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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

Polite

Prepared

Present

Participate

Pride

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

Happy New Year, 2015!

Dear Families,

 

As we bring in the New Year, we are reminded about the importance of successful student learning.  We appreciate the support you consistently provide to ensure that your student exhibits The Park 6 P’s:

 

             Polite: Saying please, thank you, and demonstrate a caring and respectful attitude toward others.

Prepared: Having all materials and work complete when needed.

Present: Both physically here at school and mentally attending during lessons.

Participate: Actively learning through working with peers, sharing ideas, volunteering, and having an inner

             dialogue about concepts and ideas that are presented.

Pride: Being proud of one’s work and school, which is shown by turning in assignments of high quality, having

 respect for the school building and the people inside.

Positive Attitude: Knowing that learning can be difficult, but coming to school each day excited to learn and try

 new things.

 

Interim Testing

 At the end of every quarter, your child takes an Interim test for Math and Reading. These computerized tests are rigorous and the purpose of these tests are to identify areas of academic improvement or enrichment that each student needs. Teachers analyze their student data and meet with the Principal and the Leader Teacher to discuss next step actions that will occur to meet student deficits. If you have any questions concerning your students performance on these tests please contact your child’s teacher.

 

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.

December Food Drive

Thank you for participating in the December canned food drive for our community. Over 1000 cans or dry food products were donated.

 

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.

 

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Farmers Insurance Appreciation Teacher of the Month; Mrs. Magee

Farmers Insurance Appreciation Teacher of the Month; Mrs. Magee

Lunch Menu

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Dates to Remember

IMPORTANT Dates to Remember:

Tuesday, January 6: Students return and Welcome Back!!!

Wednesday, January 14: Report Cards Sent Home

Wednesday, January 14: AMSD Reaching Out Saving Lives– Aztec High School Multipurpose room 6-7:30pm (suicide prevention and awareness)

Monday, January 19: No School: Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday, January 20: United Blood Drive  2-5:30pm (Park Cafeteria)

Wednesday, January 21: Assembly for students, encouraging students to do their best with guest speaker Joe Odhiambo

Thursday, January 22: State required mock computerized testing event, 10-11am– this is to verify that our computer systems will work during the State computerized testing in March and May

Thursday, January 22: PTKO (Parent, Teacher, Kids Organization) 3:15pm in the library. Please come be a part of our school planning community.

Friday, January 23: Semester Awards Assembly 1:30pm (Gym)

Thursday, January 29: Parent Teacher Conferences: Early Dismissal 12:10 p.m. (Teachers will contact you regarding your conference scheduled time)

Friday, January 30: Parent Teacher Conferences: No School for students22 -January 6 Winter BreakJanuary 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

Box Tops

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