A SPECIAL THANK YOU
A special thank you to Becky Taylor and her crew of parent volunteers! We appreciate the long hours and energy you spent supporting and encouraging our talented Fifth Graders. The Fifth Grade talent show was a huge success!!!
THE BOOK FAIR IS COMING!
Our Scholastic Book Fair is just around the corner. The Book Fair will be open Monday, December 4 through Thursday, December 7 from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm, and Friday, December 8 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. The Book Fair will also be open the evening of Wednesday, November 6 during the First Grade Winter Concert and Spaghetti Dinner from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Ms. Beverly, our Librarian, is in need of volunteers the week before the event to help set up, during the Book Fair to check people out, and after to help break down and pack up. Please email Ms. Beverly at Beverly_Thurman-Baldwin@dpsk12.org if you are able to help.
COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR THE HOLIDAY AND YEAR ROUND CLOTHING RESOURCES
Please visit the Park Hill Elementary Website to learn about several community resources for the Holidays and year round. You can also find this information under the ‘Parents’ tab on the Park Hill website and select the ‘Community Resources’ menu item.
PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS FOR THE SPAGHETTI DINNER, December 6th
The Annual Spaghetti Dinner & First Grade Winter Concert is on Wednesday, December 6. This long-standing Park Hill Elementary community event allows families to meet, eat, and enjoy the 1st grade musical dance performance, 1st grade art show, and book fair. Everyone is welcome!
What you need to know about the dinner!
Tickets are $5 per person (children under two eat free).
Two seating times are available in the school cafeteria:
- Early Seating 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm (suggested for Glick/Wiant classes before their 6:30pm concert)
- Late Seating 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm (suggested for Boyer/Peterson classes after their 5:30pm concert)
- Meal includes Noodles & Co. pasta and meatballs, Tables green salad, Oblio’s bread sticks, and Cake Crumbs dessert. (Mac & Cheese and gluten-free pasta options available)
- Pre-purchase your tickets to the Spaghetti Dinner at www.payparkhill.com.
PLUS! ANYONE can enter a drawing to win dinner for two at Panzano and a one-night stay at Hotel Monaco (1 entry for $5, or 5 entries for $20)! You do not have to be present to win.
Please contact Erika Gipson at email@example.com for volunteer opportunities or questions.
So far, Park Hill Elementary has collected $986.10 for Spark Change! Change will be collected in classroom boxes until November 30. Student Leaders have set a goal of collecting $2,000. If the school reaches that goal, Mr. Burdette will do something funny! More importantly, with the change collected, non-profit organizations in Oceans and Natural Disasters will receive direct support from ALL change collected. Over the holiday break, please encourage your friends, relatives, neighbors and coworkers to contribute their change to Spark Change!
CANNED FOOD COLLECTION
In our ongoing commitment to support the Greater Park Hill Foodbank, we will be collecting canned foods and dry goods in a round purple bin located in the cafeteria.
Thank you in advance for your donations!
PLEASE REFER TO THE COMMUNITY BOARD (ACROSS THE HALL FROM THE SCHOOL OFFICE), TO GET THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION REGARDING EVENTS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, CAMPS / ENRICHMENTS FOR STUDENTS, COMMUNITY MEETINGS, ETC.
- Check out the ART CAMP offerings during our Thanksgiving and Winter breaks!
- The Colorado Avalanche is hosting a Community Night for DPS on Friday, December 1! See the community board for more information
Park Hill PTSA News:
Crossing Guard Help
Thank you to all who have volunteered their time on school mornings and afternoons to man our crosswalks. We have a sign up ready for the month of December and would love to have you sign up. It’s fun and helps keep our families safe to and from school! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084caba723a57-december
Epic Parent’s Night Out
A huge thank you also to everyone who contributed to last week’s Parent’s Night Out. Amy Hyde, Heath Weddle, and Amanda Griffin did an amazing job of planning and reformatting this event. Many volunteers, including Beth & Matt Spohn, Natalie Love, McKenna Ogilvie’s Grandma, Tina Everett Volk, Shana Kirk, Karina Lara, and Rebecca White and her daughter, helped them in no small part. Much appreciation also goes to Stephanie Magennis and her mother from Ceramics in the City for donating their time and art supplies. All the efforts came together to create an evening of amazing fun for our kiddos and their parents!
November 20 – 24: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS – Happy Thanksgiving!!!
November 30: 9:15 am – 12:45 pm – Fourth Grade (Seward and Corcoran) to Tesoro Cultural Center
November 30: Last day to turn in Spark Change donations
December 1: 9:15 am – 12:45 pm – Fourth Grade (Goloskewitsch and Strumor) to Tesoro Cultural Center
December 4 – 8: Book Fair in the Library
December 4 – 8: Enrichment Classes End
December 5: 10:00 am – 2:30 am – Fourth Grade to History Colorado
December 5: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Middle School Information Night in the Auditorium
December 6: First Grade Music and Dance Performance and Spaghetti Dinner
- Boyer’s and Ms. Peterson’s classes will perform at 5:30 pm in the Auditorium
- Glick’s and Mr. Wiant’s classes will perform at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium
December 8: 9:15 am – 12:45 pm – Ms. Miller (Kindergarten) to Disney on Ice
December 13: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm – Kindergarten Round Up
December 14: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm – PTSA Meeting in the Library
December 21: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm – CSC Meeting in the Library
December 21: Last Day before Winter Break begins
December 22 – January 5: NO SCHOOL – WINTER BREAK
January 8: Students return from Winter Break
Park Hill School Office Staff
Office Hours 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Main School Phone and attendance line – 720-424-4910, or download the Park Hill Elementary mobile app. and report your absence there.
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