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Farmingdale Elementary School
2473 N. Farmingdale Road
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
(217) 626-1221
Upcoming Events
Aug 14: Open House - 5:30 to 6:30pm

Aug 15: 1st day of school

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Thanks to the generous support of Farmingdale families, teachers/staff and volunteers, the 2013-2014 FARMINGDALE PTC was able to:

1. Support $30,000 annual budget with designated funds for events/activities & items such as:

- Multicultural Dance Unit
- Family Reading Night with renowned author Eric Litwin; used book sale
- Accelerated Reader Rewards & Test Updates; computer lab software
- Magazine subscriptions (Scholastic/Time) & Kindergarten Big Books
- Presidential Awards/Certificates
- Teacher supply fund to reimburse teachers for classroom supply purchases
- Purchase library books to maintain updated materials in school library

2. Allocate $35,000 to purchase 4 Chrome books for each classroom. Chrome books will be purchased during the summer of 2014 pending approval from Pleasant Plains School Board for installation of Wi-Fi.

3. Sponsor Family Fun Nights & Activities at Chuck E. Cheese and Skateland, and AMC Movie Day; host "Let's Make Dinner" and Noodles event/fundraiser

4. Collect and submit Box Tops for Education resulting in a cash payment for our school; collect and submit Campbell's Labels for Education resulting in rewards points that were redeemed for classroom equipment, playground packs & supplies (e.g., printers,) and 20 bonus books for the library

5. Facilitate a fall 2013 product sales fundraiser (Great American Opportunities/Kathryn Beich) which yielded approximately $21,568 for our school

6. Coordinate monthly teacher/staff appreciation activities, host teacher/staff luncheons in December and May for Farmingdale staff; host informal luncheon during parent conferences

7. Purchase a new sound system and speakers for use at Farmingdale events

8. Host Spring Fling Auction which yielded nearly $17,294 for our school; an additional $6,220 was raised during the Winter Wonderland Carnival

9. Respond to individual teacher/staff requests for funds to support classroom activities/projects

10. Collect recipes and publish the Farmingdale Family Cookbook

11. Recognize student achievements in reading by hosting Young Authors reception and Summer Reading Challenge activities

12. Renovate teacher lounge by adding new countertops, coffee makers, and refrigerator, etc.

2013-2014 Thank You