Weekly Updates

Attendance Absences: Contact by 9:00am

Main Office: 610-351-5910

Absentee Hotline: 610-351-5900 Extension  29711

Absentee Email: VMATTENDANCE@parklandsd.org 


 

12/7 EWLE 3:45 - 4:45

12/10 Winter Wonderland 9-11 AM

12/12 5th Grade Winter Concert 7PM -  Gym Doors Open at 6:30

12/14 EWLE 3:45 - 4:45 (Last EWLE Class)

12/23 - 1/2 School Closed Winter Holiday

** Please remember to dress your student for the cold they will be going outside for recess unless it is below 20 degrees.

***Inclement weather/early closing information

https://www.parklandsd.org/departments/transportation/inclement-weatherearly-closing-information

Spirit days December 19 - 23 / Flyer Here


Hello Veterans Memorial Families,

I can't believe it! The holiday season is right around the corner! Please take a moment to read the following information on our holiday giving program: The Giving Tree (link).

The Veterans Memorial Giving Tree will be on display in the Creative Commons and will feature donation ornaments (with a linked QR code) as well as envelopes for cash/check. All donations will be used to purchase grocery and retail gift cards through Scrip fundraising. By using the Scrip fundraiser not only will your donation brighten the holiday for our students & families, but you will also be raising money for the school!

See the flyer below for some amazing details or click the link below to sign up to donate! 

Thank you for your consideration and a very special thank you to the Veterans Memorial PTO for their support!

View the flyer HERE to learn about The Giving Tree program. Click HERE to donate.😊

 


DECEMBER READING CHALLENGE - FLYER HERE

Building Readers English - Dec 22

Building Readers Spanish - Dec22

Summer Camp Information


News From the Nurse  - Click Here 


Need a job with some flexibility?  Want to work with kids or gain great experience to help build a resume? COME WORK WITH US as a Substitute Teacher, Clerical Sub, Custodial Sub, Food Service Sub, Paraprofessional Sub or Bus/Van Driver Sub.  Learn more about the application process and requirements.  No appointment necessary - just walk-in.  

PSD Administration Center, 1210 Springhouse Rd., Allentown

December 5, 10 AM - 2 PM, or December 13, 2 - 6 PM.


PTO Weekly Update 12/7

  • Reminder! Our Winter Wonderland will be held THIS SATURDAY, December 10 from 9-11am at the school.  Please join us for a fun morning of holiday treats, crafts, book readings and more!  If you are able, we are in need of donations and volunteers for the Winter Wonderland - please sign up here! No clearances needed! 
  • Holiday Giving TreeThe PTO is sponsoring a Holiday Giving Tree to provide holiday assistance to Veterans Elementary families.  Please consider donating to support this effort -  Donations will be used to purchase grocery and retail gift cards, which can be used by the families to purchase holiday meals and gifts! Donations can be made online through Venmo or PayPal.
  • Save the Date for our next Dine & Donate on December 21st at Texas Roadhouse!  More info coming soon!
  • Support our School with Holiday shopping Check out our website for easy ways to support Veterans Memorial through Amazon Smile, Weis Rewards, and Scrip Gift Cards.  These are all ways you can raise funds for the school without spending any extra money!
  • You can shop Spirit Wear all year long using this link! Orders will still arrive by Christmas!
  • Reminder! We would like to start collecting photos from all our wonderful school events to potentially be included in the yearbook.  Click on the links here to upload any photos you have from our events so far this year!  Additional links will be added throughout the year.

Need a job with some flexibility?  Want to work with kids or gain great experience to help build a resume? COME WORK WITH US as a Substitute Teacher, Clerical Sub, Custodial Sub, Food Service Sub, Paraprofessional Sub or Bus/Van Driver Sub.  Learn more about the application process and requirements.  No appointment necessary - just walk-in.        

PSD Administration Center, 1210 Springhouse Rd., Allentown                                                             

December 5, 10 AM - 2 PM, or December 13, 2 - 6 PM. 

