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Don't forget that Parent/Teacher Conferences are this Thursday, Feb. 14, from 2-7 pm on all of our campuses. Check with your respective schools to make sure you have a time to visit with the teachers this Thursday!
Peake kicked off a delicious fundraiser today! This popcorn is oh-so-good and has a feature flavor, Badger Pop, that would be a perfect snack for those football games. Sales for Pop Pop Popcorn began today and will continue through the 18th. All monies and order forms are due by Friday, Sept. 21st. Please look for a parent letter and order form coming home with your child today. Other events this week are: *Sept. 4- Students received petitions for Student Council elections *Sept. 6- Signed petitions are due to Council Advisors *Sept. 6- Goodies with Grandparents; 7:30 am in Cafeteria *Sept. 6- Fall Pictures (ALL students will have pictures taken for the yearbook.) Only students who purchased pictures will receive packages. *Sept. 7- Preliminary Student Council elections to determine which candidates will run for office.
4th Grade GT students from Peake Elementary walked over to do a reading to the Peake Rosenwald students on Monday, May 14th. This 'Read Day; was started through the Imagination Library with Ms. Elaine Kneebone. The majority of books read were from the Imagination Library. Thank you to Elaine for the introduction to this program, and Tasha Hines for letting us visit Peake Rosenwald.
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A HUGE thank you to all the parents who came out last night to our Family Night! We APPRECIATE you! Also, I am truly thankful for the parents who played in our parents vs. teachers basketball game! You all made it such a fun night for us and our kiddos! Can’t wait to do it all again next year!!
Please join us for Muffins with Moms this Thursday, May 10 beginning at 7:30 AM in the Peake Elementary Library.
Peake will host Family Night and 2nd Annual Teachers vs. Parents Basketball Game on Thursday, May 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Come out for a fun-filled night of activities! Bring one can of kid-friendly food to be entered into a drawing for educational door prizes! This year we will offer grilled hot dogs, chips and a drink for only $2.50 per person! We will use the money we make to purchase Chromebooks for our classrooms! Any parent who is interested in playing on the team should contact Ms. Sorrells to sign up. We promise if you want to play we will have a spot for you.
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Reminder: The 4th grade classes of Ms. Clark, Ms. Jackson and Ms. Wright will travel to DeSoto Bluff tomorrow.
Don't forget: Peake Elementary's group pictures are tomorrow, April 11!
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The 4th grade classes of Calhoon, Greis, Brawley, and Kingdon will perform a spring musical this afternoon. Show times are at 1:30 and 6 p.m.
APRIL 3, 2018 IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER April 5 – Spring Musical – Calhoon, Greis, Kingdon and Brawley April 9 – 4th Grade to DeSoto Bluff – Calhoon, Greis, Kingdon and Brawley April 11 – Group Pictures April 11 – 4th Grade to DeSoto Bluff – Clark, Jackson and Wright April 16 – 20 – 4th Grade Testing April 23 – 27 – 5th Grade Testing April 20 – No Smokemon – 5th Grade – 12:45 April 20 – RELAY FOR LIFE – HSU QUAD – 6:00 April 24 – Progress Reports Go Home May 8 – Jay Davis Field Day – 4th Grade May 9 – Jay Davis Field Day – 5th Grade May 10 – Muffins With Mom – 7:30 AM – Media Center May 14 – Growing Healthy Parent Meeting – 5:00 PM – Media Center May 21, 22 and 23 – Growing Healthy – 5th Grade May 22 – Spring Pictures May 25 – Spring Parties – 2:00 PM May 28 – MEMORIAL DAY – NO SCHOOL May 29 – Celebration of Success Assembly May 30 – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION NEWS Peake students recently completed physical fitness testing. The testing consisted of sit-n-reach, mile run, shuttle run, pull-ups & sit-ups. Students who earned the Presidential Youth Fitness Award (scoring at least 50% on each test) were: Jennesis Davis, Treasure Owens, McKenzie Yeagle, Ellie Echols, Blake Moody, Micah-Claire Cowart, Jayden Piggee, Katie Jo Batson, Sydney Covington, Javion Garner, Xe'Nai Harper, Orion Roberts, Ava Thomason, Maggie Phillips, Jon Ross Simpson, Halle McGough, O'Bryant Roberts, Michael Brownlee, LaVonte Gleason, Maddie Vance, Brody Wells, Daisy Cervantes, Dillon Rogers, Quentavion Morris, Paige Byrd and Miles Parker. Congratulations to these students on their achievement!
