Welcome to Peeples Elementary School… Home of the Rockets

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 Finalist

teacher of the year2Congratulations to Gail Frantz being chosen as one of the 3 Fayette County Finalists for Teacher of Year!  We are very a proud family!   Click here to see some photos of the surprise announcement!

Field Day Shirts – One Final Chance to Order until January 30!

FieldDayWe’re making one final order of field day shirts. Unfortunately, prices have gone up since we’ll be ordering smaller quantities. Pricing is $10 per shirt.  Click on the order form link below and return it along with payment by Friday, January 30. (Check made payable to Peeples PTO). Last Chance!  No late orders will be accepted. Sorry, online ordering is not available for this order.  Field Day Order Form

Six Flags Reading Program

6 flags readingIs your child participating in the Six Flags reading program?  Don’t forget – forms are due January 30.  No late forms will be accepted.   Need another form?  Click here – Six Flags Reading Log

 

Volunteers Needed: Valentine Lunch on Thursday, Feb. 12

healthy-valentines-heartPeeples Valentine Lunch for Grades 1 and 4 is on Thursday, February 12.  This lunch will be our last holiday lunch of the school year and we need 10 volunteers to help serve the food and drinks. If you do not have a child in 1st or 4th Grade and you would be willing to help us on February 12 from 10:30-1:00, please click on this link to sign up:  Valentine Lunch Volunteer .  You’ll get to enjoy a free lunch afterwards!

Kids with cell phones?

kid_with_cell_phoneAt what age should our kids be allowed to have their own cell phones? When is it appropriate for them to begin using social media?  Read what the folks at Love and Logic have to say on this topic.  Ready for Cell Phones, Social Media, etc: At What Age?

Fuel Our Rocket Update

kliponius-cartoon-clip-art-rocket_418018We’ve had an amazing first week with our Fuel Our Rocket campaign!  We’ve added another $990 to our direct drive goal. The following classes for each grade level are the front runners for a treat on February 13.   For each $10 donated, your class will receive a rocket.  Donations are accepted until February 7.  Thank you for supporting your Peeples PTO!

  • Kindergarten – Dee ($110)
  • First Grade – Dick ($60)
  • Second Grade – Boyle ($70)
  • Third Grade – Donadeo ($120)…Fulmer is in a close 2nd place with $100
  • Fourth Grade – Jones ($120)
  • Fifth Grade – Borders ($100)

 

Drop Your Jeans and Make a Difference!

Drop your jeansDid you know that over a million young people experience homelessness in the US and Canada every year?  Guess what item they most often request – a pair of jeans! This is an essential clothing item because it can be worn multiple times between washes, and it can be dressed up or down.

Between January 21 and February 5 our K-Kids Club is sponsoring a gently used jean drive.  You can drop off gently worn jeans to Mrs. J. Collins’ First Grade classroom.  Every pair of jeans donated will be sent to a local homeless shelter or charity that serves young people. Jeans can be any size – kids, youth, or adult. Aeropostale will match every pair of jeans we donate.

No only are we helping others in need right in our own community, but we are also competing against other elementary schools. The top collecting elementary school will get a $5000 grant for their school.

To thank you for helping, Aeropostale will give you a $5 shopping card when you make a donation.

DROP YOUR DENIM and MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Yearbook Order Final Chance!

Las ChanceThe very LAST day to order a Peeples Yearbook is February 28, 2015.  The cost is $35.  Don’t miss out!

Parent Night Thursday, February 6, 6-7:30pm

put this on calendarMark your calendars for Thursday, February 5, 6:00-7:30pm
We are planning an informative parent night, and we invite you to attend!

-Give input about Peeples Elementary
-Learn about Google accounts used by students
-Find out about online resources  available to all students at school and at home
-Hear about technology updates that are coming soon!
-Listen to teachers explain how technology is used in the classrooms

This session will be geared toward parents.  Older children are welcome to attend, but childcare will not be provided.

Drop Off Reminders

carDrop off time is 7:15am or later.  There is no adult supervision before that time.  Parents who are dropping off after the 7:40am tardy bell must park their cars in a parking space and accompany their children into the front office.  Thanks so much for your help with our morning drop off!

PTO Newsletter Now Available Online

newspaper-clip-art-newspaper-clip-art-16The latest Peeples Newsletter is on the website.  Click here at access the newsletter:  January 2015 Parent Newsletter.

The newsletter includes:
-Updates from PTO
-PTO Committee Reports
-Info about Spring Testing
-News from the Nurse
-And much, much more!

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