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PTO Meeting on November 30 - Please Join Us!
Our next PTO Meeting is Tuesday, November 30 at 7:00 p.m. Please join us! All are welcome!

Agenda:
I: Introductions and PTO Needs
II: Update from Principal Sawatzky
III: Teacher Grants Update
IV: Project Based Learning: What is it, and how does Meadowbrook utilize it?
V: Upcoming events and programs
Click Here to Join the Meeting
2021-2022 PTO Meeting Dates:
September 28
November 30
February ? *New Date Coming Soon*
April 12
All meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.
Meadowbrook Book Fair is Back and Better than Ever
*Save the date for a new twist on the Meadowbrook Book Fair!* The Meadowbrook Book Fair is back and better than ever! Save the Date for a private shopping event at Cream & Amber in Hopkins on Monday, February 7, from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Co-owned by a Hopkins graduate, this locally-owned bookstore sells new and used books and has a great selection of gifts and games, as well. Kids are welcome to attend! Cream & Amber has generously agreed to donate 10% of all purchases made that evening to the Meadowbrook PTO. Come ready to shop!

*Shop online NOW at Cream & Amber and 10% of your purchase will be donated to the Meadowbrook PTO!*
Starting now until the book fair on February 7, Cream and Amber will donate 10% of all online sales to the Meadowbrook PTO. Just use the code MEADOWBROOK when shopping online. You'll love their selection of new and used books, puzzles, games, and more. It's a perfect place for teacher gifts! Let's support a wonderful locally-owned bookstore this holiday season AND raise funds for our Meadowbrook PTO.
Shop Cream & Amber online NOW for a 10% donation to our PTO; use code MEADOWBROOK
Meadowbrook Restaurant Nights
Restaurant Night - December

Wednesday, December 15
Davanni's of Golden Valley
663 Winnetka Ave. N., Golden Valley, MN 55427
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

*More details coming soon!
2022 Yearbooks

We are hard at work on your child’s 2022 Yearbook! We can’t wait for you to see it! Over 300 copies have been ordered so far; order yours NOW while supplies last! Link to order is below. Each yearbook is $13.00.
Order your 2022 Yearbook here
Bingo Chair/Co-Chairs Needed
There are many opportunities to engage with your Meadowbrook PTO and volunteer. We currently need one or two caregivers to lead our Bingo event. Without these volunteers, we will not be able to have our beloved Bingo event this school year. If you're interested and want to learn more, contact MeadowbrookElementaryPTO@gmail.com
PTO Volunteer Interest Form
To view our open positions and view descriptions, please check out 'Who we Are'
Interested in how our fundraising dollars are used? Check out "What We Do" on our website.
Lost and Found
A reminder from Lost and Found: please label your winter gear and hoodies that kids just love to take off! The clothing that has remained for more than a month (or 2/3 months) will be donated over winter break. So much has been lost we added a table! Please encourage your child to check it out!

Water bottles galore are showing up in Lost and Found! Please add your child's name to their water bottle. Using a piece of tape is great!

Lost and found is in need of volunteers! This is a great way not only to help, but also to find things that are lost. Please reach out if you would like to sign up to volunteer!
PTO Volunteer Interest Form
Meadowbrook Online Directory
The start of the school year is a great time to either register with our Meadowbrook Online Directory or check your profile for any needed updates.
Register and Search the Directory
Did you receive two handouts at Open House, one for the Parent Portal and one for the Online Directory, and not know the difference? You're not alone!
The Online Directory is a PTO-sponsored student & family directory that helps you connect with other families. The District also collects your contact information via the Parent Portal, but this data is not searchable by families.
The Online Directory is updated! Download the PTOffice App or visit Meadowbrookpto.ptoffice.com to search the directory. Please register for the directory, if you haven't already. We are hoping to get 80% participation and are currently at 63% school-wide. Third grade already hit the participation goal with 81% of students listed in the directory!
Calling all Mingle Volunteers!

If you'd like to be part of the Mingle's future success, we have opportunities for you! Any and all volunteers for the next Mingle should email MeadowbrookSA@gmail.com to express your interest. The 2021 Meadowbrook Mingle raised over $32,000 for our community.
Save the Date: Mingle 2022 Will Be April 18th - 22nd, 2022
Run Meadowbrook Run

Run Meadowbrook Run will be back in the Spring of 2022! Stay tuned for more information.
AmazonSmile
Your Amazon shopping can earn dollars for our school!

Click here for directions to connect your Amazon ordering to Meadowbrook PTO!
smile.amazon.com
BoxTops for Education
A Thank You to all the scholars, families, and staff that continue to scan and clip BoxTops. We appreciate you!

Some of your groceries can send quite a bit of money to our school! Click here to learn how to help. boxtops4education.com
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