Pleasant Valley
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#SpartanNation October 12, 2018

Bridgeview

Announcements

The Pulse: Read Bridgeview PTA’s October 12th issue of The Pulse here.

PTA Reflections: PVCSD is kicking off the 2018-2019 PTA Reflections program with the theme “Heroes Around Me”! Categories include literature, photography, visual arts, film production, music composition, and dance. Reflection entries will be picked up at each school on these dates: Tuesday October 23rd and Wednesday October 24th from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. by your Reflections Chair. You must click here and use this student entry form (please do not use the entry form on the website). The student entry form needs to filled out entirely and signed by both the student and the parent/guardian. For additional information and rules/regulations for each category, click here.

Upcoming Events

10/18     Picture Retake Day – If you want your child’s picture re-taken-bring in the photos that you purchased.  If your child was absent on the original fall picture day-order forms are in the office.

Athletics and Activities

4th Grade Orchestra Info Meeting Parking: Please click here to view the parking lot diagram and directions for PVJH before attending the 4th Grade Orchestra Informational Meeting on Monday, October 15th @ 6:30 p.m.  Thank you!

 

 

 

Cody

Announcements

Fall Frolic Success: Thank you to everyone for help and support with the Fall Frolic Fundraiser!  It was a major success and that is due to every Cody family that was involved!

Student Hunger Drive: Help Cody collect cans for the Student Hunger Drive!  There will be boxes set up in each classroom for donations and on Friday students may wear hats during the school day and celebrate “Hats Off to Defeating Hunger”!  Let’s work hard to help the community!

Registration for After School STEM activities at Cody School: The Cody PTA is thrilled to continue to offer after school STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) enrichment opportunity to our fifth and six grade students.  The following is proposed offering for Basic Robotics and registration information. As with all after school activities, we will need adult volunteers to ensure success. Please take a look at each opportunity and let me know if you are able to help. No experience or special knowledge is necessary – just enthusiasm and support! If you and/or your student is interested in any of the following opportunities, please contact Joe Nels at jnels77@gmail.com or 847-812-0943. Volunteers are needed.

5th/6th Graders: Basic Robotics class: REGISTRATION FORM DUE OCTOBER 24th!!! In Basic Robotics, students will build and program LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots and explore the world of robots and the technology involved with them! Join us in the Science Room every Friday from 3:00 P.M.—4:30 P.M. from November 2nd – December 14thStudents must be picked up promptly 4:30 P.M.  Click here for registration form!

Box Top Collection: Support Cody by remembering to send in those Box Tops!!! Put your name inside your bag when you drop off your box tops and you will be entered in to a drawing for a Helium gift card. Submission date is at the end of October!

National School Lunch WeekNational School Lunch Week is Oct. 15-Oct. 19!  Be sure to say THANKS to the Cody school cafeteria workers for all their hard work!!

Winter Weather Recess: Students will have outdoor recess when the temperature is 0-degrees or above.   If the temperature (wind-chill included) is less than 0 degrees, our students stay inside for recess.  When they do go outside, please make sure that your student(s) are dressed appropriately (coats, gloves or mittens, hats, and boots if necessary).  Your help in this matter is greatly appreciated!

PTA Reflections: PVCSD is kicking off the 2018-2019 PTA Reflections program with the theme “Heroes Around Me”! Categories include literature, photography, visual arts, film production, music composition, and dance. Reflection entries will be picked up at each school on these dates: Tuesday October 23rd and Wednesday October 24th from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. by your Reflections Chair. You must click here and use this student entry form (please do not use the entry form on the website). The student entry form needs to filled out entirely and signed by both the student and the parent/guardian. For additional information and rules/regulations for each category, click here.

For Safety and Accountability: Please remember to contact the main office if your child plans a different after school event other than their normal after school routine.  Cody takes this responsibility very seriously.  Please write a note in their student planner, call (563)332-0210, email Mrs. Kipper, kipperjennifer@pleasval.k12.ia.us, or Mrs. Spinsby, spinsbyc@pleasval.k12.ia.us

Lost and Found: Make sure to check the lost and found table, (located in main hallway between restrooms and drinking fountain) any unclaimed items left on table will be donated to Goodwill after winter break.

Fall Conferences: Fall conference information will be coming in eNews on Oct. 19th.  Keep an eye out!

