Please help us welcome Mrs. Julie James. Mrs. James will be our new counselor after Mrs. Bader's retirement. Enjoy her introduction below: My name is Julie James. I will be Pate's school counselor. I am very excited to join the Houn' Dawg community. I was born and raised in Washington, Missouri. This will be my eighth year as a school counselor. I previously worked at a K-3 building in the Union R-XI school district. I also assisted with their early childhood center when needed. I am married to A.J. We have recently moved to the area to be closer to his family. We have three children, Paxton (3), Adeline, and Alaina (10 months). I am looking forward to meeting Aurora R-VIII teachers, families and students.
Please help me welcome Mrs. Megan Williams to our team at Pate. Mrs. Williams will be teaching first grade. Read her introduction below: Hello! My name is Megan Williams and I am so excited to join the first grade team at Pate. I grew up in Pierce City, Missouri and the moved to Springfield where I attended Drury University. While there, I majored in Elementary Education and Special Reading. In my free time I enjoy gardening, camping, and spending time with my husband and our super spoiled spaniel. I look forward to learning with each of my students and enjoying all of the many adventures this year is sure to bring!
Attention Summer School Parents: Students that are eligible for the attendance incentive, (those that have not missed more than 21 hours) have a note with specific information regarding the distribution of the gift cards. Please watch for that note this afternoon. Thank you.
Slight menu change for tomorrow, Thursday, June 14, 2019: Corn dog instead of sun butter and jelly.
Slight menu change for June 3-5 Monday - popcorn chicken w/roll Tuesday - sloppy joe Wednesday - pizza
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Thank you to our “milk man” of 19 years for donating the ice cream to celebrate the Sight Word Challenge! We appreciate the surprise generosity! We ordered them to purchase and were pleasantly surprised when they were donated. We appreciate you! Thanks to Mr. Brown for that great art work on the logo!
BOOK FAIR CLARIFICATION! We had some technical issues this morning, and a post about ROBINSON'S book fair showed up on Pate's page. Just a heads up, Robinson is currently having a book fair. There is NO book fair at Pate this week. Sorry for the confusion!
All after school events have been canceled for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Please call the office if you need to make changes for transportation.
You know what this means..... 100 K-2 kids will get a free book tomorrow morning during Community Time! Parents are always welcome to join us at Community Time. 7:45 to about 8:05. Happy 100th Day of School. Thank you to our PTO for purchasing the books. Special thanks to ALL of you for supporting PTO with you attendance and participation at PTO events. That’s how it’s done!
Watch the video below to see more of what happens during Community Time at Pate!! https://youtu.be/xlT0whKeCNI
Please help me congratulate our Teacher of the Month, Mrs. Morgan Towe. Mrs. Towe is one of our second grade teachers. This is her fourth year in Aurora. She was nominated by her peers and selected by administration based on her excellent instruction, attendance, and willingness to go above and beyond! Congratulations, Mrs. Towe. We appreciate you!
Free developmental screenings available. Thursday, October 11 from 4-6pm. These are developmental screenings available to preschool age children in the Aurora district. Please call 678-1552 to schedule a screening.
There was a medical emergency at Pate this afternoon. Everyone is safe. Thank you to parents for showing flexibility and patience while we redirected our car line to provide the most efficient path for emergency responders. Your patience and understanding is appreciated.
Please note! We've adjusted the hours of a few teachers to allow for an earlier drop off time. Teachers will be available to supervise students beginning at 7:00 a.m. daily. Thank you for your patience as we make these adjustments.
Welcome to our new website. Please look for our new app available on Apple and Android.