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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of December 4th

Upcoming Events
  •  Wednesday, 12/6Scrips Order Deadline
  • Friday, 12/8Memory Book Cover Contest Deadline
  • Friday, 12/15Boutwell half-day, 11:30 dismissal
  • Friday, 12/15Flo Ro half-day, 12:15 dismissal
  • Monday, 12/25 – Monday, 1/1: Holiday Break
  • Tuesday, 1/2Back to School!
  • Friday, 1/5Boutwell half-day, 11:30 dismissal
  • Friday, 1/5Flo Ro half-day, 12:15 dismissal

Holiday Fair!!!
The Holiday Fair was a huge success!
We want to say thank you to all of the volunteers that helped to make it so.  The things we do are only possible with your help, and we appreciate every bit of it!

We’d like to say a special thank you to:
Kathy Van Corbach – Holiday Fair Chair
Angelica Presti – Bake Sale Chair
Miranda Street – Food Fair Chair
Linda Lee – Raffle Chair
Mr. Weisner – Grade Level Concerts

We’d like to wish all of our Florence Roche Boutwell PTA Families a
Very Special Holiday Season!!!

Scrips Order Deadline!

Don’t forget!
Your orders are due by
Wednesday, 12/6!
Orders will be available for pick up in the office on
Wednesday, 12/13
If you still need to place your order, follow the steps below.
1. Set up a personal account by going to www.shopwithscrip.com. Use the     enrollment code: 974DFL9115427
2. Print the order form out.  Place the form along with your payment in an envelope addressed to the Florence Roche Boutwell PTA.  Have your student bring it to school and give it to their teacher.
Please contact Jen Duane at JWDuane@gmail.com with any questions.
 

Memory Book Cover Contest
 
 Please submit your entry to either your teacher or the Flo Ro main office

Save the Date!!
Florence Roche Boutwell PTA Family Night at Fenway Park!!!
Saturday, 4/28
4:05 PM
Order forms will be coming home the first week of January.

Science Fair
**Attention Florence Roche Families!**
 
This year’s Science Fair is on! We are still in the early stages of planning and hope to identify a date soon. Thank you to all who have already volunteered their time.
 
The team could still use some help – Coordinator, Venue Manager, Passport Game Manager, and Judge Manager.  Are you a great fit for one of these positions? Experience is not necessary!
 
If you are interested in helping, please contact Cynthia Lane-Hand at cindi@handland.net.
 
**Thank you from the Science Fair Team**

Box Tops Info!
We’re at 20% of our $2,500 goal thanks to the Summer Collection submissions. Purchase 5 participating Lysol products and earn 100 bonus Box Tops when you submit your receipt through the Box Tops App.  Check out other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website.
There are coupons for your favorite products as the latest sweepstakes information.

Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of November 13th

Upcoming Events
  • Friday, 11/17Deadline for Holiday Fair Basket Raffle Donations
  • Monday, 11/20 & Tuesday, 11/21: Boutwell Thanksgiving Feast
  • Wednesday, 11/22Thanksgiving Recess half-day, Boutwell Dismissal 11:30 am, Flo Ro 12:15 dismissal
  • Thursday & Friday, 11/23 & 11/24Thanksgiving Recess, No School
  • Saturday, 12/2Holiday Fair, 10 – 2, Middle School South
**Florence Roche Picture Retake Day is Monday, November 27th
Please have your child bring in the envelope of photos to be returned**

Holiday Fair Info!!!
THE ANNUAL FLO RO-BOUTWELL HOLIDAY FAIR IS ALMOST HERE!
 
When
Saturday, December 2nd from 10:00-2:00pm
 
Where
Middle School South
 
What
K-4 grade level concerts
Food Fair
Bake Sale
Used Book Fair
Holiday Fair Basket Raffle ~ **cash or check only**
Many Local Vendors
FREE Crafts
FREE Face Painting

Volunteers Needed for the Holiday Fair!
IT TAKES A VILLAGE . . . TO MAKE THE HOLIDAY FAIR HAPPEN!
Please Donate an Hour of Your Time
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED
Book Fair
Bake Sale
Raffle Ticket Table
Craft Table
Set Up/Clean Up
 
Please click on this Sign Up Genius link to volunteer:

Used Book Donations Needed!
USED BOOK DONATIONS NEEDED FOR THE HOLIDAY FAIR
 NOW ACCEPTING
Gently used children’s books in hard cover or paperback
Adult books in paperback only
Audio books for adults and children
Puzzles in great condition
WE CANNOT ACCEPT
Adult hardcover books
Textbooks
Computer manuals
Encyclopedias
DVDs or VHS tapes
Coloring books
 
Donation bins located in the lobbies at
Florence Roche and the Middle School South
 
Click Here to email Kathy VanCorbach if you have any questions. 

Holiday Fair Vendors
LOOKING FOR A FEW MORE HOLIDAY FAIR VENDORS
**PTA MEMBERS RECEIVE 50% DISCOUNT ON TABLE SPACE**

We are still accepting vendor applications for the

2017 Florence Roche/Boutwell Holiday Fair!
Support our schools while advertising your business or selling items at our annual fair. The fair takes place on Saturday, December 2nd from 10am – 2pm at the Groton- Dunstable Middle School South.
Click Here to email Kathy Van Corbach for more information.

Holiday Fair Bake Sale

Want to tap into your inner baker?
Now’s your chance!!!

We need volunteers to bake or purchase goodies for the Holiday Fair Bake Sale.  Click Here to go to the sign up and for more information.

Holiday Food Fair!

What’s a family favorite in your home?  We’d love it if you’d share it with us at the Holiday Food Fair! Whether it’s homemade or store bought, if your family loves it, others will too.  Please click here to see the signup for the food fair and for more info on this yummy part of the Florence Roche Boutwell Holiday Fair!
If you have any questions, please click here
to email Miranda.

Holiday Concert Info

Come hear your children sing at the Holiday Fair! The times for each grade’s performance are:

Kindergarten: 10:30
First: 11:15
Second: 12:00
Third: 12:45

Fourth: 1:30

The students need to be in the PAC ready to line up 15 minutes before their scheduled concert time. The children are encouraged to dress in holiday attire.

