PTA Newsletter - November 2019


November 2019

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DATES 2019
4: 2nd Quarter Begins
4: PTA Meeting
10: Rockin' the Parkway Theater
11: Barnes and Noble Bookfair
14: Give to the Max Day
18: Dine-out Night at Chipotle
27-29: No School
Thank you to 
Erin Mitchell for coordinating the Flu Shot Clinic.
Greta Wicker for organizing the Staff Meal during Conferences.
Ann Schattenberg for coordinating the Field Dine-out Night at R.A. MacSammy's.
Rachel Walker for organizing the Vaping Presentation.
Kim Hahler for coordinating the Field Spirit Wear Sale.
Field PTA Board 

Hello Field Families,

Welcome to November and the second quarter of the school year. I hope everyone had a nice three-day weekend, including that extra hour of sleep with Daylight Savings Time ending on Sunday.

November 1 kicked off our annual No Sale Fundraiser! This fundraiser goes through November 30, and you can find all of the details on the Field School website. Your donations help the Field PTA fund programs and experiences for Field students. You can donate here. Thank you for your support! 

Project Success is one program that Field PTA was able to fund through your generous donations. Your student should have received a Project Success flyer in the mail last month. Not only does your student receive workshops in their ELA class, but students and families can receive free tickets to several local theater/arts performances. Ask your student about Project Success and go to their website

Coming up on November 11 is our Barnes and Noble Bookfair. Shop for books and listen to performances by Field band and choir students.

Please reach out if you have any comments, questions or suggestions for Field PTA.

Erin Mitchell
Field PTA Co-chair
Rockin' the Parkway Theater
We're less than a week from Rockin' the Parkway Theater! Now is the time to get your tickets and you can purchase them online here! Join your fellow Hale/Field parents on Sunday, November 10 for this fun concert event that supports Hale and Field schools. Rockin' the Parkway Theater is an 18+ live concert with cash bar featuring Hale and Field professional parent musicians including:
  • The Jeremy Ylivisaker + Mike Lewis + JT Bates Trio
  • D8MChild
  • Six Mile Grove
Tickets are $20 each and all proceeds go to Hale and Field. To order tickets, click here or print this flyer and return to the Field office along with cash or check. You won't want to miss this fun event so get your tickets today!

Barnes and Noble Bookfair
Save the date for the Field Barnes and Noble Bookfair, Monday, November 11. You won't want to miss performances by band and choir students, and artwork on display by our visual art students. More details, including the Bookfair ID are coming later this week.
Dine-out Night at Chipotle
On Monday, November 18 from 5-9 p.m.Field PTA will receive 33% of proceeds at Chipotle in Richfield at 1830 East 66th Street, Richfield, MN 55423. You must print this flyer or show an electronic copy of it on your phone. Online orders will NOT be included in the fundraiser total. Be sure to order and pay in the restaurant. Don't forget to share the flyer with family and friends!
No Sale Fundraiser   
It's time to roll out the red carpet for the 2019 No Sale Fundraiser! The No Sale Fundraiser, which runs through the month of November, is the primary fundraising campaign for the Hale and Field PTA's. Each year since 2003, this fundraiser generates thousands of dollars for Hale and Field Schools and represents 40% of our annual fundraising efforts.
The Hale and Field PTA's provide financial support to Hale and Field schools that cover a wide variety of programs. While the fundraiser runs through November, we strongly encourage early donations! GiveMN hosts its annual Give to the Max Day on Thursday, November 14. Donations starting today through November 14 are eligible for additional prizes and donations from GiveMN. Donate to Field here. Thank you for your support!
Field Holiday Helpers - Sponsor a Child or Family
Before we know it the holidays will be here. We want to remind you of a wonderful program that needs your help, Field Holiday Helpers. By becoming a sponsor, you can make a difference in the lives of Field students and families that are facing financial hardships this holiday season. Sponsors are anonymously matched with a child or family, providing gifts and other essentials based on personal wish lists created by the receiving child or family. If you are in a position to sponsor a member of our Field community, please become a Field Holiday Helper.  A financial donation in the form of cash or gift cards is also an option in lieu of shopping for gifts. Last year 12 Field families had a brighter holiday season thanks to the generous contributions from over 40 Field families, staff and local businesses. To become a sponsor, please complete the Field Holiday Helper Sponsor Form. If you have any questions, please email

Box Tops Online Updated with Field School
The Box Tops for Education program has gone digital and Field School is now set up in the online system. Click here or download the app to set up your account. To find Field School, type 55419 in the "Find Your School" box and select Field Middle School. Once you set up an account, you can start scanning and earning money for Field.

Donate to Field through Amazon Smiles
Think of Field school when you do your online shopping at Amazon. Use this link to shop.
If you use, enter instead and choose Eugene Field PTA. Amazon will donate 0.5% of every purchase made to the Field PTA. No other effort is necessary, shop for the things you normally shop for and support our school.
Welcome to the section of the newsletter where we tell you about the financial side of the Field PTA. If you have any questions, you can contact our treasurer Angie Helland at
In September and October, Field PTA was able to financially support:
$4,000.00 - Project Success
$178.85 - Art Supplies
$40.00 - for Special Education Classes
$140.00 - Fall Pots
$225.00 - School Directory


All Children One Voice

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