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NOVEMBER 26-30, 2018 WELCOME BACK! ——– THE HOLIDAY RUSH BEGINS!!!

WELCOME BACK! 

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving Break!  The next 4 weeks will be so busy with learning and fun activities at both school and home, too!   Please know that we are finishing our 1st half of the school year before the Holiday Break and we have LOTS of LEARNING TO DO! 

 200 WORD SIGHT LIST—-AS WE APPROACH THE END OF THE 1ST HALF OF THE SCHOOL YEAR, PLEASE REMEMBER TO HAVE YOUR CHILD LEARN THE WORDS ON THE 200 WORD SIGHT WORD LIST THAT WAS SENT HOME THE 1ST WEEK OF SCHOOL.—BY NOW, YOUR CHILD SHOULD KNOW BETWEEN 100 AND 125 WORDS.  I HAVE BEEN ASSESING EACH CHILD AND MANY STUDENTS KNOW WAY BELOW 100 WORDS!  PLEASE LOCATE THAT SHEET AND GET TO WORK ON LEARNING THOSE WORDS.—I WILL BE SENDING REMINDERS HOME THIS WEEK FOR THOSE STUDENTS WHO KNOW LESS THAN 100 WORDS. 

 

**BOX TOPS:PLEASE LOOK FOR AND SAVE YOUR PINK BOX TOPS FROM GROCERY PACKAGES AND SEND IN TO SCHOOL.—THE CLASS WHO SENDS IN THE  MOST BOX TOPS FOR NOVEMBER EARNS A POPCORN PARTY FOR THEIR CLASS!—PITNER EARNS 10 CENTS FOR EACH BOX TOP.     

  

  ***WE NEED MANY MORE $$ DONATIONS  FOR OUR CLASS RAFFLE BASKET FOR THE  “DINNER WITH SANTA”  EVENT ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 7.—- We are asking that each parent donate $5–$10 or more to help with the cost of our Raffle Basket.—A hand-out with a payment envelope came home 3 weeks ago, so please help us out by sending in a generous donation.  WE NEED ALL PARENTS TO  HELP OUT AS THIS IS A CLASS EVENT AND WE NEED EVERYONE TO PARTICIPATE WITH A DONATION!—PLEASE SEND YOUR DONATION BY THIS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28.—Many thanks in advance for your donation!   Ms. Meek  

 

THIS WEEK: 

***Friday, November 30—Friday Club for November.–Read 12+ books to join us for lunch. 

LOOKING AHEAD: 

 ***December 3-7:    Holiday Shop at school is open.  ***A fun holiday shopping event for our students!   More info. to come home soon ! 

***Friday, Dec. 7—DINNER WITH SANTA  at school.—-Dinner, Santa, Raffle, & Fun!  

***Thursday, Dec. 20—OUR CLASS HOLIDAY PARTY!—More info. to come home! 

***Thursday, Dec. 20 & Friday, Dec. 21—EARLY RELEASE DAYS—SCHOOL  DISMISSES AT 12:30. 

***Monday, December 24—Friday, January 4, 2019:          Winter Holiday Break for Students.

 ***STUDENTS  RETURN TO SCHOOL ON MONDAY,  JANUARY 7, 2019.

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NOVEMBER 12-16, 2018 No School All of Next Week! Have a Happy & Safe Thanksgiving Break!

THIS WEEK:   

**BOX TOPS:  PLEASE LOOK FOR AND SAVE YOUR  PINK BOX TOPS FROM GROCERY PACKAGES AND SEND IN TO SCHOOL.—THE CLASS WHO SENDS IN THE  MOST BOX TOPS FOR NOVEMBER EARNS A POPCORN PARTY FOR THEIR CLASS!—PITNER EARNS 10 CENTS FOR EACH BOX TOP.   

