PARK PENCIL POINT NEWSLETTER

November 3, 2022

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Parent Teacher Conferences TONIGHT!

If you still need to sign up, here is the link: https://ptcfast.com/schools/Park_Elementary_School

School Events

  • November 3 - Conferences (4:30-8:15pm)
  • November 11 - Veteran's Day Assembly (9:45am) *
  • November 17 - Skating Party (6-8:30pm) United Skates of America*
  • November 23-25 - NO SCHOOL - Happy Thanksgiving!


  • December 13 - Grandparents Visit Music Concert Rehearsal (10:00am)
  • December 13 - 2nd & 3rd Grade Music Concert (6pm & 7:15pm)
  • December 16 - Sugar Plum Shoppe
  • December 17 - Sing for Santa - Monsters Game (12:00pm)*
  • December 21 - End of 2nd Quarter
  • December 21 - Class Parties


PTO Events


  • November 9 - CARNIVAL Planning Meeting (5:30pm)
  • November 9 - PTO Meeting (6:30pm)

  • * See below for more information

    Looking for Veterans to Honor at Our Assembly!

    Park School will be having a short assembly honoring our veterans on Friday, November 11, 2022 at 9:45am. We would like to invite parents/relatives of our students who have served in the Armed Forces to attend this program. We would ask veterans to wear their uniforms, if possible. We would like to give each veteran an opportunity to share (1-5 minutes) with our audience their years of service, area of service in the Armed Forces, and what being a veteran means to them.

    *Note: We are also asking that our Boy and Girl Scouts wear their uniforms for this day.*

    KINDNESS MATTERS - STUFF THE TURKEY

    Help Us “Stuff The Turkey” and Keep Geauga County Children Warm This Winter!


    In celebration of World Kindness Day, Park School will be collecting new warm clothing items to donate to Geauga County Job & Family Services.


    Bring your warm clothing items to school between November 1st-12th and “Stuff The Turkey” with Kindness!


    New Items Only Please!

    Coats, Socks

    Gloves/Mittens, Boots

    Scarves, Sweaters

    Ear Muffs, Warm PJ’s

    Snow Pants, Hats


    For every clothing item donated, you will receive a feather to add to the turkey.


    Thank you so much for your generosity and kindness!



    Celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13th by doing something kind for someone!

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    Look at our Enthusiastic Terrific Kids for the month of October! Congratulations!!

    Carter Morrison, Max Dreslinski, Taylor Duncan, Mason Thrasher, Simon Ghobrial, Liam Neill, Grace Perkins, Alexandra Sullivan and not pictured: Jackson Day-Lausin and Zoe Williams
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    Chardon Square Association's 2022 Scarecrow Contest


    Winner: Park Elementary School

    Title: "CROW SCARING LESSONS"

    Book Fair THANK YOU!

    Monster Book Fair!!

    The book fair was a wonderful success. The student had a lot of fun buying books! The profits help purchase books and items for the Park School Library.

    A big thanks to our parent volunteers for making the Book Fair a big success by helping the students with select great book, counting money, aiding with the games, and just help making the book fair fun.

    Sheryl Skufca, Retired Library/Technology Teacher

    IMPORTANT LATCHKEY CHANGES

    October 24, 2022


    Dear Park Elementary & CELC A.M. Latchkey Families:


    The top priority of the Chardon Schools Latchkey Program is providing a safe and friendly environment for all students.


    In response to a staffing shortage for the Park Elementary Morning Latchkey Program, we are making the following adjustments for Park Morning Latchkey students, effective Monday, October 31, 2022:


    • New A.M. Location: Chardon Early Learning Center (308 Maple Avenue, Chardon 44024). Park A.M. Latchkey students will share the gymnasium space with CELC KDG A.M. Latchkey students just as they do for P.M. Latchkey.

    • A.M. Dropoff Point: Door 11 of the Chardon Early Learning Center. This is the gymnasium door and is located on the south side of the building.

    • A.M. Times & Processes: The morning times and processes remain the same as they have been at Morning Latchkey held at Park Elementary School.

    • A.M. Transport to Park Elementary: Chardon Transportation Bus #28 will pick up Park A.M. Latchkey students from Chardon Early Learning Center at 9:00a.m. for transport to Park Elementary School by 9:10a.m.


    These adjustments are being made in the best interest of Hilltopper families as it will enable us to continue to best serve you and your students in a fully staffed environment.

    If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me directly via email at lauri.zampino@chardonschools.org or by phone at 440.286.0407 or 216.402.8106.


    Thank you for entrusting the Chardon Latchkey Program with your student(s). We look forward to a great rest of the school year.


    Sincerely,


    Ms. Lauri Zampino

    Latchkey Director

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    PBIS Positive Behavior Incentives

    P - POSITIVE

    A - ATTENTIVE

    R - RESPONSIBLE

    K - KIND


    Park Ticket Winners This Week Are.....


    1st Grade: Kayla Collette, Braeden McCartney, Conner Walczak


    2nd Grade: Maggie Keegan, Emma Lange, Kate McCloskey, Ivannia Moreno Coria, Marie Ange Samf, Scarlett Smith


    3rd Grade: Adelyn Andryc, Mariah Broadbent, Nadine Maliki, Aubrey Mosher, Grace Perkins, Logan Phillips, Ryker Taylor

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    The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders and their families will be invited to participate in the Sing for Santa event at the Cleveland Monsters game on Saturday, December 17th at 12 pm. This will be our second year participating and we had a great time last year. All staff members and their families are invited to attend, also! We'd love to have you there. To purchase tickets, you can visit https://www.chardon.k12.oh.us/TicketsDonations.aspx and scroll down to the bottom of the page. Staff/family tickets will be the $20 option. The deadline to purchase tickets is 12/1. Let me know if you have any questions!

    Side note- Parents are responsible for their children at this event- no staff supervision :)

    **See flyers within newsletter or https://www.facebook.com/groups/623125861222142/ for more details about upcoming PTO events!**

    Harvest Parade Around the Square and Classroom Parties

    Painting the Blacktop!

    We are looking for 5- 6 people who can help us paint hopscotch and 4 square on the blacktop Saturday morning, November 5th at 9:00am. All supplies will be provided. Sign up here :

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4caca62ea1f9ce9-painting

    Get some SPIRIT WEAR for Holiday Gifts!

    We have new Spirit Wear! Order here: https://hilltoppersholiday2022.itemorder.com/shop/sale/

    LUNCH November 7 - November 11th

    MONDAY - Bosco Sticks

    TUESDAY - Taco Tuesday

    WEDNESDAY - Chicken Nuggets

    THURSDAY - Brunch for Lunch

    FRIDAY - Pizza Hut Pizza


    Daily Option - Tony's Galaxy Pizza

    Snacks available to purchase! Rice Krispie Treats $1.00, Chips $1.00, Fruit Snacks $0.75, Ice Cream $1.00

    Additional breakfast & lunch menus can be found on our website: https://www.chardonschools.org/FoodService.aspx

    Park Elementary School

    Rhonda Garrett, Principal

    rhonda.garrett@chardonschools.org

    Tonia Seese, Secretary

    tonia.seese@chardonschools.org

    Maureen Liechty, Clerical

    maureen.liechty@chardonschools.org

    Sarah Park, School Nurse & Renee Kolenich, Medical Assistant

    sarah.park@chardonschools.org


    Phone: 440-285-4067

    Fax: 440-286-0484


    COMMUNITY FLYERS

    https://www.chardonschools.org/CommunityFlyers.aspx

    The mission of the Chardon Local Schools is high achievement for all students, where learning is our most important work.