Panther News

March 2017

Important Reminders

School starts back on Monday, February 27th!


Last day to turn in Box Tops for this contest is Monday, February 27th! Our classes are in a very close competition!


Spirit Night at Newks has been canceled due to their booking schedule. It will be rescheduled for May.

Upcoming Events at PRES

March 2017

1-17 PreK Application Period for Lottery

2 - Individual Spring Pictures

3 - Dr. Suess Day!

11 - Honor Chorus performs

16 - Spring Family Conference Night (a letter from your child's teacher will be sent)

17 - Teacher Work day; PreK Lottery Drawing at 1pm (see below)

23 - Elementary Track Meet

23 - March School Council at 4pm

31 - Career Day

Box Tops Update

Box Tops are due Monday, February 27th to count in this contest!

2017 Pre-Kindergarten Application

Coweta County School System elementary schools will take applications for the 2017-18 Georgia Pre-K lottery drawing March 1 through March 17.


Schools will take applications from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each school day beginning Wednesday, March 1. Application ends at noon on Friday, March 17, and lottery drawings for spots in the limited-space classes will be held at schools at 1:00 p.m. on that day. Parents do not have to be present for the drawing in order for students to be selected into the program.


To apply, parents must bring photo identification for the parent, a birth certificate for the applying child, and one form of proof of residence (including, for example, a mortgage document or a security deed, apartment, lease or rent receipt indicating the current address, a current electrical bill, property tax records or voter precinct identification card).

Children must be four years old by September 1 to apply for Pre-Kindergarten spots, and must apply at the school they will attend.

http://www.cowetaschools.org/index.php/component/content/article/802-2017-pre-kindergarten-application-held-march-1-17-at-county-elementary-schools

Kindergarten Registration

February 1st through April 3rd


Parents are encouraged to register their Kindergarten age child during this period – February 1 through April 3 - since many will be enrolling for school for the first time and early registration avoids the rush of registering near the start of the new school year.

Kindergarten classes in Coweta County Elementary schools are open to all Coweta children who will be five years old by September 1.


http://www.cowetaschools.org/index.php/component/content/article/791-coweta-county-kindergarten-registration-held-february-1-through-april-3

Lunch Visitor Reminders

Each year, we are made aware of more students with life-threatening food allergies and food related diseases. Therefore, please be reminded of our lunchroom procedures:


o For parents visiting, you should sit at the middle table with your child. Your child will be allowed to bring one – two friends with them (barring no allergies are an issue).


o We love to celebrate birthdays! However, due to a lot of dietary restrictions of some of our students, we ask you to let the teacher know that you plan to bring in a treat. All treats are done in the lunchroom during the last 10-15 minutes of the students’ lunch. The advanced notice allows us to provide an alternative to those that cannot partake in your particular treat.


At any given time, we could have over 200 students in our lunchroom. To keep peace and order, we have worked with your child and their class to follow these procedures:


o Stay in your seat and raise your hand if you need something.

o When the music is off (5 minutes alternating), talk quietly with the person to either side or in front of you.

o When the music is playing (5 minutes alternating), we are quiet and focused on eating our meal.

o Do not share food with your classmates (again, for allergy reasons as well).

My Coke Rewards

The My Coke Rewards program is expiring soon. If you've collected points and would like to donate them to Poplar Road Elementary School, please use the link below.

Shopping online? Support PRES!

Do you order from Amazon? Join Amazon Smile and choose Poplar Road as your charity! 0.5% will be donated to Poplar Road's Playground Account. Many businesses use Amazon on a regular basis - wouldn't it be awesome if those chose us as their charity! Our exact name is listed as Poplar Road Elementary School P T O

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Remind Text

To get reminders from our office staff about school events, please join our Remind Text.


https://www.remind.com/join/poplarroad
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Public Notice

Be it known that all schools in the Coweta County

School System have been duly inspected for

asbestos according to EPA regulations and an

Asbestos Management Plan is available at

each school

Mission, Vision and Beliefs

Mission
Coweta Committed to Student Success
Vision
Our vision is to ensure the success of each student
Beliefs
We believe, as a learning community, we must continuously improve.
We believe, as leaders of learners, we must see students as volunteers in their learning.
We believe the Coweta County School System, in partnership with the family and the community, must focus on providing challenging, interesting and satisfying work for students.
We believe we are responsible for the success of each student.
Overall Goal
The Coweta County School System will provide high-level, engaging work for all learners and leaders to meet the needs of all stakeholders.