  ***WE NEED MANY MORE $$ DONATIONS FOR OUR CLASS RAFFLE BASKET FOR THE “DINNER WITH SANTA” EVENT ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 7.—- We are asking that each parent donate $5–$10 or more to help with the cost of our Raffle Basket.—A hand-out with a payment envelope came home 2 weeks ago, so please help us out by sending in a generous donation.  WE NEED ALL PARENTS TO HELP OUT AS THIS IS A CLASS EVENT AND WE NEED EVERYONE TO PARTICIPATE WITH A DONATION!—PLEASE SEND YOUR DONATION BY WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28.—       Many thanks in advance for your donation!    Ms. Meek

***November 19-23 NEXT WEEK: Thanksgiving Holiday Break: NO  SCHOOL  ALL  WEEK!

* SCHOOL RESUMES ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26. 

Looking Ahead:    
***Friday, November 30—Friday Club for November.–Read 12+ books to join us for lunch.

 ***December 3-7: Holiday Shop at school is open. ***A fun holiday shopping event for our students!
More info. to come home soon !

***Friday, Dec. 7—DINNER WITH SANTA at school.—-Dinner, Santa, Raffle, & Fun! 

***Thursday, Dec. 20—OUR CLASS HOLIDAY PARTY!—More info. to come home!

***Thursday, Dec. 20 & Friday, Dec. 21—EARLY RELEASE DAYS—SCHOOL DISMISSES AT 12:30.

 ***Monday, December 24—Friday, January 4, 2019: Winter Holiday Break for Students.—

***STUDENTS RETURN TO SCHOOL ON MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2019.

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NOVEMBER 5-9, 2018

THIS WEEK:   

**BOX TOPS: LOOK FOR AND SAVE YOUR PINK BOX TOPS FROM GROCERY PACKAGES AND SEND IN TO SCHOOL.—THE CLASS WHO SENDS IN THE   

                      MOST BOX TOPS FOR NOVEMBER EARNS A POPCORN PARTY FOR THEIR CLASS!—PITNER EARNS 10 CENTS FOR EACH BOX TOP.   

 

Thanksgiving Holiday Food  Drive—PLEASE HELP OUR FAMILIES IN NEED & DONATE CANNED & PRE-PACKAGED FOOD.—-PLEASE SEND TO SCHOOL THIS WEEK! 

 

  ***MONEY DONATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR OUR CLASS RAFFLE BASKET FOR THE PTSA “DINNER WITH SANTA” EVENT ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 7.—Our wonderful room representative, Mrs. Vitale, has emailed  all parents to ask for $$$ donations to help with this event .—We are asking that each parent donate $5–$10 or more to help with the cost of our Raffle Basket.—A hand-out with a payment envelope came home last week, so please help us out by sending in a generous donation.  MANY THANKS TO THOSE PARENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY SENT IN A GENEROUS DONATION! 

 

***TOMORROW—TUESDAY, NOV. 6——NO  SCHOOL  FOR   STUDENTS!—-ELECTION DAY—Teacher Professional Learning Day. 

 

***Oct. 23–Nov. 9—Thanksgiving Holiday Food  Drive Continues–PLEASE HELP OUR FAMILIES IN NEED. 

 

***THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9—-PTSA MOVIE NIGHT AT SCHOOL!—-I hope to see you there! 

Looking Ahead:   

***November 19-23:       Thanksgiving Holiday Break—NO  SCHOOL  ALL  WEEK!   

***Friday, Dec. 7—DINNER WITH SANTA event at school.—-Dinner & lots of fun events!

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OCTOBER 29–NOVEMBER 2 2018 Have a Spooktacular Week!!!

THIS WEEK: 

**BOX TOPSLOOK FOR AND SAVE YOUR  PINK BOX TOPS FROM GROCERY PACKAGES AND SEND IN TO SCHOOL.—THE CLASS WHO SENDS IN THE

                      MOST BOX TOPS FOR OCTOBER CAN WEAR THEIR PAJAMAS TO SCHOOL ON NOVEMBER 2!—PITNER EARNS 10 CENTS FOR EACH BOX TOP.

 

***Book Fair—ALL THIS WEEK—Oct. 29—Nov. 2—-The Scholastic Book Fair Hand-out & Order Form was sent home last week for parents & students to preview.—Please send your child with money if they plan to purchase from the Book Fair.

