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Read our Newsletter for Week of November 18th, 2019

Directory Contest Correction
Congratulations to Tvisha Parekh! She is the 1st grade winner of the PTO Directory Contest.

After publication of the directory, it was brought to our attention that Tvisha’s winning drawing was accidentally attributed to another student. We apologize for the mix up and both students will receive a Book Fair certificate. Here is Tvisha’s winning drawing:

Tvisha Parekh-Winner of PTO directory contest

Family Game Night
Friday, November 22nd, 2019 • 6-8 pm
Want to try out new family games? Looking for holiday gift ideas? Don’t miss Family Game Night which will take place this year in the Estabrook Cafeteria. This fun event is always a popular one in the Estabrook community. In addition to learning and playing games, families will be able to purchase retail games and 50% of the proceeds go back to our school.

If you would like to volunteer at this event, either as a “Game Guru” to learn games in advance and help others at the event, or a general volunteer to help with set-up, clean-up or sales, please contact Natalie.  No advance registration necessary.

4th Grade Staff Appreciation Breakfast
Tuesday, December 4th 2019
Calling all 4th Grade Families! Please consider signing up if you are able. There is something for everyone–items to make/bake, items to create and items to buy. Please sign up by clicking the link. Any questions please contact Marisa Dad.

Holiday Marketplace
Sunday, December 8th, 2019
Registration is now CLOSED and the Holiday Marketplace is now full. If you have sent in your form and haven’t received confirmation email from Pei Ling Ferguson, you do not have a stall space.

This is a fun community event, which also includes the 5th Grade Bake Sale Fundraiser, face painting, access to the Estabrook Bookfair, and Estabrook Parent Julianna Stockton will be selling her anti anxiety art: check our her Esty store

Any questions and queries please contact Pei Ling Ferguson directly.

Book Fair Volunteers
December 2nd to December 8th
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Please volunteer at the Estabrook Book Fair. Volunteers who help at the book fair for 2 or more hours will receive a 10% discount at the fair (does not need to be 2 hours in one shift). Please make sure your CORI is up to date before volunteering. Click here for Bookfair Signup. Any questions please contact: Pei Ling Ferguson or April Maloney.

5th Grade Bake Sale
Game Night & MARKET PLACE • Friday, November 22nd • 6-8 pm.

Sign up for Game Night Bake Sale HERE. Baked goods are to be packaged nicely as we are competing with Marketplace stall holders. Sign up for Marketplace Bake Sale HERE. Any questions please contact: Pei Ling Ferguson or April Maloney.

Adding Parents to the Equation Book Group–Session 3
Literacy Center • Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 • 8:30 am

We will discuss the big ideas from Chapter 6 Multiplication and Division. This is a first come, first served opportunity available only through advance registration. Registration will open Thursday morning, November 21. REGISTER HERE. Nithya Subramanian and Amy Burk, Estabrook Math Specialists.

5th Grade Krispy Kreme Donut Fundraiser
Hello 5th Grade Parents!

Are you ready for some DONUTS?? The 5th Grade is hosting a Krispy Kreme Donut fundraiser to pay for the 5th Grade T-shirts (any extra funds will go to offset the cost of the yearbook). We are hoping your student can sell 10 boxes of donuts @$10.00 a box(dozen).

Here are the details:

Order forms should be going out in yellow folders the week of November 18 (sell over Thanksgiving weekend!)

Payment is due at time of ordering. Checks can be made out to Estabrook PTO, cash is accepted as well. All forms and payment are due on MONDAY DECEMBER 2.

Pick Up and Deliveries:  Pick up is available at 1 Wyman Road on SATURDAY, December 7, between 9:30-11:00am. Local lexington deliveries will be made for orders over 10 boxes (someone must be home to accept delivery!), so sell, sell, sell! All other pickups can be made during Estabrook’s Marketplace Extravaganza on December 8, from 2-4. The top 5 sellers will get a free yearbook!

Any questions, please contact April Maloney.

METCO Family Friends

The Estabrook PTO connects Estabrook students who live in Boston with Estabrook students who live in Lexington for monthly Thursday afternoon play dates hosted by the Lexington families once a month on Thursday afternoons. Participating in the Family Friends program is a great way to help all students build meaningful connections with their peers outside of the school day. If you would like to get involved with the program or have questions, please email us at info@estabrookpto.org.

Learn more about METCO program HERE. To see this year’s Family Friends dates check our event calendar HERE.

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