Our school carnival fundraiser is just around the corner; what does your school do to raise funds? Here I am with Mr. Whitlock, selling tickets at last year's Round Up; I always take the first shift so I'm free to be a part of the silent and live auction action:
So, our PTO is in charge of this family FUNdraiser. As such, they encourage faculty and staff to get involved and connect with kids by donating Teacher Treats to the auction. We put in all sorts of things like Principal For The Day, Karaoke With The Music Teacher, A Canoe Trip with the Assistant Principal, Movie Night with the Third Grade Team, Picnic With Your Kindergarten Teacher, First Grade Team Cheerleading Squad, Root Beer Floats with the Second Grade Team, Guitar Lessons with Mr. Cloyd.
So what did I contribute? This year I'm donating three things:
1. A hand-made black scarf (knit with eyelash yarn), a Knit Kit, and a one-hour knitting lesson.
2. An autographed copy of Maria Dismondy's Pink Tiara Cookies for Three and a Tiara Cookie Cutter with a one-hour cooking class for up to four kids.
3. A copy of Nan Forler's Bird Child which accompanies a Tuck-in Time package for up to 10 children. What is that? you ask. I've teamed up with my administrative team to offer a one-hour, bedtime-story session that could serve as a birthday party treat or as a sweet surprise to a family's own kiddos. We'll show up with milk and cookies to read three stories that'll lull their little ones to dreamland.
This year's Round Up promises to be so much fun; click here to see pictures from last year's event. A special thanks to Maria and Nan for supporting our efforts by donating copies of their books to this annual outing and to our AmAzInG volunteers for working so diligently to put together this wonderful family-togetherness opportunity.