Grad Fundraising

CLICK HERE for the Purdy’s Easter Order Form

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Grad 2020 Update #5 – January 21, 2020

Dear Grade 12 students and parents,

With less than four months until the 2020 Prom and Dry Grad, here are the latest updates on upcoming activities.  You’ll also find attached a new ‘Everything you need to know’ (Version #5).

Budget and Fundraising Update:

Grad Deposit: Thank you to everyone who has paid the deposit!!  You can pay through the portal or in the office with a cheque to PMSS or cash.  We can arrange a payment plan to stagger payments. Let us know at pittgrad2020@gmail.com and we can set that up.

Fundraising Summary:  Our goal is $20,000 in fundraising to offset costs of dry grad to the families.  So far, our fundraising total is $11,000. Let’s keep up the momentum to reach and exceed our goal.  Thanks to everyone who’s helping out to make this happen!! If you can assist with fundraising, please let us know.  See more below.

Upcoming Fundraising:

  • January 25: Parents Dance at PMSS, with Live Music, Drinks and Dancing 7PM – Tickets $25, contact pittparentparty@gmail.com
  • Purdy’s Fundraiser – Order your Easter chocolate goodies and support the Grads.  Place orders on-line by March 23, 2020 (see attached flyer for sharing with your friends and family)
  • Help Wanted!!  Parent volunteers are needed to assist with fundraisers.  Here are some ideas that we need help to implement:
    • Donut sales at Student led conferences February 6
    • Cash donations from local business
    • Superstore grocery bagging
    • Spring Bottle drive
    • Pasta Dinner
    • Or Your idea here!  Let us know what you can contribute!

Key dates coming up – refer to the ‘Everything you need to know version 5’ document for the full list

January 31 – Grad Write-ups due: The PMSS Yearbook features Grad write-ups and ‘What you like most’ section.   Please visit the website to complete: https://pmssgrads.wordpress.com/yearbook-grade-write-ups/

End of February – Baby pictures and dedications for Yearbook will be due.  Find that perfect photo now to be ready.  Details to follow on Parent Portal in coming weeks.

Other useful information:

Black and Lee formal wear  offers a discount to students renting or purchasing their formal wear. Mention PMSS when you rent or purchase to receive the discount. Also note, we plan to invite them to PMSS to hold a fitting night prior to spring break.

Bottle Returns Fundraising  Please continue to return your empties to Meadows Return-It Centre Account number 105.  The fund is at $400 and growing!  This will be effective until May 2020 so save those bottles and cash them in to help out the Grads!!!

Stay Engaged
– Please ensure you are signed up on Parent Portal ( https://parents.sd42.ca/Parents/ParentLoginPage.aspx )
– Provide your email to pittgrad2020@gmail.com to receive updates
– Visit the Grad website at https://pmssgrads.wordpress.com
– Join our facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/pittmeadows.grad

If you have any questions and/or suggestions, please reach out with an email to pittgrad2020@gmail.com.

Sincerely,

The 2020 Pitt Grad Parent Executive

Asher Steed, Chair, Pitt 2020 Grad Committee

Laura Clarke and Fiona Pardy, Co-chairs, Prom Committee

Melanie Pollard and Michelle Rebalkin, Co-chairs, Dry Grad Committee

Paula Bawa, Treasurer

Zabrina Braithwaite-Kelso, Fundraising

 

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Pub Night at Samz Pub in Pitt Meadows, November 2, 6PM.  Only 100 tickets are available @ $25.00 each.  This is in support of Dry Grad 2020.

Your ticket includes:  Your choice of Burger (Chicken, Beef or Veggie) and one drink of your choice.  Also, access to our exclusive Silent Auction and Pub games.

Contact: Asher Steed (pittgrad2020@gmail.com) or Zabrina Braithwaite-Kelso (czkelso8@hotmail.com) to reserve your tickets.

Come prepared to have a great time and raise funds in support of our PMSS 2020 Grads.

Silent Auction:  please keep those silent auction items coming.  If you have items or would like to sponsor a theme basket (e.g. movies, pasta night, chocolate lovers, etc.), please contact pittgrad2020@gmail.com.

Thanks for your support!!

Your PMSS 2020 Grad Committee