We look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow!
Our PHE t-shirts are here and being sent home with students this afternoon. A big thank you to our PHE PTO for purchasing these for all students and staff! Please make sure to save these for students to wear on future field trips this school year!
Early Steps to School Success Kindergarten Readiness Program Free early childhood education services to children three through five years of age and support for their parents or caregivers Assist children with early language, literacy, math, social, and emotional development The result will be a strong foundation of learning for the child which will prepare him/her for success in school! Weekly In-person groups are held at: • Parent Child Group 11-12 Calhoun FRN Tuesday • Parent-Child Group 4:30-5:30p.m PHES Wednesday • Parent-Child Group 10-11a.m. AES Friday To enroll or to find out more information contact: Debra Smith, Kindergarten Readiness Ambassador at P.H.E (304) 354-6022 or A.E.S (304) 655-8616
We are asking that all parents/caregivers of PHE students complete the follow WVSLES survey. Please review the following information about the survey and the link to patriciate can be found at the end of this post. Students are also also to participate which can be completed during school. An informational/permission form for students is being sent home as well for if you DO NOT want your child to participate. This needs to be returned by Tuesday, November 15th. Survey Information: Parents are asked to complete an online survey about school climate—the learning and teaching/working conditions—to help guide school improvement efforts. The results of this survey will be used to make changes in their child's school to ensure a supportive environment for teaching and learning. The survey may be completed from any computer with an internet connection. Parent participation in the survey is very important. If parents have questions about the survey or problems completing the survey, they should contact their child's school. To protect parent/caregiver confidentiality, at least 10 parents must take the survey for results to be summarized for your school. When parents log onto the survey, they will see explanatory information about the survey and the important information below as to their rights as a survey participant: Your participation is voluntary. You may choose not to participate; not to answer any questions you do not want to answer; and you may stop participating at any time during the survey without penalty. Your responses will be anonymous and confidential. The online parent survey will be available from October 3 through November 18, 2022. Parents can access the survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WVSLESPF22 Parent login code: P014203
Save the Children has an opportunity for children and families in Calhoun County! We offer weekly Parent Child Groups at Pleasant Hill Elementary School, Arnoldsburg Elementary School and 2 other sites throughout the county. The focus of these groups will be Kindergarten Readiness Skills for children 3 to 5 years old, but all younger siblings are also welcomed to attend. Snacks will also be provided! One lucky parent/caregiver will win a small door prize. During the weekly Parent Child Groups, we will be exploring the following Language, Literacy and Math Kindergarten Readiness skill areas: Knowing about the alphabet, books and print; talking and listening; understanding words and sounds; numbers, counting, patterns, sorting and classification; comparison, measurement and geometry. These are all critical skills that your child needs in order to be prepared for Preschool and Kindergarten. I look forward to meeting you and helping prepare your child for school success! Group location and date for this week: 11/9/22 Parent-Child Group 4:30-5:30p.m PHES
Early Steps to School Success Kindergarten Readiness! Free early childhood education services to children three through five years of age and support for their parents or caregivers Assist children with early language, literacy, math, social, and emotional development The result will be a strong foundation of learning for the child which will prepare him/her for success in school! Help introduce your child to peers . Fun parent-child activities! Support and connections to community resources Parent/child groups and story book hours. This week will be held at the Calhoun Family Resource Network in Grantsville on Tuesday November 1 from 11 a.m. to 12. To enroll or to find out more information contact: Debra Smith, Kindergarten Readiness Ambassador at P.H.E (304) 354-6022 or A.E.S (304) 655-8616
Early Steps to Kindergarten Readiness Group starts at 9:30. Come join us for Halloween Bingo and snacks.
Kindergarten Readiness is getting ready for a Spooktacular Halloween Party Friday. Come out and join us from 9:30 to 10:30. Wear your costume, play some games and have a snack. Hope to see lots of ghouls out and about.
Kindergarten classes at PHE have been participating in Sesame Street groups. This week we discussed the importance of teeth brushing, read a book, and watched a short video. The students received coloring sheets and toothbrushes, toothpaste, and floss that was donated by Minnie Hamilton.
Save the Children Early Steps to School Success Kindergarten Readiness
Hope to see you there!
Please be aware that bus 9 is running about 30 min behind schedule due to an air leak. We appreicate your patience.
Due to the late start this year for the after-school program, the calendar has been changed. We will have after-school next week. However, the elementary schools will not have after-school on Tuesday and CMHS will not have after-school on Thursday due to Parent-Teacher Conferences. Any questions please contact Pleasant Hill at 304-354-6022.
Over the last week Pleasant Hill students and staff have completed a series of Safety Drills for emergency preparedness. These have included fire drills, soft lock downs, hard lock downs, weather shelter in place and building evacuation. We want to thank all the students for taking these drills seriously and following all directions given to them. We also want to give a big "Thank You" to the Grantsville Volunteer Fire Department for helping us keep our students safe as we practiced a full building evacuation. At Pleasant Hill and all Calhoun County Schools student safety is our top priority.
Unity Day for Calhoun Schools
Red Ribbon Week is coming soon!
Early Steps to Kindergarten Readiness will be starting to have Kindergarten Readiness groups at the Calhoun Family Resource Network (FRN) in Grantsville every Tuesday at 11a-12p. Come join us for some fun learn actives. Come by and check out the book book, be entered to win a door prize and have a fun learning experience with your child. Every Calhoun resident with children ages 3 to 5 years of age is eligible to attend. To enroll or to find out more information contact: Debra Smith, Kindergarten Readiness Ambassador at P.H.E (304) 354-6022 or A.E.S (304) 655-8616
Due to continued work on the sidewalks at Pleasant Hill. Please do not walk on the sidewalk for the rest of this week. There is caution tape around the areas that cannot be used. Thank you.
Save the Children's monthly Parent- Child Group dates and events.
Pleasant Hill Book Fair is Monday - Thursday this week. Due a change in Scholastic's policies students are being charged tax on sales this year, so please keep this in mind when sending money for specific items. Thank you!