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Upcoming Events
Apr
25
Administrative Professionals Day
Wed Apr 25 2018
Apr
26
Take Your Child to Work Day
Thu Apr 26 2018
Apr
30
Screen Free Week
Mon Apr 30 2018
to Sun May 6 2018
May
3
Colonial Day Encampment
Thu May 3 2018
May
4
Colonial Day
Fri May 4 2018
May
6
MS Walk @ Tyler Park
Sun May 6 2018
May
8
Teacher Appreciation Day
Tue May 8 2018
May
11
4th Gr Grandparents Day
Fri May 11 2018
May
11
5th Gr Mixer at the NAC
Fri May 11 2018
May
18
1st Gr Special Persons Tea
Fri May 18 2018
May
22
2nd Gr Field Trip-Wash. Crossing
Tue May 22 2018
May
23
1st Gr Field Trip - Silver Lake
Wed May 23 2018
May
24
Kdg Field Trip - New Hope
Thu May 24 2018
May
24
Spring Concert
Thu May 24 2018
May
28
NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day Observ.
Mon May 28 2018
May
29
5th Gr visit to Wm Penn Middle School
Tue May 29 2018
May
31
Instrumental Demos for 3rd Graders
Thu May 31 2018
Jun
1
Field Day
Fri Jun 1 2018
Jun
9
Trenton Thunder Family Night
Sat Jun 9 2018
Jun
12
Art and Author Night
Tue Jun 12 2018
Jun
14
PHS Graduation
Thu Jun 14 2018
Jun
21
1/2 day of School - Teacher Workshop
Thu Jun 21 2018
Jun
22
Last day of school for students
Fri Jun 22 2018
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"BACKPACK" location
 Our "Backpack" can be found by clicking on "Quick Links" located above.   
PTO WEBSITE
Please refer to this link for your PTO needs! Mark it as a favorite! https://sites.google.com/site/mespto2016/home 
AUTISM AWARENESS FRIENDSHIP WALK
On Friday, April 20th students and staff will particpate in Makefield's Friendship Walk celebrating Autism Awareness month.  All students and staff who purchased an Autism Awareness t-shirt last month are asked to wear thier shirt on this day. 
TAKE YOUR CHILD TO WORK DAY - APRIL 26TH
If you are planning for your child to participate in the national program, Take Your Child To Work Day on Thurday, April 26th, we ask that you complete the bottom portion of the letter from Mrs. M&M (located in our "Backpack") and send in to your child's teacher.  An educational leave form will then be sent home for completion and return to the school for this absence.  
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
March Box Tops collected in March totaled 1,838 which earned Makefield $183.80!!  The top collector was Ava Pinto from Mrs. Love's class.  She submitted 133 valid Box Tops!  Nice job Ava!   The next collection deadline is Thursday, April 26th!!  Keep collecting!!
 
FIELD DAY - JUNE 1st!
Makefield Field Day is scheduled for Friday, June 1st (raindate June 8th).  We are now taking pre-orders for Field Day t-shirts.  This is totally an optional purchase but if interested please fill out the form for your child's team color and send back in to your child's teacher.  Students have been given their team color.   The deadline to pre-order a t-shirt is Friday, April 27th.  Please see the order forms in our "Backpack" for more info! 
                                                                                       GO BLACK!   GO ORANGE!! 
 
COLONIAL DAY 2018
This year's Colonial Day is almost here.  It will be held on Friday, May 4th!  This time honored tradition is unique to Makefield and our 4th and 5th grade students!  Volunteers are needed to make this day a success!  An order form is in our "Backpack" for anyone wishing to purchase a Colonial Day hat and an order form for 4th and 5th students to order a colonial luncheon  
Please use this sign up genius link to volunteer:
 
 
 
 
SCHOOL YEARBOOK ORDERS!
Yearbooks may still be ordered and the price is now $20.00.  Please see the flyer in our "Backpack" from  4-12-18 and use the bottom portion when sending in your payment.  A REMINDER THAT ALL 5TH GRADERS RECEIVE A FREE YEARBOOK - please do not order one for your 5th grader!
 
 
 
 
SPRING INTO KINDERGARTEN!!
The "Spring into Kindergarten"  program will once again be held this year for students who will be in kindergarten at Makefield School next fall.  There are 4 session times to choose from.  Please see the flyer in our "Backpack" this week to sign your child up for this 1 hour class session.   The deadline to register is Monday, April 30th.  Spread the word to any neighbors who have children eligible for entering kindergarten in 2018-2019.   
ONLINE ORDER FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR 2018-19
Once again our PTO is offering the chance for you to pre-order a packaged box of school supplies for your student for next fall.  These school kits contain supplies requested by each grade level.  Order by June 8th for a discounted price and free school delivery.  The kits will be at Makefield School for pickup at our Open House in August.  
A flyer is listed in our "Backpack for more information.  Use this link for quick access to the Schoolpak site.
                                                                          https://schoolpak.com/catalog/makefield-elementary                              
 
REVISED SCHOOL CALENDAR
Please make to see the revised school calendar that is effective as of 3-27-18 as a result of of the last 2 snow days.  The end of the 3rd marking period isnow Friday, April 13th and the teacher grading day is Monday, April16th with no school for studnets on this day.  The last day of school for students is now Friday, June 22, 2018.
 
The April lunch menu is also in our "Backpack" today with our rotation days listed for your convenience. 
 
LINK FOR SCHOOL MENUS
Here is the link for school menus. 
 
 
MARCH PTO MEETING MINUTES
If you were not able to attend our March PTO meeting please see the minutes of the meeting that are in our "Backpack" today!
 
 
ON-LINE KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

The Department of Pupil Services is pleased to announce that Kindergarten registration will begin online this year.  On March 5th, the registration link will be available on the Pupil Services web page.  Families will complete the online registration information and then schedule a brief appointment with Pupil Services to complete registration.

The registration can be completed using any browser, platform or mobile device.  New first grade families are also welcome to register using the online system.  Current Pennsbury Kindergarten students DO NOT need to re-register for first grade.

Although Kindergarten registration will continue throughout the spring and summer, families are encouraged to register as soon as possible so that we can plan for the arrival of our newest students in the fall.

PLEASE SEE THE FLYER IN OUR 'BACKPACK"  

If you have any questions about registration, please reach out to Pupil Services at 215-428-4181 or at registration@pennsburysd.org.

 
WEAR IT WEDNESDAY!
All students and staff are encouraged to wear their orange, black and/or white spiritwear on Wednesdays throughout the school year!!   
STUDENT CONDUCT POLICY
The Student Conduct Policy can be found on the the district website at http://www.pennsburysd.org/Downloads/2017_2018_StudentConductPolicy.pdf    The Parent/Guardian verification form is located in our "Backpack" dated 8-31-17.  After you have read the policy, please sign and return this form to your child's teacher as soon as possible.  The policy book was not included in our first day packets as stated.  We apolgize for the confusion. 
HOME ACCESS CENTER LINK & INSTRUCTION
Click here for information regarding the Home Access Center

http://www.pennsburysd.org/HomeAccessCenter1.aspx

  
 
Makefield Elementary
1939 Makefield Road
Yardley, PA 19067-3137
Telephone: 215-321-2420
Mission Statement
Recognizing our proud traditions and diverse community,
the Pennsbury School District prepares all students to become creative,
ethical, and critical thinkers for lifelong success in a global society.
national district of character
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