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Continuous Achievement Parent Meeting

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     Join us on Jan. 14th at 4:00 PM

    On Thursday , January 14th, our Curriculum Support Teacher , Mrs. Howard, will host a Continuous Achievement Parent Meeting.

    This meeting will provide parents with an opportunity to ask questions about their child’s academic placement and get information about ways to challenge students outside of school. We hope you will be able to join us on Microsoft Teams for this informative meeting.

    Parent Continuous Achievement Meeting

     

Black board with text that says Palmetto Elementary 2020 Universal Remote Learning Schedule
  •    Face to Face – begins Oct 14 for full-time in-person instruction

    This is a voluntary opportunity for all students in PreK-5 (pre-kindergarten through fifth grade) to receive five days of face to face instruction.

    Students who choose to continue with Universal Remote Learning will  continue to participate in online instruction via the Microsoft Teams application. 

     

    To access Classlink:

    launchpad.classlink.com/fcs

    User Name:  Student Identification Number

    Password: Birthday  MM/DD/YYYY

     

    Our students will follow a daily schedule that will structure their day with instruction in Language Arts, Math , Science/Social Studies and Special  Area classes.

     Palmetto's Daily Schedule


  • Laptop Distribution for Grades 2-5                        

    Students in grades 2 - 5 are eligible to check out a Dell laptop for remote learning.

    Any students in  grades 2 - 5 who did not receive a device for the spring session of remote learning can receive a device.

    Distribution Times:

     

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    Please call our Parent Liaison, Mrs. Wallace at 470-254-6261 to schedule an appointment for device pick up. Her email is wallacek12@fultonschools.org. 

    If you experience any technical issues then call the Technology Hotline at 470-254-2300.

     


  •  Virtual PBIS

    Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is an evidence-based, data-driven framework proven to reduce disciplinary incidents, increase a school's sense of safety, and support improved academic outcomes.  

    We will be using six consistent school expectations for all of our Eagles:

    Engaged Learner

    Acts Responsibly

    Great Citizen

    Listens

    Encourages Others

    Strives for Success

    Please review this Virtual PBIS Matrix for student expectations.

    Palmetto Elementary Virtual PBIS Matrix

     

     

     

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  •                  Technology Tips   

                                Microsoft Office 365   

                          Office 365

    Classroom instruction during remote learning will be done on Microsoft Teams.  To access Teams , students will log into ClassLink.  Then they will access the Office 365 app. The Teams app is located here.

    If this is your child's frst time to log into Teams, they may be prompted to sign in with their email and password. Every student in Fulton County has an email account.

    A student’s email address is ID#@fcstu.org (Example: 1234567891@fcstu.org). The student ID is your Fulton lunch number. The password is the student's birthday . The format is MM/DD/YY

     Here are resource links to help with Microsoft Teams:

    Microsoft Teams Parent Support

    Student Guide to Microsoft Teams

    Student Guide to Microsoft Teams in Spanish

     

     

     

                                  Infinite Campus

                      Infinite Campus

     The Infinite Campus portals - Campus Parent and Campus Student - provide access to information for all enrolled students in their household. Information includes grades, attendance, assignments, and school announcements.

    All parents will need to register the first time they access their account.

    Go to the following link for step by step directions:

    How I set up my parent account in Infinite Campus

     

                                Student App Guides

    If you need assistance finding  student apps during remote learning, then check out these links.

     

    i-Ready Reading and Math Guide

    MackinVia Guide

    BrainPop Guide

    Easy Tech Guide

    Safari Montage Guide

     

                               FCSTV Video Lessons                               

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    FCSTV video lessons will premiere on August 18th and each Tuesday and Thursday thereafter! Families of students in PreK though Second Grade can see the lessons on Comcast 24, Google Fiber TV Channel 145 and AT&T Chanel 99 (residents of Fulton County), or visit www.fultonschools.org/fcstv to see the programs from any device with internet access. Please review the attached veiwing schedule guide.

    FCSTV Video Lesson Schedule

     


Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

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                                 Fruits and Vegetables

     

    Palmetto Eagles will receive three nutritious fruit and vegetable snacks each week.  The menu this week includes:

                                             

    FFVP Snack Menu: 1/20-1/22

    Wednesday, January 20th   

    Strawberries


    Thursday, January 21st  

    Cara Cara


    Friday, January 22nd  

    Cauliflower


  • The 12 Days of Reading

     'Tis the Season to be Reading!

    On Friday, December 4th, a reading initiative entitled The 12 Days of Reading will begin. All students are asked to read at least 15 minutes each night .  The students will have a recording sheet on which their parent or guardian will sign for each 15 minute reading session completed.  All completed log sheets must be turned into Mrs. Sickler by December 16th.  All students who participate will receive a festive jingle bell bracelet.  All students who complete the form will also have their name entered into a book give away!

    There will be one Pre K -  Grade 2 and one  Grade 3- 5 winner!  The two winners will get to choose a book from a list of topselling authors to add to their personal home library!

    The Twelve Days of Reading Log

     

Start this School Year Off Right!
  •  Palmetto Curbside Meal Pickup

    Beginning September 23rd, Palmetto will provide curbside meal pick-ups every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the carrider lane.

    • Curbside Pick-Up provides an opportunity for families to drive-thru and pick up FREE grab & go meal kits for all children 18 & under.
    • Children do not have to be present to receive a FREE meal kit.
    • A student’s ID Number is not needed to receive a FREE grab & go meal kit.
    • To maximize social distancing, drivers are not to leave their vehicles; however, walk-ups are allowed.

    Each grab & go meal kit will contain 10 meals - 5 breakfasts and 5 lunches - to feed students until the next meal kit distribution. The grab & go meal kits contain a variety of kid-friendly choices such as whole-grain rich breakfast cereals, 100% fruit juice, assorted fresh fruits and vegetables, and low-fat milk! All meal kits will also include items that can be reheated at home such as whole-grain rich grilled cheese sandwiches or French toast sticks. Meal safety, reheating instructions, and a menu are provided in meal kits.

     

    Please fill out this form each week to secure your child’s FREE grab & go meal kit. We ask that non-FCS students also complete our pre-order form to help us with forecasting orders. All Pre-order forms must be placed by Tuesday at 11:59 p.m.

    Meal Pre-Order Form

     


  •    Yellow School Bus with caption " Mobile Food Stops"

           Mobile Food Stop to Begin!

    Starting on September 9th, school buses will deliver meals to Palmetto Preserve Apartments from 10:45am-12:00pm.

    These deliveries will occur every Wednesday until further notice.


  • Get Connected with ClassDoJo!

     

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    Palmetto Elementary will use the mobile app ClassDojo for home and school communicatiom.

    More information will be given by classroom teachers to help parents connect to their child's classroom!


Palmetto's School Governance Council

  • The next meeting for Palmetto's School Governance Council will take place on Monday, January 25th at 2:45 pm on Microsoft Teams.  This meeting does not provide time for public comment.

     

     

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