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Tricks and Treats for Reading and Math
October 24th @ 6pm
Livingston Gym

Livingston Elementary invites all families to our Annual Reading and Math Family Night where your child’s teacher will model grade-level-specific and engaging reading and math strategies that you can use to practice with your child at home.

 

K-1st Reading- Model for parents identifying sight words and unknown vocabulary words through reading passages. Math– model how to compose & decompose numbers, games to use at home or in the car and how to complete word problems using the school-wide ROPES strategy.

2nd-3rd Reading- Model for parents using the unravvel strategy to practice reading skills and model how to help identify textual evidence in reading passages. Math- Model how to complete word problems using the school-wide ROPES strategy and addition and subtraction computation skills using playing cards.

4th-5th Reading- Model for parents how to use the unravvel strategy; how to help your child identify textual evidence in reading passages. Demonstrate how to use this skill at home with magazines, newspapers, and student’s library books.  Math- Model how to complete word problems using the school-wide ROPES strategy. Create flashcards for multiplication and division.



2019-2020 School Council Dates
Location:  Front Office Conference Room
Time:  8:00am - 9:00am

Friday: 8/23/2019
Friday: 10/18/2019
Friday: 2/7/2020
Friday: 4/3/2020

Welcome Back!

On behalf of the faculty and staff at Livingston Elementary School, I am happy to welcome you to the 2019-2020 school year! We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. We recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need support from both the home and school. We know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education. As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our very best to carry out our responsibilities. We ask that you guide and support your child’s learning by ensuring that he/she:

1) Attends school daily and arrives before 7:40am, ready for the day’s learning experience
2) Completes all assignments given by teachers
3) Reads daily to develop a love for reading and to improve literacy skills
4) Shares school experiences with you so that you are aware of his/her school life
5) Informs you if he/she needs additional support in any area or subject
6) Knows that you expect him/her to succeed in school in order to be college or career ready

Additionally, parents please remember that student safety is our top priority; therefore, to ensure that all children remain safe, parents will be allowed to walk their children to class on 8/1 and 8/2. Beginning 8/5, all students will walk themselves to their classrooms.

Please consider joining our school volunteer program as our students can greatly benefit from your involvement and contributions to the school’s program and its operations. We seek volunteers to help us with the following activities:

1) Teacher-led instructional support, usually in the classroom
2) Reading with children who need extra help
3) School-wide events
4) Student recognition events
5) Outreach and recruitment of parent and community volunteers

Lastly, the Livingston PTO is need of officers for the 2019-2020 school year. The PTO is in need of a President, Vice President and Treasurer. If you are interested, please email Dr. Carter.

The wonderful Livingston Elementary staff and I feel privileged to be a part of this school family. We thank you for your support and look forward to meeting you 7/30/2019, from 5pm – 7pm, at Open House.

Professionally yours,

Dr. Patrick Carter
Principal



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