May is BIKE SAFETY Month
May is Bike Safety Month! Biking to school (or anywhere) is a great way to travel in an environmentally friendly way. Green Team reminds all our bikers to wear a helmet, follow the rules of the road, be courteous to neighbors, and always look for cars! We also want to remind drivers to check the bike lanes before parking, turning, and opening your doors. Students can earn a green deed ticket by sending a photo of safe biking and emailing it to  greenteam@lblongfellowpta.org .     ... read full article
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Julie Guzman 
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5/10/2022-5/31/2022

Longfellow Read-Aloud: We Are Water Protectors
Help celebrate our incredible Earth! The Longfellow Read-Aloud brought together students, families, and staff to participate in this amazing project. Please see the video and read, listen, and/or watch along to the book, "We are Water Protectors."  Remember, every day is Earth day! ... read full article
Author:
Julie Guzman 
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5/2/2022-6/17/2022

Longfellow PTA Bookshop
Want to learn more, grow a more inclusive home library, or gift some great books? Please shop at our Longfellow PTA Bookshop!  10% of all purchases goes back to our school so we can buy books for all Lions. Our bookshop is thoughtfully curated and awesome!  bit.ly/lionsbookfair   ... read full article
Author:
Julie Guzman 
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11/2/2021-6/30/2022
Book Fair Volunteers NeededJulie Guzman5/9/20225/23/2022
Book Fair Volunteers Needed
The Book Fair is back in person at Longfellow! Volunteers are needed to help before, after and during school!  Please use this document to sign up to volunteer at our Book Fair.  Volunteers must be VIPS, vaccinated or show a negative Covid test.   If you want to volunteer with your student’s teacher please check in with the teacher closer to the day as they may switch their day or time. You can sign up as many times as you would like.  Sign up to help with Set Up, Take Down and Open House are at the end of this ... read full article
Happy New Year!Julie Guzman4/13/20224/27/2022
Happy New Year!
The New Year of many in the South and SouthEast Asian calendars fall in Mid April, (generally on the 13th/14th/15th) and is called regionally by different names: Sri Lanka - Aluth Avuruddha (Sinhalese) / Puthandu (Tamil) Cambodia - Chol Chnam Thmey or Khmer New Year  Thailand - Songkran    Laos - Songkan / Pi Mai Lao   Myanmar - Thingyan   Pakistan and Afghanistan - Vaisakhi  Nepal - Bikram Samwat / Vaishak Ek  Bangladesh - Pohela Boishakh  The Sinhala and Tamil New Year is one of the most important holidays on the Sri Lankan calendar and is referred to as the Aluth Avurudda by ... read full article
Family Movie Night: Encanto!!Julie Guzman3/30/20224/12/2022
Family Movie Night: Encanto!!
Join us Friday, April 8 , on the back playground for a movie under the stars! PTA will be showing Encanto and gates open at 6:30pm with the movie starting around 7:15pm . Bring your chairs, blankets, and snacks and enjoy! Taking place during Movie Night will also be a BAKE SALE with proceeds going towards 5th grade year-end activities. The bake sale will be located on California Ave, just outside of the gates. There will also be a "Garden Swap"; a joint table with the PTA Green Team and Longfellow's Young Environmental Engineers. Please feel free to bring any ... read full article
Family Movie Night! Space Jam: A New LegacyJulie Guzman11/2/202111/12/2021
Family Movie Night! Space Jam: A New Legacy
Join us on Friday, November 12 for our first Family Movie Night of the year! We will be gathering on the back playground of Longfellow to watch Space Jam: A New Legacy ! Gates open at 5pm and the movie will start at 6pm! Bring your chairs, blankets, and snacks! Start time is at dusk! We are also partnering with Big E Pizza for PRE-ORDERED pizza sales. You are able to pre-order a large cheese or pepperoni pizza for $12 to be delivered to and distributed at Movie Night. Pre-order sales will go from November 3 to November 10 - ... read full article
Third Thursday at MOD Pizza, 09/16Julie Guzman9/14/20219/16/2021
Third Thursday at MOD Pizza, 09/16
Join us on Thursday, September 16, for our first Third Thursday of the year at MOD Pizza, 4230 Long Beach Blvd, 10:30am to 10pm! 20% of all purchases will be donated back to Longfellow PTA programs! Enjoy! ... read full article
May is BIKE SAFETY MonthJulie Guzman5/10/20225/31/2022
May is BIKE SAFETY Month
May is Bike Safety Month! Biking to school (or anywhere) is a great way to travel in an environmentally friendly way. Green Team reminds all our bikers to wear a helmet, follow the rules of the road, be courteous to neighbors, and always look for cars! We also want to remind drivers to check the bike lanes before parking, turning, and opening your doors. Students can earn a green deed ticket by sending a photo of safe biking and emailing it to  greenteam@lblongfellowpta.org .     ... read full article
Longfellow Read-Aloud: We Are Water ProtectorsJulie Guzman5/2/20226/17/2022
Longfellow Read-Aloud: We Are Water Protectors
Help celebrate our incredible Earth! The Longfellow Read-Aloud brought together students, families, and staff to participate in this amazing project. Please see the video and read, listen, and/or watch along to the book, "We are Water Protectors."  Remember, every day is Earth day! ... read full article
Celebrate Earth Month!Julie Guzman4/5/20224/30/2022
Celebrate Earth Month!
Celebrate Earth Month by showing off your creativity.  Design a bookmark to celebrate the theme "invest in our planet".  Print this template at home, or pick one up from Ms Woolvett in the library.  Turn in your page to the library before April 29.  All participants will earn a Green Team button and be entered into a district wide contest.  The best bookmarks in the district will be produced to share with students.  Email  greenteam@lblongfellowpta.org  with any questions! ... read full article
Green Team: Spring Bingo!Julie Guzman2/9/20224/8/2022
Green Team: Spring Bingo!
Play Spring Bingo and earn a green deeds raffle ticket!   When you walk, bike, skate, or scoot to school, keep your eyes out for the spring bingo items.  When you get a bingo, please email a photo or digital card to  greenteam@lblongfellowpta.org .   Green Team page ... read full article
November ObservancesJulie Guzman11/2/202111/30/2021
November Observances
November is...  Indigenous Peoples/Native American Heritage month Dia de los Muertos Diwali Veterans Day Transgender Awareness Week Thanksgiving / Day of Mourning Hanukkah   How do you celebrate lions? Please let us know on our Facebook or tag us on instagram! ... read full article
Reflections Art ProgramJulie Guzman9/14/20219/28/2021
Reflections Art Program
Reflections is now going on! For more information, please check out the Reflection Page HERE . ... read full article
Longfellow PTA BookshopJulie Guzman11/2/20216/30/2022
Longfellow PTA Bookshop
Want to learn more, grow a more inclusive home library, or gift some great books? Please shop at our Longfellow PTA Bookshop!  10% of all purchases goes back to our school so we can buy books for all Lions. Our bookshop is thoughtfully curated and awesome!  bit.ly/lionsbookfair   ... read full article
Virtual Back to School Night, 09/21Julie Guzman9/14/20219/21/2021
Virtual Back to School Night, 09/21
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LBUSD RedistrictingJulie Guzman11/2/202111/26/2021
LBUSD Redistricting
LBUSD is going through a redistricting process and needs YOUR feedback! Redistricting does not change school attendance boundaries, but it does affect school board election. Learn more and give feedback  www.lbschools.net/ redistricting ... read full article