Pleasant Valley
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#SPARTANNATION FEBRUARY 16, 2018

Bridgeview

Announcements

No School Reminder: There is no school Monday, February 19th, 2018.

The Pulse: Read Bridgeview PTA’s February 16th issue of The Pulse here.

Upcoming Events

2/21       High School Choir Tour to Elementary Schools

2/23       No T2K or K Classes – Kindergarten Registration @ 9:30 a.m.

2/24       JA-Bowl-A-Thon @ 5:00 p.m.

Athletics and Activities

LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball, and Baseball Registration: LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball and Baseball registration is now open for the 2018 season!  These programs are for Pre-K through 12th grades.  To register online or download the registration form, visit: www.leclaireyouthball.com

Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association Registration: The Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association is now accepting registrations online by clicking here.  You can also click here for more information on the league and how to participate.

Community Opportunities

LeClaire Public Library Weekly Events: Click here for the upcoming events at the LeClaire Public Library!

Junior Achievement’s Biz Town Volunteers Needed: JA Biz Town needs volunteers to assist with 4th grade job interviews at Pleasant Valley!   They are looking for over 60 volunteers to assist with interviewing 400 4th grade students for JA’s BizTown program.  Click here for details on the interviewing process. If you would be willing to assist us with this extraordinary experience for our Pleasant Valley kids, please email Carrie Linnenbrink at linnenbrinkcarrie@pleasval.k12.ia.us

Family Day at The Figge: Join the Figge Art Museum on Saturday, February 24th for Family Day!  Click here for more information on the day’s events!

LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission Trivia Night: Join the LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission for their open house/trivia on Saturday February 24th at the LeClaire Rec Center, with the open house from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and trivia from 7:00-9:00 p.m.   The cost for trivia is $10 per person or $80 for a table.  To secure a table in advance, sign-up by emailing: info@leclaireparkandrec.comClick here for more information!

Davenport Junior Theater Presents Seussical: Join The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Mayzie La Bird, Gertrude McFuzz, and all the memorable Whos for this amazing musical adventure!  The world of Seuss is brought to life through the eyes of JoJo, a small child who is visited by The Cat in the Hat.  Click here for the official poster with all show details!  Show times on February 17thand 18th, and February 24th and 25th.

 

 

Cody

Announcements

No School Reminder: There is no school Monday, February 19th, 2018.

Cody Skate Party: Cody’s next skate party is Tuesday, February 20th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Eldrige Skate Park.  The cost is $3/skater and additional $1.50 if you need to rent skates. Anyone is welcome to skate, but this is not a drop-off event.

Kindergarten Registration: If you have a kindergarten student for the 2018/2019 school year, please plan on attending Cody’s kindergarten registration on February 23rd, at 9:30 a.m.  Kindergarten online registration is open and can be found at www.pleasval.org under Schools – Enrollments.

Cody Spring Conferences:  Please sign up for your student’s spring conferences by clicking here.

PTA Sponsored Babysitting During Conferences: PTA-sponsored babysitting for conferences will be available during the listed conference times.  Please call the Cody Office with questions at 563-332-0210.

  • Monday, Feb. 26 from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 1 from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Cody Book Fair: The Cody Book Fair will be open February 26 – March 2, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (during lunch), Feb 26-27, 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. and March 1, 3:00 – 8:00 (during conferences).  Hours are based on volunteer availability, so please sign up to help by clicking here. Can’t make it to the book fair? Find Cody online by going to http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs. All proceeds from the book fair will go towards building Cody’s school and classroom libraries and helps keep Cody students reading! Please contact Michelle Mahrt at hensingm@yahoo.com with questions.  See you at the fair!

Athletics and Activities

LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball, and Baseball Registration: LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball and Baseball registration is now open for the 2018 season!  These programs are for Pre-K through 12th grades.  To register online or download the registration form, visit: www.leclaireyouthball.com

Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association Registration: The Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association is now accepting registrations online by clicking here.  You can also click here for more information on the league and how to participate.

Community Opportunities

LeClaire Public Library Weekly Events: Click here for the upcoming events at the LeClaire Public Library!

