Stay in the Know! Subscribe to the Sylvan Park Google Calendar

For the latest information on school and PTO events, check out our PTO calendar!

Use this link to subscribe to the calendar:

  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. On the left, next to Other calendars, click Add +  From URL.
  3. Enter the calendar’s address.
  4. Click Add calendar. The calendar appears on the left, under “Other calendars.”

Car Rider Arrival & Dismissal Procedures

Please review this arrival and dismissal map to prepare for dropping off and picking up your child. Please also remember to be attentive and be patient – the first few days are always a bit slow but we all adjust quickly!

Earn Money for Sylvan Park While You Shop at Publix

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Support Sylvan Park with Publix Partners.

Publix Partners helps you support your favorite school every time you shop. Publix donates a portion of your eligible purchases to the school of your choice.*

Families – earn money for Sylvan Park when you shop at Publix! You must have a free Publix account linked to our school to participate.

Tip: When you register for an account, be sure to use your actual phone number. Each time you check out at Publix, you must enter your phone number into the credit card machine to link your purchase to Sylvan Park. Try to remember to do this when you shop!

OR Link up your profile with the Publix App. You can use the app complete your checkout with transactions automatically being attributed to Sylvan Park Paideia Elementary School PTA (see below)

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 “My Publix Partner”
  4. Search for and select Sylvan Park Paideia Elementary School PTA

We Hope You Have a Happy and Healthy Summer!

Students’ last day of school is Thursday, May 25. Dismissal is at 11:30a.m. We hope you have a wonderful summer and we look forward to having our Panther community back together in August!

Thank You for an Amazing Carnival!

We had a wonderful time at our Spring Carnival last Friday! Thank you to all who made it possible, including:

– Daddy’s dogs

– Tacos by Tam

– Chang Noi Thai

– Mac daddies burgers

– Motor city eats 

– Retro snow

– Hero’s donuts 

– The sweetest so

– Bach to Rock

– Big Thunder Events

– Jumping Hearts 

– Balloon artists Scott Tripp and Sean Hughes

– Special thanks to our Face Painters!

– Our long suffering staff who volunteered for the Dunk Tank

– And of course, the dozens of parent volunteers who helped to make it a success!

Thank You, Oasis Bike Workshop!

Thank you to Oasis Bike Workshop for their generous donation of bikes to support students at our school. Oasis Center provides a wide range of opportunities that reflect the diverse needs of youth and their families.

M.L. Rose Restaurant Day

Mark your calendars for M.L.Rose restaurant day on the last day of school, May 25th. Celebrate the end of an amazing school year with your Sylvan Park community and make some money for our school at the same time!

Student Art for Sale

If you missed your opportunity to purchase the annual school project in print at the school carnival, you’re not too late! Prints are $25 and $40. Order online and pick up outside the front door this week.

Reach out to Casey White at if you have any questions or need to arrange alternate pick up.

Teacher Appreciation Week Success

A huge thank you to all of our students and parents who supported our staff last week during Teacher Appreciation Week. We are also so grateful for the support of several local businesses – Pancho & Lefty’s, who provided an ENTIRE lunch for our staff free of charge, as well as Coco’s Italian Market, Sweetability, Brightside Bakeshop, and Bradley’s Creamery, who provided their services at a discounted rate so that we could spoil our teachers!

Hattie B’s Success!

We raised $1500 for our school thanks to everyone who came out for our restaurant fundraiser with Hattie B’s. They are a terrific partner, and we are grateful to have such generous businesses in the neighborhood! Next up is M.L. Rose in May!!

Spring Carnival Help Needed!

Calling all parents, grandparents, neighbors, friends, and middle school alums!  This favorite school event cannot happen without LOTS of help to keep everyone safe and happy! Please sign up for one (or more) shifts to help us put on the best Spring Carnival yet.

Also, if you or someone you know may be interested in volunteering to help with face painting, please email Sarah Grace (  Adults only, please.  

Order Next Year’s School Supply Kits

Save time this summer with prepackaged school supply kits! Our awesome teachers have approved their supply lists for next year and we are offering a one-stop shop to buy all your students’ supplies! Avoid any last minute supply chain issues and purchase a kit that will be delivered directly to school. Click here and enter code “79045” for Sylvan Park. Kits are on sale until Thursday, June 1.

For any questions, please contact Cassie Lefevre at

Congrats, Kids Rock Runners!

Congratulations to all of our Sylvan Park runners who ran in Sunday’s Kids Rock race downtown (including these adorable kindergartners)!

Special Stock the Lounge

Sign up here to help us stock the lounge on May 9th during Teacher Appreciation Week. We hope you can pitch in to make this extra special for our staff!

Teacher Appreciation Week

We can’t wait to celebrate our incredible Sylvan Park staff during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8-12. Here are some ways that you and your students will be able to spread the love and say thank you!