Sutter Park Playdate

jumpOur next Sutter Park PTA Playdate will be a free school-wide playdate at Recreations Outlet
484 W Olentangy/Powell Road, Powell, Ohio 43065

Jump! Run! Play! Bring the kids to exciting indoor play at Recreations Outlet’s temperature controlled showrooms for the best indoor play available, with imaginative playhouses, bouncy trampolines, awesome swing sets, basketball hoops and much more!
Monday Jan 26 10a-12p or Friday Jan 30 11a-1p

Must be accompanied by adult, party room available for snacks or lunch. FREE admission, courtesy of Recreations Outlet!!! Siblings welcome. Please let us know if you are coming – Sign up here!

SAVE THE DATE: Our next Sutter Park PTA playdate is family story time at Powell Branch Library Friday, Feb 13 @ 10 am. Located at 460 S. Liberty Street, Powell. Free for whole family — sign up now!

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Papa John’s Night

Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan 27-28 is our “Dough for Dollars.”  Make a purchase from any Central Ohio Papa John’s (or order online!), turn in your receipt on the flyer and get 20% for our school!  Anyone can participate –tell your friends, neighbors, grandparents, co-workers

We will do this the 4th Tuesday/Wednesday each month.  Plan on a pizza night : )

You can still use coupons and sign up for Papa John’s Rewards to earn a free pizza!

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Holiday Family Fun Night Dec 5

We hope to see everyone at our holiday family fun night 5:30-7:30 on Dec 5th at our school!  All students must be accompanied by a grown-up and vice versa! Activities are free; please bring a non-perishable food item for the Worthington Resource Pantry.
Have dinner in the cafeteria if you choose: Pizza is available for pre-order (must be pre-paid; there are no sales the night of the event!).  Juice boxes and water will be available.  PRINT ORDER FORM
There will be cookie decorating with pre-baked shaped cookies, icing and sprinkles.  Three crafts will be available in the library( a paper mitten to decorate, a beaded candy cane ornament, and a snowy picture frame foam craft), while supplies last.
There will be games and prizes in room 128 and the back hallway: a Mitten Matching game, Pin the Nose on the Snowman, and Hot Cocoa Marshmallow Toss.
Our Catalog Fundraiser sales will also be available for pick up in Room 128, 10:30a-2:30p; 5:30-7:30 p.m..  Pick up your order so your small student might not have to wrestle with that big box!
We would love to have you volunteer — sign up link available at:


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Surviving the Holidays

Tools for your parenting toolbox : Surviving the Holidays How to have a great holiday with your child, fight the “gimmes,” deal with the tantrums, and have a more enjoyable visit with friends and family!  Dr. Y will give you the strategies you need to have a more peaceful winter break and stress less!  Interactive presentation will be followed by an open question/answer session.
Thurs., Nov 13     Sutter Park, Rm 122
3 sessions available to fit your schedule!
Download Flyer Here

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Sutter Park Playdate

girl_soccerSutter Park PTA invites students and their grown-up to come play!

Mon., Nov 3, 9-11 a.m. at Stars Indoor Sports6124 Busch Blvd, Columbus, OH 43229

There will be a Lil’ Kickers class, followed by playtime on the inflatables!
Cost is $5; siblings welcome.
Please let us know if you are coming — Sign up here!

A signed waiver is required to participate.

Questions? Contact Brad Marquis,
If you have class on Monday morning, don’t worry — there will be other playdates coming up on different days/times!

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By-Law Changes for approval

At the 9/10/14 meeting, proposed changes to Sutter Park PTA’s bylaws were submitted.  Changes will voted on at the next meeting (10/8/14).  Please read over and submit suggestions to Jane Witherspoon,

Changes include adding PTA Council Rep and Past President positions to officers and board, and changing meeting times to accommodate flexible scheduling each year.

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PTA Meeting 9/10/14

Just a reminder that this year’s first PTA meeting is Weds., 9/10/14. Find the agenda and meeting dates here:

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Save the Date! Yard Clean up

Let’s show some Monarch pride and clean up our school yard! We will need some hands to clean up the yard and make it look BEAUTIFUL for the new school year JULY 26, 9 a.m. We will be joining with volunteers from Liberty to form 2 teams — bring your tools!
Rain date will be August 2nd.
Questions: email Mary Eisel
(We will provide some donuts and orange drink for the beginning).

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Summer Slide Resources @

I know we all look for things to do during the summer. Here are some ideas from

Keep “learning loss” at bay over the summer so kids come back to school ready to learn!

Feel free to comment below, listing your favorite websites for your kids.

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March For Babies – 4/27/14

Sutter Park PTA is participating in our first community service project by forming a team for the March for Babies on April 27, 2014, supporting the March of Dimes.  We know many families at Sutter Park have experienced the problems and complications related to premature birth firsthand and we want to honor them and their struggles.  This may be a great opportunity to participate together to show your child kindness and compassion in our community.  Join as an individual or family team and link with the Sutter Park PTA Team!

Walksite: Resolute Athletic Complex, 3599 Chiller Ln, Columbus
April 27, 2014
Walk Distance: 3 miles
Registration time: 9:00 AM
Time: 10:00 AM

There are also fundraising incentives, for example:

If You Raise:             You Will Receive:
$100                          water bottle
$200                          March for Babies T-shirt
$350                           $15 gift card* and T-shirt
$500                           $25 gift card* and T-shirt
*your choice of a Kmart or Macy’s gift card

If you can’t walk with us, please help by donating to our team at the website above and support the March of Dimes in their mission to help moms have full-term pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the health of babies.

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