The national PTA Reflections Art contest encourages students to express their thoughts and feelings through creative arts. Contest categories include dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts. This year’s theme is “Within Reach.” Prizes are awarded at state and national levels. Any questions, please contact Debbie Blodgett at firstname.lastname@example.org
EARN WHILE YOU SHOP! Scrip fundraising is a no-selling program that allows families to raise money for the PTA. It’s an easy way to pay for everyday purchases using gift cards.
Great Lakes Scrip Center offers more than 300 of the country’s biggest brands, including groceries, department stores, gas stations, restaurants, hotels, home improvement chains, and more. Click here for a list of current retailers.
Please fill out and turn in order forms in an envelope marked “Scrip.” Make checks payable to “County Line PTA.” Cards are typically available within one week and can be sent home with your child or can be picked up in the school office the following Friday.
We have an exciting new feature for the County Line Marathon this year that lets you track your child’s laps. Click on your child’s class tab, find his/her assigned number, and watch those lap counts grow.
Please contact Marathon coordinator, Christine Prescott, at email@example.com.
The fall session of the Marathon concludes next Friday. More laps can be earned in the spring when the Marathon starts back up on April 23.
The County Line Marathon starts today! We are still in need of a few more volunteers. Please sign up to help!! The event will run through September 29th.
Tuesday, September 19 • 8–8:45 a.m.
County Line School Gym
Start your day with delicious donuts and put a smile on your child’s face. Dads, Grandpas, Uncles, and all male caregivers — as well as teachers! — are invited to attend this open house with their students. Coffee, juice, water, donuts, and danishes will be served.
If you have any questions or wish to volunteer, please contact event chair, Abby Plambeck, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-255-4094.
Watch for Muffins with Moms — coming April 2018!
Please join us for our first PTA meeting tonight at 6:30. The PTA is a great way to be meet people & be involved with our school. Remember you can be involved as much or as little as you would like. DUE TO RENOVATIONS, PTA MEETING ROOM WILL BE ANNOUNCED THE NIGHT OF THE MEETING. Enter through back parking lot doors and look for signs. Childcare will be available.
Hope to see you there!
Calling all volunteers! Sign up to help with the fall County Line Marathon, September 18–29.
Please meet in the field behind the school playground from 12–1 p.m. Anyone is welcome to stay until 1:30 p.m. to help clean up and hand out any water bottles that have been earned.
If the weather doesn’t permit for walking/running outside in the field, the students will have the option to walk in the hallway during their recess.
Thank you for giving your time to help our school! The marathon will also run 2 weeks in the spring. Come back to join in the fun again!
New Design available for 2017/2018—Design by Shay Nelson, 2017 County Line graduate. New design will be unveiled soon!
New Items and returning favorites will be available. Orders will be sent home with students approximately 3 weeks after the sale closes.
Order online via the “County Line” Burghardt Sporting Goods Spirit Wear site, August 24–September 3, 2017.
Turn in your paid membership envelope at Forms Night, New Student Picnic, or Open House for a chance win one of these prizes:
• 4-pack Terrace Reserved Tickets to Milwaukee Brewers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, September 13 @ 7:10 pm
• $25 Gift Card to a Germantown business of winner’s choice
Winners will be chosen at 8:00 pm on August 24th at the close of Open House and notified by phone or email.
Single membership = 1 entry • Double membership = 2 entries
New County Line students! On Thursday, August 17th, 6–8 p.m., please join us for a picnic dinner as a way to welcome new students and their families to County Line School. Burgers, hot dogs, fruit, chips, cookies, and drinks will be served. There will also be a “design-your-own County Line tie-dye shirt” event for all new students who attend the event.
This event is open to all new students, including kindergarteners from existing County Line families. Please RSVP to email@example.com (preferred method) or 262/470-2149 (alternate) with parent name(s), student name(s), and student t-shirt size(s). There’s no cost to attend, but you must RSVP by Friday, August 11, to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
6:15–6:30 Principal Welcome
6:30–7:00 Dinner & PTA Presentation
7:00–8:00 Tie Dye Shirt Making and other Meet & Greet Activities
Please park in the school’s back parking lot off of Colonial Drive, and enter through the rear doors. We look forward to meeting you!
5th grade families can buy the commemorative video that will be presented during 5th Grade Night. It makes a great keepsake! The price of each DVD is $20. Order form can be found here. Don’t wait! Orders are due June 2nd.
It’s time for the annual PTA Family Carnival.
This year’s carnival will feature the outdoor adventure WACKY WORLD OBSTACLE COURSE! Test your flexibility while playing a game of Twister (this isn’t your average Twister game—it’s an inflatable), or jump around in the Five-in-One Bounce House with Slide!
Put your skills to the test while earning prize credits playing traditional carnival games such as Alien Teeth Toss, Amazo, Apple Worm Dart, Bank Shot, Bank Shot Golf, Five Pin Bowling, Frog Hop, Lollipop Tree, Roller Bowler, Shoot 2 Basketball, Skee Roll, and Juggling Rings Toss.
Then shop the Redemption Center to cash in your credits for cool prizes!
Unlimited-play wristbands for all games & inflatables are available for pre-purchase for $10 by THURSDAY, MAY 11, or buy at the event for $15. Individual game-play tickets will be available at the event as well. A $5 Carnival Meal Deal (1/4-lb. all-beef hot dog, bag of chip, carrots or apple slices, and a drink) is also available for pre-purchase. Download the order form here.
Lend a Hand!
We need assistance the night of the event! Please consider volunteering your time. Visit our scheduling site to choose your spots. Contact Colleen Wagner, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Sheila Nally, email@example.com, with any questions.
Hope to see you there!
NOTE: Rain or Shine–in the event of inclement weather, carnival will be held indoors. All students require an adult chaperone.
Visit ShopWithScrip for the latest Retailer List to find out participating retailers, card denominations available, and the amount earned.
Please fill out and turn in your order form in an envelope marked “Scrip.” Make checks payable to “County Line PTA.” Cards are typically available within one week and can be sent home with your child or can be picked up in the school office the following Friday.
Any questions? Contact Scrip coordinator Angie Packer at firstname.lastname@example.org.