Monthly Archives: November 2017

Join us at the Wantage School for our Wild West Book Fair November 30th – December 2nd

or shop our online book fair here  

Bagels and Books:  November 30th – 7:30-8:30 am

Tree Lighting and Santa Visit – December 1st – 7:00 pm

Book Fair Location: Wantage School Gym

November 30th – 7:30 am – 8:00 pm

December 1st- 8:30 am – 9:00 pm

December 2nd- 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

 










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Amazon Smile

Support us when you shop on Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season. Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/01-0722235 and Amazon donates to Sussex Wantage PTO.

Support us when you shop this Cyber Monday season

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President’s Message

This has been a thrilling year so far with a whirlwind of a September as Students, Teachers, and Parents adjust to another new year of school. October kicked off the PTO ‘season’ with a great first meeting and movie night both well attended. What warms my heart are the teachers, parents and young adults who volunteered their time and energy to supervise 80 children in a dark auditorium!! My sincere thanks go out to them. I also would like to thank Mr. Mooney, Mr. Higgins, Mr. Schwarz, Mr. Gall and Mrs. Connors for attending. And of course a huge thank you to Mrs. Speck for providing a fantastic discussion on why our children are learning math differently these days. In addition to our meeting we also had our Yankee Candle fundraiser and our Trunk-or-Treat event where we raised over $6100 and $620 net respectively.

Thank you to all our volunteers to help make these events fun and effective for our children’s programs. I would also like to thank Lorenzo’s Pizza for donating three gift certificates as prizes for the Trunk-or-Treat. We have our upcoming meeting on November 7 where we will be raffling off a Family Four Pack of movie tickets at the Flagship Cinemas (formerly Majestic) in Matamoras.

One last word… part of this organization’s goal is to raise funds for programs for our children, and bring together community. We have a great number of local businesses in this community and I am pleased to have these businesses assist our programs through sponsorships. If you are part of a local business or know someone that does and would like to be part of our monthly sponsorship program, please have them contact us. I would like to welcome our first monthly Gold sponsor, Tim’s Auto & Truck Care Center.

Thank you,

Josh Wagner

SW PTO Co-President

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November PTO Meeting featuring Parent Academy for Adults & Game Night for Kids!

Join us for our monthly PTO meeting on Tuesday November 7th at 7:00 pm. This month’s meeting will feature an informational session with Curriculum Director Patrick Higgins on the topic of on-going student assessment through “MAP” computer-adaptive tests.

During the meeting, children are welcomed to attend a fun-filled game night, supervised by volunteers from High Point High School’s Key Club. Kids, bring your favorite board games!!

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Fall Bonanza Vendor Fair

Come to the SWPTO FALL BONANZA VENDOR FAIR

Friday, November 3, 4:30-8pm (during Yankee Candle Pick-up at CEL).
MANY vendors including: LuLaRoe, Scentsy, JR Watkins, Pelletwood Crafts, R. Poust Water, Well, & Pump, Avon, Mary Kay, Young Living Essential Oils, Local Raw Honey from Sugar Hill Farm, Aurorable Creations, Riversong Nets, Handmade Wreaths by Kathy, & Tastefully Simple! Get a jump on your Holiday Shopping! Questions…Call Lori Marangi at 973-600-5354.

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Yankee Candle Pick-Up

All Yankee Candle orders will be delivered to the Lawrence School on Friday, November 3rd. SWPTO volunteers will be at the there to assist you with your order pick-up during the following time periods:

Friday, November 3rd from 4:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday, November 4th from 9:00 am – 12 noon

If you placed an order, please be sure to come to the Lawrence School during one of these time periods to pick up candles. If you are unable to do so, please make arrangements for someone else (friend, neighbor) to pick up your order, or send an e-mail to [email protected] to make alternate arrangements before November 3, 2017.

Online ordering  will continue to be available through January 10, 2018 using the group #990024863.  Online orders will be shipped directly to your home and the PTO will receive a percentage of the sale.

 

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