Holiday Fair Basket Raffle Info
Please Donate Now!
Holiday Fair Basket Raffle-Donations Due Friday 11/17

As part of the Florence Roche Holiday Fair & Concert (scheduled for Saturday, December 2nd), the Florence Roche Boutwell PTA holds a theme basket raffle, featuring one basket created and donated by each K-4 classroom. The funds raised will be used to benefit school enrichment programs and events. The theme basket raffle has always been a huge success.   The baskets can get quite huge with some valued at $500!
Room Parents have e-mailed their classrooms
with their basket theme and donation ideas or
lists of what to purchase. 
 
All donations are due this Friday Nov 17th.
Please donate now! We need your help to make this raffle a success!

Boutwell Corner

On Monday, November 20th and Tuesday, November 21st, Boutwell will be holding their annual Thanksgiving Feast.

Click here or more information!

Box Tops Info!

Remember to look for Box Tops when you’re shopping for your holiday treats! The next contest runs through Thanksgiving. The 4 FloRo families that submit the most Box Tops will win a 25 free Holiday Fair raffle tickets. The top family will receive VIP seating at the Concert. Include your family’s name and grade(s) with your submission. The Top 3 Boutwell family will win raffle tickets too! Submissions are due by Monday, November 27th. Download the Box Tops App for ways to earn extra Box Tops. Check out the current sweepstakes and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops Website. There are coupons for you favorite products too!

http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes
Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon

Genevieve Fundraiser
Due to a glitch it the ordering system, items will be delivered to FloRo at the end of the first week of December.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will let you know as soon as your orders arrive.
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Flo Ro Bo Update November 6th

Upcoming Events
  • Thursday, 11/9: District half-day, 12:15 dismissal, Parent Conferences
  • Friday, 11/10: Veterans Day Observed, No School
  • Friday, 11/17Deadline for Holiday Fair Basket Raffle Donations
  • Wednesday, 11/22Thanksgiving Recess half-day, 12:15 dismissal
  • Thursday & Friday, 11/23 & 11/24Thanksgiving Recess, No School
  • Saturday, 12/2Holiday Fair, 10 – 2, Middle School South

**Boutwell Yankee Candle Orders were due on 11/3.   

If you have not turned yours in yet, please do so ASAP.**

Holiday Fair!!!
It’s that time of year again!!!
The Florence Roche Boutwell Holiday Fair
Saturday, December 2nd
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Middle School South

Holiday Fair Basket Raffle Info
Holiday Fair Basket Raffle-Donations Due Friday 11/17

As part of the Florence Roche Holiday Fair & Concert (scheduled for Saturday, December 2nd), the Florence Roche Boutwell PTA holds a theme basket raffle, featuring one basket created and donated by each K-4 classroom. The funds raised will be used to benefit school enrichment programs and events. The theme basket raffle has always been a huge success.   The baskets can get quite huge with some valued at $500!
Room Parents have e-mailed their classrooms
with their basket theme and donation ideas or
lists of what to purchase. 
 
All donations are due on Friday Nov 17th.
That is less than 2 weeks away so please donate now!

Holiday Concert Info

Come hear your children sing! The times for each grade’s performance are:

Kindergarten: 10:30
First: 11:15
Second: 12:00
Third: 12:45
Fourth: 1:30

The students need to be in the PAC ready to line up 15 minutes before their scheduled concert time. The children are encouraged to dress in holiday attire.

Box Tops Info!
Remember to look for Box Tops when you’re shopping for your holiday treats! The next contest runs through Thanksgiving. The 4 FloRo families that submit the most Box Tops will win a 25 free Holiday Fair raffle tickets. The top family will receive VIP seating at the Concert. Include your family’s name and grade(s) with your submission. The Top Boutwell family will win a prize too! Submissions are due by Monday, November 27th. We’re at 20% of our $2,500 goal thanks to the Summer Collection submissions. Download the Box Tops App for ways to earn extra Box Tops. Don’t have the app? Send your receipt in and we will scan it for you! Check out this and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website. There are coupons for you favorite products too!  http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes
Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of October 30th

Upcoming Events
  • Friday, 11/3: Boutwell Yankee Candle Orders Due
  • Thursday, 11/9District half-day, 12:15 dismissal, Parent Conferences
  • Friday, 11/10Veterans Day Observed, No School
  • Wednesday, 11/22Thanksgiving Recess half-day, 12:15 dismissal
  • Thursday & Friday, 11/23 & 11/24Thanksgiving Recess, No School

Halloween Hoopla!!!
  
Thank you to all who came out and participated in our annual Halloween Hoopla!
It was soggy, but we had a great time!

A special THANK YOU to all of our wonderful volunteers.
The PTA couldn’t do what we do without you!

Boutwell Corner
 We hope you are having a great time with the Yankee Candle Fundraiser .
Don’t forget, 40% of the profits go back to our PTA!
All magazine orders are due by November 3rd.
Also, you can shop online using the link below.
Group Number: 999975947
Group Name: FLORENCE ROCHE BOUTWELL PTA

Donelans Receipts
We’re Collecting Donelan’s Receipts! 
Donelan's Tape for Education
The Donelan’s receipt program is up and running!
Collected receipts go towards equipment for our school.
Please drop off any receipts you have in the plastic bin/drawer located by the PTA bulletin board in the front lobby of Flo Ro.

Thank you!!!

Box Tops Info!
Keep collecting Box Tops. Our next contest starts soon! We’re at 20% of our $2,500 goal thanks to the Summer Collection submissions. Purchase 5 participating Lysol products and earn 100 bonus Box Tops when you submit your receipt through the Box Tops App. Don’t have the app? Send your receipt in and we will scan it for you! Check out this and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website. There are coupons for you favorite products too!
Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon

Crusaders Youth Hockey
Try Hockey for Free in Groton!
Crusaders Youth Hockey is hosting a USA Hockey – Try Hockey For Free Day!
Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Groton School Rink 2 from
9:45 AM to 10:45 AM.
You can learn more about this event by clicking here.
Registration is open and can be found directly by clicking here.
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of October 16th

Upcoming Events
  • Wednesday, 10/18Parent Book/Article Club, 9-10 AM or 7-8 PM, Middle School North Library
  • Monday, 10/23: Genevieve’s Fundraiser Orders Due
  • Sunday, 10/29: Halloween Hoopla!  2-4 PM, Flo Ro

Halloween Hoopla!!!
  
