Pioneer News 08/20/2018
Back To School Night
Back To School Night is this Thursday 08/23. TK/K Session starts at 5:45pm. Grades 1st through 6th will have two sessions available for you at 6:00-6:30pm or 6:30-7:00pm. Don't forget our Silent Auctions will be available to bid on during Back to School Night on a table right in front of the MPR. Bidding will end at the end of Back To School Night at 7:00pm.
Our first Association Meeting of the year will be Thursday, 08/23 at 7:00pm right after Back 2 School Night in the MPR. Please come by to learn all the fun stuff that we have planned in the next month.
To view the Agenda for this meeting, please CLICK HERE
Make sure to check out our cool silent auctions that will be running the first week of school. Bidding will start at the Welcome Social (August 15th) and will end at 7pm at the Back 2 School Night (August 23rd). Right now, the bid sheets are located in the entrance hallway of the office on our PTA Bulletin Board during dropoff and pickip. Winners do not need to be present at auction end to win. Locations and times of the bidding sheets can be found in the flier below which will be coming home in your welcome packets.
CLICK HERE to view the Silent Auctions Flier
In celebration of Pinetree’s Big 30th Birthday year, the Pinetree PTA would like to introduce Spirit Bundles as a new way you can help the Pinetree PTA. In return, you receive great goodies and recognition. We have multiple donation tiers to choose from, you can donate on behalf of your family or business name and one of the best parts - your donation is tax deductible. This will help get Pinetree PTA on a great fundraising head start for the school year and depending on the tier, you will be able to get everything Pinetree PTA has to offer for the school year. Pinetree PTA Fundraising provides complete funding for our enrichment classes including art and music instruction, as well as supporting classroom needs, field trips and school wide improvements.
To view the tiers and download the order form, CLICK HERE
To view the tiers and order online via debit/credit card, CLICK HERE
Join the Pinetree PTA!
As you can see, we have kicked off our Membership drive with a cool "Rock & Roll" theme.
Pinetree PTA Members Rock!
Come join the Pinetree PTA and have a voice in your child's education. Please note that joining the PTA doesn't require you to attend the meetings or volunteer although we and your students would LOVE if you did. The Pinetree PTA was able to increase the membership count in the 2017-18 year by over 10% over the 2016-17 school year. Let's show that we can do it again.
Also, the classes with the most memberships will win some really cool prizes.
To download the order form to pay via cash/check, CLICK HERE
To join the PTA online via debit/credit card, CLICK HERE
Summer Box Top Contest
Hope you been collecting those box tops over the summer. Make sure to turn them by Friday to your Pioneer's new teacher as the upper grade and lower grade class that brings the most in the first week of school will win a Popsicle party.
The Habit / Baskin Robbins Restaurant Night
Our next Restaurant Day/Night Fundraiser will be Wednesday, August 29th. It will be another lunch, dinner and/or dessert night taking place at 'The Habit' and 'Baskin Robbins' both of which are located right next to each other in the Golden Valley Plaza (near Target/Kohls) at 19223 Golden Valley Road. The fundraiser will be all day from 11am to 9pm. The Habit is requesting that you please present the flyer sent home or you can download below. Baskin Robbins is requesting that you write "Pinetree PTA" on your receipt and drop it in the box on their counter after paying.
To download the flyer, please CLICK HERE
If you're interested in becoming a Room Parent or a Volunteer in your Pioneer's classroom, it's important that you attend the Parent Volunteer Training Meeting on Thursday, 08/30 at 8:00am in the MPR. Make sure to also fill out and turn in the volunteer application that went home in the welcome packets.
'Lilo and Stitch' Rockin' FREE Family Movie Night
To kick off our "Rock and Roll" theme this year, we're hosting our first FREE family movie night of the year on Friday, August 31st in the MPR - 'Lilo & Stitch'. The PTA will be serving complimentary popcorn, juice and water. Come in your PJs, bring a blanket, a picnic dinner and sing along and enjoy this great movie. Movie will start at 6pm but come early at 5:30pm for coloring, crafts and to get a good spot. This is a PG movie and students must have a guardian stay with them.
Important Upcoming Dates
08/21 (Tues) – Coffee with the Principal 8:00am
08/23 (Thurs) – Minimum Day 11:45am dismissal
08/23 (Thurs) – Back to School Night 6:00pm-7:00pm
08/23 (Thurs) – PTA Meeting 7:00pm in MPR
08/27 (Mon) – Academic Olympics Fundraiser Begins
08/29 (Wed) – Restaurant Night - The Habit / Baskin Robbins 11am-9pm
08/30 (Thurs) – Parent Volunteer Meeting 8:00am
08/31 (Fri) – Family Movie Night featuring "Lilo & Stitch"
09/03 (Mon) – Labor Day - No School
09/06 (Thur) – Reflections Art Night - 6:00-7:30pm
09/07 (Fri) – Academic Olympics Event
09/12 (Wed) – Academic Olympics Final Donations Due
09/14 (Fri) – Minimum Day
09/14 (Fri) – Family Dance
09/19 (Wed) – Lifetouch Fall Photos
09/21 (Fri) – PTA Meeting 5:30pm in the MPR
09/21 (Fri) – Ice Cream Social 6:00pm in the MPR
09/26 (Wed) – Goal Setting Meetings - Minimum Day
09/27 (Thurs) – Goal Setting Meetings - Minimum Day
09/28 (Fri) – Goal Setting Meetings - No School
Free Easy Ways to Help the Pinetree PTA
Keep checking out the “Easy Ways to Help” page on our website for free easy ways you can help the Pinetree PTA
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