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November 15, 2020


As we plan for a safe re-entry for our 3rd and 4th Graders to join us in Pandaville, please review the updates here. Please bring your attestation forms with you on your 1st day of school. Also, to help us have a smooth start, please pick up your carpool tags and drop of any medical plans/medication prior to Thursday.


Please help us continue to #StaySafe in Pandaville by reviewing the COVID-19 Screening Flowchart above. If your family has been exposed, has tested positive, or is symptomatic please stay home and contact the school.


Help us reach our $10,000 Booster Goal! On Friday, we had raised close to $3,000. Looking forward to our Dance Fit this coming Friday at 1:30PM!


Group B Pandas came home with this notification letter on Thursday, Group A should come home with it tomorrow. Anytime we have a known positive case this letter will come home. If your child is identified as a close contact you will be contacted prior to the notification letter being distributed.


#PAWSome Things to Know and Check Out

  • Booster Dance Fit
  • #WPES weekly #PandaNewsShow
  • Chatham County School Nutrition


Important Dates for our #PandaFamily

  • Thursday, 11/19: 1st Day for Group B students
  • Friday, 11/20 - Boosterthon Dance-Fit @ 1:30
  • Monday, 11/23: 1st Day for Group A students

  • Wednesday, 11/25 - Friday, 11/27 - No School Thanksgiving Holiday


Wishing you well #PandaFamily,

Mrs. Haithcox

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Booster Dance Fit - this Friday at 1:30PM!!

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Check out the latest - #PandaNewsShow on #WPES

Chatham County School Nutrition

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Starting Monday, November 9 students can purchase snacks from the cafeteria. The items pictured above will be available for purchase. Money can be placed on your child's online lunch account at K12 Payment Center or students can bring money in to be placed on their lunch accounts.


Cereal, Chips, Fruit Snacks, Pop-tarts, - $.50

Rice Krispie Treats, Water - $.75

Juice - $1.25


Check out their Website or Facebook page for menus and all things food related!

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Mrs. Jeremiah is ready to share some books with our #PandaReaders!!! Check out how you can checkout a book from the PES Library here!

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PES Yearbook

Please continue to upload photos of your student/students with pets, doing virtual learning, first day back at PES - the A/B Day scheduled students, playing outside, making their pumpkin for the Pumpkin Character Day - playing sports - etc...


All you have to do is scan this QR Code and your pictures will be uploaded to the yearbook site for Mrs. Easterling.


Thank you for your help!

Mrs. Easterling

Documents Used to Guide Reopening

Priorities for PES Reopening Plans:

  • Student and Staff Health and Safety

  • Creating a learning environment in which all students and teachers will be successful

  • To the extent possible maintaining stability for families (e.g. teacher-student assignments etc.)

  • Balancing the unique demands of the Virtual Academy


Please access guidance documents above used to support PES planning.