August 29

newsletterTraffic Safety!!

Ms. Cofield sent out a special call last Friday requesting your assistance with safety coming to and from school. Here’s what she had to say: “There are many parents not following traffic safety in front of and around the school. Parents, please: Stop at all stop signs refrain from illegal u-turns, obey the speed limit, and please watch for students crossing the street. There have been three separate reports of students almost being hit on Miranda St. Please, let’s not wait for a tragedy to happen, let’s protect our children and obey all traffic laws. Thank you!”

Scholastic Book Fair Now Through Thursday

The fair will be open before and after school and classes will visit the library at select times to make purchases. To see the class schedule and/or to sign up to work at the fair, please click here.

Back to School Night – Thursday, September 1, 5:30-6:30PM

Come meet your child’s teacher and hear about the exciting things he/she will learn this year. Back to school night has two informative sessions with your child’s teacher, one at 5:30pm and another one at 6:30.  There is also a special 5th grade parent meeting at 5:00pm to discuss culmination year activities and events.

Intro to PTA & Association Meeting – September 8, 6:00PM

Please join us on Thursday, September 8 at 6:00pm in the AES auditorium for an intro to PTA: learn what the association is all about, how we run meetings, how decisions are made, and your invaluable role in the process. We will hold our first PTA association meeting of the year immediately after at 6:30pm. Light refreshments will be available and childcare will be provided by PTA via Creative Kids.  Please click here to see the agenda for this meeting.

Are You a Member of PTA Yet?

If you haven’t already, please become or renew as a member of the AES PTA and Join The Bunch! With each new member, another purple grape to our already growing grape vine outside the main office. With your involvement, support, and fresh ideas, the PTA will continue to bring to our kids programs and activities that support learning and further build our school community. Join the PTA and “Do Good Things For Kids!” Join HERE!

Annual Fund

With every $4,000 raised collectively, a part of the annual fund flower outside the office will bloom into color. Please help our flower bloom! Every donation counts, whether you can give the suggested $400 per child or any another amount. In addition to the school flower, there are also flowers posted outside each classroom measuring classroom participation. Classrooms with 100% participation at any donation level will earn prizes such as a popsicle or pizza party, extra recess, the chance to silly string Ms. Cofield, and more! Donate today and watch your classroom flowers bloom too! To find out how annual fund donations benefit your children, please click here. You can donate by check, cash, or through the AES PTA online store using your credit card. Contact us if you’d like to set up a payment plan.

Call for Volunteers

If you haven’t already completed your volunteer form, you can find it by clicking here. So many exciting activities and events are planned for you and your children this year and we need YOU to make them happen. We know you are busy, but please join us to create lasting memories and enriching experiences for your children. Return completed forms to you child’s teachers or to the main office. Thank you in advance for supporting your child by volunteering with the PTA.

Thank you, and have a wonderful week!



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