Here's the latest news from the Colts Neck PTO!
For a complete list of PTO-sponsored events, deadlines, and more information, please visit our website. To volunteer for events throughout the year, contact the event chair directly. All contact information can be found on our website under the VOLUNTEER tab.


MEMBER REGISTRATION 
 
OCTOBER 1ST DEADLINE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION 
Please don't forget to register! Only a few days left to sign up online with volunteering preferences and family info for the Directory App. Being a part of the PTO allows you to volunteer for numerous opportunities to help your child's school and to stay up-to-date on the latest news for events in your child's grade. Many committees are already getting to work on this year's fabulous events! Please consider adding your expertise to help us make this year's events even more successful than last.  For more information, contact Lena at membership@coltsneckpto.org
   
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MINI-GRANTS APPLICATION

DUE SEPTEMBER 27TH 
Teachers and staff who are members of the PTO, please use the link below to download our mini-grants application. $20,000 is available for special programs and activities that can be incorporated into your plan. Applications must be handed in to your principal by Friday, September 27th. For more information, contact Stephanie at   vp@coltsneckpto.org .
SPIRIT WEAR 
 
ORDERS DUE SEPTEMBER 30TH
Our spirit wear store is now open!!  New personalized styles are being offered this year.  It's the perfect way to show pride in your school.  Cedar Drive students also have the option of adding on their graduation year!!   For more information, contact Jen Stattel at jenniferstattel@icloud.com.

The Executive Board will like to thank the following chairs and volunteers for assisting at our Back To School Night tables with spirit wear and saver card purchases:  Nicholas Gallicchio, Crystal Kaplan,  Amy Linquito, Courtney McCormick, and  Jen Stattel.

BOX TOP$
Box Tops
 
DUE OCTOBER 18TH 
Keep clipping those BoxTop$! Every valid BoxTop collected is 10 cents for our schools. The fall contest collection is due October 18th. The top 3 earning students will each win a $25 AMC gift card! 

THE NEXT GENERATION OF BOXTOP$ IS HERE
BoxTop$ are going digital!   BoxTop$ are phasing out physical coupons and moving to a mobile app.  Scan your receipt including qualifying products and the money instantly gets added to our school's earning online.  Select CONOVER ROAD ELEMENTARY as your charity.  We will still be accepting physical coupons until they expire. Click HERE for more information.  

T o volunteer, contact Evonne at  evonne.murphy@gmail.com.

DRAWING MARCH 10TH
We are doing another Super 50/50 raffle this year, with a longer stretch of time before we pull winners. You have until our March 10th PTO meeting to purchase tickets. Each ticket costs $50, and we will only sell 1,000. First winner receives 40% of ticket sales and 2nd-6th winners receive 2% each. Last year we sold $8,850 of tickets, and we're hoping for an even bigger pot this year!
To purchase tickets, complete the order form below.  I f you have any questions, please contact Stephanie at vp@coltsneckpto.org.

 
Keep this handy card in your wallet and use it until December 2020 to save at places like Perkins, Gianni's, Colts Neck Flower Shop, Rosalita's Cantina, Dunkin Donuts, Fireside Grill & Bar, The UPS Store, and much more! Click HERE for the full listing.  Orders can be placed with membership registration or use the order form below.  For more information, contact Crystal at crystaldkaplan2@gmail.com


If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support Colts Neck PTO in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these INSTRUCTIONS to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.
 
Message from Ms. DiFedele and Ms. Steele:
Volunteers are needed to assist during library class time and innovation lab.  If you are interested in joining your child during the school day, please contact Ms. DiFedele at difedele@coltsneckschools.org  and Ms. Steele at  
steele@coltsneckschools.org to volunteer. View class schedules below.  

COMMUNITY CORNER
  
Colts Neck Travel Basketball Tryouts are being held 9/25 and 9/26 for 8U-10U boys and girls. Click to  READ MORE.
For more information, email Erik Whalen at  erik.w.whalen@gmail.com .

Colts Neck Rec Wrestling registration opened  Monday 9/23 for grades 1-8.  The season runs from mid-November to February. There will be an info  night Oct 10th from 7-8 pm at CNHS cafeteria. Please visit WEBSITE for more info or to register.  

The Colts Neck Lions Club is having its 25th Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 26th from 8 to 12 at the Colts Neck Reformed Church.  Only $5 per adult and $3 per child and senior.  Halloween costumes welcome!  See their WEBSITE for more information.

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