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Principal's Weekly Updates

Did you miss the weekly email and want to know what's going on at PVF? You can find the past communication below:

November 30th

  • Early Dismissal Day Tuesday, December 6th is our next early dismissal. Dismissal will begin at 12:20 PM. Please notify your child’s teacher and the main office if there will be a change in your child’s transportation. 
  • A Very Merry Sing Along - The NASD Elementary Music Department invites you to a holiday celebration on Monday December 5th from 6:00 - 6:45 PM at the NAHS football field. All kindergarten to 4th grade students and their families are invited to attend. Families are encouraged to bring a camping chair.
  • From the Parent Faculty Club
    • Linvilla Pie Sales ~ Thank you to everyone who helped support the school by ordering a pie. We sold over 175 pies! Thank you! 
    • Dine Out- our next dine out will be held at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza. It will take place on December 13th from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM. 20% of the proceeds will go to the Paul V. Fly PFC. 
  • Upcoming Events:
    • Mid-Year STAR Assessments (K-4) ~ December 5th - 9th
    • District Sing-Along ~ December 5th, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
    • Early Dismissal ~ December 6th ~ Dismissal begins at 12:20 PM
    • Spirit Day ~ December 9th ~ Dress to Impress
    • Report Cards Available ~ December 9th
    • Dine Out ~ December 13th ~ Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza 11-9
    • Early Dismissal ~ December 16th ~ Dismissal begins at 12:20 PM
    • Holiday Parties ~ December 22nd 
    • Early Dismissal ~ December 23rd ~ Dismissal begins at 12:20 PM
    • Winter Break  ~ December 24th to January 2nd ~ No School 

November 16th

  • Early Dismissal Day - This Friday, November 18th is our next early dismissal. Dismissal will begin at 12:20 PM. Please notify your child’s teacher and the main office if there will be a change in your child’s transportation. 

  • From the Parent Faculty Club

    • Linvilla Pie Sales ~ Pie sale order pick-up is on November 22nd from 4:30 - 7:00 PM in the front hallway. 

    • Square 1 Art- There are two ways to order:

      • 1. You can scan the QR code on your students personal catalog 

      • 2. You can visit Square 1 Art: https://shop.square1art.com/Shop 

        • Paul V Fly's art access code is: 110201

      • Last day to order is November 21st

  • Upcoming Events:

    • American Education Week ~ November 13th - 19th

    • Parent Visitation Day ~ November 17th

      • Session 1 ~ Continental Breakfast & Welcome (8:40 - 9:10)

      • Session 2 ~ Homeroom Teacher Visit (9:15 - 9:45)

    • Early Dismissal ~ November 18th ~ Dismissal begins at 12:20 PM

    • 2nd Grade Field Trip ~ November 22nd

    • Parent-Teacher Conferences ~ November 22nd & 23rd

    • Thanksgiving Break Begins for Students ~ November 23rd No School 

    • Happy Thanksgiving ~ November 24th

November 9th

  • Scholastic Book Fair - Our Scholastic Book Fair ends this Thursday!  Students have been attending the Fair during their regularly scheduled library classes.  Please contact your child’s teacher or Mrs. Bishop if your child was not absent on the day they were scheduled to attend. Book Fair Link

  • American Education Week - American Education Week takes place around the country the week of November 14th - 18th. We are excited to share with you the details of this special week. 

  • Parent-Teacher Conferences - We are just 2 weeks away from parent-teacher conferences. You should have received the Parent Conference sign up link from your child’s teacher. Please reach out to your child’s teacher if you need help signing up.  Conferences will be scheduled in 15 minute intervals for parents of children in grades Kindergarten through Fourth grade. NASD conference dates and times will be:

  • Spirit Day - Friday, November 11th is another spirit day. Students are encouraged to wear some retro gear. Time to break out the 80’s and 90’s clothing.

  • From the Parent Faculty Club

    • Linvilla Pie Sales ~ Pie Sales flyers went home last week. Pie orders are due by November 11th. Pick-up on November 22nd from 4:30 - 7:00 PM in the front hallway. 

  • Upcoming Events:

    • Scholastic Book Fair ~ November 3rd - November 11th

    • PVF Spirit Day ~ November 11th ~ Retro Day

    • Veteran’s Day ~ November 11th

    • American Education Week ~ November 13th - 19th

    • PVF Spirit Day ~ November 15th ~ Dress For Your Future Day

    • Parent Visitation Day ~ November 17th

      • Session 1 ~ Continental Breakfast & Welcome (8:40 - 9:10)

      • Session 2 ~ Homeroom Teacher Visit (9:15 - 9:45)

    • Early Dismissal ~ November 18th ~ Dismissal begins at 12:20 PM

    • Parent-Teacher Conferences ~ November 22nd & 23rd

November 2nd

  • Scholastic Book Fair - Our Scholastic Book Fair begins this Thursday!  Students will attend the Fair with their regularly scheduled library classes.  e-wallet is a handy way to avoid students handling cash.  Here is our Book Fair link to create an account or to shop online. Book Fair Link

  • Parent-Teacher Conferences - It is a pleasure to inform you that arrangements have been made to hold our fall Parent-Teacher Conferences. The type of conference selections we will offer are virtual, in person, e-mail or by phone.  The conferences will be scheduled in 15 minute intervals for parents of children in grades Kindergarten through Fourth grade. NASD conference dates and times will be:

  • Daylight Savings -  Daylight savings ends on Sunday, November 6th. Don't forget to turn your clocks back one hour.

