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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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 email@example.com.
Grade Garden Club
The Third Grade Garden Club will be meeting tomorrow,
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
Please RSVP to Gardens Co-Chair Kim Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org,
so she can properly plan for the meeting.
day paper orders are due to school tomorrow, Wednesday,
April 24th. Internet orders are due by midnight
this Thursday, April 25th. Pick 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!
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
free event is paid for by the Sloan PTO and open to all students and
This is not a drop-off event. Adults are asked to stay
with each group of kids.
and Maria Franco, Movie Night Co-Chairs
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 email@example.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
Food items should be dropped off in the lobby before
11:00 on May 8th.
Jenn Taylor and Jeanine Snyder
Hospitality Committee Chairs
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
or (724) 327-9396.
April 24 - Paper Market
Day order forms due to school / Third Grade Garden Club / Snapology
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 /
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
May 15 - Duck Race
rain date / Last Snapology class
May 16 - Last Lab Ratz
May 18-19 - Relay for
May 20 - 24 - Deer Valley
May 29 - Market Day
May 30 - Field Day
June 3 - Bus Driver
June 6 - Fifth Grade
- Last day of school / 3 hour early dismissal
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 email@example.com. Have a great year!
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