PTO Board Elections
PTO Board Elections for the 2013-2014 school year will be held Friday, May 31st at 3:15 in the Vale cafeteria. If you are unable to make it, absentee ballots are located in the Vale office and also may be downloaded from this website.
Prepaid School Supplies for the 2013-2014 School Year
We are excited to announce the opportunity to pre-purchase your child's school supplies for the 2013-2014 school year. We are partnering with School Tool Box (schooltoolbox.com), which we have provided with the approved supply lists for all of Vale Elementary. Ordering begins May 17th!
Vale Family Movie Night - March 8th at 6pm
Come join us for a great family movie night. We'll have some giveaways and free popcorn! Its going to be a fun evening!
Did you know.....?
You can support Vale students all year long at Great American's (our cookie dough partners) online store (www.gaschoolstore.com).
Just enter Vale's school code (2237162) and your child's name and start shopping.
The store offiers a large selection of magazines, gifts, wraps, accessories, holiday decor, personalized gifts, collegiate items and more all at competetive prices.
Reptile Man at Vale
Scott Peterson (aka The Reptile Man) is back again this year. He will be at Vale on Wednesday, February 20th at 6:30pm
Vale Family Movie Nights
They're back! The next Vale Family Movie Night is scheduled for Friday, January 11th at 6pm. Our February movie night will be on Friday, February 8th. We will have lots of popcorn, so no long waits!
Cookie Dough Distribution - Wednesday, December 5 11am to 7pm
Cookie Dough delivery is scheduled for Wednesday, December 5th from 11am to 7pm in the Vale gymnasium. Please make all attempts to collect your student's cookie dough on this date. Please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns. Your support for this huge fundraiser was greatly appreciated!
Vale Family Movie Night
Get ready! The first PTO sponsored Vale Family Movie Night will be here Friday, November 16th at 6pm in the Vale gymnasium. This is a free family event (donactions appreciated, but not required). Due to copyright rules, we can't post the name of the movie..hint....Afro Circus!...your kids will know. Watch for flyers to be sent home with details.
Pumpkin Painting - October 24th 5:30 to 7:00pm
Come join us for a fun evening of pumpkin painting with friends and family. All you need is a pumpkin, a box to carry your pumpkin home, and definitely your imagination! Paint and brushes will be provided. Hope to see you all there!!!
Cookie Dough Fundraiser - Kickoff October 19th 1:45pm
Our largest fundraiser of the year is here! This year funds from our cookie dough sales will go toward technology and enrichment programs, including Art, Music, Science and Math. We are asking for every family to participate so that we may provide funding for these worthwhile programs. We will be collecting coupons on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and prizes for products sold will be given. We'll also have drawings for additional prizes on these days for those who submit coupons. Please do not hesitate to email us with any questions. Or call Gina DeJean 669-4581. Thank you for your support of Vale Elementary.
Revised School Calendar
A revised school calendar has been posted on the District website, as well as this web page. Also attached is a letter from Superintendent Glenn Johnson in regards to the revision.
Missoula Children's Theatre Cancelled
Due to the fires and heavy smoke, Missoula Children's Theatre will not be at Vale the week of Sept 17 thru Sept 21. We apologize for the short notice, but our main concern is the safety of our students and MCT tour team. In addition, we have chosen to remain consistent with Cashmere School District's decision to cancel other after school programs until further notice. We will keep you informed of all efforts to reschedule
First Days of School!!!
The first day of school for 2nd, 3rd & 4th graders is Wednesday, August 29th. Kinder and 1st graders will join them on Friday, August 31st. Stop in at one of the PTO tables on Friday for a cup of Starbucks coffee and muffin!
Yearbooks a great success!
A big thank you to our yearbook co-chairs Karlye Risdon and Amber Herrera! And to Sharon Hoffman for her help and diligence working with the company that produced the books. The books are amazing!! If you haven't purchased one yet, its not too late :) Contact us at email@example.com
Easy ways to raise money for Vale PTO
At Martin's Marketplace:
Martin's will donate 1% of all purchases that use the Vale PTO number 9955
When checking out, tell the checker you would like to use the 1% donation program for Vale PTO number 9955
If you forget the number just say, "Vale PTO"
Teacher Wish Lists
We can partner with our amazing Vale teachers by donating items needed for their classrooms. Check out the teacher "wish lists" at www.TeacherWishList.com.