Junior Achievement’s Biz Town Volunteers Needed: JA Biz Town needs volunteers to assist with 4th grade job interviews at Pleasant Valley!   They are looking for over 60 volunteers to assist with interviewing 400 4th grade students for JA’s BizTown program.  Click here for details on the interviewing process. If you would be willing to assist us with this extraordinary experience for our Pleasant Valley kids, please email Carrie Linnenbrink at linnenbrinkcarrie@pleasval.k12.ia.us

Family Day at The Figge: Join the Figge Art Museum on Saturday, February 24th for Family Day!  Click here for more information on the day’s events!

LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission Trivia Night: Join the LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission for their open house/trivia on Saturday February 24th at the LeClaire Rec Center, with the open house from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and trivia from 7:00-9:00 p.m.   The cost for trivia is $10 per person or $80 for a table.  To secure a table in advance, sign-up by emailing: info@leclaireparkandrec.comClick here for more information!

Davenport Junior Theater Presents Seussical: Join The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Mayzie La Bird, Gertrude McFuzz, and all the memorable Whos for this amazing musical adventure!  The world of Seuss is brought to life through the eyes of JoJo, a small child who is visited by The Cat in the Hat.  Click here for the official poster with all show details!  Show times on February 17thand 18th, and February 24th and 25th.

 

 

Hopewell

Announcements

No School Reminder: There is no school Monday, February 19th, 2018.

Hopewell Conference Scheduling: Hopewell Elementary will utilize an online conference schedule system for the upcoming conferences. In addition, there will be a traditional conference night on Thursday, March 1st, with additional conference times provided between February 26th and March 9th. The process allows families to choose from a variety of dates and times to meet with the classroom teacher.  To sign up for a conference, please click here and follow the on screen instructions.  Thank you!

Visiting Author:  Every other year, Pleasant Valley Elementary Schools have had the unique opportunity to host a visiting author sponsored by the school district and PTAs. This year we are pleased to announce Sarah Weeks, a well-known children’s author, will be at Hopewell on Thursday, April 19th. Presentations will take place in each grade level. Sarah Weeks will be signing books for the students. As in the past, you will need to purchase your own book and send the book in to be autographed. Mrs. Bachtel has compiled a list of grade level books that could be used to choose a book for your child.  Click here to view the list and select the best book for your reader!

Yearbook Photos NeededThe yearbook is in need of classroom and event pictures.  If you were the class photographer for a party, or have any pictures from Hopewell events, please turn copies into the Yearbook committee immediately.  You can submit pictures by sending them to Kurt and LeAnn Johnson at 6johnsonhawks@gmail.com, or putting them on a CD or flash drive and have them turned into the office addressed to Yearbook Committee.  Be sure to include your name and they can be returned the next school day. Pictures must be in high resolution so if you have them on your smart phone simply select to send them in high resolution/actual size.  All pictures need to state what classroom they are for (teacher’s name) or the event title.

World Culture Night: Have you ever thought about taking a trip around the world?  Now’s your chance at Hopewell’s first World Culture Night.  This event on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. will celebrate the diverse cultures found in countries throughout the world as well as our school.  This is a FREE event for the family that will showcase over 13 countries.  Kids can pick up their passport on their way into the event.  Once it is “stamped,” they can take home a souvenir. Please contact Maria Baig at mariaomer@yahoo.com with any questions.

Box Top Cutting PartyPlease join Hopewell for the next Box Tops cutting party on Friday, February 23rd, at 9:00 a.m. in the Hopewell conference room.  Bring your favorite pair of scissors!

PTA Board Positions for 2018-19 School YearThe Hopewell PTA Board will have two openings for the 2018-19 school year: Vice President/President Elect and Secretary.  If you are interested in either position, please reach out to the current board: Holly Stanic, Alissa Hansel, Allison McCauley, or Sara Sierk.  Thank you!

 Athletics and Activities

LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball, and Baseball Registration: LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball and Baseball registration is now open for the 2018 season!  These programs are for Pre-K through 12th grades.  To register online or download the registration form, visit: www.leclaireyouthball.com

Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association Registration: The Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association is now accepting registrations online by clicking here.  You can also click here for more information on the league and how to participate.

Community Opportunities

LeClaire Public Library Weekly Events: Click here for the upcoming events at the LeClaire Public Library!

