Panther Updates

NEWS, RESOURCES AND LEARNING FOR PANTHER STAFF, 3/25/19

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Theret!!!! Hunter and Doug tied the knot on Saturday, March 23. Below are some pictures from their wedding. Best wishes to the newly weds.

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Announcements for the Week of March 25, 2019


STAFF AND PARENT INPUT MEETING SCHEDULED: Our Area Superintendent, Pam Kinsey-Barker has asked that all staff (minus Mr. Biles) meet with her on Friday, March 29 from 8-8:30 in the media center. She would like your input about the characteristics and qualities we would most like to see in our next Principal. Please review her letter requesting staff and parent input. There will also be a parent input session for parents on Thursday, March 28 from 5-5:30 PM.


SPRING FLING: The spring fling is fast approaching ( Sunday, March 31st.) Please look for emails this week regarding the Spring Fling and other information you will need to know. The event is still in need of volunteers. PLEASE consider donating ONE HOUR of your time to help make this fundraising event a success. Info on signing up to volunteer AND be entered in the drawing for the Four Pack of Disney Park Hopper Tickets is in the parent Sunday Message. If you are not attending for whatever reason please make sure you have talked to Mr. Biles. All staff are requested to attend.


PANORAMA EDUCATION FAMILY SURVEY LAUNCH: A survey for parents to inform the County of parents’ perception of our school will be sent out in email links to families this Monday, March 25th. Parents will receive an email with a specific link for for each school his/her children attend. It is important that we have many surveys completed. We will send home information in this week’s Tuesday folder. Please help us advertise the survey in your weekly newsletters.

FOOD DRIVE: Ms. Schreier would like to thank you all for your help with the recent food drive.

PURPLE PAW COMPLIMENTS PROGRAM: This is a reminder that we will be taking NEW pictures of classes who have earned Bronze, Silver, and Gold. If you do not CURRENTLY have a classroom picture on the board in the front hall and you have earned it, please let Ms. Schreier know.


YEARBOOK PICTURES NEEDED: The PTA Yearbook Committee is wrapping up the yearbook. They really need images for your montage pages to ensure kids from each grade, class and track are included. Pictures of individuals, small groups, full class, playground, etc. are all good. 10 to 20 images from your classes this week would be great. Touch base with your room parent to see what pictures have been turned in already and add to those. Pictures can be emailed but better yet dropped into folder at address below.

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Spring Fling Next Sunday

The Annual PUE Spring Fling next Sunday, March 31st, from 2pm-5pm!!!! Access the following link to pre-purchase your tickets today at a discount: http://www.bit.ly/PUESF19. PTA members will receive an additional discount on their pre-purchased ticket. This year's event will include food trucks, Traveling Tortoise, face painters and balloon artists, Magic Dan, and lots of games and inflatables. Most amusements (~10-15) will be 2-3 hole punches per amusement. There will be free games and festivities and it is free to attend the Fling. This event will be TONS of Fun so get your tickets now to avoid the long lines on event day!


Spring Fling T-Shirts are on Sale for $8. Visit http://www.bit.ly/PUESF19 and get yours today!


The Silent Auction will Go Live on Monday, March 25th at 8am. The auction has over $18,000 in awesome gifts to be purchased this year. We will posting auction items in the front lobby of the school to help you know what you would like to bid on. More information to come!!


Volunteer at the Spring Fling and earn entries to win Disney Park Hopper Tickets through the Disney Family Volunteering Reward Program! OH-BTW-If Staff volunteer they can be entered in the drawing for 2 sets of (4) Disney Park Hopper Tickets. Access the sign up genius now at bit.ly/PUEFamily.

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DUTIES for March 25-29, 2019 Track 1 OUT

AM Hallway: Blocker (Help greet parents/students, check with Ms. Person to see what is needed at the visitor sign-in tables or the carpool tag/ transportation table.)

AM Carpool: Newman BE SURE TO PUT CONES OUT NEAR THE ENTRANCE AND TO MOVE THEM AFTER CARPOOL. Also put two cones at the top of the carpool lane to prevent cars from going around other cars.
AM Breakfast: Brown
AM Bus: Crum (Write down arrival times of buses. Work with others to disembark students, trouble-shoot issues.)
PM Hallway: Schreier/(Barber from carpool if needed) (Check all students for tags in the bus line. If a student does not have a tag, inform Fricke and Ms. Britt ASAP.)
PM Carpool: Fitzgerald/Bednar (Outside) Perry/Garrett/Barber/Biles (Inside) MAKE SURE CONES ARE NEAR THE ENTRANCE TO CARPOOL.
PLEASE MAKE SURE TWO PEOPLE ARE OUTSIDE AT ALL TIMES. If someone is absent, someone from inside should go outside to make sure things are covered.
Fry/Roberts (Call carpool numbers. Do not call a number if parents do not have a tag. Those parents should park and come into the building OR you can provide a tag. This includes all grade-levels.)
PM Bus: Parrish (Call one bus at a time. Write down arrival times. Work with Fricke to trouble-shoot, solve issues.)
**If someone is not available, staff members that are available may be called to assist.*

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Mark Your Calendars

Tuesday, March 26

  • 8:00 Art Club
  • 5:30 Spotlight on Students at Crossroads I, Cary


Wednesday, March 27

  • 6:45 Talent Show


Thursday, March 28

  • 5:00 Parent Input Session for new Principal in Media Center.


Friday, March 29

  • 8-8:30 Staff New Principal Input Meeting with Area Sup't. Dr. Kinsey-Barker--See Above.
  • Track 4 Tracks out


Sunday, March 31

  • 2-5:00pm Spring Fling


Monday, April 1

  • Track 1 tracks in


Tuesday, April 2

  • 8:00 Art Club


Friday, April 5

  • Report Cards for Tracks 1, 2, and 3 go home