Week of May 27th (40)
Celebrating 50 years of tradition!
Last Week of School!
May 27: Memorial Day: No School
May 28: Grade 5 Food Truck Challenge / Last Day for K-4/K-5
May 29: K-5 Bridging Ceremony / Time Capsule Unveiling!
May 30: Early Dismissal Day / Last Day for Grades 1-6 / End of Year Parties / Grade 6 Graduation
Park Maitland School summer hours will be
8:30 am - 3:30 pm.

Summer Camp information emails have gone out to parents of all registered campers! If you have not heard from Mrs. Sonntag, please email jsonntag@parkmaitland.org to confirm your registration.
A SUPERcalifragilisticexpialidocious Performance!

We are incredibly proud of our 6th-grade students and their fabulous performance of Mary Poppins. They lit up our hearts and impressed us with their beautiful singing, "cockney' accents and wit, stage presence, confidence, maturity, and poise! A huge congratulations to our directors, Josh and Brandy Eleazer, for instilling such confidence and massaging the talent of our super seniors as they gave it their all in their "big show".
Don't forget to order your Mary Poppins DVD, filmed by Park Maitland alumni, Charlie Burket!

Fill out and return this Mary Poppins DVD Order Form or order online at www.freshpixelmedia.com .
The deadline to order your custom engraved legacy bricks is THIS THURSDAY, May 30th!

Orders can be placed through  THIS LINK for $150 each. These bricks will serve as a permanent reminder of your dedication to Park Maitland School!
Summer is the time for campers to jump into new experiences while also delving deeper into their current interests. Our camp provides many opportunities for campers to explore and have fun.

Summer Camp Dates:
June 3rd - 28th • July 8th - 26th

Before care/Aftercare:
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. • 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*Available each day

Summer Camp at Park Maitland is comprised of 3 different camp experiences - based on the camper's grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Click on each graphic below for more information:

In addition, we are excited to offer full and half-day specialty camps to current Park Maitland students!

Full-Day Specialty Camp Options:
K-5 - 6th Grade: Camp Laugh-A-Lot
K-5 - 4th Grade: Dooby Dooby Moo Improv & Theater Camp
K-5 - 6th Grade: Art Camps
K-5 - 6th Grade: Brave Girls Camp

Half-Day Specialty Camp Options:
3rd - 6th Grade Reading Enrichment Camps
3rd - 6th Grade Math Enrichment Camps
K-4 - 4th Grade Bubbles Basics & Beyond: Swimming Camp

* More information can be found in the above linked camp brochures

Follow  THIS LINK  to register today!
Our 5th grade Food Truck Challenge finalists are putting the final touches on their presentations. They are each eager and excited to present to our judges on May 28th. We can't wait to hear their pitch! Enjoy this cute video to show their excitement...
Students and teachers alike participated in the "Find Your Double" contest. All had fun finding their look-alike and snapping a pic to prove it!
Ms. Dawson’s hard-working and dedicated Critter Crew took their interest in helping animals to a new level by spending time with injured birds of prey at the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Maitland. They brought donations with them and deepened their understanding of Florida’s critically endangered birds of prey. Thank you for your service and care Maiori, Mary Clare, Brooke, Charlotte, Faith, and Anika!
Ms. Dick's Social Studies classes wrapped up "Career Month" last week! THANK YOU to all of the presenting parents that came to share about different career choices with our 2nd grade class.
1st grade students were challenged with “what can you invent that will make the world more awesome?” They shared their ideas at an Invention Convention hosted in our Tinkering Lab... Many great ideas were shared!
Students who met the Read to Lead goals each month participated in an end of year celebration lunch! 
6th grade students made a "splash" at their end of year pool party!
Madeline K. participated in the Sunshine State Games on May 17th (a statewide Olympic style games competition) for figure skating. Madeline competed in 3 different events, medaling a silver and bronze and placing 4th respectively. We are super proud you, Madeline!
K-4 students celebrated a year of hard work learning all their letters, by dressing up as their favorite Letter Person for the Letter People Parade!
To view more adorable photos from these (and other) events CLICK HERE to access our SmugMug account. The password is tradition1819. Enjoy!

Be sure to look for the 2018-19 END OF YEAR PROCEDURES on the "Parent resources"   page of our website for important information.  This is your link to all the information you need regarding the end of the year and more!

