Veterans Park Elementary

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • Library Books Due!

    All library books were due today!  If your child still has a book out, please have them return it to the library as soon as possible.  Notices will be coming home on Wednesday next week with fine information if the book cannot be found.  If you have any questions, please e-mail Ms. Ault at jessica.ault@fayette.kyschools.us.

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  • Dream Out Loud Challenge Winner-COLE BISHOP!  

    Congratulations to Cole Bishop, a Veterans Park first-grader who won $1,000 for college in the 'Dream Out Loud Challenge'. Check it out here: Dream Out Loud.  Way to go, Cole!  We are so proud of you!  Watch Us Shine!

     

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  • Summer Reading Challenge and the Library is OPEN this summer!

    Our school is participating in a fun summer reading project: the Scholastic Summer Challenge, featuring Read for the World Record. The Summer Challenge unites students from around the globe in an attempt to set a new world record for most minutes read this summer! A letter was sent home this week explaining the program and attached was your child’s username and password to start logging their minutes.

    Veterans Park has set a goal to read 1,000,000 minutes this summer!  To help us reach this goal, our school library will be open from June 5-July 24 on Tuesdays from 9:00-11:00 a.m. for check-out.  Students must be accompanied by an adult. The library will not be open during the week of July 4.

    The world record attempt begins May 7 and concludes September 7, 2018. The total logged reading minutes, along with the top 20 schools, will be published in the 2019 edition of the Scholastic Book of World Records.

    Encourage your child to participate and track reading minutes either with a paper log or online at www.scholastic.com/summer. It’s a kid-friendly, safe online community where students can be part of a record-setting global team, log reading minutes, and enjoy activities geared for all ages.

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  • Upper Primary Chorus Spring Performance

    In case you missed it, you can view the upper primary Spring performance here!

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ThfkQ3TozyuhUOBB1LgtwDHaH01vsJ_O/view?usp=sharing

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  • Fifth Grade Recognition Program

    The Fifth Grade Recognition Program will be on Thursday, May 31st at 8:00 a.m. A reception for student and families will follow the program in the cafeteria! Remember, because of space, school age siblings at Veterans Park Elementary may NOT attend.

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  • 4th Grade Parents!!

    Each year the tradition of 4th grade parents hosting a reception after 5th grade graduation for the graduates and families is a special way to honor the time each child spent at VPE.  When our kids are 5th graders next year we will enjoy this special event as we celebrate with our kids!

    We will have work before to gather supplies, donations, and flowers so it's not volunteer time at school until the day of the event, May 31st. Please sign up to help using this link:
    https://tinyurl.com/VPEReception2018 

    Thank you for your support!  I'll see you at VPE on May 1st!!

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  • May Spirit Project: American Cancer Society and Ronald McDonald House

    Students may drop off pop-tabs in the front office Tuesday, May 1st – Friday, May 25th for the Ronald McDonald House.

     

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  • VPE APP

    Extra Extra read all about it...Well  now you can on our new Veterans Park APP that is available for download on ITunes or Google Play.  The APP is free (search Veterans Park) and to sign up as a parent you will need the passcode 3813161 (our school phone number).  The VPE APP will also help in providing calendar information, specials rotation day, PTA updates, classroom/club information as well as much more.  Please make sure to click for push notifications when you sign up to help us in providing information to families such as school closing/delays, VPE events and other parent focused information.

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  • Car Line Do's and Don'ts

    Be prepared!  Make sure to watch this video before the first day of school so you can help the drop off and pick up process go smoothly. 

     

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