Announcements & Volunteer Opportunities
Village and East will each be having a Scholastic Book BOGO fair sale in May. Everything is buy one, get one free, including boxed sets, hardcovers and specialty items. This is a perfect opportunity to stock up on your child’s summer reading material. The Village sale will be held May 12th through the 14th from 9:30-11:30 AM and 1:00-3:00 PM. You can volunteer to help out at the event by visiting http://vols.pt/1MsVnN.
The East Fair will run from May 26th through May 28th.
The annual Pancake Breakfast will be held on June 1st and 2nd to say goodbye and good luck to the 2nd graders. The following classrooms will participate on Monday June 1st: Edgell, Schneeberger, Fabian, Gannon, Heideman, Jiovanazzo and Owings. On Tuesday June 2nd, the following classrooms will participate: Bennett, Cruzado, Masin, Peters, Plataniotis, Triplett and Stein. Parent volunteers are not only needed to bring in griddles, spatulas and serving trays, but also to set up, cook, serve and clean for this event. If you would like to help or have any questions about the food being served, contact Jill Animasi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Village Field Day will be held on Friday May 22nd with a morning and afternoon session. Interested volunteers should contact Tara Tatman at email@example.com. First grade field day will be held on Tuesday May 26th and 2nd grade field day will be on Wednesday May 27th. Interested volunteers can contact Niccole McEwen at firstname.lastname@example.org. No rain days are scheduled, as the activities will move indoors if it is raining.
Children should wear play clothes, socks, tennis shoes and sunscreen on Field Day. For their own safety, no child will be allowed to participate in flip-flops or sandals. The emphasis of Field Day will be on cooperation and enjoyment of physical activity!
Junior Achievement is a volunteered-delivered program that promotes entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Thank you to the following volunteers who came into our students’ classrooms and taught this fun and educational class:
Thank you Village and East families for supporting Giant Eagle, Heinen’s and Target Rewards Programs this school year.
Heinen’s will give $385 to Village and $749 to East from families participating in their reward program.
As of February 2015, Village has earned $466.64 and East has earned $749 through Target’s RedCard reward program.
Finally, both schools were able to earn several pieces of audio equipment and playground balls due to your participation in the Giant Eagle reward program. Thank you!
Thank you to all the families that supported the Market Day fundraising program this year. This year East and Village received over $1,000 in profits from Market Day.
The deadline for May Market Day orders is May 22nd 11:00 PM CST via www.marketday.com. Orders can be picked up in the East cafeteria on May 28th between 4:45-5:45 PM.
Congratulations to the following who were voted in as the 2015/16 PTA Executive Board at the May 6th meeting:
President: Veronika Sikora
Vp of Legislation: Beth Hauk
Vp of Programming: Jill Anamasi
Vp Ways and Means: Amanda Spears
Treasurer: Tara Tatman
Recording Secretary: Lindsey Peters
Corresponding Secretary: Lori Dunn
Co VP’s of Membership: Joy Crawford & Crista Partridge
Soaring Eagle Rep: Liz Ourednik
Kindergarten Rep: Jen Pulig
First Grade Rep: Beth Axthelm
Second Grade Rep: Renee Majerus
Welcome to the new school year! The Avon PTA invites all Avon Village and Avon East elementary parents, guardians and caregivers to be involved through participation in the PTA. Joining is one of the best ways to show you are committed to supporting your child’s school and to educational excellence. You can find a 2014/2015 membership form by clicking here or by using the form you received at open house. Membership fees are $5 for an individual and $10 for the family. A portion of each membership dues gets paid to the National and Ohio PTA. They provide us with many resources and help our organization run smoothly.
We welcome and encourage you to join a committee or to become a room parent. Visit our website for more details on the many committees we have to support our children, schools and teachers.