Prairie Point Panther Press

Newsletter for Prairie Point Elementary School

Friday, August 25, 2017

Welcome to the Prairie Point Panther Press!

Individual Student Pictures will be taken on Friday, September 1st

STAR Testing

STAR Testing for grades 2 & 3 begins Tues, Aug 29th thru Fri, Sept 1st.

2017-2018 Student Directory

To be included in the 2017-2018 school directory, you MUST fill out your family information at Thank you!

Lego Robotics Program

Lego Robotics will begin at Prairie Point on Sept. 7th. from 3:45-4:45 for grades K-5. The program runs for 8 weeks every Thursday through Oct. 26th for $99. If your child is interested, please register at

PushCoin - New Lunch & School Fee Payment Procedures

Free and Reduced Lunch Information

Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

Curriculum Night

Prairie Point Curriculum Night is Sept. 6th from 6:00-7:30

Cub Scouts

Health Requirements Kindergarten, 2nd & 5th

Kindergarten :

Completed physical exam/immunizations

Eye exam

Dental Exam

2nd Grade:

Dental exam

6th Grade:

Completed physical exam

Proof of one dose of Tdap

Completed 3 shot series of Hepatitis B

One dose of Meningococcal Vaccine given on or after 11th birthday

Dental exam


31 Thursday, Home & School Organization Meeting, 7:00pm in the LRC


6 Panther Fitness Challenge kick off (Curriculum Night)

12 Chipotle Night

26 Culver's Night - 5th grade teachers serving

29 Panther Fitness Challenge - all day

The Panther Fitness Challenge is coming!

Mark your calendars for September 29th during the school day. This is Prairie Point’s only fundraiser for the year. Join us for this fun, high-energy day! If you are interested in volunteering, contact Karen Kelly: Panther Fitness Challenge – Everyone Moving Together!

News from the Nurse's Office

Noted on the District 308 website:

When should my student stay home from school?
Your child is too ill to go to school if he/she has any of the following symptoms:

· Vomiting and/or diarrhea in the past 24 hours

· Shortness of breath or wheezing (not controlled with an inhaler if they have asthma)

· A cough that interrupts his/her normal activity or wakes them, or other family members at night.

· An undiagnosed rash unless cleared by a physician’s note

· Drainage from the eye

· Severe sore throat

· Fever- If your child has a temperature of 100° (or higher) in the past 24 hours they cannot attend school. Children are to be fever-free for 24 hours, without the use of fever reducing medication, before returning to school.

· A contagious illness that is treated with antibiotics, such as strep throat or pink eye, and has not been taking the antibiotics for a full 24 hours before returning to school.

Aramark Positions Available

Want to work close to home? A schedule that works for your kids? With lots of opportunities for advancement? Aramark Food Service is hiring in District 308!

For details visit or call Kate Kloet at 630-636-4611.

Home & School Organization Upcoming Events