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By Website Administrator on Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:59 AM
 
Upcoming Events:

2/9:  Grade 1 to Reichl Orthodontics
        PTA Meeting
2/10:  Jump Rope for Heart
2/18 & 23:  Parent-Educator Conferences


DID YOU KNOW . . .

Conferences:  Our conferences will be held on Thursday, February 18th and Tuesday, February 23rd from 4-7:30 p.m.  Watch for an email from your child's teacher for a sign-up sheet.  Fourth and fifth grade teachers will meet with their families in the gym.  

"Soup"er Bowl at Prairie:   
Prairie is sponsoring our own "SOUP"er Bowl!  If you wish, you may donate cans of soup for the Waukesha Food Pantry, and our learners will place their donation in the barrel marked with the logo of the team they think will win this week's Super Bowl.   Are you hoping for the Broncos or the Panthers to win?   We'll announce the Prairie winner next week and see if we accurately predict the winner of Sunday's game!  Even though the game is on Sunday, we will accept donations through Tuesday of next week.  

District Science Survey:   
The School District of Waukesha is committed to providing high quality science education to all students.  We ask that each family complete this survey so that we can best meet the needs of all students.  Please answer the questions, based on your entire experience as a whole, not just the current school year.  Your answers will give insight to the ways we can best instruct and build our curriculum, so your time is greatly appreciated. 

Jump Rope for Heart:  Our Jump Rope for Heart plans are in full swing.  Here is Mr. Booth's update for the week:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UKU6ced93nEkaCk_I6OL6WTazVOsC-Uwst-Ivbv-Qf4/edit?usp=sharing--

We have already raised over $3,600!  Our on site event for 3rd-5th graders is Wednesday, February 10th, after school.  Permission slips are needed for those students who will be participating.  Thank you for your support of this important event.  Any questions may be directed to Mr. Booth at rbooth@waukesha.k12.wi.us.


Sodexho Future Chefs:  Sodexho is calling all "Future Chefs" to create a Breakfast Recipe for their culinary competition.  Five lucky winners from the district will be chosen as finalists to compete in their contest at West High School on March 9th.  The winner of that event will be entered into a national competition.  Entry forms are available from our cafeteria staff and must be turned in by Friday, February 12th.  See the flyer below!  

Attendance Letters/Medical Excuses:  
We have reached the point in the school year where many of our families have started receiving attendance letters.  Our Infinite Campus system will automatically generate a letter when your child reaches 5 absences which have not been medically excused.    Any absence for sickness or medical appointments can be classified as "medical excused" with a note from your child's doctor.   We encourage you to get a note from your physician if your child is seen for a routine appointment or for an illness.  These notes may be also be faxed to us at 262-970-2220.  Please note that the "Summary of Appointment" that you receive from your doctor is not considered as a medical excuse.

Enrollment Office Updates for 2016-2017:  

The School District of Waukesha Enrollment Department has begun taking enrollment applications for 2016-2017 new student enrollment, as well as School Choice/Inter-district Transfer applications.  Please review important district enrollment deadlines and guidelines.

2016-2017 New Student Enrollment:
New student enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year began on December 1, 2015.  If you have a child entering 4K, Kindergarten or a student currently attending a private/parochial school that needs to enroll for next school year, please stop by the District Enrollment Office.  To be included in the 4K lottery, you will need to complete the enrollment process by January 29, 2016.  To find out more information on the required documents for enrollment, please visit http://tinyurl.com/SDWEnrollment.   

The Enrollment Office is located at the Lindholm Building - Room 124, 222 Maple Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186.  Email: Enrollment@waukesha.k12.wi.us or call 262-970-1024.  The Enrollment Office is open from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM,  no appointment is necessary.  However, if you need an earlier or later appointment time we are happy to schedule one.

Healing Hearts of Waukesha County:  Healing Hearts of Waukesha County offers grief support  for children (ages 4-18) and the adults who care for them.  There may be loss may be for a number of reasons:  death, divorce, separation, incarceration, immigration, military deployment, abandonment. They are free to all participants and offer Spanish-speaking volunteers and materials.  Their flyer is attached  announcing our Spring session which begins February 8 - and runs for 12 weeks - Mondays from 5:30  - 7:30 P.M.  Check us out at www.healingheartsofwaukeshaco.org and look for their registration form. 


Women's Center Workshops:  The Women's Center located at 505 N East Avenue in Waukesha is sponsoring the following workshops at no cost:
  • Women's Workshop on Child Custody & Placement:  Saturday, February 13th from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Discover (a support group for children & a protective parent who have experienced domestic abuse):  Wednesdays, February 3rd-March 23rd from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
You may call the Women's Center at 262-547-2600 for more information or to register.  Flyers are also attached below.

Parent's Place Classes:  Below are the upcoming classes at Parent’s Place in Waukesha for January and February:


  • Mindful Parent/Happy Child on Mondays, February 15 & 22, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:00pm
  • Having Fun with your Kids in the Kitchen on Thursdays, February 4 – March 17, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:00pm
  • Yoga for Anxiety and Depression on Tuesday, February 9 from 5:30 - 7:00pm
  • Creating Great Connections on Tuesday, February 16 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Love & Logic on Mondays, February 1-22, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm

Flyers are attached below.

Parents United Program:  Parents United is also presenting a program entitled "What Behaviors Can Be Expected" on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Country Springs Hotel.  This workshop is free but rsvp is requested to ediescott1950@zoho.com.  Flyer attached below. 

FROM YOUR PTA: 

Thank you!  For your continued support and attendance at Restaurant Night at Culver's this past Monday.  Its always great to see our Prairie community come out.  Mark your calendars now for next month's restaurant night at Culver's, Monday, March 7th from 5 to 8 p.m.

PTA Meeting - Tuesday, February 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the Prairie Library
Please join us to hear news from Principal Griffin as well as a special presentation from our first grade educators, Mrs. Dugan and Mrs. Brendel.  As always, give your input on past and upcoming events.  It's bound to be a great night - so bring a friend to enjoy the fun!  As always, babysitting is provided for school aged children during the meeting.

Conference Dinners for Staff - 2/18 & 2/23
PTA asks for volunteers to help provide dinners to our awesome staff at Prairie during conference nights.  We have two themed nights: soup & salad and mexican.  We would love any help you can provide.  Look for a sign up genius coming soon with more details and for signing up to help.  Thank you in advance for helping make these nights a little bit easier for our staff!

Reminders for Art & Talent Showcase - February 26th at 6:30 p.m.
Our learners are working hard on their performances and putting the final touches on their pieces for the upcoming Showcase.  All iMovies and CDs/Music is due onFriday, February 12th.  Also, Dress Rehersal will be held in the gym on Friday, February 19th at 6 p.m., fine art pieces are also due that day.  On Friday, February 26th all performers are asked to be at school by 6:15 p.m. and the show will start at 6:30 p.m.  Students attending the showcase will receive a spirit stick to add to their collection.  I can't wait to see our talented Pumas!

Collections IT'S BONUS TIME!!:   We have a great Box Top bonus opportunity!  Go to Pick N Save between Thu. Jan. 21st and Wed. Feb. 17th to earn bonus Box Tops for Prairie and a special spirit stick for your learner!  For every 10 Box Top items you purchase in the same order you earn 50 bonus Box Tops and for every 15Box Top items you purchase in one order you receive 100 bonus Box Tops (the bonus will print out at checkout).  Turn in your Pick N Save 50 or 100 bonus Box Tops by the March collections deadline - Fri. March 18th labeled with your child’s and his/her teacher’s name and the PTA will award him/her with a new spirit stick (limit one Box Tops spirit stick per child).  Please put the bonus sheets in a baggie or envelope and do not tape or staple them to anything. The class that collects the most collection items (Box Tops, Labels for Education and Project A+ items) for each collections deadline will get to host Puma Claws in their classroom.  Additionally the top two classrooms for the January and March combined collections will earn an extra recess for first place and freezie pops for second place. 

Shoparoo:    If you are asking what is Shoparoo - it's one of the easiest fundraisers out there!  Just ask another user or a member of the board, for a referral and start your earnings strong - that way we get extra points for a new member.  Shoparoo is an easy, no cost fundraiser.  Simply download the free Shoparoo app to your phone and designate Prairie for your support, take photos of your shopping receipts, which will be awarded points and those points turn into dollars for Prairie.  For more information go to www.Shoparoo.com or download the Shoparoo app to your phone and start uploading your receipts to support Prairie Elementary.

