Letter from the PTO Co-Presidents
Happy Fall! We hope your children had a nice first month of school!
We would like to invite you to our first PTO meeting of the school year; it will be Tuesday, October 8th at 8:30am. We have a great agenda for you:
- Presentation from our school lunch provider, Whitsons
- Discuss & approve the PTO budget for the school year
- Meet Alan Ripp, Curriculum Coordinator of History and Social Studies. As many of you already know, Principal Harold did not receive an anticipated waiver from the state to work full time and will not work most Fridays. In her absence, Mr. Ripp will be covering.
- Learn about upcoming events
- Updates from Safe Routes to School, Creative Arts & Sciences, and Families Organizing for Racial Justice
You’ll also learn how you can get involved with the Underwood PTO, so please come and bring your smiles and questions! And as usual, younger siblings are welcome.
Finally, as you probably already know, our next PTO activity will be the Mystery Dinner on the evening of October 19th (we still need hosts!!!). This is a fun, adult only event where you will meet other parents while eating good food. Be on the lookout for the invite coming your way soon!
Anne-Marie Gravel & Jen Tsuda
Oct 19th - Underwood Kids Night Out @ the YMCA
Underwood and the YMCA are partnering again this year to bring you childcare for the Mystery Dinner! Sign up now before spots fill up.
November 6th - AuthorFest
Creative Arts & Sciences (CAS) AuthorFest is coming to Newton on Wednesday, November 6th. Underwood will have presentations by Josh Funk, Susan Tan, David Kelley, and Tui Sutherland. All students and families are invited to Zervas Elementary to meet participating authors from 3:15 - 5:30 PM.
October 29th - Shoo the Flu @ Underwood
The flu clinic date for Underwood will be Tuesday October 29, 2019. Forms will be due to Nurse Carrie no later than Monday October 28, 2019.
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