Monday, October 11, 2010

Calling all PS 9 Parents: PTO meeting Tuesday night

6:30 PM in the PS9 Teacher Lounge (Enter on Underhill Ave)

The PS9 Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) -- formerly known as the PS9 PTA --
invites and encourages all PS9 parents to attend its monthly meeting tomorrow,
Tuesday, October 12 at 6:30 pm. Please note that CHILD CARE WILL BE PROVIDED!

Come hear about the wide range of initiatives and events planned for the fall --
and learn how you and your family can participate in the strengthening of our
school community. We want to hear your voices, answer your questions, and
engage your support.

Why should you attend? This is your chance to:

-- Hear directly from Principal D'Avilar
-- Learn about upcoming PS9 events and how to help out
-- Get involved in your child's education (e.g., Family Reading and Math
Buddies, Class Parents)
-- Find out how to support PS9's fundraising initiatives
-- Meet other PS9 parents and families

We need your help to make PS9 events and fundraisers successful -- there are
opportunities to volunteer at all levels; if you have an hour to give, or a
special skill to contribute, please let us know!

UPCOMING EVENTS (volunteers needed for all):
* Hispanic Heritage Festival (Friday, Oct 15th)
* Open House Tour (Friday, Oct 15th)
* Silent Auction (Friday, Oct 22nd)
* Character Parade (Friday, Oct 29th)
* Fall Candy Sale
* Election Day Bake Sale (Tuesday, Nov 2nd)
* Picture Day (Monday, Nov 8th and Mon, Nov 15th)

Please note that parents are welcome to stay for the PTO Fundraising
Subcommittee Meeting immediately following the PTO meeting.

We hope to see you tomorrow night. Remember -- child care will be provided!

In partnership,
Your PS9 PTO
Be sure to check out the revived PS9 PTO Blog:
Get PS9 News Online:
PS. If you are unable to attend but would like to help, please contact ps9pto AT, or one of the following committee heads:
Communications Karen Fein Karen.Fein AT
Fundraising Fiona Noyes Fionat2 AT
Carol Sheldrake-Hernandez
Carolsheldrake AT
Hospitality Maria McGrath (718-783-2268) mariaw AT
Lunchroom Tara Rullo tararullo AT
Library Kiki Dennis kiki AT
Wellness Jen Chapin jen AT
Grant Writing Ivana Espinet ivanaespinet AT
The Phone Tree committee is still being organized. For now, please contact: Faye Rimalovski, fayerimalovski AT

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