontcharter.org and we will be happy to print you a new placard.  Thank you!

Larchmont Charter Carnival
Saturday, April 30th from 10am -4pm


Please mark your calendars for the Annual LCS Carnival Saturday, April 30th from 10am-4pm at the Fairfax campus!  Come spend the day and enjoy new carnival games, bouncy houses, dancing, a photo booth, food, treats, PLUS shopping for Mother's Dayand Father's Day at the kids' shopping boutique!
 
Please put the event on your calendar. And tell your friends, neighbors and family to come -- the event is open to the public and will have a little of something for everyone!
 
We sincerely thank you in advance for your support and enthusiasm. 

 
 -  The Carnival Committee
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