Summer Update: August 4th, 2019

IMPORTANT DATES:

August 5 Meet and Greet (Open House Style) 8:00am-12:00pm and 2:00pm-6:00pm

August 7 1st Day of school - Wednesday, delayed start

  • Middle School start time   9:00am

  • Elementary start time       9:20am

August 10    Uniform Event: PPA Blacktop/Playground  9:00-11:00am

August 17 Uniform Event: PPA Blacktop/Playground  9:00-11:00am

August 19-22 Little Mermaid auditions & call backs for middle school  3:30-5:30pm each day

August 21 BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT-ELEMENTARY 6pm

August 22 BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT-MIDDLE 6pm

 

VOLUNTEER HELP

We need volunteer help during our Meet and Greet sessions. Lifetouch pictures needs help checking students in for pictures, we need help distributing car tags to families, and middle school Literature teachers need help distributing iPads to students. Click the link to sign up! https://www.helpcounterweb.com/ci/signup/149e94755b0

 

SPIRIT WEAR

Check out our official PPA spirit wear! You can customize the design just for you! Spirit wear will be available to purchase at our upcoming meet and greet event for $15.00 each. Click here to see the options.

 

WAY TO GO: CARPOOL INFORMATION

On Thursday, July 25th, Way to Go sent an email to families (unless you opted out) with a list of other PPA families in your neighborhood. If you did not receive this email, please check your spam folder. The email came from My Way to Go and the subject line was “Nearby Parker Performing Arts families”. We hope you find this information helpful in coordinating carpools and/or play dates!

 

CLUBS

PPA will host after school Spanish enrichment classes (middle school on Mondays, elementary on Wednesdays) and chess training with The Knight School (all grades on Tuesdays). Information will be available during the Meet and Greet on August 5th. 

 

REGISTRATION INFO  

Online check in is going on right now for the 2019-2020 school year! This process is done through the District's EngageEd Parent Portal site (click link) using your parent portal username and password.

 

Please complete check in AND pay your fees by August 4th to avoid delays at meet and greet.  Fees MUST be paid in order for your child to receive their iPad.

 

SCHEDULES/TEACHER INFO 

Students/parents are now able to log in to their portal account for schedules and/or homeroom teacher information.

 

TECHNOLOGY/IPAD AGREEMENT

The technology/iPad agreement will be in your student’s homeroom class on August 5th for parents to complete and sign. Student iPads will not be distributed without this completed form and payment of student fees.

 

LIFETOUCH PICTURE INFORMATION

Lifetouch will be at PPA on August 5th to take student pictures. Click here to view the flyer and place your picture order.

 

PCA MARQUEE BIRTHDAY MESSAGES

Click here to read about a new fundraiser geared to celebrating your child(ren) on their birthday!

 

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENT AND DRIVELINE

Each family at PPA has a 30 hour volunteer requirement, and we are incorporating Driveline volunteering in this. Click here to read about each family’s required involvement.

 

HELP COUNTER INFORMATION

To help your Meet and Greet time move smoothly, please log in to Help Counter. Instructions are here for new AND returning families. We are looking forward to seeing you August 5th!

 

UNIFORM SALE: FRENCH TOAST SCHOOLBOX

Click here for 30% off sale information from French Toast Schoolbox!

 

ORIGINAL UNIFORM SOURCE: SALE

Click here to read about the uniform vendor’s going out of business sale!

 

SUMMER TO-DO CHECKLIST

Check out the Summer To-Do Checklist on the PPA website! Go to parkerperformingarts.org to read the information.

 

INSTRUMENT RENTAL

The instrument rental vendors are able to be in our building during our Meet and Greet on Monday, August 5th from 2:00pm-6:00pm. They are not able to staff the morning session. 

 

Should you not be able to attend from 2:00pm-6:00pm on August 5th, you will need to set up an appointment by visiting the music stores directly. Please ask Mr. Naegele or Mrs. Mayes for assistance in finding an appropriate instrument rental store, if needed.