Upcoming Events: Thursday, April 5th: Spring Musical with 4th grade classes of Calhoon, Greis, Brawley, and Kingdon; show times are 1:30 and 6:00 pm Monday, April 9th and Wednesday April 11th: 4th grade field trip to Ouachita Baptist University and DeSoto Bluff; students must wear dark gray Peake t-shirts; students will return to school around 2:00 pm. Please contact teachers for which classes go on what day. Field trip is ONE day...grade will be split into two groups Monday, April 16th- Friday, April 20th: 4th grade ACT Aspire state testing; please try to schedule appointments around this week Monday, April 23rd- Friday, April 27th: 5th grade ACT Aspire state testing; please try to schedule appointments around this week.
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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: March 19-23- SPRING BREAK, March 27 – Report Cards Go Home, April 5 – Spring Musical, and April 11 – Group Pictures.
Tomorrow-Jan. 31, 2018 is KINDNESS NEVER GETS OLD-dress like and old person!!
Peake watched Wonder this week! This is an opportunity to have a conversation with your child about being kind. "WHEN GIVEN THE CHOICE BETWEEN BEING RIGHT OR BEING KIND, CHOOSE KIND." - R.J. Palacio
Peake Parents in Partnership will meet next Tuesday, January 30th in our library. Please join us from 6:00-7:00 pm. We will be discussing upcoming events and fundraisers! Hope to see you there!
Due to the conditions of some rural bus routes and freezing temperatures, Arkadelphia Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 18. This will be counted as AMI Day #3.
Due to the conditions of rural bus routes and freezing temperature, Arkadelphia Schools will be closed on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. This will be counted as Alternative Method Instructions Day 2.
Reminder: Due to inclement weather, Arkadelphia Public Schools will not be in session on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Students, please refer to your Alternative Method Instructions from your teacher.
Parents: Students received flyers at school today about an MLK Dance for tomorrow night. I just received an email stating that the dance has been cancelled. I'm sorry for any inconvenience.
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Peake Elementary School will present its Winter Musical at 1:30 and 7:00 p.m. The homeroom classes of Clark, Jackson, & Wright will be performing, along with the New Edition Choir and C.S. Dancers!
Peake Elementary School will be hosting Donuts with Dad on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 a.m. We hope you will join us!
Peake Elementary School will be performing "Patriotic Phantasy" today at 1:30 and 6 p.m. We hope you will be able to attend.
Muffins for Moms tomorrow morning! 7:30 a.m. in the Library! Hope to see all of our wonderful Peake moms!
Coming Up Next Week: Teacher Appreciation Week, Field Days and Muffins for Mom! Check out our events calendar and Peake Weekly!
Check out today's Communication folder for information about upcoming Relay for Life fundraisers and events!
Fundraising booklets are coming home today for students to fill out and return tomorrow. They receive a prize for returning the booklet complete tomorrow! Our school receives money just for filling out the booklets! This money is spent on the students for special events. Thanks for your help!
Peake's Annual Report to the Public and Title I Meeting will be presented by Mrs.Thomas in the library at noon tomorrow. Bring a lunch or get one here if it's your lunch break.Hope you can join us!
Peake will host the J. Ed Peake Day Assembly today at 2:00 p.m.
Reminder- Our Fall musical, "American Voices," will be presented TODAY at 1:30 and 6:00 p.m. featuring homeroom classes of Helms, Rocole and Snowden.
Mark your calendar! Picture Day is: Wednesday, Oct 19 Picture Day ID: RP026382Q0 Order at mylifetouch.com by Wed, Oct 19 for free shipping to school.
Mark your calendars! Fall Musical date has been changed from October 13th to October 25th. Hope to see you there!
Goodies for Grandparents this Friday, Sept. 9th at 7:00 a.m. in the cafeteria! Can't wait to see all of our Peake GRANDS!
Peake Student Council Election process starts this week! Check out info in the communication folder today or click on this link to view the webpage document: http://5il.co/h1g.
Awards Assemblies are Friday, May 27th. 5th Grade Awards at 12:30; 4th Grade at 1:30. Report Cards distributed in homeroom classes after assemblies. Hope to see you there!
Make plans now to attend Muffins with Mom this Friday, May 13th, at 7:30 a.m. in the Library. See you there!
4th Grade Field Trip tomorrow! Wear Peake T-shirt and be on time. Buses leaving at 8:15.
