Cougar Tracks: October 14, 2018
Dear PCY Family,   Have a wonderful week in Paradise!  Best, Valerie Talbert PCY PTA President  pcypta.org         lcusd.net         lcfef.org         Calendar         PCY PTA Facebook Group The submissions deadline for the next Cougar Tracks email is October 17th .  Read the  policy/guidelines .       Lego Robotics Class for 2nd & 3rd Graders Registration for after-school robotics classes for 2nd and 3rd graders is now open! Click here to sign your student up before spots fill. Details:   LEGO Robotics - Grades 2nd and 3rd Grades: 2nd ... read full article
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Rachel Koelzer 
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Cougar Tracks: October 7, 2018
  Dear PCY Family,   What a truly phenomenal Weekend!  I loved seeing our community come together and enjoy a fabulous event on Saturday at the Fair. Seeing the children running around giggling, playing games, and putting others in jail along with the parents getting into the bidding for auction items, catching up with friends and volunteering their time was priceless!  I want to extend a HUGE Thank You to everyone who made our Country Fair so very successful. The Fair Chairs:  Danni Remender , Natascha Gundersen , and  Gloria Cannon  went above and beyond and truly knocked it out of the park! ... read full article
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Rachel Koelzer 
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NEED TO KNOW FOR THE NEW YEAR!Heather Lhotka7/21/20188/4/2018
NEED TO KNOW FOR THE NEW YEAR!
  Sign up HERE for Cougar Tracks, our weekly newsletter so you can always know what is going on.    ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: October 14, 2018Rachel Koelzer10/16/201810/29/2018
Cougar Tracks: October 14, 2018
Dear PCY Family,   Have a wonderful week in Paradise!  Best, Valerie Talbert PCY PTA President  pcypta.org         lcusd.net         lcfef.org         Calendar         PCY PTA Facebook Group The submissions deadline for the next Cougar Tracks email is October 17th .  Read the  policy/guidelines .       Lego Robotics Class for 2nd & 3rd Graders Registration for after-school robotics classes for 2nd and 3rd graders is now open! Click here to sign your student up before spots fill. Details:   LEGO Robotics - Grades 2nd and 3rd Grades: 2nd ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: October 7, 2018Rachel Koelzer10/8/201810/22/2018
Cougar Tracks: October 7, 2018
  Dear PCY Family,   What a truly phenomenal Weekend!  I loved seeing our community come together and enjoy a fabulous event on Saturday at the Fair. Seeing the children running around giggling, playing games, and putting others in jail along with the parents getting into the bidding for auction items, catching up with friends and volunteering their time was priceless!  I want to extend a HUGE Thank You to everyone who made our Country Fair so very successful. The Fair Chairs:  Danni Remender , Natascha Gundersen , and  Gloria Cannon  went above and beyond and truly knocked it out of the park! ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: September 30, 2018Rachel Koelzer10/3/201810/15/2018
Cougar Tracks: September 30, 2018
Dear PCY Family,   Grab your cowboy boots and hats- Paradise Canyon's Country Fair is this week!  Spirit week starts Monday and culminates with a Spirit Rally Friday at 10:25. All are welcome to come see which teachers are guilty or innocent! Spirit week details are below.  Party Book is now live- click here to view and purchase tickets to generously donated events!  Looking forward to seeing everyone at the Fair on Saturday! Being our largest fundraiser of the year, we appreciate every volunteer, donation and all of the support from our PCY community. It will be a fun-filled day!  Have ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: September 23, 2018Rachel Koelzer9/25/201810/9/2018
Cougar Tracks: September 23, 2018
Dear PCY Family,   On Wednesday, we have our first Dine Out Night of the year at Round Table from 4-9 pm. Take the night off from making dinner and support PCY- Details below! As a reminder, Friday is a Collaboration Day with early release at 11:35. Have a wonderful week in Paradise!    Valerie Talbert PCY PTA President pcypta.org         lcusd.net         lcfef.org         Calendar         PCY PTA Facebook Group The submissions deadline for the next Cougar Tracks email is September 25th .  Read the  policy/guidelines .     ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: September 16, 2018 -- PART 1Rachel Koelzer9/17/201810/1/2018
