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Parent Teacher Conferences 3/21 & 3/22

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Wow! All of the kids’ performances at Paragon Night (3/20/13) were amazing! If you took pictures of your children that you would like to share, please post to our Facebook page. ūüôā

Thursday afternoon and Friday afternoon are Parent Teacher Conferences and Report Cards. Dismissal will be at 12 NOON on both days.  Please bring along proof of your current AZ address and let us know if you have had any changes to emergency contact information while you are here. See you soon!

Literacy Night Tonight, March 7th, from 5:30 – 6:30 pm

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Join us tonight for “Literacy Night”–we’ll have books to read and games to play with the whole family.¬† An evening of family fun would not be complete without yummy snacks–there will be food available for purchase to help suport our 8th grade trip to Washington, D. C.¬† For more information, please e-mail evidaurrazzaga@phoenixadvantage.org or cdiver@phoenixadvantage.org (Ms. Erika V or Mrs. Diver).

Kinder testing tonight — Saturday Matinee this weekend

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Are you having a hard time finding a school that will accept your little one for kindergarten because he won’t be five until after September 1st?  Look no further.  Phoenix Advantage Charter School is accepting kindergarten-ready four-year-olds who will be five by the end of December 2012.  We are having a testing session this Thursday evening (July 12th) starting at 5:30 pm.  The testing takes about half an hour, and the parents can meet with admin and take a tour of the building while the little ones are with the teachers.

Also, beat the heat this Saturday afternoon (the 14th) at 2pm with a movie and snacks at PACS.¬† If you haven’t already spoken to anyone about enrolling your child, feel free to stop by for the movie and¬†ask¬†our registrar, Mrs. White, for more information.¬†¬† Saturday Matinees are part of the 16th Street Business & Neighborhood Alliance’s “Second Saturday” events–while you’re in the area, visit Da Burger Shack, Lizabelle’s Treasures, and anywhere else you see the “2nd Saturday” signs.

Happy Independence Day… Registration Day Soon

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The PACS office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th,  in honor of Independence Day. 

Registration Day will be on Thursday, July 19th, from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm.¬† While we have open enrollment and you can come in any day to enroll your child, Thursday the 19th will be the day we’ll be taking pictures for student ID’s, providing the applications for Free or Reduced Price Lunch, and catching up on whatever stray pieces of documentation we may need.

Students who are 11 and in the 6th grade need two vaccinations:¬† Tdap & MCV.¬† Please bring your child’s updated vaccination records to Registration Day.¬† Students entering 6th grade will not be allowed to start without documentation of these shots (or a completed Excemption Form, available in the school office).¬† For your convenience, see below for free vaccinations available throughout the summer in various places in the valley.¬† The clinic at 16th & Roosevelt does free shots, too.

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Hope to see you soon!

Kindergarten testing Thursday night at 5:30pm

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Are you having a hard time finding a school that will accept your little one for kindergarten because he won’t be five until after September 1st?¬† Look no further.¬† Phoenix Advantage Charter School is accepting kindergarten-ready four-year-olds who will be five by the end of December 2012.¬† We are having a testing session this Thursday evening (June 21st) starting at 5:30 pm.¬† The testing takes about an hour, and the parents can meet with¬†admin and take a tour of the building while the little ones are with the teachers.

See you soon!

Last Week of School

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This is the week to celebrate the wonderful year we have had.¬† Our 8th graders are being promoted to high school at a Promotion Ceremony to be held at North High School at 6:00 pm on Thursday evening, May 31st.¬† Our Kindergarteners are being promoted to 1st grade at a Promotion Ceremony to be held here at the school at 9:00 am on Friday morning, June 1st.¬† The Kindergarten promotion is to be followed by a Pot Luck in Mrs. Milford’s room.

Summer School and Kindergarten Boot Camp start next week.  Make sure to get your permission slips in this week! 

Thank you to our parents and community for your support this year!

This week’s events: Open House, Paragon Gala, and Book Fair

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Come see our kids show off their arts-intensive study of History during the final Paragon Night of the school year.  The fun starts at 5:30 pm on Thursday the 24th and features Kindergarten, 3rd grade, and 6th grade. 

If you are interested in coming to check out our school in a more low-key setting, please come to our Open House on Wednesday the 23rd at 5:30 pm.  At this time you can meet our registrar and administrative team, get a tour of the school, and really take the time to have a conversation about PACS being the right school for your child.

This year’s Book Fair is running from Wednesday through Friday.¬† Check out our Facebook page for more details:¬† http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/144452612353635/.

Next week’s events:¬† 8th grade promotion, Kindergarten promotion, and the last day of school!

Kindergarten Roundup, Friday Half Day, Saturday Matinee

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Wednesday evening, May 9th, starting at 5:30 pm:¬† KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP–Open House and testing for students who will turn 5 between September 1st & December 31st.

Friday, May 11th, HALF DAY:  12:00 Noon Dismissal for Teacher Professional Development

Saturday, May 12th, SATURDAY MATINEE:  Join us in Room 101 from 2pm until 4pm for a movie and snacks.  This is the perfect opportunity to check out one of our Kindergarten rooms, meet our Registrar, and enroll your little ones for school next year.

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