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2019-2020 School Supplies
Order your school supplies today from LoveMySupplies for next year. The website opens on May 6th and the deadline is July 1st! You will pay less, while helping your child and your school! A % of every order goes to the PTA to use for things your school needs, and you get the school supplies that your child needs for next year delivered to your school in August. To order, go to www.schoolpay.com/link/LBCElementary. Please make sure you pick the package for your child (children) for next year (2019-2020). Just place your order, and we do the rest!
Upcoming Fundraising Event
"Family Night" at Main Event on Thursday, April 18th at 4801 Citylake Blvd. East.
Main Event will donate a percentage of sales to Lily B. Clayton as long as we mention our school when placing our orders.
Teacher Lunch - 1st Grade
On Friday, February 22nd, the first grade will sponsor a southern "home cooking" themed lunch. Parents are invited to sign up for a dish or item and bring it to the Teacher's Lounge by 10:00AM on the 22nd (homemade and store bought are welcome!). To volunteer, please sign up below. Be sure and note the number of servings indicated... we don't want to run out of food for our hard working teachers and staff. Alternatively, if it's more convenient to chip in $ towards the purchase of one of the items below, please place your contribution in the PTA box with Jenni Cole's name on it or Venmo (Jennifer-Cole-52).
Terrific Tuesday Parent Presenters
Parents -- Are you a magician? Sculptor? Harpist? Are you part of an a cappella group or do you specialize in finger knitting or karate? We need you!
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 is Terrific Tuesday, Lily B's cultural arts day. Kids get to experience a wide range of cultures, arts, music, skills, crafts and hobbies they might not normally get the opportunity to explore. We need presenters for informal workshops for all grades Pk-5th grade. You can present in the morning, afternoon, or all day. Lunch will be provided, and some materials can be reimbursed. Sign up today!: Parent Presenters
Do you have a product or service that you could donate to the Lily B Spring auction? Items that parents have donated in the past to be auctioned off in our Silent Auction include gift certificates for a free massage, yoga/pilates classes, gift basket from their business, etc. Donating an item to our Silent Auction not only helps us raise money for our school, but also provides free advertising for your business! Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Dionna Deardorff, Emily McKee, or Gabby Zarate.
Our next garden club meeting will be Tuesday, February 12 from 3:15-4pm. We're starting tomato & pepper seeds for spring. Each student must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Parking on Park Place
Recently, some residents on Park Place had their garbage and recycling bins either moved from the curb to the sidewalk or blocked by cars parking against the curb. When that happens, the City cannot empty those residents' bins.
Please respect our neighbors around the school and do not move their garbage and recycling bins on Wednesdays!
Thursday, January 31st - Tommy's Hamburgers on Forest Park
Hungry Hive is a fundraising initiative in which local restaurants donate a portion of their sales on a specific date to Lily B. Clayton. Simply show up for dinner anytime after 4pm and mention our school when placing your order. You can either dine in or call in an order to pick up. Just remember to specify our school when placing your order so we can receive the donation.
McLean 6th Parent Meeting
McLean 6th Grade Center is hosting a meeting on February 7 from 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. focused on the course selection process for 6th grade. The meeting will discuss options for core and electives classes.
Please note that because the meeting is scheduled during the Lily B. PTA Board Meeting, we are looking into scheduling an alternate date for a meeting at Lily B.
5th Grade Fundraiser
Support the 5th Grade by sending Valentinegrams (note & candy) to your children, other students and teachers for $1 each or $20 per class. Individual Valentinegram labels should have gone home with every student and extras may be picked up in the school office. Return your order with cash or check (made payable to Lily B. Clayton PTA) to your teacher.
If you choose, you may purchase whole class Valentinegrams ($20) and support staff Valentinegrams ($10) online. All money raised helps pay for the 5th Grade trip.
Orders must be received by Friday, February 8th to guarantee delivery.