Junior Achievement’s Biz Town Volunteers Needed: JA Biz Town needs volunteers to assist with 4th grade job interviews at Pleasant Valley!   They are looking for over 60 volunteers to assist with interviewing 400 4th grade students for JA’s BizTown program.  Click here for details on the interviewing process. If you would be willing to assist us with this extraordinary experience for our Pleasant Valley kids, please email Carrie Linnenbrink at linnenbrinkcarrie@pleasval.k12.ia.us

Family Day at The Figge: Join the Figge Art Museum on Saturday, February 24th for Family Day!  Click here for more information on the day’s events!

LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission Trivia Night: Join the LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission for their open house/trivia on Saturday February 24th at the LeClaire Rec Center, with the open house from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and trivia from 7:00-9:00 p.m.   The cost for trivia is $10 per person or $80 for a table.  To secure a table in advance, sign-up by emailing: info@leclaireparkandrec.comClick here for more information!

Davenport Junior Theater Presents Seussical: Join The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Mayzie La Bird, Gertrude McFuzz, and all the memorable Whos for this amazing musical adventure!  The world of Seuss is brought to life through the eyes of JoJo, a small child who is visited by The Cat in the Hat.  Click here for the official poster with all show details!  Show times on February 17thand 18th, and February 24th and 25th.

 

 

Pleasant View

Announcements

No School Reminder: There is no school Monday, February 19th, 2018.

Spartan Safe Snack List Reminder: Please click here for a reminder letter from Nurse Jennifer Hanson about the Safe Snack List and its importance at Pleasant View.

Book Fair Volunteers Needed: Volunteers are needed to help make the Book Fair a success.  The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Pleasant View on Tuesday, February 27th and Thursday, March 1st.  The Fair will be open during parent-teacher conferences from 3:00-8:00 p.m.  Students will make their wish lists when they preview the books on February 20th and 22nd.  You can help students compile wish lists, setup, run the cash register, locate books for parents, and cleanup on the two fair nights.  Please click here to volunteer for any times that you can.  Pleasant View appreciates your support of the Book Fair!

Athletics and Activities

LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball, and Baseball Registration: LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball and Baseball registration is now open for the 2018 season!  These programs are for Pre-K through 12th grades.  To register online or download the registration form, visit: www.leclaireyouthball.com

Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association Registration: The Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association is now accepting registrations online by clicking here.  You can also click here for more information on the league and how to participate.

Community Opportunities

LeClaire Public Library Weekly Events: Click here for the upcoming events at the LeClaire Public Library!

Junior Achievement’s Biz Town Volunteers Needed: JA Biz Town needs volunteers to assist with 4th grade job interviews at Pleasant Valley!   They are looking for over 60 volunteers to assist with interviewing 400 4th grade students for JA’s BizTown program.  Click here for details on the interviewing process. If you would be willing to assist us with this extraordinary experience for our Pleasant Valley kids, please email Carrie Linnenbrink at linnenbrinkcarrie@pleasval.k12.ia.us

Family Day at The Figge: Join the Figge Art Museum on Saturday, February 24th for Family Day!  Click here for more information on the day’s events!

LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission Trivia Night: Join the LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission for their open house/trivia on Saturday February 24th at the LeClaire Rec Center, with the open house from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and trivia from 7:00-9:00 p.m.   The cost for trivia is $10 per person or $80 for a table.  To secure a table in advance, sign-up by emailing: info@leclaireparkandrec.comClick here for more information!

Davenport Junior Theater Presents Seussical: Join The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Mayzie La Bird, Gertrude McFuzz, and all the memorable Whos for this amazing musical adventure!  The world of Seuss is brought to life through the eyes of JoJo, a small child who is visited by The Cat in the Hat.  Click here for the official poster with all show details!  Show times on February 17thand 18th, and February 24th and 25th.

 

 

Riverdale Heights

Announcements

No School Reminder: There is no school Monday, February 19th, 2018.

Kindergarten Registration: Kindergarten Registration at Riverdale Heights Elementary on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. This will be a great opportunity for you and your child to visit the school and learn more about the transition to Kindergarten.  See you there!