It’s that time of year again!
Halloween Hoopla!!!
Mark your Calendars
Sunday, October 29 from 2 – 4 PM at Flo Ro
Want to help out?  We need some more trunks for Trunk or Treat!
Please click here to add yourself to the list of trunks already participating, and to see what other volunteer slots are available!
If you have any questions, please email Sara Fieberg HERE.

Boutwell Corner

Halloween Costume Sale
The sale night was a big success!
Thank you to all who donated and came to purchase a costume for this year! We raised almost $300 to put towards enrichment for Boutwell students and families.
 
Yankee Candle and Genevieve’s Fundraiser
Last year Boutwell students absolutely rocked the Yankee Candle fundraiser, raising almost $2,000! This week you will be receiving both the Genevieve’s and Yankee Candle fundraiser packages. All products will be in by the second week of December. Participation is completely optional!

Genevieve Fall Fundraiser
Packets for the Genevieve Fall Fundraiser went home with students last week.
Order deadline is Monday, October 23rd!
Please make checks payable to Florence Roche Boutwell PTA.
When submitting your orders, keep the pink copy for your records, and turn in the yellow and white copies.
To shop online, go to www.genevieves.com.
Select “Shop” and enter the school account number 457.
Next, click on “Assign Credit and Go Shopping”
Questions?  Contact Erin Kahwati at erinfkahwati@gmail.com
Your packets include tips for selling, links to on-line ordering, and info on all the wonderful products available.  Happy Selling!!

Parent Book/Article Club
Karen Gartland is the K-8 Math Supervisor for the district. She is offering an article/book club for a few sessions this year regarding growth mindset and mathematics. The first meeting is this Wednesday, October 18th in the
Middle School North Library.
There will be a session from 9 – 10 AM and one from 7 – 8 PM.
Please CLICK HERE for more information.
For more info or if you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Gartland atkgartland@gdrsd.org

Donelans Receipts
We’re Collecting Donelan’s Receipts! 
Donelan's Tape for Education
The Donelan’s receipt program is up and running!
Collected receipts go towards equipment for our school.
Please drop off any receipts you have in the plastic bin/drawer located by the PTA bulletin board in the front lobby of Flo Ro.

Thank you!!!

Box Tops Info!
Keep collecting Box Tops. Our next contest starts soon! Purchase 5 participating Lysol products and earn 100 bonus Box Tops when you submit your receipt through the Box Tops App. Don’t have the app? Send your receipt in and we will scan it for you! Check out this and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website.
Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon

Groton Community Dinners
Special Event!  First Annual Halloween Dinner!
Friday, 10/27
First Parish Church, Groton at 5:30 PM 

Come together with others from the community!
In the spirit of Halloween, have the kids dress
up in their costumes!

The meal will be chili.  There will be a vegetarian option as well as meat.  And…we will also be holding a chili cook-off!  Bring your favorite recipe – the winners will have bragging rights for a whole year! To enter the contest email Erin and Kate at grotoncommdinners@gmail.com.

This is a completely free event but GCD is in need of volunteers.  If you can help or if you have any questions, please contact Erin and Kate at grotoncommdinners@gmail.com.

For more information, please visit Groton Community Dinners at
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of October 9th

Upcoming Events
  • Monday, 10/9:  Columbus Day, No School!
  • Tuesday, 10/10:  Professional Development Day, No School!
  • Friday, 10/13:  Half Day, 12:15 Dismissal, No Lunch
  • Saturday, 10/14: River Hawks Hockey, 7:00 PM, Tsongas Center
  • Sunday, 10/29: Halloween Hoopla!  2-4 PM, Flo Ro

Click Here for Flo Ro’s October Lunch Menu 

Halloween Hoopla!!!
  
It’s that time of year again!
Halloween Hoopla!!!
Mark your Calendars
Sunday, October 29 from 2 – 4 PM at Flo Ro
We are in need of volunteers.  Please click here to see what slots are available.
If you have any questions, please email Sara Fieberg HERE.

Thank You!
Thank you to everyone who volunteered with our book fair last week and to everyone who participated. We had a very successful fair, bringing in about $4,000 in profit. Our teachers felt the benefits immediately – each teacher got to choose $20 worth of books for their classroom libraries!
Time to Head ’em up, move ’em out till our Spring Book Fair!

Boutwell Corner

River Hawks Tickets
Tickets will be going home with students this week.   
Please look for them in your child’s backpack. 

Genevieve Fall Fundraiser
This week, packets for the Genevieve Fall Fundraiser will be  
arriving home with your students! 
For over 30 years, Genevieve’s has been providing fundraising programs to help raise money for our schools.  They have superior product offerings from well known vendors such as: Stonewall Kitchen, Crabtree & Evelyn, Boston Coffee Cake, Mrs. Fields Cookies, Hebert Chocolates, Auntie Anne’s, and Lake Champlain Chocolates (to name a few!)  In addition, they offer unique and personalized custom photo cards and art plate kits!

This year, while students are raising money for their school, they also have a chance to earn prizes based on their sales!  We will be offering passes to Altitudes in Billerica, or appetizers at Applebee’s!

Please look for your packets!  They will include tips for selling, links to on-line ordering, and info on all the wonderful products available.  Happy Selling!!

Introducing…
Karen Gartland!
Mrs. Gartland is the K-8 Math Supervisor for the district. She is offering an article/book club for a few sessions this year regarding growth mindset and mathematics, the first of which is mid-October.
For more info or if you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Gartland atkgartland@gdrsd.org

Want to help out???

We are looking for some crafty volunteers who are able to make and donate a few of these DIY crate seats to the school library. Please contact Emily Slater at volcor@florobopta.com if you are interested for more information. Thank you!

Donelans Receipts
We’re Collecting Donelan’s Receipts! 
Donelan's Tape for Education
The Donelan’s receipt program is up and running!
Collected receipts go towards equipment for our school.
Please drop off any receipts you have in the plastic bin/drawer located by the PTA bulletin board in the front lobby of Flo Ro.

