2016-17 School Year Checklist for Hollymead Parents

Have you completed the following for the 2016-17 school year?

-Sign up for the Hollymead Buzz

-Complete the School Directory sign up form

-Return your PTO Volunteer Registration form

-Register for Amazon Smile, which gives back 0.5% of your purchase to our Hollymead PTO.

-Register your grocery loyalty cards this must be done every year – (including Harris Teeter, Kroger & Giant) so that Hollymead benefits from your purchases! These stores will donate a portion of the value of your purchases to our school every time you shop!

Kroger: Hollymead ID# 80574

Giant: Hollymead ID# 02393

Harris Teeter: Hollymead ID# 5899

Volunteer Opportunities

Our Hollymead PTO is ALWAYS looking for more helping hands!! No matter what your skill or interest, we can use your assistance. Here are some of the ways you can help to make Hollymead the best it can be!

-Hospitality (preparing/setting up food & decorations for events, baking or donating treats for teachers one Friday per month)

-Fundraisers (grant solicitation, advertising sales, Scholastic Book Fair, Coupon Book, Read-a-thon )

-Community Events (helping to set up, run, and clean up after events, including: Game Nights, Family Fun Fair, Talent Show, school beautification)

-After School Programs (aiding with activity sign ups)

-Communications (assisting with marketing of PTO activities, flier distribution, updating the school marquee sign)

Drop us a line at hollymeadptoboard@gmail.com to let us know how you’d like to help!

Thank you for supporting our students & faculty!

Donation Opportunities

As busy parents ourselves, we understand that your time is valuable and often in limited supply. If you are unable to volunteer your time, there are still many ways you can support the PTO and make a HUGE difference to our school community!

-Donate your used ink cartridges in the box in the school’s front hall

-Clip and send in Box Tops (preferably in small zip bags, in groups of 50), Campbell’s soup wrappers and Coke Rewards as part of our school rewards programs

-Purchase a Coupon Book in September with great deals at hundreds of local shops & restaurants

-Attend PTO events such as the annual Scholastic Book Fair and the Family Fun Fair

-Encourage your child to participate in the Read-a-thon in January

-Come to our Dining Out Nights and other special event fundraisers