Thursday Notes: Thursday, May 11, 2017

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Come to "Lunch with a Loved One" Next Monday & Tuesday: Pattengill welcomes loved ones to join their student at lunchtime on Monday, May 15 and Bryant celebrates the next day on Tuesday, May 16. Pattengill lunch times: 3rd Grade: 12:24pm, 4th Grade: 12:48pm, 5th Grade: 11:54am. Bryant lunch times: Young 5's & Kindergarten: 11:25am, 1st Grade: 11:53am, 2nd Grade: 12:25pm. Note: Ice Cream Social tickets will be sold at a discount during these times to the adults attending. Details below.

Ice Cream Social: Discounted Tickets Available May 15 & 16 - Next Monday and Tuesday ONLY, you can pre-purchase your Ice Cream Social tickets at a discount! Look for a ticket order form to come home with your student this week. If you can, please come to "Lunch with a Loved One" at Pattengill (Monday, May 15) or at Bryant (Tuesday, May 16), where adults can purchase food, game, and raffle tickets (giving you more time to fill out your raffle tickets at home!). Can't make it to Lunch with a Loved One? Send in your order form and payment with your student by May 16, and your discounted tickets will be waiting for you at Ice Cream Social. A coupon for a free California Pizza Kitchen kids meal is included with each pre-order. Questions? Contact Kathy Brady at

Ice Cream Social: Featured Prizes, Food, & Games - The Bryant/Pattengill Ice Cream Social is next Friday, May 19, 6:00-8:30pm at Pattengill, rain or shine! This is our schools' largest FUNdraiser, so be sure to check out all the terrific raffle and silent auction prizes available at the event. Find the perfect Father's Day gift, or a treat for the whole family! Silent auction items include two Georgetown Country Club family memberships, a 3-night getaway to The Homestead Resort in Glen Arbor, MI, Disney Park Hopper passes, a Trolley Pub pub crawl for up to 14 people, a 45-minute "Discovery Flight" in a 4-person plane, and U-M Homecoming football tickets. Raffle prizes include an Apple iPad mini 4, 32" Samsung LED TV, $100 bill, U-M basketball tickets, "Principal for the Morning" at Bryant and Pattengill, and much more! Grab some yummy eats at Ice Cream Social, such as Cherry Bee's froyo, Dairy Queen novelties, and Cottage Inn pizza. Games and activities include basketball mini hoops, putt-putt golf, karaoke, Revel & Roll games, bounce houses, and the Cake Walk — which delicious treat will you bring home? See you there!

A Big Thank You: Thank you to coordinator Laura Gultekin and all of the families who made Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week a success! Whether sending in a note, flower, or dessert, or helping with the lunch or dessert party, your efforts are appreciated. Teachers and Staff, thank you for providing such a wonderful learning environment for our children. We continue to appreciate the work you do each day!

Help Wanted: Volunteer Opportunities:

Ice Cream Social Volunteers Needed: If you're able to run one of the games, sell food, donate a treat for the Cake Walk, or help with clean up on May 19, please sign up here. Responsible teens 7th grade and older are invited to volunteer, as well! Questions? Contact Nancy Fulcher at

Volunteer Needed To Shadow Pattengill Field Day Coordinator: We are looking for a 3rd Grade parent (preferably), to shadow coordinator Shannon Kotre for this year's Pattengill Field Day on Friday, June 2 (rain date June 5), and to consider coordinating next year's event. Thanks to Shannon, the work's pretty much done, we just need someone to take the lead next year. For more information, please contact PTO VP of Pattengill, Maggie Shee at:


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

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