Pi Beta Phi Elementary School

Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present, and Shaping the Future

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  • Sixth Grade at Pi Beta Phi Elementary

    2022-2023

    We request a donation of  the following supplies for your child’s classroom use during the year

    NO LARGE BINDERS, PLEASE.

    •  A minimum of  5 packs of  No. 2 pencils sharpened
    • Dry erase markers
    • 5 “marble” 9 ¾ x 7 1/2 composition books. Cover design is your choice. (no spiral)
    • 4 pocket folders
    • 1 pack of copier paper
    • 1 pack construction paper
    •  2 boxes of facial tissues
    •  2 containers of antibacterial wipes 
    • 1 bottle of hand sanitizer 
    •  2 sets of  very inexpensive earbuds or headphones
    • 4 glue sticks
    • 1 pack markers
    • 1 pack colored pencils
    • 1 roll of paper towels

    Communication

    If for any reason you would like to contact us, please send us an email. You can access our emails on the school’s website. Check your child’s Google Classroom pages to see what is happening in each class.  Progress reports listing your child’s grades will be sent at each mid-term. Report cards will be sent at the end of the six-weeks period. 

     Grading

    Averages will come from daily work, homework, and tests. Special grading will occur when students have special projects, such as science fair and National History day, research papers, group work, etc. Students must turn in work on time and meet the required expectations to receive full credit.

     Absences

     Students are required to bring a note from home when they are absent. In grade 6, students are allowed to use five parental notes per semester. Each note counts for one day. Once students have used all of their allocated parental notes each absence will require a doctor’s excuse. Students have one day for each day missed to complete make-up work and receive credit. Students who have perfect or good attendance each six-weeks will be able to participate in a grade level reward.

     Make-up Work

    All assignments are found on our Google Classrooms pages. Students are to check the stream of assignments for make-up work, seek clarification from the teacher if necessary, collect any papers needed, and complete work during the appropriate time frame. It is the responsibility of the student to obtain missed assignments and to turn them in promptly.

     

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  • Welcome to Fifth Grade!

    2022-2023

    Dear Parents/Guardians,

    We are so excited to welcome your student to the fifth grade. Fifth grade is a fun and exciting year. Students can participate in 4H, the social studies fair, band, and a PAC overnight field trip to Tremont. To help prepare your child for the upcoming year, we have created a list of items they will need to bring on the first day of school. 

    • 2 boxes #2 pencils
    • 1 pencil pouch for binder
    • 1 pack dry erase markers
    • 2 composition notebooks
    • 1 box colored pencils
    • 2 roll paper towels
    • 2 clorox wipes
    • 2 boxes kleenex
    • 1- 2inch binder
    • 1 hand sanitizer

    We look forward to getting to know your students and helping them learn. 

    Thank you,

    Fifth grade teachers

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  • 4th Grade Supply and Request List

    • Clear or mesh backpack (no rolling backpacks)
    • TWO   1-inch, 3-ring notebooks with clear pockets on the front and back, we will use these pockets. 
    • 2 pencil boxes.  Nothing too big, just the basic plastic pencil box please.
    • 4 packs of 24 count #2 pencils (Dixon, USA Gold, or Ticonderoga)
    • 2 packs of 24 count Crayola crayons
    • 2 black, fine point Sharpies
    • 2 pairs of scissors
    • Pack of 20 clear page protectors
    • 2 glue sticks- Elmer's normally works the best
    • 1 bottle of liquid Elmer’s glue
    • 1 pack of highlighters
    • 2 packs of wide ruled paper
    • 2 Composition Notebooks that look like the picture. (100 sheets/200 pages)   

    No character notebooks please.  -------------->

      • 8 dry erase markers (no pastel colors)
      • 2 boxes of Kleenex
      • 2 bottles of hand sanitizer
      • 2 sturdy clip boards (plain brown wood works best)
      • 2 containers of Clorox Wipes
      • 2 paper towel rolls
    • Boys bring 1 box of sandwich sized ziplock bags
    • Girls bring 1 box of gallon sized ziplock bags
    • 1 set of Earbuds.  If these break another pair will be requested.

