December 4, 2020
Message from the Principal
Hello Prairie Friends and Families,
Thank you for your continued support and flexibility as we navigate this school year. It was lovely to see many of our learners back after the long weekend! All of our Prairie Pumas are putting forth awesome effort to learn and grow in these weeks leading up to winter break. The level of engagement in both our face to face classes and our virtual classes is impressive! Have a wonderful weekend.
We are Team Prairie!
We are stronger together!
12/7: Culver's Night 5-8 p.m.
12/8: Virtual PTA Meeting
12/10: Picture Retake Day
12/11: Report Cards available in Infinite Campus Parent Portal
CULVER'S NIGHT: Culver's night is Monday, December 7th. Stop by Culvers between 5-8pm and Culvers will donate 10% of all sales to Prairie.
PTA MEETING: Please join our PTA meeting on Tuesday, December 8th. Meeting starts at 6:30pm and will be available on Zoom. Please use the link to attend: Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting
For those who are interested in staying informed on all things PTA, please visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Prairie-PTA-Go-Pumas-257860434257555
ONLINE SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR: Our fall Scholastic Book Fair ends this weekend. The last day to place orders is 12/06! Support our school and help your child discover new books, favorite characters, complete series, and more! You'll love the fun new option to shop for Book Fair exclusives directly from the interactive booklist and enjoy free shipping on book-only purchases over $25. All orders ship direct to home. Visit our homepage https://www.scholastic.com/bf/prairieelementaryschool4
AMAZON SMILE: Our PTA also participates in the Amazon Smile program. Connect your Amazon purchases to automatically donate a percentage of your purchase back to Prairie Elementary. Sign up at: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/39-1461747
SCRIP GIFT CARDS: While e-gift cards in your wallet are convenient, you now have the option to order physical gift cards delivered directly to your home for all your gifting needs through the Raise Right/Shop with Scrip fundraising program. Select from 250+ brands, including top sellers like Amazon.com, The Home Depot®, and Walmart. Contact Sarah Paczesny at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the program today!
Picture Retake Day
Our virtual and eAchieve students are invited for pictures from 10:30-11:30 on December 10th. Please meet a staff member at door 13 (front parking lot entrance closest to the tennis courts). Your child will have their temperature taken and be escorted into the building for their picture; parents are asked to remain outside.
If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Anderson at 262-970-2205 or email@example.com.
2021-22 New Year Enrollments/School Choice
4K enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year begins December 1st and will take place through January 29, 2021. Enrollments completed during this time frame will be considered as a priority placement at your neighborhood school or current community partner sites. Enrollments after January 29th, will be based on seat availability after the February 12th 4K Lottery. Please review the 2021-2022 4K Enrollment and Lottery Process and the 2021-2022 4K Site List for more detailed information.
The School Choice/Intra-district transfer application period for the 2021-2022 school year will open on Tuesday, December 1st and will close on Friday, January 8th. If you are interested in attending a school that is not your neighborhood school, please complete an application by January 8th. Late applications will not be accepted. Email confirmations will be sent upon submission of the application.
Important Dates to Remember
Dec 1: 4K & New Student Enrollment for the 2021-2022 School Year Begins
Dec 5: 4K Enrollment by Appointment Only at Banting Elementary. Please call 970-1024 to schedule an appt.
Dec 19: 4K Enrollment by Appointment Only at Hadfield Elementary. Please call 970-1024 to schedule an appt
Jan 8: Intra-District Transfer/School Choice Application Period Closes at 4:30 PM (Late Applications will not be accepted)
Jan 15: Secondary(Grades 6-12) Intra-District Transfers/ School Choice notifications will be emailed home
Jan 16: 4K Enrollment by Appointment Only at Lowell Elementary. Please call 970-1024 to schedule an appt
Jan 22: Secondary(Grades 6-12) School Choice Online Commitments or Appeals Due
Jan 23: 4K Enrollment by Appointment Only at Prairie Elementary. Please call 970-1024 to schedule an appt
Jan 29: 4K Enrollment Ends for the lottery
Feb 12: 4K Virtual Lottery at the Lindholm Building 2:00 pm
Feb 19: 4K Site Placement will be emailed home
March 12: Elementary Intra-District Transfer/School Choice notifications will be emailed home
Waukesha County Covid Testing
School Lunches Free until 12/31/20
Early Pick Up for Students
Dropping off Supplies
Annual Online Registration
Infinite Campus Parent Portal - click on the icon for the Infinite Campus Portal on the upper right part of the page.
All school and community activities are now being posted on the Waukesha School District and Prairie Elementary School home page via the "Peachtree/flyer" link on the left side.