THIS WEEK
Tuesday April 18
1st grade Roundup 11:50-1:30

Kindergarten Roundup 6:30-8

Wednesday April 19
Walking School Bus


Friday April 21
Mother-Son Dance

(Neon Nights) 7-9
Upcoming Events
Italics = added this week
Wednesday April 26
Walking School Bus

Friday April 28
Dragon Dash Pledge Forms due

Registrations for Variety Show due

Saturday April 29
Dragon Dash

Monday May 1
Golf Tournament 1:00
Oakwood CC

Papa Keno's Restaurant Night

Wednesday May 3
Variety show tryouts
3:20-5 auditorium

Thursday May 4
Early Dismissal 12:30

Friday May 5
No School - Professional Learning

Friday May 12

Field Day

Thursday May 18
6th grade graduation 1:00

Friday May 19
Spring General PTA meeting 8:15 cafeteria

Variety Show 8:30

Last Day of School - Early Dismissal (12:30)
The Dragon Digest

Your Corinth PTA Newsletter
Week of April 17-21, 2017
Hello Corinth Families!

Eeek! There are only 5 more weeks of school left! We only have a short time in which to cram in a lot of learning, work, and fun! Hang on and pay attention because there will be a ton going on!

Your to-do list for this week:
  • Know any little Dragons-to-be? Roundups for kindergarten and 1st grade are on Tuesday.
  • Walking School Bus on Wednesday.
  • Neon Nights is THIS Friday. And, can you volunteer to help with the event? They still need lots of help! See signup genius link below.
  • The Variety Show will be May 19th. See below for information on registration and auditions.
  • The Field Day volunteeer signup is now live. See below to see if you can help.

Thanks,

Amy McCarthy
PTA President

PTA NEWS
NEON NIGHTS IS HERE!
Get ready to get your groove on! The mother-son dance is THIS Friday, April 21 from 7-9.
Sign up to volunteer! Neon Nights STILL needs a lot of help to make the evening go! They especially need volunteers the night of the event. They also need water and cupcakes. See the signup genius link here to help!

Also, attendance/ticket forms may still be sent in until Wednesday. You may also pay at the door the night of the dance.

Get Your Act Together!!

It’s time for the 21st Annual Corinth Dragons Variety Show

Auditions for the Variety Show will be:

Wednesday, May 3rd

3:20-5:00 pm

Music Room

This will be the ONLY time for auditions!!!

As you plan your acts, please keep the following in mind:

  • All performances are limited to 2 minutes!
  • If you plan to sing, there can be NO LIP-SYNC or sing-a-longs! Only background music can be used.
  • Each student can only be in ONE act (absolutely NO exceptions!)
  • You cannot change your act after your audition is accepted.

If you are interested in signing up for an audition, please fill out the registration form return it to the office by Friday, April 28th. Late registrations will not be accepted. You will be notified of your exact audition time prior to May 3rd. We are asking for one parent from each group to act as the agent. Parent contact information is required on the form.

The Variety Show will be on the last day of school,

Friday, May 19th at 8:30 a.m.


See flyer here for more information and registration form.
Questions, contact Jayme Paben.

Spring Walking School Bus is here!

Corinth Elementary Walking Wednesday campaign encourages students and parents to walk or bike to school. Our program promotes healthy habits, reduces traffic congestion, boosts our sense of community, and encourages our cities to provide safe routes to school.

Please plan on walking or biking with your student(s) on Wednesday April 5, 12, 19, and 26. Our program also provides Walking School Bus drop-off sites for parents who would like their child to participate, but may live too far for them to walk, or are not able to join them.

Are you a parent who would like to assist with Walking Wednesdays? If so, sign up here.

Need more information? Please contact Nicole Harris, this year’s PTA Walking School Bus Chair at (816) 665-3095 or by email.

The 14th Annual Corinth Dragon Dash presented by Larson Building Company is right around the corner! This is a family favorite community activity at Corinth and one of our biggest fundraisers. We are excited to offer these great prizes to encourage you and your child to raise money to support Corinth.

If you raise $15, you will win a Foo’s ice cream party. If you raise $25, you will win a Foo’s ice cream party PLUS a Dragon Dash water bottle. If you raise more than $25, you will win a Foo’s ice cream party, Dragon Dash water bottle PLUS a chance to win gift certificates from Urban Air, Learning Tree, Mely’s and many more local Corinth businesses!

All forms and donations are due by FRIDAY, APRIL 28 in order to be eligible for prizes.

Please see the link below for full pledge program details and how to participate.

GOLF TOURNAMENT
Take the afternoon off and play golf! Make a foursome with your friends and relatives and support Corinth. Shotgun start at 1 o'clock May 1st. Sign up or questions contact Paul Barbre.

FIELD DAY VOLUNTEER SIGN UP

FIELD DAY will be held on Friday, May 12th (Rainout will be Monday, May 15th)

4th – 5th Graders 9:00-11:15

Kindergarten 12:30 – 2:00

1st – 3rd Graders 12:45 – 2:45

As with previous years, 6th Graders will help coordinate the activities, however we will still need parent volunteers to prep and oversee stations at the event. Please sign up for either a morning and/or afternoon shift as your schedule allows. Thank you so much for your help in making this year's Field Day a success!

Please use this link to the Sign Up Genius: Field Day Volunteers

Any questions please contact Maureen Schwartz.

NOTICE OF SPRING GENERAL PTA MEETING

The spring general PTA meeting will be held Friday, May 19 at 8:15 in the cafeteria. Planned agenda items include voting on the slate of new officers (See list here), and appropriations to be made for the Maker Space. Please contact Amy McCarthy with any questions or concerns.
THANK YOU

PARENT COFFEE
Thank you to Gretchen Selberg, Katie Glasier, Mr. Lowe, and Ms. Mahaffie for the great parent coffee this week with a presentation about the PBIS system. For an overview, see presentation here.
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