The MHES Fall Scholastic Book Fair is Monday, October 21 through Friday, October 25 and We Need Your Help!
If you can volunteer to work a shift at the Book Fair please SIGN UP HERE!
Volunteering at the Scholastic Book Fair is very low key. Volunteers run the cash register, help kids to select their favorite books, and help kids to count their money at check out. You'll be placed alongside seasoned Book Fair volunteers and will be shown how to use the register. It's a fun and important event for the MHES community and we appreciate your help!
Come back to school in your pajamas and enjoy a story read aloud and book-related craft with your classmates on Tuesday, October 29th from 5:30-6:30 pm!
The delicious goodies ordered during the Claire's Gourmet fundraising drive will be delivered to Medfield Heights Elementary on Tuesday, October 29th. We need volunteers to help unbox the treats and organize them so that parents and guardians can pick them up quickly and efficiently throughout the afternoon. Please SIGN UP HERE to help!
Back by popular demand! Join MHES friends, parents and teachers for a beer and raise $$ for the school from 12:00-6:00 pm at Union Craft Brewing -- what a great way to spend a Sunday this Fall! $1 donated to the PTO for every beer purchased.
Calling all Box Tops! FIRST Contest Deadline is November 7th! Win a PAJAMA DAY for the Whole School!
Bring in those Box Tops to earn cash for our school! You can ask neighbors, friends and family members to help you. Send them in on a COLLECTION SHEET or SCAN you receipt on the BOX TOPS APP! First contest ends on November 7th. If the whole school total reaches $100, the students will get a Pajama Day! Create an account at boxtops4education.com to scan receipts and enter contests that can help our school win bonus prizes.
Please join us from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Medfield Rec Center for our second PTO meeting of the year. Agenda items will include information about upcoming events and fundraisers, an update on Homeroom parents and class contact lists, plus a couple of important votes, on changes to our bylaws and the selection of a new Annual Fundraiser Coordinator (see the next newsletter item below). We hope to see you there! p.s. – did you know that kids are welcome?
At this weeks’ PTO meeting, we will be reviewing and voting on proposed changes to our PTO bylaws, which are the broad rules that dictate how our PTO is organized and run. We will also be voting in a new member of the PTO Board, in the role of Annual Fundraiser Coordinator (if you are looking for a way to become more involved with the PTO, this is a great opportunity!). Click below to read the bylaws, and the proposed changes (copies will also be available at the meeting).
Join us for our first PTO restaurant fundraiser on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th! SweetSide cafe is hosting us at 3543 Chestnut Ave Baltimore, MD 21211. The fundraiser will last all day (9am- 11pm). Come for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just a sweet treat. At sundown they will be showing the SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2 outside on the deck. Just mention Medfield Heights when you cash out.
Please join us as we help our school! A lot of work has gone into sprucing up the building over the summer, and we need help cleaning up the school grounds outside! Please SIGN UP HERE if you can help out this Sunday, September 29th. Thanks for your support!
October will be a busy month at MHES! Scholastic Book Fair will be at the Swing Space Mon.- Fri. October 21- 25. Literacy Night with the Maryland Book Bank Bookmobile is on Tues. October 29th 5:30-6:30pm. Then on Sunday October 27th Noon-6pm we will hold our second restaurant fundraiser at UNION Craft Brewery. Mark your calendars!
Who We Are
The MHES PTO is comprised of dedicated parents and friends that support the school's programming and fundraising efforts - bring your talents, tools and ideas - join us this year!