Fundraisers 2017-2018

This year, we're offering some exciting opportunities to have fun and build relationships within our outstanding AGCS community, while raising funds to support our school!

To help you plan for these awesome events, we've listed them below. We hope to see you there! We also raise funds on a smaller scale throughout the year through department tee shirt sales (Barnyard Bingo, Arts Fest,) bake sales, candy grams, and other "table" sales.


September 30th • NEW! Booster Club Carnival

Keep an eye on Wednesday Mail for details about this fun event at the Early Learning Center at Kemblesville! We'll update this page when information is released.

October 9th-20th • Joe Corbi Fundraiser 

Proceeds benefit each grade level's needs, such as technology and field trips.

Order some quick pizza meal kits, delicious desserts, and more! Pickup will be scheduled at the Stat Road Campus cafeteria mid-November. Watch for catalogs to come home in your student's backpack!

October 2nd-13th • PTO KidStuff Coupon Book Sale

Proceeds benefit school assemblies, field trips, technology needs, and more.

Don't miss the opportunity to get fantastic discounts at local businesses! One KidStuff book will go home with the youngest K-5th grader in your family in early October.  The PTO makes a whopping 50% profit on each book we sell for our school, so order additional copies for friends and family! For more information, please visit our PTO Website.

October 9th-17th • PTO Scholastic Fall Book Fair 

Daily at the State Road Campus only (ELC will be in the spring)
Proceeds go toward purchasing teaching materials and classroom technology needs

Come be a part of our reading initiative at AGCS! We value reading and appreciate every opportunity to encourage our students to READ! For more information, please visit our PTO website.

October 14th • Micro-Farm Feast for the Senses

6:00-10:00pm, 302 Glen Rd, Landenberg, PA
Tickets $50 for Adults only. Childcare event offered for $25.  
Proceeds benefit the AGCS Micro-Farm, STEM Program, and Arts Departments

Enjoy a delicious meal of ACCS & local farm seasonal vegetables and ground/sliced pork prepared by renowned local chefs! The evening includes: dinner, entertainment from our student and staff musical ensembles, student art and photography auction, wine pull, and lawn games. The art teachers are offering a simultaneous Painting with a Twix event at the farm for students/children, including dinner and a movie, for $25.

For more information, please download the Feast for the Senses flyer.
Tickets go on sale August 21st!

October 23rd - November 13th • Yankee Candle Sale 

Proceeds benefit the 2018 Junior/Senior Prom 

High School students will be participating in our annual Yankee Candle® - America’s Best Loved Candle™ sale. Renowned for their quality and true-to life scents, Yankee® candles are America’s Best Loved gift to give and get!

October 27th • NEW! Fall Fundraiser

Keep an eye on Wednesday Mail for details about this harvest-themed event at the State Road Campus! We'll update this page when information is released.

October 30th - November 13th • Gertrude Hawk Candy Sale 

Proceeds benefit classroom technology needs

Stock up on phenomenal Gertrude Hawk candy! It makes a great holiday gift. Delivery will be early in December, just in time for Christmas! Watch for catalogs to come home in your student's backpack.

November 10th • PTO Fall Handbag Bingo

6:30-9:30pm, Red Men Pavilion, 114 Brick Road, Oxford
Tickets $30
Proceeds will be allocated based on school needs and our Parent End of Year Feedback

This is one of the most highly-anticipated events at AGCS! If you love gorgeous handbags, hanging out with the girls, and supporting AGCS, then this is the opportunity you've been waiting for! Join us for a night of bingo and fun. There will be high-quality, name brand handbags in the prize lineup, plus raffle baskets, 50/50 drawings, and the amazing LuLa Roe by Tara - On the Go mobile pop-up boutique! Tickets go on sale mid-October and will sell out fast! For more information and photos of the bags, please visit our PTO website.

November 6th • Fall Roller Skating Party 

6:30-8:30pm, Christiana Skating Center, 801 Christiana Road, Newark, DE
Price to be announced
Proceeds benefit classroom and curriculum enhancements

This event is for AGCS 3rd-6th grade students and their families. Keep an eye on your Wednesday mail for more information.

