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Friday Notes for 9/16/16

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PTSA Corner

9/16/16 Friday Notes

 

Membership Challenge

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LEADERBOARD: We have a tie between 2nd and 4th grades at 67%!!  Great job!  1st grade is close behind.  Hmmmm.  Where are our upper classes?  Only 14 more days left in this challenge!

Join the CCCK-8 PTSA and your child’s classroom could win an ice cream party!  The classroom with the highest percentage of memberships by Sept 30 will win!  Your membership makes it possible for us to support classroom enrichment and fund a para-professional to help our teachers.  As a member, you also have a voice in how we prioritize what we are working on and how we spend our funds in a year.  For more information, see the attached flyer or contact Tami Lawson, tamikrislawson@hotmail.com  We appreciate your support!

Help Wanted:

VERY IMPORTANT: We still need Classroom Parents for the following grades.  These people are responsible for organizing classroom parties and being the liason for the teacher to the PTSA and parent community.   If you are able to serve in this role, please contact Jody Dickson, jody@dickson.org.
– 2nd Grade
– 4th Grade
– 5th/6th Grade
– 7th Grade
– 8th Grade

Legislative Chair or Co-Chair

Are you passionate about politics?  Are you glued to the news and can’t wait to share what you heard with your friends and family?  If so, then we have a position for you!  Your CCCK8 PTSA is looking for a Legislative Chair or co-Chair.  Don’t let the title scare you!  We simply need someone to keep the PTSA and our school community informed of what is happening around education policy and politics.  This person would send regular updates about what is happening and be a resource to parents if they are curious about education policy.  We especially would like the help keeping families informed about our own school district, but you may expand to state or national education activity, if you want to.  This is especially important this year in the election year, and with the 3A/3B Mill & Bond Levy for the Jefferson County School District on the ballot.   This volunteer opportunity can be very short term as we need it particularly through the upcoming election.  After that, your level of effort is up to you!  Please contact Jody Dickson, jody@dickson.org, if you are interested.

PTSA Upcoming Events:
Monthly General Membership Meeting
Monday, October 3rd
6:30 – 7:30 pm
The next PTSA meeting will be on Monday, October 3rd.  In the PTSA meeting, we will be finalizing our goals and budget for this school year and plan for upcoming events, including Trick or Treat Street.  Participating in these meetings is a great way for you to make a difference in our school by helping us make decisions about what we can and should be doing for our school to make it the best learning environment it can be.

Save the Dates:
10/6 – Helping Kids Thrive Parent Night, Creighton Middle School, 5 – 8:45 pm
10/19 – Child Assault Prevention Workshop – 6 pm
10/28 – Trick or Treat Street

Stay tuned on our website http://www.ccck8ptsa.org or on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/CCCK8PTSA for more information on upcoming programs. If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, concerns, please feel free to contact me.

Jody Dickson, President          jody@dickson.org           303-642-3568