Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year at Grace Abbott!

Hello Abbott families!

Our first PTO meeting of the school year will be held on Tuesday Sept. 5 at 6:30 PM in the library.  We hope to see you there!

Also, Buzz Book sales and the update of family information has begun.  Please click here for more information:

Buzz Book

The Walk-a-thon will be here before you know it!

Friday, September 15th, 2017 Walk-a-thon Kickoff Dinner and Dance
Grace Abbott Gym


Online Carnival Ticket Sales have Ended






Online presales have concluded, but you can still pick up tickets at school. In-school presales will run Monday, April 24th through Friday, April 28th, before and after school in the lobby. At that time you can also take a look at the Jammin’ Jars that will be raffled off the night of the carnival as well as the Silent Auction items!

As a reminder to those that purchased their tickets online, tickets should be picked up at the ‘Will Call’ table at the Carnival.  If you elected to have tickets sent home, they will be coming home with your student on Friday, April 28th. Check backpacks! There are no reimbursements for lost tickets!

2017 Grace Abbott Carnival

Calling All Abbott Gators!








Mark your calendars for the 2017 Grace Abbott Carnival on Friday, April 28th, rain or shine!

Where:  Grace Abbott Elementary School
When:  5:30p.m.-8:00p.m.
What: Games, Dinner, Bounce House, 2 Obstacle Courses, Dunk Tank (weather permitting), Snacks, Face Painting, Tattoos, Edible Book Fair, and back by popular demand: the Jammin’ Jars!

Tickets:  Online presales of Gator Bucks, Jammin Jar Raffle Tickets, and Meal Deals is available starting Monday, April 3rd, and will run through Wednesday April 26th at 10:00pm.

Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets online!

In school pre-sales will run Monday, April 24th through Friday, April 28th, before and after school in the lobby.

**At that time, you can also take a look at the Jammin’ Jars that will be raffled off the night of the carnival!**

WE NEED YOU!  Click here for more information on how you can assist with the Carnival!

2017 Spring Box Tops Competition

The Spring Box Top Competition will run from Monday, April 3rd through Friday, April 21st.  The grade level with the highest amount of non-expired box tops will win an Ice Cream party!
1. Please turn in your Box Tops in a plastic baggie.  (If you need one, please stop by the office.)
2. Make sure to mark the baggie with your Student’s Teacher’s Name to ensure the appropriate grade receives credit.
3. Make sure the Box Tops have a visible and valid expiration date
If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Candice Casper.

Annual Snowflake Breakfast

The annual Snowflake Breakfast will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017, from 8:00 to 10:30 a.m. in the school gym. Breakfast will be catered by the Flapjack Guys, music will be provided by the school choir, and there will be a cake walk for all to enjoy! This is a fun event for the whole family!   Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Winter Box Tops Competition – FINAL (1/13/17)

The Winter Box Tops Competition has ended and the classroom winners are:

1st Prize – Pizza Party – HARDAGE

2nd Prize – Ice Cream Party – THOMAS

3rd Prize – Popcorn Party – DOBLAR

Way to go 3rd Grade!

Thank you to everyone that sent in Box Tops.  With this competition we collected $1,354.50 for our school!

12/2/2016 12/9/2016 12/16/2016 1/6/2017 1/13/2017 Total $ Collected
Hardage – 3rd                93              147                215           143          1,313       1,911
Thomas – 3rd              373              447                  68           203              415       1,506
Doblar – 3rd                 –              293                233           282              500       1,308
Sweetman – K                 –                 –                834               –                87           921
Petersen – 4th                 –              145                116           121              491           873
Dolezal – 2nd                63              128                272              62              320           845
Cryer – 4th                 –              183                   –           244              371           798
Powell – 4th              272                81                101              41              175           670
Traynor – 1st              305                  1                  72              43              146           567
Gates – 1st              133                  5                  11              59              322           530
Frenche – 1st              257                 –                  32              48              173           510
Baker – K                 –              193                   –           100              198           491
Frost – 2nd              133                34                  64           204                55           490
Georgesen – K              169                  5                   –              96              215           485
Mahoney – 5th                 –              162                  20           225                47           454
Wellensiek – 2nd                13                 –                  69           162              164           408
Stevens – 5th                 –                  7                     1           270                15           293
Pate – 5th                 –                 –                  85              19              178           282
Broesch – K                 –                  1                175              27                 –           203
         1,811          1,832            2,368        2,349          5,185     13,545  $  1,354.50

Any questions, contact the PTO Cash Rewards chair.Rankings will be updated weekly

Online Walk-a-thon Pledges have ended

  Online pledges for the Gator Walk-a-thon have ended.  
  Thank You to everyone who pledged money for our students and to those who collected the pledges! 
  The Gator Walk-a-thon will take place on Friday, October 7th.  Each class has been assigned a time between 9:15am and 3:05pm.  Please come cheer your  Gator(s) on!

Gator Walk-A-Thon Dinner and Dance


Online sales have ended, but you can still purchase tickets at the door:

At-the-door ticket pricing:  $10 per adult, $5 per child (10 & under)
(only cash and credit will be accepted the night of the event)


Friday, September 23rd, 2016
Grace Abbott Gym



HyVee Cash 4 Students



The Grace Abbott PTO will once again be participating in the HyVee Cash for Students program!

This year’s Cash for Students program begins Thursday, September 1, and continues through Saturday, December 31, 2016, and includes all fifteen Omaha/Council Bluffs/Plattsmouth Hy-Vee stores.

Click here for more information.