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Gesendet: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 6:01 AM

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PTO Vacancies 



Between now and June 7th, we need to find volunteers to fill the remaining Officer and Committee Chair vacancies. The Treasurer's seat is open. If you're interested in this position, please contact Michelle McFall at michellemilanmcfall@gmail.com for more information.


Debby Rhea and Wendy Lindeman will be nominated as candidates to fill the Secretary and Co-Secretary positions at the beginning of the PTO Meeting on Thursday, May 8th at 9:30 AM. A full quorum of 10 or more Members is required for voting, so please consider attending.


Lastly, we need Chairs for the following Committees: Bus Driver Appreciation; Fall Family Fun Night; Kindergarten Welcoming/ New Student Orientation (a Co-Chair to work with Jodi Horvath); the Science & Art Fair; and Volunteer Recruitment. If you would like more information about these committees, please contact Debby Rhea at kafking@hotmail.com.  


Thank you.



Third Grade Garden Club


Garden SpadeThe Third Grade Garden Club will be meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24th from 3:30 -4:30 p.m.  If this will be your child's first meeting, s/he will need to bring a completed Student Information Sheet which can be found here:


Please have your children bring a snack and a note granting them permission to stay after school to attend the meeting, and dress them in clothes appropriate for an outdoor class, if the weather permits.  


Please RSVP to Gardens Co-Chair Kim Bell at bellhaven@mac.com, so she can properly plan for the meeting.    

Thank you!



Market Day Market Day


Market day paper orders are due to school tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24thInternet orders are due by midnight this Thursday, April 25thPick up will be on WednesdayMay 1st. between 3:30 and 4:30 in the Cafeteria.  All April prices and promotions will be valid at the May 1st pick up.  April's specials include two free 10 ounce pouches of Whole Grain Sweet Pea Blend with a $40 purchase and a free 4-pack of Lemon Pepper ChicNSteakes with a $90 online purchase (Use promo code: APRBONUS.). Frequent buyers who have made two purchases of $40 between February and April, and who place a third order of $40 in May, will receive a free set of 3 EcoBags (Size: 13"h x 12"w x 8" d, with reinforced bottoms). The last Market Day for the year will be on Wednesday, May 29th. Thank you for supporting the Sloan PTO through Market Day!




Movie Night

It's a pajama party! Dress in your favorite PJs, gather your best buds, and WRECK IT with RALPH. You bring the blankets and pillows, and we'll bring the flick and snacks.


When: This Friday, April 26th from 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Where: Sloan LGI   



This free event is paid for by the Sloan PTO and open to all students and their families.

This is not a drop-off event. Adults are asked to stay with each group of kids.




Jenn Taylor and Maria Franco, Movie Night Co-Chairs 




Teacher Appreciation (CARNIVAL!) Luncheon

Our wacky and creative PTO Hospitality Committee is hard at work organizing a special

carnival-themed Teacher Appreciation Week Luncheon for our spectacular teachers and staff. The festive event will take place on May 8th. Please consider joining in the fun by sending food items to school or volunteering your time to help out.
Here's how: Send your name, email address, and phone number to Jenn Taylor at dimieritaylor@msn.com, and indicate whether you'd like to help out (Morning: 9:45-12:00 or Afternoon: 12:00 - 2:30), or contribute a food item (Please indicate what you'll be donating.),or BOTH! This information must be received by May 1stfor planning purposes.

Food items should be dropped off in the lobby before 11:00 on May 8th.


Thank you,


Jenn Taylor and Jeanine Snyder

Hospitality Committee Chairs


Duck RaceDuck Race  


Our beloved Duck Race, which raises money for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, will take place on Thursday, May 9th, with a rain date of Wednesday, May 15th. Students will cheer on their rubber ducks at Pearson Creek and enjoy treats afterwards. The classroom that raises the most money will be awarded a prize! Donations are being accepted now. For details, please click here http://sloanpto.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Duck-Race-Announcement-1.docx.


Thank you in advance for your generosity and support.


Lori Hall, Kara Bertucci, and Amy Popies, Duck Race Co-Chairs


Relay for Life Relay For Life

Please join us at this year's Murrysville Relay for Life as we celebrate survivorship and remember loved ones lost. As Paint the Town Purple kicks off, let it serve as a reminder to RELAY! Opening Ceremonies begin at 9 AM on Saturday, May 18th at the High School track, followed by the Survivor Lap at 4 PM and the Luminaria Ceremony at 9 PM. Many other fun activities will take place in between. Please check out the Relay website for a complete schedule of events.


Donations to "Team Sloan" may be made online via the website or sent to school in an envelope marked "PTO-Duck Race." Please make checks payable to the "American Cancer Society." Monetary donations will also be accepted throughout the event. Thank you for supporting cancer research and awareness.




For additional information, please contact Team Sloan Captain Chris Sadoski at chris@sadoski.org or (724) 327-9396.


Dates to Remember 


April 24 - Paper Market Day order forms due to school / Third Grade Garden Club / Snapology class


April 25 - Lab Ratz / Internet Market Day orders due by Midnight


April 26 - Movie Night


April 29 - The Crafty Shack's Mother's Day class


May 1 - Last day for Teacher Appreciation Luncheon volunteer sign-ups / Market Day pick up / Snapology class


May 2 - Last PTO Meeting of the year 9:30 AM in the LGI / Lab Ratz class


May 8 - Teacher Appreciation Luncheon / Snapology class


May 9 - Duck Race / Lab Ratz class


May 13 - NED anti-bullying assembly


May 15 - Duck Race rain date / Last Snapology class


May 16 - Last Lab Ratz class


May 18-19 - Relay for Life


May 20 - 24 - Deer Valley week


May 29 - Market Day pick up


May 30 - Field Day


June 3 - Bus Driver Appreciation


June 6 - Fifth Grade Farewell


June 7

- Last day of school / 3 hour early dismissal 




Tcursorhe Sloan PTO E-News is intended to help keep you up to date with what is going on at Sloan. It will be coming to your inbox, as needed, usually once a week during the school year. You can also find more information anytime at the new and improved Sloan PTO website, www.sloanPTO.com and on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/187086531382069. If you have any questions or comments contact me at ptonewsletter@windstream.net. Have a great year!

Sandra Linnemann
Sloan Elementary PTO Electronic Communications

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In This Issue

PTO Vacancies

Third Grade Garden Club

Market Day

PTO Movie Night

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

Duck Race

Relay for Life

Dates to Remember


PTO Contacts

Michelle McFall President 

Larry Nicolette Treasurer

Debby Rhea Co-Secretary 

Jenna Heberle Co-Secretary 



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