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PAC Meeting this Tuesday morning!
PAC Newsletter - April 2016

PAC Meeting on
Special Education


This Tuesday morning, April 26th at 8:35 a.m. in the Peterson Cafeteria, there will be a PAC meeting about Special Education. We will hear from Counselor Michael Coleman to explain Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), 504 Plans, and the referral process for special education services. 

Parents will have a chance to hear about exciting new developments at Peterson as well as an opportunity to thank their children's teachers in preparation for Educator Appreciation Week the first week of May.

A delicious breakfast will be served. 
NPN Event on CPS Special Education Services

If you are interested in further information on Special Education services or are unable to attend our PAC meeting, the Neighborhood Parents Network, in collaboration with the Erikson Institute, is hosting a free session about navigating special education services within CPS.  It will be on Wednesday, May 4th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Erikson Institute. Click here for more information or to RSVP.
Kindergarten Registration & Orientation

Do you have an incoming kindergartener for the 2016-17 school year?  Registration continues in the Main Office from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; you need to bring proof of age and two forms of address verification.  Click here to see the required documents.

Kindergarten Orientation for incoming kindergarten families is scheduled for Thursday, June 2nd at 5:00 p.m.
Family Green Day

The PTA Green Committee is organizing a Green Day for the morning of Saturday, May 7th.  Mark your calendars for this opportunity to to help clean up and brighten the school grounds.

The PAC was created to help support the role of parents and the school as equal partners in children’s education. The primary purpose of the PAC is to empower parents to inspire and assist their children in achieving their educational goals.

New Peterson Website

Mr. Chuck Deters, the Technology Coordinator at Peterson, has created a beautiful and informative new website for Peterson.  Check out www.peterson.cps.edu and see/read about the Peterson teachers, learn more about the school, and check out the community calendar for upcoming events.

Is your or your child's country of origin not yet displayed on the website?  E-mail the
PAC to have it added! 
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