The Prestonwood Primary Paper

Volume 27 - March 10, 2022

From the Guides:

Hello Families! We are one day away from a well-deserved Spring Break! We hope you take the time to relax and spend time with your children during their days off.

Newsletter Release Update

In response to parent feedback, we will be reducing the amount of duplicate information being sent home via our three newsletters. Going forward, the Primary Paper and Lower Elementary Low-Down will alternate distribution weeks with our Prestonwood Montessori @ E.D. Walker school-wide newsletter to keep information relevant and concise.

The newsletter for March and April is as follows:

  • March 24: Primary Paper and Lower Elementary Low-Down
  • March 31: Prestonwood Newsletter
  • April 7: Primary Paper and Lower Elementary Low-Down
  • April 14: Prestonwood Newsletter
  • April 21: Primary Paper and Lower Elementary Low-Down
  • April 28: Prestonwood Newsletter

The following information is included in this edition:

  • Pups at Play - recap (updated)
  • Spring Break (updated)
  • This Week in Primary (updated)
  • Upcoming Events (updated)
  • Montessori Resources for at Home (ongoing)
  • COVID Vaccine Information (ongoing)

Health Reminder

We ask that you monitor your children's health and keep them home if they have any symptoms of COVID-19 (including but not limited to: coughing, sore throat, fever, body chills) and notify your child's guide. Please also schedule an appointment with the nurse for testing. If anyone in your family has tested positive for COVID-19, please contact your child's guide and keep your child home until the date recommended by your doctor, CDC guidelines, or district policy. For any illness, your child must be fever free for 24 hours without medicine in order to return to school. As always, please send a written excuse or email the excuse to Ms. De Santiago in the front office. Her email is Please cc your child's guide.

If you have any questions, please reach out to your child's Guide.


The Primary Guides

Pups at Play

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Today is our first Pups at Play. We are looking forward to sharing photographs when we return from Spring Break. As a reminder: normal dismissal procedures will begin at 4:15pm.

Pups at Play will take place on:

  • March 10 - 3:15pm-4:15pm
  • March 31 - 3:15pm-4:15pm
  • April 14 - 3:15pm-4:15pm
  • April 28 - 3:15pm-4:15pm

Spring Break - No School

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Montessori Resources for At Home

As we have seen an increase in COVID cases in our county, we want to be proactive in providing at home resources to provide continuous learning. If your child misses school due to COVID quarantine or exposure, they can complete the activities included in this resource. Click the link below to access. Please review reach out to your child's guide with any questions.

Montessori Resources at Home

Montessori Isn't Just for the Classroom - How to Incorporate Montessori at Home article

This Week in Primary

PTA Newsletter

Please click this link to visit the PTA newsletter and learn about upcoming events. PTA is looking for hosts for Pack Parties. There is also a link to order Girl Scout Cookies and yearbooks.

Upcoming Events

Pups at Play First Day!

Thursday, March 10th, 3:15pm

12532 Nuestra Drive

Dallas, TX

Spring Break

Monday, March 14th, 7am to Friday, March 18th, 4pm

12532 Nuestra Drive

Dallas, TX

Pups at Play - 2nd Club Meeting

Thursday, March 31st, 3:15-4:15pm

12532 Nuestra Drive

Dallas, TX

From the District: Vaccine Incentive

The district is offering a $50 incentive for children ages 5-11 who receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

How to provide proof of vaccination

To find a COVID vaccine clinic near you, visit

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