Newsletter 37 - Week of May 7
Calendar of Events
Mon. 5.7: K4 Sports Fest
Tues. 5.8: Grade 4 Sports Fest / M.E.E.T: Diversity talk with parents
Wed. 5.9: Grade 5 Sports Fest / Parent Chat @ 8:15 a.m.
Thurs. 5.10: Grade 6 Sports Fest
Fri. 5.11: K5 Mother's Day Tea
Thurs. 5.17: 5th Grade Food Truck Challenge
Fri. 5.18: 6th Grade Pool Party / Open House
Wed. 5.23: K4 Class Parties / K5 Bridging Ceremony
Thurs. 5.24: K5 Carnival / Beauty and the Beast @ Bob Carr 7:30pm / Last Day of School for K4/K5
Fri. 5.25: Student/Teacher Holiday: No School
Mon. 5.28: Memorial Day: No School
Wed. 5.30: Last Day of School for Grades 1-6 (Early Dismissal - No Aftercare) / Grade 6 Graduation @ 4pm
The 7 Habits

We have had a fantastic year sharing the 7 Habits with our Park Maitland Students. Check out THIS LINK to review each one!

Park Maitland School presents,
Beauty and the Beast !

Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 24th @ 7:30pm
and plan to join us at the 
Bob Carr Theater for this magical event!

There are 3 ways to purchase your tickets:

  1. Online -- Click to visit the Dr. Phillips Center website! You will need to enter the promo code BEAUTY at the right of the screen and click the orange "verify" button in order to proceed. 
  2. By Phone -- Call the Dr. Phillips Center at 1-844-513-2014
  3. Box Office -- Visit the box office located at the front of the building at 445 S. Magnolia Ave, Orlando!.
Admissions Open House Event
Friday, May 18th
9:00 a.m.

Classes are filling up quickly as we prepare for an outstanding 2018 school year. Please invite your friends and family to attend our Open House event where they can see first-hand what makes Park Maitland School so magical!
(ALL MATCHES PLAYED AT WARD PARK –  Cady Way and Perth Ln. Winter Park, FL )

Come out to support our Park Maitland Eagles soccer team!

Friday, May 11th:
7:30 p.m. vs. Audubon (Field 1)
Friday, May 18th:
7:30 p.m. vs. Monarch (Field 1)
Come cheer on our Park Maitland Eagles soccer team as they continue their UNDEFEATED season against Audubon on Friday, May 11th!

Our "Dress Down Day" to benefit those that have been affected by the devastating flooding in Kaua'i was a fun success. Our students raised a total of $450 ! All proceeds will benefit the Hanalei-Haena Flooding Fund. We are so proud of our students for taking the initiative to help others in need.
2018 Park Maitland Perspectives

We are so proud of our 6th graders and the outstanding work they did on their art projects displayed at our annual 6th Grade Gallery Art Opening at Swoope Gallery.

Congratulations to Ms. Sandy Bonus and all of our talented students that had artwork displayed at this memorable event!
Sports Fest

The first week of Sports Fest was a huge success with great competition and lots of encouragement and friendly cheers. 

This week our K4, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students will test their skills on the field!  
2nd Grade
1st Grade
3rd Grade
1st Grader TJ wore his father's Sports Fest button from 1991!
Our hard-working teachers are having just as much fun during Sports Fest as their kids!
Our 6th graders had a blast and learned so much during our annual India Fest on Wednesday. Thanks to all of the teachers and parents that worked together to create a fun and memorable cultural event!
We were so lucky to have Margaret Mincks at our 3rd-grade Read In event to share her book, Payback on Poplar Lane ! Thanks to all of the teachers and parents that worked together to facilitate this fun and educational event.
Our second graders worked hard researching either a country or a historical event. The students took notes, learned about timelines, focused on particular vocabulary, and created a poster to present their information. They presented in front of their classmates as a culminating activity. The outstanding results were displayed this week!
Enjoy this video recap of our 2018 State Travel Fair! Our 4th grade students worked hard on their projects, studying each state and creating beautiful displays to show off their work.
Our final skate party of the year was a rollin' success! CONGRATULATIONS to 5 Red for winning the golden skate. Sara Collins donated the golden skate to Park Maitland School in 2016, and this is her class!
Drive Me 2 School transportation offers convenient and stress-free transportation for school aged children. We are so excited to share that we will be partnering with them in the upcoming school year for field trip transport as well! We already have students at Park Maitland that are utilizing this service for safe and convenient transportation. Sibling and group discounts are available.

Services are also available for summer camp!

CLICK HERE for more information.
** All New **

Top 10 Facts Every Parent Should Know About Their Gifted Child

Wednesday, May 9th
8:15 a.m.
Room TBD

Did you ever wish your gifted child came with a manual? Do you wonder why your gifted child has over-excitabilities? Would you like to learn how to support your gifted child academically, socially and emotionally? Please join us on Wednesday, May 9th at 8:15 A.M. to hear Dr. Denise Spirou , gifted specialist, share with you the unique needs of gifted children and how you as the parent can be your child's best advocate.

RSVP HERE if you wish to attend.
Our Annual Food Truck Challenge is a major fifth grade project involving subjects across the curriculum. When every student completed their projects, they sank the entirety of the information into their “business portfolio.” This dynamic collection of hard work was then presented to our in-school judges, and finalists were chosen from each class. The finalists will be presenting their projects to esteemed experts who have a distinct knowledge of the business on May 17th @ 10:00 a.m. during the  Third Annual Food Truck Challenge. The big question remains: Who will be the final four? 
Just a friendly reminder that all after school activities have ended (with the exception of Golf that will be ending on Monday). Kindly make note of this to ensure that children are being picked up during the appropriate carpool cycle.

Click on the link below to 
view the latest newscast!

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
Camp Hours - 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

Now Registering children entering
Pre-K/K-4 - Grade 6
TUITION - $325/week
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!
July Enrichment Camps at Park Maitland School

Our July Enrichment Camp schedule is complete! We are so excited to offer many fun camp options to all 2018-19 Park Maitland students.

Registration can be completed through the link below. Contact Stefanie Johnston ( ) with questions OR reach out to the indicated camp coordinator directly.

We look forward to sharing our summer with YOU!

Trips and special event dates are
subject to change
August 10: Meet and Greet (Grades 1-3)
August 13: Meet and Greet (Grades 4-6)
August 14: Meet and Greet (K4 and K5)
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 workday, 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 workday, 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.)

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