Dear Penacook Students and Families,
Welcome Back! I hope that you had an amazing summer and carved out time to relax and recharge. The PES staff excitedly awaits the opportunity to reconnect with familiar faces, and to make acquaintances with our new students on Tuesday, August 29, the first day of school for students. The paragraphs below will provide you with important information that you will need in the fall. On behalf of all of us at PES, it is with great enthusiasm that I welcome you back to school to begin the 2017-2018 school year.
Penacook Elementary School values the importance of parent involvement and, and strives to maintain consistent lines of communication. We will continue the use of a parent and community email list for pertinent and timely communications. Our email blasts will include newsletters, school announcements, PTG event information and community news. If you would like to be added to this list in order to receive these electronic communications, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also encourage you to follow us on Twitter @PenacookElem.
First Day of School Arrival
The first day of school for students is on Tuesday, August 29th. The official start of school is at 8:30am. Please deliver your child no earlier than 8:10am, and make sure that your child arrives by 8:25am every day to start the academic day on time.
The arrival procedure for the first day of school will be as follows:
During the first day of school, teachers will practice the normal arrival procedure with students to prepare them for our regular routine, which will start on the 2nd day of school. Students who will eat breakfast at school, will report directly to the cafeteria beginning the second day of school. The normal arrival procedures are as follows:
Open House Dates
Kindergarten and Grade 1 Open House: Monday, August 28th from 4:00-5:00pm. Kindergarten students and families are invited to the cafeteria at 4:30pm to enjoy hotdogs, chips, drinks and popsicles as a way to welcome you to Penacook Elementary School.
Grades 2-5 Open House: Wednesday, September 6th from 5:00-6:00pm
Classroom teachers will send home information as to the format and structure for the event.
Welcome New Staff
Penacook Elementary school welcomes 3 new teachers this year. Ms. Orsmond and Ms. John will join our 5th grade team. Ms.Davis will join our third grade team. We are excited for them to be a part of our teaching community and wish them well.
Below you will find a list of classroom teaching assignments. You can also find a full staff directory on our website.
Grade 5: Ms. Emery, Ms. John, Ms. Orsmond
Grade 4: Ms. Demeroto, Ms. Shaw, Ms. Williams
Grade 3: Ms. Davis, Ms. Ford, Ms. Semales
Grade 2: Ms.Cochrane, Ms. Parrotto, Ms. Stevens
Grade 1: Ms. Egounis, Ms. Lemay, Ms. Messenger
Grade K: Ms. Cassidy, Ms. Labelle, Mr. Waters
Pre School: Mrs. Colbert
Enjoy the last weeks of vacation, and remember to visit our website at www.mvsdpride.org to access teacher webpages, bus routes, food service information, and much more. In the meantime, do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. We look forward to having a long and rewarding relationship with you and your family.
Please see the attachments below for information regarding the Girls on the Run Program and Field Hockey.
Girls on the Run - Click here
Field Hockey - Click Here