Redstone PTO Newsletter 3/24/22
Hello Redstone families! We have so much going on as the year comes to a close! Attached, you’ll find a calendar that will help us keep track of all of the fun activities we have planned (a physical copy will also come home with your child on Friday). We hope you’ll be able to join us as we take advantage of this opportunity to connect with our amazing Redstone community.
Upcoming PTO Dates:
4/1/22 - Pastries with Parents
4/1/22 - Watchdog Dads Kickoff and Training
4/8/22 - Chuck E. Cheese family night
4/13/22 - Five Guys restaurant night
4/15/22 - Contributions to gift cards for Staff Appreciation Week begin
4/25/22 - Last day for contributions to gift cards for Staff Appreciation Week
4/29/22 - Door decorating for Staff Appreciation Week
4/29/22 - Light the Night event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
5/2 - 5/6/22 - Staff Appreciation Week
5/7/22 - Redstone Derby Gala Spring Event (adults only)
5/23/22 - Field Day (grades K-2 a.m., grades 3-4 p.m., 5th grade helps lead games all day)
5/25/22 - 5th Grade Continuation (doors open at 9:30 a.m.), Last Day of School
Pastries with Parents - April 1, 7:30 - 8:25 a.m.
Please join your kids for Pastries with Parents! We will have some delicious treats, juice, and coffee in the cafeteria, and you can visit your child’s classroom with them and visit with other families. Please plan to stay with your students until at least 8:25. We can’t wait for this fun opportunity to connect with our awesome Redstone families!
We need your help to make sure this event goes smoothly, please sign up to volunteer if you are able:
Chuck E. Cheese Family Night - April 8, 3 - 9 p.m.
Play games and eat pizza - what more do kids want? Join Redstone families for Chuck E. Cheese fun on Friday, April 8 from 3 - 9 p.m. 20% of the proceeds will support the Redstone PTO!
Door Decoration for Staff Appreciation Week - April 29, 3:45 - 6:00 p.m.
Calling all creative family members! We are so excited to be able to decorate classroom doors again this year for Staff Appreciation week. Look for a sign up coming soon to make your child’s classroom door “Out of this World!”
Light the Night event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - April 29, 6 p.m.
Redstone is honoring the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society with a family event on April 29 at 6 p.m. This is going to be a fun-filled evening celebrating our fundraising and celebrating our wonderful Redstone community. We will walk around the track holding lanterns to display our efforts to bring light to the dark in our battle to help cure cancer.
Redstone Derby Gala - May 7, 6 - 10 p.m.
Save the Date for the Redstone Derby Gala! We are so excited to bring back the Spring Event on May 7 at Mike Ward Automotive. Dig out your favorite fascinator, hat, or seersucker suit and celebrate in Kentucky Derby style! This will be a fun-filled event for adults to socialize and connect with our Redstone community. There will be a DJ, cash bar, silent auction, golf simulator and more! Tickets go on sale March 28 (see the attached calendar for a QR code to make purchasing tickets easy!). More information to come, including ways to help make this event amazing!
Staff Appreciation Week - May 2-6
We will be sending more information soon regarding our “Out of this World” Staff Appreciation Week events. The PTO coordinators have been hard at work planning a special week to celebrate our wonderful Redstone teachers and staff. We need your help to make this week special for our awesome staff - please look out for a sign up coming soon!
Keep in touch with the Redstone PTO
- Konstella (Class Directories, Announcements, Signups, and more!) https://www.konstella.com
- Facebook (Private Parent Only Page) https://www.facebook.com/groups/1404067776500707
- PTO Website http://dcsdrse.ss14.sharpschool.com/cms/One.aspx?portalId=11439387&pageId=11817115
Redstone PTO Volunteer Opportunities
PTO would love your help this year! If you're interested in volunteering or supporting the PTO, please fill out the interest form linked below.
The Redstone Spirit Rock is available for reservations. Our Spirit Rock is a fun way to spread any kind of positive message. Rent the rock to celebrate a birthday, thank a teacher or staff member, wish good luck on competitions or tournaments, recognize milestones, etc.
Cost is $10 per reservation. You’ll see a Paypal link in the Sign Up Genius - please make sure to pay for your date(s) when you reserve your spot.
PTO Fundraising Opportunities
- King Soopers Rewards: Please enroll your rewards card under Redstone Elementary. Click the link below - it will require you sign into your account (or register if you have never done so) and search for Redstone Elementary PTO or use our number YB132 under the Community Rewards Section. https://www.kingsoopers.com/account/communityrewards/
- Box Tops: No more clipping - just scan your receipt. See how at: https://www.boxtops4education.com/
- Amazon Smile: When you shop on Amazon please consider shopping through Amazon Smile. A portion of all sales through Amazon Smile is donated to Redstone. You can use the link below or designate Redstone Elementary School PTO as your charity of choice. www.smile.amazon.com/ch/86-1144750