Teacher Lunch - 2nd Grade
On Friday, January 25th, the second grade will sponsor a rodeo/barbeque themed lunch. Parents are invited to sign up for a dish or item and bring it to the Teacher's Lounge by 10:00AM on the 25th (homemade and store bought are welcome!). To volunteer, please sign up below. Be sure and note the number of servings indicated... we don't want to run out of food for our hard working teachers and staff. Alternatively, you can make a contribution by check or cash in the PTA box (make checks payable to Jenni Cole or to the PTA) or Venmo @Jennifer-Cole-52.
5th Grade Trip Info Meeting
On Thursday, January 17th at 5:30 pm in the Lily B Auditorium, we will be hosting an informational meeting about the 5th grade trip to San Antonio and Austin. Please make plans to attend this important meeting.
Spring Auction Kick-Off Party
Parents, please join us for a social hour with pizza and drinks as we kick-off auction season!
January 14 at 7:30pm
Emily McKee's House: 920 Dartmoor Ct
Hat & Glove Drive
FWISD is participating in a community service endeavor and has asked that Lily B collect hats and gloves for care packages that will be distributed on MLK day to individuals who need them. Please bring donations to the school office.
Teacher Lunch - 3rd Grade
On Friday, December 14th, the third grade will sponsor a holiday themed lunch. Parents are invited to sign up to bring a dish or other item to the Teacher's Lounge by 10:00 AM on the 14th (homemade and store bought are welcome!). To volunteer, please sign up here.
Be sure and note the number of servings so we can plan the right amount of food. If you prefer to chip in $ towards the purchase items , please Venmo Jenni Cole at Jennifer-Cole-52 or place your contribution in the PTA box with Jenni's name on it (checks can be payable to Jenni Cole or to the PTA with this lunch in the memo line).
Adopt a Panther
Adopt a Panther is a volunteer based Christmas initiative similar to angel tree. Created after a realization that many families with older children needed assistance to bring gifts to their families. Last year, Paschal Harvest Project provided 92 families with Christmas gifts. Close to 300 children and teens were able to have gifts. Together we gave them hope! Read more here. Please email email@example.com to sign up and volunteer!
Lily B is partnering again with Live Thankfully to feeding families this Thanksgiving.
Food Drive: October 29th - November 15th bring non-perishable goods to school. The top 2 classes receive an ice-cream party.
Party with a purpose: Sunday, November 18th, head to Southwest Christian to bag the groceries for the adopted families. Food trucks, face painting, clowns and music.
Distribution of groceries and meals: Tuesday, November 20th, help pass out groceries and dinners to adopted families at Christ Chapel Bible Church.
Paschal High School Gym Grand Opening
The Paschal Lady Panthers will be playing Lamar in volleyball on
Tuesday, October 16 5:30pm in Paschal's new gym.
The grand opening of the Paschal High School Gym has long been awaited and many Lily B. parents have donated to make this happen!
Neighborhood Litter Stomp
Neighborhood Litter Stomp is a citywide volunteer litter cleanup hosted every fall by Keep Fort Worth Beautiful. Lily B. Clayton will participate with a cleanup and meet at our school on: Saturday, October 20 from 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM.
Get your friends, family and neighbors together and we'll clean up the snack wrappers, deflated soccer balls and discarded clothing at Lily B! Gloves and bags will be provided. T-shirts are available for the first 15 registrants!
4th Grade Lunch
Once a month, volunteers provide lunch Lily B. Clayton staff to show how much we appreciate all of their hard work. On Friday, October 26th, the fourth grade will sponsor an Italian-themed lunch. Parents are invited to sign up for a dish or item and bring it to the Teacher's Lounge by 10:00am on the 26th.
Don't have time to cook or shop? Donate instead using the Venmo app to Jennifer-Cole-52 or leave donations in an envelope in the PTA box with Jenni Cole's name on it.
Be sure and note the number of servings so we know how much food to expect. Thank you!