5th Graders went to Goza for a Registration Assembly today. They need to return their registration forms that were sent home today to their homeroom teachers ASAP.
Check Communication Folders today for important information regarding 4th grade field trip Friday and 5th Grade Registration at Goza tomorrow!
Yearbooks are here! Students that pre-ordered are getting theirs today! We do have some extras. $20, first-come, first-serve! Get yours before they're gone!
Check out our Relay for Life fundraising efforts in the Documents folder on our webpage! Bake Sale Sat. morning; thirty-one order form; and chances to win RTIC cups!
If you need ideas or resources for the upcoming Science Fair, join us tonight at 6:00 in the cafeteria for small group sessions with Peake and HSU faculty and students!
Students earn rewards by being on time, working hard and exhibiting great behavior each day of testing. Letters went home Friday with the details. Details also posted in website Documents folder.
ACT Aspire Testing starts tomorrow and ends Friday! Students eating breakfast at school need to be here by 7:30; all others by 7:45.
Check out our website "Documents" folder for information about the Science Fair Ideas Night and upcoming 4th Grade Field Trip! Newsletters are posted there, as well! arkadelphiaschools.org
Class pictures are this Thursday, March 31st. Cost is $12 per picture payable to Lifetouch.
Report Cards for the third grading period are being mailed home today.
Winter musical is today at 1:30 and 6:00 p.m. "Mirror Image" features the classes of Clark, Daniell and Jones, along with the New Edition Choir and C.S. dancers. Hope to see you there!
Goodies with Grandparents tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. in the Peake Library! Hope to see all of our Peake GRANDS!!!
Parent-Teacher Conferences TODAY from 2 - 7 by appointment. Call the office if you are not sure of your appointment time with homeroom teacher. We hope to have 100% participation!
PPIP (Parent Group) will be meeting at 5:30 on Thursday evening this week. All parents are invited to attend to learn more about volunteering, student assessments and school communication efforts.
No school Monday! 1st Semester Awards assemblies are Tuesday at 8:15 for 4th grade and 9:30 for 5th grade. Parents welcome to attend. Guest speaker, Miss HSU, at 9:00. Have a great weekend!
Report cards will be mailed home today. Awards assemblies will be Tuesday, January 19th. 4th grade @ 8:15; 5th grade @ 9:30.
Date and Time Change for Christmas Musical: Moved from Thurs, Dec. 10th to Tues, Dec. 15th at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. Featuring Classes of Calhoon, Wright & Jackson; Choir & Dancers.
Donuts for Dads tomorrow morning in the Library @ 7:30 a.m. Hope to see all our dads and students!
Tonight is Watch Dog Pizza Night! 5:30-6:30 pm at Arkadelphia High School. All Perritt, Central, and Peake dads, granddads, uncles, step-dads, and dad friends are invited! Hope to see you there!
Our Annual Report to the Public / Title I Meeting for the 2015-2016 school year, outlining what we are doing at Peake to help our students, will be Wednesday, November 11th at 12:00 noon in the Library. You may get a lunch tray in the cafeteria line for $3.60 if you would like before coming to the library for the meeting. The menu for that day is taco casserole, corn, salad, rosey applesauce, cornbread and milk. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch. We just hope you will be able to join us!
Peake set to celebrate J. Ed Peake Day tomorrow at 2:00 with guest speaker, Mrs. Ida Reed Harris.
Fall Pictures at Peake have been rescheduled for November 18th. Order forms will be sent out prior to that date.
National Walk to School Day is tomorrow, Wed., Oct. 7th! Join us at the Pine St. Goza Annex parking lot to walk to Peake. Meet at 7:05 a.m.; walking at 7:15.
Happy Tuesday! Check Communication Folders today...FREE Flu Shot forms and eSchool Login information is there! All passwords have changed in eSchool.
Peake Parent Group Organizational Meeting tomorrow at 11:00 am in the Library! Time sent home Tuesday (12:00) was incorrect. Hope to see you there!
"Breakfast with Heroes" Fri morning. Info and RSVP form sent home Tues. Please return form or call the office if your child is bringing a guest. Form is avail. on website in Documents folder.
Enjoy your 3-day weekend! No school on Monday in honor of Labor Day. Have fun and be safe!
We are off to a great start! Please return all forms that require signatures as soon as possible. More communication coming home in today's folder. Thanks!
Awards Assemblies will be tomorrow, June 10th. 4th Grade at 12:30; 5th Grade at 1:30...Hope to see everyone here! Thanks for a great year!
