ACS PTO Weekly Email Blast

  1. Used Uniform Sale TOMORROW – Please sign up to help
  2. Staff Appreciation Luncheon: Wednesday – items still needed
  3. Box Tops due next week
  4. NEW Shoparoo Contest ends next week
  5. Tax Time – Need a donation letter?
  6. Staff Appreciation Week in May
  7. PTO General Meeting TODAY 2/20/18

Thank you for your support!

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In need of School Uniforms?

Come shop the PTO Used Uniform sale TOMORROW Wednesday, February 21st during Carpool and New Family Orientation.

Sale times: 3:30-4:30pm and 5:30-7:00pm

Get some volunteer hours under your belt and sign up to help below.

It’s a great way to help a good cause, and get those hours in!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4aacac2aa31-acsused4

REMINDER:  This is also a great opportunity to clean out your closets before the school year, and drop off your clean, gently used, uniform clothes.

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Staff Baked Potato Bar

We are still short a few items for the staff luncheon tomorrow!  If you are able to help us out, we would greatly appreciate it. Please take a look. 

Thanks!

The ACS PTO Social Committee will be hosting a baked potato bar for the ACS staff TOMORROW Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  All items need to be at school by 10:30 a.m.  Please label your items, or use disposable.  The PTO will be providing the potatoes.

For any questions, please contact the PTO Social Committee at acssocialcommittee@gmail.com.  Thank you for your continued support of our ACS Staff.  We appreciate YOU!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b44afaf2da6f85-baked

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Box Tops submission date is March 1st – so all box tops should be sent in before February 28th – the earlier the better!

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Shoparoo

Join Shoparoo today and enter the February Grade Contest.  The Grade who earns the most points in February will earn a Free Dress of Choice Day in March. Date to be selected by the winning Teachers.  That’s right!  The entire winning grade will earn a FREE DRESS of CHOICE DAY!  Keep uploading receipts for your chance to win!

Hurry and upload your receipts!  Contest ends February 28th at noon.

Teachers…. want your class to be the next month’s winner?  Download the App today and start uploading receipts to support your grade.  Anyone can participate, and it doesn’t require any extra cost on your part.  Just snap pictures of the receipts from your normal daily shopping, upload to the Shoparoo App, and watch your points rise!

Shoparoo is free, easy fundraising for ACS!  Have questions regarding the Shoparoo program?  Visit Shoparoo.com today or contact Jeannie Reddan at txreddan@msn.com.

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Have you donated to ACS during the 2017 year? At the Spring “A Night in Monte Carlo” Gala or the “Let’s Get Silly” Fall Fundraiser?

Contact katiedemaria@yahoo.com for a donation letter.

If you gave through www.ColoradoGives.org sign in, go to My Account, My Donations, and hit Send Receipt.

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Staff Appreciation Week

The Social Committee has started planning Staff Appreciation Week (SAW) for our wonderful staff at ACS.  SAW will be held the week of May 7th – May 11th.  Our theme this year will be the “ACS Walk of Fame”…think Hollywood!

Please sign up to donate items or help with this event.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0A49ADAE22A3F85-20181

We are working on gifts that will be handed out to staff during SAW.  We are needing your help to accomplish this by donating items and helping us put together gifts. This is an easy and fun way to earn volunteer hours.  Remember, all of your time spent shopping or putting gifts together can be counted towards volunteer hours, as well as, 1 hour for every $10 you spend.

Please email acssocialcommitee@gmail.com with questions or concerns.  Thanks for your continued help and support!

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PTO General Meeting (School-wide)

Please join us TODAY Tuesday, February 20, 2018 for our next PTO Meeting at 5:00pm (new time) in the Middle School Science Room #221.

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ACS PTO Weekly Email Blast

  1. PTO DOC Day on Valentine’s Day 2/14/18
  2. Used Uniform Sale 2/21/18 – Sign up below
  3. Staff Appreciation Luncheon: 2/21/18
  4. Rita’s Spirit Night Winner!
  5. Box Tops due 2/28/18
  6. NEW Shoparoo Contest ends 2/28/18
  7. Tax Time – Need a donation letter?
  8. Staff Appreciation Week 5/7-11/18
  9. PTO General Meeting next Tuesday 2/20/18

Thank you for your support!

