PTO Newsletter - April 2016



PTO Newsletter - April 2016
PTO Officers
APRIL 2016
Happy Spring! I hope everyone is enjoying some nice weather outside with their
families. Soon enough, the smell of fresh cut grass will be in the air.
We only have a few months left and this is a really busy time of year for the PTO. I hope
you are able to come and support our upcoming events.
Christa Smith
[email protected]
1st Vice President:
Melinda Svec
[email protected]
2nd Vice President:
Jennifer Salla
[email protected]
Kimberly Stremmel
[email protected]
First, I would like to thank Mindy Svec for stepping up and coordinating our Family Fun
Night. You did a great job, Mindy! Thank you to Ashley Pantano for taking care of our
donations for the Lehman Center. Great idea! Thank you to all who made
donations. Thank you, Jill Laughman, for counting all of the donations for Penny Wars
and taking care of the prizes! Great job, as always! Thank you, Nicki Herdson, for all of
your hard work with the Wolfgang Candy fundraiser and the spirit nights held
throughout the year! Thank you to Jen Baumgartner for coordinating the Bus Driver
Appreciation Breakfast. Our PTO could not be a success without our wonderful
Coming up this month are some fun events. Our first ever Pottery Nights will be held
with Mrs. Lehman (these required preregistration and the nights are currently full). We
also have a spirit night at Isaac’s Deli (please see the flyer on the last page). We’ll also
be planning for our end of year activities. Please consider volunteering where you can.
We still need a chairperson for next year for our Holiday Breakfast with Santa. If you
are interested, please contact me and let me know.
Our April PTO meeting will be held on Monday, April 4, at 7:00 p.m. in the
library. Please consider attending. At this meeting we will be voting for our 2016-2017
PTO Officers. Nominations can be accepted up until the time of the meeting. If you are
interested, please contact Mindy Svec.
I hope to see you at the next meeting!
Juli Gundel
[email protected]
Christa Smith
[email protected]
Fundraising News
Penny Wars
Thanks to everyone who came to Spirit Night
at Chipotle on March 15. The event raised
$605.65 for the school!
Congratulations to the 2nd grade class for
winning our annual penny wars with a total of
$217.40! Together, the students raised $571.14
toward future scholarships for their class!
A special thanks to a wonderful team of
volunteers who helped to sort and process the
nearly 1,500 items that were part of our
Wolfgang Candy order. And, thanks to the
volunteers who helped with the candy pick-up
process. This fundraiser would not have been a
success without the support of a great team of
people including Katy Breault, Alison Federline,
Melissa Kenyi, Megan McGlauglin, Heidi
Millard-Lewis, Shannon Reid, Sarah Provenson,
Jenn Salla, Christa Smith, and Jodi Snyder.
And thanks to Mrs. Mohar, Mr. Carl, and all of
the staff for all of their support of our
fundraisers this year!
Lehman Center Children’s
Aid Society Collection
The Caring and Sharing Committee would like to
thank everyone for the donations for the Pajama
Drive benefiting the Lehman Center. It was a great
success! Thank you for your generosity!
COMING SOON: A New Slide Structure!
As many of you already know, two of our oldest sliding
boards were removed last summer due to safety
regulations. Thanks to everyone’s support, the
students will have a new slide
structure very soon!
Our new slide structure will feature
two double racing slides at two different
heights. It also includes a fire escape ladder
and an ADA compliant staircase so that all
children can enjoy playing on it!
Many thanks to everyone who
supported our fundraisers this year!
May Day
Saturday, May 7
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
May Day is fast approaching and we need
your help! No talent is required and this
Is a great opportunity for older siblings,
family, and friends to give back and have a
fun day with family. Plus, each volunteer
will receive a free lunch! Please contact
Tracey Cantabene at [email protected]
or sign up online at
It's time for spring cleaning and your stuff is
needed! Look for May Day collection boxes in
the lobby for plate break and book donations.
We appreciate everyone’s support!
