Newsletter for PHES Students and Families

Aug 23, 2021
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We are SO excited for our Kindergarten students to start back with us this Wednesday, Aug 25th.


A.M. KINDERGARTEN 8:00am-11:00am (Friday 8:00am-10:30am)

P.M. KINDERGARTEN 11:55am-2:55pm (Friday 11:00am-1:35pm)

Week One is a Success!

Even with the unprecedented August down poor on the first day of school, Providence Hall students were back in class with big smiles, eager to learn. We capped of the week with an Assembly where students and staff sang our school song and reviewed our PACT.
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Please remember: although we allowed parents to walk students to class on the first few days of school, we ask starting tomorrow that you say goodbye to your student at the gate. Our staff will be at the gate as well as on the playground and in the cafeteria. Please do not drop your students off before 7:30, as we don't open the gate before then.

Also, if you are driving through the pick-up area please remember to have your student's name displayed in your car window so we can more quickly get them to the pick up area.

If you or an older sibling are walking up to pick them up, please do NOT come to the front entrance of the school. You will please wait for your student on the grassy area on the west side of the campus.

Thank you for helping to make our drop off and pick up procedures safe and smooth.

A Message from PHES' School Nurse, Mrs. Staci. 🩺

PHES students will be running the Pacer Test in PE the week of August 30th. If your student has an inhaler, PLEASE SEND IT WITH THEM. I added the all caps because too often I see so many kiddos that run it and come to me panting, tight, wheezing and need their inhaler that undoubtedly is at home. Thanks so much!!


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Counselor Corner

Hello Parents and Students! The PHES counselors are thrilled to welcome you to school! We understand that there are so many feelings that come with the beginning of a new school year - fear, happiness, anxiety, excitement, and everything in between! That being said, we're here to help and support you and your student(s). Our contact information is listed below, and we would love to hear from you!

We also have a counseling website with a lot of great resources. Take a look!

Check out our PHES counseling website!

Contact information:

Miss Kristen Leininger

Grades 1, 3, and 5

Mrs. Amanda Jenson

Grades K, 2, 4, and Special Success

Get Your Patriot Pride on with New Gear

Mrs. Weiss' Message from the PHall Kitchen 🧑🏽‍🍳

  • SHOUT OUT to our Food Service Teams!!! They are serving 1200 lunches daily. That is approximately 65% of our student enrollment.

  • Thank you for your patience with our lunch lines. As students start to get back into the groove the lines will start to move faster.

  • Patriot Families, the Nutrition Department would like to share with you that you will have the option to order a breakfast and lunch for your students to have for Focus Fridays. We will have the order form available as a link on the Patriot Hall website under the Nutrition tab. You will have access to order your student(s)meals up until the Monday BEFORE Focus Fridays. On this form it will ask you for your students school, student number, and what the option will be. The breakfast and lunch meals will be a, set, full complete reimbursable meal under the NSLP guidelines. This menu will be available for viewing on our online menu forum, Meal Viewer,

  • Your students will need to pick up their meals at the end of day on the Thursday BEFORE Focus Fridays. The schools will make an announcement as a reminder.

  • You don’t want to be absent on Wednesdays it is the new PIZZA DAY!!! Pizza will now be served on Wednesday instead of Fridays.

PTO Fundraiser for PHES Library

Use the attached form to purchase a "Blast off with a Book" T shirt and help support the PHES Library. Thanks to the PTO for organizing this!


Link to PHES Amazon Wishlist
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Hearing screenings will begin shortly at Providence Hall as recommended by the Utah Department of Health to identify undetected, progressive, late-onset, and fluctuating hearing losses due to ear infections, loud noise exposure, or a variety of disorders. This screening is done yearly by the Speech-Language Department at the beginning of the school year and will involve all students in grades K, 3, 7, 11, all students receiving special education services, most students new to PH, and students considered at-risk. To opt-out of this year's hearing screening, or to request screening for additional students, please email your student's name and grade to by August 22, 2021. Recommended health precautions specific to hearing screenings will be followed.

Speech and language therapy services are also available at Providence Hall for all students who qualify in grades K-12. If you have concerns about your student's communication skills, please contact Mrs. Collingridge, our speech-language pathologist, at to discuss the concerns.

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Parent Survey for USBE

As part of the Utah State Board of Education’s Standards Review Process, USBE administers a survey annually to collect feedback on our current core standards. We seek feedback from educators, parents, students, community leaders, etc. We would greatly appreciate your completion of the survey via the link below.

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