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Pie Sale Update
THANK YOU to all that made pie purchases during our pie sale. We sold 244 pies! Our estimated profit is about $1,400.
Friday October 31
Fall Food Drive Totals
We are grateful to all our families and students who contributed to our annual fall food drive benefiting Our Daily Bread Food Pantry here in Mansfield. We collected 1,880 pounds of food in total! J/J gave 1,246 pounds and Robinson 634 pounds.
The top 3 classes at J/J (where each class weighs their contributions) were Mrs DeAngelis (5th grade) with 234 pounds, Mrs Parent (4th grade) with 87 pounds and Mrs Sullivan (5th grade) with 86 pounds.
Our collection went very smoothly thanks to our many parent volunteers and 17 Mansfield High School honors students who helped us finish in record time. A special thanks to Nikki Sawayer for transporting the food to the pantry (three trips!) and, of course, to our fabulous food drive chair Tammy Loftus.
_________________________________________KidStuff Books Deadline is Close!
Last week in your child's backpack, you found 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. Deadline for orders is Friday October 31. 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!!
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!
Your Box Top Coordinators,Kate Allen, Antonia Blinn, Mary Dalton and Yvette Politis Cromack
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!
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
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 email@example.com
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