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Principal's Weekly Message (The Week of October 31)

The Petrides School


The Week of October 31, 2022 


Dear Petrides Parents,  


 WOW!  Our pumpkin decorating contest generated some awesome creations!  Congratulations to all the clubs and classes that participated.  Check out our pumpkins on Instagram. 


High School Admissions: 

While our current 8th grade students may continue with us through high school, all 8th graders throughout the city must complete the high school application.  We encourage 8th grade families to join us for our (in-person) High School Open House on Tuesday, November 1st at 5:30 pm.   


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


MONDAY 10/31  

Happy Halloween!  


9:00 am Halloween Dance Party – for students in grades PreK-4, Quad  


Monday is a regular day of school for our middle and high school students.  NO COSTUMES allowed for students in these grades.   


TUESDAY 11/1  

5:30 pm High School Open House (In-Person) Event, Auditorium (all middle school families welcome, strongly recommended for families of our 8th grade students) 




THURSDAY 11/3    

Petrides High School hosts: District 31 VETERANS DAY EVENT  


FRIDAY 11/4    



UPCOMING:November 8th - ELECTION DAY, no school for students 

November 11th - VETERANS DAY, schools closed 

Week of November 14th: VIRTUAL Parent-Teacher Conferences 

November 18th – Half day of school, 11:20 dismissal for all students 

November 24th and 25th – Happy Thanksgiving, schools closed 



Joanne Buckheit