Henry W. Lawton School Elementary

Principal
Ms. Arnetta Imes

6101 Jackson Street
Philadelphia PA 19135
Phone: 215-335-5659

Henry W. Lawton School

Message from the Principal

 Welcome to the Henry W. Lawton Elementary School website!

From Ms Imes:

Hello Lawton Families!  

February Information:

Parents who filled out school selection applications online need to login to check the status of your selections and accept or decline the school by Friday, February 5, 2016 by 5pm or you will lose your spot.

Snack sale every Tuesday, cost 50¢

Pretzel money due on Thursdays, 50¢ each.

Parent workshop to give your strategies on how to help your child with reading will be held on Wednesday, February 17th at 9am in the library. All are welcome. 

Benchmark testing begins for grades 3 thru 5 on Feb. 3rd. Students need to be in school each day of testing.

Report card conferences will be held in the afternoons of the 23rd, 24th & 25th. After your appointment, stop by the library to shop at the Book Fair.

School Closed Monday February 15th, Presidents' Day. 

12:09 Dismissal on Tuesday February 16th & Friday, February 26th. 

Reminders:

Kindergarten registration has begun. Children must be 5 by September 1, 2016. Stop by the Main office to pick up the packet.  

Students are marked late after 8:30am.

Children are to enter through the big yard doors not the front doors. 

 

Safety of Our Students is a Priority

Smoking is not permitted anywhere on school grounds. Many children are allergic or afraid of dogs as well as other animals. Please do not bring any animals into the school yard.

Also bicycles, skooters, and skateboards are a danger with some many children dismissing at one time. Please refrain from bring these items when picking up your child from school. 

Photo ID Required-Please be sure that you have a photo ID available whenever you pick up your child from school.You will be asked to show it at early dismissal, late pick up, or if a Kindergarten teacher is absent.

 

Snowy Weather

In the event of an emergency school closing, please tune to your local news, visit the School District's website at www.philasd.org or call the District's Parent Hotline at 215-400-INFO(4636). If there is a 2 hour delay, students should report to school at 10:30am.   Bus Information here

Box Tops for Education

This program has been a huge success! 

Thank you for saving your Box Tops and Labels!

Keep them coming. We are on our way to reaching our goal.

Box Tops for Educations 

and Labels for Education.  

Please clip, save, and bring to school the box top coupon or the UPC code/beverage cap for the Labels for Education products.  Each classroom has a collection bag.

If you shop at Acme, ShopRite, Genuardi's, or Food Lion you can register your for Store Bonus Reward card on the eLabels  website eLabelsForEducation.com. and any product points will be automatically added to Lawton's account whenever you swipe your card.


 

 

 

Points of Pride

  • Eagles Book Mobile and Eagles Storybook Man visited Lawton School to share his love of reading with our students.
  • Maryem Bouatlaoui won Best Emblem in the National Constituting Contest 2013.
  • 1st Place 5th Grade Team--Philadelphia Reading Olympics in 2013.
  • Classrooms have interactive white board.
  • Lawton School added 23 classrooms in a beautiful state of the art addition in September 2008.
  • The addition included a Science lab, Art lab, and Computer lab.
  • Our Office entrance showcases our school's history via our 100th Anniversary Mural created in partnership with Network Arts Program.
  • We have enjoyed visits from artists, dancers, and Jazz musicians through our participation in Arts in Education.

 

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