Littlebrook PTO Newsletter
Tue, Oct 24 11:35am
Littlebrook Elementary School

 

 
BREAKFAST AND BOOKS - Saturday, November 4th 8-10:30am
Join your Littlebrook family for a fun breakfast at school! Nina's Waffle Truck is back serving delicious Belgian waffles with chocolate ganache or caramel drizzle. Browse the Scholastic book fair, try your hand at Joe Throw, and hear the teachers bring books to life with library readings. $5 adult/child for an advance ticket, $7 at the door. Joe Fund assistance is available for this event. Please contact Katelyn Hoobler at katelyn_hoobler@princetonK12.org.  Waffles are limited - buy your tickets by Thursday November 2nd to reserve yours!
 
CALLING ALL HOOPSTERS!
The 4th Annual Joe Throw - Saturday, November 4th, 8:30-10:30 in the Gym.
Stop by the gym at the Breakfast & Books for the Joe Throw. Compete in your age group to make as many baskets as possible in a minute. Tickets are  $2 for one minute, $5 for three consecutive minutes. CASH ONLY. All proceeds will benefit the Joe Fund, which provides funds to any Littlebrook student in need for extracurricular activities and camps.
To help with this event, please sign-up here.
 

SPOTS REMAINING FOR EARLY DISMISSAL ACTIVITIES! 
The STEAM Works Studio workshops are now full but there are still remaining spots in the following early dismissal activities, hosted at school by the Pesnell, Pomraning and Reeder families:


Thursday, November 2nd @1pm
Grounders & School Yard Games
Open to:  Grades 1-3
 
Tuesday, November 7th @1pm
Election Day Public Speaking Skills
Open to:  Grades 4-5
 
UPCOMING BOOK FAIR - Monday October 30th – Saturday November 4th 
Mark your calendars for this year's Scholastic Book Fair! The fair will be open from 8am to 3:30pm during the week and will remain open through the Breakfast & Books event on Saturday morning. Don't forget to stop in the All Purpose Room to shop before or after the Halloween Parade on Tuesday, and daytime conferences on Wednesday and Thursday. Students will attend the book fair with their classes; schedules for browsing and buying times will be sent home in backpacks soon. All Littlebrook parents are welcome to assist their children during these times. Please contact Rachael Cooper (recooper25@hotmail.com) or Rebecca Prenner (rebeccabaumgold@hotmail.com) with any questions or if you would like to volunteer. 
 
TERRACYCLE COLLECTION - Thursday, October 26th
Please bring in your used chip bags, foil-lined bar wrappers, drink and food pouches and more! Check the PTO's Terracycle page for the full list of recyclables and drop them off so we can raise $ for the Joe Fund.
 
NOMAD PIZZA NIGHT: Thank You with the Works! 
Thank you to Nomad Pizza and our Littlebrook community - families, friends, staff and especially Principal Ramirez - for coming together to enjoy a wonderful fall evening at Nomad Pizza Princeton last week. We laughed, dined and even got our foosball on - all while helping to support our Littlebrook School through our PTO. Some take-out orders even received carside deliveries by Principal Ramirez!
 
PTO FUND ON NOW!
Thank you for everyone who already contributed to the 2017-2018 PTO Fund!  We made great progress toward our goal, which will go toward funding programs for your children, such as residencies, assemblies, and field trips.  To contribute online, please follow this link to the PTO website, and to the PayPal icon in the upper right hand corner of the page.

 

HAVE A FUNDRAISING PARTY IDEA?
Now that you've seen a few fundraising parties come through ( Couch to 5K,  STEAM Works Studio workshops, and others), can you think of a party, program or event you'd like to host that could help raise funds for our school enrichment? Draft your idea here
  
DON'T FORGET! 
 
See our fundraising page to use our Littlebrook Amazon Link when shopping and find out more about other fundraising habits.
 
Drop off Box Tops and McCaffrey receipts in the office. 
 
Purchase Mabel's Labels through our campaign page and the PTO fund will receive 30% commission! Select our school name from the "select your organization" dropdown menu.