  • Social Media - Want to stay up to date on what's happening at Paul V. Fly Elementary School? Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. You can also visit our school website. Paul V. Fly Elementary School 

  • From the Parent Faculty Club

    • PFC Meeting - The next Parent Faculty Club meeting will be held on Thursday, November 3rd in the Paul V. Fly library. The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM.

    • Linvilla Pie Sales ~ Pie Sales flyers will be going home this week. Pie orders are due by November 11th. Pick-up on November 22nd from 4:30 - 7:00 PM in the front hallway. 

  • Early Dismissal Day - Tomorrow, November 3rd is our next early dismissal. This is a NEW addition to the district calendar. Dismissal will begin at 12:20 PM. Please notify your child’s teacher and the main office if there will be a change in your child’s transportation. 

  • Upcoming Events:

    • Early Dismissal ~ November 3rd ~ Dismissal begins at 12:20 PM

    • Scholastic Book Fair ~ November 3rd - November 11th

    • PFC Meeting ~ November 3rd at 6:30 PM in the PVF Library

    • Daylight Savings ~ November 6th ~ Turn your clock back an hour

    • Fall Picture Retake Day ~ November 7th

    • Early Dismissal ~ November 7th ~ Dismissal begins at 12:20 PM

    • Election Day ~ November 8th ~ No School

    • PVF Spirit Day ~ November 11th ~ Retro Day

    • Early Dismissal ~ November 18th ~ Dismissal begins at 12:20 PM

    • Parent-Teacher Conferences ~ November 22nd & 23rd

October 26th

  • Book Character Parade - Our annual Book Character Parade is this Friday, October 28th from 9:45 - 10:15 AM. We are looking forward to this special event. Please click on the link to learn more about the Book Character Parade (time, guidelines, etc.). It is also attached to this email. 

  • Notes from the Nurses  - Please click on the attached message for an update from our school nurses.

  • From the Parent Faculty Club

    • Trunk or Treat - Saturday, October 29th from 2-4 pm.  Come out for a fun day of trunk or treating, crafts, games and more. If you would like to help with this event, we are taking candy donations at PVF.

    • Boo Grams - The PFC will be distributing the Boo Grams on October 28th!

    • PFC Meeting - The next Parent Faculty Club meeting will be held on Thursday, November 3rd in the Paul V. Fly library. The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM.

    • Linvilla Pie Sales ~ Pie Sales flyers will go home on October 31st. Pie orders are due by November 11th. Pick-up on November 22nd from 4:30 - 7:00 PM in the front hallway. 

  • Early Dismissal Day - Next Thursday, November 3rd is our next early dismissal. This is a NEW addition to the district calendar. Dismissal will begin at 12:20 PM. Please notify your child’s teacher and the main office if there will be a change in your child’s transportation. 

  • Upcoming Events:

    • Breast Cancer Awareness Day ~ October 27th ~ Students asked to wear pink

    • Book Character Parade ~ October 28th at 9:45 AM

    • Boo Grams Delivered ~ October 28th

    • PVF Trunk or Treat ~ October 29th from 2 - 4 PM

    • PFC Meeting ~ November 3rd at 6:30 PM

    • Early Dismissal ~ November 3rd ~ Dismissal begins at 12:20 PM

    • Daylight Savings ~ November 6th ~ Turn your clock back an hour

 

October 19th

  • Book Character Parade - Our annual Book Character Parade is just around the corner. It will be held on Friday, October 28th from 9:45 - 10:15 AM. We are looking forward to this special event. Please click on the link to learn more about the Book Character Parade (time, guidelines, etc.). It is also attached to this email. 

  • WIN Period  - We are excited to share that we began our school-wide WIN period this week. What is WIN? Please see the attached document that will provide you with a brief overview.

  • From the Parent Faculty Club

    • Help Wanted (LAST CALL) -We are looking for some trunkers for our upcoming Trunk or Treat on October 29th from 2-4 PM. There is no cost to participate as a trunker. If you are available and willing to help, please complete this form: Trunk or Treat SignUp

    • Trunk or Treat - Saturday, October 29th from 2-4 pm.  Come out for a fun day of trunk or treating, crafts, games and more.

