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Join us for Paint Nite!

Only 45 tickets are available to join our annual Paint Nite fundraising event! Enjoy a relaxing and fun night out with friends! All proceeds benefit our West Newbury PTO!

Friday, January 27th at 7:00 pm
Michael’s Harborside in Newburyport
Ticket Price: $45
Painting: Anchor Wine Glasses

Click here to purchase your ticket.

If you have any questions, please email Page teacher and parent: Krista Niles.

Paint Nite Flyer

Paint Nite Details

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Fall Book Fair

The book fair will be held December 5th – December 8th, 2016.

Fair Schedule

  • Monday, December 5th – 8:30 am – 3:00 pm (closed 11:45 – 12:30)
  • Tuesday, December 6th – 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (closed 12:00 – 1:00)
    Extra Hours 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, December 7th – 8:30 am – 3:00 pm (closed 12:00 – 1:00)
  • Thursday, December 8th – 8:30 am – 12:00 pm (closed 12:00 – 5:00)
    Family Night 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Extra Hours and Family Night are scheduled the same times as parent-teacher conferences.

Please come visit the fair before or after your conference(s). Learn about the “All for Books” program, donate $1, then write a “pencil-gram” for delivery to your child’s desk. Students (or parents) can also donate $.50 to the “All for Books” and pull a candy cane for a chance to win a $10 Scholastic gift certificate to spend at the fair.

Your child’s class will visit the fair on the day listed below:

Monday, December 5th

  • Isabel
  • Niles
  • Griskiewicz

Tuesday, December 6th

  • Grassia
  • Gray

Wednesday, December 7th

  • Amico

Thursday, December 8th

  • Murray

Students in grades 4 – 6 have schedules that vary, please ask your child or child’s teacher to learn which day he/she will be able to shop. Kindergartners do not shop on their own, parents are welcome to bring them anytime the fair is open.

Please include a note of your child’s spending limits and whether purchases should be limited to books only. Please make checks payable to: “West Newbury PTO” or (“WNPTO”). A 6.25% tax will be added, so plan for that in your spending limits.

Please consider purchasing a book from our fair to donate to “Books for Manhattan” program coordinated by Mrs. Wood. All of your purchases will benefit our school.

Classroom wish lists will be available at the fair and online!

Page School Online Book Fair is open from November 30 through December 13 at this link.

A Gift Wrapping Station will be available at our fair!

Drawing Contests will take place the week of November 28 through December 2. Students will compete with all peers in their grade for a $10 scholastic gift certificate to spend at the fair.

Volunteers needed: Please click here to volunteer.

If you have any questions please contact Mary Evitts via email.

Book Fair Flyer

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2017 Ski/Snowboard Program

The Page School ski program for 4th-6th Grade Students will begin January 6th. The six week program runs every Friday Afternoon at Bradford Mountain starting January 6th through February 10th.

Registration Night will be in the Page School Cafetorium on Wednesday, November 2nd from 6-8pm

Program Fees: Bus Transportation & Lift Ticket: $180
Optional Fees:

  • Ski/Snowboard 6 1-Hr Lessons: $70
  • Ski/Snowboard Equipment Rental: $110
  • Helmet Rental: $30
    (If renting, please come to registration night knowing your child’s height, weight and shoe size.)

FOR THOSE RENTING EQUIPMENT – THE RENTAL EQUIPMENT FORM WILL NEED TO BE FILLED OUT THE NIGHT OF REGISTRATION.
Bradford prints the form on its own cardstock paper.

SPACE IS LIMITED TO 90 STUDENTS

Your Child will be registered when all forms are complete & payment has been made in Full.

If you want to get a head start on registration, please complete the registration forms linked below and bring completed forms to registration night.

Please contact Stephanie Higgins 978-877-0983 with any questions.

2017 Ski Program Flyer

2017 Ski Program Registration Forms

Bradford Registration Forms

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2017 Page School Auction Planning Meeting

Want to learn more about and help to plan the Page School Auction? The auction is held every three years and is our largest fundraiser. The funds raised allow the WNPTO to support many programs at the Page School.

