Lafayette Public Charter School

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January 17th-21st, 2022

What’s New at LCS

clobes@lafayettecharter.k12.mn.us 

Welcome to Quarter 3!

It’s hard to believe we’re officially entering 3rd quarter and half way through the school year. Watch for report cards to come home this week. Please return the brown envelope with your signature. If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher.

This week, students will do AIMS Web testing. This test tracks student progress from the begining of the school year to now. Please encourage your child(ren) to get a good nights rest, eat a good breakfast and to try their best.

Maker Space begins on Tuesday from 3:15-4:30. Mrs. Reinhart has been busy getting the STEAM room ready and is excited to get started. Reminder that if your child would like to join Maker Space (4th-8th graders), permission slips are in the office. Transportation is not provided and your child will need to be picked up in front of school.

Continue to monitor your students and their progress on Ag Fair projects if they are choosing to do one. If you’d like to make a donation for student projects, we’re always looking for tag board. Contact Mrs. Walters if you’d like to make a donation or any questions with the Ag Fair projects.

As always, contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Kind Regards,

Mrs. Clobes

Energy Assistance Program

Minnesota’s Energy Assistance Program helps pay for home heating and water costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households. Find more information on the Energy Assistance Program website. 

Maker Space

We’re excited to share that Maker Space is back at LCS! Students in grades 4th-8th will have the opportunity to design, build, experiment, and tinker. Maker Space will be every Tuesday beginning January 18th from 3-4:30pm through April. Watch the LCS Messenger and/or text messages or e-mails from the school in regards to announcements or cancellations. 

Please contact Mrs. Reinhart with any questions about Maker Space or if you would like to help out with materials or supervision. 

Makerspace is located in the STEAM room at LCS. Permission slips have gone out and can be returned to the office.

**Reminder: There is NO transportation after Makerspace. Families are responsible for pickup.

LCS on Facebook

Did you know that LCS has a Facebook page? “Like” the page to stay up to date with LCS events and to view pictures/videos. Click on the link below:

https://www.facebook.com/lafayettecharterschool/

HyVee UPC Barcode labels 

LCS PROS are accepting upc barcode labels from any HyVee brand items. Upc label must begin with numbers 754. Simply cut out the upc barcode label, send to school with your student and we will take care of the rest. Thank you for taking the time to participate!

Teacher/Para/Food Service Subs WANTED

Interested in subbing? LCS is currently looking for substitute paras, food service and teachers. For more information, contact Tally Clobes @ 507-228-8943. Applications can be found online at https://lafayettecharter.k12.mn.us/job-opportunities/

 

Want to help give back to LCS? Check this out!

MORE School Rewards program
1) Sign up for MORE Rewards at moreRewards.com or any participating Coborn’s, Cash Wise, or Marketplace. Foods store. Designate your preferred school (Lafayette Charter School) by logging into your account at moreRewards.com or via the MORE Rewards mo- bile app.

2) Shop Coborn’s, Cash Wise, and Marketplace Foods stores Food Club, Full Circle, Top Care, @ease, Paws & amp; Tippy Toes brand products to earn points for your school. There are more than 3,000 qualifying items!

3) The points your school earns will help grow their share of the $150,000 total. It’s like a pie – the size of your school’s slice will depend on how many points they have received. School Rewards funds can be used for whatever your school or organization needs!

*Learn more or get started today at moreRewards.com/school*

Amazon Smile

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop with AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose from over one million organizations to support.

Add Lafayette Public Charter School to your Amazon Smile Account!

Sewing in STEAM

Dates to Remember!

Jan. 18th: Makerspace begins 3:15-4:30pm

Jan. 23rd-29th: National School Choice Week

Jan. 26th: NAEP Testing (8th grade only)

Jan. 26th: Community Coffee- Kindergarten & 1st grade @ 2:15pm

Jan. 28th: Student Council Day

Upcoming School/Community Events

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Menu

Monday

Breakfast

No School

Lunch

No School

Tuesday

Breakfast

Muffin, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Lunch

BBQ Pork Sandwich, Corn, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Wednesday

Breakfast

Bagels, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Lunch

Pigs in a Blanket, Baked Beans, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Mandarin Oranges, White or Chocolate Milk

Thursday

Breakfast

Muffin, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Lunch

Chicken Nuggets, Scalloped Potatoes, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Friday

Breakfast

Assorted Cereal, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Lunch

Pizza, Green Beans, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

This menu is subject to change. Fresh vegetables are utilized in the daily menu whenever possible. Vegetables will vary dependent on the availability in our Farm to School Program. Whole wheat grain products are used unless otherwise noted. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Our Lunch Program is Offer vs Serve. See handbook for more information