Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Country Fair Order Form and May News

Click HERE TO DOWNLOAD TICKET FORM for Country Fair pre-sale tickets/wristbands. Prices are on the order form, along with costs of games and food. Remember wristbands are only for bounce houses, no tickets will be accepted. Tickets are for food and games. We will also accept 100 boxtops for one wristband and give you five tickets for every 10 boxtops you send in.  

Pre-sales are until May 8th--we have extended the deadline!

Click HERE for the Latest Newsletter!

Stressed? Let us Help!

Let's face it--its a busy time of year. We have school projects, soccer, baseball, football, vacation planning and carpools to worry about. Don't stress--we can help! Stop by our Country Fair boutique on May 10 and pick up a ready to deliver gift for Mother's Day, Father's Day, a birthday, wedding, or a treat just for you! Here's some of what we are offering:

This cute Owl Binder is from Banana Bunches on Etsy.  Use if for organization, 
scrapbooking or as a recipe file.

Need some family time? Pick up this $25 gift card to Rock Creek Pizza and a six pack of root beer and enjoy some family bonding!

Need a Guys or Girls Night Out? Maybe a Date Night? These packages include a $20 gift card to Five Guys Burgers & Fries. You get a great dinner, and you're helping turn Southland students into Extraordinary Tigers!

These cute watches (we have one brown, one red and one black) will get you bonus points! They wrap around the wrist on a leather strap. A great gift for a sister, mom or wife!

Our boutique will offer a lot of unique items--come early, some quantities are limited! All sales are final. Every penny earned supports the wonderful Southland PTO programs such as Evening of the Arts, Red Ribbon Week, Green Ribbon Week, Math Club, Chess Club, Jump Club, Science Club, Dads & Donuts, Maturation and more.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Country Fair Info

We are sending home these fliers, but if you don't get one please down load one HERE!

Annual Country Fair May 10th from 5-8 p.m. Fun for the Whole Family!

Wristbands are $8 pre-sale (before May 1st--order available by clicking on "HERE" above)
Wristbands are $10 the night of the event. Wristbands must be purchased and are only good for the bounce houses, tickets WILL NOT be accepted. This year's Bounce Houses include...

2 Bounce Houses
Giant Slide
Obstacle Course
Balloon Bay
(2) 4-in-1 Bounce Combos

Tickets are good for the Ticket Store, Games and Food. 
Tickets are 5/$1 pre-sale or 4/$1 the night of the event.

Food                    Cost in tickets
· Chips or drinks               3
· Cotton Candy                 4
· Snowcone                       4
· Nachos                            8
· Hot Dog                           8
· Pizza Slice                        8
· Dinner Combo*               12
(Pizza or hot dog, plus drink and chips)

Games include
· Cola Ring Toss
· Baseball Toss
· Hole in one
· Duck Race
· Hair Painting
· Ping Pong Toss
· Fish Pond
· Rocket Blast
· Bell Ringer
· Speed Pitch
· Tin Can
· Shooting Range
· Toilet paper toss

We will also have a variety of boutique items. Many items are limited in quantity so shop early. We accept cash or checks, and all sales are final. If you want to make a donation there's still time. Please contact Tammisty Katz (tammisty1@yahoo.com). 

We still need volunteers. If you can help set up (3 p.m.-4:30 pm), with games, the boutique or food (shift 1 5-6:30 p.m. or shift 2 6:30-8 p.m.)  or clean up (8-9 p.m.) please contact Shauna Eccles at sceccles@msn.com. 

We look forward to seeing you all there! 
Thanks for helping our students become Extraordinary Tigers!

Monday, April 22, 2013

More Boutique Teases

 We have been so lucky to get a bunch of awesome hair cuts, and cuts & colors from Melanie at Essence Studio in Draper. Check out what you can score this year at the Country Fair. The best thing about these gifts is that you are not only getting your shopping done in one quick trip, but helping the Southland PTO provide the many programs that turn our students into Extraordinary Tigers!

We also have the great birthday gifts for boys or girls. These are canvas bags full of art supplies and either a movable wooden snake or lizard (boy bag) or a jewelry box to decorate (girl bag).

