Park Avenue Elementary School hosted “A Night for the Arts” on Thursday. The theme for the evening at Park Avenue, an International Baccalaureate school, was Love/Peace/Finding Unity in the World. In addition to a musical program, the event featured art work by 4th and 5th graders, a video installation of students introducing themselves in Spanish, and free Love Peace Rock, small clay hearts created by 4th grade students to share the evening’s theme. Click the headline to enjoy photos.
Spring Picture Day is exciting because YOU get to choose both the pose and the background (when you return the order form)! Spring pictures are sent home for your approval- you do not need to pay in advance. Pay only for the pictures you want to keep, and send the rest back to school. Order … Read more »
Open Enrollment/Within District Transfer Deadline for 2017-2018 The State of Iowa has established March 1st as the deadline to apply for open enrollment for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is also the deadline for submitting Within District Transfer requests for next year. If you have moved out of the Park Avenue attendance area, but want your … Read more »
Spring conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, February 22nd from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, February 23rd from 3:30 to 7:15 p.m.. Be looking for a note from your child’s teacher regarding the day and time of your conference. Specials teachers will be in the building that night; feel free to drop in to their classrooms. Back … Read more »
Park Avenue promotes literacy by holding four Reading Challenges each year, led by Mrs. Allen (academic Interventionist) and Mrs. Hurt (Librarian). Prize tickets are earned by reading! The current contest is the Pillow Blanket Reading Challenge. Kids can earn a cuddly pillow that turn into a blanket. Entries are due March 8th, with winners drawn on … Read more »
There will be a PTA Meeting the first Tuesday of every month at 5:30 in the school library. Please plan to attend to be part of decision-making process and a force behind continuing Park Avenue traditions (and starting new ones)!