The Panther Newsletter
A publication of the Prairie Elementary School PTA
Week of
Feb. 26, 2017

Spirit wear is back on sale!

Help us get rid of our inventory! Quantities are VERY limited, especially youth sizes -  so act today! Once they're gone, they're gone!

Order online today.

Thank you for supporting the Auction!

We couldn't have asked for a better turnout, and are excited to crunch through the numbers! The continued support and participation of our incredible parents is the engine that drives Prairie's funding, and we are extremely grateful for you!

Stay tuned to learn how much we raised...

Dewey's Pizza Dining Night Tuesday
Mom Prom is Friday!
Order your tickets here!
Golf tournament coming up!

Upcoming author events

March 2-  internationally bestselling author, Amy Ephron will be here to promote her first novel for young people called "The Castle in the Mist." She will be visiting with with 3-5 graders and we can't wait for this amazing opportunity! Be on the lookout for Rainy Day order forms to come home for your chance to purchase an autographed copy for your child.

March 7- we will be hosting Sean Connolly for 3-6 grade students. Sean will be promoting a new science activity book and hopefully demonstrating some science magic for students. Don't miss out on your chance to purchase autographed copies of this new book.

What wonderful gift ideas! Contact librarian Lori O'Neal with questions about these events.
District transfer policies and deadlines
  • Sixth grade students wanting to transfer to a middle school other than the school in their home attendance area must complete an online transfer. Students must complete a transfer request when moving from elementary to middle school and from middle to high school.
  • K-5 students who are currently attending a building on an approved transfer should NOT submit another transfer request for 2017-2018. Elementary students do not need to reapply annually.
  • All transfer applications are submitted electronically from the district webpage. The online application opens March 1 at 8:00 am and closes April 30 at 5:00 pm.
  • No allowance is made for transportation to/from school for transfer students. It must be provided by the students' families.
  • Barring unforeseen circumstances, transfer decisions will be communicated to parents by the district office no later than June 15.

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Events Calendar

Monday, 2/27
*Strings concert, 6:00 p/m/

*Dining Night at Dewey's Pizza, 4:00-10:00 p.m.

*4th grade Coterie field trip, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

*Author visit: Amy Ephron, grades 3-5, 10:15-11:00 a.m.

*Prairie Spirit Day! Wear Prairie gear or purple.
*Mad Science, 3:15-4:15 p.m.
*Mom Prom, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
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