THIS WEEK
Wednesday May 17
6th grade open house 6:00 pm

EPI school supply order via paper form due to office


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)
Upcoming Events
Italics = added this week
Monday May 22
SMAC Clothing Exhange Volunteers 8:30-11

Thursday June 1
Last day school office open

Wednesday June 21
Last day to order school supplies through EPI

Monday June 26
Rescheduled golf tournament Oakwood CC 9:00

Tuesday July 25
School office reopens for 2017-18 school year


The Dragon Digest

Your Corinth PTA Newsletter
Week of May 15-19, 2017
Hello Corinth Families!

It is the last week of school Dragons (and my penultimate newsletter)! Can you believe how this year has flown? Things are starting to wrap up, but there is still a to-do list.

Your to-do list for this week:
  • I still need 2 volunteers for Monday, May 22 with the SMAC Clothing Exchange. It is a great opportunity to do good for our Shawnee Mission community.
  • Plan ahead, save money, and benefit the 5th graders by ordering school supplies for the 2017-18 school year via EPI. Paper forms are due to the office Wednesday (may still order online through June 21).
  • The fundraising golf tournament was rained out, and now is rescheduled for June 26. Any golfers available this new date?
  • Come enjoy the always-entertaining Variety Show Friday at 8:30!
  • Remember that Friday is a half day with dismissal at 12:30.

Happy Mother's Day to our many Dragon Moms out there!

Thanks,
Amy McCarthy
PTA President

PTA NEWS
SCHOOL SUPPLIES ORDER
School Supplies are on sale now!
Deadline to submit paper order forms to the office is Wednesday, May 17th.
School supply sales start Monday, May 1st and run through June 21st. Save up to 40% on school supplies from EPI. Proceeds will benefit next year’s 5th graders for their 6th grade class field trip to Timber Ridge. Order forms came home in backpack mail or you can order easily and securely online using the code COR026. Order Now!!

See flyer for more information here, and order form here.
SPANISH SURVEY
The Corinth PTA currently supports the learning environment in the school by providing funds for two positions, a math aide and the Young Spanish program. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide the best education for our students, we are seeking the input of our parent community to aid future planning. Please complete the following survey regarding the current Spanish program and allocation of these community raised funds.
Please take a minute and complete the survey here.

SMAC CLOTHING EXCHANGE
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY


We are looking for 4 Corinth volunteers to help the SMAC Clothing Exchange on Monday, May 22nd. I can say from personal experience, that this is a great volunteer experience (and a great excuse to clean out the closets for a donation at the same time!). Please contact Amy McCarthy if you are able to come (I know school will be out, but you can even bring the kids to help! Kids under 12 just need adult supervision)
Located at Broadmoor Center

6701 W. 83rd St | Overland Park, KS 66204

Entrance in the back - Door #6

About the SMAC Clothing Exchange:
Clothing Exchange is made possible with SMSD PTA volunteers, in addition to monetary donations.

It is staffed 100%, by volunteer parents and families within our district.

Each PTA Unit in the district donates money to be used to buy new underwear and socks.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Sort donations
  • Hang donations
  • Assist shoppers

Each PTA Unit has an assigned volunteer day, however, anyone is welcome to volunteer more often!

Elementary schools are assigned from 8:30-11:00am

Tips for volunteering:

  • Arrive 30 minutes before shopping area opens
  • Elementary schools - send 4 volunteers
  • Children under 12 need to have an adult with them.
  • Please see flyer here for more information about the Clothing Exchange.
GOLF TOURNAMENT(rescheduled)
So, our golfers got rained out on May 1st. The rescheduled date is June 26 at 9am (still at Oakwood CC). Any golfers who are available this new date are welcome to get out and support Corinth! Also, Paul is looking for any volunteers who want a day in the sun driving a beverage cart and making money for Corinth. Contact Paul Barbre
THANK YOU

FIELD DAY
Thank you to Maureen Schwartz for coordinating Field Day for the PTA. Thank you also to our many volunteers that day:
Claude Aldridge
, Paul Barbre, Tracey Breford, Sara Buck, Jackie Dinkins, Paige Geiger, Stacey Grecian, Bill Guerry, Mike Hanson, Tracey Kelting, Carla Lien, Jeff Stewart, Jill Schumer, Marc Schumer, Mike Schwartz, Brandy Schudy, Dan Tyler, Ryan Yarlagadda

And of course thank you to Coach Rider for planning such an awesome event for our kids.
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