9/25/17 PTO Blackboard Message

THANK YOU  Thank you to everyone who recently volunteered for lunchroom duty through September 15 and picture day on September 14.  We appreciate the time you give our school!


PTO MEETING AND PARENT MEET & GREET   All parents and guardians are invited to our first PTO meeting of the school year on Thursday, September 28 at 6:00PM at Piper’s Coffee & Burger Bar (7942 Mitchell Road, Eden Prairie.)  Dr. Josh Swanson, EPS Superintendent, will speak.  Hear a school update from Principal Knorr, learn about open roles within the PTO, and about the events planned for the school year.  Afterwards, between 7:00PM-9:00PM, stay at Piper’s for a parent meet and greet.  Enjoy appetizers and a cash bar while meeting other Oak Point parents. Door prizes, including Piper’s gift cards and a 2018 Carnival Family Pack, will be given away.


OAK POINT NIGHT AT CHIPOTLE  Oak Point Night at Chipotle (582 Prairie Center Drive, Eden Prairie) will be Tuesday, October 3 between 5:00PM-9:00PM. Chipotle will donate 50% of your total eat in or take out order to Oak Point.  More information is available on our website.


FALL SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR - UPDATED DATES AND TIMES  Due to changes made since publication of the Oak Point calendar, the dates and open hours for the Fall Scholastic Book Fair have been updated.  The updated hours are: October 10 from 4-8PM, October 11 from 8AM-4PM, October 12 from 8AM-8PM, and October 13 from 8AM-3PM.  The updated hours are also available on our website for future reference.  A volunteer signup for decorators, cashiers, and walkers will be available soon.


BOOK FAIR DECORATING LEAD NEEDED  We are looking for someone to lead our Fall Scholastic Book Fair decorating team. Use this fall’s theme, Saddle Up and Read, and turn our library into the Wild West with a team of decorators on Friday, October 6.  If interested, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


STAFF APPRECIATION COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  Our experienced staff appreciation chair is looking for a co-chair and additional committee members for this school year.  The Staff Appreciation committee coordinates conference meals in October and February, as well as Staff Appreciation Week in May.  This is an ideal position for someone new to Oak Point and/or someone looking for occasional volunteer opportunities.  If interested, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  


FALL STAFF CONFERENCE MEALS   Oak Point will be hosting conference meals for all Oak Point staff during fall conferences October 10, 12, and 13.  New this year, we will be providing meals and snacks for only Oak Point staff during both fall and spring conferences.  A signup for volunteers and food and monetary donations for fall conferences will be available online soon.


OPEN BOARD AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS  We have several key open board and committee positions for this school year and would love to have you join and help us.  Our openings are available online.  Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.



  • General PTO Meeting and Parent Meet & Greet: September 28, 6:00PM at Piper’s Coffee & Burger Bar, EP (Meeting at 6:00PM, Meet & Greet at 7:00PM)

  • Oak Point Night at Chipotle EP: October 3, 5:00PM-9:00PM

  • Fall Scholastic Book Fair: October 10-13

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences: October 10, 12-13

  • NO SCHOOL (Parent/Teacher Conferences): October 13

  • NO SCHOOL (MEA):  October 19-20

  • Oak Point Glow Run Pep Rally: October 31