The PTA is giving each Explorer (and teachers!) a brand-new, school-wide Discovery t-shirt! We know it’s tough to be apart but we hope that providing this visual reminder of our community helps.
We will have multiple pickup opportunities:
Mon, Nov. 30 at 12-1:30 pm at the Discovery loop;
Wed, Dec. 2 at 2:30-4:30 pm at Library pickup;
and Thu, Dec. 3 at 11-11:50 am at Library pickup.
Need to Do Some Holiday Shopping?
Our Virtual Book & Game Fair has started! It will run from Monday Nov. 16 through Thursday Dec. 10
Click here to browse a wide selection of wonderful books and educational games.
- Be sure to check out the Teacher Wish Lists (more coming soon)
- Consider a financial donation to our book drive for Barcroft Elementary
- Please feel free to share the link with family and friends. The PTA receives 15% on all purchases.
- Free shipping on all orders over $30
You can also find this information and online store link on the library webpage.
Save the Date: Bingo Night!
Our next Bingo Night will be Thu, Dec 3 at 6 pm via Zoom. Our last one was a blast, you don’t want to miss this one! We are limiting the number of participants to make it easier for kids to engage, so you must sign up in advance.
NEW PHOTO TOPIC this week! SUMMER of COVID!! We are looking for photo submissions about your summer during COVID. Please share a picture and let us know one favorite thing you did over your summer break. You can use the link here or send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to let us know your student’s name and grade when you upload! Thank you for all your help!
Any questions, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Restaurant Fundraiser for the Outdoor Lab
Calling all burrito lovers: Foil your dinner plans and stop by the Chipotle at 4520 Lee Hwy in Arlington for a fundraiser on Saturday, November 21 from 5:00 - 9:00 pm. We're raising money to support The Outdoor Lab (Arlington Outdoor Education Association), so just mention the fundraiser at checkout and they'll donate 33% of the proceeds to the cause! More info at www.outdoorlab.org.
Spread Kindness with the 2020 Gifts That Give Hope Kindness Calendar
As part of Arlington's 10th Annual Gifts That Give Hope Alternative Giving Fair, spread kindness with the Gifts That Give Hope Kindness Calendar! Click to download, or print the attached calendar and complete an act of kindness each day with your family. The CCPTA is participating this year!
Mark your calendar for November 23rd when the 2020 Gifts That Give Hope Online Fair will open. Give back to our community during this time of more needs than ever, by supporting charitable giving for 18 deserving nonprofit organizations. With a variety of gift items to donate on behalf of a loved one, this year you can choose a digital download to print or email, or receive a card in the mail to personalize and send. We are also excited to introduce our first ever online Kids Fair, to teach children the importance of giving this holiday season.
Also, make sure to follow us on Twitter (@novagiveshope) & Instagram, and like us on Facebook! Visit us at ARLGivesHope.org to learn more, and spread the word to your friends & family! Thank you for your generosity and giving gifts of hope this holiday season!