PTA Meeting: The next Riverdale Heights PTA Meeting will be Tuesday, February 20th at 6:30 p.m. in the Library. Changes may be made to next year’s Spartan Safe Snack List. Stacy Schick will be there to talk about the healthier changes, and to answer any questions. Snacks will be provided!

Upcoming Events

2/20       PTA Meeting

2/23       Kindergarten Registration @ 1:00 p.m.

2/27       Parent-Teacher conferences from 3:30-8:00 p.m.

3/1         Parent-Teacher conferences from 3:30-8:00 p.m.

3/2         Spring Pictures

Athletics and Activities

LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball, and Baseball Registration: LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball and Baseball registration is now open for the 2018 season!  These programs are for Pre-K through 12th grades.  To register online or download the registration form, visit: www.leclaireyouthball.com

Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association Registration: The Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association is now accepting registrations online by clicking here.  You can also click here for more information on the league and how to participate.

Community Opportunities

LeClaire Public Library Weekly Events: Click here for the upcoming events at the LeClaire Public Library!

Junior Achievement’s Biz Town Volunteers Needed: JA Biz Town needs volunteers to assist with 4th grade job interviews at Pleasant Valley!   They are looking for over 60 volunteers to assist with interviewing 400 4th grade students for JA’s BizTown program.  Click here for details on the interviewing process. If you would be willing to assist us with this extraordinary experience for our Pleasant Valley kids, please email Carrie Linnenbrink at linnenbrinkcarrie@pleasval.k12.ia.us

Family Day at The Figge: Join the Figge Art Museum on Saturday, February 24th for Family Day!  Click here for more information on the day’s events!

LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission Trivia Night: Join the LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission for their open house/trivia on Saturday February 24th at the LeClaire Rec Center, with the open house from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and trivia from 7:00-9:00 p.m.   The cost for trivia is $10 per person or $80 for a table.  To secure a table in advance, sign-up by emailing: info@leclaireparkandrec.comClick here for more information!

Davenport Junior Theater Presents Seussical: Join The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Mayzie La Bird, Gertrude McFuzz, and all the memorable Whos for this amazing musical adventure!  The world of Seuss is brought to life through the eyes of JoJo, a small child who is visited by The Cat in the Hat.  Click here for the official poster with all show details!  Show times on February 17thand 18th, and February 24th and 25th.

 

 

PVJH

Announcements

No School Reminder: There is no school Monday, February 19th, 2018.

2018-19 Registration Materials:  Junior High counselors distributed 2018-2019 registration materials to all students this week.  Registration materials included a course recommendation/registration sheet and instructions for entering courses using the student portal.  Incoming 9th graders, PVHS will now be offering Housing and Interior Design, course number 052311 in the Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services (CTE) during 1st semester.  If you have any questions, please contact your Junior High Counselor.  The window for online course registration through the student portal is now open and will remain open until 9:00 p.m. on Monday, February 26th. Please note: Course registration is a separate process from the online registration process (updating of demographic information and paying 18-19 fees) which will occur in the spring.  Questions? Call PVJH Counseling Office at 563-332-0202.

Parent Teacher Conferences:  New this year, PVJH will be scheduling conferences online!  The system will open at 7:00pm on Monday, February 12, 2018, with conferences being held on February 22nd.   Student work will also be on display outside classrooms for viewing.  You will receive an email notification when the system opens.  Click here for a letter explaining the new process and here for full instructions on how to register for your student’s conferences online.

Winter Social Volunteers Needed: The Winter Social is right around the corner on Friday, February 23rd from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.  Admission will be $1.  There will be concessions, open gyms, and music, and the PVJH PTA is looking for 20 volunteers to put on the event.  Click here to sign up!

PVJH Yearbooks: This week your child should have received notification letting them know whether or not they have purchased a yearbook.  If you have not purchased a yearbook for your child and would like to, the details are as follows:

  • Yearbooks may be purchased in the main officethrough March 2.
  • The yearbooks cost $28and checks can be made out to Pleasant Valley Junior High (PVJH).  
  • Yearbooks will NOTbe for sale at the end of the school year.  Please get yours now!
  • Purchased yearbooks will be handed out the last week of school.

