Happy New Year from the PTA!
It is amazing that half the school year is already over! Our principal, Mrs. Strong, has settled in and is doing a great job leading our students and faculty. We hope you have been able to meet her personally. As our school prepares for the renovation that will start later this year, we wanted to update you on all the events the PTA is preparing for the second half of the school year.
More information on Field Day:
The $1 Book Cart is back, but the school needs your help!
Starting on February 8, 2016, a volunteer will be needed to assist three 5th grade students
with the Book Cart Sales.
Volunteers would need to be here at 8:30 when the students arrive and stay until
approximately 8:55 to monitor the book sale. The cart is taken to each grade level for the
Here is the schedule for each grade:
MONDAYS- 4th & 5th Grades
TUESDAYS- 3rd Grade
WEDNESDAYS- 2nd Grade
THURSDAY- 1st Grade
If you are interested in helping out, please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Carson Room – Would you like to encourage children to develop a desire to read? Do you have about 30 minutes in your day that you could spare? If you answered yes to these questions, the Carson Reading Room needs you! We are fortunate to have a volunteer-based room that promotes leisure reading in our children’s lives. Please consider volunteering to supervise a group in the Carson Reading Room. See the attached sign-up sheet and if you see a time that works for you, please contact Amy at email@example.com
Fitness Fridays/Striders is currently seeking volunteers to help out at recess on Fridays. Volunteers encourage students to run/walk the 1/4 mile track behind the school. The kids very much enjoy receiving chains and tokens for every mile they complete. Volunteers are needed to help encourage students, keep track of mileage and hand out chains and tokens. If you are available during your child’s recess time, please consider volunteering. Sign up now at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B45ACA928A64-fitness/.
28 (630pm-8pm) – PTA General Meeting
4 – Bike to School Day
13 – Field Day (rain date 5/19)
See above for signup
20 (6pm-8pm) – Spring Dance
The procedure for training Volunteers is here:
After School Programs:
The Language & Cultural Club
Register at: http://www.languageandculturalclub.com/Registration.html
Swansfield Karate Registration Winter 2016 Registration
Classes will be held on Fridays February 19, 26 and March 4, 11 & 18