Athletics and Activities

4th Grade Orchestra Info Meeting Parking: Please click here to view the parking lot diagram and directions for PVJH before attending the 4th Grade Orchestra Informational Meeting on Monday, October 15th @ 6:30 p.m.  Thank you!

 

 

Hopewell

Announcements

PTA Reflections: PVCSD is kicking off the 2018-2019 PTA Reflections program with the theme “Heroes Around Me”! Categories include literature, photography, visual arts, film production, music composition, and dance. Reflection entries will be picked up at each school on these dates: Tuesday October 23rd and Wednesday October 24th from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. by your Reflections Chair. You must click here and use this student entry form (please do not use the entry form on the website). The student entry form needs to filled out entirely and signed by both the student and the parent/guardian. For additional information and rules/regulations for each category, click here.

Upcoming Events

10/15   Picture Re-Take

Athletics and Activities

4th Grade Orchestra Info Meeting Parking: Please click here to view the parking lot diagram and directions for PVJH before attending the 4th Grade Orchestra Informational Meeting on Monday, October 15th @ 6:30 p.m.  Thank you!

 

 

Pleasant View

Announcements

PTA Reflections: PVCSD is kicking off the 2018-2019 PTA Reflections program with the theme “Heroes Around Me”! Categories include literature, photography, visual arts, film production, music composition, and dance. Reflection entries will be picked up at each school on these dates: Tuesday October 23rd and Wednesday October 24th from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. by your Reflections Chair. You must click here and use this student entry form (please do not use the entry form on the website). The student entry form needs to filled out entirely and signed by both the student and the parent/guardian. For additional information and rules/regulations for each category, click here.

Pleasant View PTA Minutes: The October PTA Meeting Minutes are posted on the website for your review.

Upcoming Events

10/22     Visiting Artists @ 10:00 a.m.

10/25     Fall Picture Retakes

10/26     No School – Fall Break

10/29     No School – Fall Break

10/31     Halloween Parties @ 2:30 p.m.

Athletics and Activities

4th Grade Orchestra Info Meeting Parking: Please click here to view the parking lot diagram and directions for PVJH before attending the 4th Grade Orchestra Informational Meeting on Monday, October 15th @ 6:30 p.m.  Thank you!

 

 

 

Riverdale Heights

Announcements

Fall Conferences Online Scheduling:  Riverdale Heights Elementary School will be using the PTC Fast Online Scheduling program for Parent-Teacher conferences for the 2018 – 2019 school year.  The online scheduling system will allow parents to select the time to meet with teachers that is easy and convenient for them.  The scheduling window will open Monday, October 15th and will remain open until Friday, October 26th.  Conferences are being held Tuesday, November 6th and Thursday, November 8th  from 3:30-8:00 p.m.  Click here for more information and scheduling instructions!

Riverdale Heights World Culture Night:  Let’s celebrate the diversity of the Riverdale Heights families!
Join Riverdale on October 16th, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., for an evening full of culture, food, and fun, at the 1st Annual ‘We are Riverdale Heights Night’.  All of Riverdale Heights families come from a broad spectrum of cultures and backgrounds that make our school unique. It is important to celebrate and share differences, as well as similarities.  The PTA is asking that you bring a dish that is from the land of your ancestors, represents your cultural heritage, or simply, one of your family’s favorites!  Be looking for invitations to come home soon with a chance to RSVP for the event. You may also RSVP by clicking here!  

Sign Language Club Registration: Sign Language Club is open for all grades, k-6 and will meet on Tuesdays beginning October 23rd. Fall session and Spring sessions are available. Registration opens on Monday, October 15th at 8:00 a.m. at www.riverdaleheightspta.com

Lego Club Registration:  *New* Lego Club is our newest after school club and available for all Kindergarteners! The club will be held two times a month on Wednesdays, beginning November 14th. Fall and Spring sessions are available. Registration opens on Monday, October 15th at 8:00 a.m. at www.riverdaleheightspta.com

PTA Reflections: PVCSD is kicking off the 2018-2019 PTA Reflections program with the theme “Heroes Around Me”! Categories include literature, photography, visual arts, film production, music composition, and dance. Reflection entries will be picked up at each school on these dates: Tuesday October 23rd and Wednesday October 24th from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. by your Reflections Chair. You must click here and use this student entry form (please do not use the entry form on the website). The student entry form needs to filled out entirely and signed by both the student and the parent/guardian. For additional information and rules/regulations for each category, click here.

