PTA Ice Cream Social 9/22
A little Ice Cream, a little chit chat and a lot of playing! Don't miss the 28th annual free PTA Ice Cream Social. We'll gather on Thursday, September 22nd from 6:30-7:30pm in the multi-use room and amphitheater area for delicious Clover ice cream dished up by our wonderful Grant staff. This Grant PTA sponsored event is made possible by donations from Clover and Lace House Linens.
Grant’s Got Talent! Forms due 9/27
Let your light shine! Talent Show forms are due in the office by 9/27. Kids can do one solo act and one act with buddies. No more than 2 acts per child or the show will never end. Teacher Acts are highly encouraged. Each act should be 3 min. or less. Auditions are Oct. 13th. and we have practice dates set as well. The show is Nov. 4th. Questions? Want to Volunteer to coach our talented kids, manage backstage or be the Czar of props? Email email@example.com
Walk to School Day 10/5
Let's get out of the car and onto our feet! Oct. 5th, it's a collective 'Walk to School' with a purpose – to promote health, safety, physical activity and concern for the environment. Lace up your shoes, grab your coffee and get Grant moving.
Damsels in Defense 10/6
Hiii-yah!!! Self Defense Class and Margaritas? Yes, please! Be one of 19 people included in this Damsels in Defense Sign Up Party, benefitting the PTA. Meet at 6:30 pm on Oct. 6th at Martial Arts USA for a personal defense class designed to teach you to peacefully detect, defuse, and resolve conflicts. Afterward, the group will head over to Mi Pueblo for margaritas and appetizers. The cost is $40/person. Email Chantel Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Have you Joined the Grant PTA ?
Wonder why you weren't buying pencils at Target with the rest of Petaluma's 'Back to School' shoppers? The PTA gives Grant teachers $48 per child for supplies. It also funds field trips. new technology needs at Grant, the school play, talent show, Ice Cream Social and so much more. We really need your support. We know it’s hard to get to PTA meetings while you’re dealing with soccer games, homework and getting dinner on the table, but even if you can’t squeeze meetings in, we'd sure love to have you as a member. Please consider joining the PTA for $15 (you can give more if you'd like.) Forms are in the office as is the basket where you can drop them off. Please know that your membership makes a huge difference to Grant School and we'd love to have you aboard.
Save these Box Tops!
You might be buying these products already, so why not make money for Grant while you're at it? Annie's products, Cheerios and Clorox Wipes are just a few of the things that count. See the link here: www.btfe.com/products It doesn't take much time and each completed collection sheet of 25 Box Tops enters your child in a drawing for a great prize! Collection sheets due into the Grant office by September 30th.
Attention Amazon shoppers! Make money for Grant School without even trying! It's so easy. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate .5% of your purchases to the Grant PTA. Go to smile.amazon.com and choose Grant Elementary PTA from the drop down menu. Be sure to bookmark or add smile.amazon.com to your favorites so every time you make a purchase, the PTA will get a donation! If everyone at Grant took a minute to make those few extra clicks, it would help so much!
In The Thank You Column:
- Many thanks to Clover Stornetta and Lace House Linens for sponsoring the upcoming Ice Cream Social.
- Our thanks to the McArdle, Shaw and Yang Families for hosting the upcoming Damsels in Defense sign up party.
- A big thank you to the Lafranchi family for hosting the Dine & Donate at Taps.
AT A GLANCE
September 22 Ice Cream Social 6:30-7:30
September 27 Talent show forms due to office
September 30 Box Top Collection Deadline
October 5 Walk to School Day
October 13 Talent Show Auditions after school
October 14 Jog-a-thon
October 20 PTA Meeting # 2
October 31 Halloween Parade 12:45pm
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