The Voice

Eman School PTA Newsletter

February 2016, Volume 6

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PTA Messages

AsSalaamu Alaikum Parents, Teachers, Staff, and Students.


Thank you to those of you who joined us for Coffee and Conversation this month. We had a nice turn-out and many great ideas were exchanged! We are looking forward to implementing some of the ideas discussed. InshaAllah our next Conversation Meeting will be announced soon.


We also want to thank all the parents and teachers who took the time to respond the Security Survey. Your feedback is so important!


PTA has another surprise for students this month. Read below for details!

Thank you January volunteers!

PTA thanks the following parents for their volunteering efforts in the month of January:


Eman N.

Lina A.

PTA Membership

Our membership numbers grew in January!


Eman PTA currently has 78 total members.


We are only 2 teachers away from having 100% teacher participation!


Parents, It's not too late!... You can still join PTA this school year. Please remember that each school year your membership has to be renewed to be active. The cost is only $10 per person. Please email pta@emanschool.net or request a membership form from the office.

PTA Scheduled Events

Corey the Dribbler

Corey the Dribbler will be at our school February 19th!

(This event is during school and is for students only.)


Schools across the country are being inspired and awed by Former Harlem Globetrotter - Corey The Dribbler and his inspirational story! Corey Rich is a 4-Time Guinness record holder that’s been featured on TV and NBA Halftime Shows. Corey travels the country inspiring kids to R.E.A.D., a character education message. Respect, Education, Attitude/Activity, and Don’t Bully or Do Drugs are the Four Principles he encourages the students to live by. Corey teaches the value in reading and how it led him to win a spot on the Harlem Globetrotters. They are taught to respect their parents, teachers, classmates, and that bullying is not cool! Corey encourages the kids to excel in school while bringing a positive attitude with them every day. Staying active and fit is stressed along with drug awareness. Besides an unforgettable ball handling show, students will have fun being involved in several games with Corey, some including even the teachers! The kids will also have the chance to steal the ball from the World’s Best Ball Handler!

Ice Skating

PTA is working to coordinate an Ice Skating event at the Fuel Tank in Fishers for the month of March. Details will come soon ...

Big Blue Football Colts Camp

Specific date and details to come, however PTA has arranged for the Colts Camp to return to our school this April!


About the program: Big Blue Football Camps provide an opportunity for elementary age (2nd through 6th grade) boys and girls to experience the game of football featuring educational and recreational activities in a safe and fun environment.

PTA Store

The PTA Store is a neat way for the students to participate in fundraising for the school while having a little extra fun during a regular school day. It is held once a month at each campus. Please send a maximum of $2 per student if you would like your child to shop at the store.


Allisonville Campus

When: Tuesday, February 23rd


Lantern Road Campus

When: Wednesday, February 24th

Pizza Hut Book It! Program

Eman School students (grade KG-6) now have the opportunity to participate in the Pizza Hut Book It! program which encourages reading with a monthly reward.



During the program months (October - March), KG-6 students can earn a Reading Award Certificate good for a free, one-topping Personal Pan Pizza from Pizza Hut simply for meeting their AR reading goals.



At the end of the program, PTA will have a surprise for each student who participated in and completed their reading goals.

School Calendar

Mon, Feb 15th - Presidents Day - NO School

Tues, Feb 23rd - PTA Store @ Allisonville

Wed, Feb 24th - 2nd Grade field trip, Ice Cream & Pizza Party - parents do not need to pack their 2nd grader a lunch this day

Wed, Feb 24th - PTA Store @ Lantern Road

Wed, March 9th - Late start 9:00am

Box Tops for Education

Don't forget to send in box tops. Please cut them out neatly, and place them in a ziploc bag labeled with the student's name. Eman School receives 10 cents for each box top PTA submits.


Students who turn in at least 10 box tops each month will receive a prize.

Suggestion Box

PTA has a suggestion box located just inside the main entrance at the Allisonville Campus. Comments, questions, or concerns can be left in this box. You may choose to do this anonymously. All information is shared by the PTA President with the School Board directly.

Volunteer

Parents, please don't forget that each Eman School family is required to volunteer 15 hours each school year. Volunteering at PTA events, in the classroom or school count towards these mandatory hours. Hours should be logged after each volunteering session in the Volunteer Log Books located with Ms. Lisa and Ms. Rozina.

Meet the 2015-16 Eman School PTA Board Members

Fatima Ozdemir - President

Hala Awad - Vice President

Adriana Awad - Secretary

Rasha Samara - Treasurer

Kholoud Alhaffar - Membership Chair

Ala'a AbuMahfouz - Reflections Chair

Ms. Rozina Noorani - Lantern Road Campus Representative