Pope PTO Post
December News and Information
Cookies with Mrs. Koop
Monday, Dec. 14th, 7-8pm
Pope Elementary Cafeteria
Please bring a blanket for your family to sit on.
Box Tops December Music Party
Tuesday, December 15 is the last day to turn in your Box Tops to qualify for the Wednesday, December 16-Music Party during lunch. Every grade met the goal of 1500 box tops last month and had a blast at the music lunch parties.
Here are the latest numbers as of December 11. Kinder, 1st and 3rd grade have met the goal of 1500 for the music party-way to go!
Kinder- MET GOAL!
1st- MET GOAL!
3rd- MET GOAL!
Keep collecting those Box Tops!
Panther Pride Store
Friday, Dec. 18th, 9am-12pm
During Class Parties in the Hallway near the Cafeteria
New Panther Shirts
Chinchillas, bearded dragons, and guinea pigs, OH MY! These are just a few of the animals you can learn about in January. Then once you get all the information, you can teach the kids and show off just how cool you are.
If you are interested in presenting at Pope, mark your calendars with the training dates at the Science Resource Center below:
Kinder Guinea Pigs - Jan 8th
1st grade Small Mammals - Jan 12th
3rd grade Snakes - Jan 15th
3rd grade Amphibians - Jan 29th
All trainings start at 9:30am at the 11206 Telge Rd location. Email email@example.com for more information.
YEARBOOK online sales-Deadline is Quickly Approaching
2015-2016 Yearbooks are still available for sale via online purchase only. No paper order forms will be accepted as a method of payment.
Yearbooks are available for $40.00 per book with an additional $5 engraving option.
Please visit the link below and type in Pope Elementary. You will be able to create an account, order your yearbooks and purchase them online directly through the Balfour website. http://www.balfour.com
If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
DEADLINE to order yearbooks is: January 15, 2016
Thank you to everyone who has been submitting pictures for this year’s yearbook!
Reminder you can also upload photos through Balfour’s Image Share App.
Project # is 627093 Password Pope16 (last day to submit photos via the app is 3/31/15.)
YEARBOOK PERSONAL MESSAGES
Create a personalized note for your child in the 2015-2016 Pope yearbook. You can purchase and design the message online today! Don’t delay, space is limited.
No paper order forms will be sent home. Online ordering only. Messages are available for $10.00 per message or $15.00 per message with a photo option.
Please visit the link below and type in Pope Elementary. You will be able to create an account, order your personal messages.
If you have any questions please email email@example.comDEADLINE to order personal messages is: January 15,2016
**You cannot see the option to purchase personal messages on your phones-please purchase from your computer**
Congratulations to Our Spring Creek BBQ Class Winners
Amazon has a great program to give back to Pope! If you are an Amazon customer, you can use smile.amazon.com to shop and the company will donate 0.5% of the purchase price back to Pope. There is no cap on the amount Amazon will donate and almost every physical product sold by the company is eligible, which means tens of millions of items. Digital goods are not included.
Everything else about the Amazon online shopping experience stays the same, including Prime, the shopping cart, wish lists and shipping options. The prices will also be the same.
To direct your Amazon account to support Pope please follow these steps.
- Login to Amazon like you always do.
- In the search box, type in Amazon Smile
- This will take you to a page that says ‘Choose one of our Spotlight Charities’, right below that is a search box that says ‘Or Pick Your Own Charitable Organization’
- In that box, type in Pope Elementary Parent Teacher Organization
- Next add Pope to your account.
After you have your Amazon account linked to Pope Elementary Teacher Organization, you can start shopping. Make sure you log into smile.amazon.com and you should see under the search box ‘Supporting: Pope Elementary Parent Teacher Organization’.
Multicultural Day Celebration
We are so excited to have a fantastic team for Multicultural Day Celebration on January 27, 2016. This is a day where each grade rotates through four countries and learns about cultures, food, people, history and so much more!
We are in need of any type of cultural performances that day during school lunches. We would love to have some different performances for the students to experience. So far we have a dance performance and a Tai Chi demonstration planned.
If you can help please contact Julie Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donate Your Old Clothing
Did you know that you could earn money for Pope by donating your old clothing? Pope is now setup on www.Schoola.com for donations.
Please create an account. Then from the main page, click "Donate clothes" at the bottom of the page and then search for Pope and select Pope from the list. From here you can request a pre-paid bag that will be mailed to your home and you can send in your gently used clothing and accessories.
Schoola will then list these items for sale on their website. 40% of proceeds from each sale go to Pope, helping to keep and expand programs for our kids.
Mark your Calendars
Our first committee meeting will be January 14 at 9:00am in the cafeteria.
If you or your business is interested in sponsoring this event, please send an email to email@example.com.
HOW TO LOG YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS:
Please make sure to log your volunteer hours, for everything you do related to Pope and the PTO.
Here's how to log your hours: Go to www.cfisd.net, click on Community Involvement, Click on Volunteer, Click on Log Volunteer Hours, enter your E-mail and Password to enter your hours.
Thank you for Volunteering! We appreciate everything you do to make this PTO a successful organization.
Pope App Tip
- Grades-Log into Home Access
- Log Volunteer Hours
- Cafeteria Menus
- Pay your Cafeteria Account
- PTO Web site-latest news and events
- CFISD YouTube
Stay Connected and Informed
Pope Elementary School App
Download the app from www.popepto.org
General questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer questions: email@example.com
Membership questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fundraising questions: email@example.com
Yearbook questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Box Top Lunch Music Parties-December 16
Pride Store-December 18
Class Holiday Parties-December 18
Winter Break-December 21-January 4
Spelling Bee-January 7
100th Day of Kinder Committee Meeting- January 12
Texas Roadhouse Spirit Night-January 12
PTO Board Meeting-January 13
Fathers N Flashlights Committee Meeting- January 14
School Holiday-January 18
Multicultural Day-January 27
Pride Store-January 29
PTO Board 2015-2016
Stacy Carney-VP of Panther Pride
Aimee Gruber-VP of Communications
Denise Mazza-VP of Fundraising 1
Vicki Molina-VP of Fundraising 2
Kristen Ruiz-VP of Membership
Christina Taylor-VP of School Enrichment
Adrienne Whitman-VP of Volunteers
Anna Wood-VP of Fundraising 3