Pontiac Elementary Week of September 28-October 2


Ms. Grosse is a GAMECOCK! She graduated from USC in 2012. She is a huge GAMECOCK fan, even in spite of how they are playing this year!

She has a four legged baby, dog Sadie, that she adores!

She has been engaged for a little over a year and is getting married on April 16, 2016! Her finance is a Clemson student so they are going to be a HOUSE DIVIDED!

Ms. Grosse started her nursing career in the Emergency Room at Richland Hospital. She was there for three years. She is enjoyed this new phase of her nursing career as the school nurse at PES!


Our 25th anniversary celebration will be held in our school cafeteria on October 8 at 9:00am.

Please prepare your lessons for the day to receive visitors between 9:30am and 11:00am. Student tour guides will be stopping by various classrooms with our guests following the ceremony.

On October 8, please park in the grass as close to the old portable space as you can to leave spaces open for our visitors. Please plan to arrive by 7:30am and all students should report to their homeroom class on this morning.

Wear your blue 25th anniversary tshirt and black pants, please.

Refer to our school handbook for information about how to display student work in the hallway. October 5 will be an ideal time to finalize these displays, as we will not have a staff meeting on this afternoon.

Help us with our SCHOOL BEAUTIFICATION projects!

Friday, October 2 from 3:30pm-6:00pm or Saturday, October 3 from 9:00am-12:00pm.

Thank you in advance!

Students will have bag lunches on this day. Bag breakfasts will also be prepared.

We want to remind students to dress nicely on this day for our visitors. Please include this on your class blogs/websites.

Students WILL ATTEND Global on this day! Please avoid traveling through the main office lobby between 8:30am and 11:00am when taking your students to Global.

The Media Center will be closed during the ceremony, as refreshments will be set up for our visitors in this space.

Thank you for making our 25th anniversary celebration a wonderful event for our guests!

A Look at Our Week Ahead!


Monday: D Day

Military Monday! Wear your red, white, and blue to support our military students!

3:30pm Committee Collaboration - your committee lead will notify you of where to meet!

Tuesday: E Day

RTI conferences to be held in the conference room - bring your data notebook!

Flu Clinic at PES

5:00PM-8:00PM Zaxbys Night (Two Notch location) Please support PES PTO!

Wednesday: F day

Primary Montessori field study to the fire station.

1:00pm Leader in Me team meets with the regional director, Chad Smith.

Thursday: A day

Stick it to the Principal Fundraiser to support the United Way

6:30PM PTO meeting

Friday: B day

College Colors Day! Wear your favorite college team tshirt to support AVID!

Montessori community meeting

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