Week of January 14th (21)
Celebrating 50 years of tradition!
Jan 16: Parent Chat: Oru Strategic Journey
Jan 18: Grades 5 & 6 Winter Ball (6:00pm)
Jan 21: Martin Luther King Holiday - No School
Jan 22: Student Holiday / Teacher Work Day
Jan 24: Admissions Open House
Jan 25: Girl Scout Dance (5:00pm)
Jan 28-30: KoPIXMo Portraits
Jan 29: Vow of Silence Day
Jan 30: 100th Day of School (K-4/K-5) / Ambassadors: Honored Elders / Congo Golf
Jan 31: 100th Day of School (Grades 1-6)
Feb 1: Grade 4 @ St. Augustine / Open Enrollment Begins
Feb 4-8: Grade 6 @ Washington DC
Feb 6: Atlantic Coast Theater @ Park Maitland: City Mouse & Country Mouse (K-4)
Feb 13: Early Dismissal Day / Valentine's Day Parties
Feb 14: Student Holiday / Staff Professional Development Day
Feb 15-18: Staff/Student Holiday - President's Day

2019-2020 Reenrollment is Underway!

Please complete the reenrollment form for the 2019-20 school year on or before Friday, Feb. 1st to secure your child's space.


This month at Park Maitland we will be focusing on Habit #4:
"Think Win-Win"

"When we give to others, we often benefit in return. It usually happens when we expect it the least, but need it the most."

We found  this catchy tune  that can be shared with your children as a fun way to remember "Think Win-Win".
Our first week back from winter break brought much fun and excitement for our staff and students! Enjoy these highlights. More photos can be viewed on our  Smug Mug  account. The password to access is tradition1819. Enjoy!
Park Maitland Annual Spelling Bee

We had 27 participants in grades 4-6 in this year's Spelling Bee on Thursday, Jan 10th. Each class had a winner and a runner up participate.  After 10 rounds we did not have a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner but instead were left with the 5 finalists listed below:

Olivia Dewar
Madden Matthias
Sammy Lou
Maryam Sheikh
Ashwin Anand
Some of the words these students spelled to advance to the playoff round included: connubial, formaldehyde, vicissitudes, putrefaction, and unpropitious.  

In order to determine a winner, these finalists completed a written test on Friday, Jan 11th with the following results:

1st place - Madden Matthias
2nd place - Sammy Lou
3rd place - Ashwin Anand
Congratulations to all of our participants and winners!
Our 5th and 6th grade teams competed with great sportsmanship in the ACYS Flag Football League. Congratulations to our 6th grade team for going undefeated and winning the league championship! We are proud of both teams for their hard work and dedication.
K-4 students celebrated with the King himself on Elvis's 83rd birthday.
Students in Ms. Ayers class had so much fun making recycled snowmen!
Grade 6 students built, programmed, and battled LEGO Mindstorm robots, and their K-4 friends provided an eager audience to watch the battles ensue!
K-4 students celebrated Miss U with their annual umbrella parade. The Letter People make learning letters so much fun!
3rd Grade Super Spellers

Our 3rd graders participated in a mock spelling bee to prepare them for next year when they participate in Park Maitland's annual Spelling Bee.
Ridley S.
3 Green
Andy A. & James H.
3 Purple
Graham P. & Helena M.
3 Orange
Ayaan H.
3 Red
Maeven H. & Will E.
3 Yellow
Jaxon H.
3 Blue
A Year in Reflection:
Our Strategic Journey
Parent Chat with Mrs. Moon and Administrators

January 16th, 8:15 a.m.
Location: A.A.C.

Join us for a very special chat, hosted by Mrs. Moon, as we reflect on 2018 - a banner year! We will discuss our success throughout this amazing 50th year, and share more about our Strategic Journey.

The money raised will help Park Maitland package 25,000 meals on February 13th  through FEEDING CHILDREN EVERYWHERE. The meals will be sent to people in need in Central Florida.

Wednesday, January 30th
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Congo River Golf in Altamonte Springs

Each ticket provides meals for people in need.

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW. But supplies are limited.

$10.00 per ticket.
(Tickets can be ordered through January 29th.)

KoPIXmo will be taking large, black and white photos of students at school from Monday, Jan. 28th - Wednesday Jan. 30th. There is nothing special that parents need to do for these engaging, casual photos but look forward to receiving something special!
Judges Needed!

In order to make our annual "Dr. Alan Saffran Science Expo" a success, we need help from our parents! We need approx. 45 judges! If you are interested in volunteering as a judge, please contact Ms. kitty Williams at kwilliams@parkmaitland.org to add your name to the list!  
FREE GIRLS LACROSSE CLINIC! 

Who:  Sol Blazers Lacrosse
What:  FREE GIRLS LACROSSE CLINIC
Where : Lake Highland Athletic Complex (500 Brookhaven Drive)
When : Saturday February 2nd 9am-11am
Who:  All girl’s K-8th grade
Skill Level:  Beginner-Advanced

For questions & to register e-mail:  Melissa.Villanti@SolBlazers.org
In observation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, there will be no school on Monday, January 21st or Tuesday, January 22nd.
Enjoy the time!
Have you had a chance to check out our new Park Maitland Spirit Store? We are excited to offer various styles and designs for our treasured Park Maitland families to show their school spirit!

Yearbook Ads are now on sale to ALL GRADES! January 25th is the final deadline to purchase your ad. We will be unable to accommodate orders after this date, so don't delay.

Due to inclement weather, the Grade 4 field trip to St. Augustine was rescheduled to Friday, February 1st.
We will be having the Winter Ball in the gym on Friday, January 18th. Starting at 4 pm on this day, we will be dismissing from the small circle at the front entrance of the school starting at 4 pm.

If you plan to pick up your child after 4 pm, please use the entrance off 17-92. Thank you in advance.
On Tuesday, January 29th, we will be hosting our 2nd annual Vow of Silence for 3rd - 6th grade students. Students can participate by collecting pledges, or donating $2.00 and wearing all black, or they can choose not to participate at all if they do not wish to be involved.

Follow the link below for more information about this voluntary event (and to view/print the pledge sheet).

Exciting 50th Celebration Update!

You won't want to miss out on our silent auction, so be sure to purchase your tickets now as tables are limited. For more event information CLICK HERE .
GRADE LEVEL LINKS
(Please note: Teacher pages are not updated for
the following week until Sunday at 4:00 p.m.)
K-4
K-5

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