Friday, June 20, 2014

PCLA News June 20, 2014

Posted by Alana Norman in General  |  Post a comment

The Piedmont Community Learning Academy (MPower Summer Program 2014) will be performing a PCLA Summer Musical, June 26th at 5:30 p.m., in the Piedmont Elementary School Cafeteria. We would like to invite all parents, community members, and advisory committee members to come share as well as celebrate our theme, “Still I’ll Rise,” a tribute theme to Maya Angelo.


Students have worked hard this summer understanding and participating in classes consisting of Character Education, Nutrition Awareness, Mentoring, Robotics, Music, Science, and Art Appreciation, along with educational and exciting field trips. Students also had the opportunity to understand that it is not only important to eat nutritiously, but to exercise, as they participated in Health and Wellness Aerobics and Dance Classes. Also in dance our ballet students participated in the production of “Peter Pan,” at Jacksonville State University.


As always, one of our most important goals is to improve student learning. Therefore students continued their individual designed learning path this summer in reading and math through the eSpark, iStation, and Classworks programs, as well as other technology programs in a blended classroom.


We are proud of all our students this summer and have enjoyed them. Please celebrate with us on June 26th, and together celebrate our theme, “Still I’ll Rise.”


Thank you, and we look forward to seeing all our parents on June 26th.


Alana Norman

PCLA Site Manager



SPECIAL NOTE: June 26th and 27th


·       On June 26th parents WILL NOT pick up their child/children at 5:00 p.m.  Students will continue their stay with us and enjoy a PIZZA Dinner before the musical. Parents will report to the lunchroom and NOT to the office between 5:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The MUSICAL will begin at 5:30. Please note: students have important parts in the musical and their voices are needed.


·       The musical will be videoed for our new and upcoming website, which we are very excited about. If you would like to purchase a video please send $10 in an envelop with your child’s first and last name. Videos will be ready the next day at the end of the day in the office.


·       Our program will meet on Friday, June 27th and our hours will be the same. Students who participate in the program on June 26th will travel to the Piedmont Aquatic Center for our last swim day.


·       Your support in attending is important to your child and to this grant, as well. Please make sure you sign-in as you enter the lunchroom on June 26th

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