Thank you!!!

Box Tops Info!
Purchase 5 participating Lysol products and earn 100 bonus Box Tops when you submit your receipt through the Box Tops App. Don’t have the app? Send your receipt in and we will scan it for you! Check out this and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website.

http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes
Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of October 2nd

Upcoming Events
  • Monday, 10/2 – Friday, 10/6Scholastic Book Fair, Flo Ro Library
  • Wednesday, 10/4Picture Day!!
  • Thursday, 10/5:  Book Fair Family Night, 6 – 8 PM, Flo Ro Library
  • Monday, 10/9:  Columbus Day, No School!
  • Tuesday, 10/10:  Professional Development Day, No School!
  • Friday, 10/13:  Half Day, 12:15 Dismissal, No Lunch

Click Here for Flo Ro’s October Lunch Menu 

Scholastic Book Fair!!
Giddy Up Partner! Time to Mosey on Over to the FLORO Corral for the Fall Book Fair!
The Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA’s Fall Book Fair is scheduled for Monday October 2nd- Friday October 6th.  The Book Fair will be located in the Florence Roche Library. If you can’t make the book fair, you can shop online at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/florencerochees2
 
Don’t forget the Book Fair Family Night!
Thursday, October 5th6 – 8 PM in the Florence Roche Library.

Halloween Hoopla!!!
  
It’s that time of year again!
Halloween Hoopla!!!
Mark your Calendars
Sunday, October 29 from 2 – 4 PM at Flo Ro
We are in need of volunteers.  Please click here to see what slots are available.
If you have any questions, please email Sara Fieberg HERE.

Boutwell Corner

Calling All Former Ghosts and Goblins! 
We need costumes! 
The Boutwell Halloween Costume Drive is coming to an end!   
Thursday is the last day for donations, and the sale is on Wednesday, October 11th!  
Collection bins are located at Florence Roche and
Boutwell school entrances.
More information can be found by clicking here.
School Pictures!
Mark Lawrence will be taking class pictures on
Tuesday, October 3rd, and Wednesday, October 4th.

Box Tops Info!
Purchase 5 participating Lysol products and earn 100 bonus Box Tops when you submit your receipt through the Box Tops App. Don’t have the app? Send your receipt in and we will scan it for you! Check out this and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website.

http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes
Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon
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Flo Ro Bo Flash week of September 25th

Upcoming Events
  • Wednesday, 9/27: Flo Ro Curriculum NIght, 6-8 PM
  • Wednesday, 9/27: Boutwell Back to School Pizza Night, 5:30 – 7 PM, Boutwell Playground
  • Friday, 9/29: Half-Day, 12:15 PM Dismissal. No Lunch!!!
  • Monday, 10/2 – Friday, 10/6: Scholastic Book Fair, Flo Ro Library
  • Wednesday, 10/4: Picture Day!!
  • Thursday, 10/5:  Book Fair Family Night, 6 – 8 PM, Flo Ro Library

Click Here for Flo Ro’s September Lunch Menu

Spiritwear Info!

Order Your Spiritwear Today!

Show your Florence Roche &
Boutwell Pride!
Order your Spiritwear today!
Orders can be placed at the link below or
by filling out the paper order form that
was sent home
with your child.
DON’T WAIT, ORDER NOW!
These items will only be available for a limited time!
Item shown is for Florence Roche.  The Boutwell Butterfly Logo is also available.
ORDER DEADLINE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th

Prizeapalooza Fall Raffle Info

Thank you to everyone who came out to buy raffle tickets or play the pick a duck game at the PTA booth at Grotonfest.  We raised more than enough to purchase the new bottle filling water fountain for Florence Roche while giving away some amazing prizes!

We’d like to say a special thank you to Linda Lee, Prizeaplooza Coordinator!
We’d also like to thank the following volunteers who helped make this event happen: Christina Corcoran, Kristin Cianci, Liz Eagleston, Sara Fieberg, Debby Garrison, Sarah Quina and Kristen Watkins.

We could not have done it without you!

We also want to thank our sponsors who donated over $2600.00 worth of prizes:

Main Street Bank, The Hanover Group, Summer at Lawrence Academy, Marcus Lewis Day Camps, The Boston Red Sox, The Manchester Monarchs, The Worcester Railers Hockey Club, PUMA, The Lowell Spinners, Goldfish Swim School, Westford, The Little Gym, Littleton, Orange Theory Fitness, Westford and Tim Wakefield.

If you work for or own a company that would like to donate a product, service or gift card to our raffle or other fundraisers in the future please contact Linda Lee  lindazlee@hotmail.com

Boutwell Corner

Calling All Former Ghosts and Goblins! 
We need costumes! 
The Boutwell Halloween Costume Drive has started and we are asking the community to donate gently used kids costumes for a fundraiser.
Collection bins are located at Florence Roche and
Boutwell school entrances.
More information can be found by clicking here.

Back to School Pizza Night!

 
Back to School Pizza Night is this Wednesday at 5:30. Thank you to all who offered to donate to help make this night a success.  More information on the event can be found here.  See you Wednesday!
 
School Pictures!

Mark Lawrence will be taking class pictures on

 Tuesday, October 3rd, and Wednesday, October 4th.

Scholastic Book Fair!!
Giddy Up Partner! Time to Mosey on Over to the FLORO Corral for the Fall Book Fair!
The Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA’s Fall Book Fair is scheduled for Monday October 2nd- Friday October 6th.  The Book Fair will be located in the Florence Roche Library. If you can’t make the book fair, you can shop online at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/florencerochees2
 
Don’t forget the Book Fair Family Night!
Thursday, October 5th, 6 – 8 PM in the Florence Roche Library.

Box Tops Info!
Congratulations to our Summer Collection winners!!
FloRo – Conway Family
Boutwell – Mason Family

Purchase 5 participating Lysol products and earn 100 bonus Box Tops when you submit your receipt through the Box Tops App. Don’t have the app? Send your receipt in and we will scan it for you! Check out this and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website. http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes

Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon

Special Event – Groton Plays
  
            Join Us! The Groton-Dunstable Plays – A Recess Initiative has put together a FREE event being held at the Groton-Dunstable Middle School Performing Art’s Center on October 3rd at 7:00 PM. Renowned speaker Peter Gray will discuss: The Importance of Play: What exactly is play, and why is it such a powerful vehicle for learning?

