Monday, November 17, 2014

PTO Meeting, Thursday November 20th

Join us for our next meeting! November 20, 2014 at 6:30pm in the Lower Elem Cafeteria.

Mannford PTO Agenda
November 20th, 2014

  1. Call meeting to order

  1. Minutes from last meeting

  1. Treasurer’s Report

  1. Patti  update on t-shirts

  1. Volunteers for shirt sales at the basketball games

  1. Volunteers for Cookies and Caroling December 12th

  1. Scholarship Run Committee meeting TBD

  1. New Business/open floor

  1. Next meeting December 18th at 6:30 and Movie night will be      December 19th movie TBD, both at the Lower Elementary.

PTO Movie Night This Friday!

Mannford PTO Presents:

Movie Night is this Friday, November 21st, featuring MR. PEABODY & SHERMANDoors open at 6, movie starts at 6:20, doors are locked from 6:30 to 8. Admission of $6 includes pizza, pop, and popcorn. Extra concessions will be open and available during movie time. PTO members save $1 on  your child's admission for every PTO event, including movie nights. You can sign up for PTO while you are there!! 

Parents, bring your kids and have them bring their chair, blanket, and pillow and join us for a fun night, while you go on a date or grocery shopping! Or, parents are welcome to stay and watch the movie too. We had alot of excitement from parents when we discussed movie night at Open house! Kids need to be picked up by 8:30! We cant wait to see you all!


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Hear Ye!! Hear Ye!! The Book Fair is coming!

Monday, November 17th marks the start of the book fair! It will be open during school hours from 8am to 4pm all the way through Monday, November 24th, excluding the weekend of course!

Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings to school the books kids want to read. It's a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Volunteers are needed during the first few days of the book fair to help the first graders fill out their wish lists during school hours from 1:15-2:15. Please get with Jennifer Morrow if you can help with this small task and which day you can be there. 918-865-5150

Special activities

- Royal Family Event - Tuesday November 18, 5 - 8 pm, Swing by before or after the 2nd grade concert.

- Breakfast and Books at the Castle - Thursday, November 20th, 6:30 - 8:00am. Dads, stop by on your way to work, buy some books, and grab a bagel donated by Panera bread.

- Royal Dress up Day - Friday, November 21st. Kids dress up as a Knight, King, Queen, Princess, or Wizard. Please leave masks and weapons at home!

Before you visit the book fair, be sure to downlaod the book fairs app to help you find the right books for your child. For more information, visit:

If you are unable to attend the fair in person, or relatives want to make purchases, we invite you to make purchases between November 12th and December 2nd at:

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our book fair. Remember, all purchases help buy books for our school!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Love Yourself. Be Drug Free. Red Ribbon Week Oct 23-31

Red Ribbon Week is officially celebrated from Oct 23 - 31. *Did you know that Red Ribbon Campaign is now the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation?* Read this and more information about the Red Ribbon Campaign here.

Show your support for a drug free campus by participating in the Dress Up days for the week! (October 27-Oct 31**)

* Upper/Lower Elementary

Mon - "Wake up, its Red Ribbon Week" - wear pajamas
Tues - "I 'mustache' you to be drug free" - wear a mustache
Wed - "I am a 'jean-ius, Im drug free" - wear jeans
Thurs - "We were spotted being healthy & drug free" - wear spots
Friday - "Say BOO! to drugs!" - wear your Halloween costume

* Middle School **NOTE: This Week, the Middle School is hosting a canned food drive. The Middle School will be recognizing Red Ribbon Week During the week of Nov 3-7.**

Mon (Nov 3) - Neon Day
Tues (Nov 4) - Jersey Day
Wed (Nov 5) - Crazy Hair Day
Thur (Nov 6) - 'What do you want to be?' Day
Fri    (Nov 7) - Wear Red Day

* High School 

Mon - "Keep a Lid on it" - wear your favorite hat
Tues - "We need a doctor!" - dress like a doctor or wear scrubs
Wed - "War on drugs" - wear war paint or camo
Thurs - "Team up against drugs" - favorite team shirt or jersey
Fri - "You dont scare me!" - Halloween costume (must be school appropriate, no masks, and paint cannot fully cover face)

PTO Meeting, Thursday Oct 23rd

PTO is having their monthly meeting this Thursday at 6:30 in the Lower Elementary Cafeteria. Have an idea? Come tell us at the meeting! Want to help? Come sign up! The Agenda is listed as follows: 

Mannford PTO Agenda
October 23rd, 2014

  • Call meeting to order

  • Minutes from last meeting

  • Treasurer’s Report

  • Carrie  update on Family Portrait Fundraiser

  • Update on Halloween fright night

  • Angie would like to discuss Pirate chest

  • Nurse Jill would like to speak

  • Patti update on t-shirts

  • Scholarship Run Committee meeting TBD

  • Red ribbon week is October 23rd-31st and dress up days will be 27th-31st

  • New Business/open floor

  • Next meeting November 20th  at 6:30 and Movie night will be      November 21st  movie TBD both at the Lower Elementary.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

4H/FFA: Haunted House

Mannford 4H/FFA Booster Club is sponsoring a Haunted House at the Mannford School Farm (follow the signs- The Mannford school farm is located on 31st street, the easiest way is to turn on to Farrow Dr, off of Greenwood, and Farrow ends up turning into 31st St. It also used to be called Houston Road. The Farm is approximately 1/4-1/2 mile from there.)

The Haunted House will be open from 8pm to 12am for these specific dates only:

Friday, October 17
Saturday, October 18

Friday, October 24
Saturday, October 25

Friday, October 31st

Cost is $5.00 per child and $10.00 per adult. 

Middle School STUCO Hoodie sales Oct 15-30

The Middle School Student Council will begin their hoodie sales on October 15th thru the 30th. Order forms will be going out today. You can also contact Ms. Bynum at the Middle school if you would like to order one. Her email is 


Please let us know if you have a problem opening up the order form. The form does show a photo of the hoodie, front and back. Pricing and all other information are also on the form.