First PTO meeting, Tilly's Pumpkin Fest and Book Sale Volunteers needed

Mark Your Calendars

First PTO Meeting: Thursday, October 6th 7-8:30pm in the Lilja Library Complimentary babysitting is provided. Children attending must be toilet trained.
Coats for Kids Collection: Begins October 10th through January 6, 2017 See Flyer for details
Tilly’s “Pumpkins for Our School” fundraiser: Sunday, October 16th from 2-5pm
Pizza and Movie: Tuesday, October 18th Kung Fu Panda 3 Register and Pay online
Scholastic Book Fair: Wed., October 26th & Thur., October 27th 2-8pm Volunteers needed
Outdoor Movie Night: Friday, October 28th Hotel Transylvania 2, bring a blanket!

A new school year and a new PTO Board…

Come to the first PTO meeting of the 2016-2017 school year on October 6th at 7pm!  We would love to hear from YOU about the topics you would like to see addressed in this year’s meetings.
Do you have an idea that you like to see implemented in the school? Come and share it.
Do you have questions that you would like answered?  Come and ask them.
As parents and/or guardians of children at Lilja School, YOU ARE members of the PTO.
We need to hear from you. Help us strengthen our community and keep Lilja Elementary a wonderful place for our kids to thrive!

Field Trip Fee Now PAST DUE

If you have not yet paid your annual field trip fee, it is now past due. Not sure if you paid, please email jpmatychak@gmail.com. The Field Trip fee is $15 per child and covers the costs of all field trips for the 2016-17 school year. Payments can be made online or via check or cash. Online payment portal is liljaparentteacher.org/payment - Directions for multiple students are on the website. Checks can be made out to Lilja Parent Teacher and sent into the school in an envelope Attn: PTO Field Trips. You can write 1 check per family if paying for multiple children. Please include all children’s names, and their teacher’s, being covered by the check in the memo line. If you need financial assistance with the Field Trip fee, please contact Elise Molloy or Laura Loftus in the Guidance office.


Volunteers Needed

The Lilja Scholastic Book Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, October 26th and Thursday October 27th from 2pm to 8pm. This year’s theme is “Books Ahoy! A Bookaneer adventure where books are the treasure!” It will be a swashbookling good time! If you would like to volunteer to help during the book fair, please click here and choose an available time slot.  
Please contact Adrienne Spelker or Nancy Bloomstein with any questions.

Pizza and a Movie: Kung Fu Panda 3

Our next Early Release day is Tuesday, October 18th and the PTO will be hosting Pizza and Movie. All children attending will receive 2 slices of cheese pizza, a bottle of water and a snack. If your child needs more to eat, please feel free to send in a peanut/tree nut free option for them. For more information, please see the flyer.  All registrations and payments will now be done online no later than Friday, October 14th. NO EXCEPTIONS. There are a limited number of first come, first served, volunteer slots for this event and volunteers’ children attend free of charge. If you have questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Adrienne Spelker.

“Pumpkins for our School”

Every year Tilly & Salvy’s generously donates the proceeds of their pumpkin sales for one afternoon to all of the Natick Public Schools. Lilja receives approximately $1,000 each year from this event! If you are going to buy a pumpkin for Halloween, please consider purchasing it from Tilly’s on Sunday, October 16th from 2-5pm, and be be sure to mention LILJA.

If you ever have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at liljaelementaryschoopta@gmail.com or any member of the board directly.