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PTO Meeting Schedule/Agenda for 2021-2022

Subject to Change if Needed


October 13 @ 7PM Baxter Community Center

All About Reading: Why it is important; Tips by Reading Level, and School and At-Home Resources


November 10 @ 7PM OPES Cafeteria

The Use of Language in and out of the classroom

-  Emotional Intelligence: How RULER is being used at OPES and ways to reinforce emotional learning at home.

-  Encouraging a Growth Mindset – What is a growth mindset and how can it help our children thrive, language that encourages perseverance.  


December 8 @ 7PM Baxter Community Center

Parent Social

Come join us to meet and socialize with other Orchard Park parents and hear some mid-year updates.


January 12 @ 7PM OPES Cafeteria

Introduction to OPES Special Services – Who are our OPES specialists and what programs are available to help our students. We will also discuss what evaluations or testing are used to help identify needs. 


February 9 @ 7PM OPES Cafeteria

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) 


March 9 @ 6PM OPES Cafeteria

What is a Morning Meeting? OPES teachers and staff will perform a mock morning meeting to demonstrate what it is and how it is used in the classroom.


April 20 @ OPES Cafeteria 7PM

PTO and School Q&A including Open Opportunities for next school year!


May 11  - Regular Meeting Cancelled - Join us at the End of Year Celebration on May 22nd

The PTO Table will include information on the following:

- Summer Learning Loss – How to engage our kids in learning through the summer.  Resources, ideas, and how to maximize 15 minutes a day!!

- Looking ahead to 2022/23 – Planned OPES Clubs and Activities available for your kids next year!


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