Recent PES News
5th Graders Water Conservation Bookmark Contest
Our very creative 5th graders entered a bookmark contest for the Seward Water Conservation department. The top ten winners are:
The Grand Prize, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places will be presented at the annual meeting on February 17th. Great job 5th graders!
PES Becoming True Basketball Players
PES got the opportunity to be Steph Curry and LeBron James in PE the past few weeks during their basketball unit. A big Thank You to Kismet-Plains Rec for the purchase of adjustable goals to be used for Future Mustangs and for Elementary PE. The 4 goals at Plains allowed for the 3rd and 4th graders to work on fundamentals of shooting at the appropriate heights, while 5th graders were able to use regulation height goals.
PES Christmas Program
Coloring Contest Winner @ PES
It wasn’t the lottery, or a National Clearing House award, but a Plains student was pretty excited when she received word this week that she had won first place in the third grade division coloring contest for the National Woman’s Christian Temperance Union.
Michelle Acosta entered the contest along with the rest of her class at Plains Elementary School back in March. In May, she was awarded first place in county and then in state. Her “Team Up Against Drugs”
coloring sheet was then forwarded to the National Judging Committee. There, among 3rd grade winners from 12 different states, Acosta’s work was judged for originality, appropriateness of colors, neatness and accuracy, and instant appeal. SoWeKan WCTU Educational Director, Patricia Reimer, delivered the check for $30 to Michelle, along with her congratulations for a job well done. Reimer commented, “It is always difficult to know what will appeal to the national judges. Michelle did an outstanding job on her coloring sheet . . . some of the best I’ve seen. I’m so thrilled that the national judges felt the same.” Overall, students in the state of Kansas won the most awards in the national contest for 2017.
5th & 6th Grade Volleyball
Both of our 5/6th grade girls volleyball teams secure a win today! Great job Mustangs!
Flower and Vegetable Planting
PES students helped plant flowers and vegetables today! Thank you to the PES stafff for making this a great day for our kids. Another big thank you to Don Ward for all your hard work helping us set up the flower beds.
5th Grade Winners: 1st - Jaunita, 2nd - Yasmin, 3rd - Angle
4th Grade Winners: 1st - Alan, 2nd - Jesus, 3rd - Adan
3rd Grade Winners: 1st - Hailey, 2nd - Manny, 3rd - Vivian
Mrs. Threatt's class was the overall class winner!
Our next Math Olympics will feature rounding and will take place on October 31.
5th Grade VIP Lunch
4th Grade VIP Lunch
4th Grade VIP Lunch. We told some funny jokes today at the table and practiced our manners!
3rd Grade VIP Lunch
A huge thank you to our cooks at Plains Elementary School for preparing the first 3rd grade VIP lunch. We practiced table manners and told some pretty funny stories!
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Phone: (620) 563-7285
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