HAPPY AUGUST! THE COUNTDOWN IS ON TO THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL.
Please take a look at what's coming up this month at Lab!
1. LAST CHANCE TO ORDER SCHOOL SUPPLIES - Sun, Aug 6
EduKit's Last Chance program runs thru this Sunday, August 6. Order online here. For those of you who prefer to shop for supplies on your own, here are the grade level supply lists.
2. PLEASE JOIN US FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:
EXTREME ICE CENTER EVENT – Sat, Aug 5
Cool off from the summer heat at the Extreme Ice Center (4705 Indian Trail Fairview Rd, Indian Trail, NC) on Saturday, August 5 from 4-6:00 pm. Admission and skate rental costs $8 per person. A percentage of proceeds will be donated to Charlotte Lab school, so be sure to mention our school when you arrive!
MIDDLE SCHOOL ICE CREAM SOCIAL – Fri, Aug 18
Mark your calendars for the Middle School Ice Cream Social at Two Scoops Creamery on August 18 in conjunction with Set Up Our Space night. Two Scoops Creamery will be hosting Charlotte Lab Middle School students from 3–10:00 pm; 20% of each single scoop will be donated back to our school! Come see your classmates before school starts and help raise money for the school. Two Scoops Creamery is located at 913 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204. Park at the Middle School and walk up.
PTSO BACK TO SCHOOL FAMILY NIGHT– Sun, Aug 20
The PTSO is hosting a Back to School Event on August 20 from 4:30-7:00 pm. Don’t miss out on the fun as we meet for a park play date at 1st Ward Park followed by dining and shopping at 7th Street Public Market! Take some time to enjoy the amazing food, drink, and retail at the market. Eat in at 7th Street Public Market or get your food to go and head back to the park for a picnic. Vendors will be offering several food and drink options.
Vendors will also be donating a percentage back to school, so please come out and show your support. 7th Street Public Market is located at 224 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202; 1st Ward Park is located across the street. The market offers free parking up to 90 minutes in the 7th Street Station parking lot (bring your ticket into the market to be validated, it cannot be validated after 7 pm when the market closes)
SAVE THE DATES - MEET THE TEACHERS EVENTS
Lower School (301 E. 9th St.): Wed, Aug 23 from 3-6:00 pm. Parking details will be provided in an upcoming enewsletter.
Middle School (600 Seigle Ave.): Thur, Aug 24 from 5:30-7:30 pm. More info coming soon.
FIRST WARD PLAY DATE AND BRIXX SPIRIT NIGHT - Sep 15
Mark your calendars for a school-wide First Ward play date followed by a Spirit Night at Brixx’s Wood Fired Pizza. Dine in or carry out your pizza between 3:45-8:00 pm and the school will receive a donation on every pizza purchased. We hope to see you there! Brixx’s is a short walk from the park, located at 224 E. 6th Street!
3. AFTER SCHOOL UPDATE
We are currently finalizing our plans for after school programming; please stay tuned for more details in the next enewsletter.
4. BUS INFORMATION AND SIGN UP
If your child(ren) will be using bus transportation, please sign up by August 11 in order to guarantee your spot. You can find more information, including bus routes and financial assistance, on our website.
5. MIDDLE SCHOOL OFFICE MANAGER POSITION
We are currently accepting applications for our Middle School Office Manager position. If you are interested, please review qualifications and submit an application on our website.
6. BACK OFFICE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED WEEK OF AUGUST 21
If you are available to help in the back office anytime during the week of August 21, we would love to have you! Please contact Susannah Lund for more information and scheduling.
7. NEWS WORTH REPEATING
Lower school day will be 8:15 am - 3:30 pm;
Middle school day will be 8:30 am - 3:45 pm;
Morning drop off at both campuses will start at 7:45 am each day; and
On half days, students will be released at 12:30 pm at both campuses.
Please also check out our final 2017-18 Calendar, with a minor change to our snow day policy.
First Day of School: Mon, Aug 28
Kindergarten Staggered Start:
Last Name A-D: Monday, August 28;
Last Name E-K: Tuesday, August 29;
Last Name L-R: Wednesday, August 30;
Last Name S-Z: Thursday, August 31; and
All Kindergarten Students: Friday, September 1.
Summer Reading: Don't forget to keep working on your Summer Challenge and Summer Reading and share via Twitter, Instagram or Facebook and tag them with #cltlabway and #labsummerchallenge.