Week of Nov. 14, 2016

Here’s what’s happening at Overlook this week:

    • HOLIDAY HOLLOW – It’s that time of year again – Time for some shopping!! Volunteers will help assist students with shopping and wrapping gifts.  Please note that we need at least 6 volunteers for each slot – if we do not have enough volunteers, gift wrapping will not be provided.
    • SCHOOL STORE – During the school year students earn PROUD tickets and can trade these tickets in for prizes at the school store. Volunteers are needed to assist students with counting their tickets and choosing prizes.

You will need to have your ASD Volunteer Badge to volunteer at both events. 

  • AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK: Each class has sent home invitations for classroom visits for American Education Week.  If you are not certain of the date families can visit classes, please contact your teacher.
  • GOLD CARD NIGHT – Prismatic Lights (Laser Light Show): Wednesday, Nov. 16, 6pm – 7 pm for those who are eligible (eligible students should have received a letter of invitation to Gold Card Night).
  • NOVEMBER FOOD DRIVE:  Please help Overlook help support families in need during the month of November.  Each grade is encouraged to donate a non-perishable item in order to create a basket for several families in the community.  Donations are due by Friday, November 18.
    • Kindergarten – Box ed or bagged stuffing
    • First Grade – Instant mashed potatoes
    • Second Grade – Canned vegetables
    • Third Grade – Canned fruit
    • Fourth Grade – Cranberry sauce or gravy
    • Fifth Grade – Cake, brownie or other dessert mix
    • Sixth Grade – Cornbred or pumpkin bread mix
  • YANKEE CANDLE FUND RAISER:  Thank you to all of you who participated in Yankee Candle!  Order forms have been sent and will take 2-4 weeks for delivery.  For any of you who forgot to turn in your order or didn’t have time to order,  online ordering is open until January 11th.  yankeecandlefundraising.com GROUP# 990100562
  • BOX TOPS & LABELS FOR EDUCATION: Send in your Box Tops and/or Labels for Education in a baggie labeled with the student and teachers names to be entered for prizes.  Reward Winners of the ‘5 Below’ gift cards from the Oct. 26 drawing:  Ellie Pierce, Kaycie Applegate and Matthew Quinn.  Congratulations to the winners!  Next drawing is November 22 for a $5 Holiday Hollow gift certificate.  Visit the PTO website for more info on Box Tops & Labels for Education.

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