Little Panther News

Info for little panthers and their families!

Issue #41, June 9, 2020

Little Panther families:

Thank you so much for all you did for your little one(s) during the COVID-19 school shut down. All of us at South School understand how challenging this time was and we appreciate that you demonstrated grit and perseverance! Your child(ren) will look back on this time and appreciate how strong you were!


This is the last newsletter for the school year -- I am leaving some important links (and videos) here for you to access and posting a few end-of-year photos!


Also, many of you have been asking about summer school. We will host several playground events at South School and I will communicate those dates in the near future.


Superintendent Seager announced a summer learning opportunity yesterday at the Watervliet Public Schools Board of Education meeting. You can get more information at the link below.


Enjoy your summer! I hope you have time to relax and enjoy your child(ren) and have great fun together!


As always, thank you for sharing your little panther with us!


Carole Fetke, Principal

Still need to pick up your child's belongings?

Call the South School Office at 463-0860 and leave a message. We will arrange a time for you to come to South to pick up your child's belongings.

Shared by Mrs. Bingaman . . .

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Content Warning
How to help your child improve reading fluency!
Mrs. Muth shares an activity for practicing reading, spelling, and phonemic awareness!
Mrs. Muth shares a strategy for working on reading and writing with your child
Mrs. Muth shares tips for listening to your child read
Do you want to hear a story? CLICK HERE!

Archive of stories read by staff members.

If your child has an IEP, academic accommodations will be considered.

For support please contact your child's special education teacher:

Little Panther News Archive

CLICK HERE to access previous editions of the Little Panther News

Here are some free online resources . . .

Amazing Websites for Kids!

Schools closed due to the COVID-19/coronavirus outbreak can take advantage of a multitude of free online learning resources. Find them all here.

Great writing resource!

These resources can help children continue developing their handwriting skills.

Have a little one turning five by December 1, 2020?

If you have a little one who will be kindergarten age this fall, please click the "Online Kindergarten Round Up" button below to begin the process! Know someone else with a little one turning 5 by September 1, 2020? Share this link with them please!


(CURRENT Young 5s families DO NOT need to complete this process)

Online Kindergarten Round Up

For families enrolling a child who will be 5 on or before December 1, 2020. (Current Young 5s families do NOT need to do this process -- we have your info!).

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North Family News-Special Edition

Weekly newsletter from Mrs. Kyncl with important information for families of North School students!

Click the picture below for updates from our superintendent . . .