Parent Newsletter

May/June 2021

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Priscille Elie, Principal

Michelle Alvarez, Assistant Principal

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SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FL

Dr. Rosalind Osgood, Chair

Laurie Rich Levinson, Vice Chair


Lori Alhadeff

Patricia Good

Debra Hixon

Donna P. Korn

Sarah Leonardi

Ann Murray

Nora Rupert


Robert W. Runcie

Superintendent of Schools

From the General Manager

Dear Staff, Parents, Students and Community:


HELLO May and soon after June! Testing season is wrapping up and I want to THANK all of our families who have sent their students to test!


We want to thank you our Palm Cove families and community for partnering with us in education to support your child and our student's learning.

We thank you for all that you are doing to support your child during these unprecedented times! With love and gratitude to the world’s best community!


Don't forget to register for Summer School for grades K-5. Please register by visiting our website or the attached flyer below.


If ever you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out via email (priscille.elie@browardschools.com) or call the school at 754-323-6800 with any questions, comments, or concerns that you may have. Please read below all pertinent information so that you are up to date with all things Palm Cove Elementary.


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Quote: "The greatness of the community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." Coretta Scott King


Educationally,

Priscille Elie

Proud Principal

DID YOU KNOW THAT...

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"On-Deck" Calendar of Events

  • May 1-31: Mental Health Awareness Month

  • May 1-31: Haitian Heritage Month

  • May 1-31: FSA Testing Continues

  • May 10: Last day of Science Camps Gr. 5

  • May 19: Last SAC virtual meeting through TEAMS at 5:30pm (see flyer and link below or visit our website)

  • May 20: Kindergarten Round Up through TEAMS at 5:30pm (see flyer and link below or visit our website)

  • May 28: Career Day

  • May 31: No School Memorial Day

  • June 9: Early Release & Last Day of School dismissal at 12:00pm

  • June 10: Employee Planning Day

  • June 21: First Day of Summer School at Palm Cove

  • July 29: Last Day of Summer School at Palm Cove

MAY SAC MEETING 5-19-2021

SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS OPEN

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REGISTER FOR BEFORE & AFTER CARE (FREE BEFORE CARE IF YOU ARE IN SUMMER SCHOOL)

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KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP IS HERE

MAY IS HAITIAN HERITAGE MONTH

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AT HOME DAILY HEALTH SCREENING

POLICY 5.5 ATTENDANCE UPDATE WITH CAMERAS ON ARE REQUIRED

During distance learning, the use of student cameras is required for attendance and instruction. Students will be counted in attendance in the learning environment during their scheduled class time. Teachers should be flexible and consider any extenuating circumstances of individual students who may be unable to turn on a camera. Teachers may consider other evidence of attendance for individual cases.

PARENTS SEND REUSABLE BOTTLES TO SCHOOL WITH YOUR CHILD

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Affordable Internet Access Extended through June 30, 2021

Broward County Public Schools is pleased to announce that its internet service provider partners, COMCAST and AT & T, have extended their affordable internet offers through the end of the 2020/21 school year.


See the flyer attached or click on the images below to view details on how to get internet access for less than $10 a month through June 30, 2021.

MASK UPDATES

MASK UPDATES An important note about acceptable face coverings: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the purpose of face coverings is to keep respiratory droplets from reaching others to aid with source control. However, face coverings with one-way valves or vents allow air to be exhaled through a hole in the material, which can result in expelled respiratory droplets that can reach others. This type of face covering does not prevent the person wearing the face covering from transmitting COVID-19 to others. Therefore, CDC does not recommend using face coverings if they have an exhalation valve or vent.
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Technology Support

If you have questions or concerns, please call Palm Cove's main number – 754-323-6800 Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. for assistance. Remember, students need to shut down or restart the school laptops or personal devices daily. The district is constantly sending out agents to clean viruses and updates. Students must log out daily and then sign in through sso.browardschools.com to show as in attendance. Students must sign in with their student number and password to get to their personalized Clever Single Sign-On Launchpad. Next, click on the Canvas image, then use the “Courses” button on the left blue navigation bar to access their courses.

*** NOTE *** The District Virtual Call Center is closed and all tech support is handled by each school.

Emergency school board approved policies that we adhere to. Please take note. Thank you!

Parent Resource for Supporting Young Learners

Broward County Schools is dedicated to helping children reach their maximum potential as lifelong learners. The Elementary Learning Department has developed a course to provide parents, caregivers and guardians with guidance and resources needed to ensure every child’s success. Please visit http://bit.ly/SupportingYoungLearners for additional information and resources to help your child. Also, we encourage you to speak with your child’s teacher for additional information and strategies.

Learning Activities At Home

Learning activities at home While your children are at home with you, you want to spend time with them, support their learning, and get your own work done. This guide will help you do all three. Below, you’ll find at-home activities they’ll enjoy.


Vocabulary art. Tap into your child’s creative side while she studies her vocabulary words with these two projects.


Word collage. Ask your youngster to write a word and its definition at the top of a page. Then, let her cut out pictures from magazines that go with the word. For instance, if she’s studying simple machines in science, she could find pictures of levers (seesaw, scissors) or inclined planes (wheelchair ramp, playground slide). Have her glue them on her paper and write a sentence to go with each one.


Rainbow words. Suggest that your child sort her words by writing them with different-colored pencils in the shape of a rainbow. Perhaps she could use a red pencil for nouns, a yellow one for verbs, and a blue one for adjectives.


Junk-drawer creativity. Look no further than your kitchen junk drawer to give your youngster’s creative thinking a boost. Try these ideas.


Reuse. Suggest that your child come up with different uses for objects in the drawer. He could use rubber bands to make a ball or turn a cork into a pincushion, for example. Take turns thinking of ways to reuse a bottle cap, a handheld mirror, and other junk-drawer items.


Sort. Let your youngster sort items according to a secret criterion, and you try to figure out his rule. Say he puts a paper clip and a key in one group, and a coupon and a gift bag in another. You might guess that he’s sorting by materials (metal, paper). Next, you sort objects into piles, and have him determine your rule.


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    The School Board of Broward County, Florida, prohibits any policy or procedure which results in discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. The School Board also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Individuals who wish to file a discrimination and/or harassment complaint may call the Director, Equal Educational Opportunities/ADA Compliance Department & District’s Equity Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator at 754-321- 2150 or Teletype Machine (TTY) 754-321-2158.


    Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, (ADAAA) may call Equal Educational Opportunities/ADA Compliance Department at 754-321-2150 or Teletype Machine (TTY) 754-321-2158.

    District’s Nondiscrimination Policy Statement 4001.1

    The School Board of Broward County, Florida, prohibits any policy or procedure which results in discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. The School Board also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Individuals who wish to file a discrimination and/or harassment complaint may call the Director, Equal Educational Opportunities/ADA Compliance Department & District’s Equity Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator at 754-321- 2150 or Teletype Machine (TTY) 754-321-2158.

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    About Palm Cove Elementary

    Palm Cove Elementary's mission is to: "Promote student achievement while celebrating all stakeholders in in a safe family-oriented environment."