5th Grade Parents: Field trip is tomorrow! Going to Benton for a movie then back to Feaster Park for lunch and some softball! Students must be on time and wear their gray Peake t-shirt.
Muffins with Moms tomorrow, May 15th, starting at 7:30 a.m. in the Library ! Hope to see lots of Moms! We appreciate you!
The Inaugural Arkadelphia Badger Pageant applications are in the front office. If you are interested in having your child participate in this event on June 6, please come by the office and pick up an application. Entry forms are due May 27th and must be turned into Mrs. Ivy at AHS. Who will represent our school for the 2015-2016 school year?
5th Grade Field Day is tomorrow, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Starting in the gym, then moving to playground. Bring a change of shoes/clothes if participating in outdoor events. It will be wet and muddy!
Our final PARCC testing will be Mon - Wed, March 4 - 6. Students need to bring personal ear buds if they don't already have a pair at school. School-owned pairs will have to be cleaned and re-used.
4th Grade Field Trip tomorrow: Must wear gray Peake shirt, be on time and bring sunscreen! Loading buses at 8:15. Don't forget to bring a sack lunch if you didn't request a school lunch.
Science Fair projects can be viewed tomorrow in the library. Results are in the Peake Weekly newsletter today. Projects need to be taken home at the end of the day tomorrow.
The music of Grease will be presented again at Badger Stadium Friday night during Relay for Life. Performance time is 7:00. Notes were sent home with students involved. Hope all can come!
Tomorrow is PJ Day! Bring $1 to donate to Relay for Life and wear school-appropriate pajamas to school! No robes or house shoes will be allowed.
CALLING ALL GRANDS! Peake is hosting Goodies with Grandparents tomorrow morning (Friday) in the Library from 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Hope lots of GRAND-parents can join their GRAND-kids for breakfast!
Relay for Life Update: Slime the Teacher contest still going...new twist! Any teacher that earns $100 or more gets SLIMED!!! Final count will be Friday morning! Keep up the donations!
Due to standing water at the Desoto Bluff area and more anticipated rain on Wednesday, the 4th Grade trips scheduled for this week were canceled.
Don't forget that Peake is participating in Relay for Life. Currently, we are having a "Slime the Teacher" contest! The teacher with the most contributions gets slimed! Contest ends this Wednesday.
Next Week: Class/Group Pictures on Monday; 5th Grade Science Benchmark on Tues. and Wed; 4th Grade field trips to Desoto Bluff (in town) Tues. and Thurs; Goodies w/Grandparents Fri. Busy Week!
In case you missed them, the photos from the 4th grade's performance of "Grease" earlier this week can be viewed here: http://goo.gl/TZYdMN
Attention Peake Student Council members: Wear navy blue Peake Student Council shirts to school tomorrow for yearbook picture!
Hat Day tomorrow, Friday, April 3rd! Bring $1.00 to donate to Relay for Life and wear your hat to school!
Goodies for Grandparents has been rescheduled for Friday, April 17th. Light breakfast goodies will be served in the library from 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. for students and their grandparents.
The Winter Musical, "Grease," has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 7th. Show times are at 1:30 and 6:00 p.m.
Due to days out for inclement weather, the end of the 3rd grading period has been changed from March 17th to March 31st. Report cards will be sent home the following Tuesday, April 7th.
Thursday's musical and Friday's Goodies for Grandparents will be rescheduled. We apologize for any inconvenience. The new dates and times will be announced as soon as possible. Stay warm and be safe.
Peake will be PARCC testing for the next two weeks (Mar 9 - 20). Lunch schedules will be inconsistent so we are asking that students not have visitors for lunch during this time. Thank you.
Please join us for "Goodies for Grandparents" this Friday, March 6th beginning at 7:30 am in the Peake Media Center. Hope to see everyone bright and early!
Winter Musical, "Grease!" has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 5th. Hope to see everyone! Grease is the word!
Check out the Documents folder on our Website for information about the Simple GIVING Snacks for Kids partnership with Walmart. Help kids in our community by donating! Program ends on March 4th.
Congratulations to our 4th Grade Spelling Bee Winners: Cameron Jones, Champion; Seth Campbell, 2nd place; Renata Garcia, 3rd place. Good luck at the County Bee on Friday!
Congratulations to our 5th Grade Spelling Bee Winners: Merrilee Parker, Champion; Matthew Porter, 2nd place; Kyle Matocha, 3rd place. Good luck at the County Bee on Friday!
