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8801 Eaglewind Drive
Charlotte, NC 28212
Courier #: 503
P: 980-343-6470  |  F: 980-343-6523 
LC: Southeast
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: PreK-5
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August 2017 – Agosto 2017

Welcome to Piney Grove! Piney Grove is a uniform school. Our uniform policy is outlined here: http://schools.cms.k12.nc.us/pineygroveES/Pages/SchoolUniformPolicy.aspx ¡Bienvenidos a Piney Grove!  Piney Grove es una escuela de uniforme.  La política del uniforme está delineada aquí: http://schools.cms.k12.nc.us/pineygroveES/Pages/SchoolUniformPolicy.aspx.

Doors open at 7:45AM. All students are required in their classrooms before the 8:15AM bell rings.  Dismissal is at 3:15PM daily. Las puertas abren a las 7:45AM.  Todos los niños deben estar en sus clases antes de que suene la campana de las 8:15AM.

All students are provided a free breakfast and lunch each day.  Breakfast is served in the cafeteria at 7:45AM daily. Students who chose to eat breakfast must arrive a school in time to eat and be in class before 8:15AM. Se provee un desayuno gratis a todos los estudiantes diario. El desayuno comienza a las 7:45AM diario en la cafetería. Los estudiantes que eligen comer desayuno deban llegar con tiempo para comer y estar en el aula antes que suene la campana de las 8:45AM.

If you need to change your child's transportation, you must send in a written and signed note.  Changes will not be made over the phone.  All request must be received before 2:45PM. Early dismissal must be before 2:45PM.  Please provide a note to the teacher when having an early dismissal. Si hay que hacer cambios de transportación, usted debe enviar una nota escrita y firmada. No se acepte cambios de transportación por teléfono.  Todos cambios tienen que ser antes de las 2:45PM.  Las salidas tempranas deben ser antes de las 2:45PM.  Por favor entrega una nota a la maestro por una salida temprana.

2017-2018 School Improvement Plan is Availailable

​Please review the Piney Grove Elementary School Improvement Plan for 2017-2018 and complete the  Piney Grove Elementary Feedback Form

Por favor revisa el Plan de Mejoramiento Escolar 2017-2018 para Piney Grove y completa el Piney Grove Feedback Form

Student Recognition Ceremony / Ceremonia de Reconocimiento del Alumno

Thursday, November 9, 2017 / jueves, 9 de noviembre, 2017

Times for Ceremonies/ Horario de Ceremonias:

  • PK & K: 9:00-9:45
  • 1st & 2nd: 10:00-10:45
  • 3rd & 4th: 1:15-2:00
  • 5th: 11:45-12:15
Invitation only / Solo invitados
Hooray! Here Comes The Bus / Aquí Viene El Autobús

​The new Here Comes The Bus school bus tracking app is available for download.  Please follow the link for more information Here Comes The Bus

La nueva aplicación para localización de autobuses llamada Aquí Viene El Autobús (Here Comes The Bus) está disponible.  Por favor haga clic aquí para más información Aquí Viene El Autobús

Thank You! for approving the School Bond! ¡Gracias! por aprobar el Bono Escolar

​Check out the Thank You from our Superintendent / Vea las Gracias de nuestro Superintendente

Thank You

Congraulations to our Spelling Bee winner Josiah Creador! ¡Felicitaciones a Josiah Creador por ganar el Concurso de Ortografía!

Josiah will move on to our East Learning Zone spelling bee and represent Piney Grove on December 5, 2017, at Butler High School.  Congratulations Josiah and all the other classroom representatives for a fun and successful spelling bee. Josiah representará Piney Grove en el concurso de ortografía por la Zona Este de Aprendizaje el 5 de diciembre, 2017 en Butler High School. Felicitaciones a Josiah y todos los otros participantes por un concurso de ortografía divertido y exitoso. 

Heart Holiday Family Breakfast / Desayuno Festivo Para Las Familias Heart

Family's of students participating in Heart Tutoring, please join us a Piney Grove Elementary for the Heart Holiday Family Breakfast Thursday, December 14th from 8:30-9:00am in the Cafeteria. Light breakfast will be provided. Families, tutors and students will learn math games that can be practiced at home! Students will receive a small package of games so they can continue to practice their math over winter break. 

