Welcome to the Samuelson Elementary School PTO Blog! We created this blog as another tool to keep the Samuelson Community up-to-date on PTO activities. Check back often to find out about upcoming activities,volunteer opportunities and to connect with other Samuelson families.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Fun Night Volunteer Deadline Fast Approaching

Good Afternoon!  Just a reminder that our goal of having at least 45 volunteers signed-up for Family Fun Night (on March 4) is rapidly approaching.

Friday, February 12 is our deadline and we especially need help for the second shift from 7-8:15 pm.   If you haven't signed-up yet you can leave a comment here, send a note to samuelsonpto@gmail.com, fill out a sign-up sheet coming home in backpacks this week or visit the sign-up page at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0a49a4a929a57-samuelson5/

If we reach our goal of 45 volunteers, we'll still need more helpers to be able to have all of the planned activities.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Upcoming PTO Activities

Here are Sign-ups for several upcoming PTO Activities.  If you don't want to use Sign-Up Genius for these events, please let a comment here and we'll be in touch to get you signed up.  Please consider donating your time to help support Samuelson!

1.  Scholastic Book Fair - February 24-25
Volunteers are needed to help set-up, sell books and pack-up each night.  All rewards will be used to purchase literacy materials for our classrooms.


2.  Staff Appreciation Dinner - February 24
We will provide a meal for building staff during conferences this day.  Please check out the Sign-Up to donate items for the meal.


3.  Family Fun Night - Friday, March 4
Family Fun Night is an evening of Fun for our students and all profit will be used for library books.  We need to have at least 45 volunteers signed-up by February 12 in order to have Fun Night this year.  All volunteers will receive a coupon for a pop and slice of pizza from the concession stand.

As of January 15 we need 25 more volunteers to meet our minimum goal of 45 volunteers.


Thursday, January 7, 2016

Here is information about several upcoming PTO activities:

+ 5th Grade Celebration Meeting - January 11 at 5:30  Samuelson Library
Each year the 5th grade class celebrates their move to Middle School with an end 0f the year celebration at Samuelson.  While the PTO provides the funds for the event, it is up to the 5th grade families to plan and carry out the celebration.  Please plan on attending the first planning meeting on January 11

+ January PTO Meeting - January 11 at 6:30  Samuelson Library
Please join us for the January PTO Meeting.  We will be discussing the upcoming Book Fair, Staff Appreciation Meal and Family Fun Night

+ Scholastic Book Fair - February 24 and 25
The Spring Book Fair will be held February 24 and 25 in the school library.  Depending on sales, we can earn $1,000 in rewards to be used for classroom literacy materials.  Volunteers are needed to help set-up, sell books and pack up each day.  Please check out the sign-up genius link below to see how you can help.

+ Family Fun Night - March 6
In order to plan the evening, we need to have 55 volunteers signed up to help with Fun Night by February 12.  Sign-up notes have already come home with students this week.  An on-line sign-up will be available soon (we'll post that information here next week).  Additional sign-up sheets are available in the office or send a note to samuelsonpto@gmail.com.

Thanks for supporting Samuelson!

Monday, December 14, 2015

Adult Walk-a-thon Shirts for Sale

When the district Graphic Design students printed our Walk-a-thon shirts, they did several extra adult shirts to practice the printing process.  We are offering the shirts for $5 and have a limited number of Adult Small, Medium and Large shirts.  If you would like a shirt, please send an email to samuelsonpto@gmail.com.

Thanks for supporting Samuelson!