The Panther Newsletter
A publication of the Prairie Elementary School PTA
Week of
Sept. 25, 2016

PTA meeting Thursday 

Our first general PTA meeting is this Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the library. This is open to everyone and we encourage you to attend if you can. Here's what on the agenda:
  • How is Sex Education Taught at Prairie?
    • Stacey Thein, Prairie Nurse
  • What You Need to Know About Education Legislation Before You Vote
    • Mary Sinclair, Shawnee Mission Area Council (SMAC) Legislative Liaison

Skating party this Wednesday

Burn off some energy after a long day of school and skate, skate, skate! Join us at Skate City at 9800 W. 62nd Terr. in Merriam from 6:00-8:00 p.m.. Dinner special includes a hot dog, chips and drink for $4.25. Admission is $4.50 and regular skate rental is $1.

Health and wellness tips on Facebook

This year as part of our Health & Wellness initiative we'll be sharing healthy tips for you and your kiddos each week on Facebook. Make sure you "like" our Facebook page and look for these tips every Thursday morning.

Everything from lunch ideas to staying active, we'll cover it all. Sometimes all you need to make a change is a little inspiration...

Kindergarten, 4th grade auction class parties this week

The Auction is Prairie's largest fundraiser of the year, and it kicks off with individual class parties. These parties are a great way to meet other parents in your student's grade, and helps jump start the fundraising process.

Be watching your email for an evite with specific details for your party (be sure to check your SPAM folder just in case the email isn't delivered).
  • Kindergarten -  9/30,  Sara & Jason Dippel
  • 1st Grade -  10/22, Christy & Charles Sanders
  • 2nd Grade -  10/8, Gabrielle & Joe Beam
  • 4th Grade -  10/1, Rachel & Colby LaHue
Click here to learn more about the auction and grade level parties.



*Newsletter produced by Amy Morgan

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

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Events Calendar

9/26 Monday
*Mad Science, 3:15-4:15 p.m.

9/27 Tuesday
*Alvin Ailey all school assembly, 1:30-2:00 p.m.
*Chess Club, 3:15-4:00 p.m.
*Lego League, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

9/28 Wednesday
*Garden work day, 3:10-4:00 p.m.
*Math Club (6th grade, pre-algebra), 3:15-4:00 p.m.
*Girls on the Run, 3:15-4:00 p.m.
*Skating party, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

9/29 Thursday
*Lego League, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
*PTA general meeting, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

9/30 Friday
*early dismissal, 12:30 p.m.
*Kindergarten parent party

10/1 Saturday
*4th grade parent party

10/3 Monday
*Mad Science, 3:15-4:14

10/4 Tuesday
*Author Visit: Ridley Pearson, 4th-6th grade
*Lego League, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

10/5 Wednesday
*Walk to school day
*Garden Work Day, 3:10-4:00 p.m.
*Girls on the Run, 3:15-5:00 p.m.
*Mathletics, 3:45-5:00 p.m., Westwood View

10/6 Thursday
*2nd grade trip to Deanna Rose, 8:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
*JMG, 3:10-4:30 p.m.
*Lego League, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

10/7 Friday
*Prairie Fund meeting, 8:15-9:15 a.m.
*Girls on the Run, 3:15-5:00 p.m.

10/8 Saturday
*2nd grade parent party
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