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Principal's Weekly Message (The Week of November 7)

The Petrides School


The Week of November 7, 2022 


Dear Parents, 


We're kicking off our Parents as Partners "Talk to Your Child About . . . " series with the first session on Vaping this week.  All are invited to join us for this virtual event on Thursday morning at 9:00 am.  Find the link to join the meeting on our webiste (Thursday morning):


Future meeting will include the following topics: Talk to Your Child About . . . 


Making Good Choices


Peer Pressure

Their Social Media Presence


Middle School Parents: 

Applications for 5th Grade Scholars and National Junior Honor Society are now available.


  Here’s what’s happening next week . . .  



MONDAY 11/7 



ELECTION DAY, no school for students 


Senior Portrait retakes - appointment is necessary. Please email Mr. Hurley, 




Fall School Picture Day, for students in grades PreK-4 



Yearbook photos taken 

  • Grade 4 "23" 
  • Grade 8 "23" 
  • Grade 12 "23" 
  • Fall Sports, Winter Sports, and Clubs 
9:00 am Virtual Parents as Partners Meeting: Talking to Your Child About Vaping

Staff vs Students Soccer Game, students in grades 4 through 8 will attend

$5 fee includes: one slice of pizza, bag of chips and drink, also includes $1 donation to the Petrides Athletic Program.  


4:30 pm Virtual School Leadership Team Meeting 


FRIDAY 11/11 

VETERANS DAY, schools closed 



Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences 

Teachers will be available throughout the week of November 14th for virtual conferences.  If needed, contact your assistant principal for assistance in scheduling your appointment.

Elementary School, Jennifer Ponzi-Caputo:

Middle School, BettyAnn Souffrin:

High School, Anthony Tabbitas: 



Joanne Buckheit