PTA questions or comments welcome at any time, contact PTAPrairie@gmail.com  

Stay informed throughout the week and see some fun pics by liking us on Facebook at Prairie PTA Go Pumas

 Community Flyers:

The following community groups and organizations have flyers on display on the rack outside of our office or are attached below:

- Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts
-- YMCA Winter Programs
- Gold Attitude Pom Clinic
- Waukesha North Softball Camps
- Waukesha Blazers Rookie Baseball & Girls Softball

Attachments:
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf
Gold Attitude Pom Clinic 2016.pdf
Future Chefs 2016EventPromotionFlyer.docx
Mindful Parent-Happy Child 2-16.pdf
Fun with your Kids in the Kitchen 2-16.pdf
Yoga for Anxiety & Depression 2-9-16.pdf
Creating Great Connections 2-16-16.pdf
Love and Logic - 2-2016.pdf
PARENTS UNITED - What Behaviors Can be Expected - R. Peyton - 2-10-16.docx2016 
Waukesha West High School Basketball Pom Clinic take 2.pdf

express swim school flyer proof 2016.pdf
2016 Waukesha Blazer Rookie Flyer 2016.pdf
Discover Support Group.pdf
Women's Workshop - Child Custody & Placement.pdf
Spring 2016 Healing Hearts Flyer.pdf
By Website Administrator on Thursday, January 28, 2016 2:36 PM

Please use the links below to complete the following two forms as part of our school registration process:


Student Transportation Plans

2015-16 SDW Annual Registration Forms


* Please note in the section of this form entitled “Parent Consent/Opt-out Form for Student Directory Data” that we do not release any information to the military in elementary schools.  However, option 1 or 2 must be selected in order for your child to be included in our school yearbook or have their names listed in programs, newsletters, etc.


THE ABOVE FORM MUST BE FILLED OUT FOR EACH CHILD ATTENDING PRAIRIE.


By Website Administrator on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 9:47 AM
MESSAGE FROM MR. GRIFFIN, PRINCIPAL

First and foremost, I would like to introduce Molly Ebert to you. Molly is our new 3rd Grade Special Education Educator. Molly recently graduated from Wisconsin-Whitewater this past December. Please help us welcome Molly to Prairie. 

Next week Prairie will acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of prominent African Americans during Black History Month. Please stay tuned for more updates. 

Read To Achieve Mountain
94,718 Minutes read in October
102,927 Minutes read in November
105,197 Minutes read in December
How many minutes will the Pawsome Pumas report for the month of January? We will let you know next week. 

Follow us on Twitter @PrairiePumas.

Upcoming Events:

2/1:  PTA Culver's Night
2/9:  Grade 1 to Reichl Orthodontics
        PTA Meeting
2/10:  Jump Rope for Heart
2/18 & 2:  Parent-Educator Conferences


DID YOU KNOW . . .

Yearbooks:  Yearbook order forms should be coming home with your child in today's folder.  Cost is $11.00 each with checks payable to Lifetouch.  You may also order online at YBPay.lifetouch.com with the Yearbook ID Code of 11298116.  All orders are due by Friday, January 29, 2016. 

Jump Rope for Heart:  
Our Jump Rope for Heart plans are in full swing.  Here is Mr. Booth's update for the week:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LmgYhqM2YQeMzDtKCJXz97f05J910PPp12JUueTwgxM/edit?usp=sharing--

We have already raised over $2,900!  Our on site event for 3rd-5th graders is Wednesday, February 10th, after school.  Permission slips are needed for those students who will be participating.  Thank you for your support of this important event.  Any questions may be directed to Mr. Booth at rbooth@waukesha.k12.wi.us.

Optimist Swim Meet:  
Attention all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students!  Information will be coming soon about the Prairie swim and dive team for the Optimist meet which takes place Saturday, March 19th at Waukesha South pool.  If you have any questions about this event, you can reach Kim Hubbard at chbbrd03@gmail.com or 262-574-7617.

I need VOLUNTEERS!!! Parents if you are willing to help out during practices let me know.  Also, if anyone knows of lifeguards or anyone with swimming or diving experience that may want to help out (older siblings?), please let me know!  This  event is a lot of fun but I can't pull it off by myself so I will take any and all helpers!

Sodexho Future Chefs:  Sodexho is calling all "Future Chefs" to create a Breakfast Recipe for their culinary competition.  Five lucky winners from the district will be chosen as finalists to compete in their contest at West High School on March 9th.  The winner of that event will be entered into a national competition.  Entry forms are avilable from our cafeteria staff and must be turned in by Friday, February 12th.  See the flyer below! 

Midwest Dental Pewaukee:  Midwest Dental in Pewaukee is participating in "Give Kids a Smile!" on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 10 a.m. -1 p.m.  This is a program where dentists and their teams provide free oral health care services to children.  This is for children ages 3-12 and will take place at their offices at 2305 W. Silvernail Road, Pewaukee.  You must call 262-548-0770 to schedule an appointment.

Enrollment Office Updates for 2016-2017:  

The School District of Waukesha Enrollment Department has begun taking enrollment applications for 2016-2017 new student enrollment, as well as School Choice/Inter-district Transfer applications.  Please review important district enrollment deadlines and guidelines.

2016-2017 New Student Enrollment:
New student enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year began on December 1, 2015.  If you have a child entering 4K, Kindergarten or a student currently attending a private/parochial school that needs to enroll for next school year, please stop by the District Enrollment Office.  To be included in the 4K lottery, you will need to complete the enrollment process by January 29, 2016.  To find out more information on the required documents for enrollment, please visit http://tinyurl.com/SDWEnrollment.   

The Enrollment Office is located at the Lindholm Building - Room 124, 222 Maple Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186.  Email: Enrollment@waukesha.k12.wi.us or call 262-970-1024.  The Enrollment Office is open from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM,  no appointment is necessary.  However, if you need an earlier or later appointment time we are happy to schedule one.

Women's Center Workshops:  The Women's Center located at 505 N East Avenue in Waukesha is sponsoring the following workshops at no cost:

  • Women's Workshop on Child Custody & Placement:  Saturday, February 13th from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Discover (a support group for children & a protective parent who have experienced domestic abuse):  Wednesdays, February 3rd-March 23rd from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
You may call the Women's Center at 262-547-2600 for more information or to register.  Flyers are also attached below.

Parent's Place Classes:  Below are the upcoming classes at Parent’s Place in Waukesha for January and February:


  • Mindful Parent/Happy Child on Mondays, February 15 & 22, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:00pm
  • Having Fun with your Kids in the Kitchen on Thursdays, February 4 – March 17, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:00pm
  • Yoga for Anxiety and Depression on Tuesday, February 9 from 5:30 - 7:00pm
  • Creating Great Connections on Tuesday, February 16 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Love & Logic on Mondays, February 1-22, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm

Flyers are attached below.

Parents United Program:  Parents United is also presenting a program entitled "What Behaviors Can Be Expected" on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Country Springs Hotel.  This workshop is free but rsvp is requested to ediescott1950@zoho.com.  Flyer attached below. 

FROM YOUR PTA:

Thank sto everyone who attended the Fun Night Out at Skateland last week!  It was great to have such a fantastic turn out and see the kids having fun with their Prairie friends.

 

Next Week's Events:

 

Restaurant Night - Monday, February 1st 5-8 p.m.:  Let someone else do the cooking on Monday, and take the family to Culver's on Sunset for dinner to benefit Prairie!  No flyer needed; any orders made between 5 - 8 p.m. drive through, carry out, or dine in will all benefit Prairie.  The custard flavor is Turtle.  Our PUMA mascot will be making an appearance to welcome guests!

 

Upcoming Events:

 

PTA Meeting, Tuesday, February 9th at 6:30 p.m.

 

Fundraising News:

 

Collections Deadline Friday, January 29th & IT'S BONUS TIME!!:   We have a great Box Top bonus opportunity!  Go to Pick N Save between Thu. Jan. 21st and Wed. Feb. 17th to earn bonus Box Tops for Prairie and a special spirit stick for your learner!  For every 10 Box Top items you purchase in the same order, you earn 50 bonus Box Tops and for every 15 Box Top items you purchase in one order you receive 100 bonus Box Tops (the bonus will print out at checkout).  Turn in your Pick N Save 50 or 100 bonus Box Tops by the March collections deadline - Friday, March 18th labeled with your child’s and his/her teacher’s name, and the PTA will award him/her with a new spirit stick (limit one Box Tops spirit stick per child).  Please put the bonus sheets in a baggie or envelope and do not tape or staple them to anything. The class that collects the most collection items (Box Tops, Labels for Education and Project A+ items) in January will get to host Puma Claws in their classroom.  Additionally, the top two classrooms for the January and March combined collections will earn an extra recess for first place and freezie pops for second place. 

 

Shoparoo:    If you are asking what is Shoparoo - it's one of the easiest fundraisers out there!  Just ask another user or a member of the board, for a referral and start your earnings strong - that way we get extra points for a new member.  Shoparoo is an easy, no cost fundraiser.  Simply download the free Shoparoo app to your phone and designate Prairie for your support, take photos of your shopping receipts, which will be awarded points and those points turn into dollars for Prairie.  Formore information go to www.Shoparoo.com or download the Shoparoo app to your phone and start uploading your receipts to support Prairie Elementary.

