Dates to remember:

Week of May 10
5/17 – AR Parties
5/18 – Senior Play (9AM for grades K5-6th grade; 1PM for grades 7-12)  Please take up a $2 admission for each of your students in homeroom.
5/18 – 5/25 – Eat lunch in classrooms
5/19 – Senior Scholarship Day 9AM
5/20 – Graduation 7PM
           Last day for grades
5/21 – Elementary Water Day in PE
5/24 – Honors Day 7th-11th grades 9AM (Last day of school for these grades)
5/25 – K5 Graduation 9AM;  Elementary Honors Day – grades 1-3 at 11:00AM and grades 4-6 at 1:00 PM.
          K4-2nd grades will have lunch brought to their rooms.
          3rd-6th grades should bring lunch from home that day to eat in class.
5/26 and 5/27 Teacher Work Days
Week of April 26
Monday- math 12-1
Tuesday- math 12-2
Thursday-math 12-4
Social studies test Thursday- Thomas Jefferson
English quiz Thursday- there, their, and they’re
 Friday, May 7
12:00 noon
Claudia Crosby Theatre
$5 per student / parent
Teachers / administrators free
Masks required for 2nd grade and older
Please send lunch for your child.
Field Day is Monday May 3rd.
Please send lunch for your child.
Week of April 19
Aspire testing
Week of April 5
Math test Wednesday
Reading and spelling tests are Thursday
Dismiss Friday at 11:45
Week of March 15
Math test Tuesday – chapter 9
Science test Wednesday – chapter 7
Social Studies test Thursday – Ben Franklin
Wed.   math  10-1
Thurs.  math  10-2
Week of March 8
Mon.  math  9-5
Tues.  math  9-6
Wed.  math  9-7
Thurs.math  9-8
Language quiz Wed.-   may and can,  learn and teach
Week of March 1
We will not have a reading or spelling test this week as we will have Read Across America activities each day.
Monday, March 1 – Grinchiest Green Day (In honor of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax) Students may
wear green clothing or Grinch costumes.
9:00 AM Representative Wes Allen will read to the 4 th grade classes.
10:30 AM T-ROY will read to the 3 rd grade classes
.Tuesday, March 2 – Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Students may dress as their favorite Dr.Seuss character.
10:00 AM Mayor Jason Reeves will read to 2 nd grade classes.
2:00 PM Shorts the Squirrel will read to 1 st grade and K5 in the cafeteria.Wednesday, March 3 – Wacky Wednesday (In honor of Dr. Seuss’s book, Wacky
Wednesday) Students may wear wacky, tacky clothing.
8:00 AM Ginger Boutwell will read to the K4 classes.Thursday, March 4 – Foxiest Socks Day (In honor of Dr. Seuss’s book, Fox in Socks)
Students may wear their silliest socks.
10:00 AM K-9 Officer Steven Eagan will read to the 2 nd grade classes.Friday, March 5 – Red & White Day (In honor of Dr. Seuss’s book, The Cat in the Hat)
Students may wear red and white clothing. Cat in the Hat hats are great, if they have one.
Week of Feb. 16
Due to the short week, weather delay, and basketball tournament, we will not have spelling or reading tests this week.
Wed. math 8-4
Thurs. math 8-5
Week of Feb. 8
 Math test – Tuesday – chapter7
Social studies test Wednesday – Pocahontas
Reading- For the next two weeks we will be reading “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing”.  We will have the same words each week for vocabulary and spelling.
Wed. math- 8-1
Thurs. math- 8-2
 Week of Feb. 1
Please send can food for the SGA food drive.
Please send $5 for the birthday/Valentines Day party
Language test Tuesday- quotation marks