Cougar Tracks: September 16, 2018 -- PART 1
Dear PCY Family,   Throughout the year, we have various opportunities to raise funds for our school. These funds go directly to benefit the children at PCY through added programs, classroom support, playground and campus upgrades. This week, our  Fall Fundraiser, Charleston Wrap continues. Orders are due by this Thursday, September 20th. Charleston Wrap carries fun wrapping paper, kitchen gadgets, magazines and gift items! Great for the upcoming holidays. Also, the Country Fair "Online Ordering" is opens TOMORROW. Our largest fundraiser that will be held Saturday, October 6th on the lower playground will be fun for all. On our  pcypta.org  page, you can order lunches, ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: September 16, 2018 -- PART 2Rachel Koelzer9/17/201810/1/2018
Cougar Tracks: September 16, 2018 -- PART 2
  PTA Reflections Contest - Deadline October 19 National PTA Reflections program invites all students to showcase their creativity through original works in:    Dance Choreography   Literature    Photography Film Production    Music Composition    Visual arts   This year's Reflections theme is "Heroes Around Me".  All work must reflect this theme in some way.  Students may submit multiple entries in multiple categories.    Entries must be submitted to the PCY office for judging no later than 3:00 pm on October 19, 2018 and must include a Student Entry form.   PCY winners will receive a prize and 1st & 2nd place winners will move on to compete among ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: September 9, 2018--Part 1Rachel Koelzer9/10/20189/24/2018
Cougar Tracks: September 9, 2018--Part 1
  Dear PCY Family,   Thank you to our wonderful Principal:  Carrie Hetzel , and amazing teachers for the wonderful Back to School Presentations last week. We are so fortunate to have such wonderful teachers and staff!   Remember Picture Week is this week. Check the calendar below for class picture dates. We also have our PTA meeting this Wednesday, September 12th in the Library at 8:15 am. We have Mary Virgallito from USC Verdugo Hills speaking on "Keeping your family healthy while living busy lives." I encourage you to come and participate!    Lastly, we have our first Lunch with your child day this Friday, September ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: September 9, 2018--Part 2Rachel Koelzer9/10/20189/24/2018
Cougar Tracks: September 9, 2018--Part 2
   Donations Needed for Country Fair Silent Auction   Calling All Donors!   The annual  PCY Country Fair  is right around the corner.  An important part of the fund-raising mission of the Country Fair is our silent auction which typically includes vacation home rentals, as well as tickets to shows, concerts, and sporting events.  If you have access to any of these items and would like to donate them to our silent auction, please contact Erin Ruffalo ( erroneous10@yahoo.com ) or Soi Eyre ( ochureekamol@hotmail.com ).  Thank you so much for your support!        Party Book - Hosts ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: September 3, 2018 -- Part 2Rachel Koelzer9/4/20189/18/2018
Cougar Tracks: September 3, 2018 -- Part 2
  PCY STEAM Program Be sure to add our PCY STEAM events to your calendar now! You can find the events on the   PCY PTA website  and we've also included a copy below for your convenience. Open Robotics Nights kicked off last week, we have an incredible lineup for the Science Night Out talks starting on September 13, and fascinating, hands-on, multi-station STEAM Activity Nights in Q1 2019. You won't want to miss any of them. The proposition is simple: Someone else does the work and you show up for pizza and fun, and leave smarter than you arrived an ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: September 3, 2018 -- Part 1Rachel Koelzer9/4/20189/18/2018
Cougar Tracks: September 3, 2018 -- Part 1
Dear PCY Family,   I hope you had are having a wonderful LONG weekend! I know I am enjoying this nice weather, the kick off of college football and a little more family time this weekend!  As a reminder, Early/Bird late bird for grades 1-3 begins this week. We look forward to seeing everyone at  Back to School Night  on Wednesday and  Thursday night!  These are  parent only  evenings, which begin at 6:30 pm with a presentation by Ms. Hetzel in the MPR.  Afterwards, you will meet your student's teacher in their classroom.  Grades 2, 4 & 6 - Wed, 9/5 6:30- 8:00pm  Grades 1, 3 & 5 - Thurs, 9/6, 6:30-8:00 ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: August 26, 2018Rachel Koelzer8/27/20189/10/2018
