The PTO strives to support and enhance the education of the students at the Henry W. Moore School by organizing fundraisers, student events, family events, staff appreciation and school enrichment programs. If you would like to volunteer to assist with any of the following programs, please contact a member of the Executive Board. Your participation is always welcome.
Our annual fundraiser is held at the beginning of the school year. Details are sent home in your child's Friday folder.
The Henry W. Moore School receives 10 cents for each box top. At www.boxtops4education.com, there are chances to win sweepstakes, games to play to receive bonus box tops, and the market place where you can shop to earn e-box tops. For the 2012-2013 school year, we raised $5,735.50. The PTO holds box tops competitions throughout the year and past winners have received tickets to the circus, passes to Cowabungas, and free bowling passes to Strikers.
The Henry W. Moore School receives "School Dollars" when you buy participating products at Hannaford Supermarkets. This program occurs at the beginning of the school year from September to December.
Help the Henry W. Moore School receive FREE merchandise by clipping the UPC Code from participating products, including Campbell's , Spaghettio's, Pepperidge Farm, Swanson, V-8 and Prego. This program runs throughout the year.
The Henry W. Moore School receives 24 cents for each Tyson Project A+ label collected from Tyson® product boxes and bags. There are many participating products such as chicken patties, chicken nuggets, and any'tizers. For a complete list, visit projectAplus.tyson.com.
The Target REDcard is a credit or debit card which is linked to your checking account. The Target REDcard gives you 5% off of your shopping total when you shop at Target. It also gives our school 1% of your total purchase everytime you shop at Target. For the 2012-2013 school year, Henry W. Moore received $338.97. For details, visit www.target.com
Events & Committees
Every Tuesday popcorn is provided to the students and staff for $0.25 a bag.
A free craft offered several times throughout the year for grades K-3.
Several times a year, we offer a newly released movie in the gym of the school for FREE. There’s a small fee for snacks and drinks.
Ice Cream Social
During Open House, we offer ice cream with all the fixings. (September)
Teacher Appreciation Week
Each day we honor our hard-working teachers and staff with gifts, surprises, and well deserved thank yous! (May)
Holiday Gift Shop
A low-cost store set up in the school so that EVERY student has the opportunity to purchase gifts for their family and/or friends. (December)
School-wide end of the year field day. (June)
Candia Moore School Student Directory
Each year, the PTO collects contact information for participating students and their families. The student directory gives you access to addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of your children's friends and peers.
Artist In Residence
In 2008, the Artist In Residence worked with the Candia Moore students to create the beautiful tiled mural that is on the wall across from the office.
Each year, the PTO awards a $1000.00 scholarship to a student of the Henry W. Moore School who is attending college the following year.
During this week-long event, the PTO hosts and organizes events to encourage children to read. Read Across America is a national event that occurs on or around March 2, the birthday of Dr. Seuss.
Gift Of Reading
The PTO donates $500 each year to help replenish our library.
Each year the PTO offers reimbursements to all teachers up to $100 to help cover the cost of school supplies.
Annual School Gift
Each year, the PTO solicits requests from teachers and staff to determine an annual gift that will benefit the Henry W. Moore School. In 2008, the PTO purchased the front walk mat, a blue and white mat displaying the words Henry W. Moore Home of the Lancers. In 2012, we bought $500 in equipment for the gym teacher. In previous years, gifts have included a defibrillator and the school sign.