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.

WE NEED YOUR HELP!   


EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS
At the close of the 2019-2020 school year, three members of the executive board team will be completing their term on the board.  We are currently looking for PTO members who are interested in joining our team for the next school year. We are seeking volunteers interested in the positions of Secretary, Communications Director, Assistant Treasurer, and Student Activities. To learn more information about board positions and responsibilities, please review the bylaws on our  WEBSITE .  If you think any of these may be the right fit for you, contact Lena at webmaster@coltsneckpto.org.   

Please consider joining our team and being part of the planning and decision-making that go into running the PTO and fundraising for our schools!
TEACHER APPRECIATION 
   
WEEK OF MAY 4TH-8TH 
During t he week of May 4th-8th, we are celebrating our wonderful teachers!   We would like to show our teachers how much we care and appreciate all of their hard work by compiling a district-wide Teacher Appreciation Photo Montage!  View  FLYER  to find out how you can participate.  

Let's show our thanks and support to our AMAZING teachers!  For more ideas to show your appreciation, visit www.coltsneckpto.org/teacher-appreciation-week
8TH GRADE MEMORY BOOK      
   
SUBMISSIONS DUE MAY 8TH 
June will be here before we know it! The 8th grade memory book is a collection of memory pages and graduation well-wishes, submitted by parents, family, and friends, compiled into a book given out at the 8th Grade Graduation. Don't miss this opportunity to give a shout-out to your graduates, congratulate them on their years at Cedar, and wish them well in high school. Students can also send farewells and well-wish messages to their classmates and/or teachers. All submissions due by May 8th. See flyer for details. For more information, please contact Stephanie at CDMSmemorybook@gmail.com.

SPRING GALA
  
POSTPONED
NEW DATE: SEPTEMBER 30TH | 6:30-11 PM | EAGLE OAKS
Governor Murphy has made the announcement that schools will remain closed until at least May 15th.  Based on this information and keeping everyone's health and safety in mind, the Gala committee has made the decision to postpone the Annual Ladies' Gala to the new date of September 30th.  We hope everyone is doing well and we are looking forward to enjoying a much needed night out together!  If you have already purchased  tickets, they will transfer to the new date.   Should you seek additional information, please contact  Tara, Justine, or Courtney at  gala@coltsneckpto.org .  
LOCAL BUSINESSES

All of the businesses below are proudly owned by members of our PTO family.  Let's all do our part to support our local businesses and community!

Fresh Kitchen is now delivering fresh and healthy meals to local hospitals, such as Jersey Shore University Medical Center, firefighters, police stations, and first responders. You can help! Every $5 you donate will go to towards a clean, safe, healthy meal for one of our front line defenders of this pandemic. Click  HERE to d onate a meal.

It's time for a well deserved spring break!  Hot & Soul Yoga of Colts Neck is offering 30 Minute FREE Virtual Family Yoga and Meditation classes 3 times per week. Get ready to breathe and relax with the family.  Click  HERE to book a FREE Virtual Family Yoga and Meditation Class!

Their doors may be closed, but they're still bringing the art to you! They are delivering painting kits & art supplies, hosting live online painting parties, and teaching ZOOM drawing lessons every afternoon. Stay home & healthy, while still creating amazing artwork!  Click  HERE for more info.  

Please contact us at  webmaster@coltsneckpto.org if you know any other PTO families with a local business that is staying open during the next few weeks.
EVENT UPDATES

STUDENT ACTIVITIES 
PRE-KCancelled
2NDScheduled for June 5
4THCancelled
5THMoving Up scheduled for June 22
6THCancelled
7THCancelled
8THDance scheduled for June 19 and Ice Cream Social scheduled for June  22nd
 
SUPERINTENDENT/PRINCIPAL FOR A DAY CONTEST
Event cancelled.  All parents who have submitted entries will be contacted.
COMMUNITY CORNER
  
The 32nd Annual Board Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 has been cancelled.



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