Remember, there is an Early Release this Friday, August 18.  Dismissal is at 1:15pm.  This weekly update will help to keep you informed about PTA activities and volunteer opportunities. 

Announcements:

1- Adams PTA dollars at work.....This week the PTA set up three new outdoor picnic tables in the amphitheater.  This space can be used for literacy lunch, outdoor learning, work space or anything the teachers can dream up!  Funding for this project came from fundraising last school year.  Thank you to all of the parents who worked hard to make this project possible!

2- Our first Family Event is a two-day event at DQ on Walnut Street.  On Tuesday, August 15 & 22 from 4-8pm, DQ will host Adams and will donate a portion of sales to the Adams PTA.  Come join other families for food, fellowship and fun.

3- Do you shop Harris Teeter, Kroger, Lowes Foods, Publix or Amazon? Please visit http://adamspta.org/index.php/fundraising/14-local-retailers to see how your shopping trips can support Adams.

4- Please take the time to either start or renew your WCPSS volunteer registration.  There is a computer to do the registration in the front office of the school.  This registration must be done every school year.

5- The PTA is in the middle of our GoPlaySave fundraiser.  Thanks to everyone for your participation.  Tracks 1 & 2, please return either your Go Play Save book or your order tomorrow, August 14.  Tracks 3 & 4, your books or orders are due back by Tuesday, August 22.

6- Order forms for 5th grade signature shirts came home last week with members of the Class of 2018.  Track 3 order forms will go home after Track Out.  Orders are due Friday, September 1.  We do not order extra 5th grade shirts so this is your only opportunity to order.

7- Have you updated your iPad cover to something a little fancier?  If you have, we would love to have your old cover!  The iPads at school get heavy use and the covers are beginning to fall apart.  If you have an extra cover at home that you can donate to the school, please send it in with your student.  Thank you!!

8- The PTA Memberships have been steadily coming in and we really appreciate all of the support we are receiving!  With every new member, our voice is stronger.  Please join the PTA, the membership form can be found on the left sidebar of our website: www.adamspta.org.  Membership must be renewed annually.  Everyone who joins the PTA by September 15, 2017 will be entered to win a Rubbermaid Lunch Blox Small Entree Kit.

Volunteer Opportunities:

1- The PTA must conduct an audit of our financial records each year.  If you have an hour or two to help on the audit team, please contact Amy Mindick-Walling (miner_amy@yahoo.com).

Thank You:

Thank you to Scott Peters & Kent Dezendorf for setting up the new picnic tables at school, Scott Peters for helping at Carpool Friday, Ashley Keener for processing all of our PTA Memberships and Leslie Douglas for processing all of the Go Play Save books and orders.