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East Antioch PTA December 2018 Newletter

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Rescheduled Skate City Night

Come out to Skate City and skate for $5! For each paid person, EA PTA will get back a small fraction.

Due to the bad weather and the school closing on Monday, November 26th we decided to reschedule the Skate party. Please join other friends and family from our East Antioch community for a fun night out!


No School or Skate Night Tomorrow

Hey everyone,

Due to the bad weather and school cancelling, we are cancelling Skate Night tomorrow at Skate City.






Veterans Day Assembly

Thank you to the men and women who are or have served our country. It is such a privilege in honoring you!


Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner click here for flyer


Thank you so much to our Caring for Kids Partners in making this happen!


Shop the Book Fair Online Now


Did you know you can shop at the East Antioch PTA Book Fair right now?!? Click on the link below to connect and start shopping now! Hope to see you all this week!

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Canned Food Drive

Food Drive Flier 2018. Click Here for Details


Each year the Shawnee Mission School District participates in the “We Care, I Can” food drive. The food drive benefits the Johnson County Christmas Bureau. This year, more than ever they need our help! The food drive will run from November 5-9. We will be collecting non-perishable items each day that week. Items most in need are canned tomatoes, fruit, corn, peas, cereal, mac & cheese, jello, peanut butter, dry baby food, canned meat, and soups. Everything helps! The GRADE LEVEL who donates the most will receive a prize from Mr. Driessel! DONATE! DONATE! DONATE!


Cada año, el Distrito Escolar de Shawnee Mission participa en la colecta de alimentos “We Care, I Can”. La colecta de alimentos beneficia a la Oficina de Navidad del condado de Johnson. Este año, más que nunca necesitan nuestra ayuda! La colecta de alimentos se realizará del 5 al 9 de noviembre. Estaremos recolectando artículos no perecederos cada día de la semana. Los artículos que más lo necesitan son los tomates enlatados, frutas, maíz, guisantes, cereales, macarrones con queso, gelatina, mantequilla de maní, alimentos secos para bebés, carne enlatada y sopas. ¡Todo ayuda! ¡El GRADO DE NIVEL que dona más recibirá un premio del Sr. Driessel! ¡DONAR! ¡DONAR! ¡DONAR!


Honoring Our Hero’s

Veteran’s Day Flyer. Click Here


Thank you to all of the Veterans that have served for our country. We look forward to honoring our heroes at the Veteran’s Day reception beginning at 1:30 and school assembly beginning at 2:00 on November 12.


Gracias a todos los veteranos que han servido para nuestro país. Esperamos honrar a nuestros héroes en la recepción del Día de los Veteranos que comienza a las 1:30 y la asamblea escolar a partir de las 2:00 el 12 de noviembre.



Happy November EA Community,
What a fun day we had yesterday to wrap up the month of October! We really appreciate all of our Room Parents who set up the parties, and to all those that volunteered something or their time.
Give a shout out to Jaime Orlich for helping all of us!
If you as a Room Parent need reimbursement, please leave your receipt with a note in the PTA box in the office.
Mr. Driessel did a great job at arranging a donation to KC United Way. The goal was $500 and the EA kids met that goal!
In reward for this, they threw pies at some of the amazing staff members at our school.
Please reach out to Gretchen, or any existing member, to join and become part of our East Antioch PTA!
Directories will be printed soon. These will be distributed in the upcoming month.
If you still need Spirit Wear, reach out to Alice or Amber to see if we have an extra in your size.
A few things to keep in mind for the month of November:
Nov. 8th from 5:30-6PM: 6th Grade Planning Committee Meeting
Nov 8th from 6-7PM: 2nd PTA Meeting
Nov 12th at 1:30PM: Veteran’s Day Assembly and Reception
Nov 14th-15th from 3-6PM: Book Fair
Nov 16th from 7:30AM-6PM: Book Fair
Nov 16th from 3-6PM: Pick up fundraisers from school. If you are unable to pick up at this time, items won’t be available until we return from Thanksgiving break
Nov 26th from 6-8PM: Skate Party at Skate City in Merriam
Make sure to watch our website for all information, and updates will come via
Thank you for your support in building a strong community!

