Here’s what’s happening for the week of October 6, 2014

Early Dismissal Alert for Teacher Conferences!
Please check your pick-up and care plans.
October 8, 9, and 10.
Students out at 11:50 am.

• October 6 – Bookfair Set Up• October 7 – Board of Directors PTSA Meeting 6:00-7:00 pm
• October 7 – PTSA General Membership Meeting 7:00-8:30 pm
• October 7 – Fall Fundraiser Begins
• October 7 – Bookfair Preview
• October 7 – 2:40-3:10 – Student Council Assembly (2-6 grades)
• October 8-10 Bookfair in the Library
• October 8-10 – 11:50 Early Release for Conferences
• October 15 – Flu Shot Clinic at Shorecrest H.S. 3:00-7:00pm

STUDENT COUNCIL – Tuesday, October 7th from 2:40-3:10
This is a 2nd-6th grade assembly, 2:40-3:10pm, where prospective officers will give their speeches. 2nd-6th graders should talk to their teachers about being a room rep.

PTSA’s annual Fall Fundraiser begins next Tuesday, October 7th and will run through Tuesday, October 21st. This year we are again offering a gift catalog filled with a variety of gift items, food, jewelry and gift wrap. There is also a catalog offering a number of kid magazines. New this year is a catalog to create photo books and gifts. “To Remember This” will allow you to upload your pictures and create photo albums, holiday or thank you cards and a variety of unique gift ideas. Look for fundraiser packets to go home Tuesday, October 7. It will also include the website (which has an even larger selection) and our school store number for online orders.

With the support of this fundraiser, Meridian Park PTSA is able to put on our Back to School BBQ and Fall Festival, provide a number of teacher grants, as well as help support our music and physical education departments. Thank you for all of your support!

The book fair will run Wednesday through Friday, October 8th – 10th, 8:40 – 4:00 daily, during the student day as well as during parent-teacher conferences.

In order to have a successful book fair, we are seeking volunteers. If you would like to work a one- or two-hour shift, please contact Jenny Hillger at jenny.hillger.


• October 21 – Last orders due for PTSA Fall Fundraiser
• October 22 – Flu Shot Clinic at Shorewood H.S. 3:00-7:00pm
• November 4 – PTSA Board of Directors Meeting 7:00-8:30pm
• November 6 – Fall Festival 5:30 – 8:00 pm