Peabody Potluck this Sunday!

We hope you and your family can join us for a Peabody potluck on Sunday, October 6th from 3-5PM at Darden Towe. We'll kick off celebrations for Peabody's 25th anniversary with a casual, fun-filled afternoon at the park. Please sign up here ! We hope you can join us!
Grade 8 Entrepreneurship Class

This week, Christina Liva, founder of Yay Lunch!, shared her entrepreneurial experience with our 8th graders. As the entrepreneurship class teams identify viable solutions to problems they confront in their daily lives, hearing the story of another's journey serves as a real-world example of the business development and iteration processes. The teams will again offer a Peabody Pop-Up Marketplace in December where their products will be available for purchase. Stay tuned for more details!
Calling all GeoBee participants!

We’re looking for students who are interested in participating in, or learning about, the National Geographic Bee. An informational session will be held in Mr. Brinkop’s classroom October 10, 3:30-4:15. We’ll describe the plan, answer questions, and give guidance for study materials. Students will study on their own during the following weeks then meet up again November 14 at the same time for a practice round. The final school-level competition will be held December 5 at 3:30. Here is a link to Geo Bee Info if your child would like to begin exploring soon. Please direct questions to Ms. Lacy or Mr. Brinkop . Thank you!
The Panther Ball: A 25th Anniversary Celebration!

We are so excited to celebrate our 25th anniversary on an auction year! We hope you will join us on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Jefferson starting at 6:30 p.m. Please find more information about the celebration and auction in Friday folders (lower school) and in your email inbox.
We have a wonderful evening planned, and hope that you are willing to help by either serving on our committee or procuring auction items (or both!) See our sign-ups below:

To volunteer to serve on the Auction Committee, click AUCTION COMMITTEE SIGN-UP by October 1. To submit an auction donation form, click AUCTION DONATION FORM by October 24.
Thank you!
Class Photos!

Thank you to everyone for a wonderful week of school portraits! We are son thankful for Susan's work with our students. Special thanks to all of the teachers for their flexibility, to Aimee Nolasco for always knowing what is needed, and to Kimberly McCardle for gathering students for Susan.
All sibling and individual make- up photos will be taken on Monday October 7th. 
4th- 8th grade whole class photos will be taken on Monday October 7th, and PreK- 3rd grade will be on Tuesday October 8th.  
I expect the online galleries to be ready the week of October 21. You will receive instructions for ordering prints and digital downloads then.
Please feel free to contact Susan Parmar with any questions. 
Kids' Night Out

Friends in PreK through 5th Grade, you are invited to attend an evening of Festive Fall Fun! Dress in your favorite costume (optional) and enjoy a night of games, crafts, and spooktacular surprises! Dinner and dessert will be provided. Please send your child with a water bottle!

Fall Admissions Open House

We will be hosting our fall Open House on Wednesday, October 16 from 9-1 p.m.  Interested families may attend to tour the school, visit classrooms, and learn more about what Peabody has to offer. Please feel free to print out the OpenHouse flyer HERE and post it in your office or share with interested families! Thank you for your help in promoting Peabody in our community!
Middle School Attraction Books

It's that time of year again--we are selling Attractions Books to fundraise for the Peabody Middle School Music program! The goal is for each student to sell at least two Attractions Books. They can be sold to family, neighbors, teachers, or anyone else you can think of! If your student is unable to sell the two Attractions Books, that is completely fine. 
We distributed Attractions Books to each student today during their Flex Block. Unsold books or $50, either via check or EZPay, are due back to the school no later than Friday, October 25th. This is the day of the school dance. Students will be expected to turn in their books/money before attending the middle school dance that evening. To keep track of who has paid, it is very important that if you are paying by check your student makes sure that their name and "Attractions Books" are written either in the memo line of the check, or on an envelope containing the check.
This letter contains payment information. If you have any other questions, please let Ms. Colleen know!
Parent Information Center

  • See the initial installment of the Panther Flash! Password:pantherflash

  • We are collecting used/broken/unwanted crayons of all brands, used/dried up markers of all brands including dry erase markers for the Crayon Initiative. Please bring items to the collection box by the main door or in your child’s classroom. We CANNOT accept pencils, pens, glue sticks or other office supplies. Thank you!

  • The UVA Psychology Department needs volunteers to help our clinical psychology graduate students practice giving an intellectual test for children. If you would like your child to participate in this training activity and be tested, please contact Dr. Lee Llewellyn by email or phone at 982-4737.

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