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Spring Creek BBQ & Carnival!

Tomorrow is Spring Creek BBQ Spirit Night!

Come to Spring Creek BBQ in Shenandoah, Tomorrow 5-9PM. Your teachers will be serving their yummy rolls!

 

I hope you’re coming to the Oh So Fun Spring Carnival on Friday!

Fun…Food…FRIDAY!!

 

Check out some of our Amazing Raffle Basket and Silent Auction Items:

American Girl

Look what we got in for the auction! American Girl Tenney!

americangirl.com

 

Hughes-Cozad Orthodontics

Are braces 😬 in your kid’s future?
Take advantage of this Silent Auction Basket with a $500.00 certificate form Hughes & Cozad Orthodontics.

HUGHES & COZAD Orthodontics Basket includes:
•$500 Certificate towards Orthodontics Treatment
•Logo t-shirt
•Large Logo Tote bag
•Travel size Toothpaste
•Toothbrushes
•Lip Balms

Hughes & Cozad Orthodontics
Hughescozadortho.com

iFly

 I know some of you have been wanting to try iFly Indoor Skydiving now’s your chance!

iFly Indoor Skydiving Package Includes:
• 2 flights for one person
• Rental Helmet
• Goggles
• Comprehensive Training Session
• iFly wristband
• iFly drink cozy
• Notepad
• Pen
• Hand sanitizer

https://www.iflyworld.com/houston-woodlands/

 

Kendra Scott

Who’s going to be bidding on this great Silent Auction Basket from Kendra Scott, valued at $185.00, at the Kaufman Carnival 🎡!

Kendra Scott Basket includes:
•Kailey Bracelet in Magenta Mother of Pearl, valued at $120.00
•Dean Necklace in Magenta Mother of Pearl, valued at $65.00

Kendrascott.com

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PTO Nominations Due & Upcoming Dates

PTO Nomination Forms are due tomorrow

Don’t forget that nomination forms for next year’s board or positions are due tomorrow, if you are applying for a position that was referenced on the flyer! Email us if you are interested in a position or have any questions! Forms can also be emailed to kaufmanpto@gmail.com
PTO Board 2018-19 Nomination Form

 

 Upcoming Dates

  • Send your box tops in now through Monday, 4/16.
  • PTO Meeting, Thursday, 4/19, 1:30 PM.
  • Spring Creek BBQ Spirit Night is next Thursday, 4/19, 5-9 PM.
  • Spring Carnival is next Friday, 4/20, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM.
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Carnival Ticket Pre-Orders Due Thursday!

Spring Carnival Pre-Order Tickets due Thursday 4/5!

Our 2nd Annual Spring Carnival is Friday, April 20th, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Food and vendors, Raffle Baskets, and loads of fun activities for everyone!
$5 Tickets per person, Children 3 and under FREE!
Pre-Order tickets due Thursday, April 5th and include a free raffle ticket entry!
Additional Raffle Tickets will be sold at the Carnival.

Download the Ticket Pre-Order Form

 

PTO Board & Committee Members Needed

Interested in joining the PTO Board? Please fill out this form and turn in by Friday, 4/13.
PTO Board 2018-19 Nomination Form

 

SAVE THE DATE: 4/19 – Spring Creek BBQ Spirit Night. Your favorite teachers will be there serving rolls!

 

Remind

Sign up to receive important updates text messages from PTO:
Text @kaufmanpt to the number 81010
Or Visit https://www.remind.com/join/kaufmanpt

 

Box Tops

ONLY TWO BOX TOPS COLLECTIONS DATES LEFT.
Send in your Box Tops NOW before they expire.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018                      Friday, May 4, 2018
Thank you to everyone who has collected and sent in Box Tops.
Kaufman loves your support.
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Spirit Night, Carnival & Remind Texts

BerryHill Baja Grill Spirit Night

This Wednesday from 4-8 PM!
Must present the flier at the register in order for  Kaufman to receive the 20% of the proceeds.

 

** March 29th PTO Meeting has been cancelled due to Egg Hunt activities!

 

Remind

Sign up to receive important updates text messages from PTO:
Text @kaufmanpt to the number 81010
Or Visit https://www.remind.com/join/kaufmanpt

 

Spring Carnival

Friday, April 20th, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Food and vendors, Raffle Baskets, and loads of fun activities for everyone!
$5 Tickets per person, Children 3 and under FREE!
Pre-Order tickets due Thursday, April 5th and include a free raffle ticket entry!
At the door, price is still $5, but no raffle tickets included :(

 

Box Tops

ONLY TWO BOX TOPS COLLECTIONS DATES LEFT.
Send in your Box Tops NOW before they expire.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018                      Friday, May 4, 2018
Thank you to everyone who has collected and sent in Box Tops.
Kaufman loves your support.
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Upcoming Dates

March 2nd – Last Day to Submit Photos to the Yearbook – CODE CORRECTION. Please use 818770.

