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Principal's Monday Message

  • October 16, 2017

    Greetings, Palmer Parents

    Happy Monday Morning.  I hope you enjoyed your weekend.  We are excited to announce that our 2017-2018 PTO Board is now in operation!  A huge thank you to the following parents who attended the PTO meeting last Monday evening: Megan Robertson, Marcia Verret, Leslie Jones, Billye Moutra, Louisa Confait, Monique Brown, Corey Kerr, Virginia Johnson, Faith Goff, Lynn Kelly, September Nelson, Apryl Sherrod, Angie Pearson, Kristina Chavez and family, and more.  Our 2017-2018 PTO Board Co-President, Monique Brown, husband, Steve Brown, and a few of Palmer teachers represented Palmer Elementary last Friday night at the Fort Bend Education Foundation Sugar Shindig! 

    Mrs. Bailey will be on leave for two weeks starting this Monday and Mrs. Yvonne Friday will assume her responsibilities until she returns.    You may contact Mrs. Friday through email at Yvonne.Friday@fortbendisd.com or by phone at (281) 634-4762.

    In this Monday Morning Message, you will read about Healthy Schools Flu Vaccination, Palmer Bear Bolt, Early Release Day, and Palmer Papa Bear on Patrol Orientation meeting.  If you have any questions, concerns or comments, please feel free to contact us.  Remember at Palmer Elementary, Hustle and Heart, Set us Apart!  Have a great week.

    Mrs. Clay, Principal, and Mrs. Bailey, Assistant Principal

    (281) 634-4760                                                      

    Kellie.Clay@fortbendisd.com

    Glena.Bailey@fortbendisd.com

     

    Healthy Schools Flu Vaccination on Monday, November 6th  

    Healthy Schools will offer Flu Vaccinations at Palmer Elementary this school year.  They will be on campus November 6th between 11:45 am and 2:45 pm to vaccinate students.  If you would like for your child to receive the flu vaccination, please be sure to complete the Vaccine Consent Form that will be in this week’s Tuesday Folder and return it to the school nurse by October 23rd.   We will not vaccinate any student without parent’s consent. 

     

    Palmer Bear Bolt on Thursday, November 9th

    Parents! This year’s main fundraiser is the Palmer Bear Bolt! It’s a 9-day program that kicks off with a Pep Rally on October 31stStudents are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite medieval or fairy tale character on that day.  Families will then gather pledges for every lap your child runs (30-35 laps), and we’ll celebrate at the Bear Bolt on November 9th.  With our big goal of raising $25,000 for technology, we asked the Fun Run experts at Boosterthon to power our Fun Run and make it more profitable, easier, and fun. Students will also experience an amazing character theme, CASTLE QUEST! an English castle theme all about being brave and living with character. On their quest to regain Bravemore Castle, students will learn the “SIX VIRTUES of a TRUE HERO” from a cast of colorful characters.  Donations will go toward purchasing student laptops and to the entire 9-day experience. So please help our school by reaching out to sponsors. Also, all families are invited to come out and cheer on your child at the Palmer Bear Bolt on November 9th during your child’s grade level outclass! Thank you for your support!

     

    Early Release Day on Thursday, October 19th

    Thursday, October 19th is an early dismissal day and Friday, October 20th is a student holiday.  Please review the revised lunch schedule for Thursday, October 19th.  We encourage all Palmer Bears to bring a sack lunch on this day; but lunch will be available for purchase for those Palmer Bears who do not bring a lunch from home.  We kindly request that you do not eat lunch with your child on this day.  We will have two grade levels in the cafeteria at one time in order to provide lunch to all students before the 12:10 pm dismissal time.

    Grade

    Lunch

    Kindergarten

    10:15 am-10:45 am

    1st grade

    11:00 am-11:30 am

    2nd grade

    10:50 am-11:20 am

    3rd grade

    11:30 am-12:00 pm

    4th grade

    10:30 am-11:00 am

    5th grade

    11:20 am-11:50 am

     

     Palmer Papa Bear on Patrol Orientation on Wednesday, October 18th

     

    We are super excited to kick off the program, Palmer Papa Bear on Patrol this school year.  One of the purposes of this program is to give Palmer Dads an opportunity to volunteer in schools.  We will hold an orientation meeting this Wednesday at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria.  During the meeting, you will learn the benefits of the program for your child and other Palmer Bears, how the program will work and how you can sign up to patrol on one of our designated Wednesdays.  Please know that you must be 2017-2018 registered volunteer in order to participate in Palmer Papa Bear on Patrol.  You will not be able to participate if you have not been cleared as a parent volunteer.  During the orientation, we will have computers available for you to complete your parent volunteer registration. We hope that you are able to attend. 

     

    Upcoming Events

    Please remember that our Fall Book Fair is open this week.  Palmer Bears will be able to shop with a parent between 7:30 am and 8:10 am or with their class during their grade level’s outclass time.  The book fair will also be open during Parent/Teacher conferences until 5:30 pm.

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