Boy's Bag

Girl's Bag
 For the sweet treat lover in your life pick up this cake plate and it comes with at $10 gift card to "One Sweet Slice" --winner of Cupcake Wars!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Get a Glimpse

Here are just a few things that you can pick up at this year's boutique! There are gifts for birthdays, Mother's Day, Father's Day, kids, friends, weddings and more.
 These awesome earrings are from Kate's Creations. They will be in our boutique and are a great gift for you or a great Mom in your life.

 This great medallion necklace will also be there--again from Kate's Creations. 
It even comes in a gift pouch ready to go!

We'd also like to thank The Princess Festival for donating one adult and two children's passes; Betty Sue Katz for two beautiful baby blankets; Atkinson Electric for sponsoring our Cotton Candy; i Smile Dental for sponsoring pizza! THANKS for helping our students become Extraordinary Tigers!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Walmart Boxtop Contest

We are excited to announce our new Boxtop Contest. The South Jordan Walmart has given Southland students and families the opportunity to win their Boxtop Contest. Please go to the South Jordan Walmart, 11328 S Jordan Gateway (just west of the I-15 freeway) and find the Southland Elementary end cap which is decorated with “Southland RUNS for Health” and put your ticket in the box! Fliers will be coming home April 16th.

You can enter as many times and as many tickets as you want between 4/17- 4/24. Enter one ticket for every person you bring! This is a contest between 3 schools. The school that turns in the most in that week will win the largest distribution of boxtops!

We are sending tickets home with students but you can print multiple tickets from home by clicking HERE!

There is no purchase necessary.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Country Fair Donors~Thank You!

Our Country Fair is going to be so much fun! We have a new list of great donors to thank. Please stop by the boutique to pick up some great gifts for you or your loved ones!

Treat yourself with a day at The Spa Club. They have donated a gift certificate for a Swedish massage, pedicure, shampoo, cut and style!

For that great husband, Dad or boyfriend how about a $10 gift card to Auto Zone. Auto Zone donated $20 in gift cards, so we have two $10 gift card packages.

Trans Jordan Landfill is donating a dump pass and compost just in time to get your garden ready!

Want to get ready for swimsuit season? Anytime Fitness has donated tow one-month passes!

Watch this blog for pictures of some of our great items. Remember some items are limited in quantity so stop by early. All sales are final!

Other wonderful donors include Sam’s Club who donated a $50 gift card for our food booths.  I-Smile Dental is sponsoring our pizzas and the great folks at Atkinson Electric are sponsoring our cotton candy!

Thank you to our great team members who are working so hard to secure these amazing donations. It's an event you won't want to miss--mark your calendars for May 10, from 5-8 p.m. you will want to be there!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

April Update

We have had so much going on and need to THANK all our wonderful volunteers who helped with Teacher Appreciation Week, Teacher Dinners and those who continue to help in the classrooms and with PTO programs. We literally can't do it without you--thank you for supporting us and helping our students become Extraordinary Tigers!

Our April Newsletter can be found by clicking HERE. Please check it out.

Also we have our last Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night on April 15 fo5m 5-7 p.m. This was a great success last time and we earned over $300, so please plan on joining us for dinner or dessert! The cow will be visiting our school too!

Evening of the Arts is April 18 @ 6:30 p.m. Please encourage your students to turn in their projects the deadline is Friday, April 5.

Last, but not least, we have a great committee preparing for the Country Fair. We are excited to bring this fun event again to our school. We will have food, games, bounce houses and a boutique. The boutique is a spin-off of the basket auction from year's past. This year you will be able to buy, instead of bid on, unique gifts and packages. Stock is limited so make sure to stop by and pick up a Mother's Day gift, Father's Day gift, birthday gift, Family Fun night or Date Night package.

We are also in need of volunteers! Set up (3-4:30 pm), Games, Food and Boutique (Shift one from 5-6:30 pm and Shift two from 6:30-8 pm) and a Clean up (8-9 pm). Volunteers will receive 15 free tickets for their hard work. Please email Shauna Eccles (sceccles@msn.com) if you can help.

We will be sending home more Country Fair info soon so please watch those backpacks!