Spring Auction

2/20/2018 8:57 am

The 2018 PWE Auction Closes March 7th at 9pm.


Go to the Bidding for Good website, create a log in, and place your bids!


Please contact vpwaysandmeans@pwepta.org with any questions.


Let's make this the BEST AUCTION YET!

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Used Book Fair

2/12/2018 6:59 pm

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Used Book Drive is THIS Week!

1/29/2018 11:39 am

Bring used books to class by Friday, February 2nd.


The 2 classes with the most books receive a delicious treat. Every class with more than 100 books receives a Pajama Party!


Parents - you can help too. Sign up to sort and deliver books:


The Book Drive accepts all genres (including DVDs and CDs) EXCEPT Library discards, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, magazines, pamphlets, coloring books, comic books, badly torn or dirty books, books without covers, or National Geographic magazines.

If you have access to copy-paper boxes, we can use them!

* Proceeds from the Used Book Fair go to our PTA *

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Donate New Shoes to RISD Students

1/16/2018 8:09 am


Donate a new pair of athletic shoes to the RISD Council of PTAs Clothes Closet Shoe-Shoe Train!


Please place new athletic shoes in the donation box in the hallway as you enter our school through the main entrance.


The RISD Council of PTAs Clothes Closet provides clothes, basic toiletries, and a NEW PAIR OF Athletic SHOES to more than 400 students each year.


Donations are due by Tuesday, January 30th, and will be presented at the RISD Council of PTAs Founders Day meeting on February 1st at 9:00am at Berkner High School. All are welcome to attend.


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Welcome Back to School!

1/4/2018 7:32 am


Children who signed up for a talent show audition time will need to be ready for try-outs during their designated time slot on January 4th. The show will be held on January 18th during the school day and again at 6:00pm for parents.


Students interested in participating in the PWE Invention Convention should have their inventions turned into the library no later that January 8th. Judging will be on January 9th and winners will be announced on January 12th. Packets with rules and forms can be found here or picked up in the school library.


Science fair projects are due by January 18th.

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See You on January 3rd!

12/19/2017 7:43 am

12/18-1/2: No School

Don't miss these important dates when you return in January...
1/4: Talent Show Auditions
1/8: Invention Fair Due Date
1/18: Science Fair Due Date
1/18: Talent Show (1:30 and 6:00)

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Letter from Mrs. Aitken

12/4/2017 9:27 am

Dear Prestonwood Elementary Neighbors,


We would like to express our gratitude for your patience with our recent campus construction. Thank you for always being such good neighbors to our school. We hope to have an Open House in the Spring to show off our renovated campus.


Can we ask a favor? We love dogs, but are having a significant issue with our students coming into contact with dog defecation while outside at recess. Currently, our fields are available to neighbors to bring their dogs up to play during non-operating hours, however, it’s important that owners clean up after their dogs. If you see neighbors playing with their dogs on our campus, can you please spread the word about this issue and politely encourage them to clean up?


This issue has forced some other RISD schools to prohibit dogs on school property altogether, and while we do not want to have to take that step if we can encourage our neighbors to cooperate, the health and safety of our students is paramount.  


Thank you so much for your support, and we appreciate any efforts to pass this letter along to homeowners in our area.



Pam Aitken


Prestonwood Elementary

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Yearbooks on Sale Now

11/29/2017 10:44 am

Yearbooks are now on sale for $25 at https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/.
Yearbook ID:13290318
You may also purchase Recognition Ads for the yearbook:
⦁ Full page: $80
⦁ Half page: $40
⦁ Quarter page: $20
If you purchase an advertisement, please send the message and high resolution photo (.jpg) to yearbook@pwepta.org.
Include your student's name and grade in the subject line.
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PWE Art Competition

11/6/2017 7:56 am

 The theme for this year's Reflections program is "Within Reach".


  • Dance Choreography
  • Film Production
  • Literature
  • Music Composition
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts

Due Date:

November 8th - Turn artwork in to child's teacher on or before this date. Include the entry form and remember that the Artist Statement is 40% of the score.

Art Show:

November 15th at PWE at 6 pm.

Participation Requirements:

PWE Kinder-3rd grade students are required to participate in one of the following this year: Reflections Art contest, Science Fair or Invention Convention.

PWE 4th-6th grade students are required by the curriculum department to participate in Science Fair but are highly encouraged to show off their talents in the Reflections Art Contest as well.

Program Rules:     English | Spanish

Student Entry Forms:        English | Spanish

For Questions, please e-mail reflections@pwepta.org.

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Back to School

8/17/2017 10:50 am

It's time to start the back to school process!


Follow the Back to School Wizard to update your contact information, become a PTA member, donate to Feed the Panther and order Spirit Wear.  The window for purchasing school supply kits through EPI has closed, however the PTA purchased a small inventory to sell for your convenience.  Kits are available for online purchase only and will be delivered to your child's classroom before school starts.  

Start Back-to-School Wizard

(Mastercard or Visa Only)


All 2017-2018 Newsletters and our Directory will be PAPERLESS, so be sure your information is complete and accurate as you go through our Back to School Wizard.

Download the mobile-friendly Directory and Calendar in iTunes or the Google App Store by searching Membership Tool Kit.


Membership: vpmembership@pwepta.org
Spirit Wear: spirit@pwepta.org 
School Supplies: supplies@pwepta.org

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Submit Yearbook Pictures

email pictures to yearbook@pwepta.org

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