Last Call for INVEST!

Thank you to everyone that has already fulfilled their pledges.  We are in the final days with our Invest push -- as the deadline to fulfill your pledge is MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19th!  Why every dollar counts: Money raised and collected goes towards this year’s expenses. Over 50% of the PTO’s budget is funded by INVEST. Your dollars: Pay salaries for Interventionists, Enrichment Specialist and Workroom Assistants. Replace and update technology throughout the school. Provide support, resources and professional development for our teachers. Supplement much needed supplies for our Music, Art, PE, & Spanish programs that MNPS doesn’t cover. For your convenience, you can [...]

Last Call for INVEST!2018-11-15T18:28:39+00:00

2nd Grade News!

Ask your 2nd grader: What is an immigrant? What island in New York welcomed immigrants as they arrived by boat/ship? Why did immigrants come to America? What were some character traits of Jessie in our anchor text When Jessie Came Across? What are the parts of a friendly letter? When do we “regroup” in math? When you add or subtract a 2 or 3 digit number, where should you ALWAYS start working the problem? Upcoming Events: Thanksgiving Holiday NO HOMEWORK next week. Field trip to NCT November 28th. Upcoming Skills: ELA: The Matchbox Diary; writing an explanatory essay describing what it was like to [...]

2nd Grade News!2018-11-15T18:21:43+00:00

3rd Grade News!

Hello families! In this week's newsletter, you'll find information for the week of November 26-30, 2018. ELA: We will be working in another IFL (Institute for Learning) book.  For the next few weeks, our focus will be "Mysteries of the Deep".  Our focus questionswill be "What do you learn about mysterious creatures and the study of them from these texts?  How does Tarshis [the author] use language to help her readers understand the creatures she write about in these texts?"  Our grammar focus will be coordinating conjunctions.  We learn these as the FANBOYS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so).  Ask your [...]

3rd Grade News!2018-11-15T18:21:54+00:00

Math Night: November 30th

Math Night is Friday, November 30th from 5:30-7 pm at Percy Priest!  It is going to be a great night of making math fun.  There will be math games, snacks and prizes all provided by Mathnasium of Green Hills. The family can attend or just your 3rd or 4th grader, if you cannot make it. Math night sign up: Volunteers still needed. Love math and games yourself or just helping at PPE, sign up here

Math Night: November 30th2018-11-15T18:22:50+00:00

Last Call for Online PPE Directory!

LAST CALL TO UPDATE YOUR FAMILY INFORMATION!  *Just click the link below, add your family or make any changes, and confirm.  It only takes a minute!* For everyone who is registered, the directory is live and is a rolling registration. We still need parents to register or confirm their information. For ease, you can download the MySchoolAnywhere App- or access the directory online here- Thank you! Please contact Anne Lacy Wallace at with questions.

Last Call for Online PPE Directory!2018-11-15T18:23:21+00:00

The Clay Lady’s Annual Student Show

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 17th, 10:00am-4:00pm. Over 40 students from The Clay Lady's Campus will be selling their handmade work from all mediums, including pottery, paintings, jewelry, bath and body, woodworking, glass and sculpture. Come ready to shop for one of a kind art at great prices! Come prepared with cash and cards. *** MISS A WILL HAVE A TABLE THERE TOO! We will have coffee and goodies, as well as a children's art activity table. Raffle tickets will be sold for $1.00. The winner will be able to participate in ALL 2019 Clay Lady Campus workshops. Watch our students participate [...]

The Clay Lady’s Annual Student Show2018-11-15T18:23:45+00:00

2nd Grade News!

  Ask your second grader: What was the author’s purpose for writing the story, A Picnic in October? What are some other reasons authors write? What is a pronoun? What is a reflexive pronoun? Can you give an example? How does adding the prefix “im” change the meaning of the word “possible”? What about “in” in the word “indestructible”? How do you use decomposition to solve the problem 758-346? How do you set up the vertical algorithm for this problem? What is regrouping? Upcoming events: We enjoyed meeting with many of you on Tuesday at conferences. We appreciate your support! There [...]

2nd Grade News!2018-11-08T17:23:06+00:00