PAML 5/3/19 News and Announcements

Coffee House: Students from 5th - 8th grade chorus will be performing at the first PAML “Coffee House” on Friday, May 3rd from 4-7pm at Thompson’s Flour Shop in Morrisville. This event will be an open-mic style event, so please stop by and listen to some fantastic music. We are so lucky to be able to have this special event at Thompson’s Flour Shop. (Students who have signed up to perform will have specific times)

Teacher Appreciation Week: Next week (May 6 - 10) is Teacher Appreciation Week. If parents would take a minute to write an email or a card to your child’s teacher(s) I know it would mean a lot to them! We have great teachers at PAML and the support you give them is most welcomed!

Science SBAC Testing:  May 7th and 8th students in the 5th and 8th grade will be taking SBAC Science assessment. Each session will last approximately 75 minutes and will take place during the students’ regular Science class.

All State Music Festival Parade:  Wednesday, May 8th Dan Bruce will be accompanying 6th, 7th & 8th grade and High School Band students to the All State Music Festival Parade in Montpelier. The bus will depart from PAML at 3:00pm and will return at 9:30pm.

Spanish 1: Next year, the 8th grade opportunity for Spanish 1 is at the same time as the Art / Design & Technology Expo. This means if your student desires Spanish 1 next year as an 8th grader, they will not be in the Art or Design & Technology Expo. 7th grade students were given permission forms today to have you review and sign and return by May 10th.

PAML Dance: May 10th is the next PAML dance for students in 6-7-8th grade. The dance will be held in the cafeteria from 7:00pm - 9:30pm.

Understanding Our Youth Event: Monday, May 13th 5:30 - 7:00pm - This is an event in which students will share their findings of the 2017 YRBS survey results and they’ll be sharing their VKAT PhotoVoice project. Students from the HS OVX group will be there was well!  This is in conjunction with Healthy Lamoille Valley. We’ll provide food!

Multicultural Festival: The Multicultural Festival on May 16th will be an all day celebration of cultural diversity. Students will learn about various cultures from guest presenters, performers, athletes and artists. Our day will begin with a Taiko drumming performance and end with a concert from A2VT. Throughout the day we will be joined by over a dozen community members who will each share about a different culture in small groups. Local athletes will lead us in a "World Cup" style soccer tournament and Rugby matches. Our student advocacy group will host a "Mix-it-up" activity focusing on inclusivity in our school community. Lastly, our amazing cafeteria team will be preparing dishes from around the world. We are looking forward to this exciting day and are so grateful to all who are making this day possible!


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