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This week in Middle School...

  • All students participated in our first Leadership Conference. We had an amazing morning of speakers and conversation. All of our students in Grades 7 and 8 will be developing projects that impact our community.

  • The Girl's Volleyball team remained undefeated and have yet to lose a set this year! They won both of their matches this week against Tandem and Buford Middle School.

  • The boys' soccer team won their game against Little Keswick! Great job!

A Look Ahead...

  • Quarter One-Mid Quarter Progress Reports will be sent home with students next week.

  • Girls' volleyball has a match against Regents School on Tuesday, October 3rd, starting at 4PM.

  • Cross Country will be running in the Covenant Invitational at Darden Towe on Tuesday, October 3rd, starting at 4PM.

  • There is an Open House at Renaissance School on November 6th. Please see the flyer for more information.
School Portrait Information
Susan Parmar is excited to be taking school portraits again this year! School portrait week will be October 2- 6. Please take note of the schedule below, and help your children remember to dress in something picture-worthy (whatever that may mean for them)! Please note that some students will have sibling photos on a different day than their individual photos.

Monday, October 2nd:    PreK-1st grade individual and class photos

Tuesday, October 3rd:   2nd- 4th grade individual and class photos

Wednesday, October 4th:  5th and 6th grade individual and class photos and the following sibling sets:
        Lyman, Alimard, Grist, Hardie, Argo, Van Clief, Rosensweig, Blank, McCardle, Miller, Miller, Bird

Thursday, October 5th: 7th and 8th grade individual and class photos and the following sibling sets:
   Frank, Gray, Lunsford, Leone, Strzpek, Olowin, Stemland, Sherman, Bednar, Garrett, Vigilante, Wermter

Friday, October 6th: The remaining 24 sibling sets and all make ups.

Please let Susan know if you have any questions at
Thank you to everyone who came out to Wednesday’s PPF meeting. It was so nice to see lots of new faces! Our next PPF meeting is November 14th at 5:30PM. 

FRIDAY FROLICS We are so excited to bring back Friday Frolics this year! Friday Frolics are a great time for K-2 families to meet and connect after school on Friday afternoons. Please join us at Belmont Park on Friday afternoons in October from 3:15-4:30, weather permitting. Water and light refreshments will be provided. Siblings are always welcome!
Should you have any questions, Friday Frolics is led by Heather Nielson with support from Caroline Brennan or you may contact the PPF at
We hope to see you there!

SPIRIT NIGHTS Stay tuned for Spirit Night announcements! These are also great ways for the Peabody community to get together outside of school and to help the PPF benefit the Peabody School kids and faculty. Thank you so much to Lea Doise who has graciously volunteered to coordinate these for us. Please reach out to her if you have suggestions or connections with local restaurants around town that would be willing to host a Spirit Night for Peabody!
Peabody Auction Update
The Peabody Auction Committee had its first meeting this week, and we are off to a great start! Huge thanks to the committee and hard-working volunteers and teachers who are already busy ensuring this will be another fantastic event for Peabody!

Want to know more scoop? Click here for our  2018 Auction FAQs!

Want to donate? Click here to access the  2018 Parent Auction Donation Form.

Forms are due back to the Front Office by October 20th.

Thank you!!!
Parent Information Center

  • Check out the latest edition of the Panther Flash! Password: pantherflash

  • As a reminder, school is closed on October 9th and 10th.

  • Please don't forget to log your volunteer hours - for any volunteer service your provide for Peabody! Please click here: Volunteer Hours form (or if you lose this link you can get to it on our website at the bottom under For Parents/Additional Resources). We will use this information for accreditation, grant applications, you name it. Thanks for all your service to Peabody!

  • The Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Virginia is looking for student volunteers to be tested by their graduate students. Please find more information here.