September 2017 Newsletter
PTO Membership

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!

Carrie Leinbach
LIES PTO Parent Liaison & Membership Chair

Halloween Bingo
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

Community Outreach
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!
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 ( ) through September 22nd. In stock items will be delivered upon ordering, new items will be delivered by the end of October.
Please contact with any questions.
GOOOOO Leopards!


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. and