 

PTA questions or comments welcome at any time, contact PTAPrairie@gmail.com  

 

Stay informed throughout the week and see some fun pics by liking us on Facebook at Prairie PTA Go Pumas

 

 Community Flyers:


The following community groups and organizations have flyers on display on the rack outside of our office or are attached below:

- Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts
-- YMCA Winter Programs
- Gold Attitude Pom Clinic
- Waukesha Extreme Dance Clinic
- Waukesha West Basketball Cheer Clinic
- Waukesha North Softball Camps
- Waukesha West Cheer Kiddie Clinic
- Waukesha Blazers Rookie Baseball & Girls Softball

Attachments:
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf
Gold Attitude Pom Clinic 2016.pdf
Future Chefs 2016EventPromotionFlyer.docx
Mindful Parent-Happy Child 2-16.pdf
Fun with your Kids in the Kitchen 2-16.pdf
Yoga for Anxiety & Depression 2-9-16.pdf
Creating Great Connections 2-16-16.pdf
Love and Logic - 2-2016.pdf
PARENTS UNITED - What Behaviors Can be Expected - R. Peyton - 2-10-16.docx2016 
Waukesha West High School Basketball Pom Clinic take 2.pdf

express swim school flyer proof 2016.pdf
2016 Waukesha Blazer Rookie Flyer 2016.pdf
Butler Chess Tournament Flyer 1-30-16.pdf
Discover Support Group.pdf
Women's Workshop - Child Custody & Placement.pdf
By Website Administrator on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 9:47 AM
MESSAGE FROM MR. GRIFFIN, PRINCIPAL

Another week of #Pawsomeness filled the halls of Prairie this week. This is in large part due to your commitment to C.L.I.M.B. the Mountain of Success with us. 

Our Jump Rope For Heart campaign is in full swing. We have a goal to raise $9,796. Will you help us raise money for kids with sick hearts?

There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, January 22nd, and Monday, January 25th. Educators will collaborate with one another to continue to provide the highest quality learning experiences for all learners. I look forward to our learners return on Tuesday, January 26th. 

A #Pawsome congratulations to Mrs. Gerlach's class for reaching their Paw Point Goal. They have chosen to have the announcements hosted in their room for a week. I can't wait to join them for morning announcements. 
Follow us on Twitter @PrairiePumas.

Upcoming Events:

1/21: PTA Family Fun Night
1/22 & 25:  NO SCHOOL
2/1:  PTA Culver's Night
2/9:  Grade 1 to Reichl Orthodontics
        PTA Meeting
2/10:  Jump Rope for Heart


DID YOU KNOW . . .

Winter Apparel:  Winter and snow have finally arrived!  Please make sure your child/ren are dressed for outdoors (hats, gloves, boots, snowpants).  We will go outside for recess unless the wind chill is 0 or below.  All children must have boots and snowpants to play in the snow.  If they do not have them, they must stay on the blacktop.

Yearbooks:  Yearbook order forms should be coming home with your child in today's folder.  Cost is $11.00 each with checks payable to Lifetouch.  You may also order online at YBPay.lifetouch.com with the Yearbook ID Code of 11298116.  All orders are due by Friday, January 29, 2016. 

Jump Rope for Heart:  
Our Jump Rope for Heart plans are in full swing.  Here is Mr. Booth's update for the week:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XYSs0nXvhFNz91Tpva90G2g5Q-rdyLPl8w_38qocxWA/edit?usp=sharing--

Our on site event for 3rd-5th graders is Wednesday, February 10th, after school.  Permission slips are needed for those students who will be participating.  Thank you for your support of this important event.  Any questions may be directed to Mr. Booth at rbooth@waukesha.k12.wi.us.

Optimist Swim Meet:  
Attention all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students!  Information will be coming soon about the Prairie swim and dive team for the Optimist meet which takes place Saturday, March 19th at Waukesha South pool.  If you have any questions about this event, you can reach Kim Hubbard at chbbrd03@gmail.com or 262-574-7617.

I need VOLUNTEERS!!! Parents if you are willing to help out during practices let me know.  Also, if anyone knows of lifeguards or anyone with swimming or diving experience that may want to help out (older siblings?), please let me know!  This  event is a lot of fun but I can't pull it off by myself so I will take any and all helpers!

Waukesha Early Learning Center Developmental Days:  
The next Developmental Days program will be held on January 28th from 4-7 p.m. at the Waukesha Early Learning Center.  Families are offered the opportunity to learn more about the level of their child's development, availability of services in the community for families and young children, and the typical growth and development of children ages 3-5.  Please call Elizabeth Severing Rosaldo at 970-2705 for an appointment.

Sodexho Future Chefs:  Sodexho is calling all "Future Chefs" to create a Breakfast Recipe for their culinary competition.  Five lucky winners from the district will be chosen as finalists to compete in their contest at West High School on March 9th.  The winner of that event will be entered into a national competition.  Entry forms are available from our cafeteria staff and must be turned in by Friday, February 12th.  See the flyer below! 

Enrollment Office Updates for 2016-2017:  

The School District of Waukesha Enrollment Department has begun taking enrollment applications for 2016-2017 new student enrollment, as well as School Choice/Inter-district Transfer applications.  Please review important district enrollment deadlines and guidelines.

2016-2017 New Student Enrollment:
New student enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year began on December 1, 2015.  If you have a child entering 4K, Kindergarten or a student currently attending a private/parochial school that needs to enroll for next school year, please stop by the District Enrollment Office.  To be included in the 4K lottery, you will need to complete the enrollment process by January 29, 2016.  To find out more information on the required documents for enrollment, please visit http://tinyurl.com/SDWEnrollment.   

The Enrollment Office is located at the Lindholm Building - Room 124, 222 Maple Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186.  Email: Enrollment@waukesha.k12.wi.us or call 262-970-1024.  The Enrollment Office is open from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM,  no appointment is necessary.  However, if you need an earlier or later appointment time we are happy to schedule one.  

 
School Choice/Inter-District Transfer:  The school choice application period will close on January 21st at 4:00 pm.  If you are considering having your child attend a school within the School District of Waukesha that is not your neighborhood school, you must complete a school choice application. If you have not already done so. 

All school choice applications must be received by 4:00 pm January 21st, 2016 to be considered.  Late applications will not be accepted.  

The application can be found online at  http://tinyurl.com/schoolchoice-2016-2017.  You will receive an email confirmation that your application was received.  Paper applications can be returned to the Enrollment Office or any school office.

Notifications of approval or denial will be mailed home on or around February 1st for grades 6-12.  Elementary notifications of approval or denial will be mailed home on or around March 1st.  If your child is approved for school choice, you need to sign and return the Letter of Commitment by the date listed in the letter to hold your seat at the approved school of choice. 
 
Please note:  


Parent's Place Classes:  Below are the upcoming classes at Parent’s Place in Waukesha for January and February:


  • Parent/Teen Relations: Understanding Your Teen’s Anger offered Mondays, January 18 & 25, 2016 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Mindful Parent/Happy Child on Mondays, February 15 & 22, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:00pm
  • Having Fun with your Kids in the Kitchen on Thursdays, February 4 – March 17, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:00pm
  • Yoga for Anxiety and Depression on Tuesday, February 9 from 5:30 - 7:00pm
  • Creating Great Connections on Tuesday, February 16 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Love & Logic on Mondays, February 1-22, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm

Flyers are attached below.

Parents United Program:  Parents United is also presenting a program entitled "What Behaviors Can Be Expected" on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Country Springs Hotel.  This workshop is free but rsvp is requested to ediescott1950@zoho.com.  Flyer attached below. 

FROM YOUR PTA:
TONIGHT!!  Fun Night out at Skateland on Thursday, January 21st 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Come join other Prairie friends at Skateland for a fun night of roller skating that will help raise some money for Prairie PTA. There is no school the next day so no problem with being out a little later on this night :). It is only $4 for skating and $2 for skate rental this night. Bring your friends and family along for the fun. Be sure to mention you are with Prairie when you get there and be on the lookout for a flyer in the Friday Folder soon. Come on out - let's see if the Prairie Puma mascot can skate?

SCRIP Order Deadline Today, Thursday, January 21st
Go to shopwithscrip.com and enter your order online or look for Tera Nehring on the playground after school on Fridays or at PTA events.  Any questions or need something quickly call Tera at 262-513-0676 or email at Tera.Nehring@yahoo.com 

Collections Deadline Friday, January 29th & IT'S BONUS TIME!!:   We have a great Box Top bonus opportunity!  Go to Pick N Save between Thu. Jan. 21st and Wed. Feb. 17th to earn bonus Box Tops for Prairie and a special spirit stick for your learner!  For every 10 Box Top items you purchase in the same order you earn 50 bonus Box Tops and for every 15 Box Top items you purchase in one order you receive 100 bonus Box Tops (the bonus will print out at checkout).  Turn in your Pick N Save 50 or 100 bonus Box Tops by the March collections deadline - Fri. March 18th labeled with your child’s and his/her teacher’s name and the PTA will award him/her with a new spirit stick (limit one Box Tops spirit stick per child).  Please put the bonus sheets in a baggie or envelope and do not tape or staple them to anything. The class that collects the most collection items (Box Tops, Labels for Education and Project A+ items) in January will get to host Puma Claws in their classroom.  Additionally the top two classrooms for the January and March combined collections will earn an extra recess for first place and freezie pops for second place. 

Shoparoo:    If you are asking what is Shoparoo - it's one of the easiest fundraisers out there!  Just ask another user or a member of the board, for a referral and start your earnings strong - that way we get extra points for a new member.  Shoparoo is an easy, no cost fundraiser.  Simply download the free Shoparoo app to your phone and designate Prairie for your support, take photos of your shopping receipts, which will be awarded points and those points turn into dollars for Prairie.  For more information go to www.Shoparoo.com or download the Shoparoo app to your phone and start uploading your receipts to support Prairie Elementary.

