Thursday Notes: Thursday, April 2, 2015

In this issue:


In this issue

Letters from the Principals: Be sure to read Mrs. Heyward's letter to Bryant families and Mrs. Alston's letter to Pattengill families, filled with timely information for our school community.

Volunteers Needed for International Festival: It's time to get excited about the Bryant/Pattengill International Festival coming soon on Thursday, April 23, 6-7:30pm at Bryant School. Thank you to all the parents who have already signed up to volunteer. We still have a few volunteer needs, to make the event a success:

1) bring and serve food in our International Food Court, and

2) set up tables in the Bryant Gym at 4pm on the day of the event and/or take the tables down at the end at 7:30pm.

If you are able to help, please print and fill out the attached volunteer form and/or e-mail Ms.Tchalo: and Mrs. Lim:

You can support our schools by purchasing this year's stylish souvenir T-shirts, and raffle tickets for prizes from local vendors. Raffle tickets are $1 each, or 6 for $5, or 12 for $10 and all proceeds go to the Bryant/Pattengill PTO. We have some amazing prizes this year! Watch for an upcoming sneak peek at the list of generous gifts from our community. Join us on April 23 for entertainment, food, games, raffle prizes, and more!

International Festival Volunteer Form

International Festival Fashion Show (IFFS): It's not too late to join the Fashion Show at this year's International Festival. If you'd like for your child to be a part of the IFFS, please come to the practice on Thursday, April 16, 4:30-5:30pm at Bryant in the Multi-Purpose Room.

Have a Safe and Happy Spring Break! There will be no school for students on April 3-10. School resumes again on Monday, April 13.


Stone School Road Construction: Construction on Stone School Road has begun again, and is expected to be complete in August. Stone School Road is open to north-bound traffic only near Bryant, from Ellsworth Rd. Watch for detour signs that redirect traffic, and please allow a few extra minutes when traveling to/from Bryant. Thank you for your patience.

Invitation to 5th Grade Parents: The Tappan Parent-Teacher-Student Organization (PTSO) invites all incoming 6th grade parents to our next PTSO meeting. You will have a chance to hear the principals speak and learn a little about what goes on at Tappan Middle School. The meeting is on Monday, April 20 at 6:00pm in the Tappan Media Center. Use the west entrance to the school and take the first staircase. The Media Center is on the second floor, on the left, just past the doors. Questions? Contact Marsha Skoman,Tappan PTSO President at

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

Mark Your Calendars




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