March 8th – PTO Meeting at 1:30 PM

March 8th – Sk8town Spirit Night

March 9th – Last Day to Order a Yearbook

March 28th – Berryhill Spirit Night

March 29th – PTO Meeting at 1:30 PM

April 20th – SAVE THE DATE for Spring Carnival!

 

NEW! PTO TEXT REMINDERS

Sign up to receive important updates text messages from PTO:

Text @kaufmanpt to the number 81010

Or Visit https://www.remind.com/join/kaufmanpt

YEARBOOKS

Yearbooks are on sale at Balfour.com for $35 through 3/9. Yearbook dedications/ads can also be designed at the Balfour website through 3/9. The yearbook will include QR code links to videos of the grade level programs.

Submit photos to the yearbook through 3/2! Visit images.balfour.com to upload from your computer. Use project number 818770 and password Kaufman.  You can also search for the “Balfour Image Share” app in your app marketplace to share pictures from your phone.

 

SPONSORS

Thank you to our 2 new Field Day Sponsors: PurePoint and Petroleum Materials. Check out all of our PTO Sponsors.

  

BOX TOPS

 

Next submission dates

Friday, March 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Thank you for the UPS Store Rayford Road/45 location for mailing in our Box Tops for free.  Thanks to Michele Blair, Estera Kryshu, Jennifer Wiggins, Sarah Mabile, and Bianca Campos for helping clip, sort and count.  If anyone else is interested in helping with the Box Tops Clip and Count Club, please contact Kimberly Holmes, Kaufman Box Tops Coordinator at kimberlymholmes@hotmail.com

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Chick-Fil-A Spirit Day!

That’s right Kaufman parents!

 

It’s an all day Spirit Day at the new Chick-Fil-Aoff Riley Fuzzel, aka Grand Parkway.

 

Come join us on Thursday, February 8th for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner and up to 20% of the day’s total will be donating to Kaufman PTO.

 

Dine-in or Drive-thru!

 

Please mention that you are their for Spirit Day before paying for your meal.
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Pizza Kit Time Correction – Ends at 6 PM

Pizza Kit pickup on Wed 1/31 will be 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

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Pizza Kits and PTO Meeting

Pizza Kit Pickup Information

Wednesday, 1/31 after car rider line ends – About 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Please come through the front doors, and we will have a table set up. Please note that we cannot start until car rider line is complete, so do not arrive or line up before 3:30 PM.**

** If unable to make it during this designated pickup time, please email kaufmanpto@gmail.com by the end of the day 1/30…We cannot store items not picked up.

 

PTO Meeting

Thursday, 2/1 at 1:30 PM

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Little Caesar Pizza Kit Orders are due!

Reminder…Little Caesar Pizza Kit Orders are due tomorrow!

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Don’t forget, Little Caesar Pizza Kit orders are due tomorrow by noon. Unfortunately we are not able to take late orders, as we have a deadline with Little Caesar’s.

Instructions to Order & Pay Online:

  1. Go to PizzaKit.com
  2. Click Products, then Shop
  3. Select Ship My Order to the Group
  4. Enter Fundraiser ID: 333990
  5. Please note: Orders placed online should NOT be submitted on paper order forms. This would duplicate the order.

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Welcome Back!

PTO Meeting – January 11th, 1:30 PM

Please join us!

 

Kaufman Skate Night is Thursday, 1/11 from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. The first 100 students get a prize. $6 admission. No coupons or passes allowed.

 

Please Sign up for lunch duty during the Teacher Appreciation luncheon on Friday, 1/19.
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084aaba729ab9-lunch1

 

Little Caesar’s Pizza Kit Fundraiser information:

PizzaKitFundraiser

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Thursday

The PTO meeting scheduled for 12/14 has been canceled. We will reconvene after the winter break on January 11th.

 

Spirit Night at Sammy’s is from 5-10 PM Thursday.

 

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped at our Peppermint Village last week.

