General Information

Parent-Teacher Council 

The Paramount Terrace Parent-Teacher Council was formed in the summer of 2005.  Previously, the organization had been a part of the national Parent Teacher Association.  The purpose of the PTC is to support student education and endeavors with fundraising, manpower, and alliance with the day-to-day learning activities at Paramount.

PTC General Meetings and Lunch will be held three times for 2016-2017.  These meetings will be in the Paramount Terrace Library from 12:00pm-1:00pm.  Everyone is welcome to be a part of the Paramount PTC. 

PTC General Meeting Schedule
Friday, September 23
Friday, January 20
Friday, May 19

The slate of officers/committee chairpersons for the 2016-2017 school year is:

Co-President:  Mary Katherine Duvall
                          Joni Norris
Vice-President:  Jennifer McKay  
Secretary:  Crystal Newburg 
Treasurer:  Megan Nord
 Advisor:     Pam Camarata


PPCD (AM).....7:55-11:00
PPCD (PM).....12:15-3:15
Pre-K (AM).....7:55-11:00
Pre-K (PM).....12:15-3:15
Grades 1-5.....7:55-3:15

Inclement Weather/School Closing

If school must be cancelled due to inclement weather, the decision to close school will be made by 6:00 A.M.  Once the decision has been made to close schools, the media will be notified.  Tune to the local news or radio stations for the most current information.

If school is being held but there is inclement weather, staff, students and parents are urged to use caution when traveling to school.  Take the time needed to be safe.

Traffic Safety

Please remember to watch for our children around the campus, crosswalks, and bus zones. 

School zones are 20 MPH.

No U-turns are allowed in front of the school building.

Please pull to the curb to let off or pick up your children.  Avoid the handicapped zones when using curb zones.


The cafeteria opens at 7:15 A.M.  Breakfast ends at 7:50 A.M.

School begins promptly at 8:00 A.M.  Students arriving before the bell should go directly to the cafetorium.

Students arriving or leaving after 8:00 need to sign in or out through the office.

Please notify the office if your child is ill and will be absent.  The office telephone number is 326-4950.

If your child has a doctor's appointment, please remember to give the doctor's note to the office.

Morning Pre-K and PPCD classes dismiss at 11:00 A.M.
Afternoon Pre-K and PPCD will dismiss at 3:00 P.M.

Kindergarten dismissal is at 1:45 P.M.

All other classes dismiss promptly at 3:15 P.M.

Class Refreshments/Birthday Parties

Due to mandatory, school nutritional guidelines, additional refreshments may not be provided by anyone other than school staff.

Refreshments may not be provided in celebration of any student's birthday.

Birthday invitations may not be handed out during school hours.

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