PES Parent Panther Newsletter 5/3 to 5/7/21

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Dear PES Families,

Hello! This week we have multiple important updates for you, and reposts of information that remains current. Please read the newsletter in its entirety.

This week is Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week at PES! We have a lot of great in-school events planned throughout the week to show our teachers and staff how much we care about than and how thankful we are for all they do! Please encourage your own students to write a letter, draw a picture, or just find that time to say thank you to their teachers and staff!

We will have two themed dress-up days this week! May 4th will be Star Wars gear day and May 7 will be Dress Like a Teacher Day!

The PES Yearbook is on sale! Please see the flyer in this newsletter to order via Strawbridge Studio’s online website!

The PES 4th-Grade class is holding a food drive for non-perishable items from April 26th to May 6th. This is a service-learning project to benefit the food insecure in Caroline County. Please see the specific information in this newsletter.

Students will participate in Virtual Field Day this year due to COVID-19. Please see the press release in this newsletter from CCPS.

Band and Chorus students please pay attention to Mr. List’s emails for important information about upcoming band and chorus in-person and virtual practices/lessons.

CCTC will be holding a CCTC night for all students interested in learning more about our Caroline County Career and Technology Center and what programs of study are offered there! This will take place on May 13, please see the information in our newsletter.

5th Grade parents, Mrs. Juli Walls and Mrs. Emily Sherman, and the 5th-grade team are actively planning this year’s 5th-grade event. This event will be an in-school event only and for students only this year due to COVID-19 and the safety of our staff and students. Information has been sent home with details about this end-of-year event for your 5th-grade students, including an order form for t-shirts! This information has also been posted in student Google Classrooms for virtual learners.

Enrollment for next year for new students has opened, please see the press release in the newsletter for details.

The last day for students will be June 11. Please see the press release in this newsletter for more information.

Our next PES Virtual Bookfair will run from April 26th until May 7th. Please be on the lookout for more information from Mrs. Blackmon in your student’s Google Classrooms.