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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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PTO Meeting & Box Tops

1st PTO Meeting of the School Year is Thursday – September 7th at 1:30 PM

Please join us tomorrow at 1:30 PM to hear everything going on for the year and find out how you can help. Your little Future Cougars are welcome too! Stay connected by following PTO on Facebook!  

The first Box Tops collection date is this Friday – September 8th!

This year Kaufman will have 3 different opportunities for classes to win parties for Box Tops submissions – including a First week of school grade level party!

Please send in    this week for the first week of school competition as well as the start of the 50% competition.

Box Tops are easy to collect. Just look for items that you buy with the Box Tops logo, cut them out, place them in a ziplock with your teachers name, send them in with your child, and the school gets the money.

Box Tops do expire, so turn them in monthly because expired Box Tops will not count for the class competition.

Kroger Community Rewards

It’s time to enroll or renew your Kroger Community Rewards! Enroll and Kroger will donate to us every time you shop!

https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow

Kaufman Elementary PTO ID is 90144

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Box Tops & Upcoming Dates

The first Box Tops collection date is this Friday – August 25th! – Rescheduled to 9/8

This year Kaufman will have 3 different opportunities for classes to win parties for Box Tops submissions – including a First week of school grade level party!
Box Tops are easy to collect. Just look for items that you buy with the Box Tops logo, cut them out, place them in a ziplock with your teachers name, send them in with your child, and the school gets the money.
Box Tops do expire, so turn them in monthly because expired Box Tops will not count for the class competition.

Parent Info Night – August 24th.

1st – 6:30-7:15 PM, 2nd – 7:15 – 8:00 PM, 3rd – 5:00-5:45 PM, 4th – 5:45-6:30 PM

Chick Fil A Spirit Night – Thursday, August 31st – Rescheduled TBA

4:30-7:30 PM at the Sawdust Location

First PTO Meeting – Thursday, September 7th

at 1:30 PM
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Volunteer Applications, Kroger Rewards, Tears & Cheers

Meet the Teacher

We will have a table with information, as well as have our Spirit Store open at Meet the Teacher on Monday, and we would love to meet you!

Volunteer Applications

As we all are getting everything ready for Back to School, please don’t forget to complete your volunteer application for this upcoming school year (a new one must be done each school year)!

https://apps.conroeisd.net/volunteer/

We are so excited about the new school year! 🐾🐾🐾

Kroger Community Rewards

It’s time to enroll or renew your Kroger Community Rewards! Enroll and Kroger will donate to us every time you shop!

https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow

Kaufman Elementary PTO ID is 90144

Tears & Cheers

We are having a Tears and Cheers Coffee the first day of school! Once you drop off your kiddo(s), stop by for a tissue and cup of coffee! 😂😂

How to Contact us:

If you haven’t liked the Kaufman PTO page on Facebook, please do so!

If you have any questions, please feel free to message or email us at KaufmanPTO@gmail.com. We are going to have a great year at the #bestschoolever🐾🐾

* Please add no-reply@digitalpto.com to your approved senders list so you don’t miss out on any important updates. Thank you!

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Meet the Teacher!

 Meet the Teacher is Monday, August 14th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM. This is a come and go event.

 

Order your school supply pack online today to have it by the first day of school!

http://www.schooltoolbox.com

 

First Day of School, Wednesday, August 16th, 8:05 AM – 3:10 PM

 

Parents, Join us on the 1st day for Tears and Cheers coffee event. More details coming soon!

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Summer News and School Supplies

School Supplies for next year –

Order your School Supply Kit today at schooltoolbox.com! Kits can be customized to add extra supplies or remove supplies you already have. You can choose when you want it delivered to your home, so order now and have it delivered when you’re back from your vacation. In order to receive your kit before Meet the Teacher, we recommend ordering by July 23rd.
PricesSchool Tool Box Kaufman Elem TX 17 FLYER

 

2017-2018 School Supply ListKaufman Official 2017-18 Supply List

 

Thank you again to our generous sponsors for Field Day and the entire school year: Sponsor Business Links

 

Have a great summer! School starts August 16th!

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Field Day and Yearbook Sales

Field Day is May 26th. Please sign up to volunteer – http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084aaba729ab9-field

 

Yearbooks  – If you didn’t order a yearbook, we do have some available for purchase on May 26th during Field Day for $40 cash.

 

Be sure to thank our Field Day sponsors by frequenting their businesses!

Master Hitch, Petroleum Materials, Spring Auto Pros, and Hughes & Cozad Orthodontics.

