Tuesday, June 25, 2013

PTO Looking Ahead to 2013-2014

The following dates are already on the school calendar. If you are interested in getting involved with PTO or volunteering for any event, please contact any PTO officer (see email links to the right of the calendar). Have a wonderful summer!

Parkview PTO 2013-2014 Schedule
Dates not yet firm: Teacher Appreciation Day, Field Day, Book Fairs, Talent Show 




August 12

PTO Planning Meeting

Time & Venue TBD

August 14 &15

Parkview orientation/registration

11:00 – 6:30

Volunteer sign-up table, free popcorn, and a VOTE table

August 28

Parkview Open House

4:30 – 6:00

Popcorn, VOTE table

September 5

Goodies fundraiser starts

Brochures go home

September 16

Goodies fundraiser ends

Brochures turned in

September 17

PTO MEETING  6:00 – 7:00 pm

PTO room w/pizza

October 15

PTO MEETING  6:00 – 7:00 pm

PTO room w/pizza

October 25

Fall Harvest Dance

Will have PUSH to VOTE

In multi-purpose room/selling concessions

November 7

World’s Finest fundraiser starts

Brochures go home

November 18

World’s Finest fundraiser ends

Brochures turned in

November 19

PTO MEETING 6:00 – 7:00 pm    

PTO room w/pizza

December 3

World’s Finest distribution

 3:00 – 6:00 pm

At school

December 11, 12 &13

Santa’s Secret Shop

Exceptional 3-4th graders chosen to help wrap gifts

December 16

Tree Lighting/ Christmas Caroling in front of the school

Song books, cookies and hot chocolate

December 17

PTO MEETING  6:00 – 7:00 pm

PTO room w/pizza

January 21

PTO MEETING  6:00 – 7:00 pm

PTO room w/pizza

January 24

Are You Smarter Than a Parkview Fourth Grader Games Night 6:00 – 8:00pm

In multipurpose room. Fourth grade “class” will be chosen by raffle

February 6

Math & Science Night

Will help with tasks as needed

February 11 *

PTO MEETING  6:00 – 7:00 pm

*note – second Tuesday

PTO room w/pizza

March 13

Easter fundraiser starts

Brochures go home

March 18

PTO MEETING  6:00 – 7:00 pm

PTO room w/pizza

March 24

Easter fundraiser ends

Brochures turned in

April 15

Easter fundraiser pick up

3:00 – 6:00

At school

April 22 *

PTO MEETING  6:00 – 7:00 pm

*note – fourth Tuesday

PTO room w/pizza

April 26


Will have Hispanic flare (music and food), bounce houses, games we run (no outside help this year)

May 20

PTO MEETING  6:00 – 7:00 pm

PTO room w/pizza

Back to Parkview Website
PTO president, Nancy Mercado
PTO vice president, Lorna Torres (Lorna habla espaƱol)
PTO treasurer, Victoria Pulaski
PTO Secretary, Chris Koorndyk

Tuesday, May 21, 2013


The last two weeks of school are upon us! A great big thank you goes out to all of the volunteers who have made this school year extra special, including:
Kim Bartz, Michelle Black, Kim Garrett, Jolyn Kruger, Jackie McClure, Nancy Mercado, Victoria Pulaski, Lorna Torres, and countless other parents, teachers and staff!!! A SPECIAL shout out to PTO president MICHELLE BLACK, whose many years here at Parkview (as a volunteer and staff member) have had a great influence on all of us. Michelle, you will be sorely missed!!!!

Parkview PTO continues to be a strong, positive influence the district. Our organization is dedicated to providing support to teachers, staff, and students through fund raising, volunteering, and being Parkview's voice regarding district and city issues, such as the recent WPS Bond. We strive to include all families within our school by providing opportunities for ESL students and families by hosting multi-cultural events and offering help through spanish speaking PTO members.

Keep an eye out for next year's schedule of events - on this page and also at fall registration and Parkview's open house.

Your 2013-2014 PTO officers:

President - Nancy Mercado
Vice-President - Lorna Torres
Treasurer - Victoria Pulaski
Secretary - Chris Koorndyk

PTO will meet sometime over the summer. If you are interested in attending a meeting, please contact PTO president, Nancy Mercado.

