Lynnewood PTO 2013-2014 Executive Board: Co-Presidents: Treasurer: Corresponding Secretary: Recording Secretary: Wendy Toof & Melissa Baraldi Judi Stollsteimer Anne Yanaitis Georgia Malone & Jean Sweeney PTO Primary Functions Raise funds for programs Organize and run those programs What are some of the programs? Assemblies School Directory Yearbook Lynnewood Live (talent show) Caring and Sharing – Community service projects include coat collection, hat and glove collection; Make-a-Lunch program Young Writer's Day – All types of writing professionals hold workshops in each classroom to work on projects with the students Geography and Spelling Bees Art in the Classroom Fifth-grade activities (pool party, stepping up ceremony) Staff and student appreciation events Support of Field Day events & PSSA testing Weeks Books, educational magazines and supplies for teachers and students Through the donation of your time and your money to these fundraising efforts: ●Walkathon ●Market Day ●Box Tops ●Target:Take Charge of Education Program Here's at look at what the PTO accomplished in the past school year for the students, teachers, and families at Lynnewood… Community Outreach Fifth-Grade Class Activities & Homeroom Parents Make-A-Lunch Program Coat, hat, and glove drive Gently-used book collection Souper Bowl of Caring (volunteers) Paper drive Fifth-grade class shirt Talent Show Acts Pool Party Fifth-grade DVD Stepping Up Classroom parties & classroom volunteers Teacher Appreciation Posters Enrichment Assemblies Young Writers Day Yearbook Lynnewood Live Talent Show Lobby decorations Art in the classroom Art room helpers Landscaping Educational publications for students Geography Bee & Spelling Bee Student Appreciation Day assembly Student Appreciation Day give-aways Family Socials Back to School Picnic Movie Night Springo Bingo Square dancing May Day And more... Spirit Shop Lynnewood school phone directory Back-to-school packet Back-to-school night New kid/new parent orientation Back-to-school breakfast for teachers Kindergarten welcome Stepping Up reception Teacher Appreciation Day luncheon Recess equipment: balls, chalk, jump ropes, etc. New table for the lobby Track Meet: provided water to runners & balloons for school spirit Field Day - giving out cold water to students Pretzels & drinks to 3rd-5th-grade to celebrate the end of PSSA testing Donations to the Haverford Education Foundation Donation to the Haverford High School BLAST post-prom party Book donations to the Lynnewood library How does the PTO do all of this? Fundraising! – BECOME A MEMBER OF THE TEAM $10 annual PTO dues to pick up your Lynnewood directory in lobby – WALKATHON – Friday October 12th Send in your donation forms for the raffle! – BOX TOPS Keep clipping those Box Tops! – MARKET DAY Monthly food ordering program with portion of proceeds coming directly back to Lynnewood – TARGET RED CARD Register your Target card in their Take Care of Education Program as a way to raise funds for Lynnewood at no cost to you! 1% of purchases come back to Lynnewood Who makes this happen?... YOU! Consider volunteering There are many opportunities to do this. Fill out a volunteer interest form if you're not sure. Try more than once. It's good for you; it's great for your child and the rest of the students at Lynnewood. We need you to keep these programs. Sign up for the website tonight Even though you may have provided your email address for the directory, YOU have to sign up for the website to get weekly updates about Lynnewood events, PTO opportunities, etc. Come to a meeting Monthly meetings are held first Wednesday of the month Oct-Jun (except Dec) First meeting for 2012-13 school year will be on Wednesday Oct 3rd @ 7:30pm Still have Questions? Please see any member of the Executive Board or other PTO member, check the website or send an e-mail www.LynnewoodFamilies.org LynnewoodPTO@aol.com THANK YOU ! THANK YOU ! THANK YOU !