                       


11/30 EWLE 3:45 - 4:45

12/7 EWLE 3:45 - 4:45

12/10 Winter Wonderland 9-11 AM

12/12 Winter Concert 7PM

12/23 - 1/2 School Closed Winter Holiday

** Please remember to dress your student for the cold they will be going outside for recess unless it is below 20 degrees.

***Inclement weather/early closing information

https://www.parklandsd.org/departments/transportation/inclement-weatherearly-closing-information


 

Hello Veterans Memorial Families,

I can't believe it! The holiday season is right around the corner! Please take a moment to read the following information on our holiday giving program: The Giving Tree (link).

The Veterans Memorial Giving Tree will be on display in the Creative Commons and will feature donation ornaments (with a linked QR code) as well as envelopes for cash/check. All donations will be used to purchase grocery and retail gift cards through Scrip fundraising. By using the Scrip fundraiser not only will your donation brighten the holiday for our students & families, but you will also be raising money for the school!

See the flyer below for some amazing details or click the link below to sign up to donate! 

Thank you for your consideration and a very special thank you to the Veterans Memorial PTO for their support!

View the flyer HERE to learn about The Giving Tree program. Click HERE to donate.😊

 


DECEMBER READING CHALLENGE - FLYER HERE

 

Building Readers English - Dec 22

Building Readers Spanish - Dec22


PTO Weekly Update 12/1

  • The Penguin Patch Holiday Shop

     will be held next week for students to purchase gifts for family and friends.  There are over 100 different gifts available ranging from $.25 through $12.  

    Please see the flyer that was sent home with your child for the day and time they will be attending, and send the filled out envelope with them on that day!

    • We will also need parents to volunteer during the Holiday Shop times - if you have clearances and would like to help out, please sign up here

  • Our Winter Wonderland will be held on Saturday, December 10 from 9-11am at the school.  Please join us for a fun morning of holiday treats, crafts, book readings and more!  If you would like to pre-order a pottery craft, please send in the form that was sent home with your child by 12/6 - be sure to include your student’s and teacher’s names on the envelope!

    • We are in need of donations and volunteers for the Winter Wonderland -  please sign up here

  • Poinsettia Order pickup is Friday, 12/9 from 4-6 PM at the school. 
  • Holiday Giving Tree! The PTO is sponsoring a Holiday Giving Tree to provide holiday assistance to Veterans Elementary families.  Please consider donating to support this effort -  Donations will be used to purchase grocery and retail gift cards, which can be used by the families to purchase holiday meals and gifts! Donations can be made online through Venmo or PayPal.
  • Save the Date for our next Dine & Donate on December 21st at Texas Roadhouse!  More info coming soon!
  • Support our School with Holiday shopping!  Check out our website for easy ways to support Veterans Memorial through Amazon Smile, Weis Rewards, and Scrip Gift Cards.  These are all ways you can raise funds for the school without spending any extra money!
  • Reminder! We would like to start collecting photos from all our wonderful school events to potentially be included in the yearbook.  Click on the links here to upload any photos you have from our events so far this year!  Additional links will be added throughout the year.

 

 

 


 

11/23 No EWLE

11/23 1:45 Early Dismissal

11/24 Thursday School Closed

11/25 Friday School Closed 

11/28 Monday School Closed 

** Please remember to dress your student for the cold they will be going outside for recess unless it is below 20 degrees.


***Inclement weather/early closing information

https://www.parklandsd.org/departments/transportation/inclement-weatherearly-closing-information


Hello Veterans Memorial Families,

I can't believe it! The holiday season is right around the corner! Please take a moment to read the following information on our holiday giving program: The Giving Tree (link).

The Veterans Memorial Giving Tree will be on display in the Creative Commons and will feature donation ornaments (with a linked QR code) as well as envelopes for cash/check. All donations will be used to purchase grocery and retail gift cards through Scrip fundraising. By using the Scrip fundraiser not only will your donation brighten the holiday for our students & families, but you will also be raising money for the school!

