Sunday, September 22, 2019

Week of September 24th Updates


What an amazing week we have coming up!  As we wrap up the first month of an EPIC school year, I wanted to take a minute to update everyone on some important things we have going on this week.
  

BOOK FAIR - Our Scholastic Bookfair is upon us and last week, most of students at DDE had the opportunity to stop by and make a "Wish List."
No, you do not have to buy all the items on the wish list.  IF your child picked a book or books that you would like, you can send cash or a check in to school with them on Monday or Tuesday, and one of our awesome Bookfair volunteers will help them.  We also encourage parents to stop by the Book Fair during curriculum night on the 24th.  Scholastic donates a percentage of every purchase directly back to the PTO, so buying a book or two now gets us on the right foot for an EPIC year.


TULLYS NIGHT - This is one of my favorite nights of the year.  If you are going to have dinner, why not have dinner with some amazing DDE families.  Stop by Tullys on 7th North Street Thursday, the 26th!  Tully's is donating 10% of your purchase back to the PTO, but more than that, this is a great night to kick back and show a local business how our DDE Family turns out for events.  Let's PACK THE HOUSE!  (Be sure to bring your flyer.  Don't have one, download one here!)


PAIGES PAJAMARAMA - September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and in an effort to help support Golisano Children's Hospital, the Liverpool district has partnered with  Paiges Butterfly Run, Inc to take part in Paiges Pajamarama!  On Friday, September 27, for a $1.00 donation, your child can wear their PAJAMAS TO SCHOOL.


WALK-A-THON - We will have some information  on our this years Walk-A-Thon available at the Bookfair on Tuesday night, and more info will come home early next week.  Right now we are finalizing our grand prizes, and all I can say is that this year is going to be the BEST YEAR  YET.  Stay tuned.


STUFF TO REMEMBER

Price Chopper Tools For Schools - Are you a Chopper Shopper?  From now through December, use Code 16574 to link your Price Chopper card to DDE.  Groceries cost the same, DDE gets a donation!

Box Tops - I am loving the APP, and you will too!  Download the Boxtops App and scan your grocery receipts.

Amazon Smile is alive and well!  Shopping on Amazon?  Head over to smile.amazon.com and enter Donlin Drive as your school of choice.  Amazon will make a donation on everything you purchase.  Pricing and prime are not effected.

Meeting - Our next meeting is Tuesday, October 1st.  If you couldnt make it to our last meeting, you can check out the minutes here!

As always, thanks to all of our families for your support.  Together, we are a family that makes a difference.

Mark

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