Events & Programs

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5th Grade ProgramsLinda Ferguson & Corinne PlankVarious events to celebrate the 5th graders
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
Bingo NightJane Fisher & Sharon NathBingo fun with prizes
Book FairSandi Cresswell & Emily VainieriScholastic book fair in the library for kids to purchase books
Cultural ArtsJane FisherEnriching assemblies for all students during the school day
Ice Cream SocialMary BrownIce cream for everyone!
May DayMeg HalvorsenFestival with games, prizes, silent auction, food, and more
Multicultural NightStephanie ErreraAn opportunity for SJLES families to celebrate and share their heritage with the community and for everyone to learn about the rich diversity at our school
Restaurant NightsTara ScullyWork with the community to promote both the restaurant and PTA
Silent AuctionKathy Etheridge & Amber DrennerSilent auction during May Day
Staff AppreciationMary Brown, Brittany Gutierrez,
& Vanessa Zawodny
Show our staff some love, providing catering, activities, and support to the SJLES staff
Summer Play DatesStephanie ErreraOpportunity for incoming kindergartners and returning students to meet each other and play on the playground
Trunk-or-TreatBrittany Gutierrez & Vanessa ZawodnyStudents can show off their costumes and be part of a parade
Turkey TrotMary Brown and Linda FergusonAnnual walk/run around Mt Hebron HS track


Education Enrichment ProgramEmily VainieriProvide funding for programs, projects or materials that will enrich and enhance the basic curriculum and students’ educational experiences
Kindergarten Cafeteria HelpJane FisherHelp Kindergarteners open containers, refill waters, or other questions during lunch
Kindergarten Technology HelpProvide help logging in and other tech questions for Kindergarteners
Campus EnhancementsKathy EtheridgePlanting, weeding, mulching, etc our SJLES entryway
MarqueeAngie KramerUpdate the marquee in front of the school as needed
MembershipEmily VainieriCoordinating sign-ups for becoming a PTA member.
YearbookMeg HalvorsenDesign a yearbook
Original WorksJane Fisher
& Mary Brown
Opportunity for parents to get their child’s art on mugs, pillows, plates, and other keepsakes
Read-A-ThonVanessa ZawodnyStudents are encouraged to read and family and friends support them with a flat donation
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
Canned Food DriveTurkey Trot TeamCollect canned goods, in coordination with Turkey Trot
Coat DriveChristine Den HerderCollect coats for donation
Toy DriveAshley CallawayCollect toys for donation
Teachers ClosetMary BrownReplacements for disposable supplies
Theme Park TicketsCandace Knott & Sharon NathOrganize the sale and distribution of discounted Hershey Park and Dutch Wonderland tickets for a fundraiser
WebsitePaul HalvorsenKeep the website up to date