Coin Drive-United Way
The annual coin drive benefiting the United Way is October 15th to 19th!
Monday, October 15: Donate pennies and wear your fancy pants! Don't forget to put your pennies in your fancy pant pockets today!
Tuesday, October 16: Donate nickels and wear necklaces or neckties!
Wednesday, October 17: Donate dimes and be a dynamic duo--dress the same as a friend!
Thursday, October 18: Donate quarters and visit the library to get a special bookmark to you as you read quietly today!
Friday, October 19: Donate a dollar and get FREE DRESS!
Red Ribbon Week
Monday: #DrugFree4Life! Students may wear a red ribbon provided by the school and a Red Lily B. shirt.
Tuesday: It's Cool to Be Drug Free! Students may wear their coolest pair of shades.
Wednesday: I'm too Bright for Drugs! Students may wear clothing in bright, neon colors.
Thursday: Sock-It to Drugs! Students may wear their craziest, zaniest socks.
Friday: I'm the Author of My Drug Free Story! Students may dress up as their favorite storybook character and bring the book for the Storybook Parade.
McLean Middle School Cheer Clinic 2018
All Kindergarten through 7th graders are invited to learn basic cheer motions and techniques and a short cheer and chant to perform during halftime at a McLean home football game!
5th grade teachers
Box Top Free Dress
Family Spirit Night
Spirit Night is coming up on Friday, October 12, and we could use your help! Sign up for a shift to make this a fun event for our kids! Your time is appreciated! Please sign up below:
Kindergarten Lunch Volunteers
Volunteers are needed to assist the Kindergarteners during lunchtime with opening containers, getting napkins, water and silverware. This is a great way to get to know your child's classmates!
You must have a completed background check to volunteer (go to http://volunteer.fwisd.org).
When you arrive, check in with Kara in the office and she will print a volunteer badge for you. Sign up here: Kinder Lunch Helper Sign up
Way To Go Patrols!
Each year, Lily B Clayton 5th graders have the opportunity to serve as the school's safety patrols. The patrols make sure the younger students are safe and in the correct location before school, they are responsible for raising the flag each day and for greeting students and parents as they arrive. Thank you patrols for making everyone safer and our days brighter!
Calling all Library Volunteers
Library volunteers are needed who can commit to a particular class each week throughout the year. "Job sharing" is also option. Library Schedule
Volunteers help students find books, check them in and out, and re-shelve them. The library is a fun place to become involved with your child's class. Sign up to Volunteer
After School Activities
- Soccer Shots k-2nd on Thursdays, September 13 - December 6th. 3:15-4:00. $162. Register online: wtarrantcounty.ssreg.org
- STEM LEGO k-2nd on Wednesdays, September 5th - December 19th. 3-4:30. $255. Register online: play-well.org
- Mad Science Sense-sational Science k-2nd graders on Mondays, September 10 - December 10. 3-4:00. $210. Register online: register.madscience.org/dfw
- Mad Science LEGO (Brixology) for 3rd-5th graders on Mondays, September 10 - December 10. 3-4:00. $210. Register online: register.madscience.org/dfw
Sign Up for Secret Pals
Parents, please consider being a "Secret Pal" to one of our teachers or staff. Volunteers are asked to provide three small ($20-$25) tokens of appreciation throughout the school year. We suggest doing a Welcome Back, Happy New Year, End of School Year and/or Birthday treat. Our teacher and staff love this program and it is a great way to show our appreciation for all that they do for Sweet Lily B. Once you are paired with someone, you will receive an information sheet with that staff member's likes, interests, etc. If you are interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Stay & Play
Stick around after school and play this Friday starting at 3pm!
Math & Fitness Night
Thursday, September 20 from 6:00 - 7:30 in the Lily B Cafeteria.
Come enjoy some fun math games, fitness activities, and a presentation by Georgi Roberts, Director of Health & Physical Education for FWISD.
