Thursday Notes 11.12.15

Bryant/Pattengill Thursday Notes:Nov. 12, 2015

In this issue:


  • Scrip Gift Cards Fundraiser
  • Grocery Store Spotlight – GFS Marketplace

Help Wanted: Volunteer Opportunities


  • Event and Activity Volunteer Sign-Up



  • Title I Parent Night Tonight in the Bryant Media Center
  • Last Chance for the Clothes Closet at Bryant
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Coin Drive at Bryant
  • Last Reminder to get your Flu Vaccine at Pattengill
  • Visit the Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop
Mark Your Calendars
Stay Connected

In this issue

Scrip Gift Cards Fundraiser: (Orders Due Friday, Nov 20th) – Giving some gift cards this holiday season? Buy them through Great Lakes Scrip, where B/P receives a portion of all gift card sales. You can even order gift cards for your own local shopping! Click here for more information. Questions? Contact Shannon Kotre

Smile! Gives Back to Our Schools: Visit, and select Bryant-Pattengill PTO as your charity of choice. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to our schools. If you already have an Amazon account, everything automatically transfers when you shop at AmazonSmile – your cart contents, wish lists, etc. Get a head start on your holiday shopping and start earning for Bryant/Pattengill today!

Grocery Store Spotlight – GFS Marketplace. Shop at GFS Marketplace and support our PTO! See attached flyer for more information. Questions? Contact Alicia Davis, Thanks for your support.

Help Wanted: Volunteer Opportunities

Event and Activity Volunteer Sign-Up: To volunteer for any of our PTO events and activities throughout the year, visit: 2015-2016 Bryant/Pattengill Volunteer Sign-Up.


Title I Parent Night Tonight: Please join Mr. Kinasz and Mr. Hall for the Title I parent night tonight, from 6-7:30pm in the Bryant Media Center. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Last Chance for the Clothes Closet: The Clothes Closet which closes on Nov. 13 is for families in need to come and select for free what they might need for the winter months. All clothes will be in the atrium (across from Mrs. Bass’s Room) at Bryant. Questions? Contact Kelly Pomorski at

Thanksgiving Turkey Coin Drive Begins This Week: Each year, Bryant School partners with the staff at M Den to provide turkey dinners (complete with dessert) for some of our families in need. If you would like to participate, please send in coins with your child Nov. 4-20. Pattengill families are welcome to participate and drop off any donations at Bryant. Thank you for your contributions!

Last Reminder to get your Flu Vaccine at Pattengill: A flu vaccine clinic is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 19 from 2:30-4:00pm at Pattengill. Questions? Contact Amy Caragay, RN at (734) 323-3556 or

Visit the Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop: Located at 2280 S. Industrial Hwy., the PTO Thrift Shop supports our schools and students. Shop, donate, and support AAPS!

Mark Your Calendars

To view the full 2015-2016 school year, select: Bryant/Pattengill PTO Calendar


  • Thurs, Nov. 12: Bryant Picture Retakes and Candids
  • Thurs, Nov. 12: PTO Executive Board Meeting, 6-7:30pm, Bryant in SISS Conference Rm
  • Thurs, Nov. 12: Title I Parent Night, 6-7:30pm, Bryant Media Center
  • Mon, Nov. 23: Report Cards Go Home
  • Wed – Fri, Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving Break – No School for Students


  • Wed, Dec. 2: Pattengill Yearbook Group Pictures
  • Thurs, Dec. 3: Bryant Yearbook Group Pictures
  • Mon – Fri, Dec. 7-11: Pattengill Book Fair (note date change)
  • Wed, Dec. 9: Pattengill Book Fair Family Night, 6-8pm
  • Mon, Dec. 21 – Jan. 1: Winter Break – No School for Students

Stay Connected

PTO Website:

PTO on Facebook: BryantPattengillPTO

PTO on Twitter: @A2BryPatPTO

Bryant Website:

Pattengill Website:

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