A Message from Our President:

Welcome to the Stuart R. Paddock 2018-2019 School Year! We are looking forward to a simply fantastic year. We have many new and familiar events planned for 2018-2019 and we want everyone to join us!

Our PTA at Paddock has always been a special group of people focused on making Paddock fun, educational and active for the children, parents and staff with many innovative ideas! We are looking for everyone to join this amazing group.

When you join the PTA, know that you are supporting a great school, your children, your teachers and we want to hear from you. The communication you receive will help you stay connected to all the events at Paddock. The PTA plans and funds items that the schol district cannot do. This year brings some new and exciting events like a Back to School Picnic, and raising funds to add new playground equipment to the schoolyard! We will continue to plan and host many fun events such as the annual fun fair called Panther Fest, Book Fairs, Family Reading Night, and the Valentine's Dance. We coordinate volunteers to help in the LRC, copy room, and kindergarten registration. We also organize ways our Paddock families can help each other and the community throughService Days, Kindess Week, and events like Feed My Starving Children. Finally, our PTA donates many items that can help all the students and faculty thrive.

We have begun planning for a fantastic new year and are open to your ideas! These programs require many volunteers and financial support. We are energized within the Paddock PTA to raise significant funds to cover our proposed budget. We look to raise these funds in a way the fosters a community environment with a purpose of making our school an outstanding place to educate our children. We are looking for new fundraising ideas the foster school enthusiasm! Some of our fundraisers will continue to be dine-n-shares at varoius area restaurants, as well as partnering with W. Kim again after school for Tae Kwon Do classes.

The Paddock PTA is continuing to improve our communications by moving to a paperless system call MemberHub! We will continue to send weekly Virtual Backpack emails to PTA members, and we will be using our Stuart R. Paddock Facebook and Website page for announcements! Be sure to like us on facebook (Stuart R. Paddock PTA) or check out our website. Spirit wear will be available to purchase all year with a free shipping window from August 24th through September 10th. The website is stuartpaddockspiritwear.com.

We would love to have ALL Paddock families join our organization. All current and prospective PTA members are cordially invited to our first general membership meeting to be held on August 28th, 2018 at 7 pm in the LRC. We will be discussing some new and familiar events, so consider joining us!

Please consider joining Paddock PTA this year so you can get the PTA family online directory and Virtual Backpack, along with the knowledge that you are helping make a great school even better for all of the students. Dues are $11 per family, so sign up via our website or use a membership form and drop it off in the school office.

I wish you and your families a successful school year. May your children develop academically and socially with many great memories throughout this year at Stuart R. Paddock. I hope you choose to join our active organization.

Best Regards,

    Maria Tambellini
    PTA President and the Stuart R. Paddock PTA

Para ver la versión en español de la carta de bienvenida de la PTA, favor de hacer clic aquí.