Papillion-La Vista School District

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Tara Heights Elementary's purpose is to prepare every student for a successful transition into the next phase of his or her life.
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NeSA Testing Dates for Grades 3-6






Grade 4



Math Test
April 23 & 24

10am & 12:30pm


Grade 5

 Math Test


April 23 & 24 

April 27 & 28






Grade 6


April 21 & 22

8:15 & 10am





































6th Grade Physical Information

The students that will be going into the 7th grade next year will need to have a school physical by the first day of


school. However, if your student has had their physical completed before the end of the school year (May 21st)


please bring it to the school for the school nurse to review. If the physical is scheduled over the summer, please take


it to the Jr. High school nurse during the first week of August.

Important 6th Grade Information

April 23  *6th Grade Band Concert 7pm  (TH Gym)


 April 30  *Parent Night at La Vista Junior High (7pm)

May 1     *Students will tour LVJH. Students will leave on the bus at 12:45pm                     and will return at 2:30pm.
 May 8     * 6th Grade Track Day

                 Students will leave on the bus at 8:30am and will return at 3pm. The students will need to bring a disposable sack lunch. Parents are welcome to attend. Sunscreen is advised.


 May 11     *Spring Band Concert, at 7pm, at the PLHS auditorium.


May 12      *Rain Day for 6th Grade Track Meet


May 21      *6th Grade Recognition & D.A.R.E. Ceremony (Gym).


                       Breakfast will include donuts and juice starting at 8am. The awards will be given out at 8am. Parents please plan to attend this special


time with your sixth grade student. (Please park in the south play area of the building.)

(This date will change if there is a day added at the end of the year due to snow or cold.)
 Music Programs for the 2014-2015 School Year       
TH & Portal OSHE Concert  May 7                   7:00pm  (PLHS Aud.)
Grade 6 Band Concert         May 11                  7:00pm  (LVJH)
Lunch Schedules for the 2014-2015 School Year
Children eat lunch at the following time each day. If you would like to join your child for lunch you will need to call the school office by 8:30 AM to order a hot lunch. When you come for lunch you will need to stop in the office and sign in before going to the lunchroom. Parent, when purchasing your lunch, you will need to have the exact change as there is no change in the cafeteria. Thank you for your help in this matter.

Kindergarten  10:55 - 11:30
Grade 1         11:10 - 11:45
Grade 2         11:15 - 11:50
Grade 3         11:20 - 11:55
Grade 4         11:25 - 12:00
Grade 5         11:30 - 12:05
Grade 6         11:35 - 12:10
Meal prices for the 2014-2015 School Year.   
Reduced prices remain unchanged at $.30 for Breakfast and $.40 for lunch.  Other prices are indicated below. 
 Milk                                                $ .55
 Breakfast-Elementary                        $1.35
 Lunch-Elementary                             $2.00                          
 Adult Lunch
 Breakfast-Elementary                        $1.75              
 Lunch-Elementary                             $2.85

Important Dates to Remember
2014-2015 School Year    
March 23-May 1    NESA Testing Grades 3-6
April 20                  No School/Staff Development
April 21      5th Grade Rose Theater Workshop 9:30 - 11:15am
April 22                   Volunteer Breakfast & Assembly       
April 23                  Freddy's Food Night 5-9pm
                               Cookie Dough Sales 3-6pm (Gym)
                               3rd Grade Field Trip 9-2:30pm   (Lauritzen)
                               6th Grade Band Concert (TH Gym) 7pm
April 24                  Arbor Day Ceremony 2:30pm
April 28                  4th Grade Field Trip - Portal One Room
April 30                  PBiS Assembly 2:30pm
                               GR. 6 Parent Night (LVJH) 7pm
May 1                     6th Grade Visit the LVJH 1-2:40pm
                               Box Top Collection
May 5              Bump Up Night (Learn about curriculum) 6-7pm
May 6                     Gr. 2 Field Trip to the Rose 10:15 - 1:30pm
May 7                     TH & Portal OSHE Concert (PLHS 7pm)
                       Grade 1 Field Trip to the Zoo
May 8              Gr. 6 Track Meet - PLSHS
May 10                   Mother's Day
May 11                   Gr 6 Band Concert (PLHS) 7pm
                                Band students will travel to LVJH at    
May 12             Rain Date for 6th Grade track mt
May 12                   Skating Party 5-7pm
May 13                    Safety Patrol Party at Papio Bowl 11:45-2
May 14                   PBiS Assembly 2:30pm
May 15                   KG - 5th Field Day
                                (Grades 3-5 from 9-11am)
                                (Grades KG - 2 from 12:30 - 2:30pm)
May 19                   PTO Box Top Ice Cream Party 2pm
May 20                   Culver's Family Food Night 4-9pm
                               Report Cards Sent Home
May 21                   Last Day Of School/Early Release 11:40am
                          6th Grade D.A.R.E. Recognition & Graduation
May 22                   Snow Make-Up Day
May 25                    Memorial Day
August 17       Safe Walk to School
August 18        First Day of School/Early Release  at 11:40am
August 23      Tailgate Party 4:30 - 6:30pm
August 28       Skating Party 5-7pm
September 3  Orange leaf Food Night 3-9pm
September 4   Boosterthon Pep Rall
September 7   No School/Labor Day
Sept. 8-18        Boosterthon Fundraiser
September 15  School Picture Day
Sept. 16          Boosterthon Fun Run
September 25  Staff Development/No School
October 12       No School/Staff Development
November 5  Pancake Man 5-7pm
November 25    No School/Staff Development
Nov. 26-27        No School
December 11   Skating Party 5-7pm
December 17   Texas Roadhouse Night

Dec. 21-Jan4   No School
January 18       No School/Staff Development
February 12     No School
February 15     No School/Staff Development
March 11         Skating Party 5-7pm
March 21-25     No School/Spring Break
March 28          No School/Staff Development
April 18            No School/Staff Development
May 6             Skating Party 5-7pm
May 26            Last Day of School/Early Release 11:40am 
May 27          Possible Snow Make up Day-First 3 Free.                  We will make up Days 4+)
May 30          Memorial Day
May 31-June 3 Possible Snow Make Up Day

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