Apperson PTA Read-A-Thon

The 6th Annual Apperson PTA Read-A-Thon begins today! Go to for all of the info. You can download a Pledge Form and Reading Tracker here:

Even if you choose not to collect pledges, you can still participate by reading every day through November 30! All participants, regardless of the amount of donations collected, will be entered to win some amazing raffle prizes! So let’s read, read, read!

If you would like to help the Apperson PTA in our fundraising efforts, please consider asking friends and family to sponsor your student, or sponsor them yourself! Any donation amount is appreciated. Donations can be made online with a debit/credit card at All contributions may be tax deductible. Thank you for your generous support.

When the Read-a-Thon ends, don’t forget to submit your TOTAL MINUTES READ (no later than December 2) at in order to be eligible for the raffle prizes!

Questions? Contact us at Happy Reading!

Reflections Reception and PTA Meeting

Please join us on Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 7:00 pm on ZOOM! for the Reflections Art Contest Virtual Reception and our monthly PTA Association Meeting. A slideshow of all Reflections entries will be presented, and the artists moving forward in the competition will be announced. If you participated in the Reflections program this year, be on the lookout for an email with instructions on how to pick up your awards. All are welcome to attend the virtual reception and meeting! See attached flyer for the Zoom ID and Password.

Ways You Can Help!

Did you know that you can support Apperson PTA by shopping at Ralphs and Amazon Smile? Simply add Apperson Street Elementary PTA to your account as your charity of choice and continue shopping as usual.

Go to and follow the instructions to sign up. Make sure to begin all of your amazon purchase at!

Go to to add Apperson Street Elementary PTA to your account. Then, every time you shop using your Ralphs rewards card, Ralphs will donate a percentage back to our school!

Did you know that Box Tops can be submitted digitally? No more clipping! Simply download the Box Tops app and scan your grocery receipts!

PTA Reflections – entries due 10/26

Reflections is the National PTA Art Contest. All entries are due to Apperson PTA by Monday, October 26. Click the link below for official rules and instructions.

When you are ready to submit your artwork, please complete the entry form and submit artwork

You can also find all of this information and more on our website at

2020-2021 Yearbook

Apperson Yearbook Pictures Needed!

We need your help! With the school year beginning virtually, we need you to email us your photos throughout the year. Below are ideas and types of photos we are looking for.  Feel free to send other types as well. Email them to: .
Please include the student’s name and teacher in the email. 

If you haven’t done so yet, please sign the PTA Photo Release at:

An Apperson Street Elementary PTA Photography Release is needed for each student. Please review before sending your pictures for the 2020-2021 yearbook. This form is for the permission to use child’s image, name and/or school AND permission to use adult image, name, organization name, and/or title.

PTA Meet and Greet Tonight!

Apperson PTA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: PTA Meet and Greet
Time: Aug 27, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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April PTA Meeting

Due to the school closure, we will hold our April PTA Association Meeting on Zoom! 
Date: 4/23/2020
Time: 7:00 pm
All PTA members will receive an email with the Zoom Meeting ID and Password.  If you do not receive the email or if you are not a member but would like to attend the meeting, please email Nelson at
Download the Zoom app in advance on your phone, computer, or tablet.
We look forward to seeing you at the meeting on Thursday night!

PTA Meeting and Elections

Please join us tomorrow, Thursday, February 20 @ 8:15 am in the Parent Center for our monthly association meeting. During this meeting, we will be holding elections for the 2020-2021 PTA Executive Board. The nominating committee will present their slate of officers, and nominations will also be accepted from the floor. All current members are eligible to run for office and to vote in the election. Light refreshments will be served. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

It’s not too late to join the PTA

It has never been easier to become a member of the Apperson PTA! You can join online and receive a digital membership card immediately through National PTA’s new Totem option! Anyone can join – parents, grandparents, teachers, community members, and even students can be members of the PTA. When you join the Apperson PTA, you automatically become a member of the California State PTA and the National PTA, too! Annual membership dues are only $8 per person for the entire school year and include per capita dues to our council (Valley Hills Council), 31st District, California State PTA, and National PTA. The remaining portion stays in our unit. When you join, you will also have the option to make an additional donation that will go entirely to our PTA. Your donation may be tax deductible and will help fund the amazing programs and activities that we have planned for the rest of year at Apperson! Thank you for supporting our school!