Pearl Road PBIS Family Newsletter

December 2020

Twas the week before break, when all through the Google classes

The children were stirring, ready to leave for winter break in the masses.

The children on their screens and the teachers in their classrooms, really care.

They all hope that next year the kids will be there.


We will miss you all over winter break, but hope everyone takes this time to get some much needed rest and relaxation! 2020 has been a year that most of us will never forget. Reflecting back, I know that it has helped me learn how to be more present and appreciate moments and time with the people I love. Their presence is the best present I could ask for. Enjoy some family time no matter what holiday you celebrate. We will see you in 2021!


Happy Holidays,

Kaylee Yakovich, Family Liasion

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A Letter From Mrs. Hamski

Constellation Schools Parma Community Pearl Road Elementary Families,

2020 has truly been a memorable year! As I look back at all the changes that have taken place in the world, Iam so grateful forthe commitment you have to your student's education. I thank each and everyone ofyou.....the teachers, the staff, the familiesand extended family members, friends, guardians, day care teachersand students... who have worked so hard to make all ofthis possible! Our teachers and staff have been ableto instruct students in a way we never could have imagined...in a way wenever considered would ever behappening. But we have done it----We have come so far! Thank you all so much. I hope thatduring this timeof the year, that you enjoy the time you have with family and friends... virtually, socially distant or evenwithmasks on. Take care, stay safe and we will "see" you back on January 5, 2021....in a google meet !

Happy Holidays!
Mrs. Julie Hamski, Assistant Principal
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This Month's Character Trait is: Compassion

Compassion means caring about others, treating others with kindness, and a desire to help people in need.


January's character traits will be fairness and cooperation.

Reminder, No Meal Pickup Over Break

Re-Enrollment for the 2021-2022 School Year

Our preferential re-enrollment period for our current students for the 21/22 school year ended on Wednesday, 12/16/20. Spaces in each grade level are now on a first-come/first-serve basis.
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Counselor's Corner

From Ms. Durica:


Classroom Guidance: This month’s classroom guidance lessons focused on compassion and caring. Students shared ways to show compassion and caring and who they care about. We also watched a GoNoodle about compassion and sending caring thoughts to one another.


Lunch bunch is scheduled about once a week per grade. Students have the opportunity to chat with their friends, play games, eat lunch and check in with me (school counselor). Sign-up here: https://forms.gle/8V9o5x6zLJv3Gzn86 or message/email me.


Office hours: I am starting open office hours from 10:30-12:00 and 1:00-3:00 on Wednesday’s starting January 6th. My evening office hours are 5:00-6:00. Students and families can pop into my meet as needed.


Morning office hours:

https://meet.google.com/aut-qdvp-qaw


Afternoon Office Hours:

https://meet.google.com/ref-vkqh-ber


Evening office hours:

https://meet.google.com/uod-cgyg-sjj


Individual Counseling: I am also free for brief individual counseling sessions. I am happy to schedule 5 sessions as needed. Please let me know if you are interested.



Winter SEL Guide

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zH9NDYiw4XXeIpg0-K-rS-1BDpj64wS0/view?usp=sharing


Mental health resource: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1k1LpwWflmaEZOWGDqvcs1n6j15T_POyE/view?usp=sharing

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Cuyahoga County Public Library

Cuyahoga County Public Library is currently closed to walk-in traffic but open for drive-up window and curbside service. Here are some services available now for kids at Parma Branch library, 6996 Powers Blvd, 440-885-5362.


Personalized Picks for Kids or Teachers

https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Borrow/Personalized-Picks.aspx

Ask us to pick out children’s books (or adult books) for you! We’ll put them at the drive-up window for quick and easy pickup. Click or call Parma Branch at 440-885-5362.


December Take-and-Make Kit

Kids can pick up a kit with several holiday-themed crafts and stories for kids in K – Grade 3. Stop by the Parma Branch drive-up window, or walk up to the door and call 440-885-5362. One per child. Available while supplies last.


Homework Mentoring by Telephone or Zoom

The Parma Branch Mentor helps with schoolwork over the phone or by Zoom while CCPL is closed to walk-in traffic. Kindergarten – Grade 8. Call 440-885-5362 to set up an appointment.

Mon - Thurs through December 10th / 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


Mobile Printing and Pick Up

https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/print.aspx

Students can send their schoolwork by email to be printed. Pick up at the drive-up window or curbside. Copying, faxing and scanning are also available. Call 440-885-5362 for assistance.


Toy Library

https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Borrow/Toys/Library.aspx

From blocks to boardgames and trucks to tricycles, the library has all sorts of fun and educational toys to check out. Toys are cleaned at return. Click or call 440-885-5362 to place a request for curbside pickup.


Kids Café

https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/LP/Kids-Cafe.aspx

Free grab-and-go meals for kids and teens. Pick up in the foyer of Parma Branch library, 6996 Powers Blvd. Mon – Fri / 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Homework Mentoring by Telephone or Zoom

The Parma Branch Mentor helps with schoolwork over the phone or by Zoom while CCPL is closed to walk-in traffic. Kindergarten – Grade 8. Call 440-885-5362 to set up an appointment.

Mon - Thurs through December 22nd / 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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