It's October and here's what's happening this month at Gleason!
Last month, PTO funds were used to purchase new lunch carts, more PE supplies, and a 1 year subscription to Flocabulary- a classroom vocabulary enhancement program for all students 2nd-5th grades. The PTO will also be funding all the after school clubs this fall!
Being a member of the PTO has no obligations but makes a big impact on every student and teacher at Gleason. Click here to renew your annual $10 membership.
Tuesday, Oct 8th is Spirit Night ALL DAY longat Orange Leaf. Be sure to stop by and mention Gleason at checkout, a portion of your sale goes to the PTO!
Thursday, Oct 10th is Picture Day! Please remember there are no lunch visitors or deliveries this day. Volunteers are needed to ensure picture day runs smoothly, click here to sign up!
Monday, Oct 14th is Spirit Night ALL Day long at Tropical Smoothie Cafe! The cafe is located at 12020 FM 1960, be sure to mention Gleason at checkout!
Wednesday, Oct 23rd is the Adventure Dash kick off party! Students will participate in a pep rally to celebrate the start of the 2019 Adventure Dash. The PTO's fall fundraiser is not only a week of fun for the kids but also raises additional funding for all that the Gleason PTO provides for students and teachers. Dash Day will be Friday, Nov 1st.
Friday, Oct 25th-Friday, Nov 1st is the Fall Book Fair in the Gleason library.
Friday, Oct 25th & Friday, Nov 1st at 7:30am is Breakfast Buddies. Students are welcome to invite parents or grandparents to join them for breakfast in the cafeteria. We need volunteers to serve donuts on those mornings, click here to help. (The Breakfast Buddies event will replace Donuts with Dad/Muffins with Mom.)
Monday, Oct 28th is Spirit Night at Los Arcos from 4-9pm. Be sure to mention Gleason when you order!
Tuesday, Oct 29th is Reading Night at Gleason from 6-8pm!
- Volunteers are needed on 10/10 to walk students to the photographer on picture day. Click here to sign up.
- We need help serving donuts during Breakfast Buddies on 10/25 and 11/1. This is a great volunteer opportunity for working parents as it's early in the morning! Click here to help.
- Gleason's wonderful historian, Liz Garza, needs help taking pictures at upcoming events. Click here to sign up and she will contact you with potential dates.
- Gleason loves SCIENCE! Teachers have several upcoming science demos they want to bring to the classroom but parent volunteers are needed to make that happen. Click the grade below to see training dates & details.
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 this website). Being a member of the PTO does not mean you are required to attend meetings or volunteer.
Did you know that Box Tops is going digital? No more clipping...you just scan the receipt! Download the app through the App Store or Google Play or visit https://www.boxtops4education.com/ for more information. Don't forget to designate Gleason as your school of choice! (**For a limited amount of time Box Tops will let us scan AND turn in clipped Box Tops, earning our school TWICE the reward! You can send them in with your student any time!**)
"It's a Tiger Thing" Spirit Shirts are back in stock! Supplies are limited so order yours here and we will deliver to your student's homeroom.
Need more info?
Join our new Facebook group, Gleason Elementary PTO Volunteers, to ensure you see the latest on where the PTO could use some extra help.
You can also text @gleasonpt to 81010 to receive reminders via the Remind app.