Mustang Minute

October 3, 2021

Announcements

Math and Reading STAR Reports

STAR reports are used to screen students for reading and math achievement levels. The results share with the school how your student is progressing and areas we can support them in. Students completed their first round of STAR and the results went home with your student on Friday.



MBP Calendar


Tuesday

-Soccer and Softball have home games


Wednesday

-Envirothon Club 3:15-4:15 in Ms. Streets room

-Cross Country home meet (at Northwood High School)


Thursday

-Soccer has a home game

Welcome to the PTA Corner!

Join us for our first PTA Meeting of the Year: Thursday, October 7 at 7pm on Zoom

Zoom link:https://zoom.us/j/9199519000


Want to vote on the budget? You must be an active PTA Member to cast a vote, so join here before the meeting: https://pollard.memberhub.com/store


Why does the PTA matter? Every penny earned through donations, fundraising, and volunteering goes straight into our classrooms, clubs, organizations, and programs. It benefits YOUR CHILD. The PTA supports each teacher with a $250 grant to cover materials for their classroom, purchases new books to diversify the collections in our media center/classrooms/support programs, after school clubs and activities to engage and stimulate new ways of connecting and learning, school wide programs to bring celebrate diversity and global learning, athletic/music/art equipment and supplies, and subscription services to engage students in active learning, among many other items.


Upcoming PTA Events:

>Wednesday, 10/6 from 6:30-8:30pm: Volunteer at the PTA Thrift Shop with Nicole Wray

>Thursday, 10/7 at 7pm on Zoom: General PTA Meeting (voting in new officers and budget)

>Sunday, 10/24 from 2-4pm: Volunteer at the PTA Thrift Shop with Malinda Quinn

>Monday, 11/8 from 6:30-8:30pm: Volunteer at the PTA Thrift Shop with Cate House

>Friday, 11/12 from 8:30-9:30am on Zoom: PTA Board Meeting


PTA Reminders:

*To Sign Up for a PTA Thrift Shop Work Group: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DA8AD2FA2F49-pollard1

*Link your Harris Teeter VIC card, Lowes Fresh Rewards, and Amazon Smile accounts to Pollard to earn money while you shop!

Check here weekly for messages from the Pollard PTA, volunteer opportunities, and fun experiences throughout the year.


PTA President: Jen Bowman, President@mbpptsa.org

PTA Vice President: Emily Patterson, emilysartorpatterson@gmail.com

PTA Treasurer: Julie Smith, julie@eastern-shores.com

PTA Secretary: Chandra Colwell, cwcolwell55@gmail.com

Want a voice in what happens at our school and how our PTA money is spent?


Do you have time to make your voice even louder?


PTA: We have several open positions that we would love to fill with YOU!

  • Do you spend time on social media? We need you to be our Social Media Coordinator and use those skills to promote our PTA news online!
  • Are you a fashionista? We need you to be our Spirit Wear Coordinator and use those skills to help us create some amazing apparel for our Mustangs to sport!


PTA THRIFT SHOP: Volunteer Opportunity

Parents, teachers & students: Volunteer work sessions at the Cole Park PTA Thrift Shop are now available for sign-up. Grab a few friends, pick a session, and earn some money for our school! Duties include straightening the store for the next day, sorting donations, and hanging clothes (no experience necessary). For your time, you earn $$$ towards the team/club/teacher/grade level of your choice AND you can shop for ½ off clothes, shoes, books and toys. *Masks are required.*

Upcoming dates: Sunday, 9/19 from 2-4; Thursday, 9/23 from 6:30-8:30; Wednesday, 10/6 from 6:30-8:30, Sunday, 10/24 from 2-4; Monday, 11/8 from 6:30-8:30; Sunday, 11/21 from 2-4

Sign-up link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DA8AD2FA2F49-pollard1

Questions? Contact Cate House at cate@catehouse.com

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