Project Warmth Donation

Project Warmth Clothing Drive (1)


How awesome and amazing is Tony Rod Screen Printing? They make us awesome Spirit Wear and they donate winter hats for our Project Warmth in our East Antioch colors! Thank you so much for your donation! We greatly appreciate it!

¿Qué tan asombroso y asombroso es Tony Rod Screen Printing? ¡Nos confeccionan increíbles trajes de espíritu y donan gorros de invierno para nuestro proyecto Warmth en nuestros colores de East Antioch! Muchas gracias por tu donación! ¡Lo apreciamos enormemente!


Pies in the face!

Who wouldn’t want to throw a pie?? This will be so fun for the kids!

Send money to donate and your child will be put into a drawing to have an opportunity to throw a pie! All students will be included even if you can’t make a donation!

Our awesome EA staff taking the pies like a champ include:

Mrs. Netolicky
Mrs. Chauvin
Mr. Driessel
Mrs. Smith
Coach D

Let’s help reach that $500 Goal!

¿Quién no querría tirar un pastel? ¡Esto será muy divertido para los niños!

¡Envíe dinero para donar y su hijo será colocado en un sorteo para tener la oportunidad de lanzar un pastel! ¡Todos los estudiantes serán incluidos incluso si no pueden hacer una donación!

Nuestro increíble personal de EA que toma los pasteles como un campeón incluye:

Señora netolicky
Señora chauvin
Sr. Driessel
Señora Smith
Entrenador D

¡Ayudemos a alcanzar esa meta de $ 500!


Spirit Wear

Hey folks

We got our Spirit Wear in and it will be distributed tomorrow evening during the Parent Teacher Conference Dinner.

These will be sent home with your child on Friday! If you don’t receive what you ordered, then please reach out to Amber Pittman at [email protected]

Thank you for your support to our East Antioch PTA!




Fundraiser Sales

Thank you to all those who participated in our PTA Fundraiser or paid for a Panther Pledge! We went over $1000 more in sales from last year totalling $13,580.00 with estimated profits of $6,192.30 back to our PTA!



¡Gracias a todos aquellos que participaron en nuestra recaudación de fondos de la PTA o que pagaron por un compromiso de Panther! ¡Superamos los $ 1000 más en ventas del año pasado con un total de $ 13,580.00 con ganancias estimadas de $ 6,192.30 a nuestro PTA!


PBIS Assembly

East Antioch Elementary celebrated a fun PBIS assembly at school today to end the 1st quarter on a great note!


They had 3 special VIP students who sat in a big, fun chair and ate popcorn!

The teachers, staff and students had a blast dancing all over that gym to some awesome songs.


During the assembly, they distributed all the games that were collected from the East Antioch Community as well as our Caring for Kids Partners!

Each classroom got multiple games! Thank you to everyone who made a donation, the kids will truly appreciate this!


The top 3 sellers were awarded with a bag of goodies from the PTA fundraiser! More info will be given on this soon!

Mrs. Chauvin set this all up! Our Panthers are lucky to have her!


¡La Primaria East Antioch celebró una divertida reunión de PBIS en la escuela hoy para terminar el primer trimestre con una nota excelente!

¡Tuvieron 3 estudiantes VIP especiales que se sentaron en una silla grande y divertida y comieron palomitas de maíz!

Los maestros, el personal y los estudiantes disfrutaron bailando por todo el gimnasio con algunas canciones increíbles.

Durante la asamblea, ¡distribuyeron todos los juegos que se recolectaron de la Comunidad del Este de Antioquia, así como a nuestros Socios de Caring for Kids!

Cada aula tiene multiples juegos! ¡Gracias a todos los que hicieron una donación, los niños realmente apreciarán esto!

¡Los 3 mejores vendedores recibieron una bolsa de golosinas de la recaudación de fondos de la PTA! Más información se dará en esto pronto!

¡La señora Chauvin preparó todo esto! ¡Nuestras panteras tienen suerte de tenerla!



Project Warmth

Project Warmth Clothing Drive (1).click here for flier

Help out our community that is in need! Anything you can spare will be much appreciated!
Thank you to Mrs. Chauvin for setting up!

¡Ayuda a nuestra comunidad que está en necesidad! ¡Cualquier cosa que pueda ahorrar será muy apreciada!
¡Gracias a la Sra. Chauvin por prepararnos!


