Friday, October 7, 2016

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PARENT PORTAL WILL BE DOWN FOR PLANNED MAINTENANCE:  Beginning Friday, October 7th, 7:00pm until 12:00pm on Sunday, October 9th, the Parent Portal will be down for planned maintenance.  Thank you for your patience.

‘CYBER SAFETY IN MIDDLE SCHOOL’ PARENT MEETING:  Cpl. Ryan Bjerke from the Morristown Police Department, and Jessica Dambach, PA Guidance Counselor, will be at the PA Library on Tuesday, October 11th, 6:30-7:30pm to discuss ‘Cyber Safety in Middle School.’  Cpl. Bjerke will answer questions as well as provide education and safety measures which parents can take to reduce the likelihood your family can be impacted by this widespread practice.  Jessica Dambach will also address ways to have honest conversations with your student around the pressures they may face and consequences they may not fully realize.

YRBS GROUP TRAINING FIELD TRIP:  Peter Hathaway will be taking his ‘YRBS Group’ to the Capital Plaza Hotel in Montpelier on Thursday, October 13th for YRBS training.  Students will depart PAML by bus at 8:00am and will return  at 3:30pm.  Please arrange pick-up with your student at PAML.

A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE: Jeff Boudreau, PAML Climate Coordinator, and Jessica Dambach, PAML Guidance Counselor, will be taking a group of twenty-two PAML 7/8 grade students to downtown Morrisville for their final training to prepare them  to be peer leaders in the Anti-Defamation League’s A World of Difference Peer Training Program at PAML on Friday, October 14, 2016 (8:00am-2:00pm).  

MEADOW FARMS FUNDRAISING PACKETS ARE DUE:  Please ensure your student’s fundraising envelopes have the exact amount of money to match their sales when they hand these envelopes in to their TA no later than Friday, October 14th.

EARLY RELEASE DAY:  Students will be released at 12 Noon on Wednesday, October 19th, for teacher in-service.

STUDENT-LED PARENT CONFERENCES will be held on Thursday, October 20th, between 8:00am-4:00pm.  You may contact Mrs. Herman at 888-1401 to schedule a 20-minute student-led parent conference with your child’s TA.  Should circumstances prevent you from being available for a conference on October 20th, you may contact your student’s TA to schedule a mutually beneficial time.

PLEASE NOTE!  No school on Friday, October 21st.