A Weekly Look at Grant Elementary School & the Grant PTA
Week of March 11, 2019
VIP Parking Spot Raffle Ticket Sales 3/12 & 3/13
The Reserved Parking Space Raffle Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, March 12th and Wednesday, March 13th before AND after school in front of the office while tickets last! You know you all envy the family that has that primo parking space waiting for them and welcoming them with a custom family sign! This could be your family next year! Don’t miss out! There are only 50 raffle tickets available at $50.00 each!
PTA Association Meeting, 3/14 6pm
Auction Tickets On Sale Now!
We are only 1 month away from our Havana Nights Auction Gala! Be a part of this Hot Havana Night that supports our teachers and kiddos! The money raised helps fund our school programs such as athletics, art, science, music, field trips, school supplies, and much more! Tickets are on sale now online HERE!
We are counting down the days and hope you all can be a part of this great night!
Volunteers are still needed! Please sign up to help make this event a huge success
If you are interested please email firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up at this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080848a9ad23a3fb6-annual
Grant Cares Gift Card Drive
Ice Cream Social, 3/28
Registration Open for Spring After School Enrichment Classes
Our final classes of the 2018-2019 school year are happening now or will be starting soon! Sign ups are now open:
MONDAYS - Chess for Kids, K-6th, begins 4/22 - enroll online www.chessclubforkids.com
WEDNESDAYS - Pop Star Choir, 3rd-6th (rumor has it they may also take 2nd graders!) continues. You can join at any time at: www.ArtandSoulSchool.com and sign-up under Grant Elementary School . For questions contact email@example.com
WEDNESDAYS - Spanish class continues on Wednesdays, though enrollment is closed at this time. Check back in August to get signed up for the 2019-2020 school year!
THURSDAYS - Jedi Engineering with Legos begins 4/25, K-1, Enroll at https://play-well-registration.com/registration/new/78663 or contact Justin at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
THURSDAYS - Martial Arts new session begins 3/28, K-6th, Register online at: www.SchafersATA.com/programs/after-school-programs/
FRIDAY - Jewelry with Julia starts 4/26, K-6th. To enroll, email/call Julia email@example.com or 707-364-1406
Spring 2019 Outdoor Garden Enrichment Class
Join Grant parents and teachers for after-school gardening, art, science, and more! The class will be held every Wednesday, after school, for 1 1/2 hours (12:45 to 2:15). Snacks and plenty of fun will be provided. Class sessions run from March 27th to May 15th (8 sessions) in the Grant Garden. Sign up in the office--space is limited. Donations of $125 will go toward a guest garden educator next year.
Summer Camps are Coming!
Pictures for the Yearbook
Did you take a great picture at the Jog-a-Thon, Grant’s Got Talent Show or recent field trip? Please feel free to share all the photos you have collected this year for the Yearbook and you will get credit mentions!
It is easy and very much appreciated! Simply follow the instructions below.
PS: As you begin to customize your student’s yearbook and have any questions or concerns feel free to contact the Yearbook Coordinator, Kelli Blackwell for any help or assistance. firstname.lastname@example.org
Important Upcoming Dates
In the Thank You Column:
Many thanks to Elisa King who found and organized the Tea Collection fundraiser. It was new and different and for those of us who may have been in the market for some cute clothes, it was a great way to give back! Thanks Elisa!
Many thanks to PCS Superintendent Gary Callahan, board members, Mady Cloud and Joana Paun, Principal Amanda Grey, Grant staff: Shantina Willits, Kim Shoemaker, Michelle Anderson and Ms. Felicia along with Nikki Jackson and Lara Wilson for attending the Azevedo family talk 3/7. It meant a lot to have you all there. Thanks to Anna Barrera for providing food for the event.
At A Glance
March 12 & 13- VIP Parking Raffle Tickets Sold After School
March 14- PTA Board Meeting and Association Meeting (elections)
March 18-22- Spring Break
March 28- Ice cream Social
April 6- Grant Gala Auction - Havana Nights
April 19-20- Performing Arts Performances, Alice in Wonderland
April 18-PTA Board & Association Meeting (Elections)
April 20- PCS 5 Minute Film Festival 3-5pm
April 25- Westside Band Festival
April 27- Butter & Egg Day
May 3- Volunteer Breakfast (7:55-8:30)
May 6-10- Staff Appreciation Week
May 14- Westside relays
May 16- Grant Open House
May 21- Spring Band Concert(7 pm Band, 8 pm Chorus)
May 23- Open house and Art House
May 20-24- Spring Book Fair
May 24- 6th grade Celebration (1pm)
May 27- Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
May 30- Field Day
May 31- Last day of school- NOON RELEASE