NEWS & EVENTS
Welcome Back Lewis Lions!
The Lewis Elementary Staff was excited to welcome back all of our Lewis Lion students for the 2019-2020 school year!
We are looking forward to a great year!
Lewis Elementary CEOTY & TOTY
We are proud to announce this year's Teacher of the Year and Classified Employee of the Year!
Kourtney Jones (5th Grade Teacher) and Sandra Smith (SPED Paraprofessional) are outstanding educators and role models within our Lewis community. Congratulations!
KSU Owl Football Visits Lewis ES
Lewis Elementary was proud to host Kennesaw State University Football during Read Across America Week.
KSU Owls Markeith Montgomery, KD Satterwhite, Antavius Grier, Que Drake, and Andrew Butcher greeted Lewis Lion students by showing off their skills as role model readers.
We were proud to host these student athletes who demonstrated the importance of hard work on and off the field. We wish them the best this semester and continued success on the field next season!
Money Management & Learning Opportunity
The LGE Community Credit Union (LGE) has partnered with the Cobb County School District (CCSD) to support our schools and students. The credit union is currently sponsoring several financial related opportunities:
Dollar Dog Kids Club
Designed for our youngest members, this club and savings account will help kids up to age 12 learn how to manage their money and get into the savings habit. Benefits include:
Youth Savings - 5.00% APY* on the first $500, then the Membership (Base) Savings rate on balances above $500.
Personalized newsletters and birthday cards.
Use of the fun, informative Dollar Dog website.
Additional credit union products that you qualify for may be added to this account. These include: Special Savings Accounts and Certificates.
Cha-Ching Youth Program
The Cha-Ching! youth program for members ages 13 - 17 teaches the basics of saving, investing, budgeting, and more. Now is the time to learn this as you might soon be getting your first job, buying your first car, or starting to plan for college. Benefits include:
Youth Savings - 5.00% APY* on the first $500, then the Membership (Base) Savings rate apply on balances above $500.
Personalized newsletters about good financial habits, along with related teen issues.
The cool, age-appropriate Cha-Ching! interactive website for teens.
Additional credit union products that you qualify for may be added to this account. These include: Special Savings Accounts and Certificates. Members ages 16 – 17 with proper government-issued I.D. can also add a checking account and Visa® debit card and will not require a joint owner.
FoodFinderGA is a free smartphone app developed by a Georgia Public Schools graduate - it’s available on the Apple App Store or Google Play right now (search: foodfinder), or online at www.foodfinderga.org.
The app creates a 100% anonymous, direct connection between students & families who need food and their closest free food providers.
Both the FoodFinderGA app and the website showed a dramatic increase in use over the Thanksgiving break:
Thanksgiving week visits to FoodFinder = +496% vs. weekly average during this school year-to-date.
Average Daily use during Thanksgiving week = +500% v. the daily average this school year.
Peak usage was Monday 11/21, the 1st full week without school lunch this school year = +1,269% daily average
Shopping for Lewis
Shopping for LewisShopping at Amazon.com can now benefit our school!
Lewis PTSA is participating in Amazon Smile!
When you or your family members shop at Amazon.com they will give Lewis PTSA 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases!
Just do your Amazon.com shopping through this Amazon link!
This is a great and easy way for Lewis Elementary PTSA to raise money and help support our school!
Fire Lane Citations
The only time a vehicle would be allowed in a Fire Lane would be to actively drop-off and/or pick-up a student were there is no waiting. Other times, such as After School Program or after school activities would not be included. Per the Fire Marshall's Office, no one is allowed to park in a Fire Lane, whether there is a driver in the vehicle or not, at any time other than the following:
30 minutes prior to the end of the school day and 30 minutes after the end of the school day (this does not include the After School Program nor any other activity at the school)
passengers actively loading or unloading during the day (this would cover students unloading in the morning at the beginning of the school day)
Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Public Safety (678) 594-8620.