CHPIM2031ongratulations to 3rd grader Zachary Sweetman!  He is one of 15 winners selected in The Richmond Flying Squirrels’ poster contest.  The theme was “The Flying Squirrels Mascots Family Portrait”.  The mascots are Nutzy the Flying Squirrel, Zinger the Acorn, Parker the Rally Pig, Victor the Viking and Captain Arrf of VA.  Zachary’s artwork will be transformed into a 4’x9’ poster that will be permanently displayed on the concourse walls at The Diamond ballpark.  He will also receive 2 complimentary tickets to the Squirrels’ opening night on April 9th, where he will be introduced on the field and have his poster design unveiled to the crowd!

Join LCES Wednesday, March 25th from 5-7pm for our Family and Friends Shopping Night!!

Book Fair Family Night 2Organized in cooperation with Scholastic, the Book Fair offers hundreds of different titles for all ages—even parents, with many at bargain prices, in both paperback and hardcover. You can also visit your child’s teacher’s wish list to purchase items to donate to their classroom.

We can’t wait to see you there!!

WHO: Any child who will be 5 years of age by September 30, 2015


  • Bowling Green Elementary School
  • Madison Elementary School
  • Lewis and Clark Elementary School

WHEN:       March 23—April 30, 2015

                    Monday—Thursday  from 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.



  • Tuesday,  April 21, 2015 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. -7 p.m.)

For extended hours and more information please call:

  • Bowling Green Elementary 596-2391
  • Madison Elementary     448-2171
  • Lewis and Clark Elementary 448-0175


In order to register your child you will need the following:

  1. ¨ Completed registration packet
  2. ¨ Original or certified copy of your child’s birth certificate
  3. ¨ Photo I.D. and Proofs of residency (2 )
  4. ¨ Current and completed physical and immunization forms

Children who attended Head Start or any Pre-K program must also register for Kindergarten.

Registration packets are available at each school or online at


We would like to extend a special THANK YOU to Farmer Broaddus for coming to LCES and reading to our K-3 classrooms about farming and growing.  He was here to recognize Agriculture Week with our students.IMG_1893

Join us Friday, March 27th for Book BINGO, 6pm!

Doors open at 5:00pm. There will also be a silent auction!

Concessions will be sold.

 Please come out and join us for a great evening of family fun!

Our Spring Scholastic Book Fair is coming next week. We are so excited!

The book fair will open March 23- 27 during each student’s library time.  We will have parent night on Wednesday, March 25 from 5 – 7 p.m.

You may also contact Mrs.O’Day at if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.

>>>Click here to access the online book fair!! <<<<

Online shopping begins Wednesday, March 18th. 

Can’t Wait to see you there!

Check out the February Newsletter that features the following:

  • Read Across America Day
  • Music Information
  • Art Notes from
  • 5th Grade Math
  • Library News
  • PTA News
  • Educational Trail
  • Children’s Dental Health Month
  • District Spelling Bee
  • Yearbook Update
  • Guidance Information

  • Updates/Changes highlighted in RED
  • 2: Read Across America Day-Dr. Seuss Birthday
  • 6:  Stripes Day
  • 13: End of 3rd Nine Weeks
  • 11: Parent Coffee 9:00 AM
  • 12: Class Picture Day
  • 12:Last day for 1st Tutoring Session
  • 13: Regular School Day
  • 16: Regular School Day
  • 17:2nd Tutoring session begins
  • 17: 4:15PTA Meeting
  • 18:YoJo Man Presentations 
  • 19:Club Pictures AM
  • 20: College Basketball Day
  • 20: 5th Grade visit CMS AM
  • 20:Last day for Yearbook sales
  • 21: Regional Spelling Bee
  • 23: Report Cards Go Home
  • 23-27: Book Fair Week; 25th Family Night
  • 24: 5th Grade parent night @ CMS 6pm
  • 25: Kindergarten field trip
  • 26: 2nd Grade field trip
  • 27: School Spirit Day
  • 27:Awards Assemblies (all grades)
  • 27:PTA Silent Auction and Bingo 5:30-7:30 PM
  • 31: PTA Grizzly Run @ 12:30

Please join us Friday, March 27th for our 3rd quarter Award Ceremony to celebrate your child’s accomplishments!

  • Pre-K 9:15
  • K 2:45
  • 1st 12:45
  • 2nd 2:00
  • 3rd 11:45
  • 4th 9:30
  • 5th 11:00