Henry P. Mohr Elementary School PTA

The Mohr PTA works hard to support our students. We are fortunate to be part of a community that is highly dedicated to the success and enrichment of our children. The Mohr PTA with the help of our outstanding community of parents, educators and volunteers is able to provide enrichment opportunities, community activities, equipment and classroom supplies that directly benefit our kids. Consider joining the PTA to be an advocate for all Mohr students. Your membership, your More for Mohr donation and your volunteerism all make a huge impact on our school!

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Enjoy Your Summer!

Up-Coming Events

5/31Field Day (Volunteer to help!)
6/1Fifth Grade Culmination
6/1Minimum Day - Last Day of School
Message From Your PTA

PTA President's Corner

On behalf of the Mohr PTA Executive Board, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your support during the 2017-18 school year. With your donations and volunteer hours, we've been able to fund and run a wide array of beloved activities and programs for our children, including but not limited to the Ice Cream Social, Pizza with the Principal, Bingo Night, the Fun Fair, cultural celebrations, art classes, running club, Field Day, and even this PTA-sponsored newsletter that you're reading right now! None of them would exist without your help, so thank you so much for your support.

Our all-new Executive Board is already busily planning for the 2018-19 school year, and we have several brand new events and activities in the works. If you'd like to chair a committee, please sign up here! No experience is necessary! Sadly, if no one steps up to chair these events and programs, we won't be able to offer them, so please consider sharing your time and talents. Thank you in advance for your help!

One easy way to help out right now is to return your Supply Kit order form along with a check for $45 made out to the Mohr PTA by Friday, June 1. Funds collected are used to purchase a wide array of supplies --check your order form for full details-- that are distributed to teachers for use this fall. Any money remaining goes to support PTA-sponsored projects, activities, and events.

Before I close, I'd like to share a few easy --and FREE-- ways you can help the Mohr PTA earn extra money over the summer.

Have a wonderful summer, and we'll see you this fall!

Warmly,
Sherry Wight
2018-19 Mohr PTA President

Y is for Yearbook

Yearbooks!

After-school Sales - Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 2:50 p.m.

Students who pre-ordered a yearbook during registration will receive their yearbook during the last week of school. Yearbooks will be delivered to the classrooms and teachers will hand them out to the students at their discretion.

If you did not pre-order a yearbook and would like one, we will have a limited number of books for sale after school on Wednesday, May 30 at 2:50 pm by the flag pole in front of the office. Books will be sold for $30 each on a first-come, first-served basis until we run out. Cash or check (payable to Mohr PTA) only.

If you need to check if you pre-ordered, please log on to your Future Fund account. If you have any other questions, please contact our yearbook chair

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Field Day

Calling All Field Day Volunteers

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Mohr PTA Field Day will be held on Thursday, May 31st from 9:15 am - 11:30 am.

Please sign up to volunteer! Our 650 students need you to keep this much-loved event safe and fun! We need over 130 volunteers to properly monitor the kids out on the field. Only "cleared" volunteers can participate in school-related activities. If you are not sure of your current status, please check with your child's teacher in advance.

If we don't have enough volunteers signed up by Monday, May 21st, Field Day will be impossible to organize and hold and we will be forced to cancel it. Thank you in advance for your support!

Introducing Your PTA Executive Board

2018-2019 PTA Executive Board

During the last PTA General Meeting, the following candidates were elected to serve on the Mohr PTA Executive Board for the 2018-19 school year:

President - Sherry Wight
Executive Vice President - Nikki Bush
Treasurer - Rupinder Randhawa
Secretary - Narmada Potharlanka
Vice President of Programs and Services - Evelyn Bartolome
Vice President of Membership - Ha Quach

We're still in search of a Financial Secretary and an additional Vice President. If you're interested in making a difference for our students in this way or have questions about either position, please contact Sherry Wight. Thank you for your consideration.

Eagle TV

Eagle TV is an enrichment club for 4th and 5th graders led by Mrs. Carrolan and Ms. Wilcox. Episodes are written, filmed, edited, and created by the students, and are produced every 2 weeks. You can follow all the episodes on our Eagle TV YouTube channel.

Ice Cream Cone

Spirit Wear!

Do you need a new bag, jacket or shirt? Show your eagle pride at school and around town. Check out the new designs at Mohr's Logoboss shop!

Membership Benefits

The PTA Shops Ptown program was established to offer a tangible benefit to our Pleasanton PTA members and to support our local Pleasanton business community. Participating businesses offer a discount to PTA members who show their PTA membership cards to receive the discount. Visit PTA Shops Ptown to see who's offering discounts.

As a member of California State PTA, you advocate for children, promote parent and family involvement in schools, and improve the lives of all children and families. California State PTA offers some additional benefits of membership available exclusively to PTA members like you! Check out the Member Perks web site for more information!

On-going Fundraisers

birthday marqueeBirthday Marquee - Make your child's birthday a little more special by placing their name on the school marquee. Drop off the request form in the office at least a week in advance.

Amazon-SmileAmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Mohr every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Mohr. So don't forget to bookmark this link and support Mohr Elementary PTA every time you shop at Amazon!

Box Tops Box Tops for Education - Please remember to submit Box Tops for Education certificates to help our school earn cash this year! Box Tops are small, rectangular certificates that can be found on a number of popular products, including General Mills cereals, Kleenex tissues, and more. See the Box Tops website for a full listing of eligible products .

Please place all Box Tops into a baggie labeled with the name of your child's teacher and grade level. They can be submitted at any time throughout the year to either your child's teacher or the front office. I will keep track of the submissions and the class that submits the most by year's end will receive a special treat!

The first submission deadline for the current school year is in early November. In addition, you can earn even more cash for Mohr by downloading the Box Tops for Education app from the App Store and scanning your register receipts. We can earn up to $20,000 for Mohr via the Box Tops program, so let's get to work! Thanks for your support! Contact Sherry Wight with questions.

PUSD Announcements

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Peachjar - Don't forget to check the Peachjar e-flyer service! Get the latest news on after-school enrichment programs held right here at Mohr, community events, and other fun activities happening near you.

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