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Meet & Greet Success

August 18, 2017

As the school doors opened, students and parents alike walked the halls and crowded in front of classroom doors eager to meet their teacher for this year and learn about  the new rules, homework policies, and school supply lists. Huge thanks to all the teachers for their mention of the PTA to all parents along with those who signed up for the PTA today. Remember you can sign up anytime on our website, under the membership tab. Questions? Submit a form on our 'Contact' page or email us [email protected] #ReadyForMonday #AMK8

Back to School 2017

August 21, 2017

The time is upon us once again! Book bags, crowded hallways, and the butterflies in your little ones tummy...and your too! Luckily the Ada-Merritt PTA is here to make the transition a little smoother for both new and returning families.

Twin Day, Pizza Wednesdays + 1st PTA Meeting

October 18, 2017

United Way Fundraiser is underway and by far my favorite is Twin Day. If you haven't already, upload your pictures to social media and be sure to tag @adamerrittk8 to share all the great twin day and other fun United Way days.

This month each organization, PTA, PIPA & SIPA will be selling pizza at dismissal. Bring $2 for your slice of fresh, hot pizza next Wednesday and enjoy!

Thanks to all who attended the 1st general PTA meeting. Keep checking in for details on the November meeting date, time, and location.

IFF is almost here!

November 7, 2017

PTA's annual International Food Festival is almost here! Mark your calendars for November 17th from 2-6pm to check out the delicious treats being served up by each grade level. From Mexican to American and everything in between! 

Bracelets and tickets are currently on sale.

IFF Success, Book Fair & General Meeting

January 31, 2018

Our annual IFF was AMAZING! Great culinary treats, music, activities, decor, and the list goes on and on. Thanks to all the volunteers and parents that helped to make it an amazing day for all and a fundraising success for the school.

Our Book Fair came and went GREAT. Kids were able to get through hundreds of titles while benefitting the school with over $2,000 in profit! We look forward to hosting again in 2019 with new book and exposing students to more literary treasures. 

Tomorrow (Feb. 1st, 2018) will be the 1st general meeting of the year to be held in the cafeteria at 8:30AM. We encourage all to attend so that you can get important dates for upcoming events and fundraisers.

Valentine's Day Fundraiser

January 31, 2018

This year the PTA will be selling chocolate roses for $2 and plush bears for $6. Forms went home today with all students and will be in the main office if needed. Please be sure to return the forms to your child's homeroom teacher with all details filled out for easier delivery on February 14th. Anyone free that day in the morning to assist with deliveries would be more than welcome and appreciated.

March 14th - JOIN US!

January 31, 2018

At 10am on March 14th Ada-Merritt Parents along with Administration and the PTA are joining the country wide movement of National Walkout Day. 

Special thank you to The Gordon School, ClubFlyers and SqueakyMakes for their support and sponsorships.

REMEMBER to attend our March 8th PTA meeting where we are dedicating our meeting to the Ada-Merritt security concerns that have been raised by parents.

3/8/2018 Meeting Recap

January 31, 2018

Thank you to the administration and Sergeant Dumas from the Miami-Dade Public School Police Department for attending the AMK8 security meeting this morning. After 2 + hours we were able to hear all the concerns and suggestions. 

If you signed up to be on the security committee or speak at the March 21st school board meeting please keep an eye out for a text from us!

New Board!

January 31, 2018

Check our BOARD page for the names of the new 2018-2019 PTA Board officers. Huge thank you to those in attendance and those who made the commitment for the betterment of the PTA for the upcoming school year!

Teacher Appreciation Week & Student Appreciation Week

January 31, 2018

The PTA was proud to sponsor a catered lunch for ALL the teachers and faculty this month for Teacher Appreciation. In addition, we provided a masseuse to give massages. We appreciate everything you do year round and the influence you have on our children, the future.

Students need appreciation too! This year the PTA held a week long series of activities, giveaways and treats for all the students. Being welcomed to school by a Lin mascot and group of cheerleaders, spirit sticks were given away, food truck and field day, along with pizza and a movie. We know our students work hard all year long to maintain grades, complete projects and iReady lessons. Also, we hosted the Kids Take Charge fundraiser where students via a bidding process could be a teacher for a day. All the kids had tons of fun. Well deserved!

Summer is here!

January 31, 2018

Summer 2018 means vacations, fun in the sun and memories to last a lifetime before your little ones move on to a new grade level and new challenges. For the PTA Board it means all that and means planning for the 2018-2019 school year, looking back on all the suggestions made by parents and improving our systems of next year, bettering the school year for every student. This year we have already added a Security chair to our board, we are pending the installation of the main entrance buzzer system and have a new fundraiser that we have not done in years: Boosterthon. This year is shaping up to be greater than the last and we hope to see you all at the general meetings. 

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