South Park PTO Spotlight
December 3, 2021
IN THIS ISSUE
- Restaurant Days-Chipotle 12/6
- Feeling generous? Shop for a family in need by 12/6!
- Gratitude Generation -Sign up to Volunteer on Dec 11th
- Winter Enrichment Sign up
- Marla's Lunch - winter ordering to begin midDecember
- Fun Lunch Volunteering - NEW dates available
- Winter Gear Drive - Bring items now until winter break
- Cute pictures? Send to the Yearbook!
Restaurant Days -Chipotle 12/6
Life is Burritoful!
Come to Chipotle in Deerfield on Monday, December 6th from 5-9pm.
33% of the proceeds go directly to South Park PTO! Show the flyer on your phone for credit.
Bring your friends and bring your appetite!!!
Dragonfly Foundation - Opportunity to support a family in need!
If you have any question, please contact Becca Weiner (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Gratitude Generation-Sign up to volunteer
g2 is using your generous contributions from pumpkin voting to purchase toiletries for their new personal care closet, to support those in need. Gratitude Generation has invited South Park students to help stock these shelves!
Saturday, December 11th from 1-2pm. This event is open to students of all grades with limited slots due to space constraints.
Please sign up with this link... https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0A49A5A82EA7F58-south
Winter Enrichment Sign Up
After School Enrichment, through the Deerfield Park District, will run again at South Park this winter! The 2022 Winter Program Guide can be found here (pg 26).
Contact Megan Carbone / Supervisor – School Age Programs
Direct Line: 847.572.2621 / email@example.com
Fun Lunch Volunteers - Spots now open through spring break!
We are seeking one parent volunteer per day to help support the Fun Lunch Program together with Marla's Fun Lunch staff (11am-12:30pm daily). This a great opportunity to see your child for a quick hug AND to help the school!
**Volunteers most needed on Thursdays (Pizza Days)**
To sign up and review guidelines, please go to: Fun Lunch Volunteer Sign Up
Winter Gear Drive
Cute Pictures? Submit them to Yearbook!
The 2021-2022 yearbook is a memory keeping, moment in time for the students. Consider submitting your photos so we can make sure EVERYBODY is included!
See below for some potential photo categories:
- First Day of School
- Bike Rally
- Ice Cream Social
- Book Fair/Family Reading Night
- Spirit Wear Days
- Group pictures
Click here for easy instructions on how to submit pictures!
The SP Yearbook Committee thanks you!
Upcoming PTO Meetings
Please mark your calendar for the rest of the general PTO meetings. We would love to "see" you!
Wednesday, 2/2 @ 7:30pm
Friday, 4/1 @ 9am
Wednesday, 5/25 @ 7pm
Joining a meeting allows the chance to learn about what's happing in the school; and also provides an opportunity to give your input & ask questions of Dr. Faust, Mrs. Gruenwald, and the PTO board.
Order Fun Lunch
DEADLINE TO ORDER FOR THE FOLLOWING WEEK is every TUESDAY at 12pm NOON.
TO GET STARTED
GO to: marlaslunch.boonli.com (bookmark that page)
Click on Register then Create an Account: School
Password for your school: DPS299 (case sensitive)
Sign In with your username & password
To begin ordering click on the calendar date
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 224.269.0068
Purchasing celebration books not only supports the PTO, but is also a wonderful way to remember a special event, celebrate a child's accomplishments, honor a teacher/staff member, AND enhance the Learning Media Commons (LMC/Library).
* A minimum of $20 is suggested If you have any questions, please contact Holly Schlan
PTO Directory & Membership
The South Park PTO website is your one-stop PTO shop for membership dues/directory, announcements, spirit wear, volunteer opportunities, etc.
Buying the optional $25 membership for our PTO will allow you access to our mobile/online directory. It also is our largest fundraiser for the teachers and the school.
**For any families who need financial assistance, please contact Dr. Faust.
Questions? - Contact Karee Schwartz
South Park on Amazon Smile
AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the South Park PTO & our school. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to school.
Reach out - we want to help!
If at anytime during the school year parents/families need help with financial or technical support for school or PTO activities; please reach out to Dr Faust. Our goal is for every student & family to feel supported and connected to the South Park Penguin community.