PTA News Update for Week of September 23, 2013


September 24, 2013              Robotics Club Meeting @ 6:30pm Tech Ed Room

September 25, 2013              PTA General Membership Meeting @ 6:15pm and Back to School Night @ 6:30pm

September 27, 2013              NEW DEADLINE – PTA Lavender Fundraiser (gift wrap, magazine, cookie dough and other items)

October 3, 2013                     Gotta Eat Night – Chic-Filet 5-8pm

October 9, 2013                     Robotics Club Meeting @ 6:30pm Tech Ed Room

October 16, 2013                   PTA Meeting @ 7pm Media Center



The PTA General Membership Meeting is Wednesday, September 25, 2013 @ 6:15pm followed by Back to School night.  We will introduce the Executive Board and approve the 2013-2014 PTA Budget.  Please join us!!


It’s that time again!!!  Our fall fundraiser will run from September 4-27, 2013. This is the PTA’s main fundraiser for the year so don’t miss out!  The Lavender Holiday Traditions Brochure has magazine, cookie dough, gift wrap and other items delivered right to your home!  You can order online or complete a form in the packet your child will receive home on September 4, 2013.  Cookie Dough and the Wreath cannot be ordered online.  There will be cash prizes for every student that participates!  To view the Holiday Traditions catalogue use the link below.  For further information, please email Cynthia Johnson  –

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Would you rather support the PTA through a tax deductible direct donation?  We funs many wonderful student, family and teacher programs and activities.  We raise money for our budget through PTA membership, fundraisers and Direct Donation. Use the link below to donate.  The following families have given Direct Donations: Adamczyk, Adamson, Behrmann, Bennertz, Berg, Buda, Chory, Cohen, Crandon, Deluliis, Fitzgerald, Fultz, Goring, Grasso, Hammer, Hobbs, Holt, Ipsen, Jewell, Kaplan, Karunakaran, Kim, Kurdle, Meagher, Meoni, Morris, Newman, Norris, Ockerman, Patel, Seo, Sullivan, Tatum, Troll and Wehrung.  Thank you for your generous support of the PTA!

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PTA membership is an important way to support the school.  Membership is just $20 per family and funds teacher, student, and family programs.  Sign up on the LKMS PTA website ]  and use Paypal!


Note from Catherine Meshkin, Lime Kiln PTA Silent Fundraiser Chair

There are so many easy ways to earn money for our school – simply by doing things you are already doing!  Please consider participating in one or more of the following programs (instructions on how to do so are included in each section):

Giant Grocery Store’s A+ School Rewards Program – Simply register (or re-register) your Giant card by logging on to their website at or call 1-877-275-2758 to register over the phone.

Harris Teeter’s Together In Education (TIE) Program – – Simply link (or re-link) your VIC card.  You may do so at the register, the Customer Service desk, online at or over the phone by calling 1-800-432-6111.

Safeway’s eScrip Program – – Purchase any items with the school bus logo until September 11th (10% goes back to the school) and give all receipts to:

Catherine Meshkin

Lime Kiln PTA Silent Fundraising Chair

7706 Water Street

Fulton, MD 20759

Participate in the eScrip Program year-round by logging on to to register.  Lime Kiln’s School ID is 6528500.

 Clip Box tops.  We will be sending in a batch on October 25.  The box is in the front lobby of LKMS by the benches.  We batch the box tops in baggies of 50 – so if you are collecting them please send them in this way.  LKMS receives 10 cents for every box top and they really add up.

In addition, please encourage friends and relatives to register for these programs as well.  Also, please note that regardless of whether or not you have participated in any of these programs in the past, you must RE-REGISTER each year.

If you have any questions, please email Catherine Meshkin at  We are looking forward to another great year at Lime Kiln Middle School.  Thanks for helping keep our great school great!