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Viola's annual 5th grade vs Faculty basketball game is THIS Friday April 1st at 7pm at Torne Valley.  Flyer is on the Backpack.

Save the Date - Viola's 2nd Annual Color Run is Saturday, May 21st and Manny Welder Park.  More information and news on the Big Viola Kickoff to follow.

Save the Date - Join Viola PTA at the Rockland Boulders Game on Friday June 17th!  More information including ticket pricing to follow.

Spring Before & After School Classes begin April 11 
Tennis, Golf, Gaga, Bricks 4 Kidz, Artytime, Chess, Yoga, Basketball.  Register now before your classes are sold out!  Combined Registration form is on the Backpack.

PAWS "Canstruction" Supporting the Sloatsburg Food Pantry - Please send in cans of Progresso Soup. Our goal is to build & display the PAWS logo out of the cans of Progresso Soup and then donate all to the Sloatsburg Food Pantry! The Sloatsburg Food Pantry meets the needs of over 800 individuals in our community, providing supplemental, nutritionally balanced food to those in need, while respecting the dignity of those they serve.  

Yearbooks Order form on the Backpack.  All orders due April 11th.  $25 or $30 with your student's name on it. 


Order your Lauren Tarshis books  celebrated author of the I Survived series of books will be visiting Viola on May 6th.  Order you books in advance and have them signed by the author!  Order form on Backpack.  All orders are due by April 1st.

Donate your gently used books - there is a box in the entrance to Viola. We will be collecting 'gently loved' books for Ramapo Readers. Donated books will be used to support school libraries and classrooms in the Paterson, NJ area. "Ramapo Readers is committed to linking resources and recipients to promote literacy and a love of reading.” (No textbooks, please.) 

TERRACYCLE  

5th grade parents are needed every Friday to assist 5th grade students as they collect and sort recycling from each classroom around the school during the 5th grade recess period, 1:15pm - 1:45pm.  Terracycle is a fantastic program which pays Viola for recycling various products.  Please consider volunteering to help your 5th grader


Be A PTA Officer or Chairperson for the 2016/2017 School Year!  Our PTA organizes and runs events every year to improve and enhance the children’s experience at Viola.  

We are looking for volunteers to chair committees and fundraisers for the 2016-2017 school year. When you volunteer to chair a committee or fundraiser, you may expect to recruit committee members, establish a timeline that works for you, make key decisions and generally manage your event or activity from start to finish. The Executive Board is there to assist along the way.Please review the attached form and circle the appropriate position(s) you would like. For more information about any position or committee, refer to the PTA Position Descriptions on the backpack, or contact our PTA Presidents Karen Grossman and Danielle Gelb.



REFELCTIONS 2015 / 2016.  The Reflections theme for 2015/2016 is "Let Your Imagination Fly". Start thinking about it now so you will have alot of time to work on your great ideas. Viola students do amazing things for Reflections - this year we had 390 entries, 14 Excellence Winners,  50 Merit Winners & 1 Region Winner - that's 65 awards for Viola! 


Reflections Rules and Entry Forms are on the Backpack


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Become More Involved in Viola PTA in 2016

The PTA cannot survive without the help and dedication of parents.  We would love any amount of time you can give, whether it be your time at an event, behind-the-scenes support or providing food for activities.  If you have a skill you think the PTA needs, let us know, we'll welcome you with open arms! 

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