​Our next PTO Paid Dress of Choice day is tomorrow, WEDNESDAY 2/14/18 on Valentine’s Day! The cost is $2 per student.

The PTO holds one Paid DOC Day per month as a school fundraiser.

These events are always optional and any money contributed towards this event is considered a direct donation to the ACS PTO, and is tax deductible!

If you choose not to participate in the PTO Paid DOC Days, regular uniform rules apply.

In need of School Uniforms?

Come shop the PTO Used Uniform sale on Wednesday, February 21st during Carpool and New Family Orientation.

Sale times: 3:30-4:30pm and 5:30-7:00pm

Get some volunteer hours under your belt and sign up to help below.

It’s a great way to help a good cause, and get those hours in!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4aacac2aa31-acsused4

REMINDER:  This is also a great opportunity to clean out your closets before the school year, and drop off your clean, gently used, uniform clothes.

Staff Baked Potato Bar

The ACS PTO Social Committee will be hosting a baked potato bar for the ACS staff on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  All items need to be at school by 10:30 a.m.  Please label your items, or use disposable.  The PTO will be providing the potatoes.

For any questions, please contact the PTO Social Committee at acssocialcommittee@gmail.com.  Thank you for your continued support of our ACS Staff.  We appreciate YOU!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b44afaf2da6f85-baked

Rita’s Spirit Night Winner!

​Congratulations to the Robinson Family!  Thank you for participating in our Rita’s Spirit Night and Parking Spot Contest!  The Robinson Family won one of the VIP Parking Spots for the month of March!

Box Tops submission date is March 1st – so all box tops should be sent in before February 28th – the earlier the better!

Shoparoo

Join Shoparoo today and enter the February Grade Contest.  The Grade who earns the most points in February will earn a Free Dress of Choice Day in March. Date to be selected by the winning Teachers.  That’s right!  The entire winning grade will earn a FREE DRESS of CHOICE DAY!  Keep uploading receipts for your chance to win!

Hurry and upload your receipts!  Contest ends February 28th at noon.

Teachers…. want your class to be the next month’s winner?  Download the App today and start uploading receipts to support your grade.  Anyone can participate, and it doesn’t require any extra cost on your part.  Just snap pictures of the receipts from your normal daily shopping, upload to the Shoparoo App, and watch your points rise!

Shoparoo is free, easy fundraising for ACS!  Have questions regarding the Shoparoo program?  Visit Shoparoo.com today or contact Jeannie Reddan at txreddan@msn.com.

Have you donated to ACS during the 2017 year? At the Spring “A Night in Monte Carlo” Gala or the “Let’s Get Silly” Fall Fundraiser?

Contact katiedemaria@yahoo.com for a donation letter.

If you gave through www.ColoradoGives.org sign in, go to My Account, My Donations, and hit Send Receipt.

Staff Appreciation Week

The Social Committee has started planning Staff Appreciation Week (SAW) for our wonderful staff at ACS.  SAW will be held the week of May 7th – May 11th.  Our theme this year will be the “ACS Walk of Fame”…think Hollywood!

Please sign up to donate items or help with this event.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0A49ADAE22A3F85-20181

We are working on gifts that will be handed out to staff during SAW.  We are needing your help to accomplish this by donating items and helping us put together gifts. This is an easy and fun way to earn volunteer hours.  Remember, all of your time spent shopping or putting gifts together can be counted towards volunteer hours, as well as, 1 hour for every $10 you spend.

Please email acssocialcommitee@gmail.com with questions or concerns.  Thanks for your continued help and support!

PTO General Meeting (School-wide)

Please join us next Tuesday, February 20, 2018 for our next PTO Meeting at 5:00pm (new time) in the Middle School Science Room #221.

Firehouse Subs Spirit Night TODAY 4-8pm: ACS PTO

ACS PTO is doing another drawing for a reserved parking place for the month of March at Firehouse Subs tomorrow evening.  Make sure you write your student’s name and homeroom teacher on the back of your receipt and drop it in the school house box near the register to be entered in the drawing.  Good luck!

Also be sure to tell the cashier at checkout that you are with Academy Charter School!  Thanks!

