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Vineland K-8 Center PTA E-Newsletter 
EDITION 11 

October 27, 2013 

Red Ribbon Week 


Red Ribbon Week is Oct 25-31st, 2013.  There are many activities and presentations throughout the school.  The students in Pre-K through 2nd grade are participating in a door decorating contest.  Third through Eighth grade students are participating in an essay contest. 

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 is Red Ribbon Week Dress Up Day!  Students can wear RED shirts, red ribbons in hair, red socks, red bracelets, red headbands, etc.
To view a list of the activities click here.

 
Upper Academy News  

MAGNET SCHOOL PRESENTATIONS
The following magnet schools have rescheduled their visits to Vineland as follows:
Monday, October  28th at 8:35- Law Enforcement Academy
Tuesday, October 29th at 8:35- Robert Morgan High School
Both presentations will be in the Upper Academy Music Room.

CURRICULUM EXPO AT PALMETTO SENIOR HIGH
Attention 8th graders.  There will be a Curriculum Expo at Palmetto Senior High on November 13, 2013.  It will be in the school gymnasium from 6:30pm - 8pm.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about the school. 
Click here to view flyer.

 
Do The Right Thing  

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SEPTEMBER
DO THE RIGHT THING WINNERS!

Matthew Cabeza, 2nd Grade, Ms. Blandon's class
He has an excellent attitude and is respectful and helpful to classmates.

Ariana Aguirre, 2nd Grade, Ms. Valdes' class
She returned money that she found at the Book Fair.

Stephen Su, 5th Grade, Ms. Calero / Ms. Rodriguez's class
He puts forth maximum effort and is always willing to help out his peers. Plus, his behavior is fantastic. 

 
Halloween Safety Tips 
 
MDCPS HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS.  We want all to have a safe and happy Halloween.  Please read the attachment here.  Even though we all know how to take care of our kids, there are so many good "reminders" here, and it's well worth the read! 

United Way Campaign

 

 

Support the United Way

 

 

This the final week to participate in the United Way Drive. 

 

Bring $1.00 on Thursday, October 31 for 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 Bracelet Pre Sale 

Pre-purchase your Carnival ride bracelets to avoid the lines! AND, even better, SAVE MONEY!!!!! Tomorrow is the last day to do this!
You can view and print the form
here.
View the list of food, rides and activities
here.    
 

Fall Festival Previews  

 


  IS THIS SATURDAY!!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.CALLING ALL PARENTS!  WE NEED YOUR HELP!  VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR VINELAND'S FALL FESTIVAL. In order to make our school's Fall Festival a success we need your help!  Please sign up to volunteer one hour of your time
on Saturday, November 2, 2013. 
We are looking for volunteers to fill the following slots: 
12noon-1pm
1pm-2pm  
2pm-3pm
3pm-4pm

You can go online and sign up on: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D45A8AC22A2FC1-fall/11849548 or contact Maria Tomczak at tomczak.maria@gmail.com  and she will gladly sign you up!


 
FALL FESTIVAL RAFFLE
Raffle tickets will be sold in the breezeway ALL WEEK 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.

 


MORE BASKETS TO VIEW!!! 
Baskets keep coming in.  Click here to view the latest arrivals.  The baskets previewed last week can be seen here.   


 
Fall Festival 
 Click here to view flyer. 
Vendor Marketplace Preview 

 



We are so excited to share more of the amazing vendors for Fall Festival.  Check them out below and click here to learn more about each vendor.  You can view the previous vendors featured here.

Dave "YoYo Man" Lenhart
World's Easiest YoYo
www.worldseasiestyoyo.com

Ciro Zegretti (Vineland Dad), Zegretti Creations
Venetian Plaster and Remodeling
www.ZegrettiCreations.com 

Loli Piano, TRAPOS
Handmade jewelry and fashion clothing
www.facebook.com/#!/trapos.fl?fref=ts

The Wellness Center of London Square
Health and Beauty Services
http://tw-centers.com/index.html

Give Wink at the Colonial Palms Shopping Center
Educational toys, furniture and accessories, baby gear and gifts
http://www.givewink.com/

Dr. Estevez, Chiropractor
Pinecrest Chiropractic
www.pinecrestchiro.com

Jacqueline Linares, It's Adorabows!
Custom made hair bows
www.facebook.com/#!/Adorabows

 

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   

 

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
toner
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 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
November 13      Science Fair Projects Due
November 25      Science Fair
November 28-29 Thanksgiving Recess

 
Upcoming Community Events    
  
Track or Treat 
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Evelyn Greer Park 
Come enjoy "track" or treating in this safe and friendly atmosphere.  The Village of Pinecrest Parks & Recreation, along with local businesses, will be passing out treats for everyone.
Event is free

 
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