Upcoming Meetings & ESL Classes!
PAC Newsletter, September 2018
PAC, PTA, & BAC First Meeting of the Year
All are invited to the first PAC, PTA (Parent-Teacher Association), & BAC (Bilingual Advisory Council) meeting of the year this Thursday morning, September 20th, at 8:45 a.m. in the Cafeteria. Come and hear about plans for the upcoming school year, share your ideas about what you would like to focus on at upcoming PAC meetings, and find out about ways to get involved in the school.

Please enter through the Cafeteria doors, and enjoy breakfast and coffee. Younger siblings are always welcome!

Understanding Your Child's Academic Progress through NWEA MAP Scores

Do you want to find out about the progress your child is making in reading, mathematics, and science and how you are able to support him/her to continue to grow?

All Peterson parents and family members are welcome at the upcoming PAC meeting on Thursday, October 4th at 8:45 a.m.  If you would like to receive a copy of your child’s most recent standardized test scores at the meeting, please
RSVP here with your child(ren)'s name(s) and grade in school by Tuesday, October 2nd. 

In addition, find out how to make the most of your conversations with teachers at the upcoming Report Card Pick-Up.  We will also vote for officers for the Parent Advisory Council for 2018-19.

A free breakfast will be served, and younger siblings are welcome to attend as well!

LSC Meeting & Vacancy

All are welcome to attend the upcoming Local School Council (LSC) Meeting on Thursday, September 20th at 6:30 p.m. in the STEM Room.  The LSC meets monthly to discuss the strategic plan for the school (CIWP), approves the school budget, and evaluates the principal.

A parent representative seat is currently vacant. Please contact Lloy Johnston, LSC Chairperson at if you are interested in running for the position or would like more information about it.
Free ESL (English) Classes

The PAC is interested in bringing free ESL classes to Peterson for parents and other caregivers. If you or someone you know is interested, please complete our survey so we know if there is sufficient interest and when these classes would be most convenient.  The survey is offered in English, Spanish, Arabic, & Urdu.

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.

Math Night

Mark your calendars for the sixth annual Math Night coming up on Thursday, October 18th beginning at 5:30 p.m. Come and learn about the math curriculum at Peterson, and how to help your children with their math homework through an interactive and informative training sponsored by the Peterson PAC.

Watch for more details coming soon about this informative and fun event.
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