Wanted: Mad Scientists

Are you mad for science? If so, Join Lakeside’s Mad Scientist Club! From August 28 to December 18, students will meet with Ms. Chambers every Tuesday, 3:30-4:30 p.m., in the MPR. Open to grades 1-4, limited spots available.

Chess Players, It’s Your Move

If you love playing chess, or if you’d like to learn, make the right move and join Lakeside’s Chess Club. From August 27 to December 17, the club will meet every Monday, 4-5 p.m., in Ms. Bell’s classroom. Open to grades 1-8, limited spots available.

Kids and Phones: How to Know When and What to Buy

Does your child have a cell phone? The odds are the answer is “Yes.” Statistics show that 56 percent of children 8-12 have a cell phone. It’s difficult to think of a product or technology, designed for adults, that was so quickly and ubiquitously co-opted by kids. Of course, Mom and Dad have to buy the phones and pay the bills, but cell phones have become a necessity in many kids’ lives.

Everyone Loves Their Parents, Pancakes, and Pajamas

Parents are invited to join their student for a pancake breakfast, courtesy of La Paloma Lakeside, on August 22, 7:30-8:15 a.m. Because it starts early, parents and students can wear pajamas if they wish. Students who participate can stay in their PJs all day, as long as they promise not to fall asleep in class.

Alorica Donates Backpacks and Supplies to Lakeside

Thanks to Yvonne Walker, Alorica’s Operations Manager in Tucson, Lakeside is the proud recipient of 45 new backpacks filled with school supplies. Yvonne’s team at Alorica had a contest to see who could donate the most supplies, and she and her team were happy and excited to be able to help so many kids at the start of a new school year.

Transitioning From Summer to School

As a new academic year begins, students start school with new goals, opportunities, and challenges. After a few months of vacation, it may be difficult for children to get back into school mode. Here are some ways parents can help their kids transition from summer break into the school routine.

Summer Safety Tips

Summer is a time for kids to play outside and make memories with their family. But with the extra freedom that summer brings, the potential dangers for kids increase. Here are a few safety tips to make certain kids are safe:

Maximize Your Summer

School is out for the summer! Here is a helpful guide for parents on how to have a fun and productive summer.

Give Kids a Head Start With Lakeside’s Pre-K

For the 2018-2019 school year, La Paloma’s Lakeside campus will offer Little Patriots Pre-K school, ages 3-5. Classes will take place on school days beginning August 2. Enroll your child now, and they’ll have a head start when it’s time to start kindergarten.

Summer’s Coming!

It’s May, which means kindergarteners will be promoted, 8th graders will be graduating, and students will all be making the transition from school to summer break.

Here are some dates parents and students will want to remember: