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Earth Day
Spring Portraits
Community of Respect
Talent Show
Fit Kids Day
Rose Sale
Fathers in Education Day
Staff Appreciation
Retirment Celebration
Annual General PTA Meeting
Free Breakfast
2015- 2016 School Year
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Palmetto E-Prints
Eric Torres, Principal Sarah Fair, Assistant Principal
Janet Hodur, PTA PresidentTeresa Fitzgerald, Editor
Earth Day

Today Wednesday April 22, 4 - 7 PM

Palmetto Middle School 

Celebrate Earth Day with our neighbor, Palmetto Middle School.  Festivities include, WE-Lab workshops, recycled art contest, food vendors and more.  For more information click flyer links (Earth Day/Art Contest).  

Spring Portraits
This Friday, April 24
Spring pictures went home in backpacks last week.  Returns/Payment Deadline This Friday, April 24.
Community of Respect Event
Wednesday, April 29 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Pinecrest Gardens Banyan Bowl
11000 Red Road
Come learn how to promote respect and diversity in your community.  Event hosted by Village of Pinecrest and the Anti-defamation League features acclaimed educator and author Dr. Issac Prilleltensky.  For more information click link.

Talent Show
Wednesday, April 29 7:00 PM
The Annual PES Talent Show will be held Wednesday, April 29, beginning at 7PM in the Cafeteria.  Tickets will be sold at the door for $5 each.

Fit Kids Day 

Family Fun!


Get off the couch and join us for a day full of outdoor activities.  Hope to see you there!


Saturday, May 2
from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Evelyn Greer Park
8200 SW 124th Street 

Rose Sale
Mother's Day Rose Sale
Benefiting 5th Grade Fund

Fifth Grade Fund will be selling roses for Mother's Day. The roses, a bouquet of 25 for $20, will be delivered on May 8. Orders are due by May 5 using this form. See the form for additional details and contact information.
Fifth Grade Funds thanks you for your support!

Save the Date Thursday, May 8

The PES Walk-a-Thon is Thursday, May 8.  Be on the lookout for fundraising and volunteer information for this annual event. 


Save the Date Thursday, May 14

Volunteer Breakfast & Fathers in Education

May 14th is Fathers in Education Day and we are encouraging the participation of our wonderful WatchDOGS! Fathers, brothers, grandfathers, uncles and male mentors are welcome! That is also the day of our Volunteer Breakfast so both Dads and Moms can enjoy a nice breakfast and then WatchDOGS can spend the day volunteering at the school. To sign-up to be a WatchDOG that day, here is the link:

Staff Appreciation Week

Call for Volunteers:  May 18th-22nd!

Our teachers and staff do so much for our children all year long. Every day, they teach and help our children grow and learn. Teacher appreciation week is our chance to thank them and it's just around the corner.

We need your help to make it a special one! Volunteers will help decorate, serve meals, and assist with activities for the staff throughout the week of May 18th-May 22nd.  Please contact Maria Claudia Savage at 

Retirement Celebration

Save the Date:  Wednesday, May 20

2:45 pm, School Cafeteria

Retirement Celebration honoring our retirees:

Patricia Cummins, Special Area Teacher - Art
Janice Ennis, Teacher

Join us in celebrating their dedication and commitment to all Palmetto Elementary School students.
Annual General PTA Meeting

Save the Date:  May 27! 

Please join us for our Annual General PTA Meeting on Wednesday, May 27th at 9:00 am (or immediately following the Golden Paw ceremony) in the Cafeteria.  We will be electing the PTA officers for next year!
Fuel up For Learning
Free Breakfast
Just a reminder that there is FREE breakfast in the cafeteria daily for PES students.
2015-2016 School Year
PeaceLovePawLogo Registration Open for 2015-2016 School Year
Registration is open for grades K-5 for the 2015-2016 school year.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Moran, Registrar at (305) 238-4306 ext. 117.
Legacy Tree and Branch of Wisdom
There is still time to submit form if haven't already! Forms are attached (tree/branch). Don't miss your opportunity to participate in the Legacy Tree, a PES tradition, or to have your Fifth grader join the Branch of Wisdom, a new PES tradition. Legacy Tree proceeds will go to improving the courtyards at the school, while Branch of Wisdom proceeds benefit the Fifth Grade Fund. Order forms for either project can be left in the PTA mailbox in the office, or given to your child's teacher in an envelope marked "Attn PTA". Contact Janet Hodur ( or Mariana Pesin ( with any questions.

Thank you for your support!                            
What's APP?
PES App -- Download It Today!
Have you downloaded the PES app? If not, visit the app store on your iPhone OR Android device, search for "Palmetto Elementary" and download it today. Click here for details and download instructions. This exciting new tool is fast becoming a key way to receive information and updates from PES and the PTA, as well as a one-stop shop for all your PES resources, so don't delay! 
PTA Membership
Our Membership is Growing -- Join Us!

The PTA is an organization dedicated to improving our children's scholastic lives through its fundraising efforts during the school year. You can join through one of our membership packages - click here for details and forms needed to join. Grandparents and other members of the community are welcome, too!
Membership is not tied to any volunteer commitments, but rather is a way to show your support for the programs and events that the PTA provides. Don't miss out on this very significant opportunity...JOIN THE PTA TODAY!

PTA Website
Stay Up-to-Date with the Palmetto Elementary PTA Website


Our PTA website is designed to bring you the latest news and information from our PTA and other organizations in the school. Visit often!

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