March Newsletter 2020

Hello Dragon Families! Happy Read-Across-America Week!  One of my favorite educational quotes is, “The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is….to show them that reading is a PLEASURABLE activity.  And that means…. finding books that they enjoy, giving them access to those books, and letting them read them.” – Neil Gaiman. My…

Phoebe Events and Updates

Hello Dragon Families, This Friday, February 28th will be a free dress Friday.   We are looking for a few parent volunteers that would be willing to take over our Robotics Club.  You do NOT need to know anything about robotics to help.  We are at risk of losing this program as the previous parent coaches have changes…

Screenagers

Hello Phoebe Families, Our Screenagers night is fast approaching.  If you have not had an opportunity to sign-up, there is still time.  The documentary will begin promptly at 5:00pm on Thursday, February 20th.  If you have signed your children up for the art night with Dream Enrichment, please plan to be here 30 minutes early…

Willy Wonka Jr. this Spring!

Due to the popularity of the Young Actor’s stage fall show, we have brought STC on to produce a Spring Musical. This year will be the production of Willy Wonka Jr.!  This smaller production (open to 2nd-6th graders) will have a more intensive theater focus with rehearsals on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 2:30-5:00 pm….

Lunar New Year Assembly

Hello Dragon Families, An email went out last night inviting families to come and join their children to watch Eastern Ways perform, celebrating Lunar New Year tomorrow, February 12th.  Due to a scheduling conflict they need to come a little earlier in the day.  They will be performing for the school at 12:45pm on the black…

Phoebe Updates for this Week

Hello Dragon Families, I wanted to give our PTO a shout out for the fantastic job they did on the Family Dance.  I had a blast and most importantly, the students did too!  Here are a few updates for this week: Tuesday, Feb. 11th is our 100th day of school! I can’t believe it is going…

February 2020 Newsletter

Good Evening Phoebe Families, On February 20th from 5:00-7:00pm, PTO will host a Screenagers showing in the cafeteria.  Screenagers is a documentary that reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance. Here’s the details to RSVP…     Families have…

Upcoming Events and News

Hello Dragon Families, I wanted to update you on a few upcoming Phoebe events: On Jan. 30th we will have a Dine and Donate night at Dos Coyotes from 4:00-8:00pm.  Show the attached flyer and 20% of your meal purchase will be donated to Phoebe. Phoebe’s Got Talent is fast approaching!  Mark your calendars for March 24th….

PTO-GATE meeting, Screenagers

Hello Dragon Families, I just wanted to update you on a couple of upcoming events.  This Tuesday, January 14th at 6:30pm will be our general PTO meeting.  We have the pleasure of hearing from Kari Hanson-Smith, our district GATE coordinator.  She will be there to offer information and answer questions about the upcoming GATE assessments that will be administered to all 1st…

January 2020 Newsletter

Hello Dragon Families, Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a restful holiday.  We have a few events that I wanted to share with families as we head into January.   On February 20th from 5:00-7:00pm PTO will host a Screenagers showing for parents in the cafeteria.  Screenagers is a documentary that reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development…