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Originally delivered on 1/27/2019 12:37 pm

What's happening at Gleason in February

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It's not February just yet but when it gets here, it's a busy one! Get your calendars ready,  here is what's happening in February at Gleason!

holiday party 2018

PTO funds were used to sponsor Gleason's holiday parties! Thank you to all the parent volunteers and HomeRoom Parents that helped with party prep and set up on party day.  A big thumbs up to PTO members Delia Love & Andrea Smith for planning fun and budget friendly parties for over 900 students!

Carnival

 

 Saturday, March 2nd from 3-7pm is Gleason's Spring Carnival & Silent Auction! This is the PTO's largest fundraiser of the year and we are looking for Business & Family Sponsors to make this year's event a big success. Sponsorship levels begin at $50 and go directly to Gleason's PTO. Click here for more info! (Info also came home Friday in your student's backpack)

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Jan 30th is Class Picture Day. The school is looking for volunteers to help this day run smoothly, click here to help. (No lunch visitors)

Thursday, Jan 31st is Spirit Night from 5-8pm at Chick-fil-A on Beltway 8 & West Road. Mention Gleason at checkout for a portion of your sale to be donated to the PTO! 

Tuesday, Feb 5th is Spirit Night from 4-8pm at Chipotle on Beltway 8 & West Road. Mention Gleason at checkout for a portion of your sale to be donated to the PTO

Friday, Feb 8th:

  • Muffins with Mom is 7:30-8:25am. We would LOVE to have some great Gleason Dads volunteer to serve donuts so all our wonderful volunteer Moms can enjoy breakfast with their Tigers. Click here to help!
  • Gleason's Book Fair begins and will continue through Friday, Feb 15th. If you'd like to help Ms Jones, Gleason's Librarian, at the book fair click here.
  • Get your best dance moves ready! Ms Melancon will host the annual Father/Daughter Dance from 6:30-8:30pm. 

Tuesday, Feb 12th is Spirit Day all day long at Orange Leaf. 

Thursday & Friday, Feb 14th & 15th is K.I.S.S lunch, Kids Invite Someone Special. (Be sure and pre-register for this, check backpacks & your email for the reservation form)

Friday, Feb 15th is the deadline to be a Gleason Carnival Sponsor. Click here for more info.

Monday, Feb 18th is a student holiday, No School!

Thursday, Feb 21st is the deadline to donate items or services for Gleason's Silent Auction. Contact Kristah Slate @ Kristah_Slate@yahoo.com for more info

Tuesday, Feb 26th is Spring Picture Day and Gleason is looking for parent volunteers to ensure the day runs smoothly, click here to help.

Tuesday, Feb 26th at 7pm is the PTO meeting at Gleason. All are welcome!

Thursday, Feb 28th is Spirit Night from 5-8pm at Chick-fil-A on Beltway 8 & West Road. Mention Gleason at checkout for a portion of your sale to be donated to the PTO! 

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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.
    • 2nd grade will study Body Coverings & Insects.
    • 3rd grade will learn about Amphibians.
    • 4th grade will study Aquatic Birds & Reptiles.     
    • 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!


It's time to order your yearbook! Click here and enter the Yearbook ID Code: 7608919   The Gleason yearbook sells out every year so don't be left without one. Pre-Order!

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.

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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