Calendar

2017-2018 Calendar

We have a very exciting lineup of fun family events slated for the 2017-2018 School Year. Please see the brief calendar below for planning purposes, and come back to this page for additional details as we approach each event!

For the official Paddock calendar page, please click here.

August 2017

August 3 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM in the Paddock Multipurpose Room)

We hope to see you in the Art Room for the regular monthly meeting of the Paddock PTO. Bring a friend, bring your ideas!


August 17 - Registration Day (9:00 AM-12:00 PM, 1:00-4:00 PM, and 5:00-8:00 PM)

Parents and students are encouraged to come out to Paddock to see who their child's teacher will be, drop off forms, and pick up supply lists. The PTO will be there to help parents see the activities planned for the school year and to encourage parents to get involved with the PTO.

We will have a volunteer sign up to help us man the table.


August 30 - Open House (6:00-8:00 PM)

Please join us at the Paddock Open House where students can meet their teachers and tour their classroom before the first day of school! This is a great opportunity to kick off the new school year! Teachers, Paddock staff and PTO members will be available to answer any questions you may have!

You can also turn in Spirit Wear orders to the table! As a special treat, our friends from Otis Spunkmeyer will be baking COOKIES to introduce you to the featured product in our new awesome fundraiser for the fall! Hope to see you there!

VOLUNTEER NEEDS: 1-2 PTO members from 6:00-6:30, 6:30-7:00, 7:00-7:30, and 7:30-8:00 (sign up at the link!)

September 2017

September 5 - Tea and Tissues

The first day of Kindergarten is exciting and emotional for kids as well as parents. After sending the kiddos off for their first day, Kindergarten parents are invited for tea & coffee at the school. This is a great event to meet other Kindergarten parents and remind yourself that "we've got this!"

VOLUNTEER NEEDS: 2 PTO members (All set!)


September 14 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM at Paddock)

We hope to see you at Paddock for the regular monthly meeting of the Paddock PTO. Bring a friend, bring your ideas!

Agenda items may be sent to the PTO secretary. All items must be submitted no later than the Thursday prior the meeting and the final agenda will be posted the Monday before the meeting at a link above. The deadline for September items is September 7, 2017.


September 15 - Spirit Wear Orders Due


September 19 - Cookie Dough Fundraiser Starts

We are excited to announce that our Paddock Elementary fall fundraiser for this year will be Otis Spunkmeyer cookie dough! The fundraiser will run for 2 weeks; the top seller at Paddock will earn a free family trip to Kalahari Resort! Be on the look-out for details coming home in backpack mail or download the flyer here!

We are no longer using the form for Minion Keychain distribution. All keychains and other prizes will now be distributed from order forms turned in. We thank you for your participation.


September 19 - Ice Cream Social and Icebreakers (6:00-7:30 PM at Paddock)

Come on out for ice cream and a chance to get to know other Paddock families as the PTO presents an ice cream social along with some fun icebreaker activities!


September 29 - Milan Homecoming Parade (meet at 4:30 at Paddock)

The Paddock PTO is walking in the Milan Homecoming Parade this year. If you would like to join us and show your Paddock pride, just put on your Paddock/Milan Big Reds/black and red clothing and join us at Paddock at 4:30 PM for line up. The parade ends at Symons. All students marching must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the parade.

October 2017

October 3 - Cookie Dough Fundraiser Concludes


October 12 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM at Paddock)

We hope to see you at Paddock for the regular monthly meeting of the Paddock PTO in the Paddock Multipurpose Room. Bring a friend, bring your ideas!

This month's agenda.

Agenda items may be sent to the PTO secretary. All items must be submitted no later than the Thursday prior the meeting and the final agenda will be posted the Monday before the meeting at a link above. The deadline for October items is October 5, 2017.


October 13 - Bingo Night and Book Fair (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)

Doors open at 6:00 PM. First game starts at 6:30 PM. Join us for an evening of fun for the entire family! Prizes will be awarded for each game. Concessions will be sold prior to the start of bingo as well as during the games. First bingo card is free, each additional card is $1.00

Your family can also check out the Scholastic Book Fair in the LMC at the same time. This is the only opportunity to visit a book fair during the fall and it will not be held during school hours, so we encourage you to check it out. View the book fair flyer here!


October 21 - Planning Meeting of the Winter Dance Committee - (8:00 AM at The Owl, Morning 'til Night.)

If you'd like to help us plan this fun family event in December, we hope to see you there.

