Weekly Updates

Absences: Contact by 9:00am

Main Office: 610-351-5910

Absentee Hotline: 610-351-5900 Extension  29711

Absentee Email: VMATTENDANCE@parklandsd.org 

 

4/26 Day 1

4/27 Day 2

4/28 eLearning

4/29 Day 3

4/30 Day 4

 

PTO News

  • PTO Board Nominations are Open!  We are looking for volunteers to fill the VP of Volunteers position for the 21/22 school year.  Please use this link to submit your nomination - voting will take place in early May.
  • May 3rd - May 7th is Staff Appreciation Week!  Please consider showing your appreciation for our dedicated staff at Veterans Memorial by sending in a gift card or gift certificate to a local restaurant, business, online business, etc. Any denomination is welcome! The gift cards will be used as part of a free raffle contest where staff can enter tickets to win one or more as a prize! Please send donations in by April 30th labeled PTO Staff Appreciation.  Thank you in advance!
  • Reminder - Yearbook orders are due on Monday, April 26! Books are $18 each. Visit http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A09827151 to place your order!

 

News from the Nurse

Please make sure students keep bus tags on backpack.

Week of 4/12

  • Thank you to everyone who supported our Virtual Spring Book Fair!  
  • Our first Dine and Donate event is TODAY (4/14) at  PJ Whelihan's in Allentown (Broadway location) 11am-10pm.  Have a great meal and support our school at the same time!
  • Yearbooks are now available to order! Books are $18 each - orders must be placed by Monday, April 26th. Visit http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A09827151 to place your order!
  • The April PTO meeting is TONIGHT, April 14 at 7PM.  Zoom information is below.  Hope to see you there!  

Monday 4/19  Day 1

Tuesday 4/20 Day 2

Wedesday 4/21 eLearning

Thursday 4/22 Day 3

Friday 4/23 Day 4

News from the Nurse

 

           IMPORTANT REMINDER:  STARTING MONDAY, APRIL 12TH ALL HYBRID STUDENTS (A-L and M-Z) WILL ATTEND SCHOOL 4 DAYS A WEEK. MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY, AND FRIDAY
 
       Wednesday will remain a eLearning day
 
       Any changes to transportation must be in writing.
 

       PTO News-

  • Mark your calendars for 2 upcoming opportunities to support Veterans Memorial with Dine and Donate nights!  Just mention Veterans Memorial when you order!
    • PJ Whelihan's in Allentown (Broadway location) - Wednesday, April 14 from 11am-10pm
    • Ice Cream World - Tuesday, May 11 from 4-9pm
  • Yearbook Fun Photos Needed! If you have any pictures of your students from this school year learning remotely, enjoying snow days, etc. that you would like to submit to include in the yearbook, please submit them using this form https://forms.gle/FnYB1BBYDAoK65MJA  Submission deadline for Fun Photos is Friday April 9th.
  • 5th Grade Yearbook Shout Outs!  If you'd like to include a shout out to your favorite 5th grader in this year's yearbook, please submit them through this form https://forms.gle/RoJqubVih5Ur4BiN6  Submission deadline for Shout Outs is Friday April 9th.  
  • Thanks to everyone that attended our Virtual Paint Party, and HUGE thanks to Mrs. Adlard for leading this wonderful event!!  If you weren't able to attend live, the recording is available on the PTO website so you can follow along on your own time!
  • Our next PTO meeting will be on Wednesday, April 14 at 7PM.  Zoom information can be found on the PTO Website.  Hope to see you there!

 Nurse Newsletter 

Media Center Newsletter

Parkland Education Foundation Gala April 14

Parkland Equity Community Forum April 22

Parkland's Funniest Home Video Contest

Camp Invention 

IMPORTANT REMINDER: THERE IS NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, MARCH 12TH DUE A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY.

3/15 A-L STUDENTS REPORT DAY 4

3/16 A-L STUDENTS REPORT DAY 1

3/17 eLEARNING

3/18 M-Z STUDENTS REPORT DAY 4

3/19 M-Z STUDENTS REPORT DAY 1

PTO NEWS:

- Last Call for Car Wash gift certificates!  Get that winter gray washed away! Contact  KrissiGodusky@aol.com  to order! 

- Remember our virtual book fair continues through Monday!  Shop and order right from home! https://www.scholastic.com/bf/vmespring21 

- Our Spring Flower Sale is underway! Order through 3/19 -  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1b_bQ1Un2AupmZ1itb2brpr5QHhpGSH_UaiZSHeA24bU  

KINDERGARTEN & 1st Grade REGISTRATION- Deadline approaching

Do you know someone who will be 5 before September 1st? Please help us spread the word that Kindergarten registration is happening NOW. Families should call their neighborhood Parkland Elementary School to enroll. https://www.parklandsd.org/schools/kindergarten1st-grade-registration

NEWS FROM THE NURSE

PRE-K COUNTS

WEATHER EMERGENCY LETTERS

PTO Car Wash 

 

Happy Read Across America Week!

Please watch this short video from the Parkland Reading Specialists about the importance of reading aloud with your child. After watching, click on this link to the Parent Reading Pledge to show you’ve watched the video and are committed to your child’s reading success.

Please follow this link to the parent read aloud resources referenced in the video.

Thank you and happy reading

 

PTO NEWS: Please join us for the March PTO meeting on Wednesday 3/10 at 9am.  Zoom meeting information can be found on the PTO website - https://vmelempto.weebly.com/pto-meeting-info - Hope to see you there!


Hybrid Schedule week of 3/8 -3/11

3/8 A-L Students Day 2

3/9 A-L Students Day 3

3/10 M-Z Students Day 2

3/11 M-Z Students Day 3 

3/12 School Closed 

Kindergarten Registration 

Media Center News

Our interactive Online Book Fair is going on now!  Shop our Virtual Fair between March 1 - March 15 and support VME.  All purchases will benefit our school directly (25% back in rewards!)  Keep our kids reading and our school thriving!  If you haven’t already done so,  please check it out:  https://www.scholastic.com/bf/vmespring21