We hope you’re enjoying Summer Break! We’ve been asked about the 2019-20 calendar so here is a link. https://www.arkadelphiaschools.org/o/aps/browse/52430
It's the final Badger Blast of the year! Thanks for keeping up with us during the 2018-19 school year. This week features the schedule for end of the year assemblies, our APSD Teachers of the Year, links to videos on our YouTube channel and more! https://www.smore.com/e3y70
Badger Blast: May 13-18 - We only have two more editions of the Badger Blast before the summer break...where does the time go?!?! - Click the link below to see what's going on across the district in one of the busiest times of the year! https://www.smore.com/2pb40
Due to a wreck on I-30 near Arkadelphia, traffic is being diverted into town from the interstate from both ways. This very likely will cause delays in after-school pick-up and bus routes. Please use caution and exercise patience this afternoon. Thanks for understanding.
PARENTS: Clark Co. Sheriff’s Office has advised that students who ride buses that go across the river (13, 14 & 28) need to be dismissed right now due to potential flooding. Admin. is preparing those students to catch their respective buses.
THURSDAY AFTERNOON BUS ROUTE INFORMATION: Students that ride buses 13 and 28 will ALL ride bus 28 this afternoon ONLY to get home.
REMINDER: We hope to see APSD parents Tuesday night at our Standard Response Protocol Parent Informational Meeting at 6:00 pm in the Central Primary Auditorium...HELP SPREAD THE WORD WITH A SHARE & click link to learn more: http://www.arkadelphiaschools.org/article/99505
Check out this week's edition of the Badger Blast to see what's going on across your district this week. Share with your friends and have them subscribe to receive it each week! https://www.smore.com/j1e8a
SCHOOL LUNCH MENU INFO: If you’re trying to access school lunch menus on the APSD app, select the “All” option instead of “This Week” or “Next Week” in drop-down menu. Checking to see why it’s not displaying like normal.
Badger Blast: April 1-6 If you haven't subscribed to the weekly Badger Blast e-mail newsletter, click this link and look for the orange "FOLLOW" button and we'll get you added to the distribution list! https://www.smore.com/bzghp
Parents: Here's a summary of dates of interest and school holidays for the 2019-20 school year. Here's the link again to a printable version included in our earlier post: http://www.arkadelphiaschools.org/o/aps/browse/52430
Click this link to access a printable PDF version of the newly-adopted 2019-20 APSD School Calendar. http://www.arkadelphiaschools.org/o/aps/browse/52430
Badger Blast: March 25-30 -- Welcome back from Spring Break! Here's the last edition of the Badger Blast for the month of March and the first of the home stretch of the 2019-20 school year. Share with your friends so they can subscribe. https://www.smore.com/wk401
Badger Blast: March 11-16 - Share this with your friends and look for the orange "Follow" button to have this newsletter delivered to your inbox weekly! https://www.smore.com/fgbrn
Check out the Badger Blast for March 4-9 with this week's events, information about our SRP program, online safety tips for parents and a section with links to recap news from around the district. https://www.smore.com/tvrs2
APSD Badger Blast: February 28 - March 2 - If you haven't subscribed, click the link and look for the orange "Follow" button to have the newsletter delivered to your inbox weekly. https://www.smore.com/aqts3
As of 11:04 am, Arkadelphia Police Department has notified APSD that all campuses have been released from the lockout. Thank you for your patience.
The APSD Communications office is working with an Advertising/Public Relations Campaigns Class at OBU to help determine ways we can improve our communication efforts with parents and the community. Would you please take this short online survey in your respective category? (If you are a parent who took the survey at Parent/Teacher Conferences Thursday night, theres no need to take this one.) PARENTS: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DFKVVRZ COMMUNITY MEMBERS: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/P2TXFKV
Here's this week's edition of the Badger Blast for Feb. 11-16. If you haven't subscribed, click on the orange button at the link and follow us! https://www.smore.com/rbqk8
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!
Perritt’s Principal’s Advisory Council (PPAC) meets tomorrow, May 15, at 12 p.m.
Arkadelphia Public Schools Badger Blast: May 14-19 - To receive the Badger Blast by email every Monday, click the link and select "Subscribe" in the top left corner. https://mailchi.mp/0d6f03b6b124/arkadelphia-public-schools-badger-blast-may-14-19
Perritt will host a Mother’s Day Tea on Friday, May 11 from 2 to 2:45 p.m. We hope to see our Perritt moms there! Happy Mother's Day!
