Monday, June 12, 2017

Around Our School 6/12/17


Hello Pocopson Elementary School Families,

Please take a moment to review the Communications Packet, which is also found on our PES website. 

News: In Our Building

1.  PES Library Announcement

There will be no summer library hours this year, as Ms. Thomas is currently on medical leave. The library has a twitter account: @pocopsonlib. If people follow the PES library twitter feed, Ms. Thomas will be suggesting a book of the day beginning in July: #pesbookoftheday.

2.  Yearbooks 

Yearbooks have been distributed to the students. If you have not purchased a book they are first come first serve at $35 each.

If you are interested in purchasing a book, you can email Melisss:

Thank you. Emmy

3.  School Supplies For Next School Year

School Supply orders are due by June 30th!!!! 

Hurry and order your school supplies before it is too late!!  1st Day School Supplies will only accept orders until June 30th!!!! No late add on orders will be accepted.  This is not a fundraiser.  The PTO provides this service for our Pocopson families who prefer the convenience and ease of ordering items online and delivery to the classroom.  

1st Day School Supplies is convenient, easy and hassle free! Plus, the prices are competitive!  You can make your purchase right now, get started by clicking the link below:

Any questions please contact:

Eileen Day:

Tara Sammaritano:


1) Calling all 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders....there is still time to sign up for the summer STEM camp here at PES.  Camp is running for a week in June (am & pm) and July (am & pm).  Email Kathryn Markloff at with any questions or for a copy of the registration form.  Link can also be found at:

2) STEM for 2nd Graders!!  Two sections of the PES Summer STEM Camp have been opened to current PES 2nd Graders.  2nd graders are encouraged to join us at camp the week of June 19 in the PM and/or July 10th in the AM.  Again, questions or forms can be obtained from Kathryn Markloff at or at the link below.

5.  Art Beat Summer Summer Camps are at Pocopson. Weekly sessions run June 26- July 28. Register

News:  Miscellaneous/Community

1.  Baily's Dairy

Summer is FINALLY here and Baily's Dairy is stoked to announce that they have a new soft serve ice cream truck! The Striped Cow will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1-7:00 PM at the farm. Cool, delicious, fun flavors and made from the beautiful cows right here in Pocopson!

2.  West Chester Public Library  

Attached is information from our community partner, the West Chester Public Library.  Check out their 1,000 Book Challenge as well other exciting events: crafts, movies, puppets, and construction play.  We hope you and your child enjoy a wonderful summer!

Preschool Flyer   1,000 Books  

3.  Camp Announcements:  Please check out the Communications Packet for many local camp listings.

Enjoy your Summer Break!!!!

***If you want to add information to our Around Our School communications, please email us at  For Community News, please watch for the UCF This Week emails.  The Community Bulletin Board is also linked on our PES Home Page.


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