A new year, a new reading challenge! This year DCPS has been challenged to read
5 million minutes this semester. Just login to paynees.beanstack.com and log every minute read.
All reading counts. Beanstack can now be accessed via Clever with each student’s normal
Clever login information.
MORE GOOD NEWS! Teachers can now log reading minutes for an entire class at once
via Clever as well.
BEST OF ALL! The Beanstack Tracker app is available for all your mobile devices.
Washington Wizards Essay Competition
Calling all Payne students! If you would like to win one of the 22 free tickets (which includes $10 for concession) to the December 22, 2018 Washington Wizards game this is what you need to do. Write a two-paragraph essay on Why you think kindness and compassion are important in sports? Winners will be selected and also take a group picture court side.
Essays are due by Friday, December 7th. Please turn your essays into Mrs. Oxendine.
(Transportation is not provided)
November 14, 2018
Student Raffle: We expect all students to attend school on Monday and Tuesday of next week. Those students, will be eligible for a raffle of great prizes. Please note that in observance of Thanksgiving, school will be close 11/21-11/23. Have a safe break. See you Monday 11/26.
Payne Attendance Breakfast: Please join members of the attendance team this Friday, November 16th at 8:30am in the auditorium for a breakfast geared toward attendance. You will be able review your child’s attendance and ask questions regarding excuse notes.
Skate Party: Calling all Roller Skaters. Payne’s PTA will be hosting a skate party on Wednesday, December 19th from 5-9pm. Ticket sales will be beginning soon! Please see flyer for more information.
Washington Wizards Tickets: Dwight Howard’s Foundation has partnered with our school and we have 22 Wizards tickets for the December 22nd game and will be invited down to the court to meet Dwight. If you would like to win one, please submit a 2 paragraph essay entitled “Why I think kindness and compassion are important in sports?” Turn it in by 12/7 to Mrs. Oxendine. Please see flyer for more info.
Thanksgiving Basket Distribution: We will be distributing donated thanksgiving baskets on Tuesday at 2:00pm in the school auditorium while they last.