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After School Yoga Registration Open!

The Moncure PTO is proud to offer Kidding Around Yoga to our students as a part of our after school programs. Classes for grades K-2 are on Mondays for 4 weeks starting on October 2nd. Classes for grades 3-5 will be held on Tuesdays for 4 weeks starting October 3rd. Classes will run from 4-5pm. Students need to bring a yoga mat or beach towel. You can register and pay below.

$35 payment can be made by check – payable to Moncure PTO or by PayPal at paypal.me/moncurepto.

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LuLaRoe Comes to Moncure!

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Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week!

At Moncure we use this week to appreciate our entire STAFF (classroom teachers, paras, specialists, custodians, cafeteria workers, office staff, nurse, etc).  We are well aware that it is only with the help of everyone that we can make Moncure work, so Please say “Thanks” to all those folks that make Moncure so special!

If you did not receive a My favorite things survey from your teacher or would like the survey for a specialist, para or admin, please email us at Anne.e.moncurePTO@gmail.com Thanks!

Monday:       Blossom – Bring in a Flower for your Teacher.

Tuesday:       Letter – Write your Teacher a Thank You Note.

Wednesday: One Snack – Bring your Teacher a Favorite Snack.

Thursday:     Office Supplies – Bring a school supply for the classroom.

Friday:         Mixed Fruit – Bring a piece of fruit for your Teacher.

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Come Volunteer at Field Day June 15th!

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Come volunteer your time at this year’s FIELD DAY Thursday, June 15th. Mrs. Barr and Mr. Baker, our awesome PE teachers, need help with field day this year. Please consider helping if you can spare a couple hours. They need help with set-up, clean-up and helping the kids at the different stations. This is a great way to have a lot of fun and help your school. You can sign up through the link at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a4faaac2ca2fd0-field1.

Due to all the support our students received from their family and friends, we met our Fun Run goal and planned a special surprise for Field Day.  We have purchased two soccer goals and will have a station at field day called Score on the principal!!!  The students will be able to enjoy the goals for many years and we will take them with us to the New Moncure.

 

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It’s Been a Seuss-tastic Week for our Teachers and Staff

The PTO has busy this week showing the teachers and staff at Moncure just how much our families appreciate them with a Seusstastical celebration.  Our kids have been bringing their teachers special treats all week and the PTO has had a special surprise planned everyday

On Monday the PTO set up a Hop on Pop Gourmet Popcorn Bar.  Tpopcorn barhere were so many choices, everyone was able to find one, two or eight flavors the love.snack dayhat doors

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Tuesday the teachers and staff got a nice snack from PTO and their students. The classroom doors looked great filled
with Cat in the Hats and sweet notes from students.

We had our Dr. Seuss Lunch Wednesday and we had such a GREAT turnout of treats to eat! From Roast Beast sliders to Poodle Noodles, Grinch Salad to Cat in the Hat Fruit
seuss lunch 1Kabobs, Thing 1 and Thing 2 Cherry Drops to the Lorax cookies….it was quite Whoville Feast! The teachers were also given their giftbag today that had a Dr. Seuss bookmark, Truffula tree pen, notepad and ‘bookworms’ to go along with the great many books the students brought in for their classrooms.

The teachers and staff were able to satisfy their sweet tooth with specially wrapped chocolate bars from the PTO and their favorite treats from their students.

Our week ended with a special thank you gift to all the teachers and staff and the students brought in their teacher’s seuss choc barfavorite drink.

We have such a wonderful staff here at Moncure and it is great to be able to appreciate them for all that they do! The PTO ♥’s our Moncure teachers and staff!

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Moncure Spring Clothing Sale

See you Saturday, February 27th!

The Moncure Clothing Sale is the oldest and largest gently used sale in Stafford, where you can find everything you need from baby to teen.  You will find strollers, highchairs, clothes, shoes, toys, DVDs, electronics, kids bedding, books, accessories, furniture and much more.  The Clothing Sale proceeds go to benefit the students of Moncure Elementary.

