Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Progress Reports:  September 16th and September 30th

7/8 “Sustainability” Team Field Trip:  On Wednesday, September 21st,  the 7/8 “Sustainability” Team will be going to Shelburne Farms.  Buses will leave PAML at 8:30am and return at 5:00pm that afternoon.  Please arrange to pick up your student when they return to PAML at 5:00pm.

Meadow Farms Fundraising is in Full Swing!  PAML’s annual fundraising program is happening now!  Please have the packets with the money they have raised to their homeroom teacher no later than Friday, October 14th.  **You can also order online at

Scholastic Book Fair:  The Scholastic Book Fair will be held in the school library September 27th-30th, 8:00am-4:00pm, and also during PAML Open House on September 29th, 5:30-7:00pm.  Before you visit the Book Fair, be sure to download the Book Fairs app to help you find the right books for your child.  For more information, visit  If you are unable to attend the Book Fair in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at  Our online Fair is available from September 22nd to October 5th.  Remember, all purchases benefit our school!  

SAVE THE DATE!  PAML Open House will be on Thursday evening, September 29th, 5:30-7:00pm.  Visit your students’ classrooms and chat with faculty and local community businesses in the gymnasium.  Parent portal information will also be available in the PAML Lobby.

Progress Reports:  Friday, September 30th

Act 46 Self-Evaluation Process Begins:  Over the summer, the State Board of Education published draft rules for school districts seeking an alternative to merging under Act 46.  This week, the Elmore-Morristown and Stowe school boards met to begin the self-evaluation process required for an “alternative governance structure,” and, in our case, two separate school districts operating collaboratively under the umbrella of the Lamoille South Supervisory Union (LSSU).  This process will continue for months to come and, as always, the meetings are open to the public.  The LSSU Board will continue the self-evaluation process at their next meeting on November 30, 2016.  Elmore-Morristown and LSSU minutes and agendas can be found on the new Elmore-Morristown District website at: