Parkdale Elementary Weekly Update


This Week...

Happy Labor Day. I know that some of you are working today, getting ready for the big day tomorrow. I hope you still found some time for yourself this weekend and find regular time for yourself as we get back into the school routine.

Thanks for your work on the schedule last week. I will have updated print outs of the schedule in your boxes soon.

I hope you have a great first week with kids.


Teaching the Mountaineer Expectations: Week 1

Here is the Week 1 plan for teaching our Parkdale Mountaineer Expectations:

We are Respectful, Responsible, Safe, and Kind

Week 1:

* All Week, Teachers and Staff teach classroom routines and expectations

* Thursday - All School Assembly to introduce new staff and talk about creating a Safe and Respectful School Environment.

* Friday and Monday, (see schedule) 8:00 am - 10:20 am(9:00 - 11:20 on Monday) - Expectation Expedition. Let's do it up right! Let's go all out with the Mountaineer/Expedition Theme. Wear your best Mountain Expedition Gear! We're going on an Expedition to create a safe and respectful school!

Darla Procures Another Grant Award!!

Darla continues to be a Grant Writing Machine. She was recently awarded the Voya Unsung Heroes Award. As one of the top 100 winners this year, she will receive a $2,000 grant from Voya to bring her program to life! She plans to highlight for our students, through the ExCEL program, ways that members of our community serve others as unsung heroes. She may even have a chance to win an additional $5,000, $10,000, or $25,000 for her grant, if selected as one of the top 3 winners. You can see her winning entry at Congratulations Darla!!

Front Hall Art Display

Classroom Teachers,

Please sign up for your month to display art work on the board in front of the office. Please follow this link to the Googledoc sign-up sheet.


Events This Week...

This Week:

Tuesday, Sept. 8- First Day with Students

Thursday, Sept. 10 - 8:00 am - 8:30 am - All School Assembly in Gym

Friday, Sept. 11 - 8:00 am - Expectations Expedition

Upcoming Dates

Monday, Sept. 14 - 9:00 am - Expectations Expedition

Wednesday, Sept 16 - K-5 Track Meet at HRVHS

Sunday, Sept. 20 - Gorge Kids Triathlon

Monday, Sept. 21 - Site Council Meeting, 2:20 pm in Shelly's room

Thursday, Sept. 24 - Back To School BBQ

Tuesday, Sept. 29 - Safety Committee, Gus's Office

Have a great week!!

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Use this form to give Gus feedback about how things are going and what you need.