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    WELCOME TO THE
    ANDREW BUCHANAN PTA SITE!
     

       Buchanan Phone number - 261-3430
    District Hotline - 261-5680

PTA News and Updates

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    PTA meetings will be held on the 2nd Thursdays of each month at 6:00 pm in the library.  All are welcome to attend.

    Have old Spirit Wear that no longer fits?  Donate it back to the school!
    Please send in any unused spirit wear item to the school and place in the basket in the lobby.

    Need new Spirit Wear?  You can contact Susan at S&S directly at 261-1903.

     


    Andrew Buchanan Elementary School along with our PTA is now on Facebook.

    Find us on Facebook and click on the "Like" keep updated with what's going on at our school.

    Search for Andrew Buchanan Elementary School.

    Disclaimer -This page is to be used as a communication tool between the Andrew Buchanan Elementary School, parents and/or PTA. It will not replace nor is it intended to replace information sent out by the school or PTA. It is another resource of communication the school and PTA would like to utilize. Events and/or reminders will be posted by teachers and/or PTA Board Members. Together everyone achieves more!

     

    BOX TOPS

    Keep collecting those Box Tops!
    When trimming, please do not cut off the expiration date or the code.  If these are cut off, we cannot use them.
     

    Don't forget to use the Box Tops website at www.boxtops4education.com . It has ways to earn free Bonus Box Tops, eBox Tops, coupons for Box Tops products and more! You can register and designate our school.  You can see how our school is doing in comparison to other schools in the area, state, or nation.

    Look for Bonus Box Tops at grocery stores and on products.
    See below for more Box Top information and quick links.
    Check out  www.boxtops4education.com  to earn Bonus Box Tops for our school! 
     
     
     

    Celebrating Birthdays

    As many know, at Buchanan we accept donated Birthday Books at our library. Many students would rather have cupcakes to share with their friends in school. Before deciding on how to celebrate at school please contact your child's teacher. Due to time constraints  and different dietary/health issues of other students, some teachers prefer parents donate something the students can use in class, such as, pencils, erasers, etc.

     

     
     
    Budget cuts have been hard on all of our teachers.  If you are able, please donate to your child's classroom teacher wishlist. 
    In addition, Art, Gym, Library, and Music teachers have also created a wishlist if you want to donate to those classrooms as well.  See the attachment below (Specials Wish List) for the items on their lists.
    Thank you for your help!
     

Athletics

  • Go Bulldogs!

2016 - 2017 PTA Meeting Dates

  • PTA Meetings will be held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm.  Meetings will be held in the conference room next to the office.

    September 8, 2016
    October , 2016
    November , 2016
    December , 2016
    January , 2017
    February , 2017
    March , 2017
    April , 2017
    May , 2017

PTA Officers and Committee Team Leaders

  • President - Janice Dalton

    Vice President - Jeannine Hostetter 

    Treasurer - Jackie Karavias 

    Secretary - Anne Hill 

    Athletic Director - Steve Jarrell 

    Assemblies - Jeannine Hostetter 

    Book Fair - Susan Berrier, Shelia Ramey-Leiberman 

    Box Tops - Rebecca Peszel , Tammy Jarrell

    Bulletin Board - Nancy Burghard

    Fall Event - VOLUNTEER NEEDED 

    Field Day - Bobbie Stine 

    Family Fun Nights - VOLUNTEER NEEDED  

    Fundraiser - VOLUNTEER NEEDED 

    Juice Pouches - VOLUNTEER NEEDED

    PTA Newsletter - Anne Hill 

    PTA Website - Stacy Maun

    Outdoor Sign - Jennifer Cramer

    Restaurant Night - VOLUNTEER NEEDED 

    Shook Home - Jeannine Hostetter

    Skating Party - Tyanne Vaughn 

    Spirit Days - Bobbie Stine, Jane Beaver 

    Spring Event - VOLUNTEER NEEDED 

    Teacher Appreciation - VOLUNTEER NEEDED  

    Volunteer Coordinator - VOLUNTEER NEEDED

     

    Yearbook - Shelia Ramey-Leiberman

     

    Thank you for volunteering your time to serve our PTA!

     

    You may email the PTA at buchananpta@yahoo.com

SHOPPING AND SAVING FOR OUR SCHOOL

  • Giant A+ - Thanks for your support and remember you need to designate your card again this year in order to help our school again. You can designate at the customer service desk of your local Giant grocery store, or by going to the website http://www.giantaplus.com/ . Use school ID#01456.  You can also keep track at the website of how much money our school is earning!

    Target RED Card - We've discovered a terrific way to raise funds for our school. It's super-easy, and all you have to do is use your Target ® Visa ® or Target ® Card. We will receive a percentage of the amount of each purchase in the form of a cash donation from Target through the Take Charge of Education ® program.
    It's easy. Just visit www.target.com/tcoe or call 1-800-316-6142 to designate our school. Use school ID#89184.  So if you're going to Target anyway, please consider using your Target ® Visa ® or Target ® Card. Big thanks to those who are already doing their part to make a great school even better
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    Capri Sun Pouches - There is a container in the cafeteria designated for collecting Capri Sun drink pouches. Since many children bring them in their lunches, it is a great way to raise a little money and help the environment.
    Remind your kids to drop them in the collection can in the cafeteria! If you are sending them from home and you need to cut them to rinse them out, please cut them ABOVE the straw insert location. PLEASE MAKE SURE STRAWS ARE REMOVED! THANKS!

    Box Tops - The school will be collecting Box Tops for Education again this year. If you are not familiar with Box Tops, they are located on General Mills cereal products, as well as many other products. It is a small rectangle located on the packaging which you must cut out. Save them up and send them in to school with your child. Each Box Top is worth 10 cents, and with so many families, they add up quickly.
    For a complete list of products that contain Box Tops, please click HERE .   
    A listing of all Box Tops collection sheets can be found at:  http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/clip/Projects.aspx .

    Can Tabs - Continue to send in any soda can tabs you are saving. The soda can tabs are collected to benefit the Ronald McDonald House charities. For more information, please go to www.rmhc.com .  The tab container is located in the school's main office. 

Help Needed

  • Crossing guards are needed for the 2015 -2016 School Year. 
    Apply by calling 261-3251.

Volunteers

  • If you are interested in volunteering in your child's classroom, you must obtain criminal record and child abuse clearances and a tuberculosis test.
    For detailed information and necessary forms, click on the Volunteer Information link on the left-hand side of the page.

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