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2019-2020 PTO Board & News Updates (Oct.)

 
Coordinator:  Michelle Douthat  (mdouthat@msn.com) 434-609-6978
Co-Coordinator:  Melanie Carter (melaniec716@yahoo.com)
Secretary:  Melissa Busse (mbusse@amherst.k12.va.us)
Treasurer:  Clay Campbell (cdc789@live.com)
Volunteer Coordinator: Promise Campbell (promisecampbell22@gmail.com)
Community Coordinator:  Shelley Query (nursequery@gmail.com)
Communications Coordinator:  Michelle Douthat
Member at Large: Vacant
Faculty Representative:  Melissa Busse
Box Tops Coordinator: Lindsy Terwilliger
Principal:  Kim Scott (kascott@amherst.k12.va.us
 
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**PTO News Updates October 2019**
 
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Yankee Candle fundraiser. It was a success!
 
We raised $54.55 at the Elon Texas Roadhouse night so thanks to everyone who came out.
 
Our next fundraiser is Biscuitville's Breakfast After Dark on Tues. Oct. 15 from 5:00 to 8:00pm. Elon receives 20% back from the total sales that night.
 
Literacy night and fall Book Fair is almost here!! Book fair starts Oct. 24. Family night shopping will be on literacy night. Come out and enjoy a spooktacular evening with pizza, games and prizes, door decorating contest and bake sale provided by the archery team. Wear your favorite character costume. Hope to see you all there!!
 
Mark you calendars:
PTO meeting Mon. Oct. 7 at 6:00
Literacy Night - Oct. 24 5:30 - 7:30
JT's fundraiser night - Nov. 13th at 4:00
Coupon book fundraiser starts Nov. 11 - Dec. 6
 
 
 
With your support, the PTO was able to provide many services for the school last year. Some of those included:
  • $100.00 for each teacher at the beginning of the year for classroom supplies
  • Brain Pop computer programs for the classrooms
  • Supper for teachers and staff during parent/teacher conferences
  • D.A.R.E t-shirts for 4th grade
  • N-Action arcade games for the Eagle Bash
  • Treats for teachers during teacher appreciation week
  • Ukulele's for the music program
  • Pizza and refreshments for Literacy Night
  • Sponsoring an Angel Tree recipient
  • Art Supplies for K-2 winter art program
  • Glow in the Dark dance
  • T-shirts for every student for field day
  • Refreshments for winter and spring musicals

We hope to make this year even more successful than last. Thank you for your continued support for Elon Elementary and the Elon PTO.

Sincerely,
 
Elon PTO

 

The Elon PTO is always looking for volunteers. Every parent and guardian are a part of the PTO. We need your help and support. If you are interested in becoming a member or volunteering and would like to add your name to the email list, please contact Michelle Douthat at mdouthat@msn.com or call or text 434-609-6978. There are many ways to be a part of the PTO wheter it's volunteering your time, providing a service, offering new ideas on fundraisers or events or donating refreshments.

Missed getting on the parent email list? Please send an email to mdouthat@msn.com to be included on the list.
 
About the EES PTO
 
What does the PTO do?
The primary purpose of the Elon PTO is to raise money for various school projects. We sponsor events during the school year, including fundraisers, providing refreshments for school programs, T-Shirt sales, and partnering with local businesses like Funquest, Country Cookin, Biscuitville and Texas Roadhouse. Our PTO Fundraisers have helped provide:
 
  • A new school playground
  • Dictionary sets for the classrooms
  • Ukulele's for the music department
  • $100 per teacher annually for school supplies
  • Brain Pop and Brain Pop Jr. computer programs for the classrooms
  • Nature Zone Program for 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades
  • Supper for faculty on Parent/Teacher Conference nights and Open House
  • D.A.R.E t-shirts
  • SOL treats for students during testing days
  • Refreshments for Winter and Spring musicals
  • Pizza for Literacy Night
  • Sponsor an Angel Tree recipient
  • Santa Event
  • Lunch for faculty/staff during Teacher Appreciation Week
  • AR Books for the library
  • Playground balls
 
How can you be involved?
 
All parents are a part of our PTO! Volunteering with the Elon PTO is a great way to be involved with the students and teachers at our school. You can show your support for our school by participating in fundraising activities and volunteering at PTO sponsored events. Anyone wishing to volunteer or chaperone must complete a background check prior to volunteering. We strongly suggest doing this as soon as possible as it can take at least six weeks to complete. You can have this done at no charge at:
 
                                            Amherst County Public Schools
                                                     School Board Office
                                               Office of Human Resourses
                                                  153 Washington Street
                                                      Amherst, VA 24521
                                                          (434) 946-9376
 
There are also many ways you can volunteer from home!  Ask a teacher or a board member today how you can help.

 

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