A Quest for Excellence

PTO Week in Review 9/16/18




Reminder – to expedite the publication of the PTO Directory, all PTO Membership forms are due by Tuesday, September 18th

You may return the renewal form you received on the first day of school or complete the membership online at http://www.shongumpto.org/membership/.  Please consider including a one time donation of $20 or more with your membership.

If you have any questions or need assistance completing your membership please reach out to Kristine Loeffler at ShongumPTOMembership@gmail.com.

Should you have any questions about the PTO please reach out to any
board member. Contact information is listed on our website at:



9/17:                           Early Dismissal – Students Dismissed at 1:25 P.M.
9/17:                           Room Parent Forms Due
9/19:                           No School – Yom Kippur
9/27:                           School Pictures
9/28:                           PTO Meeting – 9:30 A.M. – BOE to discuss referendum
9/29-9/30:                   Family Portraits – Shongum Lake – See info below
Please visit our website, http://www.shongumpto.org/ or Facebook page for more information.
*** UPDATES *** 
Spirit Wear: Remember that Spirit Wear order forms are due on Friday! Please make sure to put your child’s name, teacher and your email on the order form.

Orders should arrive around Thanksgiving break and will be delivered to your child’s classroom.


School Supply Kits: Thank you to everyone who supported the Shongum PTO by purchasing a School Kit for your child this summer!  We would love your feedback on the new company we worked with as we make a decision regarding which company to give our business to for next school year.

If you have feedback you would like to share, please email vpfund@shongumpto.org.

Room Parent Program: We are in need of room parents!!  If you would like to be considered for a room parent spot in your child’s class please submit your information via the online form at http://www.shongumpto.org/programs/room-parents/ no later than September 17th.  If selected, you will be notified during the week of September 24th.  Please feel free to contact Rachel Horwitz (terpgirl77@gmail.com) or Donna Quatrone (kingvito115@gmail.com) with any questions.
Family Portraits: This year, Shongum Family Portraits will take place at the beautiful Shongum Lake on September 29th and 30th!  If interested, please fill out and return the reservation form along with $25 sitting fee (checks made out to Shongum PTO).  Please contact Lynne Santoro (mikelyn1@verizon.net) with any questions.  Family Portraits flyer 2018
Shongum Girl Scouts: Attention all parents of girls in grades K-5 – If your daughter is interested in joining Girl Scouts, please come to our Recruitment Night on Tuesday, September 25th from 7-8pm in the Shongum All Purpose Room.  Please consider volunteering whether it’s to be a co-leader, treasurer, or Cookie Mom. It’s not only so much fun but also incredibly rewarding to watch your daughter and her friends achieve their goals!  Please RSVP to Nicole Semler at nicole.m.semler@gmail.com. We hope to see you there!
Shongum Cub Scouts: Join us on Saturday, September 22nd at the Cub Scout Pack 53 Annual Open house, for scouts, families, and Shongum boys ages 5-10 interested in scouting. The open house will take place at Brundage Preserve from 3:00-7:00 p.m. See what scouting is all about with fishing, field activities, and a camp fire with smores and skits. If you have any friends interested in scouting, please invite them and their families along as all boys are welcome. For more information, contact Cubmaster Nick Caruso at nick@carusofam.com or visit our website, www.pack53rtnj.org







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