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4th Grade Group One  11:00 AM - 11:35 AM

4th Grade Group Two 11:12 AM - 11:50 AM

5th Grade Group One 11:26 AM - 12:05 PM

5th Grade Group Two 11:45 AM - 12:20 PM

 

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THE PARK 6 P'S

THE PARK 6 P'S

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Positive Attitude

Intervention Time

Tiger Time, which is our intervention time, will be starting soon. This is where teachers will instruct smaller groups of students in order to meet any academic needs.  The teachers are excited to start, but we also need your help.  In order to make this successful, we need parents to keep students in school all day. Tiger Time for both grades is Tuesday—Friday at various times depending on your child’s team.  One suggestion for keeping students in school is to schedule appointments on Monday afternoons since that is our Early Release day.  Please contact your child’s teacher or Principal Fernandez with any questions surrounding our intervention time.

 

Student Drop-Off and Pick-ups is on Hartman Place

When dropping off or picking up your child on Hartman St. please completely pull over to the curb so traffic can continue to flow. Please do not stop on the crosswalk, this endangers our students. Students are only to cross with the crossing guard on duty. Please follow the school zone speed limit.

Thank you

School success depends on excellent attendance

For your child to get the most out of school, they need to be there-- and on time! Research shows that missing 10 percent or more of school days hurts success. To prevent absenteeism:

  • Stick to a schedule. Maintain routines.
  • Schedule carefully. Make appointments during non-school hours.
  • Seek help when needed. If you family struggles with transportation, childcare or other issues, talk with school staff.

Park Avenue School Hours for 2014-2015 School Year

Students:

 Monday 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Park Avenue Front Office

Principal: Ms. Fernandez

Secretary: Mrs. Albers

Secretary: Mrs. Lowe

From the Principal's Desk

Holiday Food Drive

The Aztec Fire Department will be collecting nonperishable food items.  We would like to encourage all who can,  to  participate  in this worthwhile cause by bringing one or more canned goods or other non-perishable items to add to our contribution.  Thank you for your thoughtful donation, many families benefited from this last year. The Food Drive will begin December 2nd and end December 19th.

          Reading Favorites

Christmas is a favorite time of year for so many reasons and one of those reasons is all of the great Christmas books and stories that are available.   If you go into any bookstore or library this time of year you will find so many great books about every imaginable facet of the holiday season. 

Here are just a few favorites :

THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER by Barbara Robinson, THE POLAR EXPRESS by Chris VanAllsburg, ONE WINTRY NIGHT by Ruth Graham Bell, SILVER PACKAGES by Cynthia Rylant, THE TALE OF THE THREE TREES by Angela Hunt, THE CHRISTMAS CANDLE by Richard Paul Evans, BEAR STAYS UP FOR CHRISTMAS by Karma Wilson and AN ORANGE FOR FRANKIE by Patricia Polacco. 

Community Create a Craft

Free Event on December 6th from 10-12pm !!!   

Featuring

Craft Items and activities

by the following:

**San Juan College Volunteers Program-Teddy Bears

**Snacks

**Music

**Come see Santa

**Making Ornaments and other craft items

**Door Prizes

**Gift wrapping– Bring you gifts to be wrapped

 

Come make a craft for yourself and one to donate to many organizations. (Elderly, hospitals, Childhaven, etc..)

For More Information, call 334-9469.

We hope to see you there!!!

 

Character Counts Word of the Month

Respect

Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule+ Be tolerant and accepting of others+ Use good manners, not bad language+ Be considerate of the feelings of others+ Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone+ Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements

 

Every Day Counts!


Park Avenue continues to promote the value of learning! Research shows that attendance is one of the most important factors in school success. Our day begins promptly at 8:00 and ends at 3:00pm. Absences and tardiness interrupt the educational process in the classroom. If a student is tardy ten minutes daily, 30 hours of instruction is missed over the course of a school year. Students can copy notes or make up an assignment, but they can never get back what's most important: the discussions, the questions, the explanations by the teacher, and the thinking that makes learning come alive!

We at Park Avenue understand that at times life gets in the way; family emergencies and health maladies never wait until Saturday. Our truancy policy wants to ensure that learning continues when students have to miss school. Please notify our school when your child is absent and arrange for make-up work to be picked up and then completed by your child. We continue to have fewer students absent each month because we all work together!

 

Tiger Time Video

Take a look at Park Avenue

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Tumble Books @ Park

TumbleBookCloud Junior is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! This database is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to read beyond the picture book collection in the TumbleBookLibrary. It is designed specifically for kids in grades 3rd to 6th.

The reading experience on the TumbleBookCloud Junior is not only educationally sound but fun and customizable! TumbleBooks' is a one-of-a-kind Read-Along format that combines the flexibility of an ebook with full-length professional narration and sentence-by-sentence highlighting so kids can follow along. Moreover, readers have the freedom to adjust the text size, line width and spacing, font style and color, and the background color on all of our ebooks. This level of customization adds an invaluable level of accessibility to our books. Plus, all of our books allow readers to highlight portions of a book and add notes, which makes for a great way to interact with the text!

