Welcome to the first 2018–2019 PTO Blog. Our PTO Blog will be linked from Dr. Pfaff's Principal's Message the second Friday of every month during the school year. For all other weeks, Dr. Pfaff will include PTO Points in her Principal's Messages.
PRAIRIE'S BACK-TO-SCHOOL CARNIVAL IS TONIGHT! (Sept. 7)
We look forward to seeing all our Prairie family and friends at our Back-to-School Carnival on Sept. 7 from 6:30–7:30 p.m. on the blacktop. This is a free family-friendly event (no drop-offs) with
• DJ and dancing featuring Bizar Entertainment
• Carnival and sports games
• Face painting and tattoos
• Pizza and samosas, available for purchase for an additional fee
Rain date: Sept. 14
HAVE YOU CREATED YOUR PTO MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT ACCOUNT?
All Prairie PTO forms–including volunteer sign-up forms, PTO purchases, and volunteer opportunities–are included in the Prairie PTO Membership Toolkit. Please make sure you have an UPDATED Membership Toolkit account with the correct teacher/grade for your student. Is your student a 1st grader, or is your family new to Prairie School? Please make sure you create your Prairie PTO MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT account today.
DESSERT DAY/SPECIAL LUNCH SIGN-UP
Our Special Lunch and Dessert Day Committees have worked hard to organize delicious lunches and desserts for Prairie students to enjoy in the 2018–2019 school year. Please sign up your student on MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT so he or she can enjoy Special Lunches and Dessert Days.
SPECIAL LUNCH SCHEDULE 2018–2019
• Oct. 19: Papa John's
• Nov. 16: Culver's
• Dec. 14: Papa John's
• Jan. 18: Original Bagel & Bialy
• Feb. 15: Culver's
• Mar. 15: Papa John's
• Apr. 18: Original Bagel & Bialy
• May: Prairie School Field Day Special Lunch
DESSERT DAY SCHEDULE 2018–2019
• Oct. 12: Menchie's
• Nov. 8: Nutphree's
• Dec. 7: McDonald's
• Jan. 11: Subway
• Feb. 8: Culver's
• Mar. 7: McDonald's
• Apr. 12: Baskin Robin's
• May 10: Culver's
SPIRIT WEAR IS HERE!
Our Spirit Wear Committee designed some really cool threads this year! Please visit the Prairie PTO MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT to order for your student today. All orders must be in by Oct. 19! Prairie Scamper shirts are also available on Membership Toolkit.
Stay tuned to our Prairie PTO Facebook page and calendar for School Store dates. This is a fun way for the kids to purchase cute school supplies and small toys at lunch. Most items cost between 25 cents and $1.50. Please send money with your child on School Store days–kids love shopping at lunch! All proceeds support our PTO and the fun community events we plan.
STAY INFORMED ON FACEBOOK!
Please "like" our PRAIRIE SCHOOL PTO FACEBOOK page to stay up-to-date on all the exciting PTO information throughout the year. Also, please share this page with other Prairie families to keep everyone in the know!
UPCOMING SEPTEMBER PTO EVENTS
Sept. 7: Back-to-School Carnival
Sept. 14: Back-to-School Carnival (rain date)
Sept. 14: Dessert Day
Sept. 21: Special Lunch
Sept. 26: PTO General Meeting
We are so appreciative of our PTO volunteers! Please sign up today on PRAIRIE PTO MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT to volunteer.