PTO Board Nominations
We are at that time in the school year where we need to consider individuals to serve on the PTO Board for the 2017-2018 school year. We have several vacancies up for election. They include the following:
- President Elect
- Director of Community Needs
- Director of Fundraising
- Director of Volunteers
All positions are two-year terms with the exception of the Director of Volunteers position, which is for one year only. A letter to the school community, which provides more in-depth details and instructions regarding the nomination process will be coming home in your child’s Thursday folder on February 16. Please take some time to consider individuals you believe would like to contribute to the school through service on the board.
Save the Date!
On Saturday, April 1, please join us for a night of adult socializing, trivia, and much more. The fun will begin at 6:00 PM and continue until 10:00 PM. Registration and event details will be distributed soon. Be on the look-out for a flyer with registration details in your child’s Thursday folder. Don’t fool around mark it down!
Race for Education
We are almost 3 months away from PTO’s largest and most exciting fundraiser, Race for Education (R4E). As R4E approaches its 6th year, we are happy to announce that it has undergone some HUGE changes. Race will be an online fundraiser where students and parents will get their own Webpage to send out to family, friends, neighbors and colleagues. This will allow for online payments and easy access to help the children reach their individual fundraising goals. We are so excited to roll this out and will be sending the information in the coming weeks. Thank you all for your continued support of R4E and we look forward to seeing everyone come out on May 11th to support our school!
It’s a new year! Consider volunteering. St. Leo the Great School is GREAT because of our invaluable volunteers! There’s something for everyone. If you don’t have time to come in during the day, but want to make a contribution, volunteer hours can be done in the comfort of your home!
There are so many opportunities to get involved. Click here for a sampling of what we have to offer! Your support is key!
To speak with someone directly, please contact Lena Gude, Director of Volunteers at email@example.com.
Get Your Spirit Gear!
We have a new addition to our line of St. Leo the Great School Spirit Gear. Wrap yourself up in a classic one-of-a-kind fleece blanket especially designed with our St. Leo’s lion-head logo! This plush item is fully hemmed, made of air-jet yarn and has a soft, pill-resistant finish. Generously sized at 50″x60″, it’s ideal for snuggling in the comforts of your home or to take to your favorite outdoor sports game.
Yours for Just $35! To place your order click here: http://www.saintleothegreatschool.org/pto/spirit-wear-days/
Virtue of the Month
The virtue for the month of February is Citizenship. School counselor Mrs. Staines will be going into all the K-8 classrooms and will have students participate in a series of activities which will identify what it means to have good citizenship, why citizenship is an important aspect of a community, and ways in which students can demonstrate good citizenship in various aspects of their lives.
Being a good citizen means obeying the laws, contributing to society, and participating in public activities with wisdom. Keep this definition in mind as you answer the discussion questions below.
- In what ways are you a good citizen? What things could you do to be a better citizen?
- Think of some volunteer work you might like to do. Describe it and tell why you think you would like it.
- Identify a problem in the community that needs to be fixed. What can be done to fix the problem?
Please Don’t Be Shy!
This is a reminder that we take your comments and feedback seriously and want you to know that your thoughts are always welcome! Our monthly PTO meetings are open to the school community and if at any time, you feel the need to let your voice be heard, we invite you to attend a meeting. Not comfortable with speaking in this setting, that’s OK. You can feel free to send an email to the following email address:
firstname.lastname@example.org. By going this route, you can be assured that your comments will be heard and the appropriate action will be taken. We look forward to hearing from you soon!