Week of Feb. 11, 2019

  • BOXTOPS:  Our next deadline for Box Top submission is approaching.  Anyone who turn in Box Tops  by 2/22 will be entered into a drawing for one of five $5 gift certificates to Dairy Queen.  Just send your Box Tops to school in a Ziploc bag marked with your child’s name and teacher.  There is also a Box Tops Bonus App, 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!!
  • 5K: Scheduled for April 13th this year, and will also include a 1.5 mile walk for those who don’t want to go the full 3 miles.  We are looking for donations from small businesses to sponsor this event.  If you or someone you know has a small business or a local business that would like to donate to the school as a way to advertise to our community, please contact Meghan at 5K@overlookvolunteers.com. Formal request letters and Tax ID information available.  Even a small donation makes a big difference!
  • BLINGO: Overlook’s BLINGO game night will be held Friday, March 22.  This family fiendly night of bingo is a fun night for the whole family!  We have needs for donations to baskets, classroom baskets (Homeroom parents will help coordinate grade-wide baskets), 5th Grade Snack Bar coordination, and volunteers to help organize this fundraising event.  If you can help in any of these areas, email blingo@overlookvolunteers.com.
  • PRETZEL DAY is WEDNESDAY!  Don’t forget to send in your $0.50 on TUESDAY for a Wednesday delivery.
  • SAVE THE DATES: 
    • TALENT SHOW:  The talent show is scheduled for Friday February 22, 7:00-8:30 PM and the dress rehearsal will be held on Tuesday February 9, after school from 3:30 to 5:30.  Questions: contact Jenny at y12jenny@aol.com.
    • PTO MEETING February 25 at 7:00 pm in the Overlook Library.  Dr. Fecher will be joining us for a presentation and to answer any questions.  There will also be a vote on the proposed PTO Bylaws amendments attached here at the February 25th PTO meeting.  There will be time allocated for any questions before the formal vote to accept these amendments. A copy of the current bylaws can be read here.  If you have any questions prior to the February 25th board meeting, feel free to contact the PTO Executive Board at board@overlookvolunteers.com.
  • OVERLOOK REWARDS:
    • AMAZON SMILE:  AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that donates 0.5% of your purchases to the ‘Overlook Parent Teacher Organization’ if you register and select ‘Overlook Parent Teacher Organization’ as your charity of choice.
    • GIANT A PLUS REWARDS: The program has started for this school year. If you have never registered your card, please visit the website for more information on how it works. Last year we earned $2,000 for our school.

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