Family dance volunteers needed

Please consider signing up for a 30 minute slot for our family dance and silent auction night.  If we get a large amount of people to signup, we can all work a little and play a lot!  🙂     Thanks for helping out.  There are slots open in food service, selling raffle tickets, selling concessions, and more!  Many hands make light work! Signup here.  

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Family dance food preorders

Poe PTO family dance and silent auction on Friday, March 2, 2018.  An opportunity for fun dancing while also viewing and bidding on our silent auction and basket raffles. Dinner served from 6-6:45 pm, Lou Malnati’s famous deep dish pizza (2 yummy slices per order) and salad, $6 per adult and $4 per child.  Italian ices and chocolate chip cookies will be sold for $1, beverages for 50 cents.  Preorders for food are due February 28.  Just want to dance to the DJ and participate […]

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Family reading night

We are looking forward to our upcoming Family Reading Night on February 15 from 6:15-7:30pm at Poe school.  Our goal is to encourage the love of reading in our students and families and to celebrate that through story-telling, writing, and reading!  We have a great lineup of events scheduled and are looking forward to having everyone here!   Our schedule for the evening: Open throughout the evening (6:15-7:30) Students reading to Lutheran comfort dogs (bring your own favorite book, or pick a book from our […]

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Silent Auction donations

Calling all for silent auction donations!!  We are looking for any donations for our silent auction to raise funds for the PTO.  Do you work for a company that might donate something?  Do you own a business, create a product, have tickets to an event, or provide services that you might be able to donate to the PTO?  Please email us at pto.poe@gmail.com if you have anything to donate.  Thanks!! Also, class baskets are in full swing!  Your student’s class chose a themed basket for […]

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Poe 50th anniversary tile wall

If you missed the extended deadline for the Poe 50th Anniversary Tile Legacy wall, and would still like to be involved, here is how: You can mail your submission at your own expense and please follow the guidelines below: Design must be on 8×8 inch square clean white paper Must have name, teacher and Poe school written in pencil on the back of the paper Order form, more specific directions can be found on our website at www.poepto.com Must bring $10 in cash, check made […]

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Makerspace January 25

Makerspace is coming!!  January 25 from 6:30-8:30 at Poe school!  Come share in all the fun activities: Bristlebots, Ozobots, snapcircuits, stomp rockets, paper circuits, Buffalo Grove HS robotics team, and more!!!  See your favorite discovery science teacher!   This is a family event, so come with your students to enjoy a fun evening.  Parents, you might learn something new as well!  🙂 Flyer for more information.

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Variety show

Please join us for the variety show featuring the talents from the students of Poe school!  2 shows to enjoy: 10:00 am at Poe school 7:00 pm at Cooper Middle school.   Help is needed from parents for the evening show with selling blizzards, assisting backstage.  Please contact Carla Cozzi if you’re willing.

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Chipotle fundraising for Poe PTO!

Please join us for a Chipotle fundraising event at 2 Chipotle locations on January 17 from 10:45 am-9pm.  Poe PTO will earn back 50% of all sales from each person who gives the flyer or mentions Poe PTO at the cashier.  Please share with family, friends, or co-workers and eat good food for a good cause!    Please see the flyer for more details.

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Artsonia online art gallery

In an effort to see more of your child’s art work from art class, Ms. Ruffalo has offered to upload your child’s art work to the website Artsonia. Visit the website at: https://www.artsonia.com/ If you are at all interested, please contact Ms. Ruffalo through email with your child’s first and last name and Ms. Ruffalo will create an account for them! Please read the flyer for more information!! And as always, you can follow Ms. Ruffalo and her art endeavors with our students on her twitter […]

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Family Makerspace night help needed January 25

We are so looking forward to our upcoming Family STEAM night on January 25, 2018.  We will be having multiple stations set up for family interaction and demonstrations.  We are looking for a some good volunteers to help out at the stations.  NO SPECIAL SKILLS NEEDED.  We will be supplying all the instructions and materials.  Training will be provided on January 18.   Please use the google link to sign up. We also need some materials donated, please bring to the office (or with your child […]

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