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PTA Happenings: Nov. 13 -19, 2015

FUNDRAISING:  You can still participate in our Century Resources Fundraiser!!  Online orders can be placed all school year.  In fact, perishable items which couldn’t be ordered before October 1st are now available online and there are many items which are perfect for the holidays, so check out the additional items which are now available for online order!  You can visit Century Resources at:   http://www.helpourgroup.com/shop/index.aspx and use code 46740.  Thank you for your participation!

EVERYBODY COUNTS! Was held the week of November 9th-13th. Throughout the week, kids of  each grade participated in activities, with the help of parent volunteers, to learn more about different types of disabilities. The Committee would like to thank Jenny Hill, Rachna Kakrania, Laura Fritzsche, Manjula, Linda Boehm, Nikki Wolverton, Nina Losch, Dina Mcbride, Louann Benbow, Supriya Deshmukh, Stephanie Lazzari, Nicole Campbell, Praveena Aradhya, Indumathi Sankaresan, Suzanne Krause, Sravanthi Challa, Yamini Suginathan, Lucy Block, Jolanta Szymansha, Nicole Culp, Emily Morrison, Kara Janus, Shraddha Agarwal, Shruthi Mahishi, Judy Newman, Amy Walters, Aga Shomali, Laurie Illie, Jen Baumeister, Tricia Spitz, Katie Rausch, Denveer Evola, Kristina Dreyer, Rachana Murthy, Magdalena McMeekin, Kathy Thompson and Laura Vavalle for taking time out and volunteering in the class. Special thanks to all teachers and office staff for their assistance.

BOX TOPS/LABELS: The Winners for the 11/10/15 Shoparoo and Box Top/Labels for Education Raffles are:
Shoparoo:  Joelle Vena, Mom of John in Ms. Montrie’s 2nd Grade Class- “GIFT FOR MOM” – Starbucks stainless steel tumbler and bag of Starbucks coffee. Chandrasekar Sankaran, Dad of Sahaana in Ms. Mekky’s 5th Grade Class and Sandhya in Ms. Bedingfield’s 1st grade  Class- “GIFT FOR DAD” – Limited edition Starbucks glass water bottle, bag of Starbucks coffee and a sample pack of Starbucks instant coffee.

Shoparoo – Poster of choice Renna Johnson (3rd Grade),  Evan Davis (5th Grade),  Nischal Aradhya (4th Grade), Natalie Michael  (1st Grade),  Sebastian Bolanos– (1st Grade),  Chris Engel – Friend or Relative of Ivy Hill Family ( Please contact us for your prize).

Box Tops/Labels for Education –Poster of choice Henry Gibbs (1st Grade), Tommy Losch (1st Grade), Boehm family – Hanna (3rd Grade), Sean (5th grade) and Jake (1st grade ). Ryan Stefani (4th Grade), Amelia Lazzari (Kindergarten), Amanda Merret (4th Grade), Emmett Nix (2nd Grade), Emma Witt (5th Grade) , Jakob Cabrera (1st Grade), Danny Obuchowski (5th Grade). Please keep scanning in your receipts for Shoparoo and turning in your Box Tops/Labels for Education for the next Raffle!

YEARBOOK COMMITTEE: Please be sure to upload your Halloween Parade & class party pictures  for the YEARBOOK! • Go to: https://images.memoryebooks.com/login.   If it does not automatically log you into the site, enter username: 402723591.  *Room Reps, please follow up with your photographers to make sure they upload your photos.
Same for 4th Grade Show and Everybody Counts!

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP:  Calling ALL crafters!  We are looking for Adults & Kids to sell their creations/crafts at our annual Holiday Gift Shop coming up on Saturday, December 5th.  Adult tables are $25 and Kid tables are $10. (kids Must have an adult to assist them).  Please contact Kelly Nix kelly.nix630@gmail.com for the Vendor Agreement Form.

I FIVES go to:
Spirit Wear Committee: Shannon Wold, Jocelyn Fredell and Julia Zubchonak for picking out such great items for students, families and staff members and for coordinating the sale

Everybody Counts Committee: Soumya Subash, Krupa Gawade, Diane Liigsoo, Colleen Wytmar and  Christen Lapani for all their hard work in making Everybody Counts a success again this year.

Box Tops/Labels Committee: Rekha Muruvinakombe, Renee Bennet-Smith, Krupa Gawade and Julie Ratzki  for all their hard work and creativity in making Box Tops, Labels and Shooparoo fun and profitable.

NEXT PTA MEETING: Jan 6, 2016 @ 7:00  *No Meeting in December*

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: Nov.19th 7:00 at Thomas Middle School

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