Tend the Peabody Garden this Summer!

It’s that time of year again … to think about the care of our Peabody Community Garden this summer. Our little gardeners have done a good job taking care of it during the school year, but now we need a team effort to keep it going all summer long!

If you like eating sun-warmed tomatoes just off the vine and appreciate the flavors of fresh basil, peppers, cucumbers, and squash, then this job is for you! Sign up for one week (Saturday to Friday) — it’s a special project for you and your family. And, you don’t have to be a Peabody family to care for the garden — we welcome the community to pitch in (and munch on the fresh produce!)

Not a gardener, but want to learn? Don’t worry- we’ll have a brief orientation session for all volunteers to learn everything you need to know.

Location: Peabody school garden

Sign up: Just click this link to sign up!

 

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Peabody International Festival 2018

It was another incredible International Festival at Peabody Elementary with food, performance and activities from all over the world! Many thanks to Shelby County Schools for doing this piece on all the fun!

 

 

The Great Peabody Potty Makeover!

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Let’s makeover those sad Peabody bathroom stalls!

Join in to paint the bathroom stalls with a clean coat of black paint on Saturday, May 12th from 9-2pm. This will give the Peabody Picasso Club the perfect clean canvas to paint fun and inspiring messages under the direction of art teacher extraordaire – Ms. Momany!

Since we are using black paint and want to avoid dripping on bathroom tile — this project is for adults only. But give us your Saturday and the Peabody PTA will get you a yummy lunch!

This is a project the kids will really notice and make the bathrooms a more pleasant place. If you have clean paint brushes or rollers, please bring them.

Sign up here! www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090F4DAEAF2CA31-thegreat

 

TCAP Testing & Spirit Week

TCAP Testing Week is April 16-27 for grades 3-5th and April 23-27 for 2nd grade. It’s important that your Eagle is on time each day of testing and is not checked out early. Remember, TCAPs account for 15% of your child’s final grade! The school will need proctors for test week. Please see your Tuesday Informer for details on how to volunteer.

Peabody is holding TCAP Spirit Week April 9-13th to give the students a little fun before testing.

Peabody Spirit Week

 

 

 

Peabody Bike Train Friday, March 2nd

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All Aboard!

The Peabody Bike Train is making local stops throughout Cooper-Young. Choose a stop that’s close to you. Arrive with your bicycle a few minutes early & wait for the “train” to roll into the station. Then join the “train” & ride with us to school. Parents are encouraged to ride with their children! And the community is also welcome!

Bike Train Schedule:
7:30 Cox and Evelyn
7:35 Cox and Young
7:40 Walker and Blythe
7:45 Walker and Rembert
7:53 Barksdale and Oliver
7:57 Tanglewood and Oliver
8:05 Arrive at Peabody Elementary!

This is a parent/community-organized event. SCS, Peabody Elementary and Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative are not liable for any portion of the ride, or for any bicycles parked at the school for the day. Parents are responsible for their own children’s safety and their bicycles. Please bring a lock!

Helmets are required for all participants!

This ride is less than 2 miles long and we take a very easy pace.

 

Week of February 19th at Peabody Elementary

  School is in session Monday, February 19th.  While we’d all love Presidents’ Day off, the bell will ring on Monday in all Shelby County Schools!

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  Club Day Wednesday, February 21st. If your child is in an after school club, pickup is 4:30pm.
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Upcoming Dates: 
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Tuesday, February 27th is Family Science Night 5:30-6:30pm
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Wednesday, February 28th is the Fabulous February music program
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Friday, March 2nd is the Peabody Bike Train starting at 7:30am
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Saturday, March 3rd is the Half Pints for Half Pints fundraiser! Get your tickets now and urge family/friends/colleagues to attend. This raises thousands of dollars for our school! Buy tickets here.

The Peabody Post: Week of February 5th

🖐  AR Toy Store Volunteers Needed for Wednesday, February 7th. We just need a few more volunteers to make this a big success! Especially at the noon hour. Help make our kids favorite little Toy Pop Up Shop big fun. Just sign up here.

🎨 Club Day this Wednesday, February 7th. If your child is in club, she’ll be ready for pickup at 4:30.

📝 Parent/Teacher Conferences. It’s coming up February 15th from 4-7pm. Please check your child’s folder to see if his teacher is scheduling appointments or call the front desk at 416-4606 to schedule an appointment.
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Upcoming Dates:
February 19th President’s Day. SCHOOL IS IN SESSION. This is NOT a day off for Shelby County Schools. February 28th Fabulous February Program@ 8:30am (please note that the date has been changed)
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March 3rd Half Pints for Half Pints Fundraiser by our amazing school adopters: The Cooper-Young Business Association, Central BBQ,The Cooper-Young Business Association, Memphis Made Brewing Company and Sweet Grass/Nextdoor.. plus a ton of other wonderful sponsors and donors! Buy tickets and/or encourage friends, family and colleagues to join — it’s good fun and raises thousands of dollars for our school! You can go to the Facebook event page or the website: www.halfpints.org
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Important Reminders:

If you want to apply for Peabody’s Optional Program or are have a child that you want to attend another Optional school – please go to this link http://www.scsk12.org/schoolchoice The deadline is February 15th.

If your child is already in Peabody’s Optional Program, you must renew each year. Just go to this link to renew

Sign up to get these reminders in your mailbox by clicking this link!