See the flyer below for some amazing details or click the link below to sign up to donate! 

Thank you for your consideration and a very special thank you to the Veterans Memorial PTO for their support!

View the flyer HERE to learn about The Giving Tree program. Click HERE to donate. 😊


Building Readers English - Dec 22

Building Readers Spanish - Dec22


 

11/16 EWLE 3:45 - 4:45

11/16 Report Cards Available in HAC at 5:00 PM

11/17 - 11/23 Early Dismissal  1:45 - Parent/Teacher Conferences 

11/23 No EWLE  

11/24 - 11/28 School Closed Thanksgiving Holiday 

** Please remember to dress your student for the cold they will be going outside for recess unless it is below 20 degrees.


Home Access Center

  • Home Access Center
  • Parent Home Access Center Information
  • For HAC support, contact: hac@parklandsd.org

    Hello Veterans Memorial Families,

    I can't believe it! The holiday season is right around the corner! Please take a moment to read the following information on our holiday giving program: The Giving Tree (link).

    The Veterans Memorial Giving Tree will be on display in the Creative Commons and will feature donation ornaments (with a linked QR code) as well as envelopes for cash/check. All donations will be used to purchase grocery and retail gift cards through Scrip fundraising. By using the Scrip fundraiser not only will your donation brighten the holiday for our students & families, but you will also be raising money for the school!

    See the flyer below for some amazing details or click the link below to sign up to donate! 

    Thank you for your consideration and a very special thank you to the Veterans Memorial PTO for their support!

    View the flyer HERE to learn about The Giving Tree program. Click HERE to donate. 😊


    Camp In Invitation : Flyer Here

    NOVEMBER READING CHALLENGE : FLYER HERE

    Challenge Sheet here


    ***Inclement weather/early closing information

  • https://www.parklandsd.org/departments/transportation/inclement-weatherearly-closing-information


    November Building Readers

  • November Building Readers - Spanish


    PTO Weekly Update 11/16

  • Pellman Pie Order pickup will be on Monday, Nov 21 from 2-6pm - Volunteers are needed - please sign up here if you're able to help out!  
  • Poinsettia Fundraiser going on now through November 23rd.  Each 6in pot is $10 and are available in red, white, or pink!  Order form can be found here.
  • Don't Forget!  The Chipotle (Hamilton Crossings) Dine and Donate is this Wednesday, 11/16 from 5-9pm!  Good for in-store and online ordering (pickup only) - be sure to use code PN7LQBY when ordering online - Check out the flyer here for details!
  • Holiday Giving Tree! The PTO is sponsoring a Holiday Giving Tree to provide holiday assistance to Veterans Elementary families.  Please consider donating to support this effort -  Donations will be used to purchase grocery and retail gift cards, which can be used by the families to purchase holiday meals and gifts! Donations can be made online through Venmo or PayPal.
  • Spiritwear Holiday Sale going on now through November 30th! 20% savings store wide and free shipping over $75 - guaranteed delivery by December 23! Check it out here:  https://1stplace.sale/108232
  • Support our School with Holiday shopping!  Check out our website for easy ways to support Veterans Memorial through Amazon Smile, Weis Rewards, and Scrip Gift Cards.  These are all ways you can raise funds for the school without spending any extra money!
  • We would like to start collecting photos from all our wonderful school events to potentially be included in the yearbook.  Click on the links here to upload any photos you have from our events so far this year!  Additional links will be added throughout the year.
  •  


     

Parent/Teacher Conference Link (Click Here)

Parent-Teacher conferences are scheduled to take place on November 17th, 18th , 21st, and 22nd . Please visit the Sign Up link above then choose the Sign Up for your child’s teacher. If you have more than one student please visit each child's teacher. If you need assistance with signing up please contact the school office (610) 3515910.

Please keep in mind that all students will be dismissed at 1:45 PM on all of the conference days. 

We ask that everyone has signed up by Friday, November 11th.


