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Looking for a last-minute gift idea?

Give to PSI! There is now a “GIVE” option on PSIparents.com to make tax-deductible donations. It’s a great option for family and friends and benefits the PSI Parents group that fully funds the Amity Intern program!

Click here to donate.

Thank you for your support!

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2017 Imagination and Inventors Fair – Registration Open!

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Registration Deadline – Friday, December 16th

We are seeking participants for the 15th Annual PSI Imagination and Inventors 
Fair on January 10th, 2017. All students are encouraged to participate.

The goal of the Fair is to get students to think creatively and challenge
the world around them. Students can decide if they want to better
understand how something works, create an invention or use their
imagination as the focus of the project.

We will continue to post relevant information at the website, so check back often.

Click here to go to the website for more information and registration.

Registration is open December 1-16, 2016

Science & Imagination Fair Co-Chairs:
Chris Rorwick: crorwick@outlook.com
Paris Hollman: sun_shine4life07@yahoo.com

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Carnival prize donations!

Cleaning out old toys and books over break? The Carnival team welcomes your donations! Once again, we will have a prize store at Carnival where kids can turn in tokens from games and receive a prize!

If you have any gently used (or new) toys or games that you’d be willing to donate, please drop them into labeled containers in the hall outside of the gym after the Thanksgiving break- these will be picked up daily.

Prize store donation ideas:
– Games
– Dvds
– Stuffed animals toys
– Art supplies
– Coloring books
– Stickers
– Books

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New Winter Spirit Wear

We have NEW Winter Spirit Wear. All orders due 11/13/16 and will be delivered before winter break. This will make PERFECT holiday gifts for your kiddos and teachers. Select “office” for delivery if it’s a gift for your child so it can remain a surprise. Order Spirit Wear here.

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Volunteer For Math Night!

Looking for multiple (pun intended!) parent volunteers to run math stations for Math Night on Thursday, November 10th. You may sign up to work a game with your child. They will have fun both volunteering and playing! Stations include 3 “giant” games this year: giant Connect 4, giant checkers and giant chess! Other fun stations are brain teasers, challenges, contests and more.

Click here to sign up!

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Fall Conferences 2016 Volunteer Meal Signup!

Fall conferences are November 3rd and 4th. There is still time to sign up to bring in food or beverages for the staff during this busy time. It’s a great way to show your appreciation for all they do for our kids!

Click here to sign up to bring something in on conference days.

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¡Leer-A-Tón!

Leer-A-Tón is just around the corner!  October 19 – November 7, PSI will hold our annual read-a-thon fundraiser.
Students will be invited to solicit donations for their minutes read during this time.  The goal is for kids to read or be read to 40 minutes per day for 20 days and to raise $50 or more per child.  Prizes are awarded!

 

Together with Carnival, Leer-A-Tón seeks to raise all the funds needed to pay for our 8 fabulous amity interns!

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Volunteer Signup for the Book Fair!

The fall book fair is on October 25 – 27 from 3:00 – 8:00 pm. A wide and enticing selection of both English and Spanish books will be available for purchase and as classroom donations.

We will need help with set up, helping kids with their wishlists, working cash registers and breakdown.  Without your help this wonderful school fundraiser would not be a success!

Click HERE to sign up today!

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Leer-A-Tón and Authors’ Night

Leer-A-Tón is just around the corner! October 19 – November 7, PSI will hold our annual read-a-thon fundraiser. Students will be invited to solicit donations for their minutes read during this time. Together with Carnival, Leer-A-Tón seeks to raise all the funds needed to pay for our fabulous amity interns! Watch the kids’ folders for more information.

In celebration of our upcoming Leer-A-Tón, we’re hosting a district-wide Authors’ Night in the PSI Gym on Monday, October 10 from 6:30-8 pm. Every child who attends will receive a free book, a bonus card for extra minutes toward their reading goal, & popcorn! David LaRochelle will be reading to us and will have his books available for purchase as well. Join the party!

