REMINDER: Child care available in LB library for parent-teacher conferences during day time only.
WINTER COAT AND CLOTHING DRIVE - November 13th-17th
The Littlebrook PTO will be collecting donations for the Princeton Elementary Schools Winter Coat and Clothing. Please send in gently used items for distribution, including Children’s Clothing, Ladies’/Men’s Clothing, Hats, Gloves and Mittens, Bedding and Blankets, Winter Coats, Shoes and Boots. Place items on the table by the front doors in the lobby. Distribution of the items for those in need will occur at the Community Park Elementary School (All-Purpose Room) on Saturday November 18, from 7:30-10:30 AM. Questions? Please contact John Livingston at email@example.com or Jon Hodges at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PSGC TASTING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Tuesday, November 14th
Thanks to the generous support of Princeton University, the Princeton School Gardens Cooperative is again bringing their successful “Garden State on Your Plate” program to Littlebrook during the 2017-2018 school year. “Garden State on Your Plate” brings local farmers and Princeton chefs to lead school-wide produce tastings. Sign up here to volunteer to help the chefs prepare tasting samples of carrots and set up tasting exercises.
Thank you to all the families who attended and volunteered at Breakfast and Books! It was a beautiful day and everyone enjoyed storytime with the teachers and Mr. Ramirez! Breakfast was a delicious variety of waffles and various other breakfast items! Special thanks to Angela Weaver, VP of Family Events, for all her hard work on planning and organizing the event.
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.
RAISING HEALTHY CHILDREN - Thursday, November 16th, 7pm
How do we stop the toxic levels of anxiety and stress that have become common in schools across the nation? George Scott, a Family Therapist at the Center for Counseling Services in Mercer County, will be giving a presentation on Raising Healthy Children in the John Witherspoon Middle School auditorium. Mr. Scott is a renowned expert on mental health in kids and teens. Topics discussed will include: Developing lifelong resiliency by empowering kids to embrace challenges and failures; Why students are floundering in spite of immense potential; Raising kids to be the happy and thriving adults we want them to be; and much more!