Plantation Middle PTO Newsletter September 2009
Dates to Remember Message from the PTO President
Sept. 25 – Pizza Friday
Sept. 25, 29 & 30 Dear PLMS Families,
Sixth Grade Mixer Tickets on Applause and appreciation goes out to our & Jennifer Markhoff, have created a new
staff and administration for getting our event, The Patriot Parade which is scheduled
Sale at Patriot Depot school year off to a wonderful and smooth for October 22, and 100% of the proceeds
Sept. 28 – No School start! The students have settled into a rou- will be used for our programs at PLMS. A
Oct. 2 – Coffee w/Principal tine and I believe this will be a fabulous year big thanks to these ladies and our ENTIRE
8:30am of learning for our children. PTO for their hard work thus far.
Sixth Grade Mixer 3:20 – 5pm
Oct. 5 – PTO Meeting 9am Your PTO is ready to make this an eventful Parents, you are always welcome to join us
Oct. 6 – Volunteer Orientation year. Our Hospitality chair, Geri Garber, at our PTO, SAC, and SAF meetings. Please
welcomed the teachers and staff back with note the upcoming dates and times listed on
Oct. 9 – Pizza Friday a delicious lunch. Our school store chair, this page. Some meetings are also held in
Oct. 14, 15, 16 & 19 – Patriot Kristina Braziel, has stocked the store with the evening to make it more convenient for
Parade Money Collection PE uniforms, spirit shirts and lots of great parents.
Oct. 21 – Picture Retakes supplies the kids need. Jennifer Lynn from
Oct. 22 – Early Release/Patriot membership will be sending forms home for PTO would like to keep parents informed
Parade those who would still like to join the PTO through our email communication group.
($5 fee). There is no time obligation upon This will give parents information about
Oct. 23 – No School joining PTO and all money raised goes di- upcoming PTO events, pizza Fridays, dead-
Oct. 30 – Pizza Friday rectly into making our school the best it can lines for fundraisers, etc. Just email me
be. Your involvement does make a world of at email@example.com with “join email
PLANTATION MIDDLe PTO BOARD difference to our kids and the staff of PLMS group” in the subject box.
President: Alex Rollins and every little bit helps.
954-236-4617 firstname.lastname@example.org Please feel free to contact any PTO mem-
Vice President: Lana Henning We have some great events upcoming as ber if there is anything we can do or if you
954-424-8479 email@example.com Lana Henning has been busy planning the would like to help in any way. We look for-
Treasurer:Millie Powell sixth grade mixer scheduled for October ward to a successful and fun year!
954-791-8705 firstname.lastname@example.org 2nd. Our fundraising chairs, Sincerely,
Recording Secretary: Linda Holman Jodi Swirsky Alexandra Rollins
Fundraising: Jodi Swirsky
954-474-7964 email@example.com Pizza Friday Sports Tryouts
Vol. Coordinator:Lourdes Leon
305-345-2226 Lourdes1pto@gmail.com Pizza Friday Fundraisers will Our first sport of the
Hospitality: Geri Garber begin on Friday, September year is Soccer and the
954-587-2229 firstname.lastname@example.org 25th. Students can purchase
Special events: Lana Henning
season opener is Septem-
954-444-7215 email@example.com tickets for $2.50 at the Patriot ber 22nd @ 4:00 pm at
Membership: Jennifer Lynn Depot September 21-24th. Pine Island Park
954-873-8725 firstname.lastname@example.org Only students who have
School Store: Kristina Braziel purchased a ticket will be dis-
954-424-1712 BrazielK@bellsouth.net Cheerleading tryouts begin
missed from class early on the Monday September 21st.
Newsletter: Jacqueline Allard 25th to enjoy a slice of pizza
954-326-7456 email@example.com and a soda in the cafeteria.
Basketball tryouts for
Student/Month: Lourdes Leon Pizza Friday Fundraisers will
305-345-2226 Lourdes1pto@gmail.com take place approximately both boys and girls
Pizza Coordinator: Geri Garber every two weeks throughout begin shortly after.
Athletic Liaison: Cathy Hearn the school year.
Plantation Middle PTO Newsletter September 2009
Fundraising Volunteer Info
We are kicking off our 2009-2010 school year
Parents - please remember to log onto
with our Patriot Parade fundraiser on Octo-
ber 22, 2009. This event is for the kids to get www.getinvolvedineducation.com and submit
outside (that means out of class!), get moving your volunteer application. This is needed if you
to some great music provided by a local DJ, want to volunteer at the school. The application
and have some fun while we raise some much takes less than 5 minutes. The school will be notified
needed funds for our school. In order to par- in a week. Thank You.
ticipate in this event, each student must make a
donation of at least $20.00. Also, anyone interested in helping in the school store
The best part of it is that 100% of that or various activities around school, please contact
money stays in our school and goes right back
Lourdes Leon the Volunteer Coordinator.
into supplies and technology that is necessary
in our classrooms and to support our teach-
ers. PLUS, for every $20.00 that the student
brings in, he or she will be entered into raffle
drawings for some great prizes. We will also 6th Grade
be awarding prizes to the top 3 students that
bring in the most money! Mixer
Watch for the Patriot Parade envelope to
come home in your student’s backpack on
September 30th. Collect your donations and
return your envelope to the Patriot Depot on
Wed. October 14 – Monday October 19th.
Help your school and give your child the
Are You Ready to Luau?
opportunity to have some fun! If you have any
questions, please email Jennifer Markhoff at
firstname.lastname@example.org or Jodi Swirsky at dis-
email@example.com. We are looking forward to an
awesome Patriot Parade!
Join old friends, and make new ones at the 6th Grade Mixer. It
will be held on Friday, October 2nd from 3:20pm - 5:00pm. Tick-
ets are $7.00 and can be purchased at the Patriot Depot, Friday,
Patriot Depot September 25th - Wednesday, September 30th. Advance ticket
The school store - “Patriot Depot” is
sales only, no tickets will available at the door. Don’t miss out
open in the morning 8:15-8:45am on the fun which includes a DJ, pizza, soda, and cookies!!
and during lunchtimes. We are well
stocked with spirit shirts ($10) which Hospitality hosted a Welcome Back Luncheon for the teachers and
can be worn any day, PE uniforms, staff on August 17. Thank you to everyone who helped that day
smencils (great smelling pencils from donating food, setting up, serving and cleanup. This is an
made from recycled paper - $1.50) annual event the teachers look forward to and one the PTO is happy
and lots of other school supplies. to provide.
Anyone interested in volunteering
can contact Kristina Braziel. Come by
PLMS important telephone numbers are:
and check us out! Main 754-322-4100 Voice Mail 754-322-4101