Month: October 2013

North Carolina Legislation Update: Handguns in Vehicles on School Property

North Carolina Legislation Update For many years, North Carolina law and CMS policy have banned all weapons on school property, unless they are carried by certified law enforcement officers or used for approved ceremonial purposes. The North Carolina legislature changed this law in July 2013. Effective October 1, 2013, handguns may be brought onto school property, but […]

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SIGN UP! for ELE Teachers

Sign Up! for ELE Teachers Please join us on  Monday, November 4 as we show our appreciation and support of Elizabeth Lane’s wonderful teachers and staff! There are two important ways you can  participate: SIGN UP to  welcome our teachers to school! Make a SIGN that shows  your support, line the school’s driveway, and hold it […]

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Help Needed: Support Our Teachers!

In order to allow our teachers to enjoy a special pancake breakfast on Monday, November 4th, we are asking for parent volunteers to help cover the classrooms from 7:00-7:30 am.  Please join us as we show our teachers how much we support them as a community. To sign up, go to: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090849A8AE29A57-teacher1

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All For One Update

Is Your Family on Board? Only three weeks remain in the All For One Fund campaign and we need your participation! Thank you to those who have already supported the campaign. 25% of ELE families have contributed so far, and we have raised over $60,000. All For One dollars will be invested in technology, books, […]

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Manhattan Bagel Gift Cards: 1 Week Left!

One Week Left: Purchase $10 Manhattan Bagel Gift Cards, Earn $4 for ELE! The Elizabeth Lane Elementary PTA is pleased to partner with Manhattan Bagel’s Arboretum location, owned and operated by an ELE family, for the Manhattan Bagel Gift Card Sale. For every $10 Manhattan Bagel gift card you purchase now until next Friday, November 8th Manhattan […]

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Fall Book Fair Update

We had a very successful Fall Book Fair this year. We sold over $27,000 in books with 25% of those sales going directly to ELE’s PTA. In addition, we were able to earn $250 in books for our Media Center.  Thanks to the many donations from ELE families, we were also able to send over $200 in […]

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ELE Art Department News

In September, Freedom Park held their annual Festival in the Park. Four Elizabeth Lane students, Madison C., Abigail G., Ethan H. and Chloe S. had their creative art work, on display, at the festival. Ethan H. won an Honorable Mention ribbon for his figure painting, and Madison C. won a 2nd place ribbon for her one point […]

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THANK YOU: October Staff Meeting

A big Thank You to these volunteers for providing food for our teachers at the staff meeting on Wed. Oct 23rd. Amy Virkler, Blake Hocutt, Sam Wallach, Margaret Coppola, Claudia Pamperin, Melissa Gullickson, Leslie Dinkin, Shannon Kinlaw, & Emily Padilla

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ELE Media Center Is Now “Social”

Stay informed about what your child is reading and investigating in the ELE Media Center. You can stay abreast of lessons, events, and acquisitions by following us on Twitter @ELEMedia and “like” us on Facebook, ELE Media Center! Anne Wassell, ELE Media Specialist

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CMS Bond Referendum: Update

The CMS Bond Referendum will be voted upon on Election Day, November 5. Hopefully, you have had an opportunity to review the bond and what it includes. If you are interested in acquiring a yard sign to encourage your support of this issue and CMS, you may obtain one at any Allen Tate Real Estate office.

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