Elementary Updates February

Principal Jeanne McCarthy

Parent Report: Executive Function FAQs

This month's Report to Parents will help you learn about your children's executive function skills, and how to strengthen and manage them at home.

Week of February 22, 2016

February 25 Elementary Fun Chats! K-2 9:00-9:30 and 3-5 9:45-10:15 Click here!

February 25 Principal Advisory Board Meeting 1:00pm

February 25 (NEW DATE!) Celebrating Our History Virtual Assembly!


Virtual Assembly Times by Grade

K-2

1:00-1:30 - Use the link below to enter

https://PALCScommunity.zoom.us/j/8021010055

3-5

1:00-1:30 - Use the link below to enter

https://palcscommunity.zoom.us/j/311818190

Pictures from Got Science in West Chester!

Principal Advisory Board Meeting

Please click here to see the topics discussed at our monthly Principal Advisory Board meeting. If you have any questions or would like to add a topic to our monthly discussion agenda please contact your grade level parent representative.
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Elementary Bright Students of the Month 2015-16!

Each month we celebrate a student and parent/guardian from each classroom who demonstrated outstanding character, service and/or improvement/performance in the school!

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Congratulations to 5th Grader Sophia Zalipsky!

As part of her 4th Grade Reader's Workshop, Sophia entered the "WHYY I LIKE THIS BOOK" contest and was selected as a finalist! This year, Sophia was honored at the event and had the opportunity to meet the event sponsors, Mr. and Mrs. Weiss! Check out Sophia's winning entry here!
Congratulations Sophia! We are so proud of you!

Seven Reasons the iPAD will Enhance Your Student's Learning Experience at PALCS!

1. Students can use the iPAD as a textbook reader or an independent second screen while working on their laptop or offline.
2. Students can use the iPAD to easily take pictures and videos to document and share their learning.
3. The iPAD enhances and adds variety to the student's user experience with programs that have apps like Dreambox, Reflex Math, Achieve 3000, Brainpop, iRead, Google Drive, Khan Academy, RAZ Kids and Coding.
4. Students can use the iPAD to attend virtual lessons with the ZOOM or Adobe Connect Apps.
5. Increase mobility and flexibility in your student's learning, anywhere that you can connect to the internet you can bring your lightweight iPAD.
6. Use the iPAD to design and create unique projects and learning products.
7. After 4 years PALCS students may keep your iPAD - at no cost to you!

Please check your email for information about our iPALCS iPAD initiative and to sign-up to receive your iPAD.
Minecraft Club Sign-Up!

Click here to sign-up for Minecraft Club and for more information!

Week of February 15, 2016

February 15 School Closed (President's Day)

February 18 Birthday with the Principal 12:30 - 1:00pm Click here.

February 18 Elementary Fun Chats! K-2 9:00-9:30 and 3-5 9:45-10:15 Click here!

February 25 Elementary Fun Chats! K-2 9:00-9:30 and 3-5 9:45-10:15 Click here!

February 25 Principal Advisory Board Meeting 1:00pm

February 26 Celebrating Our History (Virtual Event - Time TBD)

Week of February 8, 2016

February 11 Elementary Fun Chats! K-2 9:00-9:30 and 3-5 9:45-10:15 Click here!

February 15 School Closed (President's Day)

February 18 Birthday with the Principal 12:30 - 1:00pm Click here.

February 18 Elementary Fun Chats! K-2 9:00-9:30 and 3-5 9:45-10:15 Click here!

February 25 Elementary Fun Chats! K-2 9:00-9:30 and 3-5 9:45-10:15 Click here!

February 25 Principal Advisory Board Meeting 1:00pm

February 26 Celebrating Our History (Virtual Event - Time TBD)

Week of February 1, 2016

February 4 100th Day of School (Virtual Assembly)

Grades K-2 1:30pm ENTER HERE!

Grades 3-5 1:30pm ENTER HERE!
February 4 100th Day of School (Online Activities and contests - click below for details!)

February 4 Elementary Fun Chats! K-2 9:00-9:30 and 3-5 9:45-10:15 Click here!

February 5 Got Science (On-Site East/West) 12:30 - 2:00pm. Sign-up below!

February 11 Elementary Fun Chats! K-2 9:00-9:30 and 3-5 9:45-10:15 Click here!

February 15 School Closed (President's Day)

February 18 Birthday with the Principal 12:30 - 1:00pm Click here.

February 18 Elementary Fun Chats! K-2 9:00-9:30 and 3-5 9:45-10:15 Click here!

February 25 Elementary Fun Chats! K-2 9:00-9:30 and 3-5 9:45-10:15 Click here!

February 25 Principal Advisory Board Meeting 1:00pm

February 26 Celebrating Our History (Virtual Event - Time TBD)