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    Dear Poquessing Parents and Guardians:

     

    Welcome to the Poquessing Middle School 2019-20 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:
     
     
    Yankee Candles – Look for a flyer to be sent home at the start of the school year. 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. 
     
    THE YANKEE CANDLE FUNDRAISER WILL BE THE ONLY MAJOR FUNDRAISER THAT WE SCHEDULE FOR THE YEAR, SO LONG AS IT IS SUCCESSFUL.  PLEASE HELP US OUT BY PURCHASING EVEN JUST ONE ITEM. 40% OF THE AMOUNT OF EVERY ORDER COMES BACK TO HELP OUR PTO MAKE YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL YEAR MORE ENJOYABLE!! 
     
    8th Grade Recognition Day Fundraising – Yankee Candles (September); Restaurant Nights (various nights scheduled throughout the school year); Family Bingo Night (March); T-Shirt Design Contest 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.   
     
    Shoparoo -- Download the app to your phone; designate Poquessing Middle School as your school of choice and then snap pictures of any receipts. Our school earns either points that get us a check, or sweepstakes entries that will give us a chance to win $1,000 in their monthly sweepstakes drawing.  Ask friends and family to do the same!
     
     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 alternate each month bewteen evening and morning meetings.  We will meet in Room #104 at 6:30 PM on Sept. 9, Nov. 18, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 9, and May 11.  We will meet in the Library at 8:15 AM on Oct. 14, Dec. 9,  and Apr. 13.

                                                                                                           

    We look forward to meeting and working with you during the 2019-20 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 - Morgan McMullin