Who doesn't love Panera? On Wednesday, March 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. you can grab a bite to eat at the Glenville Panera AND help the Pashley PTA raise funds for an outdoor track. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to the PTA. Simply bring a hard copy to Panera or show the cashier an electronic copy of the fundraiser flyer. [FLYER]
Before winter break, Pashley first-grade students and teachers celebrated the 101st day of school by dressing up as, well as dalmatians, of course. They spent the day incorporating the 101 Dalmatians theme into their school work and activities. Ruff, ruff!
Calling all students! It's time to show off your talents at the annual districtwide Follies on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. Auditions are Wednesday, March 15 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria. Sign up online no later than March 10. [RULES]
PE teacher Kim Ferrie and her students were celebrating National Girls & Women in Sports Day yesterday. Check out the Daily Gazette article.
Registration packets for children entering kindergarten in 2017 will be mailed out at the end of February. If you are unsure if your child is on the list for kindergarten next year, please contact Registrar Jackie Martini at 399-9141, ext. 85002 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tell your neighbors and friends too. Also on Monday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at Pashley Elementary School the district is hosting an informational meeting for all parents who have children entering kindergarten in Sept. 2017. Kindergarten registration is Monday and Tuesday, March 13 & 14 at Stevens Elementary School.
Pashley Elementary School special education teacher Cindy King was recently honored by Channel 13's Elaine Houston as an Educator of the Week! Way to go Mrs. King!
BH-BL female students in grades 4 through 8 are invited to a free "Girls in STEM" event at the University of Albany on Saturday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The girls will attend two dynamic, hands-on workshops of their choice and hear a presentation from Nathalia Holt, author of Rise of the Rocket Girls. (Lunch is provided.) This is event is sponsored by the Master Teacher program at UAlbany. Space is limited. [MORE INFO & REGISTRATION]
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