Please register for this event using the Eventbrite link

.

Babysitting will be provided with advance sign-up. This event is co-sponsored by the Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA and Defending the Early Years (DEY).

Register for the event by clicking here.”

Live link for the PDF:  Click Here

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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of Sept 18th

Upcoming Events
  • Monday, 9/18:  PTA General Meeting, 7 PM, Flo Ro Cafeteria
  • Friday, 9/22: Deadline to order River Hawks tickets
  • Saturday, 9/23: Prizapalooza Fall Raffle, 10-5 PM, GrotonFest
  • Wednesday, 9/27: Flo Ro Curriculum NIght, 6-8 PM
  • Wednesday, 9/27: Boutwell Back to School Pizza Night, 5:30 – 7 PM, Boutwell Playground
  • Friday, 9/29: Half-Day, 12:15 PM Dismissal. No Lunch!!!

Click Here for Flo Ro’s September Lunch Menu

PTA Meeting!!!

Tonight is our first PTA meeting of the year!
Flo Ro’s new Assistant Principal, Mrs. Wallace will be our special guest tonight.
We hope to see you there!!!

7 PM in the Flo Ro Cafeteria

Prizeapalooza Fall Raffle Info

Thank you to Kristin Cianci and Christina Corcoran for manning the raffle ticket sales table at our Welcome Back Party on Friday. Sales were hot……literally😊
Ticket sales for Prizeapalooza will continue this Saturday at GrotonFest.  Stop by the Flo Ro Boutwell PTA booth and take a chance on over $2600 in prizes including a $150 VISA Gift Card from Main Street Bank, a Tim Wakefield autographed baseball, weeks of summer camp at Marcus Lewis and Lawrence Academy, tickets to Cirque Du Soleil on Ice, Lowell Spinners, Manchester Monarchs Ice Hockey and many more!
For more info on Prizeapolooza, CLICK HERE to visit the
Florence Roche Boutwell PTA website.

Boutwell Corner

Calling All Former Ghosts and Goblins! 
The Halloween Costume Drive has started! We are asking the community to donate gently used costumes for a fundraiser. Collection bins are located at Florence Roche and Boutwell school entrances. More information can be found by clicking here.
Back to School Pizza Night is Next Wednesday!
Wednesday, September 27 at 5:30 PM – 7 PM Next Week. Please call Sally to RSVP. More information on the event can be found here.
School Pictures!
Mark Lawrence will be taking class pictures on Tuesday, October 3rd, and Wednesday, October 4th. Picture envelopes will be going home the week of September 25.
The Importance of Play Event
Over 150 community members registered so far…join us! The Groton-Dunstable Plays – A Recess Initiative has put together a FREE event being held at the GD Middle School on October 3rd at 7:00 PM. Renowned speaker Dr. Peter Gray will discuss: The Importance of Play: What exactly is play, and why is it such a powerful vehicle for learning? Please register for this event using the Eventbrite link. Babysitting will be provided with advance sign-up. This event is co-sponsored by the Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA. Register for the event by clicking here.”

Special Thank You!
The Welcome Back Party Co-Chairs Jamie Christerson and Kristen Watkins would like to thank the following volunteers for helping to make  
Welcome Back a success :
Emily Slater
Linda Lee
Kristin Cianci
Nicole Tamsett
Terri Cappucci
Cathy and Eric Pauly
Christina Corcoran
Beth Donato
Felicia Ferreer
Mrs Wallace
Dr. Chesson
We can’t tell you how much we appreciate your time and effort. Without our wonderful volunteers events like this could not take place.  Though Mother Nature messed with our plans, Welcome Back was a fun night for all.

Spiritwear Info!
Order Your Spiritwear Today!

Show your Florence Roche &
Boutwell Pride!
Order your Spiritwear today!
Orders can be placed at
the link below or by filling out the paper order form that was sent home
with your child.
DON’T WAIT, ORDER NOW! These items will only be available for a limited time!
Item shown is for Florence Roche.  The Boutwell Butterfly Logo is also available.
ORDER DEADLINE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 th

Boks Program Info!

We have a great program that is coming soon to our school. Right now the team is working on the details of the program as it has a lot of moving parts.
We know that the calendar says that it will start on Sept. 26th; however, after attending the training in August, we realized that we need to take this a little slower.
We are going to be having a 6-week pilot program that will more than likely start in November! We will make sure to get out the details to all of you about signing up for this awesome program.
Thank you to those that are interested in volunteering as well as those that have inquired about signing up!
For more information about the program check outhttp://www.bokskids.org/

or email us at Boks@florobopta.com

PTA Family Hockey Night!

Florence Roche and Boutwell families are invited to join the Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA at the Tsongas Center on Saturday, October 14th

at 7 PM to watch the
River Hawks take on Nebraska-Omaha!
Order forms went home with your child last week.
Please make sure to return the form and money by  
SEPTEMBER 22nd IN ORDER TO RESERVE TICKETS.

  Please submit your order form to your child’s teacher in an envelope marked “River Hawks Hockey”.
For more information please contact Debby Garrison at

Box Tops Info!
Thank you for turning in your Summer Collection Bags. We’re busy counting and will announce the winners soon!
Check out

http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes

to see the current Sweepstakes to earn bonus Box Tops for our school. Be on the lookout for the 1 Million Box Tops Sweepstakes Entry Codes on the thirteen specially marked participating products. Enter the code at

now through January 1, 2018.
Thank you!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon

Special Event – Groton Plays
  
            Join Us! The Groton-Dunstable Plays – A Recess Initiative has put together a FREE event being held at the Groton-Dunstable Middle School Performing Art’s Center on October 3rd at 7:00 PM. Renowned speaker Peter Gray will discuss: The Importance of Play: What exactly is play, and why is it such a powerful vehicle for learning?
Please register for this event using the Eventbrite link

.
Babysitting will be provided with advance sign-up. This event is co-sponsored by the Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA and Defending the Early Years (DEY).

