MOUNTAIN AVENUE PTA PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
last updated 8/7/2022
We are proud to be part of a community in which we can provide many opportunities to engage our families and inspire our children. If you wish to help with any of these programs or events, please reach out to PTA at MountainAvePTA@gmail.com.
RECURRING PROGRAMS/EVENTS ORGANIZED BY PTA
PTA Association Meetings (monthly): Stay informed about our school. Learn more about PTA.
Teacher Coffees (monthly): Monthly treats for our teachers and staff, presented by a different grade level each month.
Assemblies (throughout the school year): Special program presentations, from outside vendors, covering various topics like the environment, bullying, science, etc.
Beautification (a few times throughout the school year): Volunteer efforts to keep our school looking great!
Room Parents (throughout the school year): Parent volunteer liaisons for each classroom to communicate to parents about school events and volunteer needs.
Spirit Wear Sales (2-4 times throughout the school year): Mountain Avenue gear sold to show school spirit. Go Bears!
Yearbook (throughout the school year, but especially in April and May):
ONE-TIME PROGRAMS/EVENTS ORGANIZED BY PTA (in chronological order)
TK/K Meet & Greet (beginning of school year): PTA welcomes families new to Mountain Avenue.
No Sweat Fundraiser & Membership Drive (beginning of school year): Joint drive of membership campaign and our largest fundraiser of the year.
Reflections Art Program (Fall: Kick-off in September. Entries due in early October. Awards ceremony in November.): National PTA Art Program - provides opportunities for recognition and access to the arts which boost student confidence and success in the arts and in life
Red Ribbon Week (usually last week of Octobter): Celebrating healthy choices with fun spirit days
Halloween Carnival (mid/late October): Halloween celebration
Glendale Council PTA Fall Food Drive (November): Numerous school PTAs gather contributions from their families to prepare Thanksgiving meals for families in need.
Scholastic Book Fair (usually early December): Buying books to support our school
Holiday Shoppe (usually mid/late December): Holiday shopping available for students
Drama Program (usually January): a week-long event, from auditions to performance of a musical -- not currently scheduled for this year
Variety Show (usually January/February): Mountain Avenue's Got Talent! annual talent show
Science Fun Fair (usually January/February): Any student (grades TK-6) may submit a project in any science field that fuels their curiosity.
PTA Founders' Day (early March): celebration of the founding of PTA, including the presentation of Honorary Service Awards
Culture Night (usually April): celebrating the diverse cultures of Mountain Avenue
Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week (early May): PTA showers teachers and staff with treats to show our appreciation
Art Night (May): gallery viewing of our Mountain Avenue artists, with art work from every student -- usually coincides with Open House
Field Day (May/June): end-of-the-year field "sport" day, friendly blue-vs-yellow competition
Programs/Events Supported By PTA
Visual Arts Program: Volunteer-supported art classes, tailored to the different grade levels. School-wide Art Show at the end of the year!
School Garden: Led by our School Garden Team. New in 2021-2022. Increasing student participation in our remodeled school garden.
Science Education Lab
New Families support
Student Welfare support
Instrumental Music Program