Athletics and Activities

LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball, and Baseball Registration: LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball and Baseball registration is now open for the 2018 season!  These programs are for Pre-K through 12th grades.  To register online or download the registration form, visit: www.leclaireyouthball.com

Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association Registration: The Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association is now accepting registrations online by clicking here.  You can also click here for more information on the league and how to participate.

Community Opportunities

Junior Achievement’s Biz Town Volunteers Needed: JA Biz Town needs volunteers to assist with 4th grade job interviews at Pleasant Valley!   They are looking for over 60 volunteers to assist with interviewing 400 4th grade students for JA’s BizTown program.  Click here for details on the interviewing process. If you would be willing to assist us with this extraordinary experience for our Pleasant Valley kids, please email Carrie Linnenbrink at linnenbrinkcarrie@pleasval.k12.ia.us

LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission Trivia Night: Join the LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission for their open house/trivia on Saturday February 24th at the LeClaire Rec Center, with the open house from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and trivia from 7:00-9:00 p.m.   The cost for trivia is $10 per person or $80 for a table.  To secure a table in advance, sign-up by emailing: info@leclaireparkandrec.comClick here for more information!

Davenport Junior Theater Presents Seussical: Join The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Mayzie La Bird, Gertrude McFuzz, and all the memorable Whos for this amazing musical adventure!  The world of Seuss is brought to life through the eyes of JoJo, a small child who is visited by The Cat in the Hat.  Click here for the official poster with all show details!  Show times on February 17thand 18th, and February 24th and 25th.

 

 

PVHS

Announcements

No School Reminder: There is no school Monday, February 19th, 2018.

Teacher Appreciation Snack Day: The PVHS PTA is hosting a Teacher Appreciation snack day for all PVHS staff on Thursday, Feb. 22, and are asking our parent supporters to sign up to bring a food item that fits with our “You are Loved!” theme featuring a hot baked potato bar. Please see a specific list of what is needed and sign up here. Thank you for making our teachers and staff feel loved and appreciated! If you are the type who likes to plan ahead, there will be PVHS Teacher Appreciation snack days on the following dates (sign up links are provided for each):  Thursday, April 5   Thursday, May 10.  If you have questions, please contact Jenny Halupnik, PTA Teacher Appreciation chair, at 563-349-7582 or jhalupnik@hotmail.com

2018-19 Course Registration:  The HS Counselors have now met with all the 9th, 10th,  and 11th  grade classes regarding the 2018-19 course registration.  All Sophomores and Juniors, remember to keep your appointment that you scheduled with your Counselor.  If you have forgotten your time or would like to set up an appointment, see Ms. Kipp in the Counseling Office.  The Counselors will be meeting with the Freshman class during their 8th period Resource starting in March.  Remember the portal closes on Monday, February 26th!

Athletics and Activities

LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball, and Baseball Registration: LeClaire Youth T-Ball, Softball and Baseball registration is now open for the 2018 season!  These programs are for Pre-K through 12th grades.  To register online or download the registration form, visit: www.leclaireyouthball.com

Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association Registration: The Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Youth Baseball Association is now accepting registrations online by clicking here.  You can also click here for more information on the league and how to participate.

Community Opportunities

Junior Achievement’s Biz Town Volunteers Needed: JA Biz Town needs volunteers to assist with 4th grade job interviews at Pleasant Valley!   They are looking for over 60 volunteers to assist with interviewing 400 4th grade students for JA’s BizTown program.  Click here for details on the interviewing process. If you would be willing to assist us with this extraordinary experience for our Pleasant Valley kids, please email Carrie Linnenbrink at linnenbrinkcarrie@pleasval.k12.ia.us

LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission Trivia Night: Join the LeClaire Park and Recreation Commission for their open house/trivia on Saturday February 24th at the LeClaire Rec Center, with the open house from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and trivia from 7:00-9:00 p.m.   The cost for trivia is $10 per person or $80 for a table.  To secure a table in advance, sign-up by emailing: info@leclaireparkandrec.comClick here for more information!

Davenport Junior Theater Presents Seussical: Join The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Mayzie La Bird, Gertrude McFuzz, and all the memorable Whos for this amazing musical adventure!  The world of Seuss is brought to life through the eyes of JoJo, a small child who is visited by The Cat in the Hat.  Click here for the official poster with all show details!  Show times on February 17thand 18th, and February 24th and 25th.

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