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No School on Monday!
Have a great Presidents Day!
Having fun with our friends!
Kindergarten Classes Celebrate
100th Day in School!
Kindergarten classes celebrated their 100th day in school by building towers with 100 solo cups, structures with 100 marshmallows and tooth picks, counting by 10’s and putting 10 scoops of ice cream together. They even made gumball machines with 100 gum balls!
Lakeview Alumni Candidates for
Utah's 2018 Sterling Scholar Award!
Congratulations to Sienna Galvez and Chante Bronson, two Lakeview alumni who are candidates for the 2018 Sterling Scholar Award! Since 1962, high school seniors have been honored for their academic excellence by being named Sterling Scholars. According to the Sterling Scholar website, “A Sterling Scholar is a high school senior who is publicly recognized and awarded for the pursuit of excellence in scholarship, leadership and citizenship in the State of Utah.” We are so proud of Sienna and Chante!
Lakeview Welcomes Mr. Barker
With the upcoming retirement of Mr. Daniels, we are excited to welcome Mike Barker as Lakeview's new principal!
Mr. Barker began his career teaching science and health at Dixon Middle School for four years. He then moved to Centennial Middle School when it first opened in 1996 and taught 7th grade science and a multimedia class teaching video editing. He remained at Centennial until 2016, when he moved to Westridge Elementary to serve on the administrative team as the STEM Coordinator. In 2017, he moved to Wasatch Elementary where he served as Assistant Principal.
Mike Barker attended BYU, where he received his bachelors degree in Biology/Secondary education. He has also received a Master of Education - Instructional Technology from Utah State University and a Master of Education - Educational Leadership from Brigham Young University. He received his Educational Administration License in 2015.
We are thrilled to welcome Mr. Barker to Lakeview!
Let's take a minute to brag about Lakeview!
We already knew our students and teachers were amazing, but take a look at those test scores! Lakeview ROCKED the 2017 year-end tests! We are so proud of our students for striving to do their best, and to our teachers for their amazing efforts and dedication. Hug your kids and high-five a teacher --- way to go Lakeview!!!!!
January 8 - 12
Monday: SMARTIES don't do drugs (Smarties from the PTA!)
Tuesday: SOCK it to Drugs and wear crazy socks today!
Wednesday: LEI off drugs (Leis from the PTA
Thursday: TEAM up against drugs and wear your favorite team shirt!
Friday: Lakeview says NO to drugs, so wear RED to show it!
School will resume on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.
Every year, Provo City School District sends out a stakeholder survey to all parents, students and employees asking for input about their experiences across the district.
To help improve our schools, please take a minute to quickly fill out the survey by clicking on the link below. The survey will remain open through December 15. You may take the survey as many times as you need to in order to submit responses for each of your students. The survey is voluntary and anonymous. Your participation is greatly appreciated.
5th Grade Patriotic Program
Be sure to join us for tonight's performance!
(Nov. 16th at 6pm)
from the Lakeview Team
NEW Procedures for the Halloween Parade
In response to a request from the PTA, we will be changing our Halloween procedure this year on a trial basis. Due to safety concerns regarding having so many adults in the building on parade day, we ask that parents not enter the building before or during the parade. The Halloween parade for parents will begin outside on Tuesday, October 31st at 2:00. Please plan to enjoy the parade along the parade route as indicated on the map below. Again, we ask that parents not enter the building before or during the parade.
To accommodate this change, students will be allowed to arrive at school in their costumes. This will include face paint and hair color. We still plan to have a productive morning, so any part of a costume that is overly distracting to the person wearing it, or to those seeing it, should be avoided. Masks and weapons will not be allowed. Any props may be placed in the students’ cubbies until the parade. In some cases, a different costume for the school parade and Halloween night may be necessary as time for costume changes and/or makeup will not be part of the schedule. We are making this change to avoid the chaos and trouble it causes for parents to come before the parade to costume up their children, and to keep our students supervised and safe within their classrooms prior to the parade.
We look forward to this fun tradition and hope parents, grandparents, other family members, and neighbors feel welcome to come and enjoy the costume parade. Students may leave with parents after the parade after checking with their teacher. Those not leaving with a parent will need to stay until the bell rings at 3 o’clock.
Carta en Español
Carta em português
Check out the amazing performers, including our own students, teachers,
and a grand finale by Mr. Daniels!
Safety Week Bike to School Week- September 11-15th
Students who bike to school can be entered into a drawing to win prizes. This is sponsored by Racers Cycle Service in Provo.
Monday: Crazy Socks Day “Watch your Feet”
Safety tip – When crossing a road remember to cross on cross walks and look both ways before you cross.
Tuesday: Hat Day “Wear your Helmet”
Safety tip – When biking always where a helmet to protect your head
Wednesday: Wear Fluorescent/Bright colors Day “Be Visible”
After School —Crash Simulator. Safety tip – When biking, running, or walking during the day or night, make sure that cars can see you.
Thursday: Crazy Hair Day “Use your Brain”
Safety tip – Always use your brain when biking, running or walking by being aware of what’s around you and remembering to obey safety laws. Also, when using the internet do not give out personal information. Be safe online!
Friday: Wear Green “Always remember to be Safe”
After School—Local fire truck will spray water on the field by the school - get soaked! Safety tip – As you’ve learned these safety tips, remember to use them your whole life.
