Woodlawn PTO Blog, Oct. 7, 2019


• Dessert Day & Special Lunch
Thank you to all of our September PTO Parent Volunteers who helped pass out Dessert Day and Special Lunch. We sincerely ppreciate the contribution of your time to ensure Woodlawn students receive a wonderful treat monthly during lunch hours.

REMINDER: If you missed the deadline to order October's Dessert Day and Special Lunch opportunities, you still can order Special Lunch and Dessert Day for November and throughout the rest of the school year.

(Order by Oct. 15 for November Dessert Day and Special Lunch.)

To view November's options and to place your order by Oct. 15, log in to the Woodlawn PTO MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT.

• Leider's Gift Certificates
Fall Mums are in season and this is the perfect time to purchase Leider's Gift Certificates and support your Woodlawn PTO! Visit the Woodlawn PTO MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT to purchase a Leider's Gift Certificate! 20% of the proceeds benefit the Woodlawn PTO. Certificates available in denominations of $25 or $50!

• Woodlawn Fall Party
Don't miss your chance to ESCAPE from Woodlawn! Join us as the PTO presents Woodlawn's Annual Fall Party ESCAPE FROM WOODLAWN for Grades 6–8 on Oct. 23, 6–8 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale Mon., Oct. 7, in the Woodlawn PTO MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT. Online sales end Sun., Oct. 20. However, sales continue during LUNCH PERIODS Oct. 21–23.

TICKET PRICE: $10 per student, includes FOOD & ENTERTAINMENT

  • Photo Booth
  • DJ
  • Virtual Reality
  • Tattoo Artist
  • Fortune Teller
  • Games
  • Escape Room
  • Escape Artist/Magician

All students who attend have a chance to win RAFFLE PRIZES! Raffle Tickets can be purchased online as a bundle of 12 tickets for $10. After online sales close, Raffle Ticket purchases can be made at the party and during LUNCH PERIODS Oct. 21–23 for $1 each, or in the bundle option $10 for 11 tickets. Please note: Raffle winners must be present to win.

  • Students who wear a costume will receive an extra Raffle Ticket at the door. COSTUMES are optional, but encouraged!
  • 8th graders who attend receive an extra Raffle Ticket and Escape Room priority.

Interested in helping as a parent volunteer during the party? Please sign up on the Woodlawn PTO MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT.

• Fall Scholastic Book Fair – SAVE THE DATE – Nov. 19–22

Woodlawn PTO will host the Scholastic Book Fair in the Learning Center in November. Our PTO Scholastic Book fair is a reading event that brings kids the books they want to read. We'll receive a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. All purchases benefit our school!

Our ONLINE SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR will be open 24/7 Nov. 13–Nov. 26. Parents, teachers, and students who cannot attend the Book Fair can order through our online Fair Nov. 13–26. The Woodlawn PTO will receive credit for online purchases and all purchases are delivered to the school.

NEW: Orders will ship directly home. Orders over $25 get free shipping.


Please contact Marlene Aaron.

• PTO General Meeting
The PTO Executive Board would like to thank all Woodlawn parents who attended our first PTO General Meeting on Sept. 20. We had an amazing turnout of a wonderful group of parents who joined us to learn all the events scheduled for this year. We appreciate your participation, questions, and feedback provided during the meeting.

We also welcome and sincerely thank Elizabeth Owens who kindly offered to serve as Treasurer on the Executive Board for the 2019–20 school year. We have a wonderful and supportive PTO this year and are excited to work with everyone for the benefit of our amazing Woodlawn Community.

If you haven't yet joined our PTO and are interested in learning more about what we do, please contact Laura LaCroix. Opportunities to sign up for volunteer roles for events throughout the year are on the Woodlawn PTO MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT.

We encourage you to read our MONTHLY BLOG during the school year for information on upcoming events.

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