Upcoming Dates:

11/9 EWLE after school 3:45 - 4:45

11/9 PTO Meeting  7:00PM

11/10 Turkey Trot 

11/11 Veterans Day - Wear Red, White & Blue

11/17 - 11/22 1:45 Dismissal Parent/Teacher Conferences 

11/24 - 11/28 School Closed Thanksgiving Holiday


Camp In Invitation : Flyer Here

NOVEMBER READING CHALLENGE : FLYER HERE

Challenge Sheet here


***Inclement weather/early closing information

https://www.parklandsd.org/departments/transportation/inclement-weatherearly-closing-information


News from the Nurse : here


Boys Basketball Clinic : 11/12 12:00 - 2:00 Flyer here

November Building Readers

November Building Readers - Spanish


PTO Weekly Update 11/9

  • PTO Meeting tonight at 7PM at the school Creative Commons!  The 5th Grade Committee meeting will take place immediately following.  We hope to see you there!
  • LAST CALL for Pellman Pie Sale orders!  No orders will be accepted after Thursday (order form here)
    • Volunteers are needed to help with Pie Pickup day on Monday, Nov 21 - please sign up here if you're able to help out!
  • Poinsettia Fundraiser going on now through November 23rd.  Each 6in pot is $10 and are available in red, white, or pink!  Order form can be found here.
  • Our next Dine and Donate will be on 11/16 at Chipotle at Hamilton Crossings from 5-9pm!  Good for in-store and online ordering - be sure to use code PN7LQBY when ordering online - Check out the flyer here for details!
  • Holiday Giving Tree! The PTO will be sponsoring a Holiday Giving Tree to provide holiday assistance to Veterans Elementary families.  Please consider donating to support this effort -  Donations will be used to purchase grocery and retail gift cards, which can be used by the families to purchase holiday meals and gifts! Donations can be made online through Venmo or PayPal.
  • Spiritwear Holiday Sale going on now through November 30th! 20% savings store wide and free shipping over $75 - guaranteed delivery by December 23! Check it out here:  https://1stplace.sale/108232
  • Thank you to everyone that helped out with, and attended our first ever Glow Dance on 11/4.  We had a blast and hope you did as well!  We would like to start collecting photos from all our wonderful school events to potentially be included in the yearbook.  Look for links to upload photos soon on our Social Media pages!

 

Parent/Teacher Conference Link (Click Here)

Parent-Teacher conferences are scheduled to take place on November 17th, 18th , 21st, and 22nd . Please visit the Sign Up link above then choose the Sign Up for your child’s teacher. If you have more than one student please visit each child's teacher. If you need assistance with signing up please contact the school office (610) 3515910.

Please keep in mind that all students will be dismissed at 1:45 PM on all of the conference days. 

We ask that everyone has signed up by Friday, November 11th.


11/2 EWLE after school 3:45 - 4:45

11/4 GLOW Dance 6 - 8 PM Dress in your favorite white or neon clothes (Flyer)  

(All students must be accompanied by an adult for the dance. Students can NOT be dropped off.)

11/8 Math in Focus - Parent Letter  Here (Please RSVP by 10/21)

11/9 EWLE after school 3:45 - 4:45

11/10 Turkey Trot - Flyer  Here

11/11 Veterans Day Invitation 

11/11 Wear Red, White & Blue 

11/17 - 11/22 1:45 Dismissal Parent/Teacher Conferences 


** Veterans Day Invitation

***Inclement weather/early closing information

https://www.parklandsd.org/departments/transportation/inclement-weatherearly-closing-information

**News from the Nurse: Flyer here


 

NOVEMBER READING CHALLENGE : FLYER HERE

Challenge Sheet here


Girls Basketball Clinic: 11/6  2:00 - 4:00 Flyer here

Boys Basketball Clinic : 11/12 12:00 - 2:00 Flyer here


PTO Weekly Update 11/2

  • Reminder!! Glow Dance this Friday, 11/4!  Check out the flyer here! Be sure to wear that neon!

