Park View Newsletter

Mrs. Wallerstedt. 08/13/21

Park View Families,

In the last newsletter I covered our school schedule, new staff, our mask policy, the Healthy=Here parent booklet, technology information, lunch-snack information, arrival-dismissal information, Supply Drop-Off and Fall Curriculum Night information. That is a lot so please re-visit that newsletter if you need to.

On the first day of school (08/18) all students will return home with their new take home folders. Inside will be a lot of important information that will help you both start strong. One item I want to highlight is our Panther Student Handbook. Please read the handbook with your child(ren) to make sure you all understand the different procedures and expectations at Park View. Even 5th graders need those reminders of how we do things here so all Panthers are safe and have positive experiences and friendships at school everyday.

Our Raptor system has been updated this year. This security software scans your license or state ID to check for registered sex offenders. All schools must have this in place for volunteering/visitor purposes. If you are coming to school for any event you will need to have your Illinois license/ID scanned even if you did this in the past because of the updates.

If you are bringing your child to Park View after the school day has started you will need to come into the office to sign them in. This helps us with proper attendance numbers which becomes very important during drills, or in case of emergency situations.

The teachers have been preparing all week for your children to return. They are very excited to start and are planning for a fantastic year. Please share with your child(ren) your excitement for their new school year. We will continue to use our mitigating procedures of masking, hand-washing, distance, disinfection of surfaces, and bipolar ionization in our air systems to keep the environment as clean and virus free as possible. You can read about this and more in our Stay Open Schools Plan.

Bus Zone Safety!

This is a reminder that Park View School has a Bus Zone that will be in use this year. Please do not park your vehicle in the bus zone. It is the area with the yellow curb. The signs indicate that there is no parking in those areas. We have several buses that will be dropping off and picking-up students this year. Most important NEVER cross in the bus zone. Only use the crosswalk in front of the school to keep all our students safe.
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5th Grade Beginning Band and Orchestra

The 5th Grade recruitment process for new band and orchestra students will begin in September. All 5th grade students will have the opportunity to join the Beginning Band and Orchestra. The Instrumental Music teachers are looking forward to welcoming the new class of musicians!

Banda y Orquesta de Principiantes de 5o grado

El proceso de reclutamiento de 5o grado para los nuevos estudiantes de banda y orquesta empezará en septiembre. Todos los estudiantes de 5o grado tendrán la oportunidad de unirse a la Banda y Orquesta de Principiantes. ¡Los maestros de música instrumental están deseando dar la bienvenida a la nueva clase de músicos!

New Parent Welcome!

If you are a new parent this year to Park View School, please join me and our PTA President, Kate Gerlesits, so we can officially welcome you. We would like to connect with you and answer any lingering questions you may have. It will be at 9:00 am on Wednesday, August 18th. Don't forget you will need your license/ID scanned into our security system and masking is mandatory in the school. We hope to see you there.

PTA Reminders . . . . . . .

Pool Party

We hope to see everyone at the Back-to-School Pool Party at Paradise Bay on Sunday, August 15. This free party is from 7pm-9pm on August 15, and is open to all Park View students and their immediate families. There is no need to RSVP - we'll just see you at the pool!

PTA Meeting

Please join us for our first PTA meeting of the school year! We will meet in the Park View LRC on August 16 at 7pm. Enter through the door in the teachers' parking lot, turn right and make your way to the LRC. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.

Ice Cream Social

Please mark your calendars for the Ice Cream Social at Park View on Friday, August 20 from 5pm -7pm. This free, outdoor event is a great time to grab a treat and spend some time playing with friends.

Volunteer Raffle

This year, we will hold a raffle at the end of each trimester for a $50 Amazon gift card. Your name will be entered in the raffle each time that you attend a PTA meeting or volunteer your time for the PTA. Good Luck!!

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Dates You Should Know . . . . . . .

August 15th - Park View PTA Back-To-School Pool Party 7 - 9 pm Paradise Bay
August 16th - Supply Drop off/Meet the Teacher A-K Families (12:30-1:00 pm)

1st PTA Meeting of the Year 7:00 pm in the Library

August 17th - Supply Drop off/Meet the Teacher L-Z Families (12:30-1:00 pm)

August 18th - 1st Day of School (full day 1st-5th/half-day Kindergarten only)

August 20th - Ice Cream Social 5 - 7 pm playground area

August 25th Fall Curriculum Night K-5 (6:00-6:30pm Session #1)(6:35-7:05pm Session #2)

Park View Panthers!

I Promise To Learn - Be Ready!

I Promise To Care About Myself And Others - Be Respectful!

I Promise To Do My Very Best - Be Responsible!