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This page was last updated: 5/25/2023
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Weekly Events and Spirit Days
Mondays: No Excuses University Day
Thursdays: College Day – Wear a college shirt
Fridays: Tiger Trackers (weather permitting) - Wear running shoes 
Fridays: Valley Elementary Spirit Day – Wear a Valley shirt or school colors, blue and orange

Valley Spirit Wear
New and affordable t-shirt and sweatshirt designs for the entire family to show their Valley Tiger spirit are available at https://valleyspirit.itemorder.com/sale. While all sales will be handled online, the Big Frog storefront is located in Rancho Peñasquitos - not too far from Valley. You can pick up your order directly to avoid shipping charges.

Digital Box Tops 
All you need is your phone! Download the Box Tops app, shop as you normally would, then use the app to scan your store receipt within 14 days of purchase. The app will identify Box Tops products on your receipt and automatically credit our school's earnings online. Twice a year, our school will receive a check and can use that cash to buy whatever we need! Get more info at https://www.boxtops4education.com

PTA Membership Drive
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Hello, Valley Elementary parents!

Welcome to the 2022-23 school year! My name is Monica Valdez, and this will be my second year as your Valley PTA president. After a couple of years of constant challenges and changes, it appears that we are now settling into our new normal. At Valley, we are fortunate to have amazing teachers, staff, and parents. Together, I know we will continue to find new and creative ways to make this a successful – and memorable! – year for our kids. As a community we have many strengths. This year we have chosen a western theme for the PTA. I hope you join our wagon party and help us lasso a good time for all.

The mission of the Valley PTA is threefold: To provide cherished memories of Elementary school for our kids, to support teachers and staff so they can maximize teaching time, and to build a feeling of community for parents. But we can only accomplish our mission with our community’s support. There are several ways to get involved. First, join us by becoming a member of the PTA. A strong PTA membership is a sign of a committed and engaged community. Please click on the “Join PTA” link on the left side of this page to join. Second, contact us at valleypta@yahoo.com and let us know if you have ideas on how to meet our goals of connecting and supporting our school community this year and can volunteer your time to help put those ideas into action. Third, you can support the PTA by participating in our fundraising efforts throughout the year (like Charleston Wrap, Friends of Valley, and the Jog-A-Thon). The funds raised allow us to bring great programs and events to life. They also help us support our teachers and provide Gifts to Valley, such as art projects, Field Trips and PE Equipment to name a few.

One thing that remains constant from every other year we have been a PTA at Valley… by working together, we can accomplish great things for our children.
Parent Engagement Meeting: Friday, May 26, 8 - 9 a.m. in the Valley Library
Come learn about volunteering at Valley: Volunteering in your child’s classroom. Learn about Valley PTA and Valley Foundation. Light breakfast will be served.
The meeting will be in Spanish and English.
Any questions - Sra. Wong  kawong at powayusd.com 

Kona Ice is coming This Friday, May 26th
Don't miss the last Kona Ice of the school year. Enjoy a cold treat this Friday, May 26th. The Kona Ice truck will be located by the ESS building right after school. 20% of sales go back to Valley.

Field Day Volunteers Needed - Thursday, June 1, 8 - 11:30 a.m., Grades 1-5
We need parents to help set-up and run 5 stations for our Field Day. This is a fun event to volunteer and participate in. Please email Julie julie.treasurer at gmail.com with any questions. Don’t miss out on this fun day! Sign up here.

The Valley Elementary Educational Foundation is looking for Community Partners! 
Know a local business or corporations with a commitment to giving and interested in investing in education? The Valley Elementary Educational Foundation is actively looking for business partners to help us fund educational initiatives at Valley. 
Every contact you share earns a chance to win a $50 Target gift card! Click on this link to share your contact information. Contacts must be shared by Friday May 26th at midnight to be eligible for the $50 Target Gift Card! Thank you!​

Valley Parents, PTA needs you!
There are only below spots that are needed to be filled to keep some of our favorite events for the 2023-24 school year. Without volunteers taking on these roles, we will not be able to have these fun events. These can be a co-chair position you complete with a friend. 

  • Jog-A-Thon Prize Coordinator - The prize coordinator works with the Jog-A-Thon Event Coordinator to create a schedule for prize disbursement to classroom/teachers. They can also create a sign up for volunteers to help with disbursements. This role is great for a stay at home parent with school age kids as it requires time on campus during school hours.

  • Family Dance Night(s) - This event is held in the Spring and is perfect for Co-Chairs. The requirements are coordinating with the office for dates, booking vendors for DJ and pictures, setting up food and finding volunteers to support.

Please email Julie if you are interested in filling one of these positions or if you have any questions. 

Contact us!
Have questions, comments, or want to get involved? Send an email to valleypta@yahoo.com.

Find us on Facebook
Stay up to date with the Valley PTA Facebook Group (private): 
fb.com/groups/valleypta To protect the privacy of our school community, please answer all three membership questions and agree to group rules, or your request to join may be declined.

Parent Engagement Meeting: Friday, May 26, 8 a.m., Valley Library​
VEEF Kona Ice Fundraiser: Friday, May 26, 2:05 p.m., lunch/ESS gate
No School - Memorial Day: Monday, May 29
Field Day: Thursday, June 1
5th Grade Promotion: Wednesday, June 7, 8:30 a.m., blacktop
​Last Day of School: Thursday, June 8