Park Terrace Elementary

April 28, 2021 Newsletter

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Greetings Park Terrace Families!


I hope everyone is having a great week so far! First and foremost, I want to say thank you to the 3rd and 4th grade students and families who participated in Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs) this week. As you may know we had internet issues we had to navigate on Tuesday, but now, everything is going smoothly! As I have said so many times this year, thank you so much for your patience and flexibility as we navigate new challenges together this year.


So much in the world continues to feel heavy. Despite the challenges we’ve all faced, we continue to be proud of our students and staff as we learn and grow this year. As we approach the end of the school year, I am reminded of the words posted on Ms. Wendy Logan’s classroom door “We can do hard things!” We sure can and we have. If this year has taught us anything it is that hard work, determination, strong community support, empathy and flexibility can produce amazing results.


As we look to the end of the week, one fun thing to look forward to is spirit day! This Friday, April 30, let’s all wear our school colors or SLP gear to show all that we are proud of this year!


Have a wonderful rest of the week, Park Terrace families, and keep up the great work!


Mona Perkins

Principal

Updates for Extended Flex Learning families

Greetings,


As we move through this last week in April, I am reminded of how incredible this year has been. We have faced challenges and we have shown love and care for ourselves and others like never before. Join me in celebrating all that we have accomplished individually and in partnership by participating in a Spirit Day on Friday, April 30. I will be wearing my SLP gear on Friday. I hope your family will, too.


Having each child feel a sense of value and belonging is as important at the end of the school year as it is in the beginning. Distance learning teachers and I will continue to partner with you to make sure your child feels safe and cared for. Please reach out to me if you have questions or concerns.


As a reminder, this and future emails will share important pieces of information and updates. Please read this entire newsletter.


Take care,


Kimberly Fehringer

Principal on Assignment

K-4 Extended Flexible Learning

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Fourth Grade Families: Intro to 5th Grade Band

Starting in fifth grade, students can choose to take band lessons. Join us for a virtual informational meeting on Tuesday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m.to learn more about your student's option to join band in middle school. The meeting will also be recorded and placed on the band website for those unable to attend the meeting.


  • Meeting Code: joinband


Watch this1-minute introduction videoand learn more about band, choosing an instrument and how to register on thisWestwood Band webpage.If your student would like to play band in 5th grade, please register by Friday, May 14.

Panther Spirit Day is Friday, April 30

The SLPHS Student Council has designated this Friday, April 30 as a Panther Spirit Day! Be sure to wear your SLP Panther gear or school colors and share photos using #SLPPantherProud.
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Last chance - purchase your "Spamalot" tickets

This weekend, April 30-May 2, is your last chance to see the live theater event "Spamalot," presented by the talented SLPHS theater cast and crew. Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Featuring cows, killer rabbits, and French people. The outrageous, uproarious, and gloriously entertaining story of King Arthur and the Lady of the Lake will delight audiences as they search for the Holy Grail and “always look on the bright side of life.” This is a performance you don't want to miss! Purchase your tickets today.
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Matthew 25 Free Food Distribution

Matthew 25, a nonprofit organization, is holding a free monthly food distribution drive-thru on the second Sunday of every month from noon-2 p.m. at the Coon Rapids United Methodist Church. There are no requirements, and no data will be collected. Everyone is welcome. The next distribution date is Sunday, May 9, 2021. See the flyer for more details.

Register for Summer 2021 Camps and Clinics

Spring Lake Park Schools Community Education partners with our coaching and teaching staff to offer athletic and activity camps and clinics during the summer. A variety of engaging camps and clinics are offered for all ages and skill levels. Learn more about our Camp and Clinic opportunities.
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Youth Volleyball Camp

For students entering grades 3-5 for the 2021-2022 school year. This camp is designed to teach young players the basic skills used in volleyball. We will cover all the primary skills and put the players in playing situations. They will get lots of practice and will have fun as they learn skills and play together. Taught by SLP Varsity Coach Joy Johnston. Sign up for Youth Volleyball Camp.

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Super Hero Day!

Kindergarteners and first graders dressed up like their favorite superheroes today at Park Terrace!
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