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Welcome to the Baker-Butler PTO Website
The BBPTO sponsors and organizes school events, identifies and 
funds educational enhancements, and helps support school beautification. 

We encourage you to learn about the many volunteer opportunities
 available and decide how you can help make our school great!

Upcoming Events:
More information will come on these great events, 
but we just want you to save the date! 


FIVE GUYS NIGHT JANUARY 31 
VALENTINE DANCE/PARTY FEBRUARY 9
CARNIVAL MARCH 10


bakerbutlerpto@gmail.com

 
Golden Apple Awards 

The deadline for the 2018 Gold Apple Nominations is rapidly approaching!  We'd like to encourage as many people to participate in this wonderful program. Get involved and nominate a teacher today! The nomination form is attached, and available online at  https://www2 . k12albemarle . org/dept/instruction/Pages/golden-apple-award . aspx




Volunteers Needed for the Valentine's Dance February 9

 The annual Valentine's Dance is coming up! If you are free to volunteer at the event, we would really appreciate your help! Sign up here:  http ://www . signupgenius . com/go/5080d49a9ab29a64-family4


                     
                      Year Book Photos

Don't forget we need your photos from events all throughout the year to make our yearbook great! Send us your pictures from field trips, fun class activities, Barnes&Noble night, etc. to bakerbutleryearbook3@gmail.com Thank you! The more pictures the more fun our yearbook will be! 

Parents of 5th graders, in keeping with tradition we would like to include baby pictures of our 5th grade class in the yearbook. Be on the lookout for a letter home with details and deadlines.

 
 A message from the School Nurse

Dear Parents,
If anyone is doing some "winter cleaning" and going through clothes, the clinic could really use some! Especially pants of all sizes, both boys and girls. Underwear and winter clothing such as mittens and hats are helpful too! I'm also happy to accept old socks and shoes. 
Thank you so much and stay warm. 


Chair Vacancies 

The PTO  is looking for volunteers for subcommittee chairs for our Spring Carnival in 2018: Carnival Cafe, Communications, and Ticket Presale chairs need to be filled. If you are willing to help out with any of these needs, please contact Crystal Soucy, Mallory Grover or, Kristie Johnson. Many hands make light work! Thanks in advance for your willingness to help.  


Fundraising 

 The holidays are approaching, and your shopping can benefit the BBES PTO at no extra expense to you! If you haven't already, please link your Harris Teeter VIC card to BBES at https://www . harristeeter . com/together-in-education#/app/cms and help us earn money will you shop.
This month, purchases of a 12 inch message cookie or 12 count cupcakes earn an extra $3.00 for our school. 



Volunteer Opportunity

Literacy Corp is looking for volunteers to read with 4th graders. The commitment is 30 minutes once a week for the duration of the school year. If you are available to volunteer, please contact Laurie Hull by emailing her at jaylu.hull@gmail.com. Literacy Corp volunteers make a huge difference in each child's reading ability  over the course of one year. Please think about volunteering if you have the time. Thank you!


Five Guy's Night

Take an night off from cooking and join us at Hollymead Five Guys for dinner and raise money for your school.  Five Guys' Night is the Last Wednesday of the month.

Next PTO Meeting

February 12th @630 in the Media Center
All are encouraged to attend! 
Missed the last PTO meeting and want to know what happened?  
Check out the minutes to see what you missed. 








School Day at Baker-Butler:
1st Bell       7:45am
Late Bell     7:55am
Dismissal    2:30pm 


Interested in volunteering?  
Contact BBPTO at bakerbutlerpto@gmail.com 


Want to help out BBES while shopping?

shoparoo

Shoparoo is school fundraising made easy: the free app turns pictures of your everyday shopping receipts into cash donations and sweepstakes entries for our school!  Yep, it's that simple.  

All you have to do is shop as you normally do, snap pictures of your receipts with the app, and voila Just shop, snap, earn!

Get started today:
  1. Download the free Shoparoo app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
  2. Select our school from the list and start taking pictures of your receipts - shop anywhere, buy anything!
  3. The first 20 supporters at our school will earn an extra $1 donation from Shoparoo for their first receipt!
  4. Earn even more Roo Points, or cash donations, by inviting others to join using your personal referral code. 
  5. Use Code jim39451 when you sign up. 

There’s no limit to how much money we can raise with Shoparoo - the more supporters, the more we will raise for our school. Schools with just 40 supporters are earning an average of $1,000 every year. That’s free, easy money that we could be fundraising too. Check out shoparoo.com to learn more about this awesome app!

Or you can shop with Amazon

Are you ordering from Amazon?  
Why not have a percentage help our BBPTO while you shop? 

amazon


Click the logo above, and a percentage of your order will go directly to Baker-Butler!



"Feed the Bear"  donations have nearly reached our goal! If you are planning to  send in a donation, please do. The students are anxiously waiting to see the bear thermometer reach the top! 

100% of the donations go to bettering the school experience for all our Bears. A big thank you to those who have already donated.  A big thank you to everyone who has donated or plans to donate. 



A big THANK YOU to all those who donated baked good and brought can goods to make our Family Bingo Night such a success!


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