Parent Teacher Organization
4th Grade FLITE Students Perform
Please join us for our first PTO meeting of the year on Tuesday, August 22nd at 6pm. The meeting will be held in the library. We welcome everyone to come and hear about the exciting year ahead at Sandpiper.
We Want YOU... to Volunteer!
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Sandpiper Family Night at Chipotle and Girly Girlz
Volunteers Needed for Health Screenings, Sept 11th-15th
Sandpiper's Food Recovery Program is starting up again! Food from the cafeteria (not home lunches) that are packaged and unopened will be donated to various homeless shelters via Waste Not AZ. Cafeteria food can not be taken home nor can it be re-used so as a result there is an abundance of apples, bananas, bars, cheese sticks, milks and juices that have to be thrown into the trash! Each week between 60-110 lbs is saved from the trash!
We need a few volunteers to help with this program's success. We need a parent or two to share the duty of putting food from the cooler in the cafeteria into the Food Bus Fridge (before pick up each day) and a Tuesday Morning volunteer (9:15ish) to wait for Waste Not to come collect our donation.
Please email Ronda Albus if you are interested in helping and if you are curious about the program! This is our 4th year running it with the seal of approval from the Health Department and the Superintendent!
Great job 4th Grade FLITE! These students performed a song in Spanish for the PV School Board on August 17th. Thank you for showing them all of the amazing things you learn at Sandpiper!Thank you Ms. Adam, Ms. Rossow and Sra. Stewart for helping the kids get ready for their performance!Click here for photos and video from their performance on our Facebook page.
Sandpiper is hiring for TWO Duty Aide positions! Each position is three hours/day and would help with lunch providing supervision in the cafeteria and playground. For more information, or to apply, click here.
Volunteers Needed for Food Recovery Program
Direct Giving / Spirit Week Poster Contest
Tuesday, August 29th from Noon-7:00pm
Tuesday, August 22nd at 6:00pm
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Join us for a Sandpiper Family Night at Chipotle and Girly Girlz on Tuesday, August 29th between Noon and 7:00pm. At Chipotle, show this flyer to the cashier, or mention Sandpiper, and our school will receive a whopping50% of the proceeds from this event! After Chipotle, head next door to Girly Girlz for FREE cupcakes for Sandpiper kids up to 13 years of age (while supplies last). Girly Girlz, which is owned by a Sandpiper family, will donate 20% of the sales from retail/merchandise purchases by Sandpiper families. Chipotle and Girly Girlz are located at 15425 N. Scottsdale Road (Scottsdale Road and the Greenway/Hayden Loop).
Kona Ice for Sale at Sandpiper Park
August 18- Kona Ice For Sale in Sandpiper Park, 3:15pm
August 22- School Picture Day
August 22- PTO Meeting, 6pm
August 29- Early Release, 12:30pm and Sandpiper Family Night at Chipotle and Girly Girlz from 12:00pm-7:00pm
Friday, August 18th at 3:15pm
At dismissal this Friday, August 18th, the Kona Ice truck will be parked just West of our school, in front of Sandpiper Park, selling treats!
School pictures will be taken on Tuesday, August 22nd. More information and order forms will be sent home soon!
We need your help! Please consider finding a way to volunteer during the 2017-2018 school year. We know that everyone's schedule is different, so there are volunteer opportunities after school, during school and even from your own home! Big jobs and small jobs- we have something for everyone!Click here for more information.
New for 2017! You do NOT need to re-enroll each school year!
Did you know you can support Sandpiper just by shopping at Fry's? It's easy when you enroll in Fry's Community Rewards! To get started, sign up with your V.I.P Card, and select "Sandpiper" as the organization you wish to support. Once you're enrolled, you'll earn rewards for Sandpiper every time you shop and use your V.I.P Card! If you've already enrolled, you're all set! You will roll-over to the new school year!
Each school year all students are screened shortly after the school year begins. As in the past we will be screening students for height, weight, distance, near, color, and stereoptic vision and hearing. These preventative screenings help to ensure the health of the children who attend our school.
The Health Screenings will be conducted September 11 –September 15, 2017. We will need a minimum of 40 volunteers to ensure everything goes smoothly. If you are able to volunteer, we would love to have you. No experience is needed and training is provided. Click here to volunteer.
Supplies Needed for Specials Teachers
Click here for all school supply lists. In addition, some of our Specials teachers have also requested a few school supplies. If you would like to contribute any of these supplies, please bring them with you on Meet the Teacher Day. There will be boxes in the Library to collect these items:
Music: Clorox Wipes, Tissues, Pencils and Crayons
Art: Clorox Wipes, Baby Wipes, Plain White Paper Plates and Tissues
Nurse Wilder: Puffs Brand Tissues, Snack Size Baggies (perfect for ice) and Clorox Wipes (help to stop the spread of infections)
Resource: Dry Erase Markers, Clorox Wipes, 2 pocket folders any color, Kleenex
Calling all 4th-6th graders! We invite you to design one of two posters for our upcoming Direct Giving/Spirit Week September 11-15th. For each poster submitted you will get two raffle tickets for the direct giving week. The winner for each poster will be announced at the assembly and will receive 10 raffle tickets! You may submit up to one poster in each category. Get Creative and Good Luck! ALL Posters are DUE AUGUST 30th. Turn posters into the Main Office. *Winners to be chosen by the PTO
Option 1: Spirit Theme Day Poster
Posters MUST contain the following information:
Spirit Theme Days
9/11 Monday: Crazy Sock Day
9/12 Tuesday: Pajama Day
9/13 Wednesday: Sportswear Day
9/14 Thursday: Hat Day and Sandpiper Spirit Wear
9/15 Friday: Sock Hop Dress Up
Friday night SOCK HOP dance 6-8pm
Option 2: Class Prizes Poster
Posters MUST contain the following information:
Monday: Extra Recess
Tuesday: Flashlight Reading Party
Wednesday: Principal Reads Popcorn Party
Thursday: Sidewalk Chalk Party
Friday: Lunch Period Outside
MOST MONEY RAISED: Pizza Party and $100 Classroom Grant
Second and Third Place: $50 Classroom Grant
Tuesday, August 22nd
Don't Forget To Sign Up for Fry's Community Rewards
Help Wanted: Duty Aides
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