Friday, September 14 is Picture Day
You can preorder yearbooks ($25.00) online at YBPay.lifetouch.com; ID Code 2956419
Orders are currently only available online for the Fall semester. Beginning in January, Lifetouch yearbook envelopes will be sent home for payment by cash or check. All preorder sales will end March 1, 2019. Please do not send cash or checks for yearbooks until the Spring semester. To purchase individual and class photo packages go to https://my.lifetouch.com/mylifetouch/#/.
The code for the Class Photo ($13 each) is: Picture Day ID: TX138009G0
The code for the individual photo packages (varying prices) is: Picture Day ID: TX138041Q0
Retirement Reception Honoring Mrs. Suzy Parchman — May 23, 2018 7:26:15 PM
Volunteers Needed for Terrific Tuesday, May 29th! — May 21, 2018 4:28:24 PM
Fairmount 5K Info for registered runners — May 18, 2018 7:34:34 PM
3-5th Grade Field Day is Tuesday, May 22 — May 15, 2018 11:35:27 AM
Prek-2nd Grade Field Day is Friday, May 11 — May 9, 2018 12:25:35 AM
Volunteers Needed for UIL on May 19th — May 8, 2018 4:27:02 PM
Last Hungry Hive - Monday, May 21st — May 6, 2018 9:19:07 PM
Calling All Volunteers! — Apr 25, 2018 6:44:18 PM
5th Grade CHAPERONE Meeting — Apr 16, 2018 9:50:03 PM
5th Grade Trip Informational Meeting — Apr 16, 2018 9:48:39 PM
Paschal Harvest Luncheon — Apr 12, 2018 7:42:28 PM
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11 — Apr 10, 2018 9:55:58 PM
Capture the Flag Tournament — Apr 6, 2018 2:38:12 PM
PreK registration opens this Monday, April 2 — Mar 29, 2018 7:12:00 PM
2018 Dual-Language Application Process — Mar 26, 2018 9:44:04 PM
Hungry Hive event at AMERICADO on Tuesday, April 3 — Mar 26, 2018 9:37:37 PM
PTA nomination form for McLean 6th Grade Center — Mar 21, 2018 4:56:40 PM
PreK and Kindergarten Hosts Teacher Treat Day Friday, March 23 — Mar 9, 2018 5:18:34 PM
Hungry Hive event at SUPER CHIX on Wednesday, April 4 — Mar 7, 2018 10:28:48 PM
Auction Sponsor — Feb 20, 2018 8:22:04 PM
Library Book Drive — Feb 19, 2018 9:56:36 PM
Southern 'Home Cooking' Lunch for LBC Teachers & Staff Sponsored by the 1st Grade Parents — Feb 12, 2018 4:54:36 PM
Hungry Hive — Feb 12, 2018 3:37:15 PM
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS — Feb 12, 2018 3:36:32 PM
Library Book Donation Drive — Feb 8, 2018 3:45:30 AM
Valentinegrams now closed. Thank you! — Feb 8, 2018 2:40:57 AM
Fort Worth ISD Pre-Kindergarten — Feb 8, 2018 1:59:38 AM
Spring Career Day!! Wednesday, February7th, 9am-2pm — Jan 23, 2018 12:30:39 PM
Teacher Appreciation Lunch Sponsored by 2nd Grade — Jan 12, 2018 6:40:32 PM
Holiday Lunch for LBC Teachers & Staff Sponsored by the 3rd Grade Parents — Dec 4, 2017 7:08:43 PM
Paschal Band Recycling Fundraiser — Nov 13, 2017 3:40:53 PM
Paschal Harvest Project — Nov 13, 2017 3:22:02 PM