Register for the event by clicking here.”

Live link for the PDF:  Click Here

Special Speaking Event
Executive Function Expert Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP

Do you want to help your students with their organization and planning skills?
The GDRSD Special Education Parent Advisory Council is excited to present:

Executive Function in Students
A workshop by Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP
Highly sought after nationally and internationally renowned speaker, Executive Function expert and co-director of Cognitive Connections in Lincoln, MA
September 25, 20177-9 pm
GDRSD Middle School PAC
Parents, teachers and professionals: Come learn how to work with and coach students to effectively balance and manage academic work, time, and materials.
Learn how to:
  1. Create a homework space
  2. Organize personal and school materials
  3. Record assignments and create a schedule
  4. Manage time, tasks and complete long term projects
Funded in part by the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District and the Groton Commissioners of Trust Funds Lecture Fund.
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of Sept. 11

Upcoming Events
  • Friday, 9/15: Half-Day, 12:15 PM Dismissal.  No Lunch!
  • Friday, 9/15: Welcome Back Family Fun Night, 4-6 PM, Flo Ro Track
  • Monday, 9/18:  PTA General Meeting, 7 PM, Flo Ro Cafeteria
  • Friday, 9/22Deadline to order River Hawks tickets
  • Wednesday, 9/27: Flo Ro Curriculum NIght, 6-8 PM
  • Wednesday, 9/27Boutwell Back to School Pizza Night, 5:30 – 7 PM, Boutwell Playground

Click Here for Flo Ro’s September Lunch Menu

PTA Meeting!!!

We hope to see you at our first
General PTA meeting of the year!

Monday, 9/18 at 7 PM in the Florence Roche Cafeteria.

If you need babysitting, please let us know atflorencerocheboutwellgrotonpta@gmail.com so we can make arrangements.

Welcome Back Family Fun Night!!!

The Florence Roche Family Fun Welcome Back Party is on Friday, September 15th

 from

4:00 – 6:00

PM and will be held on the
Flo Ro track.
Bring a picnic blanket or folding chairs and come

join the fun!
Aunties Sweet Shop will be selling organic cotton candy and sno-cones.  Part of the proceeds from their sales at the party will come back to the PTA!
Tickets ordered by September 13th will be      $20/family
Tickets purchased on the day of the event will be $25/family
Send in your order form and $20 payment to the Flo Ro Office by
September 13, 2016.  Make checks payable to “Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA”.  Mark your envelope “PTA Family Fun Night”.
We need volunteers – Please let us know if you can help with the event!
If you’d like to help out, please CLICK HERE to email Jamie Christerson
for more information.
If you have any questions, please contact the PTA at

Prizeapalooza!!!

We are excited to announce that our Prizeapalooza Raffle is back and has been moved to September.  This is one of our biggest fundraisers!
Among this year’s raffle packages are a signed Tim Wakefield Baseball, tickets to Cirque Du Soleil on Ice, a $150 VISA gift card, a week of summer camp at Marcus Lewis Day Camp and Lawrence Academy, Worcester Railers Ice Hockey Tickets, Goldfish Swim School passes and many more.
Tickets will be on sale this Friday at our Welcome Back Party  and at Grotonfest on September 23rd.
Winners will be announced at Grotonfest.
Ticket prices are 3 for $5, 10 for $10 and 25 for $20.
For more info o Prizeapolooza, CLICK HERE to visit the
Florence Roche Boutwell PTA website.

PTA Family Hockey Night!

Florence Roche and Boutwell families are invited to join the Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA at the Tsongas Center onSaturday, October 14th

at 7 PM to watch the
River Hawks take on Nebraska-Omaha!
Order forms will be coming home with your child this week.
Please make sure to return the form and money by SEPTEMBER 22nd IN ORDER TO RESERVE TICKETS.

  Please submit your order form to your child’s teacher in an envelope marked “River Hawks Hockey”.
For more information please contact Debby Garrison at

Boutwell Corner
Back to School Pizza Night!

Our Back to School Pizza night is

 
Wednesday September 27th 5:30 to 7:00 PM.
Please plan to arrive at 5:30 PM and bring your family to the playground to enjoy some pizza and then
see the show.
After we serve pizza, Roger Ticknell will perform for us.
Please RSVP to Sally by Monday 9/25/17 at 978-448-2297.

Boks Program Info!

We have a great program that is coming soon to our school. Right now the team is working on the details of the program as it has a lot of moving parts.
We know that the calendar says that it will start on Sept. 26th; however, after attending the training in August, we realized that we need to take this a little slower.
We are going to be having a 6-week pilot program that will more than likely start in November! We will make sure to get out the details to all of you about signing up for this awesome program.
Thank you to those that are interested in volunteering as well as those that have inquired about signing up!
For more information about the program check out http://www.bokskids.org/

or email us at Boks@florobopta.com

Special Event – Groton Plays
  
            Join Us! The Groton-Dunstable Plays – A Recess Initiative has put together a FREE event being held at the Groton-Dunstable Middle School Performing Art’s Center on October 3rd at 7:00 PM. Renowned speaker Peter Gray will discuss: The Importance of Play: What exactly is play, and why is it such a powerful vehicle for learning?
Please register for this event using the Eventbrite link.
Babysitting will be provided with advance sign-up. This event is co-sponsored by the Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA and Defending the Early Years (DEY).

Register for the event by clicking here.”

Live link for the PDF:  Click Here

Reminder!!!
Don’t forget to turn in the forms sent home the first week of school (Florence Roche Permission form, Room Parent form, Volunteer Sign Up form, PTA Dues, etc.).
Please have them in by Friday, September 15th.