  • PLEASE NOTE - All students must be accompanied by an adult for the dance!  Students can not be dropped off.

  • Pre-Purchased tickets and food will be available for pickup at the Pre-Paid lines the evening of the dance

  • The Pellman Pie Sale is going on now!!  Amazing Pies and Cakes to give you a break from baking for the holidays!  Orders are due by Monday, Nov 7.  Order pickup will be Monday, Nov 21 at the school!  Check out the order form here!

  • Save the Date for our next Dine and Donate on 11/16 at Chipotle!

  • Show your Eagle pride with our all new Spirit Wear, now available online!  Check it out here:  https://1stplace.sale/108232

 


 

Important Dates:

10/26 EWLE after school 3:45 - 4:45

10/27 Picture Retakes : Code VMEMES22 - Flyer here 

10/28 Halloween Parade - Parent Letter  Here  ***Reminder all food must be pre-packaged***

11/4 GLOW Dance 6 - 8 PM Dress in your favorite white or neon clothes (Flyer) 

11/8 Math in Focus - Parent Letter  Here (Please RSVP by 10/21)

11/10 Turkey Trot - Flyer  Here

11/11 Veterans Day Invitation 

11/11 Wear Red, White & Blue 

11/17 - 11/22 1:45 Dismissal Parent/Teacher Conferences 


Veterans Day Invitation


Inclement weather/early closing information

https://www.parklandsd.org/departments/transportation/inclement-weatherearly-closing-information


Parent/Teacher Conference Link (Click Here)

Parent-Teacher conferences are scheduled to take place on November 17th, 18th , 21st, and 22nd . Please visit the Sign Up link above then choose the Sign Up for your child’s teacher. If you have more than one student please visit each child's teacher. If you need assistance with signing up please contact the school office (610) 3515910.

Please keep in mind that all students will be dismissed at 1:45 PM on all of the conference days. 

We ask that everyone has signed up by Friday, November 11th.


PTO Weekly Update 10/26

  • REMINDER - Our Save Around Fundraiser is wrapping up on 10/28!  Books can be ordered here: https://www.supportourgroups.com/GN/282123 and can be sent to your student for delivery or shipped directly to the person ordering.  Books are available for locations across the country - if a location you're looking for is not listed, the National book can be ordered by selecting "AL" as the state first.  Please share the link with your family and friends!!  Please return any unsold books by 10/28!
  • Show your Eagle pride with our all new Spirit Wear, now available online!  Check it out here:  https://1stplace.sale/108232
  • It's time for the Pellman Pie Sale!!  Amazing Pies and Cakes to give you a break from baking for the holidays!  Orders are due by Monday, Nov 7.  Order pickup will be Monday, Nov 21 at the school!  Check out the order form here!
  • SAVE THE DATE for our Glow Dance happening next Friday, 11/4.  Check out the flyer here all pre-orders are due by 10/31!
    • We are in need of volunteers and donations for the Glow Dance - check out the sign-up here!

10/19 EWLE After School 3:45 - 4:45

10/19 Un-Haunted House Grades K- 3 - Flyer here

10/27 Picture Retakes : Code VMEMES22 - Flyer here 

10/28 Halloween Parade - Parent Letter  Here

11/8 Math in Focus - Parent Letter  Here (Please RSVP by 10/21)

11/10 Turkey Trot - Flyer  Here

11/11 Veterans Day Invitation 


 


PTO Weekly Update 10/19

  • REMINDER!  Tonight (10/19) is our Dine & Donate at PJ Whelihan's from 11am-11pm and is good for dine-in or take-out!  Be sure to mention Veterans Memorial when you order!
  • Our Save Around Fundraiser is going on now through 10/28!  Books can be ordered here: https://www.supportourgroups.com/GN/282123 and can be sent to your student for delivery or shipped directly to the person ordering.  Books are available for locations across the country - if a location you're looking for is not listed, the National book can be ordered by selecting "AL" as the state first.  Please share the link with your family and friends!!
  • Show your Eagle pride with our all new Spirit Wear, now available online!  Check it out here:  https://1stplace.sale/108232
  • Update: the Glow Dance has been moved to Friday, 11/4.  A flyer will be sent home soon!

