Lower School News
Visiting Author - Peter Sis
The Park School and The Children’s Bookstore are pleased to announce that award-winning author and illustrator, Peter Sís, will be presenting to the Lower School on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, discussing his experiences as an author and illustrator. He will also show sketches and tell personal tales about his newest book, Robinson.
Mr. Sís is a three-time Caldecott
Please use the book order form HERE. Book orders are due by April 27.
May Day – May 18
We can't wait to welcome you to campus for May Day on Friday, May 18!
- 11 a.m-noon - May Pole Ceremony and All-School Sing-Along
- Noon - Lower School Dismissed to Families
- Noon-1:30 p.m - Family Games, Activities, and Picnics
- All taking place on Tompkins Field!
Rain Date is Monday, May 21
MAY DAY T-SHIRTS
This year we are offering online ordering for May Day t-shirts. Simply follow the link below and complete the information requested, whether you are charging to your student’s account or sending in a check to the PA office. Please use the name of your oldest Lower School child on the order form. Orders are due Tuesday, April 24. Order shirts HERE. You DO NOT need to order a May Day shirt!
We look forward to seeing you on May 18 (rain date May 21).
RSVPS FOR LS GRANDPARENTS’ AND FRIENDS’ VISITING DAY ARE DUE THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018
LSG&FVD is Friday, May 11, 2018 from 8:40-11:30 a.m. Classroom teachers are adroit in pairing up students who do not have a visitor…just let them know in advance. If anyone needs special assistance please, call Liz at 410-339-4105.
LOWER AND MIDDLE SCHOOL CONCERTS
Tuesday, May 1, join the Lower School Chorus, The Soundwaves, The Middle Cs, and the B#s for a choral concert starting at 6:30 p.m. Then, on Thursday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m., enjoy an instrumental concert featuring Lower School Band, 5th Grade Jazz Ensemble, Middle School Band, Advanced Band, Middle School String Ensemble, Advanced Strings, Middle School Jazz Band, and Middle School Marching Band.
LOWER SCHOOL PRINCIPAL NAMED
Malika Delancey will become Park School’s next Lower School Principal, effective July 1, 2018. Malika joins us from McDonogh School, where she is currently the Associate Head of Lower School and where she has previously served as Director of Diversity, Associate Director of Admissions, Director of the school’s Middle Grades Partnership program, and as a Grade 3 classroom teacher. We are trilled to welcome Malika and her family to the Park community. We hope to include Malika in some of our spring events and, of course, will be sharing news of opportunities to meet our new Lower School Principal as the 2018–19 school year approaches.
Upcoming Important Dates
April 19 - Viva House Collection Day
April 19-21 - Spring Production: Much Ado About Nothing
April 21 - 2nd Grade Parent Social
April 27 - SCHOOL CLOSED for Professional Activities Day
May 1 - Lower School and Middle School Spring Choral Concert
May 2 - KINDERGARTEN (ONLY) CLOSED for Parent Conferences
May 3 - Lower School and Middle School Spring Instrumental Concert
May 7 - KINDERGARTEN (ONLY) CLOSED for Parent Conferences
May 8 - Rising 6th Grade Parent Transition Meeting
May 11 - Lower School Grandparents' and Special Friends Visiting Day
May 18 - May Day
May 18 - Fifth Grade Pool Party