Category Archives: Volunteer

Upcoming Candeo Events

Hello CANDEOl Families!

It seems so hard to believe we are wrapping up another school year. There’s still a lot of fun events happening.

*THIS SATURDAY!!! MAY 13TH 8-10:00AM: NJHS APPLEBEE’S FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER…Get Your Tickets Now $8, contact Mrs. Banek to get your tickets at or 505-379-1830. Location: 2501 W Happy Valley Rd Phx 85085 (flyer at the front desk)

*UNIFORM SALE…GENTLY USED UNIFORMS NEEDED NOW!: Suggested items; Uniforms, shoes, festival costumes, accessories & books.  Please drop off the uniforms that your kids have outgrown for our Spring uniform sale. For every 5 items donated you will receive 1 free item. Consider volunteering and you will get to shop before the sale opens to the school. Donations can be dropped at the front desk anytime. For more details: Sign up here to VOLUNTEER Volunteers get to shop early.

*Friday MAY 19th is the Last DENIM DOLLAR DAY Bring your $1 and wear you Spirt Shirt!

*Friday May 19th is also the last Day to turn in Box Tops for popsicles!

*TUESDAY MAY 23RD is the UNIFORM SALE & the YEARBOOK SIGNING PARTY  The Uniform Sale Starts at 2:15. The Yearbooks Party starts at 3:15 THIS IS A NEW DATE. So, mark your calendars! Enjoy friends & Rita’s Ice while you shop & your kids sign yearbooks.

IMPORTANT: Parents can shop 2:15-4:15 & Students yearbook party begins after school 3:15-4:15. A parent must be present in order for your student to stay on campus. Thank you!!

*THURS. MAY 25th ALL DAY on the LAST DAY OF SCHOOL…Hang Out with your friends at kick off summer at the RESTAURANT FUNDRAISER NIGHT AT VILLAGE INN: The flyer is a little tough to read so here’s all the details…

You MUST have the flyer printed & in hand to give 20% back to Candeo. No flyers can be passed out at the restaurant so please print, bring it with you & feel free to email it to friends & family to bring also. What a great time to get in one last breakfast with friends before the kids are all home for summerJ Location: 9800 W. Happy Valley Rd. Peoria 85383 (at the corner of Happy Valley & Lake Pleasant) Here is the flyer:  

*SATURDAY JUNE 17TH 10:30AM CARS 3@ HARKINS NORTERRA 14: Get your tickets by May 18th  (Tickets can be picked up at the front desk May 19-25th) Here is the Flyer:  



Thank you so much to all of the teachers, staff, and parents/grandparents who came to the PTO General Meeting today. The agenda was packed full of upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, elections and most exciting, an update on the new Ice Maker and Water Filters.

Congratulations to CANDEO’S 2017 – 2018 PTO Board Members: Hollie Nourel, Amy Duffy, Becky Proufit, Kristen Beers and Katie Stguritan.

We are still seeking new members on this board. There’s always room for more! If you have an interest, please email

A great big, giant thank you to our outgoing Board Members: Desiree Ellis, Lila Lamb, Gabby Gmyrek and Simona Petrovan, your time and commitment have helped our community grow and thrive. THANK YOU!

Upcoming Events

DONATIONS ARE NOW BEING COLLECTED AT THE FRONT DESK. Please bring your clean, good-to-excellent condition, “Pre-Loved” uniform clothing for our Uniform Sale. We also accept Festival Costumes, Books, Shoes and other School Approved/Uniform accessories.*Please also consider helping prep for the Uniform Sale. VOLUNTEERS that SIGN UP will be able to SHOP EARLY!* Sign up here…/…/uniform-sale-shop-early/

May 1st – May 5th is Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week Go to…/teacher-and-staff-apprec…/ and see how students and parents can honor their teachers and Candeo’s Staff each and everyday during the week of May 1st – 5th. PTO will also be coordinating lunch for teachers and staff every day during Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week. Please watch for the signup link.

May 5th Fine Arts Night Food Donations Needed The PTO is excited to work with all Candeo Families to help sponsor Candeo’s Fine Art Night on May 5th. Please sign up to bring FOOD DONATIONS at


May 23rd 2:15 – 4:15 you are invited to Candeo’s Spring Uniform Sale. Lightly used, greatly loved uniform items will be for sale. Get a head start on your school shopping – volunteer to help prep at

MAY 23rd is also Candeo’s YEARBOOK Signing Party. The Party starts right after school. Watch for more info.

May 25th Candeo Family Restaurant Night at the VILLAGE INN. Watch for the flyer.

June 17th Join Your Candeo Friends and Shipley Orthodontics at the new movie release CARS 3

Thanks for everything you do for the students, teachers and staff! If you have pictures of past events or ideas for new ones, please share them at

P.S. Not a PTO Member yet? No worries, it’s never too late. Just click “Join” at the top of this page.


Fine Arts Night Food Donations Needed

Hello Candeo Families

The PTO is excited to work with all Candeo Families to help sponsor Candeo’s Fine Art Night on May 5th.

Please sign up to bring FOOD DONATIONS at

Deliver food donations and other supplies to the school by 3:30p.m. on Friday, May 5th. You may drop off items anytime during the day in the front office.

Thank you so much for all of your help to make this event a success!


On Wednesday MAY 3rd you’re invited to attend the PTO General Meeting 10:30 to 11:30 in the STEM LAB.

At this meeting, the PTO will be holding elections for new PTO Board Members. There are many open positions and we encourage you to join the board if you have an interest.

***If there are NO New Board Members, THERE WILL NOT BE A PTO NEXT YEAR.***

Any Candeo parent, grand parent or friend of Candeo is eligible and encouraged.

If you have questions or if you have an interest in joining the PTO Board, please email

No experience necessary. We just need your enthusiasm.


We are not ready!

Preparing Artwork for the Art Show, Judging Artwork and Placing Ribbons on Artwork takes a village.

Please consider volunteering.

Even one hour would help. THANK YOU!!!

Here is the sign up, just let us know what hour(s) you will be there. For example, “12:00 – 2:00”.


Lunch for CANDEO Teachers and Staff

Hello Candeo Families,

The PTO is excited to work with the 5th Grade to help treat our teachers and staff to Lunch on Wednesday, April 19th.  We hope to offer our teachers and staff a variety of homemade or store bought foods and desserts.

In return for your help, the PTO is donating $200 to go towards your upcoming 5th Grade Field Trip.

Please use the Sign Up Genius at to let us know how you can help. What ever you bring will be greatly appreciated by the teachers and staff.  

Label everything that you want to pick up.  Labeled serving plates, bowls and crock pots can be picked up in the “RETREAT” on April 20th.  Unlabeled items will be discarded or donated.

Drop off your items at the front office by 10:30AM. 

Thank you so much for all of your help!

P.S. Any EXTRAS will be wrapped up for our teachers and staff to take home to share with their families. 

If you have any questions or concerns please email

Calling ALL Candeo Families

Needed: Fine Arts Night Food Donations

The PTO is excited to work with all Candeo Families to help sponsor Candeo’s Fine Art Night on May 5th.

Please deliver food donations and other supplies to the school by 3:30p.m. on Friday, May 5th. You may drop off items anytime during the day in the front office.

Sign up here:

Thank you so much for all of your help to make this event a success!