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The Douglas County Art Show is going on this weekend at the Lone Tree Performing Arts Center. PRA has 28 artists showcased; every grade level is represented. We would love for you to stop by this weekend. The attached flier has all the dates and times. This is my favorite show of the year. I love the variety!
Fri Apr 24 10AM-8PM
Sat Apr 25 10AM-8PM
Sun Apr 26 12PM-5PM
Mon Apr 27 10AM-4PM
PTO will be holding its Annual Meeting on May 11, 2015 at 6pm in the PRA Library. The PTO Board seats that are up for election at this meeting include:
Middle School Liaison
If you are interested in running for any of these positions, please declare your interest to PTO President, Tammy Walsh, and the PTO Board by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, May 4, 2015
Platte River Academy presents: SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL JR.
Performances Wed. May 6 and Friday May 8, 2015 At Mountain Ridge Middle School Theater 6:00 pm Tickets are $5.00 each ($20.00 for a family of 5 or more) This is a fun musical featuring our MS Theater Elective and our 4-6th grade choir.
Please join PTO and PRA for our ninth annual Muffins for Moms event Tuesday, May 5th from 7:15am-8:00am. Join us in the gym for coffee, juice, fruit and yummy muffins. All this will be served up by some of our very best PRA Dads! (see RSVP in the 4/23 Thursday folder grades K-5 and e-folder).
We need volunteers to help on Tuesday, May 5th from 6:30 – 8:30am with our annual Muffins for Moms event at the school. The kids love sharing the morning with their moms, and we just need 5-6 dads to help us with set up, serving and clean up that day. Please send an email to Chris O’Connell at email@example.com if you can volunteer. Thank you!
Mrs. Cramond, our art teacher, is in need of plastic two-liter bottles. Please toss any that you may collect into the donation bin outside my room.
PTO is so excited to announce our new partnership with 1st Day School Supplies! We have collaborated with 1st Day School Supplies to help parents and teachers get the exact supplies needed for next school year without the hassle and aggravation of hunting down exact supplies at big box stores.
You can make your purchase right now! Get started by clicking the link below and entering PRA’s zip code of 80126.
Starting this week through July 5, when you shop at Whole Foods Market, Highlands Ranch, and bring reusable bags, you can choose to donate your 10cents for every bag to Wellness U.
Remember, the class that brings in the most Box Tops will win a pizza and ice cream party!! (please see the April 16th e-folder for more information)
Platte River Academy’s choir will be singing the National Anthem with 4 other Douglas County Schools at the Douglas County School District Appreciation Day at the Rockies on Sunday, May 24 at 2:10. Rockies play the San Francisco Giants.
All students, family members, employees and volunteers are welcome to come and enjoy an exciting game at Coors Field. A portion of each ticket sold will benefit our school. Discounted tickets are available at www.Rockies.com/DCSD Promo Code:DCSD
Discounted prices are $22.00 for lower/mid level seats ($13.00 savings) or $16.00 for Upper level seats ($8.00 savings)
This is a great opportunity to enjoy a game at Coors Field while supporting your local community and PRA.
Ballots were mailed to each PRA family by US mail on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Voting will run through Friday, April 24th. You must turn in your ballots to the voting box at PRA.
Staff Appreciation is quickly approaching! We are taking all of next week, April 20th – 25th to show our PRA Staff and Teachers how much we love and appreciate them! This year we are recognizing them as the “Superhero’s” they are! We need your help to make this week successful!
Please see this sign up genius link for items needed: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0B48ABAC28A31-prastaff1
Thank you for everything you do!
Please see the April 16th e-folder for 03/09/15 meeting minutes. Note: Agendas for all future meetings will be published in the PRA Thursday e-folder the week prior to each meeting. Minutes documents will be published the Thursday after approval (one month after the documented meeting).
Click here for the FULL CALENDAR of events and official SCHOOL CALENDAR.
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