November PAC Reminders
Qualters Middle School Parent Advisory Council
QMS PAC MEETING TONIGHT!!
Thursday, Nov 16, 2023, 06:30 PM
240 East Street, Mansfield, MA, USA
💚🤍🖤 Thank You To Our Fall Frolic Sponsors 🖤🤍💚
Fall Frolic ~ Thank You & Ice Cream Social Winner
On November 4th we held our 1st Annual Fall Frolic - an 18+ Comedy Fundraiser - and it was a huge success! We are elated that we had over 60 attendees and raised $6,200! The Board would like to thank all of our sponsors, those that donated raffle prizes, and especially our volunteers! This event could not have been as successful without your tireless efforts ~ THANK YOU!
As you know, the team that raised the most (combination of ticket sales, sponsors, and donations) will receive an ice cream social. It gives me great pleasure to announce the winner of the ice cream social. Please join me in congratulating the 6th Grade Yellow team!! PAC is working with Mr. McGovern to schedule the ice cream social. Additional details will be provided to the Yellow team once they are available.
Below please find the final team standings:
- Grade 6: Yellow Team - raised $425
- Grade 6: Purple Team - raised $360
- Grade 7: Maroon Team - raised $340
- Grade 6: Orange Team - raised $330
- Grade 7: Gold Team - raised $270
- Grade 7: Aqua Team - raised $210
- Grade 8: Silver Team - raised $90
*Teams not listed did not raise any funds.
If you were not able to attend and wish to donate to PAC, donations can be made via PayPal at QMS UnFundraiser Donation, Venmo @QMS-PAC, or send a check payable to "QMS PAC" to QMS PAC, 240 East Street, Mansfield, MA 02048. Remember, donations are tax deductible.
Fall Staff Appreciation Breakfast
PAC is starting to plan our Staff Appreciation events for the year and we're proud to kick it off with a fall themed breakfast! On Monday, November 20th PAC will host a continental breakfast for the QMS teachers and staff in appreciation for all that they do throughout the year for our students. Those that would like to contribute to this or future Staff Appreciation events are encouraged to make a contribution using the Unfundraiser link below.
The Paper Store - Gift of Giving Annual Charity Event
November 20-26 purchase the 2023 Gift of Giving ornament in store for $3.99 and The Paper Store will donate $1 to the Parent Organizations of Mansfield Public Schools AND you can save 20% off your ENTIRE purchase* during your visit. PAC, MESA, and the Roland Green Parent Group, will share equally in the proceeds.
*see store for details
Monthly Dining for Dollars
November 20th 4-8 pm at Bar Pizza & Salad Co.! Dine in or take out 4-8 PM and mention the word "PAC" when ordering or use the code "PAC" to order online. Sorry, no phone orders. PAC will receive a portion of each sale!
Dining for Dollars is a restaurant fundraiser where families eat (or take out) at a restaurant on a particular day and the restaurant donates back a set percentage of sales to QMS PAC. These fundraisers are a win-win! You, your friends, family, and other PAC supporters get a chance to enjoy a delicious meal while supporting a local business AND raising funds for our students.
Fall Pie Fundraiser Pick Up: Tuesday, November 21st 4-7 pm in the QMS Lobby
Thank you to those who participated in the Lynman Orchards Pie Fundraiser. With your help, we raised $2,149. As a reminder, pick up for FROZEN pies will take place on November 21st from 4-7 pm in the QMS Lobby. All other items (popcorn, tumblers, cookies, etc) will be delivered directly to the buyers address. ONLY FROZEN PIES WILL BE PICKED UP AT QMS. Arrangement can be made for pick up on alternative dates by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mansfield Jibbitz Fundraiser
Are you wondering where your jibbitz are? For those waiting to receive jibbitz, we apologize for the delay and appreciate your patience. We do not know why, but shipping for this order has been delayed. We are just as eager to receive them as you are and anticipate their arrival in the next day or two. As soon as they are received, you will be notified.
Show your school spirit and support PAC by purchasing a Mansfield Jibbitz!! Two options are available and each jibbitz is $5. Please use the form below to order yours today! After payment is received you will be notified where to pick up your order. Any questions please email us at email@example.com.
