LCES Celebrates Read Across America Week!

Join us as we celebrate Read Across America Week February 26-March 2.

Monday-Read My Shirt
Wear a shirt that others can read.

Tuesday-Reading Fun in the Sun
Bring your shades, beach towels, and sun hats. All
students will read at the beach today.

Wednesday-Cozy up with a good book
Wear your pajamas.

Thursday-Oh, the Places You’ll Go
Dress like what you want to be when you grow up.

Friday-Seuss-ify Yourself
Dress up like your “Favorite Seuss Character.

LCES BETA Club Champs!

Lewis and Clark Elementary Junior BETA club took eight members to the Virginia state BETA convention in Hampton, Virginia on February 13 th and 14th . Led by the school’s BETA convention sponsor, Carol Yonkin, the students competed in academic, artistic, and special talent competitions. Ryan Williams, Tyreek Bradshaw, Olivia Leicht, Ryleigh Nett, Carlie Clark, Molly Flaherty, Kaitlyn Klock, and Keagan Taylor represented LCES wonderfully and brought home several awards and honors. In the visual arts category, Ryan Williams earned first place with his digital artwork, Carlie Clark earned first place with her black and white photography, and Kaitlyn Klock earned first place in handmade jewelry. Ryleigh Nett took second place in painting, and Olivia Leicht won third place in sketching. In the special talent category, Molly Flaherty, Keagan Taylor, and Kaitlyn Klock performed as a trio and won second place. Each of these students earned an invitation to compete at the National BETA convention in Savannah Georgia this summer where they will proudly represent Lewis and Clark Elementary School again.

.BETA student showing his artworkBETA students showing their art workUkulele students posing for a picture

LCES Kicks off Jump Rope for Heart

We are asking students to go online at heart.org/jump where they can join our school team, earn donations, make a pledge to be more heart healthy, and earn a free glow in the dark wristband. Our goal is to have 100% of our students AND TEACHERS taking their heart healthy challenge online!

We had our Jump Rope for Heart Kick-off today! The students and staff are both pumped!