PRIDE PROWL – 2014

While it may seem like the school year just ended, the Celebration K-8 PTA has been hard at work all summer planning for our 2nd Annual Fall 2014 PTA Fundraiser – “The Pride Prowl” – a fun and fitness filled multi-part fundraising event.

This is our primary fundraiser for the year and we hope to raise the majority of our budget used to fund the exceptional programs and activities we bring to the Celebration K-8 School. In past years, the Celebration K-8 PTA ran similar events with the aid of outside companies. Although these events were very successful, the administration fees charged consumed a large portion of the profits (upwards of 45%). Last year, our PTA volunteers took on the extra work of organizing this fundraiser ourselves – with 100% of the proceeds (~$33,000.00) going directly to OUR school.

This year, we’ve raised our goal to $50,000!

Sponsor a student to run the “In School” Obstacle Event (9/12/14):

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Pride Prowl Information – 2014     |   Pride Prowl – Prizes

Pride Prowl – FAQ – 2014

Donation Sheet

Register for the 5K Family Fun Run and/or 1M Wellness Walk Here: https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=9689354

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REMINDER: Chick-fil-A Pride Prowl “Spirit Night” – Fri, Sept 5th – 4pm-8pm

Fun with the Chick-fil-A Cow this morning at the Middle School gate reminding everyone to “Eat Mor Chikin” tomorrow (Sept 5th) at Chick-fil-A Celebration.

10% of all sales (Drive-thru or Dine-In) from 4:00pm – 8:00pm will be donated to the Celebration K-8 PTA!!! Bring along your friends, neighbors, carpool buddies – the more the merrier!

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Join us for our 1st Spirit Night of the new school year! “Dine-In” at Burger 21 – Millenia Mall tomorrow (8/21) and they will donate 10% to our school!

http://www.burger21.com/locations/orlando-mall-of-millenia/

THANK YOU Burger 21 for your support!

 

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It’s almost time to get “Back to School”…

Some upcoming dates to keep in mind:

Wednesday, August 6th, 11:30-12:30 – Kindergarten Orientation (Bring your lunch, no siblings please)

Friday, August 15th, 3-6pm – Elementary “Meet and Greet” Open House & Middle “Meet and Greet” Open House 4-7pm.

Monday, August 18th – Back to School!
Kindergarten staggered start:
Last name A-L attend Monday, August 18th
Last name M-Z attend Tuesday, August 19th
All Kindergarten attends on Wednesday, August 20th

August 29th – Pride Prowl Pep Rally
September 12th – Pride Prowl School Event
September 13th – Pride Prowl Run and Wellness Walk

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CONGRATULATIONS again to ALL our performers! You were all great!

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WOW – we have some amazing, talented students, teachers, administrators, and parents at our school!!! The Celebration K-8 PTA proudly presented its 3rd Annual Talent Show on Friday, May 9th – “Color Me Impressed”.  An appreciative crowd cheered on the efforts of our participants  who took the stage at the Randy Johnson Performing Arts Center at Celebration High School.

All proceeds from this exciting event are used to fund the exceptional programs and activities the PTA brings to the Celebration K-8 School.

Awards/Prizes for each age division were decided by a panel of impartial judges and based on creativity, presentation, and preparedness.

Grades K – 2nd

1st Place: Neon Lights (Dance) – Lauren D. & Jade R.

2nd Place: Code Red (Monologue) – Chloe L.

3rd Place: Purple Shuffle (Dance) – Thea B.

Grades 3rd – 5th

1st Place: It’s Not Easy Being Green (Comedy / Vocalist) – Diego J.

2nd Place: Freeze Frame (Dance) – Maria B.

3rd Place: In Summer (Dance) – Courtney E.

Middle School

1st Place: Kaleidescope Heart  (Dance) – Isabella V.

2nd Place: True Colors (Vocalist) – Abby R.

3rd Place: Gravity (Vocalist) – Ava Z.

THANK YOU to all of our volunteers. From ticket sales, to concessions, to ushers, to back stage crew – it’s you all that help make this a  wonderful event for everyone.

THANK YOU to Celebration High School, Barbara Bowers, and her amazing group of students that acted as tech crew and  emceed the performance. You did a great job and really pulled together our show.

All proceeds from this exciting event are used to fund the exceptional programs and activities the PTA brings to the Celebration K-8 School.

CONGRATULATIONS again to ALL our performers!  You were all great!

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Chick-fil-A “Spirit Week” – May 5th-8th. SAVE and TURN IN your receipts!!!

The Cow will be coming to visit us Monday, May 5th for drop off to help kick off  our last Chick-fil-A Spirit Night of the 2013/2014 School Year!  And this time – it’s extended for 4 DAYS!!!

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Let’s all help to make this “Spirit Week” a big hit!

- Simply enjoy a delicious meal at Chick-fil-A of Celebration between Monday, May 5th and Thursday, May 8th (Any meal time. Dine-In or Drive-Thru.)

- SAVE your receipts (must be dated between 5/5-5/8)! Write your classroom/homeroom teacher’s name on it and turn it in to your teacher or the front office.

At the end of the week:

- Chick-fil-A at Celebration will donate 10% of all receipts collected to our school.

- The classroom/homeroom with the highest total in receipts will win a Chick-Fil-A Nugget party for their class.  The winner will be announced during the Celebration K-8 Talent Show – Friday, May 5th @ Celebration High School.

The more people eating chicken, the more money we earn!!! Everyone you know can participate, as often as they’d like (any meal time) – just be sure to SAVE YOUR RECEIPTS and TURN THEM IN to your teacher / front office).

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Parent Survey – Your Opinions are Needed!

In an effort to improve system practices, Celebration School K – 8 is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey.

In order to complete the survey, please go to:

http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/8379723

Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated.

Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.

Once you have completed the survey, please print the confirmation page and have your student turn it into the first period or homeroom teacher for a lunchroom reward coupon!! Please be sure to have the student name and homeroom teacher written on the confirmation page so we can properly deliver the reward!!

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TALENT SHOW 2014 – “COLOR ME IMPRESSED”

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Teacher Appreciation week is coming: (May 5th – May 9th) and we need lots of help!

Please see the many opportunities below and let me know how you can help us make this a great end of year celebration!

Thank you for all you do.
Karen Coakley
Volunteer Coordinator/ Celebration K8 School

Monday (May 5th) – Margaritas, Chips and Salsa. We need volunteers at 2:30 in the Great Hall to help serve.

Wednesday (May 7th) – Smoothies in the Great Hall.
we need:
bananas
strawberries
blueberries
orange juice
plain yogurt
4 – blenders
* Please drop off all donations at 12:30 to the Great Hall.
* Volunteers (need 6) should plan to come to the Great Hall at 1:30 (some will be helping with the smoothies and others will be helping with the staff lunch in the cafeteria)*

Thursday (May 8th) – Middle School Luncheon
** Volunteers (need 8) should plan to arrive at 10:45 to the Middle School Pride **
** please contact Jacquie Hobgood (843-452-4019) to coordinate what type of food you would like to bring as well as drop off time and place.**
Food needed:
*Entrees (20)
*Salads (10)
*Sides (20)
*Desserts (15)
*Beverages

Friday ( May 9th) – bagels, coffee, fruit, juice
we need volunteers at 7:30 am to serve in the Great Hall

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Osceola News-Gazette

Celebration Residents can now get the Osceola News Gazette delivered at no charge! Here’s the link: http://www.aroundosceola.com/?page_id=243

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