Events & Programs

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5th Grade ProgramsDiana Choi &
Kristen McGrath
Various Events for 5th graders including picnic and pool party
Book FairSandi Cresswell & Emily VainieriScholastic book fair in the library for kids to purchase books, with an ice cream social one night
Bingo Night Bingo held in the SJLES cafeteria with prizes
Field DayA day of outdoor activities for the students during the school day
Cultural ArtsDaniel NotariEnriching assemblies for all students during the school day
Ice Cream SocialMary BrownIce cream sundae bar, usually during the book fair
Summer Play DatesMeg HalvorsenOpportunity for incoming kindergartners and returning students to meet each other and play on the playground
Back to School PicnicMeg HalvorsenA chance to get together with other families, meet some of the teachers, and enjoy music from a DJ at the SJLES playground
May DayFair with games, prizes, silent auction, food, and more
Silent AuctionSilent auction during May Day
Movie NightTiffany Burns and Maria LaskeyA movie and some popcorn
Paint NightTiffany BurnsStudents follow guided instruction to make their own canvas masterpiece
Restaurant NightsAllyson JacksonWork with the community to promote both the restaurant and PTA
Staff AppreciationMary BrownShow our staff some love, providing catering, activities, and support to the SJLES staff
Turkey TrotMary Brown and Linda FergusonAnnual walk/run around Mt Hebron HS track


Bulletin Board / Display CaseKeeping the bulletin board and display case up to date
Kindergarten Cafeteria HelpJane FisherHelp Kindergarteners open containers, refill waters, or other questions during lunch
Kindergarten Technology HelpMeg HalvorsenProvide help logging in and other tech questions for Kindergarteners
Friday FoldersStuff student folders with information for parents
Campus EnhancementsCaroline BodziakPlanting, weeding, mulching, etc our SJLES entryway
MembershipTiffany BurnsCoordinating sign-ups for becoming a PTA member.
YearbookSabrina KnickelbeinProvide a yearbook
Original WorksJane FisherOpportunity for parents to get their child’s art on mugs, pillows, plates, and other keepsakes
Box TopsSayli MoskowitzCollect box tops to fundraise for the school
Spirit WearLinda FergusonShow your SJLES pride with T-shirts, Hoodies, and Sweatpants!
Volunteer CoordinatorJane FisherVolunteers are how it all happens
Walk/Bike to School DaySayli MoskowitzA day to encourage physical activity
Caned Food DriveLinda FergusonCollect canned goods, in coordination with Turkey Trot
Coat DriveLinda FergusonCollect coats for donation
Toy DriveLinda FergusonCollect toys for donation
Teachers ClosetMary BrownReplacements for disposable supplies
WebsitePaul HalvorsenKeep the website up to date