The Panther Newsletter
A publication of the Prairie Elementary School PTA
Week of
Dec. 4, 2016

"The Polar Express" 
movie night Thursday

The auction committee is showing "The Polar Express" Thursday, December 8 from 6-8:30 pm in the Prairie Gym. Drop your kids off in their PJs at Prairie while the 6th graders watch them! Ms. Shipp will be there to welcome them aboard the Polar Express!

By purchasing your auction tickets early, you can add on a movie ticket for the showing of "The Polar Express" for a discounted price of $25 (per family)! Note: only children who attend Prairie are eligible to attend the movie. $5 from each ticket sold to the Polar Express movie will be donated to the Prairie Experience Fund.

Purchase movie tickets here.

Shop the Corinth Square
Learning Tree Thursday

Get some holiday shopping done while your student is enjoying "The Polar Express" Movie Night!

For the first time, the Learning Tree has partnered with Prairie to offer parents a shopping night where purchase proceeds go back to Prairie.

10% of the proceeds from purchases made at The Learning Tree in Corinth will be donated back to Prairie.

Take advantage of this opportunity to get some holiday shopping done and support Prairie!

Auction tickets on sale now!

Auction tickets are officially on sale! 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."

Purchase your tickets today and join us for a night of fun Saturday, February 25 at the Vox Theater .

By purchasing your auction tickets early, you can add on a movie ticket for the showing of "The Polar Express" for a discounted price of $25 (per family)!

To learn more about the auction click here.

Use Amazon Smile for purchases

Prairie is now listed among the charitable organizations in the Amazon Smile program. When you start your Amazon shopping here , 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase is donated back to Prairie.
Every time you shop on Amazon, follow this link to access the Smile Portal for Prairie. OR, use the Amazon Assistant Browser Toolbar add-on every time you order to make sure Prairie gets the proceeds. Prairie Elementary PTA should appear directly beneath the search toolbar.

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It couldn't be easier to support Prairie while getting your holiday shopping done!
Learn more about the program here.

Author Ted McCanna visit

Prairie K-2 students will be meeting author Ted McCanna in an author event at our very own Prairie Library December 13.

Mr. McCanna will be promoting his new book "Bitty Bot." This lively story about a rambunctious little "bot" is getting wonderful reviews!

Be watching for Rainy Day Book fliers to come home with your child as  you will have the opportunity to purchase autographed copies of the book.

Please contact Mrs. O'Neal with any questions you might have. Happy Reading!

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*Newsletter produced by Amy Morgan

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Events Calendar

Tuesday 12/6
*Chess club, 3:15-4:00 p.m.
*Lego League, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Wednesday 12/7
*2nd grade Coterie trip, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
*Mathletics, 3:45-5:00 p.m., at Prairie

Thursday 12/8
*DARE graduation, 2:00-3:10 p.m.
*JMG, 3:10-4:30 p.m.
*PTA movie night, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
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