Arkadelphia Public Schools Badger Blast: May 7-11 - To receive the Badger Blast by email every Monday, click the link and select "Subscribe" in the top left corner. https://mailchi.mp/23a5e1b5e388/arkadelphia-public-schools-badger-blast-may-7-11
GT students from Arkadelphia High School held Big Science Day at Perritt yesterday. The AHS students set up three lab stations: Bubble Trouble, Chemistry Matters, and Magnet Marvels. Perritt students enjoyed learning how bubbles become super-sized, identifying the north and south ends of a magnet, and learning how matter changes by watching and participating in some really cool experiments!
Arkadelphia Public Schools Badger Blast: April 23-28 - To receive the Badger Blast by email every Monday, click the link and select "Subscribe" in the top left corner. https://mailchi.mp/c84aec1196c7/arkadelphia-public-schools-badger-blast-april-23-28
Arkadelphia Public Schools Badger Blast: April 16-21 - https://mailchi.mp/cbce0f2d5705/arkadelphia-public-schools-badger-blast-april-16-21 To receive the Badger Blast by email every Monday, click the link and select "Subscribe" in the top left corner.
Arkadelphia Public Schools Badger Blast: April 9-14: https://mailchi.mp/6528268bfc8c/arkadelphia-public-schools-badger-blast-april-9-14 To receive the Badger Blast by email every Monday, click the link and select "Subscribe" in the top left corner.
Arkadelphia Public Schools Badger Blast: April 2-6: http://mailchi.mp/3e8f27cc3242/arkadelphia-public-schools-badger-blast-april-2-6 To receive the Badger Blast by email every Monday, click the link and select "Subscribe" in the top left corner.
Kindergarten Spring Round Up will be on Wednesday, March 28, in the Junior Badger Dome at Perritt Primary School from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please park in the gravel parking lot and enter through the gate.
Today is Day #2 of Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-19 school year! Students who will be 5-years-old on or before August 1, 2018 and will be attending Arkadelphia Public Schools should register. Please bring the child’s birth record, current physical or well child checkup, shot record and social security card to Perritt Primary between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. any day that week. At registration you will be given an appointment for your child’s state required screenings to be provided free of charge at Perritt on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.
Reminder: Perritt PreK Family Night is tonight from 5:30 until 7 p.m. We hope to see you there!
Perritt Primary School's kindergarten musical, "Circus, Circus", will be performed today at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:00 p.m. Come out and support these talented kindergarteners and their music teacher, Mrs. Misha Parker.
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.
The classes of Ms. Bright, Ms. Tuttle, Ms. Gierth and Ms. Garner will be performing "The Littlest Christmas Tree" at Perritt Primary School today! Shows will be at 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
If you ordered COOKIE DOUGH or TUMBLERS, they may be picked up today in the cafeteria at 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Perritt Primary School's first grade musical, "Go Fish", is today at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Bring your friends and family and join us. You don't want to miss it!
We will be celebrating Grandparents' Day this Friday at 2:00 p.m. All grandparents are invited for milk, cookies, and coffee in the cafeteria. The book fair will open at 1:30.
Join us as the classes of Ms. Childs, Ms. Hendrix, and Ms. Syler present "Perritt Celebrates America," today at 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. You won't want to miss this!
Tonight is Family Night at "Camp Perritt!" Please make plans to join us this evening, 5:30-6:30, for some fun and games with your family and the staff of Perritt Primary.
Friday is Pride Day! Show your Badger Pride by wearing your Perritt shirt!
Tomorrow is Banking Day! Don't forget to bring your banking bucks!
Ahoy Mateys! Be a "Bookaneer" and join us for the Book Fair where "Books are a Treasure!" The Book Fair will be open Monday, Sept 12 through Friday, Sept 16.
We will have a mini Badger Pep Rally on Friday morning at 7:30 am in the Perritt Gym. Be sure to wear your beautiful blue shirt and bring your BADGER SPIRIT!
We would like to invite all Grandparents to join us for cookies, milk and coffee on Friday, September 9 at 2:00-2:30. Come early to shop at the book fair!
The Barnhill Zoo will be at Perritt Primary tomorrow morning with their baby animals. Be sure to return the permission slip. No purchase necessary, but students must have a permission slip signed!
The Great Kindness Challenge concludes tomorrow. Be sure to wear your school shirt tomorrow for our "Spirit of Kindness" Day!
Joi us with crazy hair and socks for Thursday's theme of "Crazy About Kindness!" Be sure to check back for pictures! You will definitely want to see how "crazy for kindness" we can be!