    Special requests: Not mandatory but EXTREMELY helpful

    • $20 class donation
    • 1 pack of pencil top erasers
    • 1 pack of red ink pens
    • 2 sturdy clip boards (plain brown wood works best)
    • 1 box of latex free  Band-aids
    • Additional dry erase markers

    Requests

    Basketballs, kick balls, jump ropes, etc. for outdoor recess. board games, puzzles, legos, etc for indoor recess.

    ***Sponsor for Class T-Shirts (let your homeroom teacher know)***

    Tax Free Week-end is July 29-31, 2022

     

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  • Welcome to the Third Grade

    Pi Beta Phi Elementary School - 2022-2023

    We are looking forward to working with you to ensure that your student has a successful year as he or she takes on many new challenges.

    Homework

    We would like to briefly discuss our daily homework policy. Typically, students have math practice sheets, 5-10 minutes of multiplication practice and 20 minutes of  independent reading. Science homework will be given throughout the week as needed. Any and all work started at school but not completed during the allotted class time will become homework and will be found in your child’s daily folder in the pocket “Return to School.”  Students will write homework assignments in their Pi Beta Phi planners daily. This will ensure we know you are informed about assignments, so please check and sign your child’s planner each night.  The third grade is a year of outstanding growth in the areas of responsibility and time management.

    Behavior Management

    All third grade teachers will be using the Pi Beta Phi Manners: 

    1. Be respectful.
    2. Be responsible.
    3. Be safe.
    4. Be kind.
    • Positive behavior will be regularly reinforced with recognition and rewards.
    • Students will receive consequences for negative behavior as needed.
    • Repeated or ongoing negative behavior will warrant a Discipline Report.
    • Serious or repeated offenses will also include a referral to the Principal’s Office.

    This school year will be full of new experiences for your student, and the third grade teachers are looking forward to it! We are confident that your student will reach all the goals that are essential for success in third grade. We expect this year to be a year of academic and social growth. Your support and input are needed for your student’s development. We look forward to seeing your child bloom in third grade!

    We request that each parent donate the following supplies for your child’s classroom use during the school year.

    • 1 pack wide-ruled paper 
    • 4 boxes of pre-sharpened #2 pencils (Mechanical pencils and pens are not permitted)
    • 2 boxes facial tissue
    • 2-3 packs Expo markers (thin or thick tip)
    • 4-5 large containers of Clorox wipes
    • 1 roll of paper towels
    • mesh or clear backpack
    • Donation of $10.00 (cash or check) to purchase other classroom supplies (ex. highlighters, staples, post-it notes, tape, glue sticks, etc….)

    We look forward to working with you and your child in third grade,

    Third Grade Teachers

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  • WELCOME TO THE SECOND GRADE 

    PI BETA PHI ELEMENTARY  

    2022-2023

    We are looking forward to a wonderful year together. This information is being shared with you in advance so that you may make purchases and be better informed about some topics and events that will occur next year.  We encourage parents to purchase supplies during the summer so that their children will be prepared for school.  

     

    SUPPLIES:

    We are requesting that parents donate the following supplies for their child on the first day of school:

    • 2-24 pack Crayola  crayons 
    • 4 large boxes of tissues (Girls)
    • 1 ream of copy paper 
    • 4 large containers of disinfectant wipes
    • 1 pack of #2 pencils(no mechanical pencils)
    • Scissors
    • Washable markers and highlighters 
    • 1 pack of wide ruled, loose leaf notebook paper
    • 1 one subject spiral notebook
    • 2 pocket folders
    • Glue stick
    • Supply box (for crayons, glue, scissors, pencils, markers, etc.)
    • 1 1 ½ inch 3 ring binder (clear pocket on the front) 
    • Dry Erase Markers
    • Paper towels (Boys)
    • Colored Pencils
    • Composition notebook
    • Sheet Protectors
    • Clear or Mesh backpack
    • Hand sanitizer

    CLASSROOM DONATIONS

    Second grade teachers request a $20.00 donation to your child’s classroom. This money will be used for supplemental classroom supplies.

