austin-pizza-garden-logoReminder! Tomorrow, Oct 26 is Spirit day at Austin Pizza & Garden11 am to 10 pm (all day). 15% of all lunch and dinner sales will benefit the Patton PTA. Help spread the word and make sure you mention you’re there for Patton Spirit Day.


Literacy Day

Literacy dayNext Friday, October 27, Patton is celebrating Literacy Day! The Literacy Day parade will begin at 8:30 am. All students, teachers and staff are encouraged to participate in the festivities by dressing up as a character from a grade appropriate book. This is a fun opportunity to help promote positive attitudes and behaviors that support children’s literacy development, and the importance that literacy plays in everyone’s lives.

Remember, this is not a day to dress up as a favorite TV or movie character or toy. Literacy Day is all about celebrating literacy so please encourage your child to choose a book character. We look forward to seeing everyone’s creative costumes!

Parent viewing areas will be set up for the parade to prevent congestion in the hallways. If you would like to view the parade, please find the large glittery stars that will indicate a parent viewing area. A photo booth will also be set up in the library so you can take a quick picture with your child before school or after the parade.

Thank you for your support in making Literacy Day a fun and memorable event.

2017-2018 Patton Reflections Program

ReflectionsThis year, Patton is celebrating arts learning in our school community by participating in the National PTA Reflections program. Students of all ages and abilities are invited to create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. This year’s theme is “Within Reach“.

Entry forms are available in the front office and will be due back to Patton no later than Friday, October 27. Student entries will be judged by professionals in our community. Students will be recognized for both participation and advanced placement. Official participation rules are provided here. If you have questions, please contact Candi Caporal, one of our parents leading the Reflections competition this year.

Fall fundraiser items for pick-up

Did you order cookie dough, wrapping paper or jewelry from our fall principal’s fundraiser? Items arrived this week! You can pick up items on

  • Thursday Oct 19 from 2:30 pm to 3:15pm.
  • Friday Oct 20  from 8:00 am to 3:15pm.

Please email to make special arrangements if you cannot stop by on the 19th or 20th. Items not claimed by Oct 27 will be donated to our local food bank.