Special PTO Meeting this Wednesday for the Kennedy Project. Plus: CPK Update, Auction Tickets, and Spring Event Help Needed

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SPECIAL PTO MEETING - KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL PROJECT AND MORE

Please join us this Wednesday, March 7th at 7pm for a special PTO meeting in the Lilja Learning Commons. Katie Joyce, a representative from Your Town, Your Schools, the citizens group that has come together in support of a debt-exclusion to fund the construction of a new Kennedy Middle School, will be there to discuss the impact this vote will have on Lilja families and Natick at large.

The meeting will also include an update about our upcoming auction on April 6th, as well as an update from Principal Anne Carothers.

We hope you can join us to hear about and discuss these important topics. And as always, complimentary babysitting is provided by the PTO for children who are potty trained.


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AUCTION TICKETS ON SALE NOW

We are pleased to announce that this year's auction will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 at the Verve Crowne Plaza in Natick. This year's theme is 80's Night with special emcee Amy Brooks, Alt 92.9 WBOS midday host.

Every other year, the Lilja PTO hosts the Lilja Auction. This parent-only night out helps to raise money to support the two-year operating budget for the PTO. Through the generosity of our parents and auction attendees, the PTO has been able to raise over $40,000 at each of the last two auctions which supports teacher grants, the Cultural Arts programming at Lilja, field trip subsidies, school-wide equipment, and other major projects throughout the year.

Tickets are on sale NOW! Only 200 tickets available! One ticket includes admission, food, music, dancing and a night full of 80's fun. Tickets are $50 per ticket. TICKETS ARE NOT SOLD AT THE DOOR!

Click here to learn more and to purchase tickets.

It's gonna be RAD!


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VOLUNTEER NEEDED - TAKE THE LEAD FOR A SPRING FAMILY EVENT

Each spring the PTO hosts a spring family event. Some years we've had a dance and in others we've done family game night.

The PTO is looking for a volunteer or volunteers to lead the creation of a spring event. If you are interested, please email pto@liljapto.org.


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LILJA NIGHT @ CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN UPDATE

Thank you to all of the families that came out to support the Lilja fundraiser at CPK. It was an incredibly successful night and one of the best fundraiser nights that CPK has ever seen. With your patronage, the Lilja PTO will see a little over $450. 


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KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECT - VOTE ON MARCH 27

Please mark your calendars to VOTE in the town election on Tuesday, March 27th. The deadline to register to vote is Wednesday, March 7th. To learn more about the project, please visit the district's project site here.

Follow this link to make sure you are registered:  https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ VoterRegistrationSearch/ MyVoterRegStatus.aspx.

Not registered? Do it online here: 
https://www.sec.state.ma.us/OVR/


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ANNUAL FIELD TRIP FEE - NOW DUE

This annual $20 per student fee for K-4 students covers field trip related activities for the upcoming academic year. Should you need financial assistance, we encourage you to contact the Lilja guidance office.
FIELD TRIP FEES ARE DUE: NOW - CLICK HERE TO PAY THE FIELD TRIP FEE


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4TH GRADE ACTIVITIES FEE - DUE NOW!

This year, the PTO implemented a fourth grade activities fee in lieu of multiple fourth grade fundraisers like previous years (there still may be one town-wide fourth grade event to raise funds for the schools). The $65 per student fee supports: the end of year annual YMCA trip, t-shirt, water bottle, fourth grade fun day, as well as other fourth grade activities throughout the year.

Should you need financial assistance, we encourage you to contact the Lilja guidance office.

FOURTH GRADE ACTIVITIES FEES ARE DUE BY: DECEMBER 1, 2017 - CLICK HERE TO PAY THE 4TH GRADE ACTIVITIES FEE


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LILJA GEAR

Stock up on fall Lilja gear and some remaining summer items in the online Lilja store. FREE SHIPPING TO LILJA. Click here to visit.