News from PTO

News from PTO
The best way to stay up-to-date with PTO news and events is directly through their website or to join the private Facebook group.

Website
https://lacostameadowspto.membershiptoolkit.com

Facebook
https://facebook.com/groups/LCMparents


News from the latest Dolphin Blast

(NEW) Carnival Sponsor Shout-Out: Thank you to our Carnival Sponsor Hulse Orthodontics!  We invite all of our LCM Families to check out and support our marvelous sponsors!

(NEW) Silver Graphics: Silver Graphics is an art-based fundraiser where you can order great gifts for all occasions while supporting your school. Paper forms containing ordering information and access codes should be going home with your student this week. Please note that unlike previous years, all orders must be made online. Can’t find the form? No problem! Visit www.silvergraphics.com/shop and enter LCMart2018 for the access code. You then can search for your child's artwork by grade and class. Orders for December are due Wednesday, November 21st.  A portion of the proceeds goes to your PTO! 

Spiritwear - Are you looking for the perfect gift? LCM Spiritwear and Grandparent T-Shirts are available to purchase.  Please place your order by Monday, November 26th at 11:59 PM. They will be delivered to your child's classroom before we leave for Winter Break. Check it out at the PTO website under SHOP.  

(NEW) November Dine Out: Rubio’s Dine Out is coming up on Thursday, November 29th from 3pm-9pm at the Bressi Ranch location. We’ll all be pretty sick of turkey by then, so come on out for a good cause with a side of fish tacos! And Rubio’s will generously donate 20% of the proceeds back to our school. Bring the flyer that will be sent home in your student’s Dolphin folder and can be found on the LCM Facebook page under "Files", or just pull it up on your mobile device (see PTO website for link) 

(NEW) Parents Night Out: Save the Date! Our ever-popular Parents Night Out at AK Martial Arts will be on Saturday, December 8 from 5pm – 9pm. $35 for the first child, and $25 for each additional child. 100% of the proceeds benefits LCM!!! Drop your kids off for a fun night of laser tag plus a light show, Dodge Ball, Nintendo Wii, a pizza party, and more, while you grab dinner, see a movie, or complete your holiday shopping! Plus the kiddos will be sent home with an awesome goody bag! You’ll have a fun evening out, and your kids will come home tired and happy!!! Please visit https://akkarate.com/parent-night-out to register.

(NEW) Yearbooks: The last day to purchase yearbooks will be February 18, 2019Yearbooks are $24 for soft laminated cover and $29 for hardcover if you order by the February 18 purchasing deadline. Like last year, all orders will be online only, so don't delay -- place your orders today. Link available on PTO Website. Also, please note some important yearbook photo submission deadlines: Last day to submit photos for K - 3rd grade, Carnival, Locks of Love: January 19; Last Day to submit photos for 4th - 5th grade, APEX, candids: March 9 In order to have your photos considered for the yearbook, they need to have at least 3 or more students in the images and at school events. If you are unsure if you ordered a yearbook or not, please check your emails or receipt payments to Josten’s. For links to submit photos please visit PTO website

 
Makeup Pictures: For those who missed the LCM picture day or were unhappy with their school photo or photo package, please join us for a makeup day November 27 from 8:15-10:15. Have your child come to the cafeteria before school from 8:15-8:45am or mention to their teacher they need to get their picture taken. For any questions please email Cindi atLCMYearbook2019@gmail.com

Shutterfly Fundraiser: Here's a great way to raise money for LCM at NO EXPENSE to you!!! Now through the end of the year, shop at Shutterfly or Tiny Prints and 13% of your purchase will be donated to LCM! Just use this link when you shop - http://lcm.shutterflystorefront.com Thank you for your support!

Next PTO Meeting: Save the date! The next PTO meeting will be Thursday, November 15  in the school library from 3:30pm-5:00pm. Childcare will be provided, and all are welcome!

Fourth Grade Family Picnic Lunch: 4th Grade Families… join your fourth-graders for lunch at the school on Friday, November 16! Plan to check in at the PTO table in front of the school by 12:20pm and lunch will be from 12:35pm to 1:20pm. Bring your lunch and a chair or picnic blanket and enjoy some time with your kiddos and other 4th grade families! Remember that no siblings may be pulled out of class as this is a special activity for you and your 4th grader. Students will return to class after lunch – the administration respectfully asks that you do not check your student out of school early as we want to make Every Minute Count.For future planning… the 3rd grade lunch will be February 22, 2019; 2nd grade lunch will be March 29; and the 1st grade lunch is scheduled for April 19. More details for the other grades will come at a later date.

WAVE donation: Have you ever wondered how the school is able to provide science, art, music, and technology to our students, as well as fund spelling and geography bees, field trips like Biztown, the annual school play, and more? It’s thanks to everyone who contributes to the PTO WAVE fund! But to ensure the PTO can continue to support all of our little Dolphins, we need YOU! Please visit PTO Website to make your WAVE fund donations. All donations must be made online this year, as we have officially gone paperless. There are lots of great incentives to donate! Thank you for your generosity!