PTE Back to School News!!!!
Back to School Forms
We respectfully ask that you make your selection for the first 9-weeks for your child's placement by Wednesday, August 5th. Accurate numbers will impact staffing and class sizes. If you are struggling with filling out the Back to School (BTS) form, please call us and we can assist you with this. Everyone must make a selection on the form. We are here to help, call us at 469-713-5980.
More info about what In-Person will look like
We are working hard on curriculum and providing quality instruction while ALL students are learning either remotely (in-person) or virtually. I realize you still have many questions and concerns about what in-person will look like once we are able to come back on Sept 8th. My hope is that the following information will help guide you. Please click here for some more info. (Google slides)
LISD COVID-19 Info
LISD will also continue to provide additional information on COVID-19: https://www.lisd.net/covid19
You will find information about the following:
- Elementary Learning Options
- Second Learning Options
- Virtual Learning & Virtual Learning Plus Course Offerings
- FAQs: https://www.lisd.net/Page/24350
- School Hours
- Special Education
- Operational Guidelines Manual: https://tinyurl.com/yyzclxxs
Yearbooks, Class Photos, Wrap Packs, Devices... OH MY!!!
We will be distributing yearbooks, class photos, textbooks, wrap packs on August 17th through a drive by pick-up. Schedule will be coming soon.
School Supply Lists 2020-2021
If you did NOT order wrap packs and are looking for the school supply lists you can find them linked here.
What are the Differences Between Remote (In-Person) and Virtual Learning?
There has been a lot of confusion about the difference between remote (in-person) and virtual learning. These are NOT the same thing. Please see the chart below.
PTA Spirit T-shirts, Masks, Buffs/Gators
PTA will be collecting orders beginning next week for spirit t-shirts, masks, and buffs/gators. Be on the lookout for the online order form and more information.
Fourth and New to PTES Fifth Graders will receive their iPads on Monday, August 17th. Get on Skyward to fill out your AUP forms and pay your fees now! The fees have been reduced this year to $20 for an individual child and $40 maximum per family for multiple children.
PreK-3rd graders, beginning August 3rd, parents will have the opportunity to sign up to either go to Lewisville HS or Technology Exploration Career Center-East on August 5th through August 21 to receive a device (either an iPad or Chromebook). This will be considered a loaner device and expected to be turned in when in-person school starts. More information will be coming from the district soon.
Prairie Trail Elementary School is the best place to be! Whether it is remote (in-person) or virtual, our staff and teachers are ready to see your child on August 19th! We realize you may have many questions and concerns about the upcoming school year. Please do not hesitate to call us at 469-713-5980. We will be happy to answer your questions or schedule a time to visit with you by phone. We truly are in this together, our students, our parents, our teachers, and our staff.
Prairie Trail TOGETHER!