What We Do

 

Below are just a few of the things we’re doing to enhance our kids’ educational experience and support our school.  Click here for a complete list of PTA Accomplishments from 2016/2017! We'd love your help making the next school year just as great, so get involved today!

 

For Our Students and Families:

  • Cooperative gardening program including parent, teacher and community leaders.
  • Math Pentathlon program for grades K-5 that meets Fridays to play problem solving game that make learning math enjoyable.
  • Spelling Bee competition for grades K-5th
  • Walk and Roll healthy commuting incentive program (bike, walk, bus & car pool).
  • After-school scholarship program that provides financial assistance to qualified families for participation in after-school activities.
  • 4th grade art contest to develop the design for the school t-shirt.
  • $16,000 annual contribution to the Technology Specialist salary, providing technology education to students.
  • Financial support for kindergarten handwriting curriculum and buses to the YMCA for first grade swim instruction.
  • Guest speakers for parents on a variety of interesting topics related to parenting, health and academics.
  • Two family dance parties each year with a DJ

Dual-Language Support:

  • Dual-Language Committee that meets regularly to plan initiatives.
  • Spanish/English bilingual signage throughout the school to help students build vocabulary and foster a bilingual learning environment.
  • Headphone translation in English or Spanish at PTA meetings.

Support for Teachers and Staff:

  • Grant program providing the faculty with $6,000 towards projects and equipment.
  • Food for our school staff on their first day back to work and for the Meet the Teacher event.
  • Winter holiday, Valentine's and Teacher Appreciation luncheons to thank our school staff.
  • Provide a Keurig and stock coffee and tea pods for the teacher workroom.
  • Room Parent recruitment and support.
  • Volunteer recruitment for school and PTA events
  • Office volunteer support during high traffic times. 

Fundraising Efforts:

  • Annual Cheetah Fest attended by more than 500.
  • Sale of SSV spiritwear and other merchandise.
  • Birthday Wishes on the outdoor marquee.

Sponsors

We are so grateful to our wonderful sponsors! Thank you for investing in our kids and community!  Want to become a sponsor? Contact president@ssvpta.org

Cheetah Pride

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