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Anti-Bullying, Anti-Harassment Task Force to meet on Feb. 7

Posted on: February 4, 2018

The second meeting of the new Anti-Bullying, Anti-Harassment Task Force is scheduled for Feb. 7 at Albany Options School at 6 p.m.

More than 40 parents, community members and staff attended the first meeting on Jan. 24. Participants had the opportunity to share, in small groups, why they were attending and what outcomes they anticipating.

At the meeting, district staff presented and overview of bullying and had participants break into small groups to analyze various aspects and data relating to bullying that they could share out to the larger group.

See the presentation.

At the end of the evening, the small groups focused on beginning to look at the various roles community stakeholders play in addressing the issue of bullying in our community. A summary of those findings will be presented at the Feb. 7 meeting.

Read Across America Week is February 26th through March 2nd

Posted on: February 1, 2018

In honor of Read Across America Day, ALL Periwinkle students are going to be in a friendly competition to read the most as a class per grade level.

Monday, Feb 26th will be “The Cat in the Hat” wear your favorite bow or hat!

Tuesday, Feb 27th will be “Green Eggs and Ham” wear as much green as you can!

Wednesday, Feb 28th will be “Wacky Wednesday” Mismatched Day, dress wacky! (NO hair dye or make up of any kind)

Thursday, March 1st will be “Oh! The Places You’ll Go” dress up like what you want to be when you grow up!

Friday, March 2nd will be “The Sleep Book” dress up is Pajama day!

BoxTops are worth melting for!

Posted on: January 29, 2018

Please turn in your boxtops to your child’s classroom teacher. This is a great way to raise funds for Periwinkle!

Attention teachers: Start planning for a Selco grant application

Posted on: January 24, 2018

SELCO Community Credit Union has announced application dates for their 2018 SPARK! Creative Learning Grants. Grants are available up to $1,000 for K-12 teachers.

“We love projects that spark something new and want to see proposals for helping kids create and teachers innovate.”

If interested, find details about grant requirements and scoring criteria on the Selco Community Credit Union website.

Please note the following dates:

August 15: Applications open
SELCO SPARK! Creative Learning Grants

September 30: Application deadline
SELCO SPARK! Creative Learning Grants

Visit for details and to apply.

“We can’t wait to see what innovative projects our teachers come up with this year.”