NewsFlash | Dine-out night, student enrichment opportunities & Jagwear orders

Eat mor chikin for Joyner tomorrow

Join your friends for dinner this Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Chick-Fil-A at North Hills. Be sure to mention that you’re there for Joyner so we can earn a portion of the night’s sales.

 

Get your forms in early for after-school enrichment 

Registration forms will be in today’s Wednesday folders for fun weekly sessions at Joyner including chess, art, sewing, science, drama, newspaper and more. Registration will take place this Friday, Sept. 18, from 8-8:30 a.m. in the media centerClick here for complete details about this fall’s club offerings. Contact Duval Fisher at duval@tailoredenrichmentkids.com with questions.

 

Last call for OM sign-ups

Odyssey of the Mind (OM) is a national organization that promotes creative problem solving in kids of all ages. Parents must sign up their students online by Friday, Sept. 18. For more information, visit http://www.odysseyofthemind.com.

 

Everyone looks better in Jagwear!

Show your school spirit by purchasing Joyner Jagwear, including tshirts, hoodies and shorts — proceeds support the Joyner PTA. Orders must be received by Sept. 30 and will be delivered by Oct. 15. Visit the table in the lobby this Friday morning to see samples and pay for your order,  or send in your order form with payment to your child’s homeroom teacher. Clothing designs and order forms can also be viewed in the Files section of the Joyner hub.

 

There’s an app for lunch money

Looking for an easy way to give your kids lunch money? Go to https://www.myschoolbucks.com to manage your child’s account, check balances and add funds. You can also download the app and do it all from your phone. Easy, peasy, mac-n-cheesy.

 

Get sporty with Coach Scott on Tuesdays

Coach Scott is again offering his “Sports After School” program at Joyner on Tuesdays from 3-4:30 p.m. starting Sept. 15 (but it’s not too late to sign up). Coach Scott will pick up kids as walkers and take them to Kiwanis Park to play fun games and PE-style activities for girls and boys of all ages. He tailors his program to what the kids in the group are most interested in doing. Coach Scott has been working with kids for 15+ years, beginning with the YMCA and launching his own business when his program became so popular. Cost for 4 weeks is $60 or pay $15 per day. Email sportswithcoachscott@gmail.com for more information or to register.

 

Make your voice heard by becoming a PTA member

Don’t forget to make your gift to join the PTA Being a PTA member adds your voice to the thousands of parents across Wake County and North Carolina through an organization that speaks out in support of public schools and the teachers, staff and administrators who make them such great places to learn. For just $5 ( or $10 for a family), you can join the PTA and help make our voices heard — or you can increase your donation and contribute to the No-Fuss Fundraiser while becoming a PTA member. Click here to join and give online.

 

For your blog reader

 

For your calendar

  • Sept. 17: Dine-out night at CFA from 4-8 p.m.
  • Sept. 21: PTA Executive Board meeting at 6 p.m.
  • Sept. 23: Teacher Workday
  • Oct. 1: Picture day

 

Have an announcement to include in a future edition of the NewsFlash? Submit your article on the PTA website. And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @pta_joyner.

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