Feb 27


Coming soon to Arno…

Feb 27

Guyot field trip

Feb 28

Warneck field trip

March 1

Board games PBIS rewards

Wesley field trip

March 2

Spring Pictures

PTA metting 6:45

March 3

Super Cougar Lunch 11:00

From the PTA

Puxatony Phil must have gotten this one wrong! What beautiful weather we have had this past week! Come on Spring!!!
Speaking of beautiful….the Founders Day Dinner held at Crystal Park Banquet Center on Thursday night was BEAUTIFUL! So many beautiful people and beautiful words spoken about all of the honorees. Congratulations to all of the winners. You make our community a better place!
A few reminders going into the weekend about our upcoming events….
🌺Our March PTA Meeting will be this Thursday, March 2nd at 630 pm. This is an important meeting for us because we will be submitting a proposal to our members to vote on about how we will distribute our hard earned funds we raised this year. Please consider coming out and placing your vote! As always free childcare will be available.
🌺Daddy/Daughter flyers were distributed. Please remember to RSVP by the deadline, March 31st. This date is FIRM! Don’t miss out spending a great night with your little girl!
Thank you to all the volunteers we had for the book fair! We really appreciate all that you do to help make our school successful.

Have a wonderful weekend!



Please see the order code below that allows parents to order Spring Pictures online at inter-state.com/order. Our online ordering process is quick, easy, and has many extra options! The unique order code for Arno Elementary is 17079MF.  Spring Pictures will be on March 2

Congratulations to all of our Arno Award Winners!!

What a nice evening it was at the Founders Award ceremony and dinner this past Wednesday honoring the accomplishments of many of APPS’ finest.  The PTSA kept under wraps their mystery Life Time Award winner- which ended up being our own Michelle Desjardins!  Arno had a great night and as you can see from the photos below- we were blessed with many award winners!  Way to go Team Arno!




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March is Reading Month

Roll Out the Red Carpet and Read!

March is fast approaching and we are gearing up for a Hollywood theme to this year’s reading month activities.  The calendar is attached below and contains all the info you will need to know about all the happenings here at Arno, and what should be going on at home.   Please let your teacher know if you clarification on anything.


Bingo for Books



Kindergarten Information & Registration

February is Kindergarten Registration Month in Allen Park!

Allen Park Public Schools is ready to welcome your child for Kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year!  The process is easy and we’re here to help.

Please share this information with friends, neighbors and family members who may have a child ready for Kindergarten next fall.  Whether this is yourfirst childattending school, or you live in the district andalready have a child attending APPS, or already have a child attending APPS through ourSchool of Choice Program, we need you to enroll your school age/younger siblings through our registration process.

*The entry age for Kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year – child must be five years of age by September 1, 2017

Kindergarten enrollment takes place at the Riley Education Center, 9601 Vine, Allen Park, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. –3:30 p.m.  (Office closedFebruary 20 & 21 for Mid-Winter Break)

Please bring:

§  Birth Certificate of Child

§  Driver’s License of Parent/Legal Guardian (for ID purposes)

§  Proof of residency (Warranty Deed/closing statement, tax or utility bill, homeowner’s insurance policy, rental agreement)

§  Current School of Choice Families – Name/grade of student currently enrolled in Allen Park Public Schools

§  Immunization Records or Wayne County Health Department Waiver (Required for enrollment)

§  Health Information Form/Physical (Required for entrance, but not required at time of enrollment)

§  Vision Screening Record (Required for Kindergarten enrollment)

For more information, please visit our website at apps.k12.mi.us or call (313) 827-2105.



MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.

at Arno, Bennie and Lindemann Elementary


Young Fives or Kindergarten?

Young Fives Informational Meeting – March 21, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.

Location: Allen Park High School – LGI Room

Young Fives Screening Sessions – March 28-29, 2017

(Please see website under the “Schools” tab for more information)


*Children who are five years of age by September 2 thru December 1 may only be enrolled for kindergarten at the request of the parent/guardian through a signed waiver process.  Waiver form is available at the Riley Education Center.

Kindergarten Information & Registration

Young Fives Information


Daddy/Daughter Info

Please do not forget to send in your Daddy/Daughter Dance RSVP’s! Remember there is a FIRM DEADLINE of March 31st!

This event is being held at Parkside Gardens in Southgate! New revenue+New DJ+New Event Chairs=LOTS OF NEW EXPERIENCES AND FUN!

Arno Dance 2017

PTA-PTSA Council Spring Fever Event – March 18 2017

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 From the Red Cross…

Thank you so much for hosting another drive at Arno Elementary.  We truly appreciate your continued partnership with the American Red Cross.

The preliminary results from Thursday, February 16, 2017 are as follows:

23 donors presented to give blood

29 was our projected goal

22 products of life-saving blood were collected

And the most important number of all-66 patient’s lives will be touched by this drive!

Thank you for all that you do to make these drives a success.  Please let me know how many gifts I should order for our students that recruited a donor.  Please pass along our thanks to everyone that was involved.

Best regards,

Beth Harris

Regional Donor Representative

American Red Cross Blood Services


From the District…