PMES PTA PRESS

January 2023

Hello, 2023!

It's a new year and time for new beginnings! We hope you all had an enjoyable and relaxing time with loved ones over the holiday season. It was such a joy for us to see our PMES families welcomed back into the building this school year. We hope that you will join us for one of our many upcoming events in the second semester. We can't wait to see you and your family in 2023!

Upcoming Events

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JANUARY BUSINESS PARTNER SPOTLIGHT

🍕PAPA JOHN'S COUPON CARDS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!🍕


Buy a Papa John's Coupon Card and support PMES! Flyers were sent home in Friday folders to purchase. Cards are $10 each and pay for themselves in 1 use! Buy as many as you want!



Cards are good for online ordering only and include $10 off, 4 buy one-get one free and 4 30% off coupons! Total of 9 coupons that can only be used once and are good through 2023.

SPIRIT NIGHT AT STARS & STRIKES, Wednesday, 1/25 from 4-8pm

Come join your fellow Hawks at Stars & Strikes for a Spirit Night! Gather up your friends from 4-8pm and meet us at the Stars & Strikes in Buford at 1601 Horizon Parkway. Bowling will be held from 4-8pm. A portion of all proceeds from the event will be donated back to our school! That's a score for PMES! Be sure to turn in your receipts at the PMES table at the event so that credit is given to our school.

JOIN KID CHESS THIS SPRING!

Why Join the Pucketts Mill Elementary Kid Chess Club?

Chess is a gym for your brain!

- Chess Improves - decision making, grades, test scores, patience, and confidence.
- Kids Love It - it's the most popular elementary after-school program in Atlanta.
- All Skill Levels - multiple kid-friendly instructors facilitate learning at your child's pace.
- Convenient - right after school, and right here, on campus, and in person.
Chess Makes You Smart, We Make it Fun!

Kid Chess meets Wednesdays at Pucketts Mill.

Visit us at https://www.kidchess.com<https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kidchess.com%2F&data=05%7C01%7C%7Cac743cb9f22e473ef82408dac2947d39%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C638036240548247184%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=Alvbi%2FBYlRg51hfdD%2BsHdbWM93j4VCc%2FKq%2FAsI%2BrsgE%3D&reserved=0>
or call us at 770-575-5802 for more info.

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SCHOOL STORE IS COMING! JANUARY 13TH-18TH

The ever popular Puckett's Mill School Store will be open for business beginning January 13th. Paper order forms will be sent home in students' Friday folders on that date. All orders will be filled and sent home on Wednesday, January 18th.

DEADLINE TO DESIGN YEARBOOK ADS-FRIDAY, JANUARY 20TH

If you purchased a yearbook ad for your student or business, designs are due on Friday, January 20th. Log in to your Balfour account at the website below to design and submit your ad before the deadline!

https://www.balfour.com/georgia/dacula/puckett-s-mill-elementary

HELP US BUILD OUR DAD-A-BASE!

DADS ON DUTY is a newly formed committee for the fathers and male family members in our PMES community! You may see some familiar faces in our car rider and bus drop off lanes this year as members will be offering high fives and words of encouragement to start our students' day off on the right foot.


If you or a dad in your life is interested in joining this group, please email the Executive Board at pmesptaexecutiveboard@gmail.com!

SAVE THE DATE! PMES FATHER/DAUGHTER DANCE

Be sure to mark your calendars for the annual PMES Father/Daughter Dance to be held on Friday, February 3rd. Ticket information will be sent home in Friday Folders on January 13th. Tickets will also be available on our MemberHub site.

MOTHER /SON NIGHT COMING SOON!

Mother/Son Night will be held on Friday, February 24th. More details to come! Save the date for a fun night out with your son!

STAFF APPRECIATION


Help us show our awesome PMES staff how much we love them by donating to the Staff Appreciation Fund. This fund allows us to host lunches and treat our staff with other fun surprises throughout the year to show them how much we appreciate all the hard work they do for our kiddos! Visit MemberHub today to make your contribution!


https://puckettsmill.memberhub.com/store/items/721003

Yearbooks are on sale!

Yearbook orders are now open! Yearbooks are $45. All yearbooks will be distributed in May. Don't miss out-order yours today!


To order, visit: https://www.balfour.com/georgia/dacula/puckett-s-mill-elementary


Want to submit photos for this year's yearbook? We love receiving photos from school events featuring your child and it helps out our yearbook committee so much! Send an email with your pictures to pmeshawksyearbook@gmail.com with the event/activity, children's names featured in the photo, and teacher name.

Lunch with a Loved One-February 6th-10th

This special event will be held in February in conjunction with our Spring Book Fair. Specific times will be assigned for each individual class. Be on the lookout for more information soon!

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for ways to get involved at our school? Visit our Volunteer Corner on our website to find sign ups for our various volunteer opportunities throughout the year! https://puckettsmillpta.org/volunteer-corner

JANUARY PTA MEETING

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Join us on Friday, January 27th at 10:30am in the PTA room for our first official PTA meeting of 2023! All are welcome!
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PMES PTA Executive Board

2022-2023 Executive Board Members

President: Cary Krueger

Co-Vice President: Amy Mikan

Co-Vice President: Jessica Sparling

Secretary: Mikelle Betanzos

Treasurer: Courtney Cannon