Prestwick STEM Academy

Prestwick Profile Community Vol. 35

Spotlight on Learning

In 3rd grade, learners are focusing on a Science PBL (project based learning) covering learning about Adaptation and Traits while reviewing Ecosystems and Ecology.

Students are assigned a specific biome (ecosystem) and they are to work in small groups to locate one endangered species within their assigned ecosystem. They are going to research why their animal is on the endangered species list (environmental, man, climate changes).

The students will develop and publish a PSA (Public Service Announcement) advocating for the protection of their species. Over the course of the project students will attend workshops to help understand adaptations of different animals. This will allow students to better comprehend how they live, eat and survive in their environment.

This will be an informative, engaging and fun PBL!

Spring Picture Make- Up Date

Prestwick's Spring Picture date was rescheduled to Tuesday, April 28th. If you still wish to order your picture please do so by sending in your order form this Tuesday or by going online via the steps below.

Place your Spring Portrait order now:

  1. Go to
  2. Create your own package with the sizes and quantities you want.
  3. Pay for your portraits online-it's easy!

PTA Meeting - 4/28 @ 6:30 pm

Please join us for a brief PTA meeting this Tuesday @ 6:30 pm in our cafe. Bring your friends and family to hear about upcoming PTA events.

You do not need to be a member to attend our PTA meetings. We welcome all! New members may join PTA for just $10. Funds raised by our fabulous PTA go towards projects chosen to support the learning for our students.

This month's PTA feature presentation that will follow the meeting will be our 6-8 choir led by Mr. Aguirre, Prestwick's K-8 Music instructor.

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Upcoming May Events

Mark your Calendar and look for future communication for these great events

May 4th-8th - Teacher Appreciation Week

May 6th- School Nurse Day- Thank You Nurse Buchanan

May 8th- Kickball Field Day Grades 4 & 5 @ Cottonwood Park

May 8th- Spring School Dance & Open Gym Grades 6-8

May 13th - Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

May 15th - Field Day K-3 @ Prestwick

May 14th - May 22nd Spring book fair

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Prestwick's Career Day- May 21st

Our community has a wealth of professionals that we would like to share with our learners for Prestwick's first Career & College Day event.

To make this event a true success we need to bring the world into our learning space with guest speakers. Thank you for making this an AMAZING experience. Help us spread the word to other interested parties as well.

If you wish to participate - you may complete this google document.

Prestwick STEM Academy Family Night at Hawaiian Falls

Thursday, May 28th, 4-8pm

4400 Paige Road

The Colony, TX

Save the date! We will hold a private event for Prestwick families and friends. For just $20 each person will get entrance to the park, a hot dog and drink. We look forward to seeing you there.

Look for more information to come in our weekly smore, Tuesday folder (K-5) or Tuesday email (6-8) on how to purchase tickets.