The Later Elementary was fortunate to have a visit this morning from the cast of the Finding Nemo Junior Middle School Production. They performed a few snippets from the show and our staff and students loved it. Make sure you go to the Performing Arts Center on Saturday for the 2:00pm or 6:00pm show. You won't regret it!!!
Paw Paw Public Schools joins with other schools across the country to celebrate School Lunch Hero Day! We appreciate and recognize the incredible difference these team members make for every child who comes through their cafeteria. Thank you, PPPS Food Service Team, for all you do! #SchoolLunchHeroDay #BuildTogetherPawPaw
Miss Wolownik was our Principal for the Day today. She was the collected the most money for the PTO Pounce Fundraiser. She had a great time running the Later Elementary.!
The NED Show visited the Paw Paw Later Elementary to share NED's Mindset Mission. Our students enjoyed a show filled with humor, yo-yo and magic tricks, puppetry, and storytelling. The NED Show is a pay-it-forward program. The Pay-It-Forward sale will run for 5 consecutive school days, starting Monday, May 1st through Friday, May 5th in the morning before school starts. Please make checks payable to Paw Paw Public Schools.
It has been a busy several days with Mr. Jacob presenting to Ms. Goodenough's 3rd grade classroom, a pep rally to kick off M-STEP testing, and school board member, Tom Baney reading to 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classrooms!
Tomorrow, we celebrate National Administrative Professionals' Day! Be sure to take time to recognize and show appreciation for all of the hard-working administrative professionals at Paw Paw Public Schools. We appreciate all you do to keep things running smoothly every day! #buildtogetherpawpaw
Driven by our Strategic Plan, PPPS is committed to continuous improvement through Professional Development Days and Early Release Wednesdays. Thank you to all who participate and support this valuable time investment that allows administration, teachers and staff to collaborate and build a thriving Professional Learning Community! #teamwork #plctraining #buildtogetherpawpaw
Good luck to the Paw Paw Red Hawks Travel Basketball team this weekend in Battle Creek. Give them your best effort Beckett, Carsen, Mason, Easton, Jackson, Manny, Jameson, and Griffin!!!
If you are interested in learning more or providing input about CharacterStrong!, the K-12 SEL program which will is expected to be recommended to the Board of Education for purchase and implementation for the 2023-24 school year, please come to the forum planned for March 28 at 6:30 in the Paw Paw Later Elementary cafeteria.
If you're looking for an exciting new adventure for your 5 to 12-year-old child this summer, check out the all-new PPPS BASE Summer Camp! Registration forms are available at the Early Elementary, the Later Elementary and the Cedar Street Campus. A limited number of spots are available! Registration forms and camp fees should be returned to the Cedar Street Campus and will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. For questions, email Lacey Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org
In just two days, nationally acclaimed teen expert and motivational speaker Gabe Salazar will deliver his powerful message about teens making positive choices to middle school and high school students in Paw Paw. As PPPS unites with our community to build success, we are also proud to invite parents and the community to a special FREE presentation in the High School's Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 23 at 6 p.m.. To encourage parent and community attendance, there will be a drawing to give away prizes and a $200 Walmart Gift Card!
Today was "Read Across The Later Elementary". Students traveled around the building to listen to various stories in the afternoon.
Last year was the first year for this camp and it was a huge success. Spots are filling fast!
It's Monday and time for another session of "Drop Everything And Read!"
Our 4th grade students did a fantastic job learning about the scientific method by completing projects with their families for their annual science fair.
Our Monstrous Reading Month is off and running. Today was our first "Drop Everything and Read"
United with our community in support of the family of Lt. Ethan Quillen, it was an honor to host his memorial service and see such an outpouring of support at Paw Paw High School on Saturday. #Hero #UltimateSacrifice #buildtogetherpawpaw
Today and tomorrow across Michigan and Paw Paw, including Paw Paw Public Schools, flags will be lowered to half-staff to honor two Michigan firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty. On Friday, March 3, flags are lowered in honor of Ricky Hill, and Saturday, March 4, flags are lowered in honor of Paw Paw Firefighter Lt. Ethan Quillen.
Today Paw Paw Later Elementary students who also participate in cub scouts and girl scouts joined Principal Davison outside for morning announcements. For "Words of Wisdom" today, Principal Davison shared the press release about Lt. Quillen from Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, then the scouts lowered flag to half-staff per orders and led the school in the pledge of allegiance. All students were asked to pause and reflect tomorrow if they se a flag at half staff and thank Lt. Quillen for the sacrifice he made for all of us in the service of our community.
Please support the Paw Paw Lions as we raise money to support our community. Order your eggs in time to be delivered the night before Easter in your yard and ready for Easter morning fun! For more information, please contact: Janet: janet.Wartman@cancer.org or 219-614-3282