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Soar to New Heights with Eagle Studies

Middle School Families, we encourage you to take advantage of the tremendous opportunity we offer to all students in grades 6-8.

Every Monday and Thursday after school, Prairie Mountain teachers provide a quiet academic workplace in our middle school computer lab.  During Eagle Studies, students may complete their homework, get help on course material and retake tests.

You will be receiving report cards before you know it; let’s work together to help your student achieve their best. We will even provide an after school snack for your student!

 

It’s easy to sign up, just review and complete the contract below, and send it back to school with your student.

Eagle Studies Contract                                

Contrato de Estudios Águila

Eagles are Ready to Soar at the Jog-a-thon

The 2019 Prairie Mountain Jog-a-thon is right around the corner and the hallways are buzzing with excitement! Our amazing PM K-5 Jog-a-thon will be held this Friday, September 27th from 12:30-1:30 (Jog-a-thon running schedule was sent in Tuesday folders).

 

In order to raise as much money as we can to support our PTO and the Prairie Mountain School community, the Prairie Mountain PTO now has an online fundraising option for families.  Families can now go to 99pledges and submit online donations for a student. Just follow this link, type in your student’s First and Middle name, and Last initial, put in your donation, submit payment, and viola’, it’s that easy!  However if one doesn’t not want to pay online, students will continue to have the option to collect pledges and donations with the Jog-a-thon envelopes that we have used in the past.  These envelopes were sent home in Tuesday folders on 9/17/19. 

 

Last year our K-5 students raised $5330.46!  Our goal this year is to raise at least $6500, and we know that we can do anything when we all work together!

Early this morning I checked our 99Pledges website and it looks as if we have raised $2,100!  Wow!  Nice job EAGLES! Let’s keep this up.  I know that we can make our goal of $6500 by our deadline of October 3, 2019.

 

We want all students to have access to engaging learning and experiences during their time on the Mountain. Your donations and pledges will help in supporting our staff and all students. Thank you for your support!

 

Go EAGLES!

RW

PTO is Ready to Rock!

I would like to thank everyone who attended our first PTO meeting of the year last night.  We had over 30 people attend!  This is a true testament of our families’ commitment to our students, staff, and school community.  I was so pleased to see familiar faces and to meet new Prairie Mountain families.  During our meeting, we talked about PM’s PTO mission, PM PTO Projects, Project Leader guideline, and PTO meeting structures.The slides below are the slides shown and discussed last night.  If you weren’t able to make it, no worries!  We always make sure to post PTO meeting slides that were discussed.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me, and thank you again for your support. 

Go EAGLES!

RW

Connecting with our Community: Important Information

Barger Reconstruction Warning

Anyone who has driven on Barger Drive recently is aware of the significant road construction and delays while driving through that area. The work will continue through the first few weeks of school.

  • Anticipate long delays; leave early; pack plenty of patience; stay safe
  • Please encourage your child to walk or bike to school. The sidewalks should be completely refurbished and open by the first day of school.
  • Choose alternative routes, especially for those heading to Willamette High School. The construction at Barger and Echo Hollow is big and you should expect traffic and delays to be substantial.

Here is the good news. The finished roadway will include:

  • Upgraded sidewalk access ramps
  • Traffic signal improvements
  • New median islands with trees and landscaping
  • The addition of stormwater treatment facilities
  • Lane reconfigurations near the Cubit/Echo Hollow intersection, which is annually among the most accident-prone in the city.
  • A Barger bike lane near Cubit that is separated and protected from traffic

 

 

Advertencia de reconstrucción de barger 

Cualquiera que haya conducido recientemente en Barger Drive es consciente de la importante construcción de carreteras y los retrasos al conducir por esa área. El trabajo continuará durante las primeras semanas de escuela.

