Head Room Parents: We are looking for head room parents! This is a great way to get to know other parents and your child’s peers. HRPs serve as the liaison between classroom parents and the teacher, organizes celebrations, coordinates parent volunteers, and helps during staff appreciation week.
Two popular volunteer sign-ups are now active! Click the links or visit our website.
Another thanks to Katie Rieffenberger and Card My Yard Grand Rapids, www.cardmyyard.com for the amazing welcome sign. Pine Ridge families can take 20% off of your sign orders for birthdays, anniversaries, new babies, graduations and anything else you need to celebrate if you book before the end of September with the code PRSCHOOL20.
Staff Appreciation is taking place from May 7th-11th this year! Our committee is hard at work making sure it’s a fabulous and fun week of showing our gratitude to the amazing staff at Pine Ridge!
Would you like to help us out?! Please see the link below if you would like to sign up to help out with door decorations, or donating food for the breakfast, luncheon and snack carts!
If you have any questions, please contact one of the Staff Appreciation Committee chairs:
Tara Evans - firstname.lastname@example.org
Kylie Rowland - email@example.com
Monya Weiss - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Pine Ridge Art Show will take place tomorrow evening from 6-7:30pm! Come and check out the amazing art projects our kiddos have been working hard on!
A couple of reminders for everyone!
Book Swap is this week and we still have some openings to help kiddos shop for “new” books! Check out the sign-up if you would like to help!
If you have any questions about the Book Swap, please contact Britt Metzger at email@example.com.
5 days to go until the Pine Ridge Carnival!!! We still have some openings in the afternoon and need volunteers to run some games and help kids pick out prizes in the redemption center. If you can help out, or if you have high-schoolers who need volunteer hours, we would greatly appreciate it if you could check out the link and sign-up for a shift!
Happy Monday to All!!
Thank you to all of our PR families, staff, donors, committee members...EVERYONE who contributed to make Friday's Auction an amazing event! It was an incredible evening! And a MAJOR shout-out to our fabulous Auction Committee co-chairs, Anne Gorman and Sara Gruber. They put in countless hours to make it a very successful night for our kids!!!
Have a great week!
Pine Ridge PTO President
There are a few spots left for Thursday's Mexican Style Conference Dinners! Check out the menu!
It’s time again for a Pine Ridge favorite! Join us for Tom Woodruff Drawing Night this Thursday from 6-7:30pm!
There is a half day of school on Thursday, January 25th & Friday January 26th
Dismissal both days will be at 11:55am
Don’t forget to purchase your tickets to the 2018 Pine Ridge AUCTION!!! You do not need to sign up for a personal PayPal account to make the purchase. It’s super quick and easy! Come join us for a fun adult night out with your fellow PR families and help us raise money for our kids!! We hope to see you there!!
Thank you so much to everyone who donated to our Coat Drive for Sherwood Park Global Studies Academy in the GRPS district! Your generosity will truly be a gift to the students there!
We are still collecting new or used coats in good condition until this Friday at noon. If you have some old coats in your closets that you would like to get rid of, we will gladly take them off your hands. We are also taking hats, gloves and scarves. There is a donation box in the front office at Pine Ridge.
Noto's Old World Italian Restaurant
Friday, February 09, 2018
The PTO relies on the proceeds of the auction to fund many of the projects needed each year,
and it’s sure to be an event you won’t want to miss!
Here are the Highlights…
Tickets are now on sale!!! We are using a simple and quick online form this year. To access it, just go to
We are looking for donations from our Pine Ridge Parents & Friends. The donation form was sent home earlier this week from your child’s teacher. And you can also find a link to it at:
It takes a village to pull off an event like this, and we are looking for more volunteers to join the committee. If interested, please contact Anne Gorman or Sara Gruber.
We are looking for fun, energetic & entertaining parents to be auctioneers. If making people laugh is your thing – we’ve got just the job for you!!!
Visit the Pine Ridge Auction tab on the Pine Ridge PTO website for more info. And feel free to contact Anne Gorman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sara Gruber (email@example.com) if you have any questions.
Every year we choose a charity to support for our Holiday meeting. This year we are supporting Family Promise of Grand Rapids mission to help the homeless. If you would like to donate, you can find a complete wish list HERE!
GENERAL CHARITABLE DONATIONS!
No School / Labor Day Break - August 31st & September 3rd 2018
Picture Day - September 14, 2018
Culver's Night Before the Rally - September 27, 2018
Ranger Rally - September 28, 2018
1/2 Day of School - September 28, 2018
School starts at 8:40am. Doors open at 8:30am. School is dismissed at 3:45pm.
K - 11:30-11:55am
1st - 11:55am-12:20pm
2nd - 12:40-1pm
3rd - 12:10-12:30pm
4th - 12:25-12:45pm
September 25, 2018 @ 9am in the Media Center.
Jacob Hemmingsen at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have any questions, comments or concerns about this website.