Peterson Specials Newsletter

PE, Music, and Art

Dates to Remember:

Parents! We have lots going on in this last couple of months of the school year. This Newsletter will hopefully answer all your questions about our upcoming events!

4/15 Boosterthon Fun Run

4/19 Talent Show

4/22 No School (Snow make-up day)

4/26 Art Show

4/26 3rd Grade Drumming Performance

4/29 Muffins with Moms

5/13 Peterson Fun Run (make-up day 5/16 if needed)

5/20 Field Day (make-up day 5/27 if needed)

5/21 4th & 5th Grade Choir trip to Sandy Lake

5/30 No School (Memorial Day)

5/31 5th Grade Graduation Ceremony

Boosterthon Fun Run

Students are participating in Boosterthon team huddles each day at the end of specials. Our Boosterthon Fun Run is scheduled for Friday, April 15th during school.


Please send these to school with your child. Their teachers have collection bags in their classrooms. P.E., music and art all benefit from collecting these.
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Running Club: (3rd-5th graders)
Spring Running Club is on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00pm beginning March 29th. Running Club will meet every Tuesday for six weeks.

Cup Stacking: (2nd-5th graders)
Where: Peterson Gym
When: Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 7:20-7:40am
Come join us to practice your cup stacking skills, race a friend, or use the timing mats!

Fun Run:
Our Fun Run will be on Friday, May 13th (make-up day is May 16th if needed).

Field Day:
Field Day will be on Friday, May 20th (make-up day is May 27 if needed). This year we will be using an Olympic theme for the 2016 Summer Olympics. More information and t-shirt order forms coming soon!

Coach Brewer, Coach Nichols, and Coach Dierks thank you!

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Your children have been working very hard on their upcoming World Drumming performance!! Here are the details:

When? Tuesday, April 26 at 6pm (children arrive at 5:40, finished by 6:30)

Where? Peterson gym

Wear? Your choice of colored, orange, black or brown with any bottoms

The children are very excited to perform for you! More details will be sent home next week.


The 4th/5th grade choir has been working hard on several pieces for their upcoming performances:

Saturday, May 21 Sandy Lake Fun Fest performance, 8am until mid-afternoon

Tuesday, May 31 5th grade graduation, evening at EATON HS (yes, 4th/5th graders in choir will perform!)

Details about both events will be sent home with choir students very soon.


Our newest performing group of 4th/5th graders is off to a wonderful start. The students have been given an opportunity to try various instruments so far including african drums, xylophones, ukuleles and auxiliary instruments. These students will have the opportunity to perform during the 5th grade graduation on the evening of Tuesday, May 31st at Eaton HS. Details soon to come!

O.A. Peterson Music Specialists

Marlie Cote and Mac Probst

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Open House was a hit! Thank you to all the families who came to visit our classrooms and see the beautiful artwork all over the school on the classroom teacher's bulletin boards!

NISD District Art Show is Tuesday April 26th at the Administration Building from 6-7pm. (2001 Texan Drive, Justin, TX 76247)

If your child has artwork at the district art show, we will send home a letter letting you know. To all parents: if you are unable to be at the District Art Show on Tuesday April 26th, or if you just want to come and see artwork, the Administration Building will also be open Monday until 7pm, & Wednesday & Thursday until 5pm.

Always Welcoming Donations

  • sharpies
  • glue sticks
  • gallon ziploc bags
  • scrapbook paper
  • egg cartons
  • cereal boxes
  • plastic cottage cheese containers
  • plastic frosting containers
  • plastic butter containers

Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @OAP_ART

Check out our school website here.

Mrs. Ericsson and Mrs. Mock thank you!

Questions? Feel free to email Mrs. Ericsson or Mrs. Mock

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