Pop Tabs

Central School collects pop tabs to not only help recycle and keep our community GREEN, but also to help others. 

The pop tabs we collect are sent to the Ronald McDonald House Charities. This charity then sends the pop tabs to a scrap metal recycling plant - United Scrap Metal. The plant recycles the metal and then gives the charity the value of the metal, plus a charitable matching donation - so RMHC gets our donation's worth PLUS more!  

The Ronald McDonald House Charities uses this money to help families in need. If a child is sick and staying in a hospital, the Ronald McDonald House provides a place nearby that acts as a home away from home for their family. 

Please enjoy this video for further information on this wonderful program. 

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"The Power of One" - from RMHC

Power of One


2017-18 Goal

Our 2017-18 school-wide goal is to donate 7 days & nights of staying at a Ronald McDonald House for a family of 4. That equates to 203 pounds of pop tabs! As we get closer to that goal we'll fill up a room in the Ronald McDonald House picture below - each section of the house will represent 1 day and night donated! We know you can do it Central! 







May Pop Tab Totals

posted Jun 4, 2018, 8:43 AM by Joanna Potakis

For May Central School collected a grand total of 11 pounds and 9 ounces of pop tabs. That's 14,657 individual pop tabs! 
That's great Central!! Way to Go!

Kindergarden winner: Mrs. Vegter's class! 
First Grade winner: Ms. Steinberg's class
Second Grade winner: Mrs. Engstrom's class
Third Grade winner: Mrs. Williams' class!
Fourth Grade winner: Mr. Elman's class

Head over to the Golden Pop Tab Winners page to see who won it this month!

April Pop Tab Totals

posted Apr 27, 2018, 8:49 AM by Joanna Potakis

For April Central School collected a grand total of 6 pounds and 14.5 ounces of pop tabs. That's 8,762 individual pop tabs! 
That's great Central!! Way to Go!

Kindergarden winner: Mrs. Vegter's class! 
First Grade winner: Mrs. Retzinger's class
Second Grade winner: Mrs. Rollings' class
Third Grade winner: Mr. Truman's class!
Fourth Grade winner: Mrs. Collins' class

Head over to the Golden Pop Tab Winners page to see who won it this month!

March Pop Tab Totals

posted Mar 23, 2018, 8:39 AM by Joanna Potakis   [ updated Mar 23, 2018, 8:41 AM ]

For March Central School collected a grand total of 3 pounds and 11 ounces of pop tabs. That's 4,681 individual pop tabs! 
That's great Central!! Way to Go!

Kindergarden winner: Oh no! No pop tabs in Kindergarten this month! We know you can do it next month kindergarteners! 

First Grade winner: Miss Rose's class
Second Grade winner:Mrs. O'Brien's class
Third Grade winner: Mr. Truman's class!
Fourth Grade winner: Mrs. Meneese's class

Head over to the Golden Pop Tab Winners page to see who won it this month!

February 2018 Totals

posted Mar 2, 2018, 6:29 AM by Joanna Potakis

For February Central School collected a grand total of 7 pounds and 7 ounces of pop tabs. That's 9,429 individual pop tabs! 
That's great Central!! Way to Go!

Kindergarden winner: Miss Wingels' class!
First Grade winner: Ms. Steinberg's class
Second Grade winner: Mrs. Engstrom's class
Third Grade winner: A tie! Mr. Truman's class & Mrs. Shea's class!
Fourth Grade winner: Mrs. Collins' class

Head over to the Golden Pop Tab Winners page to see who won it this month!


January 2018 Totals

posted Mar 2, 2018, 6:27 AM by Joanna Potakis

For January Central School collected a grand total of 11 pounds and 9 ounces of pop tabs. That's 14,657 individual pop tabs! 
That's great Central!! Way to Go!

Kindergarden winner: Oh no! No pop tabs in Kindergarden this month!
First Grade winner: Mrs. Ortmann's class
Second Grade winner: Mrs. O'Brien's class
Third Grade winner: Mr. Truman's class
Fourth Grade winner: Mrs. Dietrich's class

Head over to the Golden Pop Tab Winners page to see who won it this month!


