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Next PTO Meeting - Tuesday, January 12th, 2020
Please join the PTO meeting on Tuesday, November 10th from 6:00-8:00 pm via Zoom. School Social Worker Kivia Ashford, Intervention Specialist Ed Broom, and School Psychologist Bob Bower will lead a discussion about supporting our children during remote learning. We will also hear an update from our principal and teacher representative, as well as updates on a variety of projects the PTO is working on. Come when you can and stay as long as you can!
Meeting to be held via Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/
Call-In: 1 646 876 9923
Meeting ID: 926 6732 4818
We are looking for pictures of students doing school work/projects, playing outside, or doing other activities to be included on the school website. If interested in sharing your photos, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about devices or a WiFi Hotspot, please email email@example.com. Here’s a Student Mobile Device Hotspot Form; we are also in partnership with Comcast Essentials. Live technical support is available, 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the AAPS Parent Help Desk, 734-997-1222. For Spanish call 734-997-1246.
Parent Support Groups
Connecting Together: An AAPS Parent/Guardian Support Group will provide an opportunity for parents to connect to find support and get ideas about how to face the challenges of 2020. Groups meet on the 2nd Tuesday (7:30 - 8:30 p.m) and 4th Thursday (1:00-2:00 p.m.) of the month. Register here.
Last year 80 students were part of the Pittsfield Garden Club and cultivated a beautiful space full of vegetables and flowers. Follow us at facebook.com/pittsfieldgarden And Instagram @pittsfield.gardenQuestions? Email Karen Hulsebus at pittsfield.community.garden@
Help Support Our Teachers
I hope your family is safe and healthy! We want to give your child the best education possible, and our teachers need your help. Due to the pandemic and tighter budgets, we need to raise funds for the essential tools our teachers need to help our students succeed.
In light of current events, student and staff safety has become our most important issue. That’s why we are partnering with a company that specializes in safe, no-contact fundraising. They have helped schools like ours raise more than $150 million dollars.
This safe and easy fundraiser is 100% online so there is no face-to-face selling, collecting money, or delivering products; and you will earn money for the school by shopping at online stores where you already shop. Participation only takes 12 minutes, and your child will win fun and exciting prizes. Every student will receive a valuable Wild Republic Hugger or earbuds, just for participating. More prizes will be rewarded when goals are reached. Please help now. It really will make a difference.
Go to https://www.schoolstore.
net/sid.t?155535 to show our valued teachers your support.
Pittsfield Elementary School
PS: Family participation is the key to our success, and we are counting on you!
Donate Directly to the PTO using PayPal
Merchant Sponsored: Fundraise the painless way…
The good news is that most programs reward Pittsfield just for using their services. The following programs benefit Pittsfield’s kids and don’t cost you anything extra. With just a few easy steps you can make a big difference!
PTO Thrift Shop: Shop at the Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop and earn money for the school.
Box Tops for Education: Download the new app and scan your receipts for an easy way to earn money for our school!
Kroger Plus Community Rewards: Register online at https://www.kroger.com/account/communityrewards/
(ID # for our school is 82766).
Watch this tutorial for more info:
Busch’s Cash for Education: Go to https://www.buschs.com/community and choose the Pittsfield PTO to have a portion of your purchases donated to the PTO.
Amazon Smile: Go to smile.amazon.com and designate the Pittsfield Elementary School Parent Teacher Association. A portion of your purchases made through the Smile link will be donated to the PTO. https://smile.amazon.com/
Restaurant Nights: Each month during the school year, we will have fundraising events at area restaurants. A portion of the sales benefits the PTO. Feed your family and support the PTO! Watch for reminders in the Monday Message and on our Facebook page.
- TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2020 AT 7 AM EST – 9 PM EST (Facebook Event Link)
- PANERA! - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020 AT 4 PM – 8 PM (Facebook Event Link)
- OLGA'S KITCHEN - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1st - NOON - 8 PM (Facebook Event Link)