The Pink Press

Here's What's Happening at Pink

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Pink Veteran's Day Celebration

PLC: Parent Learning Community

Mrs. Andrew, Pink Counselor is organizing a parent learning community to read and meet online discussing books on various topics. She will be hosting our first online book study focusing on the book “The Whole Brained Child” by Dr. Dan Siegel. You can pick up the book this holiday season and read about it on her blog at http://pinkbookstudy.blogspot.com/ (also under “Events for Parents” on her website).


Discussion will begin in January and we will have one meeting in person on January 25th at 8:00 a.m. in the Library.

New Club: The Pink Pacers Run Club

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Pink PTA Healthy Lifestyles Committee

The Healthy Lifestyles Committee is seeking volunteers to assist with health and wellness activities throughout the school year. Some of these activities include supporting Red Ribbon Week, Medical City Children's Hospital 21-Day Challenge, Try Day Fridays, National Wear Red Day (promoting heart health), National Poison Prevention Week, Health-A-Palooza Week, National Bike to School Day, and National Running Day. If you are passionate about fostering a healthy and active lifestyle for our students, faculty, and staff, then this committee is for you! If you would like to be a part of this committee, please contact Jeannine Speiden at pinkptahealthylifestyles@gmail.com.
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Small World Angel Collection

It is the time of year when the spirit of the holidays fills us with joy! We want to spread that feeling to families in Frisco who need help insuring the holidays are memorable and filled with wonder for their children.


Your child’s class is participating in a service project to sponsor an “Angel” during this holiday season. “Angels” are less fortunate children in this community. These families and children will have a joyful and memorable holiday season with your help and generosity. Attached is information about the Angel(s) that has been adopted by your child’s class, including clothing sizes, needs, and wishes.


If you would like to participate, please choose an item of need or a wish that the “angel” has listed or contact your child’s teacher to help coordinate gifts for your class angel.


Please send your donations to school with your child:


1. Un-Wrapped (we understand the kids like to wrap the gifts, but we are limited on space and usually un-wrapped gifts take less room. The angel family will take great joy in wrapping the gifts donated.)

2. In a bag labeled with the angel number

3. If you are buying for more than one angel, please send in separate bags, with angel number on each bag/gift

4. If you would like to donate wrapping paper, please send a roll with your gifts


Your child will take the gift to his/her classroom. Please send all gifts by November 20th. All items donated will be distributed to families on December 16 and December 17, 2015.


Click the link below to view the adopted angel for your child's classroom


http://schools.friscoisd.org/docs/default-source/elementary-pink/angel-ornaments-2015.pdf?sfvrsn=2

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Chat and Chew Book Club Sykpes with Author Christopher Healy

On Wednesday, 4th and 5th grade students in our Chat and Chew Book Club facilitated by Mrs. Jensen had the opportunity to meet and interview Christopher Healy, author of the popular book, The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom. The students have been reading and meeting to discuss the book for several weeks and were so excited to actually meet the author of the book they are raving about!
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Telling is Not Tattling: Reporting Bullying

Part of being a safe school at Pink Elementary involves providing a way for students and parents to report when someone has witnessed bullying. There are a few ways to report bullying. Each classroom has yellow forms students can fill out and give to their teacher or turn in to the office. There is also a link on Mrs. Andrew’s website that goes to a confidential form that will be monitored and investigated. You can always email your child’s teacher if you know of a problem happening at school. Thank you for working with our staff to make Pink a safe place to be!


https://sites.google.com/a/friscoisd.org/pink-counselor/

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Additional Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Nov. 17th

Katie Greer Parent Seminar

8:00-9:00 a.m.


Friday, Nov. 20th

Good Morning Pink


November 23rd-27th

Fall Break


December 2nd-4th

Holiday Book Fair


December 3rd

Fire & Lockdown Drills


December 3rd

Progress Reports Go Home


December 3rd

PTA Meeting @ 6:30 p.m.

1st Grade Performance

(Following the PTA Meeting)


*Holiday Book Fair will be open from 5:30-8:00 p.m.


December 5th

Merry Main Street

*Pride of Pink Choir performs at 7:20 p.m.


December 8th

Chick-Fil-A Day


December 8th

CIT Meeting @ 3:00 p.m.


December 10th

Winter Pride of Pink Choir Concert


December 17th

5th Grade High Touch High Tech (PTA sponsored program)


December 18th

Winter Parties @ 2:00 p.m.


December 21st-January 1st

Winter Break

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Student Super Star

We want to celebrate your child's accomplishment outside of school with you! So, we are starting something new this year to do just that. You can share your child's accomplishment with us by completing the form by clicking on the box below and we will highlight your child on our school morning broadcast. We are proud of our Pink students and we want to celebrate them as often as we can! Please follow all guidelines outlined on the form for submission.

Life is Like a Comic According to Kid President

Kid President + Peanuts // Life is like a comic.
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Pink Elementary School

Danielle Record, Principal

Cari Owens, Asst. Principal

Jennifer Andrew, Counselor