News for the Week of 9/14/2020

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Register for PTSA Membership ZOOM MEETING on 9/23 at 7 PM

We know you may have more questions now that school has been in session going on two weeks. Next week is a great time to get your questions answered during the PTSA Membership Meeting. This one hour meeting will begin with a short PTSA business meeting, followed by a special presentation by Jacquie Naughton, School Counselor, on SEL (Social Emotional Learning): Understanding The What, The Why, and The How. This will be followed by a wide-ranging Q&A with Dr. Smith and other LBSS leadership. Register soon. Capacity is limited. If you have questions, please send an email to PTSA Communications, PTSA President, or ask our PTSA Facebook Group.  Don’t forget to check our the new LBSS PTSA website.
Sep 23, 2020 07:00 PM  Click HERE to register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

SCHOOL PHOTOS

Middle School and High School Underclassmen: Will occur on Saturdays and Mondays beginning on September 12.

Link to sign up for Middle School
Link to sign up for High School

Senior Portraits: We have over 500 seniors left to photograph. The NEW DATES will be Oct. 13-16 and Oct. 20-21 from 3-8 pm. Signup link will be emailed to seniors as soon as it’s ready.

ALL NIGHT GRAD PARTY (ANGP) PLANNING MEETING 9/29 AT 7 PM

This year will be unusual to say the least for the Class of 2021. Come join an expanded All Night Grad Party committee to plan how we can celebrate our seniors throughout the year and potential alternatives to the traditional ANGP. All are welcome! Tuesday, September 29th at 7 pm. Please REGISTER HERE to get the zoom link.

MINI-GRANTS

Now that everyone made it through the first week of the new school year, it’s time to start thinking about PTSA Fall Mini-Grants! For more details including the application click here.

LBSS COMMUNITY PARTNERS PROGRAM

We are excited to launch our LBSS Community Partners Program! If you have a local business who would like to participate, please contact Alice Chu. Here’s the link with more information, including the form to complete to participate. Are you interested in being an ambassador to help spread the word to local businesses? Please let Alice know and she can answer any questions you may have and can let you know which businesses have already been contacted.

REFLECTIONS

The theme for the 2020-2021 program year is I Matter Because…. Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. Please consider participating! Click here for more information.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

Please consider supporting Lake Braddock by downloading the app and scanning your receipts. Please click here for more information.

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LBSS Virtual Schedule

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News for the week of 9/8

Welcome Back to School! 
The LBSS Virtual Schedule can be found here.

Join PTSA
The Lake Braddock PTSA invites you to become a member. Your membership provides you with important information and a voice on issues concerning children’s education, health, and safety! When PTSA and its members get involved, all our children benefit. We welcome you to join the PTSA and participate in one of our many volunteer opportunities. Membership is available online or via mail in form.

Reflections 
The theme for the 2020-2021 program year is I Matter Because…. Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. Please consider participating! Click here for more information.

Community Partners
The PTSA’s Community Partners program is underway. This program aims to help businesses who may be struggling to stay afloat during an unprecedented economic crisis by encouraging the LBSS community—including students, parents, and staff—to patronize local businesses and raise funds for LBSS programs and college scholarships for graduating seniors. Click here for more information.

Box Tops for Education
Please consider supporting Lake Braddock by downloading the app and scanning your receipts. Please click here for more information.

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Welcome Back!

Wishing everyone a safe and special new school year! Special thanks to our teachers, staff and admins for all they have done to ensure that our students will have the best year they can!

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News for the week of 8/31/2020

LBSS Return to 2020-2021 School Year!

Be sure to begin your Back to School journey by reading the Principal’s Welcome letter, where you can learn more about #BruinsCARE, New Student Orientations, our Return to School website, LBSS Back to School Orientation for Families, Parent Academy, and more.  The Return to School website is a wealth of information for Parents and Students for 2020-2021 school year, including All-Virtual HS Student Orientation,  Middle School Jump Start, Schedules and Procedures, as well as Parent Virtual Learning Resources.

Student Schedules available in SIS on Sept 2nd

Log in to SIS

Virtual Back to School Orientation on Sept 2nd from 9-10 AM

Students should receive an e-mail from their 4th period teacher with information for this session.

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Virtual Jump Start

We have some awesome teachers and staff working really hard to make this year an amazing experience for all of our students. The Middle School Jump Start Team is a prime example of this excellence in education. Enjoy your time with them at the Jump Start program and throughout the year.

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News and Updates for Week of 8/24/2020

Virtual Jump Start

Please do not miss out on this warm welcome opportunity for all incoming 7th grade and new 8th grade students  at Lake Braddock Secondary School, which serves to be an opportunity for students to meet face-to-face with some of our amazing LBSS staff and socialize with their fellow Bruins as we all gear up for Virtual Fall 2020.

Our Jump Start 2020 webpage is up and running – ready to be navigated by all newcomers, looking to familiarize themselves with everything Lake Braddock and ease the overall transition to middle school. Our live session links will be posted to the Jump Start page and Lake Braddock website by the end of next week.

Our live sessions have a max capacity of 300 participants, so access will be first come – first serve. No worries if you are unable to access! If you miss the afternoon session, please attend the evening session. If you miss both, we will be recording the session and posting this recording on our websites as well. 

For questions, please contact our After School Specialist, Jamaal Hines, at jlhines@fcps.edu.

Click here to access virtual Jump Start

Order your LBSS Spiritwear

Lake Braddock Athletic Boosters Spiritwear distribution will be 9/1/20, (9 AM-noon), Door 12. You must preorder at  https://bruins-fan-shop.myshopify.com/

Yearbook Pickup

Final Yearbook Distribution is August 31 from 2-4 pm.  Limited number of yearbooks will be available for sale on a first come first serve basis.

Laptop Distribution

Laptop distribution resumes September 1 from 9 – noon.

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Join the PTSA

The Lake Braddock PTSA invites you to become a member. Your membership provides you with important information and a voice on issues concerning children’s education, health, and safety! When PTSA and its members get involved, all our children benefit. We welcome you to join the PTSA and participate in one of our many volunteer opportunities. Please click here to join today!

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Welcome to the new LBSS PTSA website!

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