    Best wishes from the Second Grade Teachers

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  • WELCOME TO THE FIRST GRADE

     PI BETA PHI ELEMENTARY

    2022-2023

    We look forward to a new and exciting year in first grade.  We would like to share some beneficial information in advance so that you may make purchases early and be better informed.  For returning PBP students in Grades 1 - 6 registration will occur on Thursday, August 4 from 1 – 5:00pm

    We are requesting that parents donate supplies and materials needed to start the year.  We encourage parents to purchase the supplies during the summer so that you can bring them on the first day of school,  August 9th.  Thank you for helping us begin the school year well prepared. 

    REQUESTED DONATIONS FOR SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR EACH STUDENT BY AUGUST 9th

    • Small Plastic Pencil Box 
    •  
    • 2 boxes of 24  crayons
    • 4 glue sticks
    • 1 yellow highlighter
    • 1 package of 10 Classic color markers
    •  1 in  3 ring binder that has a pocket on both inside covers and with a clear insert pocket on the outside of the front cover
    •  Pencil Pouch with Rings to Insert in Binder for Sight words 
    • primary scissors
    • 1 package of 3 (or more) black dry erase markers
    • 2 Primary Composition Notebooks with blank top part for illustrations and guidelines on the bottom for writing 
    • Small pack of pencils
    • Package of white 3 x 5 index cards 
    • 1 pair of headphones (not earbuds)
    • 1 Family Size Box of Facial Tissues
    •  1 box of gallon sized bags
    • 1 Container of Disinfectant Wipes
    • 1 Roll of Paper Towels 
    • 1 Clear or Mesh Backpack: The backpack should be large enough to hold books and folders.  We also ask that you not purchase backpacks with rollers unless there is a medical need.

    The Pi Beta Phi Clinic has these needs if you are able to purchase for our nurses and students:

    • Hand sanitizer
    • Disinfectant Wipes
    • Facial Tissues

    Please put your child's name on supplies, jackets, and lunch boxes.

    We are involved with the Parks as Classrooms Project, which includes several field trips in the National Park during the year.  You will receive additional information about these trips during the school year.

    Parties during 2022-2023 Parties are permitted only at the end of first semester and at the end of the school year.   Individual birthday parties and other types of parties are not permitted.

    Best wishes from the First Grade Teachers

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  • Welcome to Kindergarten

    Pi Beta Phi Elementary Supply List

    2022 – 2023

    Requested Donations for Supplies Needed For Each Student

    4 Boxes of 24 (normal-sized) Crayola Crayons

    1 Wide Ruled Composition Notebook  (Journal Type)

    1 Package of Basic Colored Markers

    2 Packs of Glue sticks

    4 Large Primary Pencils

    1 pair of Fiskars Blunt-tip Scissors

    1 Pair of Headphones (no earbuds please)

    1 Pack of Multi-Color Copy Paper

    1 Container of Disinfectant Wipes

    1 Box of Small Ziploc Baggies (Sandwich size) (Girls)

    1 Box of Large Ziploc Baggies (Gallon size) (Boys)

    1 Roll of Paper Towels

    1 Binder (1 inch 3 ring binder that has a pocket on both inside covers and with a clear insert pocket on the front cover)

    1 Zippered Cloth Pencil Pouch to fit a 3-ring Binder

    1 Plastic Pencil Box

    1 Package of Black Expo Dry Erase Markers

    1 Clear or Mesh Backpack (The backpack should be large enough to hold a binder.  Please do not purchase backpacks with rollers.)

    CLASSROOM DONATIONS

    A  $10.00 donation to your child’s classroom for additional supplies is appreciated 

    Kindergarten orientation will be Wednesday, August 4th from 1pm - 5pm.    (English/Spanish translation).  Parents will receive information about curriculum, staggered day schedule, and other related topics. 

    It is important all shot records, physical, and birth certificate are turned in no later than this night

    Best Wishes from the Kindergarten Teachers

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