December 2017 Totals

posted Mar 2, 2018, 6:25 AM by Joanna Potakis

For December Central School collected a grand total of 10 pounds and
 8 ounces of pop tabs. That's 13,310 individual pop tabs! 
That's great Central!! Way to Go!

Kindergarden winner: Ms. Vegter's class!
First Grade winner: Ms. Steinberg's class
Second Grade winner: Mrs. Engstrom's class
Third Grade winner: Mr. Truman's class
Fourth Grade winner: A tie! Mrs. Collins' class & Mrs. Dietrich's class

Head over to the Golden Pop Tab Winners page to see who won it this month!


November 2017 Pop Tabs

posted Nov 17, 2017, 8:00 AM by Joanna Potakis

For November Central School collected a grand total of 13 pounds and 11 ounces of pop tabs. That's 17,351 individual pop tabs! 
That's great Central!! Way to Go!

Kindergarden winner: Oh no! No pop tabs in Kindergarden this month!
First Grade winner: Ms. Steinberg's class
Second Grade winner: Mrs. Engstrom's class
Third Grade winner: Mr. Truman's class
Fourth Grade winner: Mrs. Meneese's class

Head over to the Golden Pop Tab Winners page to see who won it this month!

October 2017 Pop Tab Totals

posted Oct 27, 2017, 7:37 AM by Joanna Potakis

For October Central School collected a grand total of 11 pounds and 8 ounces of pop tabs. That's 14,577 individual pop tabs! 
That's great Central!! Way to Go!

Kindergarden winner: Ms. Wingels' class! 
First Grade winner: Ms. Steinberg's class
Second Grade winner: Ms. Rollings' class
Third Grade winner: Mrs. Williams' class
Fourth Grade winner: Ms. Voss' class

Head over to the Golden Pop Tab Winners page to see who won it this month!

May Pop Tabs

posted May 26, 2017, 8:51 AM by Joanna Potakis

For May, Central School collected a grand total of 9 pounds and 14 ounces of pop tabs. We're halfway to Day 4 of our 10 day stay goal for the year! 
 Way to Go Central!!!!

Kindergarten winner: Mrs. Vegter's class - 3 ounces! 
First Grade winner: Mrs. Retzinger's class - 1 pound, 6 ounces!
Second Grade winner: Mrs. O'Brien's class - 2 pounds!
Third Grade winner: Mrs. Williams' class - 2 pounds, 13 ounces! 
Fourth Grade winner: Mrs. Dietrich's class - 11 ounces!


Our entire school's yearly GRAND TOTAL: 
98 pounds and 9 1/2 ounces! 
That's 124,926 individual pop tabs! 

A one-night stay at a Ronald McDonald House would be paid for with 29 pounds of pop tabs. We created a goal to pay for 10 nights stay, or to collect  290 pounds of pop tabs. Although we didn't reach our goal this year, we did donate enough pop tabs for a family to stay at a Ronald McDonald House for 3 days and 4 nights. That's really impressive and will mean a lot to someone who needs that time. 
Way to go Central! 

This was our final Pop Tab Collection of the year - make sure you save your pop tabs over the summer for next year! 

Head over to the Golden Pop Tab Winners page to see this month's winner!

April PopTabs

posted Apr 28, 2017, 8:44 AM by Joanna Potakis

For April, Central School collected a grand total of 12 pounds and 11 ounces of pop tabs. We've reached Day 3 of our 10 day stay goal for the year! 
 Way to Go Central!!!!

Kindergarten winner: Miss Wingels' class - 2 ounces! 
First Grade winner: Miss Steinberg's class - 14 ounces!
Second Grade winner: Mrs. O'Brien's class - 4 pounds!
Third Grade winner: Mrs. Mirabelli's class - 11 ounces! 
Fourth Grade winner: Mr. Elman's class - 1 pound 4 ounces!

Head over to the Golden Pop Tab Winners page to see this month's winner!

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