Piney Post - Week 9 - October 25, 2022
Tue, Oct 25 12:13pm

The PGS PTO Pie and Cookie Dough Fundraiser was a HUGE success!! Thank you PGS families for participating and supporting our PTO! $3594.50 profit will go towards exciting in-school field trips and programs for your students! Mark your calendars for delivery day! And please consider signing up to volunteer that morning to help organize and distribute orders! See all details and link to Volunteer sign ups below! 
Delivery Day: Sat November 12 9am - 11:30am 
***All orders will be alphabetically organized under the portico in front of PGS
Konstella Delivery Day Volunteer Sign Ups: Click Here

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate our 2nd annual Trunk or Treat on Sunday. A special thank you to all who decorated a trunk. Your creativity, craftsmanship, and Halloween spirit are truly extraordinary!  

Be sure to click on the link below to see some of the amazing trunks from Sunday! 

Most Creative (Tie): "Willy Wonka" - Fernandez Family & "CarnEvil" - Shumaker & Greenstein Family
Most Interactive: "Candyland" - Trantolo, MacDonald, & Speich Family
Most Sports Team Spirit: "PGS vs. Skeletons" - Salvatore Family 
Most School Spirit: "Pine Groovy School" - O'Connell Family 
Least Looking Like a Vehicle: "Moana" - Von Schneden, Jackson, Babor & Shelley Family 
Scariest: "Ghostbusters" - Crudden Family 
*A PGS family who hosted a trunk at Sunday's Trunk or Treat is missing their Squirtle Pokemon stuffed animal. If you have seen it or accidentally have taken it, please return it to the PGS office. Thank you! 

Link for the Trunk or Treat slideshow

The PTO is excited to bring back the Publishing Center! Our students love to be authors. This committee highlights your student's writing in a bound booklet for a forever memory. The PTO is in need of volunteers to assist with the publication of these student authored books. If you are interested in chairing this committee or learning more about the position, please contact the PTO at 

Fourth Grade T-shirts sale extended

There are a few more days to place your 4th grade student's t-shirt order at: Last date to order is Friday, October 28th, 2022. We would like to try to have as many 4th graders represent PGS with this year's special t-shirt at school events and class photo.

Community Fest

All APS families are invited to attend the  Second Annual Community on Saturday, October 29th from 2pm-4pm. RSVP at

PGS Winter Clothes Drive!

Donations of gently used winter items will be received October 11-29th.

Please bring items to the main office. Questions: Please contact Courtney Benitez

Minted Fundraiser

PGS has an exciting new fundraiser from Minted! Shop on and use the code FUNDRAISEPINEGROVESCH to receive 20% off your order* AND 15% of proceeds will go back to PGS. This code will be valid for the remainder of the school year.

PGS Book Fair

Save the date NOVEMBER 14-18, 2022

How to support PGS PTO

You can help support PGS PTO just by doing your everyday shopping. The PTO uses the Box Tops App and Amazon smile. Click HERE to find out how you can join. Let family and friends know how they can help PGS as well!

A very special thank you to parents shopping through AmazonSmile! So far, $1,481.21 has been donated to Pine Grove PTO just by making everyday purchases! Thank you!!!


Friday, Oct. 28 -  Wear PGS Spiritwear

Monday, Oct. 31 - All-School Halloween Parade 9:15 am

Thursday, Nov. 3 - Picture Retakes

Tuesday, Nov 8 - Professional Development/Election Day – no school

Monday, Nov 14 - Friday, Nov 18 - PGS Book Fair

Tuesday, Nov. 15 - Board of Ed meeting AHS 7:00pm

Thursday, Nov 17 - PGS Half Day/Afternoon & Evening Conferences

Friday, Nov 18 - PGS Half Day/Afternoon Conferences

Wednesday, Nov 23 - Friday, Nov 25 - Thanksgiving Recess – no school

Bus Routes Information - Posted 8/19/2022
Free School Meals Program - Posted 8/12/2022
Download a printable PGS schedule here

 Avon School Calendar 2022-2023 - Click Here

Click Here for Board of Education Meetings dates and agenda.

 For more information about PGS PTO visit as at

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