     

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

Free Reduced lunch

FREE BREAKFAST IS BACK!  Starting October 1, 2022, and through the end of the 2022-2023 School Year, Parkland schools will offer all students a school breakfast at no charge as part of the federal and state School Breakfast Program. This change does not affect a student’s eligibility status for lunch (free, reduced, or paid).


 

Building Readers English Edition - October 2022

Building Readers Spanish Edition - October 2022

 

10/12 EWLE After School 3:45 - 4:45

10/19 Unity Day - Wear Orange

10/19 Lock Down Drill - Parent Letter Here

10/19 EWLE After School 3:45 - 4:45

10/19 Un-Haunted House Grades K- 3 - Flyer here

10/27 Picture Retakes

10/28 Halloween Parade - Parent Letter  Here

11/8 Math in Focus - Parent Letter  Here (Please RSVP by 10/21)

11/10 Turkey Trot - Flyer  Here


                         

October Reading Challenge Flyer here 

 


Woodlawn FD Open House Flyer 2022


 

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

Free Reduced lunch

FREE BREAKFAST IS BACK!  Starting October 1, 2022, and through the end of the 2022-2023 School Year, Parkland schools will offer all students a school breakfast at no charge as part of the federal and state School Breakfast Program. This change does not affect a student’s eligibility status for lunch (free, reduced, or paid).


Building Readers English Edition - October 2022

Building Readers Spanish Edition - October 2022


 

Photo from @PSDistrict on Facebook on Parkland School District at 10/10/22 at 10:03AM  It's a dark and stormy night, and you've been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an     alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well . . . dead. So whodunnit?

 Tickets for the PHS production of Clue are available now! Show Dates are 10/14, 10/15, and 10/16. Grab your   tickets at the link below and join us for a fantastic show! Purchase tickets here: https://www.showtix4u.com/event-   details/67105

 


PTO Weekly Update 10/12

  • Our Save Around Fundraiser is going on now through 10/28!  Books can be ordered here: https://www.supportourgroups.com/GN/282123 and can be sent to your student for delivery or shipped directly to the person ordering.  Books are available for locations across the country - if a location you're looking for is not listed, the National book can be ordered by selecting "AL" as the state first.  Please share the link with your family and friends!!
  • Our next Dine & Donate will be next week (10/19) at PJ Whelihan's from 11am-11pm and is good for dine-in or take-out!
  • Update: the Glow Dance has been moved to Friday, 11/4.  More info coming soon!

Reminders!

  • Volunteers Needed!  Our events and activities wouldn't be possible without your help - if you're interested and willing to volunteer for PTO events, please fill out our Volunteer Sign-Up Form!
  • Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @vmelempto! 
  • All PTO info will be posted throughout the year on our website - https://vmelempto.weebly.com/ - Be sure to bookmark our page!

10/10 No School 

10/12 PTO Meeting 9:00AM

10/12 EWLE After School 3:45 - 4:45

10/19 Unity Day - Wear Orange

10/19 Lock Down Drill - Parent Letter Here

10/19 EWLE After School 3:45 - 4:45

10/27 Picture Retakes


Woodlawn FD Open House Flyer 2022

October Reading Challenge Flyer here


 

PTO Weekly Update 10/6

  • Save Around books will be sent home this week!  The sale will run from 10/10-10/28.  Be sure to check out the website link as well - your friends and family can purchase a book for any location!
  • Save the Date for our next Dine & Donate at PJ Whelihans on 10/19!

Reminders!

  • Volunteers Needed!  Our events and activities wouldn't be possible without your help - if you're interested and willing to volunteer for PTO events, please fill out our Volunteer Sign-Up Form!
  • Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @vmelempto! 
  • All PTO info will be posted throughout the year on our website - https://vmelempto.weebly.com/ - Be sure to bookmark our page!

 

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