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Dear Parents & Teachers, 

The PTO had the March Meeting last week, and we would like to give you all an update and share what is coming up in the next few months.  

January/February  Recap


Book Fair:  The book fair was held at the end of January. Students had a great time, and purchased over $9,000.00 worth of books. Mrs. Smith was able to earn just under $4,000.00 to use as funding for reading & media material for our school library.


Pizza Treat for Students: The PTO treated our students and teachers to pizza for their Valentines parties.


Important Announcement


 Please help us welcome Suzanne Schrader, who has accepted the role of Treasurer! Suzann was the PTA President at Rosewood and has a background in accounting and bookkeeping. We are very excited to have her as a part of our team!



Upcoming Events


As we approach the end of the year, there are many events and opportunities to get involved!  If you decide to volunteer, please be sure that your volunteer card through RHSD is up to date.  Volunteer Application Form


Teacher Appreciation: March 14th- Lucky to Have You- Pie Day


Kona Ice: Kona Ice visiting school during lunch March 23rd. They will be bringing $3 cups.


Movie Night & Silent Auction Benefit: Friday March 18th We will be viewing the new movie Encanto.  “Doors” will open at 6:30pm with the movie showing around 7:30. During this time we will also be hosting a Silent Auction to benefit our fabulous 5th grade teacher, Ms. Sara Wilson who is battling breast cancer. If you would like to volunteer to work the movie night, please sign up here: Movie Night Volunteers


If you or someone you know would be interested in donating a themed basket/service/auction item, please sign up at this link so that we can know how many items to prepare for. 

Silent Auction Item Donation


TShirt Fundraiser: The Staff will be hosting a fundraiser for Mrs. Wilson by selling “Sara Strong” Tshirts.  Students and staff will have the opportunity to purchase by order form and online. Tshirt can be purchased through the IHES PTO Website

Fun Run: Fun Run Kickoff Party will be Thursday, March 10th @ 1:30pm.  Collection Envelopes will be sent home no later than Friday.  Donations may be given in the form of cash, check or online via the IHES PTO Website, or PTO Venmo.  Information on that is listed on the envelope.


This year’s run is Luau Themed.  We will be hosting “Try it Tuesdays” each Tuesday. Students will be given the opportunity to try a unique fruit that would not be something they have regularly. Collection dates will be each Wednesday, with prizes going home weekly. 


The Fun Run itself will be held on Thursday, April 7th.  This is the day before Spring Break.  There will be many prizes given, but the most exciting is that each student who collects ANY AMOUNT of money for the fundraiser, will be entered into a drawing for a new pair of running shoes!! There will be one pair given per grade level. 


Thank you to our Sponsors this year:  

Concrete Supply

Krystal Teague Dentistry

Krause Renovations

Man vs. Machine

Rise & Shine Donuts


Warren Norman Company

Thank you for strengthening our community this year! In an effort to continue to reach all of our families, we have set up several ways to receive information from the PTO.  Please share with your friends, neighbors & students so that we can connect with them! 


Remind App: text @ihespto2 to 81010

Mr. Roorda’s Weekly Newsletter:

PTO Update Emails:


Please join us for our next meeting Thursday, April 21st, following Spring Break. Details to be announced closer to the date.


Thank you ALL so much for all that you do to support the Pirate Crew!