Vaping: A Dangerous Trend for Kids

There’s a new health issue for parents to be aware of. Across the country, middle schools and high schools have seen an increase in disciplinary referrals due to e-cigarettes, or vaping.

Important Information for Lakeside Parents

Principal Watins and Peggy Drawdy, our Health Clerk, have both written letters addressed to Lakeside parents. These letters contain important information which Lakeside families need to know.

National Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month, and 2018’s theme honors women who fight all forms of discrimination against women. Women’s History Month first began as a single day, which later led to a week, and now we dedicate the whole month of March to honoring women’s achievements in history. Check out the timeline throughout the years that guided the way for Women’s History Month:

Jump Rope for Heart Beats with the Sound of Little Feet

LPA Lakeside is proud of their participants in the Jump Rope for Heart event, sponsored by the American Heart Association. They have several students participating, but Parker D. is proving to go the distance, with more than $1,000 raised for Lakeside! Let’s give him a big heart-felt thank you and keep on jumping, Parker!

Teen Lifeline Presentations

LPA Lakeside is proud to present the team from Teen Lifeline, who will give two presentations that tackle tough topics like bullying, isolation, stress and compassion. The first talk is March 13 for grades 7-8, and the team returns March 28 for a talk with grade 6. Be sure your student attends this informative and helpful class.

Black History Month

February is full of holidays with Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, and Presidents’ Day. The whole month of February is also a time to celebrate and remember the great accomplishments and impact of notable African American figures in history. Learn more about the people and events that led to February becoming Black History Month.

Enroll Your Child in Full-Day Kindergarten

At La Paloma Academy, we believe that high-quality early childhood education is essential for a strong academic foundation. We are a tuition-free charter school offering strong academics, sports programs, and extracurricular activities that will get your child excited about school.

Celebrating Presidents’ Day – A National Tradition

Many kids spend the third Monday of February sleeping in late and enjoying a day off from school. With an extended weekend in the future, it’s a perfect time to explain to your children the full history about Presidents’ Day. We can help you get started:

The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza

Come see the play The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza on Friday, February 9 at 6 p.m., as part of our Literacy Night Celebration, brought to life by the Title I staff. We’ll have a free pizza dinner, raffle with prizes, and photos with the characters.

Peter Piper Pizza FUNdraiser

Enjoy a special night of pizza, games, contests, and more! Our Peter Piper Pizza FUNdraiser, at 5925 E. Broadway Blvd., La Paloma Lakeside will receive 15% off food orders placed by La Paloma families. So come out and support our school, enjoy some great pizza and entertainment for the whole family.

Creating a Grammar Wall With Your Children

When it comes to learning the details of language, math or science, there is no reason why your children should look at this as a chore. Creating a grammar wall at home is an opportunity to make learning more like a favorite game. Here are some artistic and exciting ways to get started.