CLICK HERE to access important grade level end of year Information, school supply lists, and summer work.

ITBS score reports and final report cards can be picked up from Tuesday, June 11th - Friday, June 14th between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. They will not be mailed this year. If your account is not paid in full, however, you will need to make arrangements to pick up your child(ren)’s report card upon final payment.

Any outstanding balances must be paid before the end of the school year. The final month of AfterCare will be billed at the end of the month and payment is due upon receipt. Thank you for your cooperation!
Last Day of School
Dismissal Information

Thursday, May 30th is an early dismissal day for students and is the last day of school for 1st through 6th grade. Students are invited to dress down on this day!

Regular lunch arrangements should be made for this day, but the dismissal schedule has been adjusted to accommodate an early dismissal.

*Please note: There is no "Club Eagle" AfterCare on this day!

All students will be dismissed after they have had lunch according to the following schedule:

Grades 1, 3, and 5 -- 11:35 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Gate opens at 11:35 a.m. -- closes at 12:00 p.m.

Grades 2, 4, and 6 -- 12:13 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Gate opens at 12:13 p.m. -- closes at 12:45 p.m.

If you have a lunch "A" child that needs to go home after lunch "B," please send in a note
to that effect. We will have supervision in the gym for those children.
School Uniform Reminder

In preparation of summer "growth spurts" and back-to-school shopping (before you know it) we want to be sure you have the most up to date information. Park Maitland school uniforms can be purchased from one of our approved uniform providers:

All uniforms must be embroidered with the Park Maitland logo:

Uniforms with the old logo can still be worn in the upcoming school year. Also, our Uniform Swap is still available for parents to go check out gently used items (and to donate items for future use). If you are interested in scheduling a time to visit the Uniform Swap, please call or text Danae Pollack at

* All uniform swap donations must be taken directly to the swap. Please do not bring old uniforms onto campus to donate.
Please help our school by collecting Box Tops for Education! Clip and save Box Tops from various Products. Each Box Top earns 10 cents…only 10 Box Tops = $1.00. It adds up quickly, and who would want to throw money away? Please clip and save to turn in to your child’s homeroom teacher in the Fall!

CLICK HERE to learn about exciting changes coming to the Box Top program!
All library books are due back to the library at this time!
If you are in need of good reliable babysitting, pet sitting, lawn care, or odd jobs over the summer contact Christine Talbert! Her (Park Maitland Alumni) wonderful children are available. Call or text 407-590-7676.
An exciting addition to Extreme Camp is under way!

Pardon our dust as we work on a top secret project for our campers to enjoy. REGISTER TODAY for more information.
Dates are subject to change

August 12: Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 - Meet & Greet
August 13: Grades K-4, K-5, 5, 6 - Meet & Greet
August 14:  K-4 and K-5 first day of school
August 15:  Grades 1 - 6 first day of school
September 2:  Student/Teacher Holiday (Labor Day)
September 30:  Professional Development Day for faculty, Student Holiday
October 11:  Teacher Workday, Student Holiday
November 8: Professional Development Day for faculty, Student Holiday
November 25 - 29:  Thanksgiving Holiday
December 19: Early Dismissal Day
December 20 - January 6:  Holiday break
January 6: Teacher Workday, Student Holiday
January 7:  Students Return
January 15:  Early Dismissal Day
January 20:  Student/Teacher Holiday (MLK Jr. Day)
February 12: Early Dismissal Day
February 13: Professional Development Day for faculty, Student Holiday
February 14: Student/Teacher Holiday
February 17: Student/Teacher Holiday (President's Day)
March 13: Teacher Workday, Student Holiday
March 16 - 20:  Spring Break
April 10: Student/Teacher Holiday (Good Friday)
April 13: Professional Development Day for faculty, Student Holiday
May 22:  Student/Teacher Holiday
May 25:  Student/Teacher Holiday (Memorial Day)
May 26:  Final Day K-4 & K-5
May 27:  K-5 Bridging Ceremony
May 28:  Final Day Grades 1-6 (Early Dismissal Day), 6th Grade Graduation
May 29: Teacher Workday
(Please note: Teacher pages are not updated for
the following week until Sunday at 4:00 p.m.)

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