Potter Street Elementary School News

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Doughnut Sales

Begins on January 27th and ends on Feburary 8th

January 26th 2nd Grade Parent Luncheon

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm @ PSE

January 24th is the 100th Day of School

PSE Kindergarten Activities

Martin Luther King Jr Birthday

No school on Monday January 16th. 

Pre K Registration

Pre K Registration begins on February 7th                       Time: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm  & 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm 

STEM and MATH family night

On January 24th at 6:00 pm

Early Literacy Night

Join us at Elcan-King Elementary Schoo Monday, November 14,l from 5:30 - 6:30 pm as we celebrate Early Literacy Night with grades prekindergarten through first. 

Community Conversation

Community Conversation will be held at Friendship House on Thursday, October 27 at 5:30 pm. Please Join Us!

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week will be celebrated October 24-28. Please support our efforts! Each day has a different activity. Thank you!

Red Ribbon Flyer

It's PreK Week! It's PreK Week!

During the week, hundreds of state, business and community leaders will visit Pre-K centers to witness early learning in action and to read a favorite children's book to the young learners. 

Potter Street Elementary Open House Parent Meeting

We invite you to join us for our Open House and Parent Meeting on August 11 at 6:30 pm. Meet the staff, learn about upcoming events, and more! We look forward to seeing you there!

Potter Street Elementary Title 1 Meeting

We invite you to join us Thursday, August 11 at 6:00 pm to learn about the Federal program, Title 1. We will discuss its components and how it relates to the students at Potter Street Elementary School. We look forward to seeing you there.

Potter Street Elementary EIP Parent Meeting

We invite you to come to our EIP meeting at 5:30 pm. Learn more about the Early Intervention Program and meet Ms. Holmes. We look forward to seeing you.

Parent Reminder: School Improvement Meeting

The Annual School Improvement Planning Meeting will be held Thursday and Friday, June 9th and 10th beginning at 8 a.m. Parents, we would especially like for you to come at 8:30 a.m. on  June 9th. Your input is needed and would be very much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting. Help us to make this the best School Improvement Planning Meeting ever! Your input would certainly make Potter Street Elementary a GREAT PLACE to LEARN!

Thank you from the Potter Street Administration and Staff

Summer Meals for Kids & Teens

Strategic Waiver Application Public Hearing

The Decatur County Board of Education will hold a public hearing/informational meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2016 to publicly share our Strategic Waivers School System partnership contract. The public hearing will be conducted at 5:00 p.m. in the Board Room located at 507 Martin Street, Bainbridge, Georgia. The hearing will be held in the school board meeting room located in the Decatur County The public is invited to attend this informational meeting. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Fred Rayfield or April Aldridge.

Strategic Waiver Application Public Hearing-FHR (English and Spanish Format)

Awards Programs

You are invited to the Awards Programs!

PreKindergarten: Friday, May 20, 2016 at 8:30 am

Kindergarten: Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10:00 am

First Grade: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 8:30 am

Second Grade: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:00 am

Third Grade: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 10:00 am

Fourth Grade: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 8:30 am

We look forward to seeing you!

School Nutrition Summer Program
Get Georgia Reading (2016 Summer Reading Opportunity)

Exciting news, everyone! 

Starting today, Get Georgia Reading partner myON is delivering more than 10,400 free books to computer and mobile devices that you can access 24 hours a day—every day—through Aug. 31. Last year, kids read over 100,000 books. This year, as you’ll see in the story under “Ready, Set, Read” — the Get Georgia Reading Campaign is challenging Georgia to double that number. 

Please help spread the word — including simple instructions for logging on — by sharing this news story with your networks: http://www.getgeorgiareading.org/myon2016

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Summer Reading Tips for Parents

Hey Henry! It's Beverly's Birthday!
Zika Virus Information

With the warm, wet weather comes mosquitoes! The CDC wants you to be safe as you enjoy the spring weather at home or away. The attached flyer and website provide you with valuable information to help you take care of yourself and your family. 

For information related to the Zika virus please visit the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/zika.

CDC's Response to ZIKA

Decatur County Summer Enrichment Program

Hey, Potter Street Elementary Students!

Are you looking for something to do this summer?

Then you need to join the Summertime Enrichment Program.
Where? Bainbridge Middle School
When? June 1st-June 28th Time: 7:45 am – 12:30 pm

The program will offer reading, math, and extracurricular activities. Breakfast and Lunch will be served to ALL students. Transportation will be provided.
Parents! If you would like for your child to participate, please complete the form below and return by Friday, April 29th.

For more information: Contact Mr. Carlos Williams at 229-726-0569.

Summertime Enrichment Program Application (English)

Summertime Enrichment Program Application (Spanish)

Pre-K Registration is Here!

February 9, 2016

Potter Street Elementary School

8:30 am - 2:30 pm

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Pre-K Registration is conducted on a first come, first served basis. Please contact the school with any questions you may have (229-248-2253).

