The Panther Newsletter
A publication of the Prairie Elementary School PTA
Week of
April 2, 2017

Volunteer for the Book Fair!

It's almost time for the book fair, and we can't run it without your help! Sign up to work a shift to keep the event well-staffed for our avid readers!

The Book Fair is April 12-13. It will run from 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on April 12 and from 7:45 a.m. - 7:15 p.m. on April 13. Any time you can give is very much appreciated! Sign up here.

Take note of the classroom visit schedule:

Wednesday, April 12
8:30 - 9:00 - VanderPas and Harding
9:00 - 9:30 - Zahner and Frame
9:30 - 10:00 - DeVault and Ritzman
10:00 - 10:30 - Schuetz
10:30 - 11:00 - Reck and Phares
1:15 - 1:45 - Cook and Williams
1:45 - 2:15 - Meyer-Brunk and Exline
2:15 - 2:45 - Campbell and Gallagher

Thursday, April 13
8:30 - 9:00 - McCabe
9:00 - 9:30 - Madden
9:30 - 10:00 - Dorau
10:00 - 10:30 - Giacalone
10:30 - 11:00 - Moore

Pancake Dinner tickets on sale

Treat the family to Chris Cakes pancakes for dinner before the Prairie Open House! Tickets are $8 per person, with a family max of $30. Purchase tickets here.

Proceeds go to the Prairie Experience Fund, which helps fund ROAD, Box City, Wildwood, etc.

Cross off dinner and support key programs at Prairie!

Time to pre-order summer plants

Order your summer hanging baskets from Prairie and help support the Prairie Experience Fund, which funds programs like ROAD, Box City, Wildwood, etc.

Prairie has partnered with Family Tree Nursery - we're selling 10" Boston ferns and 10" hanging flower baskets for $20 a piece.

You can print out this form  and turn in to the office with payment, or order online here .

Orders are due by May 5, and can be picked up May 12.

Thank you for supporting Prairie!

Don't forget about Amazon Smile

Remember to log in to Amazon Smile before you make Amazon purchases. A percentage of every purchase goes back to Prairie. Just click here  and purchase away!

Thanks for your support!

Carnival wristbands on sale now

The carnival is a fun way to end the school year, and wristbands give you access to all carnival fun and all "the extras." Parents and kids 2 and under are FREE!

And don't forget to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to dunk Mrs. Jones! Purchase wristbands and raffle tickets here

Please email Amy Moore with any questions.

ROAD performance April 10

Reach Out And Dance (ROAD), is a KC Ballet program Prairie offers its students. Our 4th graders have worked hard all year learning the dance and will perform it for parents at Monday, April 10 at 9:15 a.m..

This is a fantastic program that gets students enthusiastic about dance. Come and see how hard these students have been working!

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*Newsletter produced by Amy Morgan

Prairie Elementary PTA
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6642 Mission Rd
Prairie Village, Kansas 66208
(913) 993-4400

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Events Calendar

Monday 4/3
* William Joyce author visit, grades 1-3, 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday 4/4
*3rd grade Kansas Assessments, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
*5th grade Kansas Assessments, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
*6th grade Kansas Assessments, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
*Chess Club, 3:15-4:00 p.m., library

Wednesday 4/5
*4th grade Kansas Assessments, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
*Nell Hills shopping day, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Thursday 4/6
*3rd grade Kansas Assessments, 8:30-9:30 a.m .
*5th grade Starbase trip, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
*6th grade Kansas Assessments, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Friday 4/7
*PRAIRIE SPIRIT DAY...wear Prairie gear or purple
*Prairie Fund meeting, 8:15-9:30 a.m.
*Mad Science, 3:15-4:15 p.m.
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