Friday, March 22, 2013

Welcome Parents of 2013-2014 Kindergarteners!

We are excited to welcome you to Southland!  The PTO has many programs that support our Southland Sabertooths.  Post a comment listing your favorite part of the PTO and you will be entered in a drawing to win a Southland Spirit Shirt for your Kindergartener.
Here are a few of the things we have planned for 2012-2014:
School Spirit
Leader in Me, Birthday Board, Mentor for new Families, Assembly Coordinator, 6th Grade End of Year Party

Reading Program, Book Fair

Newsletter, Facebook, Blog, School Directory, Bulletin Board

Teacher Support
Teacher Appreciation, Dinners, Birthdays, Door decorating team

Jog A Thon
Course, Prizes, Snacks, Pledge Management, Volunteers, T-shirts, Publicity, Warm up

Boxtops, Soup Labels, Ink Cartridges, Harmon's Day, Tyson A+ Labels, Smiths Earn & Learn

6 for Southland, Volunteer Coordinator, Hours Log, Room Mom Coordinator, Welcome Breakfast

Musical, Discovery Days, Chess Club, Grandparent's Day

Field Day, Jump Club

Science Fair, Science Club, Math Club, Talented Young Writers, Story Weavers, Kindergarten Orientation

Health & Safety
Red, White and Green Ribbon, Maturation, Vision & Hearing, Disability Awareness, Disaster Packets

Grade Representatives, Moon Festival, Star Talk, Chinese New Year, Panda Night, Parent Meetings, Chinese Book Fair, Chinese Bulletin Board

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Thank You Donors

Thank You Donors
Here’s a list of new donors who are
supporting our Country Fair on May 10th!

Wing Nutz
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Salt Lake Bee's
The Living Planet Aquarium
Brighton Ski Resort
Wheeler Machinery Company
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Living Planet Aquarium
The Brady Family
All in One Company

There’s still time to donate handmade items, or a gift certificate from your company. Please contact Tammisty Katz at for
donations. Your donation is tax deductible.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

UEA Petition

The UEA has an initiative on Capitol Hill and want parents to sign a petition to increase the Weighted Pubpil Unit by 2%. The petition is on line at You can learn more about the proposal there too.

Monday, March 11 at 6 p.m. parents are welcome to go to the Capitol and let their voices be heard. This is a chance to join those who support a greater increase in public education. You can find their info here.

If you can't do that, please contact your state leaders and let them know our kids' educations can not be undercut.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Teacher Appreciation 2013

Teacher Appreciation is March 11-15 and we really want to let our teachers know  how much we appreciate all they do. Watch for an email from the school with a list of your teachers favorite things. Please show your appreciation any way you can this week! Below is a list of the days and what we’ll be doing:

Monday: Bring your teachers favorite snack, treat, drink or candy.

Tuesday: Wear your teachers favorite color today!

Wednesday: Bring your teachers favorite school supplies.

Thursday: Bring a $5 gift certificate to your teachers favorite restaurant, store,
or anything you think they’d like. (ie car wash)

Friday: Write a thank you note to your teacher. Let them know how much you appreciate
all they do!

Thank you teachers for helping our kids become  Extraordinary Tigers!

Monday, March 4, 2013

March News

Click HERE to read our March Newsletter.

This month we have Parent Teacher Conferences (this week),  Teacher Appreciation week Mar. 11-15 and a Tyson A+ Labels contest. Please turn in your labels and for the top 3 students that turn in the most, you'll receive an awesome prize pack.

Also we are looking for help with the Country Fair. If you make items and would like to donate to our Boutique we would love it! Also if you have a business or service and want to donate a gift certificate or sponsor a food booth or bounce house we'd love that too.

Please contact President Katie Larsen for

Thanks to all our volunteers who do so much for our great school!