Week of Sept. 24, 2018

  • ZOOM FOR THE CLASSROOM: Friday, October 12th Have fun and support our school with this healthy fundraiser!  Ask your family and friends to sponsor your child in participating at physical activity stations. There will be many chances to win great prizes!  To see full instruction sheet with prizes click here.  Register your child online to accept donations at https://www.thegetmovincrew.com/ .  Your child will receive a temporary owl tattoo just for registering!   If you want to print a letter to mail to friends, click here. The final donation date is on October 19th.  We will need some parent volunteers to help make this event a success.  Sign up at    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0B49AEA62BA3FD0-zoom.   Questions: check out our FAQ sheet here.
  • FALL FESTIVAL:  This Saturday, September 29 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Come out for a fall afternoon of  games, face painting, music, food, balloon animals, inflatable obstacle courses, costume sales and more. Wristband $5 pre order $7 at the door (Wristband are needed for any children participating in the event).  We are also collecting gently used costumes to sell at the fall festival for a minimal cost to help raise money for the PTO.  We need some parent volunteers to make a smooth event.  Sign up at https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/20f0a4ba5a623a6f94-parent1.
  • PTO MEETING: First meeting is tonight, September 24 from 7 PM to 8 PM  Come out to learn more about all that is going on, including our new event this year Zoom for the Classroom.
  • STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCHEON: Tuesday September 25, 2018 we celebrate our wonderful teachers and staff with an appreciation luncheon. Lunch is sponsored by the Overlook PTO but we ask for families to send in some sweet treats for our staff to enjoy after lunch. There are still a few things we need.  Please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a4ba5a623a6f94-sweets.   Please send the desserts you signed up for with your child the Tuesday morning September 25 or drop off to the school office by 9am.
  • BOX TOPS BONUS APP:  This is an amazing app that you can download.  You select what you bought, take a picture of your receipt and submit. Only specific items are available through the app so make sure you check it before you shop!!   For everything else, just clip and send them in with your child!
  • PRETZEL SALE: Pre-sale orders for pretzels will go through October 1st.  Pretzel Day is officially WEDNESDAYS this year and we will collect weekly orders on Tuesdays.
  • MUMS SALE: The Mum Sale has begun! You can purchase your 8 inch Hardy Mums from Kremp Florist directly from our online school store website! Vouchers will be sent home with your student. We will be also selling vouchers and live mums at the Fall Festival. Get yours now!!!
  • FAMILY FOLDERS: We are looking for volunteers to help with family packets this year.  Typically, the team meets at 9 am on Tuesday mornings and it takes about an hr to assemble the packets & distribute.  If you have a little one that you would need to bring with you, that’s fine too.  If interested, contact Karin Quinn at treasurer@overlookvolunteers.com.
    • AMAZON SMILE:  AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that donates 0.5% of your purchases to the Overlook PTO. Click here to register and select Overlook Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)  as your charity.
    • BOX TOPS: You can continue to send in your box tops for education.  Please send them to school in a zip lock bag labeled with Student Name and Teacher.
    • SHOE CARNIVAL:  Shoe Carnival in Willow Grove is offering Overlook PTO 10% of proceeds on all sales all year long when Overlook is mentioned at the register.