Pioneer News - 12/10/2018
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Movie Night on Friday. We hoped it help get everyone in the Holiday Spirit. Big Thank you to Santa and his helper Elf Pioneer Pete for coming and hanging out with the kids.
Also, thank you to everyone who came and shopped at our Book Fair last week and donated to the coin challenge. With all the coin donations, our teachers were able to the shop with $865.66 to help replenish their class room libraries. How exciting! Also, the best part is Scholastic matches that amount raised and will be donating books to underprivileged kids.
Lastly, big thank you to all the volunteers who helped put on both events for our Pioneers. Many hands make light work.
Reindeer Lane Holiday Shoppe - December 18th - 20th
A Brand new Holiday Boutique Shoppe will be next week - December 18th through the 20th. Give your child the joy of holiday shopping on their own within a limited budget. Prices will range from $1 - $20. 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 work 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
Click here to purchase a Holiday Shoppe Voucher
2018-19 Pinetree Yearbook
You can pre-order this year's yearbook online. It's easy & convenient. Reserve your copy today at ybpay.lifetouch.com using the Yearbook ID Code 10853319. Also, order forms have been sent home or you can pick up an extra one in the office if you prefer to pay by check. The pre-sale ends on January 31st, 2019 - at which time the prices will go up. Prices right now start at just $23 for softcover or $29 for hardcover with additional upgrades that include personalized cover, autograph insert, Zoom current events insert and yearbook stickys.
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.
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
12/12 (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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