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  • January 28 - Pei Wei Fundraiser, 11 am - 9 pm

  • January 31 - CARNIVAL! 6:30 - 8:30 pm

  • February 7 - Jump Rope For Heart

Winter Carnival
Carnival is coming Friday, January 31st from 6:30 to 8:30pm. But we can't pull it off without you! Please take a look to see if you can work a shift or two to help make this the best one yet! 5 free tickets for each shift worked.  Your help and time is so appreciated!  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044eafad28abf85-winter7!

 

For a sneak peak at some of the great prizes in our raffle and silent auction, check out our carnival page.  New items are coming in almost daily, so check back often!

Thank you to Henseler and Kocian Orthodontics for sponsoring our DJ!  

Do you know a business that would be willing to sponsor a part of our Carnival? We have sponsorship opportunities for games, food, and more. Email yourmiddletonpto@gmail.com or contact Mary Jenniges for details.

Reading Rivalry

Reading Rivalry is an optional, PTO-sponsored event.  Teams form a reading club, read a variety of books, and participate in a competition about those books. The intent is to foster a love of reading, introduce the students to books they may not otherwise choose, provide opportunities to work as a team, and to have fun!  Teams and coaches have been assigned, and will begin meeting soon!  The competition will be on April 3rd this year.

Overview:

  • The Reading Rivalry books are those selected annually for the Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award.  This year there are 10 books; 9 are appropriate levels for grades 3-5.  After reading the books, the participants vote to select the Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Winner!

  • Reading Rivalry is open to students in grades 3-5. There are separate competitions for each grade.

For study guides and more information on the books, check out the Reading Rivalry page.

Art Fair

Planning is underway for the 2020 Art Fair!  ​This year’s art fair will be held on Friday, March 20th at 6:30 pm.  Students K - 5 can enter with any artwork they’ve created in the past year, including projects they’ve worked on at school or at home.  Art can come in any shape or form - drawing, painting, sculpture, or mixed media.  

 

Along with viewing the work of Middleton artists, there will be refreshments and activities to enjoy.  We will have awards for many different categories, including the ‘People’s Choice’ award.  This year’s People’s Choice award winner will win a pizza lunch with Mr. McNamee.

If you’d like to help with setup on Thursday, March 21st or planning, contact Marea Anderson or Dre Spalding.

Help Wanted!

Middleton PTO Needs You!  The majority of our PTO board positions will be vacating at the end of the school year. Are you interested in helping to lead, co-lead or organize any PTO events? 

 

Current board positions: 

  • President (2)

  • Vice President (2)

  • Secretary

  • Treasurer

  • Community Engagement (2)              

 

These positions do not require a “full time” commitment, we truly want as many voices on the board (and at the PTO meetings) as possible, to ensure that we are serving parents, students and teachers in the best way. 

 

Please reach out to chat, if you have any interest in learning more – we are happy to find a way for you to contribute in a meaningful way. Thanks for helping to make the Middleton community thrive.  Don’t want to be on the board but still want to help? We have plenty of opportunities for parents to volunteer throughout the school year.  

 

Events that need chairs, co-chairs, or parent volunteers include:

Boo Bash

Carnival

Art Fair

Science Fair

Sports Outings

Website Maintenance

Walkathon (Fall)

School Play

5K (Spring)

Restaurant Nights

Reading Rivalry

Book Fair

Picture Day

Middleton 2019-20 Student Directory

FREE – provided by the Middleton PTO

This year we will have a new option for a student directory.  Enjoy the directory all year long to help plan birthday parties, playdates, or meet other Middleton families.  As a reminder, teachers are not allowed to give out contact information for students.  Please sign up as soon as possible so all can enjoy the benefits of the directory.  You can add as much or as little as you want for contact information.

To join:

  • Visit the link you received from your teacher at assessments, or on our Facebook page 

  • Click on “Register Login”

  • Scroll down to “Create Account”

  • Create your personal account

  • After confirming your email, register your information in “Family Information”

  • Add your child in “Add Student” and remember to save all updates.

  • To add additional children, select “I have another Student”

  • Select “Yes” to confirm you’d like your information in the Directory and Save.

That’s it! To access the Directory, select Directory from the drop-down Menu.  Now you can….

  • Download the Membership Toolkit app to have access from your phone.

  • Update your information anytime.

  • Filter by grade, teacher or your starred favorites

Nickelodeon Universe Wristbands 

Nickelodeon Universe wristbands are for sale in the office at a discounted rate, with a portion of the sales coming right back to the PTO! Wristbands are $27 each (a discount of $10!), and subject to change. 

Kowalski's

Whenever you shop at Kowalski’s, ask for a second receipt and place it in the labeled box for Middleton at the front of the store (Starbucks receipts count!!). There is no minimum purchase.  It is based on the number of receipts submitted!

2019-20 PTO Board Members

The Middleton PTO Board would like to welcome you to the new school year! The PTO is made up of wonderful parents and teachers working together to make Middleton the best it can be.  You can be a part of the PTO in many ways, in as large or small capacity as you are able, and we invite you to reach out anytime.  For more information about the board, click here.

Co-Presidents:

Heidi Case

Linzy Nathlich

Co-Vice Presidents:

Marea Anderson

Katie Hedges 

Secretary:

Jenny Thelen​

Treasurer:

Liz Willard

Community Engagement:

Stephanie Kraft

Deanna Swanson

Contact the PTO

Facebook: YourMiddletonPTO

Email: yourmiddletonpto@gmail.com

Twitter: @833MiddletonPTO
Web: www.yourmiddltonpto.org

Want to DONATE to the PTO general fund? 
 
Click here!

QUICK LINKS

Click here to sign up for Middleton Listserv and District Information

UPCOMING EVENTS

MON Jan 13 | 5-7 PM

Culver's Nights

Dine in, take out or drive thru!  Culver’s generously donates 5-10% of their profits from these nights right back to our PTO. Don’t forget, we will be drawing prize winning names from the basket! January will be hosted by our 2nd grade team.

TUES Jan 14 | 6:30 - 7:30 PM

PTO Meeting

Meeting held in Media Center, and childcare is provided. 

TUE JAN 28 | ALL DAY

Pei Wei

You MUST mention Middleton when ordering. 

FRI Jan 31 6:30PM-8:30PM

Winter Carnival

Volunteer and receive 5 free tickets! Sign up here. We couldn’t do this without you! Thank you!

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Middleton Elementary

9105 Lake Road, Woodbury, MN 55125

Office: 651-425-4900

School Hours: 8:40 am - 3:10 pm

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