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    Memorial School PTA
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    September 13, 2019
      

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    Hello Memorial Families! 

    Memorial School PTA invites you to become a member for the 2019-2020 school year. Becoming a member does not require a time commitment nor does it mean you have to volunteer. Your membership donation means that you are supporting our school and our children. The PTA works closely with our school staff to provide enriching experiences through events like Assemblies and Author Visits, Book Fairs, Picture Day, Teacher Appreciaiton activites, Social events and much more!  The PTA also provides grants for teachers and gifts to the school. In just the past few years, the PTA has donated IPads, new playground equipment, an outdoor gazebo and outdoor benches!  We need your support!

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    Everyone is Welcome!

    Please visit our Membership website to complete the online membership form and convieniently pay with a credit card via PayPal OR complete the paper membership form and send it to school with checks made payable to "Memorial School PTA".

    A family Membership is only $15 for the school year!  

    Visit https://www.ebnet.org/Page/10191 to complete your membership today!

    Thanks for your support!

     

    ICE CREAM SOCIAL  - TONIGHT!!

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    Join us for fun, games, and ICE CREAM SUNDAES!

    Friday, September 13th

    6:30 - 8:00 PM Memorial School Cafetorium

    $4.00 per person/cup (Second helpings must be paid for). Admission must be paid at the door!
  

    Also, stop by our table at the Ice Cream Social to pick up a PTA membership form and purchase some discounted spiritwear!

     
    SPIRITWEAR
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    2018 Spiritwear BLOW OUT CLOTHING SALE at the Ice Cream Social!

    We have some 2018 Spiritwear left in limited sizes.  Sale clothing prices range from $6-$15.  First come - First Served!

    Visit us at the Ice Cream Social (cash or check only)!  

     

    BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT

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    Come visit the PTA at Back To School Night! Information and membership forms will be available.

    The PTA's 5th Grade Committe will also be selling Pencil Grams for $1 each. You can purchase a pencil with an attached note to leave on your child's desk at Back to School Night. 

     
    SCHOOL STORE
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    Did you know that we have a school store that's run by the PTA? The school store is open Thursdays during your child's lunch period. Prices range from $0.25 to $5.00 . If you send your child to school with some extra change, he/she can have a fun shopping experience! You'll also be supporting the PTA!

    Be a School Store Vounteer- 

    We need some parent volunteers to help at our School Store.  The School Store takes place from 11:00am - 1:15pm. Please only sign up for a slot if you are able to stay for the entire time period.  Your responsibilities will be to help set up the items in the School Store, assist children with their purchases and clean up when lunches are over.  Remember that volunteers must also be current PTA members.  If you need to complete your PTA membership, visit our website at https://www.ebnet.org/Page/10191 

    Click on the link to sign up as a School Store volunteer.

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4aacaf28abfd0-school

    Is your child celebrating a birthday soon? The school store has gift certificates that we can distribute to your child's class. This is a great substitution for traditional goody bags. To purchase gift certificates, you must fill out a request form in advance. Click on the link to download the form.

    School Store Gift Certificate Request

     

    FUNDRAISING

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    KidStuff Coupon Books will be coming home soon!  Be on the lookout for these money saving books to purchase and sell to help raise money for the PTA.

      

     5th GRADE COMMITTEE
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    Attention 5th Grade Parents!  It is not too late to join the 5th Grade Committee to help plan the events and activities for the 5th Grade this year!  If interested, please email Angela at memorialeb.2020@gmail.com
     
     
     

    BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

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    Box Tops are going digital! 

    No more clipping. No more sending Box Tops to school. All you need is your phone. Download the ALL-NEW Box Tops app, shop as you normally would, then simply scan your store receipts to find participating products. The app will automatically credit your school's Box Tops earnings online.

    We also collect Box Tops that are clipped from packages.  Be sure to send in your Box Tops to school with your child's name and teacher's name. Box Tops can be sent in to school in a ziplock bag or on a collection sheet. Please make sure that the Box Tops are not ripped or expired.

    Box Tops are each worth 10 cents. You can help raise money for the students of Memorial School!

    Please visit the Box Tops 4 Education Website to download the app or a collection form and learn about the products that contain Box Tops. 

    For a complete list of participating items, please visit https://www.boxtops4education.com/Participating-Products-Page

    Click here to download a Box Top Collection Sheet  

     

    ROOM PARENTS

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    Room parent information and applications will be sent home next week.  Room parents must be current PTA members.  Don't forget to check your child's backpack next week.

     
    TEACHER GRANTS
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    Attention Teachers! PTA Teacher Grant Applications are now being accepted. The first deadline for applications is November 22nd. Use the links below to download the Grant Guideline and Application.

    Teacher Grant Guidelines for Memorial Teachers 

    Teacher Grant Application for Memorial Teachers

     

    Last year, our PTA awarded over $2000 in teacher grants.  Below is a list of last year's grants.
     
    Ms. Koveleskie - hands on materials for Literacy, Math and Social Studies Centers
    Ms. S.Smith - Seat Sacks
    Ms. Daly, Ms. Perillo, Ms. Staats - MindFULL Munch Memorial Cafe
    Ms. Demetor - Kindergarten playground games and wagon
    Ms. Morreale - SnapWords Teaching Cards
    Ms. Brain - Supplies for Memorial Cafe
    Ms. Berman - Seat Sacks and SnapWords Teaching Card
    Ms. Romba - STEAM to STREAM - bins and supplies
    Ms. C. Thomas  - STEAM to STREAM - bins and supplies
     
     
    OLIVER'S LABELS
     
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    Support the Memorial School PTA when you purchase personalized labels through Oliver's Labels.  These labels are fully customizable and there are so many options for all your labeling needs!  Great for clothes, camp items, and school supplies, etc.  

     20% of every purchase made through our own website will go directly back to the PTA!

    Check them out here! www.oliverslabels.com/EBmemorial  

     
     
     
      
     Let's Stay in Touch!

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    Email

    Contact us at memorialschoolpta@gmail.com

    Facebook

    Click here to follow the Memorial PTA on Facebook

     

     
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    9/13 -Ice Cream Social - 6:30PM
     
    9/23 - Back to School Night (Grades K-2)
     
    9/25 - Back to School Night (Grades 3-5)
     
    9/30 and 10/1- No School
     
    10/18 - Halloween Trunk or Treat (Rain Date 10/25)
     
    10/21 - PTA Meeting - 7:30PM
     
     
     
    COMMUNITY NEWS…
     

    For a complete list of Community Events, please click here.

     The East Brunswick Recreation Department offers many programs for both children and adults.  To view the Fall/Winter Brochure, please click here

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    Go to  https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-events-calendar.cfm to view a Calendar of EBPL Events.

    The Friends of East Brunswick Public Library would like your support.  For information about becoming a supporter, visit their website at  https://www.ebpl.org/main/friends-of-the-library.cfm

     

    2019-2020 PTA BOARD Members
    • President:  Julie Rafano
    • VP:  Brianne Mory
    • Secretary:  Sally Stavola
    • Treasurer:  Kelly Lasch
    • In School Events:  Hyemi Kim and Jennifer Garber
    • Out of School Events:  Lisa Villanueva and Kitman Kan
    • Fundraising:  Jasmin Gonzalez 

     

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