For the Great Kindness Challenge, Wednesday's theme is "Kindness Colors Our World." Each class has selected a color to wear to show their commitment to being kind.
The Great Kindness Challenge continues Tuesday with "Kindness Ties Us Together." Join us in wearing a necktie to show your commitment to being kind!
The Great Kindness Challenge starts tomorrow! Each day, we will wear something to show our commitment to being kid. MONDAY is "Score Points for Kindness" so wear your favorite sports gear!
We are thrilled to announce that our annual chili supper will be Monday, January 25, 5-7:00 pm! Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in the office or at the door on Monday evening.
Join us today at 2:00, as the classes of Ms. Bright, Ms. Garner, and Ms. Tuttle present "A Martian Christmas," under the direction of Ms. Misha Parker. We will have an encore presentation at 6 p.m.
Be sure to wave at students and teachers from Perritt on the float, the student council bus, teacher of the year, and Christi Burns Honor Patrol at tonight's Christmas Parade. See you downtown at 5!
It's Banking Day! Bring your savings to deposit with the Southern Bancorp Representative.
The Book Store will be open today! Bring your quarters to get a cool new pencil or eraser.
Watch D.O.G.S. will kick off tonight at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Arkadelphia High School. We want all dads, granddads, or step-dads to join us tonight for pizza and learn about the Watch D.O.G.S. program.
Nickelodeon choir will present "British Invasion" on Thursday, May 21 at 2 and 6 pm. Join us to hear some of your Beatles' favorites and much more. You will not want to miss this!
IT'S FIELD DAY! Wear your sneakers and let's have some fun!
Tomorrow is the Perritt Primary Science Fair! Be sure to have your project displayed in the cafeteria by 7:50 a.m. It is going to be an exciting day at Perritt!
Join the Perritt Team as we support the fight to cure cancer at the annual Relay for Life. We would love to have you join us!
Thursday is Banking Day! Representatives from Southern Bancorp will be here so you can deposit your savings!
Kindergarten Roundup is tomorrow! If you know someone who will be 5 on or before August 1, 2015, and has not yet registered, please let them know! We are "Wild About Kindergarten!"
The Bookstore will be open tomorrow! Bring your quarters to get a new pencil or eraser!
The Academic Awards Assembly for the third nine weeks will be Friday, April 17. Kindergarten and PreK will be at 1:15 with 1st Grade following at 2:00 pm. We hope you can join us!
Tomorrow is Banking Day!
The Bookstore will be open tomorrow morning. Don't forget to bring your quarters!
Kindergarten & PreK enrollment for 2015-2016 will begin Monday! You may pick up enrollment packets in the office. Kindergarten children must be 5 by August 1. Pre-K children must be 4 by August 1.
The 29th annual Perritt Drug-Free Walk begins at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow! Please join us in showing the community that we support a healthy, drug-free lifestyle! Be sure to wear your walking shoes!
IOWA testing for 1st graders begins in the morning. Be sure to get plenty of rest and arrive on time!
Perritt Primary wants to know: "What are you reading with your child tonight?"
First grade classroom Spelling Bees are going on this week! Wish us luck!
Show your "Spirit of Kindness" tomorrow by wearing your Perritt or Badger shirt!
Wear a necktie tomorrow to show that "Kindness Ties Us Together."
"Peace, Love, and Kindness" is our theme tomorrow. Let's all dress as Hippies!
Tomorrow, we will be "Kicking Up Kindness!" Be sure to wear your boots!
The Great Kindness Challenge theme for tomorrow is "Powered by Kindness." Wear your Super Hero shirts!
Be sure to download The Great Kindness Challenge App so you can perform acts of kindness as a family. Kindness...Pass it on!
It's been a GREAT week at Perritt Primary School! Have a wonderful weekend and we will see you next week for The Great Kindness Challenge. Stay tuned for more information!
Tomorrow is Banking Day! Don't forget to bring in your banking bucks!
Help us get iPads for our classrooms by supporting our annual Chili Supper on Monday, January 26, 5:00-7:00. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from any Perritt student, employee or in the office.
The Bookstore will be open tomorrow! Don't forget to bring your quarters for pencils, erasers or pencil grips.
A big "thank you!" to all of the moms who braved the cold this morning and started their day a little earlier than usual so that they could join us at Muffins for Moms!
Remember to join us at Muffins for Moms Friday morning at 7! That's right, it's almost Friday!