My Kids Dentist Rayford, H2O Solutions, Milstead, Ashton Woods – The Meadows at Imperial Oaks, HEB.

http://friendsofkaufman.digitalpto.com/fundraising/

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Skate Night & Children’s Book Week

Thursday, May 11th is the last Kaufman Skate Night of the school year. It’s a Glow Night!

Next week is Children’s Book Week:

Monday – Books are the Gold at the End of the Rainbow! Everyone come to school dressed in a rainbow of colors.

Tuesday – Dreams Come True with Books! Everyone may come to school in pajamas (school appropriate) ready to snuggle up with a great book.

Wednesday – Hats OFF to GREAT BOOKS! Everyone wear their favorite hat to school.

Thursday – Cougars are on the Hunt for Great Books! Everyone may come to school dressed in camo or animal print.

Friday – Books build STRONG minds! Everyone may come to school in appropriate workout attire.

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Relay For Life & A/R Store Volunteers

  Tomorrow, Wednesday May 3rd from 4-9 PM, Crust Pizza will be donating to Kaufman Teachers’ Relay For Life Team.

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 The last A/R store of the year is coming and we need your help assisting the children with purchasing their rewards using their points they have earned.  If you are a regular library volunteer please DO NOT sign up for an A/R shift during your scheduled library shift.  We will need you at your regular library duties.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4aa8a92ca7fa7-arstore

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Teacher Appreciation Week!

Reminder – This is Teacher Appreciation Week!

Teacher Appreciation Week will be Monday, May 1st through Friday, May 5th

  The Teacher Luncheon will be Thursday, May 4th. Please sign up to bring a dish and/or do lunch duty:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084aaba729ab9-teacher6

 Please Like & Follow the PTO Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/KaufmanPTO/  We will post daily theme reminders:

Monday: Become a reporter, and write your teachers a note and thank them for all they do.

Tuesday: Even Superheroes need vital tools. Bring in school supplies that they may need for the rest of the year.

Wednesday: Every superhero needs an energy boost. Bring your teacher’s favorite snack.

Thursday: Bring some goodness to your teacher’s room. Bring your teacher’s favorite flower.

Friday: Be your teacher’s Superhero sidekick and wear their favorite color or a Superhero shirt.

  Spring Carnival was generously sponsored by My Kids Dentist & Orthodontics on Rayford and Ashton Woods, The Meadows at Imperial Oaks. Check out all of our sponsors and frequent these supportive businesses!
  Due Wednesday, May 3rd.
Don’t forget to keep saving Box Tops during the summer.  Ask family, friends, coworkers, neighbors, etc. to save them for Kaufman as well.
 
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Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week will be Monday, May 1st through Friday, May 5th

  The Teacher Luncheon will be Thursday, May 4th. Please sign up to bring a dish and/or do lunch duty:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084aaba729ab9-teacher6

The daily themes for the week are:

Monday: Become a reporter, and write your teachers a note and thank them for all they do.

Tuesday: Even Superheroes need vital tools. Bring in school supplies that they may need for the rest of the year.

Wednesday: Every superhero needs an energy boost. Bring your teacher’s favorite snack.

Thursday: Bring some goodness to your teacher’s room. Bring your teacher’s favorite flower.

Friday: Be your teacher’s Superhero sidekick and wear their favorite color or a Superhero shirt.

  Spring Carnival was generously sponsored by My Kids Dentist & Orthodontics on Rayford and Ashton Woods, The Meadows at Imperial Oaks. Check out all of our sponsors and frequent these supportive businesses!
  Due Wednesday, May 3rd.
Don’t forget to keep saving Box Tops during the summer.  Ask family, friends, coworkers, neighbors, etc. to save them for Kaufman as well.
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Panera Bread & Upcoming Dates

Winner Winner Panera Dinner! Just show this Panera flyer from your mobile device
when you eat at or pick up Panera bread between 4 & 8 PM today.

  Teacher appreciation Week is coming up May 1-5. 

  Box Tops are due May 3rd.

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Panera Bread Spirit Night Thursday, PTO meeting Friday

Panera Bread Spirit Night is Thursday, 4/20 from 4-8 PM.
Bring this Panera Bread Flyer so Kaufman will receive credit!

PTO Meeting, Friday, 4/21 at 1:30 PM.

  • Apologies if you received this email twice…as some recipients were left out of the original email.
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Panera Bread Spirit Night & PTO Meeting

Panera Bread Spirit Night is this Thursday, 4/20 from 4-8 PM.
Bring this Panera Bread Flyer so Kaufman will receive credit!

 

PTO Meeting, Friday, 4/21 at 1:30 PM.

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