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December Happenings

Peppermint Village Holiday Store

Tomorrow, Friday, December 8th is the last day for The Peppermint Village Holiday Store. Shop during school hours from 8:10 AM-2:50 PM. We also still have some volunteer slots open for tomorrow: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084aaba729ab9-peppermint2

 

PTO Meeting – December 14th, 1:30 PM

 

Spirit Night – December 14th Sammy’s Sports Grill from 5 PM – 10 PM

 

 

Yearbooks

Yearbooks are on sale at www.Balfour.com – Search for Kaufman Elementary.  $30 until December 31st. After that, $35 until the order deadline of March 9th. Dedications are available again.

Submit Photos to Yearbook!  Send in any pictures you take when visiting Kaufman!  Visit images.balfour.com to upload from your computer.  Use project number 818770 and password Kaufman.  You can also use the “Balfour Image Share” app to upload photos from your phone.

Box Tops

Thanks to all who submitted Box Tops.  We are having a great submission rate for Box Tops this year.  We would like to announce the first class to reach the 50% mark: Congratulations to MRS CARRELL – 2nd Grade!! Several classes are close to reaching the 50% level. All classes can win by reaching 50%. Check out the Box Tops poster board in the cafeteria to see how your class is doing.

Next submission date: Monday, December 11th

A huge thank you to UPS Store Rayford/45 who mailed our Box Tops for free. If you are able, please support all of our Kaufman sponsors and/or thank them when you frequent the business.

Thanks to Michele Blair, Jennifer Wiggins, Bianca Campos, Sarah Mabile and Kaitlin VanVeen. If anyone else is interested in helping the Box Tops Clip and Count Club, email Kimberly Holmes: kimberlymholmes@hotmail.com

Amazon Smile

Kaufman Elementary is now setup for Amazon Smile! Simply go to smile.amazon.com and choose Kaufman Elementary PTO as your favorite charitable organization. Now when you order from Amazon Smile, a portion of your purchase will be donated to Kaufman PTO.

 

QUESTIONS? Contact the Kaufman PTO for more information at KaufmanPTO@gmail.com.
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Kids Night Out and Peppermint Village

PTO Meeting – November 30th, 1:30 PM

Please join us!

Food Drive

The Food Drive is still going on through Friday, December 1st! Please help us feed those in need.

Kaufman Kids Night Out Friday, December 1st, 5 PM – 9 PM

Craft, Movie, Pizza and Pictures with Santa!
Thank you sponsors: Spring Auto Pros, Inner Element Fitness and Christian Brothers Automotive!

Peppermint Village Holiday Store

The Peppermint Village Holiday Store will be December 4th-8th. This is a place where children can buy inexpensive items for the people on their holiday shopping list. We need all the volunteers we can get to make this a success for the kids. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084aaba729ab9-peppermint2

 

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Thanks & Giving

THANKS

Thank You Veterans! And thank you to everyone who participated in our flag event. We raised $400 for the Veteran’s going towards The Mighty Oaks Warrior Program.

GIVING

Did you know that 1 out of 4 children in Montgomery County lives in a household that cannot afford to buy food? Please donate by Friday! Bring some canned food in when you come for your child’s feast.

Let’s beat last year’s donations and aim for over 500 lbs in food donations! The donation boxes are near the main entrance just by the doors.

FUN

Kaufman Skate Night is Thursday, 11/16 from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. The first 100 students get a prize. $6 admission. No coupons or passes allowed.

REMINDERS

Kaufman Kids Night Out registration and permission forms are due Friday, November 17th!

Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy the week off!

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Reminders

November 3rd – Veteran’s Day Flag orders and money are due Friday!
November 9th – PTO Meeting @ 1:30 PM
November 10th – Hoodie orders deadline- Order today at kellystees.com
November 10th – Box Tops Collection Day
Follow the PTO on Facebook to get all of our notifications. www.facebook.com/KaufmanPTO/
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Upcoming Events

Spirit Night

Support Kaufman by not cooking on Tuesday, 10/24! From 3 PM to 9 PM (Please note that the time has changed since the original flyer sent home!), you can Drive-Thru and pick up a meal at the Runaway Plate or Dine-In at the Cast Iron Southern Grill located at 28533 Spring Trails Ridge. Don’t forget to mention Kaufman!

Amazon Smile

Kaufman Elementary is now setup for Amazon Smile! Simply go to smile.amazon.com and choose Kaufman Elementary PTO as your favorite charitable organization. Now when you order from Amazon Smile, a portion of your purchase will be donated to Kaufman PTO.

Save These Dates….

Thank you to those that attended our PTO Meeting last Thursday evening. We have a lot of fun events coming up that were discussed!