 

ACS PTO Weekly Email Blast

  1. Rita’s Spirit Night: Thursday, Noon – 9pm
  2. Strategic Chess New Time on Mondays: 3:45-4:45pm
  3. Staff Appreciation Luncheon: February 21st – Sign up below
  4. Gala: Moonlight Masquerade – Help Wanted – Sign up below
  5. NEW Shoparoo Contest
  6. Box Tops due February 28th
  7. Shopper Rewards Contest Winners!
  8. Tax Time – Need a donation letter?

Thank you for your support!

Rita’s Spirit Night! Thursday, January 8th. From 12pm – 9pm.

Enjoy delicious Italian Ice and/or Hand-crafted Soft or Frozen Custard!

This Thursday we will have a drawing of Rita’s receipts for a reserved parking place at ACS.  So remember to write your child’s name and teacher’s name on the back of the receipt before you drop it in the ‘School House Box’ there at Rita’s.  Thanks for supporting our school!

Strategic Kids (Chess Class) on Monday’s has a time change – the flyer stated 3:30 to 4:30 but it will be 3:45 to 4:45 (on Wednesdays).

Staff Baked Potato Bar

The ACS PTO Social Committee will be hosting a baked potato bar for the ACS staff on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  All items need to be at school by 10:30 a.m.  Please label your items, or use disposable.  The PTO will be providing the potatoes.

For any questions, please contact the PTO Social Committee at acssocialcommittee@gmail.com.  Thank you for your continued support of our ACS Staff.  We appreciate YOU!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b44afaf2da6f85-baked

​We are in need help with some tasks for the Gala. 

Sign up link: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0A49ADAE22A3F85-20182

We are looking for Sponsors for our upcoming Gala Fundraiser.  Are you a business owner?…Do you know someone how owns a business?…Would your boss be interested in being a sponsor?  Please email us at academycharterfundraising@gmail.com for more information on our sponsorship program.

Save The Date

2018 ACS PTO Spring Gala
Friday, April 13th at Cielo in Castle Pines
6:30pm – 10:30pm
Dinner, Entertainment, Live & Silent Auctions, and much more!  More information to come.

 

Shoparoo

Join Shoparoo today and enter the February Grade Contest.  The Grade who earns the most points in February will earn a Free Dress of Choice Day in March. Date to be selected by the winning Teachers.  That’s right!  The entire winning grade will earn a FREE DRESS of CHOICE DAY!  Keep uploading receipts for your chance to win!

Hurry and upload your receipts!  Contest ends February 28th at noon.

 

Teachers…. want your class to be the next month’s winner?  Download the App today and start uploading receipts to support your grade.  Anyone can participate, and it doesn’t require any extra cost on your part.  Just snap pictures of the receipts from your normal daily shopping, upload to the Shoparoo App, and watch your points rise!

Shoparoo is free, easy fundraising for ACS!  Have questions regarding the Shoparoo program?  Visit Shoparoo.com today or contact Jeannie Reddan at txreddan@msn.com.

 

Box Tops submission date is March 1st – so all box tops should be sent in before February 28th – the earlier the better!

 

Contest Winners

Congratulations to the Larkin Family on being our top earner in the Reloadable Grocery Card Contest for January!  They won a VIP Parking Spot to be used in February.

Congratulations to the 5th Grade for winning the Shoparoo January Grade Contest!  They have earned a Free Dress of Choice Day for the entire grade.  Date to be selected by the 5th Grade Team.  Also, congrats to the Jefferson Family on winning the VIP Parking Spot for being our top Shoparoo participant.  The Jefferson family has graciously asked that we donate their winning spot to the Bonomo Family!

Have you donated to ACS during the 2017 year? At the Spring “A Night in Monte Carlo” Gala or the “Let’s Get Silly” Fall Fundraiser?

Contact katiedemaria@yahoo.com for a donation letter.

 

If you gave through www.ColoradoGives.org sign in, go to My Account, My Donations, and hit Send Receipt.

ACS PTO Weekly Email Blast

  1. ACS PTO General Meeting TODAY at 6pm in MS Room #221
  2. Gala: Moonlight Masquerade – Save the date! April 13th at Cielo
  3. Gala Sponsors and Auction Baskets Needed
  4. Shopper Rewards Contests for VIP Parking Spots end January 31st

Thank you for your support!

