February 2020 Kromrey PTO Newsletter

Spirit Night 2020 Is Coming Soon! (March 13th)

Kromrey spirit night is one of the most fun, festive, and exciting events of the school year! Please encourage your 6th-8th grade students to attend. The goal of the event is to promote healthy choices for teens and a spirit of connectedness to Kromrey. The cost is $7.00 to pay for snacks, dinner, games, movies, prizes, tournaments, and a DJ for the dance. Spirit Night is open to all 6th-8th grade students.

See link to the Kromrey website:​ ​https://mcpasd.k12.wi.us/kromrey/news/spirit-night-march-13th

Poetry Slam is Coming! Mr. Ricks is Leading the Way!

From Mr. Ricks Monthly Message: ​“We are under a month away from Kromrey’s first annual Poetry Slam! As a former teen slam poetry champion and poetry coach I have been giving mini lessons on poetry in literacy classes. I have done four so far and have four more on my calendar. If your student is a writer, performer, or interested in trying something new, please encourage them to sign up for the Poetry Slam on March 18th. You can sign up at kromreypto.org.”The Poetry Slam is March 18th at 6:30 pm

Acting in a Greek Play with “Artist in Residence” APT’s David Daniel

Carol Deyoung provided a few action photos of an arts enrichment program funded by the PTO. David Daniel from the American Players Theatre led the kids in an exciting, energetic, and enthusiastic learning experience. Thanks to Carol for leading this program!For more background on David Daniel, please follow the link: f​https://americanplayers.org/about/people/david-daniel-actor

The Green Schools of MCPASD March 19th

The Friends of Pheasant Branch Conservancy and MCPASD are joining forces to promote Green Schools. Please plan to attend a talk by MCPASD Director of Communications Perry Hibner on March 19th. He will cover a wide array of topics including: sustainable efforts across the District, the commitment the District has made to sustainability, and how students are playing a role in the culture of sustainability.Mr. Hibner’s talk begins at 6:30 pm and will be held in Kromrey Community room 510. It is open to the public.

Chipotle Restaurant Night Fundraising Success

Thanks to you for dining at Chipotle and supporting our first restaurant night fundraiser. We raised over $250 for the PTO. Those funds will be redirected toward enrichment events like the coming Kromrey Spirit Night.

The ”We Love the Kromrey Staff Appreciation Luncheon” was held on Feb 12th, just in time for Valentine’s Day

As we reported last month, the PTO was honored to recognize the great work that the teachers and administrators are doing at Kromrey. Their