Walden PTO Weekly May 11, 2018

IN THIS ISSUE

  • MILES FOR MEGHAN
  • MABEL'S LABELS
  • SCHOOL SUPPLY KIT PURCHASING
  • PTO PROPOSED 2018-2019 EXECUTIVE BOARD SLATE
  • ROOM PARENTS FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR NEEDED
  • STUDENT PHILANTHROPY FAIR
  • BOX TOPS!
  • MEET THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT ON 5/21

MILES FOR MEGHAN

Join the Kipling Community in honoring Meghan Trauten Bolon. Please help support our fundraising efforts to build the Meghan Trauten Bolon Outdoor Learning Center!


https://www.mightycause.com/story/Xu6oag



On June 3rd we will be walking as a community to honor Meghan and raise money for the courtyard. Miles for Meghan will be held at Kipling School, 700 Kipling Place, Deerfield between 9:30-11am. Please join us at this family event to celebrate Meghan's life. The suggested donation for the walk is $10/person ($25/family) and can be made through this site.

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MABEL'S LABELS

The sun is shining, we are excited for Spring....then we start planning for summer.

Keep track of your kid's clothes, water bottles, and other stuff that easily gets lost.

Order Mabels Labels and support our PTO.

www.mabels.labels.com

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School Supply Kit Purchasing

Don’t miss out on the chance to buy all the supplies your Walden students will need in one easy transaction. Click here for ordering instructions, or click here for a direct link to Walden’s storefront. Don’t forget to order for the grade(s) your child(ren) will be in next fall. The sale runs now through May 31. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Biank at lbiank78@aol.com or Anne Fronczak at aafronczak@gmail.com. Happy Ordering!

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PTO PROPOSED 2018-2019 EXECUTIVE BOARD SLATE

The PTO Nominating Committee respectfully submits the following Executive Board Slate for the 2018-2019 School Year:


Co-President Kelly Jakymiw

Co-President Alyse Katz

Treasurer Becky Pesche

Secretary Elise Levin

Co-VP Activities Heidi Brown & Leslie Evans

VP Communications Mandy Siegel

VP Educational Enrichment Erika Harris

VP Fundraising Julie Calderon

VP Service Stephanie Blumberg


Please click on the following link to vote.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1qh-nb3jpn6JX2q4sBkuAmWGtjxtL-z5tZ_hlXyUvISM/edit


All votes are due in by Tuesday May 15th. All ballots not returned by the designated date will be counted in favor of the proposed slate. (PTO Bi-laws: Article V, Section 2, I)

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ROOM PARENTS NEEDED FOR 2018/2019 SCHOOL YEAR

The room parent committee is now collecting names for room parents for the 2018/2019 school year! Each teacher will have two room parents. **Room parents will be required to attend an evening informational meeting in August and Open House. Room parent responsibilities include collecting money for classroom parties and teacher gifts, coordinating volunteers, and serving as classroom liaison, which includes communicating with the teacher and class parents. Room Parents will be assigned the week before school starts once class lists are communicated. Please e-mail Stephanie Blumberg- stephdubin@yahoo.com with the name and grade of your child next year, and include YOUR name, email, and phone number If you have multiple children at Walden, please list all grades and preference. Thanks!

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STUDENT PHILANTHROPY CLUB FAIR

The Student Philanthropy Club, Give Smile, Repeat is hosting a school-wide fair on

Wednesday, May 30th from 2:30-3:30pm in the Walden Gym.

All proceeds will benefit the World Wildlife Fund.

Students will be selling crafts, toys, baked goods, and other collectable items ranging in price from 25 cents to $1.00. Please come to support our student's efforts.

BOX TOPS!

KEEP COLLECTING BOX TOPS!

Spring Submission Deadline: Friday, May 25th

This is the last collection date of the year. Winners will receive a party and temporary custody of the Walden Box Top traveling trophy.

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MEET THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT DR. ANTHONY MCCONNELL

District 109's new superintendent for next year, Dr. Anthony McConnell, will be coming to Walden for a meet & greet! We invite you to come to the next PTO Meeting on Monday May 21 at 1:30pm to meet Dr. McConnell! The meet & greet will either be in the lobby conference room or the MPR depending on attendance.
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