Save the Date! May

APRIL 29th-MAY 5th —  Read-a-Thon Week! Students should record all reading minutes on the log provided and have a parent/guardian initial/sign the log sheet.

May 2nd- Volunteer Assembly @ 8:20am

May 6th-10th- STATE TESTING WEEK Please be present and on time every day this week!

May 8th- Teacher walk out day-

MAY 10TH — Reading logs and pledge envelopes with all funds collected are due back to school.

May 14- PTO meeting @ 5:30

May 15th- Walk and Bike to School Day! Join us on our walking school buses on this day!

May 29th- Jazz Night @ 6:30

May 31st- Jenson’s Field Trip to The Bethel Farm

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Last Chance to Check Out!




  • Friday, May 17th:  Last day to checkout TWO books.
  • Friday, May 31st:  Last day to checkout ONE book.
  • Monday, June 10th:  ALL books due back to library.
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State Testing!

If you’re interested in having your child practice for the state test next week (May 6th-10th) OR if you are interested in seeing what the tests are like go to
1. click on “students”
2. Click on “sample tests”
3. Click on “sign in”
4. select grade level 3
5. Select one of the following
“Start Grade 3 Math CAT sample test”
“Start Grade 3 Math PT sample test”
“Start Grade 3 ELA CAT sample test”
“Start Grade 3 ELA PT sample test”

We will be taking ALL FOUR tests next week (May 6th-10th)! We have looked at each of these tests in class too.
IF you spend time on the sample tests this week, write a note on the daily homework and they can turn it in blank. This practice can count as homework this week!

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Save the Date! April

Friday, 4/5 – Popcorn Day

Tuesday, 4/9 – PTO Meeting @ 5:30pm, Caforium

Friday, 4/12 – No School, Curriculum Development Day

Friday, 4/19 – Popcorn Day

Tuesday, 4/23 – April Book Orders due

April 29-May 5 – National Screen-Free Week

April 29-May 3 – Prairie Mountain Read-a-Thon

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Save the Date! March

2/25-3/8- Box Top Bonanza, get your box tops in!

3/5-UPDATE: New Child Protection Unit informational and opt out letters sent home.

3/7- BINGO night! 6:30-8:00

3/8- Popcorn Day and BOX TOP BONANZA ends!

3/11- PRIDE assembly @8:20

3/12- PTO meeting 5:30-6:30

3/13- 3rd grade music performance (students meet in classrooms at 6:15) Show starts at 6:30

3/14- Discovery Lab

3/15- Grading Day (No School for students)

3/18-3/22- SPIRIT WEEK (specific days will come home in Tuesday folders)

Monday 3/18: Tie Dye Day

Tuesday 3/19: Sports Team/School Spirit Day

3/19- UPDATE: Child Protection Unit opt out forms DUE 

Wednesday 3/20: Character Day

Thursday 3/21: Crazy hair/hat day

Friday 3/22: Eagle pride day! Wear your Prairie Mountain gear or anything blue, purple, or green!

3/25-3/29- Spring Break

4/1- School  Resumes

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Save the Date! February

2/1- No School, teacher in service day

2/3-12/15- Lane County Food Drive

2/8-Popcorn Day

2/12- PTO meeting 5:30-6:30

2/18- No School- Presidents Day

2/21- 4th grade music performance

2/22- Popcorn Day

2/28 Parent Technology Night 6:30-8:00




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Save the Date! December

12/4-12/6: Scholastic Book Fair

12/5-12/6: Parent Teacher Conferences

12/6: Early Release 11:10

12/7: No School In-service Day

12/11 PTO meeting @5:30

12/14: Popcorn Day

12/17-12/21: Spirit Week

  • 12/17 Monday: Fancy Day
  • 12/18 Tuesday: Crazy hair/hat day
  • 12/19 Wednesday: Character Fan Day
  • 12/20 Thursday: School spirit/sport fan day
  • 12/21 Friday: Color competition day (Third grade wears RED!)

12/22: Last Day of school before winter break

1/7/19: School Resumes


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Scholastic Book Fair

Picture of Enchanted Forest with Unicorn and ElfOur Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child’s reading habits

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school.

Book Fair dates: Tuesday 12/4 through Thursday 12/6

Tuesday, 12/4—7:40-8:10am


Wednesday, 12/5—7:40-8:10am


Thursday, 12/6—7:40-8:10am


Nuestra Feria del Libro de Scholastic es un evento de lectura que trae a la escuela los libros que los niños desean leer. Ofrece una gran selección de libros interesantes y asequibles para todos los niveles de lectura. Por favor, planeen visitar la Feria del Libro y participen en la formación de los hábitos de lectura de sus hijos.

Fecha de la Feria del Libro: Martes 12/4 – Jueves 12/6

Martes 12/4—7:40-8:10am


Miércoles 12/5—7:40-8:10am


Jueves, 12/6—7:40-8:10am


¡Esperamos verlos junto a sus familiares en la Feria del Libro! Y recuerden que todas las compras benefician nuestra escuela.

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Save the Date! November


11/2: Popcorn Day

11/4: Daylights Saving Time Ends (set clocks back 1 hour)

11/12: No School Veterans Day observed

11/13: PTO meeting @5:30, cookie dough fundraiser begins, AND conference schedule requests go home in Tuesday folders.

11/ 15: Picture Retakes and Talent show @ 6:30

11/16: Popcorn Day

11/20: Conference Schedule Request forms DUE

11-22-11/23: No School

11/30: Popcorn Day

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Harvest Carnival

Prairie Mountain’s annual harvest carnival is on Friday, October 26th from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Come for food, carnival games, a bouncy house, and more! Please help make this wonderful event happen for our students by signing up to volunteer. Click the link below to help our incredible PTO create a memorable event for our kids.

Harvest Carnival Volunteer Sign Up

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