Important announcements from the Pyrtle PTO
Tue, Aug 10 10:54am

Welcome to a new school year, Pyrtle Families!

 

The PTO is excited to share the following information with you as we prepare for the next few exciting days!

 

  1. Joining classrooms in Konstella
  2. Open House information—Kona Ice and Yearbooks
  3. Pyrtle Wear order link
  4. Donation list link
  5. Special invitation for K & 1st Grade families

 

1. Starting tomorrow (Wednesday), you can join new classrooms in Konstella, based on classroom assignments in ParentVue. Here’s how:

--Go into the app or browser (https://www.konstella.com/p/pyrtle)

--In the app: Click on the gear icon

--In a browser: Click on your name in the top left-hand corner

--Click on "Your Children" in the left-hand menu.

--Click on the name of the child you want to add to a classroom or change classroom.

--At the bottom of the page, you can select a classroom (in the app) or click Change Classroom,

scrolling to find the correct one

 

For existing users needing to add a new student:

--Go into the app or browser (https://www.konstella.com/p/pyrtle)

--In the app: Click on the gear icon

--In a browser: Click on your name in the top left-hand corner

--Click on "Your Children" in the left-hand menu.

--Click on the grey button “Add Child” and enter your new Pyrtle Panther’s name. Then follow instructions above.

 

2. Open House is Thursday, Aug. 12, 4:00-5:00pm at Pyrtle. The Kona Ice truck will be parked at the school for you to enjoy after you have seen your new classroom. Please do not bring treats into the school. The Pyrtle PTO receives 20% of all Kona Ice proceeds during Open House. Also, if you didn’t get a yearbook last school year, you can buy one for the reduced price of $10 (cash—exact change only--or check). Come see us at the table in the cafeteria!

 

3. Don’t forget to order Pyrtle Wear! There are fun new designs this year, including one with the year’s theme, “We Are Unstoppable” on the back. Orders must be placed by Monday, Aug. 30, 9:00am. Art F/X does not accept late orders. Orders will be delivered to the school and sent home with your student.

 

https://stores.inksoft.com/pyrtle_elem/shop/products/all?page=1

 

4. While LPS supplies all school supplies for students, Pyrtle staff greatly appreciate donations for consumable items. Please take a look at this list and donate if you can.

 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/13KfQcDOzDZNfOdwiOiP9gmMeZyzIKBQUOVV9rXHDI04/edit?usp=sharing

 

5. If you have a Kindergartener or 1st grader this year, please plan to stop by the barn structure behind Pyrtle around 2:00 on Monday, Aug. 16 before you pick up your student from their first day. The PTO would like to welcome you to the school with snacks and drinks!

 

Have a great start to the school year, all!