PTA Friday Focus Update – 10/28

October 28, 2022

Hello Endhaven Families,

Wow! Thank you for showing your support for our school in a big way during our annual Boosterthon fundraiser. Through your donations, sharing, and support, we met our goal of $25,000 for an electronic/digital marquee, grounds/campus enhancements, a school-wide student incentive program and staff appreciation. We are so proud of the students for completing the Cougar Fun Run! 

We have a few updates to share with you as we head into November. You may view the full PTA calendar of events here: Endhaven/PTA Calendar list format 2022-2023 – Google Docs

Family Fitness Night is Thursday, November 3rd

Mr. Arem is hosting another fun family fitness night next Thursday, November 3rd!

Please join us for a fun filled night getting active!

★ Activities: Soccer, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Yoga, Karate, Basketball, Bhangra Dance, Tennis, Fitness Trail, Obstacle Course

★ Food trucks available for dinner

We hope to see you there!

Holiday Food Drive with Ballantyne Families Open Now through 11/4

We need your help to support the upcoming holiday food drives with Ballantyne Families Helping Neighbors in Need. This group works directly to support students AND staff in the 9-area schools that feed to Ardrey Kell High School. In the past, Endhaven has received more support than any other school and we’d love your help to give back. 

If you need food assistance, please contact Ms. Tucker (our school counselor) to connect with this group confidentially. 

What Is Needed

Walmart or Harris Teeter Grocery Gift Cards

$50 to help an elementary/middle school family purchase perishables for each holiday meal

$150 to help a high school family purchase a holiday meal

Any denomination will help make a difference!

How To Help

Venmo: bfhelpingbf (last 4 digits 2521)

PayPal: bfhelpingbf@gmail.com

Physical gift cards: Contact Lauren (rosenbaums93@gmail.com)

How to Learn More:

Website: www.linktr.ee/ballantynefamilies

Questions – heathermcafee@mac.com

Endhaven Eats Out at City BBQ on Thursday, November 10th! 

Eat in or order out on Thursday, November 10th at City Barbeque Ballantyne, and we’ll get 20% of the proceeds from every order we bring in! Endhaven Eats Out Flyer

Ordering in person? Show this flyer to the cashier at checkout (either a printout or just on your phone). 

Ordering online or in the app? Use code FundA at checkout at https://www.citybbq.com/order for pickup on November 10, 2022. Once you enter the code, you must click the red + button to apply the fundraiser code to your order (see example here). 

Ordering over the phone? Ask to apply code FundA when you provide your payment information. 

All orders must be picked up on November 10th from City Barbeque Ballantyne for it to count toward our fundraiser.

Upcoming Events

November 3rd – Family Fitness Night

October 24th – November 4th – Ballantyne Families Holiday Meal Drive

November 10th – Endhaven Eats Out at City BBQ Ballantyne

Thank you for your support. Please reach out to us and ptaendhaven@gmail.com with any questions!

Endhaven PTA 

Endhaven Eats Out at City BBQ Ballantyne on Thursday, November 10th!

Eat barbeque and support Endhaven! Giving back never tasted so good!

DATE OF FUNDRAISER: Thursday November 10, 2022

LOCATION: City Barbeque Ballantyne

On Thursday, November 10th at City Barbeque Ballantyne, we’ll get 20% of the proceeds from every order we bring in! 

Ordering in person? Show this message to the cashier at checkout (either a printout or just on your phone). 

Ordering online or in the app? Use code FundA at checkout at https://www.citybbq.com/order for pickup on November 10, 2022. Once you enter the code, you must click the red + button to apply the fundraiser code to your order (see example below). 

Ordering over the phone? Ask to apply code FundA when you provide your payment information. 

Remember: all orders must be picked up on November 10th from City Barbeque Ballantyne for it to count toward our fundraiser.

Thanks for your support!

Cashier: Fundraiser A

Only valid on orders placed in-store, over the phone, in the City BBQ app, or at citybbq.com/order for fulfillment on specified fundraiser date. Not valid on orders placed on specified date for fulfillment on a future date. Valid on orders placed in advance for scheduled fulfillment on fundraiser date. Only valid on orders fulfilled from the specified City Barbeque location. Fundraiser code must be applied when order is placed. Not applicable on catering orders, delivery orders, or any orders placed via third-party delivery services. Cannot be combined with other promotions or offers. Eligible purchases include food, beverage, and bottled sauce sales; gift card and T-shirt purchases are ineligible, as is sales tax. Flyers cannot be distributed on City Barbeque property.

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Room Parent Update – October 12, 2022

Hello Parents,

I wanted to share a few updates about some upcoming events and PTA news for the month of October. 

  1. National Principals Month is this month! October is National Principals Month! There is no doubt Endhaven has two of the most committed leaders in the district in Mrs. McKinney and our Assistant Principal, Mrs. Conn. Please consider asking your child to make a card or write a letter to show our appreciation to them this month! Mrs. McKinney and Mrs. Conn are also included in the Teacher & Staff Favorites List linked here or you can help them stock the “Principal’s Treasure Chest” with fun rewards by donating using the Amazon link https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2VEE8HU08L45S?ref_=wl_share
  2. Last call for Spiritwear!   New spiritwear designs are now available, including a special 20th anniversary shirt and car magnet! Order now through Friday, October 14th by completing and returning the form that came home with your child last week in Thursday folders or order online at Pay4SchoolStuff.com. If paying with cash, please provide the correct amount.  Change will not be provided and “extra” will be considered a donation to the PTA. Checks are not accepted. The order form may also be accessed here. You can view designs on our PTA website here! NEW items have been added, including a car magnet and another t-shirt option!
  3. Sign Up for Pizza Bingo on Friday, October 21st!  Pizza Bingo is back! Please join us on Friday, October 21st for bingo and pizza with your Endhaven friends. We will have two seatings that evening from 6 pm – 7 pm and 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm. An order form (linked here) was sent home in your student’s Thursday folder last week, or you can register online at pay4schoolstuff.com! We need volunteers for this fun event! Each volunteer will receive 2 free bingo cards! You can sign up to volunteer here. All volunteers must register annually with CMS at www.cmsvolunteers.com.

