Happy Friday SFDS Families,
We are so excited that the Halloween party is already next week! Please know that this is our kid’s favorite party of the year and that only happens with Volunteers. In order to keep this great event going we need you to help us out. You can go online to sign up or fill out the sign up sheet that went home with your child this week and return ASAP. We are also excited to announce our fall order for spirit wear is attached to the newsletter. Below you will find more information about current and upcoming Home & School events.
Halloween Party: The “can’t miss party of the year” is right around the corner! The Home & School sponsored all-school Halloween Party will be held on Thursday, October 24th from 5:30-9:00. Attached are several forms with important information regarding the event. Please take a moment to look them over. Here’s the link to click on and easily sign up for where you can help https://signup.com/go/jPQcywZ . We are in need of raffle items and volunteers to make this evening a success. Raffle items can range from $5 – $40 and can be as simple as a gift card or possibly a lego set. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Allen. Thank you Melissa for organizing this awesome party!:
Reminder: Classroom Halloween parties and the costume parade will be held on Thursday, October 31st. This is the day that the kids can wear their costume or Halloween themed items to school. For more information please check with your Room Parents.
Pie Fundraiser: 3rd Annual Pie Fundraiser orders are wrapping up. Fall is the perfect season to enjoy a yummy crumb topped apple pie, and the best part is…you get to bake it at home. All order forms and payment are to be turned in by Friday, October 18th (TODAY). We are still looking for volunteers to help out with this delicious and easy fundraiser. Thank you to Jennifer Klemke and the Lake Geneva Pie Company for all of your hard work and support.
Spirit Wear: It’s spirit wear time! We are excited to share some new items this fall for your families. Attached you will find order forms and items available. We’ve added a quilted vest to go along with our popular hats and scarves options for the winter months. Orders are due Thursday October 24th. Don’t miss out on the hot items your kids friends will have!
Jog-a-Thon: Donations are still being accepted. Check out our Go Fund Me page at https://www.gofundme.com/st-francis-de-sales-school-jogathon-fundraiser. Our goal is to raise $7,000 to cover the cost of renting 30 iPads, 10 Apple TV’s and a laptop to run it all for the year. So far we have raised $4,360.00! Thank you for all of your support in reaching our goal!
Please let us know if you have any questions.
We hope you all have a wonderful weekend!
The Home & School Board