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DONATING KROGER GIFT CARDS If you’re able, please donate a physical (not digital) Kroger gift card/s to John Rogers Elementary. Let’s help our school community during this difficult time! Increments in $50 to 100 appreciated. Physical gift cards can be mailed to the school, picked up at your home or dropped off to Andrea Bergan, JRE Family Support Worker Questions? email@example.com
Kroger gift cards can be found at Fred Meyer, QFC and on the Kroger website if ordered online to mail directly to John Rogers Elementary. Kroger website: https://giftcards.kroger.com/our-store-cards/kroger Mail gift card/s to: John Rogers Elementary Attn: Family Support 4030 NE 109th St, Seattle, WA 98125
Currently, we have a supply of Kroger gift cards for families who need assistance. Confidential requests can be made to Andrea Bergan via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
SUBMIT VOLUNTEER APPLICATION Please get your volunteer applications in! https://www.seattleschools.org/families_communities/volunteer for instructions and application. Approved applications are good for 2 years. Per School District policy, approval is required to volunteer in your child’s classroom virtually and when we return to the building. Please ask your the classroom teacher about how to use the Volunteer Sign-In log while we are virtual (like signing in at the office when we are in school). Questions? Contact Michelle at email@example.com
THE ROGERS COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT We invite all families to send us 1 to 3-minute videos that share your family culture. Tell us about what you love, something you celebrate, or teach us a word that’s special to you. Thank you, and we can’t wait to hear from you! Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
ANNUAL COOKIE DOUGH AND COFFEE SALE! John Rogers PTA is selling coffee from Caffe Vita and cookie dough from Cougar Mountain! Coffee is whole bean and 12 ounces. Orders can be submitted November 15-25, and pickup will be on Monday, December 14. More information and link to order form: https://johnrogerspta.org/ Questions? Julia (coffee): Julia.email@example.com , Brianna (dough): firstname.lastname@example.org
MINTED FUNDRAISER If you typically order holiday cards and/or photo gifts, this is an easy way to earn money for John Rogers! You get 20% off, and Minted donates 15% to John Rogers. Please feel free to share with family, friends, and your social network! Go to: www.minted.com/holiday Enter Code: FUNDRAISEJRESPTA Questions? Nilu: email@example.com
LET’S CONNECT! Would your family like to connect more with your child’s class? If so, classroom Raft Captain’s need your permission to email you. Currently, only the teacher has permission to email you. Please send a quick email to your grade level (see grade level gmail accounts below) with your child’s name, teacher and your contact info. Your classroom new Raft Captain (similar to former room parent role) will be creating a class roster list to help with future fun connections and classroom events. Please find the grade level/s below and email with your child’s name, teacher and your contact info.
NEWSLETTER REQUESTS Blurbs must be less than 50 words & include contact info. Email: Kristi Yee by noon Thursday: firstname.lastname@example.org
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