Upcoming Events

10/23   PTA Meeting in Library @ 6:30 p.m.

Athletics and Activities

4th Grade Orchestra Info Meeting Parking: Please click here to view the parking lot diagram and directions for PVJH before attending the 4th Grade Orchestra Informational Meeting on Monday, October 15th @ 6:30 p.m.  Thank you!

 

 

 

PVJH

Announcements

Fall Social Volunteers Needed: The PJVH Fall Social is coming up on October 12th, and volunteers are needed!  Click here to sign up!

PVJH Conference Scheduling: Pleasant Valley Junior High School will be using the PTC Fast Online Scheduling program for Parent-Teacher conferences for the 2018-2019 school year.  The scheduling window opened up on the evening of Wednesday, October 3rd and will remain open until the day of the conference. The junior high will hold conferences on Thursday, October 11th and Tuesday, October 16th from 3:30-7:30.  Click here for the scheduling link. 

Season 2 Athletics: Season 2 Athletics will begin on Friday, October 19th after school.  Season 2 consists of Girls Basketball, Wrestling and Cheerleading.

End of Quarter One: The end of the Quarter is Thursday, October 25th.  Students will begin their new orientation schedule on Tuesday, October 30th.

Bullying Awareness Month: Throughout the month of October, PVJH will be teaching and reminding students that harassment and bullying is not an acceptable behavior.  Please read this letter from your principal about PV’s policies concerning bullying and harassment.

7th Grade Social and Emotional Screener:  7th grade students will be taking the social emotional screener next week in their Language Arts class.  Please review the following letter regarding the purpose of the self-assessment screener.  PVJH asks that parents complete the Parent Screener by Thursday, October 25th.

PTA Reflections: PVCSD is kicking off the 2018-2019 PTA Reflections program with the theme “Heroes Around Me”! Categories include literature, photography, visual arts, film production, music composition, and dance. Reflection entries will be picked up at each school on these dates: Tuesday October 23rd and Wednesday October 24th from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. by your Reflections Chair. You must click here and use this student entry form (please do not use the entry form on the website). The student entry form needs to filled out entirely and signed by both the student and the parent/guardian. For additional information and rules/regulations for each category, click here.

Upcoming Events

10/26   No School – Fall Break

10/29   No School – Fall Break

 

 

 

PVHS

Announcements

PTA Reflections: PVCSD is kicking off the 2018-2019 PTA Reflections program with the theme “Heroes Around Me”! Categories include literature, photography, visual arts, film production, music composition, and dance. Reflection entries will be picked up at each school on these dates: Tuesday October 23rd and Wednesday October 24th from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. by your Reflections Chair. You must click here and use this student entry form (please do not use the entry form on the website). The student entry form needs to filled out entirely and signed by both the student and the parent/guardian. For additional information and rules/regulations for each category, click here.

FreshFilms Documentary Opportunity: Calling all 9th – 12th graders interested in the film industry! FreshFilms is looking for students to be a part of their youth film crew on a documentary project I AM ABLE. Application deadline is Oct 25th or until program is full. Details and app available by clicking here.

College Admissions Representative Visits: Juniors and seniors who are looking at colleges – PVHS has college admissions representatives come to the school in the Fall and Spring. You can see who’s coming on the Career Center website by clicking here. Students should sign-up in advance and get a pass from their teacher. Visit times are only one class period, if you can’t make a visit but would like information let Mrs. Johnson (johnsonmary@pleasval.k12.ia.us) know PRIOR to the visit.

Upcoming Events

10/15   Drama Boosters Meeting @ 6:00 p.m. @ Caddies

10/17     All State Chorus Potluck @ 6:00 p.m.

10/23     Orchestra Booster Meeting @ 7:00 p.m.

10/24     1st Quarter Ends

10/26     PK-12 NO SCHOOL / CHILDREN’S HAUNTED THEATRE @ 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. @ HS Theatre

10/27     ACT Testing

10/29     NO SCHOOL

10/30     1st Quarter Grades Due

10/31     Lunch & Learn – Manufacturing & Construction Rm 25

10/31     Senior Citizens Show @ 1:30 p.m. @ HS Theatre

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