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Box Tops

Box Tops Fall Collection is Due by October 18th. There is going to be a competition. The highest fourth grade class and fifth grade class with the most Box Tops on October 18th will get a free recess. Please check your box tops for expiration dates. We will be sending in another group in the spring.

Lunch Times

5th Grade Group One  10:50 AM - 11:25 AM

5th Grade Group Two 11:05 AM - 11:40 AM

4th Grade Group One 11:30 AM - 12:05 PM

4th Grade Group Two 11:45 AM - 12:20 PM

 

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Thanks!

We would like to extend a HUGE thank you to our parent volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering please visit us in the office. We’d love your help.

Check on Delays, Cancellations, and more at the District Website

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Tiger Time

 

Tiger Time is Park Avenue’s intervention or enrichment block. This occurs Tuesday-Friday from 2:30pm-3:00pm. Students may rotate to different teachers based on their specific need. During this time teachers are engaging students in targeted activities in Math and ELA. Tiger Time will begin Tuesday, September 8th. If you wish to observe classroom activities during this time please stop by the office and get a badge before entering the building.

 

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

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From the Principal's Desk

Communication between home and school is extremely critical towards providing an effective instructional environment for our children.  As we prepare for Parent-Teacher Conferences on October 26th and 27th, we look forward to your insights regarding your child’s education and input about the school year. As a parent, you provide valuable information for your child’s classroom teacher so they are better able to address your child’s needs. Our teachers truly appreciate your time and support that you give to your child in his/her education while at home.

 

We encourage student led conferences and therefore would encourage you to bring your child as they will be prepared to share their data and work so far from this school year.

 

Please remember that Thursday, October 26th is early release and Friday, October 27th there is no school.  Be on the lookout for conference information coming home with your child soon. We look forward to seeing you! 


Sincerely, 
Lauren Laws, Principal

 

palawsla@aztec.k12.nm.us

 

"Spinners" or Fidgets

Keep At Home Please!

Students are beginning to bring the “spinners” or

better known as fidgets to school. These are very

distracting in a classroom setting. Fidgets are allowed if students have accommodations via an IEP or 504 Plan and specific fidgets must be approved by the IEP or 504 Team.

I appreciate you cooperation in keeping these items at home.

 

 Park Avenue Elementary School Mission

Relationships, Rigor and Relevance

for all students.

 

Park Avenue Elementary School Vision

To work together to promote high student achievement and lifelong learning for all by providing a quality education in a safe learning environment.

 

 

 

Take a look at Park Avenue

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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!

 

Park Avenue School Hours

Students:

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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

Lunch Menu

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Park Avenue Front Office

Principal: Mrs. Laws

Vice Principal: Ms. Cox

Secretary: Mrs. Albers

Secretary: Mrs. Lowe

IMPORTANT OCTOBER DATES:

10/9- In-Service Day

No School

 

10/17- End of Quarter 1

 

10/26- 10/27 Parent Teacher Conferences

 

10/26- Early Release 12:10 pm

 

10/27- No School

 

10/31- Book Character Parade

From the Health Office...

Remember if your child has temperature over 100 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.

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. In extenuating circumstances please call and talk with the Principal, Ms. Fernandez.

Much Thanks!!

 

 

 

Good 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 10 minute recess.

 

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.

 

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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.