Supply Lists and Dress Code

We hope everyone is enjoying the summer. Here is some information to help you plan for the new school year in August. Click on the links below to see the voluntary classroom supply lists and the new dress code that will be in effect next year.

Supply Lists

Dress Code

PTA Board Members Needed for Next Year

The last PTA General Meeting of the year will take place this Wednesday, May 28th at 6:00pm in the Dining Room. It is an important meeting since new board members for next year will be elected. Several board positions are available. We need YOU to help us by nominating yourself or others to fill some of those positions. The PTA plans, coordinates and funds many of the programs and activities that make Poinciana unique and special. There are many ways for you to be involved. Please join us on Wednesday night to find out more.

Keep Those Math Strategies Strong!

Here are some suggestions to keep your children’s math strategies strong over the summer:

  • Work on math fluency by signing up for a free month of Reflex Math
  • Math Playground is a free website featuring math games, math word problems, worksheets, logic puzzles, and videos
  • Play games, read books, and talk about the math around you
2014 Poinciana Math Team Tryouts will take place in August. Keep your ears open for practice and tryout dates.



Poinciana on WPEC Channel 12

Poinciana is going to be featured on The Channel 12 program “Class Act”. The segment will air on Monday morning, May 12, 2014 between 5am – 7am. The show will feature our very own TAZBOTS robotics team who are going to California to compete in a FIRST Lego League national competition next week.

Congratulations Zoe Wells!

Congratulations Zoe Wells for receiving a District “Character Counts” award. We are so proud of you! Thank you for your respect, caring, citizenship, and selflessness. What a Panda!


PTA & SAC Meetings Wednesday 5/7

The PTA Board meets at 3:00 on Wednesday in Mrs. Greenberg’s classroom. The School Advisory Council (SAC) will meet at 5:30 in the Media Center.

Last Chance for Panda Paws This Year

Leave your mark on the walls of Poinciana for years to come. For $10 per brick we will assist you, your student, or any family member in creating your very own personalized prints.  This Panda Paw will be done during our last SOM/MOM Breakfast on May 21st. Order online (PTA website) or send in the form! This will be the last chance to get Panda Paws this year.

Last Day for Payment by Check

Friday, May 9th is the last day Poinciana will be accepting personal checks. After May 9th payments can by made in cash, by money order, or through School Cash Online.

SpaceX Launch Scrubbed – Next Attempt on Friday

SpaceX Rocket Launch Tonight!

If everything goes well, SpaceX will launch a rocket from Kennedy Space Center at 4:58pm this afternoon. If we get lucky with the clouds, you should be able to see it by looking North, and following it to the NorthEast.

You can follow the launch on your computer or phone by going to:

I usually watch on my phone so I know if there has been a delay or postponement and am not standing outside looking for a rocket that is not flying!

- Mr. Swanson