Nov. 7th


animated Stars and Stripes

Coming soon to Arno…

Nov. 7

No events

Nov. 8

Election day!

Half-day dismissal 11:40

Nov. 9

PBIS meeting 3:45

Nov. 10

Picture Day Retake

PBIS pizza lunch

Nov. 11

End of First Q

Reflections contest entries due

Nov 12

PTSA Holiday craft show


It was a SCARY Halloween at Arno….

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From the PTA


The elections are approaching fast just like our weekend! Please remember to get out and VOTE!! 

Speaking of voting….I vote that we have more cool assemblies like the Rory the Lion Leadership Assembly we had on Thursday, November 3rd! A BIG “Thank You” with much Love from all of us at Arno to Mrs. Warneck for setting that up for us!
Voting will also be taking place for our annual “Founders Day” nominations starting next week. Founders Day is a way for us, as a community and as a school, to show others how much we appreciate and respect all the hard work someone has done “Above and Beyond” in various categories. Some of these categories include: Outstanding Educator, Business, PTA Member, etc. Applications will be available by link on Arno’s PTA Facebook page and an email link to members on Monday, November 7th. Paper Copies of all applications will be available in the main office Tuesday, November 8th. You can submit your completed application by email or turn into the office in a sealed envelope marked “Founders Day PTA”. Voting will take place at our next PTA Meeting which is scheduled for Thursday, December 8th at 6:30 pm in the Arno Cafeteria. Members present at that meeting will have the opportunity to vote on all the nominee’s. The winners of each of the categories will be notified and acknowledged at the Founders Day District Banquet being held on February 22nd at 6:30 pm at Crystal Park Banquet Center. It’s important as a community to show those who do take the time to go above and beyond how much we appreciate them and all the things they do. We can be quick to judge and leave bad reviews, but oftentimes we do not always show our gratitude, so please consider setting time aside to submit a nominee.
Our Reflections campaign is coming to an end soon. Set some time aside to show us what your story is and get your submissions in by, Friday, November 11th.

Mother/Son Night out is approaching! Flyers were put into teachers mailboxes today and should be coming home with your student(s). Please get your RSVP’s in soon. We have had a tremendous amount of support from the community and we hope you can join us for this fun event!

Save the date for our first Book Fair of the school year! Monday, November 28- Friday, December 2nd our Media Center will be transformed into a Buccaneer Book Blast! Look for more details to come in the following weeks, as well as, a sign up genius to volunteer and earn free scholastic dollars while doing it.
Thank you to everyone for all your support. Have a Great Weekend and we look forward to seeing you at a meeting soon!
Remember to check our Facebook page, emails, and the school blog for information.

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Lion and lessons on being a leader

(That’s Mrs. Schultz and Ms. Stanley competing in pushups with Roary)

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The Media Center is about to be plundered by PIRATES!!! Our first Scholastic Book Fair is almost here! Wee Matey’s can stake their claim to treasure a bounty starting on Monday, November 28 through Friday, December 2nd. So,  mark your “X’s” on the calendar and look for further details next week! ARGH!!!



Dear APPS Staff &  Families,

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming Holiday Fever event on Saturday, November 12 from 9am-3pm at the APHS.  This annual event includes a Craft/Vendor show, Mom 2 Mom sale, Tin-Can Auction and lunch concessions.  All proceeds from the Holiday Fever event benefit the PTA/PTSA Council scholarship fund for this years graduating seniors.  Please see the attached flyer for event details.

If you would like to volunteer for this event or donate an item for concessions, please click on the Sign-Up Genius link below.

Thank you for your continued support!

Allen Park PTA/PTSA Council


Introducing our Principal of the Day

Marshall Hegedus enjoyed a day of being in the top spot at Arno in his role as Principal for a Day (Top Fundraisers).   He got to experience first hand all of the work that goes into running a school and how fun it can be to get to experience all of the kids at Arno.  Great job Marshall, I couldn’t have done it without you!  Mr. Zielinski

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Parent/Teacher conferences this fall will be taking place on Nov. 30 (5:00-7:30) and Dec. 1 (12:45-7:30), Dec. 1 is also a half-day- 11:40 dismissal.  This year for conference sign-up, we have once again chosen to use a web based tool called signup genius.  Many of you may be familiar with it as a number of Arno staff and the PTA have used it in the past for various events.  Using this tool allows you to have the ability to choose times that are best for you while looking over the slots available, as well easily scheduling siblings.

Each teacher at Arno has their own signup genius link to click and choose times.  In a couple of weeks, we will be posting all of the links in the blog, and you will get a link from your teacher as well.  Simply choose the teacher and click an available slot, then go and repeat for siblings in other classrooms.  We will have a computer available in the office if you are not able to access the program.  There will not be any paper sign up this year


  • To be on time
  • If you have more than one child, please don’t schedule back to back as you will need travel time to move around the building



Fun Run fun with Limo and Lunch for our top fundraisers!

We had an awesome time together as the Arno top fundraisers got treated to lunch at Red Robins and a limo to get us there.  What great weather we had to head out in our decked out limo!

A special shout out to Red Robin for great service from a very friendly staff, which really topped off the afternoon!  Thank you to all of our contributors for the Arno Fun Run!

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Working hard in Mrs. Watson’s room…

  1. Students ‘listen to reading’ on Raz-Kids
       2. Grace enjoys the book “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves!” during ‘read to self’. The book was donated by the Allen Park Rotary
       3. Marilyn works on words using a book about insects during ‘work word’.
       4. Mallory and Abby are writing books about School during our ‘work on writing’.
       5. Dakotah, Miguel, Jacob and Zack ‘work on vocabulary’ playing the game Zingo with a parent volunteer.

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University of Michigan

Parents of nine- and ten-year old students:

The University of Michigan requests your voluntary participation in the Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development (ABCD) study. Over 10,000 nine- and ten-year-old children across the country will join this landmark study, supported by the American School Health Association and National Institutes of Health.

Please consider being part of this important study with your child. Participants will be paid for their time, up to $400 per year. If you are interested, go to Arno School ABCD to submit a response card.

For additional information, visit the study website ( ), email, call toll-free 844-864-ABCD or go to Arno School ABCD. You may also find the attached letter and brochure helpful.

Here is a link to a short informational video about the study.

***This study is not affiliated with Allen Park Public Schools or Arno Elementary

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Now Collecting…

Arno has a number of items that we collect to benefit the school and other organizations.   Please see below for more information.

Pop Tabs– Maddy Every (4th grader) collects pop tabs for a very worthy cause- The Ronald McDonald House.  Please consider collecting and sending in your pop tabs to help- Great job Maddy!

Box Tops –  Box Tops are found on hundreds of products.  Please clip the dotted line and have your child turn them into the office.  When they are submitted, the school earns 10 cents for each one received.  Over the past few years, Arno has been averaging approximately $1000 per calendar year.  This money is used to purchase merchandise and help to pay for special events that benefit the entire school.

Labels for Education- Campbell labels are found on many different products,  usually soup labels.  On those slips it will say either 1 point or 5 points.  Please cut the area out with the UPC code as well as the point value.  When they are submitted, we have the opportunity to obtain merchandise from a catalog that can be used in our school.


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