FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 


 

WHAT IS MONSTER MASH CELEBRATION EVENT?

 

Monster Mash is a Halloween themed family event on campus and is produced and hosted by TCES PTO.  This is an optional fundraising event and you are not required to participate or attend this event.   All proceeds go to TCES PTO fall fundraiser.  

 

 

 

 

WHO CAN ATTEND?

 

Monster Mash is open to all Timber Creek families, friends and neighbors.  We encourage inviting families to attend who have incoming Kindergarten students next year.  You may purchase tickets and wristbands for your friends and family using your own family account online or purchase at the event.

 

 

 

 

CAN I DROP MY CHILD OFF AT THE MONSTER MASH?

 

No.  This is not a drop-off event. A parent/chaperone must be in attendance and supervise children at all times.  If children are unaccompanied, they will be sent home.  

 

 

 

 

HOW MUCH IS IT TO ATTEND?  

 

Early bird admission/wristband to attend Monster Mash:    Orders must be placed no later than 11:59 p.m. one day before the event, your order will be sent home with your oldest student.  

- $20 wristband for ages 5 and up

- $5 wristband for ages 3 and 4

- Free for all adults and children 2 and under 

 

Wristband price after deadline or at the door is $25.  Any purchase made after deadline will be made at the door (PTO cashier table at flagpole) beginning at 5:45pm, October 29th.  

 

 

A wristband is proof of purchase for admission.  The following events are included in your wristband purchase:

- Haunted Library (6 to 9pm) - Inside Library

- Bubble Party (6 to 8:30pm) - Outside at South Patio

- Trunk or Treat (6 to 8pm) - Outside at West Faculty Parking Lot

- Carnival Games (6 to 9pm) - Inside at Cafeteria



 

WHAT ARE TICKETS AND WHAT CAN I USE THEM FOR? 

 

Tickets are used to make purchases during the event instead of cash or credit.  Tickets are valued at $1 each and will be sold in packs of 10 or 25.    Estimates are below.  

 

- Food     [3-11 tickets per serving] 

- Drinks     [1-2 tickets per item] 

- Kids Raffle Entry     [1 raffle ticket per entry]

- Voting for Best Teacher Trunk      [1 ticket per entry]

Winning teacher group wins $300 toward classroom supplies for grade level

- Professional Face Painting    [3-6 tickets]

- Balloon Artist Creations     [3-8 tickets per session]

- Glow and Bubble Accessories   [2-8]

 

 

 

HOW MUCH WILL FOOD COST?   

Examples from previous year vendors.  Subject to change based on new food vendors for current year.

 

- Marcos Pizza     [Cheese or Pepperoni - 3 tickets per slice]  

- Chik-fil-A    [8 pc Nuggets w. Chips - 7 tickets,  Original Chicken Sandwich w. Chips - 8 tickets]

- Baja Sur   [Chicken or Carnitas Taco Plate - 11 tickets]

- Uncle's BBQ     [BBQ sandwich plate w. Chips - 8 tickets]

- Texas Best Kettle corn     [3 tickets per bag]

- PTO Drink Tent     [1 ticket water, 2 tickets soda, 1 ticket extra chip]

 

Food and ticket prices based on per serving.   PTO will serve food until we sell /run out!

 

 

 

WILL THERE BE CLEANING STATIONS?

Yes!  We will have continued cleaning and disinfecting of the common food service and eating areas.   We will also have multiple hand sanitizing stations through out the food areas.  

 

 

 

 

WHERE CAN I PURCHASE WRISTBANDS AND TICKETS? 

 

www.timbercreekpto.org 

 

Wristbands and tickets can be purchased by credit card at the PTO website (listed above). Online orders will be sent home with your oldest child.  Please allow up to 2 days to process and return orders. We ask that you remind your children NOT to open the envelope at school.  The deadline to buy online for delivery is Thursday October 28, 11:59pm.

 

You can also purchase wristbands and additional tickets at the PTO cashier table on the day of event starting at 5:45pm.  Wristband price is $25 for ages 5 and up, and $5 for ages 3 and 4. Cash and credit card will be accepted.