Clean out your closets and make some money!  Become a consignor and sell your items.  We have the highest consignor percentages in the Stafford/Fredericksburg area!!!

Our volunteer shifts will be posted Saturday, January 23rd at 10:00 am.  You only need to work a short 2 hour shift and you’ll get to shop a day early.  If you’re a consignor and a volunteer, you earn even more money back, an extra 10-15%!  

Snow Date: Saturday, March 5th

Here’s how the sale times will look on February 27th:
7am-11am – regular sale
11am-12pm – Consignor pickup for items that you don’t want to be discounted
12pm-12:30pm – closed
12:30pm-2pm – discount sale period (ALL items 50% off)
2pm – all items not sold will be donated (no additional pickup period)

Click here to learn more

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We Came Close to Meeting Our Fun Run Goal!

We are very excited and hope you are too!  We almost reached our goal of $20,000. We received 100% of all cash and check donations and 85% of online donations!!!  The PTO is raising funds to purchase 50 more Chromebooks so that every classroom has 5 Chromebooks.  We also pay for three amazing assemblies each year, the DARE program, Student of the month awards, STEM lab projects, special requests/needs from grade levels and Teacher Conference meals.  Every student received a FREE t-shirt to wear during the Run and enjoyed a snowcone after.  

We had several kids reach their $150 goal, so they can have Pizza with the Principal.  Click here to see all the fun we have in store for our Moncure kids.

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Bagels and Bye Bye

Please join us September 8th at 9:15AM on the first day back at school.  After you drop off your children and they’re off exploring their new classrooms, please join us for breakfast in the Cafeteria. You will meet other Moncure parents and reconnect with friends after a long summer. This is our first general meeting of the year and you can learn more about the PTO and our plans for the upcoming school year.

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Bear Wear Spirit Store Now Open!

Get ready by ordering your Bear Wear spirit wear now! We have an awesome new vendor and now have online ordering! If you order by the end of the month, your order will be available to pick up on back-to-school night!

Please visit www.moncure.staffordmedia.com to place your order.

 

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National Night Out

Tuesday, August 4rd is National Night Out Against Crime. On this special night, neighborhoods across America are encouraged to come out of their homes, join with their neighbors and local police and take a stand against crime. This is a FREE event. The Moncure PTO will have a table set up, please stop by and say hello. We’ll have some treats and fun activities for the kids, samples of our new Bear Wear and information about Back to School Night.

 

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BINGO Night and our first Silent Auction was a huge success!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our BINGO Night/Silent Auction.  We had a great turnout and even had to order extra pizza!  One lucky winner ended the night by winning the “golden ticket” to have lunch with our Principal, Mr. Machi.  A huge thank you to Mr. Machi and Ms. Norton for calling the BINGO numbers.  They did an amazing job!

We also sold every auction item and raised over $800.  We’re looking forward to continuing this new tradition next year.

Please support the business who generously donated our BINGO prizes and Silent Auction items.  Support them as they have supported our school!  Find out more about contacting these businesses here.

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Moncure Wins Free Sweet Frog!

Congrats Bears!!!  We won the School Appreciation Week contest with Sweet Frog!  Our school had the most entries during their Facebook campaign.  All Moncure students, teachers and employees get a free 12oz cup up to $5 on March 30th from 4-8:30 pm.  Bring your signed flyer, report card or school ID.  Yippee!!

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Help us reach our spring fundraising goal!

We had a great time duct taping our Principal and Assistant Principal to the wall!! We brought in almost $3,400 of our $7,000 goal. Help us get closer to our goal by donating! 100% of all donations go straight to the PTO. Every $250 gets us a new Chromebook for a Moncure classroom. Thank you for your support!!

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Welcome to Our New Website!

We’ve been doing a lot of work to make our PTO website user-friendly and to easily provide you with the information you need.  You can look at our calendar to see PTO-sponsored, school-sponsored and district-wide events, pay for events online and find out more about what our PTO offers.  Take a look around and let us know if you have any questions!

Our website is still under construction so check back regularly for more information!