le 17 May,  2018
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WHAT: Please join us for an informal session on Lycée's Gifted Program. The presentation will focus on the screening and evaluation process, drafting of the IEP and program services. 
WHEN: May 17 at 6pm (Patton Campus):

WHAT:  Please join us for an informational session on  our Middle School and plans for the High School.This presentation will focus on academic and student life plans that Lycée is putting in place for its Middle and High school. 
WHEN:  May 22 at 6pm (Johnson Campus)


Lycée students will be participating in this year's Mind Steppers Competition. Over 200 children from K - 8th grade will Merenge, Salas, Swing, Tango, Waltz and more! The event is FREE, bring your friends and come see our students and coach Jana perform! 

When: Friday, May 18 at 5:30 PM sharp

Where: Lyons Center, 624 Louisiana Avenue, NOLA

Thank you to Bryan: Cheverolet-Subaru-Mitsubishi for donating suite tickets to our Concierge Program (staff giveaway) for a New Orleans Baby Cakes game; they were greatly appreciated and enjoyed by all who attended the game!

WHAT: We'll be collecting gently used uniforms as well as sweaters and jackets for our annual uniform sale. We'll also be selling all unclaimed items from the Lost & Found.

  • Wednesday, May 23
  • Thursday, May 24
  • Friday, May, 25
SALE DATES: 3:45 - 5:30 PM at Patton Campus (5951 Patton Street)
  • Friday, May 25
  • Monday, May 28
  • Tuesday, May 29
DRESS-DOWN DAYS (Free dress for both campuses)
  • Monday, May 28  
  • Tuesday, May 29
  • Wednesday, May 30 
    (K students will need to wear their uniform for graduation.)

There will be no after care on the last day of school, Wednesday, May 30.  All children should be picked up at dismissal, and late fees will apply after 3:00 PM at Johnson and after 3:20 PM at Patton. We encourage families to attend the end of year picnic organized by La Liaison PTO.

WHEN:  May 30, from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.
WHERE: Audubon Zoo Picnic Pavilion

WHAT: Pack a picnic for your family and come socialize as we celebrate the end to another great school year. There is NO AFTERCARE that day, so please pick up your kids at normal dismissal time and join us at the zoo. The space includes a covered patio with ceiling fans, restrooms, sand volleyball court, horseshoe court, tables & chairs, and convenient parking. The entrance is to the left of the Audubon Tea Room, along the side fence.

Tartine has once again agreed to pre-sell delicious boxed meals that will be delivered directly to the event. But hurry, orders must be placed by Friday May 26. There are many options and orders must be made in advance from Tartine's website: www.tartineneworleans.com/lycee-picnic.html

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no additional meals, salads, or sandwiches for purchase the night of the picnic, so please order from Tartine or bring something. La Liaison will be selling various drinks and snacks, but no full meals.

Yearbooks were distributed this afternoon (5/17/18) in backpacks. It is possible for parents who did not pre-order a book to do so at this time. Katie Bolin, office manager of the Patton campus, is accepting orders for a second  printing.  Interested parents should stop by Katie's office with the $22 payment (Check made to LFNO or exact cash) by 3:00 PM Monday, May 21 .

WHEN:  Saturday, May 19, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. at Johnson Campus. Doors open at 5:45 PM.
WHAT:  All proceeds will go to support Lycée's Athletics Program, and this event cannot be a success without the help and support of our students and families. 
There will be a "fancy snack bar" for the students to purchase snacks and drinks, but we need your help to stock the snack bar. Please sign up for whatever you feel you can contribute. We will plan to collect "non baked items" before the dance and freshly baked items can be dropped off when you drop of your kiddos..doors will open at 5:45pm for admission.

We need chaperones! You MUST have a background check on file.
We hope to see all the students there for a fun time and THANK YOU for your continued support and generosity!


Croissant Competition - THIS SUNDAY
WHEN: Sunday, May 20 from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
WHERE: SoFAB Museum, 1504 Orthea Castle Haley Blvd.
WHAT:  After the Best Baguette competition, French Morning and Frenchly are now organizing the Best Croissant competition in New Orleans. It will happen on May 20th at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum. 
COST: $20 - $40

Exploring the Diaspora - Celebrating Haiti (THIS WEEKEND)
WHEN: Friday & Saturday, May 18 &19. 
WHAT: As part of the tri-centennial celebrations, Exploring the Diaspora: tour Haiti without ever leaving New Orleans. Celebrate Haitian Flag Day, step into our mini version of Haiti, mix and mingle with people of Haitian descent, enjoy music, taste the food, and learn some surprisingly interesting things about our sister country!
WHERE: Ashé Power House, 1731 Baronne Street
COST: $10.00 

Good Exercise for a Good Cause (SATURDAY)
WHERE: Audubon Park - 2 laps around the paved path.
WHEN: May 19
TIME: 9:00 AM 
COST: $25 - Kids. $50 - Adults
WHAT: 6K Walk for Water, led by the World Vision Organization.  Six kilometers is the average distance women and children walk in Africa to fetch (unhealthy) drinking water every day. World Vision goes into the world's most impoverished communities and helps the locals create infrastructure for drinking water. This NGO is extremely effective in getting the work done.

Playmakers Indoor South
WHAT: Playmakers Indoor South is a state-of-the-art indoor turf facility offering leagues, drop-in play, field rental, parties, camps, and clinics.  

St. Paul's UCC's Vacation Bible School
WHEN: June 25 - 29. Begins 8:30 - 11:30 AM
WHERE: 600 Eleonore St.
WHO: Children ages 3 - 12
WHAT:  Throughout the week we will tell and retell this story with drama, crafts, singing, and playing. The children will be lead to empathize with the prodigal son, his brother, and his father and to appreciate the importance of grace and forgiveness in the story and in their lives. 
COST: Free
REGISTER: Email Pastor Andrew at ageenhaw@gmail.com with the names and ages of your children and attach this  PERMISSION FORM  to reserve a spot.

IDIYA Labs & Xavier University: Iron Man Summer Camp Vol. 1
WHEN: July 16 - 20, 23 - 27
COST: $350/week
WHO:  Children 10 - 14 years old
WHAT: These classes are designed to help build the initial prototype. These modules assist heroes in developing the structure of a suit while helping them gain knowledge in electronics, design, and coding. By the end of this course, heroes will have a working prototype and base for future development and testing.

calendarMark your calendar...  
  • Mind Steppers 5th Annual Competition: Friday, May 18 at 5:30 PM (see details above)
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 28, is a school day.
  • Last Day of School for Students: Wednesday, May 30 
  • Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony: Wednesday, May 30. 11:00 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Church.
  • Last Day of School Picnic: Wednesday, May 30. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM at the Audubon Zoo Picnic Pavilion.
  • Meet & Greet: Monday, August 14th
  • First Day of School for the 2018 - 2019 School Year: Wednesday, August 16th

This is NOT a complete list of school events. 

Did you know? 

Amazing things are happening at Lycée! Today we started working on our first ever promotional film with Elephant Quilt Productions. We received wonderful testimonials from parents and teachers. It's an exciting endeavor and we can't wait to share all of the many benefits of Lycée with potential families, our communities and beyond! Again, thank you to everyone who volunteered their time; we appreciate your participation and flexibility!

By using refillable water bottles, our staff and students have saved a total of 9 0,070  plastic bottles from the landfill.
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