Parents please use the links below for information about back to school at Pinellas Park Elemetnary:
Pinellas Park Elementary Families,
we have many needs to fund at our school this year. We need your help to reach our goal. Please mark your calendar… we will begin the fall fundraiser on Thursday, September 20th.
We will be offering the Friends and Family Brochure, a collection of holiday gift items, kitchen gadgets, delicious frozen desserts, gourmet popcorn, magazines, and things for your home.
Shop early for the holidays while helping support our school. Thank you in advance for your participation! Together we can make a difference for our students.
Father figures and role models.
Please RSVP by September 24 so we can plan the event.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
7:30 AM Soccer Activity for All to Participate (PE Court)
8:05 AM Breakfast provided by our school
Pinellas Park Elementary, PE Court
Join Coach Koster and Don Tobin for an exciting Soccer activity. Don Tobin is an ex-professional soccer player from England. He now coaches youth soccer in St. Pete and runs Don Tobin’s School of Soccer Science.
FAQ’s about new safety procedures at Pinellas Park Elementary
(All procedures are based on State and District requirements)
Q:Can any parent come on campus?
Q:What if they are staying to volunteer?
Q:What about Pre K parents accessing campus?
A:Pre K parents have to access daily to sign their child in, it is a requirement of their program (federal funding). Pre K parents have ID badges. They will be Badge Passed monthly to ensure their clearance.
Q:What if a parent is a chaperone?
A:They will need to be a registered volunteer. If an L1 volunteer, then sign in and be Badge Passed and stay within the PCSB employee. If L2 cleared, sign in and Badge Passed, may leave sight of the PCSB employee.
Q:Can parents enter the back gate?
A:Not unless they are a Pre K parent with a PRE K ID badge.
Q: Can a parent eat lunch with their child?
A: Yes. Parents will need to sign in, be Badge Passed, L1 will need an escort, L2 will not need to be escorted. Lunch locations are the picnic tables or court yard. Each L1 parent will need to be escorted back (L2 does not need to be) and sign out and leave the Badge Pass in the front office.
We are required to conduct a monthly fire drill and safety drill: weather, active assailant, etc.
Due to students’ safety the date and time will not be publicized. Each week, prior to, there will be a School Message reminding families of an active assailant drill.
Videos and information regarding the active assailant drills is posted on our website, PCSB website and within various news media sites.
If you continue to have questions, please contact Wendy Bryan, Principal at firstname.lastname@example.org or our School Resource Officer Jack Paris at email@example.com
Letter to Families from Mrs. Bryan
Dear Pinellas Park Elementary Families,
Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! I am privileged to have the opportunity to be your principal and I feel honored to work with our highly qualified and dedicated staff, our wonderful scholars, and our supportive parents and community. I am confident that our entire staff is energized and deeply committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our scholars. We will accomplish this by setting high expectations for all scholars and providing supportive system to assure they are met. By addressing school culture, setting high standards for teacher performance, increasing academic expectations for all scholars and engaging the community, we will reach our goal for all scholars to succeed and reach the highest level of achievement.
Our dedicated teachers have attended many summer professional development trainings and are prepared to implement many new strategies to differentiate the instruction for all of our scholars’ needs. With Florida Standards to guide us, our goals this year include higher levels of thinking and learning and higher levels of engagement. If you have any questions about teaching and learning, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher. We value the home-school connection and encourage you to be active in our school. Please consider volunteering at Pinellas Park Elementary as we work together to reach 100% scholar success.
It takes a team to help all scholars reach their maximum potential. I am confident that this will be an outstanding school year and look forward to working with all of you to provide academic excellence for all scholars. Working together, Pinellas Park Bears will be on our way to an A!
Introducing SRO Officer Jack Paris
Officer Paris has been a sworn law enforcement officer with the Pinellas Park Police Department since 2012 and will be assigned to Pinellas Park Elementary as the SRO. During Officer Paris’ time at the police department, he has been assigned to Patrol, the Community Redevelopment Policing Unit, and the Homeless Outreach team. In addition, Officer Paris has received additional training and experience while being a member of the SWAT Negotiator Team, Honor Guard, Explorer Advisor, Flood response Team, and Mobile Field Force.
Officer Paris is very excited to have been selected as a School Resource Officer this school year. He looks forward to building relationships with all the faculty and students at Pinellas Park Elementary and providing them with a level of service which they expect and deserve.
Go Bears, have a great year!
Officer Jack Paris
School Resource Officer
Pinellas Park Police Department
Cell-727-214-7754 Desk ext -2021
Celebrating the first Day of School at Pinellas Park Elementary School
Pinellas Park Elementary
As a community, we will provide the necessary support to all scholars so that they will succeed and reach the highest level of student achievement.
All stakeholders will work together in a cooperative partnership, which will enable our scholars to become contributing citizens and lifelong learners. Together we will provide a balanced curriculum that is driven by data and based on individual needs.
Pinellas Park Elementary Bears are on our way to an A!
Commitment to Children, Families and Community
Respectful and Caring Relationships