Art Show PTO Silent Auction

Come bid on some amazing items.  Here is a link to the specific packages and their contents LIST OF BASKETS.  It is a silent auction so return frequently to the library to check on your favorite baskets.  At 7pm, bidding will end. Winners will be texted between 7-7:15pm and will need to come back to the library to pay for their items by 7:30pm.  Must be present to win or we will move to the next highest bid. All proceeds go directly back to ACES PTO to fund our events (field trips, assemblies, Enrichment Day, author visits, Parents’ Night Out, etc.)

Food Trucks and Silent Auction start at 5pm.  For Silent Auction, enter through

blue hallway.  

School Supply Link

School Supply Shopping Made Easy!

IF you want to order supplies, please see the document below or check out this website ACES 19-20 School Supply Order Website.  Nope, you don’t have to order them but the convenience is hard to beat.  They will be in your child’s classroom waiting for them at Open House (Tuesday August 13 from 4-6pm).  Save yourself the shopping run around and the crowds.  Orders must be placed by June 10, 2019.

Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Staff Appreciation Luncheon is Wednesday May 8.  If you can donate fruit, desserts or pop, please click here: Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Enrichment Day Volunteers

We said that spring would be hopping!  Enrichment Day is May 10 and we need volunteers from 11:45am to 3pm.  Please click the volunteer sign up if you can help us out!  Enrichment Day Volunteer

Spring Garden Clean Up


Please join us Saturday April 20 from 9:30am-12:30pm to help with spring garden clean up.  Bring work gloves, rakes and large, plastic garbage cans to move light debris.  We need all the help we can get so even if it’s not the whole time, any little bit helps.  Please sign up HERE so we know who to expect.

Field Day Volunteers

Can you help our kids have the most amazing Field Day EVER????  We would love your help!

Click HERE to volunteer!

Staff Appreciation Week

May 6-10, 2019

Our families are so fortunate to be surrounded by these professionals that take care of our kids everyday.  Here are some ways to show them our appreciation:

We are collecting several $10 gift cards to raffle off for staff members.  To sign up, please click HERE

Staff Wish Lists

YEAH!  We have updated wish lists for our amazing staff members, just in time for staff appreciation week and end of year fun!  Of course, they appreciate anything but why not get them their favorites???

Here is a link that has updated info for everyone on staff (classroom teachers, specials, office staff, support staff, preschool, etc.)

Staff Wish List

Art Show Student Raffles

This year  we are excited to announce the addition of student raffles and silent auction to our beloved art show.

During lunch April 29-May 3, students will be able to purchase raffles tickets for $.50 each or 3/$1.00.  Every student will be given 1 FREE ticket! Winners will be drawn at school on Monday May 6.  Need not be present to win!  Students can use their raffle tickets for a chance to win the following baskets:

  • Art Supplies
  • Outdoor Summer Fun
  • Movie Night
  • End of Day Office Helper
  • Fidgets/Sensory Tools
  • Ice Cream & Sweet Treats
  • Mad Science
  • S’mores
  • Money Tree
  • Teacher vs. Student Volleyball Game
  • Gaming Party for the Class of Winning Student
  • All About Dogs
  • Build and Drive Mindstorm Robot with 2 Friends
  • Lunch with Mrs. Worth and 2 Friends

We need lots of volunteers for lunch times.  Please sign up HERE if you can help.

April PTO Meeting

We have our April meeting coming up quickly on April 8 at 7pm in the ACES library.  We have several items on the agenda including 19-20 officer and chair nominations.  The nominating committee has put together a great slate for our officer team and have several committee chairs filled.  Don’t worry, there is still plenty of opportunity to help!  Please review the attached doc.  If your name is listed, please check your contact info.  If you are surprised your name is listed or would like to help out in any way, please email us at [email protected]  We will find a spot for everyone interested!  See you Monday!

Parents’ Night Out

Come join us Friday April 12 from 6-9pm!

Drop your child/ren off at the school commons area for a PTO Movie Night!  We will be showing Peter Rabbit!  Pizza, popcorn/chips and drinks will be provided.  We will also have a craft activity.

$15 for the first child, additional siblings $10

Additional Info:

  • Bring a blanket/pillow/stuffed animal so your child is comfortable
  • Children are welcome to wear pajamas
  • All Alum Creek students, preschool-Grade 5 are welcome (must be potty-trained)
  • Parents will be required to sign children in/out with contact information.

