Gurney School November News

Posted on 01. Dec, 2011 by in Gurney News, Minutes

Gurney PTO Rep: Joan Newell,
• Recent Events/Updates
o Yearbook: Third grade cover contest will begin Wednesday Nov. 9th. Submissions for the cover art are due on November 16th. Theme “Gurney Tigers move with Pride”
o Winter Coat Drive: The coats and outerwear were delivered to Mary Bethune School in Cleveland on Nov. 3rd. Every Student K-5 that came through the gym doors left with a coat. We were also able to leave quite a few coats for the 6-8 graders and preschoolers. We had over 300 coats and other warm weather items.
o Book Fair is being held in the Gurney library the week of Nov. 14-18th we are staffed and ready to go. Set up Nov. 9th. Take down is Nov. 18th.
o Clinic : We are going to utilize are parent volunteers in the clinic to help out Liz and Diane while Nurse Pam is not in the building
o Tiger Trek: Due to the success in fund raising no changes will occur on the money end of Tiger Trek. The reform will take place on the event itself.
• Grants
o There are 2 grants submitted waiting review.

• Thank You
o To the hospitality committee for preparing and serving the conference dinners.
o To the PTO volunteers that assisted in the vision and hearing screenings late last month.
o To Holly O’Connor and Connie Mazelsky and all of the volunteers who helped them on the winter coat drive.

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