Our third PTO General or School-Wide Meeting is TODAY, Tuesday, 1/30/18 at 6:00pm

in the Middle School Science Lab Room #221.

Kiddos Welcome!

See the attached PTO Agenda. We will also be conducting our yearly review of our Bylaws and Guidelines & Procedures, and voting on updates. Please see attached for recommended changes.

If you have any questions please contact:

Heather Spomer at acs_pto@academycharter.org

We hope to see you there!

 

 

Save The Date

2018 ACS PTO Spring Gala

Friday, April 13th at Cielo in Castle Pines

6:30pm – 10:30pm

Dinner, Entertainment, Live & Silent Auctions, and much more!  More information to come.

We are looking for Sponsors for our upcoming Gala Fundraiser. 

Are you a business owner?…Do you know someone how owns a business?…Would your boss be interested in being a sponsor?  Please email us at academycharterfundraising@gmail.com for more information on our sponsorship program.

​Classroom Silent Auction Baskets

Each class will be participating in making a basket for the gala’s silent auction.  Your classroom coordinator will be contacting you soon with details on how to get involved.  Thank you in advance for helping your classroom coordinators get these ready for the gala.  This is a great way to get some volunteer hours in.

Shoparoo

Join Shoparoo today and enter the January Grade Contest.  The Grade who earns the most points in January will earn a Free Dress of Choice Day in February. Date to be selected by the winning Teachers.  That’s right!  The entire winning grade will earn a FREE DRESS of CHOICE DAY!  Keep uploading receipts for your chance to win!

Also…the family with the most Shoparoo points at the end of the month will win a VIP up-front parking spot for the month of February!  Hurry and upload your receipts!  Contest ends January 31st at noon.

Teachers…. want your class to be the next month’s winner?  Download the App today and start uploading receipts to support your grade.  Anyone can participate, and it doesn’t require any extra cost on your part.  Just snap pictures of the receipts from your normal daily shopping, upload to the Shoparoo App, and watch your points rise!

Shoparoo is free, easy fundraising for ACS!  Have questions regarding the Shoparoo program?  Visit Shoparoo.com today or contact Jeannie Reddan at txreddan@msn.com.

Reloadable Grocery Cards

Calling all grocery shoppers!  During the month of January, the family with the highest amount loaded onto their Safeway of King Soopers Reloadable Grocery Card will win a VIP up-front parking spot for the month of February!  Hurry and load your card today!  Contest ends January 31st at noon.

Did you know that you can purchase gas with your Reloadable Grocery Cards at the Loaf N Jug near the Outlets, the King Soopers gas stations and at Safeway? You can! You can also reload the King Soopers Cards at the Loaf N Jug and the King Soopers gas stations and use them to purchase items in their stores.  For every $1 loaded on the cards, ACS earns 5% back.  Don’t have a Reloadable Grocery Card? Pick one up at the ACS front office for $5. The cards come preloaded with $5, so essentially, they are free!  For any questions, please contact Jeannie Reddan at txreddan@msn.com.

ACS PTO Weekly Email Blast

  1. Spirit Night at Kneaders TODAY 5-8pm
  2. Sign up for Staff Appreciation Breakfast this Wednesday, January 24th
  3. LEGO Class extended to include 3rd and 4th grades!
  4. Shopper Rewards Contests for VIP Parking Spots end January 31st
  5. Box Tops due February 28th
  6. Gala: Moonlight Masquerade – Save the date! April 13th at Cielo
  7. ACS PTO Working & General Meeting on 1/30/18 at 6pm in MS Room #221

Thank you for your support!

 

Spirit Night: Today, Tuesday, January 23rd. 5-8 pm.

Take a night off and let’s enjoy soup, salads, sandwiches and goodies. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to ACS!

Staff Appreciation Breakfast

Each grade will have one opportunity to host a special breakfast for our ACS Teachers and Staff in the 2017/2018 school year. The 3rd and 4th grades’ turn is Wednesday January 24, 2018.  If you are in need of volunteer hours, this is a great way to get them in and do something nice for our amazing ACS staff!  They REALLY enjoy and appreciate it. Any time spent shopping, preparing and bringing your item to ACS counts toward your volunteer hours, as well as 1 hour for every $10 spent on items for the event.

