Langston Hughes News

February 21st Friday Flyer  

          PTO Hospitality Committee is requesting Volunteers for Staff Appreciation 

          Parent/Teacher Conferences Meal Sign Up

          Volunteers Needed for our Annual School Carnival 

          Order Your Yearbook today 

          February Box Top Flyer 

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Kindness Week is February 13th - 20th

Kindness Activities Flyer

Kindness week fashion--

Thursday, 2/13 – show “We are all part of one team!” by wearing team apparel.
Monday 2/17- show “spread happiness” by wearing bright colors, flowers, stripes, rainbows, etc.
Tuesday 2/18- show “I’ve got your back” by wearing shirts backwards
Wednesday 2/19- show “we support each other” by wearing spirit wear or school colors (blue, gray)

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Contradulations to our January Staff Member of the Month:  Erik Haden & Jamie Stancliff! 

Please take a moment and vote for our February Staff Members: 

February Support Staff of the Month

February Teacher of the Month 

For more informaiton click here: Staff Recognition Program

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Click here to view the updated February Lunch Menu  

Monthly Menus: Lunch Menu  /  Lunch Times and Prices  

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Upcoming dates: 

Feb. 19:   Parent/Teacher Conferences

Feb. 20:  Parent/Teacher Conferences / NO SCHOOL 

Feb. 21:   NO SCHOOL 

Feb. 24: 2nd Grade Field Trip

March 3:  Kindergarten Music Program 6:30pm

March 9 – 13: Spring Break – NO SCHOOL  

March 17: Site Council 5:30pm / PTO 6:30pm

March 24: Class & Spring Pictures

March 25: Class & Spring Pictures

March 26: NO SCHOOL  (Prof Development)

March 27: NO SCHOOL  (Prof Development)

March 31: Fitness Fair 6pn – 7:30pm

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2019-2020 Enrollment (20-21 Enrollment should open in February)

To register for the 2019-2020 school year click here  

Once you have registered on line, we will need these items inorder to complete enrollment: 

  • Current immunizations
  • Certified birth certificate
  • Contact information for previous school (e.g., name, address, phone, fax)
  • Proof of residency (Accepted: lease/buyers agreement, current water or electric bill)
  • Physical (if entering a Kansas school for the first time and between the ages of 5-9)

WELCOME & ENROLLMENT CENTER / 110 McDonald Drive Lawrence, KS 66044-1063   Office: (785) 330-1921

2019-2020 Transfer Form   / 2020-2021 Transfer Form (Due by March 30, 2020)

Not Returning in the fall? Please let us know right away and have your new school send all Records Request to ssola@usd497.org so that we can foward them your student's school records.  

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Kindergarten Orientation for the 2020-2021 school Year:  Sessions will be held April 9th and 10th

Children who reach age 5 on or before Aug 31, 2020, are eligible for kindergarten enrollment for the 2020-2021 School Year.  Please share this information with your neighbors who may also have an eligible student.

Incoming kindergartners and their parent or guardian are invited to attend one of the Kindergarten Orientation sessions being held on Thursday, April 9 and Friday, April 10th, at Langston Hughes Elementary. Children will have an opportunity to meet kindergarten teachers, visit classrooms, and participate in fun, educational activities and parents will meet in the Library. 

  • Please contact the school at 785-832-5890to sign up for a session.
  • Bring the documents listed here: Enrollment Flyer to the school by or before March 16th
  • The next step will be to Enroll your student for school which should be completed by or before March 16th 

 To Enroll your child for next year, please visit the district Website and select Student Registration. Choose registration for the 2020-2021 school year. Note: It may not become available until the end of February. 

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Helpful Links:

Attendance Policies

Student Long Term Absence Form  for students who will be absent 3 consecutive days or more.  

Power School Parent Access Information

2019-2020 District School Calendar (Revised 8/6/2019

2020-2021 Tentative District School Calendar (as of 1/27/20)

2019-2020 School Supply List  

New Box Top Directions

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Help support our school by ordering pictures, cards and other projects through Shutterfly: 

Order Holiday cards, family pictures and gifts by clicking the link below and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Langston Hughes: langstonhugheselementary-lawrencepublicschools.shutterflystorefront.com     

If you shop on Amazon, please shop https://smile.amazon.com/ch/43-1900267

Langston Hughes PTO Inc as the beneficiary and the school will get donations from every purchase.  

Check Out Artsonia! If you don't see your kiddos artwork here, email our Art Teacher Ann Hamil to get signed up at ann.hamil@usd497.org

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School Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LangstonHugheselementary/

PTO Website: Langston Hughes PTO Website