Social studies test Wednesday- John Smith
Science test Thursday- landforms
M-  math 7-4
T-   math 7-5
W-  math 7-6
Week of January 25
Chapter 6 math test Tuesday
Christopher Columbus test Wednesday
Chapter 4 science test Thursday
Th-math 7-2
Week of January 11
I know everyone is happy to be back in school after our long break.
Hopefully, everyone worked on multiplication facts during break as we will be starting division this week.  We have finished Liberty Legacy and  will  be using the Abeka “Our American Heritage” book in social studies.
Language quiz on Thursday – common and proper nouns (review)
M-math 6-1
T-math 6-2
W-math 6-3
TH-math 6-4
Thank you everyone for the gifts and gift cards!  I will be enjoying them during break.
I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year!
 Week of December 14
We will have Polar Express Day Tuesday and will watch the movie and have hot chocolate and popcorn. (We will need popcorn and hot chocolate packs if anyone would like to send some)
Our party will be Thursday and we are ordering Chick Fila.  Anyone is welcomed to send any Christmas treats or sides to go with our meal.
Week of December 7
Monday please wear red or pink for calendar pictures. (Our month is February)
Chapter 3 science test Thursday (study vocabulary at the end of the chapter)
Chapter 5 math test Friday  (study guide will go home on Wednesday)
Week of November 30
M-math 5-4
T-math 5-School Day picture orders must be turned in by Friday, Dec. 4 th .5
W- Math 5-6  spelling 5X each
School Day picture orders must be turned in by Friday, Dec. 4 th .
Week of November 16
Please send $5 for our Thanksgiving/Birthday party on Thursday.
Pilgrim test Wednesday
The reading test will be on Thursday,
We will dismiss at noon on Friday.
Monday- 5-1
Week of November 9
Science Chapter 2 test Tuesday-(they have notes to study)
Math Chapter 4 test Thursday-( they have study guides)
Please wear RED to school and the game Friday as we travel to Bessemer Academy
Thanks to parents who sent gifts for our Operation Christmas Child Shoebox.  Please send $1 to pay for postage.
Monday- math-study guide
Week of November 2
2020 has been a memorable year! On Friday, dress as your favorite or most memorable event from 2020!
Friday night we’re going to BRING THE ENERGY and black out Delaney Kervin Stadium as we host the Monroe Academy in the first round of the AISA Class AAA Playoffs!
Language quiz Thursday- common and proper nouns
Monday-math 4-5
Thursday-math 4-8
Week of October 26
 the dress up theme for Friday will be Halloween costumes.
Our Birthday/Halloween party will be Friday  (Parents may send candy)
Science – open book quiz Wednesday chapter 2 lesson 2
Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes were distributed this morning to all homeroom classes.  Please remember to include $9 for shipping.  Boxes will be displayed in the lower building and are due by November 13.  (Our box will be for a girl)
Tuesday math 4-3
Wednesday math 4-4
Thursday math 4-5
Week of October 19
Chapter 3 math test Tuesday
Social studies Statue of Liberty test Tuesday
Spelling tests will be on Thursday from now on
Reading test Thursday this week due to Homecoming
Farm City posters are due Tuesday
Auburn Engineering stem activity Wednesday
School will dismiss at noon on Friday
Wednesday- math 4-1
Thursday-math 4-2

