MLS Staff Appreciation Week is Here!

Staff appreciation week is May 7th through 11th and the PTO Hospitality Committee has put together a plan to help us all thank our amazing Bluebird staff.  In addition to providing small tokens of appreciation to staff members, there will be several treats and meals provided throughout the week so please keep an eye out for opportunities to contribute items to our efforts – sign up links will come your way from room moms and will also be posted in Meriwether Matters. Thanks to all of you for helping make this is a great week.

Monday, May 7th 
1) The Hospitality Committee will provide breakfast
2) Thank your Bus Driver day

Tuesday, May 8th
1) The Hospitality Committee will provide an all-day grab and go snack bar

2) Thank your Homeroom Teacher/Teacher’s Aide day

Wednesday, May 9th
1) The Hospitality Committee will provide a staff gift
2) Thank your Front Office staff and Administrators day

Thursday May 10th
1) The Hospitality Committee will provide sweet treats and lemonade
2) Thank your Specials and Intervention staff day

Friday, May 11th
1) The Hospitality Committee will provide a Fried Chicken Feast to end the week
2) Thank your Custodial and Lunchroom staff day

As always, feel free to thank any individual on any day and in any way – this schedule is just a guide to help you remember all of the people that influence your kids each and every day. THANK YOU!!!

Silent Auction Update

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Thank you for making our 2018 Auction a tremendous success! We are grateful to our volunteers, sponsors, and donors who made it all happen.

If you haven’t done so already, please log into RSAbid.com to complete the checkout process for your purchases. After you have checked out, you will receive any unclaimed items via backpack mail or other arrangement as necessary.

We are thrilled to offer several ways to keep the fun going, including two amazing "Post Auction" items! Bidding will begin Wednesday morning at 8:00am and close Sunday, May 6th at 5:00pm. Be sure you log in to RSA to keep up with the action.

Package 1:
16 Suite Tickets for a UVA Women's Basketball Game
Bring up to 16 people to a private suite at John Paul Jones Arena for any agreed upon women’s basketball game for the 2018-2019 season! This package comes with 4 parking passes. Generously donated by the Bassett Family

Package 2:
Dave Matthews Band Tickets & VIP Lounge Passes
Did you miss out on our first DMB tickets at the auction? Don't worry, we have another great DMB opportunity for the Summer 2018 tour! This package includes 2 Tickets & 2 VIP Lounge Passes to see Dave Mathews Band at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Lounge passes offer access to a private hospitality area for friends and guests, where complimentary snacks and drinks are provided. Generously donated by the Bassett Family

Mixers:
Additional Mixer slots will also be opened up on Wednesday morning at 8:00am and will be available on a first come, first serve basis through Sunday, May 6th at 5:00pm. If you weren't able to attend the auction or simply missed out on signing up for some awesome mixers being offered this year, this will be your chance to get in on the party!

Giving Tree:
In conjunction with Teacher Appreciation Week, May 7-May 11, we will leave open the Giving Tree items that were available for purchase at the auction. This is a fantastic way to support your teachers and have a direct impact on fulfilling their classroom needs! Gift Tree items are available for purchase now- May 11th.