Box Tops Info!
It’s time to turn in your Summer collection bags! Submissions are due by September 15th. The winning family from each school wins a fun prize package! Look for the Summer Collection bin in the FloRo lobby.
Check out http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes to see the current Sweepstakes to earn bonus Box Tops for our school. Be on the lookout for the 1 Million Box Tops Sweepstakes Entry Codes on the thirteen specially marked participating products.
now through January 1, 2018.
Thank you!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon

SEPAC Info
Executive Function Expert Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP

Do you want to help your students with their organization and planning skills?
The GDRSD Special Education Parent Advisory Council is excited to present:

Executive Function in Students
A workshop by Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP
Highly sought after nationally and internationally renowned speaker, Executive Function expert and co-director of Cognitive Connections in Lincoln, MA
September 25, 20177-9 pm
GDRSD Middle School PAC
Parents, teachers and professionals: Come learn how to work with and coach students to effectively balance and manage academic work, time, and materials.
Learn how to:
  1. Create a homework space
  2. Organize personal and school materials
  3. Record assignments and create a schedule
  4. Manage time, tasks and complete long term projects
Funded in part by the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District and the Groton Commissioners of Trust Funds Lecture Fund.
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of Sept. 5th

  • Friday, 9/15: Half-Day, 12:15 PM Dismissal.  No Lunch!
  • Friday, 9/15: Welcome Back Family Fun Night, 4-6 PM, Flo Ro Track
  • Wednesday, 9/27: Flo Ro Curriculum NIght, 6-8 PM

Click Here for Flo Ro’s September Lunch Menu

Message from our PTA President
Welcome back to our returning families.  To our new families, welcome to Florence Roche!  We hope you all had a wicked awesome summer! 
We have lots of exciting things planned for the PTA this school year but we can’t do them without you, our volunteers…so get a CORI (renew after 3 years) and fill out those forms!! We have new fundraisers and new programs coming soon! So keep your eyes on Facebook, our website and of course, the easiest way, this here Flo Ro Bo Flash!!
We hope you will join us for our Welcome Back Family Fun Night celebration on September 15th from 4:00 – 6:00 on the Flo Ro track. REMEMBER it is a half day also!
 
Let’s make this year Legend..wait for it…dary!
 
Sara Fieberg
Florence Roche PTA President

Welcome Back Family Fun Night!!!

The Florence Roche Family Fun Welcome Back Party is on Friday, September 15th

 from

4:00 – 6:00

PM and will be held on the
Flo Ro track.
Bring a picnic blanket or folding chairs and come

join the fun!
Aunties Sweet Shop will be selling organic cotton candy and sno-cones.  Part of the proceeds from their sales at the party will come back to the PTA!
Tickets ordered by September 13th will be      $20/family
Tickets purchased on the day of the event will be $25/family
Send in your order form and $20 payment to the Flo Ro Office by
September 13, 2016.  Make checks payable to “Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA”.  Mark your envelope “PTA Family Fun Night”.
We need volunteers – Please let us know if you can help with the event!
If you’d like to help out, please CLICK HERE to email Jamie Christerson
for more information.
If you have any questions, please contact the PTA at

Special Event – Groton Plays
  
            Join Us! The Groton-Dunstable Plays – A Recess Initiative has put together a FREE event being held at the Groton-Dunstable Middle School Performing Art’s Center on October 3rd at 7:00 PM. Renowned speaker Peter Gray will discuss: The Importance of Play: What exactly is play, and why is it such a powerful vehicle for learning?
Please register for this event using the Eventbrite link.
Babysitting will be provided with advance sign-up. This event is co-sponsored by the Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA and Defending the Early Years (DEY).

Register for the event by clicking here.”

Live link for the PDF:  Click Here

Reminder!!!
Don’t forget to turn in the forms sent home last week (Florence Roche Permission form, Room Parent form, Volunteer Sign Up form, PTA Dues, etc.).
Please have them in by Friday, September 15th.

Box Tops Info!
It’s time to turn in your Summer collection bags! Submissions are due by September 15th. The winning family from each school wins a fun prize package! Look for the Summer Collection bin in the FloRo lobby.
Check out http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes to see the current Sweepstakes to earn bonus Box Tops for our school. Be on the lookout for the 1 Million Box Tops Sweepstakes Entry Codes on the thirteen specially marked participating products.
now through January 1, 2018.
Thank you!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of June 12th

Upcoming Events
  • Monday & Tuesday, June 12 & 13th, Water Days at Boutwell!!!
  • Thursday, June 15th, 4th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, PAC, 9:30 AM
  • Friday, June 16th, Florence Roche Field Day!
  • Monday, June 19th, Last Day of School! Half day, 12:15 PM Dismissal

Field Day!!
Florence Roche Field Day is Friday, June 16th!
Florence Roche will have its Annual Field Day on Friday, June 16th.  It is a fun-filled day with activities taking place all around the school to celebrate a great year of accomplishments!  We need participation from parents to make the day a success.  Please consider volunteering some of your time to this exciting event.  We promise that you will have fun too!

Students are asked to wear colored shirts depending on the grade.  Colors per grade are:

Kindergarten: Green
First: Gray
Second: Red
Third: Blue

Memory Books!!!

Due to high demand, we have ordered more Memory Books!  If you would like one, please send an envelope to the office with MEMORY BOOK clearly written on the outside.  Inside, please include $12, cash or check (checks must be made out to Florence Roche Boutwell PTA), your name and a contact number.  You will be contacted after we receive the order so a meetup time and place can be set up for delivery.
PLEASE NOTE – MEMORY BOOKS WILL NOT BE IN UNTIL AFTER THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.

If you’d like your Memory Book mailed to you, include your mailing address and an extra $3 to your payment/order.
 

EPI Info – Order your school supplies!
 
            It’s that time of year!  Time to order your child’s school supplies for next year!
When you order your child’s supplies through EPI, your child will have everything they need waiting for them on the first day of school!  It’s easy and is one less thing for parents to have to think about during the busy start of the school year.

To order, go to www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks
Enter the school I.D. – ROC070
Follow the directions to complete your order
Print the online confirmation as your receipt.

You can order anytime between now and July 3rd.

BOKS is Coming!!!
Boks Before School Fitness Program!!! 
BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success), an initiative of the Reebok Foundation, is a free before-school physical activity program aimed to get children moving in the morning and their brains ready for a day of learning.
Please click here if you are interested in learning more about the program and if you may be interested in volunteering.  We’ll be sending out an informational email soon!

