Panther News

August 2021

Welcome Back!

Dear Prospect Families,

I hope you have enjoyed a happy and relaxing summer!

We are looking forward to an exciting year at Prospect Elementary and are eager to see our returning students and meet the families that are new to our school community.

This newsletter contains important information regarding the start of our school year. If you have any questions, please reach out to our office.

Gwenda Venecia, Principal

Meet & Greet

We are so excited to see our students for another amazing year! Our meet & greet will be August 25th as follows:

Kindergarten - more detailed information will be sent to kinder families soon!

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Grades 1-5 from 3:00-4:00

Please bring your supplies with you to leave with your teacher. We will also be handing out devices at this time.

Click here for school supply lists-

*Be sure you have updated your forms on PowerSchool. This is how you will be able to view your student's teacher. Your device agreement is now on PowerSchool and will need to be filled out prior to Meet & Greet.*

Contact information

Main Office-208-350-4000

Attendance Line-208-350-4001

Principal-Gwenda Venecia

Secretary-Collette Violette

Our office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00pm

Bell Schedule

M, T, Th, F

Student drop off-8:50

First bell-9:05

Tardy bell-9:10



Drop off-9:00

First Bell-9:20

Tardy Bell 9:25

Monday is no longer early release, we will continue with Wacky Wednesday.

Early Dismissal

First bell-9:05

Tardy bell-9:10

Am Kindergarten End-10:55

PM Kinder Start-11:40


PTA News

PTA will be hosting a Welcome Back Party on August 25th from 3:00-6:00. There will be food trucks and yard games.

Come enjoy some time with your friends new and old and get ready to start an AWESOME year!

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  • 8/25 -Meet & Greet & PTA Welcome Back Party

  • 8/26-First Day of School - Early Release at 1:25

  • 9/6-No School, Labor Day

  • 9/9-School Picture Day

  • 9/16-Subway Day

  • 9/16-PTA Meeting @ 4:15 in the cafeteria

  • 9/24-Panther Prowl Fun Run

  • 9/29-Sonic Dine Out Night-5:00-8:00

Prospect's Websites

In the works...

Prospect's Website

Prospect PTA Facebook page

Prospect Substitutes

If you would like to be a Prospect only sub please email

Free Lunch Program

All children enrolled in West Ada School buildings will be

eligible for a free breakfast and lunch each school day!