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Spirit Wear T-shirts

School spirit t-shirts are on sale now!

You can order your t-shirt online only by visiting the Sommer PTA website. There are red dri-fit and black cotton t-shirts available for adults and students. Show your school spirit by following the steps below to order today!  The deadline for ordering -t-shirts for the 2016-2017 school year is Sept. 23rd.  Please contact Spirit Wear Chairs, Jessica Blanchard or Carmen Padua for any questions at this email:


1. Go to the Sommer PTA website (

2. Click on “store” tab in the upper right.

3. Pick spirit wear items using the drop down menus then purchase. (Please note you will need to sign in with an email and password in order to complete your purchase and your personal info will not be shared with any outside resources.)

Note: Please know the ladies cut shirt runs SMALL, please order at least one size larger than normal for the ladies cut.


The order will be placed after the deadline above. Once shirts arrive, they will be sorted and distributed to your student at school. Expect delivery to be mid-October.

We will post updates on the Sommer PTA Facebook page when shirts are delivered.

PTA Volunteers
Parents, we’d love your help this year to make our PTA great.  Any time you can give us is greatly appreciated, and we can find a spot for everyone!  The Volunteer Opportunities flyers came home in last week’s Thursday folders.  You can also find these descriptions on the PTA website ( ), under the Volunteer SignUp tab.  

Parent Information Night (Updated)

Hello, Parents!

The 5th Grade Parent Information will be Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 5:30. For more information please see the  PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT Flyer. This meeting will provide important information for the entire year including, classwork expectations, assessment information, the daily schedule, content information and the grade-wide behavior support system.

We will be meeting in 2 different locations please go to the room for your child’s teacher

    • Downstairs Art Room (A118)- Bhattacharyya, Hafner, Kim
    • Library- Baker, Daniel, Gagliardi, Nieto

If you have any questions about this meeting please contact your child’s grade level teacher.


The 5th Grade Team


2016-2017 School Supply Lists

Hello, incoming 5th Grade parents!

Below is the school supply list for the 2016-2017 school year.


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Although it’s too late to include your order with our school shipment, you can still have EPI ship your supplies straight to your door!
PLEASE NOTE: Shipping charges and standard retail pricing apply.
If you would like to purchase your supplies through EPI please follow the link below:

 Our school ID code is: SOM031 
After entering the code you will be  prompted that our school online sale has ended and that you can still purchase the supplies through EPI at retail value. Select the Orange button labeled “Order Your Supplies Now”. You will then be redirected to select the appropriate school pack for your student. It will show you the items included in the pack. At the bottom select “Add to Cart”. On the next page, you will be able to adjust quantities of items, continue shopping, empty your cart or update it. If your cart is accurate please select “Checkout”. Once your address has been entered shipping will be calculated. Enter your credit card and billing information and THAT’S IT! Your supplies will be delivered directly to your front door!
If you need additional assistance or have further questions about ordering through EPI, please contact Danielle Jackson at:

Don’t forget that Meet the Teacher/School Supply Drop-Off will be Friday, August 19 followed by a family picnic.  Class lists will be sent by email on Thursday, August 18 and posted in the front of the school at 4:00 PM

Look forward to seeing all of you at school supply drop of night August 19, 2016.