Thursday Notes 10.27.16

Bryant/Pattengill Thursday Notes: October 27, 2016
 In This Issue:
  • Box Tops for Education Due Tomorrow
  • Revel & Roll FUNdraiser on Election Day
  • Shop at PTO Thrift Shop and Support Pattengill 5th Grade Camp
  • Help Families Stay Warm by Donating Winter Items
  • Parent Lending Library
  • Kindergarten and 1st Grade Girls! Are you ready for Girl Scouts?
  • Kudos for Movie Night
Help Wanted: Volunteer Opportunities
  • Event and Activity Volunteer Sign-Up
  • Pattengill Library Needs Your Help
Reminders:
  • Shop for Bryant/Pattengill: Busch’s
Mark Your Calendars
Stay Connected

 In This Issue
 Box Tops for Education Due Tomorrow: The Box Tops for Education program is an easy way to earn money for our schools! Simply clip and save the Box Tops “coupons” found on these products. Please turn in all of your Box Tops this Friday, Oct. 28. Collection boxes are near each school’s front office. Questions? Contact Jean Powell at jmpowl@aol.com.

Revel & Roll FUNdraiser on Election Day: Cast your vote, then bring the family to Revel & Roll on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8 (no school for students) for dining and fun, to benefit Bryant/Pattengill! Revel & Roll (1950 S. Industrial Hwy.) will donate to our PTO 15% of food sales and bowling from 11am-Midnight and 30% of arcade game card sales. Kids meals and arcade games are 1/2 off on Tuesdays, including 11/8. Arcade game cards benefitting B/P will be sold at Revel & Roll on 11/8, from 11am-1pm. Game cards are available in $10 increments and are valid for 1 year, so enjoy the fun at Revel & Roll on Election Day and beyond – purchase for the holidays and birthdays, too! Questions? Contact Amanda Shutko, PTO Fundraising Coordinator or check out the attached information sheet.


Shop at PTO Thrift Shop and Support 5th Grade Camp: Next week at the Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop from Oct. 30-Nov. 5, we have an opportunity to earn a percentage of $1,000 for 5th Grade Camp. For every $5 spent, shoppers earn a token. Cast your tokens in support of our school, to ensure that ALL Pattengill 5th graders are able to participate in the camp experience. Spread the word to friends and family and let’s SHOW OUR SUPPORT for our school! See the flier below for store hours.


Help Families Stay Warm by Donating Winter Items: Have you been looking for a local non-profit to donate or receive winter wear items? Please click here for a great overview of agencies in our community that accept gently-used or new donations and service local families in need. Questions? Contact Amanda Shutko: amanda.shutko@bryantpattengill.org


Parent Lending Libary: This free service is offered to all Bryant and Pattengill families. The books will be displayed at Bryant. The parents can pick 2 to 3 books at their child’s reading level. The students can practice reading the books and return them the following week and get more books. You can also return the books to your child’s teacher. The parent lending library is open only on Wednesdays beginning November 2nd  from 8:30am- 5:30pm.  It is located in the main lobby of the school. You can ask your child’s teacher for the level or use your child’s raz kid’s reading level to choose the books. Questions, please contact Mrs. Lemke- lemkec@a2schools.org


Kindergarten and 1st Grade Girls!  Are you ready for Girl Scouts? We have a wonderful Daisy Girl Scout troop that meets on the first and third Tuesdays each month, from 4-5:15pm and we are looking for more members! If you are interested or have questions, please contact Jenni Glysson at jglysson@aol.com or (734) 971-8769.


Kudos for Movie Night: The Bryant/Pattengill Movie Night was a huge success thanks to the hard work of our coordinator, Shannon Link. Thank you to all of the parents who volunteered, and to those families who joined us! A special thank you to Janelle Johnson and the Pioneer HS Rising Scholars students for lending a hand for this great event.


Help Wanted: Volunteer Opportunities
 Event and Activity Volunteer Sign-Up: The Bryant/Pattengill PTO offers many fun and educational activities for students and families, and we need YOU to make them possible. Please browse the 2016-2017 Bryant/Pattengill Volunteer Sign-up for an opportunity(ies) that interest you. Thank you!

Pattengill Library Needs Your Help: Due to the specials schedule not being implemented until October this year, Mrs. Schreck is still looking for many volunteers to check books in/out while she is teaching the students all about books and computers and doing great projects! If you can help at the following times OR another time works better to come in and re-shelf books, please contact her at schreck@aaps.k12.mi.us Thank you, in advance, for your help!3rd Grades: Mrs. Beech’s class Thursdays 9:49-10:49, Mr. Frankel’s class Thursdays 1:09-2:09, Mrs. Moizio’s class Thursdays 2:12-3:12 4th Grades: Mrs. Bailey’s class Wednesdays 8:50-9:50, Mrs. Blair’s class Mondays 8:50-9:50, Mrs. Cheladyn’s class Wednesdays 9:53-10:53, Mr. Taylor’s class Mondays 11:23-12:23 5th Grades: Ms. Hubbard’s class Fridays 1:20-2:20, Mr. Hatt’s class Fridays 2:10-3:00


 Reminders:
 

Shop for Bryant/Pattengill: Attention Shoppers! Do you shop at Busch’s?  Great news, Busch’s participates in the Shopper Loyalty Program! Your family can raise money for our schools simply by shopping at Busch’s and purchasing the things you normally would buy. Other participating businesses include Kroger, Office Depot/Office Max, and smile.Amazon.com. Click here for instructions on how you can participate in our Shopper Loyalty Program – the easiest way to raise money for our PTO! Even if you shop at a particular local or online store infrequently, please sign up to participate in that store’s loyalty program; small amounts add up! Questions? Contact Amanda Shutko at amanda.shutko@bryantpattengill.org. Thanks for your participation!


 
 Mark Your Calendars

To view the full 2016-2017 school year, select: Bryant/Pattengill PTO Calendar

 November 2016
  • Tues,  Nov 8: Election Day – No School for Students

    • Nov 8: B/P FUNdraiser at Revel & Roll, 11am-Midnight, 1950 S. Industrial Hwy

  • Wed, Nov 9: Bryant Picture Retakes

  • Wed – Fri, Nov 9-11: 5th Grade Camp

  • Tues,  Nov 15: PTO Executive Board Meeting, 6-7:30pm, Pattengill Media Center

    • Nov 15: Pattengill Picture Re-take ** Note Calendar Change**

  • Wed – Fri, Nov 23-25: Thanksgiving Break – No School for Students

December 2016

  • Mon – Fri, Dec 5-9: Pattengill Book Fair

  • Thurs, Dec 8: Pattengill Book Fair Family Night & Tech Night, 6-7:30pm, Pattengill

  • Mon, Dec 12: Bryant Yearbook Group Pictures

  • Thurs, Dec 22: Tappan Band & Choir Concert at Pattengill Cafeteria, Time TBD

  • Fri, Dec 23Jan 6: Winter Break – No School for Students


 Stay Connected

Submissions for Thursday Notes should be e-mailed to ThursdayNotes@bryantpattengill.org.

**Deadline is Tuesday at 5pm each week.**


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