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Page 1 Disney DaysOctober 16, 2009 Whe re Lear n ing Make s Dreams Co m e Tr ue Dear Parents, On November 3, 2009, Springfield Public Schools will ask voters to approve a no-tax-increase bond issue that will leverage federal stimulus money to fund air conditioning, construction improvements, and technology. Please help PTA support this bond issue that will COST YOU NOTHING by getting out and voting on November 3, 2009. More information about this is available in the Disney office or at http://sps.k12.mo.us or http://sps.k12.mo.us/disney. World-Class Learning Disney Elementary’s Fall Festival Friday, November 13 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Come for an evening of fun and games! Look for more information soon! Disney Days is a bi-monthly newsletter published by Disney PTA Disney Elementary • 4100 S. Fremont, Springfield, MO 65804 • School Phone: 523-3600 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Website: http://sps.k12.mo.us/disney/ Deadline: The Wednesday before every other Friday publication at 8:00 a.m. Page 2 Disney DaysOctober 16, 2009 Whe re Lear n ing Make s Dreams Co m e Tr ue Dress in Spirit During Red Ribbon Week Red Ribbon Spirit Week is October 26-30. Be sure to show your spirit by wearing these fun things on each day: Monday, October 26: “Saying no to drugs is no sweat!” Wear comfy clothes. Tuesday, October 27: “Sock it to drugs!” Wear crazy socks! Wednesday, October 28: “Get RED-y to make good decisions!” Wear red. Thursday, October 29: “Stay in the game. Be drug free!” Wear a hat and your favorite sports teams’ colors or clothes. Friday, October 30: “That’s the spirit, stay drug-free!” Wear Disney attire or blue and white. PTA Still Need Volunteers PTA is still in need of the following committee chairpersons and “head” room parent/grandparents: Committee Chairs* Needed: -Campbell Label Collection -Kindergarten Orientation ***FOR AUGUST 2010*** -Genesis Days ***FOR AUGUST 2010*** -Member Relations -Curriculum Enhancement (formerly Cultural Arts) -MAP -Landscape Cross-country meets after school in the Classroom Parent/Grandparent Needed: gym, and is for students in first grade -Doolittle (3rd) through fifth grade. First and second- -M. Johnson (3rd) graders run a half-mile course, and third, -Teters (3rd) fourth, and fifth-graders run a one-mile -Raider (5th) course. Get your running shoes on, and For more information on committees or positions contact join Coach Norton for some great exercise. Stephanie Dalan at 773-3447 or email@example.com. First, second and third place ribbons are *All committee descriptions are on the website. handed out, as well as participation Student Council Representatives ribbons to everyone who runs. for 2009-2010 Congratulations to the Student Council Representatives for 2009-2010. They are: Third-Grade: Teters: Tanner Oetting & Haylei Fields Join me on the track! Payne: Conner Barron & Savannah Stringer Doolittle: Treyson Krueger & Emma Steingraber Two cross-country meets Johnson: Drew Voris & Grace Earnhardt left: 10/19 and 10/26 Fourth-Grade: Emry: Matthew Garnier & Diana Dudenhoeffer starting at 3:45! Vanbokhoven: Cole McCarville & Amelia Kotulski Adams/Travers: Kendal Romero & Kate Huff Simmon: Cole Forbes & Emma King Fifth-Grade: Johnson: Jacob McDaniel & Ngoc Le Baker: Taylor Eggert Durham: Ethan Tull & Ari Acuff Raider: Taylor Richardson If you haven’t given a donation for the Donation Drive, there’s still time! Look for opportunities at Fall Fest or contact Debbie Bither at 880-7677. We are at $7500, so close to our goal of $9000! Send in your donation today! Hayden Wiggins, First Grade Disney Days is a bi-monthly newsletter published by Disney PTA Disney Elementary • 4100 S. Fremont, Springfield, MO 65804 • School Phone: 523-3600 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Website: http://sps.k12.mo.us/disney/ Deadline: The Wednesday before every other Friday publication at 8:00 a.m. Page 3 Disney Days October 16, 2009 Whe re Lear n ing Make s Dreams Co m e Tr ue PTA Membership Challenge Update October Dates: Thank you to everyone who joined PTA. We met the state's "early- October 16 - Box Tops bird deadline" with 332 individual memberships 21 business and All Other Labels Due memberships. Congratulations to these 11 classes that won a popcorn party for reaching 100% class participation: October 21 - RIF Brown (K), Gott (K), Baker (1), Barnes/Gerschefske (1), Petiford Distribution (1), Setzer (1), Biellier (2), Teters (3), Emry (4), Simmon (4), VanBokhoven (4). October 22 - Picture Day Weller Project Update October 23 - A big thank you to those who have donated to the Weller Project. Two-Hour Early Release We are always accepting donations, especially Fall/Winter clothing for boys and girls, K-5. Other great items for the store include: Halloween costumes and accessories, toys, jewelry, Pokemon cards, October 26-30 purses, shoes, games, dolls, action figures, stickers, etc. Please drop Red Ribbon Spirit Week off your donations at Disney. Or, plan a day volunteer to deliver or (See page 2 for details!) work the store inside Weller Elementary. Please contact Kim Acuff for more information at 886-9882. October 27 & 28 - Fourth-Grade Play at Disney Directory Contest Winners The Little Theatre Announced Thank you to everyone who entered the Disney Directory artwork October 29 - contest. We had 54 entries, which made for some close races. TEAM DISNEY Online and Inside Winners: Health Fair • Kindergarten: Riley Street, Mrs. Keil November Dates: • First-Grade: Kate McCarville, Mrs. Baker • Second-Grade: Kelly Tran, Mrs. Biellier Nov. 3 - VOTE! • Third-Grade: Travis King, Mrs. Payne • Fourth-Grade: Sydney Stack, Mrs. Simmon • Fifth-Grade: Anastasiya Istomin, Mrs. Baker Nov. 2-6 - Parent/Teacher Cover Winner: Conferences • Fifth-Grader Kaylee Grose, Mrs. Raider Nov. 6 - NO SCHOOL Congratulations to everyone! Be looking for the phone directory in a few weeks! Nov. 10 - Skating Party 6-8 p.m. Thank You, Business Boosters! Nov. 12 - Domino’s Night and Third-grade to perform “Star Search” 7 p.m. in the Diner Nov. 13 - PTA Meeting at 9 a.m. in the Diner; Box Top and All Other Labels Due; Fall Fest (See page 3 for Fall Fest!) Nov. 25 - Professional Learning Day - NO SCHOOL Nov. 26 & 27 - NO SCHOOL THANKSGIVING BREAK Disney Days is a bi-monthly newsletter published by Disney PTA Disney Elementary • 4100 S. Fremont, Springfield, MO 65804 • School Phone: 523-3600 Email: email@example.com • Website: http://sps.k12.mo.us/disney/ Deadline: The Wednesday before every other Friday publication at 8:00 a.m.