9/25 Email Blast
Good morning, Lowes Island families! Happy Monday! We have a few reminders this week.
Please remember to open and read emails from PeachJar! PeachJar is the school's communication platform of
choice. You will receive important updates from the county, school, and the PTO in PeachJar emails. This
includes the monthly PTO newsletter. The PTO will also send email directly to it's members (like this one) and
the PTO website will be updated regularly as well.
If you miss a newsletter or an email, please visit the "News & Updates!" section of the PTO website,
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Please join the PTO at Coal Fire Pizza this Tuesday, 9/26 from 4PM - 9PM and help raise money for our school.
Lowes Island Elementary School will receive 20% of the proceeds collected during the event. We hope to see you there!
Odyssey of the Mind
The PTO is hosting an informational meeting this Tuesday, 9/26 at 7PM in the Lowes Island ES Library.
If you're interested in having fun, learning how to examine and solve complex problems, and strengthening
your creative thinking process, join us at the Odyssey of the Mind informational meeting. To learn more about
the OOTM Program, visit the official website at http://www.
If you're unable to attend and would like more information, please contact Carey Husted firstname.lastname@example.org
Coin Collection Benefiting the American Red Cross
Thanks to your generosity, the PTO raised $860 to help recent hurricane victims! Please help us reach our goal
of $2000. There is still time to donate! The collection runs through this Friday, 9/30. Bins are labeled by grade
level and located in the main foyer of the school.
Please contact Bonnie Carter email@example.com with any questions.
Coat and Halloween Costume Drive
Leopards Lending a Hand, the Lowes Island ES PTO's Community Outreach Program, will be collecting
new/gently used coats and Halloween costumes for local schools in need. Donation bins will be located in the
main foyer of the school, right in front of the library 10/2 - 10/13.
Please contact Kim Blough firstname.lastname@example.org or Jenny Rossiter email@example.com with any questions!
September 2017 Newsletter
The Lowes Island PTO is having a membership contest this month! Join the PTO by September 15th and the class with the highest percentage of PTO members wins a PIZZA PARTY IN THEIR CLASSROOM! Complete the membership form on our homepage and your children will be counted in their class percentage.
A strong PTO benefits our entire school community in countless ways - every membership counts!
Thank you for supporting our Lowes Island PTO!
LIES PTO Parent Liaison & Membership Chair
Calling all Ghosts, Ghouls and Goblins for Halloween BINGO
Proceeds go towards educational tools, supplies and technology for our teachers and classrooms.
October 27th, 2017 (LIE Gym)
Family Pizza Party (includes early entry): 6:15 p.m.
General Admission: 6:45 p.m.
BINGO: 7 p.m.
The night will include: 7 rounds of BINGO and the annual student and teacher costume parade. Winners receive a special prize.
Please note: pizza will not be available for purchase the night of the event.
Stay tuned for Registration Dates. ALL REGISTRATION IS ONLINE.
Questions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
We are starting our 4th year of picking up unused food from the cafeteria at Lowes Island Elementary (20755 Whitewater Drive, Sterling) on Wednesday and Friday afternoons between 3pm-4:30pm and delivering it to the Emery Rucker Shelter. We need volunteers to sign up to do these deliveries each week.
Leopards Lending A Hand : Time to clean out those closets! The PTO and SCA are currently collecting gently used or new tennis shoes to benefit our friends in need at our local community schools. We will have a collection box in the lobby until September 8th. Please clean your gently used shoes, we greatly appreciate your donations! Thank you for making a difference in our community!
LEOPARDS SHOW YOUR SCHOOL SPIRIT!
Kick off the school year in style with some awesome spiritwear! We will be clearing the shelves of our existing items and adding in some fun, new options as well. Dry fit sweatshirts, basketball shorts, baseball tees, pajama pants and more! Order online through the PTO website (https://lowesislandpto.membershiptoolkit.com ) through September 22nd. In stock items will be delivered upon ordering, new items will be delivered by the end of October.
Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
Volunteer Coordinators: All committee chair positions are now filled, but the chairs can still use your help! Please go to the PTO website today and sign up to help support your favorite LIES events or committees.
Variety Show 2018 Announcements
It’s never too early to start thinking about Lowes Island’s next big variety show!! The show will take place on March 2 nd , 2018 at Dominion High School and will have the exciting theme of Lowes Island on Television (20 th century). Think SpeedRacer, Green Acres, Dukes of Hazzard, Growing Pains, Full House, Friends…the possibilities are endless! More details to come this fall about auditions, rehearsals, etc.. It’s going to be a fantastically entertaining show!
Please contact Jessica Mankovsky and Stacia Collins with questions and volunteer
opportunities. firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com