Friday, April 12, 2019

Quarterly Recognition Ceremonies

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend Polo Road's April 23, Quarterly Recognition Ceremony.  This event will be held in the school's multi-purpose room for all students in Child Development through 5th grade.  The Quarterly Recognition Ceremonies provide an opportunity to celebrate individual students, teachers, and classes for going above and beyond expectations in various areas.  Students will be recognized for honors such as perfect attendance, honor roll, academic growth and progress, and for demonstrating character traits of focus.  Parents are invited to attend this event.  All ceremonies will be held on Tuesday, April 23, and the times for the various grade-levels are listed below:


2nd & 3rd Grades:  8:30am - 9:15am
CD - 1st Grade:  9:30am - 10:15am
4th & 5th Grades:  10:30am - 11:15am

Autism Awareness Week

The week we return from Spring Break, we will be kicking off Autism Awareness Week at PRE!


Below is a list of activities planned for the week...

Light It Up Blue! - All students are encouraged to wear blue throughout the week Monday - Friday. If a student is spotted wearing blue, he or she just might receive a small treat or be featured on the school's news show. All teachers will also have a blue light bulb in use in their classrooms.  

Buddy Up Inclusion Activities: Classes will pair up to participate in 10-15 minute activities designed to be all inclusive.  These activities are intended to serve as the perfect opportunity to teach tolerance and demonstrate behavior that is welcoming of all.  

Activities include:
  • Monday-Buddy up and read
  • Tuesday-Buddy up and play a game
  • Wednesday-Buddy up and make a craft
  • Thursday-Buddy up and parachute
  • Friday-Buddy up and have a dance party
We look forward to all Explorers participating in some way and encourage families to ask students to share thoughts and/or lessons learned from the week's planned activities.

Fundraiser Pick-up

Polo Road Elementary will have the Cookie Dough Fundraiser pickup Thursday, April 25.  Families can pick up all orders in the cafeteria from 2:00pm - 6:00pm on this day.  This will be the ONLY DAY FOR PICKUP.  Unfortunately, we do not have access to a freezer that will accommodate storing orders not picked up on this day at this time.  So please make arrangements to have someone come in your place, if you are unable to pick up your order Thursday, April 25.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Early Dismissal

Students will be dismissed at 11:30am on Friday, April 12, and all Richland Two schools will be closed April 15 - April 19.  The Afternoon Explorers after school care program will be open on the scheduled half day (April 12) for all enrolled students.  If there is an expected change in your child's transportation home tomorrow, please let your child's homeroom teacher know immediately.

Field Day T-shirts

Tomorrow is the last day to order your child a Field Day T-shirt!  The cost is $10 for youth sizes, $12 for adult sizes, and $14 for extended sizes.  This year's field day will be held on Friday, May 24.  Order forms were sent home last week, but additional forms are being sent home with students today.  Orders can also be placed online by clicking on this link.  It is not necessary to return a hard copy of the order form if you place an online order.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Field Day T-Shirts

Orders are currently being accepted for the newly designed Field Day 2019 t-shirts.  The cost is $10 for youth sizes, $12 for adult sizes, and $14 for extended sizes.  This year's field day will be held on Friday, May 24.  However, the due date for ordering a t-shirt is Friday, April 12Order forms were sent home earlier this week, but additional forms can be downloaded from the link above.  Orders can also be placed online by clicking on this link.  It is not necessary to return a hard copy of the order form if you place an online order. 
 

Spring Break


All Richland Two schools and offices will be closed for Spring Break:

April 15 - April 19

Quarterly Recognition Ceremonies

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend Polo Road's April 23, Quarterly Recognition Ceremony.  This event will be held in the scho...