Scholastic Book Fair
May 9-11
We’re in need of many volunteers
to work at the Book Fair to set up,
help shoppers of all ages find the
perfect book, and to pack up. Visit
to sign up or contact Jodi Snyder,
Book Fair Chairperson, at
[email protected] or 717578-9035 to sign up manually.
We appreciate your support
of our Book Fair!
PTO Officer Elections
Elections for our 2016-2017 PTO
Officers will take place at the April
PTO Meeting on Monday, April 4,
at 7:00 p.m. in our school library.
We just can’t thank our volunteers enough for
everything that you do for our school!
Isaac’s Deli Spirit Night
Our final spirit night will take place
on Tuesday, April 19, from 5:00 – 9:00
p.m. at Isaac’s Deli on Pauline Drive in
South York. On this night, 25% of dine-in,
online orders and carry-out meals purchased
with our flyer (please see last page) will be
donated back to the PTO. Thanks for your
tremendous support of all of our spirit nights!
Scholastic Book Fair
May 9-11
GROOVE on into our Spring Book Fair,
where you’ll find nothing but PEACE, LOVE,
HAPPINESS and a huge selection of engaging
and affordable books for every reading level.
Reading for pleasure unlocks the power of
information and imagination and helps children
discover who they are. Our Scholastic Book
Fair is a reading event that brings the books
kids want to read right into our school.
Book Fair Dates and Shopping Hours:
May Day
Saturday, May 7, 11am – 3pm
Loganville-Springfield Elementary School’s
annual May Day will begin with the May Pole
dance at 11am, followed by games, food, crafts,
face painting, hair braiding, prizes, sand art,
silent auction, and lots more! Please join us
for this fun-filled, family day!
Monday, May 9, 12 pm – 8 pm
Tuesday, May 10, 9 am – 3pm
Wednesday, May 11, 9 am – 3pm
If you are unable to attend the Fair in person,
we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at
loganvillespringfieldes2. Our online Fair is
available from May 4 - 17.
We look forward to seeing you and
your family at our Book Fair!
Jodi Snyder, Book Fair Chairperson
[email protected]
Community Flyers
Pottery Nights
Spirit Night @ Isaac’s Deli (South York)
Kindergarten Student Registration
May Day
Parent/Student Portfolio Conferences
Spring Book Fair
Art Show & Ice Cream Social
April 4, 2016
May 2, 2016
*Meetings start at 7 p.m.
Please remember to periodically check for community
flyers that might be of interest to your family. Mr. Carl
posts them regularly on our Loganville-Springfield
home page (
under “Community Flyers” in the right hand column
of the main page.
PTO Meeting Minutes
If you aren’t able to attend a PTO meeting and would
like to see what you missed, minutes are posted each
month on the PTO page of our Loganville-Springfield
website (
On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, Isaac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches (South York) will hold a
“Community Night” to benefit the Loganville-Springfield PTO. Enjoy an evening out with your
family and friends while supporting the students of Loganville-Springfield Elementary School!
Twenty-five percent (25%) of the cost of your meal will go directly to LSE PTO! Please come
out and support us!
Isaac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches
South York Plaza
235 Pauline Drive, South York
(Valid at this location only)
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Bring this flyer with you to Isaac’s, complete the information, and hand it to the cashier
when paying.
No time to sit down and eat? Call your order in ahead of time to 747-5564 and place a
takeout order.
This form can be used for Dine-In, Takeout &
Online Orders at!
Use coupon code FUND for online fundraiser orders.
Please complete this information for your server.
# of People in Party:___ Cost of Meal (excluding tax):_______
In order to maximize the amount of donation for the organization, we ask our Loyalty members to kindly
refrain from using their number during fundraisers. If you wish to receive credit for your visit, please ask
your server. Coupons, Discounts, and Loyalty Perks are not valid during Fundraisers.
Want to help us earn even MORE? Add an Isaac’s Gift Card to your check and 15% of the gift card
sale will be added to the fundraiser! Gift card must be used on future visit.

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