Looks like the "science matters" lessons with Mid-America Science Museum are a hit! Story here: http://arkadelphiaschools.org/article/270?org=Peake
Celebration of Success Assemblies were this morning! Check out our photos on Facebook at the following link: http://goo.gl/z8XSwu.
Spelling Bee News: Study list coming home today! Class Bees on Jan 16; School Bee on Jan 26; County Bee on Jan 30.
School Geographic Bee will be held Mon, Jan 12 at 8:30 in the Media Center. Parents of participants are welcome to attend.
Peake Choir will perform at the LR Capitol on Thursday at 11:40 a.m. You can view it live online at the following link: http://new.livestream.com/accounts/6459697/events/3644144/player_pop_out
Don't forget to send canned/non-perishable food items to school by Wednesday for our Cans of Compassion campaign. All food will be donated to needy families at Christmas. Thank you!
The CS Dancers and New Edition Choir did a great job kicking off our Christmas performances today! See the photos here: http://goo.gl/iLG6E4
Event time change: The musical scheduled for Thursday, Dec.11th has changed from 2 and 6 o'clock performances to 1:30 and 7:00. Featured classes are Daniell, Jackson, Wright, CS Dancers and Choir.
Students enjoyed Donuts with Dads on Friday! To view the photo album, follow this link: http://goo.gl/fGZDUt.
5th Grade Classes of Cotton, Crews and Snowden have been rescheduled to attend DeGray Science Day this Wednesday, December 10th. Dress warm!
Please join us for Donuts for Dads this Friday, December 5th beginning at 7:30 AM in the Peake Media Center! Hope to see you bright and early!
Progress Reports are in Communication Folders today!
Attention ALL Dads of Perritt, Central, and Peake Students! Please join us at Arkadelphia High School on Monday, November 3, 2014 from 5:30-6:30 for our annual WATCH D.O.G.S. Pizza Night!
If you did not complete the online survey at PTC, please log on to http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/4129587 and complete prior to Oct. 31st. Thank you!
Calling all box tops! Please send in your box tops tomorrow!
Ribbons and tattoos for Friday's game against Ashdown will be on sale tomorrow for $1. GO BADGERS! BEAT ASHDOWN!
October 23 – Parent/Teacher Conferences 2:00 – 7:00. No school for students on October 23-24.
Coming up tomorrow: Flu Shots and Fall Pictures. All students will have picture made for yearbook. If you want to purchase pictures, money needs to be paid before picture is taken.
Join us on Tues, Oct 14th at 11:30 in the library for Peake's annual Report to the Public and Parent Organization meeting. Please return RSVP form that went home this week for planning purposes.
Don't miss our 5th graders in their musical "So You Think You Can Dance" featuring homeroom classes of Cotton, Crews & Rippeto at 2 & 6 p.m. on Thursday!
Join us on Wednesday morning for the INTERNATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY! Start your day with a fun walk! See the attached flier for details.
FRIDAY, OCT. 3rd: PINK OUT DAY in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness! Wear pink to school! Also, Badger spirit ribbons and face tattoos (paw prints) will be on sale for $1 each. GO BADGERS!
Free flu shots will be given on October 15th to Peake students who sign up. Forms are due tomorrow if you want your child to have a shot. Forms were sent home in last week's communication folder.
Congratulations to our 2014-15 Early Act Student Council officers: President Jarrett B., VP Donovan W., Secretary Kennedy C., Treasurer Haedyn T!
Coming up tomorrow: Student Council Elections...Good Luck to all candidates! Badger Spirit Ribbons on sale...Get yours for $1! 4th Grade Vision/Hearing Screenings...Be sure to bring your glasses!
Henderson State University Football Players visited our campus today to share their views on Academics, Integrity & Teamwork! Free passes were given to all Peake students for Thursday night's game!
Tomorrow is School Banking Day! If you don't have an account for your child, and would like one, forms are available in the office to sign up.
Student Council petitions will be available tomorrow,Tuesday, September 9th. 4th graders may run for Vice President and Treasurer. 5th graders may run for President and Secretary.
The 2014-15 APS wall calendar will be coming home with your child this week. It's also available online here: http://goo.gl/xUspPs -
Please join us for Open House at Peake Elementary on August 14, from 7:00-8:00 PM! We are looking forward to meeting our new 4th Graders and returning 5th Graders!