Vanderlyn Elementary’s 5th grade class overwhelmingly decided, in lieu of an end of year celebration or gift for the school, to donate their collected money to Malachi’s Storehouse. These students felt it important to help those in our community impacted by hunger, particularly now that the number of those with food insecurity has increased due to Covid-19. Congratulations VES Class of 2020 – this giving spirit will take you far!
Last chance to purchase a yearbook will be February 28th. Unlike past years, we will not purchase extra yearbooks. If you do not pre-order, your child will NOT receive a yearbook.
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Thank you, Vikings!
Together we can do great things! This month, Vanderlyn joined forces with Austin, Chestnut, Dunwoody, and Kingsley Elementary Schools to fill the pantry shelves of both Malachi’s Storehouse and Dunwoody’s CAC branch. THANK YOU to those Vikings who donated close to 400 pounds of food and numerous boxes of hygiene products.
We all know and love Flat Stanley, and now we’d like to introduce you to Flat Vander!! He’s been SO LONELY in the halls of Vanderlyn, so he’s hoping his fellow Vanderlyn Vikings will create for him and/or take him on some new adventures!
All you need to do is print and cut him out, and then photograph him (with you) on any fun you are having… here, there, or anywhere!
Email Flat Vander at Flat.Vander@gmail.com with your photos. Then, be sure to follow our PTO's Facebook and Instagram pages to follow along with Vander’s adventures.
We Need You!
At 65%, we are getting closer but need your help to make it happen! One hundred percent of your donation to this annual fundraising campaign helps to provide improvements to our school and an enhanced educational experience for your child.
All donations, large and small, do make a difference!
Help us reach our goal of 100% participation. Be a Viking Champion! Login to your Membership Toolkit account and donate today!
2020, Different Year, Same Spirit!
Update your information for the 2020-2021 school year in Membership Toolkit. Go to Vanderlyn’s Membership Toolkit at www.vanderlynpto.org , click on My Account, to create or update your online account, and complete the following:
Parent and Student Family Information: All families need to enter or update their contact information. Once entered, it will be saved for the directory. Please update your directory and publishing preferences.
Newsletters/Calendar Subscriptions: Under My Account, subscribe to Viking Views and the 2020-2021 school calendar.
Student Fees: This form includes classroom dues, agendas (for grades 2-5) & 5th grade dues.
2020-2021 PTO Membership form: Joining the PTO provides you an active voice to support your child’s school. Membership also provides you with online access to the directory.
Annual Fund One-Check, One-Time Donation form: Please help us continue the tradition of excellence at Vanderlyn by donating money to the 2020-2021 Annual Fund campaign. 100% of your donation will be used to enhance the educational experience of every student and faculty member at our school. Programs supported by the Annual Fund include: faculty development and appreciation, educational programs, STEM initiatives, school wide events, facility care and campus safety, and classroom enhancements. All donations, large and small, DO make a difference. To find out more about the Annual Fund, please click here. If you need more information or would prefer to set up a recurring payment, please contact Kate Koulouris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Vanderlyn Elementary’s 5th Grade Gift to Malachi’s Storehouse!
Thank you to all of the families that participated in the Holiday Toy Drive! Please see this heartfelt message from OakCliff Elementary School.