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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Lafayette Elementary School

LES kindergarten learns about saving money

When an ice cream and pizza party is on the line, saving money is no challenge for kindergarten students at Lafayette Elementary School. Julie Gatlin and Connie McCluskey’s LES kindergarten recently saved the $35 needed to have an ice cream and pizza party after being challenged by Jessica Wilson and Meg Cordell, who represent Regions Bank and provided the class with advice about saving money earlier this year. (May 10, 2015, Page 6C)

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    Jennifer Yancy named Parent of the Year at LES

    Jennifer Yancy, a Lafayette Elementary School parent, was voted as the school’s Parent of the Year by faculty and staff for the many hours she has dedicated to the school. (March 22, 2015, Page 4C)

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      Hunter named LES Teacher of the Year

      Kelley Hunter’s devotion to listening to her students and creating a respectful classroom environment earned her the title of Teacher of the Year at Lafayette Elementary School. (March 3, 2015, Page 1)

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        LES hosts Thanksgiving feast for students, staff

        Lafayette Elementary School hosted its third-annual Thanksgiving feast on Friday at the school. Kindergarten students dressed as either Pilgrims or Indians got to enjoy the array of food provided by staff and parents. (November 24, 2014, Page 1)

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          Spooky science takes over LCSD

          Lafayette Elementary and Middle School students participated in some creepy science experiments yesterday, getting in the Halloween spirit. The middle schoolers helped first-graders to conduct and draw observations from the experiments. (October 31, 2014, Page 5A)

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            LES hopes to produce community helpers

            Lafayette Elementary School students got a lesson on community helpers from all aspects of the spectrum. The first-grade students also got a chance to be community helpers as well when they helped their kindergarten underclassman with a project. (October 26, 2014, Page 6C)

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              Grose bring the ocean to her LES clasroom

              First grade Lafayette Elementary teacher Melissa Grose uses her love of the ocean in her daily classroom learning. She uses daily ocean themes to interest her students and implement lesson planned learning. (September 30, 2014, Page 1)

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                Threlkeld makes learning fun

                Educational Excellence Elizabeth Threlkeld makes her students have fun while learning. She is always looking for games to implement with lesson plans. (September 16, 2014, Page 1)

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                  LES raises funds for LeBonhuer

                  Lafayette Elementary is participating in the Go Jim Go challenge to raise money for LeBonhuer children’s hospital. The students were visited by WREG News Channel 3 weatherman Jim Jaggers. (September 5, 2014, Page 3)

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                    Relay for Life to be held Friday

                    The Lafayette County Relay for Life event will be held Friday at the Jackson Avenue Center, also known as the old mall. The goal to raise for the event $65,000. (May 1, 2014, Page 1)

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