PTA questions or comments welcome at any time, contact PTAPrairie@gmail.com  

Stay informed throughout the week and see some fun pics by liking us on Facebook at Prairie PTA Go Pumas


Community Flyers:

The following community groups and organizations have flyers on display on the rack outside of our office or are attached below:

- Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts
-- YMCA Winter Programs
- Gold Attitude Pom Clinic
- Waukesha Extreme Dance Clinic
- Waukesha West Basketball Cheer Clinic
- Waukesha North Softball Camps
- Waukesha West Poms Clinic
- Waukesha West Cheer Kiddie Clinic

Attachments:
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf
Teen-Parent Relations 2016.pdf
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf
Gold Attitude Pom Clinic 2016.pdf
Future Chefs 2016EventPromotionFlyer.docx
Mindful Parent-Happy Child 2-16.pdf
Fun with your Kids in the Kitchen 2-16.pdf
Yoga for Anxiety & Depression 2-9-16.pdf
Creating Great Connections 2-16-16.pdf
Love and Logic - 2-2016.pdf
PARENTS UNITED - What Behaviors Can be Expected - R. Peyton - 2-10-16.docx2016 
Waukesha West High School Basketball Pom Clinic take 2.pdf

express swim school flyer proof 2016.pdf
By Website Administrator on Tuesday, January 05, 2016 3:24 PM
MESSAGE FROM MR. GRIFFIN, PRINCIPAL

Welcome Back! Welcome Back! Welcome Back!

The staff at Prairie would like to wish each family a Happy New Year. We are so excited to continue our C.L.I.M.B. with all of the learners at Prairie. Our goal is to make Prairie the best institution of learning around. 

Are you good at board games? If you want to tout your skills, please join us for Family Game Night here at Prairie tonight. The games will begin at 6:30 p.m.

MAP Testing: The winter MAP assessment is on the horizon. We will begin the MAP assessment for different classrooms next week. The MAP assessment will conclude at the end of the month. During this time we are asking that you help ensure the learners success by making sure they have a good nights rest and a healthy breakfast. We did not assess learners in the fall.

We want to wish Natalee Haack, Jamison Young, Jamila Beard, and Carson Gratz good luck as they will represent Prairie at  the Elk's Club Hoop Shoot this weekend. 

We are still enduring the winter season and we want to ensure that each of our learners are prepared for the winter. Please send all of our learners with the appropriate clothing for recess (hats, gloves, and snowpants).

We would like everyone to remember that we do not allow our learners to throw snow at anytime at school. On many occasions what looks like snow has actually turned to ice and can cause bodily harm to our learners. Please have this conversation with your learners to ensure the message has been communicated. 

When was the last time you checked your learners' iPad? Remember the iPad is an instructional tool first. Please help us achieve that goal by periodically checking the iPads and ensuring that we are placing a priority on academics. 

In closing, I want to thank each of our families for their continued support. We would not be able to impact our future leaders lives without you. Have a Pawsome weekend, and we will see you bright and early Monday morning. 

Follow us on Twitter @PrairiePumas


Upcoming Events:

1/8:  PTA Family Game Night
1/12: PTA Meeting
1/13:  Kindergarten to Environmental Education
1/15:  Talent/Art Show Registration Forms Due
1/21:  Grade 2 to Env Ed
          PTA Family Fun Night
1/22 & 25:  NO SCHOOL

DID YOU KNOW . . .

Winter Apparel:  Winter and snow have finally arrived!  Please make sure your child/ren are dressed for outdoors (hats, gloves, boots, snowpants).  We will go outside for recess unless the wind chill is 0 or below.  All children must have boots and snowpants to play in the snow.  If they do not have them, they must stay on the blacktop.

Yearbooks:  Yearbook order forms should be coming home with your child in today's folder.  Cost is $11.00 each with checks payable to Lifetouch.  You may also order online at YBPay.lifetouch.com with the Yearbook ID Code of 11298116.  All orders are due by Friday, January 29, 2016.  

Sodexho Future Chefs:  Sodexho is calling all "Future Chefs" to create a Breakfast Recipe for their culinary competition.  Five lucky winners from the district will be chosen as finalists to compete in their contest at West High School on March 9th.  The winner of that event will be entered into a national competition.  Entry forms are available from our cafeteria staff and must be turned in by Friday, February 12th.  See the flyer below! 

Enrollment Office Updates for 2016-2017:  

2016-2017 New Student Enrollment (December - end of school year):   New Student enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year will start on December 1, 2015.  If you have a child who is entering 4K, Kindergarten or a student currently attending a private/parochial school that needs to enroll for next school year, please stop by the District Enrollment Office.  To find out more information on the required documents for enrollment, please visit:http://tinyurl.com/SDWEnrollment.

School Choice (December & January):  The School Choice/Inter-District Transfer application period has changed and will now open on December 1, 2015 at 8:00 am and will run through 4:00 pm on January 21, 2016.  If you are considering attending a school within the district that is not your neighborhood school, you must complete a school choice application.  The application will go live on December 1, 2015 at 8:00 am. The application can be found online at http://tinyurl.com/schoolchoice-2016-2017.  Email confirmations that we received the application will be made upon submission of the electronic application.   

Notifications of approval or denial for the middle and high schools will be made on or around February 3, 2016.  Elementary notifications will be made around February 29, 2016. If your child is approved for school choice, the Letter of Commitment will need to be signed and returned by the date listed in the letter to hold your child’s seat at the school of choice.

Open Enrollment (February - April):  Wisconsin’s inter-district public school open enrollment program allows parents to apply for their children to attend school districts other than the one in which they live. The open enrollment application period for the 2016-2017 school year is from February 1-April 29, 2016.  The application period closes at 4:00 p.m. on April 29, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

Parents may apply in one of two ways:

  • On-line (recommend) at http://dpi.wi.gov/sms/psctoc.html
  • Although an on-line application is recommended, paper applications may be obtained from the Department of Public Instruction or any school district.  Paper applications must be delivered to the nonresident school district.  School District of Waukesha applications should be submitted attention to:

Stephanie Peterson

Open Enrollment

222 Maple Avenue

Waukesha, WI 53186

 

Who needs to complete the Open Enrollment process?

  • Students currently attending a Waukesha school via Tuition Waiver for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Students who have changed residency to a non-Waukesha address between September 1st and February 3rd.
  • Students planning to move into an address that is outside of the School District of Waukesha between February 1 and September 1, 2016; and wish to stay in the School District of Waukesha. 

Note: families that move unexpectedly after April 30th are able to complete a Tuition Waiver form for the following year.

Parent's Place Classes:  Below are the upcoming classes at Parent’s Place in Waukesha for January:


  • Parent/Teen Relations: Understanding Your Teen’s Anger offered Mondays, January 18 & 25, 2016 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Social Skills/Self Esteem offered Wednesdays, January 13 & 20, 2016 from 5:30-7:00pm

Flyers are attached below.



FROM YOUR PTA:
HAPPY NEW YEAR & WELCOME BACK!!  Looking forward to a great 2016 with Prairie!

Thank you to all who made it out to Restaurant Night on Monday, January 4th  at Culver's
It was great to see so many families make it out after the holidays and to catch up with one another.  Not only are restaurant nights good fundraisers, they are great for connecting to the Prairie community.  We are looking forward to the next restaurant night, Monday February 1, 2016  at Culver's.  

TONIGHT!! - Family Night - Game Night - Friday, January 8th 6:30 - 8 p.m. at Prairie
Come out for a fun night of games with your family and friends at Prairie.  This is a FREE community building event.  Just come out bring a game from home and have fun.  Bingo game will start promptly at 7 p.m.  The number of people who attend will help determine what all we play, board games, bingo, minute to win it??  It's bound to be a fun night!

Prairie's Got Talent - Art & Talent Showcase - Info Meeting - Tuesday, January 12th 6 - 6:30 p.m.
If your child is interested in participating and you have any questions, please come to the informational meeting.  We look forward to working with you and your child to make this fun event fabulous!  Don't forget - Registration forms for participating are due Friday, January 15th!

PTA Meeting - Tuesday, January 12th at 6:30 p.m.
Special Guest Speakers:  Special Guest Speakers: Michelle Murray, Randy Booth, Erin Fasula, Tracy Sanchez and Stephanie Arnold on Parent Road Maps.  Please bring your lap top or ipad, or your child's ipad, to the meeting for this interactive presentation.  Learn where you can access the information about what your kids should be learning at their grade level and beyond.  It's always nice to learn the ingredients for the recipe for success!

Mark your Calendars - Fun Night out at Skateland on Thursday, January 21st 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Come join other Prairie friends at Skateland for a fun night of roller skating that will help raise some money for Prairie PTA. There is no school the next day so no problem with being out a little later on this night :). It is only $4 for skating and $2 for skate rental this night. Bring your friends and family along for the fun. Be sure to mention you are with Prairie when you get there or be on the lookout for a flyer in the Friday Folder soon. 

