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!

In preparation  for next year, we are looking to add another member to our Executive Board team!  We currently have the Assistant Fundraising Director position open.  To learn more information about this position, please review the bylaws on our WEBSITE.  If you think this may be the right fit for you, contact Amy at president@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!

We are also still looking for a chairperson for Family Bingo which is usually held in the winter or spring.  If no one volunteers to chair this event, it will be cancelled.
FAMILY FUN NIGHT
 
NOVEMBER 22TH | 7-9 PM | CRPS CAFETORIUM  
Join classmates and friends in a fun-filled evening of Trivia, Bingo, and Name That Tune! This family event is FREE! Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase (cash only).  Bring the kids to this fun night of games and prizes!   To RSVP, volunteer, or sponsor this event, please contact Liz Bellonio at wcifieldservices@aol.com.
KIDSTUFF & SAVEAROUND
  
ORDERS DUE NOVEMBER 22ND
This year KidStuff and SaveAround have partnered to offer one great book!  Each book includes access to the SaveAround Mobile App and online coupons allow you to easily Save-on-the-Go!  Books were sent home for CRPS and CRES students, and CDMS students should have received order forms. Please send in your order form and a check made payable to CNPTO for $25 per book, or return unwanted books. For more information, contact Courtney at courtneyamccormick@yahoo.com.  
BOOK FAIR
 
DECEMBER 2ND-7TH | CRPS LIBRARY  
All primary and elementary school students will visit the book fair with their classrooms during the week of December 2nd.  Please send your child to school with some money to purchase books at the fair on their designated day.  Check the schedule on the attached flyer below.  

We will have our Family Night on Tuesday, December 3rd from 5:30-7:30PM The fair concludes on Saturday, December 7th during Frosty's Holiday Shoppe. Visit our WEBSITE to view flyers with some of the book titles you will see at the fair.  To volunteer, or for more information, contact Marci Klein at klein.marci@gmail.com or Danielle Alpaugh at dalpaugh0427@gmail.com.

FROSTY'S HOLIDAY SHOPPE
 
DECEMBER 7TH | 9-1PM | CRPS CAFETORIUM  
This festive event is an annual favorite! Kids shop for gifts for loved ones in a safe environment, with the guidance of helpful elves. Come join us for crafts and a special appearance by Frosty!  It's a great way to kick off the holiday season.  

Calling all  STUDENT VOLUNTEERS ! We need volunteers to help set up Frosty's on December 6th, from 6:15-8:15PM. We also need elves to assist our younger students as they shop for gifts. See the   STUDENT VOLUNTEER FLYER  for more details and to fill out your form. 

We also need some PARENT VOLUNTEERS to help!!  Please give whatever time you can to help make this event run smoothly!  To volunteer, or for more information, contact Danielle at treasurer@coltsneckpto.org.


8TH GRADE BREAKFAST

 
DECEMBER 20TH | 9-11AM | CDMS CAFETERIA  
All 8th grade students are invited to this fun annual tradition and requested to dress in festive holiday attire.  We need 8th grade parent volunteers, so come join in on the fun!  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Krista at kmccabe2006@aol.com.  
SOCIAL COMMITTEE
  
NOVEMBER 8TH | 3-9 PM | CHUCK E. CHEESE'S  
THANK YOU to Joanne Passalacqua for organizing this fun outing for our Primary School families.  It was a great way to kick off our first social committee event!


DECEMBER 19TH | TBD
Save the Date for our Holiday Cookie Exchange!  Details will be available soon for this fun evening event for adults only.    
AMAZON SMILE
 
Don't forget to use Amazon Smile for all of your holiday shopping!  Just start your shopping trip on  smile.amazon.com  and select "Colts Neck PTO" as your charity. Amazon will donate .5% of just about every purchase you make to our schools! You don't pay anything extra. Amazon Smile will even donate to the PTO when you purchase gift cards - perfect for gift-giving all year long!

COMMUNITY CORNER
  
Colts Neck Country Christmas will be held December 5th-8th.  Be sure to join your friends and neighbors at Town Hall on December 7th at 3pm for the annual Tree Lighting.  Window painting contest prizes will be awarded.  Also, enjoy a concert, visit from Santa, donuts, and apple cider!  Click on the flyer for the complete SCHEDULE.

Colts Neck Rec Wrestling registration is currently open to  grades 1-8.  The season runs from mid-November to February.  Cost is $130 per wrestler.   Please visit WEBSITE for more info or to register.  

The  Colts Neck Library has 2 more special events scheduled this month. Their monthly schedule will be posted on the Community Corner section of our website as they become available.  To view the November schedule, click HERE

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