Wednesday, September 23, 2009

GoodSearch & GoodShop

Here's a new easy way to raise money for Old River. Just start using Yahoo! powered as your search engine and they'll donate about a penny to your favorite cause every time you do a search!

Go to and type in Old River Elementary School under “Who do you GoodSearch for?”

In addition, do all of your shopping through their online shopping mall,, where you can shop at more than 900 top online retailers and a percentage of your purchases will go to the charity or school of your choice. You pay the same price as you normally would, but a donation goes to your cause!

Here's the web site — You can also read about GoodSearch in the NY Times, Oprah Magazine, CNN, ABC News and the Wall Street Journal.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

NFL Punt, Pass & Kick

The Old River Parent Teacher Club is hosting an NFL Punt Pass & kick Competition on September 20th at old river School 30 Learning Lane, Brentwood! Registration is at 12:30 with the competition starting at 1:30! Boys and girls 8-15 are welcome to compete and there is no fee to participate

The Old River Parent Teacher Club will be selling food and there will be games and activites for younger children to help raise money to save the school.

For more information: go to
call the ORE office at (925)626-3330
or email at

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Back to School and Back to Fundraising

The school year has started and ORPTC is continuing to raise money to keep the school open and help support the many needed programs during these tough economic times. There is an easy, no cost, way you can help.
Go to:
and register your credit and debit cards and escrip will give a percentage of sales from qualified purchases back to Old River. You can also register your Safeway Club Card and Old River can receive 10% of all your purchases through Sept. 15th.
Go to:
It is fast, easy and free to you!! What a great fundraiser to support Old River!

Thursday, May 28, 2009


The ORPTC has raised over $50,000 in two months and the Knightsen School District voted last night to keep the school open!!! The Parent Teacher Club will continue to raise money to meet our $75,000 goal!

The Black Diamond Kids Center fundraiser this Saturday has been cancelled!

Don't forget to get your car washed this Saturday at the Shops @ Fairview from 9-2pm for $10!!

We are still selling Carl's Gourmet Seasonings! 5 - 4oz. bottles of seasonings for $12, makes a perfect Father's Day gift!! Call the office if you would like to purchase 626-3330!

Monday, May 25, 2009

End of the Year Fundraisers

Just a couple of fundraisers before Summer Break:

We are selling Carl's Gourmet Seasonings: A box of 5 spices (4oz.) for $12. We are asking families to volunteer to sell 5 boxes each from now until the end of school. If you are willing, please pick up boxes in the office. The boxes are great for Father's Day gifts and upcoming summer barbecues!!

This Saturday 5/30:

From 9-2pm there is a Carwash at the Shops at Fairview (corner of Fairview and Balfour). We are preselling tickets for $10!

Saturday night we are having Kids Night Out at Black Diamond Kids Center from 4-9pm. For $25 you get 5 hours of supervised daycare with games, activities and pizza for dinner for your kids, plus parents get a night off! You do not have to be an ORE student to attend so please invite friends and family to join you. All children 4 and up are welcome! Registration forms are available in the office or at Black Diamond Kids Center!!

If you are looking for life, auto or homeowners insurance you can get a free no obligation price quote from Liberty Mutual and ORE gets $10 for every referral!

If you would like additional information on any of these fund raisers please call the office at 626-3330!

Monday, May 18, 2009

Upcoming Fundraiser

Asparagus Sale is ongoing - $20 for an 11 lb. box of fresh Cecchini Farms asparagus
5/16-5/26/09 Liberty Mutual Fundraiser - Free no obligation insurance quote & $10 for Old River
5/22-6/4/09 Carl’s Gourmet Seasonings Fundraiser - $12 for a set of 5 – 4oz. seasonings
5/22-5/24/09 Streets of Brentwood The Sale Part II – A portion of all sales at the mall Memorial Day Weekend will go towards saving Old River School. ORPTC will also be selling cotton candy, sno cones and baked goods all weekend at The Streets.
5/30/09 Car Wash @ The Shops at Fairview (corner of Fairview and Balfour) from 9am-2pm $10
5/30/09 Kids Night Out at Black Diamond Kids Center 4-9pm - $25 per child.
6/14/09 Punt Pass Kick Event with JJ Stokes @ Old River School 1-4pm

For more information on any of these fundraisers, please call the school at 626-3330!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Movie Night Cancelled

The Movie Night scheduled for this Friday 5/15 has been cancelled! Sorry for any inconvenience!