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Weekly Updates April 2nd


Check out the minutes from the March 25th meeting.


Next PTG General Meeting is Wednesday April 24th. We have FREE CHILDCARE to make it easier for parents to attend.


Communications


End of the Year Dates- With the last day of school set for June 13th the dates for end of the year activities keep shifting. We are continuously updating our McGlynn PTG 2018-2019 Schedule. You can check it out online via the link above or on our bulletin board in the PTG Room at the school. If you use Google Calendar, you can subscribe to the McGlynn Elementary Google PTG Calendar.


Volunteer Opportunities- There are loads of volunteer opportunities with the end of the year activities. If you are interested in volunteering, please make sure you have a CORI on file with the school. CORI must be completed every year. You can download a CORI Form and send it with a copy of your photo ID in your child's communications folder. Upcoming volunteer opportunities include:

Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10th)- Volunteers will be needed to cover classrooms so the teachers can enjoy their appreciation luncheon. We will also need help setting up other appreciation activities throughout the week.

City-wide Electronics Recycling Drive (May 11th 10am-1pm)- We will need volunteers to help operate the drive.

Ice Cream Social (Thursday May 16th)- Volunteers are needed for planning this event as well as for covering activity stations during the event.

Fun Day (Friday June 7th)- Volunteers will be running activity stations such as obstacle courses, dunk tank, balloon toss, or handing out slush.

Please contact Bailey Schendell (bailey.schendell@gmail.com) if you have any questions or would like to sign up to volunteer.


Enrichment


Afterschool Lego Club - Keep an eye out for information about the Lego Club in your student's communication folder. The club will be run by Playwell starting April 22nd. It is for students in grades K-3 and cost $120. There will be spots for 12-16 students. The PTG will be offering some partial financial assistance for students whose participation is limited by the cost.


Fundraising


Chipotle Fundraiser- Feed the family Chipotle for dinner on April 29th, 4-8pm, and the PTG gets 33% of the proceeds!


Ice Cream Social- The Ice Cream Social will be on Thursday May 16th from 6-8pm. If you you are interested in being on the planning committee, please reach out to Bailey Schendell (bailey.schendell@gmail.com).


Community Engagement



Spring Room Parent Week- Last week, Room Parents were in the classrooms to do spring crafts - see photos above. Thank you, all! What fun!


5th Grade V. Teachers Basketball Game- The PTG is working with 5th grade parents and teachers on plans to celebrate our 5th graders transition to Middle School. It's a great school-wide event! All proceeds from the event go to fund the PTG's Teacher-Driven Projects program. This program gives teachers small grants to be innovative in their classrooms and around the school.


Teacher Appreciation Week- Teacher Appreciation Week will be May 6th-10th this year. We are working on a lot of great ideas for letting the McGlynn Teachers and staff know how much we appreciate all the work they do. If you are interested in helping out, please reach out to Bailey Schendell (bailey.schendell@gmail.com).


Fun Day- Fun Day is scheduled for Friday, June 7th. Fun Day is the McGlynn's version of field day. There is a bunch of outdoor activities, including bouncy houses, a dunk tank, and balloon toss. We are going to need a lot of parent volunteers to make this day happen! If you are interested in volunteering, please make sure you have a CORI on file with the school. CORI must be completed every year. You can download a CORI Form and send it with a copy of your photo ID in your child's communications folder.

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