Longfellow Parent Association (LPA)

ABOUT THE LPA


The Longfellow Parent Association (LPA) is a nonprofit, community based organization comprised of parents & guardians of students enrolled at Longfellow. Our team of dedicated volunteers aims to:

  • Create a welcoming environment for all Longfellow families;

  • Promote knowledge sharing among parents, teachers, administrators and other experts;

  • Coordinate volunteer involvement in the school; and 

  • Raise funds to provide added enrichment opportunities in the classroom, enhance the campus & enable Longfellow students to enjoy the natural & educational benefits of the surrounding area.


The LPA coordinates and/or contributes to the following school activities:

  • Run For Longfellow

  • Band

  • Choir

  • Winter Carnival

  • Longfellow Yearbook

  • Teacher Appreciation

  • Student Bus Services

  • Special Assemblies

  • Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Fair

  • Academic Software and Hardware

  • Science Field and Playground Equipment

  • Family Education Night

  • Holiday Program Assistance

  • Vision, Hearing and Dental Screening

  • And Much More!

LPA MEETINGS, COMMUNITY & SOCIAL EVENTS:


LPA Monthly Meetings:

All Longfellow parents and guardians are members of the LPA and are invited to join monthly meetings held in the Longfellow Library on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 12pm-1pm. Hear the latest news from the LPA, how to get involved, updates from Principal Patrick McClellan, and special guest speakers.

2017-2018 Dates: September 12, October 10, November 7 (meeting is on first Tuesday due to school board meeting on the 14th), January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10,  May 8.

 

Longfellow Community Links Events:

We are working on a few evening events through the school year where parents & guardians will be able to come together for a chance to meet each other, hear from guest speakers on important topics, and get the latest news from the LPA.  These events will be held in the gym from 6pm-7:30pm. Childcare will be provided – must RSVP for childcare. More details on the LPA Board in the office or on our Facebook Page.

(2017-2018 Dates: Sept 28, Jan 15, and April 3)

 

Friday Morning Coffee Socials:

On the 2nd Friday of each month, please join us for some free coffee from 8-8:45am on the front lawn. Please bring your own mug.  Meet the LPA and other members of our Longfellow community!

2017-2018 Dates: September 8 / October 13 / November 10 / December 8 / January 12 / February 9 / March 9 / April 13 / May 11


Run for Longfellow:

The Run for Longfellow is our largest fundraising event of the year!  A pep rally will be held on the front lawn of the school on Friday, September 22 from 8am-8:40am with music, guest speakers, and more to get everyone excited for The Run For Longfellow!  The actual run will take place on Friday, October 6 at Bogert Park. This fun event encourages kids’ enthusiasm for being active and affords students the opportunity to participate in helping raise this year’s LPA operating funds. 

We need volunteers! Please sign up at:
HOW TO GET INVOLVED

We love our volunteers! To see the list of volunteer opportunities, please visit our survey.

To stay updated on Longfellow events and news, please follow us on Facebook at or check out our LPA Board in the office.

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LPA has a voluntary board voted in each spring by its membership. The 2017-2018 officers are:

  • President: Marisa Bueno

  • Secretary: Stephanie McDowell

  • Treasurer: Jennifer Lammers

  • Volunteer Coordinator: Darylee Zech

  • Communications: Tanya Smith

To contact the LPA, please email longfellowpa@gmail.com.

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