Coffee for sale! Coffee for sale!
Ferris Coffee for $2 a cup tomorrow being sold at the Halloween parade!
Families, the Halloween Parade begins at 2:10pm (note the later start time) on Wednesday. The Ranger will be leading the parade out of the school and around the front circle. Hope to see you there!
It's Book Fair Week! The book fair is open 8:30-4:30, Monday-Thursday, and 8:30-1pm on Friday. Be sure to send enough money with your child to cover sales tax. Checks can be made payable to Pine Ridge PTO. Nothing motivates kids to read like new books!
Box Tops Fall Collection Date- October 15
Send your Box Tops to school by October 15. Prizes for the top two collecting classrooms!
Volunteers are busy putting together the 2018-2019 Pine Ridge Family Directory. If you'd like to be included, send in the pink directory info sheet that came home a few weeks ago or print the attached document and send it to school as soon as possible!
Final call for Ranger Rally donations! Don't forget to turn in your donation envelopes tomorrow or donate online at https://squareup.com/store/pine-ridge-elementary-school-pto. Pass our donation link along to family and friends so they can be part of supporting Pine Ridge! Fourth graders have one more day to bring in change and attempt to win the 4th Grade Change Wars. Winning class leads the 2018 Ranger Rally!
See the map below for tomorrow's Homecoming Parade route. Parade begins near the tailgate area behind the Ranger football stadium, follows the service drive out towards Stoneshire, loops through Stoneshire, crosses Hall, through Paradise Lake, to Ada Drive, and finishes at the middle school. Parade starts at 5pm and our Pine Ridge tailgate spots are at the beginning of the parade route. Hope to see you there!
Pssst.....PIne Ridge families....are you doing any meal planning this week? Don't forget CULVER'S NIGHT is this Thursday, September 27, 5-8pm. Join lots of fellow Pine Ridge families as we try to break our own fundraising record at Culver's. Rumor has it, even Mrs. James will be tying on a blue apron and serving your family! Don't miss it!
Plan to attend the first PTO General Meeting on Tuesday, September 25 at 9am in the Media Center! You’ll hear from Mr. Phillips and Mr. Salter, our new fourth grade teachers, and from Mrs. Wittland, our new school counselor. Mrs. James will also share general school news and you’ll hear updates from several PTO committees. Remember, our meetings are family friendly so younger children are welcome. See you on Tuesday!
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 - email@example.com
Kylie Rowland - firstname.lastname@example.org
Monya Weiss - email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
GENERAL CHARITABLE DONATIONS!
4th Grade Musical - May 23, 2019
Memorial Day/No School - May 27, 2019
Field Day - May 30, 2019
Half Day of School - June 6, 2019
Last day of School/Half day of school - June 7, 2019
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
May 21, 2019 @ 9am in the Media Center.
Jacob Hemmingsen at email@example.com
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