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    Dear Poquessing Parents and Guardians:

     

    Welcome to the Poquessing Middle School 2020-21 school year.  We are looking forward to an exciting year.  As you are well aware, parent involvement in the education process is paramount to a successful learning environment.  Here at Poquessing, we take this responsibility very seriously and strive to provide an enriched educational atmosphere for our children during their middle school years in addition to helping inspire pride and spirit for our school into our children. 

     

    You will find a membership/volunteer form on the Flyers page of our website.  Please print, fill out and return it to us as soon as possible along with your membership fee that will provide a great jump-start to funding the activities and purchases the PTO will plan for our students and school this year.  Please consider joining the PTO and help to make your child's middle school experience a great one. 
     
    We would like to also take this opportunity to let you know of several events and fundraisers we have on our agenda for this year. They include the following:
     
    Langhorne Candle
    Langhorne Candle Company – This will be an online fundraiser.  The sale runs until November 20th.  The PTO will receive $4.00 for every 8 oz. candle sold and $6.00 for every 16 oz. candle sold.  Parents have the option to pick up in the store or have the items shipped to their home.  8th Graders – Proceeds collected will go into the Recognition Day account to help fund our 8th Grade Recognition Day Ceremony.  For all other grades, the proceeds benefit the PTO.  Please use the code "Poquessing" when placing your order so the PTO gets credit for all orders. 8th Grade parents, please use the code "Poquessing8" when placing your order so the 8th Grade Committee gets credit for all orders.  You can place orders by clicking here Langhorne Candle Company or the blue link below.  Once orders are placed, it takes 7-10 days to process your order. 
     
     
     
    THE LANGHORNE COMPANY CANDLE FUNDRAISER WILL BE THE ONLY MAJOR FUNDRAISER THAT WE SCHEDULE FOR THE YEAR, SO LONG AS IT IS SUCCESSFUL.  PLEASE HELP US MAKE THIS A SUCCESS BY PURCHASING EVEN JUST ONE ITEM. OUR ORGANIZATION WILL RECEIVE $4.00 FOR 8 OZ CANDLE SOLD AND $6.00 FOR EVERY 16 OZ CANDLE SOLD.  THE MONEY HELPS OUR PTO MAKE YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL YEAR MORE ENJOYABLE!! 
     
    8th Grade Recognition Day Fundraising – Langhorne Candle (September-November); Restaurant Nights (various nights scheduled throughout the school year); Family Bingo Night (March); and others will be held as deemed necessary, and more information will follow as the time gets closer. 
     
    The PTO Membership Drive – (see Flyers page of PTO(Parents)
     
    Restaurant Nights – Various nights scheduled throughout the school year.   
     
     
    Giant A+ Rewards -- register your Bonus Card with Poquessing Middle school and each time you use your bonus card, our school will receive credit.  This doesn't interfere with any rewards you earn as a bonus card holder.  
     

     

    We encourage you to become involved in any way possible, large or small.  There are always plenty of opportunities to help no matter what your ability or availability.

     
     
    Our Monthly meetings are held on Mondays.  We will meet in the Cafeteria at 6:30 PM on Sept. 21, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 12, and May 10.  

                                                                                                           

    We look forward to meeting and working with you during the 2020-21 school year.  Please support our PTO.  By doing so you are supporting your children and their education!

     

    Thank you!

    Poquessing PTO 

    President - Nicole Higgins
    Vice President - Phylis Anderson 
    Secretary - James Direso
    Treasurer - James Tomlinson
    Financial Secretary- Christina Gardyan