Executive Board Officers 2019-2020
August 8: Class Lists Posted & School Supply Pick-up – 3:30 PM
August 12: Open House – 5:30 PM
August 14: First Day of School & Kindergarten Boohoo / Yahoo Breakfast
August 23: Wild Cat Chat, 9:30 AM; Volunteer Training, 10 AM; Library Training, 10:30 AM; GSWA Training, 10 & 10:30 AM
September 2: No School – Labor Day
September 9: Granola with Grandparents – 8 AM
September 10: PTO General Meeting – 6:30 PM, Marie Schaefer Library
September 18: Courage & Grace Paint Party Fundraiser – 6:30 PM
September 19: Papa John’s Carry Out / Delivery Dining Out
September 24: Early Dismissal – 11:45 AM
Earn Money for Marie SchaeferFlipGive
With FlipGive, you simply shop online with popular brands like Walmart, Apple, Under Armour or buy eGift cards to restaurants and our school will earn cash back!
To get started all you have to do is join the school's team and shop. We even earn an extra $5 when you make your first purchase.
Or if you're not ready to join yet here's a list of the brands and restaurants you can shop: https://www.flipgive.com
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you.
Simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device, select Marie Schaefer Elementary School PTO as your charitable organization and begin shopping. Every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation to our school!
eScrip CardsWith an eScrip card, your family can earn money for our school just by shopping. Schnucks will automatically donate up to 3% of your purchases back to Marie Schaefer when you use your eScrip card, at no cost to you. All you have to do is sign up for an eScrip card and present it to the cashier prior to having your purchases scanned.To sign up, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and a card will be sent home with your student.3 Easy Ways to Earn for Our Group1. Sign Up/Add Cards2. eScrip Online Mall3. eScrip Dining by Rewards Network
Amazon Smile A Bench for Caps Book Swap Box Tops Bulletin Boards Boys Running Club Character Recognition Display Dining Out Directory Fall Fundraiser/Donation Letter Family Movie Night Fun Fest Garden/Landscape Get Smart With Art (GSWA) Gift of Warth Tree Girls on the Run Grant Writer Ice Cream Social Library Liason Newsletter Prairie Farms Schnucks eScrip Scholastic Book Fair School Supplies Kits Science Night Chair Spirit Wear Sales Teacher/Staff Appreciation Teachers’ Door Decorating Teacher Wish Tree Spring Fundraiser Tyson Project A+ Yearbook
Volunteer Opportunities 2019-20
PTO General MeetingAll PTO General Meetings take place in the Marie Schaefer Library at 6:30 PMSeptember 10November 12February 11May 7
Welcome Back Schaefer Wildcats!
First Day of School
August 14, 2019
We have so many exciting things planned for the 2019-20 school year. Keep reading to see what's coming up!
Come meet your teacher, see your classroom, hear from your Principal and more!
Please bring your school supplies to Open House.
Attention Kindergarten Parents!
August 14, 2019
Marie Schaefer Cafeteria
We will be hosting our annual BooHoo / YaHoo breakfast for kindergarten parents in the school cafeteria right after drop off on the first day of school, August 14th.
Join the PTO Board and other Kinder parents for coffee, breakfast snacks and a Kleenex if needed. Flyer with more information will be at Open House!
Granola with Grandparents
September 9, 2019
In honor of Grandparents' Day, we will be hosting a Granola with Grandparents event in the school cafeteria on September 9, 2019 from 8-8:30 a.m. Grandparents can join.
School Supply Pickup
August 8, 2019
School Front Doors
Class lists will be posted on the school front doors at 3:30 pm on August 8!
NEW THIS YEAR: School supplies ordered from School Tool Box in the spring must be picked up the day of class posting between 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm. Please stop by the PTO table, tell us your child's name and grade and pick up your supplies.
Schaefer Open House
August 12, 2019
Schedule of Presentations:
5:30-6 pm - Classroom Meet & Greet
6:15-6:45 pm - Principal's Remarks
7-7:30 pm - Classroom Meet & Greet their student for a small breakfast snack before school begins. More info to come, but save the date!
Wooden Sign Painting Event
September 18, 2019
We are kicking off the school year with an adult fundraising event where you paint your own custom wood sign at Courage & Grace on Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m. Whether you are new to Schaefer or already a seasoned member, this is a great way to meet new parents or catch up with those you know! Click the link below to sign up. Spots are limited so don't delay! See you there!