November

November 9th – PTO Meeting @ 1:30 PM

November 10th – Veterans Day Flags

November 10th – Box Tops Collection Day

November 13th-17th – Food Bank Food Drive

November 16th – Sk8town Spirit Night, 6:00-8:30 PM

November 20th-24th – Thanksgiving Break – No School

November 30th – PTO Meeting @ 1:30 PM

December

December 1st – Kid’s Night Out/Parent’s Night Out, 5:00-9:00 PM

December 4th-8th – Peppermint Village Store is open

December 11th – Box Tops Collection Date

December 13th – Teacher Luncheon

December 14th – PTO Meeting @ 1:30 PM

December 20th – Early Release Day

December 21st-January 8th – Winter Break

 

Questions? Please email KaufmanPTO@gmail.com

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Fun Run Pledges Due & Yearbook Sales

Fun Run Reminder

All Fun Run pledges are due Friday, 10/13! Pay online at FunRun.com or send a check payable to Kaufman PTO.
Let’s not miss out on the Grade Level incentives and the chance to slime Mrs. Oliver! Pledge $$ must be collected to get these!
THANK YOU FUN RUN SPONSORS!! The Deboer Family, Hughes & Cozad Orthodontics, Spring Auto Pros, Ashton Woods, In-Step Dance, Kelly’s Tees, Milstead Automotive.

 

Yearbooks

 Yearbooks are for sale at Balfour.com – Search for Kaufman Elementary. Cost is $30 each until December 31st. After December 31st, books are $35 each until the order deadline of March 9th. Dedication options in the book will be available again this year for purchase.
Calling all Photographers! That’s you, parents with a  phone! Submit Photos to Yearbook! Send in any pictures you take when visiting Kaufman! Visit images.balfour.com to upload from your computer. Use project number 818770 and password Kaufman. You can also search for the “Balfour Image Share” app in your app marketplace and use to share pictures from your phone.

 

Attendance

Congratulations Mrs. Shaw’s class for best attendance for the 1st grading period!

 

Upcoming Dates

October 19th- PTO Meeting @ 6 pm
October 24th- Spirit Night- The Runaway Plate
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Spirit Store, Fun Run & Thank You

Kaufman Spirit Store will be open on Friday for the Fun Run!

 

 Quest for the Castle Fun Run is Friday, October 6th
K & 1st grade- 8:10-9:00 AM
2nd & 3rd- 9:05-10:00 AM
4th grade- 10:10-11:05 AM
Friday 10/6 – Early Release at 12:05 PM
Monday 10/9 – School Holiday

 

Be a Hero! Our next Box Tops collection day is Tuesday, October 10th.

 

A big thank you❤️ to all who came out to our Chick-fil-A🐄 Spirit Night last week!
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Busy Week…

Back To School Breakfast

We really need your help!
Your support is so important in order for us to have events like this.
Please sign up to volunteer on Tuesday or Wednesday!
 Volunteer sign-up for the breakfast is here:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4babac2ca2ff2-kaufman

 

Academic Adventure Night

September 215:30-7:00 PM (Come and go event)

 

Book Fair

September 18-22. Get books for the whole family, and don’t forget to look for your teacher’s wishlist basket!
Here are the hours for the rest of the week:
  • Tuesday, 9/19, 6:45 AM – 2:45 PM
  • Wednesday, 9/20, 6:45 AM – 2:45 PM
  • Thursday, 9/21, 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Friday, 9/22, 7:30 AM – 2:45 PM
Parents are welcome to shop online at:
http://www.scholastic.com/bf/georgekaufmanelementarysch
Online, you can purchase sold-out titles, books not even at the bookfair and books for all ages (PreK through adult).  All orders ship FREE to school.
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Back To School Breakfast, Skate Night, Picture Day

Back To School Breakfast

We have extended the deadline to return the RSVP forms for our “Back to School Breakfast” until tomorrow, September 14 by 3:30 PM.

Due to the large volume of items that need to be purchased for this event, it is essential to have our families planning to attend return their form. RSVP forms will not be accepted after the end of the day tomorrow. We appreciate your assistance.

The breakfast is next Tuesday, September 19 (A-L) and Wednesday, September 20 (M-Z).

Volunteer sign-up for the breakfast is here:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4babac2ca2ff2-kaufman

 

Kaufman Skate Night

Our first skate night spirit night is Thursday, September 14th from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

 

Picture Day

 Picture Day is Friday, September 15th. You can pay online at http://www.provineorders.com with keyword P5004HO

 

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