February Newsletter



Friends of Mitchell February Meeting

Join us on Wednesday, February 26, 3:30 p.m., Media Center (child care will be provided).   See you there.

Lolligrams   Give the Gift of LOVE…

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner Friends of Mitchell will sell Lolligrams (lollipops, small stuffed animals, flashing roses and other small items). These will cost $1-$3.  Here is an opportunity to help your child express his or her appreciation and friendship to fellow classmates and teachers!!  Sales begin February 7th and run through Friday February 14th during  lunch ( 10:45 a.m.-1:05 p.m. ) and will be delivered at the end of the day starting Monday, February 10th.   Volunteers Needed – please sign up in the parent room or on the Friends of Mitchell website.

Mitchell Pancake Breakfast

Bring the entire family and join us Saturday morning, February 22 from 8 a .m.- 11 a .m. for an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. Adults $5, Children $2. This is  a great opportunity to meet fellow Mitchell families, enjoy breakfast with your fellow bobcats all while raising money to help support the needs or our wonderful school.

Please lend us an electric skillet to help make this event a huge success!   Volunteers needed:   Please visit the parent room or the Friends of Mitchell website and sign up to volunteer.

Buy your Evening of Dreams Tickets Now

evening of dreams logo

Purchase your tickets for the April 4th event now through EventBrite.

Donors Choose

Currently there are two Donors Choose projects open, please consider a donation to Mr. Frey’s whiteboard project or Ms. Bezanis’s iPad project.

Ms. Bezanis is the Mitchell School Occupational Therapist, she assists students with performing the necessary activities to participate in school activities and foster meaningful learning.

Mr. Frey is the Middle School (6th-8th) Math teacher. This is his first year at Mitchell, his passion is working with children and encouraging them to become life long learners.

Other Important News

The Mitchell Parent Spotlight is quickly becoming the most popular page on the FoM website. Have you seen who has been in the spotlight?

Everything Friends of Mitchell does for our school is contingent on donations from Mitchell families. In the past year FoM has donated iPads, Google Chromebooks, teacher supplies, Hubbard Street Dance, Winter Wonderland, Creative Dramatics, plants and supplies for the Mitchell Garden, Girls on the Run, sports uniforms and books to classrooms and the media center. Please consider a recurring donation or a one time donation to Friends of Mitchell.

Huge thank you to Andy Kaplan (pre-k parent) and Bill Dahms (kindergarten parent) for organizing the 2nd Annual Mitchell Chili Cook-Off.  Everyone had a great time, ate some great chili and the event raised $325.00 for Friends of Mitchell!

Cookoff Royalty
Cookoff Royalty

Ms. Harris is looking for volunteers on Tuesday mornings to help shelve books in the media center. Please stop by after drop off to work for as long as you have to give. Please contact Ms. Harris for more information.

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