Ms. Wallace in the front office put together a Periodic Table of Black History
Our scholars have been competing against their peers trying to answer Black History Trivia questions every morning!!
Help Us Raise Money for our School
You now have the chance to help us raise money for our school simply just by shopping!! When you are out grocery shopping look for the "Box Top" symbol and scan your box or receipt and 10 cents will be donated to PLA 48!! If you need help let us know and we will help you the best way we can!!
Starting on Wednesday January 4th, 2023 all guest entering PLA 48 will need their ID to come into the building, if they plan to go past the front office during school hours. As always PLA 48 are looking for ways to better protect our families in our building and with our new Ident•A•Kid system it helps us to do that. The visitor sticker that is provided to you will need to be placed on you at all times while in our building.
If you have any questions Ms. Wallace will be happy to assist you.
Parents that are picking up their scholars must be at the school before 3:15pm we will not dismiss scholars after 3:15 as we have already started our dismissal process for the day. Parents that come after 3:15 will have to go around to the car rider door and we will send your scholar out.
Friday February 17th is Popcorn Friday! Popcorn is 50 cents a bag!!
PTA CALL OUT!!
PLA 48 is looking for good candidates for our PTO/PTA after winter break!! If you are interested in being apart of our PTO/PTA team please reach out to Ms. Wallace via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the front office 317-226-4248 or via text 317-721-6027
RECESS IS STILL ACTIVE!!
Parents the weather is getting colder, please keep in mind if the temperature is 32 degrees (real feel) and above teachers are able to take scholars outside. The admin team do look at the weather day by day and will make a decision on whether scholars will go outside. Please make sure you send your scholars in with hats and gloves as we do not know what the day holds. As always the leadership team at PLA 48 will make the best decision for our scholars so that we can make sure everyone is safe and not getting sick.
If you have any questions please call the front office.
Parents as we get into the colder months please be advised that scholars are not permitted to wear hoodies and jackets during the school day. They are welcomed to wear solid sweaters that is Red, Black, White, or Gray. If you have any questions please call the school and speak with Ms. Wallace.
If your Scholar is sick call the Front Office!!
If your scholar is feeling sick PLEASE KEEP THEM HOME!! Call the front office at 317-226-4248, TEXT Ms. Wallace 317-721-6027 or email Ms. Wallace at email@example.com. We can not excuse the absence if you do not call and speak with the Front Office Manager. We will excuse the FIRST DAY ONLY FOR THAT WEEK, any days out of school past the first day will need a doctor's note to be excused.
As always if you have any questions Ms. Wallace is available via TEXT MESSAGING 24/7 at 317-721-6027
After School Program
PLA 48 is hoping to start our After School Program back up on Monday February 6th, 2023. If you are interested in your scholar being apart of our after school program please contact Ms. Wallace in the front office so that we can send home a registration packet with your scholar. Its is $30 a child and CCDF is accepted.
LIKE US ON FACEBOOK!!
PLA 48 IS ON FACEBOOK!! PARENTS AND GUARDIANS FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR UPDATED INFORMATION, PICTURES, AND EVENTS!! https://facebook.com/PLAat48
Tab Tutoring is back in full affect!! If you have a scholar in grades 1st-6th that you would like to be involved in tutoring please let the front office know and we will get the forms to your scholars to bring home!! Tutoring is on Thursdays until 5:15pm, scholars will have to be picked up from Tabernacle Church across the street from the school.
First View App, Track Your Scholar's Bus!!
Below is a link to the First View app. This can be used to track your scholar's bus location. Please contact the transportation department for additional questions at 317-226-4000.
PreK: PreK students do NOT wear uniforms, but please no sandals, open toed shoes, or Crocs
GRADES K-3 WILL BE IN RED POLOS ONLY WITH KHAKI & BLACK BOTTOMS
GRADES 4-5 WILL BE IN GRAY POLOS ONLY WITH KHAKI & BLACK BOTTOMS
GRADE 6 WILL BE IN BLACK OR WHITE POLOS ONLY WITH KHAKI & BLACK BOTTOMS
SHOES ARE TO BE CLOSED HEEL AND TOES… SANDALS, CROCS & FLIP FLOPS ARE NOT ALLOWED AT ANYTIME!!
JACKETS AND HOODIES ARE NOT ALLOWED DURING SCHOOL HOURS
SWEATERS AND LONG SLEEVE UNDERSHIRTS MUST BE SCHOOL COLORS (RED, BLACK, WHITE, GRAY).
ALL SCHOLARS MAY WEAR PHALEN BRANDED ATTIRE REGARDLESS OF COORDINATING GRADE LEVEL COLOR.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT OUR DEANS AND TEACHERS WILL BE REACHING OUT TO FAMILIES FOR SCHOLARS THAT ARE OUT OF COMPLIANCE
PLA IS FOR EVERYONE... PLA UNIVERSITY
FREE Career Training
Parents, family members, and neighbors of our scholars can apply to PLA University for training in high-demand careers like Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomist, Entrepreneur, and more! New classes form quarterly. For more information contact Alex Morales via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 317-643-2330, apply online at plauniversity.org, or use the following link: PLA University Application
Important things to remember
Parents/Guardians that have scholars that ride the bus to school please keep in mind that transportation ask that your scholars be on the bus stop 10 minutes before AND after your stop time. Please be sure to download the First View app so that you can track your scholars bus
Parents and visitors that come to the building will not be allowed into the office unless it is necessary. If you are picking up your scholar from school early or dropping off your scholar late Ms. Wallace will talk with you through the speaker box and then will buzz you in to wait in the Atrium. There will be a binder where you can sign the appropriate sheet. If you are picking up we will call your scholar down and they will meet you in the Atrium, if you are dropping them off then you may sign them in and then leave and we will make sure your scholar gets to the right location. We are trying to keep all scholars and families safe. We appreciate your cooperation.
School start at 8:50, scholars that are tardy will not be permitted into the building after 10:45am, unless it is due to a doctor appointment and you have to call the front office before 9:30am to let the school know. Parents also remember that you are required to come in and sign your late scholar in for the day in order for them to be marked tardy.
If you need to change how your scholar is getting home please make sure you call the school before 2:30pm, we can not make any changes after that time.
Parents that are picking up their scholars must be here before 3:15pm we will not dismiss scholars after 3:15 as we have already started our dismissal process for the day.
Car riders start dismissing at 3:35 out door #7
As always if you have any questions or concerns you may call the school at 317-226-4248,
email Ms. Wallace at email@example.com or text our school line at 317-721-6027!!
PLA 48 SCHOOL CALENDAR!!
PHALEN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 48!!
PLA@48 is rated one of the top elementary schools in Indianapolis, serving grades K-6. We love serving our families and are excited to support your scholar in mastering key academic skills, demonstrating strong character, and preparing for the future. Each day, our incredible teachers work to help our students learn, grow, thrive and fulfill their tremendous innate potential.
If you need to reach us you may do so via one of the following ways:
Address: 3445 Central Ave Indianapolis, In 46205