Eagle Express

March 18th, 2019

From the Plank South Leadership Team

Plank South Families,

It has been so great seeing so many of you at Parent-Teacher Conferences! A reminder that we have one more early dismissal day on Thursday, March 21. Buses will leave at 11:20am, so please be sure there is a parent/guardian home to get your child(ren) off the bus! Additionally, there is no school on Friday, March 22nd.

One new thing to have on your radar is the upcoming Plank South Spring Dance on April 5th. You should get a hard copy home with your child, but the flyer is right below with all the key information. Spots may be limited, so please turn in the order form by Wednesday, March 27th.

This week is our 40th Annual Science Fair! We could still use some more help during the day on Wednesday! Please use this link to sign up which includes specific setup times by grade level- Thank you so much for your help! We could not do this without you!

Your Plank South Leadership Team,

Scott Wilcox & Jen Sullivan

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SAVERS Fund-Raiser!!!

ATTENTION PLANK SOUTH COMMUNITY: On Sunday, April 7th the Plank South 5th grade class will be hosting a fundraisers at Savers in Webster to help fund events like Seabreeze and Moving Up Day. They are asking for the help of the Webster Community and their Family & Friends to collect and donate USED CLOTHING, SHOES, BOOKS and HOUSEHOLD ITEMS. Savers will buy these items from us and pay us PER POUND. Please share this flyer with your Family & Friends. The more items we get the more money we make!
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From the Plank South PTSA!

Science Fair – THIS WEEK!:

For all students and volunteers participating in the 40th annual Plank South Science Fair this week, please remember the following schedule:

· Tuesday, 3/19 (6:30-7:30pm) – Drop off project in class centrums

· Wednesday, 3/20

o 9:30am-2:30pm – Project set-up with volunteers

o 3:30-4:45pm – Project judging (only students can be present at this time)

o 4:45pm – Please arrange for someone to pick up you child at this time. A note is needed if pick-up will be done by someone other than a parent/guardian.

o 7:00-8:00pm – Join us for a public viewing of the science fair projects! All students must have parental supervision; no drop-offs please!

Spring Dance – “Under the Stars”:

Don’t forget to return your order form and payment for Spring Dance tickets (see flyer attached)! Spots may be limited, so don’t wait! Please also remember that this activity is for Plank South students and their guardians ONLY due to the limited space. We ask that you plan on siblings who do not currently attend Plank South staying home.

For any questions contact:

· Jennifer Lega: Jennifer.lega@gmail.com or 766-3090

· Jill Baker: jillbaker03@gmail.com or 797-8193.

Community Arts Day Volunteer Opportunities:

There are still open volunteer slots for Community Arts Day! Some specific needs are Host/Hostess tables, floaters, and lunch clean-up.

Please visit www.websterptsa.org/CAD for more information on the events and volunteer needs. The more Plank South representation we have, the more our PTSA will benefit from the proceeds!

Box Tops:

DID YOU KNOW - The class with the most Box Tops collected during the month of March will win a box filled with games for the classroom, so keep bringing in those Box Tops!

Coordinators/Co-Coordinators Needed!

  • Ice Cream Social: Co-Coordinator needed (email our coordinator Karla (karlab25@aol.com), or the PTSA co-chairs for more details)
  • Chess Club
  • Garden Club

Email Plank South PTSA Co-Chairs Michelle Lowe (michelleloweptsa@gmail.com) or Sue Ball (Sball002@yahoo.com) for more information on any of these roles!

2019/2020 Plank South PTSA Steering Committee Openings:

· Treasurer (two needed!)

· Secretary

· Membership Coordinator

Email Plank South PTSA Co-Chairs Michelle Lowe (michelleloweptsa@gmail.com) or Sue Ball (Sball002@yahoo.com) for more information on any of these roles!

Upcoming Events

· Wednesday, 3/20 – Plank South 40th Anniversary Science Fair

· Wednesday, 3/27 – Perfectionism in Students Discussion (6:30pm at Willink M.S.)

· Thursday, 3/28 – Saturday, 3/30 (Times Vary): Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella @ Thomas High School

· Friday, 4/5 – Plank South Spring Dance

· Saturday, 4/6 – Community Arts Day

· Tuesday, 4/10 – Plank South PTSA Meeting (7pm)

Community Arts Day!!!

Community Arts Day is coming up on Saturday, April 6th and you'll find lots of flyers below, including one to sign up for the talent show. Community Arts Day only works because of the amazing volunteers who help out so here is a link for those of you who can help volunteer. One easy way to help out is to donate a prepackaged baked good and drop it off at Plank South on 4/4 or 4/5. That option is the last one at this link. Thanks!

Flyers, Flyers, Flyers!

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