Las familias de los estudiantes participando en los Tutores Heart, por favor acompáñanos para El Desayuno Festivo para las Familias Heart el jueves 14 de diciembre de las 8:30 a 9:00am en la cafeteria. Se proveerá un desauno ligero. ¡Las familias, tutores y estudiantes aprederán juegos de matemática para practicar en case! Los estudiantes recibirán un paquete pequeño de juegos para poder contiuar ensayañdo matemática durante el descanso de invierno.

Edgenuity/Dreambox competition
  • We are starting a competition between all homerooms, to see which classes can have 100% usage weekly.
  • There will be one monthly winner of a classroom pizza party! 
  • Each week in January, starting next week we will check usage at the end of the week for literacy AND math, meaning we are checking to see how many students logged on and did work that week.
  • Every 3-5 homeroom that has 100% usage for the week in literacy AND math, will get an entry into the monthly drawing for the classroom pizza party! This means you will have an opportunity to earn two entries per week.
  • In k-2, we will only be checking Dreambox, so if your class has 100% usage for the week, you will receive two entries into the drawing. This will keep things fair, since 3-5 classrooms have a chance to earn two entries.
  • We will announce the weekly winners on the announcements and the bulletin board in the hallway will display weekly winners.

We can then draw the monthly winners on the morning announcements, at the end of each month. Mr. Campbell has graciously agreed to provide a monthly pizza party


Quarter 2 (Cuarto) Student Recognition Ceremony - Ceremonia de Reconocimiento

Times for assemblies (Horario para las Ceremonias): 

3rd to 5th Grade (3ro a 5to): February 1, 2018 (1de febrero) 

  • 5th grade: 9:30 - 10:00am
  • 3rd grade 10:15 - 10:45am
  • 4th grade: 1:15 - 1:45pm
Pre-K to 2nd Grade (PK a 2do): February 2, 2018 (2 de febrero) 
  • Pre-K and Kindergarten: 9:00 - 9:45am
  • 1st and 2nd Grade 10:00 - 10:45am

Awards to be given (Premios):

  • Principal Honor Roll- Grades 3 - 5 (All A's)
  • Regular Honor Roll- Grades 3 - 5 (A's and B's)
  • K - 2: Scholar Awards for Reading and Math (1 each per class)
  • PreK - 5: Perfect Attendance
  • PreK: Piney Grove Book Scholar
  • PreK: Super Friend Award (1 per class)
  • K - 5: Extra Effort Award (1 per class)
  • K - 5: Outstanding Student Leader (1 per class)
  • ESL: Exiting Students


Lunch Schedule Change for CASE Testing / Cambios a horario del almuerzo para Examenes CASE

Lunch schedule changes for (Cambios a horario del almuerzo) January 22-23, 2018

First Grade                                 Fourth Grade

Agostino tables 1,2 11-11:25/  LaCalamito tables 5,6 12:05-12:30

Jackson tables 3,4 11-11:25/  Wilt tables 7,8 12:05-12:30

Johnson tables 5,6 11:05-11:30/  Stumpff tables 9,10 12:10-12:35

Felder tables 7,8 11:05-11:30/  Lee tables 11,12 12:10-12:35

Olmen sit at tables 9,10 11:10-11:35/  Nealeigh tables 13,14 12:15-12:40

Hausle sit at tables 11,12 11:10-11:35/  Jusko tables 15,16 12:15-12:40

Snow Make-Up Days / Días de recuperación por el tiempo

​Please adjust your calenders / Por favor cambia su calendario

CMS has set three make-up days for the school closings due to weather on Jan 17-19. They will be: (CMS ha programado tres días para suplir los días perdidas por el tiempo. Serán:

Monday, Jan. 22 (lunes,22 de enero)

Monday, Feb. 19 (lunes 19 de febrero)

Jueves, March 29 (jueves 29 de marzo)

Adjusted Lunch Schedule - Ajuste al Horario De Almuerzo

Please be aware of the adjusted lunch schedule below for Tuesday, Thursday and Friday only due to testing: Por favor nota los ajustes al horarios de almuerzo abjajo por martes, jueves y viernes por los examenes. 

