PEINE PRIDE

DECEMBER NEWSLETTER

TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to Jill Sutton, Jenna Parrish, and Laura Blechle for being nominated for teacher of the year!


Jill Sutton was named our 2020-21 Teacher of the Year!

We are honored to announce Jill Sutton as Peine's Teacher of the Year.


Mrs. Sutton began her career with Peine Ridge Elementary in 2013 as an Instructional Assistant and then, in 2014, took a 5th-grade teaching position where she has served since. Jill is always learning about new ways to incorporate technology into learning. She works hard to plan engaging lessons and loves to share her new findings with her colleagues. Not only does she work hard inside the classroom to support her students, she is also part of the district science curriculum team and just took on co-chair of Professional Development for Peine Ridge this year.


Jill is truly an exceptional educator who is dedicated, zealous, caring, and intentional with each of her students. She celebrates each child as an individual and works diligently to meet each student’s needs and makes them feel successful and proud.


Peine Ridge is proud to have Mrs. Jill Sutton representing their school as Teacher of the Year.

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SCHOOL LUNCH MANAGERS CHOICE

12/4- Burrito

12/11- Chicken Patty on Bun

12/18- Chili with Crackers

WINTER PARTIES

Due to our current situation with COVID 19, we will not be having winter parties as we typically do. Instead, our teachers will be embedding winter activities into their learning on Tuesday, December 22. Teachers will not be asking or allowing any parent volunteers on this day. We still will not allow visitors inside the building.

Science Fair Information

This year we will sponsor a Science Fair on February 3/4, 2021, for all students. We are encouraging students to participate in the fair and are asking you to support this valuable learning opportunity. The purpose of the Science Fair is to promote individual study, initiative, and achievement. Students are expected to assume as much responsibility for the project as possible. While students can seek help from various sources such as teachers, librarians, and parents, it is important that they understand the work they do.
Lost and Found will be cleaned out on December 21, 2020. Please have your child check it out and make sure they do not leave anything behind during break.

Dates to Remember


12/17 Board Meeting

12/22 Winter Parties

12/23 Winter Break

1/4 School Resumes

November Scholars of the Month

Each month every grade level chooses one student who exemplifies the Big 3 in all areas. The following students were chosen as Scholar of the Month for November:


Kindergarten- Wynne Jones

Wynne is our Kindergarten November Scholar! Wynne comes to school with a smile on his face every day. He is kind and encouraging to others and is always the first to lend a helping hand. Wynne is a hard worker and tries his best at ALL that he does. I am SO proud of you Wynne! Keep up the excellent work!


First-Grade- Dean Fick

Dean is a HARD WORKER. He boldly approaches difficult tasks and perseveres when learning is tough and messy. He is always willing to go above and beyond what is expected and to share his learning with others. Dean is amazing!


Second-Grade-Parker Kackley

Parker Kackley is our second-grade scholar of the month. Parker is a true example of a Peine kid with character. Parker always has his eyes on the speaker and shows respect. Parker always gives 100% on everything he sets out to do in our classroom. He is so kind and nice to everyone in our class. He is eager to help others and is a true friend to everyone. We are so glad to have Parker in our class!


Third-Grade-Wyatt Fletcher

Wyatt is a great role model in our class. He shows up each day ready to try his best and always participates in discussions. He is kind to his classmates and a helpful classmate. We are thankful to have Wyatt as a part of our class family!


Fourth-Grade-Lexi Cook

Peine Ridge is so lucky that this beauty has returned to us this year! Lexi Cook is an outstanding student and friend. She goes above and beyond in everything that she does and she never gives up. She is a model student for all of Peine Ridge and is such a pleasure to be around. Way to go, Lexi!


Fifth-Grade-Hailey Craven

Hailey was chosen as the 5th-grade Scholar of the Month for exhibiting hard work, focus, and dedication to her school work! Hailey listens attentively in class and applies what she learned in the lesson to her independent work! She is always kind and helpful to her classmates. Hailey is a wonderful student and role model!


Sixth-Grade- Kaiden Bailey

Every day Kaiden attentively listens and participates in lessons. He consistently puts his best effort into his work. He is considerate towards classmates and is willing to lend a hand when needed. His positive, calm demeanor is very enjoyable to be around. The 6th-grade teachers all agree that Kaiden is a phenomenal student.

PBIS talk

This month we focused inside the classrooms on lessons of Gratitude and Thankfulness. Focusing on gratitude and thankfulness can change our mindset and help improve our moods. We are also working on the Peine 25 to become the best person we can be, inside and outside of the classroom. Let’s keep showing that Peine Pride.


Students are continuing to earn those House points. Altruismo is still in the lead but Amizade is in a very close second! There are several opportunities throughout the day to earn points for your House. Point totals change daily! Keep routing for your House and remember….We are Four Houses, One Family.


Remember that every Friday is House Day! Wear your House colors to show your school spirit! Count on Me!

A Message from the Counselors

Happy Holidays!


Hello Peine Families!


Don’t forget! The Holidays are coming and Peine is participating in The Holiday Assistance Program to support our community.



If you are interested in donating items for our families or learning more about The Holiday Assistance Program, it's not too late! Please reach out to the counselors! Any items donated are due by December 11th!.


Thank you for supporting families in need this holiday season!


Sincerely,

Your Counselors


Sara Bradshaw

sarabradshaw@wsdr4.org


Alyssa Carnes

alyssacarnes@wsdr4.org

PEINE RIDGE VIRTUAL TITLE NIGHT

Virtual Title Night 2020 2021 Google Slides

WSD COVID-19 UPDATES

Please refer to the dedicated page on the District website for updates related to COVID-19. It includes the case and quarantine updates for students and staff as well as a link to the St. Charles County Department of Public Health dashboard. It also includes a link to frequently asked questions, which are being updated regularly as we receive new questions.
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