main content starts herePinewood Box Tops winners announced

| June 11, 2018

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Pinewood’s Box Tops for Education program continues to help raise money for the school with the outstanding contributions from district families and friends.  Since the program never ends, please keep saving your Box Tops and attach to the submission sheets that come home via backpack mail.

March Box Tops for Education treats winners are:

  • Abigail Laycock, grade 3, Mrs. Krawiecki
  • Meleana Rivenburgh, grade 3, Mrs. Brem
  • Makenzie Navarette, grade 4, Mrs. Howard
  • Laurel Karp, grade 4, Mrs. Amering
  • Nick Tedisco, grade 5, Ms. Townsend

A combined May-June drawing was held recently at Pinewood winners for the Box Tops contest.  Each winner received a selection of Box Tops goodies. Winners are:

  • Karoline Sisco, Grade 3, Mrs. Wiedeman
  • John Badger, Grade 3, Ms. Connelly
  • Hannah Ceccucci, Grade 4, Ms. Altomer
  • Gianna Hodson, Grade 4, Ms. Breaznell
  • Gabriella Frisone, Grade 5, Mrs. Wheeler
  • Ryan DellaRocco, Grade 5, Mrs. Trestick
  • Nick Tedisco, Grade 5, Ms. Townsend
  • Matthew Rogers, Grade 5, Mrs. Smith
  • Brianna Mach, Grade 5, Ms. Costanzo
  • Brooke Bivins, Grade 5, Ms. Costanzo

Pinewood’s goal for this year was $1,000, and the school succeeded that goal, earning $1,051.20.  To give you an idea of how Pinewood compares to other schools, Pinewood ranks 29 out of 258 schools in the Capital Region, 330 out of 4,802 schools in NYS and 7,736 out of 97,431 schools in the U.S.

The average collection per school in the Capital District is $434.36, making Pinewood’s collection pretty impressive! Go to the official site,, to see what products participate in the Box Tops program.  Any money collected is spent on supplies and equipment that benefit our students.

Please continue to send in your Box Tops.  There are specially designed collection sheets to make this easy for you to do, and they are a great reminder to clip Box Tops from products you already buy.  View a list of participating products at

Since Box Tops for Education is a never-ending program, we collect Box Tops all year round.  Any money collected is spent on supplies and equipment that benefit our students.  Please see Mrs. Kline or Mr. Caruso if you need more collection sheets.  Thanks to all who participate!

More fund raising news

Price Chopper: Price Chopper’s Tools for Schools program finished on Feb. 28.  Our final tally of 211,110 points allowed us to receive some math materials that can be used during instruction, in addition to two heavy-weight carts that can be used throughout the building.  If you have not yet registered your Advantage card, please do so at:

You can also send your 10-digit Price Chopper AdvantEdge Card number to Mrs. Kline at Pinewood (  Points accrue that can be redeemed for school supplies.  To date, we have 561 AdvantEdge cards registered for this program.  Friends and family members who do not have children in other schools can register their AdvantEdge cards with Pinewood.

Tyson Project A+ program: Send in any of the qualifying labels and our school receives $.24 for each label.

If you have any questions about any of these fundraising programs, please contact Mrs. Kline at Pinewood School.