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RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS WEEK at PRS - FEBRUARY 8TH-12TH
To gear up for National Random Acts of Kindness Day which is celebrated February 17th, our Community Eight Respect Diversity Project Group is sponsoring a PRS Random Acts of Kindness Spirit Week next week, February 8th - 12th. We hope you will join us by spreading kindness throughout the Pike Road community!
K- Kickoff Random Acts of Kindness Week MONDAY
(Showing support for your favorite sports team.)
I- Inspire someone to by kind TUESDAY
(Dress as your favorite superhero and inspire others to be Kindness Superheroes.)
N- Neon bright WEDNESDAY
(Make the world a bright place by sharing kindness.)
D- Dive into kindness THURSDAY
(Dress in your favorite tropical wear or sea life as we dive into kindness.)
Friendly FRIDAY Twins Day
(Pair up with a friend and dress alike.)
Please be sure that learners stay within our dress code guidelines throughout the week.
Valentines For Veterans from The Town of Pike Road
Multicultural Festival and Taste of the World PTSA Meeting on February 25 at 6:00 p.m.
Scroll to the end of the newsletter for more announcements
Preparing Our Preschool Patriots In Every way!
Creating tour guide vests to wear as we explore and learn about the rainforest
We made rain sticks using a variety of household materials.
Sharing a favorite book with friends
Mr. Henry explored the properties of a bowling ball with learners.
Touring the PRS Kitchen and Learning about How Things Work with Mr. Danny
All of the researching and reading about ocean animals has resulted in realistic classroom models.
Responsible Patriots always clean up after project work.
Learners constructing a replica of the Abyss Zone in the ocean
Challenging other learners to divide their chocolate chip cookie into an equivalent fraction.
Learners created their interpretation of the Plessy vs. Ferguson ruling
and learned how this has impacted the lives of African Americans.
Exploring area and volume by constructing cubic feet
Using cubic feet to build a cubic yard
Come to PRS to see final results on the big chalk board (see below)!
Thanks Community Six for sharing your learning with everyone at PRS!
Community Six Presentation to the Board of Education
On February 26th, Community Six will host A Day at the Museum: Honoring African American History. The community will be invited to view exhibits and all performances will take place from 1:30 - 2:30.
Preparing for our Living Museum: People in Action: Civil Disobedience During the Civil Rights Movement
Learning about economic distribution and scarcity and brainstorming ways to distribute our scarce item (one cupcake for the whole class).
Collaboration taking place as students shop at each others' virtual stores
Health and Wellness
Intramural sports for communities five and six started this week! Go Patriots!
Visitors from the Alabama Department of Education
Admiring Community One's Aquarium (a work in progress).
Soon other ocean creatures will join the life-size scuba diver.
Visitors interacting with learners who are designing cars using K'Nex.
They plan to use a balloon to propel their cars to see whose car goes the farthest.
Health and Wellness Equipment Drive
*Don't forget to always wear appropriate shoes to Health and Wellness.
Checking out Prior to Dismissal
PTSA Cookie Dough Fund Raiser
All orders and money due on February 12th.
The cookie dough will be available for pickup Thursday March 3rd. YOU MUST COME TO THE SCHOOL TO PICK UP YOUR ORDERS! We will not allow any student to take the dough home on the bus. We will be sure to sure to accommodate as many families as possible with pick up times. If you have any questions, please email Summer Rice at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you so much for your continued support of Pike Road's PTSA!
Come Join us for Breakfast on Fridays for Pike Road Papas (and Mama are welcome too)!
This is an opportunity for Dads (and Moms) to get involved in the lives of our students. You can eat with your children and with others who tend to gather around visiting Dads and Moms. Come share your family's love with the Pike Road Family.
Breakfast for adults costs $2.50 and breakfast for learners cost $2.00.
Montgomery American Baseball & Softball Registration
Come out and support our Patriots! Scroll to the end of the newsletter (see Patriot) for athletic schedules.
February 11 at 6:00 - Community 5 Systems Expo for Parents
February 15 - Professional Learning Day - No School for Students
February 25 at 6:00 p.m. - Multicultural Festival and Taste of the World PTSA Meeting
February 26 - Community Six A Day at the Museum: Honoring African American History
March 2 at 8:00 a.m. - PTSA Board Meeting
March 3 - Cookie Dough Pick up
March 7 at 6:00 p.m. - School Board Meeting
March 21-25 - Spring Break
March 28 - Professional Learning Day - No School for Students
April 4 at 6:00 p.m. - School Board Meeting
April 5 at 8:00 a.m. - PTSA Board Meeting
Save the Date - April 5 at 6:00 for a Special Community Event . . . more details coming soon!
April 25 - Professional Learning Day - No School for Students
April 28 - Field Day for Kindergarten through Community Six
April 29 - Field Day for Communities Seven and Eight
May 2 at 8:00 A.M. - PTSA Board Meeting
May 2-6 - Lead Learner Appreciation Week
May 2 at 6:00 p.m. - School Board Meeting
May 26 - Last Day of School for Learners
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The PRS Team