TCE PTO NEWS

May 17, 2016

Greetings from your Timberlin Creek Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (TCE PTO)!

Greetings, Timberlin Creek families!
Summer is almost here and another successful school year is coming to a close! Your PTO wishes all of you and yours a happy, relaxing, and fun-filled summer. To our fifth graders moving on to middle school, we wish you success in your new endeavor. To students returning to TCE next year, we can't wait to enjoy another year with you beginning in the fall.


IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

May 25 - Fifth Grade Celebration

May 26 - Last Day of School and Fifth Grade Graduation!

URGENT REQUEST: PTO Needs Your Talent!

We are already looking ahead to the next school year and have found that we have a few positions that are opening up this summer and in the fall. Now is the perfect time to start shadowing the people who hold these positions this year so you can have a head start and be well on your way to success in the fall. Keep in mind that none of these positions require you to be the lead for the remainder of this school year. This is just an opportunity to work closely with the current chair and learn the ropes.

IMORTANT NOTE: If the PTO cannot fill the available positions, the events associated with the positions will not occur.
Example: If we do not have a Mother/Son Event Chair, there will be no Mother/Son event.


AVAILABLE POSITIONS

  • Boosterthon Chair (Dads, we're looking at you!)

  • Family Fundraiser Event Chair

  • Family Fun Night Chair

  • Father/Daughter Dance Co-Chair

  • Fundraiser Chair (Small-to-Medium Fundraisers)

  • Mother/Son Event Chair

  • Recycling Chair

  • Sunshine Committee Chair


Position Explanations and Nomination Form.

If you are interested in shadowing any of these positions, email Pam Strub.

Fifth Grade Celebration and Graduation

Our TCE fifth graders are moving on to their next life phase. Your PTO is hosting a celebration in their honor on May 25, 2016. The soon-to-be sixth graders will attend their graduation ceremony on May 26, 2016.


Thank you to the celebration sponsor, Walgreens, for the class photos and water.

Fun at the Harlem Wizards Event!

Thank you for coming out to support your PTO and our very own Thunderbolts last Saturday evening! Everyone seemed to have a wonderful time, and we're hearing many positive comments.

Thank you to the following sponsors for helping us make the evening special:


SLAM DUNK SPONSOR

Weaver and Stratten Pediatric Dentistry


REBOUND SPONSORS

Chik-fil-a

Nemetz Dental Associates

Perce Orthodontics

Rob Tappen

Yofrodipity


Also, thank you to Walgreens for providing the water for the event.

Teacher Appreciation Week was a success!

Thank you to all who participated in Teacher Appreciation Week by bringing cards, flowers, snacks, books, gifts, and gift cards for TCE's amazing teachers and staff.

We extend a special thanks to the following sponsors for your donations:

  • Adventure Landing
  • Chick -fil-a, Southside Blvd. at the Avenues
  • First Coast Chiropractic and Body Wellness Center (Dr Jennifer Allen)
  • RPM Automotive
  • St. Johns Learning

  • St. Johns Pediatric Dentistry

  • Taps Bar & Grill

  • Wonderland Gift Basket

Your PTO Funding at Work

As we approach the end of the school year, your PTO sends a huge THANK YOU to everyone who contributed to the PTO. The money you helped us raise funded the following initiatives:

  • Breakfast at the beginning of the year for the teachers/staff
  • Playground shading
  • Discounted admission/travel for all end of the year field trips, such as SeaWorld and Kennedy Space Center
  • Outdoor seating area equipment
    This equipment offers seating outside of the Cafetorium for visiting parents and their students and will be installed over the summer.
  • $40 gift card for every teacher for the purchase of new supplies
  • Tropical Smoothie goodies for all of the teachers/staff during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Thank you again for making your PTO a huge success!

Father-Daughter Dance Photos Still Available

Each couple who attended the Father-Daughter Dance will receive a 5x7 photo. Your daughter will be bringing this photo home from school in the next several weeks.


Parents wishing to purchase extra photos may do so directly from Cady Studios. Photographs are available at http://events.cadystudios.com/.


Note: Photos ordered online will be shipped directly to purchaser.

Reserve the Eagle Rock today!

The Eagle Rock is a great way to send a message for all to see:
  • Congratulate your favorite student!

  • Wish a student a happy birthday!

  • Show appreciation to your favorite teacher or staff member!

  • Show support for your favorite team!

  • Let everyone know how much you love Timberlin Creek Elementary!

You can still reserve the Eagle Rock! Make your reservations today. Find the remaining dates on our TCE PTO website!

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