Urban Forage Winery Outings
Come hang out with other parents of your child's grade level and try some fabulous local cider at the Parents Outing. Below are dates for each grade level. PTO will provide some snacks. Meet at Urban Forage Winery & Cider House (owned by a TCGIS family):  3016 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Kindergarten Parents - January 7 from 2-5pm
First Grade Parents - January 14 from 2-5pm
Second Grade Parents - January 21 from 2-5pm
Third Grade Parents - January 28 from 2-5pm
Fourth Grade Parents - January 31 from 6:30-8:30pm
Fifth Grade Parents - February 7 from 6:30-8:30pm
Transition to High School Parent Panel Night
Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Grade Parents - January 17 6:30-8:30
A panel of graduated families will share their experience in transitioning from TCGIS to high school led by Frau Morrissey. Snack provided by PTO Please RSVP Here
PTO Meeting Jan 9
6:45-7:00 Check in, meet & greet,
drop off kids at child care
7:00-8:00 PTO Business Meeting
8:00-8:30 Subcommittee meetings

Thanks to everyone who helped and donated to the December staff potluck. And congrats to staff/interns who each won a $25 Visa gift card:
Sina Lorger
Christopher Tabisz 
Erica Tesdell 
Ellen Bergman
Fundraising Options
♻️ Drop Off Days for Rummage Sale
New this year for the rummage sale! Please leave your donations at the top of the Aula stairs on Como Ave. during the following dates and times:
Tuesdays: 1/9, 1/16 and 1/23 8-8:30am
Thursdays: 1/11, 1/18 and 1/25 2:30-3:30pm
Please only drop off your items during these times.  Only items small enough to be lifted by one person. If you have any questions contact Christine Ustun at  706 631-7941
Herberger's Community Days

Come help sell $5 coupon books. The whole $5 from each book sale is given to the PTO, and the fall sale raised $900!
How can you help?
Or help sell books any Saturday during January from 2-4pm at the University Ave Herberger's store. Contact Christine to volunteer chenly73@hotmail.com 
Shoe Drive

The collection box is located outside the main office. 2,500 pairs of gently used shoes of any kind or size equals $1,000
Contact Nate with questions nathanieljmink@gmail.com 

Movie Night Concessions
Save the date for a German movie night on Feb 2nd.
Want to help with any of these events? Great!!