With over 500 titles, reading chapter books has never been easier. TumbleBookCloud Junior is simple to use! It can be used on any computer or mobile device thanks to Cloud Computing. Every account comes with its own direct link to simplify logging in, as well as a desktop icon. In addition, users can now set up their own secondary login with the MyCloud feature so they can save and retrieve their favorites anytime, anywhere.

Click here: http://www.tbcjr.com/autologin.aspx?u=parkavenm&p=login  User name is: parkavenm and the password is: login.

In order for kids to be able to go back to the book they were reading they have to create their own “MyCloud” account. In order to do this they have to have an e-mail and password or if you as their parent allow them to use yours.

Park  Avenue

Community Create A Craft   

Free

Saturday December 6, 2014

10:00am-12:00pm

Park Avenue Cafeteria

507 S. Park  Ave. Aztec, NM

Featuring                

Craft Items and activities by the following:

San Juan College Volunteers Program-Teddy Bears
Snacks
Music
Come see Santa
Making Ornaments
Many craft items
Door prizes
Gift Wrapping –Bring your gifts

         to be wrapped. (By donation)

         All donation received will go to

         different charities and organizations.

Come make a craft for yourself and one to donate to many organizations. (Elderly, hospitals, Childhaven, ect..)

For more info, call (505)334-9469.

507 S. Park  Ave. Aztec, NM

BUS BEHAVIOR

At Park Avenue we are trying to promote good bus behavior. Each day that passes with zero bus write-ups a picture will be added to the bus poster hanging in the cafeteria. When 20 pictures are added all students receive an additional 15 minute recess.

 

FROM ALL OF US AT PARK

AVENUE

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY

SEASON!!

 

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Lunch Menu

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Dates to Remember

December 2 Fundraiser packets due

December 6 Community Create a Craft event 10-12pm in the Park Avenue Cafeteria

December 19 Classroom Parties and last day of canned food drive

December 22 -January 6 Winter Break

January 7 Students Return to School

 

From the Health Office...

 

Remember if your child has a temperature over 100.0 or is vomiting please keep your child home. Due to so many illnesses going around, we are requiring students to be fever/vomit free for 24 hours before returning to school if they are ill. Tylenol or Motrin can reduce the fever but the child is still ill even with these administered.

If you are worried about excessive absences and your child is ill the absence can be excused by taking your child to the Doctor and getting a signed note or bring your child into the health office before school and we will take their temperature. If your child has a fever he/she will be excused for the day.

Each semester parents can call/email and excuse their child for  five times without a Doctor’s note after this please attain a Doctor’s note to ensure the child’s absence is excused.

Park Avenue understands extenuating circumstances happen, please call Principal Fernandez if this occurs.

 

Holiday Observance and Waiver/Consent to Disclose Student Information

Please let the school know if you do not  want your child to participate in the following:

Birthdays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or Valentine’s Day

If you do not  grant permission to the following:

Public Display of student’s name or photo within the school for any Awards or display student’s name or photo outside the school (Newspaper, Yearbook) for Awards or special recognition.

 

Reminders

School Hours:

Monday 8am-1:30pm

Tues.-Fri. 8am-3pm

******Attendance is critical to ensuring your child understands the concepts necessary to be successful in school. Please call the office at 334-9469 if your child will be absent.

 

*****Please review the Student Handbook online at our website (prideatpark.com) If you need a hardcopy please come by the office and we will provide this to you.

 

21st Century Community Learning Centers Afterschool Program Enrollment

Attention Parents!

Are you looking for a positive place for your child to be after school hours?  For a safe and inviting environment, with fun activities and a great learning experience?  Healthy Snack's provided and IT'S FREE!!!!

A place for:

  • Positive Youth Development
  • Safe Environment
  • Enriching Learning Experiences

21st Century Community learning Centers is now accepting registration forms for the 2014-2015 school year!

Registration Forms can be picked up at any of the School's Office's or contact - Kris Morton 21st CCLC Program Manger, San Juan County Partnership, 3535 E. 30th St., Ste. 239, Farmington, NM 87402.  moortonk@sjcpartnership.org      (505)566-5867 or Fax (505) 566-5870

Registration is open until filled. Forms can be returned to the school site that your child/children will be attending.

Starts September 29th!!!

Sites:

  • McCoy Elementary School, Aztec
  • Lydia Rippey Elementary, Aztec
  • Park Avenue Elementary, Aztec

 

  • Blanco Elementary School, Blanco

Hours of Operation

Monday- 1:30-6:00 pm *Early Release Day

Tuesday-Thursday- 3:00-6:00 pm

Blanco only is: (M-Th  2:45-5:45 pm

Farmers Insurance Appreciation Teacher of the Month; Mrs. Magee

Farmers Insurance Appreciation Teacher of the Month; Mrs. Magee

Box Tops

Let’s keep turning the Box Tops in to your teacher!!!! This will directly benefit Park Avenue!

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