Pope PTO Post

November News and Information

General PTO Meeting

Monday, Nov. 16th, 9-10:30am

Pope Cafeteria

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Thank you so much for participating in this year's Panther Pride Fun Run at Pope Elementary! It was a huge success; together we raised $60,000 for our school.

On Friday, November 20, for every $100 a student collected in paid pledges, that student gets one yard of tape to tape Mrs. Koop to the wall.

Thank you again for all you've done to make this a fun, successful program!

All Day Spirit Day-Jimmy John's

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 11am-10pm

17330 Spring Cypress Road

Cypress, TX

Join us for Pope's All Day Spirit Day at Jimmy John's on Thursday, November 19. Jimmy John's will give the PTO a check for 40% of our total sales. Please make sure to leave your receipt in the Pope box when you check out.
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YEARBOOK online sales

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 popeptoyearbook@gmail.com

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.)


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 popeptoyearbook@gmail.com

DEADLINE to order personal messages is: January 15,2016

**You cannot see the option to purchase personal ads on your phones-please purchase from your computers**

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PTO Membership Directories

All PTO Members will receive their Student Directory before Thanksgiving break. Again we thank you for your membership and continued support of the Pope PTO.

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Boo Bash

Our 3rd annual Boo Bash was a huge success and had our largest attendance ever! We are glad the rain stayed away and we were able to put on another fun night for our Pope and Bridgeland families.

A BIG thank you to our amazing Boo Bash committee, PTO volunteers, Cy-Ranch NHS/Key Club Members and all of the nearby businesses that showed their support for our event. We hope everyone had a spooktacular time!

This year’s Boo Bash event had contributions and support from several local businesses (please click the link to view the list) http://www.popepto.org/p/boo-bash_7.html

We encourage all of our Pope families to visit or use these community businesses in the future.

Panther Pride Store

Friday, Nov. 20th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Pope Elementary School Cafeteria

During all lunches, please send the order form filled out and cash or check (made out to Pope PTO) Ornaments will be available this month only!

New Panther Shirts in the Pride Store

Have you seen the new Panther shirts? To view the new line of shirts and to download the order form please click this link: http://www.popepto.org/2015/10/new-pope-panther-shirts.html

Please return the form and your payment at the next Pride Store on Friday, November 19.

Please note any shirt orders that are not turned in the day of Pride Store will be held for two weeks and submitted in a bulk order together. Once orders are placed, the delivery will take up to two weeks. If you have any questions, please email popeptopridestore@gmail.com

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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 most recent numbers. 1st grade has already met their goal for the music party-way to go!







Keep collecting those Box Tops!

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Multicultural Day Celebration

We are so excited to have a fantastic team for Multicultural Day Celebration! Our team is in need of only a few more volunteers, if you could help us 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 need a Lead for Egypt (we have assistants) and a Lead for Haiti (we have an assistant). We could use 6-10 volunteers on the day of the celebration in different classes, helping with crafts or serving food. If you can help please contact Julie Scott at jj.scott@att.net.



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Birthday Billboard

Please sign up for Birthday Billboard and have your child's name displayed on their birthday! For all questions, please contact Jen Ulrich at jenulrich03@yahoo.com

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Time to make sure your tents, sleeping bags and camping gear are in good condition! April 16 will be here before you know it! Be ready for our 3rd annual Fathers 'N Flashlights.
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Stay Connected and Informed

Pope Elementary School App

Download the app from www.popepto.org




General questions: popeelempto@gmail.com

Volunteer questions: volunteers4pope@gmail.com

Membership questions: popeptomembership@gmail.com

Fundraising questions: popeptofundraising@gmail.com

Yearbook questions: popeptoyearbook@gmail.com

Upcoming Events

General PTO Meeting-November 16

4th Grade Field Trip-November 17

Fall Picture Retake-November 19

Pride Store-November 20

Fall Break-November 23-27

Book Fair-December 7-11

PTO Board Meeting-December 9

Cookies with Mrs. Koop-December 14

Pride Store-December 17

Class Holiday Parties-December 18

Winter Break-December 21-January 4

PTO Board 2015-2016

Kristin Belland-President

Stacy Carney-VP of Panther Pride

Aimee Gruber-VP of Communications

Denise Mazza-VP of Fundraising 1

Vicki Molina-VP of Fundraising 2

Shana Moreland-Secretary

Nicoya Rogers-Parliamentarian

Kristen Ruiz-VP of Membership

Christina Taylor-VP of School Enrichment

Adrienne Whitman-VP of Volunteers

Anna Wood-VP of Fundraising 3

Melissa Wynne-Treasurer