We have a very special guest stopping by Perritt tonight from 6-7... Here's a hint, bring your letter to Santa, and deliver it to him in person! That's right, Santa Claus is coming to town! HO!HO!HO!
Tomorrow is the last day to send cans for our Holiday Food Drive. Keep those cans coming!
The Bus Drivers' luncheon will be Wednesday, December 17. Be sure to submit your vote for "Bus Driver of the Year!"
The Nickelodeon Choir will be singing at the Capitol tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. You can see the livestream on the "Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin" Facebook page.
Foggy nights and asteroids are no match for... THE INCREDIBLE REINDEER! Photos from Friday's musical here: http://goo.gl/M7jAg4
Please join us for “The Incredible Reindeer” presented by the kindergarten classes of Bright, Carter, Francis and Rodgers tonight at 6.p.m.
Tomorrow is Banking Day! Don't forget to bring your savings!
The School Store will be open tomorrow!
Please join us tonight for FAMILY NIGHT! The fun begins at 5:30 in the Perritt cafeteria. We have a special guest reader to dismiss us at 6:30. See you at school!
Please join us for our 1st 9 weeks Awards Assembly at 2:00 PM today.
Tomorrow is PICTURE DAY!
The bookstore will be open tomorrow! We have new pencils and erasers for the store arriving any day!
Don't forget--PICTURE DAY is quickly approaching! The photographers will begin at 8:00 AM on Thursday. SMILE!!!
We enjoyed seeing everyone last night! Thank you to all of our families and teachers for making our Parent-Teacher conferences so successful!
Parent/Teacher Conferences, will be held from 2-7 p.m. on Thursday, October 23rd. Please help us achieve our goal of 100% attendance. We look forward to seeing you!
The Red Ribbon Week theme for Wednesday is "Our Class Is Proud to be Drug Free!" Each class will decide on a theme and present it prior to the Tobacco Prevention program.
Our COOKIE DOUGH will be arriving today between 1:00 and 2:00 PM. If you would like to volunteer to help, please come to the Perritt office this afternoon. Thank you!
The Red Ribbon Week theme for Tuesday is "Follow Your Dreams. Don’t Do Drugs!" Everyone will wear Pajamas!
Please join us for our presentation of “The Cheese Stands Alone” by the classes of Adkins, French, Gierth and Thomas, today at 2:00 and 6:00 p.m.
Red Ribbon Week begins tomorrow! Our theme for Monday will be "I Pledge to be Drug Free!" Everyone will sign a Drug Free Pledge and wear RED!
The AHS Homecoming parade begins today at 4:00 p.m. Be sure to wave at the Perritt crown bearers, Trace Young and Kate Manning! See you at the Parade!
The BOOK FAIR opens tomorrow! It will be open daily, 8:00 - 3:30, until Thursday, October 23rd. Parents and grands are invited to shop!
Don't forget--We will be giving flu immunizations tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. for those who returned their flu forms!
Can you guess what's causing all the excitement? Check out KARK Ch. 4 TONIGHT at 6 P.M. for the story!!! More photos posted soon...
Please wear your beautiful blue Perritt shirts tomorrow! We are have a group picture with the Pumpkin Totem!
Please join us as our Pumpkin Totem Pole goes up at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow! Thank you to South Central Electric Cooperative for helping us with this tradition!
Today marks the end of the first 9 weeks grading period. Report cards will be given at Parent-Teacher conferences on October 23rd. We look forward to seeing you then!
Saturday, October 10 is “Reddie to Serve” Day! Plan to be here between the hours of 9:00 and 12:00 to help us spruce up our campus with the help of the HSU Reddies.
Friday is Pride Day! Wear your Badger blue and red to support the Badgers!
Thursday is Banking Day at Perritt! Don't forget to bring your banking bucks.
Please be sure to return your Parent-Teacher Conference time preference form today!
Don't forget, the School Bookstore will be open for business Tuesday!
Please note the following lunch menu change at Perritt this week: Tuesday's menu will be breaded beef strips and Thursday's menu will be fish.
Parent/Teacher conference confirmation forms are coming home today. Our goal is 100% participation! Please schedule between the hours of 2 & 7 PM on Thursday, Oct. 23.
Congratulations to the September Good Citizens! These students and their families were recognized at our monthly "Good Citizens' Breakfast" sponsored by Brookshire's Grocery.
#PerrittPrimary is excited about the #firstdayofschool!
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 on Thursday, August 14, 5:00-6:00 p.m. We are looking forward to a GREAT school year!