Station Newsletter

April 12, 2021

Calendar

April 13: General PTO Meeting 9:30 via Zoom

April 16: Autism Awareness Day (alternate) Wear Blue to Show Support

April 20: Board of Education Meeting, 7pm

May 4: Board of Education Meeting, 7pm

May 6: 7th Grade Virtual Civil War Day Field Trip

May 11: Virtual PTO Meeting, 9:30am

May 18: 8th Grade Picnic (during lunch thru colt time)

May 25: Tentative Outdoor 8th Grade Recognition, 6:30pm at BHS stadium

May 28: Last Day of School (if no make-up day used)

APRIL GENERAL PTO MEETING

Join us for our next general session PTO meeting April 13 at 9:30 via zoom. At this time we would love to invite all incoming 6th grade families if you know of any new parents please share the date time and zoom link.

Budget request: The board will request for an increase to the budget to admend items for the 8th grade events.

Costs are estimated at $5600 Income is estimated $1500

Please join the meeting tomorrow with any questions or concerns.


https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84325722378?pwd=dWI3ekVtMFhzV09YanUrYmgvbGRzUT09

8TH GRADE YEAR END CELEBRATION

We are excited to share with you a few year end celebration items and events.

**Yard signs-Please visit the school store in Infinite Campus to purchase a yard sign for your home. Yard signs are $10 and will be available for pickup the first week of May, we will send an email when we have definite dates and times.

**T-Shirts- you may also purchase your son or daughter an 8th grade t-shirt in the school store on Infinitie Campus.

**8th grade picnic-The PTO will host a picnic for the students currently scheduled for May 18 from lunch hour through colt time (12:50-2:15). All 8th graders are welcome and encouraged to join regardless of your current learning environment. Please note remote learners will be required to provide their own transportation. The event is free to all 8th graders we ask that you kindly RSVP on Infinite Campus so we can accurately coordinate the day. You may also donate to the class gift while responding to the picnic.

INFINITE CAMPUS

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Station PTO Needs your help!!!

We are currently planning for the 2021-22 School Year. We are optimistic that next year we will have the opportunity to host many of our favorite events! To make sure that can happen, we need volunteers like you! There is a variety of commitment levels that are great to fit anyone's schedule. All descriptions are listed on the website Click on the red button below to sign up for positions available. If you are aware of any incoming 6th grade families please share with them as well. Please reach out to any current PTO members if you have any additional questions. We look forward to working with you in the future!
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Amazon Smiles

We have almost doubled our profit within the last quarter, it's so easy to help contribute!

It's time to update your Amazon Smiles app! They ask you to do this twice a year and it's really easy.

To continue supporting Station Middle School PTO with eligible mobile app purchases, you’ll need to make sure AmazonSmile is turned on in the app.

How to check if AmazonSmile is on:

  1. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your phone
  2. Choose ‘Settings’ in the main menu (☰)
  3. Select ‘AmazonSmile’ to see if it’s turned on

IN THE COMMUNITY

POP Packing

Next session is April 6th please sign up if you are able

Come out and help pack bags for children all across District 220 are facing food insecurity.



Come pack bags of food with other D220 volunteers for Packs of Plenty (formerly Blessings in a Backpack). The first Tuesday of the month, volunteers will gather to pack 2000+ bags of food to be distributed to students in need.



The packing location will be at Moretti’s Unique Events at 2525 West Higgins Road in Hoffman Estates (no kids under 18 please!). Use the sign up link below. Three time slots are available; for April 6 8:30-9:30; 9:30-11:00 or 11:00-12:30. Masks required. We hope to see you!