Walk to School on Wednesday

Walktoschoolflyer2018. Click here for flier


Join the students, staff and East Antioch Community to walk to school on Wednesday, Oct. 10th. Click on link above for details


Message from the PTA President

We at the EA PTA are excited for the upcoming Fall events! We hope to see you all tonight, at the Chili Cook-Off and 6th Grade Bake Sale from 6-8PM.

As the PTA, we are constantly looking for PTA members and volunteers, so please reach out to one of us to ask how you can join or help!

For any updated information from the PTA, along with contact info please visit our new website at

Congratulations to Mrs. Kelley’s class, with having the most PTA membership sign-ups! They have won a class party of their choice!

Upcoming Events for the month of October include:

  • 10/5: Chili Cook/ 6th Grade Bake Sale- 6-8PM
  • 10/8: Fundraiser Deadline (We will not take the fundraiser packets after this day, so please have your child bring in by the morning of this day)
  • 10/9: Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A from 5-9PM. (Tell them you are with East Antioch)
  • 10/22: SMAC Clothing Exchange (Contact Amber at [email protected], if interested in volunteering)
  • 10/31: Class Halloween Parties (Contact Jaime at [email protected], with any questions)

We are excited to be a strong community at East Antioch! We appreciate all of you!


¡En EA PTA estamos entusiasmados por los próximos eventos de otoño! Esperamos verlos a todos esta noche, en la venta de repostería de Chili Cook-Off y de sexto grado de 6 a 8 p.m.

Como PTA, buscamos constantemente miembros y voluntarios de PTA, así que por favor, comuníquese con uno de nosotros para preguntar cómo puede unirse o ayudar.

Para obtener información actualizada de la PTA, junto con la información de contacto, visite nuestro nuevo sitio web en

¡Felicitaciones a la clase de la Sra. Kelley, con la mayor cantidad de miembros de PTA que se suscribieron! ¡Han ganado una fiesta de clase de su elección!

Los próximos eventos para el mes de octubre incluyen:

10/5: Venta de repostería de Chili Cook / 6to grado – 6-8PM

10/8: Fecha límite para la recaudación de fondos (No tomaremos los paquetes de recaudación de fondos después de este día, así que por favor traiga a su hijo la mañana de este día)

10/9: Noche de espíritus en Chick-Fil-A de 5 a 9 p.m. (Diles que estás con East Antioch)

22/10: SMAC Clothing Exchange (Comuníquese con Amber en [email protected], si está interesado en ser voluntario)

10/31: Clase Fiestas de Halloween (Comuníquese con Jaime en [email protected], si tiene alguna pregunta)

¡Estamos muy contentos de ser una comunidad fuerte en East Antioch! ¡Apreciamos a todos ustedes!


Halloween Parties


KINDERGARTNERS start their parade @ 8:30am finishing on the playground where parents may watch (parents do not need to get a visitor sticker since you will be staying outside)

– Come to school in your costumes

– Please send bag for costume

– Students will wear regular clothes when parade is over

GRADES 1 – 6 Orange and Black Spirit Day (NO COSTUMES)

CLASSROOM PARTIES begin at 2:15pm. Visitors are required to check in to the office for a visitor sticker. We want to be prepared for the numerous visitors expected so if you plan to attend please email the office staff at [email protected] OR [email protected].

Parents, please do NOT wear costumes.


Los KINDERGARTNERS comienzan su desfile a las 8:30 am terminando en el patio de recreo donde los padres pueden ver (los padres no necesitan obtener una calcomanía de visitante ya que se quedará afuera)

– Ven a la escuela en tus disfraces.

– Por favor envíe bolsa para el disfraz

– Los estudiantes usarán ropa regular cuando el desfile haya terminado.

GRADOS 1 – 6 Día del Espíritu Naranja y Negro (SIN TRAJES)

LAS PARTES DEL AULA comienzan a las 2:15 pm. Los visitantes deben registrarse en la oficina para obtener una etiqueta de visitante. Queremos estar preparados para los numerosos visitantes que se esperan, así que si planea asistir, envíe un correo electrónico al personal de la oficina a [email protected] O a [email protected]

Padres, por favor NO lleven disfraces.