The following information is reprinted from the News from Miller and Craddock Schools newsletter.
Online orders for the PTO’s Market Day this month can be placed at www.marketday.com by 11 p.m. Oct. 25. Paper order forms are due by today (Oct. 23). Pickup is Oct. 30 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Leighton.
New customers get $5 off their first orders of $25 or more. Last month, the schools raised $659. For details, email Vanessa Fabec at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With fall festival parties and parades coming up this week, parents should remember that no siblings are permitted for the parties. The PTO will provide all of the food, drinks and party supplies.
All party helpers will be greeted at the entrance to sign in and receive a badge to wear. Only helpers assigned for the party day or official PTO photographers will be admitted.
Simple costumes are permitted. Parents should put all costumes and parts in a bag for a quick change. Masks or makeup are prohibited, as are weapons, guns, knives or other potentially dangerous objects.
Craddock’s parent will be Oct. 25 at 2:15 p.m., morning kindergarten will be Oct. 25 at 10:15 a.m. and all-day and afternoon kindergarten will be at 2:15 p.m. The preschool parade will be Oct. 31 at 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.
Applications must be returned to Miller School by Oct. 31 for the preschool ommunity peer program. Information is available in Miller’s office or at www.aurora-schools.org.
Yankee candle pickup will be Oct. 30- from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Miller School.
A family night during the Miller bookfair is tonight (Oct. 23) from 4:30 to 7. Parents also can visit online at www.scholstic.com/fair. The Miller library will grow from purchases at the book fair.
Thanks go to Chris Hannes and her PTO Sunshine committee at Craddock for providing a feast for teachers during conference night, parent chaperones who went on the Hiram field trip, Kristen Joy and Nikki Thieding for decorating Craddock’s front entrance with fall scenery, families for joining the fall conferences and Mary Jane Jones for creating an anti-bully song.
There will be an in-service day Nov. 5 — Election Day — and students will not attend classes.