Third Thursday - Nov 15 at Chipotle
    Our November Third Thursday will be at Chipotle on November 15!  Stop on by the Signal Hill location of Chipotle on Spring Street from 4-8 PM for some delicious food! A portion of your purchase will come back to Longfellow PTA if you show the flier (hard copy or mobile device) or just mention that you're with Longfellow. Third Thursdays are a way to support our local businesses and Longfellow PTA!   ... read full article
Author:
Penny Morris 
Show from:
11/4/2018-11/18/2018

Chicken Run & Turkey Trot: Friday, Nov 16
The annual Chicken Run for grades TK-1 and Turkey Trot for grades 2-5 will happen on Friday, November 16. Students will compete to determine the fastest boy and girl runner for each grade. The top two runners from each classroom will move on to the final, grade-level round. Grades Tk-2 will run at Longfellow from 9:30-11:00 am, Grades 3-5 will run at Riley from 9:30-10:00 am. ... read full article
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Longfellow PTA 
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11/7/2018-11/21/2018

Thanksgiving Break Nov 19-23
Thanksgiving break will be from November 19-23. Enjoy time with family, friends, good food, and no school! ... read full article
Author:
Longfellow PTA 
Show from:
11/4/2018-11/25/2018
Parent-Teacher ConferencesLongfellow PTA10/27/201811/12/2018
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held November 5-9 and November 13. Those days are scheduled as minimum days and school will end at 1:00pm for grades 1-5. Early-start TK and K will follow their normal schedule whereas late-start TK and K will have an adjusted schedule starting at 9:10 am and ending at 1:10 pm. Please contact your teacher to schedule a conference to discuss your child's progress if you have not already. ... read full article
Reflections Submissions Due Date ExtendedLongfellow PTA10/13/201810/20/2018
Reflections Submissions Due Date Extended
DUE DATE EXTENDED! Reflections submissions are now due on Friday, October 19 to the office. There are grey bins at both Longfellow and LF@Riley to turn in your art submission. Digital file submissions for film production, choreography, and music composition can be emailed to reflections@LBLongfellowPTA.org . Please make sure to submit an entry form as well. Check the  HERE for submission guidelines, rules and the entry form. All submissions should be an original, expressive piece focused on the theme, "Herores Around Me" in one, two, or all the different categories:  -dance choreograph -film production -literature -music composition -photography -visual arts ... read full article
Red Ribbon WeekLongfellow PTA9/8/201810/26/2018
Red Ribbon Week
Updated  10/17/18: Red Ribbon Week is October 22-26. Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign and students will learn the importance of living a safe, healthy, and drug-free life. Monday, October 22:   Students are encouraged to create or wear socks with their own anti-drug message, or wear red socks. Friday, October 26:  Students are encouraged to wear red or create their own shirt with an anti-drug message.  To learn more about Red Ribbon Week, click HERE . ... read full article
Back to School NightLongfellow PTA8/23/20189/15/2018
Back to School Night
Back to School Night is an opportunity for parents to meet their child's teacher and learn about class procedures, rules, expectations and so much more. Mark your calendar and plan to attend! Longfellow, Grades TK-2 Thursday, September 6 5:30-6:00 Session 1 Classroom Presentations 6:00-6:30 Intermission 6:30-7:00 PM Session 2 Classroom Presentations Longfellow (at Riley), Grades 3-5 Thursday, September 13 5:30-6:00 Session 1 Classroom Presentations 6:00-6:30 Intermission 6:30-7:00 PM Session 2 Classroom Presentations ... read full article
Third Thursday - Nov 15 at ChipotlePenny Morris11/4/201811/18/2018
Third Thursday - Nov 15 at Chipotle
    Our November Third Thursday will be at Chipotle on November 15!  Stop on by the Signal Hill location of Chipotle on Spring Street from 4-8 PM for some delicious food! A portion of your purchase will come back to Longfellow PTA if you show the flier (hard copy or mobile device) or just mention that you're with Longfellow. Third Thursdays are a way to support our local businesses and Longfellow PTA!   ... read full article
