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Originally delivered on 12/2/2018 12:00 am

What's happening at Gleason in December

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Here is what's happening in December at Gleason!

AdventureDash

Thank you to everyone who supported the Adventure Dash fall fundraiser. The whole week was full of fun and concluded with the principals turning themselves into human ice cream sundaes!

The PTO will use a portion of the funds raised from Adventure Dash to add new swings to the playground. The new additions will be installed right after the winter break.

Upcoming Events

Monday, Dec 3rd Spirit Night all day long at 60 Miles Pizza at 9720 Jones Road. 

Tuesday, Dec 4th is Family Math Night from 6-7:30pm. Food trucks will be onsite starting at 5:30.

Tuesday, Dec 11th is Spirit Day all day long at Orange Leaf. 

Tuesday, Dec 18th there is NO PTO meeting, we will be back in the New Year.

Tuesday, Dec 18th is Cookies with Santa from 6-8pm. Santa will be at Gleason for pictures and the 5th grade class will be hosting a bake sale. All proceeds from the evening will go toward 5th Grade Day! If you are a 5th grade parent that would like to help with the Bake Sale click here.

Wednesday, Dec 19th is Spirit Night from 4-9pm at Backyard Grill at 9453 Jones Road.

Friday, Dec 21st are the holiday class parties sponsored by the PTO!

  • Kinder, 1st, 2nd 1:00-1:30pm
  • 3rd, 4th, 5th 2:30-3:00pm

Dec 24th-Jan4th is the Winter Break. No School!  

Carnival

 

 Monday, Dec 3rd at 8:00pm at Taco Cabana there will be a planning meeting for the SpringCarnival. We are in great need of help making this day a fun and successful community event.

Can't make the meeting but want to be involved? That's ok! Sign up here and the Carnival Chairman, Flavia Kudla, will contact you with details.

ROAR store

The school is collecting any new/gently used items and/or gift bags & tissue paper for the annual Holiday ROAR Store. All donations can either be dropped off in the front office or sent to school with your child through Dec 17th. Be sure to label donations "Holiday ROAR Store" to avoid confusion. If you'd like to assist students with their holiday shopping in the ROAR store click here.

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Volunteers Needed!

  • Parent volunteers are needed to bring sciencedemos to the classroom. Many fun demos are planned for the year but parents are needed to make them happen.
    • Kindergarten will be visited by hedgehogs
    • 1st grade will meet some small mammals
    • 2nd grade will host snakes
    • 3rd grade will discover arthropods.            
    • Click here for more details and info on helping with SRC demos.
  • Gleason's librarian, Ms Jones, is looking for volunteer help in the library. Click here for dates and times. Grandparent help is welcome!

longsleeve

Cold weather is finally here and we have long sleeve spirit shirts! Shirts are in Youth sizes only (Xsmall-XLarge) and cost $20. Click here to order and your shirts will be delivered to your child's homeroom.

decalSupport the 5th Graders!

The 5th Grade class is selling magnetic decals with the Gleason logo for $7. All proceeds go towards their 5th Grade Day Party at the end of the year. Click here to order this decal as well as spirit shirts and other fun spirit items. 

Looking for the student directory?

The online student directory is available at www.GleasonPTO.com.  A PTO membership is required to access the directory. Annual membership is $10 and pays for the administrative costs of the PTO (taxes, insurance, bank fees, supplies, and our website). Being a member of the PTO does not mean you are required to attend meetings or volunteer.

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