Collections:   Thank you Prairie Families for an incredible 11,177 collection items handed in so far this school year.  Mrs. Taddey’s class led the way in November with 605 collection items and will host Puma Claws in their classroom.  Ms. Sanchez’s class with 2,444 collection items and Mrs. Baker’s class with 1,313 items won the pajama day and crazy hair day prize for the September and November Collections.  Thank you to Wendy Hubiak, Tera Nehring, Paula Manske, Erica Kasseckert and Carrie Dinwiddie for helping to trim and count November collection items.  No collections deadline for this month, but keep clipping those box tops, labels for education and Tyson A+ labels and send them into school marked with your student's homeroom teacher on the sheet or bag.  The holidays are a great time to stock up on those collections and for reminding family and friends that you are collecting for school.  The next collections deadline is Friday, January 29th

Shoparoo:   Woo Hoo!!!!  One of our dedicated Shoparoo supporters scored an award of $20 in Roo Points this week!  Keep a look out for special bonus opportunities on the Earn tab of your Shoparoo app - you could be the next to win for Prairie.  If you are asking what is Shoparoo - it's one of the easiest fundraisers out there!  Just ask another user or a member of the board, for a referral and start your earnings strong - that way we get extra points for a new member.  Shoparoo is an easy, no cost fundraiser.  Simply download the free Shoparoo app to your phone and designate Prairie for your support, take photos of your shopping receipts, which will be awarded points and those points turn into dollars for Prairie.  For more information go to www.Shoparoo.com or download the Shoparoo app to your phone and start uploading your receipts to support Prairie Elementary.

PTA questions or comments welcome at any time, contact PTAPrairie@gmail.com  

Stay informed throughout the week and see some fun pics by liking us on Facebook at Prairie PTA Go Pumas

Community Flyers:

The following community groups and organizations have flyers on display on the rack outside of our office or are attached below:


- Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts
-- YMCA Winter Programs
- Gold Attitude Pom Clinic
- Waukesha Extreme Dance Clinic
- Waukesha West Basketball Cheer Clinic



Attachments:
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf
Teen-Parent Relations 2016.pdf
Self Esteem and Social Skills 2016.pdf
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf
Gold Attitude Pom Clinic 2016.pdf
Future Chefs 2016EventPromotionFlyer.docx
By Website Administrator on Thursday, December 17, 2015 11:02 AM
MESSAGE FROM MR. GRIFFIN, PRINCIPAL

Happy Holidays and New Year to all of the families of Prairie Elementary School. I can not believe the amount of time that has passed this school year. The fact that we do not have any snow may have something to do with it. We want everyone to be safe this holiday season. I am already anxiously awaiting our learners return on January 4th. 


Next week Tuesday, Prairie will celebrate an all school pajama day. This has been a tradition at Prairie that we look forward to continuing.  The culmination of our day will be highlighted with an all school sing-a-long. 

IPads: When was the last time you checked your learner's Ipad?  Please help us begin the New Year on the correct foot by taking a few moments to check your learner's Ipad over the holiday season. Take the time to erase any unnecessary pictures, apps, and/or games. 

Want updates on what is going on at Prairie? Follow us on twitter at @PrairiePumas. There are many #Pawsome learning experiences that we would like to share with you. 

I am very excited to share this holiday with my Prairie family. Thank you for welcoming me to the school community. Together we will continue to C.L.I.M.B. the Mountain of Success Together!!!
 


Upcoming Events:

12/22:  All School Pajama Day & Sing-a-Long
12/23-1/3:  NO SCHOOL
1/4:  Classes Resume
        PTA Culver's Night
1/8:  PTA Family Game Night
1/12: PTA Meeting
1/13:  Kindergarten to Environmental Education

DID YOU KNOW . . .

Enrollment Office Updates for 2016-2017:  

2016-2017 New Student Enrollment (December - end of school year):   New Student enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year will start on December 1, 2015.  If you have a child who is entering 4K, Kindergarten or a student currently attending a private/parochial school that needs to enroll for next school year, please stop by the District Enrollment Office.  To find out more information on the required documents for enrollment, please visit:http://tinyurl.com/SDWEnrollment.

School Choice (December & January):  The School Choice/Inter-District Transfer application period has changed and will now open on December 1, 2015 at 8:00 am and will run through 4:00 pm on January 21, 2016.  If you are considering attending a school within the district that is not your neighborhood school, you must complete a school choice application.  The application will go live on December 1, 2015 at 8:00 am. The application can be found online at http://tinyurl.com/schoolchoice-2016-2017.  Email confirmations that we received the application will be made upon submission of the electronic application.   

Notifications of approval or denial for the middle and high schools will be made on or around February 3, 2016.  Elementary notifications will be made around February 29, 2016. If your child is approved for school choice, the Letter of Commitment will need to be signed and returned by the date listed in the letter to hold your child’s seat at the school of choice.

Open Enrollment (February - April):  Wisconsin’s inter-district public school open enrollment program allows parents to apply for their children to attend school districts other than the one in which they live. The open enrollment application period for the 2016-2017 school year is from February 1-April 29, 2016.  The application period closes at 4:00 p.m. on April 29, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

Parents may apply in one of two ways:

  • On-line (recommend) at http://dpi.wi.gov/sms/psctoc.html
  • Although an on-line application is recommended, paper applications may be obtained from the Department of Public Instruction or any school district.  Paper applications must be delivered to the nonresident school district.  School District of Waukesha applications should be submitted attention to:

Stephanie Peterson

Open Enrollment

222 Maple Avenue

Waukesha, WI 53186

 

Who needs to complete the Open Enrollment process?

  • Students currently attending a Waukesha school via Tuition Waiver for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Students who have changed residency to a non-Waukesha address between September 1st and February 3rd.
  • Students planning to move into an address that is outside of the School District of Waukesha between February 1 and September 1, 2016; and wish to stay in the School District of Waukesha. 

Note: families that move unexpectedly after April 30th are able to complete a Tuition Waiver form for the following year.


Parent's Place Classes:  Below are the upcoming classes at Parent’s Place in Waukesha for January:


  • Parent/Teen Relations: Understanding Your Teen’s Anger offered Mondays, January 18 & 25, 2016 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Social Skills/Self Esteem offered Wednesdays, January 13 & 20, 2016 from 5:30-7:00pm

Flyers are attached below.



FROM YOUR PTA:
WISHING YOU AND YOURS HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!

Mark your Calendars now for these events occurring when return to school from the holidays.

Restaurant Night - Monday, January 4th  at Culver's
Give yourself a little gift on the first day back to school after the holidays and have dinner at Culver's, afterall who wants to cook on the first day back.  Come see your friends and support Prairie by eating dinner or even just dessert at Culver's.

Family Night - Game Night - Friday, January 8th at Prairie
Come out for a fun night of games with your family and friends at Prairie.  This is a FREE community building event.  Just come out and have fun.  The number of people who attend will help determine what we play, board games, bingo, minute to win it??  It's bound to be a fun night.

Keep a look out for your January Events Flyer coming home soon in backpacks!

Collections:   Thank you Prairie Families for an incredible 11,177 collection items handed in so far this school year.  Mrs. Taddey’s class led the way in November with 605 collection items and will host Puma Claws in their classroom.  Ms. Sanchez’s class with 2,444 collection items and Mrs. Baker’s class with 1,313 items won the pajama day and crazy hair day prize for the September and November Collections.  Thank you to Wendy Hubiak, Tera Nehring, Paula Manske, Erica Kasseckert and Carrie Dinwiddie for helping to trim and count November collection items.  No collections deadline for this month, but keep clipping those box tops, labels for education and Tyson A+ labels and send them into school marked with your student's homeroom teacher on the sheet or bag.  The holidays are a great time to stock up on those collections and for reminding family and friends that you are collecting for school.  The next collections deadline is Fri. January 29th.

Shoparoo:   Woo Hoo!!!!  One of our dedicated Shoparoo supporters scored an award of $20 in Roo Points this week!  Keep a look out for special bonus opportunities on the Earn tab of your Shoparoo app - you could be the next to win for Prairie.  If you are asking what is Shoparoo - it's one of the easiest fundraisers out there!  Just ask another user or a member of the board, for a referral and start your earnings strong - that way we get extra points for a new member.  Shoparoo is an easy, no cost fundraiser.  Simply download the free Shoparoo app to your phone and designate Prairie for your support, take photos of your shopping receipts, which will be awarded points and those points turn into dollars for Prairie.  For more information go to www.Shoparoo.com or download the Shoparoo app to your phone and start uploading your receipts to support Prairie Elementary.

PTA questions or comments welcome at any time, contact PTAPrairie@gmail.com  

Stay informed throughout the week and see some fun pics by liking us on Facebook at Prairie PTA Go Pumas



Community Flyers:

The following community groups and organizations have flyers on display on the rack outside of our office or are attached below:


- Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts
- 4H Spin Club
- HAWS Kids 'n Critters Winter Day Camp
- WPRF Magic Show
- YMCA Winter Programs



Attachments:
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf
Waukesha North Kids Clinic 2015 Winter.pdf
Teen-Parent Relations 2016.pdf
Self Esteem and Social Skills 2016.pdf
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf
By Website Administrator on Wednesday, December 09, 2015 8:01 AM
MESSAGE FROM MR. GRIFFIN, PRINCIPAL

 Hello Parents, 


A major debate has been sparked at Prairie, and a winner will be identified on Saturday. This Saturday the Marquette Golden Eagles will play the Wisconsin Badgers in Basketball. We have several educators with strong Wisconsin connections such as Mr. Haynes, Mrs. Arnold, Mrs. Murray, and Mrs. Bratz to name a few. However, Mr. Griffin and Ms. Bolton attended Marquette. Who will you cheer for this weekend? 

