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 Welcome to the LIS PTO website where you will find all the information you need to know about who the PTO is and what's going on at LIS and throughout the community.

The PTO plays a valuable role in enhancing EVERY student’s experience at LIS. These engaging events happen because of your involvement and the PTO’s support:

  • Science & Engineering Fair
  • VIP Assemblies
  • Chess Tournament
  • Field Trips
  • Spelling Bee
  • Unity Day
  • Year End Picnics
  • School supplies for EVERY student
  • Chick Hatching Project
  • Character Kick Off
  • LIS Garden
  • Halloween Dances/Carnivals
  • Geography Bee
  • Senior Alumni Awards
  • Teacher Appreciation Luncheons
  • ...& much more

Dates to Remember

December 10th
 - 5th/6th Grade Chorus & Handchime Concert followed by Scoops N Swirls Fundraiser. 
Doors open 6:40, concert starts 7pm.
December 12th - Student Council Mtg - 8am
December 12th - Board of Education Mtg - 7pm
December 13th - 4th Grade Chorus & Handchime Concert followed by Scoops N Swirls Fundraiser. Doors open 6:40, concert starts 7pm.
December 17th - 5th/6th Grade Instrumental Concert followed by Scoops N Swirls Fundraiser. Doors open 6:30, concert starts 7pm.
December 21st - Early Dismissal (Lunch Served)
December 24th - January 1st - School Closed - Winter Break
January 10th - National Geographic Bee (during school hours)
January 16th - PTO Meeting - 7pm
January 21st - School Closed - Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Spring Musical Information

5th grade
 cast auditions will be held after school on Tuesday Dec 4th. Please pick up your child at the front entrance at 5:15pm. 

6th grade cast auditions will be held after school on Wednesday December 5th. Please pick up your child at the front entrance at 5:15pm.

Stage crew interviews for 5th and 6th graders will be held after school on Thursday December 6th. Please pick up your child at the front entrance promptly at 5:15pm


Student Photo Re-Take Day
December 4th

If you wish to have your child's photo re-taken, please send in a $5.00 retake fee.  If your child was absent on the original Photo Day, no re-take fee is required.  If you have questions, please call Barry Haven at Photo Haven Photography, 609-610-4862.


LIS Teacher Holiday Lunch

The PTO will treat all LIS teachers and staff to a holiday lunch on Friday, Dec. 14. We need a few more desserts donated by the parents. To sign up to contribute please click here.

All desserts must be dropped off in the LIS lobby by 9am on Dec. 14th. 

If you have any questions, please contact rebeccafishkin@gmail.com  
Thank you for volunteering!

Scoops N Swirls Fundraisers Immediately Following Each Concert!!
              


Geography Bee

The National Geographic Geography bee will be held on Thursday January 10th.  Two students from each homeroom were selected to represent their class and grade. The bees will take place at the following times:
              • 6th Grade - 9:00am 
              • 5th Grade  - 1:30pm
              • 4th Grade - 10:00am

Maker Space Donations Needed

Our Maker Space in school is always in need of donations. Please see the list linked here and if you ever have any of these items lying around at home please have your child bring them to school and bring them to Ms. Rubenstein's classroom - the tech lab.

LTEF Goes to NJ Devils

Join the LTEF at the New Jersey Devils Game on Sunday, February 17th at 6pm. The Devils will be playing the Buffalo Sabres. For each ticket sold through this link, the LTEF will receive $5! Buy your tickets today.





2018 - 2019 Yearbooks on Sale 

It's easy to order! Just click on the Yearbooks & Boosters link in the upper left hand menu at the top of this page.

Order before February 1st at the rate of $30.00 (soft cover) or $48.00 (hard cover). 

Order after February 1st and prices will go up 10%. 

Order before May 17th in order to guarantee free shipping and have your yearbook arrive at school by the last day of the year.  

*Yearbooks will be distributed on the last day of school.

Looking For Board Member 2019 - 2020!

We are looking for a president for 2019 - 2020 year. Anyone that may be interested can contact us for a list of tasks and responsibilities that these positions involve. 

