NO SCHOOL - MID WINTER RECESS
Our Mid Winter Recess will be from Monday, 2/17/20 through Friday, 2/21/20. Students should report back to school on Monday, 2/24/20. Have a wonderful winter break.
Our next PTA meeting will be on Wednesday, March 18th, at 6:30 pm, in the faculty room. Please plan to attend to get involved in the PTA sponsored school activities we offer at Persell every year.
Also, we are looking for 8th grade parent volunteers to help with the 8th grade dance. The date of the dance is Friday, June 5th, starting at 7:00 pm. Committees will be formed to help organize and divide up the dance responsibilities such as decorating, food/snacks, DJ/Photo booth, chaperones, etc. If you are interested in helping, please contact Mrs. Rensel in the main office. The school’s phone number is 483-4406.
BEGINNING STRINGS CONCERT
The beginning string students at Persell Middle School will be appearing in their first performance on Thursday, March 19th at 7:00 PM in the Persell auditorium. The students will have each prepared a solo to perform. All of the students will also be performing two pieces together as a beginning orchestra - Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and a surprise grand finale! They continue to practice and prepare in lessons and rehearsals at school – all friends and family are welcome to attend this free concert as the string students perform for the first time!
END 2ND TRIMESTER
Our 2nd trimester is coming to an end on Friday, March 20th. Look for report cards to come home on Friday, March 27th.
NYS ELA EXAMS
Our New York State ELA exams will be given on Wednesday, March 25th and Thursday, March 26th. Please make sure your students get a good nights rest the day before the exams and eat a good, well balanced breakfast the morning of the exams.
SPRING BAND CONCERT
The Persell Spring Band Concert will be taking place on Tuesday, March 31st at 7:00 pm in our auditorium. Grades 5th – 8th grade will be performing. Please come and support our band students who have been working extremely hard all year learning new pieces for all of you to enjoy.
Jamestown BOE selected NYS Leadership Group as their search consultant.