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Activities

2016 - 2017

 


Current Activities

  • September 14th Begins - Fall Fundraiser
  • September 19th- AMP Back to School Night Bake Sale
  • September 28th- LVI Back to School Night Bake Sale
  • September 27th - 29th - Fall Book Fair during school (Also during Family Picnic 4 - 6pm)
  • September 29th 4:30 - 6:30pm (Rain date: October. 6)- Family Picnic at AMP
  • October 12th - Class Pictures
  • October 27th 6:30 - 8:30pm - Halloween Hullabaloo for LVI students
  • November 6th at 6 - 8 pm - International Food Festival
  • December 12th - 14th - Holiday Boutique

    Year of Activities

    (AMP - Ann MacArthur Primary, LVI - Locust Valley Intermediate)

    Activity Dates School  Description  Documents
    Fall Fundraiser September 14 - Begins AMP & LVI One of our largest fundraisers, the LVEPC earns a generous percentage on every item sold. Although we do not promote door-to-door sales, we ask that you assist your child in sharing the brochure

    Family Picnic

    September 29rd 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Rain date:  October 6th
    AMP & LVI A fun evening where Locust Valley Elementary families picnic on the field of the Ann MacArthur Primary (AMP) School and enjoy each other's company.  This is a great opportunity to meet your child's new classmates and their families.  All parents are called upon to donate beverages and desserts for this fun event.  Many volunteers are also needed to help with the setup and clean up.  
    Fall Book Fair

    September 27th- 29th during school hours

    During the Family Picnic:

    September 29th 4 - 6:00 p.m.

    Rain date: October 6th 4 - 6:00 p.m.

    AMP & LVI This is a wonderful way to get students involved in reading.  A fine selection of books and products are available from Scholastic Books.  Each child has the opportunity to shop at the Fair for books with his/her class.  A special Family Night during the Family Picnic provides shopping, games, and refreshments for all.  Many volunteers are needed to help organize this three day event and assist the children while they are shopping with their class.  The proceeds go directly toward the purchase of new books for both AMP and LVIE school libraries.  Give the gift of reading.   
    Back to School Night Bake Sale

    September 19th

    September 28th

    AMP

    LVI

    Back to School Nights give our teachers an opportunity to discuss with parents their plans and goals for the new school year.  During these evenings, the LVEPC sponsors a bake sale at each school.  Committee volunteers organize this event and work "behind the counter".  All parents are encouraged to donate baked goods and beverages to sell.  If baking is not your thing be sure to purchase a delicious dessert to share with your family.  Either way, you are making an important contribution.             

     

    Class Pictures October 12th AMP & LVI

    SMILE!!  The LVEPC has arranged for a professional photography studio to come to AMP & LVI to take both individual & class pictures.  Parent Volunteers are needed to help organize the classes in each school.

     
    Halloween Hullabaloo October 27th 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    MS/HS Cafeteria
    LVI

    Grades 3-5 only.  Join us for a Halloween Costume Party!!  All participants must be in costume and ready for a great DJ and ghoulish fun.  Parent volunteers chaperone, set up game booths and provide treats for all the children.  Do not miss this one - many volunteers are needed. 

               

     

    International Food Festival  November 6th 6 - 8 p.m. (HS Mini-Theatre) AMP & LVI Let's band together as one community and celebrate our many cultures by enjoying a variety of foods from around the world!  Many volunteers are needed to help cook and set up.  Let's cherish and preserve our cultural diversity.   
    Holiday Boutique December 12th - 14th AMP & LVI Nothing is more rewarding than the gleam in our children's eyes as they thoughtfully purchase their holiday gifts for family members.  At this LVEPC sponsored event, children have an opportunity to shop with their classmates and purchase gifts for their loved ones.  All classes attend the boutique during the school day.  Committee members pre-select the items to be purchased, set up display tables and help the children make their purchases.  Many volunteers are needed. 
    Town Holiday Shopping Event TBD      
    Bring an Adult to Lunch Week January 16th - 19th AMP & LVI Want a lunch date with your child?  Pick one day during this week-long event to create a special memory with your child. 
    Family Sports Fun Night January 26th 7-9 p.m. LVI (Grades 3 to 5 only) This LVEPC sponsored event is an exciting evening for all Locust Valley Intermediate students.  Children come dressed for the theme and play games and listen to a great DJ.  Snacks and beverages are provided for all.  Many parent volunteers are needed to chaperone and set up sports related game booths. 
    PARP (Parents as Reading Partners)

    February 2nd - 9th

    Evening Event with Book Fair February 2nd at 6pm

    AMP & LVI PARP is a two-week long reading celebration that engages our children, parents and school communities in a number of hands on reading activities.  This program is designed to foster a lifelong love of reading in children.   
    Winter Book Fair February 2nd at 5 - 8:30 AMP & LVI This book fair is a small scale version of the Fall Scholastic Book Fair.  Volunteers are needed to help organize, set up and break down the event.  Proceeds from this event will help purchase books for our AMP and LVI school libraries as well as fund other LVEPC initiatives.   
    Author's Day  March 8th  AMP & LVI The LVEPC sponsors children's book authors to visit our schools and share their writing experiences with the students.  Assemblies are held for each grade, giving the students an opportunity to meet and question the author.  Children and teachers alike spend weeks preparing for this wonderful day.  Committee volunteers schedule the day's events for the author and provide autographed books for parents to purchase.  
    Spring Sportswear Sale AMP & LVI Show your school spirit by purchasing and wearing Locust Valley Elementary School athletic apparel.  This committee selects the clothing that will be offered for sale, and distributes order forms to parents.  Volunteers are needed to help distribute completed orders and assist with sales at certain school events.   
    Science Fair (Grades 3 to 5 only) February 15th 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. (LVI Gym) LVI An evening of proud parent moments as our children's science projects are displayed for all to see.  Students create their projects at home, under the guidelines provided by the LVEPC Science Fair Committee.  It's a fun and educational experience. 
    Annual Benefit for our Children March 23st AMP & LVI  Spend a fabulous evening out dining and dancing with fellow parents while helping to raise funds for the many LVEPC programs.  Committee volunteers organize this event and oversee the donation of the many great raffle baskets that are there for the winning!            

