Happy Holidays PES Families,
PES PTO would like to wish everyone a happy, healthy, and safe holiday season!
Please take a moment to review the Communications Packet, which contains additional information on school and community activities. The Communications Packet can also be found on our PES website under PTO -> Weekly Communications.
NEWS: IN OUR BUILDING
Brain Based Strategies & Growth Mindset Parent Presentation - TOMORROW!
You are invited to attend a parent presentation on Brain Based Strategies in Education and Growth Mindset on Tuesday, December 18th at 8:00 AM in the library.
The following information will be presented by Kathryn Markloff and Erika Johnson (4th grade teachers) who have been working with The Franklin Institute on the implications of current neuroscience research on teaching and parenting.
When: December 18th at 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Where: Pocopson Elementary Library
For Whom: Any parent of a student in kindergarten to fifth grades
2018 Citadel Heart of Learning Award - Nominations due by 12/31/18!
LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE PES TEACHER IN 2018! The Citadel Heart of Learning Award is a teaching excellence award that recognizes Chester County teachers who show dedication both in and out of the classroom and make a difference in the lives of their students.
Chester County students, parents, and community members are encouraged to nominate a deserving teacher who goes above and beyond the call of duty. Citadel awards 15 finalists and three overall winners with the Citadel Heart of Learning Award.
For more information and to submit nominations, please visit - Citadel Heart of Learning
Holiday Giving Update
Thank you to EVERYONE at Pocopson that participated in our Holiday Community Service projects!
Thanks to your generosity, we were able to help many families in our community and the surrounding area.
Through our Giving Tree, we donated over 280 gifts to the Kennett Area Community Service (KACS) holiday program, Pocopson Home, as well as many families within our own school! Through our Hats and Mittens drive, we collected over 540 sets for our sister school, Stonehurst Hills Elementary! WOW!
Your generosity is so greatly appreciated! Have a wonderful holiday season!
Order January Birthday Grams Today!
We are now accepting orders for January Birthday Grams! For more information on Birthday Grams, please click here: Birthday GramsDon't forget, summer birthdays can be celebrated on their half-birthday!
NEWS: SPORTS, ACTIVITIES & MISCELLANEOUS LINKS
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