We support not only our students in the classroom but also our families and communities with fun and festive events throughout the school year. Our PTA works hard to have every community event affordable, safe and fun to help our students to grow and thrive in our Huntington Beach community. We know that with the difficulties of the last few years it is even more important to come together and support our schools and communities. We have brought some incredible community events to our school like Spring Fling with food trucks and inflatables, Outdoor movie nights, and a student favorite Donuts with Grown-ups! All of these events we could not have done without our amazing community sponsors.
Art Education is a valuable experience that our PTA supports by bringing an incredible Art instructor from Creative Little Minds in to our classes 5 times per year. Our students learn about art history and get to create their own pieces of art, mimicking some of the greatest artists of our time, in the past our students have learned about George Rodrigue, Edgar Degas, Charles Schultz, Jackson Pollock and many more.
The Accelerated Reader program is thriving at Peterson! Parents can look up books your child is reading (www.arbookfind.com) and find out the reading level of the book and the amount of points it is. Also, parents can log in to Renaissance Home Connect and enter your child's user name and password and see which books they have already tested on, and my favorite feature, parents can sign up to receive email notifications of when their child took a reading test!
Every school year all students from first grade through fifth grade, that meet there AR goal, participate in AWESOME AR parties.
Our Peterson PTA both helps create and support these AR parties at the end of each trimester, they make these AR parties celebrations to remember!
In the past there has been ice cream AR parties, glow dance AR parties, and huge field day AR parties, all to encourage each student meet their reading goals.
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