     

    Daddy Daughter Dance April 19th  LVI    Flyer
    Kindergarten Orientation May 1st AMP    
    Spring Plant Sale May 9th - 11th AMP & LVI

    This event coincides with Mother's Day.  The children have an opportunity to purchase plants & flowers during school for Mom or that special someone.  This is a day they truly enjoy!  Many volunteers are needed to help set up and assist children while they shop.

    Fantastic Circus May 18th at 7:30 pm at the MS/HS LVI    
    Staff Appreciation Luncheon June 7th AMP & LVI Our committee create a special luncheon for our teachers and staff to thank them for all of their hard work.   
    Field Day June 8th, Rain date: June 11th

    June 19th, Rain date: June 20st
     AMP

    LVI
    This wonderful event is run by our school's Athletic Department and involves all the children in fun outdoor activities.  LVEPC volunteers are needed to provide refreshments for the children during the course of the morning.   
    Grade 5 Picnic June 14th LVI The LVEPC tries to make our fifth graders last year at LVE memorable.  Many fun activities are planned, starting with the Fifth Grade Family Picnic, the Fifth Grade Student Breakfast and ending with the beautiful Moving Up Ceremony in June.  The assistance of many fourth and fifth grade parents is needed. 

     

     
    Grade 5 Breakfast June 12th LVI  
    Grade 5 Moving Up Ceremony June 20th 6 p.m. LVI  
     Kindergarten Celebration June 18th at 9:30am      

    Ongoing Activities

    The following are activities that are not scheduled for a specific date.

    Activity  Description
    After School Enrichment Program

    Committee volunteers organize this after school program for the children of AMP & LVI.  The classes offered include arts & crafts, tennis, chess, yoga & karate

    .  Classes are taught by both Locust Valley Elementary teachers and outside instructors.  The possibilities are endless!
    Beautification Committee The LVEPC takes pride in the appearance of our schools.  This committee works to create seasonal arrangements in the planters in the front of each school as well as placing festive holiday decorations and banners to bring a smile to the children's faces each morning.  New ideas and helping hands are welcome. 
    Box Tops for Education Committee We encourage everyone to clip and save Box Tops Logos from all participating General Mills products.  Our schools earn up to 10 cents for each one collected.  This is a fun and easy way for LVEPC to raise money, $600 last year!!.  Committee volunteers conduct monthly classroom collections and submit all Box Tops to General Mills.  Awards are presented monthly to the classes that collect the most Box Tops.  For additional ways to help our schools earn more money, visit the Box Tops for Education website at www.boxtops4education.com.
    Budget Committee The committee is made up of concerned parents who wish to get involved in the annual school budget process.  Parent volunteers work with the Locust Valley Central School District Board of Education, Administration, and the districts parent organizations to develop communications to inform residents about the annual school district budget vote in May.  It is a great opportunity to have a voice in the budget process. 
    Health & Nutrition This committee works to provide healthy food choices in the cafeteria for our children.  Meetings of this committee are open to all interested parents.
    Tears & Cheers Breakfast There is no better way to become familiar with our schools than at the Tears & Cheers Breakfast.  Take this opportunity to learn more about the Locust Valley Elementary Parents' Council and have your questions answered.  Committee Chairpersons provide a continental breakfast and babysitting is available.  Munch, mingle and make new friends!
    Outreach Committee Outreach is a program within the Parent Council that raises funds to help Locust Valley Elementary families during difficult and challenging times. 
    Bulletin Board Committee Are you creative?  Do you enjoy taking photographs?  Committee volunteers are needed to help decorate the LVEPC bulletin boards located in AMP and LVI.  These bulletin boards are updated monthly with pictures from our events and are proudly displayed for children and parents to view. 
    Room Parent/Committee Chairperson Breakfast Meeting

    If you are a Class Room Parent or a Committee Chairperson you are required to attend this breakfast meeting hosted by the LVEPC Co-Vice Presidents.  Your responsibilities will be discussed in detain & you will be provided with an important information packet.

    Student Directory

    A gift from the LVEPC - this directory includes student's addresses as well as parent/guardian contact information.  Committee volunteers update the student information & oversee the printing & distribution of the directory.

    Site Base Committee - AMP, LVI, SEPTA Parents, teachers and administrators work together to identify where improvements can be made and implement solutions.  Site Based Teams have been instrumental in addressing topics such as student achievement, quality of curriculum and instruction, and safety and building issues pertaining to each individual site, etc.  Meeting dates and times are decided upon by members of the individual sites.  Take advantage of this great opportunity to work cohesively with administrators and teachers.