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Principal's Message 3.17.24

Updates for this week

Positivity Focus for the Week:  Fairness

2024-25 PTA Opportunities:  Are you interested in being a part of the PGES PTA board of directors for the 2024 - 2025 school year? Find out more about the respective roles for PTA board members at PGES by reviewing this link - 


Like what you see and ready to get involved? Please complete this interest survey -


Should you have any specific questions about this request please email 


Gratitude Challenge Spirit Week:  We are continuing to show our gratitude for our school community!  We will have a Spirit Week this week in celebration of this.  Please check the schedule below to know how to show up to school:

March 18-22 - Gratitude Spirit Week

Monday Flyers are Grateful (Wear Your PGES t-shirt)

Tuesday Get Hip for Gratitude (Dress like a Hippie)

Wednesday Wear Green for Gratitude

Thursday Peace, Love, and Gratitude (Wear your Tie-Dye or neon colored shirt)

Friday Grateful for a Break (PJ Day)


Assistant Principal:  We are very fortunate to have Mr. Christopher Liles begin his tenure with us as assistant principal on Monday, March 18th.  Mr. Liles is an experienced administrator, with his most recent experience being at Parkside Elementary.  Be sure to stop by to introduce yourselves and say hello!


Spring Pictures:  Individual and Class photos will take place on Wednesday, March 20th.  You should have received an order form for class photos and the cost is $10.  You may return the payment in the provided envelope or use the printed information on the envelope to pre-pay online.  Individual student picture proofs will be returned to school in about 3-4 weeks.  You may choose to purchase the desired pictures at that time and return the rest or unwanted pictures and packages to school.

Upcoming Dates:  Please mark your calendars for upcoming end-of-year festivities and activities.  PTA’s Spring Fling is scheduled for April 19th.  Our school’s field day is scheduled for May 17th.  5th Grade’s Promotion Ceremony is scheduled for June 12th.  All of these events will be here before you know it, so plan accordingly!!

Spring Break:  Students and staff will be on Spring Break from March 25th-March 29th.  We welcome all Flyers back into the nest on Monday, April 1st