The next planning meeting will be on Thursday, September 29th at 7:00. Please email us at wnptospringauction@wnpto.org for the address and to let us know if you can make it.

Can’t attend, but want to help? Please email us at wnptospringauction@wnpto.org

Sarah Sullivan, Joy Tewksbury-Pabst and Dena Trotta
Spring Auction 2017 Co-Chairs

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Volunteers needed for Teacher Appreciation week

It’s hard to believe that we have weathered another school year.

It’s time to celebrate and recognize the amazing job that our Teachers and Staff do for our students all year long!

This year we will be recognizing their accomplishments during the Week of May 2-6.

We will be hosting our ANNUAL LUNCHEON on WEDNESDAY, MAY 4th

We will also be hosting a Continental Breakfast on Friday, May 6th

 If you would like to help out, please go to our link at http://vols.pt/MubYm1 where you can sign up to donate food, your time, or your decor. Or if you prefer, we can always use $ donations as well.

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Volunteer Opportunity: PTO Executive Board Member

Looking ahead to the 2016-17 school year, the West Newbury PTO is seeking a parent volunteer for a leadership position which serves the students, staff and parents of Page Elementary School.

The WNPTO Executive Board is comprised of 3 members and each member serves a 2 year term.  Responsibilities include hosting monthly PTO meetings, overseeing and supporting committees and events. WNPTO Executive Board members work together with administration, board members and parents to promote and meet the goals and objectives of the West Newbury Parent-Teacher Organization.

The West Newbury PTO is a group of both working & non-working parents – both women and men. We are looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about making a difference at Page and desire to hold a leadership position.

If you are interested in learning more about this or other open positions, please contact the 2015-16 Executive Board Members at: wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org.

 

 

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Volunteer Opportunity: PTO Webmaster

Maintain the www.WNPTO.org website and events calendar. Post current events on website in a timely manner. There is a two‐year commitment for this position.

Please contact the WNPTO executive board at wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org if you have any questions or are interested in this position.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Scholastic Book Fair Chairpersons

The PTO is looking for 2 parents to co-chair our spring Scholastic Book Fair scheduled for May 16-20th 2016. The book fair is an excellent fundraiser for the school and helps to supplement our school library.

The Scholastic Book Fair Chairpersons are responsible for:

  • Serving as liaison between the Page School, volunteers and Scholastic Book Fairs
  • Promoting Book Fair to students, faculty, parents and community
  • Direct the set-up and operation of the Book Fair
  • Recruiting & scheduling volunteers
  • Securing Book Fair proceeds at the end of each day

There is a one-year commitment for this position.

Please contact the WNPTO executive board at wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org if you have any questions or are interested in this position.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Spring Auction Chairperson

The Auction Chairperson oversees a team of volunteers to execute the Spring Auction from start to finish. The Auction which is held every three years is the largest fundraiser for the WNPTO. The
chairperson should be well versed in event planning and coordination as well as overseeing volunteers. The volunteers on the committee will work to solicit auction items, sponsors and advertisers. The chairperson will assign volunteers to write scripts, prepare auction “baskets,” sell tickets, manage website, hire/solicit vendors and coordinate all aspects of the event. The chairperson will be in charge of managing the budget, providing reports at all WNPTO meetings and will be the signer on all contracts relating to the event. The auction chair will be covered under the WNPTO insurance policy for all liability.

Please contact the WNPTO executive board at wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org if you have any questions or are interested in this position.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Accounts Receivable Treasurer

The AR Treasurer manages all financial reporting. The AR Treasurer collects, accounts for and deposits all monies throughout the year. The AR Treasurer also prepares cash boxes for events and withdraws cash for use in cash boxes and for teacher stipends. Additionally the AR Treasurer reconciles the bank account and prepares the monthly report for WNPTO meetings. During appropriations times (April and October) the AR Treasurer meets with the executive team and the principal to review all appropriates requests and prepares financial reports to provide a recommendation for the approval of purchases. The AR Treasurer is a backup for emergency payments by debit card or checks is the Accounts Payable treasurer isn’t available. Finally the AR Treasurer works with the accountant each year to provide files to prepare taxes. There is a two‐year commitment for this position.

