Thursday Notes: Thursday, January 12, 2017

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Help Wanted: Volunteer Opportunities
Event and Activity Volunteer Sign-Up

Mark Your Calendars

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In This Issue

Letters from the Principals: Be sure to read Mrs. Heyward's letter to Bryant families and Mrs. Alston's letter to Pattengill families, filled with timely information for our school community.

Pattengill Talent Show Information: Here are some important dates and information about the upcoming Pattengill Talent Show. Permission slips went home to interested students this week.

  1. Completed permission slips need to be returned to Mrs. Bailey no later than this Friday, Jan. 13. 2. Tryouts will be held during school on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 9:15am-3:30pm. 3. Dress rehearsal will be after school on Monday, Feb. 6, 4:00-6:30pm in the Pattengill cafeteria. 4. The Talent Show will be on Friday, Feb. 10, at 7pm in the Pattengill cafeteria. (Performers report at 6:30.) 5. The school performance will be on Monday, Feb. 13 at 1:45pm. This is part of our NAAPID program. 6. The performance for second graders is on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 9:30am. Questions? Please contact Mrs. Bailey:

    Science Olympiad Sign-Up Now Open: Science Olympiad sign-up is now available for 2nd through 5th graders! Read about it at or just SIGN UP. Encourage your child(ren) to explore and have fun with a new topic or an old favorite. For students who aren't sure science is for them, there are activities to catch anyone's interest, focused on interaction, exploration, hands-on activities, and teamwork. Questions? Contact Jonathan Parker at

Check Out the Ann Arbor Observer Article about Bryant/Pattengill: Bryant/Pattengill was featured this month in the Ann Arbor Observer. It is an informative article about how the pair of schools was created back in the 1980's and how it continues to thrive as a community today. Be sure to read about our great super-pair schools!

Help Wanted: Volunteer Opportunities:

Event and Activity Volunteer Sign-Up: The PTO offers many fun and educational activities for students and families, and we need YOU to help make them possible. Please browse the 2016-2017 Bryant/Pattengill Volunteer Sign-up for an opportunity(ies) that interest you. Thank you!


NWEA Winter Testing Has Begun: NWEA testing in Math & Reading for grades K-5 begins Tuesday, Jan. 10-Tuesday, Feb. 10. Classroom teachers will notify you when your student(s) are testing in the computer lab.

Prepare for Cold Weather: Students should be dressed warmly with coats, snow pants, hats, mittens, scarves, and boots. Unless there is inclement weather, we go outside daily to ensure that our students get fresh air and plenty of physical activity!

Visit the Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop: Located at 2280 S. Industrial Hwy., the PTO Thrift Shop supports our schools and students. Shop, donate, and support AAPS!

Mark Your Calendars

To view the full 2016-2017 school year, select: Bryant/Pattengill PTO Calendar

January 2017


Pattengill Talent Show for Students, 1:45-3:30pm, Pattengill

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