December 6th • PTO Vendor Night 

Back by popular demand! Just in time for the holidays, one-stop shopping with local vendors. Browse and socialize while enjoying snacks. There will be amazing raffle baskets, too - wouldn't they make a great gift?!?

February 9th • PTO Winter Handbag Bingo

6:30-9:30pm, Red Men Pavilion, 114 Brick Road, Oxford
Tickets $30
Proceeds will be allocated based on school needs and our Parent End of Year Feedback

How can you win too many designer handbags? Join us for a night of bingo and fun hanging out with the girls. There will be high-quality, name brand handbags in the prize lineup, plus raffle baskets, 50/50 drawings, and the amazing LuLa Roe by Tara - On the Go mobile pop-up boutique!  For more information, please visit our PTO website at the beginning of 2018.

February TBD • Gertrude Hawk Spring Candy Sale 

Proceeds benefit classroom technology needs

Just in time for Easter, another opportunity to order Gertrude Hawk candy! This catalog is spring-themed, with plenty of great items for Easter baskets. Watch for catalogs to come home in your student's backpack.

March 1st • Spring Roller Skating Party 

6:30-8:30pm, Christiana Skating Center, 801 Christiana Road, Newark, DE
Price to be announced
Proceeds benefit classroom and curriculum enhancements

This event is for AGCS 3rd-8th grade students and their families. Join us for another fun night of skating with the AGCS community. Keep an eye on your Wednesday mail for more information.

March 9th • Night at the Races

6:00-10:00pm, Red Men Pavilion, 114 Brick Road, Oxford
Tickets $TBA
Proceeds benefit our Language Arts Program and Technology

Get ready for a night of great fun, food, entertainment, and horse racing on the big screen! Admission includes dinner, dessert, and drinks (beer, wine, soda, and water.)
We'll have awesome silent auction items and raffle baskets. You can sponsor your own horse to race or just bet on the races. Tickets go on sale in February and sell out quickly, so don't miss your chance to attend! Additional information coming soon. Sponsored by the AGCS PTO.

If you have questions, please contact Tracy Ferguson at tferguson@agcharter.org or Maggie Johnson at mjohnson@agcharter.org

March 12th • PTO Hersheypark Ticket Sales 

Don't miss purchasing your summer Hersheypark tickets at an incredible discount! Tickets can be used through September. It's a great way to save money, have fun, and support AGCS.

April 18th-26th • PTO Scholastic Book Fair 

Daily at the Early Learning Center at Kemblesville
Proceeds go toward purchasing teaching materials and classroom technology needs

Come be a part of our reading initiative at AGCS! We value reading and appreciate every opportunity to encourage our students to READ! For more information, please visit our PTO website in the spring.

April 28th • Bingo in the Barnyard

11:00am-2:00pm (rain or shine)  at the AGCS State Road Campus Micro-Farm
No entrance fee!
Proceeds benefit the AGCS Micro-Farm and Green Learning Initiative

Spend a day outdoors, playing, learning, and eating at our Micro-Farm! Take a chance on winning $1,000 at our Cow Plop Bingo (you gotta see it to believe it!) and enjoy lots of farm-themed fun, including: mechanical bull riding, plant sale, Kiss a Critter, crafts, face painting, and great food for sale - Hood's famous pork BBQ! We'll also have a DJ and sheep shearing, beekeeping, and biochar demonstrations. This event shows how the Micro-Farm plays such an important role in our children's hands-on education.

May 14th-22nd • PTO BOGO Scholastic Book Fair 

Daily at the State Road Campus only
Proceeds go toward purchasing teaching materials and classroom technology needs

BUY-ONE-GET-ONE FREE Books! Stock up on books for summer reading at a great price! For more information, please visit our PTO website.
 

May 19th • AGCS 2nd Annual Color Run

7:30am, race at 9:00am
AGCS State Road Campus
Registration fees: $TBD
Proceeds benefit our Language Arts Curriculum

It's BACK! The AGCS Color Run is a five-kilometer, un-timed event in which participants, or “Color Runners”, are doused from head to toe in different colors, made of food-grade corn starch. Don't miss the spectacle!
              • DJ-Lead warm-up and dance party
              • Prizes for the most colorful and creative!
              • Registrations paid and received by April 9th-receive a Color Run Fun Bag!