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SKCEE PTA

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IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES:

October 18th, 21st & 22nd:       NO SCHOOL – FALL BREAK

October 23rd:    DINE OUT at Brightmarten Restaurant & Bar on 730 S University Blvd, Denver, CO 80209

October 31st:    Halloween Parade with Cocoa & Coffee Fundraiser

Nov 12th:           Stock the Lounge (Conlon, White, Duvall, Kenny & Soto)

Nov 15th:           Vendor Fair at 8:30 a.m.

Nov 20th:           DINE OUT at Chipotle on 820 South Monaco Unit 1B, Denver, CO 80224 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

Nov 20th:           PTA Monthly Meeting at SKCEE  5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. / Childcare Provided

Nov 21st:           Thanksgiving Family Luncheon (Check with your teacher for the time)

Nov 25th – 29th:       NO SCHOOL – THANKSGIVING BREAK

Dec 16th – 20th:       Winter Programs in the Auditorium (Check with your teacher for the time)

Dec 18th:           PTA Monthly Meeting at SKCEE  5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. / Childcare Provided

Dec 23rd – Jan 6th:  NO SCHOOL – WINTER BREAK

Jan 6th:             NO SCHOOL

Jan 20th:           NO SCHOOL

 

 

On behalf of the SKCEE PTA Board, Welcome Back to School!
We would like to say hello, introduce you to the SKCEE PTA, and get the year off to a great start! SKCEE is a unique young learners school with two educators in each classroom, a highly involved and resourceful PTA and parent community. We rely on YOU to make SKCEE great!

What does the SKCEE PTA do?

  • Provides funds for an additional paraprofessional position annually
  • Teacher appreciation events & teacher/staff gifts
  • Meals and hospitality events for teachers and staff throughout the year
  • Family/Community Programs: Meet-and-Greet refreshments, Fall Picnic, SKCEE Snowball School Dance, Spring Fling, Guest Authors, Gingerbread Man Reading, Parent Education Programs, Arts+Cultural Enrichment Program and more!
  • Fulfills special funding requests: new Playground in 2017-2018, Promethean boards, school marquis, etc.
  • Communications: School-wide PTA updates, SKCEE website

How does the PTA at SKCEE work?
We are able to offer all of the above programs and by awesome parent volunteer support and by raising money throughout the year with various events and initiatives, some of which are listed below. SKCEE PTA fundraising goal: $50K for the year (wow!)

  • SKCEE Scamper: Fall FUNdraiser: jog-a-thon by SKCEE Students, our biggest fundraising event, recruiting Community Sponsors, Silent Auction
  • Spring Fling: Spring FUNdraiser, community-wide fair at the school with activities, games, food, tie-dye, music and lots of fun!
  • SKCEE funding through personal directed donations, community sponsorships, and maintaining the general PTA fund
  • SKCEE Dine-Outs, Chinook Book sales, King Soopers cards, Mabel’s Labels, Vendor Sales, BoxTops, and Coin Drive

So, now that you know about the SKCEE PTA, where can you start? How do you get involved?

  • Join the PTA! Email: knightCEEPTA@gmail.com with your name and email address; visit Square to pay annual dues: https://squareup.com/market/skcee-pta. Membership dues are $10 that goes into the SKCEE PTA general fund. To vote at PTA meetings you must be a member. You don’t have to be a member to participate or volunteer!
  • Read the SKCEE PTA updates and volunteer your time (any level of involvement is appreciated!)
    Talk with other PTA parents about what you’d like to do, where you have talents that could benefit SKCEE, and offer time as a volunteer.
  • First PTA Meeting: Wednesday September 18th 5:30-6:30 pm at the school. 
  • Attend Monthly PTA Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5:30-6:30, Childcare is provided, and Everyone is Welcome!

We look forward to a great year at SKCEE and continuing the SKCEE tradition of an active, involved, fun, and hard-working PTA! Please let us know how we can better serve you, your kids, and our amazing school.

PTA 2019-2020 Board:
Co-President:   Megan Epps
Co-President:   Dana Simkins
Vice-President: Laura De La Riva
Treasurer:         Naurin Gilger
Secretary:         Michelle Shamis

Contact any of us via knightCEEPTA@gmail.com

 

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OTHER WAYS TO HELP SKCEE EARN MONIES FOR STUDENTS & TEACHERS …

Amazon Smile — please register!

Did you know that by shopping on Amazon, through Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your purchase prices can be donated directly to Stephen Knight Center for Early Education?

For all of those who love Amazon, you can also register your amazon account on Amazon Smile. A portion of your Amazon purchases will bounce back to the SKCEE PTA and help support your school.

Visit http://smile.amazon.com/ch/90-0744095 to register. Then when you want to purchase something via Amazon, make sure you are logged into Amazon Smile for the donations to work. This is such an easy way to give back to your school and we thank you in advanced for your continued support!! Don’t forget to ask friends and families to help out too!!

Mabel’s Labels — Order Now and Support SKCEE!
This year we teamed up with Mabel’s Labels for a SKCEE fundraiser. If you still need labels for your child’s water bottle, folders, backpacks, etc, consider these waterproof, dishwasher proof, cute and custom labels. Part of proceeds will roll back to the SKCEE PTA! Go to www.mabelslabels.com and click “Support a Fundraiser,” and Find Stephen Knight Center for Early Education in the dropdown menu. Thanks for your support!

Box Tops for Education™ Program is Going Digital!

Traditional Box Tops clips are being phased out; however, we still encourage you to bring any clips you have, or find into school to feed your classroom Box Top Animal!

BOX TOPS IS MAKING IT EASY.

No more clipping. No more sending Box Tops to school. All you need is your phone. Download the ALL-NEW Box Tops app, shop as you normally would, then simply scan your store receipts to find participating products. The app will automatically credit your school’s Box Tops earnings online. The best thing about this is that friends and family near and far can also contribute by downloading the app and selecting our school as well! https://www.boxtops4education.com/ 

Chinook Books are Coming Local Denver and Boulder coupon books (like Gold-C books from long ago!). $20 and over 50% of proceeds return to the SKCEE PTA general fund. More to info to come.

 

Minutes for PTA Meetings:

SKCEE PTA Minutes January, 2018

 

Members of the PTA may obtain a copy of the current bylaws by requesting through the PTA email at KnightCEEPTA@gmail.com and a copy will be provided by one of the PTA Board Member.