  • Anticipar largas demoras; irse temprano; empaca mucha paciencia; mantenerse a salvo
  • Por favor anime a su hijo a caminar o andar en bicicleta a la escuela. Las aceras deben estar completamente renovadas y abiertas el primer día de clases.
  • Elija rutas alternativas, especialmente para aquellos que se dirigen a Willamette High School. La construcción en Barger y Echo Hollow es grande y se debe esperar que el tráfico y las demoras sean considerables

Aquí están las buenas noticias. la calle terminada incluirá:

  • Rampas de acceso a la acera mejoradas
  • Mejoras en la señal de tráfico.
  • Nuevas islas medianas con árboles y jardines.
  • La incorporación de instalaciones de tratamiento de aguas pluviales.
  • Reconfiguraciones de carriles cerca de la intersección Cubit/Echo Hollow, que se encuentra anualmente entre las más propensas a accidentes en la ciudad.
  • Un carril para bicicletas Barger cerca de Cubit que está separado y protegido del tráfico.

 

 

Free Bus Passes

The Lane Transit District is finalizing plans to provide free transit passes for all students. Meanwhile, during the month of September all students may ride on LTD for free. Parents/guardians may also ride for free to ensure their children know how to use the LTD bus system. Click here to learn more (PDF).

 

Pases de autobús gratis

El Lane Transit District está finalizando los planes para proporcionar pases de tránsito gratuitos para todos los estudiantes. Mientras tanto, durante el mes de septiembre, todos los estudiantes pueden viajar en LTD de forma gratuita. Los padres / tutores también pueden viajar gratis para asegurarse de que sus hijos sepan cómo usar el sistema de autobuses LTD. Clic aquí para saber más (PDF).

 

 

New Location For Bethel Free Farmers Market

The weekly Bethel Free Farmers Market has provided free vegetables, bread, and dairy products to Bethel residents since the start of 2013.

Now the Free Farmers Market is relocating from Cascade Middle School to the Bethel Farm, behind Prairie Mountain School.  This will allow the Farm to provide more of its own free, completely fresh vegetables to market-goers.

The free food will be available every Tuesday from noon-4:00 p.m., beginning September 10th.

To reach the Bethel Farm, turn from Royal Avenue onto Patriot Way and drive behind Prairie Mountain School. Be sure to park in the Farm’s gravel parking area.

 

Nueva ubicación para Bethel Free Farmers Market

El mercado semanal de agricultores libres de Bethel ha proporcionado verduras, pan y productos lácteos gratuitos a los residentes de Bethel desde principios de 2013.

Ahora Free Farmers Market se está mudando de escuela secundaria Cascade a Bethel Farm, detrás de Prairie Mountain School. Esto permitirá que la Granja proporcione más vegetales gratuitos y completamente frescos a los visitantes del mercado.

La comida gratis estará disponible todos los martes desde el mediodía hasta las 4:00 p.m., a partir del 10 de septiembre.

Para llegar a Bethel Farm, gire desde Royal Avenue hacia Patriot Way y conduzca detrás de Prairie Mountain School. Asegúrese de estacionar en el área de estacionamiento de grava de la granja.

 

City Wants Your Opinion

The City of Eugene is redeveloping the EWEB site along the Willamette River and it will include new streets. They’re asking for your street name ideas. (PRINCIPAL’S NAME HERE) sounds like a great idea, don’t you think?! Click here for more information.

 

La ciudad quiere tu opinión

La ciudad de Eugene está reconstruyendo el sitio EWEB a lo largo del río Willamette e incluirá nuevas calles. Te piden ideas para el nombre de tu calle. RW Boulevard suena como una gran idea, ¿no crees? Haga clic aquí para mas información.

 

 

 

Why we LOVE Tuesday, September 3rd

Why do we love Tuesday, September 3rd? Because that is the first day of a brand new school year full of opportunities to learn and grow together.

We are over the moon excited to welcome all Prairie Mountain Eagles back to our “nest” on the Mountain.

Teachers and administrators have been busy preparing for you, and all indications are that this school year is going to be beyond fantastic!  We absolutely cannot wait to begin taking off with our students and soaring to new heights and goals. Let’s do this together!

Our doors will be open wide to greet you Tuesday morning at 7:35 for students in grades 6-8, and at 7:40 for students in grades K-5. Breakfast is free for all students.

See you Tuesday.  I cannot wait!

Caw-Caw!

-RW

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