Pecan Grove Elementary

April 19 - April 30th

Principal - Dr. Trenae Hill

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Almost there...

What an April! I cannot believe we are almost through the entire month! We are gearing up for an exciting May for our students. We are planning for a 2-day field day event for our students, in a very safe way! We are also hopeful for class celebrations and virtual ceremonies! Cannot wait! We can do this!

Assistant Principal - Mrs. Shazia Qazi

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Thank you

THANK YOU for all the sweet emails, cards, and gifts that each one of you sent for Assistant Principal's Day/week. I am so grateful and blessed to lead a campus with so much support. I appreciate all the support that each of you have given me this year! The students have been a pleasure to watch these past few weeks. They are all so engaged and excited with all the learning that is going on. WOW! Let's continue to stay focused on our end goal and continue to practice social distancing, washing our hands and wearing our masks. We can do it!

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April Birthdays

April birthdays are nice, breezy and filled with sunshine! Have a fabulous one!

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 19th - NO SCHOOL (for students) - Staff Development Day

Wednesday, April 21st - We are Celebrating Administrative Professional's Day

Thursday, April 22nd - Earth Day


Tuesday, April 27th - We are Celebrating School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

Friday, April 30th - We are Celebrating School Principal Day

Mrs. Amee Wilson

Our fabulous Executive Assistant! THANK YOU for making our school run so smoothly! We love you!
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Earth Day

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Celebrating our Bus Drivers

Thank you for keeping our ride safe - to and from school!
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Celebrating all Principals

I LOVE what I do! THANK YOU for allowing me to be your Principal - Dr. Hill
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Bowie Bear Band - Calling all 5th Graders

Bowie Bear Band - Calling all 5th Graders
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Please help us keep our equipment clean

We are currently not having students play on the equipment during recess however, many of our students in the community play after-school and on the weekends. Our custodians have had to clean mud and feces from the equipment each week. Please discuss with your children to help keep their play area clean! We do not want anyone throwing wet mud or touching feces! Thank you!
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We would like to introduce Sora, a new to FBISD E-book/audiobook online system to help our students reconnect with books no matter where they are. Sora has some of the newest and best books around. It can be accessed through your child’s 1Link/Class Link account. You can also download the app on a device and enjoy from there. All our Cubs were shown Sora this past week in Library but if you would like to watch tutorial, please see your child’s Library Schoology course.

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TECHNOLOGY DEPOT LOCATIONS AND AVAILABILITY

Support Depots are in place to provide Hardware Services for remote students and staff.


Hours will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with one hour for lunch, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


Hours for Tuesday and Thursday, from 8:30 - 5:30 p.m. with one hour for lunch, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


Depots are closed on District Holidays


Services are provided at the following sites:


TecEd (Behind Dulles High School)

Marshall High School

Austin High School

Face-to-Face Protocols

Current Online Student Schedules

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Nurse Jessica Dupuis

FBISD Health and Safety Protocols


Re-entry into school following any of these symptoms: fever, runny nose/congestion, sore throat, cough, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of taste or smell = 72 hours have passed AND parent presents either a doctor’s note stating alternative diagnosis (strep throat, Flu, allergies, etc) OR a Negative COVID-19 test result.


If the student is not cleared by the doctor with a note for return, or has not taken a COVID-19 test, the student must stay home until 10 days have passed since symptoms began.


Please ensure that if your child is not feeling well that you DO NOT send them to school. FBISD has very detailed protocols that we are adhering to. We want all of our students here and healthy but we need your support with this! Help us keep our students and staff well!

Can my child go to school today? - Flowchart

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School Zone

School is from 8:10 - 3:25 p.m.! Protect our students and yield to all signs! Be careful!


PLEASE slow down as our children are being dropped off in the mornings!


We care about them all!

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VISITOR INFORMATION

Due to health and safety protocols, we will not have ANY visitors at this time. Thank you for understanding. We also will not be accepting any lunch or snack drop-offs at this time.
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Please remember to send in any absence excuses! The same attendance rules apply for both virtual and face-to-face learning. You don’t want an invitation from the Truancy Diversion Program!


When is an absence excused?

· FBISD extracurricular activities

· Illness and medical appointments

· Required court appearances

· Religious holy days

· Activities related to obtaining United States citizenship


Submitting an Excuse Note

· Notes must be turned in no later than five days upon returning to school.

· Notes should be emailed to the school’s Attendance Clerk.

· A medical note can be scanned and emailed to the campus email attendancepge@fortbendisd.com or dewana.curran@fortbendisd.com


Excuse notes should always include:

· Student’s full name

· Student’s ID number

· Today’s date

· Date(s) of absence

· Reason for absence

· Parent contact information

Counselor Connection

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2020-2021 Yearbook Sale

It's that time...Yearbook time! Get your orders placed now! Books will be delivered or porch pickup in Pecan Grove mid-July. For any 5th graders interested in submitting a design for the cover, please have them turn in their artwork by April 30th. This year's theme is Under the Sea. Submissions should be a full 8.5 x 11" page and can be handed in to Mrs. Vontz or submitted electronically through Schoology.
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PTO Partnered with Amazon Smile

Did you know that you can help PGE just by doing what you're already doing? SHOPPING ON AMAZON!! Set PGE PTO as your Amazon Smile Charity and start your shopping at smile.amazon.com. You can now do this through the Amazon app as well. Just follow the instructions below to get started!!

AmazonSmile customers can now support Pecan Grove Elementary PTO in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

- Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device

- Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into 'Settings'

- Tap 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process

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PGE Spirit Nights

SPIRIT NIGHTS! Dine-in or take-out from these local restaurants and be sure to mention PGE.

4/28 - MOD Pizza - Aliana

5/6 - Victor's Mexican Grill - Long Meadow Farms

5/19 - MOD Pizza - Aliana

PTO Membership

Upcoming Membership Meetings via Zoom


4/20 @ 6pm - We will vote to approve a bylaw revision that includes a provision for open Board positions and also vote to approve the proposed 21-22 Budget.


Meeting ID 781 9379 8747 Passcode D9e6Gf


5/25 @ 6:30pm - We will vote on the 21-22 PGE PTO Board.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/95290185495?pwd=OHJrZncxYW9lM0RrclZKVklPL3B0QT09


Meeting ID: 952 9018 5495

Passcode: 671643

PTO Board Member - Info.

Do you want to have an impact on your child’s school? Are you wondering how you can get involved? Join your PGE PTO Board!

The PTO Board is a group of MANY parents from different walks of life, who want to make our school the best it can be for our students, staff and parents. We strive to be a group that is welcoming, kind, and sets a good example for our children. Attached is a list of positions, their job descriptions, and an approximation of the hours per week to be dedicated to the position. It is absolutely possible to work and still be a member of your PTO Board! Email the below Nomination Form (and/or any questions) to nominations@pgepto.com by May 7th, 2021. Elections will take place on May 25, 2021 @ 6:30pm via Zoom. All nominations will be reviewed by staff and voted on by all members present at the election. Thank you for your interest… WE ARE SO EXCITED TO HAVE NEW and RETURNING FACES!

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