Category: Featured

Save the Date: LAES PTA Pizza Bingo on Friday, February 7th, 5:00-8:00 pm

Bring the whole family for wonderful night at Louise Archer to eat pizza and play bingo! We will again have our silent auction as a part of Pizza Bingo week ONLINE! The online auction will take place the first week of February with more information to come. The online silent auction was a huge success last …

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Sunbeam on Winter Break

Your favorite weekly newsletter will be taking a break for the holidays. Last Sunbeam for 2019 will go out on December 15th. Sunbeam will resume on January 11th, 2020. As always, please send your blurbs by Thursday of each week to

Toys for Tots

Help the Louise Archer Junior Optimist Club with the annual Toys for Tots Drive in support of the Inova Children’s Hospital. Students, staff, and members of the community are welcome to donate new, unwrapped toys in the office between December 2nd  – 17th.

LAES PTA 2019 Holiday Cookie Carry

Calling all bakers or professional cookie buyers! The LAES PTA needs your help to provide homemade or store bought holiday cookies, and sweets for our annual Cookie Carry to be held on Monday, December 9th. If you plan on participating in the 2019 Holiday Cookie Carry, please sign-up! Cookies can be delivered to the teacher’s lounge from 8 – …

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SCA Clothing Drive

The SCA is sponsoring a clothing drive. All clothes donated will go to those in need in our community. We are accepting clothes for all ages (even adults)! We are specifically looking for warm clothing for the winter months (coats, jackets, sweaters, pants, gloves, etc). There will be boxes labeled for each grade level for …

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2019-2020 Yearbook Cover Contest

Attention all STUDENT ARTISTS!!! Draw, paint or sketch a piece of art for the 2019-2020 Yearbook Cover Contest. This year’s YEARBOOK cover theme is: “Pieces of Our Future” Imagine 2040. What do you see for yourself in twenty years? Do you believe that dreams can predict the future? If yes, imagine the future of food, …

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Sunshine Times Submissions Due December 6th

The Sunshine Times is a student newspaper intended to be a creative outlet for budding writers, photographers, and artists. All students K-6th grade are encouraged to participate! TOP 5 REASONS TO WRITE FOR THE SUNSHINE TIMES See your name in print! Get a hard copy of the newspaper to bring home! Write (or draw!) about anything! Share …

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JMHS Presents “The Snowman”

The Snowman Concert is coming to town! Madison High School Choir and Orchestra will present “The Snowman in Concert” on Saturday, December 7th from 10:30 to 12:00 pm.  Enjoy a new family holiday event, including a showing of the animated winter classic Raymond Briggs “The Snowman” with live music performed by the Chamber Orchestra, Madrigals and …

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Children’s Holiday Wonderland Concert

Oakton High Band presents a Children’s Holiday Wonderland Concert Enjoy an interactive holiday concert, specially crafted to keep kids’ interested and entertained. Listen, clap and sing along to favorite holiday tunes. Children can create holiday crafts in the Wonderland Workshop. Adults can relax in the Cocoa Cafe and snap that special pic of their child …

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