The first trimester has come to an end at Prairie Elementary School. All grades have been posted to Infinite Campus for you to view. We sent home a letter that contains the rubric for the report cards as they are based on a 4 point scale that extends from unsatisfactory (1) to proficient (4).  If you have any questions regarding this format, please contact us. 

This week we participated in the "Hour of Code" movement here at Prairie. It was great to see the engagement of so many learners as they worked in teams through Minecraft, Frozen, and Star Wars activities. The critical thinking and applications skills were through the roof. Ask your learner to talk about this experience with you. Who knows maybe you can code together. 

Yes, if you have not heard we were mentioned in the Freeman in regard to the frequent number of lice cases we have seen this year. I want to assure you that we are diligently working with district office to find viable solutions to this problem. We have taken several proactive steps such as: frequent checks when we are made aware of a situation, the removal of fabric from classrooms, placing the learners items in secured areas, placing art smocks in ziplock bags and keeping them in the art room, and working with district office to build more coat hooks for our hallways. Together we will continue to solve this problem.

As always, thank you for your continued support. It is because of you that we are able to C.L.I.M.B. the Mountain of Success Together.




Upcoming Events:

12/15:  Vision Screening
12/22:  All School Pajama Day & Sing-a-Long
12/23-1/3:  NO SCHOOL
1/4:  Classes Resume
1/8:  PTA Family Night
1/12: PTA Meeting
1/13:  Kindergarten to Environmental Education

DID YOU KNOW . . .

Enrollment Office Updates for 2016-2017:  

2016-2017 New Student Enrollment (December - end of school year):   New Student enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year will start on December 1, 2015.  If you have a child who is entering 4K, Kindergarten or a student currently attending a private/parochial school that needs to enroll for next school year, please stop by the District Enrollment Office.  To find out more information on the required documents for enrollment, please visit:http://tinyurl.com/SDWEnrollment.

School Choice (December & January):  The School Choice/Inter-District Transfer application period has changed and will now open on December 1, 2015 at 8:00 am and will run through 4:00 pm on January 21, 2016.  If you are considering attending a school within the district that is not your neighborhood school, you must complete a school choice application.  The application will go live on December 1, 2015 at 8:00 am. The application can be found online at http://tinyurl.com/schoolchoice-2016-2017.  Email confirmations that we received the application will be made upon submission of the electronic application.   

Notifications of approval or denial for the middle and high schools will be made on or around February 3, 2016.  Elementary notifications will be made around February 29, 2016. If your child is approved for school choice, the Letter of Commitment will need to be signed and returned by the date listed in the letter to hold your child’s seat at the school of choice.

Open Enrollment (February - April):  Wisconsin’s inter-district public school open enrollment program allows parents to apply for their children to attend school districts other than the one in which they live. The open enrollment application period for the 2016-2017 school year is from February 1-April 29, 2016.  The application period closes at 4:00 p.m. on April 29, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

Parents may apply in one of two ways:

  • On-line (recommend) at http://dpi.wi.gov/sms/psctoc.html
  • Although an on-line application is recommended, paper applications may be obtained from the Department of Public Instruction or any school district.  Paper applications must be delivered to the nonresident school district.  School District of Waukesha applications should be submitted attention to:

Stephanie Peterson

Open Enrollment

222 Maple Avenue

Waukesha, WI 53186

 

Who needs to complete the Open Enrollment process?

  • Students currently attending a Waukesha school via Tuition Waiver for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Students who have changed residency to a non-Waukesha address between September 1st and February 3rd.
  • Students planning to move into an address that is outside of the School District of Waukesha between February 1 and September 1, 2016; and wish to stay in the School District of Waukesha. 

Note: families that move unexpectedly after April 30th are able to complete a Tuition Waiver form for the following year.


Sodexho Menu Survey:  

We are conducting our annual Fall Menu survey and would like your assistance.  We are looking for feedback from parents and students about our menus to help us make better decisions while we plan for the upcoming year.  The survey site will be open until the 18th of December.   The links can also be found on the food service website.  Thank you for your time and support as we move to improve the quality of life for those in our district.

 

WSD Elementary Parent/Student Menu Feedback Fall 2015

http://www.sodexosurveys.com/f/93525/f473/




Parent's Place Classes:  Below are the upcoming classes at Parent’s Place in Waukesha for January:

  • Parent/Teen Relations: Understanding Your Teen’s Anger offered Mondays, January 18 & 25, 2016 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Social Skills/Self Esteem offered Wednesdays, January 13 & 20, 2016 from 5:30-7:00pm

Flyers are attached below.



FROM YOUR PTA:
Thank you! To all for your involvement and support.  Thank you for turning in your Marcus Movie Orders and SCRIP teacher gift orders.  Thank you for helping build our Prairie community for participating in Movie Night and your invaluable input at our PTA meetings.  

PTA Meeting Highlights from Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Thank you to our Special Guest Speakers: Mr. Haynes & Mr. Vegter who gave us a preview of our learners participation in the world-wide hour of code this week.  It was so exciting to see what our learners would be doing and our educators enthusiasm was infectious!  We shared what we would like to see from PTA and started planning for upcoming events in early 2016 including, a Fun Night Out in January, Talent & Art Showcase, Textile Recycling Program and the possible expansion of our Spirit Stick opportunities.  We would love to have you join us for these great informative meetings where you can give your input and be involved!  Plus we provide refreshments, snacks, camaraderie and free child care for school age children by Red Cross trained babysitters.  Mark your calendars now for our next meeting - January 12th at 6:30 p.m. in the Prairie Library.


SCRIP Holiday Gift for Teachers and Staff - Order Deadline Thursday, December 10th - DID YOU MISS IT!!  IT'S NOT TOO LATE!!  TURN THEM IN TODAY!!!  Look no further - SCRIP is the perfect gift for Prairie Teachers and Staff and it couldn't be easier!!  A special order form went home in back packs this week, if you did not receive it please feel free to contact us for one.  Just select the staff member and amount of your donation and send in the form and check made out to "Prairie PTA" to school in an envelope marked "PTA Holiday Gift" and PTA will pool all the donations received for each staff member and order gift cards with your family signed to the holiday card that will accompany the gift cards for the staff member.  Please contactTera.Nehring@yahoo.com with any questions.  Tera Nehring will be out on the playground after school today to collect those last minute orders.


SCRIP Sales - Order Deadline TODAY, Friday, December 11th:  For all your of your other holiday gift needs - tons of gift cards are available on SCRIP, you get what you order and a percentage of your purchase comes back to Prairie.  Go to shopwithscrip.com and enter your order any time or look for an order form soon.  SCRIP cards will also be available on the playground after school on Fridays and at all other PTA events, such as our Movie Night.    Questions - email Tera.Nehring@yahoo.com ro call 262-513-0676.  Tera Nehring will be out on the playground after school today to collect those last minute orders.


Collections:   No collections deadline for this month, but keep clipping those box tops, labels for education and Tyson A+ labels and send them into school marked with your student's homeroom teacher on the sheet or bag.  The holidays are a great time to stock up on those collections and for reminding family and friends that you are collecting for school.  Stay tuned for our next deadline in January.

Shoparoo:   If you are asking what is Shoparoo - it's one of the easiest fundraisers out there!  Just ask another user or a member of the board, for a referral and start your earnings strong - that way we get extra points for a new member.  Shoparoo is an easy, no cost fundraiser.  Simply download the free Shoparoo app to your phone and designate Prairie for your support, take photos of your shopping receipts, which will be awarded points and those points turn into dollars for Prairie.  For more information go to www.Shoparoo.com or download the Shoparoo app to your phone and start uploading your receipts to support Prairie Elementary.

PTA questions or comments welcome at any time, contact PTAPrairie@gmail.com  

Stay informed throughout the week and see some fun pics by liking us on Facebook at Prairie PTA Go Pumas


Community Flyers:

The following community groups and organizations have flyers on display on the rack outside of our office or are attached below:


- Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts
- 4H Spin Club
- Waukesha South Breakfast with Santa
- HAWS Kids 'n Critters Winter Day Camp
- WPRF Magic Show



Attachments:
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf
Waukesha North Kids Clinic 2015 Winter.pdf
Teen-Parent Relations 2016.pdf
Self Esteem and Social Skills 2016.pdf
Wizard of Oz BMS.jpg
North Dance Team Kids Clinic 2015 Winter 1-9-16.pdf
By Website Administrator on Wednesday, December 02, 2015 11:57 AM
MESSAGE FROM MR. GRIFFIN, PRINCIPAL

 

Dear Pawsome Parents,

We were very excited to welcome all of our learners back from the Thanksgiving break. I missed seeing them for the better part of last week. I want to let everyone know that we have started the Winter Holiday season with a blast. Last night, under the musical prowess of Mrs. Wirth, our first and second graders had a Pawsome music performance. I would also like to thank Ms. Heller, Mrs. Brendel, Mrs. Greenquist, Mrs. Dugan, Mrs. Bazan, and Mrs. Baker for all of their assistance leading up to the program. 