Please consider helping on Monday while your child is participating. We need some extra hands to make this great night a success. Click here to sign up. See you there!

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You’re Invited: SLP Read$ Authors’ Night!

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Come meet an author and join us for a fun night of reading and popcorn on Monday, October 10th!

 

Click here for more information on this exciting event.

 

Every child goes home with a free book for attending!

 

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Volunteers Wanted! Bring Treats for PSI Staff!

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This is a great (and delicious) way to show appreciation for the hard working staff at PSI! Each month, there is a day to drop off treats in the front office (70 total treats, between 1 or 2 people).

If baking or giving treats is your thing, please click here to sign up.

If you have questions, please contact Stacey at staceyedlavitch@gmail.com or Kristen at engen.kristen@slpschools.org.

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Thank you and Welcome!

Thanks so much to all of you who were able to come to our one and only PSI Parents (PTO) meeting Tuesday night!  If you weren’t able to make it, we introduced all of our leaders, gave an overview of our monthly events, and discussed our budget.  If you’d like more information on leadership, events, or how to get involved, please email psivolunteers@gmail.com.  If you’d like a copy of our budget, please email psiptotreasurer@gmail.com.  We’re grateful for our community of PSI Parents who all work together to make PSI a great place for our kids!

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Kindness In Chalk

PSI is thrilled to be joining the movement, 2016 Kindness in Chalk: An Anti-Bullying Movement (Started by an SLP Mom)! On October 3rd, PSI will join hundreds of schools in this movement to spread kindness by covering the sidewalks and playground at PSI with positive words, phrases, quotes and images that speak of love, peace, hope and acceptance with the intention of bringing smiles to the faces that need it the most during National Bullying Awareness Month. We are hoping this can be a surprise for the students. Can you help spread chalk love on Sunday, Oct. 2nd? Sign up to help on the signup genius here.

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Come Help Out in the Lunchroom!

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Curious what your kiddos are up to all day?  Come volunteer in the lunchroom and find out!  Help hand out silverware and napkins, sanitize tables and visit with the kids.  Volunteer shifts are an hour long and super fun!

Click here to sign up!

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Baile 2016 – 2017

Deadline-clockRegistrations for Baile Folklorico will open on Thursday, September 8 and close at 8pm on Thursday, September 15.  Click here for more information.

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Park Spanish Immersion Important Dates

Mark your calendars now!  PSI Parents are hosting a number of great events this year.  Fiestas are tentatively scheduled for October 14, 2016; December 20, 2016 & February 24, 2017.  Check with your room parent for more details.

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Park Spanish Immersion Spirit Wear!

PSI Parents are proud to introduce our own PSI spirit wear line!

Now that teacher assignments are set, you can place your order for PSI Spirit Wear! All orders will be delivered to your child’s classroom unless it’s a gift. In that case, it will be delivered to the main office to be picked up by you. Place your order at: https://slpspanishimmersionschool.itemorder.com/sale

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School Supply Online Ordering

The PSI PTO is excited to announce that we have teamed up with School Tool Box to offer parents the option of ordering school supplies for the 2016-2017 school year online. Order at school toolbox.com and select your child’s grade at Park Spanish Immersion.

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BOGO Book Fair April 28!

We will have a one day only Buy One Get One Free book fair on Thursday, April 28 from 230-830pm. It’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on books for the summer and gifts!

If you’re able to volunteer, please sign up here. All volunteers are invited to the Scholastic Warehouse 50% off sale in May. It’s easy & fun, & kids are welcome.

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PSI Family Fun Night – February 9th

Bring the whole family to enjoy a night of gym games!

Families will meet in the gym where gym teacher, Chris Watkins, will lead the group in a variety of high energy games! If face paced isn’t your thing then head downstairs to the activity room where yoga instructor, Megan Thompson, will lead a series of four, 10 minute yoga demos geared towards elementary age children. There will be a healthy snack provided at the end of the night.

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