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SUMMER NO COOK NIGHT- Portillo’s

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Important Back to School Dates


 

School Starts August 15th!

 

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Poetry Park Live

Come join us on the park bench as we share poetry from our summer book stacks! We invite our Fox Meadow students, families, and staff to read aloud favorite poems from books or from writer’s notebooks in the park.

Bring along your Gail Borden summer reading logs and receive special treats including a new book for your home library!

We look forward to celebrating your continued reading throughout the summer! Starbucks will also provide lemonade for us to sip while we savor poetry together in the sunshine! Consider staying a bit longer at the park after our Poetry Park Live, to have a “book-nic” with your family: books + lunch = “book-nic” Bring a blanket or a beach towel to sit on!

If you would like to help out or you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs.Thompson at [email protected]

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2018 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to South Elgin High School Seniors Christopher Stanczyk and Rileigh Swanson for winning the two $250 Fox Meadow PTO scholarships.

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Pennies for the Playground

PENNIES FOR THE PLAYGROUND & SPIRIT WEEK- PTO Donation Drive for Project Playground!
Please help us save our ‘pennies’ for Fox Meadow Elementary Playgrounds.
Bring any change- any day!
Monday, May 14th- Tie Dye Day
Tuesday, May 15th- Baseball Team Shirt Day
Wednesday, May 16th- School Spirit Day
Thursday, May 17th- Crazy Hair Day
Friday, May 18th- Hawaiian Day (Field Day)Fox Meadow PTO is fundraising for Project Playground at our school! Project Playground will be a two phase project. Phase 1: Add a new 2nd Playground that will help accommodate our large student population- Estimated Goal $20,000 – Estimated Time Frame: 1 Year or Less. Phase 2: Replace our current Playground, which is original to the build of the school in 1996- Estimated Goal: $35,000- Estimated Time Frame: 3-4 Years. Donations to Project Playground are Tax Deductible. Online Donations may be made at https://squareup.com/store/fox-meadow-pto

We are excited to announce our first business sponsorship of $1,000 from South Elgin Jewel! Do you have a business that would like to donate to Project Playground or does your company offer grant opportunities to non-profit organizations? If so, please email [email protected]

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No Cook- May 24th-25th

Last Day of school No Cook! Enjoy treats with your family!

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Last PTO Meeting of the Year & Volunteer Appreciation Dinner- 5/10

Fox Meadow PTO appreciates everyones contributions toward this school year! In appreciation, we are hosting a light dinner (Sandwiches- Chips- Drinks) at 6:30pm followed immediately by our last meeting of this school year at 7pm. The PTO meeting will be a election for our 18′-19′ Fox Meadow PTO Board Nominees from our April meeting.

 
Please RSVP by emailing [email protected] or by selecting YES for attending on this event on FB

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Field Day- May 18th

Kindergarten, first, second and third grades will be participating in the morning events while fourth, fifth and sixth grades will participate in the afternoon. We will need volunteers to help run our events and Mrs. Brieger thanks you in advance for being a part of this day. 

Sign Up to Volunteer here https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b4cacae22a3fe3-2018

 

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Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week

The Fox Meadow PTO is rolling out the red carpet next week (May 7th- 11th) to celebrate Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week! Fox Meadow Teachers Are the Stars of the Show!

Students are encouraged to participate in the following ways.

Monday- Fan Mail- Write a note or draw a picture telling your teacher how they are a star!
Tuesday- Swag Day- Bring a special gift for your teacher.
Wednesday- Behind the Scenes- Dress in your teacher’s favorite color.
Thursday- Walk the Red Carpet- Shower your teacher with flowers (Hand made, Real, or Seeds for their garden).
Friday- Roll the Credits- Bring your teacher some much needed school supplies.

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No Cook Night- ALL DAY McAlister’s Deli

20% of all flyer based sales will be donated back to Fox Meadow PTO.

1120 South Randall Road Elgin, IL

Here’s a link to the flyer https://gallery.mailchimp.com/541cd9cf75210f7addbdfb855/images/6316fd6b-a791-42f0-a890-e5eacd9e538b.jpg

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No Cook Night- ALL DAY Panera

It’s all day!! Get a coffee cake for coworkers on your way to work, grab lunch with another parent, or pick up dinner after t-ball!

Show this flyer at checkout (paper or electronic form) to help our PTO! (The image above is the flyer!)

369 South Randall Road

South Elgin, IL

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Spring Break “Fun”draiser! Chuck E. Cheese

Spring Break is just around the corner, and if your family is anything like ours, we get kinda bored by the end of these long breaks from school. That’s why we organized a “get the kids out of the house” fundraiser at Chuck E. Cheese’s!

15% of all sales will be donated to the PTO to support activities and programs.