I just wanted to take a second to remind parents that the weather is changing. With the weather changes, we are asking all parents to ensure that their son/daughter is well-rested and properly dressed each day they come to Prairie. Our school day begin at 8:40 a.m.,  and we need all of our learners in their seats at this time. If a learner is late five minutes a day, it would equal 25 minutes a week. That would equal 100 minutes or an hour and 40 minutes of instruction for a given month. 

I would also like to share that this month that we had three classrooms reach their Read To Achieve Mountain Classroom Goals. A Pawsome Roar to Mrs. Taddey's, Mrs. Arnold's and Mrs. Fasula's classes.     I look forward to the day when our entire school will meet their reading goals. 

Have a Pawsome Weekend. We will see you bright and early Monday morning. 


Upcoming Events:

12/4:  PTA Movie Night
12/8:  PTA Meeting
12/15:  Vision Screening
12/22:  All School Pajama Day & Sing-a-Long
12/23: 1/3:  NO SCHOOL
1/4:  Classes Rseume

DID YOU KNOW . . .

Enrollment Office Updates for 2016-2017:  

2016-2017 New Student Enrollment (December - end of school year):   New Student enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year will start on December 1, 2015.  If you have a child who is entering 4K, Kindergarten or a student currently attending a private/parochial school that needs to enroll for next school year, please stop by the District Enrollment Office.  To find out more information on the required documents for enrollment, please visit:http://tinyurl.com/SDWEnrollment.

School Choice (December & January):  The School Choice/Inter-District Transfer application period has changed and will now open on December 1, 2015 at 8:00 am and will run through 4:00 pm on January 21, 2016.  If you are considering attending a school within the district that is not your neighborhood school, you must complete a school choice application.  The application will go live on December 1, 2015 at 8:00 am. The application can be found online at http://tinyurl.com/schoolchoice-2016-2017.  Email confirmations that we received the application will be made upon submission of the electronic application.   

Notifications of approval or denial for the middle and high schools will be made on or around February 3, 2016.  Elementary notifications will be made around February 29, 2016. If your child is approved for school choice, the Letter of Commitment will need to be signed and returned by the date listed in the letter to hold your child’s seat at the school of choice.

Open Enrollment (February - April):  Wisconsin’s inter-district public school open enrollment program allows parents to apply for their children to attend school districts other than the one in which they live. The open enrollment application period for the 2016-2017 school year is from February 1-April 29, 2016.  The application period closes at 4:00 p.m. on April 29, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

Parents may apply in one of two ways:

  • On-line (recommend) at http://dpi.wi.gov/sms/psctoc.html
  • Although an on-line application is recommended, paper applications may be obtained from the Department of Public Instruction or any school district.  Paper applications must be delivered to the nonresident school district.  School District of Waukesha applications should be submitted attention to:

Stephanie Peterson

Open Enrollment

222 Maple Avenue

Waukesha, WI 53186

 

Who needs to complete the Open Enrollment process?

  • Students currently attending a Waukesha school via Tuition Waiver for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Students who have changed residency to a non-Waukesha address between September 1st and February 3rd.
  • Students planning to move into an address that is outside of the School District of Waukesha between February 1 and September 1, 2016; and wish to stay in the School District of Waukesha. 

Note: families that move unexpectedly after April 30th are able to complete a Tuition Waiver form for the following year.


Parent's Place Classes:  Below are the upcoming classes at Parent’s Place in Waukesha for January:

  • Parent/Teen Relations: Understanding Your Teen’s Anger offered Mondays, January 18 & 25, 2016 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Social Skills/Self Esteem offered Wednesdays, January 13 & 20, 2016 from 5:30-7:00pm

Flyers are attached below.


Printer Cartridge Collections - Keep those cartridges out of the landfill.  Bring in your used printer cartridges, large or small, to Prairie Elementary.  Drop them off in the the plastic bins around the corner from the Principal's Office.   
Prairie Elementary recycles them with a local cartridge vendor and receives money back.  These funds are used by the school for our kids.  The plastic in each new laser cartridge takes three and a half quarts of oil to produce while each new inkjet cartridge requires two and a half ounces of oil.  Each empty laser cartridge contributes about 2.5 pounds in landfill waste.  In one year, if the world's discarded cartridges were stacked end-to-end, they would circle the earth over three times.

LaCasa Health & Insurance Enrollment Fair:  LaCasa is hosting the "Holly Jolly" Health & Insurance Enrollment Fair on Saturday, December 5th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  See attached flyer for specific details.  There will be insurance enrollment assistance, health educational forums and holiday give-aways.


FROM YOUR PTA:
TONIGHT!!  Friday, December 4, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. - Movie Night in the Prairie Gym - Showing: INSIDE OUT.  
Come with your family for a relaxing movie night with your Prairie friends. Bring water, snacks, chairs and or blankets and make yourself comfortable.  The movie will start at 7 p.m.sharp.  This is a FREE event and popcorn is also included!!!

PTA Meeting - Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the Prairie Library
Special Guest Speakers: Mr. Haynes & Mr. Vegter will be presenting on Math Apps
Can't wait to hear all about Math Apps for our learners from our very own Mr. Haynes & Mr. Vegter.  It will be great to learn about these tools to keep up the momentum over the Holidays for our learners!  Free child care for school age children provided by Red Cross trained babysitters.


SCRIP Holiday Gift for Teachers and Staff - Order Deadline Thursday, December 10th:  Look no further - SCRIP is the perfect gift for Prairie Teachers and Staff and it couldn't be easier!!  A special order form went home in back packs this week, if you did not receive it please feel free to contact us for one.  Just select the staff member and amount of your donation and send in the form and check made out to "Prairie PTA" to school in an envelope marked "PTA Holiday Gift" and PTA will pool all the donations received for each staff member and order gift cards with your family signed to the holiday card that will accompany the gift cards for the staff member.  Please contactTera.Nehring@yahoo.com with any questions.


SCRIP Sales - Order Deadline Friday, December 11th:  For all your of your other holiday gift needs - tons of gift cards are available on SCRIP, you get what you order and a percentage of your purchase comes back to Prairie.  Go to shopwithscrip.com and enter your order any time or look for an order form soon.  SCRIP cards will also be available on the playground after school on Fridays and at all other PTA events, such as our Movie Night.    Questions - email Tera.Nehring@yahoo.com ro call 262-513-0676.

Collections:   No collections deadline for this month, but keep clipping those box tops, labels for education and Tyson A+ labels and send them into school marked with your student's homeroom teacher on the sheet or bag.  The holidays are a great time to stock up on those collections and for reminding family and friends that you are collecting for school.  Stay tuned for our next deadline in January.

Shoparoo:   If you are asking what is Shoparoo - it's one of the easiest fundraisers out there!  Just ask another user or a member of the board, for a referral and start your earnings strong - that way we get extra points for a new member.  Shoparoo is an easy, no cost fundraiser.  Simply download the free Shoparoo app to your phone and designate Prairie for your support, take photos of your shopping receipts, which will be awarded points and those points turn into dollars for Prairie.  For more information go to www.Shoparoo.com or download the Shoparoo app to your phone and start uploading your receipts to support Prairie Elementary.

PTA questions or comments welcome at any time, contact PTAPrairie@gmail.com  

Stay informed throughout the week and see some fun pics by liking us on Facebook at Prairie PTA Go Pumas


Community Flyers:

The following community groups and organizations have flyers on display on the rack outside of our office or are attached below:


- Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts
- Waukesha South Poms Clinic
- 4H Spin Club
- Waukesha South Breakfast with Santa
- Butler Middle School Wizard of Ox



LaCasaFairFlyerDecember5thIII.pdf
PARENTS UNITED - Autism - New vs Old Looks M. Carley 12-9-15.docx
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf
Waukesha North Kids Clinic 2015 Winter.pdf
Teen-Parent Relations 2016.pdf
Self Esteem and Social Skills 2016.pdf
Wizard of Oz BMS.jpg
By Website Administrator on Friday, November 20, 2015 3:40 PM

Welcome to the 2015-16 school year.  Several changes are in place regarding back to school paperwork.  As you know, we did not hold a Forms & Photo Day this year and are instead having you complete some of the school and district paperwork online.  The health room card (yellow this year) and Waukesha One paperwork will be available from your child’s teacher at Open House as well as Free & Reduced Lunch Applications.  


School fees of $85.00 total annually ($60.00 student fees and $25.00 technology fee) may be paid by credit card without a service fee in the Infinite Campus Parent Portal as well.  If you do not wish to pay by credit card, you may still drop off cash or check in the office.  Payment plans are available as well.  You may also put money on your child’s lunch account in this same manner without service fees.


Please use the links below to complete the following two forms:


Student Transportation Plans

2015-16 SDW Annual Registration Forms


* Please note in the section of this form entitled “Parent Consent/Opt-out Form for Student Directory Data” that we do not release any information to the military in elementary schools.  However, option 1 or 2 must be selected in order for your child to be included in our school yearbook or have their names listed in programs, newsletters, etc.


THE ABOVE FORM MUST BE FILLED OUT FOR EACH CHILD ATTENDING PRAIRIE.

By Website Administrator on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 2:33 PM
MESSAGE FROM MR. GRIFFIN, PRINCIPAL

Goal-Setting: The entire Praire family has embarked upon the goal-setting process. Each learner has set a goal and began the process of developing a plan to accomplish their goal. Personally, my goal is to read for one hour each day and perform 100 consecutive push-ups by December 5th. What are your goals? Please support this effort by asking your learners what are their goals, and how will they achieve them.

