Virtual Backpack – April 6, 2016

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virtual-backpack-logoToday’s virtual backpack includes:

  • Honorary Service Award Nomination Form

Is there someone at Apperson Elementary School or someone in the community that you would like to recognize for their positive impact on our school and our children?  Do you know someone who regularly goes above and beyond what is asked of them?  Has a teacher, staff member, volunteer, or community organization made a significant impact on your child or our school?  Now is your chance to recognize them for their hard work and dedication to the children in our community.  Please complete the flyer that was sent home and return it to the office by this Friday, April 8th – or simply fill out the form below!  All nominations will be considered.  The Apperson PTA Honorary Service Award Committee will choose the final recipients.  Please contact us with any questions.  Thank you for helping us honor our Apperson “All Stars”!


Virtual Backpack – 2/26/16

virtual-backpack-logoToday’s virtual backpack includes:

  • Family Fun Night Flyer
  • Family Fun Night – Wienerschnitzel Meal Ticket Order
  • Family Fun Night – Opportunity Drawing Flyer/Ticket Order


Family Fun Night is this Thursday, March 3rd, 2016.  Food trucks will be open at 5:00 pm.  Pre-order your Wienerschnitzel meal tickets by sending in your order form or purchase at the event.  The NITROPOD truck will also be open selling flash frozen ice cream and sorbet.  Beginning at 5:30 pm, there will be fun math, science and literacy activities led by our Apperson teachers, the Book Fair will be open in the library, and the Opportunity Drawing/Basket Raffle will be open in room 13.  Pre-order your opportunity drawing tickets by sending in your order form, or look for our parent volunteers selling them before and after school this week.  Tickets will also be for sale at the event. Each sheet of tickets is $10, and includes 26 tickets.  We recommend writing your name and phone number on the back of each ticket!  The Opportunity Drawing will close at 6:50 pm and the winners will be announced at 7:00 pm in the auditorium.  You do not need to be present to win.  See below for a list of some of the great prizes you could win!

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Virtual Backpack – 2/19/16

virtual-backpack-logoToday’s virtual backpack includes:

  • Book Fair Flyer – Volunteer Sign Up
  • Science Fair Flyer and Submission Form


spring book fair volunteer flyer 2016Here is the schedule of when each classroom will be visiting the book fair.  This sheet is posted in the Parent Center, but was not sent home with students.IMG_0055

science fair 2016 coverscience fair 2016 letterscience fair 2016 submission form* Please note – the Science Fair will be held at Open House on Tuesday, March 15th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.  All projects are due in the Parent Center on Monday, March 14th. Check out our Science Fair page for lots of project ideas and to download additional submission forms.  Every project MUST have a submission form attached to it!

Sponsor a Jog-A-Thoner!


2nd Annual
Apperson Elementary School
Jog-A-Thon Fundraiser
Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

Click here to sponsor a Jog-A-Thoner – credit card donations now accepted online!

The 2nd Annual Apperson Jog-A-Thon is almost here! Here are a few reminders for our Apperson families:

  1. Collect donations – we accept cash, checks payable to Apperson PTA, and credit card donations online.  Check the Jog-A-Thon page ( for additional collection sheets and an email template that you can send to family and friends. The Apperson PTA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and your donations may be tax deductible.
  2. Turn in the Volunteer Sign-Up slip if you are available to help out on Feb. 26.  We will need parents to cheer on our students, tally laps, hand out water, etc.
  3. Turn in all donations on or before Friday, Feb. 26.  This is a FUN event and every student must turn in a SIGNED PERMISSION SLIP in order to participate with their class.  Even if you did not collect donations, please sign and return the pledge form/permission slip.

Remember, all students that participate will receive a participation TIGER TAG!  The student who raises the most money and the student who runs the most laps from each class will be presented with an exclusive Tiger Tag and will be announced at the Morning Assembly!

Virtual Backpack – 1/13/16

virtual-backpack-logoToday’s virtual backpack includes:

  • Yearbook Order Form
  • E-Waster Recycling 5th Grade Fundraiser
  • “Fill the Truck” 5th Grade Fundraiser
  • Shoparoo Flyer
  • Ralphs Community Contribution Flyer
  • Tiger Tag Flyer

Order your yearbooks now!  The first 100 books are only $20.  See flyer for full details.

Join the 5th grade in their fundraising efforts by recycling your electronics on Saturday, January 23rd from 10 am to 2 pm at the Hub.  See flyer for address and accepted items.  You can also help the 5th grade “Fill the Truck” by donating gently used clothing and shoes on Friday, January 29th at Apperson.  See flyer below for more info.

Do you Shoparoo? Download the Shoparoo app and raise money for the Apperson PTA by snapping pictures of your shopping receipts.  See flyer for more details.

Do you shop at Ralphs? Please take our scanbar letter with you next time you shop and hand it to the cashier.  Register once a year for this program, and then every time you shop, a percentage will be donated to the Apperson PTA!  You can also register online by logging in to your Ralphs Rewards account.

A new Tiger Tag has arrived! Get yours on Jan. 19th and 20th!

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Panda Express Fundraiser 12/17/15

pandaJoin us at the Panda Express at Foothill Blvd. and McVine in Sunland (8231 Foothill Blvd.) tomorrow, Thursday, December 17th, 2015 for an awesome Apperson PTA FUNdraiser!  Give them the flyer that was sent home or show the one below on your smart phone with your order to earn money for Apperson!  Take the night off from cooking and support the Apperson PTA!

Click here to download the flyer: Panda Express Fundraising Flyer 12/17/15

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