It is VERY important to have your donations delivered to ACS before 7:30 am to give the teachers time to eat before they begin their day. We try to have enough to feed 75 teachers/staff.

**Please be sure to use disposable serving dishes. Include any recipes you can. The teachers would love to know how to make your delicious creations!

Sign up at: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080B44AFAF2DA6F85-3rd4th

For any questions, please contact the ACS Social Committee at acssocialcommittee@gmail.com.

Intro to STEM LEGO Class : Grades K-4

Extended to include 3rd and 4th grades! There is still room, so please sign up, even if the student missed the first class.

Mondays: Jan 22nd – Mar 12th, 2018 : 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

Description: Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Trains, Helicopters, Treehouses, and Beam Bridges. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Room Number: 223

No class on: Feb 19th

Sign up at: https://play-well-registration.com/registration/new/66099

Shoparoo

Join Shoparoo today and enter the January Grade Contest.  The Grade who earns the most points in January will earn a Free Dress of Choice Day in February. Date to be selected by the winning Teachers.  That’s right!  The entire winning grade will earn a FREE DRESS of CHOICE DAY!  Keep uploading receipts for your chance to win!

Also…the family with the most Shoparoo points at the end of the month will win a VIP up-front parking spot for the month of February!  Hurry and upload your receipts!  Contest ends January 31st at noon.

Teachers…. want your class to be the next month’s winner?  Download the App today and start uploading receipts to support your grade.  Anyone can participate, and it doesn’t require any extra cost on your part.  Just snap pictures of the receipts from your normal daily shopping, upload to the Shoparoo App, and watch your points rise!

Shoparoo is free, easy fundraising for ACS!  Have questions regarding the Shoparoo program?  Visit Shoparoo.com today or contact Jeannie Reddan at txreddan@msn.com.

Reloadable Grocery Cards

Calling all grocery shoppers!  During the month of January, the family with the highest amount loaded onto their Safeway of King Soopers Reloadable Grocery Card will win a VIP up-front parking spot for the month of February!  Hurry and load your card today!  Contest ends January 31st at noon.

Did you know that you can purchase gas with your Reloadable Grocery Cards at the Loaf N Jug near the Outlets, the King Soopers gas stations and at Safeway? You can! You can also reload the King Soopers Cards at the Loaf N Jug and the King Soopers gas stations and use them to purchase items in their stores.  For every $1 loaded on the cards, ACS earns 5% back.  Don’t have a Reloadable Grocery Card? Pick one up at the ACS front office for $5. The cards come preloaded with $5, so essentially, they are free!  For any questions, please contact Jeannie Reddan at txreddan@msn.com.

Box Tops

Deadline is February 28th for submission on March 1st – we need to get as many collected as possible by then.  Remember – each month there’s a prize for the most donated.​We are looking for Sponsors for our upcoming Gala Fundraiser. 

Are you a business owner?…Do you know someone how owns a business?…Would your boss be interested in being a sponsor?  Please email us at academycharterfundraising@gmail.com for more information on our sponsorship program.

Save The Date

2018 ACS PTO Spring Gala

Friday, April 13th at Cielo in Castle Pines

6:30pm – 10:30pm

Dinner, Entertainment, Live & Silent Auctions, and much more!  More information to come.

​Classroom Silent Auction Baskets

Each class will be participating in making a basket for the gala’s silent auction.  Your classroom coordinator will be contacting you soon with details on how to get involved.  Thank you in advance for helping your classroom coordinators get these ready for the gala.  This is a great way to get some volunteer hours in.

Our third PTO General or School-Wide Meeting is Next Tuesday, 1/30/18 at 6:00pm

in the Middle School Science Lab Room #221.

Kiddos Welcome!

See the attached PTO Agenda. We will also be conducting our yearly review of our Bylaws and Guidelines & Procedures, and voting on updates. Please see attached for recommended changes.

If you have any questions please contact:

Heather Spomer at acs_pto@academycharter.org

We hope to see you there!