Learning Gate News 2018-19
From Ms. Pratt
Thank you for being patient with dismissal as everyone is figuring out what time is best to pick up students. Please remember to not come before your child’s dismissal time. It blocks the line and earlier dismissal families can’t leave. If you come too early you will be asked to park in the north parking lot and sign in to get your child or leave the line and come back later. If you wish to pick your child up from the bench you must sign in the front office with your driver’s license.
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September LG53 Winners
Middle School News
The soccer team played their first game against Trinity. Learning Gate won 8 goals to 0 with Matthew V. scoring 3, Ethan B. scoring 2, Tanner 1, Alexander B. 1 and Nico 1! Way to go LG!
Our varsity volleyball team pushed through and fought as a team and came out victorious against Trinity! Our serves, passes and tenacity contributed to this amazing victory!
 JV also played their first game. The JV girls came out with a positive attitude and worked really hard! Looking forward to a win for our next game! Go LG!
Our co-ed cross country team competed in our first meet of the year, the Halloway Park Jamboree. Everyone finished the 3K race in under 30 minutes! It was quite impressive to watch them give their all and finish strong.
Spirit Week
Spirit Week is this week!
House Heron: Kindergarten, Community Partners, Board Members, Administration and Specials Teachers
House Sequerra: 1st Grade, 604, 701, 801
House Leopold: 2nd Grade, 603, 703, 803
House Hominall: 3rd Grade, 602, 702, 802
House Aveon: 4th Grade, 601, 705, 805
House Cousteau: 5th Grade, 605, 704, 804
Heron Outfitters
Heron Outfitters provides a retail outlet that offers a sales and buyback program of gently used uniforms and accessories. This program benefits our Learning Gate families by offering an alternative to purchasing new uniforms and benefits Learning Gate Community School by assisting with funding major projects. We also have a good stock of adult size T-shirts so all of our LG parents can share their Learning Gate pride too! Follow them on their facebook page for future dates.

Wednesday, September 19th - 8:00AM to 9:30AM
Wednesday, September 26th - 8:00AM to 9:30AM
October is Bullying Prevention Month
Below are some websites that have valuable resources on various aspects of Bullying/Cyberbullying.
Learning Gate is showing support by wearing blue on October 1, 2018.
Mercedes Wisnar
School Counselor
The Learning Gate Community School
Bucs School Tickets
Winter Wonder Week 2019
❄ Who says we don't have winter in Florida ❄
 ⛄ Join us for this year’s frosty WINTER WONDER WEEK 2019 at Learning Gate Community School ⛄
January 7th-11th 2019 (7:00am-6:00pm)
LGCS Students in grades K-6th
See flyers for more information.
Library Volunteers
We need assistance during the times classes are coming in and out of the library. Volunteers will work the circulation desk for checking books in and out, assist the children with locating books, light cleaning, and shelf returned books. Opportunities available throughout the school year!
Field Trip Volunteers
If you would like to be considered as a chaperone for your student’s field trips this school year, all paperwork, including a Chaperone Form, and a copy of your driver’s license and auto insurance must be turned in to the front office. Additionally, a Hillsborough County Volunteer Application, must be completed online here .

You will only receive a Sign-Up Genius invitation if all information is on file. Remember, only Hillsborough County approved vehicles will be permitted to drive. 
Student Council 2018-19
Student Council held elections for the 2018-2019 Executive Board last week. Our new Student Council President is Christian Rios. Our Vice President is Alex Borysov. Our Secretaries are Bodhi Rodriguez and Rhys Dawson. Gabe Sison is our Treasurer. Arabella Griffith and Camryn Conley head up the Legacy Project. Olivia Collins and Ana Balic are in charge of the Design Committee. Jack Behuniak and Elijah Meyers co-chair the Dance Committee. John Campbell and Alex Sabella will be heading up our Fundraising Department. Congratulations to you all for your hard work and dedication.
The Executive board has chosen to focus on environmentalism this year and improve the Middle School campus in a myriad of ways. We hope to showcase our natural areas such as the spring-fed lake and improve our conservation efforts around campus. Look to the newsletter for information and updates on the most recent projects. We look forward to 2018-2019 being the best year yet!
Parent Ed Class Opportunities
After School Clubs
Accessorize Club with Ms. Ellie
If interested in joining, please email her: ellie@learninggate.org and download form here .
Just Run Club
Lunch Information
Lunch Accounts/Ordering:   www.myschoolaccount.com
Food Service Contact:   jill@learninggate.org
Monthly Menu : September Menu

Kona Ice on Hanna campus: last Friday of the month
9/28, 10/26, 11/30, 12/14
Kona Ice on Lutz Lake Fern campus: first Friday of the month
10/5, 11/2, 12/7
Lost and Found
Lots of items in the lost and found!
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