HOT OFF THE PRESS Student Scholarship Applications Available This spring, the CVHS PTO will award up to $2,500 in scholarships to members of the Carnegie Vanguard High School Class of 2017. The deadline is April 13, 2017 at midnight central time. Please click HERE for the application. WELCOME! The PTO is looking forward to a great 2016-2017 year. Please read on below for more information fundraising, social events, membership, newsletter, and volunteering. Keep calm and rhino on! Sarah Bittner, President – email@example.com. 2016-2017 Friends and Family Campaign Donations The annual friends and family campaign is the PTO’s major fundraiser. Your contributions make a real difference in the lives of our students, staff and community. Please click HERE to financially support the work of the PTO. Please click HERE for our thank you to those generous friends and families who have contributed this year. What has the PTO done for CVHS? Click HERE to find out how your support of the PTO positively affects the school in ways big and small. Questions? Please contact Mark J. Levine, 1st VP – firstname.lastname@example.org. 2016-2017 Parent and Family Socials: In addition to our friends and family campaign, the CVHS PTO hosts three social fundraisers each school year. These FUN- and fundraising events enable the PTO to support our great school while socializing with other school supporters. We hope you can make these events. The events for the 2016-2017 school year are below. Please click HERE to purchase seats at these fun events. November 17th BBQ Social with Officer Fyles at Karbach: $25/Person (Adults) Please join us November 17, 2016 at Karbach Brewery. Our own Officer Fyles prepares his delicious barbeque as we enjoy Karbach’s beer garden. Price includes BBQ, beer glass and a few beer tokens. You do not have to be a CVHS parent to attend, but attendees must be over 21. Wine and Dine Party: $65/Person (Adults) Good times and conversation at the Levine household with plenty of food and great wine. Expected date end of January 2017. BINGO Night: $1/Bingo cards (Family-friendly) We will host our second annual bingo night in April 2017. Exact date to be announced in the Fall. Join us for the family fun. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Questions? Please contact Mark J. Levine, 1st VP – email@example.com. The 16-17 PTO Membership and School Directory New CVHS families: please join the PTO by completing your membership information here. While completing the membership data, you will have the opportunity to indicate what information to include in the CVHS directory. If you have a student who was enrolled last year or if you have already signed up for this year, you should have received a confirmation email already. If you have questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The PTO email newsletter is the pulse of the PTO, keeping everyone informed about events, deadlines, and news. Don’t be a Carnegie parent or student without it! PTO Newsletter sign up. Archived newsletters. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US! Questions? Please contact Jacqueline Keus, 2nd VP – email@example.com. 2016-2017 Volunteering New and continuing volunteers: please help us out by signing up. There is more information HERE, on registering as a volunteer with HISD, and on volunteer opportunities. SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR CORPORATE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN The CVHS PTO has launched its first ever corporate fundraising campaign. We need assistance from persons who have insight into prospective corporate donors or who are simply willing to help build a database of potential corporate donors. Please reach out to Mark Levine at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would be willing to help. SIGN UP GENIUS PAGES FOR PARENTS Food Sales Magnet Tour Guides Teacher/Staff Appreciation SIGN UP GENIUS PAGES FOR STUDENTS Coffee Bar Pizza Sales THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME! Questions? Contact Reva Mohapatra, 3rd VP – email@example.com.