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Important Dates
  • Thurs 9/5: 11:30 Early Dismissal
  • Thurs 9/5Back to School night 6-8pm (times below).  Parents/ Guardians only
  • Sat 9/7: Campus Clean Up Day, ~8am-11am (TBA)
  • Tues 9/10: PTA meeting (6pm in the Library, all parents welcome!)
  • Fri 9/20:  Walk & Roll planning meeting (8:15am @ City Donuts)
  • Fri 9/27:  Walk-a-Thon 1:25-4pm (Important info below!)
  • Week of 9/30: 11:30 Early Dismissals / Parent-Teacher Conferences
In this issue
  • Back to School information
  • Walk-a-Thon:  Adult participation requirements
  • PTA:  What do you want for 2019/2020?
  • PTA:  How can you participate?
  • FreshSchools Reminder
  • Final Reminder:  After School Enrichment/ Girls on the Run enrollment

Back to School Information:  A Message From the Principal


Thursday, September 5th

  • 6pm - 7pm:  TK, K and Fourth to Sixth Grades
  • 7pm - 8pm:  1st to 3rd grades
Please join us for Back to School Night!  Each session will begin in the Multi-Purpose Room with a brief introduction, then you will visit your child’s classroom(s). This event is for Parents and Guardians only.  We ask that you make arrangements  for childcare so that our teachers can give you their full attention during the event.   Interpretation in Spanish will be available for some classrooms. We look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, September 5th is an EARLY DISMISSAL day at 11:30 a.m.

¡Únase a nosotros para la Noche de Regreso a la Escuela! Cada sesión comenzará en la sala de usos múltiples con una breve introducción, luego visitará las aulas de su hijo. Este evento es solo para padres y tutores. Le pedimos que haga arreglos para el cuidado de los niños para que nuestros maestros puedan brindarle toda su atención durante el evento. Habrá interpretación en español para algunas aulas.  Esperamos verlos allí!

El jueves 5 de septiembre es un día de SALIDA TEMPRANA a las 11:30 a.m.


Mark your calendars!  Proctor Terrace’s annual Walk a Thon is Friday September 27th from 1:25-4pm. Walk a Thon is our major fundraiser as well as lots of fun for the kids and adults alike.

A few notes to help you plan ahead:
  • TK and Kinder students will need a responsible adult to participate starting at 1:25 pm. 
  • Grades 1-6 will need a responsible adult starting at 2:25. 
  • Packets including permission slips, FAQs and pledge sheets will come home with your child Friday 9/13.

Coming soon!  We will be looking for volunteers to help before, during and after the event with setup, prize stations, tallying and clean up.  Reminder: Volunteers can be extended family and friends!  

Chairing opportunity: Is Walk-a-Thon one of YOUR favorite events?  Would you be interested in chairing the event next year?  Contact Mary Hawkins to learn more!  

It’s a new year and we want to hear from you!  Stop by the PTA table at Back to School night and give us your feedback on what you would like to see. 

New ideas include:
  • Fun educational assemblies
  • After School Ice cream Social
  • Pajama Party: 6th grade outdoor ed fundraiser with 6th grade volunteers
  • More Staff Appreciation events
  • Family Movie nights
  • Family Math night
  • Proctor Family Potlucks
  • Lunar New Year celebration
  • Black History Month
THANK YOU to all who have donated during our Family Contribution kick-off!  Your donations ensure we can continue to fund our incredible programs… and consider new ones!  It’s not too late, donations can be sent via your school folder or at Back to School night.


Please join us Tuesday, September 10th at 6pm in the library and learn how you can be involved with our school this year.  We rely on volunteers from our Proctor Terrace community to host successful events and fundraisers throughout the year:  Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, alumni – all are welcome! 

We will have a number of positions open in 2020/2021 and would love to talk to anyone who might be interested.  This is your opportunity to learn from those who have been involved and find the right fit for you!
  • Walk-a-thon Chair
  • PTA Board President 
  • PTA Board Vice President
  • PTA Secretary 
Questions?  Email PTA Board President with questions or interest

FreshSchools Reminder

FreshSchools is an online Proctor Terrace community platform to help you stay informed, connect with classmates and school administration.   Our new principal, Brett Wilson, uses this platform to share weekly updates.

Not on FreshSchools yet?  Only half our current families are registered.  Current families can signup by self-registering at or sending an email to with Parent name(s) and email(s), as well as your child(ren)’s name and current classroom(s).  You’ll receive an email within a few days with a welcome link.


We have several exciting Fall 2019 After School Enrichment offerings and you can enroll NOW! 

Most classes start in the next 1-2 weeks, and a few are at risk of cancelation if not enough interest, including the Wednesday Science class.  

Click here for enrollment links and details.

Just released!  Cooking class menu

REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 13:  Girls on the Run registration is open!

Girls on the Run is a fantastic program for girls in grades 3-5. We have 3 fun and energetic coaches this year.

Practices will be from 2:45-4:15 Tuesdays and Fridays beginning Tuesday September 24th. Registration is open until September 13th. Scholarships are available.

Reach out to Mary Hawkins if you have any questions.

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