What is The Giving Tree?
(Formally known as Celebrate with Books)
It’s a way to celebrate your child’s birthday at school. Reminder: Birthday celebrations are not permitted during the school day. Treats for the classroom are also not permitted.
How do I sign up?
NEW!! Click here to use our new electronic order form to sign up and pay for Giving Tree online.
Fill out the printable order form and submit a check for $15.00 made out to Weaver PTA. Drop it off in the The Giving Tree box in the front office by 1st Monday of your child’s birthday. (July & August are due by 8/20/18 and May & June are due by 5/6/19) We suggest you submit the form now so that you don’t miss this great opportunity to celebrate your child’s birthday. Please contact TheGivingTreePTA@gmail.com with any questions.
What happens after I submit the form?
During the month of your child’s birthday we will celebrate him/her in front of the whole school and they will receive a book of their choice to take home and keep forever. As well as a personalized book mark with your message on it. The Giving Tree birthday crew will hang a leaf on the tree in the media center with your child’s name and birthday on it.
How do you celebrate it?
1st -5 th graders will be celebrated at flag ceremony on the dates below. Kinders will be celebrated in their own classroom until their class joins flag ceremony. Then all grades will be celebrated together. Corky, our school mascot and the The Giving Tree book crew will hand out the personalized book marks and your student will be able to select their birthday book
Where does the money go to?
The PTA has created a literacy fund which will allow Weaver school to purchase the necessary equipment and books for the classrooms and media center each year. It is an opportunity to help make a mark on the school & classroom libraries forever.
July & August birthdays will be celebrated on 8/31/18
September birthdays will be celebrated on 9/14/18
October birthdays will be celebrated on 10/12/18
November birthdays will be celebrated on 11/16/18
December birthdays will be celebrated on 12/14/18
January birthdays will be celebrated on 1/18/19
February birthdays will be celebrated on 2/8/19
March birthdays will be celebrated on 3/14/19
April birthdays will be celebrated on 4/12/19
May & June birthdays will be celebrated on 5/10/19
*If the flag ceremony is cancelled for any reason we will celebrate the following month