EES PTO NEWS 12/12/16

PTO Leaders: Leigh Fisher, Hollie Foley and Rachel Shelley

PTO Contact: pto

VERMONT COFFEE COMPANY ORDERS DUE TOMORROW TUESDAY December 13th!

EES makes $6/bag! This month orders will be delivered Friday, December 16th. Order forms at Front Office and EES PTO website. (https://eespto.org/fundraisers/Vermont-coffee-fundraiser/).

Checks payable to EES PTO, OR Pay via PayPal; Please note in PayPal “Purpose Box” number of bags and coffee choice. Contact Pam Moreau (802.999.4590 or pmoreaulawvt@gmail.com) with questions.

No Frills Fundraiser

The EES PTO is launching our annual appeal, with a goal this year of raising $3000. Please take a few moments to make a donation so that all of our students can continue to benefit from the rich classroom activities, educational field trips, and fun community events that are sponsored by the PTO. 100% of your donation will go towards programs for our students. Link: https://eespto.org/fundraisers/no-frills-fundraiser/

Remember that your donation is fully tax-deductible. What’s more, many local businesses will match your contribution, so be sure to ask your employer about this opportunity to raise even more funds for our school.

EES Community Holiday Gifts Project
During this holiday season, if you are looking for an opportunity to give to a family in the EES community, consider purchasing a gift card (Amazon, book store, grocery store, department store, etc.) to donate anonymously. This year Ms. Hathaway (EES School Counselor) and Tyler Sessions (P.E. Teacher) are working to connect EES families in need of some extra financial support with gifts and gift cards for the holidays. This year we are reaching out to the EES community to help provide gift cards to families in need. The gift cards can be sent to school in an envelope where they will be collected by the class teachers, and given to Ms. Hathaway. In order to reach families before the December break, please send in gift cards no later than Monday the 19th of December. Thank you EES community for your generosity during this holiday season.

Spring Play Permission Forms

if your child is planning on participating in the Spring Play please send in their Blue permission forms.
1/2 Chorus Permission forms will go home this week.

No Experience Necessary!! Tour Guides Needed
EES parent/guardian volunteers needed to lead potential Kindergarten families on tours of our amazing school. The time commitment for this will be an hour(+/-) twice a month(January-end of March). Times and days of tours are flexible. You will be trained in what to say and the highlights to point out when giving a tour. Looking for 4-6 people to share the responsibility. Please email katelekstutis if you are able to volunteer.

From the community:

HOLIDAY KIDS BIKE BONANZA (sponsored by Old Spokes Home)

Friday, December 16th, 5:30-8:30 pm at Sustainability Academy (123 North Street)

· All are welcome

· Bikes for children ages 3-8

· Free bikes and gear for income-eligible families

· Bikes priced from $20 – $100

· Bike and helmet decorating station for all children!

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED TO RESERVE A BIKE FOR YOUR KID

· On-line: http://www.oldspokeshome.com/entry/holiday-kids-bike-bonanza

· By phone: 802.863-4475

· Questions: contact Peggy O’Neill (peggyov5; 802.999.4995)

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