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Support the 5th Grade Camp Bake Sale during the Reflections Reception and Family Art Night!


 

PTA Fitness Committee and Coal Creek YMCA bring you 'Fun Fit Club!'

 

Coal Creek YMCA The PTA Fitness Committee & Coal Creek YMCA have partnered to bring "Fun Fit Club" to Apollo. Starting October 20th, all students are welcome to participate in optional fitness activities on Monday afternoons during recess. Look for YMCA instructor James Terry on the playground and join in! Volunteers are welcome 1:30-2:40 PM. Contact fitness@apollopta.org for more information

 

Shop on Amazon?  Use Amazon Smile and benefit our children!
If you shop at Amazon, please visit smile.amazon.com, or click on the button in the left tool bar.  Make sure you add Apollo Elementary PTA (city listed is Tacoma) as your charity of choice.  Then, 0.5% of every qualifying Amazon purchase will be donated to our PTA, to benefit programs for our children!  Let’s take advantage of this easy way to raise money.

 
Does your company offer a corporate match program for nonprofit organizations?

Matching gifts are typically overlooked.   In 2012, The Chronicle of Philanthropy released a report entitled “How America’s Biggest Companies Give.” Two of the top 5 matching companies are right here in our community: Boeing and Microsoft. In fact, 65% of Microsoft employees request matching company contributions from their employer. Does your company have a matching gift program? If so, now is a great time to submit your Apollo PTA donations for matching.

Did you know that many employers will match your time, too? Apollo PTA has received over $7500 in contributions from our school family documenting and submitting their volunteer hours to their employer for matching this school year alone! What a great way to give back to our school AND have your employer support your child’s school.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

National PTA names Apollo Elementary a 2014-2016 National PTA School of Excellence!

We are excited to announce that Apollo Elementary has been named a National PTA School of Excellence! As a National PTA School of Excellence, Apollo made significant progress to welcome and empower families to support student success and school improvements during the course of the 2013-2014 school year. We are one of only three schools in the entire state of Washington to receive this honor.

Apollo Elementary joins an elite group of schools recognized by the National PTA for its partnership with families through PTA to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.

Thanks to the over 300 people who have already joined the PTA for the upcoming school year. Join today! All who join by September 30th will be entered into a drawing for a family dinner and movie night out ($50 gift certificate to Red Robin AND a $50 gift certificate to Regal Cinemas). Go Rockets!


COMING THIS MONTH!

November 4:  Open PTA Board Meeting, 7:00-8:30PM, School Library
November 14:  Reflections Reception & Family Art Night, 6:00-8:00PM, Multipurpose Room
November 18:  PTA General Meeting, 6:30-8:00PM, School Library
November 24 - December 5:  Giving Tree and Coin Drive

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Save yourself the hassle of the store and pre-order NEXT years school supplies today!  Simply click here and add the supplies list for the grade your kiddo will be in next school year to your cart.  A paper order form will be sent home Monday, June 2nd for those who prefer to pay by check (please make payable to “Apollo PTA”.  Paper orders are due Monday, June 16th and online orders June 23rd.

All school supply kits will be in your child’s classroom a the Back to School Event on September 2nd.

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Nov 1
1:30p YMCA Fun Fit Club
YMCA Fun Fit Club

Date:
Monday, October 27
Time:
1:30p - 2:40p
Where:
Playground

James Terry will be here from the YMCA to host fun, optional, recess activities for all grades. Volunteers welcome!
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1:30p YMCA Fun Fit Club
YMCA Fun Fit Club

Date:
Monday, November 3
Time:
1:30p - 2:40p
Where:
Playground

James Terry will be here from the YMCA to host fun, optional, recess activities for all grades. Volunteers welcome!
7:00p Open PTA Board Meeting
Open PTA Board Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, November 4
Time:
7:00p - 8:30p
Where:
School Library
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