Ribbit Run

 The Thoreau Ribbit Run gives students the opportunity to embrace their school spirit as well as showcase their ability to achieve goals through teamwork! This year's Ribbit Run is Friday, October 7th from 1:30-2:30pm. Students will have a chance to run, walk and hop together on the school track to raise funds for our school.

Our biggest fundraiser of the year, all the proceeds assist in enhancing learning experiences for our students.

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Walk to School Week Starts October 3
Kids and parents are encouraged to walk to school Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 7. Join children and adults around the world to celebrate the benefits of walking. Why Walk? Communities and schools are using Walk to School Week as the first step to change community culture and to create options for getting around that are more inviting for everyone, both young and old. Walking to school: • Encourages physical activity • Teaches safe pedestrian skills to children • Promotes awareness of how walkable a community is and where improvements can be made • Increases concern for the environment ... read full article

Birthday Books
Birthday Books! Celebrate your child's birthday by making a donation to our school library.  Miss Barnes or your child's teacher will read the book during class and the book will be labeled with their name.  Birthday books donors will have their picture taken with the book and displayed outside the library. FAQs Which books can I donate? Any book from our wish list (see link below) or a book that had been pre-approved by Miss Barnes.  Miss Barnes will check to make sure we don't have duplicates. https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/ref=cm_wl_search_1?ie=UTF8&cid=A2G1XWJ95MFEOZ   Can I donate a used book or a book from home? ... read full article

Your Talent Needed
The time and talent that our families dedicate to Thoreau help ensure our students' success and foster a sense of community. We are looking for more volunteers to fill some openings for the 2016-2017 school year. These include Bingo Night Chair, Golden Acorn Chair, PTA Nominating Committee, Special Needs Liaison, and. If you are interested, please email  Thoreauptaboard@outlook.com  . Volunteering is welcome and appreciated in any capacity. Thank you to all our volunteers that help make Thoreau great!    ... read full article

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Amazon Smile
Do you shop on Amazon? Did you know that if you use this link for your next purchase Thoreau receives money at no cost to you?  Click here to give it a try!   Henry David Thoreau P T A ... read full article

Like Us on Facebook
When you like the Thoreau PTA Facebook page, you’ll get the latest PTA news and information delivered right to your Facebook newsfeed. Click here to like the page  and never miss an update. The Facebook page is another way to provide your feedback to the PTA board.  Thoreau PTA Social Media Policy ... read full article

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