There is also an option that the president position can be split among multiple people if someone wants to work together with a friend. 

We would like to get next year's people lined up now so they can work with our current board for a smooth transition.  Anyone interested please email us.


General Reminders

Drop Off and Pick Up Procedures: Drop off begins at 8:10. No child should be left unaccompanied before 8:10 for safety and supervision purposes. The school doors will open at 8:15 each day. All cars should pull all the way down the driveway to accommodate as many families as possible at arrival and pick up.
 
Genesis: It is very important that you log in to your parent portal through Genesis.  This is the platform in which you can access report cards and the school uses to contact home when necessary.  Please see the directions following to log in. Once you have logged on, please confirm that your information is correct.

Music, Music, Music!!!

The music department now has their own Google Site. Check out the LIS Music Department Google Site for all things music!

General Information

School Calendars
Color and black and white versions of the 2018-2019 calendar are on our website (www.ltps.org) via the Event Calendar tab.

**Remind App**
Follow us on Remind at @lisup so you don't forget anything important!! 

Before & After School Programs
The YWCA of Princeton again will run the district's Before and After School Program. Get details about the program as well as a registration application under the Parents tab on our district website (www.ltps.org).

Free or Reduced Meal Forms
A new free or reduced lunch application must be filled out each year. The application now can be filed online by using the Genesis Parent Portal. The process is easy. Simply log into the Parent Portal at https://parents.ltps.org:
* go to the Forms tab
* select the Free and Reduced Lunch Application
After completing the application, click the Submit button. The application is then pending and is available to be reviewed by the district official who determines eligibility. After the application is reviewed, you can find out if you're eligible for free or reduced lunch by checking in your Parent Portal. Please allow a day or two for the decision to be posted. Paper applications are also available on the
district website www.ltps.org and in the main office of each school.
Questions? Please contact Beth Farletta at 609-671-5420 or via email bfarletta@ltps.org.

School Hours: 8:40 am - 3:30 pm -- Main Office Number: 671-5530

2018-2019 Lunch Prices
Elementary & Intermediate $2.90
Milk (all grade levels) $0.60
View menus on district website homepage or on the NutriSlice App (Android or Apple)

Genesis Reminder:
Don't forget to check genesis for what other online forms you need to update and sign such as the walking permission slip, the media release form, and the emergency contact information form, just to name a few.  

  
Don't forget to check out the Student Council link on the left side menu of this page for all the news about upcoming Spirit Days and Service Projects.



Looking For Parents with Special Talents!!!

Every week the LIS students have a short Morning Meeting assembly from 8:40-9:00 am. LIS is looking for parents who have a special talent, skill or job that they are willing to share with the students. If you would be willing to share your talent with the LIS students, please contact your child's house leader. This is great way to be involved in the school. 4th grade Ms. Heller (jheller@ltps.org) 5th grade Mr. Boggs (dboggs@ltps.org) 6th grade Mr. Barrett (fbarrett@ltps.org)



If you have signed up to receive the weekly PTO e-newsletter and have 
NOT been getting them in your inbox (they are sent mid day on Mondays) then please click the "Newsletter Sign Up" link on the left margin, enter your email address, click Continue  and verify that the proper groups (grades) are checked off to match what grade your child/children are in as well as the General Interest box is checked.
And if you are not signed up at all please consider doing so so you don't miss out on all the upcoming school and community news!!


 
TWO Hour Delayed Openings:  If we are to have a delayed opening it will be a 2 hour delay.  The doors to LIS will open for students 2 hours after regular time (10:15 am). Teachers are expected to sign in 2 hours after regular time (10:30 am) and will start 2 hours after regular time (10:40 am)


General Information - Doors Open 8:15am

LIS doors open at 8:15 am every school day. If your child arrives prior to this start time, they will remain outside until we have staff members on duty to supervise. Especially during these cold winter months, please do not drop off your child until 8:15 am. Our homeroom time runs from 8:40 to 8:50 am. If you child arrives to school after 8:50, they are considered late to school and you will need to come into the main office to sign them into school for the day.

Updated School Calendars

The school calendar for 2018 - 2019 can be found here as well.








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