Apperson PTA

PTA Meeting Tomorrow! Thursday, August 21st @ 8:30 am

PTA-Meeting-0Please join us tomorrow morning, Thursday, August 21st, in the Apperson Auditorium for our very first PTA meeting of the year!  Come and meet the current PTA board, hear about all the wonderful events already in the works for this year, and find out how YOU can get involved!  Meeting begins at 8:30 am – enter through the Auditorium on Apperson Street.  Delicious refreshments will be served and children are always welcome.  See you there!

November Virtual Backpack

Happy November!  The following flyers were sent home this week.

  • PTA November Newsletter: Please read the PTA Newsletter for more information on PTA happenings.
  • Reflections Reception/PTA Meeting Invitation: Don’t forget to send in your RSVP for the November PTA Meeting/Dinner/Reflections Reception on Wednesday, November 20th.  This will be a great opportunity for working parents to come hear about PTA activities, and for everyone to come view the incredible artwork submitted to the Reflections art contest.  Take the night off from cooking – dinner and dessert will be served!  
  • Straw Hat Pizza Restaurant Fundraiser (flyer coming home next week): Mark your calendar – the Fifth Grade Committee is sponsoring a fundraiser at Straw Hat Pizza on Friday, November 15th from 1 pm – 9 pm.  Come hang out with fellow Apperson families while earning money for our school!  
  • Holiday Shop Volunteer Form: The holidays will be here before we know it, and preparations for the PTA sponsored Holiday Shop are already underway.  Please return the volunteer form if you are able to help in the shop during the week of Dec. 9 – 12.  As a reminder, you will need to have your district issued volunteer badge in order to help at this event.  
  • Important Dates: NO SCHOOL on Monday, November 11th – Veteran’s Day.  Next week is Parent/Teacher Conference Week.  School hours on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday are 8:15 am – 12:44 pm.

newsletter 2013-11 pg1 newsletter 2013-11 pg2Trouble reading the newsletter?  View it as a pdf here: PTA Newsletter November 2013

Reflections flier 11-2013 Straw Hat fundraiser 11-2013 Holiday Shop flier 11-2013

Important Reminders!

markyourcalendar3It’s a busy week!  Don’t forget all that’s going on in the next few days:

Thursday, October 17th – 8:30 am PTA Meeting in the Auditorium, with guest speaker Mr. Elzanaty from Mount Gleason Middle School Magnet, immediately following the meeting

Friday, October 18th – Picture Day, Box Tops are Due, and 5th Grade Popsicle Sale After School!

Saturday, October 19th – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Fall Festival and Opportunity Drawing!

Fall Festival Wristbands ($5 each) and Opportunity Drawing Tickets ($10 each) will be sold before and after school tomorrow and Friday – avoid the ticket line at the festival!

Check out the latest donation list for the Opportunity Drawing:

4 Guest Checks and 2 T-Shirts In-N-Out Burger $47.00
Coffee Basket #1 Green Mountain Coffee $30.00
Coffee Basket #2 Green Mountain Coffee $30.00
Cheesecake Factory $50 Gift Card Cheesecake Factory $50.00
Starbucks Basket Starbucks
2 $20 Gift Cards Kids Castle Burbank $40.00
25 1-Day Red Box DVD Rentals Outerwall $30.00
Fat Albert DVD Collection Gaiam Entertainment $119.99
Power Rangers Complete Series DVD Gaiam Entertainment $119.99
Bruce Lee DVD Collection Gaiam Entertainment $119.99
Super Bowl I-XL DVD Collection Gaiam Entertainment $149.99
Assorted Movie Basket Gaiam Entertainment $178.00
Thousand Trails Cabins – 2 Night Stay Soledad Canyon RV & Camping Resort $160.00
One Month of Art Classes Modest Fly Art Studio and Gallery – Tujunga
One Month Martial Arts Training plus Uniform The Martial Way – La Crescenta $165.00
4 Weeks Martial Arts plus Uniform Sunland Martial Arts $199.00
60-Minute Massage #1 Massage by Jennifer Bouton/AcuRelief $85.00
60-Minute Massage #2 Massage by Jennifer Bouton/AcuRelief $85.00
Initial Exam and 1 Acupuncture Treatment #1 AcuRelief – Montrose $215.00
Initial Exam and 1 Acupuncture Treatment #2 AcuRelief – Montrose $215.00
14 inch Individual Child Portrait on Canvas Bradford Renaissance Portraits $3,000.00
11×14 Wall Portrait on Canvas Bradford Renaissance Portraits $3,000.00
16 x 20 Wall Portrait on Canvas Bradford Renaissance Portraits $5,000.00
2 Tickets Adventure City – Anaheim $30.00
2 General Admission Tickets Battleship Iowa – San Pedro $36.00
Member-For-A-Day Certificate (2 adults/4 kids) Skirball Cultural Center $60.00
4 General Admission Guest Passes Discovery Science Center – Santa Ana $64.00
Admission for 2- Experience Tour and Theatre Hearst Castle – San Simeon $50.00
2 Admission Passes Aquarium of the Pacific – Long Beach $52.00
2 Admission Tickets Medieval Times – Buena Park $116.00
2 Complimentary Passes Universal Studios Hollywood $168.00
4 Single-Day Admission Tickets Sea World San Diego $316.00
USC Basket The Turk Family $55.00
4 Regular Season Home Game Tickets Los Angeles Sparks $260.00
Autographed Team Basketball Los Angeles Clippers
Choclate Lovers Basket Room 14
Christmas Prep Basket Room 2 $125.00
Happy Halloween! Room 17 $83.00
Family Movie Night Room 4 and Room 6 $150.00
Date Night Basket Room 22 $160.00
Keurig Coffee Maker and Cups Room 9 $185.00
To the Moon! Room 3 and Room 1 $200.00
Kindle Fire and $15 Amazon Gift Card Room 26 $200.00
A Despicable Day at Universal Studios Room 16 $550.00

PTA Meeting Agenda – 10/17/13

Apperson Street Elementary PTA

Association Meeting Agenda

October 17, 2013

8:30am Auditorium

Call to Order

Approval of the Minutes 3 min

Treasurer’s Report 5 min

Principal’s Report- 3 min

President’s Report- 2 min Report from Council Meeting/ Unit of the Year Requirements

Committee Reports

Fundraising-3 min

Fall Festival-5 min Board Recommendations

Basket Raffle- 3 min

Reflections- 3 min Board Recommendation

Earthquake Preparedness- 3 min Bill to be paid for kits

Yearbook- 5 min Board Recommendations (2) & Announcement of Theme

5th Grade Committee- 3 min

Box Tops- 3 min

Holiday Shop- 3 min

Board Recommendations -6 min

Approve payment of RRF-1 Renewal Fee not to exceed $25

Approve payment of Tax Preparation Fee not to exceed $300

Send three members to District Membership Meeting and Dinner Sept 30 not to exceed $135

New Business


Guest Speaker- Magnet Coordinator from Mt. Gleason Middle School


Apperson PTA Oct 17 2013 Agenda-pdf