Please RSVP by Thursday April 11, 2019.  Checks can be payable to ACES PTO.  Questions?  [email protected]  Limited to first 200 registrants.

Vote for Mrs. French!

Alum Creek Families,

First grade teacher, Ameera French, has been nominated to win a free cruise for being such an amazing educator! It would be greatly appreciated if you could vote everyday through April 12th. If she is chosen as the grand prize winner, Alum Creek will receive $15,000 as well! Please vote daily and encourage your own family and friends to vote too! With our school district being so large, I am very hopeful that we can win this! Thank you for your help!

Vote for Mrs. French HERE

Chipotle Night March 12!!!

Update 3/20….. we made $492.06!  What an amazing turnout!  Thank you all very much!

Please take this flyer or let them know you are there to support Alum Creek Elementary School.


Moments with Mom Information

Update 3/10/19 A HUGE Thank you to our volunteers, especially Francie Fields for chairing the Moments with Mom and Michelle Fowler for chairing the book fair!  Our parents always come through for the kids! Here are the winners for our raffles (prizes will be sent home this week with the kids):

We can’t wait to see you there!  We still need several volunteers for this event.  Please sign up here if you can help.  Tons of fun raffle prizes available!  A HUGE thank you to our sponsors:  Goldfish Swim School, Cyclebar, The Little Gym, Small Town Girl Designs, Rodan & Fields, Kenneth’s Hair Salons, Rusty Bucket, Tim Horton’s, Recreation Outlet, Massage Envy.  Please click below for the registration form! 

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Family Registration

Update 2-28-19  We now have 150 families with over 200 students registered.  TOMORROW March 1 is the deadline if you want to be included (or receive) the directory.

Update 1-16-19 We now have 115 families with 166 students registered!  Keep spreading the word!

Update 12-27-18 We now have 87 families with 123 students registered!  This is great but we need several more before we can consider this enough info to do a student directory.  Please check with your neighbors and friends to make sure they register.

We are excited to roll out our new website!  This will be our main communication for all PTO activities, fundraisers and volunteer opportunities.  In order to get the most of our website, we will occasionally send emails to alert you of news and ask for help.  Please register your family HERE !

Registration is FREE and all ACES parents are automatically considered part of our PTO.

This registration system will eventually turn into our student directory once we have most families signed up.

Spring Book Fair & Moments with Moms

Spring Book Fair is coming up quickly!  It will be March 4-8 and Mornings with Moms will be March 7 & 8.  Students with the last name A-M and M/Th Kindergarten will be March 7 and N-Z and T/F Kindergarten will be March 8.  More info coming home in backpacks soon!

Several events are needed to make these events successful.  Please sign up here if you can help!

Conference Dinners for Teachers

Hello!  We will be providing teachers and staff dinners for conference nights on January 31 and February 7.  Please click HERE to sign up.  Still plenty of slots for desserts!

If you need to sign up for conferences, click HERE!


Update 1-16-19 All slots for acts have been filled!  Please join us at the talent show and cheer on your classmates!  We NEED volunteers!  Please sign up at this link .

Update 12-27-18… we have 5 acts signed up but we KNOW there are 100s of talented ACES students!  Sign up below!

Do you sing, dance, tell jokes, do magic tricks, practice martial arts, do gymnastics, play an instrument  act?  We would love to see it!

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting our annual talent show on January 25 at 7pm.  Doors open at 6:30pm.   Sign up HERE

Acts will be limited to 2 minutes and must be family friendly.  Sign ups will be limited to the first 20 acts.  There will be a mandatory rehearsal at 6:30pm on Thursday January 24  (you don’t need to stay the whole time and if you can’t be there right at 6:30pm, just let us know).

This is a very low-key, supportive atmosphere.  There are no prizes, judges or pressure to be perfect.  Come and have fun!

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Howes at [email protected] or Kim Sipes at [email protected]

CPK Pizza with a Purpose

UPDATE!  We made $200 dollars from our fundraiser!  Thank you to all who participated!  This is an easy  way for us to fundraise os look for more flyers to come home!

Please join us on Tuesday January 15 from 11am-9:30pm at CPK and present (or mention) this attached flyer for 20% of your bill to go to ACES PTO!  Only valid for Polaris location but includes take-out, catering, dine-in and all beverages.


Update on PTO Calendar!