Community Events: SteelcraftLongfellow PTA10/27/201811/2/2018
Community Events: Steelcraft
Steelcraft has some fun events coming up that your family might enjoy. Mark your calendar! Tuesday, Oct 30, 2:30-5pm: MOMSTER BASH A Halloween event put on by Steelcraft, Macaroni Kid, and the MOMs club. https://www.facebook.com/events/2242355736000257/ Friday, Nov 2, 5-8pm: Dia De Los Muertos Enjoy the following at the event: 1) An alter to remember loved ones so bring photos!; 2) a face painter; 3) the movie "Coco" will be showing. ... read full article
Costume Parade: October 25Longfellow PTA10/21/201810/26/2018
Costume Parade: October 25
Longfellow will be hosting an after-school costume parade coordinated by our fabulous rec aides (coachies). Please click on the flier below that was sent home this past Friday for guidelines. Grades TK-2 will start the parade at 1:50 and grades 3-5 will be allowed to change into their costumes after they return to Longfellow on the bus from Riley. Any questions should be directed to the school office.  ... read full article
Fall Picture Day: Thursday, November 1Longfellow PTA10/21/201811/2/2018
Fall Picture Day: Thursday, November 1
RETAKES for Fall Pictures are scheduled for Thursday, November 1. Students will be required to dress in school uniform.  ... read full article
Uniform Exchange: Thursday, November 1Longfellow PTA10/21/201811/2/2018
Uniform Exchange: Thursday, November 1
Uniform Exchange will take place on Thursday, November 1 from 7:30 am - 8:30 am just outside of the C building by the Kindergarten breezeway. You are welcome to pick out articles of clothing for your child(ren) and/or drop off items that your child(ren) no longer fit or wear. Please make sure donated items are in like-new condition without stains, rips, or holes. There is a yellow bin on the auditorium steps where donations can be placed into at your convenience. ... read full article
PTA General Meeting, October 16Longfellow PTA10/14/201810/17/2018
PTA General Meeting, October 16
Come to our second general association meeting this Tuesday, October 16 at 6:00pm in the Longfellow Auditorium. Get the latest PTA news, including details on the Playground Project and what we are doing to get a new play structure for the large playground. Mr. Sigur will be giving his Principal's Report and will be talking about some recent changes at our LF@Riley campus. ... read full article
Harvest Festival T-shirt OrdersLongfellow PTA9/23/201810/8/2018
Harvest Festival T-shirt Orders
Get your limited edition 2018 Harvest Festival T-shirt! Orders due by Friday, October 5 Tuesday, October 9 (deadline has been extended). Look for order forms coming home in Wednesday folders or place your order  ONLINE . ... read full article
Meet the MastersLongfellow PTA9/8/201810/14/2018
Meet the Masters
Our first Meet the Masters assembly is on Thursday, October 11. Students will attend the assembly with their class to learn about our first artist, Vincent Van Gogh. Volunteer docents are needed to to teach art lessons to each class. Consider signing up for your child's class - no experience needed, but current VIP status required. Docent training will be on Thursday, October 11 at 1:40pm and Friday, October 12 at 8am. For more information, click HERE . ... read full article
Scholastic Book FairLongfellow PTA8/26/20189/22/2018
Scholastic Book Fair
Fall book fair coming to Longfellow September 17-21. Funds raised goes towards purchasing books for the RAH (Read at Home) program in which your child can earn a free book for logging their reading minutes at home. Assistance is needed to run the book fair. Please check out the Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet . We will especially need help managing the book fair especially after school! ... read full article
Kindergarten OrientationLongfellow PTA8/7/20188/24/2018
Kindergarten Orientation
Kindergarten Orientation Thursday, August 23 9 a.m. in the Longfellow Cafeteria Get information that will help you and your child start off Kindergarten on the right foot. You will also have the opportunity to participate in group tours led by PTA members, purchase Longfellow spirit wear, and join our fabulous PTA.  ... read full article
Kindergarten Welcome PicnicLongfellow PTA8/7/20188/26/2018
Kindergarten Welcome Picnic
