PTA WEEKLY DIGEST - 12/2/18
PTA MEETING THIS TUESDAY!
Please join us in the All Purpose Room (cafeteria) at 7:30 this Tuesday, December 4th. Attached below is the agenda for the meeting.
Agenda December 2018 - Main Copy.docx
JLES COOKIE EXCHANGE
It's "Cookie-Fest" Time!
We need all of you for this very important event at JLES on Wednesday, December 19th.
Every year the JLES staff looks forward to the "Cookie-Fest" when they have the chance to take home approx 18 HOMEMADE cookies to eat and share. The staff loves this event and appreciates it very much. We understand how busy everyone is this time of year so we really appreciate everyone's help
Please click on the link below to sign up for a slot.
NO FUSS FUNDRAISER
Huge thank you to all of those who donated to the fundraiser - we had approximately 85 families participate!! We were able to raise a little over $5,000! The exact number will be announced at the PTA meeting on Tuesday, as well as the two winners of the gift cards!
MANY THANKS TO SAFEWAY FOR THEIR GENEROUS CONTRIBUTION!
Our PTA was excited to receive a $2,419.27 grant from Safeway and Safeway Foundation from their Hunger Is initiative to eradicate childhood hunger. The funds will be used to launch the new "Break Box" Food Program for school holidays. See the attached brief press release below for more details on this wonderful program:
Break Boxes Safeway Grant Press Release.docx
WAYS TO HELP JONES LANE ELEMENTARY
Amazon.com: go to https://smile.amazon.com, register with "Jones Lane Elementary-Montgomery" and shop through Smile!
“Box Tops for Education”: Collect and send them to school with your child throughout the year to count towards the February and May contests.
Giant: go to https://giantfood.com/school-rewards/, log in, and select school code #00809.
Harris Teeter: go to https://www.harristeeter.com/together-in-education, log in, and select school code #1131. You can also link to JLES at the store register.