November 16: PAC Meeting 6:30 - 8:00 PM (QMS Library or Room 110)
November 20: Dining for Dollars @ Bar Pizza & Salad Co. 4-8 pm mention "PAC"
November 20: Fall Staff Appreciation Breakfast
November 20-26: The Paper Store Gift of Giving Annual Charity Event. Purchase the Gift of Giving ornament in store for $3.99 and save 20% on your order. See flyer for more details.
November 21: Pie Fundraiser Pick Up 4-7 pm (QMS Lobby)
November 22-24: No School - Thanksgiving Break
November 30: Leaders in Youth Mental Health Series - Helping Families Navigate the Mental Health System 12-1 pm. Registration required. (Zoom)
December 14: PAC Meeting 6:30 - 8:00 PM (QMS Library or Room 110)
December 4: School Council Meeting 6:00 PM (QMS Room 110)
December 5: SEPAC General Meeting 6:30-7:30 PM
December 5: School Committee Meeting 6:30-8:30 PM
December 12: School Committee Meeting 6:30-8:30 PM
December 22: Half Day
December 25-January 1: No School - Winter Break
Dislike having to sell “stuff” to raise funds for an organization? Well, so do we!
In lieu of tasking students and parents with selling typical fundraising items, PAC is pleased to offer a tax deductible option to take the hassle out of fundraising. Your participation is completely voluntary and very much appreciated! You can simply make a donation via Venmo, PayPal, or check!
Your donations will enable us to support our students and teachers by providing the funds for enrichment, technology, flexible seating, speaker events and so much more. Our goal is to raise $15,000 this year. This will put us in a terrific position to support all of our ongoing student activities and provide an opportunity to see what new initiatives we can help with.
_____ $25 - I don’t want to buy chocolate bars, please take this donation instead.
_____ $50 - I don’t want to sell coupon books so here’s a better alternative.
_____ $100 or $_______ Here’s a donation to show my appreciation for not having to buy, sell, or do anything else for fundraising this year.
Payments can be made via PayPal at QMS UnFundraiser Donation, Venmo @QMS-PAC, or send a check payable to "QMS PAC" to QMS PAC, 240 East Street, Mansfield, MA 02048. Remember, donations are tax deductible.
Tax ID: 04-3421470
⭐ Don’t forget to check with your employer about matching funds ⭐
Questions? Email PAC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMPANY MATCH PROGRAM
Thinking about making a donation to the QMS PAC? Check with your employer to see if they will match all or some of your donation. Some employers will match at a 1:1 ratio, but some will even match 2:1 or 3:1. Our Tax ID is 04-3421470.
WHAT IS PAC?
Fundraising enables us to support our students and teachers by providing the funds for important items such as:
Student Clubs - afterschool clubs like model building and role playing
Student Activities - 8th Grade Luau
Speaker Series - presentations on important topics
Flexible Seating Options - bouncy bands, standing desks, padded stadium chairs for hallway reading time
Technology - Smartboards and TV monitors in the foyer to display daily information to our students & teachers
Staff Appreciation - annual staff appreciation events
ALL donations are tax deductible! Be sure to ask your employer about matching funds!! Learn more about PAC on our website at www.QMSPAC.com. Tax ID: 04-3421470
In Case You Missed It & Helpful Links
QMS News - Principal McGovern's 10/27/2023 Newsletter
Superintendent Murphy's Latest Newsletter - Superintendent Murphy's 10/14/23 Newsletter
QMS Website: https://qms.mansfieldschools.com
Aspen (formerly X2): Access student grades and assignments through Aspen.
Hornet Backpack: Papers that are normally sent home in QMS students' backpacks will be posted to our website in the Hornet Backpack instead.
Community Backpack: District and Community wide notices and documents that are not school specific will be posted to the Community Backpack.
6th Grade Team Emails:
7th Grade Team Emails:
8th Grade Team Emails:
ABOUT US ~ Executive Board
The QMS PAC Executive Board is comprised of parent volunteers elected through an annual nominating process. The PAC is governed in accordance to its by-laws, which are reviewed every three years or more frequently as needed. The Board has oversight for all fundraising initiatives, events, communications, volunteer development, governance, and allocation of funds and grant awards. Please join us as we welcome the 2023-2024 Executive Board members:
- President: Nicole Wright
- Co-Vice Presidents: Yohana Rosemark & Allyson Crowell
- Treasurer: Michelle Sexton
- Secretary: Courtney Harrison
Facebook: QMS PAC