THE PATRIOT POST

Newsletter for PHES Students and Families

Sept 19, 2021

Picture Day is TUESDAY! 📸

Hey Families,


Please note that Picture Day is Sept 21st. Your student should bring home information and order forms if they haven’t already. You can also order online at mylifetouch.com using this ID: EVTFNPBGD

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Picture Day DRESS CODE

Please note that dress code should still be followed unless your student is dressing UP (We will give you discretion on how to define “dressing up”).

Bilingual Volunteers Needed! 🇲🇽 <-> 🇺🇸

Attn: Bilingual Parents - we have a number of students who speak primarily Spanish and are in need of volunteers who can give them an hour or more of support in the classroom during the school day. If you can help, you may change a young boy or girl's life. Please reach out to Mrs. Kathy Davis or Mrs. Tiffany Phelps for information about volunteering and visit the PHCS website for more information about volunteering.

Lunch Menu for This Week

See details on MealViewer
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From The PHES Library 📚

ROAD TO SUCCESS

Parents,


We have begun our online reading tracking program, Road To Success, here in the library. Your student should be coming home with a bookmark with their login information this week. Your student already has an account in RTS and has been assigned a classroom. All you have to do is login and add your own parent/guardian email to link to their student account. There are digital prizes that can be redeemed online, through the parent email linked to the student account, and I will be tracking their reading days for prizes here in the library. Our school recommends that each student reads at least 20 minutes each day outside of school. This is a great program to make reading fun!


rtsutah.com


Each account username is the letter S then their 4 digit student number. (Ex. S1234)


Each password is the student's grade level 4 times. (Ex. 1111 for a 1st grade student)

Kindergarten = 0000

1st grade = 1111

2nd grade = 2222

3rd grade = 3333

4th grade = 4444

5th grade = 5555

BOOK FAIR 📚


Thank you for shopping at the Book Fair. Because of your support this was the most successful fair in PHES history! 80% of the proceeds from your purchases go directly to the school and that will make a lot of teachers and students happy this year. We appreciate you!

Counselor Corner

We look forward to continue meeting with and teaching your kids. This week, our social skills lessons are:

K: Focusing Attention
1: Following Directions
2: Using Self-Talk
3: Being Assertive
4: Being Assertive
5: Being Assertive

We truly appreciate hearing from you to know how to best help your kids! If you think your child needs some extra support from us, please do not hesitate to call or email us! Kristen Leininger is the counselor for 1st, 3rd, and 5th grades, and Amanda Jenson is the counselor for K, 2nd, and 4th grades!


Feel free to ask your kids what they learned in Social Skills this week!


Contact information:


Miss Kristen Leininger

kleininger@providencehall.com

Grades 1, 3, and 5


Mrs. Amanda Jenson

ajenson@providencehall.com

Grades K, 2, 4, and Special Success

4th Grade Enrollment Opportunity

Hey parents, while most of our grades still have students on the enrollment waiting list, the creation of an extra section of 4th grade this school year resulted in extra seats. If you know a family with a 4th grader who may be interested in enrolling please have them contact Principal Michael Fry (mfry@providencehall.com)


Thank you!

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Mapu's Message from the Kitchen 🧑🏽‍🍳

Online order form for October 8th Focus Friday is now available on the Providence Hall website under the Nutrition tab. The order form will be available until October 3rd
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Link to PHES Amazon Wishlist
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Utah Parent Center

Hello amazing Providence Hall parents!! Welcome back to school!! Another amazing year is well underway!! My name is Rochelle Thompson and I am your Utah Parent Center (UPC) Parent Advocate.

The mission of the UPC is to help parents help their children, youth and young adults with all disabilities to live included and productive lives as members of the community. We accomplish our mission by providing accurate information, empathetic peer support, valuable training and effective advocacy based on the concept of parents helping parents. I have a son with disabilities that attended a charter school and was part of their Special Education Program. I work exclusively with parents of special needs students that attend charter schools.

If you feel your child would qualify for special education, please reach out to me and I can help walk you through the evaluation process. Also, if you have questions about your Individualized Education Program (IEP) or your child’s 504 plan, I can help. I will work with you to be better prepared for school meetings (and I can also attend school meetings with you). I am here to give you support every step of the way. Please look for additional upcoming information regarding parent workshops that will be taught throughout the year!! Also, please visit our website at utahparentcenter.org and go to our events tab. You can join in on any workshop center wide as they all have a virtual option.

You have an amazing Special Education and Administration Team. Providence Hall’s administration values parents with children with disabilities by providing this additional level of assistance and support!!!

I am YOUR advocate! I am ready and willing to help!!

Rochelle Thompson
rochelle@utahparentcenter.org
801-707-6036

Look who had a birthday this week!

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