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Scholastic Book Fair - Spring 2018Top of Page

A poster for the Paws for Books Book Fair

Come. Sit. Read! It's time to dig up some purr-fect new books at our Paws for Books Book Fair. Book Fair runs March 19 - 23 during regular school hours with a special shopping night during our One School / One Book Celebration!

Our online Book Fair is pawsitively awesome and is open for shopping now through March 30th!

Scholastic Book Fair - New Payment OptionTop of Page

A digital payment option for students

No cash on hand the day of the book fair? No worries - Scholastic Book Fairs is now offering an eWallet payment option.

Simply set up an account and have funds immediately available for your child to shop the Book Fair.

Safe and secure - it's easy shopping with eWallet!*

Here's how it works:

*Note: As this is our first time using this new system, we would ask that, if possible, you send your child in with a printout of the barcode

Color Run - April 21Top of Page

SAVE THE DATE! The Countryside PTO is hosting a Color Run on Saturday, April 21st. Register now!

Countryside Color Run Important InformationTop of Page

Registration Information

Get ready for the best fundraiser ever! Countryside School is hosting a Color-A-Thon!
Students raise donations and get to participate in a walk/dance/run that ends in a BLAST OF COLOR on
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Check-in / Same day registration begins at 8:00 am
Event start is at 9:00 am
Event will be held at:
Harrington Middle School
514 Mount Laurel Rd, Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054
Entrance Fee: $30
To be guaranteed a Countryside shirt, please submit your registration packets by Friday, March 23, 2018
To register online, click here:
Want to learn more about what a Color Run is? Watch this two minute video!
Register today and start building your Color Club!

Sponsorship Information


If you or someone you know has a business and would like to be a sponsor for this event, please fill out the attached form and email it to or mail it to:

Countryside Elementary School
Attn: Color Run Sponsorship
115 Schoolhouse Lane
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Please make all checks payable to Countryside PTO.

Sponsorship Tiers:
$100 Silver Sponsor: Includes custom logo on the back of race shirts.
$250 Gold Sponsor: Includes logo on donation website and custom logo on the back of race shirts.

Sponsorship Forms and Logos are due by Thursday, March 29, 2018.

Thank you for your support!





Our biggest event of the year is on April 21st and we can't do it without your help! Want to throw color on passersby? Want to help sell "swag" or take photos? Can you help spread the word by hanging up signs around town? Wherever and whenever you can pitch in, we would greatly appreciate your assistance. Please click on the Sign-Up Genius below and help make this event a huge success! Thank you!

Help Spread the Word!

See a community bulletin board or a business willing to hang a sign? Know a running club or belong to a gym?
Please print out window flyer and help us get the word out about our Color Run on April 21st!
Flyer that reads "Color A Thon Fundraiser coming soon! Countryside Schools Color run 5k & 1 mile walk Saturday, April 21st 8AM Registration/ 9AM Start Harrington Middle School , 514 Mount Laurel Road, Mount Laurel, NJ. Entry Fee $30 Register at
girls with paint splattered and one has a super hero cape.
Thumbnail of event sponsor form, click to open accessible information.

PTO Paper WorkTop of Page

Logo of a pretzel
compilation of logos: T.J. Maxx, Home Depot, Bed Bath and Beyond, Whole Foods, Chipotle, Kohls Subway, Costco, I tunes, California Pizza Kitchen, Starbucks

Upcoming Events Top of Page

Icon of a Calendar with a pencil writing on it.

Zero Cost Fundraising Top of Page

Free Ways To Raise Money For Our School - Please shop through and clip Box Tops all year long! Your support makes a huge difference...Thank you!

Zero Cost FundraiserTop of Page

Amazon Smile: You shop. Amazon Gives.
The Power is Box Tops Education in your hands

2017-2018 PTO Executive BoardTop of Page

Liz Paradise
Vice President
Danielle Seidelmann
Treasurer: Stephanie Agren
Recording Secretary: Megan Mills
Corresponding Secretary: Amy Shaman
Financial Secretary: Melissa Caldera


Join Our Mailing List Or Like Us on FACEBOOKTop of Page

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Join the Countryside PTO Mailing List!

In order to lessen the paper burden on school administrative staff, teachers, and parents, the Countryside PTO has established an e-mail list for reminders and other PTO communication. This is a private list and your e-mail address will not be shared with anyone.

Click Here to Generate Email Request to Join Group

or email


Sign Up for Remind Text Alerts

Sign up for occasional reminders via text!

 For the PTO, send a text to “81010” with the message “@dseid”

 or go to

 For Mrs. Zataveski, send a text to “81010” with the message "@mrszata"

 or go to


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Click Here To Check Out Our Page

Did you know - Each time you like, share or comment on any of our posts, it helps other Countryside families see them, which helps us communicate better! This doesn't mean we are going to ask you to volunteer for or donate anything, but it DOES ensure that our posts will continue to show up in your newsfeed! It also provides us with feedback, and shows support of our PTO and the Countryside family. So, please continue to like, share, and comment on our posts! Thank you!