Pike Road Schools

Think. Innovate. Create. The Pike Road Way 2.13.16

The Mission of Pike Road Schools

To create a culture of intellectual curiosity where all students have ownership of their learning and are inspired to think, innovate and create.

February 15 - Professional Learning Day - No School for Students

Come share about your profession at Career Day on March 11!

SEEKING SPEAKERS TO TALK ABOUT THEIR CAREER:

Community 7/8 is hosting our first ever Pike Road School’s Career Day on March 11. This is a student organized project. The goal for Career Day is for students at Pike Road School to get a better understanding and to be inspired by possible career options. In the morning, we will have speakers who will share about their careers. If you are interested in sharing about your career, please click here and share your information.


SEEKING COLLEGE STUDENTS (or recent graduates) TO TALK ABOUT COLLEGE:

We are also looking for volunteer college students (not freshmen) or recent college graduates to speak at this event. They will share about college life and their major. If you are interested or know of college students who might be interested in being on a panel, please click here and share your information.


We will follow up with you once we review all the information.


The event will be at Woodland United Methodist Church. If you or your company would be interested in paying for lunch (approximately $850) and/or paying for school buses to transport learners to Woodland United Methodist Church, please send an email to info@pikeroadschools.org.


Thank you.


Sincerely,

Community 7/8 Career Day Project Team

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

Patriots Parents,
Thank you so much for participating in the Box Top for Education Program. As a result of your hard work and dedication, so far this school year we were able to successfully collect $753.00 for the first semester.

For the remainder of the year, we would like to double or triple our box top challenge. To do this, we need YOU! Please ask your family, friends and neighbors to save your non-expired boxtops and donate them to our school.
Box tops will be due the 15th of every month.

We will have a traveling trophy for the community that collects the most boxtops. We will also provide a sweet treat at the end of the year for the community that has collected the most. So let’s get to collecting those boxtops!

There are drop off locations at PRS, The Waters, Woodland Creek and Town Hall.

Scroll to the end of the newsletter for additional announcements

A Few Super Hereos of Kindness!

Thank you Community Eight for proposing and planning Kindness Week!

Community K

Making and Enjoying Guacamole and Salsa

Community 1

Community 2

As part of their study of pets, Mrs. Steindorff's class went on a field trip to PetSmart.

Community 3

Community 5 learners share the math games they created with Community 3!

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Community 4

Learners are engaged in peer learning. They challenge each other and critically maneuver through the steps of comparing fractions as they work within their groups. They brainstorm ways to use this skill in their everyday life and how they might better utilize this tactic in the future. At the end of the session, learners reflect on what worked best in their groups and offer suggestions to make the next session more effective. Lead Learners monitor and conference with each group.

Community 5

Students wrap up their study of systems as they show off their work at the Community Five Systems Expo!

Building Ecocolumns

Community 6

Color Me America

Below is a link to an ongoing project by PRS Arts. Learners in Community Six are exploring cultural diversity, arts, and history.
#ColorMeAmerican (Marian Anderson)

Twin Friends

Community 7

Generating their own data - - Do you see the relationship between the dimensions of the table and the number of hits?
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Patriots from Community 7 and 8 Tour Mayor Stone, Members of Town Council and School Board Member Dr. Simpson through PRS.

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Community 8

Learners collaborating with Mayor Stone on plans for a future multicultural center

On February 19th, the art students in Communities 7 and 8 will be going on a field trip to Troy University for Trojan Art Day, the VAAP (Visual Arts Achievement Program) workshop. The field trip will help the students explore and experience different mediums of art. The VAAP art show and workshop showcases multiple students art work and gives students the opportunity to try different art techniques. This opportunity will also show the students there are multiple ways to create inspirational and innovative art as well as help them understand the different types of jobs in the arts. We cannot wait to showcase our techniques and innovations as we move through the year!

A Special Thank You to New Waters, LLC for purchasing 20 "Patriot Ties" for our young men.

They will wear these ties as they tour visitors through PRS and for other special occasions.

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The Arts

Valentines for Veterans 2016

POP

Patriots are gearing up for spring sports!

Come out and support our Patriots! Scroll to the end of the newsletter (see Patriot) for athletic schedules.

February 16 at 5:30 - Patriots’ first soccer game at Trinity Presbyterian School

February 17 at 4:30 - Patriots’ first baseball games at Robert E. Lee High School

February 19 at 4:00 - Patriots’ first Softball Game - LAMP JV

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

The community will be invited to view exhibits throughout the day and live performances will take place from 1:30 - 2:30.

March 2 at 8:00 a.m. - PTSA Board Meeting

March 3 - Cookie Dough Pick up

March 5 - Track Team participates in Race to Fight Hunger at Montgomery Academy

March 7 at 6:00 p.m. - School Board Meeting

March 11 - Career Day for Communities 7 and 8

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 5-7 - Book Fair

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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