Weekly Update

Paw Paw School

Friday September 17, 2021

Happy Friday, I hope everyone had a great week! Please enjoy our weekly update.

Congratulations to our students who were Caught being "Paw-sitive" this week!

Next Week is School Spirit Week!

We are celebrating School Spirit Week next week! Here are the dress up days for students and staff:

  • Monday 9/20 - PJ Day
  • Tuesday 9/21 - Class Color Day--K-green, 1st-red, 2nd-yellow, 3rd-orange, 4th-purple, 5th-brown, 6th-blue, 7th-black, 8th-pink, staff-grey
  • Wednesday 9/22 - Wacky Wednesday--dress crazy!
  • Thursday 9/23 - Hat Day
  • Friday 9/24 - Purple and Gold Day

Paw Paw School Board Community Forum

Thank you to everyone who attended our first Community Forum this week.

We will be working on better sound for Zoom attendees for our next forum.

The next forum is currently scheduled for November 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the main gym.

School Board members shared the various committees that are in place, and they are looking for community members interested in joining these committees.

The committees and members are as follows:

Standing Strategic Committees

Teaching and Learning – Kim Torman and Theresa Coomer

Communication – Danielle Allen and Dawn Foster

Finance – Jason Penman and Danielle Allen

Facilities – Todd Schrader and Jason Penman

Technology – Dawn Foster and Danielle Allen

Standing Operational Committees

Policy – Theresa Coomer

Transportation – Todd Schrader and Jason Penman

Extra-Curricular Activities – Kim Torman and Brandy Ness

Medical Insurance – Brandy Ness

Please contact a Board Member if you are interested in joining one of these committees. Board member emails can be found on our website under the School Board link.


There is a School Board Meeting, Tuesday, September 21st in Room 124 @ 6:00 pm.

Students need to bring a mask and a water bottle with them to school everyday. Our bottle filling stations are open to refill water bottles during the day.

Our school day runs from 8:00-3:00. If you are dropping your child off after 8:00 in the morning please walk them in to the front office to sign them in for the day.

Picture Retake Day and Fall Sports Pictures day will be October 15th. More information to come as we get closer to that date.

There are extra 20-21 K-8 Yearbooks for sale for $16.00. Please contact the office if interested.

New Junior High Schedule

We are rolling out a new daily schedule for 6th-8th grade students next week. The new schedule will allow Math, English, Science, and Social Studies to meet everyday for 62 minutes. Our old schedule only had English and Math meeting everyday with Science and Social Studies meeting every other day. Junior high students were given their new schedules today.

Upcoming Sporting Events

    9/17-9/18 5th-6th Grade Volleyball Tournament @ Newark
    9/20 Volleyball/Soccer vs IC @ Paw Paw
    9/21 Volleyball/Soccer vs Serena @ Paw Paw
    9/22 Volleyball/Soccer vs Earlville @ Paw Paw
    9/23 Volleyball/Soccer @ Newark

Paw Paw Bulldog Spirit Wear

    We have connected with Jostens to create a Paw Paw spirit wear website. Please check out the link below to see what is available to purchase.