Jane Ryan\u2019s first Mother\u2019s Night Out is a wine and beer tasting on Friday, April 25 at GlenRo Spirit Shoppe of Monroe from 6-11 p.m. Moms will be able to sample up to 24 different wines and beers while nibbling on appetizers. Cost is $25 per person and all proceeds support fifth grade activities. Tickets will only be sold in advance. We are also in need of some moms to offer help and desserts. If you can help, please visit pta.ivolunteer.com\/jr2014mothersnightout. Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5-9. During this week, there will be a breakfast, luncheon, dessert cart and raffle for the teachers and staff. Donations of paper goods, food, drinks, and raffle prizes are needed. Monetary donations are also needed. Please help us make this week special by signing up to volunteer or make a donation at pta.ivolunteer.com\/jr2014teacherapprecationweek. Monetary donations can be sent to the office labeled TAW. Any questions, contact Kristine Vitola. Jump Rope for Heart will be conducted on Field Day on Friday, May 23. Everyone will be jumping at the event. If your child would like to collect money for the American Heart Association, they can collect and place the money in the collection envelope. Students may also set up a web page and have donations go directly to the online page. The online address is www.americanheart.org\/jump. Another sheet detailing money due dates will be going home after break. Volunteers will be needed on Field Day and sign ups will be after break, as well.