Welcome to theLewis and Clark Elementary School PTA!Our next meetings will take place onSeptember 19th 20175:30-7:00L & C staff lounge** Please let us know ahead of time if you will be needing childcare for this meeting, by contacting Jen email@example.com***
Enrichment FundingThe PTA funds many enrichment initiatives for Lewis and Clark students.We provide money for projects that support the students' academic, artistic, cultural, and physical development; that help meet students' basic needs; that improve students' and teachers' access to and understanding of technology; and that foster inclusiveness and the celebration of diversity.Requests for funds over $150 will be reviewed 2 times a year, at the October, and March PTA meetings. In order to be reviewed during one of these cycles, this form must be submitted to the PTA one week before those meetings.You can fill out the application form here.Previously Approved proposals:5th Grade Field Trip Transportation - $400 view hereKindergarten Writing Curriculum - $429 view hereLiteracy Intervention - $4750 view herePeace Choir Shirts - $300 view hereBe Bucks Program - $500 view here4th Grade Novels for Independent Reading - $1800 view hereIpads for Interventions - $956.94 view hereActive Recess - $940 view here5th Grade Poetry Project - $2400 view here1st & 2nd Grade Leveled Literacy Intervention - $3800 view here
Everyone is Welcome
Current PTA Board members:
Co-President Jennifer Ferenstein 544-5987 firstname.lastname@example.org Vice President Lorie Lochridge 721-2355 email@example.com Treasurer Loni Koerner 370-2705 firstname.lastname@example.org Secretary Kelli Hess 370-9655 email@example.com
Interested in becoming a member?
It's never too late to join! You can find sign-up forms on the bulletin board at the Park Street main school entrance.Lewis and Clark PTA encourages families to join, stay informed, and help out in any way you can. Please complete the online membership form. Membership dues are $10 (or more if you can) per family. Please send checks payable to Lewis & Clark PTA to the school secretary.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL
The Lewis and Clark Elementary School PTA is hosting its
annual Ice Cream Social and Open House on
Tuesday, September 12th from 6pm - 8pm (see attached flyer).
This fun, community-oriented event attracts hundreds of kids and their families. We invite your organization/group to showcase its activities and opportunities for community involvement.
Where: Lewis and Clark Elementary School playground
When: Tuesday, Sept 12th
Why: To meet teachers, tour your childs classroom, to meet classmates and other families in the Lewis and Clark community
The Open House begins at 6:00 and runs until 6:45. Families are then invited to come out onto the playground for free ice cream and fresh fruit.
Save the Date DISCO Hop 2018
The money we raise at this event supports class field trips and classroom special materials.
We need volunteers and cakes for the cake walk! Please email us if you can volunteer or donate a cake!
Sock Hop Chair
Here’s how it works:There are Tons of Fun things to do:Admission only $2 in advance or $3 at Door (Preschool and under free)$1 will get you: Carnival Games, Bingo, Cake Walk, and Raffle Tickets & more$2 will get you: A picture taken with a Disco Style Sock Hop backdrop, and/or dinner (a slice of pizza, cookie & a drink)FREE Activities in the Gym:Costume Contest, Hula-Hoop contest, Dance contest and Limbo Contest. The Hula-Hoop Contest will be first. If you plan to participate be in the gym by 6:15.
Buy your Admission tickets in advance.
The week before the event: February 22– Friday, February 26 we will be selling admission tickets on the playground BEFORE school from 8:00am to 8:25am and AFTER school from 3:00pm to 3:40pm. Parents and kids can buy them. This will assure that they can get in quickly the night of the Sock Hop and avoid long lines at the door.
This is a family event. Students cannot attend without an adult.
Questions... Contact Kelli Hess406.370.9655
Proceeds go toward class field trips, school enrichment opportunities,
and other PTA-sponsored programs that directly benefit Lewis & Clark students.
Supporting our SchoolIn October, February and April the PTA approves extra projects to fund. These projects are submitted to the PTA by teachers and parents.
We are excited to fund the Family Resource Center again this year. In addition to the FRC we plan to support our teachers in their classrooms.
Our next meeting is a daytime meeting on Tuesday, Sept 19 from 12 noon – 1 PM in the Teacher’s Lounge.
Regular Meeting Schedule:
We meet on the third Tuesday of each month, in the teachers lounge. The PTA meetings are from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. We start promptly at the designated time.
We will hold two daytime meetings to accommodate those that cannot make the later time. September 19th 12-1:00 and January 16th 12-1:00 in the teachers lounge.
Childcare is provided. If you will be needing childcare, please contact Jen Ferenstein before the meeting, so that we can plan for the right number of childcare workers.
Volunteer OpportunitiesWe are looking for volunteers to help with a plethera of events, fundraisers and simple tasks to help the PTA continue to be able to raise money, provide opportunities for fun and growth within the Lewis and Clark community.Family Movie NightsContact Lisa Hayhurst & Tracey Cravy if you'd like to help before, after or during the event!DISCO HopContact Kelli Hess if you'd like to help before, after or during the event!Coffee, Toffee, Tea FundraiserContact Sonja Wolsky if you would like to assist firstname.lastname@example.orgInterested in Diversity and Inclusion? We have a committee that helps ensure our school is inclusive. Join the Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Contact Mona Bachman: email@example.com