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PTA Newsletter - 5/3/21

Reported by michelle_shiles@ipsd.org on 5/3/21

Hello Graham Families! Here is some information about what is coming up:


Teacher Appreciation Week is This Week!

Thank you to everyone that came up to school to Chalk the Walk over the weekend! I am sure the teachers loved seeing all the messages and pictures as they arrived at school. Don’t forget to have your child give their teachers notes or cards of thanks this Friday. Also, thanks to everyone that signed up for Teacher Appreciation week donations! If you still have not dropped off your donations please drop off all your donated items to Tracie Skindzier in River Run at 1755 Baybrook Lane or Kelly Moscickis at 5060 Switch Grass Ln in High Meadow ASAP

School Kits:
We will again be offering the opportunity for you to purchase your child’s school supplies through The Write Stuff. Through The Write Stuff, you can order everything your child will need from one place and have it directly shipped to the school and distributed to your child’s classroom to be waiting for them in the fall. The link to order will be available in next week’s newsletter.

Fifth Grade Farewell

Thank you for your help submitting Crone T-shirt sizing and placing your sign orders! Signs will be delivered the week of May 10 to your home. The PTA is also looking forward to celebrating the class of 2021 on Friday, May 28th. Please look for details to come sharing the timeline of the day's special events, including a parent-friendly picnic lunch with your fifth grader. Any questions or to offer assistance with the planning, please contact Stephanie Melone stephaniemelone@gmail.com or Michele Kapinus kapinusm@yahoo.com.

Fifth Grade Families - the following is a message from the Crone PTA:
WELCOME TO CRONE! IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO STAY CONNECTED.

1. How to get important information
What's App Group: http://bit.ly/croneptsawhatsapp
Joining this group gives you an opportunity to connect with other incoming 6th grade families
Facebook: Search Crone PTSA
Instagram: croneptsa
Twitter: @CronePTSA
Website: http://www.croneptsa.org


2. Donate to the Crone PTSA and become a member:
Today, PTA’s role is more important than ever in connecting parents, teachers and administrators, and supporting critical school needs. We want every family in our schools to join PTA, because we can do more together than apart. Please consider donating $25 to the Crone PTSA. https://croneptsa.memberhub.store
3. Supply Kit Orders
Order now and your student will have all their supplies waiting for them at Crone in August!
https://www.carlsonschoolkits.com/
Click on Naperville and Find Crone MS
Order online through June 6th (flyer below)

4. Would you like to volunteer?
We have many opportunities for parents to help. Whether its at home or directly at school, we always need help. http://bit.ly/cronevolunteer


May PTA Meeting

Our final PTA Meeting of the year is scheduled for Thursday, May 13th at 9:30 am and will be held remotely, using zoom. We will send an agenda closer to the meeting date. Login information sent in PTA Newsletter.

Topic: May PTA Meeting
Time: May 13, 2021 09:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Restaurant Night

Our last restaurant night of the year will be held Monday May 24th at TCBY and MOD Pizza in Naperville Commons. TCBY is located at 2940 Showplace Dr and MOD Pizza is located at 2835 Showplace Dr, this will be an all day fundraiser.

Field Day

We are still planning for Field Day to happen this year at the end of May. We are currently finalizing plans with Mr Cooper and will share those details with you as soon as we can. We are looking forward to safely bringing back this fun event for the kids to celebrate the end of the year!


Want to be more involved?

We cannot run some of these events without your help!!! We have many open committee chair positions for next year, come join a wonderful group of volunteers! If you have thought about stepping up or want to be more involved, now is the time! We’d love to have your help planning events and programs for our children, some of the committees are one time events and require very little time commitment. You can email Tracie Skindzier at tracielange@hotmail.com with questions or to indicate your interest level.Thanks to those of you that have signed up for next year - we are looking forward to working with you!

Here is a list of our open positions:
Buddy to Buddy (1 co-chair position)
STEAM Night/Science Fair (1 co-chair position)
W.A.T.C.H Dogs (1 position)
Boy’s Choice Event (1 position)
Skating Parties (1 position)
Field Day (1 position)
Jump Rope for your Heart (1 co-chair position)
Cultural Night (1 co-chair position)
Back to School Luncheon (1 position)
Back to School Welcome Coffee (1 position)
Girls on the Run (2 co-chair positions)

Thanks for reading!
The Graham PTA













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