If you have any questions, please contact Sara Fieberg at
president@florobopta.com

Box Tops Info!
The winners for our final contest of the school year are
Andrew Lyon (FloRo)
with 169 Box Tops and Mason Fisher (Boutwell) with 70 Box Tops. Thank you for all of your submissions. The total Box Tops count for the year was $2,400. That’s $2,400 that goes right back into the school. Collection doesn’t stop when the school year does. Look for your Summer collection bags and details on the Summer Contest. Through December 2017, you can earn 100 extra Box Tops with a purchase of 5 Lysol wipes. Place your receipt with 5 Lysol wipes in your summer collection bags and we will scan it for the extra Box Tops.
Box Tops is Running two contests:
Enter daily for a chance to win 2,500 Bonus Box Tops from Hefty at  http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes/2017/hefty-summer-fun now through June 30.
Enter now and you could WIN 1 MILLION eBoxTops for our school! Enter your Box Tops Login information and code to see if you’ve won. For a 1 Million Box Tops Sweepstakes Entry Code, visit participating retailers and purchase one or more of the thirteen specially marked participating products. Enter the code at  https://www.1millionboxtops.com/
now through January 1, 2018.
Thank you!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon

Event Name
Lost & Found!!! 

Please be sure to check the lost and found before the end of the year!  Lost & Found is located downstairs, right outside of the cafeteria.  There’s lots of stuff – jackets, shoes and other such clothing.  The PTA has straightened up to make it easier to look through, so please try to keep it neat while searching.  All unclaimed clothing will be donated to the nurse’s office or
to a local charity.

Thank you!
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Weekly Update September 6, 2016

Upcoming Events
  • Thursday, September 15, Flo-Ro Open House
  • Tuesday, September 20, Curriculum 1/2 Day, 12:15 dismissal
  • Friday, September 16, Flo-Ro Welcome Back Party, 4:00 – 6:00 PM, Flo-Ro Track

“Like” Us on Facebook!

The Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA has a Facebook page.  “Like” us to stay in the loop on our PTA happenings!

Click here to “Like” us on Facebook!

Flo-Ro Family Fun Night is Friday, September 16th!
 

 The Florence Roche Family Fun Welcome Back Party is on Friday, September 16th from
4:00 – 6:00, and will be held on the Flo Ro track.
Bring a picnic blanket or folding chairs and come join the fun!

Tickets ordered by September 14th will be $20/family
Tickets purchased on the day of the event will be $25/family

Send in your order form and $20 payment to the Flo Ro Office by September 14, 2016.  Make checks payable to “Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA”.  Mark your envelope “PTA Family Fun Night”.

Please let us know if you can volunteer to help with the event – We love volunteers and can always use some extra help!
If you have any questions, please contact the PTA atflorencerocheboutwellgrotonpta@gmail.com

Get Involved!  Become a Room Parent!

Many slots still open!
Please consider volunteering and make a difference in your child’s classroom!

What is a room parent?  A room parent is a volunteer who serves as a helper to both the teacher and the parents of the class.  It is a great way to make a difference in your child’s class, while providing support for your teacher.  Two room parents are needed per class and are selected by lottery.
Some responsibilities include:
-Create a class list for contact purposes throughout the school year.
-Communicate teacher needs for volunteers or supplies.
-Help with and/or solicit volunteers for special classroom events, copying or administrative tasks as needed.
-Coordinate with PTA event chairs (Holiday Fair, Memory Book etc)
-Select Holiday Fair classroom basket theme, collect and organize donations and Holiday Raffle packets and attend basket wrapping event in November.
-Photography of classroom events for Memory Book.
-Attend the room parent information meeting on Tuesday   9/13 at 7PM.

If interested in placing your name in the room parent lottery please contact Linda Lee with your name and classroom teacher by this Friday 9/9.   Notifications will go out over the weekend with room parent meeting on Tuesday 9/13 @ 7PM in the Flo Ro cafeteria.

Linda Lee
Room Parent Coordinator

PTA Forms Due

Don’t forget to turn in the forms sent home last week (room parent form, volunteer sign up form, PTA dues, etc.).  Please have them in by Friday, September 16th.

CORI Form Info
Interested in Volunteering???
If you are interested in volunteering, you will need a CORI form.  Simply bring your driver’s license to the main office and complete the paperwork.  It takes about a week or two for it to come back and they are good for 3 years.  CORI forms are required for any volunteer work done at the school.

Morning Drop-Off Greeters Needed

Welcome back!! We are in need of morning greeters. If you can do one day(or more) we would be so grateful! Please contact Erin Kahwati at erin@kahwati.com.

Box Tops News!

Box Tops Hand

Welcome back!
Our numbers total from last year was $$2,250.30, just
short of our $2,500 goal for the year.
Let’s see if we can beat that
this year! Don’t forget to send in your Summer Collection Bags with your family name on it no later than September 9th. The FloRo family that collects the most Box Tops wins free entry into the Welcome Back Event.
The Boutwell Family that collects the most Box Tops wins a fun
Boutwell-themed prize. Make sure to check expiration dates on the bottom
of the Box Tops. Expired Box Tops will not be counted for the contest.

Check out the Box Tops web site for easy and quick sweepstakes to earn
extra Box Tops for our schools. Current promotions, coupons, and
Thank you and Happy Clipping!

Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon
About Us
Welcome back to our returning families.  To our new families, welcome to Florence Roche!  We hope you all enjoyed the fun-filled summer days, and it is with great enthusiasm that we invite you to get ready for another exciting and successful school year.  If only it weren’t so hot for the return of school! 

With your support, we can continue to make Florence Roche academically challenging and nurturing for our children.  Florence Roche is a community based on vibrant parent involvement.  Your contributions, whether it is your time, knowledge, or resources, make a difference.  Thank you for helping in any way you can, and showing your children the importance you place on their education!

We look forward to getting to know your family.  We hope you will join us for our Family Fun Night celebration on September 16th from 4:00 – 6:00 on the Flo Ro track. 
Feel free to contact us with any questions.

Sara Fieberg
Florence Roche PTA President

Please visit our website at: http://florobopta.digitalpto.com/
For more information about these and other school and district events, visit  www.gdrsd.org. 
The PTA does its best to communicate dates and times of school or district events as accurately as possible.  We recommend you always verify dates against your school’s calendar.