PTO Fundraiser News
PTO Fundraiser News
Posted on 10/17/2016
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Our Race Through Space was great fun, thank you so much to all our students, friends, family, and staff who came!!! We had great weather, an enormous rainbow arch,  awesome music, snacks, feet charms, pie winners, scooter winners, and we even gave away a Vetta birthday party! It was just a blast and we can’t wait for next year!

Check this link to our website to see a slideshow of pictures of the event:  http://rce.fz.k12.mo.us/contact_us/our_parent_group/race_through_space_event/   Once you are on the page, click on the picture or the bold print next to the picture to view all. 

We cannot say thank you enough to all the volunteers for our run!
Honestly, this team was stellar: independent in tasks, caring for each other, and focused on achieving the goal together… you all worked some magic out there! Every bit of help, big and small, is what made this event so much fun and run so smoothly!!! I am genuinely so grateful to every one of you, thank you, thank you, thank you!!! 
 

Here are a few numbers to let you know how our fundraiser went: 

·      Out of over 550 students we had 130 participate in our fundraiser; 23%.

·      We had 93 students attend our Race Through Space and just over 250 people attend in total.

·      Our students raised just over $11,000!

 

Our Rock Creek families are amazing and we are so grateful for all you have done to support your students and PTO!!!

 

THANK YOU to Principal Jennings, Mr. Berrios, Mr. Ray, Coach Sissom and Coach Zull for sacrificing their faces to our students and their pies!!!   Our top 5 fundraisers got to make and throw a pie:

Anderson Koncki (4th grade) 

Max Myer (1st grade) 

Kadyn Moore (4 grade) 

Zach Watson (4 grade) 

Dawson Smith (Kindergarten)  

Razor Scooter Winners:  Burke Mergenthaler (2nd grade) and Dawson Smith (Kindergarten)

Vetta Birthday Party Winner:  Zach Watson (4th Grade)  

Alien Sign Raffle Winner:  Macy Alber (5th)

 

Also, and most certainly, some thanks are in order for all that has happened!

Many thanks to:

·      FZ West High School for the use of their track and facilities

·      Vetta Sports- St Charles for their awesome donation of a Birthday Party Package

·      Marianna Haggard for creating our Race Through Space logo

·      Lane One Motors in O'Fallon for filling our balloons with precious helium

·      JRS Ventures for their generous donation of raffle prizes for our students

·      STL Shirt Co. LLC for fantastic pricing on choice shirts

·      Ostmann Elementary PTO for loaning the giant rainbow arch

·      Walmart of O'Fallon for a gift card donation

·      Sam's Club of Wentzville for a gift card donation

·      Dierbergs of O'Fallon for a gift card donation

 

The support around us is incredible!

Did you love this event?? We are looking for a volunteer(s) to coordinate our fun run next year. If you think you might be interested in planning the Rock Creek PTO Fundraiser, please talk to Natalie at [email protected].  Love working with a best bud? Ask another parent or a friend to co-chair this event with you. And remember, we had so many amazing and hardworking volunteers, you won’t be doing it alone.

Thank you again!!

RCE Space PTO