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October 01
Welcome Back Important Dates

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Hello Parents and Guardians of Arnold H. McLeod! Welcome back! The AHM Home and School Association has had their first meeting and would like to pass along some important information to you.

1)      Important Dates:

a)       Read-A-Thon – October 7th-18th

b)      Next meeting – October 21st at 6:30 (all are welcome!)

c)       Nov. 21st – nothing set in stone yet, but we’re thinking of doing something during P/T interviews

d)      Holiday Bazaar – Monday, December 16th (snow date Tuesday, December 17th)

·         For $1/item, student purchase gifts for family members. We are low on items for our Bazaar! If you have items you would like to donate, we are looking for baby, kid, teen, mom, dad, books, decorations, and household items. We are also looking for holiday gift bags and tissue paper. Please bring your items to the office and let them know they are for the Holiday Bazaar.

e)      Pizza/Bingo Night – Friday, February 7th  (5 or 5:30-7:00)

f)        Staff Appreciation Week – February 10th-14th

g)       Home and School Scholastic Book Fair – April 14th-17th

h)      Night of the Arts Bake Sale – April 30th

i)        Family Fun Day – June 5th (4-7)

 

2)      FlipGive Account

This year, we want to make our fundraising efforts for AHM Home and School easier by using a service called FlipGive. FlipGive is an app that helps our school raise money every time you shop with hundreds of popular brands like Amazon.ca, Starbucks, Indigo, Sportchek, Esso, and many more! Remember to use FlipGive before you shop online so we’ll earn cash back for the school.

 

Join now using our invite code QLB45Q in one of two ways:

a)       Download the FlipGive app (https://www.flipgive.com/app?joincode=QLB45Q)

b)       Join online at https://www.flipgive.com/teams/join?fundraiser_name=Aleisha%20Dawn&joincode=QLB45Q

 

Finally, all money raised during the school year via the events organized by the AHM Home and School Association goes directly back into the school. Last year, we purchased 12 ipads and two techtubs (special ipad storage cases). At our September meeting, we approved the purchase of 12 more ipads and two techtubs. These ipads are used in the classroom by the students for research projects, and to help supplement learning in a variety of ways. In past years, we have purchased SmartBoards, white boards, provided money to purchase books for classroom libraries, and supplemented the school’s breakfast program. So please know that your donations go to good use, and are greatly appreciated by the staff and students!

As always, thank you so much for your continued support!

The AHM Home and School Association

                                                                                                                                              

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