December 6, 2012 #8

It's hard to believe that December is here already. The school will soon be alive with holiday decorations and Christmas songs. Christmas magic is in the air!

REMINDER McTEACHER NIGHT AT McDONALD'S - Elementary teachers will be working and serving at Beverly McDonald's from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm December 5th. Santa will also be present to eat with you! Staff members will be selling $5.00 McDonald's coupons. All proceeds from the coupon sales will go to our PTO. Last year the PTO cleared $1500. Come and have fun seeing your teachers at work.

PTO APPAREL FUNDRAISER - Order forms were sent home last week for Wildcat apparel sales. Orders must be in by Dec. 7th for Christmas delivery. Orders will still be accepted after that date but cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery.

BUTTERBRAIDS - delivery date is Dec. 12th. More information will be coming.

SECRET SANTA SHOP - We still need volunteers to work in the Secret Santa shop Dec. 10-14th. Send a note or call the office if you could help. The PTO will be sending a list of items available and a form where you can put names of people your child will be shopping for.

K-4 CHRISTMAS PROGRAM - The program is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Monday, December 17th in the Cooper Gym. Santa will also be making an appearance. Everyone is welcome!

FOOD DRIVE - The Jr. High Student Council will be conducting a food drive to benefit the Beverly-Waterford Food Pantry from December 10 - 19. They will be collecting non-perishable items. There will be more information with donation suggestions sent home soon.

LOST AND FOUND - We have lots of jackets, coats, and other items in our lost and found. If your child has lost something, please check. Remaining items will be donated to Good Will after Christmas.

BOXTOPS - Keep saving your Boxtops for Education symbols. We are hoping to top the $1700 that we received last year. It helps tremendously if you could trim them before sending them in. It makes counting and bundling much easier. We appreciate the help of student council members on this project. Also we still collect the UPC symbols from Campbell's products.

CHRISTMAS BREAK - The last day before Christmas break will be Dec. 20 for students. Staff members will be working Dec. 21 as a waiver day for professional development.

NURSE NOTE: A new Weight Watchers session will start Dec. 12. If you are interested call Beth Roe at school 984-2342.