Coats for Kids! Family Engagement Night! Family Movie Night Coming Soon!

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Dear Lilja Families,

I just wanted to say a heartfelt THANK YOU to all who made donations and volunteered to help with the Thanksgiving Drive this year. Over the last two weeks, and especially Tuesday morning, Lilja families and their diligent room parents all came together and we were able to deliver 24 meals to the Natick Service Council! This is my favorite event that Lilja participates in, not only because it is a wonderful way to teach our students what it means to be part of a community that helps families in need, but because I get to be a part of a group of incredible volunteers who really stepped up and accomplished an amazing feat of delivering all those meals by 9:15am Tuesday morning. I am so grateful to be a part of the Lilja Community!

Thank you and have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Laura Viale 

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Donate your Winter Coats

Between now and January 4th Lilja will be a drop off location for Coats for Kids. There are two ways YOU can help.

1) Drop off winter coats for adults or children in the Coats for Kids box at Lilja. Please drop off COATS ONLY. This is not a collection for other clothing.

2) Check, empty and deliver the coats on December 7th, December 21st and January 4th. If you would like to help with this please email THANK YOU!

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Family Engagement Night — Join Us 12/11/18

Your opinion matters to us!

We want to make you aware that our anti-bullying forum for community members, originally scheduled in November, has been moved to Family Engagement Night on December 11th at 7:00 pm at the Natick High School. This event will include:

  • 7:00 - 8:00 pm: Rotation through two focus groups to give feedback to us on website design and content and communication in general to parents (email, texts, phone, mailings) and your preferences for both

  • 7:00 - 8:00 pm: Meetings with parents from SEPAC who will help us with a book study group train-the-trainer model on the text Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in the Home: A practical guide for integrating the development of social-emotional skills into your parenting, (Ribas et al. 2018). Please contact SEPAC to express interest in becoming a book group facilitator.

  • 8:00 - 9:00 pm: All parents Anti-Bullying Forum and Information Session with all principals and all school leaders. Share questions and concerns about bullying in our community in this leadership listening session focused on solving problems and supporting school safety.

Babysitting can be provided with your RSVP to the event — please RSVP below.

RSVP for Babysitting on Dec 11th

It is our hope to have an evening of hearing from our families and sharing of our core values and needs as a community. Your attendance is valued and we hope to see you there.

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Family Movie Night is Coming in January

Save the date: January 18

Join us at Lilja School for this FREE community evening event.

We will watch Happy Feet!

More information will be coming soon!

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Student Field Trip Fee AY19 - DUE OCTOBER 15, 2018


This annual $20 per student fee for K-4 students covers field trip related activities for the upcoming academic year. Should you need financial assistance, we encourage you to contact the Lilja guidance office.

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Collect your Box Tops!

Through our collection contest on October we raised $457.30. Thank you! The classroom with the most Box Tops is 1/2M. The student with the most Box Tops is Brayden Gentile in class 1/2M.

Great work! We will continue to collect box tops as an ongoing collection throughout the year.