A Quest for Excellence

PTO Week In Review 1/27/19

Kidstuff Coupon Books
A Huge Thank You to everyone who returned a Kidstuff Book or a payment this past week! HOWEVER –There are still several Kidstuff Books which are outstanding. Only 3 classes are complete – if you have a student who is NOT in Mrs. Giuliana’s class, Mr. North’s class or Mrs. Stella’s class, then it is possible you have not yet returned anything! Please double check your student’s backpack or your payment records (checkbook). If you receive a reminder notice, please return your book (or your payment if you are purchasing) to your child’s teacher. If you have any questions, or believe that you received a reminder notice in error, please email Lisa Maderna at l_maderna@yahoo.com.

Attention 5th Graders
All portrait pictures for 5th graders will have a baby picture along with a memory and aspiration next to each picture on the class yearbook pages.
Please click the link below to complete the online form 
https://goo.gl/forms/5z35lmQiLjlidfSn2
Then email a baby picture to Shongum5@gmail.com by Feb 15th.  Be sure to include the student’s name and teacher’s name when emailing the baby picture. Any questions, please email Nicole Wilson at Shongum5@gmail.com.

*** REMINDERS ***

1/29/19: Scholastic Games begin

2/9/19: Valentine’s Dance – 6:00-8:00 P.M.

2/28/19: Shongum Pasta Dinner – 5:15/6:30 P.M. (Snow Date 3/1)

Please visit our website, http://www.shongumpto.org/ or Facebook page for more information.

*** UPDATES **

Scholastic Games:  We are 5 days away from the start of the annual Shongum Scholastic Games!! We hope you are all looking forward to an exciting week of fun competition. Similar to prior years, each class will be a different color and the kids should try and do their best to embrace it. Hair chalk and flamboyant clothing and accessories of shades of their class color are always welcomed and enjoyed (but not required)!
Please see the schedule below and the color for your child’s class.

1/29: Kindergarten: Binazeski – Green, Nimmo – Red, Vanderhoof – Blue

1/30: 1st Grade: Cirelli – Blue, Miessler – Red, Rain – Orange, Guiliana – Green, Moschella – Black / 3rd Grade: McCann/Leach – Hot Pink, Murray – BLue, Kessler – Green, Rauschkolb – Red

1/31: 2nd Grade: Bocchino – Blue, Contreras – Yellow, Scillia – Green, Geiger/Becker – Red

2/1: 4th Grade: Kruse-Marcus – Green, Cervona – Yellow or Orange, Giousios – Red, Velez/Compel – Blue / 5th Grade: Sobel – Blue, North – Green, Fromme/Kesten – Pink, Stella – Red

Any questions contact Lori Brooks or Meghan Behnke.
LoriBrooks1@gmail.com or meghan.shannon@shannonwrites.com

Shongum Valentine’s Dance: The Shongum Valentine’s Dance is Saturday, February 9th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Volunteers and donations are needed. Please see the attached SignUp Genius to see how you can help out! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044bafa62da6fd0-shongum

Shongum Pasta Dinner: Coming soon to a cafeteria near you, Shongum’s Annual Pasta Dinner!  Save the date…February 28th (snow date March 1st).  For details, see invite below.  Please contact Lynne Santoro at mikelyn1@verizon.net or Sakina Ali at alinayar@yahoo.com with any questions. http://www.shongumpto.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Shongum-pasta-2019-flyer.pdf

Thank You for Your Donation!

Your support of the Shongum PTO is very much appreciated. Your donation goes to providing programming for the students of Shongum, technology upgrades and a myriad of other services. Thank you!


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