Apperson PTA

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

Reflections Reception and Arts and Lit Fest

The 31st District PTSA Reflections Reception and Awards Presentation will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the 31st District Office, 17445 Cantlay Street in Van Nuys.  We hope you will join us and celebrate all of our young artists!

(District Reflections Invitation 2017 – PDF)

Also, mark your calendars for the Local District Northeast Arts and Lit Fest on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm at San Fernando High School.  Featuring the unique visual and performing arts talents of students from over 75 LAUSD Local District Northeast schools. See performances in MUSIC, DANCE, THEATER, AND FILM. Enjoy the Visual Art Gallery that highlights the versatile and creative talents of our LAUSD students. Experience the arts through hands-on activities offered by Entertainment Industry and professional artists.  Several pieces will be on display from our very own Apperson Elementary students!  You won’t want to miss this event.

Virtual Back Pack – 11/15/16

BACKPACK3Today’s virtual backpack includes:

  • Reflections Reception Invitation/ RSVP
  • Holiday Shop Volunteer Sign Up

All are welcome to attend our monthly PTA meeting on Thursday, November 17 @ 5:30 pm in the Auditorium!  At the conclusion of the PTA meeting, there will be a time to view the amazing artwork submitted by our talented Apperson students, followed by the Reflections Reception and Award Presentation!  All families are encouraged to attend!  Pizza and refreshments will be served – please RSVP by returning the flyer so that we have the correct amount of food!

We are also in need of volunteers for our upcoming Holiday Shop!  Please complete and return the flyer if you would like to help.  This is a really fun event!  Every classroom will have a chance to visit the shop – scheduled times for each class will be announced soon. Just a reminder, you must have your district volunteer badge to help at this event.reflections-invite holiday-shop-volunteer-sign-up

Virtual Backpack and Reminders 11/2/16

BACKPACK3A few reminders for this week:

Friday, November 4 is “Twin Day” sponsored by the Apperson Student Council.  There is also an Awards Assembly on the yard at 8 am.  Parents are welcome to attend.

Reflections artwork is due next Wednesday, November 9th.  Contact if you have any questions.

Today’s virtual backpack includes:

  • Tiger Tag Flyer
  • 5th Grade Yard Sale Fundraiser – this weekend!!!
  • November PTA Newsletter

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Reflections Art Contest

PTAReflectionsPTA Reflections is a national art contest open to students of all grades and abilities.  This year’s theme is “What Is Your Story?” Students may create an original work of art in the following categories: visual arts, photography, literature, music composition, dance choreography, and film production.  Submissions are due November 9th.  All participants receive an award – select entries will be chosen to advance to the next level of judging.  Last year, one of our Apperson students received a National Award of Excellence from the National PTA for his literature piece!  We are so proud of all of our All-Star Apperson artists!  To request an application packet or for more information, contact Gigi at or return the flyer that was sent home with your student.


Virtual Backpack – 10/10/16

BACKPACK3Today’s Virtual Backpack includes:

  • Fall Festival Invitation
  • Fall Festival – Pop up Tent Flyer
  • Fall Festival Pumpkin Sale
  • Tiger Tag Sale
  • Fall Festival – Cake Walk Flyer
  • Fall Festival – Wristbands Pre-sale
  • Reflections Flyer
  • Student Volunteer Sign Up for Fall Festival – 4th and 5th Grade Students ONLY
  • 5th Grade Snack Bar Donations and Volunteer Sign Ups – 5th Grade Parents/Students ONLY – contact with any questions or to sign up to volunteer!
    Any other parents who would like to volunteer at the Fall Festival, please return this form or contact Kali at

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