Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar
27

Reminder: Conference Week – Early Release

Conference week is this Monday, March 28-Friday, April 1. During Conference Week, students will be dismissed at 12:45 PM (PM Kindergarten remains the same schedule).

Mar
27

PTO Executive Board Nominations Due by March 31st

Nominations for the 2016-2017 PTO Board will run through Thursday, March 31; the slate of nominees will be posted in the Volunteer Office and on the PVPTO website on April 1. Each position is up for re-election every year. The PTO board is made up of nine board positions; starred positions must be filled: President* …

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Mar
27

Thank You for Reading with PV!

Did you know? Just 20 minutes a day of independent reading can equal over 1 million words in a year! Daily reading to children puts them almost 1 year ahead of those who are not being read to! Thanks for reading with Prairie View Elementary this month – it’s amazing what just 20 minutes a …

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Mar
27

Tuesday at Twigs: Tuesday, March 29th

Tuesday at Twigs is this Tuesday, March 29th at all Twigs locations (must present Tuesday at Twigs coupon – no digital copies will be accepted)! Thank you to Twigs for their partnership with Prairie View PTO!

Mar
27

Save the Date: MoMMA Spring Art Show

Enjoy a sneak peak of our Spring Art Show masterpieces in the Rotunda during Parent/Teacher Conferences this next week for our annual MoM & Me Art Show! We look forward to hosting our Prairie View moms (or special guests) on Thursday, May 5 during our Open House from 6-8 PM in the Prairie View Gym!  

Mar
20

Scholastic Book Fair Hours

Please see below for our Book Fair hours or review the information on the 2016 Book Fair Letter. You can also visit the online book fair at www.scholastic.com! All proceeds directly benefit the Prairie View Library – more books and technology for our kids! Thank you for your support!

Mar
20

Bedtime Math

There’s more to bedtime math than counting sheep. A recent study performed by a team of University of Chicago psychologists (and published in Science magazine) revealed that a child’s math skills could improve simply by replacing a bedtime story with a math discussion at least once a week. The study found “over the course of …

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Mar
14

It’s Back! Tuesday at Twigs!

Mark your calendars for Tuesday at Twigs! March 29th, April 26th and May 31st – good at all Twigs locations (must present paper coupon – no digital copies will be accepted)! Coupons will be coming home in backpacks (or print your own Tuesday at Twigs coupons)!

Mar
14

The Art Program at Prairie View!

We are so lucky to have a rich and diverse art program at Prairie View Elementary! Each grade level has an Art Coordinator that works with each teacher and a wonderful group of volunteer art docents to create and implement lesson plans each month for our PV students. Take a peek at what our 5th …

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Mar
11

Box Tops and Labels for Education News!

Thank you to everyone who turned in Box Tops (and to our volunteers for clipping and counting)! We surpassed our goal of $1,000 this year:Our next regular collection will be October 1, 2016 so save all summer long! The Labels for Education program is ending, so we will no longer be collecting the Campbell’s Soup …

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Mar
11

Scholastic Book Fair Opens This Week!

We would love your help setting up the Book Fair on Wednesday, March 16th from 3-5 PM in the Prairie View Library. Just swing by and help out for a bit (and get a sneak peek at all the great titles that will be available beginning March 17th)! Please see below for our Book Fair hours …

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Mar
07

PTO Board Nominations Now Open!

We have had an amazing year with so many volunteers coming together to work with teachers and staff in support of Prairie View. With more than 25 programs sponsored or supported by PTO, it takes a lot of people volunteering their time, talent, leadership, creativity and energy. And, we need YOU to join the team! …

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Mar
07

Reminder: Grandparents Day – March 18th!

Mar
07

PTO Meeting this Monday, March 14th at 6:30 PM

Monday, March 14, 2016 at 6:30 PM in the Library: Our Volunteer Coordinator will be discussing the upcoming programming for Community Reads this month! And our Treasurers will be presenting the following grant proposals submitted by Prairie View staff for the benefit of our students. Please come and take an active role in the discussion …

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Mar
07

Prairie View Conferences!

If you have not already done so, please review and submit the attached Conference Pamphlet to your child’s teacher. Conference week is Monday, March 28-Friday, April 1. During Conference Week, students will be dismissed at 12:45 PM (PM Kindergarten remains the same schedule). Thank you for working with your child’s teacher to accomplish Prairie View’s …

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Mar
01

Community Input Forum – Boundary Recommendation 3/9

From Mead School District: The purpose of this correspondence is to remind the Mead community about the upcoming Elementary Boundary Recommendation Community Input Forums taking place at 6:30 p.m. on March 9th at Mt. Spokane High School. As you know, the Boundary Review Committee was authorized by the Mead School District Board of Directors to …

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Mar
01

Welcome to Community Reads Month!

We invite you to participate in our month long reading adventure! Please check your student’s backpack for these PV Community Reads Bookmarks (or print your own). Mark your calendars for these fun upcoming activities (and make sure your student is reading for 20 minutes every night in order for them to turn in their weekly bookmark …

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