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Pyrtle Open House

  • Pyrtle Elementary 721 Cottonwood Dr Lincoln NE 68510 USA (map)

Join us for the Pyrtle Panther Open House!

Teachers will be in their classrooms to greet students and their families between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. You have received your child’s classroom teacher assignment. This is a great opportunity for students to practice coming to school and to prevent some of those first day jitters.

Do you know where these places are?

Go to your new classroom

  • Say hello to your teacher
  • Find your desk
  • Find your coat locker

Find your arrival and dismissal door (see page 3 of the Student & Parent Handbook/Calendar)

  • Come through Door #17 in the morning and sit quietly in the gym.
  • You will exit through the door near your classroom after school.

Find the bathroom closest to your classroom.

Cafeteria/Multipurpose Room

  • If you need to deposit money, you can do it tonight or you can go to the LPS website and click “Buy Student Meals”
  • If you eat breakfast at school, you will wait in the cafeteria until 8:55 a.m. then go to class.

Gym – Mr. Armagost/Room 111

  • Boy/Girl Scout representatives are here tonight to talk to you
  • PTO Information
  • Pyrtle Apparel
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Pick-up surprise from PTO!

Health Office

  • Drop by with health concerns or medications or inhalers for school.

Library – Ms. Jacobs, Room 101

  • YMCA information available about the before and after school program. You may call 402-434-9262 to get put on the waiting list.

Music – Mrs. Dohmen /Room 112

Art – Ms. Brumm/Room 110

Outside Door #1

  • Turn in paperwork and forms
  • Greet your principal, Mrs. Baker

New Staff Members

Please be sure to meet and welcome staff new to Pyrtle:

  • Sarah Brumm-Art
  • Emily Jacobs-Library
  • Julie Dohmen-Music
  • TBA-Grade 5
  • Cassandra Pallas-Special Education Allison Hanen-Speech
  • Tami Rembolt-School Social Worker TBA-Counselor

Forms to complete and bring with you to Open House:

  • Birth Certificates (for Kindergarteners and new students only)
    • Any forms not returned during kindergarten registration process, such as birth certificates, physical, dental, health history, immunizations
  • Request to Provide Medication During School Hours Form (Found in the Important Information Booklet, page 47)
  • Request to Provide Medication During School Hours-Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen (Found in the Important Information Booklet, page 49)
  • Application for Fee Waiver and Sharing Information Consent (Found in the Important Information Booklet, page 51-52)
    • Please complete front and back-this form is primarily used for musical instruments at the elementary level

Forms to be completed during Open House:

  • Elementary Student Census Information
    • Please complete both the front and back and be sure to sign the back. You may pick this sheet up from your child’s homeroom.

Forms to be completed on-line at

Later Event: August 12
First Day of School