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 2017-2018! 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.
  • $5,000 annual contribution to the Technology Specialist salary, providing technology education to students.
  • Financial support for Creative Action programming 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 Evening events to support community building and engagement

Support for Teachers and Staff:

  • Grant program providing the faculty with $6,000 towards projects and equipment.
  • Grade Level funding that provides $500 to each grade level, special area and the library to help purchase items to support instruction and learning.
  • Food for our school staff on their first day back to work, for the Meet the Teacher event and for Academic Showcase event.
  • Winter holiday, Valentine's and Teacher Appreciation luncheons to thank our school staff.
  • 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.

Upcoming Events / Próximos Eventos

December 13: Kinder & Choir Winter Program / Kinder & programa de invierno del coro
Kinder classes & the choir will perform for the school at 9AM and families at 6PM (cafeteria). / Las clases de Kinder y el coro tocarán para la escuela a las 9AM y las familias a las 6PM (cafetería). 
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December 14: Teacher & Staff Appreciation Lunch / Almuerzo de apreciación del maestrao y el personal
Help us celebrate our teachers and staff by bringing a food dish to the Teacher’s Lounge before 10AM. / Ayúdenos a celebrar a nuestros maestros y personal trayendo un plato de comida a la sala de maestros antes de las 10AM. 
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