Cougar Tracks: August 26, 2018
Dear PCY Family,   First full week has flown by at PCY! I hope everyone is getting back into the school routine and settling in!   I hope you enjoyed the Back to School Picnic on Friday night!  Many thanks to  Sandi Trimble ,  Erika Pieper  and  Heather Artura  for the evening filled with great food, music and a movie! Thank you to the  PCY Dad's Club  and the many parent volunteers who ensured the night ran smoothly. It was a fun evening seeing old friends and meeting some new! If you plan on volunteering, you need a CURRENT TB test (they are good ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: August 19, 2018Rachel Koelzer8/21/20189/4/2018
Cougar Tracks: August 19, 2018
Dear PCY Family,   I hope you all had a wonderful first week. As I walked through campus this week, it was so wonderful to see smiling faces, children re-connecting with friends, the enthusiasm from our wonderful teachers and staff, along with all the supportive parents. The excitement is contagious! I look forward to seeing you all at our first school FUN-raiser: the  Back to School Picnic  this Friday on the lower playground at 5:30! For new families, we will have a New Family meeting at 5:00pm.  Have a wonderful week!    Warmest Regards, Valerie Talbert PCY PTA President pcypta.org         lcusd.net   ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: August 12, 2018Rachel Koelzer8/13/20188/27/2018
Cougar Tracks: August 12, 2018
Dear PCY Family,   I would like to welcome you and your families back to PCY! I hope you all enjoyed a summer filled with fun and relaxation. Thursday marks the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. I am honored to continue my second year serving as the PCY PTA President and am excited about the activities and programs we have planned for this year. The PTA Board and Committee Chairs have been diligently working over the summer to make it another phenomenal year in Paradise.   I encourage you to be an active part of our school community. We know ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: August 5, 2018Rachel Koelzer8/6/20188/20/2018
Cougar Tracks: August 5, 2018
Dear PCY Family,   COUGAR CART OPENS MONDAY, AUGUST 6th!   Click  here  to: DONATE!  With a budget of $200/student, we need EVERYONE'S HELP! JOIN the PTA & Purchase a DIRECTORY (donations over $200 include free memberships/directories/incentives) Re-register for the My School Anywhere on-line directory  Purchase COUGAR WEAR Pay for SIXTH GRADE Activities & Yearbooks After school sign ups for Legos, Chorus and Math Olympiad will open soon!  Flyers and registration information for Parker-Anderson Classes, School X, Chess Nuts & Tennis/Soccer, and Assist Athletics can all be found under the "After School" Side Tab.  Please register directly with the provider. Many thanks to  Heather Lhotka ... read full article
Cougar Tracks: July 27, 2018Rachel Koelzer7/29/20188/12/2018
Cougar Tracks: July 27, 2018
Dear PCY Family,   I hope you are all enjoying our summer break! Although it feels like summer has just begun, there are just a couple of short weeks left until the start of our 2018-19 school year! I am excited and honored to continue to serve you as PCY PTA President, and about the programs and activities we have planned for our school community this year. The PTA board and committee chairs have been hard at work over the summer planning for the upcoming school year. We hope you will be as excited about all the events we have in ... read full article
School Supply Box Pick UpHeather Lhotka7/25/20188/10/2018
School Supply Box Pick Up
Reminder - Supply Boxes are available for pick up on Wednesday August 8th & Thursday August 9th in the MPR for those families that purchased Supply Boxes from the PTA in the Spring.  Agendas for all 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th graders who did not purchase the supply box are on sale for $10 during these times. Agendas are needed for Grades 3, 4, 5 & 6.  Reminder that if you purchased a Supply Box from the PTA the ream of paper & the Clorox wipes will be delivered directly to the classroom for you & will not be in your box. ... read full article