Conference Week Teacher Luncheon, Snacks, and TGIF Treats
Bugbee School

Hi Bugbee Families!  

(Grab a cup of coffee before reading this email - it's long!)

It's hard to believe that we are approaching our first round of teacher conferences this year.  Bugbee Fall conference week is Monday, November 15th-Friday, November 19th.  In our typical Bugbee tradition, we are organizing snacks, a conference week luncheon, and a "TGIF Treats" event for our wonderful Bugbee teachers and staff, and we need your help to make it a success!  You were all so generous with the welcome back teacher luncheon at the start of the year, we would love to show our teachers that same appreciation once again.


There are several ways to participate:

  1. Provide some snacks/treats to keep the teachers fueled all week while they meet with Every.  Single.  Bugbee.  Family.
  2. Pick an item from the list below to prepare or purchase for the luncheon on Tuesday, November 16th.
  3. Assist with the set up or clean up for the luncheon on Tuesday, November 16th.
  4. Provide a homemade or store-bought dessert item listed below for our TGIF Treats event on Friday, November 19th.
  5. If none of the above work for you, you can also simply make a financial donation by clicking here, and PTO representatives will shop for you (it's sort of like using Instacart, but you don't actually get to eat the food).

If you are able to contribute, please sign up for one of the suggested items below. 


Item Drop-off Info:

  • SNACKS:  Individually packaged snacks/bars/etc. can be dropped off in the Bugbee office on Monday, November 15th.
    • Perishable items and food in crock pots can be dropped off in the Bugbee School office between 8:00-8:30am on Tuesday, November 16th.  ***Please reach out to Pam or Stacey if you need to work out an alternate drop-off time.
    • Non-perishable items may be dropped off in the office on, or any time before, November 16th
    • Please be sure to label any serving dishes that you need returned.
    • If your food item requires a serving utensil, it would be awesome if you could please provide that as well (please email one of us if you need us to supply that utensil!). 
    • Finally, please provide your item in a bowl/tray/etc. from which the food can be served (i.e., if we can avoid scrambling for serving pieces last minute, we would appreciate it!)
  • TGIF TREATS: Non-perishable treats can be dropped off any time during the week, but by Friday, November 19th at 9:30am at the latest (please label the items to indicate that they are for Friday).

Thank you for reading this novella, and thanks in advance for signing up to help and keeping our teachers and staff well-fed during conferences!  


Pam Borer ( and Stacey Mayer (


box of granola bars (regular/gf/df) Signed Up: 6 / 6

individual bags of regular/baked chips (12+ pack) Signed Up: 9 / 6

Skinny Pop, individual bags of edamame, Popcorners, baked chips, potato chips, and all kinds of individual chip bags are welcome!!

box of clementines Signed Up: 2 / 3

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grab and go pieces of fruit Signed Up: 3 / 3

bananas, apples, oranges- grab and go fruit is always a hit!

individual bags of cookies/sweet treats (regular/gf/df) (12+ pack) Signed Up: 5 / 6

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mini muffins Signed Up: 2 / 2

Other snacks Signed Up: 2 / 8

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luncheon set up - 8:30-9:30am Signed Up: 2 / 4

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luncheon clean up - 1:30-2:30pm Signed Up: 2 / 4

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crockpot of soup or chili Signed Up: 5 / 6

Please label your crockpot and provide a ladle or large spoon to serve. Please indicate the type of soup/chili you are providing and all ingredients. (Also note if your soup/chili is vegetarian, gf, df, etc.)
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variety of salads (green, grain, etc. - whatever you like to make!) Signed Up: 4 / 8

Please send your salad in a bowl/container that can be placed directly on the table and please send the dressing on the side. Please indicate the type of salad you are providing and all ingredients. Please label the container with your last name so that we can return it to you!
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dozen hard boiled eggs- peeled Signed Up: 1 / 1

fruit salad Signed Up: 1 / 2

Please send the fruit salad in a container that can be placed directly on the table. If you would like the container returned to you, please label it with your last name.
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desserts (cookies, brownies, etc.) Signed Up: 2 / 5

Please send your dessert in a container (labeled with your last name) that can be placed directly on the table. Please indicate what dessert you are sending in and if it is gf/df. Please only send nut-free desserts.
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12 pack of seltzer/soda/naturally flavored waters Signed Up: 6 / 3

Teachers LOVE: COFFEE, Coke Zero, Pepsi, Fresca, Spindrift, Lemonade, Iced Tea, naturally flavored seltzers, diet sodas of all kinds. Please indicate what you are sending in.

coffee Signed Up: 1 / 4

Many teachers LOVE coffee!! Boxes of Joe are always appreciated!!!
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cakes Signed Up: 1 / 2

coffee cake, sponge cake, any kind of cake welcome!
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donuts Signed Up: 2 / 2

Donuts, munchkins - teachers LOVE these sweet treats!

cupcakes Signed Up: 1 / 2

Teachers love cupcakes! Please indicate the quantity you are sending in and if any are gf/df.
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pastries Signed Up: 2 / 2

Pastries of all kinds are welcome!

hard boiled eggs Signed Up: 0 / 1

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fruit salad Signed Up: 1 / 2

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croissants Signed Up: 1 / 2

A dozen croissants will be really enjoyed!
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cookies Signed Up: 2 / 3

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brownies or other bar cookies Signed Up: 2 / 2

other treats Signed Up: 4 / 4