EMAIL PTO President
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WPS Website

Friday, March 15, 2013


March is upon us, spring break is very near,
What's going on in the PTO? Take a look right here:

Last minute St. Patrick's Day one-week-later Dance on Friday, March 22 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm in the multi-purpose room. Wear green!

Our World's Finest Chocolate fund raiser brought in over $1600! Way to go, Parkview students!
We will be able to help purchase backpacks for Field Day and help to fund the 4th grade trip to Greenfiled Village and the Henry Ford Museum.

The next popcorn Friday will be April 26

The Parkview Carnival will be held on Friday, May 3. Look for "pay to play" wristband order forms coming home soon. Wristbands are $10 if pre-ordered, or $15 at the door.

The Third Annual Parkview Talent Show will take place during the last week of school on Tuesday, May 28 at 9:15 am in the multi-purpose room. Permission slips are now available from Mrs. Creswell, and are due back to her BEFORE SPRING BREAK! Auditions will be help the week ending May 3.

Parkview Website
PTO President

Tuesday, January 8, 2013


Now that Christmas Break is over, it is time to get back to business!


A school wide box-top contest will commence on January 10 and run through January 31. Classrooms will compete to win a pizza party (K-1 in one competition and 2-4 in another).

Bring your family to the 28th Street Chuck-E-Cheese on Thursday, January 10 between 4:30 - 9:00 pm and part of your money spent will come back to Parkview!

The PTO monthly meeting will take place Thursday, January 10 at 8:45 AM only. No afternoon meeting this month.

Popcon Day - Friday, January 25


Popcorn Day - Friday, February 15

Book Fair - February 20 - 22

PTO Monthly Meeting - February 14 @4:30 pm

World's Finest Chocolate sale - Date TBD
Special Note:
A Parent Board Committee is being formed to discuss the Bond Issue coming up for a city-wide vote in May. This issue is extememly important to the future of WPS and our families. Please consider coming to a meeting and learning more. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, January 15 at 7:00 pm at the Administration Building at 3575 Gladiola.


Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The cold weather is finally upon us! The holidays will be arriving soon, as well as an abundance of snow (we hope)! The PTO will be very busy from now until the end of the year. Please feel free to join us for meetings and sign up for any activity that sparks your interest. Below is the calendar through Holiday Break:

November 15: PTO meeting in the morning only, 8:45 in the PTO Room
                      Goodies Fundraiser Distribution after school

November 30: Popcorn Friday, $.50 per bag (2 bag limit)

December 10: Annual Tree Lighting/Carolling in front of the school building
                     6:30 pm. Bring a handmade ornament to put on the tree!
                     Hot chocolate and cookies will be served.

December 11-13: Annual Santa's Secret Shop! Students will have the
                          opportunity to purchase a variety of inexpensive gifts
                          for the entire family!

December 20: PTO Meeting 4:30 pm

December 21: Santa Visits Parkview!


Wednesday, October 3, 2012


The first month of school has gone by so quickly! The 2012-2012 PTO officers are very excited and grateful that so many parents and staff have have shown interest in the success of this organization.

We have completed out first fundraiser of the year through Frankenmuth. Sold items will need to picked up on Thursday, October 11 in the gym.

PTO will meet on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 at both 8:45 am in the PTO Room, AND at our regular meeting time at 4:30 pm (place TBD). Please try to make one of these meetings if possible.

FAMILY FALL HARVEST DANCE with D.J. Mr. Kinney will take place in the multi-purpose room on Friday, October 19.  Costumes are optional - PTO will be selling concessions. Adults must stay at the dance with their children - no drop-offs allowed.

POPCORN FRIDAY in October is Friday, October 26. $.50 per bag, two bag limit per student. CARAMEL CORN will be featured!

PTO will host the first Scholastic Book Fair of the year the week of November 5. The book fair will also be open in the evening on Thursday, November 8 during conferences.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 - Parkview's Second Annual Arts, Crafts, & Used Ware Fair. Notes have already gone home to reserve a table for $10 if you are interested.

NOVEMBER PTO MEETING is Thursday, November 15 at 8:45 am only (no afternoon meeting, as PTO will be distributing Goodies Factory items in the gym).

POPCORN FRIDAY in November is Friday, November 30. $.50 per bag, two bag limit per student.