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Kindergarten classes celebrate 100th day of school!

February 27th, 2014

The Prairie kindergarten classes celebrated the 100th day of school recently.  With glasses shaped like a 100 and crafts designed to help students understand the concept of 100 items, all kindergarten students got together in the Prairie cafeteria to help mark this milestone.


Thanksgiving events for Prairie Families

November 22nd, 2013

Elementary will host two family Thanksgiving events on Tuesday, November 26 and Wednesday, November 27.

Tuesday, November 26 is Family and Friends Day at Lunch!  Come join your student and the Prairie staff for lunch during your child’s lunch time.  We encourage you and your student to eat the Thanksgiving lunch that will be prepared that day.

On Wednesday, November 27 – all Prairie Kindergartens and their families are invited to join other students, their families, and the Prairie staff for Thanksgiving “Fun Time!”  You are encouraged to join your kindergartner’s classroom for a small treat and a literacy activity from 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.  Come and find out how the kindergarten classrooms make learning fun!  This event is sponsored by Title I.  Title I is a federally funded program.


Constitution Day at Prairie

September 20th, 2013

The students and staff at Prairie Elementary celebrated Constitution Day on Tuesday, September 17, 2013.  Mrs. Presiado’s Dual Language Kindergarten class read the book, I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag, and all the students made hand print flags.


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5th Grade Celebration and Promotion

June 1st, 2013

The class of 2013 celebrated the end of school and their promotion to 6th grade with a ceremony that presented many of the 5th graders with awards, including the Presidential Award for Educational Excellence.  This special award was presented to the students with a medal and certificate of achievement signed by President Barack Obama.  The 5th graders celebrated the day with a community room packed with teachers, families and friends.

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2012 3rd grade fashion show – Metamorphosis

February 26th, 2013

Prior to the 2012 winter break, Prairie students were treated to Metamorphosis, an annual fashion show put on by the Prairie 3rd graders, under the direction of Fine Arts teacher, Rusty Clevenger.  With the help of a number of other teachers, the students made masks and costumes and told a story about transformation.

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