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September 2022

From the Principal

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    We've had an amazing start to our school year! Thank you to our parents for their partnership and support as we have made a successful transition to an early childhood through fourth grade school. I feel fortunate to serve our students, parents, and community in my sixth year at Prairie View. It's good to be a Hawk!

    Kari Sampson
    Prairie View Elementary School

School News

  • Please note the Following Information this Month:

    • Upcoming Events
    • 2022-2023 School Calendars
    • Summer Reading Challenge
    • Student Arrival
    • Early Release & Changes to End of Day Plans
    • Required School Drills
    • RHS Homecoming & DECA Pop-Up Shop
    • Fall Conferences
    • Parent Advisory Council
    • Prairie View Hawk Pride
    • Picture Day
    • Health Office
    • Free & Reduced Lunch
    • Every Meal Enrollment

    Upcoming Events 

    September 19: Jersey Day
    September 20: Western Day
    September 21: Neon Day
    September 22: College Wear Day
    September 23: Royal Spirit Day & RHS Homecoming - Go Royals!
    October 11: Picture Day
    October 17-18: No School: Conferences
    October 19-21: No School: Fall Break

    2022 - 2023 School Calendars

    Elementary School Calendar

    Digital Day Calendar

    Summer Reading Challenge

    Students who turned in their summer reading challenge will celebrate with ice cream treats next week.

    Student Arrival

    Students may not be dropped off for school prior to 9am. 

    Early Release & Changes to End of Day Plans

    Please email pves.attendance@isd728.org or call the attendance line at 763.241.3555 to report an absence or any changes in your student's normal school-day routine.

    If your student also attends EdVenture Club please contact our Edventure Club Site to report any variations, as well at 763.438.8036.

    Regular attendance is essential if students are to be successful in school. Chronic absences interrupt the education of your child. School personnel will make every effort to encourage regular attendance, but the ultimate responsibility lies with the students and their parents/guardians. The complete Attendance Policy is available for your review at your school and the District Office. 

    Required School Drills

    We will conduct the following safety drills during the school year:

    • Fire: 5 drills, announced and first one will occur during the first 10 days of school.

    • Lock-down: 5 drills, announced and first one will occur during the first month of school.

    • Severe Weather: 1 drill, in the spring

    • Bus Safety: 2 drills, one in the fall and one in the spring

    RHS Homecoming & DECA Pop-Up Shop

    As future Royals, we will be participating in Rogers High School Homecoming week! Help your student enjoy the fun by participating in our scheduled dress-up days. RHS DECA will also be visiting with their Pop-Up Shop on Tuesday, September 20th for students to shop during lunch time.

    Fall Conferences

    Fall Conferences will be held on October 18 & 19. Additional information will be shared in the coming weeks. 

    Parent Advisory Council

    We have our first PAC (Parent Advisory Council) meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 20 at 6:30 PM in music room 128. All parents are invited to attend! In addition, we are looking for parents who are interested in serving in a leadership role on our PAC Board. If you're interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity, please come to the PAC meeting a half hour early at 6:00 PM. 
    Ongoing PAC Fundraiser:
    • Culver’s Fundraisers | 3rd Tuesday of every month (no code needed)

    Prairie View Hawk Pride

    School expectations are taught under the theme of HAWK PRIDE. The key idea is that proper behavior needs to be taught and re-taught. Behavior expectations are learned and should be taught in the home, school, and community. As students mature, they should be given increased responsibility consistent with their developmental level and social maturity.

    The goal of these expectations is to help our students develop an understanding of appropriate behavior, so that little external reinforcement is required. When this occurs, we believe that a very positive and productive learning environment will result, enabling students to strive for excellence. 

    Another important aspect of “HAWK PRIDE” is that it is school-wide. There are three major expectations for Prairie View Elementary School:  

    1. Respectful

    2. Responsible

    3. Ready

    We teach our students about all of the HAWK PRIDE behavioral expectations through our HAWK PRIDE lesson plans and videos. We also remind our students of the expectations and reteach the skills as needed.

    Students can be acknowledged for showing HAWK PRIDE behaviors during the school day. If a student is being respectful, responsible, or ready, he/she can earn a HAWK PRIDE ticket.  Students are to place their HAWK PRIDE tickets into the HAWK PRIDE display in their classroom. We draw from the tickets each Monday during morning announcements to recognize positive behavior.

    When students do not follow school and/or classroom expectations, we use a variety of consequences and/or interventions that are progressive and logical for the situation and developmental level of the student.  The intention of the consequence and/or intervention is to reduce or extinguish the child’s negative behavior and increase his/her positive behaviors.

    Picture Day

    Dress your best! Strawbridge Studios will be here on October 11th for student portraits. Online order will be live soon.

    Health Office

    Health Office Assistant: Tracy Claseman tracy.claseman@isd728.org
    Licensed School Nurse: Heather Martin | heather.martin@isd728.org
    Direct Line to the Health Office: (763) 274-6272

    Action Plans Required: If your child has a health condition which requires any kind of medication at school, please make sure we have an updated plan. All plans are required to be updated yearly.
    Clothing Donations: The Health Office is looking for gently used, easy on and off children's clothing of all sizes. As a reminder, if your student has borrowed clothing from the health office, please promptly wash and return it.  

    Free & Reduced Meals

    Our school provides healthy meals each day. Did you know...ISD 728 offers free and reduced-price meals for breakfast and lunch?  

    • If you are having financial difficulties or need assistance with paying your student's school meals, please apply for the ISD 728 Free and Reduced-price meals program.
    • Your child(ren) may qualify for free or even significantly reduced price meals. Apply Today!
    • You can apply ANYTIME throughout the school year, EVERY year!
    • Your application also helps your household and our schools qualify for additional education funds and discounts.

     Click HERE for more information and an application to apply.

    Every Meal Enrollment

    Food will be available for pick-up twice/month, the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. Food is packaged in bags that offer a variety of food items. Privacy is protected. CLICK HERE for more information and to sign up. Contact Nancy Cristoforo, School Social Worker, with any questions: 763.274.6270 ext. 6114, nancy.cristoforo@isd728.org  

Upcoming Events

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Hawk Pride!

    • Respect self, others, and property.
    • Make good choices.
    • Come prepared to learn.
    • Give your best effort.
    • Follow adult directions.
    • Use appropriate voice level.
    • Be a good role model.


  • rRHS

  • RHS DECA @ PVES Lunches!
    Tuesday, September 20th


  • The third Tuesday of EACH Month!


  • Picture Day: October 11th


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