PRA is a charter school that has earned many prestigious awards, including the John Irwin School of Excellence Award (every year since 2001) and the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award. These are some incredible honors and they showcase all of the care, love, and hard work that has gone into this school.Click here for full article...
Mark your calendar for Dec. 13 2014 from 9am -12 pm. Come enjoy a pancake breakfast, have your photo taken with Santa and participate in lots of fun activities. Pre purchase your tickets today for $6.00 per person / $30 per family (up to 5 people). Price at the door will be $7 per person/ $35 for family of 5. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Jenny Nicholson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A great big thank you to Theroux Orthodontics for their sponsorship of the Santa Breakfast!
Holiday bells are ringing again and your Student Council is once again collecting items for the Arapahoe House. Last year, we filled 16 boxes full of all kinds of things they really needed. Please see flyer in the November 20th e-folder for the details. Classes will be collecting through the 17th of December.
Thanks again for your great generosity and happy holidays!
PRA Student Council
The children and the staff of PRA would like to thank you for your continued help with this very important task. You are doing an AWESOME job. We would like to ask that when you are scheduled for an AM shift that you refrain from setting up the cones prior to 7:50am. This will allow our staff to be able enter the parking lot from Lark Sparrow St. Thank you.
The first open enrollment window began November 1, 2014 and continues until January 5, 2015. Families who wish to enroll their student in a school other than their assigned neighborhood school, must complete an Open Enrollment application. Beginning November 1st parents may request open enrollment by logging in to their Parent Portal Account and looking for the “Choice” tab on the left. Families that do not yet have a parent portal account will need to fill out an Open Enrollment Form.
PRA students and families will once again have the opportunity to recognize and honor Veterans during the upcoming Veteran’s Day. This year’s celebration will take place on Tuesday, November 11. We will have two assemblies where we honor veterans. The first assembly begins at 8:30am with 1st–Barstad and 1st–Martinez, 2nd–Fahlstedt and 2nd–Gambill, 6th–Duque, 5th–Byrd, 4th–Barstad and 4th–Grabow and 3rd–Bell in attendance. The second assembly begins at 10:15 am with 6th–Rulli, 5th–Klein, 4th–Franz, 3rd-Halpert and all 7th and 8th grade students in attendance. You are welcome to attend either or both ceremonies. Both assemblies will include a posting of the colors, music performances by selected grade levels, a moment of silence for veterans who have gone before us and a special recognition of the veterans in attendance. Again this year we will recognize veterans on our Veterans Wall of Honor. In the Oct 30 E-folder you will find a form titled, “In Honor of a Veteran who Served or is Serving our Country,” We are asking you to fill out and return this form to the school no later than Tuesday, November 4. These forms will be displayed on our Veteran’s Wall of Honor for all to see. You may also pick up these forms from the front desk. If you have submitted one of these forms in past years, we have retained it and it will be on display
The Veteran’s Day celebration at PRA is a truly remarkable event. We highly encourage you to fill out the paperwork to honor a veteran and to come to the assembly to see first-hand just how special this event is.
If you are planning on attending, fill out the RSVP form in today’s e-folder and return to the front office. You may also RSVP to Rochelle Monahan at 303-221-1070 ext. 2045 if you plan to attend. RSVP is not required, but is appreciated. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, November 11. Please check Oct 30 e-folder for the above mentioned flyers.
Please note that we will NOT be serving hot lunch on Tuesday Nov 11th due to our Veteran’s Day celebration in the gym. All students will be eating in their classroom that day so please pack them a lunch.
The Douglas County School District Apple Awards provide the opportunity to recognize and celebrate excellent, innovative teachers and staff, and the outstanding contributions to our education community. Included, is the link where you will find the nomination form for this recognition. Please take a moment to consider the nomination of a PRA Staff member. The nomination window is open and nominations will be accepted through November 16th, 2014. Please find a link to the nominations page here or you may go directly to our website www.dcefcolorado.org. Thank you for taking the time to honor our exceptional staff!!! Michael E. Munier, III Principal
We are in need of 4-5 parent volunteers to help with the set-up of this event on Monday, Nov. 10th at 3:15p -5:00p.
We are also in need of 3 additional parent volunteers to help the day of the event for shift #1 – 7:30am – 9am and shift #2 – 10am – 12:30pm with last minute set-up, serving lunch and clean-up.
If available please contact Rochelle email@example.com. Thank you.
It’s time to start thinking about Kindergarten 2015/2016. Do you have a child who will be ready for Kindergarten in the fall of 2015? Please call Judy Poulliot at 303-221-1071 x2031 to make sure we have accounted for your child.
There will be a Parent Information Meeting, at PRA, on November 12th at 6:30 for the newly proposed John Adams Charter High School. Please see the pamphlet and invitation located at the end of the October 30 newsletter.
Please Take a Moment to Log in and Take the Test The link for this is: http://lms.dcsdk12.org/pd/course/view.php?id=201. The exam link is at the bottom. You must print the “Paper Assessment”, take the test and return it to Rochelle in the school office. Do not take the on-line assessment! Thank you, in advance for helping us keep our children safe as well as following the guidelines stated by Douglas County Traffic Engineers.
WHAT: PRA Girl Scouts will once again be collecting all your unwanted Halloween candy and packaging it for delivery to America’s finest – our servicemen and women
WHEN: Monday, November 3rd through Wednesday, November 5th during morning carpool
A collection box will also be set up in the lobby during this time.
HOW: Colorado Pediatric Kids Dentistry will take all our candy and then make sure it is sent to military men and women
Please bring any unwanted candy, including chocolate, to school during the collection period.
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