November 2017

November 3 - Date Night/Movie Night - Shrek

It’s a kids-only movie night at Paddock Elementary! Parents, drop off the kids for a few hours and go and enjoy a date night! We will be showing Shrek (rated PG) and each child will receive a piece of pizza, a snack and a beverage. Pre-registration and $10 payment per child is required in advance. This event is open to children who are potty trained through 5th grade. More information to come in backpack mail!

November 9 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM in the Paddock Multipurpose Room)

We hope to see you at Paddock for the regular monthly meeting of the Paddock PTO in the Paddock Multipurpose Room. Bring a friend, bring your ideas!

Also, the Winter Dance Committee is meeting prior to the regular meeting (6:00 PM at Paddock) for further planning.

This month's agenda.

Agenda items may be sent to the PTO secretary. All items must be submitted no later than the Thursday prior the meeting and the final agenda will be posted the Monday before the meeting at a link above. The deadline for December items is November 2, 2017.

November 16 - Dine to Donate - Blaze Pizza in Ann Arbor

Eat Pizza and Support the PTO!

Have family dinner night at Blaze Pizza on November 16 from 5-8 PM to support the PTO dine-to-donate fundraiser. Show the cashier your PTO flyer (<--- linked) and the PTO will receive 20% of your purchase. It's as easy and yummy as that! We hope to see you there!

November 20-21 - Parent/Teacher Conferences (volunteer opportunity to provide dinners for staff)

December 2017

December 14 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM in the Paddock Multipurpose Room)

We hope to see you at Paddock for the regular monthly meeting of the Paddock PTO in the Paddock Multipurpose Room. Bring a friend, bring your ideas!

This month's agenda will be posted in early December.

Agenda items may be sent to the PTO secretary. All items must be submitted no later than the Thursday prior the meeting and the final agenda will be posted the Monday before the meeting at a link above. The deadline for December items is December 7, 2017.

December 15 - Winter Extravaganza (6:00-8:00 PM)

Come on out to Paddock for a night of family fun, with dinner and snacks, games and crafts, DJ and Dancing, and a photo station!

And in helping grow our hearts three sizes, we'll also be collecting items for the Milan Rotary Club's drive for Aid in Milan, so please bring what you can to donate.

January 2018

January 11 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM in the Paddock Multipurpose Room)

We hope to see you at Paddock for the regular monthly meeting of the Paddock PTO in the Paddock Multipurpose Room. Bring a friend, bring your ideas! Complimentary childcare is available.

This month's agenda will be posted in early January.

Agenda items may be sent to the PTO secretary. All items must be submitted no later than the Thursday prior the meeting and the final agenda will be posted the Monday before the meeting at a link above. The deadline for January items is January 8, 2018.


January 19 - Snow Spectacular - Winter Craft Night (6:00-7:30 PM)

This family-friendly event will celebrate the snowy season with snow-themed crafts and games including: Discover snow dough! Read on fluffy clouds of indoor snow! Help Olaf find his nose!

Make a melting snowman! Play snow bingo! Make a snowman measuring stick! Snow photo booth!

Entrance fee at the door: $2 per child to cover cost of supplies

Each entrance fee will be entered for a chance to win door prizes!

Concessions available for purchase

January ?? - Second Grade LEGO STEAM Night

February 2018

February 6 - Dine to Donate - Buffalo Wild Wings in Ypsilanti

Eat Wings, Raise Funds for Paddock Elementary PTO

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, from 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM, Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 20% of your total bill (not including tax, gratuity, or promotional discounts) to the Paddock PTO. We hope to see you there. BWW Ypsilanti can be found at 216 James L Hart Pkwy, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

Flyer: https://goo.gl/WENhja

February 8 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM in the Paddock Multipurpose Room)

February 22 - Family Science Night

February TBD - Movie Night / Date Night

March 2018

March 8 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM in the Paddock Multipurpose Room)

March 20 - Family Reading Night

April 2018

April 12 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM in the Paddock Multipurpose Room)

May 2018

May 4 - Family Event (Basket Raffle Winners Will Be Drawn)

May 7-11 - Staff Appreciation Week (volunteer opportunity)

May 9 - Muffins and Moms (7:45-8:45 AM)

May 10 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM in the Paddock Multipurpose Room)

June 2018

June 1 - Donuts and Dads (7:45-8:45 AM)

June 7 - Volunteer Banquet (6:00-7:00 PM)

June 7 - Regular Meeting (7:00 PM in the Paddock Multipurpose Room)

June 8 - Field Day (during the school day)

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