Welcome to Lockhurst Drive Charter Elementary School!
Welcome to Room 15's classroom website! Class news will be posted here for your convenience. Every Friday, a weekly letter will be posted with information about what the students learned in class during the week. Look under Calendar to view our school calendar and classroom scheduled events. See Handbook for details about our classroom procedures and routines, homework policy, and volunteer guidelines.
National School Choice Week
All students and staff are invited to wear yellow scarves on Friday, January 26th in honor of National School Choice Week. Say it loud and proud that Lockhurst is your school of choice! Wear your Lockhurst T-shirt and a yellow scarf/clothing to show your Lion Pride!
December Awards AssemblyOur December Awards Assembly is scheduled for Friday, January 12th at 8am on the big yard. An email was sent if your child is receiving a Super Scholar, Character, or Effort Award. Thank you, parents of our award recipients, for attending this special event! Congratulations Emmaunuel, Rogue, and Tristan!
Our class Holiday Potluck is scheduled for Friday, December 15th at 12:00pm, with dismissal to follow at 12:42. Please plan to bring a cultural dish or a family favorite. If your family loves it, we will, too! Bring your appetite! All families are welcome to attend.
November AwardsOur November Awards Assembly scheduled for Friday, December 8th has been postponed until Friday, December 15th at 8am. A note was sent home on Friday, December 1st, if your child will be receiving a Super Scholar, Character, or Effort Award. Congratulations to Aaron, Aarush, and Malia!
Save the date! Lockhurst's annual Holiday Program is scheduled for Thursday, December 14th. This year's theme is "Peace Around the World." Kindergarten will perform last in both shows which are set for 8:30am and 1:00pm. The show will be approximately 1 hour. Please help your child learn the words to our two songs: "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "Festivals of Light." The lyrics to these songs can be found under the Songs tab at the top of this page. We hope you enjoy the show! Arrive early to ensure a great seat!
Get your shop on! Lockhurst PTO's annual Holiday Boutique will be open Tuesday, December 5th-Friday, December 8th. All students may do holiday shopping for their family and friends in the Library before school, at lunch, and after school. Volunteers are appreciated during these times to help the process go smoothly. There will also be a Parent Boutique Night on Monday, December 4th from 6-7:30pm.
Thanksgiving Class Party
Save the date! We will have a Thanksgiving class party on Friday, November 17th at 12:00pm, with dismissal to follow at 12:42. All parents are invited to attend. We will have a short presentation followed by a Thanksgiving inspired lunch. Stay tuned for details from our class room parents...
I'm Going to College Week!
Lockhurst will celebrate "I'm Going to College Week" during the week of November 6th - November 9th! Talk to your child about your own school experiences and the importance of graduating from high school and college! Students are encouraged to wear college gear throughout the week.
Scholastic Book Fair
Our PTO's Scholastic Book Fair will be held in our school library during the week of November 6th-November 9th. Be sure to check it out!
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Don't miss these special events:
Tuesday: Cowgirls & Coffee 7:30-8:00am
Thursday: Donuts with Dudes 7:30-8:00am
Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held during the week of November 3-9. Conference is for adults only. Please arrange for childcare. Tuesday's dismissal will be at the usual time of 1:22. Dismissal on Friday 11/3, Monday 11/6, Wednesday 11/8, and Thursday 11/9 will be at 1:46. All students not picked up punctually will be sent to the office, so conferences may begin promptly at 1:50. There is no school on Friday, November 10th in honor of Veterans' Day. Please be on time for your conference and considerate of others by limiting your conference to the allotted time. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding. I look forward to meeting with each of you to discuss your child's progress! See email dated Saturday, October 21st to sign up for a conference through Sign Up Genius.
October AwardsOur award recipients for the month of October will be announced at the Friday Morning Assembly on Friday, November 3rd at 8am. A note will be sent on Friday, October 27th, if your child will be receiving a Super Scholar, Character, or Effort Award. We hope the parents of award recipients will be able to attend this assembly! Congratulations Aryanna, Dacio, and Michael!
Kids Kreation Art Fundraiser
Kids Kreations fundraiser is a wonderful way to turn your child's art into a keepsake! From stationery to cutting boards to travel mugs, you are sure to find the perfect, personalized gift for any family member or friend. Your child's Kids Kreation order form will be sent home on Friday, October 20th in his/her homework folder. The school is requesting that you return your paper order form on or by Friday, October 27th and complete online orders by Friday, November 3rd.
Your child painted the blue water. Then, their hands were painted to create the fish and seaweed. Students drew the fishes' mouths and eyes. Enjoy!
Halloween Parade and Class Party
Our annual Halloween Parade will take place on Tuesday, October 31st. Your child may come to school dressed in costume. However, all students must bring a change of clothes to wear after the parade. No weapons, masks, or inappropriate materials may be brought to school. The parade will begin at 8:30am. Our class Halloween party will immediately follow the parade. Details to come from our class room parents.
Fall Festival and Trunk-or-TreatOur PTO sponsored Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat will take place on Saturday, October 28th from 4:30-7:30pm. Come and experience safe and fun trick-or-treating and games with your Lockhurst pals! Families are encouraged to decorate a trunk, donate bags of candy, or create a class game. Please contact our room parents or visit https://www.lolpto.com for more information.
50th Day of School
On Thursday, October 26th, we will celebrate our 50th day of school! Volunteers will be needed from 8-10:00am. Please bring a camera to take pictures for our Class Memory Book. Celebrate with us and dress like you are from the 1950s!