Please contact the WNPTO executive board at wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org if you have any questions or are interested in this position.

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BOKS Spring Session

It’s BACK! BOKS, a before school physical activity program, is gearing up for the Spring session. BOKS prepares children for a day of learning and is an important step in helping children gain an appreciation of the benefits of exercise and healthy choices that will last a lifetime. The BOKS team of trainers, Lindsay Goff, Courtney Lucey, Joy Tewksbury-Pabst and Kelly Woodsum, have been trained by the Reebok team.

Typical BOKS Class (approximately 40 minutes long):

  • Fun warm-up game or movement drills
  • Running activity, relay races, obstacle courses & strength movements followed by a fun game
  • Cool down & BOKS Bit – a nutrition tip.

When is BOKS?

  • The spring session will run from Tuesday, March 14 – Friday, June 3.
  • BOKS will run every Tuesday and Friday morning (excluding April vacation and Good Friday) from 7:20 am (drop-off time) to 8:10 am. (21 sessions total)

How do I sign up?

  • KINDERGARTNERS welcome this session!
  • The first 50 Kindergartner-6th grade students will be accepted on a first come, first served basis with forms and payment.
  • To register: Download the registration form and waiver. Send both with payment with your child to school marked WNPTO/BOKS.
  • Note: there will be no EventBrite registration this session.
  • Scholarships are available. Please speak to Mr. Gray to submit a request.
  • Cost to participate is $40 for the entire 21 morning session and includes a tee-shirt.

How should your child prepare?

  • BOKS kids must arrive in sneakers and with a water bottle ready to participate!
  • We will aim to get outside as often as we can this Spring so dress appropriately.
  • BOKS kids should come fueled with a good, healthy breakfast. They may also bring a Page-approved snack from home to eat prior to transitioning to their classrooms.

Questions? Contact Lindsay Goff at lindsgoff@gmail.com.

LIKE us on Facebook to keep in touch with your kids’ BOKS activities. www.facebook.com/boksatpage.

Register now! Space is limited to the first 50 BOKS K-6 kids.

All paperwork and payments must be submitted to reserve your space.

BOKS Information

BOKS Registration Form

BOKS Photo Release Form

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The West Newbury PTO Musical

Directed by Irene Mahoney and Krista Niles

Auditions:
Monday, December 7, 2015, Grades K-2 from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015, Grades 3-6 from 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Everyone who auditions and attends rehearsals will have a part in the production.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY- We are proud to present two productions. One production will be for K-2 students and one production will be for grades 3-6 students.

K-2 SHOW- Students in Kindergarten, First and Second Grades will be the cast and perform the productions on Friday, February 5, 2016 and Saturday, February 6, 2016. Rehearsals will run from 1/5/16 – 2/4/16. Rehearsals will be at the Page School from 3:00-4:00p.m on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

3-6 SHOW- Students in Grades 3-6 will be the cast and perform the productions on Friday April 1, 2016 and Saturday, April 2, 2016. Rehearsals will run from 2/23/16 – 3/31/16. Rehearsals will be at the Page School from 3:00-4:15p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Dress Rehearsals: will be at the Pentucket Middle School.

Sign-up Fee $75.00 first child $60.00 second child, make checks payable- WNPTO. All profits go to the WNPTO.

If you have any questions feel free to contact Irene Mahoney.

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After School Arts Program (ASAP) Fall Sessions

The After School Arts Program (ASAP) Fall Sessions will begin soon.  These programs take place at the school after dismissal and are a great way to meet other children and have some fun with the Page community.  Please take a moment with your child to review the attached brochure.  In you’ll find programs on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for a variety of ages and interests.  Classes begin on or after October 1st.

Late registrations are awkward, so don’t delay!  Please submit signed registrations and payment (cash or check) to the West Newbury PTO before the programs begin.  Registrations can be dropped off at the PTO mailbox in the Main Office or sent in with your

2015 Fall ASAP Brochure

Fall 2015 ASAP brochure addendum

 

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2015 Winter Newsletter

Please use the following link to view our Winter 2015 newsletter

Winter 2015 Newsletter