Park Crest Panther Paper

November 9, 2020

Table of Contents

  1. Quarter 1 Virtual Awards! - Google Links and Times Below!
  2. 3rd-5th grade Remote/Virtual Chromebook Exchange
  3. Veteran's Day Celebration - Information Needed
  4. November Calendar
  5. Canned Food Drive Information
  6. Counselor and Parent Meeting Information - Next Meeting Thursday, November 19th!
  7. Park Crest Student Shirts on Sale Now!
  8. Reminder - November 11th is early release at 1:25
  9. Quarter 3 Selection Date
  10. Picture Day - November 12th - Face to Face and Remote (Remote - 4:30pm-6:30pm)
  11. Join PTA - online!
  12. Calendar of Events

Newsletter Translations

Newsletter Translations

To view this newsletter in languages other than English, please open the document in an internet browser and scroll to the bottom of the page to the “Translate” button.

Para ver este boletín en otro lenguaje que no sea Ingles, por favor abre este mensaje en una página de internet. Baje hasta el fin de la página y oprima el botón “Translate”

Để xem bản tin này bằng các ngôn ngữ ngoài tiếng Anh, vui lòng mở tài liệu trong internet và kéo xuống cuối trang để nhấn nút dịch.

Save the date, it's time to celebrate!

Cycle 1 Virtual Awards will be held on November 11. We can't wait to celebrate all of the hard work you and your students have done during the first grading cycle!

8:30 - 9:00 ---- PK ----

9:05 - 9:35 --- 3rd Grade ---

9:40 - 10:10 --- 4th Grade ----

10:15 - 10:45 ---- 2nd Grade ----

10:50 - 11:20 ---- 5th Grade ----

11:40 - 12:10 ---- Kinder ----

12:15 - 12:45 --- 1st Grade -----

3rd-5th Grade Virtual Student Computer Exchange

On November 12th from 4:30-6:30pm, 3rd-5th grade virtual/remote students are able to come up and exchange their Chromebooks for new Chromebooks. All they need to do is bring the old computer AND the charger. This is also the same time as our fall Picture Day!

Veteran's Day Celebration

We will be celebrating Veterans Day next Wednesday, November 11th. This year we will be creating a video presentation of family members that are veterans.

A Google form has been created for students to fill out and attach pictures.

Last day to submit forms will be Monday, November 9, 2020.

Please submit information here:

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Counselor and Parent Meeting minutes

Parents, here is the information from our monthly counselor meeting held on October 29th

October Parent Meeting- ENG

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, November 19th.

It’s never too late to start checking in with the counselor, so please join us!

Padres, aquí esta la información de la junta con la consejera que fue el 29 de octubre.

Reunión de Padres- OCT

La próxima reunión será el jueves, 19 de noviembre.

NO es tarde empezar a venir, por favor reúnase con nosotros!

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Park Crest Spirit Shirts Are Now On Sale!

Sale Date: Now until November 16th!

Cost: $10 ($0.42 service fee added for skyward payment, $10.42 total)


Remote Students:

1. How to pay: All students can pay online through skyward (left side of screen in blue column choose fee management, select your student at Park Crest, choose make a payment),

2. Choose a size: Fill out the google form:

Face to Face Students:

1. How to pay: You can also choose to pay online through skyward (left side of screen in blue column choose fee management, select your student at Park Crest, choose make a payment), or send check, cash or money order to school with your student.

2. Choose a size: You can also fill out the google form or send the paper copy of the form back to school with your payment:

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Remember early release on November 11th at 1:25.

Picture Day is Coming!

Thursday, November 12th is picture day at Park Crest! All of our face to face students will take pictures during the day and remote students will take pictures from 4:30pm-6:30pm.

You are welcome to send money however it's best to pay online at You can search for Park Crest or enter the code EVTN4Q4TH.

Parents will have 48 hrs after picture day to still place an order online. After that, any students that didn't order will receive a proof sheet with their personal code to view and order online.

Due to COVID and districts limiting visitors we are trying to not have campus retakes but we will be having retakes at the Lifetouch office on Dec 10th from 2-7 PM. Parents will need to call 972-669-9200 and choose option 0 to schedule a time.

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Quarter 3 Selection Date

All families will have the opportunity to complete the second quarter commitment form

beginning the morning of Monday, November 9 - midnight Friday, November 13, 2020.

The link to the form will be emailed to all family members listed in Family 1 on Skyward.

Families do not need to complete the form if they are pleased with their current

instructional model selection. Only those families wishing to make a change need to

complete the online form. Q3 selections are effective January 5, 2021. The final

opportunity for families to select a change will be for Q4 February 1 - February 5, 2021.

Information regarding the Q3 selection period will be shared via E-newsletter and social

media posts beginning, Monday, November 2, 2020. A Skylert blast will be sent on

Friday, November 6th. All members of Family 1 will receive the link to the form on the

morning of November 9, 2020.

Please Join our Amazing PTA - ONLINE FOR THE 1st Time EVER

Our PTA provides many gifts and supports to our STUDENTS AND TEACHER each year.




9-13 - Quarter 3 Selection Open in Skyward

9 - Canned Food Drive Starts

11 - Early Release at 1:25

11 - Chuck E Cheese Spirit Night!

12 - Picture Day (free dress) - Remote Students 4:30pm-6:30pm

16 - Spirit Shirt Order Deadline

19 - Parent Meeting with the Counselor - Open to everyone! 2pm and 6pm

23-27 - Thanksgiving Break

30 - Virtual Book Fair Starts


9 - Canned Food Drive Ends

11 - Virtual Book Fair Ends

18 - Early Dismissal at 1:25

21- January 1 - Winter Break


5 - Quarter 3 begins

Mrs. Nethaway's Library 'LANDING PAGE'

Students have the opportunity to check out library books even while learning at home. Read more in Mrs. Nethaway's newsletter!

Counselor’s Corner

If you need assistance with individual concerns or counseling services, please reach out to Mrs. Medrano-Johnson at, or fill out the following Park Crest Request for Counseling Services form by using the QR code or clicking on the link.

Park Crest is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

Like OUR PAGE on FACEBOOK for up to date information! FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @PCES_Panthers for our virtual spirit weeks and find us on Instagram at ParkCrestElementary to see what students and staff are up to!

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