March 06, 2014
Dear PVES Families,
We are so happy to be enjoying another full week of school! As the warmer weather begins to sneak in, please be reminded that the students should be prepared to go outside for recess, and they should be dressed appropriately. It has been a long winter of many indoor days, and the children are definitely asking for that important outdoor playtime!
We would like to thank the high school Varsity Student Athletes who came to read to the rest of our elementary classrooms this week. This district event was organized by Mr. Marty Nemecek, our Athletic Director, and it proved to be a big success and a wonderful learning opportunity for our students. We look forward to more sharing of activities between the PV buildings.
On Wednesday, March 12th, our Fourth Grade Science Fair will take place in the Gym at 6:30 PM. Parents of our scientists will be able to take the science projects and displays home at the end of this evening event. The PTA Family Science Night will also take place in the Gym at the same time. We welcome all of you to come to this wonderful academic evening. I look forward to seeing you there!
On March 14th, our students will be attending a Support Our Troops Assembly, as organized by our Character Education Committee. Volunteers from Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops will help with this assembly, and it should be a meaningful, educational event for us all.
This Friday, March 7th, will be another PV Pride Day at PVES! Students and staff are invited to wear their blue and white clothes on this day. We have much to be proud of! Right now, I am feeling tremendous pride in our students. They have had a busy winter season, with many school day interruptions, but they have shown how wonderfully behaved and focused they are as students. We have many curriculum goals to meet this year, and our students continue to make our jobs easy, as they come to school each day ready and excited to learn. We are also thankful for the support you are providing at home. As you know, our teachers are working with new curriculum demands, and as we continue with our professional development initiatives and increased rigor in our classrooms, our students are rising to the occasion! They could not do this without our wonderful home/school connection!
Please remember to mark your calendars for our PVES musical performance of "101 Dalmations." This will take place on March 21st and 22nd in the PVES Auditorium. We are all looking forward to a great show! See the attached flyer for additional information.
Just another reminder about our large Lost & Found Collection: All items that are not picked up by March 28th will be donated to a local charity. Thank you for your cooperation.
Enjoy the warmer weekend ahead! Keep reading and sharing text-based vocabulary with your children! It makes all the difference! Our school-wide vocabulary words for this week were and benefit and consistent. Next week, we will focus on the words estimate and occur. Have you used those words in your dinner table conversations lately?
Have a great week ahead!