 

IPad Expectations: This week we had a review session of the expectations for IPads with our learners. Please remember that the IPad is a tool that enhances the learning opportunities of our learners on a daily basis. We want to continue to maintain the integrity of this initiative.

 

Thanksgiving: Happy Holidays from the staff at Prairie Elementary. I have asked all learners to spend next week Monday and Tuesday sharing what/who they are thankful for. The entire Prairie staff is thankful for you and your learners. Thank you for entrusting your learners to us each and every day.

 

Read To Achieve Mountain: Please continue to have your learners read over the holiday season. The only way that we can ensure that our learners will become efficient readers is for them to continue reading.   Last month's total was 76,450 minutes.  Can we exceed that for November?  Read, read, and read more!

 


Upcoming Events:

11/25-27:  NO SCHOOL
11/30:  End of 1st trimester
12/3:  Grades 1 & 2 Music Concert
12/4:  PTA Movie Night
12/8:  PTA Meeting

DID YOU KNOW . . .

Enrollment Office Updates for 2016-2017:  

2016-2017 New Student Enrollment (December - end of school year):   New Student enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year will start on December 1, 2015.  If you have a child who is entering 4K, Kindergarten or a student currently attending a private/parochial school that needs to enroll for next school year, please stop by the District Enrollment Office.  To find out more information on the required documents for enrollment, please visit:http://tinyurl.com/SDWEnrollment.

School Choice (December & January):  The School Choice/Inter-District Transfer application period has changed and will now open on December 1, 2015 at 8:00 am and will run through 4:00 pm on January 21, 2016.  If you are considering attending a school within the district that is not your neighborhood school, you must complete a school choice application.  The application will go live on December 1, 2015 at 8:00 am. The application can be found online at http://tinyurl.com/schoolchoice-2016-2017.  Email confirmations that we received the application will be made upon submission of the electronic application.   

Notifications of approval or denial for the middle and high schools will be made on or around February 3, 2016.  Elementary notifications will be made around February 29, 2016. If your child is approved for school choice, the Letter of Commitment will need to be signed and returned by the date listed in the letter to hold your child’s seat at the school of choice.

Open Enrollment (February - April):  Wisconsin’s inter-district public school open enrollment program allows parents to apply for their children to attend school districts other than the one in which they live. The open enrollment application period for the 2016-2017 school year is from February 1-April 29, 2016.  The application period closes at 4:00 p.m. on April 29, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

Parents may apply in one of two ways:

  • On-line (recommend) at http://dpi.wi.gov/sms/psctoc.html
  • Although an on-line application is recommended, paper applications may be obtained from the Department of Public Instruction or any school district.  Paper applications must be delivered to the nonresident school district.  School District of Waukesha applications should be submitted attention to:

Stephanie Peterson

Open Enrollment

222 Maple Avenue

Waukesha, WI 53186

 

Who needs to complete the Open Enrollment process?

  • Students currently attending a Waukesha school via Tuition Waiver for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Students who have changed residency to a non-Waukesha address between September 1st and February 3rd.
  • Students planning to move into an address that is outside of the School District of Waukesha between February 1 and September 1, 2016; and wish to stay in the School District of Waukesha. 

Note: families that move unexpectedly after April 30th are able to complete a Tuition Waiver form for the following year.

Christmas Clearing Council:  Christmas Clearing Council of Waukesha County provides Christmas toys and/or clothing for the children of families in need.  Students from birth to seniors in high school are eligible.  Clients must reside with their child/ren in Waukesha County and the children must qualify for free or reduced lunch.  Interested families should contact our school social worker, Mrs. Bratz, at 970-3933 or kbratz@waukesha.k12.wi.us.  Deadline is Monday, November 23rd. 

Parent's Place Classes:  

Below are the upcoming classes at Parent’s Place in Waukesha for November:

 

  • Love & Logic on Mondays, November 2-23, 2015 from 5:30-7:30pm
  • Strengthening Families on Tuesdays, November 3-24, 2015 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Adult Anger on Mondays, November 9-23, 2015 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Kids Managing Anger on Mondays, November 30-December 21, 2015 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Creating a Culture of Respect on Thursdays, November 12 & 19 and December 3 & 10, 2015 from 5:30-7:00pm
Flyers are attached below. 

Parents United December Programs:  Parents United is sponsoring the following programs (flyers attached):
  • Socio Sexual Development of People with Developmental Delays on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Country Springs Hotel
  • The New Look:  Old Ways vs. New Ways of Looking at Autism on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Richard T Anderson Education Center on the WCTC Campus.
Please email Edie Scott @ediescott1950@zoho.com if you are interested in attending.  

Printer Cartridge Collections - Keep those cartridges out of the landfill.  Bring in your used printer cartridges, large or small, to Prairie Elementary.  Drop them off in the the plastic bins around the corner from the Principal's Office.   
Prairie Elementary recycles them with a local cartridge vendor and receives money back.  These funds are used by the school for our kids.  The plastic in each new laser cartridge takes three and a half quarts of oil to produce while each new inkjet cartridge requires two and a half ounces of oil.  Each empty laser cartridge contributes about 2.5 pounds in landfill waste.  In one year, if the world's discarded cartridges were stacked end-to-end, they would circle the earth over three times.

LaCasa Health & Insurance Enrollment Fair:  LaCasa is hosting the "Holly Jolly" Health & Insurance Enrollment Fair on Saturday, December 5th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  See attached flyer for specific details.  There will be insurance enrollment assistance, health educational forums and holiday give-aways.


FROM YOUR PTA:
Movie Night - Movie Ticket Sales - Special Holiday SCRIP Sales - Check it all out below!!

Mark your calendar's for the next PTA Event:  December 4, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. - Movie Night in the Prairie Gym.  Movie to be announced at a later date.  Come with your family for a relaxing movie night with your Prairie friends. The movie will start at 7 p.m. sharp.  This is a FREE event and popcorn is also included!!!

Marcus Movie Ticket Sales: November 18th - December 2nd:  Marcus movie ticket sales are going on now!  These make great holiday gifts for anyone on your list.  This fundraiser helps PTA give back to the school in the form of monies for field trips, class room supplies, events like Movie Night, and lots, lots more.  The order forms and information went home with students this week.  Should you have any questions, please contact Amy Krall at ajkrall@gmail.com.  Please be sure to turn your orders into school by Wednesday, Decemeber 2nd!

SCRIP Holiday Gift for Teachers and Staff - Order Deadline Thursday, December 10th:  Look no further - SCRIP is the perfect gift for Prairie Teachers and Staff and it couldn't be easier!!  An special order form will be going home with students shortly.  Be on the look out.  Just select the staff member and amount of your donation and send in the form and check made out to Prairie PTA to school in an envelope marked "PTA Holiday Gift" and PTA will pool all the donations received for each staff member and order gift cards with your family signed to the holiday card that will accompany the gift cards for the staff.  Please contact Tera.Nehring@yahoo.com with any questions.


SCRIP Sales - Order Deadline Friday, December 11th:  For all your of your other holiday gift needs - tons of gift cards are available on SCRIP, you get what you order and a percentage of your purchase comes back to Prairie.  Go to shopwithscrip.com and enter your order any time or look for an order form soon.  SCRIP cards will also be available on the playground after school on Fridays and at all other PTA events, such as our Movie Night.    Questions - email Tera.Nehring@yahoo.com ro call 262-513-0676.

Collections:   No collections deadline for this month, but keep clipping those box tops, labels for education and Tyson A+ labels and send them into school marked with your student's homeroom teacher on the sheet or bag.  The holidays are a great time to stock up on those collections and for reminding family and friends that you are collecting for school.  Stay tuned for our next deadline in January.

Shoparoo:   If you are asking what is Shoparoo - it's one of the easiest fundraisers out there!  Just ask another user or a member of the board, for a referral and start your earnings strong - that way we get extra points for a new member.  Shoparoo is an easy, no cost fundraiser.  Simply download the free Shoparoo app to your phone and designate Prairie for your support, take photos of your shopping receipts, which will be awarded points and those points turn into dollars for Prairie.  For more information go to www.Shoparoo.com or download the Shoparoo app to your phone and start uploading your receipts to support Prairie Elementary.

PTA questions or comments welcome at any time, contact PTAPrairie@gmail.com  

Stay informed throughout the week and see some fun pics by liking us on Facebook at Prairie PTA Go Pumas


Community Flyers:

The following community groups and organizations have flyers on display on the rack outside of our office:


- Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts
- Waukesha South Poms Clinic


Christmas Clearing Council 2015.doc
Love and Logic - 11-2015.pdf
Strengthening Families Nov 2015.pdf
Anger Mang Adults Nov 2015.pdf
Kids Managing Anger Nov 2015.pdf
Creating a Culture of Respect.pdf
LaCasaFairFlyerDecember5thIII.pdf
PARENTS UNITED - Socio-Sexual Develop. - K. Young - 12-1-15.docx
PARENTS UNITED - Autism - New vs Old Looks M. Carley 12-9-15.docx
YMCA Winter Programs.pdf


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