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Weekly Update - Week of October 2nd

Azalea Elementary Update

Week of 10/2/23


Getting You Connected!

Learning Hours: 8:45am – 2:55pm

Supervision Hours: 8:15am – 3:25pm

Gates open at 8:15am


Our Core Values - Collaboration, Mutual Respect, Support, Professionalism, Consensus

Our Mission –  Attendance + Attitude + Academics = Excellence and Empowerment for College, Career and Life 

Our Vision – 100% Student Success

Our Motto – Empowered for life. It’s the Azalea way!


Eagle Shout Out for Families: Recognize an Azalea Elementary staff member and I'll share it at our next staff meeting. Open your camera app, aim it at this QR code and a link will appear for you to click on to fill out the 1-minute form or click on this    

Eagle Shout Out QR Code


What's On This Month




Week of 10/9


National School Lunch Week

Week of 10/9


Attendance Week



PTA Board



                                    End of report period



Kona Ice @ dismissal


3:00 – 4:00pm

Eagles at the park (Family event)



Non-student day: Teacher planning day (there are no scheduled meetings)



Fall Individual Student picture retakes (non-uniform for pictures but must change into a uniform after)


8:15 – 8:40am

All Pro Families



Final grades due in FOCUS by 4:00pm



PTA Dress down day for members

PTA October birthdays – Pencil and sticker



Report cards go home today



Jr. Bucs Day


5:30 – 7:00pm

Trunk or Treat



Annual Fall Parade


Great American Teach-In


Student Lunch Survey: PCS Food & Nutrition Department is surveying students about the current lunch options to find out what meals they like and which items they would like added to their lunch menus. The department will use students' choices to create future menus. Please encourage your child to take the Food & Nutrition Student Lunch Survey. The survey will close on Oct. 9, 2023.

They can access the survey at or by using this QR code:

Student Lunch Survey


Museum events for students

  • Ringling Museum Free Admission: Mark your calendar for Nov. 18. The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota will offer free admission to PCS students and their families. No registration required.


Listen & Learn Community Sessions: PCS has scheduled three Listen and Learn Community Sessions. The sessions give staff, families, and community members opportunities to learn about district initiatives, ask questions, share their thoughts, and meet district leaders. School sites are selected in various areas or school zones to make them more convenient for our stakeholders. Learn more at Upcoming sessions will take place: 

  • 5:30-7 p.m. on Sept. 27 at Clearwater High School 
  • 5:30-7 p.m. on Oct. 12 at Boca Ciega High School 
  • 5:30-7 p.m. on Nov. 8 at Hollins High School 


Attendance Spirit Week: Week of October 9th. See flyer.

Attendance Spirit Week


Azalea Elementary PTA:

2023 - 2024 Board Members:

  • President - Janna Angell
  • Vice President -Erica Posno
  • Treasure - Stephanie Fry
  • Secretary - Christina Platt
  • Teacher Representative - Ms. Rangel
  • Chairperson- Alessandra Randazzo



Join and Support by becoming a member of our community. Membership is $5.00 for a family. Click here to join:


Parenting Classes/ Education: Trainings that strengthen parent-child relationships


Love Thy Neighbor – Community Market:

Food pantry is open Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 – 3:00pm; Contact Joanne Braccio 727-278-4685. She has a lot of food items available for families


FREE Mobile Hotspot: In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements for the free/ reduced lunch program. Apply here

 Free Wifi