Thursday Notes: Thursday, November 20, 2014

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In this issue

elevation flyersMore (Great) Restaurant Day News: We raised a new Restaurant Day-record $451.00 at Elevation Burger on Monday, thanks to your support! Our next Restaurant Day will be in December at California Pizza Kitchen in Briarwood Mall.

Coins Due for Bryant Families in Need: Our school has been collecting spare change to purchase turkey dinners for Bryant families in need. All coins are due tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 21. Don Horning and the M-Den staff, along with other organizations, will also be donating dinners or gifts for our families.

Show Your Support for Bryant/Pattengill at the AA PTO Thrift Shop: Be sure to shop at the AA PTO Thrift Shop next week, Nov. 23-29, to earn money for B/P's Visual Arts programs. For every $5 spent, shoppers earn a token. Cast your tokens at the shop in support of our schools, which will earn a percentage of $1,000 to help purchase art materials and equipment. See the attached flyer for AA PTO Thrift Shop store hours and location, and spread the word to family and friends! Questions? Contact Kristy Kubacki at

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

Bryant Media Center News:

Listening Means Learning: Headphones for the Library - Mrs. Idzikowski has created a project request through to purchase headphones for the Bryant library. Please consider donating any amount you can. Now through Sat., Nov. 22, your donation will be doubled (up to $100) using promo code SPARK on the payment screen. If you know anyone who is passionate about education, please pass this along. Your donation will brighten my students' school year, and you'll get photos and thank you's from the students! Click here for my DonorsChoose project request. Thank You! Mrs. Idzikowski,

Barnes & Noble BookfairShop Barnes & Noble on Nov. 30 for the Bryant Media Center: Use the Bryant book fair code 11512340 when you shop at any Barnes & Noble store or online at on Sunday, Nov. 30. B&N will donate 10-20% of your purchase to the Bryant media center, to help purchase books. You can bring a copy of the attached flyer, or just have the book fair code with you. Stop in at 2pm on Nov. 30 at the Ann Arbor Barnes & Noble (3235 Washtenaw Ave.) to hear Mrs. Idzikowski and Alouicious reading the brand-new Elephant & Piggie book! THANK YOU for your support, and please spread the word!If you shop online, from the Payment page at, scroll to the very bottom and choose "Check this box if it is a book fair order." (If you are signed into your account, you may need to click "Change" on the Payment section on the Checkout page, then scroll to the bottom.) The Bryant book fair code is 11512340. Questions? Contact:

Barnes&Noble Book Fair Voucher

"LIKE" Bryant/Pattengill PTO on Facebook! We currently have the 4th largest number of "likes" among the AAPS elementary schools - let's get to #1! Take a minute to visit our Facebook page, "like" us, and keep up on all the latest B/P news:

Thanksgiving Break: There is no school for students Wednesday, Nov. 26-Friday, Nov. 28. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving break!


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Family Math Night Wish List - Donations Needed: 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, at Pattengill. 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!

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