Battle of the Books
We have 20 teams involved in Battle of the Books this year. The Battle will be held here at Lake Center on Tuesday, February 4th at 6:00pm.
The top two teams from this battle will battle at Woodland Elementary against their top two teams on Monday February 17th at 6:30pm in the 'Grand Battle'.
Good luck to all the students participating!!
If you have any questions, please contact:
Sonja at Sonja.email@example.com.
The "Digital Life:
Our Kids' Connected Culture" workshop
Jessica Winstanley, Technology Integration Specialist for PPS and a LCE parent, is inviting all elementary parents to learn more about technology through our district programming. Please join us for their 1st parent workshop Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 6:00 pm in
North Middle School's Little Theater.
This workshop will provide an overview of kids' digital lives, as well as some concrete tips for parents to help you guide your children as they explore the media and technology landscape.
To learn more follow these links:
BOX TOPS CONTEST RESULTS:
LCE collected 28,000 Box Tops!
1st place -5th Grade
2nd place -3rd Grade
3rd place -1st Grade
Portage Lake Center PTO prepares a student directory to help families keep in touch.
All parents/guardians must complete a directory form for each child. Forms will be distributed the first week of school.
Please return your form by Sept. 23rd to ensure your child is included!
Lake Center Elementary Things TaDo cards are now available for only $10 (1/2 price)
list of places to use the card
Thank you, your message has been sent
Our Children - Our Future
Mother / Son Event
LCE Beach Party
LCE Mother Son Event Friday, March 14th, 2014 6:30pm to 8:30pm
pre-sale flyers coming home this week.
You and your son will be enjoying some beach theme music/dancing, games, and time together.
The goal of the event is for moms to have a special time with their son(s), so the games/activities will
be best enjoyed together.
Wear your best Hawaiian style outfits and join us at the LCE beach.
Thank you Holiday Boutique Volunteers
Many thanks to Sharon Longman and Stephanie Nishioka (PTO chairs) for their time in this and the many events and efforts made to make a difference at LCE. Many thanks also to the Holiday Boutique volunteers:
Pat Baltmanis Chris Dally Thom Cooper
Lora Darrah Mary Ann Simmering Marianne Voetberg
Jennifer Popp Kelly Veres Barbara Robinson
Angie Layne Kristi Mack Traci Foley
Ruth Rozankovich Christy DeHaan Julie Arch
Kathy Takace Amy Crawford Allison Haas
Tracy Borenstein Carla Dick Tricia Sharp
Sandy Davis Ann Ingold Becca Schramm
Kristina Jacox Mindy Hayward Susan Connolly
2013-2014 Turtle Trot
LCE Turtle Trot
Thank you parents, kids, teachers, and volunteers.
The weather and participation was fantastic this year!!
The primary fundraiser for the Lake Center PTO will be a “Walk a thon” type event.The event is called the Lake Center Turtle Trot.
We do not plan to participate in any catalog sales programs during this school year.
The Turtle Trot will take place on Friday September 27th during school (Rain date:Oct 4th). Prior to the event, Students will solicit pledges from family, friends and neighbors for a fixed amount or for the number of laps traveled around the track.
After the event, Students will collect donations and win great prizes.
Movie Night at LCE
Join us for a FREE showing of
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Friday March 7.
Doors open at 6 pm. Movie starts at 6:30 pm.
Concessions will be open before and during the movie.
Family event: NOT a drop off event (Adult supervision required)
If you were not able to purchase your child’s photo at copies are still available for $4.00 each.
Contact any of the Board members
It Take a Village
It takes a village to raise a child ! All parents and teachers are automatically members of our PTO. Being involved with the PTO is a wonderful way to support your school,and your child's education. Whatever interests or skills you have, there's a place for you in the PTO. Please join the Portage Lake Center PTO to create a positive community for our children.
2013 - 2014 BOARD MEMBERS :
Opportunities to Get Involved
Help Kindergartner & 1st Grade with lunch (Sept. and Oct.)
United Way - Name the Portage Lake Center PTO, Inc. as a pledge.
Attend LCE family events
Volunteer a skill
Attend PTO meetings
Work at PTO Events
Join a PTO committee
Participate in fundraisers
Donate Box Tops
Clip Campbell Soup Labels
Meijer Community Rewards
Target Take Charge of Education
Make a Tax Exempt Donation
Utilize Employer Matching Contributions