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Reported by on 9/28/17

September 28: Dining for $$ at Potbelly’s 5:00-8:00 236 South Washington Naperville. Mention Owen and PTA gets 25% of the sales!

Now through October 1: Manna Scrip New Account Contest- The grade with the most new accounts in our Manna Scrip fundraising program wins either an extra recess or sit where they want at lunch for a week! Visit and enter enrollment code 28ELF41D56476 to get started.

October 1 and October 15: Manna Scrip orders due. Missed the details? Visit Owen’s website to learn more.

October 5: PTA General Meeting 7:00 in the LMC

October 6: Doughnuts with Dad- 8:00-8:50 MPR- PTA members come enjoy coffee and doughnuts with your students before school. **PLEASE OBSERVE NO PARKING SIGNS, ESPECIALLY IN FIRE LANES** RSVP on Sign-up Genius so we are sure to have enough sweets for everyone!

October 10: Walk to School Day- Activity logs will come home this week, turn them in October 10!

Now through October 15: Box Tops should be trimmed to size and turned into the bin in the LMC by October 15th. They should be bundled in a ziploc bag with the student's name and class (I.e. 5K) on it. We receive $0.10 for every box top turned in, so it is an easy way for the PTA to earn money.

October 16: Dining for $$ at Chipolte 4:00-8:00 22 E Chicago Ave Naperville. Mention Owen and PTA gets 50% of the proceeds!

Reflections: Reflections is a district wide art contest sponsored by the PTA for students K-12. This year’s theme is “Within Reach.” Applications are available in the LMC and the art room, submissions are due October 20. Find more details in the Reflections tab of the Owen PTA website.

Naperville ½ Marathon- Team IPEF- Help Ms. Taylor and Mrs. Short reach their goal of raising $204 each for Team IPEF. The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation (IPEF) supports classrooms and schools throughout OUR district. That's right - your donations would be helping our students, past and present! Half of funds raised go to OWEN!!!! and the other half helps support district initiatives funded by the Indian Prairie Educational Foundation.
To donate:

1) Visit the link below
2) Click the green "Donate to Team IPEF" button at the top of the page
3) Fill out your own info and then scroll to Additional Info
4) Select Owen under 2017 Team IPEF - School Donation
5) In the comments section, copy and paste "Split donation between Victoria Taylor and Mary Ann Short please!" - this way your donation goes to both of us!
6) Submit and be forever appreciated by us as we run a quick 13.1 miles for Owen Elementary!

Let us know if you have any questions! And thank you! Tori and Mary Ann

October 27: Halloween Spooktacular! 6:30-8:00p.m. Save the date, more details to follow.

Student Directory: The DirectorySpot student directory app used last year will be updated for 2017-18 in October. To cover the cost of the directory, we are selling $25 advertisement spaces. Please e-mail us if you or a business you know would like help reach our goal of 20 ads!

Room Parent Sign Up: Room Parents run the grade level curriculum party and winter party for their class (activities and supplies are provided). You can choose to coordinate holiday and end of year class gifts for your teacher. Sign up on the Sign-up Genius via the PTA tab of the Owen website.

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