 

***Wed., Oct. 31—STUDENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO WEAR COSTUMES TO SCHOOL

***Wed., Oct. 31—We will have MYSTERY READERS joining  us to read some  great books and make our day special !

***This FRIDAY, NOV. 2—OCT. Friday Club .—-READ 12 OR MORE BOOKS FOR YOUR READING LOG TO COME.

***Oct. 23–Nov. 9—Thanksgiving Holiday Food  DrivePLEASE HELP OUR FAMILIES IN NEED & DONATE CANNED & PRE-PACKAGED FOOD.

 

Looking Ahead: 

***MONEY DONATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR OUR CLASS RAFFLE BASKET FOR THE PTSA “DINNER WITH SANTA” EVENT IN EARLY DECEMBER!!!—Our wonderful room representative, Mrs. Vitale,  will be contacting all parents to ask for $$$ donations to help with this event .—We are asking that each parent donate $5 or more to help with the cost of our Raffle Basket.—An envelope will be coming home soon, so please help us out by sending in a generous donation.  MANY THANKS!

 

***TUESDAY, NOV. 6——NO  SCHOOL  FOR   STUDENTS!—-ELECTION DAY—Teacher Professional Learning Day.

 ***Oct. 23–Nov. 9—Thanksgiving Holiday Food  Drive Continues—PLEASE HELP OUR FAMILIES IN NEED.

***November 19-23:       Thanksgiving Holiday Break—NO  SCHOOL  ALL  WEEK!

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October 15-19, 2018 CONFERENCE WEEK IS THIS WEEK! SCHOOL WILL DISMISS AT 12:15 P.M. ALL THIS WEEK!

THIS WEEK:  

**Oct. 16-Tues.—Picture Retakes—For those students who missed the last picture day or wish to have their picture taken over. 

**Oct. 19—Friday –CAPE DAY—BE A SUPER HERO & WEAR A CAPE FOR A $1 DONATION.—All $ goes to Children’s Healthcare–ATL 

**BOX TOPSLOOK FOR AND SAVE YOUR  PINK BOX TOPS FROM GROCERY PACKAGES AND SEND IN TO SCHOOL.—THE CLASS WHO SENDS IN THE 

                      MOST BOX TOPS FOR OCTOBER CAN WEAR THEIR PAJAMAS TO SCHOOL ON NOVEMBER 2!—PITNER EARNS 10 CENTS FOR EACH BOX TOP. 

 

**PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES ARE ALL THIS WEEK!   Please be on time for your conference as each conference will last  

only 20 minutes.  I will be sharing your child’s progress so far this year, as well as giving  you your child’s 1st Report Card.  

Thank-you in advance for being on time!  Also, many thanks to those parents who came to conferences last week! 

 

**THIS WEEK OCTOBER 15-19— SCHOOL DISMISSES EVERY DAY @ 12:30 FOR PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES. 

**THIS WEDNESDAY—OCT. 17—PTSA Fall Fundraiser Orders should be turned in by October 17.—Help support our school! 

 

LOOKING AHEAD:  

***October 22–26:  Red Ribbon Week—Each day will have a special theme to remind us to say “NO” to drugs & bullying. 

***Please see the “red” hand-out that will come home with “Red Ribbon” info. and reminders. 

***Oct. 23–Nov. 9—Thanksgiving Canned Good Drive.PLEASE HELP OUR FAMILIES IN NEED & DONATE CANNED/O PRE-PACKAGED FOOD . 

***WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31—HALLOWEEN—NO STUDENT COSTUMES ARE ALLOWED AT SCHOOL. 

 

***WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31—MYSTERY READER DAY AT PITNER.—OUR CLASS NEEDS 1 OR 2 PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS, ETC. WHO WOULD LOVE TO BE A “MYSTERY READER” FOR YOUR STUDENT IN MY CLASS.—I WILL WORK WITH  YOUR  SCHEDULE AND PROVIDE A BOOK OR YOU CAN BRING ONE FROM HOME THAT IS A FAVORITE OF YOUR STUDENT.   *Email me:  patricia.meek@cobbk12.org 

 

***OCTOBER 29—NOV. 2—–Pitner’s Fall Book Fair.—More info. and book order form/hand-out to come home later. 

 

***TUESDAY, NOV. 6——NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS!—-ELECTION DAY— 

 

***November 19-23:   Thanksgiving Holiday Break—NO SCHOOL ALL WEEK!

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Octobeer 8-12, 2018

THIS WEEK:— 

SAVE YOUR  PINK BOX TOPS AND SEND IN TO SCHOOL.—THE CLASS WINNER FOR OCTOBER CAN WEAR THEIR PAJAMAS TO SCHOOL ON NOVEMBER 2! 

