Upcoming Events
Italics = added this week

August 13
- Kindergarten Conferences

August 14

- 1st Day of Kindergarten
- Boo Hoo/Yahoo Coffee (8:10 a.m. in cafeteria)

August 21

- Back to School Night (parents only)
5:30 - Grades 4-5
6:00 - General PTA Mtg.
6:30 - Grades K-3

September 7

- PTA Board Meeting
- Fall Fest 5:30-8:00 

September 14

- Early Dismissal - Professional Learning
- 2nd Grade Parent Party

September 15 

- 1st Grade Parent Party

Week of Sept 17

- Lunch on the Lawn
Mon - 1st and 6th
Tues - 3rd and 5th
Wed - 2nd
Thurs - 4th
Fri - Kindergarten

September 22

- Kindergarten Parent Party

September 28

- 4th Grade Parent Party

September 29

- 6th Grade Parent Party

October 5
- 1st Qtr PBIS Assembly
- PTA Board Meeting

October 6

- 5th Grade Parent Party

October 11
- Early Dismissal
- End of 1st Qtr

October 12
- No school - teacher workday

October 18
- Parent Conferences (4-8 pm)
- Preschool Fun Night (6-7 pm)

October 20

- 3rd Grade Parent Party

October 31
- Halloween Parade (2 pm)
- Classroom Parties (2:15 pm)



The Dragon Digest
Your Corinth PTA Newsletter

Hello, Corinth Families!

Hope everyone had a great first day of school! Thanks to the Staff Apreciation committee for a warm chalk art welecome. First day for Kindergartners is August 14th. Don't forget to join the Hospitality Committee for the Boo Hoo & Yahoo Coffee on August 14th at 8:10 a.m. in the cafeteria.

The ice cream social was a great success! Thank you to Culver's for the yummy ice cream, Chad Beaver and Brooke Latas for on-site help and most importantly Becky Croker for the event coordination.

Fall Fest is Friday, September 7th. The committee is looking for volunteers to make the event a success. Without volunteers the games and rides won't be available Please consider volunteering your time! More information about the event is below.

Sprit Wear orders are due Friday, August 17th. Order information is below. Don't miss out!!

Also, don't forget to pay your PTA Membership dues to get access to the online Corinth directory.

Have a great week!
Leanne Beezley
PTA President

PTA NEWS

Spirit Wear

Order your Spirit Wear now! Please use the attached corrected flyer to order Spirit wear. An incorrect date was published, and to receive gear prior to spirit week and Fall Fest, all order must be placed BY AUGUST 17th. Checks and order forms can be sent via backpack mail.

(Orders after that date will not make Fall Fest).

 

PTA Membership

JOIN THE PTA TODAY!

As we start off the new school year, please take a moment to pay your PTA dues for the year. Dues can be paid by check with the attached form or online with your credit card or PayPal through the Corinth directory under the PTA tab. Dues are $10 per adult.

By joining the Corinth PTA, you are also joining Kansas PTA and National PTA, and aligning yourself with the largest children’s advocacy group in the country.

PTA membership will provide you with full access to the Corinth directory.

Thank you!

Corinth Dragons Online Directory

( directory.corinthdragons.com)

Remember to update your student’s listing in the online directory! Please do not make a duplicate entry. Your information from last year will be in there.

  • Login to the directory
  • From Account drop down menu on the right select Edit Listing
  • Edit your Profile
  • Enter teacher name for each student
  • Make any changes to address or contact information
  • Hit Update Directory Button at the bottom of the screen

If you have forgotten your username or password information, there is a new reset feature. Text RESET to 913.380.1465 and you will be able to reset your login credentials.

New Corinth families go to the directory website and choose Add Listing from the menu at the top of the screen. Enter all of your information and hit the Update Directory Button when you are finished.

To put the directory app on your phone - open the directory website on your phone and it will give you the option of putting the directory icon on your home screen. This is a very handy.

Once you have paid your PTA dues for the year you will have full access to the directory.

Hospitality Committee

Let's get ready to send our kids off to school! Please join the Hospitality Committee for Boo Hoo & Yahoo Coffee on August 14th at 8:10 a.mMeet in the cafeteria and mingle with old friends or make new ones! Younger Kids welcome anytime! 

If you would like to help the hospitality committee with bringing coffee, fruit, juice boxes for kids or a sweet morning treat, please sign up with the following link:  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/70A054CA8A72AA46-boohoo 

Fall Fest
FALL INTO CORINTH
Join us at our annual fun family fall fest event.

Friday, September 7, 5:30-8:00 p.m.

We are so excited for this year’s Fall Fest!  What a fun way to kick off the school year with one of the most fun evenings of the year!  Just a quick reminder this is a parent run event.  Without volunteers the games and rides will not be available.  As in years past, each family attending the fall fest is expected to volunteer one shift to make this huge annual event a continued success. Luckily that leaves plenty of time to enjoy the night with your family! This year we are unable to rely on youth volunteers as heavily as we have in past years so we desperately need adult volunteers.

