Spring 2016 Brick Campaign

Tbricks 4-2016he Apperson PTA Brick Campaign is back!  Now is your opportunity to have your name and/or message permanently installed on the Apperson Tiger Dedication Wall!  Download the 2016 brick flyer and 2016 brick order form, or place your order online at www.bricksrus.com/order/appersonpta.  All proceeds benefit the Apperson PTA, dedicated to enhancing and enriching the lives of the students, teachers, staff and community of Apperson Elementary School.  Orders are due by May 27, 2016.  If you have any questions, please contact Nelson at fundraising@appersonpta.com.


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!

FFN flyer 2016
FFN hot dog tickets 2016FFN raffle tickets 2016donor list

Opportunity Drawing – March 3rd

raffle-ticketFamily Fun Night is coming on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016.  There will be math, science and literacy activities for the kids, the book fair will be open for families to shop together in the library, Wienerschnitzel and Nitropod will be here with food for purchase, and there will be an awesome Opportunity Drawing/Basket Raffle to raise money for the PTA general fund.  We have already received donations from Adventure City, American Girl Doll, Aquarium of the Pacific, Chipotle, Glendale Center Theater, Hearst Castle, iPic Theaters, Islands Restaurant, LA Philharmonic, Massage Envy, Natural History Museum, San Diego Zoo, Universal Studios, and the Verdugo Hills YMCA!  Classrooms are also putting together themed baskets and donations – there will so many great prizes to win!  Ticket information will be coming home soon.

Do you or anyone you know have a business that would like to donate to our opportunity drawing?  We would love your help in securing donations from our community.  Here is the donation request letter and the donation form with all of the information.  Please contact Kali Lamarine with any questions.

Apperson Donation Letter 2016

Apperson Donation Form 2016

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 (www.appersonpta.com/jog-a-thon) 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

panda flyer

Virtual Backpack 12/4/15

virtual-backpack-logoToday’s virtual backpack includes:

  • Apperson Holiday Shop Volunteer Sign-Up
  • Holiday Shop Informational Flyer
  • Teacher/Staff Holiday Luncheon Flyer
  • 5th Grade Fundraiser – Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
  • Apperson PTA Newsletter – December 2015 (click to view)

Holiday shop sign up 2015 Holiday shop info flyer

Your child should have also received an envelope with a “Gift List Planner” and a half-sheet flyer with the day and time that their class will be visiting the Holiday Shop.  Holiday Luncheon sign up 2015 Krispy Kreme fundraiser dec 2015krispy kreme order dec 2015

Virtual Backpack – 10/21/15

virtual-backpack-logoToday’s virtual backpack includes:

Cut out the Frootopia coupons and keep them in your wallet!  Print out more whenever you need them – give one to the cashier every time you stop for a treat at Frootopia and 10% of your purchase will be donated to the 5th grade fund for their culmination activities!  Frootopia is located in the Foothill Commerce Town Center on the corner of Foothill Blvd. and Commerce Ave. in Tujunga.