Wines Elementary PTO

Your Direct Donation Can Be Done Online!!

Visit our Square Marketplace to make a direct donation to the PTO.



Show Your Support - PTO Thrift Shop

This week you can show your support for Wines by shopping at the PTO Thrift Shop. We will again be competing with other schools and proceeds will go to helping pay for the New Family Welcome at Wines. The week-long event runs from Sept 25th - October 1st 20th.

Welcome

Welcome to the Wines PTO website. We are happy to have you as part of the Wines Elementary community. This website will be updated on the 1st and 15th of every so we hope you will stop by often. This site will list all of upcoming activities, as well as list ways that you can support the PTO

Our Purpose

The purpose of the PTO is to promote a close relationship between home and school. We also encourage cooperation among parents, teachers, and school administrators in the education of the children who attend Wines School. Our goal is to enhance the academic, cultural, and social development of Wines students by provide a continuing forum on educational programs and school issues.

Google Calendar


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(Link to our Google Calendar to stay up-to-date on our activities all year. Just search for "Wines Elementary PTO")

WALKTOBER!!

Walk/bike to school with your family, as a group or on your own! Stop at a "Bus Stop" to get a sticker/stamp in your neighborhood or in the school yard. Bus riders will walk in 'parade style' from Forsythe M.S. parking lot. A special attendance will be taken each day in your classroom.
Bus Stop locations: Creal Park, Bike Rack (by portables), Bike Rack (by baseball field), Newport & Riverwood, Newport & Sunset

Spirit Week

We would like to welcome all new student families (Kindergarten and beyond!) to join us for an orientation night. Stay afterward for the first All Family PTO meeting at 7pm. Childcare is provided!

Our annual Run-a-Thon takes place on Friday, Oct. 21st. If you would like to volunteer plase sign up at http://signup.com/go/BLyYMG

Parenting in the Age of Screen- Parenting in the Age of Screen-time and Social Media

Dr. Scott Becker, a licensed clinical psychologist and the Director of the Counseling Center at Michigan State University, will review some of the current research on the impact of screen-the time on the development and mental health of children and adolescents, and he will explore some of the strategies that parents are adopting to help their children strike a balance between "Facetime" and actual, face-to-face relationships, including how parents themselves need to limit their own use of technology to create and maintain healthy relationships with their children. FREE but please register at: please register register. We hope to see you there. WISD Teaching & Learning Center WISD Teaching & Learning Center 1819 S. Wagner, Ann Arbor, MI

Support the PTO

There are many ways to support the PTO. We appreciate any support you can give, whether it is monetary or by volunteering for some of our activities. The PTO depends on you.

Register Your Shopping Cards

Plum: Link your Plum Market Customer Rewards card to Wines by filling out an Educational Scrip Transfer Form and returning it to the Plum Market Customer Service Desk.

Busch's: Instructions can be found at http://www.buschs.com/community.

Kroger:Link your Kroger Rewards card at Kroger's. You need to re-enroll your card every Spring! Check your receipts to check your registration.

Arbor Farms: Shop at Arbor Farms and, when you are checking out, just tell the cashier that you want to support Wines Elementary. Arbor Farms will donate 3% of your purchase total to support our school. Your grocery receipt will show "Wines Elementary School" on the top.

Shop the PTO Thrift Shop

Four times a year, Wines participates in Show Your Support fundraisers. If you shop at the PTO Thrift Shop during SYS weeks and spend at least $5, you'll earn a token that you can put in the Wines jar in the lobby. The more tokens we earn, the larger the proportion of the $1,000 prize we earn.



Save Box Tops for Education

You can also save your Boxtops for Education labels and bring them to school. It helps us out if you can trim the edges!

Use our Square Marketplace

Visit our Square Marketplace to make a direct donation to the PTO.

Wines Times and Important Documents

Keep abreast what with is going on in and around Wines. We put out a monthly Wines Times newsletter that is full of the news you need to know. If you would like to submit an article for the Wines Times, please contact us at newsletter @ winespto.org.

The PTO Officers

The PTO is run by volunteer parents. We would love to have you join us as a board member or just a volunteer at large. We have snacks at our meetings as well as free childcare.

President

Kelly Collins

winesptopresident@ gmail.com

Vice President

Jill Coultas

winesptovicepresident@ gmail.com -->

Co-Treasurers

Shannon Stewart
Laurie McClatchey

winesptotreasurer@ gmail.com

Secretary

Kerianne Tupac

winesptosecretary@ gmail.com

Members
At-Large

Colleen van Lent
Jen Haft
Annemarie Dolan
Nicole Brittis
Molly Bazzani