Red Ribbon Week
During the week of October 23rd-October 27th, our school will pledge to be drug, alcohol, and tobacco free!
Monday: Slam Dunk Drugs ~ Wear your favorite sports jersey!
Tuesday: Wear red! ~ Respect your future! Be drug free!
Wednesday: Shade Out Drugs ~ Wear your sunglasses!
Thursday: Turn Your Back On Drugs ~ Wear your clothes backwards!
Friday: Say Drug-Free Pledge at the Friday morning assembly.
*Please note: Kindergarten will not participate in the Thursday theme, as we will be having our 50th Day of School Celebration. Please dress like you are from the 1950s on Thursday. Feel free to wear your clothes backwards on Friday!
Pumpkin Patch Day
Calling all volunteers... Please join us on Friday, October 13th to celebrate our second annual Kindergarten rotation, Pumpkin Patch Day! The kinder-kids will enjoy fun and educational math, science, and art activities related to pumpkins from 8:15-10:00am. Your child will be able to choose a pumpkin to take home from our "Pumpkin Patch." We will need volunteers during that time so we can divvy the kinder-kids into small groups to rotate through the stations. Please return your Volunteer Cut-off no later than Friday, October 6th. Bring a camera to take pictures for our Class Memory Book. Finally, please wear orange or clothes with pumpkins!
Our award recipients for the month of September will be announced at the Friday Morning Assembly on Friday, October 6th at 8am. Super Scholar, Character, and Effort awards will be given to students from each T-K through 5th grade classroom. A note will be sent home in your child's homework envelope on Friday, September 29th, if your child will be receiving an award. We encourage the parents of award recipients to attend this assembly to acknowledge and congratulate their child's achievement! Congratulations to David, Kingston, and Simone!
Walk To School Day
You are cordially invited to join us for "Walk to School Day" on Wednesday, October 4th! We will all meet on the yard at 8:15am and leave through the gate by the school garden to walk the perimeter of the school. Students will need to have a signed permission slip in order to participate, and we would love for you to come, too!
Say cheese! Fall Picture Day is scheduled for Friday, September 22nd. Please make sure to return your Picture Day order form in your child's homework envelope on Friday. Don't forget to wear your smile!
Make-Up Picture Day is scheduled for Friday, November 3rd.
Volunteers are requested to join us for our annual Kindergarten Sensory Walk on Friday, September 8th from 8:00 a.m. until recess at 10:00! The kinder-kids will rotate through different stations to learn about our five senses: sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch. We’d love for you to join us so we can divide the children into small groups to rotate through the stations. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or return the Sensory Walk tear-off to our bin by Wednesday, September 6th if you would like to volunteer for this event. Extra forms can be found under Files. Please bring a camera to take pictures of all the fun, so I can be sure to include these great moments in our class memory book!
Back to School Night
**Save the date and time. Back to School Night will be held Tuesday, August 29th from 6:00-7:30pm. This is an important parent-teacher informational meeting to discuss the kindergarten curriculum your child will be learning this year and how we can work together to ensure your child is successful in mastering the grade level standards. Please arrange for childcare. Our program will begin at 6:00pm with an introduction of staff. There will be 2 classroom presentations from which you can choose to attend - approximately 6:15-6:45 or 7:00-7:30. I look forward to seeing you!
Class Shutterfly PageBy invitation only... parents of the students in Room 15 are invited to post pictures on our class Shutterfly page created by one of our fabulous parents, Charlotte's mom! For quick and easy access, you can click on Articles in the top right hand corner of our class website or go to
We have the following food allergies in our class:
nuts (all kinds)
*Please refrain from sending these items when planning a class party or birthday celebration.
Class Wish List
If you would like to donate supplies for our classroom, we could use: white card stock, red printer paper, orange (not salmon) printer paper, green (not pastel) printer paper, blue (turquoise but not pastel) printer paper, purple (not pastel) printer paper, black ink for our current classroom printer (HP OfficeJet 932), colored ink for our current classroom printer (HP OfficeJet 933), thin white board markers, My First Ticonderoga #2 sharpened pencils, paper plates (thin, inexpensive ones to be used as book covers), Avery labels 2"x4"/10 labels per sheet, Avery labels 1"x2 5/8"/30 labels per sheet, Avery labels 1"x4"/20 labels per sheet, mini stickers for our sticker charts, prizes for our prize box, 25 paint palettes, and $5-$10 gift cards to Costco to print photographs of the students for our classroom posters and traveling books.
If you are interested in making a big item purchase for our classroom, we would also love:
-Epson ET-4500 Ecotank printer
-Purple Cow 12-inch Two-In-One Scrapbook Combo Trimmer (paper cutter)
All donations are greatly appreciated! THANK YOU for your generosity!
We currently have enough: glue sticks, clear plastic sheet protectors (for our traveling books and math activities), white erasers, ivory printer paper, yellow printer paper (bold, not pastel), plants (vegetable, fruit, and flowers) for our class garden, Clorox or Kirkland (Costco) wipes for cleaning desks, baby wipes for cleaning kinder-hands, and Band-Aids. Thank you for our X-ACTO SchoolPro classroom electric pencil sharpener and classroom laminating machine and laminating pouches!
Beginning of Year Class Paperwork
Parents: please be sure to read our Handbook of Information for Kindergarten.Then, complete and return no later than Friday, August 25th:*Volunteer Form (if applicable)*Parent Homework Form (required)*Class Roster (required)See Files to download.*Earthquake Kit is due ASAP (no later than Friday, October 27th).