The Panther Newsletter
A publication of the Prairie Elementary School PTA
Week of
Jan. 29, 2017

Order Your Yearbook This Week!

Our yearbook team is busy working on the layout! Make sure your student has a yearbook for end of the year signing! All orders must be in by March 1.

Order yours here today.

Not sure if you pre-ordered one at the Ice Cream Social or not? Email us 
to find out.
Dewey's Pizza Spirit Night Monday
Auction is four weeks away!

Purchase your tickets today and join us for a night of fun Saturday, February 25th at the Vox Theater. It's quick and easy to purchase your tickets - just click here.

The auction is Prairie's biggest fundraiser of the year and helps fund the School Counselor, Reading Specialist and the Spanish Program. By purchasing your ticket, you are helping support these Prairie "extras." C lick here to learn more.
Grade Baskets for the Auction

Please donate to your child's grade basket. If you prefer not to shop, a monetary donation is welcome! Each basket will be auctioned off at the Prairie Auction.  Last year every basket sold for between $300-600. No amount is too small or too big!

Each grade has it's own theme for the basket. See below for the themes and contacts for each class:

K- Little Tot basket  - Libby Pfeiffer
1st- Star Wars - Jessica Perbeck
2nd- Super Heroes - Kristen Anderson
3rd- Legos Basket - Nicole Clifford
4th-Tailgate Basket - Rachel LaHue
5th- Family Game Night - Sarah McKee and Jill Sides
6th- Adventure Basket - Merritt McShane

If you have any questions, please contact  Shelley Bacon or   Betsy Ordonez.
An evening with Jane Elliott

Jane Elliott will be speaking February 16 from 7-8:30 pm in the Shawnee Mission East Auditorium.

Ms. Elliott is famous for her "brown eyes-blue eyes" classroom experiment during the 1960's civil rights movement. This event is free and open to the public.

Online Directory                             PTA Committee Contacts
Lunch Schedule                            Global Sponsors
Spirit Wear                                      PTA Membership
Friends of the Library                    Lunch Money Account         
*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

Tuesday 1/31
*Kindergarten 100th Day program, 8:30-9:15 a.m.
*Dewey's Pizza Spirit Night, 4:00-10:00 p.m.

Thursday  2/2
*SM East musical, K-6th grade, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
*Variety Show, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Friday 2/3
*NO SCHOOL (conferences)

Monday 2/6
*SMAC Clothing Center volunteer day, 8:30-11:00 a.m.

Tuesday 2/7
*Chess Club, 3:15-4:00, library
*Lego League, 3:15-4:00, makerspace
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