Littlebrook PTO Newsletter
Tue, Feb 6 12:03pm
Littlebrook Elementary School
GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE.....
Sold... to the first person to purchase a remaining auction item. We have two restaurant gift cards, a beauty basket and private pilates sessions, now going at even greater discounts! Browse here
 
REGISTER NOW FOR THESE UPCOMING PARTIES:
A4. Couch to 5K - Winter Season
Donated by Bellace and Cassese Families
> Dates:         Thursday, February 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15 & 22, 8:40-9:40am
> Location:     Littlebrook School - Main Entrance (outside)
> Open to:      Adults  (Max:  20 adults)
> Donation:     $60 per adult
Littlebrook parents and run club coaches Dara Bellace and Allie Cassese are back by popular demand for another Couch to 5K season! This is a six-week program, meeting for about an hour one morning a week on Thursdays (2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22). ALL ability levels are welcome! Dara and Allie will work with our Littlebrook group to ease even first-time runners into a healthy running regimen. The goal will be to run the Princeton 5K together, which will be held on Sunday, March 25th, 2018. 
 
C6. Chinese New Year and Lego Party
Donated by the family of Ryan (You) Peng
> Date:           Saturday, February 17th, 3-5pm
> Location:     Ryan's Home, 1108 Princeton Kingston Road
> Open to:      Grades 1-3  (Max:  15 children)
> Donation:     $15 per child
Excitement for the Chinese New Year is BUILDING!  Your child will celebrate the new year, also known as the Spring Festival, with some LEGO fun. Festive snacks will be provided. This is a drop-off event. (Hint:  Parents, use the time to grab a coffee with your loved one for Valentine's Day celebrating).
 
VALENTINE'S TEACHER & STAFF APPRECIATION BREAKFAST - Tuesday, Feb. 13th
Littlebrook Elementary is so fortunate to have such outstanding faculty and staff members. Join us on Tuesday, February 13th to thank the wonderful team that teaches and cares for our children each day by contributing a breakfast food item to the Valentine's Appreciation Breakfast.  Please sign up here
 
VALENTINE'S DAY FOOD DRIVE - thru Wednesday, February 14th  
Join local schools in the 14th annual Valentines for Food and help fill the Arm In Arm Food Pantry! Your child will bring home a grocery bag that you can fill with non-perishable items and return to Littlebrook. Your donations will contribute to the 1400+ households receiving assistance from Arm and Arm each month.  Please see the flyer attached to the bag for further information and ways to help.
 
REFERENDUM UPDATE - Thursday, February 8th
The district's architects will be joined by Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs, a globally recognized leader in 21st century learning, to host Town Meetings for the entire community at the following times on Thursday, February 8th:
- 9:30 am  - JW Middle School Auditorium
-7:00 pm - Princeton High School Cafeteria
Please consider attending one of the town meetings to learn more about the the district's plans to develop our facilities.  Please also visit the Referendum Information page on the district website.
 
CALL FOR BOX TOPS
Your Box Tops add up! In just the past few years, Littlebrook has raised over $5,000 from the Box Tops for Education program. The final submission deadline for this school year is March 1st, and Box Tops do expire, so now is the time to send in with your child whatever you have collected. Thank you for all your clipping and keep up the good work.
 
PUERTO RICO'S STUDIO BAND VISITs LB
Studio Band will visit LB today for a spacial music workshop.  They will also have a joint concert called the Berklee Preview Show on Wednesday, Feb 7th at JWMS Auditorium.
 
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
 
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. 

  

AROUND TOWN

 

PRINCETON 5K - Sunday, March 25, 8:30 a.m.
Come out and support the Princeton High School Cross Country and Track & Field programs at the 8th Annual Princeton 5K, scheduled for Sunday, March 25, 8:30 am.  Presented by Pacers Princeton Running, this fast, flat USATF-sanctioned course weaves through the Princeton community.  Registration is $35; $25 for PHS athletes.  Register at http://www.princeton5k.com.

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.