ANNUAL PTO EVENTS
Check out our calendar for most up to date event dates and times: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/b/3?cid=cHRvbWFybGluQGdtYWlsLmNvbQ
Meet the Teacher and Supply Kit Delivery – Meet your child’s teacher on the Tuesday before school starts from 3-4pm. Supply Kits will be delivered at the same time.
- Fall Picnic and Open House– Here’s a chance to meet parents and teachers in a fun, relaxed setting. First, meet your child’s teachers and see the classrooms. Afterward, join us for our PTO Picnic. Pizza will be provided by PTO, families bring a dish to share. Generally held in August.
Chili Supper – Compete for a prize with your favorite chili recipe! Bid on silent auction items. Touch a truck with the fire fighters judging the chili. Generally held in October.
- Veteran’s Day/Grandparent Appreciation Day– Enjoy a musical tribute to veterans provided by Marlin students, following a visit from a grandparent or grand-friend to your child’s classroom. Light refreshments provided by Marlin PTO. Held in November.
Bowling Bash – Enjoy a fun afternoon of bowling and snacks with your family! Date and Time: TBA
- Spring Carnival– Food, fun, games and prizes! Our annual carnival is the PTO’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Each classroom will have carnival games, where you earn tickets for prizes. We also have a raffle and silent auction for themed gift baskets. Date and Time: TBA
- Education Day– Marlin students in grades K-4 meet local artists and experts to learn a variety of skills and concepts. Prior organizations included IU Dept. of Chemistry, Monroe County Humane Association, Bloomington Hospital Healthmobile, Bloomington Parks and Recreation, Duke Energy and the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center. Date and Time: TBA
- Dance Party– Marlin students in grades 5-6 will enjoy an awesome dance party! Fun DJ and light refreshments provided. Date and Time: TBA
- Teacher Appreciation Week– Show your child’s teacher you care by participating in our week-long celebration of teachers. Bring in flowers, provide a dish to share, or find new ways to show your appreciation. Date and Time: TBA
- PTO Meetings– Generally held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the Marlin library, 5:30-6:30pm. Childcare available for children age 4 and up at no cost but we won’t turn down a free-will donation! These dates do change, please check our calendar.
- Skate Night– “Eight wheels of fun” await on the first Tuesday of each month at Western Skateland, beginning in September. Skate Night is a long tradition at Marlin and is a great way to meet families and friends. A portion of admission goes to Marlin PTO.
Laser Lite - Three winter dates TBA. Enjoy a Marlin Only night with unlimited video games and laser tag. A portion of admission goes to the Marlin PTO.
Clip and Save
- Box Tops 4 Education. Little coupons add up in a Big Way with this easy fundraiser. Clip and collect the Box Tops coupons off of your favorite product and send it to school with your Marlin student. Watch for the monthly yellow collection sheets. You can also shop the Box Tops marketplace: www.boxtops4education.com/earn/marketplace/ or use the Box Tops App https://www.boxtops4education.com/bonusapp.
Amazon Smile: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/35-1841647
Kroger Cards. Register online at krogercommunityrewards.com. Login to your Kroger Account online. Click on My Account and Edit Kroger Community Rewards information. Enter QE844 or search by name.