Amelia Elementary PTA Newsletter- April 2012

Coming Attractions
4/16: PTA Meeting – Elections; 6:30pm., Donato’s Amelia
4/16-4/20: Spring Book Fair
4/24: Reds Ticket Pick-Up; 3-5pm; Amelia Elementary Parking Lot
4/25: Administrative Professionals Day
4/26: Market Day Pick-Up; 7-8pm; Masonic Temple, Amelia

 Spring Book Fair
Spring Book Fair is here! Don’t forget to send in your spare change for Scholastic’s “One for Books” Program! Deadline to send in change is Friday, April 13. The class with the most spare change earns extra recess and a spin on the Wheel of Wow! Start shopping online April 11 – Monday, April 30.  Please visit http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/ameliaelementary to shop and to view your child’s scheduled dates to visit the Book Fair.

 Amelia Elementary Reds Day
Looking for something to do on Mother’s Day? Take Mom to the Reds Game on Sunday, May 13 for Amelia Elementary Reds Day!
The Reds will be playing the Nationals at 1:10pm. All tickets are $7.50 (View Level).
If Amelia Elementary purchases 100 Tickets: A lucky mom and her child from Amelia Elementary will be randomly selected to announce “It’s Time to Play Ball!” on the video board just before the game begins and will receive a bouquet of flowers.
If Amelia Elementary purchases 600 Tickets: A randomly selected mom and her child from Amelia Elementary will head to home plate with a Reds coach to deliver the game’s official lineup card to the umpires and the visiting team, and will receive a bouquet of flowers.
Also, the first 8,000 kids to enter the gates, 14 and younger will receive a FREE Kids Jay Bruce Cereal Bowl and Spoon Set.
Beginning Wednesday, April 11, we will begin collecting ticket orders and money. Orders are due Friday, April 20. Pick-up will be from 3-5pm Tuesday, April 24 in the Amelia Elementary parking lot.
For questions, please contact Jami Edgington: jami.aepta@gmail.com

 Box Tops 2012
This year, we have earned a total of $2,219.18 in Box Tops! PTA will use these funds to bring “COSi on Wheels” to AE for two days in the Fall of 2012. Thanks so much to all the families who are participating in the program. Every Box Top you clip is worth $0.10, so don’t forget to look on your favorite products for the Box Top label and keep clipping! They really do make a difference!

**Don’t forget to use Box Top Marketplace for all of your online shopping! Box Tops earned through Marketplace are automatically deposited into our school account. Check it out at http://www.boxtops4education.com/.

 Administrative Professionals Day
Happy Administrative Professionals Day to the Administrative Staff at Amelia Elementary! Thanks for keeping things running seamlessly and for taking such great care of our students!

MarketDay
Don’t forget to place your MarketDay orders! Amelia Elementary PTA receives 10% of all orders placed each month. March orders are due by April 19 and online orders are due by April 21. Pick up will be Thursday, April 26 from 7-8p.m. at the Masonic Temple located on Judd Road in Amelia.

 AE Kroger Neighborhood Rewards Program

Don’t forget to use your Kroger gift card each time you do your weekly shopping. Amelia Elementary receives 4% of sales, and it’s only $1!! Gift cards are now accepted at Kroger Fuel Centers as well! If you don’t yet have a reloadable Kroger card, please contact: jami.aepta@gmail.com

 More ways to stay in the loop!

Also, Amelia Elementary now has a Facebook Page. “Like” Amelia Tigers for news and updates!

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