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PQ Tuesday Newsday June 11

4th/5th Grade Band Concert: The 4th/5th grade band will perform on Tuesday, June 11th at 7:00 pm.  All are welcome to attend.

Field Day: Field Day will take place on June 14th (Raindate - June 21st).  Be sure children wear sunscreen to school that day as well as bring a water bottle for hydration.  Please see the linked flyer regarding lunch on that day.  Thank you to the PTO for providing lunch and, in addition, have invited Kisco Sweets & Treats to help us celebrate Field Day at PQ. The children will be offered Sinapi's Homemade Italian Ice to enjoy at lunch time. Everyone is sure to love this special treat! 

K-2 Book Swap: Please see the linked flyer for this fun K-2 event to help with summer reading.  

5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony:  The 5th Grade Moving Up ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 25th at 10:00 am at the MSHS.  Please see the linked flyer for more information. 

June 25th and June 26th:  These are the last two days of school and they will be early dismissal days.  Students will be dismissed at 11:30 am.  

Summer Reading:  Here is a quick link helping parents find ways to encourage daily reading throughout the summer!  This website also has great book recommendations for all ages! 

Summer Reading at PQ:  The theme of this year’s PQ Summer Reading program is Summer Reading Bingo. Students who complete one line of the bingo board will have one chance entered into a grade level raffle to win a Dragons Love Tacos plush toy. Students who complete all 25 squares on the board (a blackout board) will receive three chances in the raffle. You can find out more information about our summer reading program on PQ's website or The website also has great book suggestions for summer reading. Look for the summer reading program materials in your child's backpack later this week.

19-20 Teacher Assignments:  Below are the teacher assignments for the 19-20 school year:
Kindergarten:  Victoria Lodewick, Becky Donofrio, Marcia Rudolf
Grade 1:  Lauren Hussey, Cynthia Fox, Jessica Farney, Donna Ulrich (Will go back to Kindergarten if a section is added)
Grade 2:  Beth Savarese, Anna Frates, Susan Burch
Grade 3:  Michele Grossman, Diane Outhouse, Jen Stillson, Jenn Healey
Grade 4:  Cheryl Pandolfi, Jeanne Dobbs, Nicky Federici, Christina Hundzynski
GRade 5:  Dan Tavino, Deb Oswald, Virginia Tait, Marissa LeFave
Sneak Peek for Fall 2019 After School Enrichment Program!:  2019 Fall ASE in Numbers:
  1. ASE Fall semester will run from October 2 - December 13
  2. Mark your calendar for registration opening at 8 PM on Tuesday, September 3rd
  3. 55 course offerings across 7 different disciplines
    1. 8 visual arts classes
    2. 4 culinary arts classes
    3. 11 performing arts classes
    4. 7 language & cultural arts classes
    5. 8 sports & fitness classes
    6. 14 STEM classes
    7. 3 environmental sciences classes
  4. 18 brand new courses!!
  5. 22 courses our incoming kindergartners are eligible for
  6. 16 classes at $100 or less and 41 classes at $200 or less
  7. Look out for additional info over the summer in summer mailings and Tuesday Newsday!

School Supply Ordering: If you are ordering the school supply pack for the coming year, orders must be placed by June 28th. Click here to order:

North Salem Mobile App: North Salem has a new mobile app for easy access and communication.  Please take a look at how to access the district's new mobile app!

PQ on TWITTER: Be sure to check out PQ's Twitter feed for updates on many of the fun and exciting events around the building.  @pq_elementary



Upcoming Events: 

June 11 -  PQ Band Concert 7:00 pm

June 14 - Field Day (Raindate June 21)

June 25 - Grade 5 Moving Up Ceremony 10:00 am at the MSHS

June 25 and 26 - Early Dismissal 11:30 am for students

June 26 - Last Day of School for students. Report Cards available on Parent Portal after Noon


School Links:

Book Swap

Fifth Grade Backyard Bash

Fifth Grade Moving Up Ceremony Invitation

Student Council PTO Pizza Party


Community Links:

GS Award Project School Packs

NS Soccer

Ruth Keeler Bird Finder Binoculars

Ruth Keeler Book Bingo

Ruth Keeler Edible Insects

Ruth Keeler Father's Day Crafts

Ruth Keeler Picnic Story Time

Ruth Keeler Space Lego Challenge

Ruth Keeler The Nature of Things

Yoga St James