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.


Longfellow Community Lynx 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. More details to come!


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!


Run for Longfellow:

The Run for Longfellow is our largest fundraising event of the year!  We kick off the event with a pep rally the week before at the school (with music, guest speakers and fun)! The actual Run takes place during the school day usually in early October 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.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED


We love our volunteers! Over the course of the year, there will be many opportunities to volunteer for Longfellow events and activities or to create new traditions. No matter what time you have to give, your contributions are needed and appreciated. We'd like to know which of the 2018-19 school year events you would be interested in volunteering for. Fill out a volunteer interest form here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LPAvolunteer.


To stay updated on Longfellow events and news, please follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LongfellowParentAssociation/  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 2018-2019 officers are:

President: Marisa Bueno

Secretary: Darylee Zech

Treasurer: Jennifer Lammers

Volunteer Coordinator: Jamie Cochenour

Community Partnership Coordinator: Kate Wright

Communications: Tanya Smith


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



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