Pekin Preschool & Childcare Center will be having registration for the 2021-22 school year on Thursday April 8th. Come in anytime you are available from 3-6 pm at the Pekin Childcare Center. Children must be 4 years old by September 15, 2021. Anyone needing preschool for the 2021-22 school year MUST attend this registration. This registration is for parents only. There is a $25 registration fee due on this date.
Masks are required at registration.
If you have any question please contact Gina Swearingen or Janet Conger at 641-661-2028 or 319-695-5127 or you can email Gina at email@example.com or Janet at firstname.lastname@example.org
Junior High School Announcements -
No Late buses all week.
JH students are not allowed in the Elementary building during the day. You are not allowed to go do fundraising in the Elementary or the HS during the school day.
Parents, you will have until tomorrow to sign up for Parent/Teacher conf. You may log in to PowerSchool and reserve your times. Call if you have any questions.
JH Track starts March 24. If you have not done any sports this year, you will need to get a sports physical and have a signed concussion form. I have those forms.
Please check the lost and found table and take home what is yours.
Please do not throw the fabric masks away or tear them up. They are reusable. Bring me any fabric masks that you see on the floor.
Everyone must have their ID at lunch. A new card is $5.
Lunch today: Turkey ham sub, corn, baby carrots, pineapple tidbits, slush cup, chips.
Lunch tomorrow: Beef nachos, broccoli, green peppers, diced peaches, grapes, Sunbutter sandwich.
High School Announcements -
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Today is a B Day.
Quiz Bowl today at Van Buren starting at 4:15 p.m.
We have several athletes that need updated sports physicals in order to participate in track, baseball and softball. Please make sure to get those turned in ASAP. You are not to be practicing without them.
Wrestlers need to turn in their gear ASAP to Coach Chapman or Coach Deutsch. You are not to turn it in to the office.
Parents, don’t forget to sign up online for Parent/Teacher conferences. Conferences will be held on March 9th and 11th from 3 p.m. -7 p.m.. Log in to PowerSchool and find the link on the left hand side. Remember you need to sign up for each student and any of their teachers you want to see. Please contact the school if you have any questions.
The Junior Class is selling Hurts Donuts! Sales start on March 1st to March 12th. We are asking that every Junior sell ONE dozen. This money will go toward their Senior year with the extra money going toward Prom 2021. Please
Please complete the senior spotlight email that Mrs. Wittrock sent out a few weeks ago. The Plainsman Clarion prints these senior spotlights in the paper each week to highlight each student in the senior class. The following students still need to turn in their spotlights: Cole Earnest, Mason Juhl, Lathyn Weaver, Damian Winn, Hannah Lucas, Hailey Phillips, Jacqlyn Talley and Haley Vanderburg.
Spring driver’s ed is here! This online drivers ed class runs from March 27th through April 12th. All driving will meet at Pekin High School, and be completed in two weeks or by April 12th. Make sure and register at Openroaddriving.com, visit the office, or call 319-930-2886 for more details. Open Road looks forward to seeing you for drivers ed on March 27th.
If your student is exposed to Covid-19 or showing symptoms in the future (whether you plan to get them tested or not) please contact Dana Miller, Pekin School Nurse, so you can work through the details to confirm a return to school date. email: email@example.com
Everyone is still required to wear a mask in the classrooms and the offices. The only exceptions are Lunch & PE.
JH Track starts March 24. If you have not done any sports this year, you will need to have a sports physical and a concussion form.
Menu for Today:
Turkey Ham Subs, Corn, Baby Carrots, Pineapple Tidbits, Slush Cup, Chips & Milk
Menu for Friday:
Beef Nachos, Broccoli, Green Peppers, Diced Peaches, Grapes, Butter Sandwich & Milk
The USDA has issued nationwide waivers which allow school districts and community organizations to extend the operation of the Summer Food Service Program through the end of the current school year.
Pekin Community School District is participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program during this time, which will allow for a safe and streamlined service of nutritious meals. Meals will be provided to ALL Enrolled Children without charge. FREE meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:
Pekin Elementary School
1062 Birch Ave., Packwood, IA 52580
Monday – Friday, Beginning September 14, 2020 to May 20, 2021
Breakfast serve time is 7:45 a.m.– 8:15 a.m.
Lunch serve time is 10:50 a.m. – 1:08 p.m.
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