Probstfield Elementary School


Important Information for October

Greetings, Probstfield Elementary Students and Families:

Thank you so much for sharing your students with us! We are in full swing and are enjoying seeing your students grow and learn!

Please talk with your students about what the expectations are at school and what they are learning about being a successful student. You are the most important influence in your child's life and we appreciate your support!

Reminder that there is no school on Friday, October 7.

Know that you are always welcome to reach out with any questions or concerns you have. We want all Probstfield Elementary students to experience success!

We are still in need of several school supplies like pencils, notebooks, dry erase markers and folders. If you have any that you would be willing to share, please drop them off at our front desk! Thanks!

If you have any questions or need support, please reach out to our front desk at 218-284-3700.

All the best-

The team at Probstfield Elementary School

Dates to Remember

No School: October 7, 2022: Professional Development Day for Staff

October 10, 2022: Indigenous People Day

October Parent Teacher Advisory Council (PTAC) meeting: October 11 from 5-6 pm in the cafeteria- all are welcome! We will discuss upcoming fundraisers and start planning some fun family events! We will also plan for spirit week!

Family Teacher Conferences: October 17, 18 and 19: Please look for an email from the district for the link to register for conferences through Power PTC or call our front office to schedule a time to meet with your student's teachers. 218-284-3700.

October 28: End of First Quarter

Salvation Army Coats for Kids

The Salvation Army is pleased to be accepting electronic applications for “Coats For Kids And Families”. This program will offer clean winter gear for kids and their families before it starts to get really cold out .Complete the application by clicking the link below.

This link will be active from September 12 – October 2

Intake Form 2022

Register Soon First Come First Serve

-Shopping Dates & Times: Friday, Oct. 28th 9 am-4 pm or Saturday, Oct. 29th 9 am-1 pm

- At the Prairie Heights Church- 319 32nd Ave. E. West Fargo

- Must register at the site above

-Must bring proof of ID

IMPORTANT!!! We NEED Your Help!!!

Please make sure to complete the educational benefits form as soon as possible and return it to the school. This form must be filled out to qualify for free and reduced lunch. It also helps our school get the resources we need to serve our students including materials and staffing.

You can get a form at the front desk or by searching Educational Benefits Form Minnesota.

We also ask that you complete Powerschool Enrollment as soon as possible. You should have received an email from the district asking you to complete it in August. You may want to check your spam folder. You can also access it by going into the Powerschool Parent app. Having this completed is very important because we need updated information so we can stay in communication with you in case of any needs or emergencies that may arise.

Thank you so much for taking care of these two things! It really helps out our whole school community!

Attendance: We want you here everyday!

  • Daily attendance is required and if your child is going to be absent for any reason, please reach out to 218-284-3702 to report any absence.
  • Attendance is key to student success. Please have your child here on time each day and make sure that they have what they need to have a successful day.
  • If you are having any issues regarding attendance, please reach out to us and we will do all we can to support you. Our social worker, Jamie Benson, is happy to help figure out a plan to help your student's be successful! Just email Jamie at or give us a call at 218-284-3702 and ask for support.
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    Probstfield Elementary Parent Teacher Advisory Council

    Every elementary building has an active elementary Parent Teacher Advisory Councils made up of staff representatives, parents, and the principal. PTAC serves to increase communication between parents/guardians and the school, support parent involvement, increase awareness of the school by parents and the community, aid in securing funds for equipment and activities that support education and the school environment, and assist at school functions.

    Any parent or staff member is welcome to contact PTAC officers or attend PTAC meetings. We will host our next Probstfield Elementary School PTAC meeting on Sept 13 from 5-6 pm. We will meet in the cafeteria. We hope to have a large group to help start this organization for Probstfield Elementary School. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your ideas, concerns and interests with our school.

    Meeting dates to add to your calendar are:

    Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 14, April 11, May 9

    From 5-6 pm

    We are Hiring!

    We are looking for people who love working with children and want to make a difference in their lives.

    We have several paraprofessional positions available and we are always looking for lunchroom servers as well! Not available everyday? We are always looking for substitute paraprofessionals, lunchroom supervisors, and teachers!

    Apply at and look for positions here at Probstfield Elementary!

    Struggling with Mental Health Issues? Need help?

    These are challenging times for many of us. Know that there is support and help in our community!

    Are you or is someone you know struggling with mental health issues? If you need support, please reach out to one of the numbers below.

    Clay County Link Up: Website that will connect you with resources and tools.

    Emergency Mental Health Services

    Clay County Mobile Mental Health Crisis Line - 800-223-4512

    Local 24 Hour Help Line - Call 211 or 701-235-7335

    24 hour Text Line - Text your ZIP Code to 898211

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 800-273-8255

    Crisis Text Line - Text MN or CONNECT to 741741