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December Newsletter

Dear Mayfair friends and family,

It is hard to believe that the holiday season is upon us! Holidays can be a very busy time with family and friends, and we wish everyone a warm and loving holiday season. We hope that you take time to rest, relax, and unwind as 2017 comes to a close. A new year always brings so much promise of better things to come. We look forward to many fantastic adventures ahead of us in 2018!


All Mayfair Lab Teachers and Staff


Dates to Remember

December 4-8, 2017 Computer Science Week (Hour of Code)

December 4, 2017 First Grade Field Trip to Shaw Center

Magnet Applications Close

Kids Orchestra Concert, 5:30

December 7, 2017 Family Code Night, 5:30 pm

December 8, 2017 Winter Concert, 9 am for 3rd and 4th grade parents,

and 10 am for 3rd and 5th grade parents

December 12, 2017 Second grade field trip to Knock, Knock Museum

Fourth/Fifth grade field trip to LASM

December 13, 2017 K-5 Class Christmas Parties

Second grade field trip to Playmakers

December 14-15 Middle School Midterms, early dismissals, no


December 18, 2017 Middle School Christmas Party, early dismissal, no


December 19 - January 3, 2018 Christmas Holidays

Upcoming!! (subject to change!)

January 4, 2018 Students return to school!

January 15, 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday


Mayfair is excited to host the first Family Code Night! This night is all about learning and working together to practice computer science. Students from Lee High School's computer Science Club will be on hand to assist families with getting online and learning all about coding. Click the button below to find out more about this night, and to register. It's free and no experience is needed!


Mrs. Choi has been working wonderfully with the students to prepare for this year's Winter Concert. The 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders will be performing on December 8th at 9 am for 3rd and 4th grade parents and again at 10 am for 3rd and 5th grade parents.

This year's class Christmas parties for grades kindergarten through fifth grade will be held on December 13th at 1:30 pm. This is the last full day of school before early dismissals and the Christmas Holidays. Please be on the lookout for more information from your child's teacher or room parents about this upcoming celebration.

Middle School will celebrate on December 18. They are asking for donations. Please check the ClassTag app or website to sign up.


Thank you to everyone who participated in our Walk-A-Thon. All of the students had a great time. Thank you to everyone who made a donation.

Total Amount Donated:



Braxton Martin - $1336

Brady Laguna - $552

Scarlett Kirsch - $400

Chloe Roy - $320

Taylor Lane - $316


Students will be dismissed at 12:45 pm on the following days:

December 14

December 15

December 18

There will be NO aftercare offered these three days.


Midterm Exams!!

Middle schoolers will be taking midterms on two early dismissal days in December.

December 14 - Math and Science

December 15 - ELA and SS

Please make sure your student is on time and stays the entire time. Midterms will begin at 8:30 am and end at 12:30 pm.


The seventh grade students have worked hard each and every morning to write, film, edit, and produce the morning news. Stay tuned next semester for even more exciting content to be developed by these bright young minds including music videos, commercials, and exciting Minecraft Collaborative Screencasts!

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE!

Mayfair Laboratory School's Broadcast team has been chosen as a PBS Student Reporting Lab. We will be working closely with PBS to research adn report on issues important to students in today's world. We are the only one in Louisiana! Excited about this special opportunity. Click below to read more about the Reporting Labs.

Read more about the Student Labs HERE.

The November PBIS reward was a hit! Students earning 50 Paw Points won an afternoon eating nachos!! Here we have some second graders enjoying this special treat with their teacher, Mrs. Montz.

Congratulations to the fifth graders who graduated from DARE this past month! They participated in weekly DARE lessons designed to inform the students about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. The students wrote essays about their drug free pledge and acted out the lessons learned during their graduation. Great job kids!


Congratulations to Taylor Underwood! Taylor has been chosen as our Mayfair Student of the Year! She is in fifth grade this year and has been at Mayfair since the beginning. We are so proud of you, Taylor!


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