Have your little one say cheese! It’s Fall Picture Day!
Come mix, mingle and enjoy light refreshments with fellow Longhorn parents this Sunday, September 9th,
from 2-4 PM at the Harvest Green Farmhouse, 3400 Harvest Corner Dr., Richmond 77406.
This is a chance to meet other Longhorn parents, and hopefully parents of students in your child’s class!
It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about the PTO and how to get involved.
We are asking that you not bring kiddos so that you have a chance to socialize.
Hope to see everyone there
Our First PTO Meeting of the Year will be this Tuesday the 28th from 4:30-6:00.
As every parent and staff member of Neill is a voting member of the PTO, you are all welcome at our monthly meetings.
Each month there will be a PTO meeting where you can hear the financial report, committee head reports and any items of business that need to be discussed and/or voted upon. You are not required to attend the meetings but are encouraged to come and take part in your PTO.
Neill Spirit Wear is now on sale until Monday August 27th. You can purchase items by clicking the link below. Green flyers were also sent home this week with an order form if you would rather pay by check. All money is due no later than Monday August 27th.
After your drop of your Longhorn come have a donuts and coffee as you join fellow parents and members of the PTO to commiserate, celebrate and chat. Also learn about ways to get involved int the PTO.
Please note that this AFTER your drop off your elementary students (little ones are welcome).
Our Meet the Teacher event for the upcoming school year will be held on Monday, August 13. Kindergarten (only) Orientation will be from 3:30-4 pm. All other grades are invited to come and go from 4-5:30 pm. Teacher and room assignments will be emailed by the teacher to parents at approximately 12:00 pm on August 13. We will also have alphabetical listings posted inside the school on the library windows during Meet the Teacher. We can’t wait to welcome back and meet our new Neill Longhorns!
The Neill PTO will be selling ice cream during Meet the Teacher from 3:30-5:30
(CASH ONLY) $3 for 1 or $5 for 2
The PTO will be selling and taking pre-orders for Spirit Wear from 3:30-5:30. There will be hair bows, water bottles, window decals, pencils and some shirts available. The PTO will also have pre-orders for our 2018-2019 Spirit Wear (pictured below). Cash, check and credit card will all be accepted for spirit wear orders.
Take a break from cooking and earn money for Neill at our last 2017-2018 school year Il Primo Night! Make sure to mention that you are from Neill Elementary when you are placing order and that’s it! This event will be all day, so make sure to stop in to enjoy some pizza and support our school!
Dine-in, carry out, and delivery.
Teacher Appreciation is all next week! We know this is a busy time of year, so the PTO thought it would help you out and take care of it for you! We are doing something each day for the entire Neill staff: that means all of the teacher’s, aids. outclass teachers, resource and specialist teachers, administration, etc. Of course, you may still do things on your own in addition to what is being done by the PTO. Below is what is being done each day. All we are asking is for a $5 donation from each family to help cover the costs. You can make a contribution at: Teacher Appreciation Contribution or send in cash or check made out to Neill PTO. Here is what our fabulous Teacher Appreciation, coordinator, Michelle, has planned for next week:
M – Lunch generously donated by Carrus Care ER
T – Juice/Coffee Bar w/ Pastries generously donated by Johnson Development
W – Personalized mugs w/ candy & school supplies
Th – Cookies and Brownies ordered from The Bare Bakery
F – Loaded sundaes ordered from Southern Ice Cream
This year, the Education Foundation awarded 281 grants for $466,585 to support the Grants to Teachers and Schools program. Additionally, 158 New Teacher Gifts for $15,800, $35,000 in Professional Development Grants, $97,718 in pass thru, and $158, 965 for Harvey Relief. Since its inception, the Education Foundation has awarded over $33 million in grants to FBISD teachers and schools.
We are happy to announce that Neill Elementary PTO is registered with AmazonSmile! Earn money for your school every time you shop!
When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Neill PTO.
1. Use our unique charity link https://smile.amazon.com/ch/82-2009216 to sign up today! It will automatically ask if you want to support Neill Elementary PTO.
2. You will log in with your normal Amazon password.
3. It will link to your Amazon Prime account.
4. You can not use the Amazon app to log onto AmazonSmile. It must be through the website.
5. If you use subscribe and save for any items, they will not be included.
6. If you have any questions, please email at email@example.com
Please visit our Community Programs page to see other ways you can give back to Neill Elementary.
Blast off your summer celebration at Space Center Houston. Purchase discounted tickets online or email the completed form from May 1st to August 31. Benefiting the Fort Bend Education Foundation.
You are invited to attend the Fort Bend Education Foundation Angels of Education Auxiliary Spring Luncheon! Attend this free event on Tuesday, April 26, 2018, at 11am, and learn more about the Foundation. Volunteer and grow with us! RSVP by April 23rd.
It’s not too late to register for the 15th Annual Schlumberger Education Expedition on April 7, 2018. Registration is open until 7:30 am on event day. The ride promises to provide a quality ride whether you are training for the all-important BP MS 150 or just wanting a great day with friends. Riders have the option of three routes ranging from 31 to 77 miles long. Rest stops are themed and staffed by students and teachers from our FBISD high schools vying for the “Best Rest Stop” award. You will be entertained along the ride! This is one ride you won’t want to miss. Register today!
Neill Elementary is now set up on Krogers Community Rewards and Office Depot Rewards programs. These are great ways to give back to our school! For instructions on signing up, visit our Community Programs page.
Find the form at www.randalls.com. Click on the Community Caring button at the bottom of the homepage and then click on the Good Neighbor Program logo.
Our organization number is 13876.
Once you’ve linked your Remarkable Card, a percentage of all purchases made with the card will go back to Neill!
The Neill Elementary Box Tops for Education Winter Challenge has come to an end, and it was a success!
We are happy to announce our winning class:
Congratulations! With a total of 296 submitted Box Tops, Mrs. Dimiceli’s class will enjoy a special winter treat!
Thank you to everyone that participated. Our Longhorns collected 2,140 Box Tops for this winter challenge!
Let’s continue this success throughout the remainder of the school year! Please continue to submit Box Tops to the school. All Box Tops collected from February 1st through March 31st will be counted for our next challenge– Winter into Spring Challenge.
Remember–All Box Tops totals from the prior challenges and going forward will be added to our year-end challenge so everyone’s submissions always count!
Any money collected through the Box Tops program is spent on supplies and equipment that benefit our students.