Originally delivered on 10/21/2021 7:32 am

SUBJECT: Weekly eNews: Oct 21, 2021

Message from Principal Thompson

Stallion Families,

This week we have brought awareness to Rett Syndrome and Dyslexia. I love to see our campus come together for these causes, and I thank you for your support and participation!

Students have been working on displaying and giving voice to their leadership, which we hope everyone has been able see the evidence through our parent-teacher conferences. 

As we look to next week, we will have a Dual Language information night for incoming Kindergarteners, Red Ribbon Week, and Picture Day on Thursday.  Details below on all of these special events. 

Have a great weekend! 

Stallion Strong,

Principal Thompson


OCT 18-22: Parent Teacher Conferences

OCT 21: SBDM Meeting w/ Social Media Info Session (6pm)

OCT 21: PTA Board Meeting (7pm) 

OCT 22:Dyslexia Awareness: wear grey or silver!

OCT 22: Mural artwork submission deadline

OCT 23: Garden Work Day (8-10am, 10am-12pm)

OCT 25-29: Red Ribbon Week Spirit Days- wear items below!

OCT 27: Dual Language Info Night (6 PM, zoom)

OCT 28: Picture Day- FREE DRESS (Part of Red Ribbon Week)

OCT 28: PTA General Meeting (7pm, zoom)

NOV 10-19: Book Fair

NOV 11: PTA Board Meeting (7pm)


NOV 13: LECPTA Home Tour (11am-3pm)

NOV 18: PTA General Meeting (7pm, zoom)

NOV 22-26Thanksgiving Break- no school


Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the season, especially the PTA committee and ALL the day-of volunteers who made the event so fun for our kids! 

The Fall Festival Committee also wanted to give a HUGE "Thank You" to all of our sponsors!  With their support, we were able to have an incredible event that hosted 1,500 attendees and raised $55,000 to support our school! Such a fun day to enjoy with our entire community, we look forward to next year's Fall Fest!

Thanks to our 3rd Grade Trash Bashers!

These cute volunteers cleaned up our campus the day after Fall Fest- thanks so much for helping to keep our school beautiful!

Interested in Attending the SBDM Meeting tonight?

We will send out the clickable zoom link to everyone in a separate email each month.  Take a look in your inbox!


NEW THIS YEAR - Family Activation Packs are now on sale for the 2021 Lakewood Home Festival Street-View Edition Tour! All the action is happening on one day - Saturday, November 13 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Family Activation Packs include wristbands for two adults and two kids plus a 2021 Home Tour Guidebook. Get unlimited access to the new THEMED family-friendly activations outside the six tour homes. Stop by every house to experience all the food and drinks, games, crafts and photo opportunities. A day full of fun for the whole community!


JL Long Peace Pantry Donations needed

Please help provide a complete Thanksgiving meal for our JL Long Middle School families in need!  A list of the items to be included in each bag is included in the Sign up Genius HERE. Sign up for your family to make a bag, or sign up for multiple spots and do it as a group. Volunteers will be in front of the school to collect your bags from 8-10 on Monday, November 15th.

Help Keep Our Campus Air Clean!

Now that it's beautiful weather, consider helping us keep our campus air clean by rolling down windows and turning off your ignition when idling/parking near the school at pickup!  The EPA has released this informative article and toolkit for parents and schools to reference, if anyone is interested in learning more. 

Garden Work Day- 10/23!

Please sign up HERE to help us take care of our beautiful garden! Any volunteers will receive a FREE DRESS DAY COUPON to be used on a Monday!  (There are two slots for signups, 8-10am and 10am-12pm.)

Courtyard Garden needs watering through October!!

We have opened up dates through October since our irrigation system still hasn't been turned on by DISD. Please consider signing up for a Wednesday or Saturday over the coming weeks to ensure our garden stays happy and healthy for our community to enjoy! Thank you!


We will send out the clickable zoom link to all eNews recipients on 10/27 for anyone interested in joining.

The LAKEWOODSTOCK Auction Party is officially sold out! Missed out on tickets? It’s all groovy! Here are a few other ways you can support!

Bid in the Silent Auction!

Our Silent Auction will be virtual and available EVERYONE — not just LAKEWOODSTOCK attendees! Stay tuned for more details.

Help Source Auction Items!

Here's what we're looking for to make this event a success and raise funds for our schools: home decor, art, sporting goods and tickets, experiences, vacation homes, beauty products, jewelry, gift cards, children's toys, photography packages, holiday experiences and more!  

If you have questions or can donate an item, email acostamegan@gmail.com or donate directly to the gift card fund by venmoing @Megan-Townsend-11.

Social Media Info Session @ SBDM

Ever wanted advice about how to navigate social media and how it impacts our students? Come join us for an informational session with Dallas ISD Health Service coordinator Catrina Mitchell during our SBDM meeting Thursday, October 21st. We will meet at 6:00 via zoom. Please see more information above in the flyer.

Submit PDF or JPEG images to dpearson@quiltcraft.com!

Message from Nurse Sundin

At Lakewood, we are prioritize the health and safety of all of our students. If you have received an immunization request letter from Nurse Sundin, it means that your student is still missing some vaccinations in order to be compliant and remain at school. 

Per Texas Department of State Health and Dallas ISD policy, your student must be fully compliant with vaccinations or have a valid original Affidavit of Exemption submitted or on file. Please send an updated vaccination record to Nurse Sundin by 10/12. You can e-mail vaccination records to jsundin@dallasisd.org or fax to 972-749-7201 attn School Nurse. If you have affidavits, please bring the original to the school. 

If you have not received a letter sent home with your student, you do not need to re-send a vaccination record.  Please contact school nurse at 972-749-7309 if you have any questions. Thanks!

Click Here to Order Yearbook

The Lakewood Home Tour Street-View Edition, organized by the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA, is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for our school. On Saturday, November 13 from 11:00am - 3:00pm stop by each home and check out the activations outside. Each site will feature a different theme - think pumpkins, fiesta fun, a trip to the fair and maybe a visit from Santa too! Then join the Candlelight Tour Saturday night from 6:00pm - 9:00pm and enjoy a toast while seeing the grounds of each beautiful home.

Purchase your Home Tour Festival Guidebook, Family Activation Packs, and Candlelight tickets today at lakewoodhomefestival.com

Covid Protocols & Quarantine Rules!

Please CLICK HERE to find the full letter from Nurse Sundin that details:

  • Quarantine Rules
  • Isolation Rules
  • Absences due to Covid
  • Virtual Learning
  • Covid Testing
  • Students Sick at Home
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