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Happening Now: Panther Pledge Drive
We are excited to announce a new fundraiser at Anthony Middle School… the Panther Pledge Drive! This will replace our annual Cherrydale fundraiser.
We received feedback from many parents that they don’t like the selling of “stuff” in order to raise money for the school. That feedback, coupled with a lack of a volunteer to champion Cherrydale led us to look into other fundraising options. In the past Cherrydale has been our biggest fundraiser so the PTA needs your help to raise the money to fund the vital school programming.
Our goal is to raise$30,000! With nearly 750 current Anthony students, if at least 50% of our students are able to raise $80, we’d easily get to our goal. Anyone can donate, so ask family, friends and neighbors.
Fundraising Incentive! Advisory classrooms will be put into groups by grade. The groups with the most money raised by October 31st win a Morning Breakfast Party! Advisory teachers will share further details with students.
Wait, there’s more! The winning advisory gets to duct tape any teacher or staff in the building. Want to duct tape the principal? The assistant principal? Your favorite dean? How about your math or science teacher?
The fundraiser is crucial to Anthony Middle School! Every year the PTA spends more than $60,000 to support Anthony students and the community, including, but not limited to the following: Amity Intern Program (Anthony hosts two international interns every year) Classroom Materials and Educational Subscriptions Field Trip Scholarships History Day and Model UN Learning Materials for Art, Band, Choir, and Gym Principal, Classroom Teacher, and Dean Block Grants Parent & Family Support Programs Service Learning Projects Special Assemblies and Events – Family Day, 8thgrade Graduation, 8thGrade Dance, Olympics Day, Cultural Awareness Events and Student of the Month recognition Staff Appreciation
Two easy ways to donate*: Online at www.paypal.me/anthonyPTA VERY IMPORTANT!!!! In the “add a note” section on PayPal you must put the first and last name of the student. This will make certain that the correct student will get credit for their donation. Or, send checks addressed to Anthony PTA to the school office in the attached envelope. *Keep in mind that when writing a check or giving cash, 100% of the profits go to the school. We are charged a processing fee from PayPal.