PTA News

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 12:11pm




SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR - Come visit the Enchanted Forest Book Fair Nov 12-20.   We will be open after school and will have extended hours on 11/15, see the flyer in the Friday Folder for times.  If you can’t make it to the fair you can also shop our Online Fair Nov 7-20,  We still need to fill some volunteer slots for cashiers (kids are welcome to accompany you during non-school hours)


PANCAKE BREAKFAST - All AES families are welcome to attend the 5th Grade Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, November 17th. 5th graders will serve all the pancakes and work for tips to raise money for their end of the year activities. Three seatings are available; 7:30 AM, 8:30 AM, and 9:30 AM. The price is $5.00 per person before 11/12 and $7.00 per person after 11/12 or at the door (see registration form). Please bring cash to tip your 5th graders for good service!  Contact Kelly Abernethy, or Sarah Biederman, if you have any questions.  

5th grade parents: Please sign your child up to help out for one shift during this event using the link below.  We also need lots of adult volunteers to make this event a success!


BAKE SALE DURING CONFERENCES - 11/19 & 11/20 - The 5th grade bake sale is quickly approaching and we need yummy  dessert donations!  In addition, if your child is a 5th grader, you can sign up to man the table and sell for your class.  All funds from the sale will support 5th grade events and activities.  Please use the link below to sign up to make a dessert or volunteer your time.



Show your school spirit and help support PTA with Spirit Wear!  

Order your Atholton Panthers or Green Wear shirt to show your school pride on spirit days and Waste Free Wednesdays.  You can place your order online ( or using the paper order form coming home in Friday folders on November 20th.   Orders must be in by December 5th.


Shop on Amazon and support the PTA! - Do you shop on  If so, you can now help out AES PTA while doing it!  Just use the link below and start shopping.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to AES PTA.  Go to and Amazon donates to Atholton Elem School.


BOX TOPS COLLECTION! - Just keep clipping! Just keep clipping!
We are halfway to the end of the month. Just a reminder- to turn in collection sheets or any loose Box Tops by Thursday, November 29th.
Also, check out the Box Tops Bonus App for even more money for our school!
Thanks for clipping!


CALLING ALL BOOK LOVERS IN 4TH AND 5TH GRADE! - The PTA and AES parent, Edie Schatz are hoping to start a book club for 4th and 5th graders beginning in December.  

We are looking for parents who might be interested in helping partner with Edie to help lead a monthly book club to be held in the morning before school.

If you are interested in helping, please contact Edith Schatz via email at  Thank you for your support.

AES PTA and Edith Schatz



By becoming a member of the Atholton Elementary School PTA you will be supporting many of the programs that enrich your child’s elementary school experience. Download the membership form here. Additionally, PTA membership offers special savings and discounts for PTA members.  You can access these by visiting

We have an active and supportive PTA. Thank you for your membership.  A portion of the dues directly supports many activities for your children.  Please join us for our meetings which are held on the second Tuesday of each month @6:30pm.



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  • 11/12-11/20: Scholastic Book Fair
  • 11/17: Pancake Breakfast
  • 11/29: Box Tops Due
  • 12/5: Spirit Wear Orders Due
  • 12/11: PTA Meeting 6:30pm
  • 12/15: Silver Knights Chess Tournament 12-5pm