Fall Career Day on Wednesday, November 8th, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM — Oct 30, 2017 4:13:56 PM
Schedule Changes for Monday (10/16) and Tuesday (10/17) — Oct 13, 2017 5:24:26 PM
Calling all Spirit Night Volunteers! — Oct 3, 2017 1:55:54 PM
Mexican Lunch for LBC Teachers & Staff Sponsored by the 5th Grade Parents Friday, September 30th — Sep 20, 2017 2:03:09 AM
Lunch Schedule Change for Wed., Sept. 20 — Sep 20, 2017 12:23:50 AM
Calling All Sweet Lily Bees — Sep 1, 2017 3:05:04 PM
World Water Week — Aug 31, 2017 7:35:10 PM
Reminder: Morning Drop-Off Policy — Aug 21, 2017 8:46:50 PM
A Message from our New Assistant Principal, Roberto Amaya — Aug 15, 2017 11:33:10 PM
Join the Lily B. Clayton Online Student Directory — Aug 4, 2017 7:44:33 PM
Skip the Paper! Register Online! — Aug 3, 2017 5:31:23 PM
Terrific Tuesday Volunteers Needed! — May 24, 2017 2:54:55 AM
Spring Picnic Lunch for LBC Teachers & Staff Sponsored by Kindergarten and Pre-K Parents — Mar 21, 2017 2:08:30 AM
PreK & Kinder Registration Information — Mar 6, 2017 2:58:35 PM
Dual Language Applications are due Friday, March 10! — Mar 6, 2017 2:53:09 PM
Support Our School Library — Jan 18, 2017 7:49:10 PM
Love and Logic Classes - Sept 22 thru Oct 27 — Sep 2, 2016 7:13:52 PM
Focus Parent Portal — Sep 2, 2016 7:02:15 PM
Volunteer Background Check — Aug 2, 2016 3:09:17 PM
Supply List — Aug 2, 2016 3:03:01 PM
Back-to-School Signup — Aug 2, 2016 2:50:50 PM
Subscribe to the Lily B Calendar — Aug 2, 2016 2:39:15 PM
Party Spots Available — Aug 2, 2016 2:31:15 PM
Calling all 5th grade parents! — May 20, 2016 5:25:32 PM
3rd Annual Father & Daughter Bumble Bee Ball — Apr 19, 2016 1:06:57 AM
Lily B. Clayton 2nd Annual Bee-Baseball Night Out Mother-Son Baseball Game April 30th, 2016 4:00 pm — Apr 1, 2016 9:19:40 PM
April 1st - Spring Picnic Lunch for LBC Teachers and Staff Sponsored by Kindergarten and PreK — Mar 8, 2016 8:11:14 PM
Congratulations, Mrs. Taylor! — Mar 8, 2016 5:22:15 PM
Check out our Library Wish List! — Feb 29, 2016 8:40:06 PM
FWISD Board Approves Calendars For Next Two Years — Feb 15, 2016 3:31:59 PM
Free & Reduced Lunch application reminder — Feb 12, 2016 5:37:07 PM
Love and Logic Classes for Parents, January 15th-February 18th — Dec 8, 2015 7:14:27 PM
Lily B. Clayton raises $40,500 at annual Walkathon — Nov 18, 2015 11:41:23 PM
Have you noticed how great the Learning Garden looks? — Oct 21, 2015 4:36:01 PM
Yellow Flag means Indoor Pickup — Sep 12, 2014 2:39:35 PM
Visit our School Store! — Sep 8, 2014 3:59:43 PM
Early Morning Gym Dropoff — Jan 16, 2014 3:26:18 AM
Plaid! — Jul 10, 2012 3:33:44 PM
Shopping at Amazon.com? — Dec 16, 2010 8:24:16 PM
Congratulations Mrs. Lashley! — Sep 25, 2010 10:27:22 PM
Welcome to the School Library! — Sep 21, 2010 3:56:43 AM
Have a Question/Comment/Suggestion? — Sep 6, 2010 1:16:17 PM
Become a fan! — Mar 22, 2010 7:51:25 PM