If the teacher wants to do a different theme than YOLO, that's fine. We're
checking on whether room parents can still use the colored butcher paper or
not. It was fine in the past, just not sure what the policy is for this
If you've had a good response from your parent donations and think it's in
your budget, you can use some of that money to pay for decorations if you
want. Otherwise, both your time and your own money that you spend on these
doors is eligible for volunteer hours. Every $5 you spend of your own
funds counts as 30 minutes of volunteer time.
This is where the suggestions for reusable resources listed on page 13 (the
last page) of your room parent packet can come into play and be helpful.
There are all kinds of things you can get for cheap at a dollar store and
then laminate them so they're reusable. A great idea a friend of mine did
was to make 2-3 alphabets worth of cut out letters from construction paper
and them laminate them. She says she used those over and over for quite a
And if you guys come up with some ideas for reusable resources, please
share them. We can add them into the packet. We're only on version 2.0 of
the room parent packet. We'd like to keep it continually evolving and
Thanks for all that you're doing! It's greatly appreciated! ~Kate Warner
On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 11:04 PM, Katie Skillin <klskills@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Where do we get the supplies? Can we use the paper in the teacher's lounge?
On Oct 1, 2016 4:55 PM, "Natalie Stark" <njstark1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hello Room Parents,
Safety/Red Ribbon week is October 10th-14th. The theme this year is "yolo,
be drug free! (You only live once.)
Please see below for what we would like you to do for the teachers.
1. Elementary room parents please decorate your teachers’ doors by the
morning, October 10th. This is the first day that Safety/Red Ribbon week
2. Jr high Pride parents to check with your Pride teachers to see what
they’d like to
have you do.
Thanks for all you do!