Collins Newsletter 11.17.23
Mrs. Cebula's Weekly Update
November 22 - 12:00pm Dismissal
November 23 and 24th - Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
DISNEY DAY AT COLLINS
November is the month of giving and the Collins Fifth Grade Committee is holding a clothing drive to give back! Clean out your closets and help a family in need. All clothing should be preferably placed in 13-gallon white kitchen trash bags and dropped at 50 Martin Road between Thursday, November 16th and Monday, November 20th. *If you need to use large black garbage bags, please only pack lighter items (such as stuffed animals or linens) or they can become too heavy.
- Clothing and Shoes (All sizes) *No winter items or high heels
- Accessories (Belts, Purses, Backpacks, Ball caps)
- Toys (Soft and Hard toys) *Must be 14 inches or smaller
- Linens (Bedsheets, Bedspreads, Blankets, Curtains, Towels)
The items collected are not shredded and sent to third world countries in need. If you have any questions, please contact Michele Ozarow (email@example.com) or Marisa Friedman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
COLLINS CARES FRIDAY SPIRIT CALENDAR
Celebrate Fridays with the 5th Grade Collins Cares and join in on our spirit/theme days.
COLLINS COUGAR CALLOUT
Congrats to the class that got nominated the most for showing exceptional behaviors in the hallways, classroom, specials, lunch and more.
RESTAURANT GIVE BACK!
Dine in at Garbanzo located at 288 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, NJ on Friday 11/17 from 11 AM - 8 PM and Collins will receive 20% of the proceeds. Please show them the flyer which can be found on the PTO website!
HOLIDAY SHOPPE 12/5, 12/6 and 12/7
As the holidays near, we want to help make the holiday season even more special for Collins students by giving them the opportunity to shop for the perfect gifts for family members and friends. Students will visit with their classes. Gifts will range between $0.25 to $12 with the majority of the gifts priced between $3 to $7. Parents can send cash in for purchases or purchase a gift card. Please note that if a gift card is purchased, please print it out to bring with you on the day of.
WINTER ASE REGISTRATION
Registration will be open in December. We will be offering various classes on Wednesdays ONLY which will last a total of 9 weeks, with the option of a makeup week if needed. Classes start on Wednesday 1/10/2024.
TEACHER LOUNGE REFRESHMENTS!
We are collecting donations for various treats and drinks for the teachers' lounge. We will stock the lounge at the beginning of every month. Donations can be dropped off at a private home (message us for details please) or at the school. Monetary donations can be sent via Venmo (see sign-up link for details). Thank you to all Collins Families for your generous donations.
FIFTH GRADE FUNDRAISING!
POPCORN FUNDRAISER: See what’s poppin’! Support the 5th grade class by purchasing award-winning popcorn, offered in many fun flavors, and is really delicious! It also makes great holiday gifts! The process is 100% contactless and the product ships directly to the buyer in 7-10 days. The 5th Grade Popcorn Fundraiser is a 5-day sale from November 14 - November 18! Don’t miss out on this POPular fundraiser!
Click the link to purchase from the 5th grade class https://popup.doublegood.com/s/78lcp4q1 OR contact a Collins 5th grader to purchase directly from him or her! Please contact Anne Weisenberg at email@example.com with any questions.
NOVEMBER CLOTHING DRIVE: Save the date and start clearing out your closets! November is the month of giving and the 5th grade committee is holding a clothing drive to get in the spirit. Donations will be accepted Thursday, November 16th through Monday, November, 20th. More details to come but start collecting now!
Official Collins PTO Instagram Page: Collins_Elementary_School_PTO
Official Collins PTO Facebook Page: Collins Elementary School PTO in Livingston, NJ (Please make sure to answer the two screening questions in order to be admitted).
For General Questions, reach out to Emily Liang-Chan at ELiang83@yahoo.com