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Thursday, April 14, 2016

2015-2016 PTO Highlights

Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers who helped with events and projects throughout the year. We couldn't have done it without you! Here are some highlights from what the PTO has been working on throughout the year.

Fall Carnival
Estimated attendance of 1000 people, including 400 children
100 volunteers helped, including parents, staff, alumni, and teachers
Made a profit of $2500, additional food sale profits went towards the 8th Grade Puerto Rico trip

Teacher/Staff Luncheons
Fall Conference Day Luncheon
Winter Holiday Luncheon
Winter Conference Day Luncheon

Book Fair
Two book fairs held, with many volunteers contributing
Fall Book Fair was the 2nd most successful FLA book fair ever held
Our sale earned the school a $3000 Scholastic credit for books

Staff Lounge Improvements
Donations were collected to improve three staff lounges and six staff bathrooms
New coffee, tea, soap, lotion, artwork and pillows were added to the rooms

Arbor Day Celebration
PTO approved funds to purchase 8 new shade trees planted near the upper playground and parking lot

Puerto Rico Capstone Trip
Numerous fundraisers held to raise funds towards 8th Grade Puerto Rico Trip
50/50 Raffle earned $2200 towards the trip

Box Tops
$460 collected in Box Tops for Education