THANK YOU to our volunteers and sponsors this year!! You're generosity of time and/or donations were so appreciated and afforded us so many great opportunities to support and make an impact on our school!
PTO Meeting Schedule/Agenda for 2021-2022
Subject to Change if Needed
October 13 @ 7PM Baxter Community Center
All About Reading: Why it is important; Tips by Reading Level, and School and At-Home Resources
November 10 @ 7PM OPES Cafeteria
The Use of Language in and out of the classroom
- Emotional Intelligence: How RULER is being used at OPES and ways to reinforce emotional learning at home.
- Encouraging a Growth Mindset – What is a growth mindset and how can it help our children thrive, language that encourages perseverance.
December 8 @ 7PM Baxter Community Center
Come join us to meet and socialize with other Orchard Park parents and hear some mid-year updates.
January 12 @ 7PM OPES Cafeteria
Introduction to OPES Special Services – Who are our OPES specialists and what programs are available to help our students. We will also discuss what evaluations or testing are used to help identify needs.
February 9 @ 7PM OPES Cafeteria
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM)
March 9 @ 6PM OPES Cafeteria
What is a Morning Meeting? OPES teachers and staff will perform a mock morning meeting to demonstrate what it is and how it is used in the classroom.
April 20 @ OPES Cafeteria 7PM
PTO and School Q&A including Open Opportunities for next school year!
May 11 - Regular Meeting Cancelled - Join us at the End of Year Celebration on May 22nd
The PTO Table will include information on the following:
- Summer Learning Loss – How to engage our kids in learning through the summer. Resources, ideas, and how to maximize 15 minutes a day!!
- Looking ahead to 2022/23 – Planned OPES Clubs and Activities available for your kids next year!
- PTO Q&A