Week of April 15, 2019


  • OVERLOOK NIGHT OUT: Friday, April 26th 6:30-8:30PM.  Overlook Students, bring an adult and skate the night away at Flyers Skate Zone.  Pre-registration is required, NO tickets will be sold at the door.  You can sign up at the School Store.   Registration must be received by April 18th, 2019.
  • FOLLOW THAT OWL 5K & FUN RUN: Thank you to the 59 runners and the 66 others who joined us for the 1.5-mile Fun Run on Saturday.  Also a huge thank you to the committee and all of the volunteers who worked to give us a great event.  A very special congratulation to 4th grader Beckett Mostert who was the first finisher of the race and to 5th grade teacher, Mr. Matthews, who was the first Overlook teacher to finish.  To see all race results, click here.
  • FIELD DAY T-SHIRTS: Field Day T-Shirts are an optional purchase that the PTO is making available to students for $10. Ms. Early has divided the students to either the Red Team or to the White Team. Please check with your student to find out what team they have been assigned so you know what color t-shirt they will need to wear that day. Anyone who places an order will have their shirts delivered to their classroom before Field Day on Thursday May 16th.  Purchases can be made at the school store or with the flyer that came home last week.  All orders are due Tuesday April 23rd.  Questions: Please email spiritwear@overlookvolunteers.com.
  • PTO BOARD NOMINATIONS: It is time for 2019-2020 PTO Board nominations.  We need committed parents to join the team for next year.  Please consider nominating yourself or someone else. All positions except treasure can be shared.  Nominations need to be made by Tuesday April 23rd.  Use the paper form that came home with family packets this week or email Jen Slotter at jenslotter@verizon.net.
  • MODELL’S COUPON:  Modell’s is running another fundraising promotion for us. Use the coupon posted on Facebook between now & May 9th & get 15% off your purchase. If we spend $500 or more as a community, we will get 5% back to the PTO for the school.
  • PUBLISHING CENTER:  We will begin Kindergarten interviews on 5/3.  Any volunteers with clearances who can help the kindergartners edit their stories are needed at the following times:  Ms. Bradshaw: Fridays 5/3 & 5/10, 9-9:45am, Ms. Simmons: Fridays 5/3 & 5/10, 12:20-1:05pm, Ms. Sweeney: Tuesday 5/7 12:20-1:05pm.  To volunteer or get more information, please contact Jamie at jamie@overlookvolunteers.com.
    • 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.
    • BOXTOPS: 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!!

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