Homecoming Dress-Up Days

10/20/20 – “Class Color War” Each class will be assigned a color to wear that day.  The class with the best participation will get a prize, so go full color!

12- white                     11 – red                       10 – blue                     9 – black

8 – green                     7 – yellow                    6 – orange                   5 – purple

4 – pink                       3 – green                     2 – yellow                    1 – orange

K5 – purple                  K4 – pink

10/21/20 – “Heroes and Legends” Dress in your favorite team or player jersey or celebrate the Patriot Championships from the past.

10/22/20 – Homecoming T-shirt Day

10/23/20 – Patriot Day

K4-6th grades wear Patriot gear or Red, White and Blue clothing.


Week of October 5
school pictures will be taken Wednesday
T – math 3-8
W- math3-9
Fall Break is next week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.


 Week of Sept.28
We will have our spelling test on Thursday from now on.
We start Liberty Legacy in social studies on Monday.
Language test on Wednesday- singular and plural nouns
Science test Thursday- chapter 1
Students will be out of school Oct. 5th for teacher inservice.
M- math 3-3
W- math 3-5
Th-math 3-6

The Pike Liberal Arts School Student Government Association is holding a supply drive to help provide clean-up materials and supplies for victims of Hurricane Sally.  The SGA is asking that students from all classes and grades bring items from the list provided below.  The collection area will be on the stage in the cafeteria.  The supply drive will begin Monday, September 28th and end on Friday, October 9th.  Thank you for your generosity as we help our neighbors in need.

face masks                              hand sanitizer            gloves

personal hygiene items         cleaning products     bottled water

ready to eat foods                 sponges                      cleaning cloths

M.   spelling -5xeach         math – 3-3
T.      math – 3-4
W.    math – 3-5
Th.  math – 3-6
 Week Sept. 21
We will have the same reading story next week and will just move all of our tests and activities to next week also.  We will have no tests on Friday.  The social studies test will be next Tuesday.
Farm City Poster Contest information is going home today.  This will be a social studies grade.  The posters are due Oct.20th.
Math chapter 2 test Wednesday.  Study guides will go home tomorrow.
Our monthly birthday party will be Friday.  They don’t need lunch but will need a drink.
Read every night for at least 20 min.
M- math 2-8    spelling- alphabetical order
Tu.- math study
W- spelling – write a sentence with each word
Th-math 3-1
I was not aware that some parents were not getting the study guides and notes that have been sent home before each test.  I will continue to send the study guide with reading story, vocabulary words and spelling words each Monday.  If your child doesn’t bring one home, please let me know and I will send a copy to the office for you to pick up.  Instead of a study guide for the other subjects, I will post the pages or chapter to study on the blog.  Students will also no longer be responsible for writing homework assignments.  I will also post these to the blog each day.
After consulting with our local EMA Director, we have decided to cancel all classes and activities for Wednesday. All after school activities, including after school care, will be cancelled for tomorrow. We will continue to monitor the weather to determine plans for Thursday. Please continue to check social media and local news sources.
Week of Sept. 14
* Please send $5 for the birthday party this month.  We will be having a party for the students who have birthdays each month.  We will have pizza and a dessert.  I will let you know the date of the party as they won’t need lunch on that day.
* As we have many homecoming activities on Friday, we will have our reading and spelling tests on Thursday this week
*  Social Studies vocabulary test on Wednesday.  I will post the words to study.
* Students can purchase a Chick fil a biscuit each Friday for $3
*AISA state reading contest information will be sent home this week.
Monday-  math 2-5    spelling 5x each
Vocabulary words for social studies test:
map scale
natural resource
nonrenewable resource


Pike Liberal Arts School Homecoming 2020 Schedule of Events

Patriot families,

We want to share the scheduled events for Homecoming 2020.  Covid-19 has impacted the way we do everything at school, celebrations included.  However, we are excited to be able to keep some of our traditions the same this year.  

September 10th-11th, 2020: Homeroom Door Decorating Contest:

Each homeroom will be decorating their class room door in preparation for homecoming week.  Doors will be judged by a committee and winners will be announced at the pep rally on Friday, September 18th.  

September 14th – 18th, 2020:  Dress up Days:

Themes are listed below.

Thursday, September 17, 2020:

Glow in the Dark Rally – There will be two shows, 5:30 and 7:30, with a limit of 250 fans per session.  This will allow us to spread our audience members apart.  Masks will be required.  Tickets should be bought at school, and a time selection must be made at the time of purchase.


Homecoming Assembly, Dwight Ward Field – 9:00 am; High school students, parents and grandparents of seniors and homecoming attendants only.  Masks required.

Pep Rally, Dwight Ward Field – 11:00 am; PLAS student body and parents of football players, cheerleaders and band members, only.  Masks required.

