Fall is certainly in the air. Here are your friendly PTO updates. Hope to see you all virtually at Curriculum Night!
5:30-6:00 - Support Staff (ESOL, Reading Intervention, Pupil Services, Quest)
6:00-6:30 - ELC - Grade 2
6:30-7:00 Special Area Staff (PE, Art, Vocal Music, InstrumentalMusic, Library, Spanish)
7:00-7:30 - Grades 3-5
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Join me in earning cash for our school by using the Box Tops app. It’s an easy way to make a difference. All you have to do is buy Box Tops participating products (like Cheerios!) and scan your grocery receipt. Box Tops are worth $.10 each and they add up fast! Twice a year, our school receives a check to help pay for whatever we need - equipment, supplies or experiences the kids love!
Use this referral code QSOW3HAI when you sign up and you’ll get 20 Bonus Box Tops when you scan your first receipt now through 05/29/2022, while supplies last! Download the Box Tops for Education app here: https://btfe.smart.link/
Amanda & Julie
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AIKEN’S EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION PARENT COMMITTEE
The EDI Parent Committee is a safe space for Aiken parents to explore, share, and discuss issues and topics related to racism, diversity, equity, & inclusion. If you are interested in joining please email email@example.com. We are meeting on September 30th to plan out our year and would love input from new parents!
NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
September 15th-October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize and celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans. Please click on the link below to learn more about the culture, history, heritage, accomplishments and more of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. There are also many family-friendly virtual events you’ll find on the website, so please check it out! https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/