Please see below for package details. Cash or credit card payments via pay4schoolstuff are the only payment methods that can be accepted (no checks).  All cash orders must be received by Monday, October 17th. Online orders will be accepted through noon on Wednesday, October 19th. Desserts will be available for purchase at the event! We hope to see you there for this evening of pizza and fun!

Pizza Bingo Package 1:  $20 1 Large Cheese Pizza from Hungry Howie’s 5 Bingo Cards Unlimited Lemonade and WaterPizza Bingo Package 2:  $22 1 Large Pepperoni Pizza from Hungry Howie’s 5 Bingo Cards Unlimited Lemonade and Water

*Additional large pizzas can be purchased for $10 for Cheese and $12 for Pepperoni.

*Additional Bingo cards can be ordered in advance or bought at Pizza Bingo for $4 for 5 cards.

  1. Boosterthon Coming Soon! Boosterthonisour biggest fundraiser of the year, and it’s happening this month! This year we’re hoping to raise $25,000 for an electronic/digital marquee, grounds/campus enhancements, school-wide student incentive program and staff appreciation.  We need your help to get us there. The kick-off date is October 18th, but you can register your student(s) now at MyBooster.com. The Fun Run will take place on October 26th.  We would love to see every family sign up and be a part of Boosterthon! Look for more details coming soon.
  2. Ballantyne Families Helping Neighbors In Need Food Drive Coming Soon – We need your help to support the upcoming holiday food drives for our Ballantyne families in need!
  1. Starting 10/24, Ballantyne Families will be holding a Holiday food drive to support approximately 80 families for the holidays. All schools will participate, but Ballantyne and Elon Park Elementary Schools, Community House Middle School and Ardrey Kell High School will be collecting physical items.
  2. We need volunteers to help organize and deliver our holiday collection. To sign up: www.tinyurl.com/bfpantry2022-2023. (Several opportunities including service hour opportunities for mature middle school & high school students on teacher workday –11/8)

We are grateful that Ballantyne Families Helping Neighbors In Need’s pantry recently was able to transfer our surplus of certain pantry items to Sterling Elementary & Quail Hollow Middle School pantries. Amazing that we can help surrounding schools! Thank you! To find out more, go to www.linktr.ee/ballantynefamilies

Upcoming Events:

October 16th – Endhaven Campus Beautification Day, 2-4 pm Sign Up Here!

October 18th – Boosterthon Begins!

October 21st – Pizza Bingo! 

October 26th – Boosterthon Fun Run

October 28th – Book Character Parade

October 29th – Pajamas All Day 5K & 10K

November 10th – Endhaven Eats Out at City BBQ

Thank you for your support! 

Boosterthon Opens October 18th! Registration Now Open!

The Boosterthon Cougar Fun Run kicks off on Tuesday, Oct 18. Registration is open now at www.mybooster.com and students who register by Oct 18th can wear their pajamas to school on Wednesday, Oct 19th! 

We want all of our families to participate in this school and community event, even if you are unable to participate financially, and you can do so just by registering and encouraging your student as they prepare for the Cougar Dash on October 26th.

This year, we’re raising money to support our school-wide student incentive program and continue to make campus improvements, such as the new window graphics we were able to install on our front entrance from last year’s Boosterthon funds. We’re excited to hopefully be able to upgrade our front entrance sign to include a digital/electronic marquee! See flier here for more details: Boosterthon Registration flier

Pizza Bingo is October 21st!

Pizza Bingo is back! Please join us on Friday, October 21st for bingo and pizza with your Endhaven friends. We will have two seatings that evening from 6 pm – 7 pm and 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Look for an order form coming home soon in your student’s Thursday folder or register online at pay4schoolstuff.com! You can also access the order form here.

Please see below for package details. Cash or credit card payments via pay4schoolstuff are the only payment methods that can be accepted (no checks).  All cash orders must be received by Monday, October 17th. Online orders may be accepted through noon on Wednesday, October 19th. Desserts will be available for purchase at the event! We hope to see you there for this fun event!

Pizza Bingo Package 1:  $20
1 Large Cheese Pizza from Hungry Howie’s5 Bingo CardsUnlimited Lemonade and Water
Pizza Bingo Package 2:  $22
1 Large Pepperoni Pizza from Hungry Howie’s5 Bingo CardsUnlimited Lemonade and Water

*Additional large pizzas can be purchased for $10 for Cheese and $12 for Pepperoni.

Additional Bingo cards can be ordered in advance or bought at Pizza Bingo for $4 for 5 cards.

We need volunteers for this fun event! Each volunteer will receive 2 free bingo cards! You can sign up to volunteer here. All volunteers must register annually with CMS at www.cmsvolunteers.com.