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Principal’s Message

Welcome to Longdale Elementary School! Originally built in 1933, Longdale has a long tradition of academic excellence and community pride. Currently, Longdale has a population of 485 students in grades PreKg through 5th.  Longdale is a Title I Schoolwide Program and has two PreKg classes through Federal Programs.

Technology abounds at Longdale. All classrooms, Pre Kg-5th, have a Promethean Board to promote student engagement and quality instruction. Students also have access to laptop computers, iPads, iPods, slates, and document cameras. Students in grades 2nd through 5th have their own laptops; allowing them to conduct research and showcase their knowledge through technology. At Longdale, there are approximately eighty staff members, who are dedicated to ensure academic and socio-emotional success for all of our students.

At Longdale, we continue to build on the success of our solid foundation as we implement small group, differentiated reading and math instruction and provide quality intervention and enrichment opportunities. This year, we will continue our integration of STEAM opportunities throughout the school day, so all students can experience Deeper Learning through activities that promote Creative Problem Solving, Communication, Creativity, and Cooperation.

Our theme for the 2019-2020 school year is “Learning is an Adventure at Longdale Elementary!” Daily our students at Longdale will explore their world and expand their knowledge as they become Global Citizens with Quality Character and as they acquire the knowledge skills needed to enable them to learn Anytime and Anywhere.Together the Longdale Faculty and Staff are committed to ensuring that all of our Longdale Tigers receive the best education experience possible.

We encourage you to be a part of the Longdale Experience. Be a Tiger Teammate. Visit your child during lunch, volunteer during the school day, chaperone field trips, and join our PTO.  Earn PAW Stickers each time you come to Longdale and redeem them through our PAWs (Parent Award Winners) program. Visit our school website and Facebook page often to learn about more ways to be involved at Longdale and to keep abreast of school events and happenings.

I am looking forward to working collaboratively with each of you throughout the year. If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher or myself at 261-5095. See you soon at Longdale Elementary.

Lara Brooks

Principal

Longdale Elementary School

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