It's November and here's what's happening this month at Gleason!
Last month, PTO funds were used to sponsor a visit from author and illustrator, Ross Burach, who inspired and encouraged all of Gleason's first & second grade writers. The PTO also purchased supplies for the art room, treated teachers to a tailgate lunch from Jimmy Johns, and paid for the subscription service Ms Melancon uses to create the monthly newsletter, Gleason PAWS.
The PTO does make a difference at your child's school! Thank you to everyone who supported our fall fundraiser, Adventure Dash. The money raised pays for field trips, playground repairs, after school clubs, large group supplies, class parties and so much more! There is still time to support our Adventure Dash fundraiser, click here.
Tuesday, Nov 5th is a Student Holiday/Parent-Teacher Conference Day. It's also 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!
Tuesday, Nov 12th is Fall Picture Retakes. Volunteers are needed to help picture days run smoothly. This is an easy volunteer opportunity that involves walking students to and from the photographers to have their pictures taken. Click here to help.
Wednesday, Nov 13th is Spirit Night from 4-9pm at Adriatic Cafe. The cafe is located at 17402 Northwest Fwy, be sure to mention Gleason at checkout!
Thursday, Nov 21st is Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A at Beltway 8 & West Rd. from 5-8pm. Be sure to mention Gleason when you order!
Monday, Nov 25th-Friday, Nov 29th is Thanksgiving break, no school!
- Class Party coordinators will soon be reaching out via email to volunteers who signed up to help set up class parties. They are trying to ensure there will be enough volunteer help for the holiday parties so PLEASE respond to their emails and let them know if you are (or are not) available to help that day.
- Volunteers are needed on 11/12 to walk students to the photographer for fall pictureretakes. Click here to sign up.
- 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.