Just notify the cashier that you’re participating in your school’s Fundraising Night!

Sales includes all food, merchandise, and token deals purchased at the register.

March 29th 3-9pm

 

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No Cook Night- Portillo’s

Portillo’s No Cook Night March 7th  5:00-8:00. Don’t forget to mention it before placing your drive-thru order!

Portillos No Cook Night

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Fox Meadow PTO Scholarship Opportunity

The PTO gives two $250 scholarships to former Fox Meadow students who would be graduating this year from high school. The student must have attended at least three years at Fox Meadow and be planing on furthering their education at a college or university. Below is the application. The application is also available at all the high school guideline centers. If you know of any high school seniors that this would apply to, please let them know. The applications are due back to the PTO by April 13th. The winners will be announced at the high school’s senior assembly.

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EPIC AIR NIGHT

Courtesy post for our school.

Fox Meadow’s Annual Family Jump Night to support 6th Grade Outdoor Education.

Thursday, March 7th (No School Friday)
7-9pm
$15 Per Jumper for 2 hours of jumping
You must have Epic Air socks- they cost $2 if you do not have them.
Students are welcome to invite FRIENDS & FAMILY!

Do not purchase tickets from Epic Air. All tickets must be purchased from Fox Meadow School. Only cash will be accepted the night of the event. All Jumpers are required to have a waiver signed by a legal guardian in hand the day of the event. You can fill one out online to save time at

Tickets purchased in advance are $15 and at the door will be $17.

Payments are made to Fox Meadow Elementary school via cash or check.

 

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Family Movie Night

This year’s family movie night is being held on Friday, February 3rd starting at 6pm.  Families were given the opportunity to vote on their movie choice on our FaceBook Group- the movie that won the popular vote is Despicable Me 3 .  The event is FREE! Concessions are available (.25 cents- $1).  There will be some chairs and gym mats available- we encourage students to bring a blanket to sit on too! This is a family event, no student drop offs.

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MOTHER SON NIGHT OUT RESCHEDULED MARCH 16th

RESCHEDULED DUE TO SNOW DAY
FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 16th

Time: 5:00 p.m. until 11:59 p.m.Activities: Bowling, Mini Golf, Roller Skating, Bumper Cars, Laser Tag. 

Purchase your PlayCard today for $30.00, $60.00, $90.00 or $120.00. The PlayCard cards do not expire and any remaining balance may be used at a later date.

ALL PLAYCARDS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP AT THE EVENT FROM 5-7PM AT THE FOX MEADOW PTO CHECK IN TABLE.

If you are unable to attend the rescheduled date, and already purchased a PlayCard- please email [email protected] to make arrangements to receive your PlayCard.

*Each activity is priced separate and will be deducted from your card.
** Food will not be provided by the PTO but is available for an additional cost.
*** Standard skates are complimentary but inline/speed skate rental is $3.00 per person.

Sales are reopened until March 9th. https://squareup.com/store/fox-meadow-pto

Mother-Son Flyer 2018 RESCHEDULED

 

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Colonial Cafe- NO COOK NIGHT

NO COOK NIGHT

 

Wednesday, February 21st

4-9pm

 

No flyer needed! Just mention our fundraiser at the time of your order…. dine in or carry out!

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Spring Spirit Wear Sale

Spring Spirit Wear Sale!
Order forms are headed home this week. 
This year we are offer regular T-shirts ($8), Soft T-shirts ($9),  Dri-Fit T-shirt ($10), Long Sleeve T-Shirt ($12), Long Sleeve Dri-Fit T-shirt ($14), Crew Neck Sweatshirt ($14) Hoodies ($18), and Drawstring Backpacks ($4)- all shirts are available in Red or Grey and have extended sizes for $2 extra. 

ORDER FORMS ARE DUE FEBRUARY 12th, 2018

FoxMeadowOrderForm (1)

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Mother Son Night Out

Mother Son Night Out will be held at FunWay (1335 South River Batavia, IL) on Friday, February 9th from 5pm-Midnight. PlayCards must be purchased in advance (values range from $30-$120- amount purchased never expires).  Do a little bit of everything with a PlayCard! Funway offers Bowling, Roller Skating, Laser Tag, Rock-n-Roll Mini Golf, Bumper Cars, and MORE!!! You can pick and choose your fun. Play cards are not valid for food or drinks. Presale ends February 1st, 2018. Presale PlayCards may be purchased by sending back the bottom portion of the flyer or at https://squareup.com/store/fox-meadow-pto

***All Student’s are welcome to bring their biggest fan with them- Mom, Grandma, Aunt, Sister, Dad, Grandpa, Uncle, Brother, ect).

Mother-Son Flyer 2018