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The PTA is once again planning to let the Porter teachers know that they are SPECIAL and APPRECIATED! During the week of May 2-6th, the PTA would like your help to do this.
They are looking for many types of DONATIONS and VOLUNTEERS! Here is how they have planned out the week:
Monday - Breakfast Bar
Tuesday - Popcorn Bar
Wednesday - Teacher picnic
Thursday - Candy Bar
Friday - Snack Bar
SIGN UPif you would like to donate and/or volunteer your time. Please contact Rebecca Arraya for any questions or more information: email@example.com.
Thank you in advance for all of your support!
EXCITING UPCOMING PTA EVENTS!
BOX TOPS IN BLOOM! The spring collection sheets are in! Keep clipping and remember to submit your Labels for Education and Box Tops for Education to help the PTA earn money for Porter.
BOX TOP COLLECTION sheet ~ glue your box tops to this sheet and turn it into the school for a chance to win 1,000 BONUS Box Tops for Porter! It is time for SPRING PLANTING! The PTA has partnered with Dumfries Nursery for a spring fundraiser.
During the whole month of May Dumfries Nursery & Garden Center will give back to the PTA a portion of the purchase of any 10" annual hanging baskets or annual flats ($19.99 each).
Present thisFLYERat checkout to help our PTA fundraiser!
Dumfries Nursery is located at 17715 Washington Street, Dumfries
SPRING PICTURES coming soon!
SPRING PICTURES are scheduled for Wednesday, May 4th.
CLASS PICTURES will also be taken. They MUST be PRE-PAID in order to get one. Order forms go home today, April 20th. You can also click on the link below to print a copy of the order form.
You can also select your child's PICTURE POSE. Click on the order form below, print and fill out the second page and send it with your child to school on picture day.
You can also ORDER ONLINE again this year. Click on the link below. Once you have ordered online, be sure to make note of the 'payment code' and then write that on the order form to send in with you child. ORDER ONLINEPicture ID is HJ755332G0
2016 Golf Tournament THANK YOUs!
The Porter staff would like to give a very heartfelt THANK YOU to the many sponsors, volunteers, golfers, and individuals who donated to help make this year's golf tournament a huge success!
We would like to especially recognize the following two parents who went above and beyond in support of our tournament:
Mr. Peter Stohlman donated a Joyce Koons car for the 'Hole-In-One' hole, as well as a pair of Washington Redskins tickets worth $150, and a Redskins gift basket worth $200.
Mr. David Herman was a Gold Sponsor for his donation of $300.
We'd also like to recognize the families of Luke and Julia Henry and Aurora Smith for their individual donations in support of the tournament.
And last but not least, THANK YOU to the following businesses for their support of our tournament:
Washington Redskins Washington Nationals
I Love PattyCakes Wegmans
Orvis Massage Envy
Dairy Queen Not Your Average Joes
BurgerFi Brix Pizza
Dixon Golf Fandango.
We hope the golfers enjoyed their day, the golf course was beautiful and the day was great! Hope we see you all next year!
PARENT VOLUNTEER hours updated!
The PARENT VOLUNTEER HOURS have now been updated. You can click on the VOLUNTEERS link on the left menu bar and then click on "Current Parent Volunteer Hours" to see your hours as of April 26, 2016. The hours are listed by your student's ID number, and they are listed numerically.
Please remember that parents are required to complete 10 hours of volunteer service per student attending Porter. The deadline to complete your hours is the last day of school, June 17, 2016.
2016 Spring SOL Calendar
Please click on the link below for the 2016 Spring SOL Calendar.
The testing will start a little earlier this year so that we can allow for expediting retakes for students. The classroom teachers will be sending more SOL information home soon. If you know ahead of time that your student will miss school the day of a scheduled test, please inform your child's teacher (via note or email), so that he/she can schedule a retake for your child.
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