Spring Book FairChristine Koehring5/2/20235/13/2023
Spring Book Fair
*** BOOK FAIR UPDATE!!! ***  Good news Lions, the wait is almost over for our Spring Scholastic Book Fair... it's next week! We bumped up our Book Fair so we can be open during Open House! Monday, May 8 - Friday, May 12 Online fair starts now! Through May 19 bit.ly/lionsbookfair23   E-wallet, Volunteer, and PTA gifts for kids - oh my! * All students will visit once during the week with their class. * Book fair is in the library. Exact hours TBA but we are open before school M-F, and after school M-Th. We will be open during Open House! ... read full article
Jog-a-Thon Fundraising is LIVE NOWChristine Koehring3/8/20233/22/2023
Jog-a-Thon Fundraising is LIVE NOW
JOG-A-THON IS FRIDAY, MARCH 17!!!!   Pledgestar goes live TODAY!   Pledgestar is our online fundraising portal. Sign Up Here: https://pledgestar.com/longfellow/    Jog-a-Thon Shirts If you ordered a Jog-a-Thon shirt, they will be going home early next week .   Jog-a-Thon Informational Envelopes Jog-a-Thon envelopes are coming home today (or tomorrow)! Our envelope includes directions on how to sign up onto Pledgestar and our prizes. You can also click here for directions to sign up for pledgestar .   Jog-a-Thon Information and FAQ Along with our Jog-a-Thon envelope, we included a detailed letter about what Jog-a-Thon is and why it ... read full article
Family Movie NightChristine Koehring4/18/20234/29/2023
Family Movie Night
PTA Family Movie Night will be held on campus, April 28th @ 7:00 pm. We will be watching Minions: Rise of Gru It's a great way to spend time with other Longfellow families so bring your lawn chairs, blankets and food for some good old fashion fun!  PRE-ORDER PIZZA will be available one week prior to Movie Night on the PTA website until 4/27. Snacks will also be available for sale.       ... read full article
Goodies with Grown UpsChristine Koehring4/18/20235/4/2023
Goodies with Grown Ups
  Come meet our PTA and other Longfellow families to learn how you can get more involved!  Grown-ups are invited to the Rose Garden before school to have light refreshments and socialize from 7:30-8:00am. ... read full article
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf FundraiserChristine Koehring4/18/20235/2/2023
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Fundraiser
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Jog-a-Thon Prize DonationsChristine Koehring1/9/20232/28/2023
Jog-a-Thon Prize Donations
  Have any prizes to donate? Did your child receive a gift (that is still unopened) that they already have or don't want? Or any unopened toys? Please consider donating it to Jog-a-Thon for opportunity prizes. Prize bin will be put in front of the school (and will be collected daily after school). Please email  jat@lblongfellowpta.org with any questions.  More information about Jog-a-Thon will be coming soon!! ... read full article
Uniform ExchangeChristine Koehring11/2/202211/16/2022
Uniform Exchange
The next uniform exchange will be on Monday, Nov. 14, 1:30-3:00 in front of the main office on Olive Avenue. We are accepting donations of gently used (no stains or rips, please!) uniform items in our new donation bin in front of the main gate on Olive Avenue. We especially need larger items and spirit wear. Remember: You don't need to donate to take items. Everyone is welcome!  ... read full article
Dance Party Movie NightChristine Koehring10/24/202211/7/2022
Dance Party Movie Night
Please join us for our first ever Halloween Dance Party Movie Night on Oct. 28 Dance party starts at 5pm and ends before the start of the movie. Children are encouraged to come in costumes however masks and weapons ARE NOT allowed. Let’s see some of those creative themed costumes too, parents and guardians don’t hesitate, we'd love to see you in costume as well. Movie will start shortly after the dance party ends, approximately 7pm. We will be watching the original Hocus Pocus. Pizza order will be available on Monday October 17 for pre-order only. Pizza orders close Wednesday ... read full article
Green Team Announcements!Christine Koehring1/9/20232/28/2023
Green Team Announcements!
Green Team Updates: 1.Join Cal Heights Neighborhood Association Clean Streets and Longfellow Green Team for a 1-hour community clean up! We’ll clean around Longfellow, Hughes and surrounding neighborhoods.  Date : 4th Saturday of the Month,  starting January 28, 2023 Location : Meet at Bixby & Olive Time : 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM What to Bring : Reusable water bottle, gloves, pickers, buckets (if you have them)   Celebrate MLK day with a day of service.  Stay tuned for a Green Team organized event, or pick from many Green service opportunities around Long Beach.  Some ideas can be found  here ... read full article
DEI Team MeetingChristine Koehring12/2/202212/16/2022
DEI Team Meeting
Are you interested in attending a Longfellow Diversity, Equity & Inclusion meeting? Join us every second Wednesday of the month from 6–7 pm to discuss how we can help foster a more supportive and inclusive school for all of our Lions. The next meeting is Wednesday, December 14. Email  allofus@lblongfellowpta.org  for the meeting link. ... read full article
ATTENTION 5TH GRADE FAMILIESChristine Koehring4/18/20235/2/2023
Please order your 5th grade yearbooks early! To ensure your student gets a yearbook at the end of the year, please place an order before  April 24 . We will be sending forms home with students this week. For yearbook shout outs, please email  5thgrade@lblongfellowpta.org  for information. ... read full article
December Uniform ExchangeChristine Koehring12/2/202212/16/2022
December Uniform Exchange
The next uniform exchange will be on  Friday December 9th, 1:30-3:00  in front of the main office on Olive Avenue. We are accepting donations of gently used (no stains or rips, please!) uniform items in our new donation bin in front of the main gate on Olive Avenue. We especially need larger items and spirit wear. Remember: You don't need to donate to take items. Everyone is welcome!  ... read full article
Book FairChristine Koehring9/22/202210/6/2022
Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair is OPEN NOW! Our in person book fair closes Sept. 23 before school, but there is still time for you to buy more books and support our Read at Home program! Visit on online Book Fair until September 30 to order books that will be delivered straight to your home! bit.ly/lionsbookfair ... read full article
Reflections Art ProgramChristine Koehring9/22/202210/21/2022
Reflections Art Program
Calling all artists! This year the Reflections Art Contest theme is "Show Your Voice!" To learn more about this years' contest visit our reflections page HERE .  You can also attend a 30 minute presentation and Q&A immediately after school on Monday, October 3 or Tuesday, October 4th! All students are encouraged to attend and we can't wait to see you all "Show Your Voce!" ... read full article
Calling All Interested Room Parents!Christine Koehring9/22/202210/31/2022
Calling All Interested Room Parents!
Calling on volunteers! Are you interested in becoming a room parent for your child's class? A room parent helps the teacher with a variety of tasks (depending on what the teacher may need) but is also the liaison between PTA information and your class. I send information to you....and you get that information out to your families!! You also help with parties and Teacher Appreciation Week. It's a great way to get to know your child's teacher, class and school! If you are interested, first contact your teacher to see if they need a room parent. Second, have your teacher ... read full article