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J/J's annual Walk to School Day was a huge hit!  It was great to see so many students and families walking to school.  Thanks to all that participated!

 
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Fall Food Drive to Benefit Mansfield's Food Pantry
Monday 10/20 - Friday 10/24

Our Daily Bread relies on the generous donations from our families while contributions also teach our kids about helping others.  Classes weigh their donations at the end of the week and the kids are so excited to see the final tally.  Please consider helping your child to participate in this worthy cause. We would love to have every child participate this year. Recommendations for items not readily available from other sources are provided are below, but any non-perishable food (except candy) is appreciated.
  • Kindergarten: Tuna fish or other canned protein items.
  • 1st: Canned corn or canned green beans.
  • 2nd: Jelly (plastic jar if possible) or canned fruit.
  • 3rd, 4th, 5th: Juice, canned corn, canned pasta (spaghettios, etc.), or jelly (plastic jar if possible).

We need adult volunteers on Friday October 24th for each of the following time periods:

JJ: 9:00 to 11:00 or 12:30 to 2:25, to help weigh, sort and pack the food that classes bring to the collection/weigh area.

JJ: 2:30 to approximately 3:30 to help complete the sorting and packing and supervise loading food onto the truck.

Robinson: 3:10 until approximately 4:30 to help collect food from the classrooms, sort, pack and supervise loading onto the truck. 

This year we are lucky to have student volunteers from the High School Honor Society and transportation of the food provided by the pantry to help reduce the lifting/packing/delivery burden on our parent volunteers.  However, we still need additional help to ensure there are enough adults to attend the JJ weigh station and the sorting/packing after school.  Please consider giving a few hours of your time to this event which helps so many members of our community.

Please contact Tammy Loftus at tloftus1@hotmail.com  with questions or to volunteer.

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KidStuff Books are here!! 

Please be on the lookout this week for an exciting new fundraiser.
In your child's backpack, you will find a bag with a great coupon book entitled "KidStuff" Coupon books. 
Use just a few coupons and save more than the $25 cost of the book!
Books are $25.  The PTO receives 50% of this money!!!!
If you wish to keep the book, simply send in your payment. 
If you do not wish to keep the coupon book, simply return the book to the school.
Please consider purchasing for yourself, or as a gift for someone else.  Your family earns 1 FREE book worth $25 for every 5 books you sell!!

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Bring in your Box Tops!

 

Please remember to bring in your Box Tops!  At the Robinson, we will be collecting Box Tops in the classroom and the collection boxes at the entrances of the school until Thursday, October 30th for the October Traveling Trophy Contest.  At the JJ, you can drop off your Box Tops at the entrances to the school!

 

Thanks!

 

Your Box Top Coordinators,

Kate Allen, Antonia Blinn, Mary Dalton and Yvette Politis Cromack

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Photographers Needed For Robinson Memory Book!!
 

The Robinson Memory Book is a yearbook in which we capture students and administration in lasting memories. 

We are still in need of volunteer photographers for the following classroom:


Second Grade - Mrs. Kent

 

If you have a child in class with one of these teachers, or are willing to take photos in one of these classrooms, please contact Erica Marzella at  schindigga@comcast.net or Jana Fligor at janakfligor@gmail.com and let them know. 

 

We are excited to create a book full of wonderful memories this year. 

 

Thank You -  The Robinson Memory Book Committee 

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Photographers Needed For J/J Memory Book!! 

   

Calling all Photographers!

The J/J Memory Book is still in need of photographers for the following classrooms: 

3RD GRADE: Mrs. Shevlin

4TH GRADE: Mr. Curry, Ms. daGraca,  Mrs. DiNardo, Miss Keller and Mrs. Kirk

5th GRADE: Mrs. Ouwinga, Mrs. Parsons, Mrs. Slarve and  Mrs. Trefethen

 

If your child is in any of these classes that do not yet have a photographer, or if you would just like to lend a hand, please consider volunteering and help us capture special school memories that will last a lifetime!  Please email the J/J Memory Book Committee at jjmemorybook@gmail.com
     
Thank you - J/J Memory Book Committee

 

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Nicki Pardo's Portrait Day Fundraiser For MESA   

Saturday&Sunday November 1-2      

 

Would you like a professional to take a family portrait for the upcoming holidays?  Nicki Pardo, of Pardo Photo, is offering a family holiday portrait opportunity at Borderland State Park on Saturday, November 1st and Sunday, November 2nd.  The package includes a 10 minute session, a three-month MESA Family Photo proofing, website and a $25 print credit.  The cost is $75 and Ms. Pardo generously donates $25 per session to MESA!  Click HERE for additional information.

Correction: Flyer we send out last week had wrong link for on-line sign ups. Correct link is HERE.
Sorry for the inconvenience!

Thank you!

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Halloween Bingo


Halloween Bingo is now full both nights and we will not be taking any more sign ups.


Please join us for our popular annual Halloween Bingo. There are two sessions this year (please only register for one). Kids are welcome to come in costume (optional) and enjoy an evening of bingo fun and light snacks. This is a free event, but please bring a shelf stable food contribution for the food pantry (no candy please). RSVP is required and limited to a total number of 250 participants (adults and children) each night. 


Tuesday 10/28: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4baba928abfb6-tues1

Wednesday 10/29: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4baba928abfb6-wed1029141

 


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Amazon Purchases = Dollars for Our Schools
Are you shopping up a storm on Amazon for your back to school purchases? If so, please use our Amazon Sales Portal HERE. Thanks for your support!!

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Thank You For Supporting MESA!