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Newtown Elementary PTO's Weekly Listserve Announcements

Week of February 26th!

It was such a fantastic turn out for the Donut Break event on Friday! It was truly priceless to see so many smiling, happy faces! There were also some amazing towers created by very talented cup stackers! Thank you to all who joined us! Also, a big thank you to Mr. Qualli, Ms. Winn, and Ms. Mulholland for all of their help! A big thank you to Leyla Capitelli and Viva Coffee for their amazing drinks and support!

Don't worry moms! Muffins in the Morning is fast approaching on Friday, March 16th!

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Discounted Hershey Park tickets now on available! Read below for more info!!


xoxo The NES PTO

Upcoming Dates:

3/6 & 3/7: Newtown Bookstore Nights (6-8 pm)

3/8: 6th Grade Social Altitude

3/9: 6th Grade Social Roller Skating

3/9: Early Dismissal

3/14: Pretzel Sale!

3/14: PTO General Meeting Guest Speaker Dr. Elliot (7 pm NES Library)

3/16: Muffins in the Morning (8 am)

3/26-3/30: No School Spring Break

Mark Your Calendars!!!

Special info session on PLCs (coming soon to NES)!

When: March PTO Meeting, 3/14, 7 PM

Where: NES Library

What: Special guest speaker Dr. Susan Elliot, Assistant Superintendent, will present information on Professional Learning Communities at Council Rock.

•Why are we starting professional learning communities?

•What are professional learning communities?

•What do teachers do in a professional learning community?

•How will professional learning communities increase student learning?

•What changes will happen to my student’s school day?


Join us for an info session and Q&A, 3/14 at 7 PM during our March PTO meeting.

Spring PTO Board Elections!

PTO Board Elections: coming in April

We are looking for new voices and fresh ideas! Want to help plan our popular family events like Trunk or Treat, Secret Shop and Spring Fling? Interested in funding special improvement projects or educational programs at NES? Excited to collaborate with a passionate group of parents and NES faculty and staff? Then we are looking for YOU! NES PTO board elections for the 2018-19 school year will take place during our April PTO meeting. All are welcome and encouraged to run. You may run for any position (co-Presidents, co-Vice Presidents, Treasurer, Secretary) but we are especially looking for a treasurer! (Financial experience is helpful but not necessary; you will be trained by our current treasurer and board.) If you are interested in ANY position or would like to know more, please contact us at nesptoboard@gmail.com. Thank you!

Calling All 6th Graders!!!

Registration is now open for 2 Fun Social Events!!!


Register here: 6th Grade Social Altitude (Thursday, March 8th from 7-9pm)

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Register here: 6th Grade Social Roller Skate (Friday, March 9th from 1:30-3:30 it's a half day from school!)

Newtown Bookshop Nights: Join Us!

Please join us for our third annual Newtown Bookshop Nights on Tuesday, March 6th and Wednesday March 7th. C'mon out to see your favorite teachers read and browse your local bookstore. Newtown Bookshop is located in the Village of Newtown Shopping Center next to Learning Express.


Newtown Elementary will receive 20% of the proceeds, which will help fund NES Library programming. Added bonus: if you can't make it to the readings on Tuesday or Wednesday, you can still participate in the fundraiser! Mention NES any day during the week--Monday thru Friday, March 5th - March 9th--and the 20% donation to NES will still apply. Thanks for your support!


And the guest readers will be........

Tuesday, March 6th:

6:00 - 6:20 Mr. King

6:20 - 6:40 Mrs. Lynch

6:40 - 7:00 Mrs. Kurek

7:00 - 7:20 Mrs. French

7:20 - 7:40 Ms. Ross

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Wednesday, March 7th:

6:00 - 6:20 Ms. Hughes

6:20 - 6:40 Ms. Quinn

6:40 - 7:00 Mrs. Sharp and Mrs. Popescu

7:00 - 7:20 Ms. Barch

Hersheypark Discounted Tickets - Now Available!

Warm weather is just around the corner. Now is the time to start thinking about or, better yet, planning your family summer get-away.

Back this year, the PTO has partnered with Hershey Park to offer discounted ticket rates to all NES family and friends!

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This partnership brings sizable savings to you and your family:

A regular one-day ticket (ages 3-adult) normally sells for $66.95, however, the NES PTO is able to offer a discounted rate of $40.00 - a 40% saving!

These tickets are valid for a one-day visit April 27 - September 30, 2018

Tickets available through NES PTO website click the link! Hershey Park Tickets

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Tickets will be sent to school with the registration details listed below.

Contact us if you need any additional information: nesptoboard@gmail.com

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Deadline for getting the discounted tickets March 28, 2018

3/14: PTO General Meeting


3/16: Muffins in the Morning, 8-8:45 AM


4/8: Sixth grade clothing drive


4/17: PTO General Meeting/ELECTION


4/20: Sweetheart Dance


5/6-5/11: Teacher Appreciation Week


5/19: Spring Fling


5/22: PTO General Meeting


6/7: First Grade Welcome

WE NEED YOUR BAGS!

Girl Scout 5th grade Junior troop #2555 will continue with their bag collection until May 31, 2018!


Any questions, please contact Melissalongosky@gmail.com