Our Mission is to prepare all students to reach their full potential as life-long learners and socially responsible contributors to our global community.

LLS PTA ANNOUNCEMENTS:


HIGHLIGHTS:
1.
NEW TO LONG LOTS SCHOOL? NEW TO WESTPORT?
2. 2018-2019 SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST BY GRADE
3. JOIN THE PTA - ACCESS MOBILE ARQ DIRECTORY
4. LLS CALENDAR - STAY UP TO DATE
5. JOIN ARTSMART

6. PLAYGROUND PALOOZA - BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY
7. FALL KINDERGARTEN/RECESS SLOTS
8. SHOW OFF YOUR LLS LION SPIRIT WITH NEW LOGO WEAR
9. JOIN THE LLS PARENT BOOK CLUB
10. WESTPORT CULTURAL ARTS DEADLINE EXTENDED

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1. NEW TO LONG LOTS SCHOOL? NEW TO WESTPORT?

Welcome to Long Lots!! Welcome to Westport!!

Please reach out to our PTA New Families Co-Chairs: Cathy White Renendo and Tulika Sethi at lls_pta@westportps.org to answer any questions that you may have about the LLS and Westport.

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2. 2018-2019 SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST BY GRADE

Please view the SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST for this school year by grade.

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3. JOIN THE PTA FOR ACCESS TO THE
LLS MOBILE ARQ (SCHOOL DIRECTORY)

Mobilearq is up and running! Please join the LLS PTA. With membership you receive access to Mobilearq, the school directory, where you can find class lists, and contact information.

The preferred and best way on phones is to download the MobileArq App and click on "Parent Signup" on the home page. The security code is listed in your Sept 4th LLS PTA Email Newsletter.

On laptops/desktops, you can use the direct link .

When using this direct link there is no need for a code.

For further sign up instructions please CLICK HERE.

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4. LLS CALENDAR OF EVENTS - STAY UP TO DATE

Don't miss out on LLS events. Sync the Long Lots School Calendar with your calendar on your mobile device and/or desktop/laptop. Stay up to date by visiting the LLS Calendar and follow the directions below the calendar to set up:

http://lls.westportps.org/pta/calendar

Calendar events should automatically sync up and get updated when changes are made or new events are added.

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5
. JOIN ARTSMART

You don’t have to be smart about art to volunteer for Artsmart! Sign up on the Zarca survey. No art experience necessary. A fun way to help out and participate in your child’s classroom!

Mark your calendar for the ArtSmart Committee Chair Orientation Meeting for all ArtSmart volunteers:
Oct 4, 2018 at 9:30am-10:30am, LLS Cafeteria

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6. PLAYGROUND PALOOZA - BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY

The event has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Sept 26th from 4:30-6pm. Blast back into the school year with lots of fun! Bouncy houses, DJ, pizza and more! Look forward to seeing you there! There are still spots to sign up to help.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

CLICK HERE to help out at Playground Palooza. We need you!

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7. FALL KINDERGARTEN/RECESS SLOTS

Kindergarten parents are invited to volunteer at recess and lunch duty throughout the year!

VOLUNEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Click Here To Sign Up

We encourage each family to have a chance to volunteer, so please be mindful and only sign-up for no more than 2 slots per family initially, and only once during the first month of school so that everyone may have a chance! Check back after Labor Day for open slots, if you wish to volunteer for additional dates.

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8. SHOW OFF YOUR LLS LION SPIRIT WITH NEW LOGO WEAR!

Get that Lion Spirit TODAY!!

NEW Long Lots Logowear is now available on the ASF website!

Shop ASF Online - CLICK HERE

New t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, shorts and more!

Perfect for Spirit Day!

Order online and pick-up at the ASF store on Post Road.

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9. JOIN THE LLS PARENT BOOK CLUB

What is it?

This is an opportunity for parents to get to know one another, and to read a book about mindset and resilience in children, supporting your child at home, and other similar topics. This is a time to read and learn together.


When will you meet?

Monday, October 1st, 9:30-11:00. We will meet once every 6-8 weeks. The group will decide on the next book. There is no obligation to commit to the year. Join session by session, if you like.


Where will you meet?

Long Lots Media Center


Who should I contact if I am interested?

Bonnie Campbell, Literacy Coach and Parent Book Club Facilitator: bcampbell@westportps.org.


We will decide on one of these three books to start us off for the year. The group will continue to choose books of their choice throughout the year:

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10. WESTPORT CULTURAL ARTS - DEADLINE EXTENDED

Westport Cultural Arts books high-quality, meaningful performing artists for assemblies in all five of our elementary schools. Past performances have included, Story Pirates, Ginga Brasileira, Mayhem Poets and so many more. These assemblies are funded solely through direct parent contribution. Please help us to continue to provide these joyful and culturally enriching experiences for our students by making a contribution. Contribution forms went home with your student last week and are due today, Monday, October 1st. Thank you!

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FIND ANY TYPOS, WRONG DATES or BROKEN LINKS?

Send an email to our LLS PTA Webmaster, Allison Keisman,

lls_pta@westportps.org.