Welcome to the Weekly Email (07/25/16) for the 2016-17 School Year
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2016-17 Salem Middle School PTA Board

We are pleased to welcome Peter Fournier as our VP of Operations.

There are a few open positions yet so if you would like to join our team please let Cathy Ketterer at cathyketterer@yahoo.com know.

Open positions with the Salem Middle School PTA for 2016-2017 school year…


SEIC Liaison

Cultural Arts

Staff hospitality


Fall Fundraiser Co-Chair (1)

For a complete list of PTA Board Members click here.

Spotlight on Cultural Arts PTA Opening

In this week’s spotlight we would like to look at our Cultural Arts opening. This committee member would work with the Salem staff and United Arts Council to schedule events for Salem students. There will be a United Arts Council meeting that would be beneficial to attend at the beginning of the year. The PTA usually helps bring one cultural arts event per grade, sometimes more if the opportunities and funds are there. The committee member coordinates the events and ensures the artists have what they need on the day of the performance.

If this is something you might be interesting in helping with or if you have any questions, please contact Cathy Ketterer at cathyketterer@yahoo.com.

Box Tops for Student Government

Student Government relies on box tops for education to help pay for events your child will enjoy throughout the school year. We are asking that you please send any box tops you collect with your child to school. Every box top counts!!

Bryn Shurbutt
Student Government Adviser

Spirit Wear Sale

HOT OFF THE PRESS!!! Check out our website to get the latest Spartan fashion. New additions to the Spartan Spirit Wear are grey and navy hoodies ($25) and a signature distressed tshirt ($12). The order form is available online at http://salemmiddlepta.weebly.com/spirit-wear.html. If you have any questions, please let us know at salemspiritwear@gmail.com.

Fall Fundraiser - Just Days Away!

Our PTA Fundraiser will be kicking off this week. ...Track 3 will kickoff on Friday July 29th and Track 1,2 & 4 will kickoff on August 8th ... Be on the look out! It is our Main Fundraiser of the year. Cherrydale has many beautiful gifts and gadgets for sale in addition to some of our favorite magazines. You could even give a monetary donation which will go straight to the PTA for the school. There is something for everyone. Depending on how much they sell, students could be eligible for the "Main Event" , a variety of prizes and a limo lunch with bowling at Buffalo lanes. More information to come next week.

PTA Budget 2016-2017

Here is the link to the Salem Middle PTA’s proposed budget for the 2016-2017 school year. http://salemmiddlepta.weebly.com/start-up-packet-forms.html. Please let Cathy Ketterer, at cathyketterer@yahoo.com, know if you have any questions.

Spirit Rock

The Salem Middle PTA is proud to offer the opportunity to rent the spirit rock for a week. For the price of $35 a week you can rent the rock to express Salem pride, wish someone a happy birthday or mark a special occasion. Use this link to sign up for the week you want. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4faca8238-salem2.

PTA Membership

TDid you know that the only way to get a directory from the school is by joining the PTA? Have you joined yet? It’s not too late, click here to download a form and send it in today! It’s only $9 for a family and $6 for an individual!

Suggestions for Improving Communications?

Email the PTA at kim.trezona @gmail.com if you have any constructive suggestions for improving communications.

The Principal latest Phone Message

If you missed Ms. Hofmann latest message from July 14th or your answering machine cut it short, you can read to it here .

Follow Your Principal on Twitter to see why we are #SALEMPROUD.

Click here to check out Principal Hofmann's tweets.

Check out the latest National PTA Bulletin
Calender Notes

Thursday, July 28
Meet the Teacher/Open House (Track 4) 5:30-7:00pm

Friday, July 29th
Last day for Track 3

Friday, July 29th
Track 3 PTA Fall Fundraiser Kickoff

Monday, August 1st
First Day for Track 4

Monday, August 8th
Tracks 1,2,4 PTA Fall Fundraiser Kickoff

Thursday, August 11th
School PIctures for Tracks 1, 2, 4

Friday, August 19th
Track 2 Last Day
Early Release 12:30

Monday, August 22nd
Track 3 Tracks In

Thursday, September 1st
School PIctures for Track 3
Make-Up Pictures for Tracks 1 and 4

School Counselors

Mr. Jerry Decker 6th Grade jdecker@wcpss.net 367-2463

Ms. Katie Catlett 7th Grade kcatlett@wcpss.net 367-2462

Mrs. Kerri Bridges 8th Grade kbridges@wcpss.net 367-2469


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