Littlebrook PTO Newsletter
Tue, Jan 30 11:35am
Littlebrook Elementary School
ANNUAL PASTA DINNER THANK YOU! IT TAKES A VILLAGE...
Our Littlebrook village was out in force at this year's Pasta Dinner. Heartfelt thanks to all those who came out to support our school through ticket sales and tips for our 5th Graders! The 5th Grade volunteers did an excellent job and were a pleasure to work with. Special thanks to the Pasta Dinner planning team - Anne Desmond, Kangkook Jee and John Livingston, and to all the parent volunteers who helped make this event a success - Lesley Livingston, Haewon Park, Ruby Sun, Alexandra Bar-Cohen, Jennifer Kim, Juliana Nascimento, Heidi Moon, Pallavi Nuka, Maureen Parsenios, Adrianne Sigrist, Dafna Kendal, Elisabeth Baumgarten, Grace Hu, Yuko Terasaka, Molly Jones, Wiebke Martens, Nicole Bergman, Jane Manners, John Collins, Gitanjali Bakshi, Wendy Wachtel, Anjali Shah and Dara Bellace. Thanks also to those who donated a delicious appetizer.

 

We were fortunate to have the support of our local community for this event. We thank the following for their very generous donations - Bent Spoon, Small World Coffee, Trattoria Procaccini, D'Angelo Italian Market, Whole Foods Princeton, McCaffrey's and Wegmans.


THANK YOU FROM THE PTO FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE
If it takes a village, we have one!  From your generous donations and fantastic party offerings to showing up and showing your support through bids and party sign-ups, we can't thank our Littlebrook community enough. Sunday night was a great success, thanks to you and the following parents who helped run the fundraising portion of the event: Carrie Elwood, Genevieve Grossman, Aurore Jomier,Rosalind Muir, Lori Pesnell, Jessica Pomraning, Gillian Reeder and Jean Shaver. And a very special thank you to our Kindergarten students who shared their beautiful artwork with us for this event and its promotion!
 
More information on the parties
 
 
- The party you wanted was sold out?: If a party is sold out, don't forget you can add your name to the waitlist by emailing lbptofund@gmail.com
 
- You signed up and paid, now what?: For those who already signed up for parties, please make sure to keep track of your parties and their dates by checking your receipts (sent by Konstella when you signed up and paid). Party hosts will be sending out reminders closer to event dates. You can also check our PTO website for the details and times of each party (description links above).
 
More information about silent auction items
 
Winners who did not collect their prizes Sunday night should have received an email notification with further directions. There were only a few items left which did not have winners. They are listed below and are now on sale. Any sound interesting??    
- spring break stay at Ford's Colony, VA
- spring break afternoon camp at Gymland
private pilates sessions at Studio Nikki
- two restaurant gift cards
Click here for descriptions and to purchase - first to buy, it's yours!
 
SIGN UP FOR SPORTS TALK WITH PRINCIPAL RAMIREZ
Wear your favorite team jersey and talk about Super Bowl LII or any sports-related topics over breakfast with Principal Ramirez and friends, happening this Monday morning, before school. Proceeds go to school enrichment. Register over Konstella here (Choose "T2. Sports Talk with Principal Ramirez" when registering).
> Date:  Monday, February 5th, 7:45-8:15am
> Location: Littlebrook Library
> Open to: Grades K-5 (Max: 20 children)
> Donation: $10 per child
 
CALLING ALL SCIENCE ENTHUSIASTS!
This year, the 9th annual LB Science Expo will be held on Friday May 18. That means we need LOTS OF scientists, biologists, mathematicians, engineers, physicians, astronomers, chemists, geneticists, and more, as well as those who have a scientific hobby or passion to contribute! Share an activity and your knowledge and enthusiasm about math or science with our students! To find out more and register as a facilitator, please visit the PTO's Science Expo webpage
 
SUPPORT GIRL SCOUTS - January 30, 3pm
Girl Scout troops will be selling cookies after school.  Please consider supporting their fundraising efforts.  

 

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. 

  

DON'T FORGET! 

Go to konstella.com/amazon when shopping on Amazon!
 
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.