Sunday Message

July 22-26

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Open House

We cordially invite parents/guardians of students on Tracks 1, 2, and 3 to Open House on Thursday, July 25. Session 1 will run from 6:15-7:00. Session 2 will run from 7:05-7:50. Please come out to our school and learn about curriculum, instruction, and assessment in your child's classroom. Please be sure to stop by the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) table where you can learn about how you can support the PTA. If you have not paid your PTA membership fees for the 2019-2020 school year, please consider doing so at Open House. An individual membership is $8. A family membership is $15. Families that join the PTA will receive a free Pleasant Union car magnet.

Volunteers Needed

The Media Center needs parent volunteers! There will be a Media Center Orientation for new volunteers on the following dates:

Tuesday, July 23 from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m.

Wednesday, August 14 from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m.

Other sessions will be offered when Track 4 tracks back in. Please email Sarah Fry (Media Specialist) at sfry2@wcpss.net if you are interested in volunteering in the Media Center this school year.

Announcements

Awesome Enrichment Opportunities at PUE

Be on the lookout for information in Tuesday folders regarding the following opportunities:


KidzArt: Our students can hone their artistic skills and creativity through lessons on Tuesday afternoons from 4:00-5:00


STEM for Kids: Students will have the opportunity to learn more about sustainable practices, robotics, asteroid mining, space travel and more through this program offered Wednesday afternoons from 4:00-5:30



Information regarding TGA Golf and Tennis will be coming soon!


Carpool

Thank you for your patience during morning arrival and afternoon dismissal. There are Kindergarten students in car seats and students who need assistance being taken out of cars. As our new families learn how to go through carpool and how to get in and out safely we will need your continued patience. In the morning, please remember to have your child ready to get out of the car on the right side of the car toward the curb. Students should have things ready in their hands. Please remember not to form a "double" line in carpool in the afternoon until 3:15. This is for safety and emergency responder access. Please keep your carpool tag displayed all the way through the line so that we can call out numbers for students waiting on the sidewalk. If there is inclement weather during carpool, we may need to recall the safety patrol and move children inside. This may result in a delay in carpool. Thank you for your understanding as we continue to put the safety of our students first.


Beginning of Grade Test for 3rd Grade Students

On July 23, our 3rd grade students will take the Beginning of Grade test. This is a state required online reading assessment. The assessment is comprised of fiction and non-fiction reading passages. Students will answer questions following each passage. This assessment will provide a baseline measure of each child's reading skills.


Late Arrival & Early Checkout

Check students in and out through the office. Arrival after 12:30 or dismissal before 12:30 will be counted as an absence for the day. Please notify the classroom teacher in writing if your child is being dismissed prior to the close of the instructional day for medical or dental appointments. There will be no early dismissals after 3:15 in the afternoon to minimize classroom interruptions at the end of the day.

Mark Your Calendar

Thursday, July 25

Open House for Tracks 1, 2, and 3

Session 1 6:15-7:00

Session 2 7:05-7:50


Friday, July 26

Last Day for Track 3


Monday, July 29

First Day of School for Grades 1-5 on Track 4

Kindergarten Classroom Visits for Track 4 from 9:15-10:15


Tuesday, July 30-August 2

Kindergarten Staggered Entry for Track 4


Monday, August 5

First Full Day of School for Kindergarten on Track 4


Tuesday, August 6

Interim Reports Go Home with Tracks 1 & 2


Thursday, August 15

Open House for Track 4

Session 1 6:15-7:00

Session 2 7:05-7:50