Panda Family News
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We welcomed back our Group B 3rd and 4th Graders on Thursday and are excited to see our Group A students tomorrow. To help us #StaySafe, please review re-entry updates here. Remember to bring your attestation forms with you on your 1st day of school. Also, to help us have a smooth start, please pick up your carpool tags and drop of any medical plans/medication.
Many thanks to the #PandaFamily for using the COVID-19 Screening Flowchart to keep Pandaville safe. If your family has been exposed, has tested positive, or is symptomatic please stay home and contact the school.
#PAWSome Things to Know and Check Out
- Booster Dance Fit - thank you for your support!
- Pumpkin Book Character Contest Winners
- #WPES weekly #PandaNewsShow
- Chatham County School Nutrition
Important Dates for our #PandaFamily
Monday, 11/23: 1st Day for Group A students
- Wednesday, 11/25 - Friday, 11/27 - No School Thanksgiving Holiday
- Tuesday, 12/1 - SIT Meeting @ 3:30
- Friday, 12/18 - Early Release
Wishing you well #PandaFamily,
PES Pumpkin Book Character Contest Winners
Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the PES Pumpkin Book Character Contest. ALL participants will receive a certificate of participation. Additionally we have 7 winners of this year's contest. They will receive a $5 gift card to McIntyre's Books in Fearrington Village. Teachers will distribute certificates and gift cards to in-person students. Virtual students can pick these up in the main office, starting Monday, 11/23. Here are this year's gift card winners:
Kindergarten: Kyle Boyd - Crankenstein (from book of the same title!)
1st Grade: Carleigh Cotten - Monster from Monsters Inc.
Everett Eberle: Robot from Randy Riley's Really Big HIt
E'mani Currie: Pig from Waiting is Not Easy
3rd Grade: A.J. Oldham - Annie from The Magic Treehouse series
Liam Patterson. - Percy Jackson from The Percy Jackson Series
Leo Drust - Fluffy from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Chatham County School Nutrition
Students can purchase snacks from the cafeteria. The items pictured above will be available for purchase. Money can be placed on your child's online lunch account at K12 Payment Center or students can bring money in to be placed on their lunch accounts.
Cereal, Chips, Fruit Snacks, Pop-tarts, - $.50
Rice Krispie Treats, Water - $.75
Juice - $1.25
Please continue to upload photos of your student/students with pets, doing virtual learning, first day back at PES - the A/B Day scheduled students, playing outside, making their pumpkin for the Pumpkin Character Day - playing sports - etc...
All you have to do is scan this QR Code and your pictures will be uploaded to the yearbook site for Mrs. Easterling.
Thank you for your help!
Documents Used to Guide Reopening
Priorities for PES Reopening Plans:
Student and Staff Health and Safety
Creating a learning environment in which all students and teachers will be successful
To the extent possible maintaining stability for families (e.g. teacher-student assignments etc.)
Balancing the unique demands of the Virtual Academy
Please access guidance documents above used to support PES planning.