Please take a moment to visit the signup genius and volunteer for one shift, or email our volunteer coordinators and they will happily get you signed up.

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/904044cacac2f4-corinth1

Christie Walton    christiejwalton@yahoo.com

Debra Rettenmaier   rettendew@aol.com

Without your help this event will not be a continued success!

 

New Families

Are you new to the Corinth Elementary community? Do you need help figuring out what a Dragon Dad is or how to navigate the car line? It isn't always easy learning the acronyms used at a new school or where you can turn to for information. We've tried to make it easier for our new families by giving you a contact. Mandy Starr will help answer your questions or point you in the right direction when she can't.

Please feel free to reach out with any Corinth Elementary question, big or small. Email 
ALBinOz2003@yahoo.com or Phone 913-972-4360

Fall Fundraising Parties

Donate to support our PTA including our Social Worker, Math Specialist, field trips, Maker’s Space and more!

A donation of $125 per child is suggested. Donations of all sizes are sincerely appreciated! Watch for an Invitation & Donation Envelope two weeks prior to the party. Checks should be made out to Corinth PTA. These are casual, adult only events to reconnect with old friends, and to meet new ones! Many thanks to this year’s party hosts! 

Kindergarten 
Saturday, Sept 22 at the home of Ali and Marc Larsen
First Grade 
Saturday, Sept 15 at the home of Julie and Dan Schroeder
Second Grade 
Friday, Sept 14 at the home of Katie and John Lubin
Third Grade 
Saturday, Oct 20 at the home of Jill and Dave Jolicoeur
Fourth Grade 
Friday, Sept 28 at the home of Mandi and Tucker Trotter
Fifth Grade 
Saturday, Oct 6 at the home of Jamie and Lewis Galloway
Sixth Grade 
Saturday, Sept 29 at the home of Lauren Huey and Lance Larson

All parties are from 7:30 - 11p.m. unless otherwise noted.



2019 Corinth Auction

Save the Date and Get Ready for the 2019 Auction
It's an auction year!  Did you know that the Corinth Auction is our school's primary fundraiser? The funds raised by this event help cover educational programs that are not funded by state or district budgets. This year's event will help fund a part-time school counselor - which we have not had in our building in over five years. It will also continue to help fund our math aide, Maker Space, and other services that help our staff continue to provide educational excellence for our children.
 
So...how can you help? There are several opportunities to get involved and help this event be a success:
  • Do you own or work for a company that would be interested in advertising to the Corinth community throughout the year?  Check out our corporate sponsorship levels  here and get in contact with  Sheila Weaver to learn more.  New this year, there is an opportunity to sponsor BOTH the auction and Dragon Dash at one time....don't limit your promotion - have it run all year through!
  • Do you have connections to get items that would make great items to bid on or do you want to help us gather items to bid on the night of the auction? Get in touch with our  donations committee to see how you can get involved.
  • Be on the lookout for information on the upcoming parent parties and how you can start contributing to the auction the evening of your party!!
Finally, make sure you are a member of the  Corinth Auction Facebook page to get all of the updates and of course, mark your calendar and plan to join us on Saturday, March 2 at Milburn Country Club for a great evening with friends raising funds to support Corinth!

Looking for Committee Chairs

We're still looking to fill two chair positions. We need a volunteer to coordinate the Skating Parties as well as a chair for the Talent Show. If interested, please contact Leanne Beezley. If we don't find chairs soon, these events may not be able to happen. Please help out if you can!!

Staff Appreciation

We can’t wait to adorn our hard working teachers and staff this year with special monthly treats! The Staff Appreciation Committee is in charge of providing the following to our amazing staff:

  • Chalk the sidewalk for the 1st day of Kindergarten (7pm Monday 13th)
  • Lunches 4 times a year (back to school, Holiday lunch, Spring lunch and Teacher Appreciation week)
  • Winter cookie exchange
  • Birthday treats for the staff
  • Special drinks and snack during Parent Teacher Conferences and special busy days!

And all you have to do is sign up to help bring food items!  This is a great way to contribute to your child’s school without having to donate your time!  If your on our list we will ask for you to bring items 4-6 a year, which can be as simple as a bag of apples or as elaborate as homemade cookies or crockpot taco meat. Please consider helping make our staff feel appreciated by helping the Staff Appreciation Committee. Contact Jessica Felton:  Jessica@aisleten.com

2018-2019 Committee Chairs

2018-19 PTA BOARD
President: Leanne Beezley
President-Elect: Dave Benditt
Treasurer: Shelby Krumm
Assistant Treasurer: Annie Oliveri
Corresponding Secretary: Nicole Rolofson
Recording Secretary: Gretchen Selberg
VP - Ways and Means: Betsy Ballard and Lindsay Peattie
VP Legislation: Mandi Hunter
VP Membership: Emily Watts
VP Academic Enrichment: Bridget Hoffman
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