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Happening the Week of October 2 – 6

Please send in your personal sponsorships for our Pequea Point Break Fundraiser. We are getting closer to our goal and to seeing Mrs. Murray camp out on our school roof. Additional forms can be found here or use our convenient PayPal link.


Monday, October 2
National Custodial Workers’ Day

Thank you Mr. Litner, Mr.Stauffer and Mr. Veith for all you do to keep our school clean!

Wednesday, October 4

Fall Picture Day

Friday, October 6

World Smile Day

Please check your student’s Friday folder for important information sent home weekly.

These forms came home on Friday, September 29:

Congratulations go to Pequea Elementary Fun Run Winners!

The​ ​​Traveling​ ​Trophy​​ ​was​ ​presented​ ​to​ ​our students who participated in the Fun Run on Saturday, September 23. Pequea had​ ​​the​ ​highest​ ​percentage​ ​of students​ ​participating​ ​in​ ​the​ ​run. Thanks for representing Pequea in a big way! We are proud of you!

Week-At-A-Glance: May 29 to June 2


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Pequea Families,

In honor of Memorial Day, school is not in session on Monday, May 29. Also, school is in session tomorrow, Friday, May 26, for a weather make-up day. All students are encouraged to wear red, white, and blue tomorrow, Friday, May 26, for a patriotic assembly.

Click on the boxes below for more important information![/vc_column_text][vc_tta_accordion color=”blue” c_icon=”chevron” active_section=”0″ collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-heart” add_icon=”true” title=”Girls on the Run” tab_id=”1495673025451-a1fbe858-1d79″][vc_column_text]On Saturday, May 20, our Girls on the Run participants completed the 5K to culminate their experience. The theme of their program was kindness, and the girls helped the evening custodians complete their tasks. They also decorated the school with positive sticky notes! Thank you to Mrs. Eshleman, Mrs. Herrmann, Ms. Caruso, Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. O’Brien for working with the girls this spring.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-lightbulb-o” add_icon=”true” title=”End-of-the-Year Reminders” tab_id=”1495736763621-c1f289f0-a707″][vc_column_text]

Medication: Please pick-up all medication from the nurse’s office before the end-of-the-year.

Lunch: Please make sure all outstanding balances are paid before June 6. You can pay online through MySchoolBucks. There is also an iOS and Android app available.

Library: Check with your student to make sure all library books are accounted for and returned to the library.

Lost and Found: Have your student check the lost and found outside the office if you’re missing something. Items remaining in our collection on the last day of school are donated to charity.

Last Day of School: The last day of school for kindergarten students is Tuesday, June 6, and first through sixth grade end of June 7, at 11:30 AM. Breakfast and lunch is not served on the final day of the year, Wednesday, June 7.

Sapphire: Are you signed up for Sapphire? View our Sapphire Sign-Up Information to register. Second grade families should register as soon as possible so your accounts are active for the 2017-2018 school year.

Childcare Procedures: Thinking of using a babysitter before or after school next year?  Forms for alternate transportation (same school zone, different address or bus stop) are due by June 30! Click HERE for more information.

Volunteer Information: Please consider completing the process to assist with events and chaperone field trips. Your information is on file for five years and it’s FREE! Click HERE for more information.

Labels: Remember to collect Box Tops, MyCoke Rewards, and Turkey Hill Moo Money Caps throughout the summer!

PTO: Our amazing PTO is always looking for families to assist our school community. Please consider attending the meetings next school year.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-cutlery” add_icon=”true” title=”Flex Day Menu – Tuesday, May 30″ tab_id=”1495673025496-70f9314e-7a23″][vc_column_text]

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Tuesday, May 30, is a Flex Day or Manager’s Choice. The “A Lunch” selection is:

Bacon Cheeseburger
Fries or potato rounds
Steamed Peas
Assorted Fruit

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  • May 29 – No School (Memorial Day Observed)
  • June 6 – Final Kindergarten Day
  • June 6 – Sixth-Grade Recognition (4:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
  • June 7 – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!
  • August 24 – First Day of School!

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  • Monday, May 29 – No School
    • Memorial Day Observed
  • Day C: Tuesday, May 30
  • Day D: Wednesday, May 31
  • Day A: Thursday, June 1
  • Day B: Friday, June 2

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-medkit” add_icon=”true” title=”Chickenpox Information” tab_id=”1495726951833-9ae7b01e-cad0″][vc_column_text]A student who attends Pequea Elementary School has contracted chickenpox. To prevent the spread of illness, parents and students are urged to follow recommendations from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, which are outlined  in a letter sent home with students on May 24.

A copy of the letter from Pequea principal Shirley Murray is posted here: Chickenpox notification 5-24-17[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]