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Vineland K-8 Center PTA E-Newsletter 
EDITION 10  

October 20, 2013 

Shoparoo Check Arrived!

 

  

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Check out our "BIG" Shoparoo check! It's all thanks to our wonderful Vineland families!

Keep snapping those receipts!

 

 

 

PTA Membership Winner
  
Congratulations Mrs. Gonzalez's 3rd grade class!! 
They are the first class to reach 100% PTA Membership. 
  
Blandon's Busy Bees 
  
Last week, Mrs. Blandon's class participated in Sumdog, the county-wide online math contest.  She congratulates the top five students in her class: 1st Jeremy Jaramillo, 2nd Santiago Machado, 3rd Jeremy Gonzalez, 4th Absalon Cortes, 5th Christian Vallori

The class had a presentation last Friday for Hispanic Heritage month by former major league baseball pitcher Orlando Hernandez, nicknamed "El Duque".  He spoke to the children about his baseball career and how he came to the United States from Cuba.    



United Way Campaign

 

 

Support the United Way

 

 

Bring $1.00 on the following dates to participate in: 

 

Thursday, October 24    TWIN DAY
Thursday, October 31    Halloween Spirit Day

           (**NO COSTUMES OR MASKS** May wear Halloween

                      t-shirts, socks, colors, headbands, etc.)


Donation Goal:  $1.00 for every Vineland child
Challenge Goal for Giving:    

PK-1  $1.00
2      $2.00
3      $3.00
4      $4.00
5      $5.00
6      $6.00
7      $7.00
8      $8.00
*Students who donate their CHALLENGE GOAL will receive a NO UNIFORM PASS for Thursday, Nov. 7th!*

Click here to view and print flyer. 

  

Fall Festival Previews  
 
IS ALMOST HERE!!!!!!!!!


FALL FESTIVAL RAFFLE.
  Raffle tickets will be sold in the breezeway Oct 23st , Oct 24th, Week of Oct 28th
from 7:45am-9:00am

1.    $25 Raffle ticket: SANDALS RESORT 4 day, 3 night Stay at Sandals Resort (Valued at $2,500) [SPECIAL BUY 4 GET 1 FREE]- only 150 tickets available

2.    $10 Raffle ticket: 4 SEA WORLD TICKETS WITH 2-NIGHTS ACCOMMODATIONS AT RENAISSANCE SEA WORLD HOTEL: (Valued at $868)- only100 tickets available

3.    $10 Raffle ticket: 4 ONE-DAY PARK HOPPER TICKETS TO WALT DISNEY WORLD: (Valued at $516) - only 100 tickets available

4.    $5 Raffle ticket:  AMERICAN GIRL DOLL, "SAIGE" (Doll of the year 2013)  (Valued at $110) - only 100 tickets available.

THIS YEAR PTA IS ACCEPTING CASH, CHECK, AND CREDIT CARDS**
*Drawing for ALL raffles will be done by Principal, Mrs. MacLaren on 11/ 2/13 in front of the Upper Academy Cafeteria. Do not need to be present to win.
** PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE A 3% CONVENIENCE PROCESSING FEE ADDED TO ALL CREDIT CARD PURCHASES.

Click here to view flyer.


 
 
BASKET PREVIEW. You've been working hard making baskets for Fall Festival.  There is a great selection.  Start your holiday shopping at Fall Festival. Click here to view pictures of some of the baskets we will have at the silent auction. 


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. We need volunteers for the Fall Festival.  If you are interested in volunteering please sign up on
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D45A8AC22A2FC1-fall/11849548 or contact Maria Tomczak at tomczak.maria@gmail.com.
  
 
Scarecrow Contest

Calling all Vineland Families and Groups...
Borrow Grandpa's old straw hat, maybe Grandma's old apron, even the dog's bandana and enter Vineland's Scarecrow Contest! Contest is open to Vineland families and Groups (i.e. Cub Scouts, dance & drama, group of 5th graders, church group, sports team, etc.)
Deadline to submit entry form to child's teacher is October 25th. 

Click
here to view flyer with details and entry form.

Fall Festival 
 Click here to view flyer. 
PTA Membership Drive

 

null   Why join the PTA?

   

The number one reason to join the PTA is to benefit your child. In doing so, you also help our school.

Thanks to all of you who have already sent in your forms and additional contributions.  The additional contributions will help the PTA fund many key initiatives. We look forward to all of you joining the PTA!
The first class to reach 100% membership will receive a pizza party.

 

Below is the membership form, directory and volunteer sign up form:

Vineland PTA Membership Form

Vineland PTA Directory

Vineland PTA Volunteer Sign Up Form   

 

Halloween Costume Fundraiser

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Go to www.wholesalecostumeclub.com/fundraiser/ to order your costumes today! 

Click here to view flyer. 

 
BoxTops Giveaway
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Trick or Treat?
This one is a definite treat.
Enter this Ghostly Giveaway for a chance to win 1,000 eBoxTops for Vineland K-8 Center!
It's spook-tacular! Click here.
   
   
Ongoing Fundraiser


BOX TOPS  boxtops

WHY?
Help raise money for our school (each one is worth 10 cents-that adds up fast!) 
WHAT TO SAVE?  The small Box Top label found on hundreds of your favorite products 
WHAT TO DO? Cut out and save in a safe place 
WHERE TO DROP OFF? Turn them in to your classroom teacher

INK AND TONER RECYCLING PROGRAM
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WHY?
Great for the environment and helps keep these products out of landfills while raising some money for our school 
WHAT TO SAVE?  Recyclable inkjet/toner
other tonercartridges
WHAT TO DO? Box them back up or put in a bag
WHERE TO DROP OFF? Turn them in to Mrs. Donet in the Media Center

 

SHOPAROO

WHY?
Help raise money for our school from the comfort of your home. null
WHAT TO SAVE?  All your store receipts from the last seven null(7) days.
WHAT TO DO? First, download the Shoparoo app onto your smart phone, then snap pictures of your receipts and earn points = money for our school.
  
When shopping in the following stores, please give them Vineland's ID# in order to help raise money for our school 
OFFICE DEPOT  # 70022517 
OFFICE MAX # 861102254 

TARGET # 40396 (Must be used in conjunction with Target Cards)

Mark your Calendar    
  
October 23-31    Red Ribbon Week
October 25         NO SCHOOL - Teacher Planning Day
October 31         Halloween Parade (Pre-K - 1st Grade)
November 2       Fall Festival (11am-4pm)
November 8       NO SCHOOL - Teacher Planning Day
November 11     NO SCHOOL - Veteran's Day
 
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