 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11*******EARLY RELEASE DAY FOR TEACHER TRAINING!—SCHOOL DISMISSES @ 12:30.. 

 

NEXT WEEK:

CONFERENCE WEEK:  OCT. 15-19.—-Most Parent-Teacher Conferences are next week—October 15-19, with just a few conferences being held this week.—-IF YOU HAVE NOT RETURNED YOUR CONFERENCE CONFIRMATION FORM, PLEASE DO THAT IMMEDIATELY.  Please be on time for your conference as each conference will last only 20 min. and I will be sharing your child’s progress so far this year, as well as given you your child’s 1st Report Card.  – Thank-you in advance for being on time! 

 

LOOKING AHEAD:  

WEEK OF OCTOBER 15-19— SCHOOL DISMISSES @ 12:30 FOR PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES. 

 OCT. 17—PTSA Fall Fundraiser Packets—Orders are due and should be turned in by October 17.—Please help support our school! 

 October 22-26:  Red Ribbon Week—Each day will have a special theme to remind us to say “NO” to drugs and/or  bullying. 

 OCTOBER 29—NOV. 2—–Pitner’s Fall Book Fair.—More info. to come home later. 

 Oct. 23—Nov. 9—–Annual Thanksgiving Canned Good Drive.—PLEASE HELP OUR FAMILIES IN NEED AND DONATE CANNED FOODS OR PRE-PACKAGED FOOD IF YOU CAN.—More info. to come. 

 November 19-23:   Thanksgiving Holiday Break—NO SCHOOL ALL WEEK!

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October 1-5, 2018 Happy Fall, Ya’ll!

Welcome Back and Happy Fall everyone!   I hope that everyone had a restful and fun Break! 

CONFERENCE WEEK—OCT. 15-19.—-We are nearing the end of our 1st Quarter and will be sending home conference times for your child later this week.  Please look at your conference times and sign and return the form so I can reserve that time for you.—If you have more than 1 child at Pitner, I have tried to schedule your child’s conference at at a time that is back-to-back with your other child.—Please be on time for you conference as each conference will last only 20 min. and I will be sharing your child’s progress so far this year, as well as given you your child’s 1st Report Card.  

 UPCOMING EVENTS: 

Friday, Oct. 5——Our“FRIDAY CLUB” FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER IS THIS FRIDAY.—STUDENTS WHO READ 12 OR MORE BOOKS IN THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER WILL BE PARTICIPATING AND WILL ENJOY LUNCH IN OUR CLASSROOM, A FUN CHILD-FRIENDLY MOVIE, AND A GREAT TREAT TO TOP IT OFF.—Students were given the new October Reading Log today, so please get started with your Reading Log for October.—Remember 12 books read to attend the October Friday Club. 

 PLUS—-2 MORE READING INCENTIVES FOR YOUR CHILD!— WOW!  Now there are 2 more Reading Incentives that our class will participate in starting today. Parents and Students don’t have to do anything new!–Just read 12 books and also earn:  

      1. Book-It  Pizza Hut Coupon—Student reads 12 or more books and your child earns a coupon for a “free” personal pan pizza @ Pizza Hut.  

      2. 1st Grade Team Reading Incentive:   New to Pitner will be “Pitner Bucks” & the School Store.—Students can earn Pitner   Bucks by reading and can use “bucks”  to               buy small toys, school items, etc. @ the school store.

 Saturday, October 6: 11 a.m.–3 p.m.-Pitner Fall Fest & 1st Annual Chili Cook-Off.-See you  there! 

WEEK OF OCTOBER 15-19—PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES.—SCHOOL DISMISSES @ 12:15 LOOK FOR YOUR CONFERENCE APPOINTMENT TIME TO COME HOME IN FOLDERS THIS WEEK!    PLEASE SIGN AND RETURN THAT FORM TO CONFIRM YOUR CONFERENCE TIME.

 

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