LKES Survey

LKES Survey

Georgia Parent Survey

Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey is also modeled after the student survey and contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphones or tablet.  For parents that do not have access to the Internet, school administrators should consider scheduling dates and times to allow parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey at school.  All parents should be encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.  Individual data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.  The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below.

Student Climate Surveys

Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 
There are two versions of the Georgia Student Health Survey (GSHS) 2.0. The first version is for middle and high school students (grades 6 – 12), and the second version is a short survey for elementary students (grades 3-5). At least 75% of students at each grade level (3-12) must participate in the GSHS 2.0 to be eligible for the School Climate Star Rating. Please make plans for your elementary, middle and high school students to participate in the GSHS 2.0. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The GSHS 2.0 is also available in Spanish. Students may select the Spanish version by clicking Español within the survey. The URL addresses for the elementary, middle and high school surveys are posted below.

Teachers, Parents, and Stakeholders . . .Participate in Surveys

From Pam Smith, GaDOE Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Georgia Department of Education

On January 14, 2016, the State Board of Education granted permission to post the draft Science and Social Studies GSE for 60 days of public review and comment.

ATLANTA FALCONS MOMS FOOTBALL SAFETY CLINICS

An Atlanta Falcons Moms Football Safety Clinic is being hosted at Bainbridge High School on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 with Dinner provided from 6 pm to 7 pm and the Clinic from 7 pm to 9 pm in the BHS Cafeteria.  To register for the clinic click on the link provided below:

http://www.atlantafalcons.com/community/community-programs/youth-football/moms-clinics.html

 

The Book Fair Has Arrived!

The Scholastic Book Fair has arrived at Potter Street Elementary School! We will preview the fair Thursday afternoon. You can preview items online here. Students can begin shopping Friday, March 18. The Fair will pack up on Friday, March 25.

You can also shop online. Online orders will be shipped to the school after the school fair closes. Click here to access the online shopping!

Thank you in advance for supporting our school!

**Please note, some items in flyers and previews may not be available at our school.**

Parent Survey

School Council Elections

Monday, September 26, 2016 only

Thank you for your participation!

Election Tuesday! View the Student Council Candidates' Speeches

We are proud to present our Candidates for Student Council.

Click each student's name to hear their speech.

Voting is November 11th!

PSE Choral Program

The PSE Choral Program will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 1:30 pm in the Gymnasium. Join us as we celebrate the season through songs performed by our talented students!

Parents! We Need Your Input!

School Climate Parent Survey

PSE Open House

Open House is Thursday, August 4 from 4 pm to 6 pm. The PSE staff is excited to meet you and get our year off to a great start. Come see your classrooms and meet your teachers! 

Parent Conference Night

Parent Conferences will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A letter requesting a conference will be sent home to parents. If you have any questions or concerns, or need more information, please call 229-248-2253.

Technology Night! Parents vs. Students

Join us for Technology Night on Tuesday, November 15 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm! Learn about the technology we use in education and test your skills against the younger generation!

Parent Survey of Georgia Schools

Georgia Schools: Parent Survey

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Click the image above to complete the survey.

School Climate Student Survey

Early Release

Friday, September 30, 2016 is a Early Release Day.

Car riders need to be picked up by 1:00 p.m. Thank you!

Georgia Student Health Survey

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Click image to take the survey.

Parenting 360

Parenting 360

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Samaritan Counseling Center

208 Broad Street

$10.00 per person

229-243-1633

Dates to Remember!

December 5 - 8, 2016 - Red Flag, Green Flag - Second Grade

December 8, 2016 - Christmas Parade

December 9, 2016 - Elementary Technology Fair

December 16, 2016 - End of Nine Weeks

December 17, 2016 - January 4, 2017Winter Break

January 5, 2017 Students Return to School

2016-2017 School Supply List for PSE

2016-2017 School Supply List for PSE

School's just around the corner. Here's our list to help you get ready for a great year!

Decatur County School System's Facebook Page

We invite you to view our system's Facebook page by clicking the image above.  You will find general information, items of interest, weather alerts, and emergencies.  Please follow it and inform family and friends in our community.  Thank you for supporting our students and schools!

 

 

Patriot's Pride Students of the First Nine Weeks! Patriot's Pride Students of the First Nine Weeks

Front Row - Left to Right: Camron Johnson, Aarom Magruder, Gunnar McNair, Dora Mendoza, and Ayden Evans.
Middle Row - Left to Right: Camora Gail, Grace Dollar, Ka'Darrion McNair, Paris Gibson, Massiah Scott,  Kayley Hodnett
Back Row - Left to Right: Zykeria O'Neal, Alexandra Scott, Gerardo Cruz, Destiney Jones, Schernavia Burnett, De'Maya Scott

2016-2017 School Calendar