WEEKLY UPDATE
Sun, Nov 3 7:42pm
Hey Aiken!
 
Hope you are enjoying the weekend. Can we start by saying HOW AMAZING LAST NIGHT WAS!!! A HUGE thank you to everyone who came out to Parents Night Out. It was a huge success and it seemed like everybody was having a great time. It was so nice to see so many familiar faces as well as new faces including some who go to Aiken's ELC.  We really enjoyed watching everyone socialize, play corn hole, and do the batting cages. 
 
It was so much fun that we are looking into having a social event on March 21 at East Coast Brewery... more details to follow.
 
REMINDER-
 
There is no school on Tuesday due to election day. 
 
CONFERENCE WEEK
 
This fall conference week will be held on November 18th - November 22. 
 
  
OPEN PTO meeting December 2 
 
More details to follow
 
 
PENNY WARS - TO BENEFIT AIKEN STUDENTS
 
The Aiken Book Fair is coming and we are so excited to have Follett Books as our distributor this year.  We want this book fair to be successful not only for the school, but for each child and family as well.  To that end, we are asking for your help to make sure every Aiken student is able to purchase a book.  Please help us by asking your child to donate change to the Aiken Penny Wars!!  Each class will have their own bucket set up in the library for them to donate coins.  100% of the money collected will go to help Aiken students who may not be able to afford a book, purchase a book at the book fair.  The class who donates the most money will win a book for their classroom library!  Thank you so much for your help in supporting a lifelong love of reading in all Aiken students!
 
 

BOOK FAIR

Aiken’s annual Book Fair will be coming the week of 11/18-11/22 (conference week) so mark your calendars!  This is a wonderful opportunity to encourage your child’s reading and support the Aiken library!  This year our fair will be hosted by Follett Books!  Classes will have a preview day on Monday 11/18 and will come home with “wish lists”, so please be on the lookout for those lists as the book fair gets closer! We also need parent volunteers to help with the event!  I am looking forward to another successful book fair! 

Here is the link to sign up to help ;) 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0945ADAC2FA1FA7-aiken1 

 

BOX TOPS 

There are now two easy ways to earn money for Aiken School though Box Tops for Education. You can download the app and scan your receipt, or you can continue to send in the box tops in plastic bags (grouped by 25). Of course, if you already taped them on a piece of paper we'll accept that as well. Please see the attached flyer for all the details.

 

AMAZON SMILE

You can also earn money for Aiken School every time you shop on Amazon by simply going to smile.amazon.com and selecting Aiken School PTO as the charity you want to support. You will find the exact same items and discounts as you would see on Amazon.com, but by going through smile.amazon you have the added bonus of donating money to Aiken every time you shop! Please see the attached flyer for more information.

 

Have a great week and if you have any pictures you would like to share from last night, please share them on our Aiken PTO facebook page. 

 

Thanks!

Tina & Amy