Month: October 2015

A Message From Our Principal

Dear ELE Families, It is hard to believe that we have begun the second quarter of the school year.  Your child will receive his/her report card on Friday, November 6.  The grading scale for students in grades 3-12 has changed for the 2015-2016 school year and beyond.  Our state has moved from a 7-point to […]

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SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION

ON NOVEMBER 3, MECKLENBURG COUNTY VOTERS WILL CHOOSE THREE AT-LARGE MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG SCHOOL BOARD. Major decisions will soon be made on critical issues facing CMS, including the Student Assignment Review and the Superintendent search.  Learn more about the candidates and their views on these important issues here: http://www.mecked.org/index.php/advocacy/board-of-education/.  Don’t forget to vote!  Early […]

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Birthday Book Club

Thank you to the following students who celebrated their birthday in October by adding a new book to the ELE Media Center: Yian H., Carter R., Luke M., Lillian J., Emily C., Christa M., Michael Z., Constantine R., Preston B., Natalie K., Grace L. We hope you had a wonderful birthday and thanks again for the […]

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MANHATTAN BAGEL GIFT CARD SALE

 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 6, […]

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A Message From Our Principal

Dear Elizabeth Lane Families, Our school picture retake day is Thursday, October 29.  If your child was not photographed on the first school picture day, please send a note to your teacher so that he/she will be sent to have a photo taken.  These pictures are used for the school yearbook.  Also, if you were […]

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Walk and Bike to School

On Thursday, November 5th, ELE will be participating in our second Walk and Bike to School Day for the school year.  We encourage all families to walk or bike together to school for this event to promote healthy living and increase activity in children. Those families who live beyond safe walking or biking distance to ELE […]

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All For One Fund

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this year’s All for One Campaign.  We have raised just over $40,000 which is half-way to our overall goal of $80,000. We hope to hit the $50,000 mark by October 28th which is just a few days away.  Help us reach that benchmark goal.  If you haven’t donated […]

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Hawk Dads in Carpool

Our next Hawk Dads in Carpool is scheduled for Friday, October 30.  We invite dads to sign up to greet children as they unload cars and buses at morning arrival (7:10-7:45).  The students LOVE seeing new faces as they arrive and it gives our normal duty staff a chance to get other things done.  Everyone […]

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Picture Book Month – Coming in November!

ELE will celebrate Picture Book Month during the month of November again this year.  Our culminating activity will be “Book Character Day” on Tuesday, November 24, 2015.  This year students/staff/parents may dress as their favorite picture book or chapter book character.  Start planning now so you may take advantage of all the Halloween costumes and […]

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Play With Music At Home

Mrs. Graham showed her grades 3-5 music classes a supplemental music program on the computer called Quaver’s Marvelous Music Essentials. It is a program that some CMS schools and their PTA’s  have purchased. We have not purchased this at Elizabeth Lane, but can access some parts of the online classroom for free. It is a […]

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