Twas a few weeks before Christmas; the rush not yet done.
The teachers in their classes planning lots more fun.
There is much, much excitement in store
For all of the children that we just adore.
The teachers and staff deserve so much merit,
For at Park Maitland, 'tis evident it's bursting with spirit.
There's Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, Diwali, Christmas, and more celebrations
It's important to recognize our students' special occasions.
Students and teachers synergizing galore
As they "reflect" on their blessings, families, and more...
Mr. Bellon and Ms. Talbert dancing with the stars
Bring laughter and cheers from near and far.
The 1st and 2nd grade students singing and dancing
Fill our hearts with joy with their holiday show prancing.
And if that's not enough, there's dancing with a twist
As our students in PE learn dancing with bliss.
The fun doesn't stop there as young swimmers learn strokes;
Their amazing teachers give them Olympic hopes.
Ms. Talbert has been busy as busy can be
Setting up the book fair for a fun holiday spree.
And there is Ms. Kuharske elf sporting a joyous hop
As she runs the much adored Holiday Shoppe.
There are snowflakes in the halls and in pajamas they dress
As 2nd graders go aboard the Polar Express.
Right jolly folks are Mr. Courson and teachers divine
With student ambassadors showing compassion of heart and mind...
From Honored Elders, Hungry to Help, We Kids In Action, Kudos, and more
These young leaders are certain to make many hearts soar.
There are sights and sounds in the classroom halls --
Students boasting memorization of math facts, Greek mythology, Science Expo, and all.
Shows they're learning while having a holiday ball.
This year the students have not skipped a beat
With math competitions, spelling bees, geography bees, and more
Students are learning to take on the heat.
Our designers and makers are growing by leaps and bounds
As the Tinkering Lab has brought on many happy sounds
The dedicated and talented art teaching team
Has gone beyond our wildest dreams.
They have inspired their students to create and imagine
Decorating Cocina 214 and the town with all of their creations.
Another sure sign that the spirit is hot
Are the thousands of gifts brought for "Toys for Tots"
More evidence that the spirit is really here
Is our students emptying their piggy banks...learning to care.
This year we continue with our 10 months of sharing.
It's a wonderful way to teach about caring.
It has been joyous to hear our Glee Club and all of the grades sing
As Ms. Davis, Mr. Nelson, and Eleazers lead in making voices ring.
There's more fun on the way, holiday assembly, cultural celebrations, and surprises too.
Parents we know that we must not forget you!
Your support and appreciation are felt in all that you do.
We share gratitude and joy with each one of you.
Teachers, the school merriment comes from all that you do.
We thank you all from the bottom of our hearts
For spreading the spirit while making the children smart!
Love and Happy Holidays!