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Chromebook Collection Dates

chromebookSee below the dates and times to drop off Chromebooks.  Please pay attention to In-person vs. Virtual dates, times and grades.  Each student should bring their chromebook (fully charged) and charger on their turn in date.  

 

 

 

In-person Chromebook Collection - send in with student 

June 1st - Grades K5-2nd

June 2nd - Grades 3rd-5th

 

All Virtual Chromebook drop offs will take place at the Gym door, please follow below instructions.  

 

Virtual Chromebook Collection 

June 3rd - Grades K5-2nd

June 4th - Grades 3rd-5th

 

Drop off 8:00 - 3PM


No drop-off during 11:30-12:30 due to ½ day dismissal.


**If there are siblings in upper grades, the chromebook can be returned on June 4th if needed.


**If your child needs his/her chromebook for instruction on this day, you can return on June 4th


Location: Gym 

 


Safety Patrol Application for Rising 5th Graders

safety patrolCalling all rising 5th graders! Would you like to be a school patrol next year?  Complete and turn in application by May 19th. Turning in an application does not guarantee a position as a patrol. Patrols will be selected based on behavior, character, grades, attendance, and leadership ability. An email will be sent by May 28th if your student is selected. Please contact Laura Reeder for any questions. 

In order to access the application, students will need to log in using their Google account from their Chromebook.

                         Safety Patrol Application


Spring Reading All-Stars Program

reading all star This year's Spring Reading All-Stars Program, sponsored by The Greenville Drive, is a reading incentive challenge for any Kindergarten - 8th grade student (brick and mortar or virtual) aimed at promoting reading and academic success across the Upstate. Due to the global pandemic, the Greenville Drive has not yet announced when their celebration game will be held, but are in high hopes of scheduling a date for this summer for all students who complete the reading challenge. Students are challenged to read 5 reading level appropriate books (Elementary Schools) by May 31st in order to qualify as a Reading All-Star. If you would like your child to participate in this event, please use the following links to register as well as upload his/her Reading Log when complete. Once uploaded, your child will receive his/her certificate of completion and further information will be sent to you via email concerning the celebration game!  Happy Reading! 

 If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to Tracy Winetroub, our Instructional Coach.

Register Here Reading Log Upload Completed Log HERE


Parent Survey

parent surveyThis year's Parent Opinion Survey is given to all parents K-12 and is school specific in the 'online' format, including our virtual parents.  You will need the following link and school code to complete the survey.  Please complete this survey no later than May 21st. Please read the following information and links to assist you in filling out the Parent Survey.  If you need further clarification, don't hesitate to reach out to Tracy Winetroub

 

 Parent Survey Link

School Bedscode: 2301079


 Section 59-18-900 of the Education Accountability Act requires that annual school report cards include “evaluations of the school by parents, teachers, and students.”
 

Parent perceptions as collected in the 2021 Parent Opinion Survey will appear on our district/school report card. Per the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE), all parents of students in Greenville County Schools must be afforded the opportunity to participate in the opinion survey process.
 

The 2021 Parent Opinion Survey is available online and is accessible via computer and mobile device. All parents of students in grades K-12 may participate. Parent responses will be reported on the school report card of your child’s homebased school.
 

Virtual Parents: Please note parent responses to the 2021 Parent Opinion Survey will not reflect the virtual program nor will all questions within the survey be relevant to you or your student’s current experience. The survey is anonymous, but if you feel uncomfortable in responding to any question you may skip that question. The survey will note that a question has been left unanswered. You will be able to click “continue” to proceed without answering the question.

Parent Survey Letter Pelham Road Specific Parent Survey


End of the Year Activities

end of year It's hard to believe that the school year is almost over!  Please see all the End of the School Year Activites happening here at PRES.  

                        Awards Days - live streamed from individual classrooms via Google Meet

                                  
                      K5
                             Tuesday, June 1st @ 12:10 or 1:00 pm 
                      1st
                             Friday, May 28th @ 12:15 pm
                      2nd
                             Thursday, June 3rd @ 9:00 am
                      3rd
                             Tuesday, June 1st @ 10:30 am/ CFA Celebration immediately following awards ceremony (back road)
                      4th
                             Thursday, June 3rd @ 10:00 am
                      5th
                             Wednesday, June 2nd, in person, socially distanced on ball field, --4:30 p.m.

