Box Tops collections gets competitive
Mar21

Box Tops collections gets competitive

Peabody Elementary School has a challenge for you! From now till the end of March, Peabody students will be competing for the most Box Tops collected by grade level. I would like to challenge the Cooper-Young neighborhood in this competition! Can you collect and turn in as much as a 2nd grader or the 3rd graders?  I think you can, but let us see. Turn in your Box Tops at the Cooper-Young Community Association office, Stone Soup Café...

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Box Tops collections gets competitive

Peabody Elementary School has a challenge for you! From now till the end of March, Peabody students will be competing for the most Box Tops collected by grade level. I would like to challenge the Cooper-Young neighborhood in this competition! Can you collect and turn in as much as a 2nd grader or the 3rd graders?  I think you can, but let us see. Turn in your Box Tops at the Cooper-Young Community Association office, Stone Soup Café...

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Peabody school briefs

Accelerated Reading program takes off On your marks, get ready, get set, READ! Another school year at Peabody Elementary means another year of Accelerated Reader. AR is an online reading improvement program funded by the Peabody PTA and supported by the Peabody teachers and parents. Children can read a book then take a quiz at school on it to assess how well they understood it. Points earned from the quizzes count toward prizes and...

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Parent planning can help kids fight modern day battle of the bulge
Oct22

Parent planning can help kids fight modern day battle of the bulge

By Dr. D. Jackson Maxwell On the nightly news, online news, in newspapers and magazines we see, hear, and read about how our children are not getting enough exercise. Currently, over a third of the children in this country are considered overweight and 17 percent are obese. Children are simply not as active as they should be either at home or school. Back in my school days, an hour’s worth of after-school TV viewing was it. Then, I...

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Tour de Coop visits Peabody school’s garden
Oct02

Tour de Coop visits Peabody school’s garden

Many visitors came to Peabody Elementary school garden Saturday, September 26th for on the 2015 Tour de Coop tour. Visitors were given a tour of the garden led by docents who were parent volunteers and teachers. Tour de Coop docents shared information about the origin of the garden, like the fact that it was founded in spring of 2012 with a $1,500 grant from GrowMemphis and expanded in spring of 2015 with an application for the new...

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Children’s music program resumes at First Congo

The children’s music program Music For Aardvarks begins its spring sessions in March. Parents can sign their kids up for the 10 week courses now at memphisaardvarks.com. The program was created in 1997 in Brooklyn, NY by rock composer, musician, and father of three, David Weinstone. It is distinct from other children’s music programs in that all classes are based around Mr. Weinstone’s original songs, rhythms, and chants. In an...

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