Support Sylvan Park Through Your Shopping!

Looking for some easy ways to support Sylvan Park Paideia? Let your shopping earn us rewards! See the support strategies associated with Publix, Kroger, Amazon (through AmazonSmile), and Coca-Cola below. If you set up accounts in the past, be sure to check for updates to these programs (particularly with Kroger and Amazon).

Create an online account with Publix:

Tip: When you register for an account, be sure to use your actual phone number. Later when you are checking out at Publix, you must enter your phone number into the credit card machine to link your purchase to Sylvan Park.

To link your Publix account to Sylvan Park:

  1. Log in
  2. Click your account icon in the upper right corner
  3. On your account page, scroll to the right and find the “My Publix Partner” icon
  4. Click “My Publix Partner” icon
  5. Search for and select Sylvan Park Elementary

Important: We have a new Community Rewards number due to a program change at Kroger. Previously enrolled families need to update their card to this new number in order for Sylvan Park to continue receiving rewards.

To Use the Kroger Community Rewards Program:
Visit Once logged into you Kroger account search for Sylvan Park Paideia PTO either by name or XF971 and then click Enroll. New users will need to create an account which requires some basic information, a valid email address and a rewards card.

*Customers must have a registered Kroger rewards card account to link to your organization.
*If you do not yet have a Kroger rewards card, they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger

REMEMBER, purchases will not count toward Sylvan Park until after you register your rewards card.

**Participants must swipe their registered Kroger rewards card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger rewards card when shopping for each purchase to count.

To link your Amazon account to Sylvan Park:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your Amazon account credentials.
  3. Find “Your current charity” then click “Change Charity.”
  4. Search for “Sylvan Park Elementary Paideia PTO.”
  5. Select Sylvan Park Elementary Paideia PTO

Tip: Always shop at In order for Sylvan Park to receive a percentage of sales, you must purchase online through (not

Try these 2 easy ways to start with a smile:

  1. Create a bookmark to your bookmarks or favorites bar to create a shortcut to
  2. Add link on your phone’s browser or shortcuts—that way you’re still donating even when shopping on the phone
  3. If you use the Amazon phone App
    • Click the three lines in the bottom right corner of App
    • Select AmazonSmile under “Programs & Features”
    • Select “Sylvan Park Elementary Paideia PTO”
    • You will have to accept notifications from Amazon through the app and renew the AmazonSmile settings twice a year. Amazon will send you a notification when it is time to renew the settings.

Save your Coke product codes from plastic bottle caps, cardboard boxes, and Costco cases.

How to donate Coke points to Sylvan Park School:

  1. Go to:
  2. Follow the onscreen directions to donate to Sylvan Park (make sure you select the Nashville Sylvan Park Paideia)

District Hosts In-Person Tech Support

This week, Metro Schools opened outdoor, in-person tech support locations at five schools to support families and students with any virtual learning questions or issues. Now through Sept. 18, families and students can visit one of these six schools for in-person support every Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.: 
Robert Churchwell Elementary
Glenview Elementary
Mt. View Elementary
Tusculum Elementary
Jere Baxter Middle School
Donelson Middle School

Staff will be on-site to troubleshoot and answer questions about:

  • Wi-Fi hotspots and connectivity
  • Logging into Teams, Schoology or other platforms
  • General technology questions.

Appointments are not required and translation support is available. 

Grading for the 2020-2021 School Year

Here are the grading norms effective 9/8/20.

  • All assignments are due each Sunday at 11:59p. Assignments will remain accessible through the 9 week period but we strongly recommend that students submit assignments each week.
  • New assignments will be posted each week on Monday at 8am.
  • All teachers will ensure that graded assignments are easily found (Parents, please notice the right side of the Schoology pages and our How to Videos on our Weebly site).
  • One retake will be given for each graded assignment for any grade BELOW 70%.
  • The grade will be the AVERAGE of the two grades.
  • Lowest grade on any assignment/ assessment= ZERO (0%).
  • Lowest grade for a subject each quarter= FIFTY (50%).
  • FLVS modules/assignments will be adjusted by each grade level in each subject area using professional judgment while maintaining the integrity of the curriculum.
  • NOTE: related arts are required subjects. Students must complete the assignments/ assessments.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to your teacher, or administration, if you have school level questions or concerns. MNPS wants to hear your voice. If you have concerns about the FLVS curriculum, or input about virtual learning at the district level, please reach out to our district board representative Abigail Tylor at