Lesley Ellis News and Updates

hlewis ::: News & Events, Press Releases, School Bulletin Board

Do you LOVE running or walking? Need a good excuse to start exercising this spring? Join the LES community in the first Cause and Event 5K Run/Walk in Arlington on May 17th. The Health and Wellness Committee at LES is encouraging our entire community to join together and celebrate fitness through this event. In addition to the 5K, there is also a free kid’s fun run!

A wonderful aspect of this...

dcasanave ::: faculty week, preparing classrooms, start of school

The thick, immovable air of August belies the inevitably of what’s coming.


Mother Nature, in Her infinite wisdom, has seen fit each year to help nudge us forward; toward a change in routine that is anything but thick and immovable. The long days of summer are getting decidedly shorter. The August sunlight is angled lower in the sky, creating the most stunning sunsets of the year. Temperatures are cooling off….slowly.

Next week Lesley Ellis opens...

Liam preparing his students' lockers
dcasanave ::: Fun Fair

With school just around the corner, we're already preparing for a fun fall! 

Mark your calendars for the Lesley Ellis Free Fun Fair. Saturday, September 26 from 9 - 11 a.m.

Open to Lesley Ellis families, their friends, and the community at large. Join us for a morning of games, crafts, music, face painting, and more. We look forward to seeing you there!

hlewis ::: News & Events, Press Releases, School Bulletin Board

Location, location, location .... see Lesley Ellis students Josie Slonka, Jacob Binkowski, Aidan Hurff and Aidan Woog-McGinty pictured in Kara Baskin's "What is it like to live in East Arlington?" article from The Boston Globe, June, 21, 2015....

hlewis ::: News & Events, Press Releases, School Bulletin

Young Adventurers, Junior Discoverers, Senior Explorers and Middle School Summer Programs are kicking off the season with cool activities to match some cool themes -- “Sizzling Science”, “Engineering with Literature”, “Fun with Bubbles”, “Land and Sea Art” and “On the Water”.


hlewis ::: News & Events, Press Releases, School Bulletin Board

We had a wonderful end of year celebration at LES! Here are some photos from our annual family BBQ. We hope you will stay in touch with updates of...

hlewis ::: News & Events, Press Releases, School Bulletin Board

Come and celebrate the end of the year with joyous music at Lesley Ellis School! Our concert will feature RISE: The Voices of Lesley Ellis and the Grade 1/2 Chorus. Refreshments will be served after the performance. All families are welcome. The performance will begin at 6:30pm – we look forward to seeing you there!


hlewis ::: News & Events, Press Releases, School Bulletin Board

During our all school assembly this week, winners of the Lesley Ellis Lions on the Prowl April Vacation Photo Contest were announced with prizes awarded in three categories - Local Lion Fun, Looniest Lions, and the Longest Traveled. 

Local Lion Fun was awarded to David Zablotski (PreK Blue), Oona Hekking (Kindergarten), Clara Berger, Naomi Ravel and Vanya Karabadji (Grade 7). 


hlewis ::: News & Events, Press Releases, School Bulletin Board

Lesley Ellis sixth grader, Eli Shear-Baggish, will be competing in the 2015 North American School Scrabble Championship May 16-17 at the Hasbro Worldwide Headquarters in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The tournament is an annual event for young people (two players per team from grades 4-8), representing schools and other youth organizations from across the United States and Canada. While Eli is a student here at Lesley Ellis, his teammate, Jem Burch, lives in California. The two boys, who call...

hlewis ::: News & Events, Press Releases, School Bulletin Board

Lesley Ellis seventh graders are on the move this week as they travel to Washington D.C. for a visit to our nation’s capital!

News from Day 1...

First day highlights included a visit to the Mall, Air and Space Museum, Elizabeth Warren’s office, tours of Congress, original Senate, House in session, Supreme Court chambers, an underground trolley ride to the Capitol and stroll through Howard University at end of the day!