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PAES Celebrates "Read Across America"- Wacky Wednesday


PAES Celebrate "Read Across America Day"

“Read Across America Day” is an annual reading program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2nd.  Every year at the beginning of March, children across the country kick-off the month by celebrating the birthday of the beloved Dr. Seuss and the many characters that have been immortalized in his children’s books.  It’s a day to bring awareness to the importance of reading in education and helps to motivate kids to read more.

Check out these fun ways students and staff are celebrating reading throughout the week in the elementary school: 


Monday:  How the Grinch Stole Christmas (wear head-to-to Christmas)

Tuesday:  Cat in the Hat Day (wear a hat)

Wednesday:   Wacky Wednesday (wear wacky or mismatched clothes)

Thursday:  If I Ran the Zoo (bring your favorite stuffed animal)

Friday:  The Sleep Book (wear pajamas)


 See more videos posted on the Elementary School page. 

A special thank you to the PTO for providing Dr. Seuss treats to all students this week. Thank you PTO!


“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child!”- Dr. Seuss



School Dentals Scheduled

Dr. Oravecz  Will be here on March 24th to complete school dentals for students in grades K, 3, and 7. 


Books to the Ceiling by Arnold Lobel

Upcoming Events


**Please see the team schedule page under athletics.  The schedule for  athletic events changes during inclement weather. 

* For the second Youtube account link, go to the Teams schedules under the Athletics page.

Third Grade Snow Fun

Click on the picture below to see more photos. 
art flyer

Student Artwork Featured in Museum Exhibit

Last weekend, the artwork of 22 Portage Elementary students were on display at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, located on the campus of St. Francis University in Loretto. The show will continue until April 3rd for parents that were unable to attend the opening. (registration is encouraged but not required).  Click HERE to see more information.


Click the image above to see a slide show of PAES students celebrating 100 days of school.