May 7, 2014 Newsletter

All:

Although the school year is coming to a close, we still have a lot of exciting and important things planned. PTO Elections are THIS FRIDAY (May 9, 2014) at our meeting, which starts at drop off. Come and vote for your new officers, get to know them, and hear about the latest and greatest Wornickfest news!

Raffle ticket sales are in full swing. The top sellers will receive a $100 gift card at the store of their choice! Please support your PTO (and your children) and buy your raffle tickets today!

If you have forgotten about the prizes this year (the total value of all of them is the highest yet!), check them out. We needed a raffle prizes page and a more raffle prizes page to fit them all and prizes are being added daily.

In this Edition:

1. Save the Date / Reminders

2. Wornickfest: RSVP

3. Wornickfest: Volunteer Sign Up

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1. Save the Date/Reminders:

Our big Election/Wornickfest PTO meeting is this Friday. We urge you to attend as there will be a lot on the agenda relative to our new Board and Wornickfest!

My Digital Tattoo: The parent program is May 13, 2014 from 7-8:30 in the Ulam Gadol. Do not miss this crucial program to help parents help their children navigate social media.

2.  Wornickfest: RSVP:  It is time to RSVP for Wornickfest!! The event is in 2 weeks and we need to confirm the count for dinner. For those that are new, we serve a complete buffet “kid friendly” dinner at the event, with Sangria for the adults, and carnival snacks for the kids. We generally get around 400 people for this event, which is a lot of mouths to feed. It is really important that you RSVP by the deadline, which is May 15, 2014. Will we still accept RSVPs after the deadline? YES! But the price goes up starting the day after the deadline, and will increase as we get closer to the event. Why? Piazzas gives us all of the food for the event BUT we need to order in advance to ensure to get everything for such a large group. As we get kosher, we can’t just walk into any old place and buy groceries. The last minute buying? It costs us!

3. Wornickfest: Volunteers: Wornickfest is our last PTO event of the year and the last big opportunity to earn your Chai Hours. As you know, each family is responsible for putting in 18 hours of volunteer time throughout the year. For every hour missed you will be billed $18. Why? We need you! We cannot run any of our events without your help

Wornickfest is HUGE and needs a LOT of volunteers. We need people to run the carnival games, the obstacle course, help at the dunk tank, serve dinner and just about everything else. It is a ton of work, but a LOT of fun!! Please sign up to volunteer for the event, and earn your Chai Hours!