PTO Weekly Reminders
Mon, Sep 26 4:16pm

Hello Aiken Families:


Shana Tova to all our families who celebrate! We wish you a sweet and healthy new year! 


If you were able to attend Curriculum Night please take a moment to fill out the Curriculum Night Survey.


Upcoming events: 


Hartford Athletics: October 1st @ 7pm (Almost SOLD OUT)

Come and check out Hartford Athletics men's professional soccer at Trinity Health Stadium with highly discounted tickets while fundraising for Aiken Elementary PTO. The first 25 people to register get a pass for an on-field experience before the game. Register at: . See flyer for more details. 


**$5 of each ticket sold goes directly to AIken Elementary teachers & students! 


Winter Coat Drive: Starts October 3rd 

Donate your NEW and gently USED coats, snowsuits, gloves, mittens and other winter and warm wear. All sizes are welcome. Items will be collected in front of Aiken's main office and at the Fall Festival. Donations will be given to the Bridge Family Center West Hartford. Thank you in advance for your donations. 


Lyman Pie Fundraiser: Starts 9/27 and Ends 10/17

One of our most successful fundraisers is back! Ordering will be contactless, so no order forms or checks to collect. All orders can be made online, and a link to your fundraising page can be sent easily to friends and family. A flyer will go home with your children today (see attached). Be sure to check out the cookie dough, popcorn and coffee. 

***Pies can be picked up on November 22nd at Aiken School***


Follow this link:

  • Open email invite
  • Click the link and login to your personal dashboard. You will need to create a password. Your email will be your user ID.
  • Invite buyers to purchase. Click the invite buyers link on the left hand side of the screen. 
    • Option 1 Text the link to and then retext all the people you would like to invite to purchase.
    • Option 2 Copy and paste all your contact email and cell number into the box. This will send them an invite to purchase from your store.
    • Option 3 Copy the link and email/text it to your friend and family. This link can also go on your social media sites. It will bring them directly to your store to purchase.


Kids Pop-Up Market: October 15th

Big News! The WEHA POP-UP Kids Market is back! It'll be held in Blue Back Square on October 15th, 10am - 2pm! Do you know any budding entrepreneurs in High School, Middle School or Elementary School? All kids participating are given the opportunity to create, market and sell their very own products! Vendors will keep all proceeds they make at the market. All potential vendors can sign up and find more information at What an experience for the youngsters in our community to learn first-hand what it takes to be an entrepreneur! Hurry, vendor space is limited!!!!!!!


Read more about it here:


Classroom Parents Needed! 

If you're interested in volunteering please see the attached form and fill out and return to Abiah Ruel or Tina Palmieri at or by dropping it in the PTO box in the front office. If you need more information please feel free to email. 


Other Volunteering Opportunities: 

If you're interested in volunteering but don't have a lot of time and can only do a few things a year or have a craft, hobby or skill you're good at, we would love for you to volunteer. Please see the attached form for more information on volunteering opportunities in our Aiken School community. If you have any questions please contact us at 



Adrienne & Julie, Aiken School PTO Co-Presidents

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