Pioneer News - 12/03/2018
'The Santa Clause' - FREE Family Movie Night & Santa Visit -
Please come out to our FREE family holiday movie night on Friday, December 7th at 6:00pm. We'll be serving complimentary popcorn and drinks and watching the live action holiday classic - The Santa Clause starring Tim Allen. Come in your PJs and bring a blanket to snuggle up and watch the movie.
The Santa Clause is a PG movie. Be sure to bring a parent or guardian to stay off the naughty list! You never know, the big man in red himself might pop in.
Come early for crafts and coloring!
Friday, December 7
5:30 p.m. Crafts and Coloring
6:00 p.m. Movie Time
Santa Claus and Elf Pioneer Pete will be visiting and taking pictures with the kids once the movie is over.
You are welcome to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy during the movie. This is a FREE family event brought to you by the Pinetree PTA.
Scholastic Book Fair - THIS WEEK - December 3rd - 7th
Our first Book Fair of the school year themed to "Enchanted Forest" will be - Monday, December 3rd through Friday, December 7th. It will be held in the lower MPR (middle of the Primary Building)
Hours of the Book Fair for Parents & Families:
Mon - 2:15 pm until 3:00pm
Tues - 1:15 pm until 2:00pm
Wed - 2:15 pm until 3:00pm & 5:00pm until 7:00pm (Special night hours)
Thurs & Fri - 2:15 pm until 3:00pm
* Please remember that students can shop any day during school hours
We'll also be doing the coin challenge and special themed days for each day. All coins brought in for each class will be used by your Pioneer's Teacher to replenish their classroom libraries and are matched by Scholastic to help kids in need receive books as well.
Monday, December 3rd - Bring in nickels and wear your favorite color
Tuesday, December 4th - Bring in dimes and wear a crazy hair
Wednesday, December 5th - Bring in quarters and wear sport clothing
Thursday, December 6th - Bring in dollars and wear your enchanted / magical themed clothing
We are always looking for volunteers to help us run the Book Fair and help give our Pioneers a great shopping experience. If you're available to volunteer during the book fair hours (school hours & above listed hours), please make sure to complete the School Volunteer information sheet ASAP in the school office and email our Book Fair chair Candice Tiet at email@example.com
Reindeer Lane Holiday Shoppe - December 18th - 20th
A Brand new Holiday Boutique Shoppe will be coming in December. Give your child the joy of holiday shopping on their own within a limited budget. Prices will range from $1 - $10. The shop will be located in Room 24 this year.
New this year, instead of sending cash with your student to shop, the holiday shoppe company will allow parents to purchase vouchers online via debit/credit card/paypal. You pick the amount you want to load on the voucher, pay, print it out and send it in with your student. You can even designate on the certificate how much you would like your student to spend on each person they're buying for and our volunteers will help them shop. Please note that the full amount of the voucher needs to be spent in the store and change cannot be given. Click the button below to purchase a voucher on the Reindeer Lane website.
Please note this is not a PTA fundraiser, just a service provided by the Pinetree PTA. All items are sold at cost.
Tuesday, December 18th - 9:15 am - 1:30 pm
Kids will do a little window shopping during their scheduled classroom visit to the holiday shop during our preview day.
Wednesday, December 19th - 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Kids can shop during classroom visits, recess, lunch and after-school
Thursday, December 20th - 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Kids can finish their shopping during classroom visits, recess, lunch and after-school
We are always looking for volunteers to help us run the Holiday Shoppe and help give our Pioneers a great shopping experience. If you're available to volunteer during the shoppe hours above, please make sure to complete the School Volunteer information sheet ASAP and email our Holiday Shoppe chair Michelle Hubbell at Michellehubbell07@gmail.com
We're down to our last few sizes of our special 30th Spiritwear T-Shirts and Women's V-Necks/Scoop Necks so please get your order in ASAP to make sure you get a shirt. Once they're gone, they're gone.
Don't forget, we also have Pinetree tote bags, lanyards, keychains and pencils available for purchase.
Also, if you missed the PTA Spiritwear booth in the MPR at the 30th Celebration, we're now selling the school wide 30th picture taken a few weeks back. Own a piece of Pinetree history featuring your very own Pioneer Student. Available in 5x7 or 8x10. We're also now selling 'Pioneer Pete' Faux Coonskin Caps to show your true Pioneer Pride.
Click here to Buy Spiritwear Now via Credit/Debit Card
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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.
BIG SHOUT-OUTS TO OUR DIAMOND ELITE SUPPORTERS:
The Hefner Family
BIG SHOUT-OUTS TO OUR DIAMOND SUPPORTERS:
The Beard Family
The Hollander Family
Click Here to view the tiers and download the order form
Click Here to view the tiers and order online via debit/credit card
Join the Pinetree PTA!
Let's see if we can bypass last year's membership total. If you haven't joined the Pinetree PTA, make sure to join today! We're less than 30 members away from passing last year's total!
As you can see, we have kicked off our Membership drive with a cool "Rock & Roll" theme because 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.
Click Here to download the membership form to pay via cash/check
Click Here to join the PTA online via debit/credit card
Important Upcoming Dates
12/01-12/07 (Mon-Fri) – Student Council Sponsored Food Drive
12/03-12/07 (Mon-Fri) – Book Fair
12/07 (Fri) – Family Movie Night - The Santa Clause & Visit from Santa 6:00pm
12/12 (Wed) – Coffee with the Principal 8:00am
12/18-12/20 (Tues-Thurs) – Holiday Shoppe
12/20 – Student Council Sponsored Pajama Day
12/24-01/11 (Mon-Fri) – Winter Break - No School
12/24-01/11 (Mon-Fri) – Winter Break - No School
01/17 (Thurs) – New Parent Open House 5:30pm (for parents of incoming 2019-20 school year TK/K students)
01/21 (Mon) – Martin Luther King Day - No School
01/25 (Fri) – PTA Meeting 5:30pm
01/25 (Fri) – Celebrations Around The World 6:00pm
01/29 (Tues) – Restaurant Night (TBD)
01/30 (Wed) – Coffee with the Principal 5:00pm
01/31 (Thurs) – Yearbook Order Deadline (at lower cost)
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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