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We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving Break!  We are Thankful for each and every one of you.  We will see you back at school on Monday, December 1st.   
 
The winning branch for the 2nd nine weeks will have hot chocolate and popcorn in the multipurpose while enjoying a movie!  The winning branch members will also be able to wear your branch t-shirt and pajama bottoms!  How fun is that??  Will your branch be the winner???
 
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Congratulations to our
Top AR Readers for the
First Nine Weeks!
 
Thank you Sam's Club for Supporting
Longleaf Elementary School!
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KINDERGARTEN 
1st place - Caroline Calhoun
 
 
1st grade  
FIRST GRADE 
3rd place - Maddie Hylender, 1st place - Anna Anderson, 2nd place - Mae Bridges
 
 
 2nd
SECOND GRADE
2nd place - Amelia Britt, 1st place - Brandiunna Ruffin, 3rd place - Steven Odom
 
 
3d  
THIRD GRADE
1st place - Anushka Singh, 2nd place - Michelle Chung, 3rd place - Rachele Chung
 
 
4th  
FOURTH GRADE
2nd place - Tapan Kotikalapudi, 1st place - Peyton Williamson, 3rd place - Bryson Thornton
 
 
5th  
 FIFTH GRADE
1st place - Myles Hudson, 2nd place - Addyson Meadows,  3rd place - Gabriel Gustafson
 
Longleaf Elementary School LOVES Sam's Club!
Check out our display when you exit the store!! 
 
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BIRTHDAY SHOUT-OUTS AT LONGLEAF
Do you want your make your student feel extra special on their birthday?  
You can now display a "Birthday Shout-Out" on the digital signs by the front office and in the cafeteria letting everyone know that today is their special day!  Request a form from your child's teacher and turn it in with $10 payment 3 days prior to your child's birthday.  
(Cash only please)
Their name will run on the sign all day for everyone to see!  
 
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 Longleaf Battle of the Branches......
Who will win for the second nine weeks?
 
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 Sign up for Active Parent On-line
Track your child's attendance and grades through Active Parent
 
After completing the online form, please come to the office and show your picture ID
to activate your account.
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Please be sure to sign up for Free and Reduced Lunch if applicable
(see link under QUICK LINKS to left)
Don't forget to use My School Bucks to pay for breakfast and lunch
(see link under QUICK LINKS to left) 
 
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Aerial View of Longleaf Elementary School taken from above 4th Street, looking down the entrance road.  
School is located on the top, right side of picture. 
 
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Welcome to Longleaf Elementary School
Grades K-5
"Rooted in Excellence, Branching into Success" 
 
 
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School Every Day: Make Every Day Count Attendance Awareness
The Importance of Attendance:
* Attendance matters for doing well in school and life * Attendance helps develop good habits * Too many absences will slow down instruction for all students * Children will suffer academically if they miss 10% of school days * Chronic absences is a leading warning sign that a student will drop out * Poor attendance affects funding your local school and school district Every Day Counts: Attend Today - Achieve Tomorrow
For more information and to see the district daily absence report click on the Attendance Link above. 
 
We are located at:
5279 West 4th Street Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Phone:  601-264-3858
Fax:  601-261-6892 
 
Click here for a map and directions School Begins each day at 7:50 am  School ends each day at 2:30 pm
(Please note that we will be loading our bus riders each day at 2:25 pm.  
Our car riders will be dismissed a few minutes before bus riders)  
 
* Any transportation changes will require a handwritten note or it may be faxed to the office by 8:30 am each day.  Include a phone number on the note.  Please fax your changes to 601-261-6892 NO CHECK-OUTS after 2:00 PM 
 
Longleaf Elementary has been named a Participating School by the MAC (Mississippi Arts Commission).  We have many professional development opportunities for our teachers to attend.  We will be integrating arts in our classroom and throughout the school to allow our students to deepen their knowledge and learning experiences. 
 
THREE EASY WAYS TO HELP LONGLEAF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL * BOX TOPS, * MY COKE REWARDS, and * TARGET'S TAKE CHARGE OF EDUCATION
(See information below)
 
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Please save all Box Tops...We earn cash for our school!!  Send Box Tops at any time to your child's teacher.
 
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My Coke Rewards Program Our school participates in the My Coke Rewards program.  By drinking Coca-Cola products, you can get My Coke Reward points and donate them to help our school.  Go to mycokerewards.com/school  and sign in (please register if you aren't already a member). Enter your codes then search for Longleaf Elementary to donate points.  
 
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Target's TAKE CHARGE OF EDUCATION  All you have to do is apply for a Target Red Card and then use the REDcard when making purchases at Target.  Target will donate up to 1% of your purchases to help Longleaf Elementary School.   Our Target school number is:  153409.
 
 
 
Lamar County School District Mission Statement
"The mission of the Lamar County School District is to provide a quality education in a safe and healthy environment with opportunities for all students to experience success."