Park Avenue Lunch Hours
4th Grade 11:30AM-12:20PM
5th Grade 11:00AM-11:50AM
Check on Delays, Cancellations, and more at the District Website
THE PARK 6 P'S
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 adhere to the school zone speed limit.
Let’s keep turning the Box Tops in to your teacher!!!! This will directly benefit Park Avenue!
Park Avenue School Hours for 2013-2014 School Year
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
Message from Ms. Fernandez
Students are now taking their third Discovery Test this year. Discovery testing is an important gauge that shows your child’s current academic performance in Math and Language Arts. Students take these tests on the computer and the results will be sent home with your child once they have completed both tests. Please talk with your child on the importance of trying their very best so teachers and parents will know where they are academically and better meet their needs.
Encouragement is critical to a child's academic development. Having fun at home with math will help your student grasp these important subjects and help your family to bond. Don't forget to check with your child's math teacher to see if there is any other at home math activities they recommend or other mathematical concepts that your child needs to work on. Mathandreadinghelp.org
What is Differentiated Instruction?
Differentiated Instruction (DI) is an approach to more effectively address the needs of a wide range of learners by providing “multiple pathways” in the teaching and learning process. It is a comprehensive and flexible process that includes planning, preparation and implementation of instruction utilizing ongoing assessment designed to address each individual student’s learning needs.
Park Avenue is focusing on differentiation instruction to meet student’s needs academically. For more information ask your child’s teacher. (Helene M. Hanson, National Professional Resource)
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What is RTI?
RTI stands for Response to Intervention. It is a 3-tiered, structured program, designed to provide purposeful, strategic support for students so that their maximum level of achievement is earned. Students move into RTI Tiers 2 and 3 when they have academic or behavior difficulties. At those stages of RTI, interventions and strategies are given to develop particular skill deficencies. Park Avenue Elementary School has a fully-functioning RTI Program for Reading, Math, and Behavior! (covsschool.us)
Dates to Remember
President’s Day- No School- 2/17/14
From the Health Office...
Tips to Help Prevent Colds and Flu
Exercise: It's a Proven Immune Booster
Moderate exercise, such as brisk walking, for 45 minutes a day.
Eat right and get plenty of rest!
A healthy immune system is able to withstand infection. Try to get eight or seven hours of sleep a night.
Wash Your Hands Often
Use warm water and a good helping of soap.
Practice Cold and Flu Prevention in the Classroom
Make sure large rooms have plenty of ventilation, and keep your area clean.
Thank you from the Health Office
PAK-Park Avenue Kids
The after school program starts Tuesday, September 3rd! Your child received and should have brought home a parent informational letter and you should have attended an orientation meeting. If you did not, you will need to see Mrs. Rusk during program hours this week to receive and sign program information. Your child cannot attend unless you do so.
PAK Hours: Monday 1:30-6:00pm, Tuesday-Friday 3:00-6:00pm
334-9474 Ext. 1704
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.
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:
TIGER PRIDE WINNERS!!
4th Grade Tiger Pride Winner's are Mrs. Jaramillo's class
5th Grade Tiger Pride Winner's are Mrs. Rusk's Class