 

Email our PTO treasurer at tces.treasurer@gmail.com if you have not received your order within 2 days or have missing items.

 



 

 

WHAT IS THE KIDS RAFFLE?  

 

Students can enter to win kid themed raffle prizes.  Each entry is 1 ticket.  Raffle tickets are DIFFERENT tickets sold in the event packet, which are used to buy food, drink and activities.  Raffle tickets will have a place to write students full name and teacher name on each raffle ticket, and bring to school.   Students will be allowed during lunch to enter the raffle on stage during our raffle window.  Cash is allowed ONLY to buy raffle tickets during lunch.   The deadline to buy online for delivery is Wednesday October 27, 9:00pm.

 

 

 

 

CAN I SEND CASH TO SCHOOL?  

 

NO, please do not send any cash/checks for GIVE donations or Monster Mash purchases.

YES, only to purchase raffle tickets  in cash during student lunch time.  Please send exact bills.   

 

 

 

CAN STUDENTS WEAR COSTUMES?  WHAT ELSE DO WE BRING?

 

YES!  Elementary appropriate costumes are encouraged.   There will be a costume contest per grade level starting at 7:30p p.m. for Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd in the cafeteria.  8:30 p.m. for 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders in the cafeteria.  All participants need to be lined up 10 minutes prior in the cafeteria hall near the gym doors.   

 

Thank you to Chiller Bee for their prize donation to all the winners of the Costume Contest.  

 

 *DON’T FORGET: a bag/bucket to collect candy and prizes from Trunk-or-Treat and Carnival Games



 

 

CAN I GET A REFUND FOR UNUSED TICKETS OR IF WE DO NOT ATTEND?

 

All admission wristband or unused tickets are non-refundable.  We will not be able to accommodate refunds If you are unable to participate for any reason.  These item are transferable to friends and family during the event.   

 

 

 

PROHIBITED ITEMS

 

Weapons of any kind, alcoholic beverages, glass containers, outside food, and pets are prohibited during this family event.  We will have security on the premise at all times.   We expect attendance to be between 800-1000 people, so please be courteous and respectful of those around you.  

 

 


 

 

WHAT IS GIVE TIMBER CREEK PTO?

 

GIVE Timber Creek PTO is a straight donation based fundraiser, contributed by parents and families of Timber Creek Elementary School. 

 

 

 

HOW CAN I MAKE A DONATION TO GIVE TIMBER CREEK PTO?  

 

You can make a donation to GIVE Timber Creek PTO through our website timbercreekpto.org.  Donations can only be made online this year, so please do not send cash with your student to school.  After an online donation is made of any amount, your child(ren) will qualify to pick a prize from the Treasure Box!  

  

 

 

 

WHAT IS THE TREASURE BOX?

 

 For every family that makes a donation to the GIVE Timer Creek PTO Campaign, your student(s) will be eligible to pick a mystery prize out of the TREASURE BOX during their lunch!  ANY online donation amount qualifies. 

 

Thank you to Jennifer Kable, Off to Neverland Travel for the prize donations to Treasure Box.

  

 

 

 

HOW DO I RECEIVE A TCES YARD SIGN?

 

Families who donate $100 or more to the GIVE Timber Creek PTO campaign will receive a TCES Supporter Yard Sign to display.  You will be notified by email when your yard sign is available for pickup at a scheduled time.

 

 

 

 

WHAT IS THE FUNDRAISING GOAL?

 

We strive for 100% participation from families to donate to GIVE Timber Creek PTO, in any amount they can gift.   If every TCES family gave just $30, we would meet our $20,000 goal.  If each family gave $50, we would raise $30,000. While your donations may differ in size, each donation has the same IMPACT on participation and dedication to our school, and this makes all the DIFFERENCE to our children. 

  

 

 

 

IS MY DONATION TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

Yes. Timber Creek PTO is a 501(c)(3) organization. 

 

 


 

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

If you need additional information or have questions about placing an online order or how to donate, please email Valerie Kubas at tcespto.president@gmail.com.  

 

 

 

Calender

 
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