The Explorer Express - Lakewood Elementary


The Explorer Express - Lakewood Elementary
Lakewood Elementary School
Sharon Elder, Principal
Grace Jernigan, Assistant Principal
The Explorer Express
“Explorers lead the way!”
September 1, 2015
Welcome to LES!
We are so excited
about the 2015-2016
school year! The
Explorer Express is issued twice a month
to keep you up to date on the amazing
things happening at our school!
Mrs. Owens' 3rd grade class read the book "First Day Jitters" and drank some jitter juice to get rid of the
nervous feelings about the first day of school, new friends, new teachers, and a new school. Afterwards,
they were able to work in pairs to conduct an interview to get to know a new friend in their class!
September 1st—Watch D.O.G. Rally
September 7th —Labor Day
September 10th —Progress Reports
September 14th—17th– CHS Cheer Camp
September 18th—LES Cheerleaders
perform at CHS Football game
September 25th—Career Day
Lakewood is excited to
begin the Watch D.O.G.S.
(Dads of Great Students)
program this year! This
program provides positive
male role models,
enhances school security
and reduces bullying. If you
would like to know more
about this program, please
contact Mrs. Jernigan,
Assistant Principal.
Party on the
Running Club meets at 7:30
for anyone interested in
running before school. Here is the schedule:
Ice Cream Social
hosted by PTA!
Monday—3rd Grade
Tuesday—4th Grade
Wednesday—5th Grade
Thursday—3rd Grade
Friday—4th & 5th Grade
Mrs. Watson received a new
Document Camera through
the funding of Donors
Choose. She is now able to
project Investigation learning
games ,such as Capture 5,
for instruction on the
Smart Board. Visit for a
list of projects you can donate
toward to invest in the
learning of LES students.
Pictured are Mrs.
Nolen’s 5th Grade
participating in a
learning activity
called “Cooperative
Learning is Not
Puzzling.” This
activity was
designed to promote
between students
and help establish
routines for group
activities in the
Lakewood enjoys our annual Party on the
Playground! It’s a great time for students
and parents to meet our PTA, as well as,
join PTA if they haven’t done so. Teachers
and students are also able to mingle and
celebrate the beginning of school.

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