Grade LevelTime
Second Grade11:15-11:50
Kindergarten11:30-12:05
First Grade11:00-11:35 (switch with 4th grade)
Third Grade12:35-1:10
Fifth Grade12:20-12:55
4th Grade12:05-12:40 (switch with 1st grade)


Curriculum Carnival Flyer

​Take a look at our Curriculum Carnival informationCurriculum Carnival Flyer.pdf

EOG Testing Scehdule  - Horario de los Examines del Fin de Grado

EOG Schedule 2018

Friday, May 25

3rd ELA

5th Science

AU field trip
Monday, May 28HolidayHolidayHoliday
Tuesday, May 29

3rd ELA makeups

5th Science makeups

AU field trip
Wednesday, May 30

3rd Math

5th ELA

AU field trip

Make-ups

Thursday, May 31

4th ELA

5th Math

Make-ups

NC Extend 1

ELA 3rd-5th

Friday, June 1

3rd ELA re-test

4th Math

Make-ups 

NC Extend 1

Math 3rd-5th

Monday, June 4Make-upsMake-ups

NC Extend 1

Science- 5th

Tuesday, June 5Make-upsMake-ups

NC Extend 1

Make-ups

Wednesday, June 6

3rd Read to Achieve

  


EOG Lunch Schedule 2018 - Horario del Almuerzo para los EOG's
5th Grade Promotion Ceremony - Graduación de 5to Grado

Dear Parents and Guardians,

It is time to celebrate your child's successes in elementary school with a promotion ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, June 7, at Albemarle Road Middle School at 5:30 PM.  This letter will outline the details for this event.

  • Students are asked to arrive at 5 PM and report to the assigned classroom in the gymnasium building for their homeroom.  Homeroom teachers' names will be posted on the door of each classroom.
  • Ceremony will be held in the gymnasium and will begin promptly at 5:30 PM.
  • Dress code for the ceremony:

           Girls:  Dress / skirt length must be "fingertip" in length

                     Dresses and tops must have straps that are at least 3 finger tips wide

                     No strapless dresses or tops

          Boys:  Button down shirt or shirt with a collar/ no t shirts

                     Khakis or slacks/ no sweats or athletic shorts

  • After the ceremony, students will exit the gymnasium with their homeroom class and teacher.  Students may be picked up by ONE member of the family showing a valid ID in the classroom where the student was dropped off.  The hallways become quite crowded, so please have other family members and friends wait for the student outside of the gymnasium.

We look forward to celebrating with you!

Estimados Padres y Tutores,

Ha llegado el tiempo para celebrar los éxitos de su niño/a en la escuela primaria con una graduación que se presentará el jueves, 7 de junio en la Albemarle Road Middle School a las 5:30 PM.  Esta carta explicará lo los detalles para este evento.

  • Los estudiantes deben llegar a las 5 PM y registrarse en el salón asignado a su aula en el edificio del gimnasio.
  • Los nombres de las maestras del aula estarán marcados sobre la puerta de cada salón.
  • La ceremonia estará en el gimnasio y empezará a las 5:30 PM en punto.
  • Código de vestimenta para la ceremonia:

Muchachas:  Vestido / falda debe ser a la largura de las "puntas de los dedos"

                     No se permita vestidos o blusas sin tirantes

Muchachos:  Camisa con botones o camisa con cuello / no permita playeras

                     Pantalones o kakis / no se permita sudaderas o pantalones cortos

  • Después de la ceremonia, los estudiantes saldrán del gimnasio con su aula y maestra.  Los estudiantes pueden escoger UN miembro de la familia con identificación válida dentro del salón donde dejaba el estudiante.  Los pasillos llegan a estar muy abarrotados, por eso por favor déjenlos a los otros miembros de la familia y los amigos esperar el estudiante afuera del gimnasio.

¡Anhelamos celebrar con usted!

2018 - 2019 School Calendar - Calendario
Open House for the 2018-2019 School Year

Piney Grove Families, 

We are excited to invite you to our 2018-2019 Open House event on Thursday, August 23rd from 5:30-7:00. 

Office for Civil Rights Lessons

Dear Families, 

Last week you should have received a pink paper providing information about the lesson plans that will be delivered in compliance with the Office for Civil Rights. If you wish for your child to "Opt-Out" of the lessons, the pink paper must be signed and returned. 

You may review the OCR Lessons​ here. 

Picture Day Nov. 2

Picture day has been rescheduled for November 2,2018. Students do not have to wear uniforms. All picture forms and money need to be turned in on picture day ONLY. Re-take will be Dec.11,2018

Board of Education Superintendent Calendars/Schedules School Safety