Thursday Notes: Thursday, November 13, 2014

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Charleston Wrap Orders: Pickup Today and Friday - Charleston Wrap orders are here! Visit your child's school to pick up your order today, Thursday, Nov. 13 from 3:30-6:30pm, or Friday, Nov. 14 from 3:30-5:30pm. Please note that the end time on Friday is now 5:30pm (not 6:30pm). Bryant orders will be in the multi-purpose room. Pattengill orders will most likely be in the C-Wing conference room. Questions? Contact Anne Berens at 395-3020 or

Notes from the Bryant Office:

Bryant Media Specialist Conferences: Mrs. Idzikowski, Bryant's media specialist, will hold conferences on Monday, Nov. 17, from 5-7:30pm. Please email if you'd like to schedule a conference.

Bryant Clothing Drive: Bring your clean, gently used clothes and outerwear (coats, boots, mittens, hats, etc.) to Bryant and help families stay warm this winter! Monday, Nov. 17-Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 8:30-10am and 2-4pm. Questions? Contact Charlita Daniels at or Kelly Pomorski at

Autumn School Spirit Week at Bryant: The Bryant Student Council has announced Spirit Week will benext week, Nov. 17-21. Monday: Backwards Day, Tuesday: Twin Day, Wednesday: Favorite Sports Team Day, Thursday: Pajama Day, and Friday: School Spirit Day.

Box Tops Success! Thanks to your work collecting Box Tops for Education coupons, the PTO will be receiving a check for $1,240! Please continue to clip and save your Box Tops throughout the school year, and invite family and friends to do the same! Check out a complete list of Box Tops products, as well as Labels for Education products. The next submission will be in February. Questions? Contact Michelle Muckstadt at

Shop Barnes & Noble on Nov. 30: Shop at any Barnes & Noble store or online on Sunday, Nov. 30 in the name of Bryant Elementary School, and a percentage of your purchase will go to the media center to help purchase books. Spread the word! More details to come next week. Questions? Contact:


Title I Parent Night Tonight: Please join Mr. Kinasz and Mr. Hall for the Title I parent night tonight,Thursday, Nov. 13, from 6-7pm in the Bryant Media Center. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Restaurant Day: November 17 at Elevation Burger - Dine in or take out with family, friends, co-workers, or teammates from 11am-9pm on Monday, Nov. 17 at Elevation Burger (3365 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor). Owned by B/P parents, Elevation Burger will donate 25% of your bill to our schools when you show this flyer.

Proud Dads Club: November 19 Kick-off Meeting - Calling all dads, male guardians, uncles, and grandpas to attend the Proud Dads Club informational meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7pm in the Pattengill Cafeteria. Hope to see you there! Questions? Contact Kwame Hooker at

Scrip Gift Cards Fundraiser: Orders Due Nov. 19 - Holiday gift-giving is simple when you purchase gift cards to many local and national retailers through Great Lakes Scrip. Our schools receive a portion of all gift card sales. Click here for more information. Questions? Contact Shannon Kotre at

Family Math Night Wish List: Can you donate a math-related game or book from the Family Math Night wish list, to help make the event a success? Family Math Night is on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 6:30-8pm, in the Pattengill Cafeteria. Questions? Contact Sandro Aquiles at

Earn money for our schools with AmazonSmile: Visit, and select Bryant-Pattengill PTO as your charitable organization of choice. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to our schools. Get a head start on your holiday shopping and start earning for B/P today!

Visit the Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop: Located at 2280 S. Industrial Hwy., the Thrift Shop supports our schools and students. Shop, donate, and support AAPS!

Shop at Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop
Shop at Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop

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