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October 27,2018

October 26, 2018


All Souls Day commemoration at Forest Lawn – 9 a.m. Kiskiai and Vaiku darzelis go straight to school . Everyone else meets at the cemetery. Please bring photos of departed friends or family members.

PUMPKIN exhibit – all students are welcome to create Lithuanian-themed jack-o-lanterns and bring them to school. Each participant will receive a prize.

Kiskiai, Kindergarten, first and second grade students may wear Halloween costumes to school.

 

October 20,2018

October 19, 2018


This Saturday the students will be treated to a play called ŽALIA GYVA presented by actors from the Lithuanian theater troupe Teatriukas. The play begins at 12 p.m. in the upper hall. All parents and guests are welcome. Admission is free. Since this is part of the school day, students are not excused from attending.

Next Saturday, October 27th we will commemorate ALL SOULS DAY by visiting Forest Lawn cemetery at 9 a.m. After visiting the graves of Lithuanians and placing flags and flowers ,we will return to school to continue our school day. Remembering those who died is a traditional Lithuanian practice . Please bring photos of departed family members and friends.We wll pray for all of them.

RŪTA, a documentary film about the Lithuanian Olympic gold medalist Rūta Meilutyte, will be shown on Saturday, Nov. 3rd. at 2 p.m. at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. School will close at 12p.m. that day to give our students an opportunity to meet with RŪTA and be inspired by her story.

 

 

October 13,2018

October 12, 2018


Next Saturday, Oct. 20th, we welcome Teatriuko actors from Lithuania who will present a performance to all students and parents. It is based on a children’s game called ZALIA GYVA. All are welcome. Performance begins at 12pm in the upper hall. Admission is free.

Christmas program preparations are underway. EGLUTE will take place on Saturday, December 15th at 12 pm. Mark your calendars!

 

October 6-7 LITHUANIAN DAYS

October 06, 2018


This Saturday and Sunday all roads lead to LITHUANIAN DAYS on the parish grounds. All students will be performing at the Opening Ceremony on SUNDAY at 12 p.m. They are to dress in national costume. Please attend Lithuanian language Mass at 11 a.m. on that same day.

September 29,2018

September 29, 2018


VIRTUS/CHILD SAFETY presentation – tomorrow after flag-raising ceremony. If you do not have a valid certification, you are required to attend.

LITHUANIAN DAYS festival is next week. ALL STUDENTS are participating in the opening program on SUNDAY after the 11:oo Mass. It would be nice to see families at Mass also. Students are to wear national costumes. See Danguole Varnas to borrow articles of clothing.

We would like to encourage students to participate in the opening program on SATURDAY as well. The exact time will be announced at school tomorrow.

Welcome to our new families and students. We hope that you will find a second home here in our friendly Lithuanian school. Please feel free to ask questions about school policies and traditions.

Thanks to all who registered on time.Unfortunately, we have lost several families this year due to other committments. Please know we will always welcome you back with open arms!

p.Maryte

Sept. 15,2018

September 14, 2018


Registration closes tomorrow. All registration material is found on this website. Please fill in all forms completely and submit them and the tuition to Linas Venckus at school tomorrow. Unregistered students will not be included in the class rosters.

Multicultural Mass – everyone is invited to attend the beautiful MASS of CULTURES tomorrow 2:30 pm at the downtown Cathedral. In the past the entire school attended. This year we were slated to see the film RUTA ,foregoing attendance. However, it would be wonderful to have Lithuanian representation at this event.

VIRTUS CHILD SAFETY presentation will take place on Saturday, Sept. 29th at 9:15 in the upper hall. All school parents are required to attend and be certified. Your past certificate is valid for 4 years.

SCHOOL RULES : no cell phones or electronic games/music during school hours. Students are expected to dress appropriately – very short skirts, ripped jeans, and short shorts are not acceptible attire.Students will first receive verbal warnings.Please help us enforce these guidelines.

Wishing everyone a joyful new school year!

New School Year 2018-2019

August 21, 2018


Welcome back to Lithuanian School! Classes resume Saturday, Sept. 8th at 9 a.m.-1:15 p.m.Pre-school Kiskiai are dismissed at 11:30 a.m.  Last day to register is September 15th. All registration and release forms, tuition and other information is found in this website. All classes are conducted in the Lithuanian language. An adult language class is also available.

 

IMPORTANT NEWS: SATURDAY, SEPT. 15th, school will close at 12 p.m.after lunch recess  to allow all students and families to attend the documentary film RUTA, about the Lithuanian Olympian Ruta Meilutyte. The film will be shown  at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. Tickets are free and are accessed through  Consul Darius Gaidys’s  newsletter VAKARU VEJAI. Please register for tickets now. They are going fast!

Looking forward to seeing everyone back at school!

 

May 19,2018

May 17, 2018


Saturday is the last day of classes. There is no school on Memorial Day weekend. We return on June 2nd for closing ceremonies, graduation, report cards, pizza and ice cream.

EARLY REGISTRATION FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR BEGINS THIS SATURDAY MAY 19th.PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND PRINT ALL REGISTRATION FORMS FOUND ON THIS WEBSITE .FILL THEM IN COMPLETELY AND BRING TO SCHOOL . THE PARENT COMMITTEE HEADED BY LINAS VENCKUS WILL BE MANNING THE REGISTRATION TABLE.

There is a 50 dol. registration discount for those families registering early.

Next year all parents will be required to show proof of VIRTUS CHILD SAFETY certification. Many Catholic parishes throughout the Archdiocese offer this class during the summer. Certification is valid for 4 years. Many of you have already completed it last year.

Thank you for a very successful school year!

p.Maryte