 

                       Field Days - outside, class vs. class ****Unfortunately Parents are NOT able to attend****


                       K5
                              Tuesday, May 25th - 8:30-10:30
                       1st
                              Tuesday, May 25th - 11:30-1:30
                       2nd 
                               Wednesday, May 26th -  8:30-10:30
                       3rd
                               Wednesday, May 26th - 11:30-1:30
                       4th
                               Thursday, May 27th - 8:30-10:30
                       5th
                               Thursday, May 27th - 11:30-1:30

 

                       5th Grade Celebrations

 

                      Shark Tank -5th Grade Challenge- May 25 Cafeteria 8:30 

                      Beta Club Celebration- Thursday, May 20 @ 3:00 pm, socially distanced in cafe

                      5th Grade Retro Day- Friday, May 28th 

                      Patrol Day- June 1st (10-2)

                      5th Grade Car Parade- June 2nd Parade at 3:30 All teachers and staff invited        
                                                            In Conjunction with the Awards Ceremony at 4:30

                      5th Grade Last Walk- June 4th Morning Arrival--bus riders included


PRES School Improvement Council Parent Application

SIC

The PRES School Improvement Council (SIC) is an advisory council to the principal that is focused on school improvement issues, and is accepting applications for three (3) Parent Representatives for the 2021-22 school year.

The SIC is made up of representatives of parents, faculty and staff, and community members. The group meets at monthly during the school year, generally on the last Wednesday of the month at 12pm. PRES parent representatives are elected by their fellow PRES parents. Any parent/guardian of at least one child enrolled in PRES is eligible to apply for the PRES SIC election. Parent representatives are elected to a term of two years. If a parent has a child enrolled in the 5th grade at PRES for the current school year and will not have any child enrolled the following year, that parent is elected to a term of one year only. While the elected parent representatives are voting members of the SIC, all parents are welcome to attend SIC meetings.  

To submit your application, please email this completed form to 2020-21 SIC Chair Jason Gillespie by May 17th .  Elections will be held later at the general PTA meeting on May 24th.  The information below (with the exception of the phone number & email address) will be provided to parents for the election.


State Testing Dates Announced

state testingThe South Carolina College- and Career-Ready Assessment (SCREADY) program is a statewide assessment in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics for students in grades 3-8. The South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (SCPASS) is a statewide assessment in science that must be administered to students in grades 4 and 6.
 
All students grades 3-5 are required to participate in SC READY and SCPASS at the applicable grades with exception of students who qualify to participate in Alternate Assessments.  

Virtual Program students in grades 3-5 will attend school IN PERSON to take the applicable assessments.  Please see the testing calendar below for all testing dates.

Virtual Program grades 3-5 Students Only –
ELA Day 1 – Thursday, April 29th
ELA Day 2 – Friday, April 30th
Science (4th Grade Only) – Thursday, May 6th
Math – Friday, May 7th
 
Make-up testing ELA Day 1 – Thursday, May 13th
Make-up testing ELA Day 2 – Friday, May 14th
Make-up testing Math – Thursday, May 20th
Make-up testing Science (4th Grade Only) – Friday, May 21

 

****Drop off for Virtual students begins at 7:45 and ends at 8:00am. Pick up begins at 2:15 through the carline. Please make sure to pick up your car tag prior to Thursday.  

****Breakfast and Lunch provided


Brick and Mortar (In Person) grades 3-5 Students Only –
ELA Day 1 – Tuesday, April 27th
ELA Day 2 – Wednesday, April 28th
Science (4th Grade Only) – Tuesday, May 11th
Math – Wednesday, May 12th
 
While Virtual Program students are in school facilities for SC READY testing, third through eighth grade students currently attending brick-and-mortar school will participate in eLearning on April 29, April 30, and May 7.  It is important that parents prepare now for childcare on these eLearning days. 

State Testing Information State Testing Schedule

State Testing- Parent Letter and Brochure

 


Free Meals for All Students

icon: lunch bag with banana and juiceDue to a recent USDA waiver, Greenville County Schools is providing free school meals to all students for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. There is no requirement to complete an application to receive this meal benefit. It applies to meals served to students when they are attending school in person, participating in eLearning, and attending the Virtual Program. Breakfasts and lunches are available daily at all schools.