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We hope our site provides helpful information about our school as well as places to get plugged in to activities to help your child succeed. Contact your child's teacher for volunteer opportunities or click on the PTO tab above!

Announcements:

Gail Frantz Fayette County Teacher of the Year!

1_teacher_300CONGRATULATIONS to our own Peeples Elementary Teacher of the Year  Gail Frantz who was also selected as Fayette County Teacher of the Year!  We are so proud of her receiving the recognition she so deserves as a fabulous teacher with a great sense of humor, an open heart, and a great love for children and teaching!

Gail Frantz County Teacher of the Year 2015

Blue Bell Ice Cream Recall

Blue BellBlue Bell has issued a recall on all of their ice cream products.  We will be unable to sell ice cream at lunch until this issue is resolved.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

Georgia Milestones Testing 4/14 through 4/27

GA-milestonesGeorgia’s new assessments will be used to gauge how well students in Grades 3-5 are mastering the standards and how ready students are to succeed in college and careers.  Click below to view a Parent Guide to the new tests in Georgia as well as details about testing dates/times/groups at Peeples:
State Parents’ Guide to New Tests In Georgia (Georgia Milestones)
Peeples Georgia Milestones Testing Details

School Council Vacancy

schoolcouncilThe Peeples Elementary School Council is comprised of two parent members and two business partners, as well as two teachers and the school principal. This year we need to elect a new parent representative to join our council for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years. Our school council is made up of exemplary members, and we are anticipating the election of another parent who will be just as outstanding. The election for our new parent member will be held at the PTO Meeting/Spring Concert on Thursday, May 7 at 6:00pm.  A nomination form can be found at this link – Peeples School Council Nomination.  Additional copies are also available in the school office.  If you wish to nominate someone else or yourself, please complete the nomination form and return it to the office by Friday, May 1. Thank you for your support of our school council!

Spring Fling Update

spring flingSpring Fling 2015 is quickly approaching (the big date is May 1)! Please take a look at the sponsor signs along Panther Path and patronize the businesses that support our school.  Be on the lookout for the Spring Fling 2015 flyer that will be coming home with students this week (Flyer link:  Spring Fling 2015). Please note  MAJOR CHANGES THIS YEAR…Back by popular demand – Moe’s Mexican!  New this year – The Varsity! (What’ll ya have?”)  The Varsity food truck will be cooking burgers, hot dogs, onion rings, and french fries on site for those who pre-order.  They will also sell frosted oranges. (Yum yum!)  Please read the flyer very carefully.  There are spaces to preorder food, ride tickets, and arm bands.  We look forward to another successful Spring Fling Carnival, Friday, May 1, 5:00-8:00pm!

5th Grade End-of-the-Year Activities Schedule

fifth-grade-comprehension-worksheets-logoThe end of the year is drawing near for 5th Grade Students!  Check out the listing of the major events for 5th Grade for the remainder of this school year.
Peeples 5th Grade Year-End Events Schedule

Community News–Library Events

tree-libraryHere is a calendar of Fayette County Public Library events for kids in April – Fayette County Public Library Calendar

We LOVED Kindness Week! See our new Video…

inspires-kindnessWe LOVED Kindness week!   Check out a new version of the video which includes some of our activities for the week:   Peeples Kindness Video!  Also see our Staff & Student Heart of Kindness picture!

5th Grade Career Volunteers Needed

career_fairWe are getting ready for our annual career fair May 6 from 8:30-10:00am.  If you are willing to share your career with our 5th Graders, please contact Monique Collins at collins.monique@mail.fcboe.org or call the school at
770-486-2734.

Kindergarten Enrollment

The word Kindergarten in bright coloursDo you have an incoming kindergarten student…or do you know of someone who has a kindergartner for 2015-16?  It’s time to enroll! Click on this link to find out more:   Kindergarten Registration.  Enroll early, because we will invite next year’s kindergarten students to visit us in May!

Link Amazon Purchases to Peeples for Free $$$ to Our School

amazon imageGo to Smile.Amazon.com and link your current Amazon account to Peeples Elementary!  Your shopping experience is the same, but  Amazon will donate a portion of the cost of eligible purchases (.5%) to Peeples Elementary!

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