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5th Grade Christmas Fun

On December 19, the Pekin fifth graders will visit two adult residential care facilities in Fairfield.  Approximately 64 students will board the bus donning their holiday hats and Christmas attire.  We will be . . .

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Kindergarten News

Kindergarten is Thankful for Books   When we have book orders there are some students who do not order any books and we wanted everyone to be able to get one!  At the beginning of the school year kindergarten . . .

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Pekin Elementary December Newsletter

The December edition of the Pekin Elementary Newsletter is now available for download.  Please   Click here   to download your copy today.    

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1st Grade Update

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4th Grade Update

  The fourth graders have been working hard this quarter.  Thinking more outside the box and writing more detailed works have been the focus in Mrs. Scholtus’s class this quarter.  Context clues, main idea, making . . .

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Santa's Workshop

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3rd Grade News

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2nd Grade News

Second graders have been very busy this fall.  It has been fun watching their progress in Reading and Math. We continue work on Spelling Words, Journeys Unit Lessons and Stories, Small Group Reading, Whole Group Reading, and . . .

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Lap Blankets donated to Pekin Elementary

A local group of women meet at Prairie View United Methodist Church on day a month to help the "Sharing the Weight" program, started by Marci Prose of Ottumwa, make weighted blankets that provide support to families that have . . .

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Red Ribbon Week

 

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Pekin Elementary November Newsletter

Click here   to download your copy of the Pekin Elementary November Newsletter.  It is a busy month with many things on the calendar.  We are highlighting our new "Student of Month" through our PBIS system.  . . .

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P.E. News

Currently all students in physical education class are learning a new Brainercise for the month of October. Each month there is a new brainercise and the 5 th  graders are the role models who teach each class in the mornings for about 8 . . .

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Fifth Grade News

Fifth graders have the opportunity to be great leaders and role models to all the other grades.  They lead brainercise activities in classrooms every morning, are assigned ball box duty at various times throughout the year, can apply to . . .

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4th Grade News

  Coming into fourth grade brings a new responsibility for the 55 students who are in the class of 2027. Each student has begun the journey of learning how to use a daily assignment planner. The assignment planner is used as a . . .

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2nd Grade News

Second Grade News!            The year is off to a great start! This year we have three sections of second grade. The teachers are Mrs. Bradshaw, Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Swanson. . . .

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Pekin Elementary October Newsletter

Click here   to download your copy of the Pekin Elementary October Newsletter.  It is full of informational articles, calendar events, and menus.  Check it out today!  

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1st Grade News

We are off to a great start in first grade!  The students have already been working hard and are getting back into the school mode.  We have been busy getting to know each other and have been learning how to show our Pekin . . .

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Pekin Elementary September Newsletter

Download your copy of the   Pekin Elem. Sept. Newsletter   by clicking the link.  It is full of important information, calendars, lunch menus, and so much more.      

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May Newsletter from P.E.

To end the year in physical education we are finishing our fitness testing, practicing for the track meet/field day and enjoying playing games out in the sunshine. The students are so excited to participate in the track meet. It will consist . . .

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5th Grade Fun

Friday, May 4, Pekin 5th graders will travel to the Science Center of Iowa in Des Moines for their field trip.    Students will view an IMAX movie entitled National Parks Adventure. This 40 minute documentary showcases the . . .

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Pekin Child Care Center Campaign

Pekin Child Care Center is asking for community support.  Please read our campaign letter, share with everyone you know, and support our efforts if you are able.  Thank you.

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4th Grade News

In Science and English we are wrapping up a major project on natural disasters. The students had to research one of the five disasters. We used multiple websites to do our research then answered a series of questions covering the . . .

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2nd Grade Newsletter

Wow! It’s been an exciting year in second grade! As we prepare for the end of the year, here are some important dates and activities we have planned for the month of May.   Friday, May 11 th - Second graders . . .

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Pekin Elementary April Newsletter

The April edition of the Pekin Elementary Newsletter is now available.  We have an upcoming K-2 Music Concert with the 5th grade Band also performing.  Don't miss out on the calendar events and special notices.  Click here . . .

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1st Grade News

It’s hard to believe it’s already the fourth quarter.  The first graders have been working hard on reading and math this year.  They have made so much growth on reading accurately, reading fluently, and understanding . . .

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Music & Band Update

During the month of February, the 4th grade here at Pekin had the opportunity to learn how to play recorders. They used a program known as recorder karate. In this program, students are tested on several songs to earn various colored belts. . . .

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Pekin Elementary March Newsletter

The  Pekin Elementary March newsletter is now available.  We have our annual Pekin Child Care Center Tractor Pull, along with our K-5 Elementary Art Show, on March 3rd.  Download your copy of the newsletter for lunch and . . .

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Fourth Grade News

First of all we would like to remind all our parents of the up and coming  parent/teacher conferences. The communication between school and home is a vital part of the education of our students. The conferences will be held on Tuesday, . . .

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Third Grade News Update

It is amazing how fast this school year is flying by!  We are into our third quarter already!  In reading, the students have been focusing on some very important comprehension skills.  We have spent some time working on . . .

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Pekin Elementary February Newsletter

The Pekin Elementary February Newsletter is now available.  Click here  to download your copy today.

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Second Grade Newsletter

100 th Day of School – Valentines Day Party            Wow! Where has the time gone! Mrs. Bradshaw, Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Swanson’s classes plan to celebrate the 100 . . .

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Kindergarten News

After returning from Christmas break kindergartners have been learning about Iowa weather.  Our below zero temperatures have brought on great discussions as to why we cannot have recess.  They are also patiently waiting for us to . . .

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Mr. Rebling's Sixth English Language Arts

  The sixth graders have been hard at work so far this semester. We started off this year by going into nine different parts of speech. They learned these parts from a Grammar Jeopardy game as well as through Kahoot games. By using . . .

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6th Grade Math News!

In Mrs. Hinnah’s math class the 6th grade students have been working on solving problems with order of operations. The students like to remember the order of operations by listening to the song Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally. The . . .

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Eubanks Grant Approved

Kindergarten has had a change this year in using technology.  John Deere recently approved a grant to purchase Lexia Reading Core 5.   Using this tool, we are able to pinpoint student individual strengths and weaknesses for . . .

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FOSS Kits & More

  Welcome back! I hope everyone is feeling refreshed and recharged this new year. Exciting things are happening in science in first grade! You may or may not have heard your child telling you about something called a FOSS Kit. FOSS . . .

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Pekin Elementary January Newsletter

The January 2018 edition of the Pekin Elementary Newsletter is now available for download.   Click here  to download your copy.  Happy New Year!

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News from Elementary P.E.

This month in physical education all classes have been enjoying their time inside the gymnasium without any weather to worry about. K-2 has been working on scooter safety and scooter games, throwing and catching, and also holiday . . .

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You Can Make a Difference in a Child's Life

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE  IN A CHILD’S LIFE               Pekin Elementary School is looking for volunteers again this year to work with K-2 grade . . .

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Elementary Veteran's Day Assembly

Pekin Elementary students grades K-5 attended a Veteran’s Day assembly that was held on Friday, November 9.   The colors were presented by the Richland American Legion Post 504 members Richard Bond and Frank Neff, who are veterans . . .

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2015-2016 Pekin Continuous Notification of Nondiscrimination Policy Statement

It is the policy of the Pekin Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator: Kim Ledger, PK-5 principal/Curriculum Director,1062 Birch Ave.,Packwood, Iowa 52580,Telephone: 319-695-3707, Email:Kim Ledger