Students who walk or bike to school at least three times per week during the month of September will be eligible to win a bike or scooter and helmet!
1) Walk of bike to school at least three times each week from Sept. 5 - Sept. 29. (If you live too far away, students can practice safe walking and riding in their neighborhoods)
2) Mark progress each week on the "Walk More in Four" chart that was sent home from school, or record it online at dot.utah.gov/WalkMoreInFour, or record it automatically by using the Walking School Bus App.
3) Charts and submissions must be received by Oct. 6 to be eligible for prizes. Winners will be drawn in October.
(Walk More In Four Progress Chart)
We had a great time checking out the eclipse today! Students wore special eclipse glasses, looked through pinhole cameras, and even just enjoyed looking at eclipse shadows on the ground. What a great way to see motion in space in action!
Welcome Letter from Mr. Daniels
Kindergarten Information Letter
School Lunch Information & Handbook
Important dates for the 2017-18 school year
Back to School open house August 14 5-6:30
Class Work Begins August 15
Beginning SEP’s early out days @ (1:10) August 15-22
Kindergarten open house August 22 4:30 -6:00
Kindergarten classes begin August 23
Labor Day No School September 4
Community Council Elections September 13,14,15
School Family Picnic and data review September 18
School Pictures October 2
Fall Break October 19-23
Teacher training No School October 24
Halloween Parade October 31 @ 2:00
Parents Conference, early out @1:10 November 8, 9
Family Arts Night November 13
Thanksgiving Break November 22 – 26
Family literacy night December 4
Christmas Break December 18 - January 2
Civil Rights Day No School January 15
Teacher training No School January 16
Parent Conferences February 7,8
Presidents Day No School February 19
Spring Break April 2-6
Teacher training No School April 9
Field Day dismiss at 12:30 May 24
Last Day of school, dismiss at 1:10 May 25
Use the link below to find classroom supply lists by grade-level
Let's Keep Kids Safe Online!
For parents in the digital age, one of the most ever-present concerns is Internet safety. How can we keep our children and teens safe online? Today, this means protecting their identities, keeping them safe from predators, and helping them avoid mistakes that will follow them into the future. Netsafe Utah is a great site for kids, teens, and parents for practicing and learning about online safety.
Let's work together to keep our kids safe!
Please Help Keep Our Kids Safe!
We are happy to see so many students biking and walking to school each morning. Please consider having your child bike or walk to school in an effort to reduce the amount of traffic coming and going from Lakeview. Because of this year's increased traffic on Lakeshore Drive, some concerns have arisen. Parents driving students to school are not being mindful of crosswalks and allowing students the right-of-way. If you choose to drive your child to school, please proceed with great caution on the streets surrounding Lakeview Elementary. If your child already bikes or walks to school, please discuss how to do so safely on traffic-filled streets. Thank you for your cooperation. We will continue to work together to ensure the best situation for our student and their safety.
STOP, WALK, & TALK
Lakeview students learn how to respond to unkind behavior & bullying
Watch a STOP, WALK, and TALK VIDEO here
Student Drop-off and Pick-up CHANGE
Dear parents, August, 2015
As we observed the pick-up and drop-off area directly in front of the kindergarten entrance it was clear that improvements were needed. With input from parents, teachers, and administration, a plan was made to make the process safer and more efficient for students and parents alike.
With your help and cooperation we feel a positive difference can be made. The following page lists the guidelines and procedures that will be implemented this school year, 2015-2016.
Possibly, the most important two procedures will be:
1st Only parents with kindergarten children enter the circle at the south end of the west entrance for pick-up and drop-off. This will greatly reduce the number of cars entering the circle.
2nd Do not leave your car unattended in the circle during any of the three drop-off and pick-up times. Traffic needs to move through the circle. An unattended parked car will totally disrupt the flow.
Thank you again for your help in our attempt to make the process much safer and efficient.
Posted-July 8th, 2014
I am very lucky to have had such a great experience with the teachers who now teach at Lakeview Elementary and my other classmates. I had a severe speech impediment that the teachers and speech therapists helped me overcome. I received a solid education and relationships that I will always cherish. I always look back at my time with these teachers with great fondness.
After elementary school, I went to Dixon, Provo high, then across the street to BYU and then the U of U for medical school. I am currently a senior resident in Internal medicine and future chief medical resident at the University of Colorado.
The Lakeview teachers helped give me a solid base to grow on throughout the rest of my life.
We are so proud of you Bryan!
During the school year, students grow in terms of knowledge and skills. However, when summer break comes along, the formal learning process often ends, and many students begin to show learning losses known as the Summer Slide. Parents can prevent the Summer Slide by keeping kids involved in learning over the summer months.
Use the links below to find activities that will be beneficial for students entering each grade-level.
- Incoming Kindergarteners
- Incoming 1st Graders
- Incoming 2nd Graders
- Incoming 3rd Graders
- Incoming 4th Graders
- Incoming 5th Graders
- Incoming 6th Graders
Use the links below to access sites indicated in the grade-level lists. Your child's usernames and passwords for each site will be the same as used in the previous school year. If you need help with passwords, please email Mrs. Friedbaum at email@example.com.