Weekly PTO Post

NOVEMBER 13, 2018:
Welcome to the Thompson Brook School PTO Post!  This week, we formally announce the 2019 TBS Musical: The Wizard of Oz! Download your detailed information packet, including registration forms now.  Registrations must be completed and sent in by Friday, November 16th and auditions will take place on Monday, November 26th and Wednesday, November 28th.  Read on for additional updates and news for the week ahead below.

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TBS 2019 Musical: The Wizard of Oz, March 29th – 31st. Registration Forms due this Friday!
Preparations for this year’s musical are officially underway.  Please see the attached information packet for registration forms (due 11/16), audition dates (11/26 and 11/28), performance schedule and more.  This is a big production and will require a large cast – we hope to see lots of old and new faces at the auditions!
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COMMUNITY CHAT with Dr. Bridget Heston Carnemolla, Superintendent of Avon Public Schools: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH
Drop by to chat and share your perspectives, ideas or questions with Dr. Carnemolla during the monthly Community Chat sessions at the Avon Public Library from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  No appointment necessary.

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TONIGHT, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13th…

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Let’s Help Avon High School Win the 1st Annual SOUPer Bowl…

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Avon Board of Education Meeting: 11/20
No School – Thanksgiving Recess: 11/21-11/23
TBS Parent-Teacher Conferences: 12/6 and 12/7
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Save the Date: December 12th, 6-8 PM – Referendum Vote at the Avon Senior Center
The upcoming referendum vote includes the proposed Turf Field and 8-lane Track at Avon High School.  Get better informed about the decision by visiting https://www.avonct.gov/sites/avonct/files/news/dec-18_-_referendum_mailer.pdf and following Avon Turf on Facebook.   Please contact the Town Manager’s Office at (860) 409-4300 with questions.
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TBS Families: Thank you for supporting the One & Done Fundraiser

Thank you to the many families who donated.  We raised approximately $6, 300.00 – just under 50% of our $13,000.00 goal for the 2018-19 school year.

Remember: You can still turn in your One & Done form ANYTIME throughout the school year.    Money collected from One & Done helps fund programs like individual PTO-sponsored stipends to faculty and staff to off-set classroom costs, support for the TBS Musical, copy center, cultural programs, end-of-year grade level events, and equipment and building improvements.

Simply print out the attached form and send in with your student to school anytime.  Thank you for your support!
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Thank you for Submitting Your Box Tops…Keep Them Coming in!
We submitted just under 3,000 Box Tops at the end of October, earning TBS $296.40! Keep on clipping and sending them in. Our next submission date is March 1st.  The Box Tops collection box will remain in the lobby area near the main office. Thank you!
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Have a great week, TBS!

Your TBS PTO Executive Board