Newsletter 27 - Week of Feb. 26
Calendar of Events
Tues. 2.27 - Skating Party CANCELLED
Wed. 2.28 - "Dr. Alan Saffran Annual Science Expo" at Orlando Science Center / Read to Lead Due
Thurs. 3.1 - Confidence T-shirt Day
Sun. 3.4 - School Picnic
Tues. 3.6 - Grade 2 Across Generations
Thurs. 3.8 - K4 Shows (10:00 am - Yellow & Green) (12:15 pm - Red & Blue)
Fri. 3.9  - Grade 6 Medieval Times Field Trip / Grade 3 Authors Tea / K5 Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Field Trip
Wed 3.14 - Grade 6 Charity Car Wash / Grade 2 Gatorland Field Trip
Thurs. 3.15 - Grade 5 Wax Museum Field Trip
Fri. 3.16 - Grade 4 Kennedy Space Center Field Trip
We are so proud of all Park Maitland staff and students that participated in our Black History Month assembly! Check out the outstanding videos created for this event below:

THANK YOU to all that contributed to this memorable event.
Park Maitland Annual School Picnic
12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 4th
Mead Garden
It was brought to our attention just days ago that new Winter Park food service fire codes will prohibit the use of food trucks at our annual school picnic this year. We invite everyone to dust off their picnic baskets and pack a lunch for you and your family to enjoy! We will be providing popcorn, cotton candy, and drinks.

An Evening of Fun for the Entire Family!

Wednesday, February 28, 2017
Orlando Science Center
"Open House" from 5:00 - 7:00
Free Parking and Entry!
The entire school community is invited! 
Bring your whole family on Wednesday evening, February 28th from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. You will be blown away by the students' projects, and the Science Center will be open for you to enjoy! 

With the help of our grade level chairs, we have reached our goal for the number of judges needed for this weeks Science Expo. We want to say THANK YOU to all of our judges! I know this will be our best Science Expo yet. We can't wait for you all to see the outstanding projects our students have produced. See you there!

Belle Warren
The Orlando Science Center is graciously offering Park Maitland families a 20% membership discount. (This can also be used for renewal memberships). Just fill out the attached form and return to the front desk c/o Ms. Belle Warren, by Wednesday, March 7th. Don't miss this amazing benefit!

* Participants also receive reduced rates for summer programs as well as fun advanced tickets for events year round. This offer is available for renewals and new memberships*
Magazine Fundraising Sale

It's time for our magazine fundraiser! This program returns 40% of every dollar back to our school. The money we raise will be used to meet important school goals that benefit our students.

Packets have gone home in student folders. Orders and money will be due on  Tuesday, Feb 27th . All payments can be made online. This is a great time to renew your current subscriptions!

Park Maitland School Online ID: 2490191
If you come upon a Williamsburg costume taking up space in your closet, please consider donating it to Park Maitland for future classes to use!
We currently have collected over 30+ costumes and are hoping to increase this number before next year's trip with the eventual goal of having plenty of costumes for each year from which to borrow!  Both adult and child costumes are being collected. If you would like to donate your costume, please drop it off at the front desk!
Park Maitland staff and students attended a wonder-filled Camp Wonder kick-off assembly on Friday morning. Registration is now OPEN!

Week 1 Imaginarium
June 4 - 8  

Week 2  •  More Than Meets the Eye
June 11 - 15

Week 3  •  Adventure Seekers
June 18 - 22

Week 4  •  Wonder Emporium
June 25 - 29

Entering Pre-K/K-4 - Grade 6
TUITION - $325/week
($25 early bird discount will be applied to registrations received before April 1st)
Camp Hours - 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

Park Maitland School offers extended care from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at no additional cost. A fee of $1.00 per minute is charged per camper/per minute after 5:00 p.m.
If you have friends of family members that are not currently affiliated with Park Maitland School, we are excited to invite them to join our Camp Wonder experience. Please share this information and bring a friend to join in on the fun!

We want your photos

Email Yearbook photos (or share your photo album) directly to:

Also, please send any photos or requests for our weekly newsletter directly to Stefanie Johnston: .

Thanks for sharing!

Beginning this Monday, February 26th, t he Magnolia Gate will be secured at 5:00 PM. Parents picking up students at the gym will enter by the Orange Place gate.

Calling all Park Maitland Enthusiasts!

We are looking for parents to help plan our 50th year festivities. If you are interested in any aspect of possible involvement in planning our 50th anniversary, we would love to hear from you. Please take a moment to fill out the attached Google Form indicating your interests. There will be a variety of events throughout the next school year and we need your help to make each one is a memorable and special event.


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Park Maitland School presents,
Beauty and the Beast !
M ark your calendars for Thursday, May 24th, and plan to join us at the 
Bob Carr Theater for this magical event!
Read to Lead reading logs will be due on Wednesday, Feb 28th.

Check out Ms. Talbert's Read to Lead info on her Teacher Page to download this month's calendar activities and reading log, and to learn more about how your child can participate. You can find a direct link to the Club Read to Lead page below.
Happy reading!

With recent cold weather changes, more items are finding their way to our lost and found every day. Please help our students be proactive in keeping track of their personal items throughout the day. All outer wear should be labeled for easy identification. If you are currently missing any items, please encourage your child to stop by our lost and found.
Trips and special event dates are
subject to change

August 15: K4 and K5 first day of school
August 16: Grades 1-6 first day of school
September 3: Labor Day holiday for students and faculty
September 24: Professional Development Day for faculty, Student Holiday
October 16-19: Grade 5 Williamsburg trip
October 22: Teacher work day, Student holiday
November 19-23: Thanksgiving Holiday
December 20: Toys for Tots Assembly, Holiday parties, early dismissal
December 21-January 4: Holiday break
January 7: Students and teachers return
January 21: Martin Luther King Jr. holiday for students and faculty
January 22: Teacher work day, Student holiday
February 4-8: Washington DC trip
February 14: Professional Development Day, student holiday
February 15-18: President’s Day holiday for students and faculty
March 18-22: Spring Break
March 25: Teacher Work Day, student holiday
April 19-22: Easter holiday
May 23: Big Show
May 24: Student and teacher holiday
May 27: Memorial Day student and teacher holiday
May 28: Final day K4
May 29: Final day K5
May 30: Final day grades 1-6
May 30: 6th grade Graduation
(Please note: Teacher pages are not updated for
the following week until Sunday at 4:00 p.m.)