Greens Prairie Elementary PTO
November 2013 Newsletter
Save The Date... GPE Spring Rodeo
**New for 2014 - Baking Contest (will include cakes and cookies, in addition to pies),
Kid's toy raffle and more.**
Mustang Market Is Coming Soon!
STUDENT SHOPPING DAYS:
12/12- Kindergarten, 1st Grade, Headstart & PPCD
12/13-2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade
FAMILY HOLIDAY EVENT:
December 14, 8am-11am - FREE Pancake breakfast with Santa, Mustang Market shopping, FREE pictures with Santa, and a special visit and story-time with Mrs. Claus as well! Check out our webpage for more details!
Volunteers- Jooners request will be sent out later this month. We need cashiers, shopper helpers, baggers, set up, decorations.
Questions - Please email Lauren Bohler- email@example.com
Long Sleeve T-shirts and Hoodies
Long sleeve t-shirts and hoodies, featuring the same logo as our school t-shirts, are on sale until November 15th. We will be placing one order, and will not be ordering additional shirts, so please take advantage of this opportunity! Order form may be downloaded here or you may pick one up in the office. Deadline to order is 3:00pm, November 15th.
We want to say thank you to all of our book fair volunteers. We could not do it without you! A huge thank you to Olive Garden for the delicious dinner! It was our BIGGEST book fair dinner turn out, yet! Over 350 tickets were sold. Thank you to College Station Wal-Mart for donating extra shopping bags for the book fair.
Congratulations to Yvette Reza, the winner of the volunteer drawing. She won a gift certificate to the book fair. Thank you to everyone that shopped at the book fair. Remember that your purchases help earn money for our school library!
Parent Involvement Matters!
Year Book Order Deadline
We are in need of photos for the yearbook. If you have any photos from classroom parties, events at the school, or field trips...please share them with us. Instructions on uploading them to the Balfour website are on the PTO website!!
**** Yearbook Cover Contest ****
All you need to do is draw a picture of what you think this year’s yearbook cover should look like! Deadline is Tuesday, November 26th.
Click here for the guidelines to enter. The winner will receive a FREE yearbook!!!
Mustang Market: We need cashiers, shoppers, baggers, help with decorations and set-up. Contact Lauren Bohler at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Library Helper: Our Librarian is in need of volunteers to help with book check out, return and shelving. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Catherine Anderson at email@example.com.
Parent Patrol: Calling parents and guardians! GPE PTO is in need of several early risers who love to start their day off by greeting a lot of smiling faces! Parent Patrol needs your help! It's just 30 minutes a day, from 7:30-8:00am. Volunteer for one day, or a week, whatever works for your schedule! The job involves directing traffic and controlling the crosswalk in the school drive-way, while our kids are being dropped off at school. Bring a cup of coffee, and make a difference! The safety of our students, and staff, is our number one priority! If you're interested, please contact Ryan Sorensen (firstname.lastname@example.org) or leave a message here, and we'll get in touch with you!
Art Room Volunteer: Mr. Cain needs more volunteers for apple printing project which is very hands on, and a great opportunity to work with your kids in the art class. JOONERS SIGN UP SHEET. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Hampton at email@example.com
UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES
- November 12th- Spirit Night Potato Shack Plus - CANCELLED!!!
- November 13th- Early Release Day at 12:45pm
- November 26th- Goodies of Gratitude - Look for a Jooners request very soon
- November 27th-29th- Thanksgiving Holiday