The Lomond Loop
The Lomond Loop is a weekly publication of the Lomond School PTO .
Find weekly paper copies of the Lomond Loop on the table outside the office.
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Principal's Corner  
The Energy Bus
Here is some information on the second rule in the story of The Energy Bus for Kids:

Rule #2: Fuel Your Ride with Positive Energy
In the story, the bus driver, Joy, teaches the students that positive energy is “…the positive thoughts and emotions you think and feel and share with others…” 

She further instructs them that fueling up with positive energy helps children “overcome challenges and achieve (their) goals.” 

We are working to encourage our students to think and act positively. You can help out at home by reinforcing positive energy found in your children’s “smiles, laughter, gratitude, trust, faith, joy” and helping them to “choose to be positive instead of negative.” 

I would love to hear about examples you see of your child displaying positive energy. 
 
Fathers Walk 2017 
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.
Calling all dads, granddads, uncles, and/or any other male caregivers to our Lomond students! The Fathers Walk is a special event just for you. 

The Fathers Walk is a county-wide initiative and is sponsored by the Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative, Passages, I Am A Dream and the Healthy Fathering Collaborative. Lomond has participated for several years now and we love to see all our students being brought to school by the men in their life. Please plan to bring your child to school on September 20 th and stay for coffee and donuts! Watch for your flyer coming home this week!
 
Sincerely,

Carina Freeman
Principal - Lomond Elementary School
216-295-4050 / 216-295-4016

The Lomond Community
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Homework Help is Here

Does homework take much longer than it should? Are you battling your child when it comes to doing homework? The Elementary  Homework Center  at Woodbury could be the answer. You can drop your child off for a ONE HOUR session with a certified teacher. There is no cost. No appointment necessary. The center is open Mondays through Thursdays from 4:30-7 p.m.
LOMOND VISITORS

As you are all aware, Shaker Schools welcomes parents into our schools to volunteer, help in the classroom or even just to observe. It is important, however, that we are aware at all times (even when walking your child into school) of all visitors to Lomond. Please be sure at all times to check in at the school office and to sign IN and OUT when visiting Lomond School. Thank you.




There’s something for everyone over Homecoming Weekend , Sept. 22- 24! It’s not just for our alums!  All are invited.
Raider Nation Night Out at The Dealership on Friday, Sept. 22 7p.m. – 11 p.m.
Shaker parents, community members, alums and friends are invited to enjoy live music, food trucks and fun! Complimentary caricatures will be available as a keepsake! There is no admission charge but we want to know if you are coming. Register here .
 
Raider Nation Pre-game Festival on the Oval on Saturday, Sept. 23, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
This is all about family friendly fun, including games, activities, Dr. U.R. Awesome and his amazing bubbles, rides on the Rocket Car, hot dogs on the grill, and the East Coast Custard Truck.
 
Sunday Brunch in the Audrey Stout Learning Garden on Sunday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m.
Dine al fresco in a beautiful environment planned and maintained by our students. Featuring brunch by chef Matt Anderson from Table 45, a Shaker parent. Purchase tickets here for $40 per person .
We need your support! We are starting our annual cookie dough Fundraiser with Otis Spunkmeyer TODAY! Proceeds from this sale will be used for programs and activities for all students of Lomond Elementary.        
 
Our goal is to have every student family participate.
Thank you in advance for your support!
Collect the Most Box Tops to Win a Party!

The Box Tops Fall Contest has begun! Collect Box Tops for Education box tops from your grocery purchases to help your child’s class compete to win a party, and benefit Lomond PTO programs at the same time. 

Put box tops in an envelope or baggie labeled with the name of your child's teacher and drop it in the Box Tops Collection Box by Lomond’s front entrance. Or have your child return them to school via Backpack Mail.


The two classes with the most box tops win a popsicle party! Box tops must be submitted no later than Friday, Oct. 13 to be counted toward the contest. Look for more information in upcoming flyers in Backpack Mail. Happy collecting!
Save the Date
 
Raider Rainbow Run Today
3:45 p.m. today 
Shaker Heights Middle School upper fields

The 2017 Rainbow Run takes place RAIN or SHINE . This event is a community-building, district-wide event. Elementary schools and Woodbury are encouraged to participate. Run the course and get sprayed with color too! Parents must register their children and provide transportation to and from the middle school.

Elementary and Woodbury students who met their summer reading goals through the Shaker Heights Library are invited to participate in the Color Bomb at the beginning of the race! We'll call or email you to let you know if you qualified for this awesome experience!

Please click here to get involved in this exciting event! The $25 registration includes an official Rainbow Run T-shirt. 

It's a great way to have fun with your friends! Be sure to bring some money for the food trucks!
Pumpkin Affair 2017 Planning Meeting

It's time to organize our 2017 Pumpkin Affair! Our fabulous fall festival takes many minds and hands to be a success. Please join us to help. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 7 p.m . in the Lomond Library.

Questions?   pumpkinaffair@gmail.com
Fathers Walk 
9 a.m. Wednesday

Calling all dads, granddads, uncles, and/or all the other male caregivers of our Lomond students!  Please bring your child to school on Sept. 20 and stay for coffee and donuts!
From the Lomond PTO...
Helping Hands Welcome

Lomond PTO is still looking for someone to fill our Nominating Chair position.

Nominating Chair (board position): Develops a Slating Committee that includes a PTO Executive Board Member & PTO members. The Slating Committee helps fill Lomond Elementary PTO positions for the upcoming school year.

Please contact Rachel Peterson , Nominating Chair for the 2016 school year, if you are interested.
Got News?
 
Please send Lomond Friday Flyer submissions – UNFORMATTED – to LomondFridayFlyer@gmail.com

Submission deadline is noon on the Wednesday of the week you’d like your information to appear.
September: Breakfast Menu and Lunch Menu
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