Lafayette Public Charter School

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April 19th-23rd, 2021

What’s New at LCS

clobes@lafayettecharter.k12.mn.us 

Happy April

This week we will wrap up MCA testing with 5th & 8th grade Science and any other make-up testing that needs to be completed. Thank you students for trying your best and adjusting to schedule changes this month. We will have a reward day towards the end of the school year to celebrate your hard work!

I would like to thank our LCS family (students/staff/parents) for supporting Ms. Sullivan through this difficult time. She appreciates all your kind words, cards, flowers and messages. 

Yearbook order forms went home on Friday. If your family would like to order a yearbook, please return the slip and payment by Monday, May 10th. Students will receive their yearbooks by Friday, May 14th. If you did not receive an order form, please contact your child’s teacher.

LCS PROS would like to thank our students and families who participated in the Heggies pizza fundraiser. Together, we sold over 500 pizzas- nice job!! Pizzas will be delivered on Monday, April 26th (official pickup time is yet to be determined).

May 17th-21st, LCS will be celebrating Charter School Week & Teacher Appreciation Week. LCS staff are busy with planning Charter School Week and are excited to share the activities with the students. LCS PROS are looking for parent volunteers to help with teacher appreciation week. If you would like to provide a meal/snack  or, if you have any other ideas of ways to honor our teachers, let any PROS member know. Thank you for your help with this!

Please continue to be cautious with COVID 19. If you or a family member are getting tested for COVID, please keep your children home until test results have been received.  Our goal is to keep everyone healthy and safe so we can continue in-person learning for the remainder of the school year.

We are in the early stages of planning for the 2021/2022 school year. If you haven’t already, please let your child’s teacher know if you would like them enrolled for next school year. This helps with classroom and teacher planning. Thank you for your help with this!

LCS will be offering a FREE summer school program for Kindergarten-8th graders. The program will run 3 days per week beginning the end of June-the end of July (off the week of July 4th). Families must provide their own transportation. Any families that are interested in signing their students up, please contact your child’s teacher or the LCS Office. More details will be provided at the end of the regular school year.

Thank you for your continued support this school year. Please continue to follow the COVID-19 Decision Tree if you have any concerns or questions regarding your child’s health.

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

Tally Clobes, Interim Director

Spring Break Travel Guidance

As spring break season is approaching, I wanted to share the CDC guidance on travel. Please consider the guidance when partaking in any spring break travel/activities.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-during-covid19.html

Help Wanted

If you have a 4 year degree and are interested in subbing, LCS is still looking for substitute teachers, paras, food service and office help. Contact Mrs. Clobes if you’re interested.

Garden Volunteers

The fruit and vegetables have been planted and are growing beautifully in the our portable green house. Now, we need your help!

We’re currently looking for individuals and/or families to help with the garden. Volunteer duties include watering, weeding and picking produce. If interested, please contact the LCS Office to sign up.

Distance Learning/In Person Learning Options

Currently, we give families the opportunity to attend school in-person or via distance learning. If your family would like to switch to/from either learning model, please let the LCS Office know. We need at least 1 weeks notice to prepare materials/meals/technology/classrooms. If you have any questions, please contact the office.

Job Postings

Part-Time Custodian

Lafayette Public Charter School is accepting applications for a part-time custodian. Candidates with considerable experience in custodial and building maintenance, cleaning, and skills in facilities maintenance and safety protocols preferred. This position is responsible for the overall cleanliness, sanitation, security, safety and maintenance of the school building, grounds and equipment. Summer job duties include waxing, cleaning carpets, painting and preparing classrooms for fall. Hours vary from 15-20 hours per week. Typical schedule is weekdays 3:15-6:15 p.m. with an hourly range of $11-$12 per hour.

Email an application (at www.lafayettecharter.k21.mn.us) to clobes@lafayettecharter.k12.mn.us or by mail to Tally Clobes, Interim Director, Lafayette Charter School PO Box 125, Lafayette, MN 56054

Technology Coordinator

Lafayette Public Charter School is now accepting applications for a Technology Coordinator. This is a part-time position. Knowledge with SMART boards, Apple Products, website maintenance, basic troubleshooting, testing set-up and serving on the Technology committee is required.

Please email or mail a cover letter, resume, and application (found on LCS website) to: clobes@lafayettecharter.k12.mn.us  

OR

Tally Clobes, Interim Director, Lafayette Charter School PO Box 125, Lafayette, MN 56054

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 & 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*

Pre-K – 2nd graders enjoyed their bowling trip last week!

Things to Remember!

April 23rd- Mid-Quarter

April 26th- Heggies pizza pickup

May 11th- School Board Meeting @ 5:30pm

May 17th-21st- Charter School Week & Teacher Appreciation Week 

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Menu

Monday

Breakfast

Breakfast Cookie, Fruit, Juice, White or Chocolate Milk

Lunch

Hamburger Sandwich with Cheese, Tator Tots, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Peachers, White or Chocolate Milk

Tuesday

Breakfast

Muffin, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Lunch

Ham & Turkey Sub Sandwiches with cheese, California Blend Vegetables, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Wednesday

Breakfast

Yogurt, Granola Bar, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Lunch

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

Thursday

Breakfast

Muffin, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Lunch

Seasoned Chicken Wrap, Winter Blend Vegetables, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Pineapple, White or Chocolate Milk

Friday

Breakfast

Assorted Cereal, Fruit, White or Chocolate Milk

Lunch

Silly Fish Nuggets, Wheat Chips, Peas, 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