We need your help!

Please volunteer for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7-11). Cooks and helpers are especially needed on Thursday 5/10 for the staff appreciation luncheon. Look at the week’s events and see how you can help. Email Melissa at melissasikes@hotmail.com to sign up.

Smooth Large Rocks Needed – Please donate one or more smooth football-sized rocks from your yard. We are collecting twelve. Leave them in the PTO room. Thanks!

Monday 5/7
Breakfast Basket 7:30 – 8:30am
– Parents needed to bring breakfast items to the staffroom. A few ideas: fresh squeezed juice, smoothies, fresh fruit, savory fritatta, breads, bagels, muffins, cakes, pastries or scones.

Tuesday 5/8
Merci Bouquet
– Each students brings in two (long-stemmed) flowers — one for each teacher. They can be from your garden, wildflowers or store bought. We will need a parent volunteer in each classroom to assist with collecting and arranging.

Wednesday 5/9 (bike/walk day)
Massage Day
– Teachers receive massages from our skilled (massage therapists) parents: Becky Smith and Elena Daniels.

Thursday 5/10
Disco Party Staff Luncheon
– This years’ theme for our Staff Luncheon is Disco Party. We need lots of help. Can you donate food or decorations? Or can you volunteer your time to help before, during, and after the event?

Bring food (Thurs 5/10 before 11am) It’s a Disco/Party theme: Make food fun and bite-sized (e.g.: fancy toothpicks/umbrellas, colorful presentation/garnish). Food Ideas: Meatballs, Quiche, Prosciutto Wraps, Chicken Wings, Stuffed Mushrooms, Deviled Eggs, Olive Sampler, Dried Fruit & Nuts, Bread & Crackers, Cheese, Grapes, Apples, Fruit Slices, Vegetable Plate, Fruit Salad, Green Salad, Pasta Salad, Bean Salad, Grain Salad, Potato Salad, Chips & Dip, All types of Desserts, Sparkling juice, Lemonade.

Bring Disco decorations (Thurs 5/10 8:30am) Lava Lamps, Colorful lights, Disco Balls, Mirrors, Disco Fabrics: satin/velvet/sequins/glitter. Anything Disco or party-fun!

Help decorate (Thurs 5/10 8:30 – 11am)

Relieve staff (Thurs 5/10 11:15 – 1pm) Relieve staff on playground, in cafeteria, and on front desk so they can enjoy their luncheon together. This is one of the rare opportunities for the staff to all be together.

Help with clean up (Thurs 5/10 1-2pm)