    • Boo Grams - Please check in with your child’s teacher or the main office if you need additional Boo Grams. Friday, October 21st is the last day to order!

      • Each BOO! Gram is $1 and includes a treat.  Each student will get one sheet that includes 4 BOO! Grams.  Send one to your child or your child can send one to a friend.

      • Fill out your BOO! Gram and send it back to school with payment attached. The PFC will attach the treat and hand them out on October 28th!

  • Early Dismissal Day - This Friday, October 21st is our next early dismissal. Dismissal will begin at 12:20 PM. Please notify your child’s teacher and the main office if there will be a change in your child’s transportation. 

  • Upcoming Events:
    • Dyslexia Awareness Day ~ October 21st ~ Students asked to wear red
    • Early Dismissal ~ October 21st at 12:20 PM
    • Boo Grams Delivered ~ October 28th
    • Book Character Parade ~ October 28th at 9:45 PM
    • PVF Trunk or Treat ~ October 29th from 2 - 4 PM

October 12th

  • Favorite Team Jersey Day - This Friday is another Paul V. Fly spirit day. Students are asked to wear their favorite team’s jersey or team colors. If they don’t have a favorite team they can wear the school colors, blue and white.

  • From the Parent Faculty Club

    • Help Wanted -We are looking for some trunkers for our upcoming Trunk or Treat on October 29th from 2-4 PM. There is no cost to participate as a trunker. If you are available and willing to help, please complete this form: Trunk or Treat SignUp

    • Boo Grams - Order forms went home last week. Please check in with your child’s teacher or the main office if you need additional Boo Grams..

      • Each BOO! Gram is $1 and includes a treat.  Each student will get one sheet that includes 4 BOO! Grams.  Send one to your child or your child can send one to a friend.

      • Fill out your BOO! Gram and send it back to school with payment attached. The PFC will attach the treat and hand them out on October 28th!

  • Early Dismissal Day - Our next early dismissal will take place on Friday, October 21st. Dismissal will begin at 12:20 PM. Please notify your child’s teacher and the main office if there will be a change in your child’s transportation. 

  • Absences - If your child will be absent due to a doctor's appointment, special event, or illness we ask that you call school to report your child absent. Additionally, you must send in a completed absence card or written note within 3 days of the absence. You can complete it electronically: Electronic Absence Card. Otherwise, the child will be marked unexcused absence. After 3 days of unexcused absences or truancy, a SAIP plan will be required with the Guidance Counselor. This process is a State Law. Click here to access NASD's Attendance Policy.

  • Upcoming Events:
    • Unity Day ~ October 19th ~ Students are asked to wear orange
    • Dyslexia Awareness Day ~ October 21st ~ Students asked to wear red
    • Early Dismissal ~ October 21st at 12:20 PM
    • Book Character Parade ~ October 28th at 9:45 PM
    • PVF Trunk or Treat ~ October 29th from 2 - 4 PM

October 4th

  • No School - We do not have school on Wednesday, October 5th. We will be observing Yom Kippur. For families who celebrate, we wish you an easy fast.
  • From the Parent Faculty Club
    • Parent Faculty Club Meeting - The first Parent Faculty Club meeting will be held on Thursday, October 6th in the Paul V. Fly library. The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM.
    • Boo Grams - Be on the lookout for BOO! Grams coming home this week with your student.
      • Each BOO! Gram is $1 and includes a treat.  Each student will get one sheet that includes 4 BOO! Grams.  Send one to your child or your child can send one to a friend.
      • Fill out your BOO! Gram and send it back to school with payment attached. The PFC will attach the treat and hand them out on October 28th!
  • Phillies Spirit Day - To celebrate the Phillies beginning their playoff run this Friday night, we will be having a Phillies/Red and White spirit day on Friday, October 7th!  GO PHILLIES!!
  • Principal's October Newsletter - Did you miss the October newsletter? You can access it by clicking on the following link: Principal’s October Newsletter

September 29th Parent Communication/Newsletter

September 15th Parent Communication/Newsletter

September 7th

  • Our first PVF Spirit Day will take place on Friday, September 16th. Students are encouraged to wear their PVF spirit wear or the school colors (blue & white). 
  • Picture day will take place on Monday, September 19th. Please see the attached flier. 
  • Open House will be held on Thursday, September 22nd. Please click on the link to learn more about this special event. PVF Open House Flier
  • Parent Faculty Club - Please see the attached flier to learn more about upcoming events for you and your child. 
  • Emergency Card - It is very important that we have the most current information for your child. Please click on the link to complete the online emergency card: Emergency Card
  • PM Pick Up - I would also like to remind you that if you are planning on picking up your child in the car rider line, to please send in a note or contact the school office. Students are automatically sent home on their assigned bus if we do not have a note from the parent. 
  • Transportation, please click on the transportation quick guide if you have questions about who to contact with busing concerns. If using the First View app you must enter the school code: FGAM.