Fall Festival 10~22~16


Don’t forget to join us for our fabulous Fall Festival. Food trucks, music, games, bounce houses, prizes, and so much more. Be sure to bring chairs or a blanket and click the links below for more info on tickets and our yummy bake sale. Visit us on Facebook for details and sponsorship opportunities.




Kindergarten Roundup

Kindergarten Roundup

Rising Kindergarten families, mark your calendars! Kindergarten Roundup is Tuesday, April 12th! Between 3:30pm and 6:00pm, come visit and learn more about our school and meet Kindergarten teachers!

Spirit wear will also be available for every member of the family.

Kindergarten Registration packets are available now in the Lotts front office.



Spring Clothing Drive

Clothing Drive

It’s a great time to clean out those closets and to make room for those spring/summer clothes! Let’s help those in our area who need our help the most!

What is needed:
– New underwear and socks
– Gently used clothing of any size (5T-Adult XXL)
**Greatest need is for sizes 6-18**

Items can be dropped off at school between the dates of March 28th and April 1st. If you have items, but can’t make it to the school or have any questions, please contact Angela Whitt at allyvic7507@yahoo.com or at 865.201.7005



A.L. Lotts Leopard Glow Run

Glow Run

Our first ever A.L. Lotts Leopard Glow Run will take place on Friday April 1st (unless it rains and then it will move to the next Friday, April 8th)!

We have a fun day planned for the children with music, ice cream, and a very special emcee – our very own Coach Cross!

We are asking for families to obtain donations between March 10th – March 30th with all money due by April 8th. All proceeds from the Glow Run will stay in school and will help fund programs such as clinic, library, Science Masters, Art Masters, Mom’s anonymous, technology, playground equipment and much more.

Online donations may be made at:
**There are no processing fees**

Run times are:
2nd Grade – 7:55am-8:40am
1st Grade – 8:40am-9:25am
Kindergarten – 9:45am-10:30am
5th Grade – 11:20am-12:05pm
3rd Grade – 12:10pm-12:55pm
4th Grade – 1:40pm-2:25pm





Parent Workshops

A.L. Lotts Families, please take note of the following parent workshops offered at our school:

Parent Workshops- in the Marigold Room*

Dog Safety-Tues. March 8th at 1:30-
Since dogs are a big part of our society, the American Kennel Club® believes every child should be taught how to behave safely around them. Join H.A.B.I.T. director Ruth Sapp, a local H.A.B.I.T dog, and Ms. Filtness as we talk about how we can keep our students safe around dogs.

Parent Book Club-
Join us as we read “How To Talk So Kids Will Listen” by Adele Farber. Don’t worry if you didn’t get a chance to read we will have a quick review before we talk.
Tues. Mar. 22nd- 8:30 am
Tues. April 5th- 1:45 pm
Tues. May 17th- 1:30pm

Love and Logic Check In- April 5th at 1
This is a relaxed workshop designed to check in and see how strategies from this year’s Love and Logic workshop are working. Come ready to laugh, cry, and share your stories.

Summer Reading- May 10th at 1:30
Join us as we discuss strategies and local programs to keep students motivated to read during the summer.

To ensure we have enough handouts please RSVP to laura.filtness@knoxschools.org.
* Dates subject to change