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2018-2019 PTO Board & News Updates (Sept.)

 
Coordinator:  Michelle Douthat  (mdouthat@msn.com) 434-609-6978
Co-Coordinator:  Melanie Carter 
Secretary:  Melissa Busse
Treasurer:  Clay Campbell 
Volunteer Coordinator: Sandy Stafford
Community Coordinator:  Shelley Query
Communications Coordinator:  Michelle Douthat
Member at Large: Vacant
Faculty Representative:  Melissa Busse
Principal:  Kim Scott (kascott@amherst.k12.va.us
 
PTO News Update (Sept. 2018)
 
We hope everyone had a wonderful summer break. We have some fun and exciting things planned for the new school year.
 
We are looking forward to meeting families, parents and grandparents that would like to get involved with our PTO this school year. We need your participation in our organization to help make a positive difference in the lives of our children.
 
Our group meets once a month to discuss events, plan fundraisers to enhance all programs and share ideas. This is a wonderful way to find out what is happning at our scool from the PTO's perspective. We welcome all returning and new families.
 
We are always looking for new ideas and support so please look for us at the Back to School Bash on September 6th. We hope you will join us for some great food from local vendors, music, activities for the kids and fellowship.
 
We look forward to getting to know you and plan to do all we can to make you feel welcome!
 
Sincerely,
 
2018-2019 Elon Elementary PTO
 
 
Year at a glance-
 
PTO meeting dates 2018-2019
 
Aug. 27                                Jan. 7
Sept. 10                               Feb. 4
Oct. 1                                   Mar. 4
Nov. 12                                 April 1
Dec. 3                                  May 6
 
 
Funquest Fundraiser Nights 2018-2019
 
Sept. 20                                Jan. 17
Oct. 11                                  Feb. 14
Nov. 8                                   Mar. 14
Dec. 6                                   April 4
 
 
Lunch Duty 2018-2019
 
Sept. 14 (PTO)                       Feb. 15 (4th gr)
Oct. 26 (Kindergarten)           Mar. 15 (5th gr)
Nov. 16 (1st gr)                       April 12 (PTO)
Dec. 14 (2nd gr)                     May 17 (PTO)
Jan. 18 (3rd gr)
 
 
Hill City Inflatables Fundraising Night 2018-2019
 
Sept. 19                                  Jan. 16
Oct. 24                                    Feb. 13
Nov. 14                                    Mar. 13
Dec. 12
 
 
Sluggos Fundraiser Nights 2018-2019
 
Sept. 20
Oct. 10
 
 
 
Missed getting on the parent email list? Please send an email to mdouthat@msn.com to be included on the list.
 
PTO Help Wanted:
Volunteers needed for PTO events. Please email us at mdouthat@msn.com or sstafford@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering on any level.
 
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 Sluggos. Our PTO Fundraisers have helped provide:
 
  • A new school playground
  • Dictionary sets for the classrooms
  • $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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