PCK Weekly News
February 3, 2022
PCKproud Day Tomorrow
Tomorrow is the first Friday of the month so it is a PCKproud Day. Students may wear any PCK shirt, including spirit wear, along with blue jeans or uniform bottoms. No other bottoms (including leggings) are allowed.
New Sports Spirit Wear And Team Tryouts
Check out the new tees and hoodies supporting volleyball and soccer! These shirts may be worn on PCKproud Days, dress down days, and any time you come cheer on our Cougar athletes.
Volleyball Short Sleeve Hoodie
Girls Soccer Short Sleeve Shirt
Girls Soccer Long Sleeve Shirt
Also, boys volleyball tryouts are February 7th and 8th from 3:05 - 4:30pm in the Sports Gym. Contact Ms. Mathias for more information.
Girls soccer tryouts are from 3:05 - 4:30pm on Tuesday, February 22nd in the Sports Gym, and Thursday, February 24th outside on the field (weather permitting).
See You Next Wednesday At Noodles
Join us for a PCK Spirit Night on Wednesday, February 9 from 4:00 - 8:00pm at the Noodles and Co. at 11153 S. Parker Road (near WalMart). You can also order online using the code GIVING25. Be sure to mention PCK or use the code when you order so the school gets 25% of the proceeds. Click here for more information.
Help Us "Hire" Young Leaders
Our 5th and 6th graders are preparing to head to Young Ameritowne and International Towne. While there, students hold different jobs such as mayor, news reporter, shop clerk, and more. We are holding "job interviews" on Thursday, March 3rd from 12:45-2:45pm and need parent volunteers to help. If you would like to volunteer, or if you have any questions about the interviews, please contact Mrs. Guire or Ms. Mathias.
Calling All Grown Up Artists
Each year, every grade makes an art piece for the Gala that will be auctioned off. We need one adult volunteer per grade level to coordinate and help make the art piece. Please contact Niceta with the Foundation at Niceta@harrisfamilylaw.com if you are interested.
Help The PTA With A Teacher Dinner
The PTA is providing a Qdoba meal for teachers with conferences on WEDNESDAY, February 16. Parents are invited to donate drinks and treats to support the event. Get the details and sign up here. All items need to be dropped off by Wednesday the 16th.
The PTA does amazing things for our school throughout the year. Everyone is invited to participate in their meetings on the second Wednesday of the month. The next PTA meeting is February 9 at 6:30pm via Zoom. Use this link to join:
Meeting ID: 853 3819 7464
The PCK Gala Is Back
Save the date of Saturday, April 23 for the PCK Spring Gala and Auction at the Colorado Golf Club. Get dressed to impress for a Casino Royale (James Bond) themed night with a plated dinner and drink tickets, cash bar, silent and live auctions, plus fun games, photo booth, and great company. This event will be like no other PCK Gala before - you won't want to miss it! Seats are limited and tickets go on sale March 1st.
The business sponsorships have been filled. A HUGE thank you to our very generous sponsors who stepped up to help make this event even more amazing. The Foundation at PCK couldn't do this without you!
Dobkin Family with Meridian Animal Hospital - $1000 for the photo booth
Dudnick Family with A1 Garage Doors - $1000 for the welcome drinks
Buswell Family with Back 40 - $1000 for the drink tickets
Smith Family with Jocksmith Family Foundation - $750 for the entertainment
Erhuy Family with Mountain View Pain Center - $750 for the Jackpot card game
Warr Family with Momentum Gym - $750 for valet parking
Brunner Family with Keller William Action Realty - $500 for the wine toss
Ross Family with Keller Mortgage - $500 for the wine toss
Sears Family with Acquis - $500 for the dessert table
Thompson Family with Great Vision Eye Care-a Colorado Eye Center Practice - $500 for the appetizers
$250 sponsors are always welcome and still needed! Please email Janet Brunner - Janet@thebrunnerbunch.com for more information. These sponsors are also recognized before and during the Gala and given great exposure within our PCK Community.
We need donations to auction off for the big event. Donations go toward volunteer hours so please consider contributing and/or asking the community for donations. 100% of donations will raise money for our school, specifically a much-needed playground improvement. Contact Laura Erhuy at firstname.lastname@example.org for a tax deductible PCK letter to help with getting donations, as well as a time slot for dropping your donation(s) off at the school.
Each week we will spotlight one of our amazing sponsors, and this week we recognize the Dobkin Family with Meridian Animal Hospital. Click here to learn how Meridian Animal Hospital can help your pet. Thank you for your generous sponsorship!
Good News From The COVID Tracker
Our number of positive COVID cases for the past week has dropped to two. Thanks for your help by keeping students home while waiting for test results or when they have any symptoms!
Share What You Love About PCK
National School Choice Week may be over, but you can still help others chose PCK by leaving a review of the school on Niche.com and/or GreatSchools.org. If you leave a review, please send a quick email with the name and grade of your student(s) to email@example.com and they will receive a gift from National School Choice Week. Thanks for helping us spread the work about all of the great things happening at PCK!
Connecting With Character
Students in 1st through 4th grade are wrapping up the Bullying Prevention Unit in character coaching class this week (kindergarten has a couple more lessons to go). You can learn what your students are doing in class and help reinforce skills at home using these Home Links.
Kindergarten - Reporting Bulling
First grade - Refusing Bullying
Second grade - Bystander Power
Third grade - Bystander Power
Fourth grade - Bystander to Cyber Bullying
Is Your Student Returning To PCK?
If your student is not returning to PCK for the 2022-23 school year (other than graduating 8th graders) please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know. Thank you!
It Is CMAS Snack Time
CMAS testing is coming up right after spring break. In order to make sure our 3rd-8th grade students are fueled throughout the day, we're asking parents to bring in testing snacks. Please sign up using the appropriate link below.
4-8th grade sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044AADAF23A1F85-cmas3
Stand Up For Safety
Our new Safety Dad sign up sheet is here! The new page reflects two shifts per day, making it easier for more dads to help. If you would like to stay for the full day, you may sign up for both the morning and afternoon shifts. If you had already signed up for a shift on the previous page, please reselect the day you want on the new sign up sheet.
Thank you to Charlie Miller and Chris Allen for being Safety Dads in the past week. Our students love seeing their dads at school, especially at lunch and recess. Many dads sign up for multiple shifts because they enjoying getting a first-hand look at the great things happening at PCK. Sign up today and join in the fun!
A huge thank you goes to the Miller, Marsh, Guilbeaux, Bennett, and Anderson families for bringing our staff coffee, donuts, cookies, fruit, and other yummy treats to thank us for being open today. We are happy to be with our students and are thankful for our great parents!