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Principal's Newsletter (9/24/12)

posted Sep 24, 2012, 7:14 AM by Scott Martin   [ updated Aug 13, 2013, 4:28 PM by Web Master ]

Dear Parents,


Please read the following information for the Elementary and Jr. High School.


Junior High and Elementary


1) Next Friday, September 28th is a half-day of school.

·      Jr. High = 8:03 a.m.  – 11:03 a.m.

·      Elementary = 8:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.


2) Midterms will be sent home for 4th grade – 8th grade on Monday, September 24th


3) Safety!! Officer Stevens is the School Resource Officer from Prairie Grove Police Department. She came and met with the administration and talked about safety for the inside and outside of our school. Officer Stevens also came into our Early Childhood Program and talked to the students when they were learning about Community Workers!

We are excited about the partnership with Officer Stevens and the Prairie Grove Police Department. Part of the partnership includes a safety tip from Officer Stevens once a month. This month’s safety tip is:

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for people between the ages of 5 and 34. Please make sure every person in every seat is buckled up every trip!


4) Current Physicals with immunizations were due at the start of the school year for ECE, Kindergarten, 6th grade, and any new students. Kindergarten also needs an eye exam by October 15th.


5) PTO NEWS! October 3rd is the pickup date for the PTO Fundraiser. Please remember the PTO also has a new website. The next PTO meeting is Tuesday, October 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Jr. High Library.

6) Attached is the Budget Notice and School Board Election Notice for your viewing.


Junior High


1) Our 6th Grade students leave for Timber Lee on Wednesday, September 26th!! We know they will have a good time! They return on Friday, September 28th. Their return time is approx. 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.


2) Springfield Trip – In the past our 7th graders have taken a trip to Springfield, Illinois. We are working with the tour company to have this trip on November 19th and 20th.  At this time we are looking for a certified person to chaperone the trip. We will keep you informed about the status of this trip.  


3) Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled October 4th and 5th.

a.     October 4th  10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

b.    October 5th  7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.




1) Students do not attend school on October 4th and 5th. It is Teacher Institute Day and a Non-Attendance Day. Parent Teacher conferences for the Elementary School is November 20th and 21st.


2) We will be having a Halloween Parade similar to last year! More information will follow in a few weeks about that event!




Vic Wight

Beth Klinsky
Web Master,
Sep 24, 2012, 7:27 AM
Web Master,
Sep 24, 2012, 7:27 AM