Come to Somerset Park (1500 E Carson St, LB 90807) and meet other Longfellow Kindergarten students and families. Bring a lunch and blankets or chairs. 11:00 am - 1 pm. It will be lots of fun! ... read full article
Riley Tour for Grades 3-5Longfellow PTA8/7/20188/23/2018
Riley Tour for Grades 3-5
Parents and students are invited for an informal tour of the Riley campus on Wednesday, August 22 from 10 am - 12 pm. Take this opportunity to familiarize yourself with the campus before school starts. *There will not be a presentation. Parents will be free to walk the playground, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade bungalows, office facilities, bus loading and unloading zones, etc. Principal Sigur, AP Doug Jordan, and new counselor Grace Reyes will be there walking the campus with families answering parent questions. Classrooms will NOT be open as teachers will be in the process of setting up for ... read full article
Chicken Run & Turkey Trot: Friday, Nov 16Longfellow PTA11/7/201811/21/2018
Chicken Run & Turkey Trot: Friday, Nov 16
The annual Chicken Run for grades TK-1 and Turkey Trot for grades 2-5 will happen on Friday, November 16. Students will compete to determine the fastest boy and girl runner for each grade. The top two runners from each classroom will move on to the final, grade-level round. Grades Tk-2 will run at Longfellow from 9:30-11:00 am, Grades 3-5 will run at Riley from 9:30-10:00 am. ... read full article
Thanksgiving Break Nov 19-23Longfellow PTA11/4/201811/25/2018
Thanksgiving Break Nov 19-23
Thanksgiving break will be from November 19-23. Enjoy time with family, friends, good food, and no school! ... read full article
Reflections Reception: Friday, November 2Longfellow PTA10/21/201811/3/2018
Reflections Reception: Friday, November 2
A Reflections reception will be held on Friday, November 2 at the Expo Arts Center from 5:30-7:00pm to recognize all participants and announce the winners in each category. All are invited to come by to enjoy the entries from both Longfellow and Hughes students. ... read full article
Free Family Movie NightLongfellow PTA10/7/201810/20/2018
Free Family Movie Night
Come on out Friday, October 19th for Movie Night, a free event to all Longfellow families! We will have (limited) pizza, drinks, and dessert items for sale. Or bring your own dinner/snack items. The movie will be Hotel Transylvania! Chairs can be set up on the playground starting at 6:00pm, and the movie will start once it is dark. ... read full article
Third Thursday at Long Beach Creamery, 10/18Longfellow PTA10/7/201810/19/2018
Third Thursday at Long Beach Creamery, 10/18
Support a local business and Longfellow at the same time! Visit the Long Beach Creamery location on Long Beach Blvd. between the hours of 1:00-7:00pm on Thursday, October 18 and mention Longfellow when ordering. A portion of your sale will be donated back to our school. ... read full article
PTA General MeetingLongfellow PTA9/8/20189/19/2018
PTA General Meeting
Come out to our first general meeting of the school year on Tuesday, September 18 at 6pm in the auditorium. Our principal, Mr. Sigur, will share his report as will Mary Yung, PTA president. Stay up to date with PTA events and programs. Attend to make sure your input is taken into account! Childcare provided in the cafeteria. ... read full article
2018 Harvest Festival: Saturday, November 3Longfellow PTA8/26/201811/3/2018
2018 Harvest Festival: Saturday, November 3
Longfellow's annual Harvest Festival will be happening on Saturday, November 3. It's a day of fun for families. Enjoy games, activities, a pie walk, and more. Join the Harvest Festival committee and help plan the fun! We are currently gathering donations for the silent and live auctions or become a business sponsor. Click  here for details. All donations are tax deductible. Attention BAKERS!   We would love your baked goods for our Harvest Festival Bake Sale!  Go  HERE to sign up to bring some on November 3! ... read full article
1st Day of SchoolLongfellow PTA8/23/20188/30/2018
1st Day of School
The first day of the 2018-19 school year is Wednesday, August 29. Start time is 8:00. Buses taking students in grades 3-5 to Riley will depart between 7:15-7:30. Dismissal times are as follows: TK/K - 11:40; Grades 1-5 - 1:00 PM. Grades 3-5 will return from Riley at approximately 1:20-1:30. ... read full article