School is dismissed at 12 noon.

Kickoff PLAS vs. Edgewood Academy, Dwight Ward Field – 7 pm

Presentation of 2020 Homecoming Queen and Court – Halftime of game

Important Things to Remember

Orders for Homecoming Mums are due to Jean’s Flowers by September 14th.

During break and lunch September 14th-18th at the SGA Table:

Student game tickets will be sold for $5

Vote for Homecoming King 

Purchase a chance to have a picture taken with your favorite player or cheerleader for 25 cents (elementary students will buy those in class).

Glow in the Dark Tickets will be sold for $5 (you must choose which show to attend, as  the tickets will be different for each show)

Dress Up Days:

9/14/20 – “Vintage First Day of School” Pick a year between 1970 and 2000 and dress for the first day of school based on the styles of that time period. 

 9/15/20 – “Class Color War” Each class will be assigned a color to wear that day.  The class with the best participation will get a prize, so go full color!

12- white 11 – red 10 – blue 9 – black

8 – green 7 – yellow 6 – orange 5 – purple

4 – pink 3 – green 2 – yellow 1 – orange

K5 – purple K4 – pink

9/16/20 – “Heroes and Legends” Dress in your favorite team or player jersey.  Celebrate the Patriot Championships from the past.

9/17/20 – Homecoming T-shirt Day

9/18/20 – Patriot Day

K4-6th grades wear Patriot gear or Red, White and Blue clothing.

2020 Spirit Dress up Days and Themes

Aug 28 – “Shank the Shaw” – Dress Country vs Country Club (this is a golf shank – thus, Country Club)
Sept 4 – “Power up Pike” – Dress as your favorite super hero
Sept 11 – “White out the Warriors” – Dress in all white
Sept 14-18 – Homecoming Week – “Glory Days” – More info to follow
Sept 25 – “Rock the Rebels” – Dress in your best Rock and Roll outfits
Oct 2 – “Tie-Dye Tuscaloosa” – Wear Tie-Dye – Cheerleaders will be selling shirts – Coming Soon!!!
Oct 16 – “Victory over Valiant” – Dress in Red, White and Blue
Oct 23 – “Ghost Glenwood” – Dress in your Halloween costumes
Oct 30 – “Send the Vols on Vacation” – Dress as a tacky tourist
Week of Aug. 24
Tuesday- Language Quiz  (sentences and fragments , kinds of sentences)
Wednesday-Social Studies Vocabulary Quiz (they have the words and definitions)
Thursday-Science Quiz-(they have notes)
Week of Aug.31
The Lunchbox opens Monday
Language test Wednesday
Math test Thursday

Dress Up Days:

9/14/20 – “Vintage First Day of School” Pick a year between 1970 and 2000 and dress for the first day of school based on the styles of that time period.

9/15/20 – “Class Color War” Each class will be assigned a color to wear that day.  The class with the best participation will get a prize, so go full color!

12- white                    11 – red                      10 – blue                     9 – black

8 – green                     7 – yellow                   6 – orange                  5 – purple

4 – pink                       3 – green                     2 – yellow                   1 – orange

K5 – purple                 K4 – pink

9/16/20 – “Heroes and Legends” Dress in your favorite team or player jersey.  Celebrate the Patriot Championships from the past.

9/17/20 – Homecoming T-shirt Day

9/18/20 – Patriot Day

K4-6th grades wear Patriot gear or Red, White and Blue clothing.

7th-12th grades wear dress clothes to attend the morning assembly.


Welcome to third grade!

Some information about our class routines:

Reading vocabulary quiz will be given every Wednesday.

Reading and Spelling tests will be on Friday.

Math tests will be given at the end of each chapter and they will bring home a study guide.

There will be notes to study for science and social studies and you will be informed before tests.

Papers will be sent home on Wednesday.  Please sign and return the next day.


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